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2019: Buhari must re-contest for president – Igbo group

February 8, 2018 Blueprint 0

The Ohandigbo Youths Organization (OYO) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has no choice than to seek re-election in the 2019 general elections. The group said its members across the country were already mobilising for a mega rally in Abuja to compel President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election. Speaking at a meeting held on Thursday at the Abuja residence of the group’s Read More

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Can APC win the South east?

January 13, 2018 Blueprint 0

Last Monday, the All Progressives Congress(APC) had inaugurated the Niyi Adebayo Strategic Committee to investigate why the party lost the last Anambra state gubernatorial election and to fashion out how the ruling party will win the South east geo-political zone. However, the committee’s leader seen be a round peg in a square hole as ABDULRAHMAN ZAKARIYAU and TOPE SUNDAY highlight Read More

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Buhari @75: Group says God preserves Buhari to rescue Nigeria

December 18, 2017 Blueprint 0

…Sets January for pro-PMB mega rally in Lagos A South-east based pro- Muhammadu Buhari organisation, Ndigbo for PMB 2019, has declared that the miraculous healing of the President and his attainment of 75 years have shown that “God has preserved him for a purpose to better Nigeria.” The group also said its hope in God to use President Buhari beyond Read More

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Kano APC stakeholders endorse Buhari, Ganduje for second term

December 7, 2017 Blueprint 0

Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano state on Thursday endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari as their candidate for the 2019 general elections. The party leaders also expressed their commitment and support to Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje as their sole candidate for 2019. In his speech, the President was silent on the endorsement even after the party leaders promised Read More

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Northern elders deny endorsing Buhari for second tenure

December 5, 2017 Blueprint 0

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has denied the media report that the forum has endorsed the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of 2019 general election. The northern elders said that the forum has not met since September 2017, even as it has never really discussed the politics of 2019 not to talk of adopting a common candidate. The forum’s Read More

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2019 Presidency: I’ll contest if… – Okorocha

December 2, 2017 Blueprint 0

By Kehinde Osasona Imo state Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, yesterday reiterated his desire to contest for 2019 presidency if President Muhammadu Buhari will not take another shot. Okorocha made this disclosure when he featured on a Channel Television programme, “Question Time”. He said: “I still desire to rule I I I will contest as President in 2019 provided President Buhari Read More

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Forget 2019 if convention is not transparent, aspirants warn PDP

November 29, 2017 Blueprint 0

Few days to the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aspirants for various positions within the party offices have warned that if the outcome of the gathering is not transparent, the party risks collapse. The aspirants who made this remark at the national secretariat of the PDP while submitting their forms on Wednesday, emphasized the need for Sen Read More

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Buhari hints on seeking second term in 2019

November 29, 2017 Blueprint 0

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday night in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, dropped hints that he may seek a second term in office as 2019 general elections draw nearer. The President gave the hints at an interactive session with the Nigerian community in Cote d’Ivoire. “First I want to apologize for keeping you for too long seating, this is because I insisted Read More

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2019: Abia APC chieftain predicts Buhari’s victory

November 15, 2017 Blueprint 0

A former governorship candidate of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), in Abia state, Prince Paul Ikonne has expressed confidence that President Muhammadu Buhari will not only secure his party’s ticket to run for a second term office, he added that winning the election is certain. Ikonne, who is the founder of Ndigbo for PMB 2019, however called on Read More

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2019: No automatic ticket for Buhari, APC NEC disagrees with governors

October 31, 2017 Blueprint 0

…To reach out to Atiku, others National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) held Tuesday in Abuja has refused to adopt President Muhammafu Buhari, as its presidential candidate for the 2019 general election. Although, the meeting unanimously passed a vote of confidence on the president and the leadership of the APC under Chief John Read More

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Buhari alone competent to lead Nigeria come 2019 – APC governors

October 31, 2017 Blueprint 0

The governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have declared that the issue of automatic ticket for President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election is not in contention, adding that no other contestant is credible enough to fly the party’s ticket.  The governors believe that President Buhari’s integrity, coupled with his performance since 2015 remain unbeatable. Speaking separately with newsmen Read More

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I wont dicuss Buhari’s second term -Tinubu

