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NGO takes anti-corruption campaign to Enugu schools

October 3, 2019 Editorial IV 0

By Emmanuel Nweke A non-governmental organisation, Global Society for Anti-Corruption (GSAC) Thursday launched its campaign against all forms of corruption in primary and secondary schools in Enugu state. The campaign launched at Tender Links Nursery/Primary Schools, Trans Ekulu, Enugu is a conscious effort to enlighten pupils and students on the dangers of corruption.  South east/South south director of the organisation, Read More

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NPFL: Rivers United suspend Adedipe indefinitely

August 14, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Professional Football League side, Rivers United have announced an indefinite suspension for one of their midfielders Kehinde Adedipe. In a statement, the club accused Adedipe of failing to report for pre-season preparations ahead of the 2019/20 campaign. “Rivers United have placed attacking midfielder Kehinde Adedipe on indefinite suspension,” a part of the statement from the NPFL club read.  “This follows his Absence Without Official Leave Read More

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Injury ends AFCON run for Ghana’s Atsu

July 2, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Christian Atsu has been ruled out of the rest of the Africa Cup of Nations with a hamstring tear, officials said on Tuesday. He has returned to England for treatment at his club Newcastle United, hours before Ghana were due to complete their Group F campaign against Guinea Bissau in Suez. Atsu went off just 15 minutes into Ghana’s goalless draw Read More

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APC begins door-to-door campaign in Osun

February 20, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Presidential Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Wednesday embarked on door-to-door campaign in Osun, ahead of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections The council embarked on door-to-door campaigns soliciting support for President Muhammadu Buhari and other APC candidates on Saturday polls. It also went across major markets in Osogbo in the same campaign. The campaign was led Read More

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Umahi campaign organization passes vote of no confidence on police

February 9, 2019 Editorial III 0

The council of Elders forum of the Divine Mandate Organization, a campaign platform of Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state on Friday passed a vote of no confidence on Nigerian Police under the command of Muhammad Adamu Abubakar. The Elder revealed this while briefing journalist in Abakaliki on the attack melted on members of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by suspected Read More

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PDP demands investigation into presence of ‘mercenaries’ at APC kano rally

February 1, 2019 Editorial III 0

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded investigation into the alleged presence of mercenaries at the President Muhammadu Buhari and its party, All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign rally in Kano state. While addressing journalists in Abuja, PDP national publicity secretary and its Presidential Campaign Organization, director media and publicity, Kola  Ologbondiyan Friday claimed that, “President Buhari and the APC, Read More

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Elections: JNI sues for prayers , warns politicians against violence

January 30, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) has called on the Nigerian Muslim Ummah to engage in ardent prayers to ensure a peaceful, hitchfree 2019 general elections, while urging politicians to eschew hate speeches and violence in their campaigns.  JNI Secretary General, Dr. Khalid Aliyu, who made the call on Tuesday in a statement made available to Blueprint, said that the election Read More

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I ’m interested in projects than campaign- Umahi

January 19, 2019 Editorial III 0

  The governor of Ebonyi state, Engr. David Umahi has said that he is more interested in projects that will lift the states’ status economically and otherwise than campaigning for his second term bid . He said that work will steadily go on, on all project sites in the state while campaign is ongoing, saying that “the only day workers Read More

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Group set to unveil massive grassroots Campaign for Buhari

January 18, 2019 Editorial III 0

As part of efforts to sterm the influence of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other opposition parties ahead of the general election, coalition of political stakeholders and groups across the country are set to unveil a massive grassroots campaign platform for the reelection of President Mohammadu Buhari. Feelers from the group who does not want his name in print Read More

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Na’Abba, Agbakoba lead People’s Trust campaign council

January 17, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Ahead of next month’s presidential election, the People’s Trust (PT) has constituted its Presidential Campaign Council with ex-speaker House of Representatives, Umar Ghali Na’Abba and Olisa Agbakoba co chairing the council.    According to a statement made available to Blueprint by the party’s National Secretary, Nasiru Kura, the Campaign Council while Rt. Hon. Ghali Na’Abba and former President of the Read More

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We’ll defeat Atiku, PDP – Buhari

January 11, 2019 Editorial III 0

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday presided over the meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council, and expressed hope that the party was sure of victory in the forthcoming general elections. Speaking at the maiden meeting of the council in Abuja, the President warned members of the council not to rest even for a moment until victory Read More

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PDP sidelines Olujimi, inaugurates Ekiti Atiku/Obi Campaign Council

January 8, 2019 Editorial III 0

The Ekiti State Chapter of the people’s Democratic Party ,(PDP,) on Tuesday inaugurated the state wing of the Atiku /Obi Council. The Inauguration of the council which took place at the party Secretariat in  Ado-Ekiti was presided by the former Governor of Ekiti State and South west coordinator of the Atiku/Obi campaign , Ayodele Fayose, Speaking after the inauguration, Fayose  Read More

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PDP charges APC on issue-based 2019 campaigns

October 23, 2018 Editorial III 0

The Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Organisation has appealed to the All Progressives Congress and other sister campaign organizations to shun rancorous campaigns and unguarded narratives capable of harming democracy and the country in general. Instead, the organization particularly urged the All Progressives Congress (APC) and other political parties to ensure that campaigns are essentially issue-based, devoid of slandering and name Read More

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Minimum wage: PENGASSAN gives FG, others deadline

October 17, 2018 Editorial III 0

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, yesterday, called on the federal and state governments, organized private sector and other stakeholders to immediately resolve the impasse in the ongoing negotiation for a new minimum wage in the country before political campaigns begin in November. Addressing newsmen on its planned 40th anniversary celebration to be held in Read More

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INEC warns against illegal 2019 campaigns, deploys 6,200 card readers for Anambra

October 3, 2017 Blueprint 0

Ahead of 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned political parties and their candidates who embark on illegal campaigns saying the release of timetable does not mean the commencement of campaigns.   Chairman of the Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu who gave this warning at the quarterly meeting with the media executives Tuesday reminded those campaigning around Read More