Tinubu congratulates Fintiri, others, demands police investigation of Adamawa’s controversy 

April 19, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Presidend-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has congratulated the winners in the just concluded supplementary election across the country, even as he singled out Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa state and the Governor-elect in Kebbi state, Dr Nasir Idris. The President-elect, however, urged the police authorities to fully investigate all that transpired in Adamawa state governorship election. In a statement he Read More

Breaking: FG directs Immigration CG to hand over to senior DCG

April 19, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has directed the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Isah Jere, to handover to the most senior officer in the Service. This directive is coming following allegation that the outgoing NIS boss was plotting another tenure extension. Jere has had his retirement extended from last year to April 24, 2023. Some officers of the Service Read More

Breaking: Adamawa Police Commissioner replaced

April 18, 2023 House keeper 0

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba has ordered that the replacement of the Commissioner of Police in Adamawa state, Mohammed Barde, with immediate effect. This was disclosed by the force Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, while addressing news men on Tuesday in Abuja. He said, “The IGP has given directive that the commissioner of police on election security Read More

Call for NEC meeting to decide NASS leadership zoning, APC chieftain writes NWC

April 18, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

To avoid the repeat of the 8th Assembly where party couldn’t influence the emergence of Bukala Saraki-led National Assembly, a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Rev. Dominic Alancha, has asked Senator Abdullahi Adamu-led National Working Committee (NWC), to convene an urgent National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the party to deliberate on the zoning formula of the Read More

CTA to INEC: Announce winner in Adamawa to douse tension 

April 18, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA) has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resume and conclude the collation process and announce a winner in order to douse tension created by what it described as the reckless announcement of Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of Adamawa state, Barrister Hudu Ari. The CTA also condemned what it called ‘gross misconduct’ of Read More

Breaking: Court clears ASCSN President Bola-Audu, 3 others of human trafficking charges

April 18, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A High Court of Justice of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) sitting in Maitama District of Abuja, has cleared the the President of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN), Mr Innocent Bola-Audu and three others, of criminal allegation of human trafficking. Justice Charles Agbaza of the FCT High Court 6, on Tuesday, discharged and acquitted Bola-Audu and Read More

NIS officers plan massive protest against CG’s plot for another tenure extension 

April 17, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Some officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) are planning to come out and protest should the federal government extend the tenure of the Comptroller General, Idris Isah, after the ongoing one year extension he was given expires on April 24. However, all efforts made Sunday evening to get the reaction from the Service Spokesman, Tony Akuneme. Speaking with Akuneme’s Read More

Nigeria needs strong opposition parties to deepen democracy – Ezenwa

April 17, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The chairman of Partners for Electoral Reform (PER) Ezenwa Nwagwu, has urged political parties who lost in the just concluded general election to form a strong opposition to deepen the country’s democracy. Ezenwa also said the law setting up INEC empowers them to conduct the election, they have discharged that responsibility and have announced a winner, it’s mischievous to refer Read More

INEC declares APC’s Bomai winner of Yobe South senatorial election

April 15, 2023 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Ibrahim Mohammed Bomai of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the Saturday 15, April election conducted in the Yobe South senatorial district. The INEC Returning Officer, Dr. Abatcha Melemi, of the Federal University Gashua, announced the result in Potiskum amid tight security. The returning officer said his mandate of the exercise Read More

Ex-Kogi ADC Chairman, Ogga no longer our party member – Reps’ member

April 15, 2023 House keeper 0

 A member of House of Representatives, Leke Abejide, has alerted Police, Department of State Services (DSS) and other security agencies on the alleged trick of former Kogi state chairman of African Democratic Congress (ADC), Kingsley Ogga. According to Abejide, who represents Yagba East/West/Mopamuro constituency in the National Assembly, Ogga now brandishes a Federal High Court judgement which has nothing to do Read More

Forensic analysis of presidential poll results show over voting in 10,000 PUs – Omokri 

April 15, 2023 House keeper 0

A social activist and author, Reno Omokri, has said forensic analysis of the presidential election result of the February 25, 2023 showed that there were over voting in more than 10,000 polling units, which represents almost 8% of all PUs.  He, however, told the the Nigerian judiciary that the world is watching the Presidential Election Petitions Court and hopes it Read More

Kogi 2023: Why Yahaya Bello ‘ll bellow in agony, by Phrank Shaibu 

April 14, 2023 Phrank Shaibu 0

The people of Kogi state were shocked to the marrow when they woke up to news of Governor Yahaya Bello’s decision to anoint the Kogi State Auditor-General, Ahmed Ododo, as his preferred successor ahead of the primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC). After the sudden demise of Kogi APC governorship candidate, Abubukar Audu, during the poll, Yahaya Bello was Read More

