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Anambra Guber: APGA uncovers FG’s planned use of force

November 2, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Muhammad Aliyu Dutse The ruling All Progressives Garand Alliance (APGA) said it has uncovered plots by the All Progressives Congress-led federal government to use force to manipulate the forthcoming governorship election on November 18. This was revealed yesterday by the party’s national vice chairman, North west, Alhaji Sardauna Yaro ‘Yanleman, in Dutse, Jigawa state. The chairman and some other Read More

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2019: Igbo groups canvass Buhari’s re-election

October 25, 2017 Blueprint 0

Ahead of 2019 presidential election, a youth group; Ohandigbo Youths Organisation (OYO) has concluded plans to embark on a nationwide rally to convince President Muhammadu Buhari, to seek re-election. A statement signed in Abuja on Wednesday by the convener of the group, who is also an Ex-officio of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Nduka Anyanwu, said the group believes that Read More

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Anambra poll: INEC tasks poll officials on electoral diligence

October 20, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Emeka Nze     Abuja Acting Director-General of the Electoral Institute, Dr Sa’ad Idris Umar, has charged electoral officers for the November 18 governorship election in Anambra state to handle assignments given to them with due diligence Sa’ad, who gave the charge at the commencement of the fi veday Train-the-Trainer workshop in Awka, said “the task of ensuring a Read More

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Anambra: INEC’ll provide magnifying goggles for albinos – Yakubu

October 20, 2017 Blueprint 0

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that electorate living with albinism would be aided with vision magnifiers to vote during the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra state INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, stated this yesterday when the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU-EOM) paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja He said the initiative was to enable albinos to properly Read More

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Anambra Guber: INEC tasks poll officials on diligence

October 19, 2017 Blueprint 0

The Acting Director-General of the Electoral Institute, Dr Sa’ad Idris Umar, has charged electoral officers  for the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State to handle assignments given to them with due diligence. Dr Sa’ad who gave the charge at the commencement of the 5-day Train-the-Trainer workshop in Awka, said ‘the task of ensuring a transparent, credible, acceptable, free and Read More

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Shettima flags off 100 housing units for Bama IDPs

October 13, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Sadiq Abubakar   Maiduguri Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state yesterday flagged off the construction of 100 units 3- room worth N60 million, donated by the Mohammed Indimi Foundation (MIF), for families of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Bama local government area of the state. The occasion took place at the multipurpose hall, Government House, Maiduguri. The governor commended Read More

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Anambra 2017: UPP rejects Obiano, blasts Soludo, Ezeife

October 13, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Okey Chris Awka United Progressive Party (UPP) has rejected the purported endorsement of Governor Willie Obiano’s re-election by the Old Aguata Union (OAU) which comprised three local government areas – Aguata, Orumba North and Orumba South of Anambra state. OAU had, in a meeting organised by the former governor of the state, Dr. Chukwuemeka Ezeife, and Prof. Charles Soludo Read More

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Anambra guber: UPP deplores APGA campaign antics

October 5, 2017 Editorial IV 0

<h4>By Patrick Andrew Abuja</h4>   The United Progressive Party (UPP) has expressed shock over Governor Willie Obiano, the All Progressives Grand Alliance candidate in the forthcoming Anambra gubernatorial election, campaign antics alleging undue indulgence in  threats and insults on the Christian faith. The party claimed that Governor Obiano’s designation of the November 2 election as a “fray”, was alarming because Read More

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Anambra 2017: I’ll champion referendum for Biafra – Chidoka

October 2, 2017 Blueprint 0

By Okey Chris Awka— Candidate of the United Progressive Party (UPP) for Anambra governorship polls, Chief Osita Chidoka, has lashed out at the All Progressive Congress (APC)-led federal government for branding the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist group, saying the action was taken in bad fate. Chidoka, who spoke at Amorka, Ihilala local government area at the Read More

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‘Why Anambra people must vote wisely’

