2023: North-central APC stakeholders demand vice presidential slot

June 28, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Some stakeholders of the ruling All Progressives Congress in north-central have made a strong case for the region to produce the party’s presidential running mate for equity and stability.  The North Central APC Stakeholders Forum, which made this known at a press conference on Tuesday in Abuja, warned the party not to make the mistake of ignoring the zone in Read More

Rivers 2023: Tonto Dike is our deputy gov’shp candidate – ADC

June 25, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, has been unveiled Friday as the Rivers State deputy governoship candidate of African Democratic Congress (ADC). Mrs Dikeh, a celebrity will run along side Hon. Tonte Ibraye as the governoship flagbearer of the party. Hon. Ibraye emerged the ADC candidate at a primary election recently conducted by the Chief Ralph Nwosu-led leadership of ADC. Both Hon. Read More

2023: Anti-Muslim-Muslim ticket protesters stranded at APC national secretariat 

June 21, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Some hired protesters rejecting a Muslim-Muslim ticket for the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Tuesday, stranded at the national secretariat of the party. It was gathered that the protesters were brought by three Luxurious buses on Tuesday morning to protest against alleged plan by the APC to fly a Muslim-Muslim ticket ahead of the 2023 presidential Read More

Osun Guber: I ‘ve confidence of winnin re-election, Oyetola boasts

June 20, 2022 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has expressed confidence that he would win the July 16 governorship election.  He said his performance in the last three and half years and the delivery of promises made to the people, boosted his confidence in winning the election. Oyetola who spoke during a campaign for his reelection in Egbedore and Ejigbo local government areas Read More

Ashoka to launch movement ‘Everyone a Change maker’ in Abuja

June 15, 2022 Blueprint 0

All plans are on deck for Ashoka and partners to launch a movement ” Everyone a Change maker” to share ideas strategize and build trust among their revolutionary core of co-leaders and enabling cross-cutting relationship and networking among partners . Ashoka -Innovators for the public is an International non-profit organization which builds and cultivates communities of change leaders who see Read More

Presidency: I’m a unifier, this moment calls for me – Tinubu

June 7, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

National leader and presidential aspirant of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu, has described himself as a unifier and the one the moment in the country calls for. Addressing special convention, Tuesday evening, Tinubu, who commended other aspirants for conducting what he described as a decent campaign, said the competition will eventually make the party strong. He asked Read More

Exclusive: Activist Deji Adeyanju emerges ZLP Reps candidate in FCT

June 7, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A popular Abuja-based activist, Deji Adeyanju, has emerged as the candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) for the House of Representatives in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT South), Blueprint report. Adeyanju emerged unopposed after screening and meeting all the requirements of the party in line with the Electoral Act as ammended. A dependable source who confided in Blueprint correspondent Read More

Keystone Bank employees enroll 352 Nigerians on health insurance plans

June 6, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Employees of Keystone Bank Limited recently supported 352 underprivileged individuals by enrolling them on annual health insurance plans. The beneficiaries who are residents in Abeokuta, Ibadan, Ilesha, Nyanya and Yenagoa were also impacted via medical counselling sessions. The initiative tagged, “The Health Insurance Project” was executed under the bank’s Employees Volunteering Scheme (EVS). The project addressed the need for accessibility Read More

Breaking: After killing worshippers in Ondo, gunmen invade Abuja, kidnap residents inside estate

June 6, 2022 Editor 0

Tension is growing rapidly within Nigeria’s capital Abuja after unknown gunmen reportedly gained entrance into an estate located at Gwarinpa axis and kidnapped unspecified number of residents, Blueprint gathered. The name of the compound was given as Genuine estate. Blueprint learnt that the incident which occurred early Monday morning has left the whole area in confusion. Police authorities were yet Read More

Curbing excesses of okada riders in Abuja

June 3, 2022 Blueprint 0

The menace of commercial motor cyclists, better known as okada, has continued to worry residents of the FCT, especially the suburbs where they are allowed to operate, with many calling for regulation of their operations as a way of curbing their excesses. Will FCT Administration do the needful? KEHINDE OSASONA asks. Aside from riding their bikes in the most dangerous Read More

