Middle Belt Youths fault ASUU over call to sack Emefiele

May 26, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

Youths from Middle Belt under the aegis of Middle Belt Youths Forum (MBYF) have faulted the call by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) demanding the sack of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Godwin Emefiele.  The Forum, in a statement by its leader, Godwin Meliga, wondered how a union that has turned the nation’s Read More

APC: It’s a pay back time for Fayemi’s love, Oyetola rallies delegates in Osun, Oyo

May 26, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the presidential primary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) slated for Sunday, May 30th in Abuja, Governor of state of Osun Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, has declared support for the aspiration of his counterpart in Ekiti and a leading presidential aspirant, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, saying “it’s a pay back time.” Oyetola publicly declared that Fayemi’s capacity and competence Read More

Breaking: Bala’s name appears in PDP gov’ship primary ballot

May 25, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

The name of the incumbent governor of Bauchi state and PDP Presidential aspirant, Bala Mohammed, Wednesday appeared on the PDP ballot papers for the party’s gubernatorial primary election in the state. Addressing journalists on the appearance of Bala’s name in the ballot, the Bauchi state PDP Chairman, Hamza Koshe Akuyam attributed the appearance of the PDP presidential aspirant in the Read More

Akwa Ibom governorship: APC members protest allege imposition of Udofia

May 25, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom state Wednesday stormed the national secretariat of the party in Abuja to protest against the alleged plot to impose Akanimo Udofia as the governorship candidate in 2023 general elections. According to the revised timetable and schedule of activities of the ruling party, the governorship primary election will take place today Read More

2023: Rising poverty may lead to uprising, Mogahlu warns

May 24, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

African Democratic Congress (ADC), Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has warned of the prospect of a social insurrection in the country if the rising poverty is not addressed. Speaking Tuesday in Abuja at a parley organised by the party for the ADC presidential hopefuls themed “forging ahead, leading forward and knowledge-driven collegiate presidency”, Mogahlu said his fear was based on the teething Read More

2023: My presidency ‘ll address imbalance in FCT, Fayemi assures Abuja delegates 

May 24, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ekiti state governor and leading presidential aspirant, Dr Kayode Fayemi has promised to build on the security architecture put in place in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) while also ensuring that the original inhabitants of Abuja properly compensated and given a pride of place in the scheme of things. Fayemi who addressed party leaders and the expanded delegates in the Read More

2022: LandWey to deliver over 1000 homes to Nigerians from second quarter

May 24, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

In furtherance of its commitment to tackle Nigeria’s housing deficit, Landwey Investment Limited, Nigeria’s largest residential developer, has announced plans to deliver 1000 premium homes starting from the end of the second quarter of 2022. Shola Bello, managing Director, LandWey, made this known in a chat with newsmen on Monday. While speaking on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and Read More

Presidency: 10 aspirants jostle for ADC ticket, pay N25m each for forms

May 23, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of 2023 general elections, 10 prominent Nigerians have picked Expression of Interest and Nomination forms of the opposition African Democratic Congress (ADC) to contest its presidential primary election slate for June 1st in Abuja. Blueprint gathered that more prominent Nigerians will join the contest on ADC’s platform before the June 1st deadline. The party’s presidential Expression of Interest and Read More

Breaking: APC shifts presidential screening exercise

May 22, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed its presidential screening earlier scheduled to hold on Monday 23rd of May 2022. No reason was given for the postponement. About 25 aspirants are jostling for the presidential ticket of the ruling party. A statement released Sunday night by the party’s national publicity secretary, Barrister Felix Morka, said a new date for Read More

Presidency: South-east APC aspirants agree to back consensus aspirant 

May 22, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

All the presidential aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the South-east region have all agreed to accept anyone chosen as a consensus aspirant among them. In a communique released after a meeting at Senator Rochas Okorocha’s residence Sunday in Abuja, the APC presidential aspirants expressed their commitments to align with any of the south-east aspirants that is accepted Read More

APC presidential ticket: Imo delegates are for Fayemi, Uzodinma declares

May 21, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Imo state Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma, described Ekiti state governor and Presidential aspirant under the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi as one of Nigeria’s finest brains, manager of men and best fit for the presidency of the world’s largest black nation.  Governor Uzodinma declared that Imo state delegates will look favourably towards governor Fayemi in the forthcoming primary Read More