September 22, 2017 Blueprint 0

The Director-General of Godwin Chukwunaenye Ezeemo Campaign Organisation, Dr Chira Obiora, in this interview with OKEY CHRIS , explains why Ezeemo who is the governorship candidate of Progressives Peoples Alliance will defeat the sitting Governor, Willie Obiano, candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Governor Obiano has failed on his campaign promises. He was voted in because of his Read More

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Anambra PDP primary: Ubah heads to court

September 20, 2017 Blueprint 0

An aspirant in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary election in Anambra state governorship election, Dr Ifeanyi Patrick Ubah, has rejected the verdict of Appeal Committee which stamped its authority on the winner, Chief Oseloka Obaze.   Ubah stressed that the person who emerged as the PDP candidate for the November 18 governorship election in Anambra state, Mr. Oseloka Obaze, was in the Read More

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Police to deploy 21,084 personnel for Anambra election

September 13, 2017 Blueprint 0

Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, yesterday said 21,084 policemen would be redeployed to Anambra for the Nov. 28 governorship election. Idris made the disclosure at the Nigerian Civil Society Situation Room Dialogue session in Abuja. He said 17,320 policemen would be deployed to the 4,330 polling units across the state, while 280 of them would be deployed to the collation centres. Read More

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Anambra Gov: 8 APC aspirants want Tony Nwoye’s victory cancelled

September 12, 2017 Blueprint 0

Uncertainty continues to trail the outcome of the governorship Primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as about eight aspirants who contested the primaries are calling for the cancellation of the exercise. Tony Nwoye defeated Sen. Andy Uba, George Moghalu and nine other aspirants with a wide margin at the primary election held in Anambra state on the 26th of Read More

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Anambra election: Bizman in court to stop Kanu, IPOB threats

September 6, 2017 Blueprint 0

A businessman has approached a Federal High Court, Abuja, seeking to stop Nnamdi Kanu and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOP) from disrupting the governorship and House of Assembly elections in Anambra state come November 18, 2017.   The suit filed by Dr. Richard Ndubuaku, marked FHC/ABJ/ CS/756/2017 also joined the Inspector General of Police (IGP), the Commandant General Nigeria Security Read More

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Gov Kashim Shettima inaugurating Anambra Primary Election Committee

August 23, 2017 Blueprint 0

From left: Former Minister for Works and Housing, Alhaji Hassan Lawan, Chairman, Anambra Primary Election Committee and Borno state Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima and APC National Organising Secretary, Senator Osita Izunaso, during the inauguration of the committee, at the party secretariat, in Abuja yesterday Photo: Ayuba Raji    

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Obiano dares Nnamdi Kanu, says IPOB will not stop Anambra election

August 8, 2017 Blueprint 0

By Bode Olagoke Abuja Anambra state governor, Willie Obiano has said that the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has no intention to stop the forthcoming governorship election in the state, adding that government will not allow such to happen. The governor, who is seeking the ticket of his party; the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) also disclosed that the church Read More

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IPOB protests: Reps caution military, police

May 31, 2017 Blueprint 0

By Joshua Egbodo Abuja Th e House of Representatives has cautioned the military, police and other security agencies against the use of force in managing the sit-athome directive to people of the Southeast, by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). IPOB and the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) were said to have directed their Read More

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Mass sack: NUBIFIE threatens to picket erring banks

June 13, 2016 Blueprint 0

By Tope Musowo Lagos The National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees (NUBIFIE) has called on all banks embarking on mass downsising in the industry to halt action or risk being picketed. The union stressed that incessant lay-off in the industry was not a solution to the challenges engendered by government policies and other economic factors. NUBIFIE made Read More

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NFF orders Anambra FA elections

July 22, 2015 Blueprint 0

The Executive Committee of Nigeria Football Federation has directed that machinery must be put in place for the conduct of elections into the Board of Anambra State Football Association within the next two weeks. This means the elections, which ran into stormy waters earlier in the year and necessitated the composition of a Normalization Committee by the NFF, must happen Read More