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

APC national chair: Ex-Borno gov, Modu Sheriff, begins campaign, lobbies APC govs

September 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) planned national convention expected to hold before the end of the year, former Borno state governor, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff has embarked on state wide campaign, even as efforts are intensified to secure the support of the party’s serving governors. Aside Modu Sheriff, other national chairmanship aspirants include; former Gombe state governor, Senator 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

APC: Asaba court neither sacked me nor stopped LG congress – Buni

September 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Caretaker Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni, has said that neither the party nor him is restrained from conducting the nationwide local council congresses by the Asaba High Court of Justice. Some members of the party had dragged the party to court in Delta state. But Buni in a statement Thursday Read More

PDP caucus shuns Secondus, picks October 30, 31 for convention

August 28, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Despite the reinstatement of Prince Uche Secondus as national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by a Kebbi State High Court the embattled chairman was, Friday, barred from attending the party’s national caucus meeting, even as the caucus settled for October 30 and 31 for its national elective convention. Blueprint Weekend reports that Secondus, who arrived the PDP national Read More

Atiku commends PDP’s BoT for good leadership

August 27, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 general, former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has commended the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT), of the party, Senator Walid Jibrin and  others members for being very active in providing good leadership for the party so far. Atiku gave the commendation in his speech at the Thursday’s meeting Read More

PDP: Members pass vote of confidence on BoT chairman, secretary

August 27, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Board of Trustees (BoT), Thursday, passed a vote of confidence on its Chairman, Senator Walid Jibrin and the Secretary, Senator Adolphus Nwabara. Briefing journalists at the end of the meeting in Abuja, BoT Chairman disclosed that ” members passed a vote of confidence on the leadership of the BoT. The BoT also accepted Read More

Breaking: PDP affirms Akinwonmi acting chairman, schedules NEC meeting

August 26, 2021 Editor 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday announced that its National Executive Council (NEC) will finally hold on Saturday August 28, 2021. The National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, who revealed this while speaking to Journalists on the outcome of its National Working Committee meeting, held in Abuja, said, Elder Yemi Akinwonmi has been unanimously affirmed as acting Read More