Supplementary elections: Tinubu sues for peaceful polls, rallies support for APC

April 14, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has called for on Nigerians in the areas slated for the supplementary elections to conduct themselves peacefully and eschew violence and any act prejudicial to orderly electoral processes. Tinubu also asked the All Progressives Congress members and the supporters in the areas listed for the polls to come out in their large numbers to Read More

Supplementary elections: NSCDC boss orders massive deployment, warns against partisanship

April 14, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

In view of the forthcoming supplementary elections scheduled to hold on Saturday 15th April 2023, in twenty four (24) States across the country, the Commandant General (CG) of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has directed the adequate deployment of personnel to forestall any breach of peace.  IN a statement by the Corps spokesman, Shola Read More

Knabayi elected NLC FCT Chairman, bags Man of the Year 2023 Award

April 14, 2023 Paul Okah 0

The Chairman of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Chapter, Comrade Dr Stephen Adalooh Knabayi   has  been unanimously  elected  as the new Chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress FCT Chapter as majority of the delegates expressed deep appreciation for his unwavering courage, utmost dedication and  relentless exertions aimed at raising the welfare and well-being of teachers Read More

Ramadan: Andy Uba shares food, tasks Tinubu on national unity

April 10, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Anambra state, Chief Andy Uba, has congratulated the Nigerian Muslim ummah on this year’s Ramadan fast, even as he called on Nigerians to imbibe the virtues of selflessness, charity and love for one another as exemplified by the holy month. Uba, who spoke Monday in Abuja, while sharing food to the Read More

Posthumous birthday: Orphans, family insist on arrest, prosecution of Keren’s killer-rapist

April 10, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

It was boundless tears and overwhelming emotions as orphans, in their numbers, joined family of late 14-year-old Keren-Happuch Akpagher to celebrate her posthumous 16th year birthday even as they all renewed the call for her killer-rapists to be fished out and brought to justice. Keren-Happuch was a boarding student of Premiere Academy, Lugbe, Abuja who was raped, condom left inside Read More

APC group to Tinubu: Beware of sycophants, saboteurs in Bauchi

April 10, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A pro-All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi state, on the aiges of APC Youth Progressive Movement (AYPM) has urged the president-elect Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to be wary of some sycophants and saboteurs in and outside the party even as he prepares to take over. The group said some party chieftains in Bauchi, for reasons best known to them, betrayed Read More

Senate Presidency: Why I’m most qualified candidate – Izunaso

April 10, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Senator-elect representing Imo West, Senator Osita Izunaso, has given reasons why he is the most suitable to occupy the next Senate Presidency seat based on his experience, capacity and the need to ensure national cohesion. First elected into House of Representatives in 2003 and later into the Senate in 2007, Izunaso will be one of the ranking Senators in Read More

National Unity: Muslims aspiring for Senate Presidency insensitive to constitution – Lukman

April 10, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A member of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Salihu Moh Lukman, has described as insensitive to Nigerian constitution any Muslim aspiring to be the next Senate President. Lukman, who is also the National Vice Chairman (North-west) also call on the APC governors, stakeholders and all the party members to prevail on all Read More

Court irants interim injunction allowing Murtala Ajaka participate in APC Primary

April 7, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, under the Abuja Judicial Division, has granted an interim injunction restraining the All Progressives Congress (APC) from acting on the purported suspension of a governorship aspirant of the party in Kogi state, Hon. Murtala Yakubu Ajaka. The presiding judge, Justice H. Muazu, Thursday, granted the prayers of Murtala’s counsels, S.E. Aruwa (SAN), Read More

NASS leadership: Stop bribing NWC members, Lukman calls for code of conduct 

April 6, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A member of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Salihu Moh Lukman, has raised alarm that some aspirants contesting various positions to the 10th National Assembly leadership have started bribing party leaders with bags of Rice and Sugar. Lukman, who is also the APC National Vice Chairman (North-West), however, called on the leadership Read More

APC crisis: NWC sets up 5-man investigative, reconciliation panel

April 6, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has set up a 5-man panel to look into issues raised by its National Vice Chairman (North-west), Salihu Moh Lukman, on the management of the party affairs by the National Chairman and Secretary, Senator Abdullahi Adamu and Senator Iyiola Omisore, respectively. Blueprint gathered exclusively last night that the Read More