2023: 12 presidential aspirants to join ADC – National chairman

October 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national chairman of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) Hon. Ralph Nwosu, has revealed that about twelve presidential candidates of different political parties have agreed to join his party, adding that Nigerian youth have agreed to adopt the party come 2023 general elections. Speaking at the national secretariat of ADC Wednesday in Abuja, when he officially received former Presidential candidate Read More

Internal democracy: PGF boss calls for new orientation in management of political parties

October 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, has called for a new orientation in the management of political parties to address issues of membership recruitment and management, party funding and administration. Lukman, who is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said unless these issues are addressed Nigerians will continue to experience all the familiar Read More

Breaking: APC suspends State Congress in Oyo over irregularities 

October 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced suspension of the ongoing State Congress in Oyo state due to forging of documents meant for the exercise and other irregularities. Governor of Yobe state and Chairman, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, gave the ordered. In a statement signed by the party’s National Secretary Sen. Read More

PDP’s quest for national chairman and the Saraki factor

October 15, 2021 Osazemen Imagbenikaro 0

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, one of the oldest and major parties in Nigeria, is to hold its national onvention to elect leaders into the National Working Committee on October 30-31, 2021. However, there is no clear indication as to which of the six geo-political zones of the country will produce the national chairman, consequent on the fact that the Read More

Breaking: APC state congress won’t hold in Abia, elders declare

October 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of elders and leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia state led by Senator Chris Adighije, has said that the party’s state congress scheduled for Saturday 16th October, will not hold. The elders asked the national leadership under governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state to call back the state congress committee sent to Abia state. Read More

Supreme Court didn’t nullify my chairmanship – Jude Okeke

October 14, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Jude Okeke-led All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on Thursday reacted to the Supreme Court judgment, which declared that Charles Soludo is the candidate of the party for Anambra state governorship election. Okeke said the Supreme Court didn’t nullify his chairmanship. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Ikechukwu Chukwunyere, Okeke boasted that he’s still APGA National Chairman. The Read More

Adopt e-transmition of results in Anambra election, ADP urges INEC

October 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national leadership of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to adopt electronic transmission of results in the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra state. The opposition party also expressed support for the Senate on the direct primaries decision by all the political parties. Speaking Thursday at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja, during Read More

Breaking: Stakeholders adopt Senator Ayu as consensus candidate for PDP National Chairman

Ahead of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Convention slated for October 30 and 31, 2021, the northern stakeholders have unanimously adopted the former Senate President, Dr Iyorchia Ayu, as their consensus candidate for the position of National Chairman. Recall that, the Chairman of PDP Zoning Committee, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State last week recommended that “consequently, the current Read More

PCRC mourns late national treasurer

October 13, 2021 Idachaba Sunny Eleojo 0

The Police Public Relations Committee (PCRC) said the death of its national treasurer, Prince Saliu Mohammed, was a great loss not only to his family and Kogi state, but to the entire country. This is contained in a condolence message signed by the national chairman of the organisation, Dr Faruk Maiyama, .and issued to newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday. Dr Read More

National Chairman: PDP North-central stakeholders adopts Senator Ayu

October 13, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Ahead of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Convention slated for 30th and 31st October, the North Central Stakeholders drawn from Kogi, Niger, Kwara, Plateau, Benue states and Federal Capital Territory unanimously adopted the former Senate President, Dr Iyorchia Ayu as their consensus candidate for the position of national chairman. North central stakeholders meeting held Tuesday at Benue state governor’s 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

Breaking: Again, health workers postpone nationwide strike

October 4, 2021 Editor 0

Health workers under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and Assembly of Healthcare Professional Associations (AHPA) have postponed their proposed strike. The health bodies said they have reviewed the ultimatum for a strike scheduled to begin by Monday midnight following the outcome of their meeting with the Federal Government on Wednesday. A letter signed by Com. Biobelemoye Josiah, Read More

61st anniversary: Nigeria in need of redemption – SDP

October 3, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has charged all stakeholders in the Nigerians project to use the opportunity of last Friday’s independence anniversary “to recommit themselves and “work conscientiously on the task of nation building.” This was contained in a statement to mark the 61st independence anniversary of the country, entitled: ‘Nigeria is in need of redemption’, signed by the party’s Read More

Independence: End insecurity now, NCP tasks govts

October 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Conscience Party (NCP) has called on government at all levels to deploy strategies that will end insecurity bedeviling the country.The party also called on other political parties to emulate by allowing inclusiveness. In a statement released Friday in Abuja by the Special Assistance to the NCP’s national chairman, Comrade Omole Olusegun, asked all members of the party “to Read More

‘North Central, most qualified for APC National Chair position’

October 1, 2021 Editor 0

The Director-General Tanko Umaru Almakura Campaign Organisation for National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Dominic Alancha, has made a strong case for the micro zoning of the position of the National Chairman of the party to the North Central geopolitical zone. He made the call while interacting with the Managing Editor of Blueprint Newspapers, Mr. Clem Oluwole, Read More

NACJ awards Umeh Integrity Personality of the year

September 29, 2021 Blueprint 0

The National Association of Christian Journalists (NACJ) has awarded its prestigious Integrity Personality of the Year Award to Senator Victor Umeh who represented Anambra Central in the 8th Senate. President of the association, Dr Charles Tola Okhai said the award was predicated on Umeh’s impressive track record of self discipline, transparency, professional exploits, honesty, selfless service to humanity with a Read More

APC Convention: PGF boss sets agenda for incoming National Working Committee

September 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), a chieftain of the party and the Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PFG) Salihu Moh Lukman, has emphasized the importance of electronic membership registration by the incoming National Working Committee (NWC). Lukman also explained other measures he thinks should be implemented to make the APC function Read More

Why Jonathan holds Buhari in high esteem – UPF

September 27, 2021 Adeola Tukuru 0

Secretary General Universal Peace Federation (UPF)-Nigeria Dr George Ikpot has said former President Goodluck Jonathan continues to hold President Muhammadu Buhari in high esteem because of his belief in the unity and development of the country. Ikpot stated this weekend in Abuja at a youth training and empowerment programme organised by the Ambassador Peter Orobor Foundation (POF), UPF-Nigeria and Redeemed Read More

Modu Sherrif deserves APC chairman

September 27, 2021 Blueprint 0

As the All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention draws closer, many political gladiators are throwing their hat in the ring to become the national chairman of Nigeria’s ruling party. The chairmanship position will remain in the North if the party decides to zone its president to the South-west.  Already, some past governors have shown interest and want to take a Read More

Ethnic youth leaders, Yoruba youths describe call for Emefiele’s resignation as baseless, laughable

September 23, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Nigerian Ethnic Youth Leaders’ Council (NEYLC) and the Oduduwa Youth Assembly have described the call for the resignation of the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele as baseless and laughable. Recall that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had on Thursday called for the resignation of the CBN Governor over failure to perform. The groups added that Read More

ADC chides Baba Ahmed over comment

September 22, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

The African Democratic Congress (ADC) has condemned a statement credited to the director of publicity and advocacy of the Northern Elders Forum, Dr Hakeem Baba- Ahmed, where he stated that the North has the population to retain power in 2023 and lead Nigeria. The ADC warned that elites should desist from statements that is capable of plunging the country into Read More