Primary Election: APC Added New Rule that set to Eliminate Some Aspirants
In order to minimise the number of people that will eventually participate in the APC presidential primary election, a new precondition for submitting their expression of interest and nomination forms, presidential aspirants on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress are to submit with the forms the signatures of 10 statutory delegates from each state and the Federal Capital Territory, Sunday.
Each aspirant was required to get the signatures of 370 statutory delegates, covering the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory. As of Saturday afternoon, about 17 aspirants had obtained the N100m forms, but it could not be ascertained how many of them had submitted the forms.
Those who have picked the forms include Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi; and Governors Yahaya Bello and Abubakar Badaru of Kogi and Jigawa states.
About 30 aspirants have so far declared interest in the coveted office on the APC platform while about 17 have obtained forms already.
Anambra 2021: Election Wouldn't Hold in Some Places - INEC
The Independent National Electoral Commission; INEC through the commission boss, Prof Yakubu Mahmoud has said that election wouldn't hold in some places during the next week gubernatorial election in Anambra state.The INEC boss said the reason for that is that their are no registered voters in 89 polling booths across the state and Election wouldn't be holding there.Yakubu said, “Understandably, the voters have also been more circumspect in asking for a transfer to...
NASS Leadership: 2 Speakership Aspirants Step Down
As the House of Representatives members-elect are preparing for tomorrow election, two top contenders for the position of Speaker of the 10th Assembly, Mukhtar Betara and Yusuf Gadgi have withdrawn from the race and endorsed the anointed candidate of the ruling APC, Abbas Tajudeen.The two agreed to step down for Mr Tajuddeen after the duo had a meeting with President Bola Tinubu and Vice President Kashim Shettima.
2017: APGA shuts out other aspirants for Obiano
The All Progressives Grand Alliance ( APGA) executive members and other stakeholders in Aguluzigbo, Anaocha Local Government Area, Anambra State may have shut out other aspirants for the state governor, Willie Obiano, who is seeking relection.To demonstrate this, stakholders in the council area have dissociated themselves from alleged governorship ambition and purported endorsement of one of their sons, Dr. Elo Aforka.The party members, after their respect...
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