Breaking: Buhari appoints Olawale Fasanya as new SMEDAN DG

June 25, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr Olawale Tunde Fasanya as the new Director General, Chief Executive Officer of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN). His appointment which took effect from 6th June 2022 was contained in a letter dated 23rd June 2022 and signed by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment Otunba Read More

‘Tinubu, Obi, others can’t substitute running mates under new Electoral Act’

June 25, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Center for Reforms and Public Advocacy (CRPA) has said that under the new Electoral Act 2022, running mates nominated by Presidential, Governorship candidates of various political parties are not Subject to withdrawal, substitution. Both presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Labour Party (LP) Peter Obi, submitted placeholder with the hope to substitute Read More

Rivers 2023: Tonto Dike is our deputy gov’shp candidate – ADC

June 25, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, has been unveiled Friday as the Rivers State deputy governoship candidate of African Democratic Congress (ADC). Mrs Dikeh, a celebrity will run along side Hon. Tonte Ibraye as the governoship flagbearer of the party. Hon. Ibraye emerged the ADC candidate at a primary election recently conducted by the Chief Ralph Nwosu-led leadership of ADC. Both Hon. Read More

APP threatens to drag Tinubu to Court over alleged irregularities in documents

June 24, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Action Peoples Party (APP) will on Monday drag the presidential candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu to court to challenge his academic qualification to stand for the 2023 election.  The decision, according to APP, followed alleged irregularities in the academic qualification and documents submitted by Tinubu to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The chairman of Read More

Northern Clerics pick Yakubu Pam as Tinubu’s running mate

June 24, 2022 Leka Shehinde 0

Northern Christian and Muslim Cerics have thrown their weight behind the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission  NCPC to serve as running mate to Asiwaju Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress,APC  In the forthcoming presidential polls. The clerics who spoke at a one day roundtable discussion in Abuja said there is  the need for a harmonious and Read More

CUPP spokesman, Ugochinyere, others make INEC list 

June 24, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

Spokesman of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, was among the names published by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as successful candidate that will be participating in the 2023 General election. The commission published the lists of successfully nominated candidates from the 18 political parties that will be participating in the 2023 general election. Ugochinyere Read More

Bala sponsors 199 Bauchi Christians for 2022 pilgrimage

June 23, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has sponsored 199 christians in the state for 2022 pilgrimage to Jerusalem and Jordan.  Speaking at the farewell message to the intending pilgrims to Jerusalem at Government House, Bauchi, Governor Bala urged them to pray fervently for the peace and security of the state and the country. Represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Read More

Osun: Don’t be intimidated by PDP’s fire-for-fire threat, Oyetola tells residents

June 22, 2022 Editorial II 0

Osun state governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has urged the electorates not to be intimidated by the threat of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that the July 16 governorship election will be fire-for-fire. He urged them to go out and vote, promising that adequate security would be provided to enable the electorates to perform their civic responsibility without threat or intimidation. Read More

Arewa youths hail Emefiele for helping Buhari deliver on economic agenda 

June 22, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

  The Arewa Consultative Youths Movement (ACYM) has hailed the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Godwin Emefiele, for helping President Muhammadu Buhari to deliver on his economic agenda.   The group, in a statement on Wednesday by its President, Kabiru Yusuf, noted that Buhari himself has admitted in an interview with Bloomberg that Emefiele is doing well.   The statement Read More

Nigeria at crossroad, APC women group laments insecurity

June 22, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A pro-All Progressives Congress (APC) women group, under the aegis of Aunty Zee 774, has decried the spate of insecurity in the country, saying Nigeria is at a crossroad. Speaking during an advocacy and awareness campaign at the APC national secretariat, Wednesday in Abuja, the coordinator of the group, Ms. Ann Agom-Eze, said women across the country strongly believed that Read More

Osun: Don’t sell your votes, Oyetola warns electorates 

June 22, 2022 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has warned electorates not to see their votes as July 16 governorship election draws nearer. Addressing his supporters in Iperindo and Osu in Atakumosa West and East, Oyetola urged the people to go and collect their Permanent Voters Card (PVC) is that they can vote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the coming election. Read More

Agbomhere demands Mike Igini’s resignation over A’Ibom primary controversy

June 21, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The South-south zonal organising secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Dr. Blessing Agbomhere, has demanded for the resignation or outright sack of the Akwa Ibom State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr Mike Igini, over the role played in the controversy rocking Governorship and Senatorial primary elections in the state. The APC chieftain accused Igini of “biased, partial and reasonably shows Read More

