Breaking: ADP pulls out of IPAC, alleges anti-party activities

August 17, 2020 Bode Olagoke 0

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has withdrawn its membership of the Inter-party Advisory Council (IPAC), even as it ordered all its state chapters to also comply with the directive.  The national leadership of the ADP alleged that IPAC has totally derayed from the primary intentions establishing IPAC as a council of registered political parties in Nigeria.  Addressing a newsmen Monday in Read More

Focus on crumbling PDP, APC advises Secondus

August 17, 2020 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC)  has asked the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Prince Uche Secondus, to concentrate his energy on recuing his party which has allegedly become “shockingly rudderless” under his watch.  The APC was reacting to the recent comments by the PDP national chairman on President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) decision Read More

Breaking: Uncertainty as SARS takeover Edo Assembly complex

August 6, 2020 Patrick Ahanor 0

Some operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) allegedly deployed from Abuja have taken over Edo State House of Assembly. Blueprint gathered that the operatives chased away policemen guarding the assembly complex which is currently undergoing renovation. It is not yet clear why the operatives’ was deployed to house of assembly premises as at the time of filling this report. Read More

APC crisis: Ex-Reps write Buhari, proffer solution

June 25, 2020 Solomon Arowolo 0

Erstwhile lawmakers under the aegis of former House of Representatives members All Progressives (APC) Forum have expressed concern of lingering crisis bedeviling the ruling party in Nigeria. In a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari dated Wednesday June 24, 2020 which was scooped by Blueprint in Abuja, the Forum felicitated with the number one Nigeria’s citizen, but observed that the current Read More

Breaking: Buhari recognises Giadom as APC acting National Chairman, to attend virtual meeting Thursday – Presidency

June 24, 2020 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Presidency said Wednesday that President Muhammadu Buhari recognised Mr Victor Giadom as the Acting National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, who disclosed this in Abuja, said the president would attend the virtual meeting Giadom summoned for Thursday. “The President has received very convincing advice on Read More

Edo guber: Ize-Iyamu thanks APC screening committee

June 12, 2020 Patrick Ahanor 0

The consensus governorship aspirant of Adams Oshiomhole’s faction of  the Edo state All Progressives Congress (APC), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu,  has expressed gratitude to the screening committee of the party for carrying out “a thorough job”. A statement endorsed Mr. John Mayaki, the Director of Communication and Media, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu’s Campaign Organization stated this in response to the aspirant’s clearance Read More

Disqualification: Obaseki weighs options ahead Edo guber poll

June 12, 2020 Patrick Ahanor 0

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has called on supporters to stay calm and await further directives. The immediate response of the incumbent governor many political watchers believed was an indication that he would join another political party ahead of the forthcoming governorship election. Obaseki had in a statement said he would not appeal his disqualification from participating in the Read More

Breaking – Edo guber: Obaseki responds moment after his disqualification by APC

Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki has said that he will not appeal his disqualification from participating in the governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) slated for June 22. The governor in a statement by his media aide, Crusoe Osagie said it is needless filing an appeal when the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole has carefully orchestrated the move from Read More

Tension as court rules on Edo APC primaries Thursday

Justice Mohammed Umar of the Federal High Court Benin City, Edo state capital Tuesday reserved ruling on the mode to be adopted by the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the state’s governorship primaries billed for June 22.  While the party’s National Working Committee (NWC), led by its National Chairman, Mr. Adams Aliyu Oshimohole declared direct primaries as the way to go, Read More

Obaseki: Oshiomhole had no money; I, other party men made him Edo gov

June 3, 2020 Bode Olagoke 0

Edo state Governor Godwin Obaseki has revealed how he contributed in helping his predecessor Adams Oshiomhole become governor for eight years. Obaseki who spoke shortly after submitting his nomination form in Abuja, party’s national secretariat, ahead of APC governorship primary election in Edo told Journalists, “In life everybody get helped, everybody get assisted. The person you talked about (Oshiomhole) had Read More

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Breaking: Protesters stone Oshiomhole as Police, Soldiers storm Benin airport

