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From APC to UDP, now PDP, is Buhari’s ex-Minister Aisha Alhassan political journey walker?

September 15, 2019 Editor 0

Former minister of women affairs, Aisha Alhassan, has completed arrangements to return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Alhassan was the governorship candidate of the United Democratic Party (UDP) in the last election. She joined the UDP on the eve of the polls after she failed to secure the All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket. Mama Taraba, as she is fondly Read More

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Breaking: Buhari parleys APC govs, 2 days after tribunal judgement on 2019 presidential election

September 13, 2019 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with state governors elected under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. News Agency of Nigeria reports that the agenda of the meeting, which started around 3: 00 p.m., was unknown as of the time of filing this report. NAN reports that the governors were led by the Chairman of the Read More

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Breaking: Tribunal set to deliver 2019 presidential election verdict

September 10, 2019 Editor 0

The presidential election tribunal has said that it will deliver judgement in the petition filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar on Septemeber 11, 2019. All the parties in the suit had made their final submissions on August 21, when the tribunal declared that the date for the judgement will be communicated at a later Read More

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Breaking – Kogi, Bayelsa guber Primaries: Yandoma heads Appeal committee for APC

September 5, 2019 Editor 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has set up Appeal Committee for the just concluded primary election in Kogi state. The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, via a statement said the appeal committee for the Kogi indirect primary will be headed by Senator Abdulahi Umar Yandoma (Chairman). Hajia Amina Muhammed was picked as Secretary while Tony McFoy Read More

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Bayelsa guber: Uncertainty as APC settles for direct primaries

September 4, 2019 Editor 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted the direct primaries mode to select the candidate to fly its flag in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Bayelsa. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the development followed the vacation of an interim injuction by a Bayelsa High Court restraining the party from adopting the direct primaries method. The primaries are Read More

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Breaking: APC upholds disqualification of ex-INEC REC in Bayelsa gov race

August 27, 2019 Editorial II 0

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has upheld the reports of the screening and appeal committees for the Bayelsa Governorship aspirants. A statement this night by the party’s spokesman, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu said, of the total seven governorship aspirants that were screened, six were cleared to participate in the governorship primary in Bayelsa state. They Read More

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APC Govs’ forum DG: Party worse off under Oshiomhole’s watch, may lose Kogi, Edo, Bayelsa

August 9, 2019 Editor 0

Director-General of the Progressive Governors Forum Salihu Lukman has written a letter to the party’s national chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, blaming him for all the woes befalling the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The forum is a body comprising governors elected on the APC platform. In a letter entitled “APC: Appeal for Reconciliation,” dated August 6, 2019 and addressed to Read More

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INEC, APC, Buhari to PDP, Atiku: Video evidence empty lacks probative value

July 16, 2019 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Monday said the 48 compact discs evidence tendered by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar as lacking in probative value. Four of the video clips played at the presidential election tribunal court hall includes “Countdown of Osun Decides,” a production of Channels Television with Seun Okinbaloye as host. In the Read More

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Oshiomhole’s battles: Who’s to blame?

June 15, 2019 Editor 0

Though, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has succeeded in dominating the leadership of the 9th National Assembly, the party’s national chairman, Comrade Oshiomhole, prior to this new feat was engulfed in many battles from both his members and the opposition. In this report, BODE OLAGOKE and TOPE SUNDAY trace the genesis of his ordeal. The 2019 general elections have Read More

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Breaking: APC Lawmaker emerges as Speaker in PDP-governed Sokoto

June 11, 2019 Editor 0

An All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmaker representing Wurno in the Sokoto State House of Assembly, has emerged the new speaker of the state assembly. Mr Achida defeated the anointed candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Abdullahi Garba Sidi, representing Gwadabawa South constituency. Details loading…

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Breaking : APC finally backs Omo-Agege, Wase as DSP, deputy Speaker

June 10, 2019 Editorial II 0

The National Working Committee (NWC) of APC said it has formally adopted Senator Ovie Omo-Agege for the positions of Deputy Senate President and Hon. Muhammed Idris Wase as Deputy Speaker. In a statement signed early Monday morning by the party’s spokesman, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, said, “This is sequel to wide consultations with President Muhammadu Buhari, party stakeholders, including APC governors. Read More

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Breaking: 28 APC state chairmen pass vote of confidence on Oshiomhole

