Buhari meets Tinubu, other APC South-west caucus members

May 17, 2018 Blueprint 0

President Muhammadu Buhari had a dinner with members of the South West caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The dinner started around 8.30pm at the new Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa. Notable personalities at the dinner were Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu; Chief Bisi Read More

Buhari, Atiku supporters at war over privatisation of NNPC

May 16, 2018 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari and the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, are currently engaging each other in the war of words as whether the nation’s oil and gas sector should be privatised or not. The former vice president and a presidential aspirant on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had said that he would embark on privatization excercise, Read More

Buhari yet to receive petroleum industry bill – Presidency 

The Presidency said on Wednesday that President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to receive the harmonised Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) by the two chambers of the National Assembly on March 28, 2018. Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, said his findings revealed that the bill is still undergoing standard operating legislative processes of the National Read More

I’ll leave Buhari’s cabinet next week – Fayemi

The winner of the All Progressive Congress (APC) gubernatorial primary election in Ekiti state, Mr. Kayode Fayemi, said on Thursday that he will resign his appointment as Minister of Mines and Steel Development next week. Fielding questions after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in Abuja, Fayemi said his action is based on constitutional provisions. “The constitution is Read More

Your sufferings’ll soon be over, Buhari tells Nigerians

May 16, 2018 Bayo Alabira. Dutse 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration would not disappoint Nigerians, adding that everything possible was being done to ameliorate their hardship. The President stated this yesterday during an All Progressives Congress (APC) rally in Dutse, the Jigawa state capital, as part of activities of his two-day working visit to the state. He said he was aware of the Read More

Entrench probity, accountability, Aisha Buhari tells women

Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, has advised women to use their voting power to influence the entrenchment of democratic values of probity, accountability and the rule of law in order to guarantee peace, stability and growth in the country. Mrs. Buhari said this during a courtesy visit by the resuscitation committee of the Jam’iyyar Matan Arewa, a Read More

Sec-Gen Common wealth, Mr. Thabo Mbeki, President Buhari, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Mr. Boss Mustapha and Mr. Ibrahim Magu, during the inauguration of EFCC Head Office Complex

May 16, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

From left: Secretary General, Commonwealth, Ms. Patricia Scotland, former South Africa President, Mr. Thabo Mbeki, President Muhammadu Buhari, Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha and the Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, during the inauguration of EFCC Head Office Complex, in Abuja yesterday Photo: Read More

Buhari’ll win without nPDP – El-Rufai

Governor Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna state has said that President Muhammadu Buhari would win the 2019 presidential election even if members of the new PDP quit the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Fielding questions from State House correspondents yesterday after briefing the President on the outcome of the local government election in the state, El-Rufai said the group had no Read More

Buhari 2019 campaigners: Lying to sell a truth, by Abdullahi Umar

May 16, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

  As the campaign for the continuity of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 begins to take shape, observers like me are dismayed at the dimension it is taking. Since Buhari joined partisan politics in 2003 his support base has been the ordinary people, especially those of Northern extraction. Northerners, and indeed Nigerians, supported Buhari for a number of reasons. One, Read More

Why I’ll contest against Buhari in 2019 – Garba

May 14, 2018 Bode Olagoke. Abuja 0

Adamu Garba ll, an IT expert, is one of those that have declared interest to contest the ruling APC presidential ticket against incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari. In this interview with BODE OLAGOKE, he speaks on his plans for the country, and why he won’t step down as well as his choice of the party’s national chairman. Why have you chosen Read More

Buhari’s constitutional right to seek re-election By Anthony Akinola

May 14, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Except they have made up somehow, one would hardly be exaggerating to say there is no love lost between President Muhammadu Buhari and Gen. Ibrahim Babangida. It was Babangida who overthrew Buhari in a palace coup on August 27, 1985 and kept him in detention for months. If there has been confusion in the “letters” purportedly written by Babangida, suggesting Read More

It will be difficult to impeach President Buhari

May 14, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

  Some members of the National Assembly (both chambers) want the president impeached. They are within their rights to demand his impeachment. But how justifiable is the cry for impeachment? I used to be an ardent fan of the president, not anymore but that doesn’t mean that I should be a jingoistic cheerleader. Nigeria’s upper ten in the Fourth Republic Read More

No alliance can defeat Buhari in 2019 –Tofa

May 11, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Defunct National Republican Convention (NRC) 1993 presidential candidate, Alhaji Bashir Tofa, says the ongoing alliance by prominent former leaders and political coalitions against the second term bid of President Muhammadu Buhari will not lead to the defeat of the incumbent president in 2019. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, the APC elder predicts Buhari will be ruthless after 2019. Failed Read More

Youth: In defence of Buhari By M. M. Nguru

May 11, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

There are two national burning issues which are currently being feasted on by both conventional and social media. They have become the talk of the day and subject for group discussions. Some express their views positively and others negatively. One of these issues is the President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech on our youth that the recent commonwealth meeting in London. President Read More

On Buhari’s latest medical trip-online comment

May 11, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

After the presidency issued a press statement announcing President Muhammadu Buhari’s current medical trip to London, hell was let loose on the various social media platforms. Although there were a few dissenting comments, most of them were explosively in condemnation of the trip. Below are some of the comments: Maryam Gata There is a very clear chink on PMB’s widely Read More

Letter to President Buhari

May 11, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

We are told that champions are products of challenges. The vileness and the Satanic onslaught perpetrated by evil men who like a tornado are cutting a wide swathe through Nigeria’s countryside, are ladders to your greatness. I can tell you greatness is in view if you relieve with the utmost urgency all your commanders who have at their disposal all Read More

Buhari administration spends N300bn on road infrastructure – Fashola

May 11, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

The federal government yesterday said it had committed N300 billion so far on road infrastructure as against the previous administration, which committed only N18 billion. Minister of Work, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, said this during the 4th Quadrennial Delegates Conference of Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) with the theme: “Road Infrastructure in Nigeria: Impacts on Petroleum Products Distribution” in Abuja. Read More

Impeachment: Edo youths ask Senator to apologise to Buhar

The Edo South Coalition group has handed out a 48-hour ultimatum to Senator Mathew Uroghide to apologies over his impeachment motion of President Muhammadu Buhari during plenary on Thursday. The group, which marched through some major streets in Benin City, also threatened to begin a process of recalling the Senator if he fails to withdraws his statement. Leader of the Read More