Why PDP youth leader a ‘naive toddler’ – APC youth leader aspirant

January 25, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A frontline national youth leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Dr. Blessing Agbomhere, has explained why he described national youth leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) a ‘naive toddler’, saying the later still has much to learn as far as leading the youths is concerned. Agbomhere was reacting to a statement signed by one Barr. IIyasu Yusuf Read More

NITT invites indigenous innovators, researchers, investors to develop electric, solar cars, others

January 24, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT) has expressed its readiness to partner young and innovative Nigerians from across the six geopolitical zones in the development of electric cars. Head, Press and Public Relations of the NIIT, Francis Thomas Akpanke, said this in a statement made available to Blueprint Monday in Abuja. The institute also seeks collaboration and submissions from Read More

NITT invites indigenous innovators, researchers, inventors to develop electric, solar cars, others

January 24, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT) has expressed its readiness to partner young and innovative Nigerians from across the six geopolitical zones in the development of electric cars. Head, Press and Public Relations of the NIIT, Francis Thomas Akpanke disclosed this in a statement made available to Blueprint Monday in Abuja. The institute also seeks collaboration and submissions from Read More

APC chairmanship: I’m still in the race, didn’t step down for Al-Makura – Monidafe

January 24, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

One of the national chairmanship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief Sunny Moniedafe, has debunked insinuations in some quarters that he has stepped down for the former governor of Nasarawa state Tanko Almakura, saying he is still a contender to beat. Moniedafe, a chieftain of the ruling party from Adamawa, however said if the position of national chairman Read More

APC chairmanship: Orji Kalu pays solidarity visit to Sani Musa

January 24, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead February 26 national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Senate Chief Whip and former Abia state governor, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, has on Sunday evening  paid a solidarity visit to a leading national chairmanship aspirant of the party, Senator Sani Musa. Kalu who is also a presidential aspirant in the governing APC said he was at the Read More

Passport backlog, racketeering: UN Envoy Coomassie commends Immigration boss for tackling menace

January 24, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The United Nation Special Envoy on Good Governance and Diplomacy, Amb Hussaini Haruna Coomassie, has Commended the Acting Comptroller General of Immigration, Isah Jere Idris for tackling decades of passport racketeering and backlog in less than 4 month of his appointment as the acting Comptroller General, Nigerian Immigration Service. Isa Jere Idris recently broke the cartel of passport racketeering in Read More

2023: Town union warns community against money-bag politicians

January 23, 2022 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Okposi Okwu Development Union (OODU), Ebonyi state, weekend called on people of the community to reject politicians that may want to entice them with money for 2023 general elections. The newly elected President General of the union, Chief John Osi while addressing the people shortly after his election noted that money bag politicians have destroyed the nation’s democracy and urged the people not to Read More

Osun 2022: I’m ready for primary election, Oyetola dares aspirants

January 23, 2022 Lateef Ibrahim 0

  Osun state governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has dared interested members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the coming governorship election to obtain nomination form and meet him at the primary. He said primary election has never been a concern for him, boasting that he is sure of victory in the primary election. Speaking in Iwo during the empowerment organised Read More

2023: Obasanjo’s rebuff of PDP sign of imminent failure – Okechukwu

January 23, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON) and a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Osita Okechukwu, has described the recent rejection of Peoples Democratic Party’ (PDP) overtures by former President Olusegun Obasanjo as a signal to another defeat in 2023 presidential election. Okechukwu wondered whether PDP leaders have refused to understand that Nigerians were suspicious and Read More

Shake-up in NCoS as 5 directorate heads, 147 seniors, 23 junior officers redeployed

January 23, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Controller General of Corrections, Haliru Nababa, has reshuffled the directorate heads in the Nigerian Correctional Service and redeployed 170 other officers to inject new ideas and promote effective coordination of activities for enhanced service delivery.  According to a statement made available to Blueprint Sunday in Abuja, signed by the Service spokesman Francis Enobore, the development saw DCG MA Tukur, Read More

Gombe Rep member Yaya Bauchi, 11, 000 others dump APC

January 23, 2022 Editorial II 0

A member of the federal house of representatives representing Gombe, Kwami and Funakaye local governments constituency Honourable Yaya Bauchi has resigned his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. The lawmaker in the resignation letter sent to the party in December 2021, a copy which was leaked yesterday cited the internal crisis bedeviling the party as a Read More

