Some Nigerians who predicted that it will take time for Femi Fani-Kayode to settle in APC and for the party members especially in the South-West to recognize him may be right. Although President Buhari put the past behind him and gave FFK a presidential welcome to the party in Aso Rock, some party members still believe that FFK has a lot to do for them to believe that he is a new FFK that will not attack the government at will.
All Progressive Congress leaders from the southwest reportedly had a meeting with president Muhammadu Buhari on Monday at the presidential villa, Abuja. The meeting was necessitated by the gathering which was held in Lagos on Sunday by leaders of the region. It was aimed to deliberate on the ongoing crisis in the land and the controversies surrounding the decision on open grazing.
Babajide Kolade on the Monday edition of Journalist Hangout praised South West APC leaders over their support to Southern Governors plan to ban open grazing. The ace journalist said this while reacting to the outcome of the meeting held in Marina, Lagos.Babajide said that nobody should be afraid of restructuring and that part of restructuring is the ban on open grazing.
As the different political parties prepare for the general elections coming up in 2023, one thing that has been on every politically minded Nigerian's lips is the zone that will present the presidential candidate. Although zoning remains the exclusive right of political parties, Nigerians have come to be very interested in this matter as various regions have continually clamored to get a shot at the exalted seat.
Below are the names of Top Politicians who can lead All Progressives Congress (APC) To Win Osun State Again Chief Bisi Akande He is currently 82years of age. He was the Governor of Osun state, Nigeria from 1999 to 2003. He succeeded Col. Theophilus Bamigboye, who had been named as the military administrator of the State in August 1998, and who handed over power on May 29, 1999.
On Sunday, May 23, Southwest APC Leaders Met in Lagos to discuss some very crucial issues that are of national importance. The national leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Osun-based APC chieftain, Bisi Akande, Governors Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos), Dapo Abiodun (Ogun), Gboyega Oyetola (Osun), the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, and others were present at the meeting.
Following the meeting of the APC leaders from the South West on Sunday at the Lagos Government House, Marina, that revealed the open opposition of Yoruba Nation by the attendees of the meeting, and which was in total negation to the yawning of the Yoruba people.But they instead calls for true federalism in Nigeria political system.
Once again the decision made by Yoruba leaders in a recently held meeting have continued to tear the people of the South West region apart.The agitation for Oduduwa nation have been generating different reaction for some time now mostly from Yoruba leaders and stakeholders.In a meeting held on Sunday, the National Chairman of the present ruling party APC, in person of Bola Tinubu, Governors of the region and other prominent leaders reached a decision where they warned self acclaimed Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho to desist from his current agitation for a new Yoruba nation.
On Thursday, February 9, 2017, President Buhari was on a 10-day vacation in London after he had written to the senate to extend his stay due to health challenges. In one of those moments, prominent Nigerian personalities such as politicians, clerics, traditional rulers had paid him a goodwill visit.
The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Mr Bola Ahmad Tinubu has led top Yoruba dignitaries and elders to a condolence visit to president Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja.Members of the delegation include Chief Bisi Akande and other prominent personalities from the Yoruba elders forum.
Yoruba Group Knocks Tinubu, Akande Over Comment Ilana Omo Oodua, the umbrella body for Yoruba self-determination groups, has chastised some leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in South West Nigeria for rejecting calls for Nigeria's separation. According to Naija News, the APC national leader, Bola Tinubu, former APC National Chairman, Bisi Akande, and other South-West APC leaders met in Lagos on Sunday and rejected the calls for secession.
The leaders of the All Progressive Congress in the South West held an important meeting about the state of the nation in Lagos State on Sunday. The meeting was chaired by the former National Chairman of the party, Bisi Akande.Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Alhaji Musiliu Smith and Segun Osoba were also present at the meeting.
I don't Believe In 2023 Elections-Afenifere Leader. Leader of Pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, says he does not believe in the forthcoming 2023 general elections because of the worsening security situations in the country. Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers The Afenifere leader also lamented that some All Progressives Congress leaders including Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; Bola Tinubu, Bisi Akande, Olusegun Osoba, amongst others, promised restructuring during the 2015 electioneering but reneged on their promises after the election of Muhammadu Buhari as President.
The visit of former Governor of Borno State, Kashim Settima to National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu in London on Wednesday, August 18, brings back memories of what had transpired between the two politicians in the past. Photo: Shettima, Tinubu and Bisi Akande
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday night received National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and pioneer Interim Chairman of the party, Chief Bisi Akande, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The visit, which held at the President’s official residence, was to pay condolences to Buhari over last Friday’s air crash, which claimed Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru as well as ten other officers and men in Kaduna.
Buhari Speaks On Security. President Muhammadu Buhari hosted President Faustin-Archange Touadera of the Central African Republic on Monday and told him that the security and well-being of Nigerians were of utmost concern to him. Mr Buhari’s media aide Femi Adesina, in a statement issued in Abuja, disclosed this.
Tinubu, Akande And Other South West Leaders Paid A Condolence Visit To Buhari Over The Death Of COAS
Former Lagos state Governor, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, Former interim Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, Chief Bisi Akande and some other leaders of the Southwest region yesterday paid a condolence visit to the President of Nigeria, Mohammadu Buhari. The President received the condolence visit from the South West leadersn today In Aso Rock over the demise of the Chief of Army Staff, Attahiru Ibrahim and other military officers who died recently.
Several Nigerians have shared their different opinions regarding the condolence visit of the leaders of the All Progressive Congress in the South-West region to President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso Rock. The APC leaders went to console the president over the death of his Chief of Army Staff, late Ibrahim Attahiru who died alongside other top military officials in the recent plane crash at the Kaduna International Airport.
According to BBC News Yoruba, a yoruba group called Ilana Oodua has warned Asiwaju Tinubu and Bisi Akande by saying that history will not be kind to both of them if they fail to support the plan to create a Yoruba Nation.￼ It should be remembered that Tinubu and Bisi Akande had a meeting with some APC governors and one of the resolution they made in the meeting is that they are against secessionist plan, but, they are in support of the ban on open grazing.
Tinubu, Akande Meet Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday night received National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and pioneer Interim Chairman of the party, Chief Bisi Akande, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The visit, which held at the President’s official residence, was to pay condolences to Buhari over last Friday’s air crash, which claimed Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, and ten other officers and men in Kaduna.