Breaking: Wike accuses Ayu of eyeing SGF position in Atiku’s govt

September 23, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, Friday, revealed that the Peoples Democratic Party’s National Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, is eying the Secretary to Government of the Federation position should the party win the 2023 presidential election. “Some people have been given positions as we speak. Ayu wants to become the SFG. These are things happening in the party that we can’t Read More

Economist Intelligence unit tips Tinubu as winner in 2023

September 23, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu will win the 2023 presidential election, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has stated in a new country report. It stated the chances of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Atiku Abubakar have been significantly reduced by the internal crisis in the party. His chances, the report Read More

Yahaya Bello ‘ll ensure youths inclusiveness in Tinubu’s govt – APC stakeholders 

September 22, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Young Stakeholders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have expressed optimism that the appointment of Kogi state governor Yahaya Bello as National Youth Coordinator for presidential campaign of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu will ensure proper inclusion in the next administration. Tinubu had earlier announced the governor to head the youths wing of the campaign team. Reacting to Read More

Group promises to mobilise 5m votes for Tinubu, make case for issue-based campaign

September 22, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A support group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the aiges of BAT Vanguard, has promised to mobilise about five million votes for the presidential candidate of the ruling party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, in the forthcoming 2023 general elections. The group, however, asked all the presidential candidates of all political parties to make the campaign an issues-based. In a Read More

2023: The ideal candidate

September 21, 2022 Blueprint 0

As the echoes of 2023 general elections get louder, different personalities are declaring their political interest and strategising towards their political ambitions. Nigerians are generally shocked and amazed by the quality of candidates contesting for various elective positions. But beyond sentiments, blind followership and religious or ethnic biases, leadership qualities, excellent antecedents, intellectual capacity to face problems and ability to Read More

2023: APC youths have role to play for Tinubu’s victory – Buratai

September 19, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Chief of army staff, Lieutenant General, Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has said that for the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to emerge victorious the youths of the party have prominent role to play. The former Amy Chief, however, urged the APC youths to mobilize the electorates enmass ahead of the 2023 general elections. Speaking Read More

ABAT: Gov. Yahaya Bello as a prudent choice for national youth coordinator

September 19, 2022 Tahir Ibrahim Tahir 0

ABAT’s (Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu aka Jagaban) eye for talent, skill and other human capital components is probably unmatched by any politician in Nigeria’s present political climate. Asiwaju is of the older generation, and is adored and loved by two to three generations behind him. Why? He has the unique sense of identifying younger talents and leaders, and putting them Read More

2023: Defunct PDM, Muslim/Christian forum, other declare for Tinubu’s presidency

September 19, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The defunct Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM), Muslim/Christian Youths and Elders’ Forum and a pro-democracy group, Genuine Governance Group (GGG) have all declared their support for the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the forthcoming general elections. PDM, having being founded by late Major General Shehu Musa Yar’Adua in 1994 became a registered political Read More

Tinubu appoints Yahaya Bello national youths coordinator for 2023

September 18, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has expressed the belief that the All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Sen. Bola Ahmed Tinubu has the capacity to restore Nigeria on the path of greatness when he becomes president. Governor Bello, who said the BAT campaign organisation has appointed him as the National Youth Coordinator, made this known on Sunday, while Read More

APC responsible for poverty in Nigeria – Okowa

September 18, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state and vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party has said that rising hunger and poverty in the country are caused by poor management of the nation’s economy by the All Progressives Congress-led federal government. Okowa stated this, Saturday, during an empowerment programme in Boji-Boji Owa, Ika North-East Local Government Area of the state. He Read More

2023: Don’t vote party but credible individuals, Gen. Enenche tells Nigerians

September 18, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Former coordinator of Defence Media Operations (DMO) Maj. Gen. Enenche John Enenche (Rtd) has task Nigerias to vote credible candidates in the 2023 general election, to elect leaders in the presidential and other elections, saying new perspectives must be considered in the choice of electing new set of leaders. He pleaded with Nigerians to look beyond traditional party affiliation, by Read More

Adamawa APC chairman officially resigns, as deputy takes over

September 16, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Adamawa State Chapter has appointed Hon. Samaila Tadawus as the acting state chairman of the party following the resignation of the former party chairman, Ibrahim Bilal. Bilal had in a letter dated September 13 and addressed to the National Chairman of the party, Senator Abdulahi Adamu through the office of National Vice Chairman North-east resigned Read More

