2023: Beware of self destruction, PGF boss warns APC leaders

April 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh. Lukman, has warned the leaders of the party to beware of ‘self destruction’ ahead of 2023 general elections. Lukman said an inconvenient reality APC leaders and members, should be worried about is that “the strongest opponent of the APC is within Read More

Ekiti airport construction: Ebira farmers demand compensation

April 12, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

Ebira farmers resident and farming at Bolorunduro community in Ado-Ekiti local government area of Ekiti state weekend appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on the state governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi to pay them compensation for their crops worth millions of naira destroyed for the construction of an airport in the community. The Ebira youth leader of Bolorunduro community, Isah Read More

APC ward leaders pass vote of confidence on Buhari, Akpabio

April 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Ward executive of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ukana West 2 have unanimously passed a vote of confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari, Senator Godswill Akpabio and other leaders of the party. Eearlier, the party leaders in Akwa  Ibom had declared Akpabio as the authentic leader of the party in the state. the affirmation was contained in a communiqué Read More

Pro-Tinubu group celebrates Colloquium, Arewa House lecture outings

April 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A political group, Tinubu Vanguard, has celebrated the recent outing of its principal and former Lagos state governor Bola  Ahmed Tinubu, at the Arewa House Lecture in Kaduna and the colloquium held in Kano state. The group loyal to the cause of Tinubu said the national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has proven himself as a detribalized Read More

Breaking: At last, Buhari appoints new IGP

April 6, 2021 Editor 0

Reports reaching Blueprint reveals that President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a new acting Inspector General of Police. He is Usman Alkali Baba, a Deputy Inspector General of Police. Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja. The latest development means IGP Mohammed Adamu will have to proceed on his retirement leave. Details loading…

Ebonyi: Osinbajo visits crisis areas, assures justice

April 5, 2021 Amarachukwu Egwu-Agha, 0

The President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday  promised to give justice those that lost their lives in the ongoing crisis in Ebonyi state. Buhari spoke through the Vice President  Prof. Yemi Osinbajo during a day working visit to Ebonyi state to ascertain the level of killings and destruction at Egedegede and Effium communities of Ohaukwu and Ishielu local government  areas respectively. Addressing the Read More

In Kaduna, Police rescue toddler, 3 women, 11 others from kidnappers

Kaduna state Police Command has rescued 15 people including a toddler and three women from suspected kidnappers in Chikun local government area, Kaduna state government has said.    According to an official statement, “15 kidnapped citizens have been rescued by security operatives in Kaduna state. This was disclosed by the Kaduna state Police Command in an operational feedback to the Read More

Senator Al-Makura celebrates with Christians at Easter

April 3, 2021 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

The Senator representing Nasarawa south senatorial zone in the National Assembly, Senator Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, has felicitated with christians as they celebrate Easter. Senator Al-makura, who is the immediate past governor of Nasarawa state, urged christians to use the festive occasion to pray for unity, peace and prosperity of the state and the country at large. This was contained in Read More

Time to heal Nigeria, Uba Sani preaches at Easter

April 3, 2021 Editor 0

Senator Uba Sani representing Kaduna Central at the National Assembly has called on Christians in the country to see Easter as the period to pray for the healing of the nation. He said the need for prayer is because Nigeria is at the crossroads, facing huge economic and security challenges. In his Easter message to the people, the lawmaker noted Read More

Ebonyi massacre: Effium communities petition Police IG, AI, demand military presence

March 31, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Indigenes of Ezza Effium communities in Effium, Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi state have petitioned the federal government over the lingering crisis in the community.  The petition filed through their Solicitor, Sampson I. Ekigbo, Esq and signed by Hon. Chinedu Awo, urged the FG to take decisive actions to restore peace and normalcy in the troubled community.  The petition Read More

Buhari’s trip to London insensitive, insult to Nigerians – SPN

March 31, 2021 Bayo Agboola, 0

The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) on Wednesday condemned President Muhamadu Buhari’s trip to London for “routine medical checkup,” describing it as insensitive, and an insult to Nigerians . SPN in a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan signed by its Acting National Chairperson, Comrade Bamigboye Abiodun and National Secretary, Comrade Chinedu Bosah, said that the “trip is also Read More

Breaking: FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays to celebrate Easter

