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Anambra 2021: Ezeemo declares guber interest, donates bus, doles out cash to PDP

August 17, 2019 Editor 0

Over one hundred and fifty members of Progressives People’s Alliance (PPA) including the Anambra state Chairman of the party, Sir Daniel Igbokwubili and his executive, on Saturday, stormed the office of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to pledge unalloyed support to Mr Godwin Ezeemo gubernatorial ambition ahead of Anambra 2021 poll. The event, Blueprint learnt, was staged to enable him officially Read More

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Anambra: APC inaugurates fact-finding committee on 2019 election outcome

March 30, 2019 Editor 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Anambra State chapter, on Saturday, inaugurated a 13-member fact-finding committee to look into its performance on the just concluded general elections in the state. The party, neither retained its seat at the Senate Anambra South currently occupied by Senator Andy Ubah, nor secured even a seat in the state legislative election despite that it having Read More

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INEC issues certificates of return to 30 assembly members-elect in Anambra

March 28, 2019 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday, issued certificate of return to 30 elected House of Assembly members in Anambra State.Among the lawmakers are 24 members of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and 6 members of People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Presenting the certificates at State headquarters of INEC in Awka, the Resident Electoral Commission (REC), Dr Leo Nkwachukwu Orji, Read More

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Assembly poll results: APGA clinches 24, PDP wins 6 seats in Anambra

March 10, 2019 Editor 0

Unconfirmed reports from Anambra indicates that the ruling party in the state All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) have won 24 out of the 30 House of Assembly seats contested for during Saturday’s election. Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on the other hand clinched the remaining six seats. ANAMBRA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY ELECTION RESULTS 2019… Anambra Central Anaocha I PDP. Anaocha Read More

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Open vote-buying rocks election in Anambra

March 9, 2019 Editor 0

The voting for Anambra State House of Assembly has commenced at major polling units in State. Blueprint correspondent, monitoring the election reports that as at 8.30 am at Polling Unit (PU) 003 Isigwunwagu Central School, Nanka , Orumba North LGA, with 315 registered voters, 300 materials were received. Also,Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials were seen ready and waiting for Read More

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State assembly poll: Stakeholders demand postponement in Anambra constituency

March 5, 2019 Editor 0

BSome legal practitioners in Anambra State have called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to shift conduct of the State House of Assembly poll in one of the constituencies in Anambra State. The affected place, Blueprint learnt, is Onitsha South I State Constituency, whose House of Assembly member and candidate of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) for the 2019 general election, Read More

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#2019 Presidential election result: Atiku stretches victory to Edo, Anambra; Buhari sweeps Borno, leads

February 26, 2019 Editor 0

The Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, narrowly won the presidential election in Edo state with 7,849 votes more than his main rival, President Muhammadu Buhari. The State Collation Officer for the Presidential election, Ndowa Lale, announced at the Independent National Electoral Commission headquarters in Benin that Mr Atiku scored 275,691 votes, while Mr Buhari of the All Progressives Read More

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Anambra APC candidate surrenders, congratulates winner

February 26, 2019 Editor 0

Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Anaocha, Dunukofia and Njikoka Federal Constituency, Mr Elijah Onyeagba, has congratulated Mr Valentine Ayika on his victory. Elijah in a statement issued in Awka on Tuesday said he was accepting the outcome of the contest as the decision of the people of the area. He said electoral contests were like sports where Read More

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Breaking: In Anambra; Presidential, NASS elections ‘ll go on despite burnt card readers – INEC

February 12, 2019 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has just announced that Presidential and National Assembly elections would go ahead as scheduled despite rampaging fire that burnt mostly of The card readers on Tuesday. The electoral commission which disclosed this via a press statement said some card readers would be gathered from other states to compliment the remaining ones. Details loading. ..

