Breaking: Trump impeached again

January 13, 2021 BBC 0

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has officially confirmed Donald Trump’s second impeachment. Congress voted 232 to 197 on the sole article of impeachment, which charged Trump with “incitement of an insurrection” after last week’s riots at the US Capitol. Ten Republicans broke ranks and voted to impeach. This vote marks an important change from the president’s first impeachment. In Read More

NFF board gives go-ahead for North-east by-election

October 21, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation has sanctioned the commencement of the process to elect a new Member of the committee for the North east zone of the country, following the demise on 19th September 2020 of Alhaji Musa Adamu Duhu. The late Duhu, who was chairman of the Adamawa state Football Association, had himself won a by-election to Read More

Breaking: Akeredolu, Jegede, Ajayi, others sign peace pact ahead Ondo guber poll

October 6, 2020 Editor 0

With four days to the conduct of the governorship election in Ondo state, 16 gubernatorial candidates have signed peace agreement anchored by former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar committee. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Eyitayo Jegede, the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) and deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi. Details loading…

Imo north: Okigwe leaders drum support for Ibezim

September 30, 2020 Editor 0

With few weeks to the Imo North senatorial by-election slated for October 31, 2020, notable leaders from Okigwe zone have thrown their full weights behind the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Sir Frank Ibezim. They also drummed support for the APC senatorial standard bearer. This was the high point of the meeting held at the county home of Chief Tony Read More

Breaking: At last, Oshiomhole breaks silence, 4 days after Edo election

September 23, 2020 Editor 0

Former National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole is speaking for the first time after the outcome of much-talked about edo election last Saturday. Oshiomhole had campaigned vigorously for Ize-Iyamu whose loss some people attributed to his influence in the campaign of the APC candidate. Speaking with Gee Africa TV, “You know in life, you work hard and Read More

#Live: APC supporters clash over vote buying, ballot box snatching as Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu vote, many shun social distancing in Edo election

September 19, 2020 Editor 0

Two prominent candidates in Saturday’s governorship in Edo state, Godwin Obaseki, and Osagie Ize-Iyamu have already cast their votes at their nearest polling units. While incumbent governor Obaseki is of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ize-Iyamu is the flag bearer of All Progressives Congress (APC). Meanwhile, there are reports of clashes between supporters of PDP and APC due to vote Read More

PDP Niger stakeholders want NWC to uphold outcome of LG congress

September 10, 2020 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Some stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Niger Chapter, have called on the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party to uphold the outcome of the party’s Local Government Congress held on Saturday in the state. The stakeholders led by former Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, made the call during a protest at the PDP campaign office, Legacy Read More

Why I joined ZLP – Ondo deputy gov

August 14, 2020 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The Ondo state Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, has said he joined the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) as a dependable platform to rescue the state from a lacklustre, nepotistic and selfish leadership in the forthcoming October 10 governorship election. Ajayi, who was a founding member of the PDP had dumped the party few months to the 2016 governorship election and joined Read More

Ondo PDP gets new executive

August 5, 2020 Barnabas Olabisi 0

Ahead of the October 10, 2020 governorship election in Ondo state, the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) has elected new executive members to run the affairs of the party. Accordingly, Hon Fatais Adams was elected chairman following the expiration of the tenure of the Clement Faboyede-led committee. Adams was the immediate past Vice Chairman of the PDP in the state. As Read More

Ex-Minister now PDP Chair in Imo

August 2, 2020 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

A former Minister for Commerce and Industry, Engr. Charles Ugwu, has emerged the Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo state. This followed the announcement by the Congress Electoral Committee Chairman, Barr. Uzor Azubuike. Blueprint correspondent who monitored proceedings gathered that some of the key positions witnessed a return of some serving officers including former acting chairman, Sir Read More

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PDP set to win Ondo – Abia Deputy Gov

March 9, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Peoples Democratic party (PDP) has declared its readiness to reclaim Ondo  state in the October 10 ,2020 governorship election The Deputy Governor of Abia state, Hon Ude Oko Chukwuma, made the declaration over the weekend that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would win and reclaim Ondo state. He stated this at the weekend while addressing newsmen on the conduct of the Read More

