Presidency: APC unveils Renewed Hope Ambassadors to mobilise votes for Tinubu 

February 7, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has launched the Renewed Hope Ambassadors of Nigeria under the directorate of Civil Society Organisations of its Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) to take message of its campaign manifesto across the country. The Ambassadors are expected to mobilise votes nationwide, sensitive the voters and preach the message of hope as it contained in the manifesto Read More

Naira redesign: Lawyers, CSO hail court barring CBN from shifting cashless policy

February 7, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

A coalition of national interest defenders comprising lawyers and civil society organization have hailed the Federal High Court of the Federal Capital Territory restraining the President Muhammadu Buhari, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele and twenty-seven listed commercial banks from suspending, stopping, extending or interfering with the currency redesign terminal date of February 10th or issue any Read More

Peter Obi most accepted presidential candidate – New poll reveals

February 7, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

A poll conducted by Stears, an African data and intelligence company, has revealed that the presidential candidate of Labour Party, Peter Obi will get 25% of the vote in most geopolitical regions of the country. The poll revealed that Obi is the only candidate capable of getting 25% of the vote in at least two-thirds of the states. While his All Progressives Read More

Tinubu ‘ll emerge victorious like he did in presidential primary – North-west APC

February 7, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress in the North-west political zone has declared that despite the opposition within and outside the party, presidential candidate of the party, Bola Ahmed Tinubu will emerge victorious at the forthcoming election. APC National Vice Chairman, (North-west) Mallam Salihu Moh Lukman said although certain individuals are indifferent to the aspiration of Tinubu but Read More

Cash policy: Court injunction handiwork of June 12 elements, says Ganduje

February 7, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has lamented that elements of the annulled June 12, 1992 presidential election are regrouping and dangerously masquerading in the prevailing crisis generated by the cash policy to scuttle the nation’s hard earned democracy. He said the group’s latest attempt at that was camouflaging in unknown political parties through the use of legal instrument Read More

Naira redesign: Court bars CBN from shifting cashless policy

February 6, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory has restrained the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Central Bank of Nigeria, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and twenty-seven listed commercial banks from suspending, stopping, extending or interfering with the currency redesign terminal date of February 10th or issue any directive contrary to the February 10 date. Read More

10 political parties threaten boycott of elections over Naira redesign, cashless policy

February 6, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

Ten out of the eighteen registered political parties participating in the 2023 general elections have threatened to withdraw all participation from the election if the federal government and the Central Bank of Nigeria cancel or suspend for whatever reasons the cash withdrawal limit and Naira redesign policies. This position was made known Monday at a joint world press conference by Read More

2023: Enugu PDP governorshp candidate faces disqualification over ‘forged NYSC certificate’

February 6, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

Barely 20 days to the presidential and National Assembly elections, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Enugu State, Mr. Peter Ndubuisi Mbah, faces disqualification from the race over allegations of forgery of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Certificate, which he presented to Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). This development was disclosed at a joint press conference by Read More

2023 presidential election: North not for Tinubu, Bafarawa blasts El-Rufai

February 6, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Former Sokoto state governor, Attahiru Bafarawa, has criticised Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, over his support for the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu. El-Rufai had earlier boasted that the former governor of Lagos state would become Nigeria’s next president despite some elements in the Presidential Villa working against his success. While speaking via BBC Hausa Service, Bafarawa said El-Rufai’s Read More

Presidency: Elements against Tinubu afraid of their interests in government – Ayiri Emami

February 6, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Director, Special Duties (iv) of the APC Presidential Campaign Council, Chief Ayiri Emami, has given reasons why certain elements in government are working against the party’s presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The APC chieftain from Delta state said the cabal are afraid of Tinubu’s knowledge about the workings of governmence, hence they are afraid of their interests.  According to Read More

Peter Obi not a serious presidential contender, Tinubu faults Nextier poll

February 5, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has faulted presidential election poll conducted by Nextier which tipped Peter Obi of Labour Party (LP) ahead of APC Presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the six South-west states including Lagos. In a statement released Sunday evening by the Director, Media and Publicity APC Presidential Campaign Council, Read More

Ex-house of reps member, 20,060 APC, NNPP members defect to PDP in Bauchi

February 5, 2023 Mohammed Lawal, Bauchi 0

A former member of the House of Representatives from Dass, Bogoro and Tafawa Balewa federal constituency in Bauchi state, Garba Bundot alongside 20,060 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the New Nigerian People’s Party (NNPP) from Dass and Tafawa Balewa local government areas weekend decamped to the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. In their separate Read More