2023: I ‘ll end Tinubu’s dominance of Lagos politics – Doherty

May 19, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

An African Democratic Congress (ADC) governorship aspirant, Dr. Funso Doherty has said enough is enough of the dominance of former Lagos Governor Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu in the governance of the state. Speaking shortly after submitting his expression of interest and nomination forms Thursday in Abuja, at the party national secretariat in Abuja, he explained that the implementation of the Read More

2023: Lamido picks ADC presidential forms, rejects zoning

May 19, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

African Democratic congress (ADC) presidential aspirant, Shamsudeen Lamido has faulted the clamour for power shift to the southern part of the country. Speaking after picking his expression of interest and nomination forms at the party headquarters in Abuja, Lamido argued that the country stood the risk of losing the services of competent Nigerians if those behind such clamour succeed. Lamido Read More

219 benefit from Zakat foundation medical outreach in Osun

May 16, 2022 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Zakat and Sadaqat foundation has treated 219 people for different ailments in Inisa, Odootin local government of Osun state. The foundation also distributed deworm tablets to over 250 children while over 430 people benefitted from various materials like clothes, shoes, gasoline stoves, women’s handbags and electronics distributed. The beneficiaries of medical treatment were tested and given drugs of different Read More

IPAC’s demand for shift in 2023 election timetable retrogressive, CTA backs INEC

May 16, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA) has expressed surprise over the request to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for a shift in the 2023 election timetable by the Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC), describing the move as retrogressive. While expressing support for INEC, the election monitoring body, however, called on the political parties to heed to the guidelines under Read More

2023 Presidency: Bala Mohammed takes campaign to South-east

May 15, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Bauchi state governor Bala Mohammed has taken his presidential advocacy to the South-east, seeking support of party stakeholders delegates from the region. In Anambra, Ebonyi and Enugu, members of the party, mostly delegates who will cast their votes in the May 28 presidential primary election of the PDP converged to receive Senator Bala Mohammed, a PDP presidential candidate and the Read More

HoR aspirant quits APC, joins NNPP in Osun

May 14, 2022 Lateef Ibrahim 0

An aspirant to the House of Representatives under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun state, Muslihudeen Adekilekun, has defected to the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP). Adekilekun who is contesting to represent Ede North, Ede South, Egbedore and Ejigbo local government at the House of Representatives, accused APC leadership of imposing candidates on members without consultation. Read More

2023: Chukwuma Monye picks ADC presidential nomination forms

May 14, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A frontline presidential aspirant on the platform of the African democratic congress (ADC) Chukwuka Monye has picked his Expression of Interest and the Nomination forms to contest the ticket of the party. Monye who decried the recurring problem of fuel scarcity in the country, promised to roll out an economic agenda aimed at creating the enabling environment to tackle the Read More

ASUU strike: ZLP, 14 other parties to join students’ protest – Nwanyanwu

May 12, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

National chairman of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Chief Dan Nwanyanwu, has revealed that about 15 political parties, including his party were ready to join the university students protest over the shut down of public universities if the federal government fails to resolve it’s impasse with Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU). The opposition party also asked President Muhammadu Buhari to Read More

EndSars: Osun govt pays N53.2m compensation to victims of brutality

May 12, 2022 Editorial II 0

Osun state government has presented cheques of N53,290,000 as compensation to victims of police brutality in the state. The governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, who presented the cheques to the victims at the Exco Lounge, governor’s office, Osogbo, Thursday, stated that the motive was a deliberate quest to redress the wrongs of yesterday and set the state on the path of true Read More

2023: Emefiele submits presidential nomination forms

May 12, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

The CBN governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele has submitted his presidential nomination form to the secretariat of the rulling party, APC Wednesday in Abuja.  His submission of the APC presidential form which was followed the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja which upheld the judgment of the Federal High Court Umuahia that nullified Section 84(12) of the Electoral Act which required public Read More

Breaking: Bauchi Emir debunks backing Osinbajo as Buhari’s successor

May 11, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

The Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwanu Sulaimanu Adamu, Wednesday denied social media story that he was ready to be the State Coordinator of the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on his 2023 presidential aspiration. The Emir in a statement issued to journalists in Bauchi signed by the Information Officer of the Emirate, Babangida Hassan Jahun, described the report as a fake news Read More