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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

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C/River crisis: APC makes u-turn, endorses February Congress

March 8, 2018 Blueprint 0

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

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APC declares C/Rivers state congress illegal

March 7, 2018 Blueprint 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) South-south chapter has described as a ‘charade’ the purported state congress recently held in Cross Rivers state, declaring that such an illegality can never stand. National Vice Chairman of the party in charge of the oil rich region, Hiliard Eta, while speaking in an interview Wednesday in Abuja with newsmen also said that the crisis Read More

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Declare emergency in power sector, TUC tells FG

February 26, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Abuja   The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has urged federal government to declare emergency in the power sector to address power challenges in the country. The congress in a communiqué issued at the end of its national executive council (NEC) meeting at the weekend, said no nation could develop without power. According to the communiqué jointly signed by Read More

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PDP to begin electronic membership registration soon –Secondus

February 26, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Abuja The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) said it’s set to launch its electronic online membership registration to enable Nigerians that are willing to be members the party register at ease. The party national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, who disclosed this explained that the electronic membership will help enlarge the membership base of the party. “We are embarking on massive membership Read More

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Jubilation as Ologbondiyan becomes PDP spokesman

December 12, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Oyibo Salihu Lokoja Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) supporters stormed the streets of Lokoja and its environs in jubilation following the emergence of Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan as the party’s National Publicity Secretary. Ologbondiyan, who was Editor, Thisday Newspaper, and media aide to former Senate President, David Mark, emerged victorious on Saturday at the elective congress of party beating three others Read More

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Lagos PDP elects new leaders

November 28, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Jerry Uwah Lagos The Lagos chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has elected Moshood Salvador as chairman of the faction of the party. Salvador and other executives of the chapter were elected at a closed-door congress held at the King Seliat Hotel, Jibowu, Yaba, Lagos. The list of the new executives was made available yesterday by the state Read More

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Lagos lawmaker faults PDP ward congresses

November 7, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Tope Musowo Lagos The National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been urged to intervene in the just concluded ward congresses of the party in Lagos State. Making the plea on Sunday, a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Oladipupo Olorunrinu, faulted the process being used to elect executive members of the party Read More