February 22, 2020 Editor 0

The crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Saturday took a violent dimension as angry protesters stoned the convoy of the party’s National chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole at the Benin airport in Edo state despite presence of heavily armed security operatives. The party chairman was in his home state to attend the funeral ceremony of the mother of a Chieftain Read More

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What Oshiomhole is planning to unleash on Edo people – APC

February 3, 2020 Editor 0

A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo state led by Anslem Ojezua , has accused the national chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, of fomenting trouble in the state, to give impression of a total breakdown of law and order, that could lead to the declaration of state of emergency by the authorities. Factional Publicity Secretary Read More

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Oshiomhole back to Nigeria, explains DSS invitation

November 10, 2018 Editor 0

Upon return to Nigeria, Embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has explained that operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) never arrested or detained him before he travelled out of the country . Oshiomhole who spoke in Lagos maintained, “I saw DSS only once and it was a conversation, not an arrest or detention”. “The Read More

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No candidate has been issued certificate of return- APC

October 12, 2018 Editorial III 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that none of its candidates for the 2019 General Election has been issued a certificate of return. The Acting National Publicity Secretary of the Party, Yekini Nabena, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) in Abuja on Thursday. He was reacting to reports that Mr Uba Sani from Read More

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Again, Gemade defects to SDP

September 19, 2018 Administrator 0

The senator representing Benue North East, Barnabas Gemade has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the Social Democratic Party. The former PDP national chairman had recently defected from the All Progressives Congress to PDP where he left in 2014 to pursue his second term senatorial ambition. Blueprint learnt that the senator has gone to SDP to pick his nomination Read More

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Buhari, Oshiomhole, others storm Bauchi for bye-election

August 3, 2018 Administrator 0

President Muhammadu Buhari, APC National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole, Governors of Kano, Plateau and Imo states yesterday stormed Bauchi state to flag off campaign for the party’s senatorial candidate, Hon Lawal Yahya Gumau ahead of the upcoming Bauchi South bye election. The President explained that he was in the state to solicit support for Gumau, saying he needed people who woud Read More

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rAPC enjoys 75% support nationwide –Galadima

July 22, 2018 Administrator 0

By Bode Olagoke Abuja The leadership of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (rAPC) said it has about 75 per cent representation across the country, adding that the judiciary will help resolve their grievances. National chairman of rAPC, Buba Galadima, who spoke at a meeting of APC women groups in Abuja on Friday, said part of the group’s grievances was the Read More

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Buhari’s second term bid: Mind your business, Tinubu warns Obasanjo

June 25, 2018 Administrator 0

For daring to stop Muhammadu Buhari from his second term ambition, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, was yesterday warned to stay off the ruling All Progressives Congress and mind his own business. National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who described the ex-president as an “election rigger and busybody”, said Obasanjo lacked moral right to dictate what APC and Read More

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Tinubu’s intervention paves way for Oshiomhole

June 22, 2018 Administrator 0

Indications emerged last night that former Governor of Edo state, Comrade Adam Oshiomhole, is as good as emerging the next National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) at tomorrow’s national elective convention. The coast became clearer yesterday, when the last of his three contenders and ex-Cross River state Governor, Clement Ebri, last night pulled out from the race. Read More

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Oshiomohle: I’ll subject Buhari, govs, others to party supremacy

June 21, 2018 Administrator 0

The leading chairmanship aspirant for the office of the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomohle, has promised to ensure that party supremacy “becomes effective” by “subjecting even the president and other offices to the dictates of the party” if he eventually wins. Speaking yesterday in Abuja when he held an interactive session with young stakeholders of the party, Oshiomohle said “it is Read More

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Ekiti 2018: Fayemi declares Saturday, notifi es Tinubu, party

April 13, 2018 Administrator 0

A former governor of Ekiti state and Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, will make his public declaration to contest the governorship election on Saturday, April 14. A statement by Fayemi’s Special Adviser on Media, Yinka Oyebode, said the minister has written the national and state leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), elders, prominent citizens and Read More