March 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has declared Friday 2nd and Monday 5th April 2021, public holidays to mark this year’s Easter celebration. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the federal government, Tuesday in Abuja, urged Christians to emulate the attributes of forbearance, forgiveness, kindness, humility, love, peace and patience, which were demonstrated by Jesus Read More

Only justice ‘ll end insecurity in Nigeria – Archbishop

March 29, 2021 Amarachukwu Egwu-Agha 0

The Archbishop of Methodist Archdiocese of Enugu, Rev. Christopher Edeh has  called on President Muhammadu Buhari to enthrone justice in the country to end insecurity.  According to him, “once  there is justice there is peace.” He  enjoined Buhari’s government to correct injustices in the country which he said gave rise to insecurity. Edeh disclosed this in Abakaliki  while speaking with journalists during the consecration of Read More

Akwa Ibom: Customs sieze 391, 631 contraband goods, arrest 66 suspects in 6 months

March 26, 2021 Uko Etim, Uyo 0

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) under the Joint Boarder Patrol Team (JBPT) said it has intercepted no fewer than 391,631 contraband goods smuggled into the country through south-south and south-east states’ boarders between September, 2020 and February 2021. The Sector Coordinator 1 in charge of South-South and South-East zone, Comptroller Shehu Abubakar, made the disclosure in a statement signed and Read More

Interfaith clerics end 3-day prayer to intercede for Buhari’s administration

March 26, 2021 Editor 0

The National Inter-Faith and Religious Organizations for Peace (NIFROP) Thursday ended a three-day prayer to supplicate for the success of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. The prayer session that commenced on Tuesday and ended on Thursday is part of the divine mandate given to the group to intercede for Nigeria and  President Buhari.  NIFROP National Coordinator, Sunday Garuba, in his Read More

Ogun: Bankoke in closed door meeting with Abiodun

March 25, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro, 0

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Hon. Dimeji Bankole, Thursday paid a courtesy call on Ogun state Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun. The meeting which started as soon as the former two-term lawmaker arrived the Oke-Mosan secretariat around 4:12pm lasted about two hours behind closed doors. Also at the meeting was the Senior Special Adviser to the Governor on Political Read More

Transparency: CISLAC’s assessment of Buhari administration unfair, unacceptable – Minister

March 25, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has rejected the assessment of Bubari administration by Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC). Reacting to the current rating by CISLAC, Mohammed described it as unfair and unacceptable. CISLAC, a non-governmental organisation, had on March 23 in Abuja addressed a press briefing where it allegedly accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration Read More

Continuous silence on insecurity too loud, disturbing – PFN tells Buhari

March 25, 2021 Bayo Agboola, 0

President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Bishop Francis Wale Oke, on Wednesday said the continuous silence of President Muhammadu Buhari on the insecurity in  Nigeria ” is too loud ,  disheartening and disturbing.” The PFN President stated this at the Cornerstone City, Ibadan when he received separately, the Lagos, Ogun and Osun States’ Chapters of the PFN led Read More

Buhari, Osinbajo, Sylva for ‘Decade of Gas’ conference

March 23, 2021 Benjamin Umuteme 0

President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, alongside Vice President Yemi Osibajo and the Minister of Stater for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, are expected to lead a high powered that will feature in the upcoming “Decade of Gas” conference and high-level networking session scheduled for March 29, 2021. The event, with the theme, “Towards a Gas-powered Economy by 2030” is a pre-summit conference Read More

Buhari meets Bankole, Daniel, new APC members in Aso Rock

March 22, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday received former Speaker of the House of Representatives Mr Dimeji Bankole and former Governor of Ogun state Mr Gbenga Daniel at the Presidential Villa in Abuja following their defection to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). They were led to State House by the chairman of the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the APC and Read More

Banditry, electoral violence: PDP alleges plot by APC to disintegrate Nigeria

March 22, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alerted the nation of plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to allegedy use acts of banditry and electoral violence to disrupt the nations democratic order and disintegrate the nation.  The party in a statement by it National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, Sunday asserted that “the silence of the APC and the Buhari Presidency to Read More

As Buhari, IGP order probe, govs say: Attack on Ortom a rude awakening

 President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned attack on Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state, saying the string of brutal attacks on individuals and communities in the state, with the latest one targeting the governor, was unacceptable. The president also welcomed the dispatch of a high level team of crack investigators to the state from the police headquarters in Abuja, urging the Read More