Why I’m the best to succeed Yahaya Bello in Kogi – Ex-REA boss, Ohiare

March 25, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

An All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in the 11th November Kogi State governorship election, Dr. Sanusi Ohiare, said his profile dwarfs other 17 aspirants jostling for the party’s governorship ticket. Addressing journalists after his screening on Saturday in Abuja, a former Executive Director, Rural Electrification Agency (REA), Ohiare said it was time for someone with his kind of skills Read More

Timi Frank congratulates Adeleke, lauds Appeal Court Justices 

March 25, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, on Saturday, congratulated the Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, over the reinstatement of his mandate by the Appeal Court. Frank in a statement in Abuja, also lauded the Justices of the Appeal Court that courageously decided the case and upheld the victory of Read More

Kogi APC: Ward exco denies purported letter suspending Muri Ajaka

March 24, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Ward 1, Ajaka in Igalamela/Odolu Local Government Area of Kogi state has denied knowledge of the purported letter of suspension on the Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yakubu Murtala Ajaka. The APC leaders said said falsehood by the mischief makers becomes more glaring from the inclusion of the name and signature of Read More

I didn’t hold secret meeting with CJN in London – Tinubu

March 24, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has denied holding any secret meeting with the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Olukayode Ariwoola, in London in order to curry the favour of the judiciary as his opponents battle to nullify his mandate. In a statement by the Director, Media and Publicity of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council, PCC, Mr Bayo Onanuga, Read More

NCoS destroys prohibited items worth over N150m

March 23, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) said it has destroyed confiscated items from various Custodial Centers across the country worth over One Hundred and Fifty Million Naira (₦150,000,000) at the national headquarters, Abuja. A statement released Thursday in Abuja by the Service spokesman, Abubakar Danladi Umar, said the prohibited items which were seized over time via the measures and routine search Read More

Pictures: After victorious FCT outing, Naija Ratels brace up for Federation Cup, NWFL Super Six battle 

March 22, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

After emerging victorious in the just concluded FCT FA Cup, Champions Naija Ratels have expressed their readiness to intensify preparations ahead of National Federation Cup and remaining part of Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) 2022/23 football season. Naija Ratels, towering Abuja-based women football club thrashed lowly Paul E side 6-0 last weekend at Area 3 playground during the FA Cup Read More

Tinubu jets out to undertake rest, lesser hajj – Aide

March 22, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The President-elect, Asíwájú Bola Tinubu, has travelled abroad to rest and plan his transition programme ahead of May 29, 2023 inauguration. A statement released Wednesday by the Office of President-elect, signed by Tunde Rahman, said Tinubu left the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja for Europe Tuesday night after exhaustive campaign and election season.” An online platform had reported that the Read More

APC rejects Kano governorship election results, demands INEC’s review within 7 days

March 21, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has faulted the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for declaring governorship candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) Abba Kabir Yusuf, as winner in Saturday’s Kano state election. The APC said INEC should have declared the exercise inconclusive. The ruling party has, however, rejected the announcement of Abba Kabir Yusif Read More

Tinubu condemns ethnic slurs, physical, verbal attacks during elections 

March 21, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has condemned what he described as ethic slurs, physical and verbal attacks during and aftermath of the just concluded elections in some states. Tinubu, however, promised to give give “priority to expanding the civic space and safeguarding citizens’ freedom to exercise their rights within the bounds of the law.” In statement he personally signed Tuesday Read More

Dr. Jennifer Douglas, others, honored at the House of Lords, UK

March 20, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Nigeria’s Dr. Jennifer Douglas has been awarded with the Excellence In Leadership Award by Wintrade Global at the House of Lords, United Kingdom. Dr. Douglas, an international lawyer with over 25 year experience working in finance, law, education and the non-profit sector, in the United Kingdom, Nigeria and the UAE, made the list of 100 Most Reputable Africans earlier this Read More

Kano APC urges members to remain calm in face of provocations

March 20, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano state has called on its members and supporters to remain calm in the face of provocations by elements of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) in the name of celebrations which could lead to further breakdown of law and order. A statement issued by the commissioner for information and internal affairs, Malam Muhammad Read More

