PGF boss to Ayu: Investigate mismanagement of N30bn mobilised for PDP secretariat

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has challenged the new leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, to investigate the mismanagement of N30 billions mobilised for the construction of its national secretariat. The APC chieftain also commended the opposition party for organising a successful Read More

Dismissal of Secondus’ case rebirth of PDP – Anyim

October 31, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha, 0

The former Senate President, Ayim Pius Ayim, Saturday, said the dismissal of the case filed against People’s Democratic Party (PDP) by its former national chairman Uche Secondus by the Court of Appeal would bring about rebirth to the party. Anyim disclosed this while speaking to journalists on the 2021 PDP convention. Anyim who also was a former Secretary to the Read More

Breaking: Ayu, Anyanwu confirmed National chairman, secretary as new PDP executive emerge

A former Senate President, Dr Iyorchia Ayu, from Benue state, North Central Nigeria has emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman-Elect. Ayu was declared National winner after 3, 426 delegates affirmed his unopposed position at the party’s convention in Abuja. The outcome of the election was announced in the early hours of Sunday. Similarly, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, from Read More

2023: Anyim declares for Presidency

Former Secretary to Federal Government, Anyim Pius Anyim, has finally declared his intention to contest for the post of President come 2023. Anyim made his intentions known while speaking to Journalists on Saturday. Anyim, a former Senate President, noted that he would contest for the presidency under the Umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party not minding where it would be Read More

Breaking: PDP National Convention to go on as party floors Secondus at Appeal Court

October 29, 2021 Editor 0

It has now been confirmed that the scheduled National convention by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) will go ahead after the country’s main opposition party defeated it’s suspended national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus in court. Specifically, the court asked the party to carry on with its national convention unhindered. Secondus had approached the Court of Appeal, sitting in Port-Harcourt, the Read More

Secondus moves to stop PDP national convention

October 22, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) slated for October 30 to 31 in Abuja is being threatened as the suspended national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, approached an Appeal Court to stop the convention and reverse his suspension. Secondus in a document obtained by Blueprint Weekend is seeking the leave of the court to force the party to Read More

APC congresses: Why reconciliation may fail ahead national convention – Concerned stakeholders

October 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Concerned Stakeholders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have described as embarrassing, the wave of crisis trailing Saturday’s conduct of state congresses of the party, asking the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) to ensure there is rectitude in party administration before any reconciliation of aggrieved forces. They said despite feeble attempts at troubleshooting by the Sen. Abdullahi Adamu-led Read More

PDP convention: Aspirants in last minutes rush to submit forms

October 20, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Ahead of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national convention slated for 30th and 31st October, aspirants into various national offices are in a rush to submit their nomination and expression of interest forms. The party had earlier fixed Saturday, October 16 as the last date for the submission of duly completed forms. It was later extended to Tuesday, October 19, 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

South South caucus backs Modu Sheriff for APC chair

October 4, 2021 Agi Onda 0

As intrigues continue to trail the upcoming All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention, the South South APC support groups have thrown their weight behind the candidature of former governor of Borno state, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff to clinch the national chairmanship position of the party. The decision was reached during consultative meetings with various groups comprising of youth, women groups 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

Group tips Sen. Akume for APC national chair

September 24, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Queen Amina Support Initiative (QASI), has advised the All Progressives Congress (APC), to elect Senator George Akume as its national chairman. The group in a statement Thursday, issued in Jos by its Director General Segun Nelson, said it has since commenced canvassing votes for the serving Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs. The statement reads, “He is a man of the people, Read More

CNPP, PDP youths disown party over call for Emefiele’s sack

September 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP) has disowned the call by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the resignation of Mr. Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), from office. This is even as the PDP Youth Movement (PYM) support group, berated the leadership of the party for calling for the resignation of Emefiele. In a 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

NIMASA automates verification of new ship registration certificates

September 6, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has announced the electronic verification of the new Ship Registry Certificates the Agency introduced on July 1. The new Ship Registry Certificates now have QR Codes (Quick Response Codes) embedded in them to enable Ship-owners, Stakeholders and Regulatory Agency’s Enforcement officers verify the validity of the certificates. The Agency has also commenced Read More

Prison congestion: Death warrants to the rescue?

August 13, 2021 Blueprint 0

In Nigeria over 3,000 condemned criminals are on death row awaiting the hangman even as the Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, pushes for state governors to sign death warrants to decongest the prisons. In this report  KEHINDE OSASONA examines the possibility of decongesting Nigeria prisons by executing death warrants. Nigeria is among countries with the highest number of death Read More

Strike: Negotiate grievances with state govts, APC govs tell resident doctors

August 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on the platform of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has appealed to the National Association of Residents Doctors (NARD) to negotiate their grievances with affected state governments and end the ongoing nationwide strike. The APC governors also said that issues affecting resident doctors in federal establishments should be negotiated with the Read More

Supreme Court ruling: Osinbajo, APC govs move to reconcile, Keyamo, others

August 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has commenced move for a truce among warring parties within the All Progressives Congress (APC). Friction broke out within the party following last week’s Supreme Court judgement which declared Ondo state Governor Rotimi Akeredolu winner of the last governorship elections in the state. In the ruling, the apex court returned a verdict of 4 to Read More

Mona: As APC searches for new national chairman…

August 1, 2021 Aliyu Farouq Abdullahi 0

Records from our national archives have put the population of the Nigerian youths at more than 70% (males and females) put together. This projected figure has made it possible for us to decide the future of Nigeria politically and otherwise. It is in the light of the above narratives that the youths are currently clamouring for active inclusiveness in government Read More

PGF boss calls for review of APC manifesto to strengthen national unity

July 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Lukman, has called for the review of manifesto of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to strengthen political initiatives for national unity.  The PGF boss made the call amidst the challenge of national unity facing Nigeria. According to him, the big question is whether the Read More

Breaking: APC congresses begin July 31, Buni writes INEC

July 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has now fixed July 31, 2021 for the commencement of its congresses, Blueprint has gathered exclusively. A letter dated 11th July 2021 and addressed to the Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), a copy received by our correspondent stated that APC congresses will now commence on 31st July, 2021 starting with the Ward Congress, Local Read More