Keren: Court fixes June 22 for hearing, refuses Premier Academy’s request

June 2, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Federal High Court, Abuja Division has struck out the application filed by Premiere Academy, Lugbe, seeking to stop Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) from investigating the circumstances, which led to the alleged rape and death of one of its student, Keren-Happuch Aondodoo Akphagher. Instead, the court ordered an accelerated hearing of the substantive suit, fixing it for Read More

NRM to hold presidential primary in Abuja

June 1, 2022 Blueprint 0

The National Rescue Movement (NRM) presidential primary will hold in Abuja on 2nd June 2022, where 300 delegates will elect the party’s presidential candidate. Chairman of the convention planning Committee, Prince Chinedu Obi, in a press statement issued in Abuja said nine aspirants were screened to participate in the primary that will produce the best candidate to rescue Nigeria from Read More

APC ticket: Choosing successor risky, may cost your integrity, Lukman writes Buhari

June 1, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A member of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari on the need to be conscious of his legacies and avoid falling into the temptation of unilaterally picking his successor. National Vice Chairman, North-west, in the Senator Abdullahi Adamu-led NWC, Salihu Lukman, said this in an open letter to the Read More

Breaking: Dambazau dumps APC, joins NNPP in Kano

May 30, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Member representing Takai/ Sumaila federal constituency of Kano state, Hon Shamsudeen Bello Dambazau has announced his decision to leave the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) under the leadership of Engr Dr Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso. Dambazau who did not site the reasons for his defection, however said unfortunate development within the APC in the Read More

Breaking: Bala’s name appears in PDP gov’ship primary ballot

May 25, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

The name of the incumbent governor of Bauchi state and PDP Presidential aspirant, Bala Mohammed, Wednesday appeared on the PDP ballot papers for the party’s gubernatorial primary election in the state. Addressing journalists on the appearance of Bala’s name in the ballot, the Bauchi state PDP Chairman, Hamza Koshe Akuyam attributed the appearance of the PDP presidential aspirant in the Read More

2023: My presidency ‘ll address imbalance in FCT, Fayemi assures Abuja delegates 

May 24, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ekiti state governor and leading presidential aspirant, Dr Kayode Fayemi has promised to build on the security architecture put in place in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) while also ensuring that the original inhabitants of Abuja properly compensated and given a pride of place in the scheme of things. Fayemi who addressed party leaders and the expanded delegates in the Read More

Breaking: Commuters stranded as protesters block Abuja highway (PICTURES)

May 20, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Angry protesters on Friday set bonfires on Giri-Gwagwalada road to protest against tenure elongation for the outgoing chairmen and councilors of area councils in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Muhammad Bello, had on Thursday suspended the proposed inauguration of the newly elected chairmen and councilors across the FCT councils Details loading…

12th Expo: ASNE to host over 10,000 educators in Abuja

May 20, 2022 Adeola Tukuru, Abuja 0

ASNE 002 L-R, Executive Director, Crescent Pearls Academy, Abiola Abdilrasheed-Owodunni, Founder and Convener, Annual School Need Exhibition, Mrs Emem Opashi and Head of Conference Planning ASNE 2022 , Mr Kizito Chris-Chidi, during a Press Conference on the 2022 Annual School Need Exhibition in Abuja .

Minister orders closure of Abuja ‘s Dei-Dei market, reveals real cause of violence

May 19, 2022 Editor 0

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello, has revealed that the violence that erupted at one of Abuja’s popular markets in Dei-Dei was not triggered by religion or ethnicity, but criminal elements. Mallam Bello who spoke Wednesday evening when he visited the market to ascertain the cause and extent of the violence which claimed four Read More

Oak Homes debuts in Abuja

May 19, 2022 Blessing Anaro, Lagos 0

Oak Homes, a Lagos-based housing firm, has made debut in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, in a bid to redefine the concept of luxury living in the city. The company’s entry into the FCT was heralded on Tuesday by a ground breaking ceremony, performed by the FCT Minister of State, Hajiya (Dr.) Ramatu Tijanni . The minister, who was Read More