Kano youth group celebrates Abba Kabir Yusuf over victory at poll

March 20, 2023 Solomon Alaba 0

The Kano Youth Organization Abuja (KAYOAB) has celebrated the victory of Abba Kabir Yusuf, the candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) on his victory in the Kano state gubernatorial election. The President of the organization Balarabe Sarki Abdullahi, in a statement described the emergence of Abba Kabiru Yusuf as the Peoples’choice. “The people of Kano have expressed their Read More

Low turn out, violence greet governorship, assembly elections in Ebonyi

March 18, 2023 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Unlike during the presidential elections, the ongoing governorship and state House of Assembly elections have recorded low turn out of voters in Ebonyi state. Few voters were seen exercising their franchise in most of the polling units visited by Blueprint Correspondent. An electorate at Amudo Primary School polling unit in Ezza South local government area of the state, Paul Onyia attributed Read More

Bayelsa: Why Timipre Sylva is unfit to contest APC governorship ticket – Group

March 17, 2023 Solomon Alaba 0

Progressives Consultative Forum (PCF) has said that former governor of Bayelsa state and Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre is unfit to fly the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the coming governorship election. The group said Sylvia’s political inconsistency in recent times made him unfit for the party’s ticket. A statement released Friday in Abuja, signed Read More

2023 governorship election: Labour Party excos split in Ebonyi as factions endorse PDP, APC

March 17, 2023 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Following the declaration by the national body of Labour Party that it has no governorship candidate in Ebonyi state for the saturday elections, the state executive has splitted into two factions over the choice of political party to support. While a faction led by the state chairman declared support for the governorship candidate of APC, other executive members led by Read More

Tinubu rallies Nigerians, promises to form government of ‘national competence’

March 16, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has rallied Nigerians across political divides to support his incoming administration, even as he ruled out talk of forming a government of national unity when he eventually swear in, adding that he will rather a form a government of ‘national competence.’ Tinubu also declared that in selecting his cabinet he will not be weighed down Read More

Election: INEC distributes sensitive materials in Bauchi 

March 16, 2023 Mohammed Lawal 0

In preparation for the 18th March gubernatorial and state assembly elections, the Bauchi State Office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced the distribution of sensitive materials to the 20 LGAs in the state.  At the distribution exercise at the Bauchi branch of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mohammed Nura assured Read More

You can’t force Nigerians to accept outcome of presidential poll, Frank tells British Commissioner

March 16, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, on Thursday condemned in strong terms a statement credited to the outgoing British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, about the recent presidential and National Assembly democratic election in the country. Laing was recently quoted in media reports to have called on Nigerians to be Read More

Election: Why PDP candidate, Isah Kantagi, can’t be governor in Niger – Group

March 16, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A group under the aegies of Concerned Niger Youths (CNY), has said allegations bothering on money laundering and other sharp practices against Liman Isah Kantagi, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate are enough to disqualify him as a governorship candidate in the state. The group said the state deserved a personality whose hands are not tainted and soiled by allegations Read More

My lawyer ‘ll respond to your wrongly dated threat letter, Lukman fires Omisore

March 16, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The ongoing exchange of hot words continued Thursday between the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Secretary, Iyiola Omisore and the party’s National Vice Chairman, Salihu Moh Lukman, over allegation that the former mismanaged the campaign funds allocated for Osun governorship election in 2022. Lukman has, however, responded to Omisore’s letter, saying though wrongly dated his lawyer will respond to the Read More

NSCDC to strengthen security measures ahead of governorship, State Assembly elections 

March 15, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Following the review, analysis, and processing of reports and observations from the field on the Presidential and National Assembly elections, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), said it has put in place a robust security arrangement geared towards the success of the forthcoming governorship election. The tightened security approach is to ensure that the Independent National Electoral Commission Read More

Cashless policy: Pressure mounts on Buhari to sack Emefiele, Malami

March 15, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

There are intense pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Governor of the Central Bank (CBN) Godwin Emefiele and the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami for disobedience to the Supreme Court judgement on the controversial Naira policy. The incoming administration of Bola Ahmed Tinubu is also urged to immediately prosecute the duo of Emefiele and Malami for treason, disobedience Read More

2023 governorship election: Nasarawa stakeholders demand removal of electoral commissioner

March 15, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A group known as Concern Nasarawa State Progressive Stakeholders has demanded for the immidiate removal of the current State Electoral Commissioner, Dr Urthman Ajidagba, before the conduct of governorship election in the state. The group accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state of colluding with the said Commissioner to rig the forthcoming governorship election. Addressing a press Read More