October 30, 2017 Blueprint 0

*Says no rift with President Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu has declined to comment on the calls for President Muhammadu Buhari to run for a second term in the 2019 general elections. Asked by State House correspondents to comment on the calls by some groups for the President to run for elections in 2019, Read More

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Nigerians angry with you, ex-CPC members warn Buhari against 2019 ambition

October 29, 2017 Blueprint 0

Members of the defunct Congress for Progressives Congress (CPC) on the platform of Southern Mandate of Nigeria (SMN) has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari, to disregard any call on him to seek a second term in office. The group while expressing sadness at the call by the leaders of Buhari Support Organisation (BSO) said “The fact remains that Nigerians are not Read More

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Lamentations as Buharists accuse PDP members of hijacking govt, prepare for re-election

October 27, 2017 Blueprint 0

Ahead of the 2019 re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari, his supporters, under the aegis of the Buhari Support Organisations (BSO) has officially opened an office in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) amidst lamentations of “lopsided appointments.” The gathering, however, brought together some serving governors, Ministers and other appointees who called themselves “Buharists” even as they declare war against cabinet Read More

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Igbo group, PDP lawmaker canvass Buhari re-election

October 27, 2017 Blueprint 0

The re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari Friday got another backing from a group in the South-east, saying such was the only way to reciprocate President’s love for Igbos. Speaking with newsmen in Abuja, the National Coordinator of the group and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia state, Prince Paul Ikonne said that time had come for the Read More

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Exclusive: Galadima to lead Kwankwaso’s plot to remove Buhari, may abandon APC

October 22, 2017 Blueprint 0

Former governor of Kano state and Senator representing Kano central, Engr Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has appointed a member the Board of Trustee (BoT) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Engr. Buba Galadima, as the Director General of his presidential campaign team ahead of 2019 general elections, Blueprint can authoritatively report. Apart from Engr. Galadima, four serving governors and some Read More

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APC running govt of lies, propaganda, Jonathan foresees victory for PDP  in 2019

October 19, 2017 Blueprint 0

As the race for the office of the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP)  becomes intense, immediate past President , Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has berated the All Progressives  Congress,  ‎(APC)-led administration , accusing it of running a government of lies and propaganda. Jonathan who spoke Thursday when he played host to one of the aspirants to the Office Read More

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APC governors foreclose Buhari’s 2019 automatic ticket

October 18, 2017 Blueprint 0

…Backs Buhari’s directive to W/Bank over North’s development Governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have insisted that the party will uphold its constitution as regards election of the party’s presidential flag-bearer ahead of the 2019 general elections. This is coming even as the party said it fully supports of President Muhammadu’s directive to the World Bank on the Read More

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Obasanjo, Makarfi hold secret meeting in Abeokuta

October 17, 2017 Blueprint 0

The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party’s caretaker committee, Ahmed Markafi, on Tuesday visited the former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Markafi, who was accompanied by PDP leaders, including Sarafa Isola, a former minister, were received by Mr. Obasanjo at the Green Legacy Hotels and Suites located in Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta. The entourage arrived at about 10a.m. Markafi later went Read More

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APC leaders behind Intels sealing, chieftain cautions FIRS over 2019 politics

October 16, 2017 Blueprint 0

Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has warned federal government agencies, including the Federal Inland Revenue (FIRS) not to drag itself into the politics of 2019 general elections. A statement signed Monday in Abuja in reaction to media reports of sealing Intels, a company belonging to former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, by Read More

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INEC warns against illegal 2019 campaigns, deploys 6,200 card readers for Anambra

October 3, 2017 Blueprint 0

Ahead of 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned political parties and their candidates who embark on illegal campaigns saying the release of timetable does not mean the commencement of campaigns.   Chairman of the Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu who gave this warning at the quarterly meeting with the media executives Tuesday reminded those campaigning around Read More

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2019: Fayose declares for presidency, dares Lamido, Shekarau, Dankwambo

September 28, 2017 Blueprint 0

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose has challenged presidential aspirants from the North where his party , the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) zoned the presidency, to declare their ambitions to rule the country without any further delay or fear of any intimidation. Fayose who stated this Thursday while declaring his ambition to run for the nation’s presidency, said: “Tell them, those of Read More