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Iran: US House clips Trump’s wings

January 10, 2020 Editor 0

In a rebuke to President Donald Trump, the US House voted Thursday to restrict his future military action against Iran, as lawmakers sought to claw back congressional war powers from the White House. The non-binding resolution was introduced by Democrats after Trump’s order to kill an Iranian commander and retaliatory missile strikes by the Islamic republic dramatically escalated tensions and Read More

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‘Dead man’ in court to stop Rivers APC congress

October 23, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Late Jonathan Nkpumeh is among 23 aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that dragged the party to court to stop the planned ward, local government, and state congresses from holding in Rivers state. This is according to the counsel to Nkpumeh’s family, D.U Ekesu, in an affidavit he tendered before Justice G.O Ollor in a suit filed by Read More

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No splinter group in AAU – ASUU

October 15, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma has said that there was no splinter ASUU  group known as Congress of University Academics (CONUA). The Chairman, ASUU, AAU, Ekpoma, Mr. Monday Igbafen, and Anthony Coker, Secretary, in a communiqué after the union’s congress said media report of a splinter group known as Congress of University Academics Read More

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FA elections: Ekiti govt assures of level playing ground

May 17, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Contestants, stakeholders and observers have been promised a level playing field for all contestants at the Ekiti football association’s elective congress to elect new members into the board.  The election is slated for May 28, 2019. Speaking in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State Commissioner of Sports and Youths, Pastor Michael Awopetu, restated the commitment of the administration of Governor John Kayode Fayemi Read More

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2019: Miyetti Allah formally endorses Buhari

January 19, 2019 Editorial IV 0

B Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has formally endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for the 2019 presidential election. Secretary of the group, Alhaji Mohammed Kiruwa, disclosed this to State House Correspondents after a closed meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Friday. Kiruwa said the visit was to present certificate of endorsement to Buhari. He Read More

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Minister, others ask court to nullify Oyo APC congress

June 23, 2018 Blueprint 0

Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, and 35 others have asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to nullify the congresses of the All Progressives Congress in Oyo State. In a statement sent to Premium Times, the Director of Media for Shittu’s Campaign Organisation, Saheed Oladele, said the state executive of APC, led by Akin Oke, did not emerge from ward Read More

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APC crisis: Tinubu’s panel making progress -Gov Ajumobi

May 31, 2018 Blueprint 0

Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajumobi, has said that a presidential panel led by former governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, was making progress in reconciling all the aggrieved party in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Ajumobi, who is the chairman media sub-committe on media told newsmen at a press conference Thursday in Abuja, that Tinubu’s committee has been Read More

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APC congress: FCT stakeholders beg incumbent exco

May 5, 2018 Blueprint 0

  All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has asked members of the party to support continuity in office of all the ward executives ahead of today’s nationwide ward congress of the party. The party leaders also reaffirmed total support for the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari. Addressing newsmen yesterday in Abuja, Chairman of the Read More

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Again, PDP elects Adagunodo party chair in Osun, says siege is over

March 25, 2018 Blueprint 0

Osun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Sunday, elected Hon Olasoji Adagunodo, as the party’s chairman in the state. Adagunodo was earlier elected chairman of the party in a congress held in 2016 at the city stadium, but his major contestant, Dr. Bayo Faforiji, kicked, hence dividing the party in the state. The PDP has been led Read More

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Kogi doctors suspend 72-day-old strike

March 21, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Kogi state chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has suspended its 72-day-old strike to enable further negotiations with the state government. Chairman of the chapter, Godwin Tijani, said this yesterday in a statement after an Emergency Congress Meeting of the association in Lokoja. He said the suspension was to honour the NMA National President, Mike Ogirima, who appealed to Read More

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APC crisis: NWC overrules vice chair over congress

March 9, 2018 Editorial IV 0

  The National Working Committee (NWC) of All Progressives Congress (APC) has overruled its National Vice Chairman, South South, Prince Hilliard Eta on the conduct of Cross River state congress held on February 24. According to APC NWC, the Cross Rivers state congress was properly conducted as all requirements to it was fulfilled. The party’s National Vice Chairman, South South, Read More