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Fire razes card readers at INEC office in Anambra, 72 hours to Presidential, NASS polls

February 12, 2019 Editor 0

Two containers containing configured card readers and other sensitive materials for Saturday February 16, 2019 general election were on Tuesday, gutted by fire at the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Awka, the Anambra State capital. The fire whose source remained unknown started at 2.14pm, raising the entire materials in the containers before arrival of officials of Read More

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Police recruitment: 31,893 candidates fail CBT

June 2, 2018 Blueprint 0

  No fewer than 31, 893 of the 37,000 candidates, who took part in the Police recruitment Computer Based Test (CBT), conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), failed the examination. The list published on the Nigeria Police website, showed that only 5, 253 of the 37,000 candidates were shortlisted for the medical screening, JAMB has revealed. The Read More

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Democracy Day: Nigerians urged to take ownership of elections

May 30, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Nigerians have urged to contribute “in bringing the desired change by ensuring they get registered, collect their permanent voter cards (PVCs), and take ownership of the 2019 electoral process through participation, education and enlightenment.” National Democracy Solidarity Group (NDSG) made the call yesterday in Abuja during its 4th Democracy Solidarity Walk held in collaboration with the National Orientation Agency (NOA), Read More

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After 6 months, NASS set to pass N8.612trn 2018 Budget tomorrow

May 8, 2018 Blueprint 0

After six months after they received the draft copy of the N8.612 trillion 2018 budget estimates from President Muhammadu Buhari at a joint session on November 7, last year, the National Assembly is set to pass it this week. An indication to this effect emerged on Thursday last week when the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, disclosed that the Senate will Read More

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Kalu calls for unity in Abia APC

April 24, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has decried the infi ghting and disunity among members of the APC in Abia, urging a united front to ensure the party wins the 2019 governorship election. Speaking at the APC stakeholders meeting in Umuahia, Kalu said it would be difficult to defeat the ruling PDP in the state without putting its Read More

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Non-NWC APC members dump Oyegun, backs Buhari’s re-election

April 8, 2018 Blueprint 0

Ahead of Monday’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), a forum of Non-National Working Committee but NEC members have withdrawn their initial support for the controversial tenure elongation. The forum had earlier expressed support for the current NWC led by Chief John Oyegun to be given another 12 months tenure extension. But at a Read More

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Former INEC boss Jega gets new appointment

April 6, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has appointed a former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, to chair a committee for the establishment of Yusuf Maitama Sule Centre for the Advancement of Politics and Democratic Governance in Kano. The state government said it is establishing the centre as a tribute to the contributions of late Maitama Sule, Read More

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INEC vindicated us on vote- buying in Anambra guber – UPP

February 12, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Abuja The United Progressive Party (UPP) said it has been vindicated by the Independent National Electoral Commission’s declaration that the Anambra Governorship Election was characterised by massive vote buying. The party had following the election last November observed that the exercise was noted for voted buying especially by the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Read More

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Falana backs INEC on Anambra Central Senate re-run

January 10, 2018 Blueprint 0

By Agi Onda Abuja Human rights lawyer and activist, Mr Femi Falana, has thrown his weight behind the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to proceed with its fixed January 13 rerun Senate election for Anambra Central. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) said two separate judgements of the Appeal Court which ordered INEC to conduct the election Read More

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Anambra Central: Okonkwo commences contempt proceedings against INEC

December 31, 2017 Editorial IV 0

The Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate for Anambra Central Senatorial District of Anambra state, Dr. Obiora Okonkwo, is to commence contempt proceedings against Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, over alleged disobedience of the order of the Federal High Court directing him to issue Certificate of Return to him as winner of the senatorial seat. The plaintiff, Read More

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13 political parties ready for Anambra central election

December 20, 2017 Blueprint 0

Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has said that about 13 political parties have expressed their readiness to participate in Anambra Central Senatorial election slated for January 13th, 2018. The forum of all the political parties also urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to defy all odds and see to the successful conduct of Court ordered fresh election in Read More