June 6, 2019 Editorial II 0

About 28 out of 37 state chairmen of the ruling All Progressives Congress Congress (APC) have just passed a vote of confidence on the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomohle. Addressing newsmen Thursday after a closed door meeting with the National Working Committee (NWC), the state chairmen said those who were calling for Oshiomohle’s resignation were doing that to malign him and Read More

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APC to Oyegun, Lawal Shuiabu, others: Leave us alone, join PDP

June 5, 2019 Editor 0

The feud within the rank of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) may have deepened with the party asking some ‘aggrieved’ members within its fold to feel free to join the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The party was formally reacting to issues raised by its Deputy National Chairman (North), Senator Lawal Shuaibu, particularly as it relates to the party’s Read More

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Breaking: More crises grind APC as Nat’l deputy Chairman demands Oshiomhole’s resignation

May 28, 2019 Editorial II 0

The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken another dimension, as the deputy national chairman of the party (North) Sen Lawan Shuaibu, has asked his National Chairman Comrade Adams Oshiomhole to resign. In an exclusive letter dated May 27, which was obtained by Blueprint, Lawan told the Chairman …”in advanced democracies, people who fail to add value or Read More

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9th Senate: 51 APC Senators backing Lawan – Buhari

May 26, 2019 Editor 0

The Senator representing Oyo North Senatorial District and Chairman, Senate Committee on ICT and Cybercrimes, Senator Abdulfatai Buhari, has disclosed that 51 of the 66 All Progressives Congress (APC) elected Senators have signed an endorsement list and pledged to vote for Senator Ahmed Lawan as the ninth Senate President. Senator Buhari made this known in Ibadan on Saturday while fielding Read More

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APC gets new national secretary amidst Supreme Court judgement on Zamfara polls

May 25, 2019 Editor 0

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has appointed Victor Giadom as its acting National Secretary, after former Scribe, Mala Buni, emerged as the governor-elect of Yobe State. The APC National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, said Mr Giadom would act pending when Yobe State nominates a replacement in a statement. Before the appointment, Mr Giadom, who is from Read More

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Breaking: APC consolidates in Ekiti as Supreme Court stamps Fayemi’s victory

May 24, 2019 Editor 0

An Appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its governorship candidate in Ekiti State, Kolapo Olusola-Eleka challenging the election of Governor Kayode Fayemi has been dismissed by Supreme Court on Friday. Affirming Fayemi’s election, the five-man panel of the Supreme Court led by the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad unanimously held that the appeal challenging the Read More

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FG’s weighty allegations against PDP

May 22, 2019 Blueprint 0

Last week’s allegation by the federal government that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, were planning to overthrow the President Muhammadu Buhari administration through a military coup is quite weighty thereby requiring thorough interrogation and investigation. The allegation, which is tantamount to a treasonable felony attracting capital punishment if found to be true, must not Read More

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Protest greets presidential tribunal’s sitting: Atiku, PDP want me out, says Bulkachuwa

May 16, 2019 Editor 0

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal Wednesday formally kicked off on a protest note with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar asking the chairman of the panel, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa to disqualify herself from the tribunal over  possible bias. Bulkachuwa, president Court of Appeal, chairs the five-man presidential election petition tribunal hearing the complaints arising from the Read More

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Alleged anti-party activities: APC slams suspension on ex- Gov Oni

May 1, 2019 Editor 0

The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC),  has suspended former governor Segun Oni from the party for allegedly being involved in anti party activities. The party in a letter dated May 1, 2019 and addressed to Oni, said it took the action over failure of the party chieftain to appear before the ward executive to clear allegations Read More

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As 2019 electoral contests shift to courts…

April 30, 2019 Blueprint 0

Following the successful conduct of the 2019 general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the contest to occupy elective political offices in the country has shifted from the ballot stage to the courts, in cases of electoral disputes. The resort to the courts to challenge results of elections are within the ambit of democratic tenets and the rule Read More

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9th Senate: Gombe APC drums support for Goje

April 19, 2019 Editor 0

A Chieftain and Publicity Secretary of All Progressive Party (APC) in Gombe State, Na’omi Joel Awak, has appealed to the elected Senators to back Senator Mohammed Danjuma for the position of the Senate President. Na’omi who stated this while speaking with newsmen in Gombe on Friday, said Senators Ali Ndume, Borno State and Ahmed Lawan of Yobe State cannot match Read More