Electoral Bill: NASS may drop direct primary clause – Gbajabiamila

December 31, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

There are indications that the National Assembly may have surrendered to President Muhammadu Buhari over his veto on the Electoral Act 2010 Amendment Bill 2021. The indications to this effect were given by Speaker  House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila, who hinted that the lawmakers would revisit the Bill, consider  removing the direct primary clause, pass the Bill and return same to the president Read More

Umeoji, 2 lawmakers dump APGA for APC, declare support for Andy Uba

October 30, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

Ahead of Anambra state governorship election scheduled for November 6, the former frontline governorship candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and current member of the House of Representatives, representing Aguata Federal Constituency in Anambra state, Hon. Chukwuma Umeoji, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) along with two House of Assembly members and several party supporters. Umeoji defection Read More

Listen to Nigerians, declare for presidency now, pressure mounts on Tinubu

October 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Lagos state governor and a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been pressurised again to make public his intention to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. Thousands of his supporters gathered Saturday in Abuja at the unveiling Asiwaju’s legacies and inauguration of states’ steering committee to reinstate their claims. Although the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has Read More

FG commission Jiwa-Gwagwa erosion control works

October 21, 2021 Helen Oji 0

Federal government has commission the Jiwa – Gwagwa Erosion control and channelization works. The project was executed by the Ecological Project Office (EPO) in the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation. Hon., was represented President Muhammad Buhari, represented by the lawmaker representing Nasarawa/Toto Federal Constituency Abdulmumim Mohammed Ari said that the project is to check flooding Read More

APC Senators to rise to 84 by next week, says Senate spokesman

October 13, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Senator representing Osun Central and spokesperson of the Senate, Dr. Ajibola Basiru, Wednesday disclosed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senators must have increased to 84 by next week. He stated that some members of the opposition have disclosed their readiness to dump their party for the ruling APC. Speaking at the Freedom Park, Osogbo, during the endorsement of Read More

LG congress: APC group denies irregularities in Benue chapter

September 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of patriotic APC members in Ado, Okpokwu and Ogbadibo Federal Constituency Benue state on the aiges of Likeminds, has frowned at a report  published by an online alleging irregularities in the last Local Government Area congress in the state The report, which quoted unknown sources, had claimed that the consensus APC Chairman for Ado Local Government Area Hon. Read More

Sen. Goje distributes fertiliser for free in Gombe

September 4, 2021 Chamba Simeh 0

As part of his efforts to boost food production in his constituency, the Senator, representing Gombe Central Senatorial District, Muhammad Danjuma Goje, has distributed thousands of bags of fertiliser to farmers for free.  Senator Goje, who was represented by member, representing Yamaltu West in the state House of Assembly, Hon. Sadik Ibrahim Kurba, said the gesture was in line with Read More

ICPC warns contractors against poor execution of constituency projects

September 3, 2021 Oyibo Salihu, 0

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has warned contractors to desist from shoddy execution of constituency projects without adherence to contract specification. Resident Anti-Corruption Commissioner in charge of Kogi state, Mr Ulu Okoro, gave the warning, Friday, during the third phase of Legislative Constituency Projects tracking exercise in Lokoja and Koton-Karfe federal constituency organised by the Read More

Buhari recovers N1tr stolen funds in six years – APC-LAC

September 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has so far recovered about to One trillion Naira worth of stolen funds and assets since assuming office in 2015. The APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (LAC), a voluntary think-tank group of the governing party, in a statement released Thursday in Abuja, said all final forfeitures are being deployed for use in the government’s special Read More

Rigging allegation: PDP has conceded defeat ahead 2023, says APC

August 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) said the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has already conceded defeat even before the forthcoming 2320 general elections are held. The governing party described PDP’s allegation on the procurement of E-voting machines as “idle conspiracies and wild”, saying it was clear testimony that the opposition party has “already conceded election defeat long before the 2023 Read More

