2023: UBNI berates Dokpesi’s comments on South east geo-political zone

October 20, 2021 Blueprint 0

The United for Better Nigeria Initiative (UBNI) has berated the founder of DAAR Communications, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, over derogatory comments against emergence of a president from the Southeast geo-political zone come 2023 general election. Dokpesi, who is also a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had through a statement on Monday alluded that Nigerians are afraid that president of Read More

2023: APC UK chieftain calls for unity in Oyo

October 19, 2021 Bayo Agboola, 0

An All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in the United Kingdom, Prince Yomi Oke, has tasked leaders and members of the party to join hands with the chairman of APC Elders Advisory Committee in Oyo state in repositioning the party. Prince Oke in a statement made available to newsmen in Ibadan on Monday said Otunba Alao-Akala and other APC  stakeholders in Read More

2023: Osinbajo best qualified to succeed Buhari, APC group declares

October 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead the 2023 general elections, a support group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on the platform of Progressives Consolidation Group (PCP) has rated Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as the best qualified to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. The APC members said Osinbajo’s presidency will increase party’s chances for massive success in the coming general elections and also accelerate growth Read More

APC crisis: Our com’tt ‘ll do better than Tinubu, Akande’s – Adamu

October 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Nasarawa state and Senator representing Nasarawa West, Abdullahi Adamu, has assured that his committee will perform better than previous National Reconciliation Committees headed by former governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and that of former governor of Osun state, Chief Bisi Akande. Both Tinubu and Akande were appointed at different times to reconcile various groups and Read More

2023: Group mulls new party

October 3, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

A new political association, the Downtrodden Peoples Movement, (DPM), Sunday hinted of its intention to float the Poverty Peoples Party (PPP) ahead the 2023 general elections. Chairman of the movement, Prince Olukunle Bewaji who made this known Sunday at a lecture in Ibadan by the Oyo State NUJ to commemorate Nigeria 61years independence said the motive for planned new political Read More

Thank you FFK for defecting to APC

September 27, 2021 Blueprint 0

“It can’t be called ingenuity to kill one’s fellow citizens, to betray friends, to be without faith, without mercy, without religion; by these means one can acquire power but not glory.” – Niccolo Machiavelli. The defection of former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, a fortnight ago was my joyful occasion for the week. Read More

2023: Identify strategies to construct new paradigm, Gbagabiamila tells women

September 17, 2021 Adeola Tukuru, 0

The Speaker of House of Representative, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that for women to increase political participation across the country, there is need to identify strategies to construct a different paradigm, and implement these strategies with vigour, skill, and utmost dedication . Gbajabiamila further urged women to also identify many ways they can ‘choose to challenge and change’ and emerge Read More

ActionAid Nigeria gets £1.3m grant ahead 2023 polls

September 15, 2021 Adeola Tukuru, 0

ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) has secured a £1.3million grant from the government of United Kingdom through the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) to increase women and youth participation in politics and governance process ahead the 2023 general election.  ActionAid Country Director Ene Obi at the signing of Memoradum of Understanding (MoU) with the British High Commissions Tuesday in Abuja explained Read More

Delta South bye-election: Diri commends INEC on BVAS, hails winner

September 13, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

Bayelsa state governor, Sen Douye Diri has commended the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, and the electoral body for the successful introduction and deployment of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS). The commission introduced and tested the new voter accreditation device on Saturday in the Isoko South Constituency 1 bye-election into the Delta State Read More

Chairmanship: APC youth identifies Abubabar as best candidate, urges opposition Govs to defect

September 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the party national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), youths have identified the former Governor of Bauchi state, Barrister Mohammed Abubakar, as the best person to occupy the national chairmanship position of APC. The youths, which are drawn from the six geopolitical zones of the country, not only invited the opposition governors and stakeholders to join 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

APC LG congress peaceful in Gombe – Gov Yahaya

September 5, 2021 Auwal Ahmad, 0

The All Progressives Congress Saturday conducted her local government congresses through consensus in Gombe state. Speaking during the exercise, chairman of the Congress from the National Headquarters of the APC, Dr Danjuma Dabo, said the exercise commenced with the inauguration of ward executives who were elected before and subsequent affirmation of the LG executives. He said the exercise is being Read More

Nigerians losing confidence in the electoral process – TMG

September 2, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG), has stated that Nigerians are increasingly losing confidence in the electoral system which it said was full of all forms of malpractices, manipulation, violence, commercialisation and privatisation of political parties and political offices for self-centred interest. The newly elected TMG Chairman, Auwal Musa Rafsanjani whosaid this in a press conference in Abuja Thursday said, “TMG Read More

2023: NOA pledges expansive inclusion

September 2, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

The National Orientation Agency (NOA), has pledged to help in ensuring expansive inclusion into the political process as the 2023 general election draws close. Director General of NOA, Dr. Garba Abari, while playing host to the AccountabilityLab Nigeria, stated that as part of the agency’s contribution, it would take a look at how the Too -Young -To -Run Act gets Read More

Make evidences of ‘Fulanisation’, Islamisation public, PGF boss challenges Ortom, others

September 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, has warned against ethnic and religious profiling in the country, even as he challenged those who claimed to have evidences to make it public. The PGF specifically challenged the Benue state governor Samuel Ortom and others in the opposition Read More

2023: PDP accuses APC of using EFCC to hound opposition

August 21, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) administration is using security agencies, particularly the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to hound and harass its leaders in a renewed move to cow and weaken opposition formation ahead of the 2023 general elections. PDP in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Read More

Coronation: Atiku felicitates with Omoba Tshola Emiko, Olu of Warri designate, Itsekiris

August 20, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general election, former vice president  Atiku Abubakar congratulates Omoba Utieyinoritsetsola Emiko, the Olu of Warri designate as he is coroneted on Saturday as the 21st Olu of Warri. Atiku in a statement by his media adviser, Paul Ibe said “the choice of Tshola Emiko to ascend the throne Read More

Buhari, Lawan, Atiku, others mourn as ex-DSP Mantu dies at 74

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family of former Deputy Senate President Ibrahim Nasir Mantu, saying the deceased dedicated most of his life to the service of his people. A family source said Senator Mantu died in the early hours of Tuesday. Mantu’s personal secretary, Zaharaddeen Ibrahim, who is also a nephew to the deceased, confirmed the death. “He had Read More

UNGA: Yoruba group petitions UN, others against pro-Igboho groups

August 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A coalition under the aegis of the Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF) has petitioned the United Nations, its five permanent members, the European Union (EU), the African Union (AU) and other powerful countries across the world over a plan by the umbrella body of Yoruba self-determination groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, to present a petition against the Nigerian government at the 76th Read More

APC national chairmanship and the Yuguda factor

July 20, 2021 Blueprint 0

In every human society, there exist people with extraordinary blessings. Whatever they do reflects on the society in good shape. Such people are rare in this contemporary world, hence it takes a society long time to have them. Bauchi state and Nigeria at large is lucky to have one of these people, among whom Malam Isah Yuguda. He was first Read More

Malawian electoral body in Nigeria to understudy INEC

July 8, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

The Malawi Electoral Commission, (MEC) has sought collaboration of the Nigeria’s Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) on the need to share insights and experience on management of election matters. Speaking at the occasion, leader of the delegation and chairman Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC), Justice Chifundo Kachale, said there was a lot of commonality in what their commission and INEC do as Read More