The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has commenced activities to elect its flag bearer for the 2023 presidential election.
The primary election is scheduled to take place at the Eagle Square in Abuja from Tuesday to Wednesday, June 7-8.
08:23: Sorting and counting of results have also commenced.
07:00: Voting has ended in the APC presidential primary election holding at the Eagles Square in Abuja.
ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANTS THAT WILL SLUG IT OUT THIS MORNING
1) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
2) Sen. Ahmad Lawan
3) Sen. Sanni Yerima
4) Professor Ben Ayade
5) Dr. Ogbonaya Onu
6) Pastor Tunde Bakare
7) Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi
8) Sen. Rochas Okorocha
9) Alhaji Yahaya Bello
10) Mr. Jack Rich Tien
11) Mr. Ikeobasi Mokhelu
12) Professor Yemi Osinbajo
ASPIRANT THAT STEPPED DOWN FOR NOBODY
1) Sen. Ken Nnamani
ASPIRANT THAT DID NOT COME FOR THE PRIMARY
1) Hon. Emeka Nwajiuba
ASPIRANT THAT STEPPED DOWN FOR PROF. YEMI OSINBAJO
1) Dr. Nicholas Felix
ASPIRANTS THAT WANTS TO ALIGN WITH THE WINNER
1) Engr. Dave Umahi
ASPIRANTS THAT STEPPED DOWN FOR ASIWAJU BOLA AHMED TINUBU
1) Alhaji Badaru Abubakar
2) Sen. Ibikunle Amosun
3) Sen. Ajayi Borrofice
4) Rt. Hon. Dimeji Bankole
5) Sen. Godswill Akpabio
6) Dr. Kayode Fayemi
7) Barr.(Mrs.) Uju Kennedy
04: 45: After a brief suspension earlier, voting by delegates have continued at the Eagle Square
00:24: “You cannot wish this country well and vote for someone you do not believe in.
“When you vote tonight, know that your votes carry the answers to our prayers for this country,” Yemi Osinbajo says as he rides on with presidential ambition.
23:57: only female APC aspirant Uju Ken-Ohanenye has stepped down for former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu.
23:30: Pastor Nicholas Felix has announced he his stepping down for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo
23: 00: Rotimi Amaechi and Rochas Okorocha refuse to step down for any aspirant.
22:48: Dimeji Bankole, Senator Ajayi Borroffice and Governor Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa State all step down for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has also stepped down for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
19:55: Bola Tinubu, Yemi Osinbajo and President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived the Eagle Square signalling the start of the APC presidential primary.
19:12: APC presidential aspirants, Rotimi Amaechi, arrives convention venue.
18: 15: Governor of Kogi State and presidential aspirant under the APC, Yahaya Bello, has arrived at the venue of the ongoing special convention.
17: 55: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday stormed the venue of the All Progressives Congress Special Convention, Eagle Square, Abuja.
15:12: Osinbajo-themed popcorn and ice cream spotted at APC convention venue.
16: 23: A delegate of the All Progressives Congress from Jigawa State, Alh. Isa Baba Buji, has died in Abuja.
12: 45: Delegates and some ad hoc officials of the All Progressives Congress clashed at the venue of the party’s national convention on Tuesday. However, accreditation has begun after the resolution of the misunderstanding.
10:30: APC begins accreditation of delegates at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.
Delegates were driven into the accreditation centre in designated buses.
07:00: APC governors, NWC submit five-man list to Buhari, ask president to pick either Bola Tinubu, David Umahi, Rotimi Amaechi, Kayode Fayemi or Yemi Osinbajo as party consensus candidate.
APC Chairman Abdullahi Adamu announces Senate President Ahmad Lawan as the ruling party consensus candidate.
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