PDP: Forum renouceses Peter Obi for Bala Mohammed, mobilises delegates nationwide 

May 27, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A pro-Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on the platform of Democratic Forum for Justice and Equity (DFJE) said it has shifted loyalty to the Governor of Bauchi state and a leading Presidential aspirant of the party, Alhaji Bala Mohammed, to emerge as PDP’s flagbearer. The group which boasted of about three million members nationwide said it regretted supporting former governor of Read More

NSPPD: Nigerian online prayer platform hits 81.4m views, 244m participants in 6 months

May 27, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Nigerian online prayer platform, New Season Prophetic Prayers and Declarations led by Pastor Jerry Eze has hit a record 81,439,509 views on Facebook, Youtube, Instagram and Mixlr within six months. According to statistics collated from the digital platforms, between December 2021 and May 25, 2022, 19,005,969 devices logged on to the NSPPD early morning prayer programmes with an estimated 244,318,527 Read More

Presidency: I won’t pay Fayemi’s kindness with evil, Ganduje rallies Kano delegates

May 27, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Kano state governor, Alhaji Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has assured Ekiti state governor and leading presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Dr. Kayode Fayemi of the state’s support attributing this to Fayemi’s widely aknoledged consensus building capacity, education and leadership qualities. Ganduje who recalled how governor Fayemi stood by him in 2019 governorship election in Kano, Read More

I ‘ll return PDP to winning way, CUPP spokesman tells opponents

May 27, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

The spokesman of Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere has emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) House of Representatives candidate in Ideato North and Ideato South Federal Constituency in Imo state after scoring 71 votes out of 82 to defeat his opponents. Urging his opponents to rally round him to return PDP to winning way, Ugochinyere Read More

Kogi West PDP: Teejay woos Dino Melaye, others after victory

May 26, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Kogi West senatorial district, Hon. Teejay Yusuf, has asked for the support of his opponents at the just concluded primary election in Kogi state ahead of the general elections. Hon. Yusuf defeated former Senator Dino Melaye, Hon. Sam Aro and Otunba Adeniyi Olayemi, at the said election. But in a Read More

Middle Belt Youths fault ASUU over call to sack Emefiele

May 26, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

Youths from Middle Belt under the aegis of Middle Belt Youths Forum (MBYF) have faulted the call by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) demanding the sack of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Godwin Emefiele.  The Forum, in a statement by its leader, Godwin Meliga, wondered how a union that has turned the nation’s Read More

APC: It’s a pay back time for Fayemi’s love, Oyetola rallies delegates in Osun, Oyo

May 26, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the presidential primary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) slated for Sunday, May 30th in Abuja, Governor of state of Osun Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, has declared support for the aspiration of his counterpart in Ekiti and a leading presidential aspirant, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, saying “it’s a pay back time.” Oyetola publicly declared that Fayemi’s capacity and competence Read More

Nigerians must respect rule of law, equity – Akwa Ibom deputy governor

May 26, 2022 Uko Etim 0

The Akwa Ibom deputy governor, Mr Moses Ekpo, has said respect for the rule of law, equity and fairness remains the keys to making Nigeria great again. He stated this as the tempo of political activities heightened in the state when Mr Aniekan Umanah was re-elected to contest for the Abak/Etim Ekpo/Ika federal constituency. While addressing party faithful at his Read More

Congress: Ekanem is APC A’Ibom authentic chair – INEC Commissioner

May 25, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Resident Electoral Commissioner for Akwa Ibom state, Mike Igini, has explained that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will not change its report on the State Congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) held in October 2021. The Congress recognised Mr. Austin Ekanem as the winner and chairman of the Akwa Ibom APC State Executive.  This clarification is coming, Read More

Breaking: Peter Obi dumps PDP ahead primary election

May 25, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Anambra state, Mr. Peter Obi, has dumped the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Obi announced his resignation in a letter dated May 24, 2022 addressed to the National Chairman of the party In the letter sighted by Blueprint, Obi gave reasons for his withdrawal from the presidential race. Detail later…

Akwa Ibom governorship: APC members protest allege imposition of Udofia

May 25, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom state Wednesday stormed the national secretariat of the party in Abuja to protest against the alleged plot to impose Akanimo Udofia as the governorship candidate in 2023 general elections. According to the revised timetable and schedule of activities of the ruling party, the governorship primary election will take place today Read More