2023: Resist overtures to postpone elections, Frank urges Buhari, INEC

February 5, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, on Sunday, advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to contemplate or accept any recommendation to shift the forthcoming polls. Frank who made this plea in a statement in Abuja, also called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), not to add to the current harrowing experience of Read More

Elections: Ebonyi indigenes condemn attack on APGA guber candidate, demand CP’s removal

February 4, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Association of Ebonyi Indigenes Socio-Cultural In the Diaspora (AEISCID) said it condemned strongly the reported assassination attempt on the life of the Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the state, Prof. Benard Ifeanyi Odoh, describing the attack as ‘cowardly.’ Prof. Odoh’s convoy was attacked while returning from a campaign rally at Ezzaegu community, Ishielu Local Read More

Presidency: APC stakeholders list SGF, Emefiele, APC NWC as ‘saboteurs’ against Tinubu 

February 4, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A support group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the Concerned APC Stakeholders has unmasked the “fifth columnists” and various elements working against the electoral victory of the party’s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu at the polls come February 25. The Convener of the group, Rev. Dominic Alancha who unveiled the elements at a press conference Saturday in Read More

South-east: Ugochinyere denies plans to scuttle elections

February 4, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

CUPP Spokesperson Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere has denied accusations that he held meeting with some peoples with the sole aim of ensuring elections did not hold anywhere in the South-east of Nigeria.  Ugochinyere alleged that in an interview following the terrorist attack on his  country home, Governor Hope Uzodinma had claimed that he had in his possession security reports that those who Read More

Tinubu is as fit as fiddle – Aderonke

February 3, 2023 Editor 0

A Nigerian media practitioner and member of Media and Publicity of the Presidential Campaign Council of the Tinubu/Shettima Presidential campaign, Aderonke Ogunleye-Bello has said the Presidential Aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is in good health. Speaking via a tweet on her official Twitter account, the social commentator tweeted, “In less than 72hrs, Asiwaju Bola Read More

Naira swap policy: Atiku, PDP working with saboteurs against Nigerians – Tinubu 

February 3, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has accused his opponent in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar of working with saboteurs on the current scarcity of new naira notes and fuel scarcity. A statement released Friday in Abuja by Tinubu’s Presidential Campaign Council said Anyone who lives in Nigeria and not Dubai and Read More

Happening now: Buhari, APC governors meet

February 3, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The meeting is holding on Friday February 3, 2023 at the council chambers in the presidential villa in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The aim of the meeting is yet unknown but Blueprint learnt that the governors will be deliberating on the Central Bank of Nigeria Read More

When communication scholars proffered solutions to science, technology, innovation

February 2, 2023 OKECHUKWU ONUEGBU pool 0

It was a gathering of who’s who in the world of communications technology recently as they robbed mind on the way forward for effective communication. OKECHUKWU ONUEGBU reports.   The world is currently driven by Science, Technology and Innovation (STI). From productions to consumptions, industries, arts, agriculture sectors and other economies, there are emerging new but creative ways of actions Read More

CUPP disowns petition to Buhari against Natasha Akpoti

February 1, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Spokesman of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere has disowned petition to President Muhammadu Buhari against the Senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Natasha Akpoti. Ugochinyere accussed agents of Kogi state All Progressives Congress (APC) for what he called desperation to tarnish Akpoti’s reputation out of fear of her impending victory at the Read More

2023: Aisha Buhari reacts to El-rufai‘s claim on ‘plot against Tinubu’

February 1, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha Buhari, has reacted to Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai’s claim, accusing some elements in Aso Rock Villa of working against the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Tinubu. Reacting to the report, Aisha Buhari uploaded the video on her verified Instagram on Wednesday, hours after El-Rufai’s outing on Channels Television, breakfast show, Read More

Elections: FFS to deploy firefighters to polling units, wards, collation centres, others

February 1, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the general elections, the Federal Fire Service (FFS) has said it will deploy resources and its personnel to some polling units, wards, Local Government state collation centres to ensure safety of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) property and provide secure environment for the citizens.  Speaking at a one-day brainstorming session for the forthcoming election by top management, head Read More