2023: NOI Poll predicting victory for Peter Obi dubious, fake statistics – Tinubu 

September 15, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu,  has reacted to the opinion poll conducted by NOI, which shows Peter Obi of Labour Party, leading him and other presidential candidates in the forthcoming 2023 presidential elections. Tinubu, throuh his Presidential Campaign Council, said he is unperturbed by NOI polls, even as he described the poll as “dubious and fake Read More

Jagaban: Testing the mic from the front

September 7, 2022 Blueprint 0

Very atrociously, we were made to believe that Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, ABAT, the father of Nigeria’s modern day democracy, and lord of the ring of pro-democracy activists – was incapacitated, and too senile to do anything, aside being a godfather to all the president wanna bes. A picture of a personality who was either too old and too fragile, Read More

2023: APC not threatened, better than PDP, LP, others – Tinubu

September 7, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 election, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has declared that his party is not threatened by the antics of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the Labour Party (LP) among others, adding that the ruling party is well positioned for victory. The former Lagos state governor also denied insinuation in Read More

Breaking: Tight security as Tinubu storms APC national secretariat today

September 7, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A good number of security operatives have stormed the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in preparation for the visit of the party’s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and his running mate, Senator Kashim Shettima. Officers spotted were stern-looking and were moving around the premises with their guns. Tinubu and Shettima are expected to attend an ad hoc Read More

PDP won’t implode, crisis a family affair, Atiku’s associates tell APC

September 4, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The national leadership of Atiku People United (APU), a new independent movement and advocacy group for Alhaji Atiku Abubakar presidential bid, has admonished well meaning Nigerians not to be disturbed with the current misunderstanding  rocking the main opposition party, saying those waiting for PDP to implode will wait till eternity.  APU is a South-west based movement comprises of old and Read More

Shettima @ 56: Gone through all the rudiments and has all the condiments

September 2, 2022 Tahir Ibrahim Tahir 0

It is not tiring, but rather, scintillating and ever more interesting, as I cover Senator Kashim Shettima’s political/leadership sojourn, starting from April 28, 2019, in a piece titled, ‘Kashim: A war time master builder’. I stated that, ‘Sometime in 2017, All Progressives Congress, APC, national leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, was invited to commission 432 resettlement houses in 13 villages, built Read More

Shettima has proven his mettle as a shining light – APC spokesman, Ajaka

September 2, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Hon, Murtala Yakubu Ajaka, has described Vice Presidential candidate of the APC Senator Kashim Shettima as a shining light of the party even as he celebrates his 56th birthday anniversary. The former Borno state governor turns 56th Friday, September 2nd. In a congratulatory statement made available Read More

2023: Competence, track records ‘ll determine Nigerians’ choice of next President – GATS

September 1, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

An independent campaign group for the emergence of the Tinubu-Shettima ticket in the 2023 Presidential election on the aiges of Grand Alliance for Tinubu-Shettima 2023 (GATS-2023), has said Nigerians will place emphasis on the political attestations of various presidential candidates in arriving at their choice in the 2023 election. In a statement sent to Blueprint from London Thursday by the Read More

Free-for-all at APC national secretariat over NANS election 

August 31, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The election of the National Association of the Nigerian Students  (NANS) slated for Thursday has already toured the leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) against each other. The various interests over the emergence of a new National President of NANS, Wednesday, degenerated into display of forces and physical assault at the national secretariat of the APC. A group of Read More

2023: Osinbajo, Ameachi, Lawan, other APC presidential aspirants shun reconciliation meeting 

August 31, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken another dimension as major presidential aspirants who contested against the presidential candidate of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Wednesday snubbed a well publicised reconciliation meeting slated for Abuja. Tinubu had defeated former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi; Vice President Yemi Osibanjo and 12 others to clinch the sole Read More

Tinubu, Jonathan meet over 2023 presidential election

August 30, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The presidential flag bearer of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu Tuesday night met with former President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja as part of his move to secure support of the stakeholders across the country. The APC presidential candidate was accompanied by his running mate, Senator Kassim Shetimma and five APC governors. The brief meeting which Read More

2023: No disagreement between Tinubu, Adamu over composition of campaign council – APC 

August 30, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Working Committee (NWC) has denied reported frosty relationship between its presidential candidate, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the party national chairman, Senator Abdullahi Adamu over composition of campaign council. The party clarification is on the heels of media report that the ruling party has been unable to unveil the full list of members of Read More