In Kaduna, Reps member declares for senate, promises quality representation

August 9, 2021 Abubakar Labaran 0

Member representing Jema’a/Sanga Federal Constituency in the National Assembly Honourable Nicholas Garba Sarkin Noma has declared his intention to contest for the senatorial position to represent Southern Kaduna Senatorial District come 2023. Addressing party executives, supporters and members of his constituency who thronged the party secretariat at Kafanchan Jema’a local government area, during the week, Garba assured the people of Read More

Where is Senator Lawal Gumau

August 9, 2021 Blueprint 0

It’s been a while since Bauchi South populace declared Senator Lawal Yahaya Gumau missing as a result of not reporting to the constituency since assumption of office in 2019. It sounds so confusing to declare an incumbent senator missing but here in Bauchi South this is our current situation, Senator Gumau is nowhere to be found. For about three years Read More

Indigenes hail Onyejeocha as FG commissions erosion, flood control project in Abia (PICTURES)

August 7, 2021 Editor 0

It was a moment of jubilation amidst deep relief day the federal government commisioned and handed over erosion and flood control works built in Isuikwuato community of Abia state. The project, specifically located at Oghighe/Urualla Ohukabia Aligbara/Ohukabia, Nduibi in Oguduasa clan in Isuikwuato Local Government Area (LGA) of the state was executed through the Ecological Fund Office (EFO), Office of Read More

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Wilson Oruma, Okechukwu Uche: Where are they now?

July 23, 2021 ELEOJO IDACHABA 0

Once upon a time they were newsmakers, but where are these individuals who once made headlines back then? This is the question ELEOJO IDACHABA asks in this piece. Wilson Oruma Wilson Oruma, an Nigerian professional footballer, was born in Warri, Delta state. His footballing career started at Bendel Insurance in 1994; thereafter, he went to Lens and played seven matches Read More

Women votes ‘ll determine outcome of 2023 elections – Okotete

July 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, women votes will be a key determiner of candidates elected as state/federal legislators, governors and the President, the Woman Leader and representative in Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared said. Okotete, however called on women to cooperate and forge a united front to ensure more women occupy Read More

Bayelsa: Directorate inspect constituency projects, harps on quality

June 14, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

To ensure compliance to job specification, the Bayelsa state Directorate for project monitoring and evaluation, inspected completed and ongoing constituency projects in the state recently. Projects inspected includes landing jetty, Sangana, Access Road Sangana, Rigid concrete pavement Bekekiri, Rigid concrete pavement, Twon Brass and Rigid concrete pavement, Ewoama in Brass Local Government Area. In Nembe Local Government Area, the Directorate Read More

2023: Constitution amendment ‘ll ensure free, fair elections, lawmaker assures

June 6, 2021 Joseph Obung 0

Senator Gershom Bassey representing Cross River south in the Red Chamber Sunday said the proposed constitution amendment would guarantee free and fair elections in Nigeria if it sailed through. In a telephone chat with Blueprint in Calabar, Senator Bassey who is also the chairman of Cross River National Assembly Caucus, said “Nothing has been amended yet but the electoral law Read More

Constitution review: Why Tallen demands gender inclusive, federal character – Perm Sec

June 5, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women Affiars, Amb. Anthonia Ekpa, has given further insights into the decision of her minister Dame Pauline Tallen, to back the proposal to include gender as a benchmark for federal character and related matters.   Dame Tallen, had at the just concluded Zonal Public Hearing on the proposed alteration to the provision of the 1999 Constitution, Read More

A/Ibom: Ekpenyong breaks silence over alleged recall process

May 12, 2021 Uko Etim, 0

The Member Representing Oron Federal Constituency Rt. Hon. Nse Ekpenyong has described the alleged recall process purported to be from his constituents as childish and a figment of the imagination of his detractors which should be ignored by any sane individual. A faction from the constituency, under the guise of Coalition for Development (C4D), had accused Ekpenyong of being incompetent Read More

Akwa Ibom: Ekpenyong breaks silence over purported recall

May 11, 2021 Uko Etim 0

The member representing Oron federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Nse Ekpenyong, has described the alleged recall process purported to be from his constituents as childish and a figment of the imagination of his detractors which should be ignored by any sane individual. A faction from the constituency, under the disguise of Coalition for Development (C4D), had Read More