Presidential ticket: Don’t ignore Northern elders’ advice on Bala Mohammed, forum tells PDP

May 25, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The South-south Emerging Leaders Forum (SELF) has asked national leadership of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) not to ignore the consensus arrangement reached by the Northern elders and leaders of thought which produced Governor Bala Mohammed as a preferred presidential candidate. The South-south Forum declared that Northern leaders, like every other patriotic Nigerians will prefer Bala Mohammed as a Read More

The task before party delegates

May 24, 2022 Blueprint 0

Nigerians are now just sitting and holding their cheeks as the major two political parties, the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democrasti Party, PDP, hold their various primary election this weekend to elect their flags bearers in next year’s general elections. The issue is one that has left many people in doubt as to the ability of Read More

EFCC and the mess cleansing

May 24, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had in its official site announced the arrest of the Accountant General of the Federation over alleged money laundering and diversion of public funds. There are a host of reasons that could explain this, but I’ll stick to it being APC heading into the election year well aware of the ‘uncertainties’ surrounding their Read More

2023: My presidency ‘ll address imbalance in FCT, Fayemi assures Abuja delegates 

May 24, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ekiti state governor and leading presidential aspirant, Dr Kayode Fayemi has promised to build on the security architecture put in place in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) while also ensuring that the original inhabitants of Abuja properly compensated and given a pride of place in the scheme of things. Fayemi who addressed party leaders and the expanded delegates in the Read More

2022: LandWey to deliver over 1000 homes to Nigerians from second quarter

May 24, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

In furtherance of its commitment to tackle Nigeria’s housing deficit, Landwey Investment Limited, Nigeria’s largest residential developer, has announced plans to deliver 1000 premium homes starting from the end of the second quarter of 2022. Shola Bello, managing Director, LandWey, made this known in a chat with newsmen on Monday. While speaking on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and Read More

Presidential primaries: Why PDP delegates polling analytics favour Bala Mohammed 

May 24, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A recent analysis of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) survey of delegates to the party’s convention has favoured Senator Bala Mohammed as the likely candidate of the party. Team of experts comprising academics and poll technologists under the Electoral Polls Institute initially conducted an online media poll across more than 800 PDP  adhoc delegates for the purpose of finding out Read More

How selling books is booming in Nigeria

May 24, 2022 Blueprint 0

Books continue to be in huge demand for different reasons. This is why the bookshop business in Nigeria is a very profitable one give or take. Children, teens, adults and old people read books at every stage of their life . ADEOLA TUKURU reports. Books are one of the fastest selling items in the Nigerian market today due to the Read More

Wrestling: Nigeria wins 11 medals at African Championship

May 24, 2022 Blueprint 0

Team Nigeria won a total of 11 medals comprising four gold, three silver and four bronze to register another impressive outing at African Championships held over the weekend in El Jadida, Morocco. On thr final day of the two-day event, Nigeria added a silver and two bronze medals in the Freestyle (FS) events on the final day of the tournament Read More

JP Morgan and Nigeria’s crude oil thieves

May 23, 2022 Jerry Uwah 0

Nigeria is a strange country that does not worry about its economic calamities. Bystanders end up mourning more than the bereaved. The federal government pays lip service to Nigeria’s catastrophic oil theft. Ironically, JP Morgan, a leading American investment bank, is more worried about oil theft in Nigeria than the federal government itself. Two weeks ago, the American investment bank Read More

Periscoping Nigeria’s sports development

May 23, 2022 Adewale Kupoluyi 0

Today, sport has become a big deal. This is because it not only serves the entertaining, recreational and wellness purposes, it is now a money-spinning venture that people and nations cannot afford to gloss over it due to what it can do for societal transformation. Hence, paying adequate attention to sports development is a worthwhile effort that should not be Read More

Presidency: 10 aspirants jostle for ADC ticket, pay N25m each for forms

May 23, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of 2023 general elections, 10 prominent Nigerians have picked Expression of Interest and Nomination forms of the opposition African Democratic Congress (ADC) to contest its presidential primary election slate for June 1st in Abuja. Blueprint gathered that more prominent Nigerians will join the contest on ADC’s platform before the June 1st deadline. The party’s presidential Expression of Interest and Read More