Planned protest against Customs Modernisation Project fails

June 21, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A secretly planned protest allegedly targeted at the Customs Modernisation Project has reportedly hit a brick wall. The planned protest was reportedly aimed at disrupting the project which is focused on reforming the Nigeria Customs Service and extending the focus of the Comptroller General of Customs to weed out corruption in the process, will have a major contribution to the Read More

2023: Anti-Muslim-Muslim ticket protesters stranded at APC national secretariat 

June 21, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Some hired protesters rejecting a Muslim-Muslim ticket for the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Tuesday, stranded at the national secretariat of the party. It was gathered that the protesters were brought by three Luxurious buses on Tuesday morning to protest against alleged plan by the APC to fly a Muslim-Muslim ticket ahead of the 2023 presidential Read More

Bala donates 60 cars to PDP campaign coordinators 

June 20, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has donated 60 vehicles to his campaign coordinators in the twenty Local Government Areas of the state. Speaking at the ceremony held at Government House, Bauchi, Governor Bala said the gesture is to appreciate the beneficiaries for their outstanding performance towards his emergence as the Governor in the last general elections.  He described the coordinators Read More

Osun Guber: I ‘ve confidence of winnin re-election, Oyetola boasts

June 20, 2022 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has expressed confidence that he would win the July 16 governorship election.  He said his performance in the last three and half years and the delivery of promises made to the people, boosted his confidence in winning the election. Oyetola who spoke during a campaign for his reelection in Egbedore and Ejigbo local government areas Read More

Bauchi nursing college matriculates 501 students for 2021/2022 session 

June 20, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

Aliko Dangote College of Nursing Sciences Bauchi has matriculated 501 students for midwives, community midwives and direct entry community midwives into basic midwifery program for its 2021/2022 academic session. Provost of the college, Rakiya Saleh at the matriculation ceremony reemphasized the need for the matriculated students to take their studies seriously as the government and the college are doing their Read More

APC’s victory in Ekiti ‘ll motivate general victory in 2023 – Tinubu

June 19, 2022 Editorial II 0

An All Progressives Congress National Leader and presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has congratulated Ekiti state Governor-elect, Abiodun Oyebanji, and the party for winning the Saturday June 18th, 2022 governorship election.  Tinubu said the feat should motivate and inspire APC “as we go for more victories in the coming elections.” Oyebanji, candidate of APC, won the election polling 187,057 Read More

APC mocks PDP for coming distant third in Ekiti poll

June 19, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that its victory at the just concluded governorship election in Ekiti state is a testimony of acceptance of the party, President Muhammadu Buhari and its national chairman Senator Abdullahi Adamu. APC, however, mocked the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for finishing a distant third position, saying Nigerians can no longer be deceived Read More

Perish idea of Muslim-Muslim ticket, consider Lalong, Northern group warns Tinubu

June 19, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A Northern-based pro-Democracy and good governance group on the aiges of Coalition of Arewa Youth Alliance for Good Governance (CAYAGG) has joined in the call to the hierarchy and stakeholders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to perish the idea of Muslim-Muslim ticket.  In a statement released to Blueprint Sunday in Abuja, Deputy National Convener of the group, Comrade Read More

World Refugee Day: FG reiterates support for persons of concerns

June 18, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), Ms Imaan Sulaiman Ibrahim, said that Nigerian government would continue to support persons of concern in the country, adding that the commission had undertaken the registration of refugees into the National Health Insurance Scheme. In a statement Friday in Abuja during a road walk carnival heralding the Read More

Stop mounting pressure on Tinubu over choice of running mate, Agbomhere tells Nigerians 

June 18, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and chairman of the Forum of APC Organising Secretaries, Dr. Blessing Agbomhere, has asked Nigerians to give the presidential candidate of the party Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the freedom to choose whoever he prefers as a running mate. Agbomhere, who is also the Zonal APC Secretary for South-south said a situation Read More

Yahaya Bello is a shining light, Ajaka celebrates Kogi gov at 47

June 18, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Deputy national publicity secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Hon. Yakubu Murtala Ajaka, has celebrated the governor of Kogi state Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello on his 47th years anniversary. Ajaka, in a statement released Saturday in Abuja, joined family and friends of governor Bello, both in Nigeria and abroad, especially the Kogi state indigenes to rejoice with a Read More