Anti-slave trade: Firm partners ADDI to build Lost City of TUSONDEL in Bonny Kingdom

January 23, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The African Diaspora Development Institute (ADDI) and a Nigerian firm on the aiges of International Property Investment and Development (IPIAD) have embarked on a journey to bring back home descendants of Africans that were sold into slavery all over the world. To this end, plans are on the way to develop a-major 5-star mixed-use business, leisure and historical destination resort Read More

APC chairmanship: South-south forum urges Buhari to support corruption-free aspirant

January 23, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The South-south Emerging Leaders’ Forum (SELF) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sustain his anti-corruption policy by supporting a corruption-free aspirant among all the contenders for the position of national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The forum said President Buhari’s major legacies after 2023 should include his successor and those that will emerge the leadership of his party Read More

Ebubeagu: Ebonyi group demands release of arrested victims, journalists, others

January 23, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has asked the Inspector  General of Police Usman Alkali Baba, to sack the Ebonyi state Commissioner of Police Aliyu Garba for his inability to curtail the activities of “illegal Ebubeagu security outfit terrorizing innocent citizens of the state.” The Ebonyi indigenes in diaspora also called on the IGP and the Read More

2023: Chijioke Okoro campaign posters flood Abia streets

January 22, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A political group seeking to effect positive leadership change in Abia state, on the aiges of Abia Youths Awake Group (AYAG) has flooded the state with campaign posters of Ambassador Chijioke Okoro, calling on him to join the 2023 governorship race. Spokesman of the group, Mike Igwe, told our correspondent in an interview that their desire to drag Okoro into Read More

Inter-states Travel App, CoolRide, debuts in Nigeria

January 22, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

An App-based carpooling platform for inter-states travel, CoolRide Services, has debuted in Nigeria.  It is a new innovation for travelers across Nigerian states and cities. Founded by a Nigerian based in Spain, Julius Omorogbe, in 2020. According to him, he got the idea in Europe in 2019. Speaking with newsmen Friday in Abuja, Omoregbe said travelers can connect with other Read More

Politics won’t stop food support to vulnerable citizens, says Oyetola

January 22, 2022 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has said the food support scheme to the vulnerable will continue irrespective of the political intrigues introduced by the opposition. The government disclosed that nothing would stop the initiative as it was committed to championing the welfare and general well-being of the people, particularly the vulnerable segment of the populace, saying the positive feedback received Read More

Drugs: Group tasks security agencies to investigate, prosecute Jaruma

January 22, 2022 Ahmid Lawal 0

Following the arrest of sex therapist Jaruma in Abuja today over alleged use of hard drugs, a Civil Society group under the aegis of Nigeria Rebirth Group has called on the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)  to swing into action immediately by collaborating with the police for investigation. Addressing journalists in Abuja on Friday, spokesman of the group Joy Read More

I don’t ve presidential ambition but APC Charmanship – Modu Sheriff

January 21, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Borno state, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has said he is not interested in the presidency but the national chairmanship of the party at the forthcoming national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) slated for February 26, 2022 in Abuja. He made this declaration during an interactive session with newsmen Friday in Abuja. According to him, Read More

NNPP Chairman, Odeyemi emerges IPAC scribe in Osun

January 21, 2022 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Chairman If the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), Prince Oluwatosin Odeyemi, has emerged as the Secretary of the state Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC). Odeyemi was reelected in an election contested with Comrade Bunmi Olatunji, the chairman of Action Alliance (AA) in the state. The last executive was sworn in on the 11th March, 2021 and almost all of Read More

Akume’s APC chairmanship ‘ll respect constitution, organs, party leaders declare

January 21, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC), some leaders of the ruling party have given assurance that the former governor of Benue state and the current Minister of Intergovernmental affairs, Senator George Akume, will uphold the party constitution, respect the party’s organs among others, if elected the next national chairman. The APC leaders declared that Senator Read More

2023: What Babashir Lawal, Senator Shettima told Tinubu support groups

January 21, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

BODE OLAGOKE reports the intrigues, the messages, the strategies and other dramas that characterised the recent gathering of likeminds working towards the actuaualisation of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s presidency ahead of the 2023 general elections. The presidential ambition of the former governor of Lagos state and the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, received Read More