2023: Tinubu appoints Buni as adviser on party integration, reconciliation

October 1, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Asíwájú Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has appointed Yobe state governor Mai Mala Buni as adviser on party integration and reconciliation into his Presidential Campaign Council (PCC). A letter dated August 8, 2022, personally signed by the APC presidential candidate, made available to newsmen Saturday in Abuja, said Buni’s impressive political achievement and Read More

APC support group bemoans exclusion of Tallen, Edu, others from Women Campaign Council

October 1, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A support group of the ruling party, All Progressives Congress Support Group (APCSG) has bemoaned the exclusion of Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, APC national women leader, Dr Betta Edu and the only female governorship candidate of the party, Senator Aishatu Binani from the Women Campaign Council of the party. The group in a statement Saturday in Abuja signed Read More

VIDEO: Atiku visits Gombe, flaunts massive crowd

October 1, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday visited Gombe. The former Vice President, who was in the North-East state for a wedding ceremony, said he was thrilled by thousands of supporters that trooped out to welcome him. The Adamawa-born politician, who took to his verified social media pages with the pictures of the crowd, Read More

[email protected]: Prepare to accept outcome of 2023 election, Tinubu, Atiku, Obi, others told

October 1, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

As Nigeria celebrates her 62 Independence nniversary, major contenders vying to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari, in 2023 have been advised to embrace peace ahead of the presidential elections, even as they are asked to prepare for the outcome in good faith. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, former Lagos state governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former Kano state governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso Read More

Independence: Don’t lose hope, Nigeria shall rise again – PDP, Atiku

September 30, 2022 Abdulrahman Zakariyau Abuja 0

As the nation marks her 62nd Independence Anniversary, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, have congratulated Nigerians, assuring them the country “will rise again.” PDP, in a statement by its national publicity secretary, Debo Ologunagba, on Friday charged Nigerians not to lose hope in the country as the “misrule of the vicious, corrupt and anti-people Read More

No regrets challenging Adeleke’s nomination at Supreme Court – Babayemi

September 30, 2022 Blueprint 0

A former factional governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun state, Prince Dotun Babayemi, has said he had no regrets challenging the nomination of the governor-elect, Senator Ademola Adeleke, up to the Supreme Court. Babayemi challenged the nomination of Adeleke by PDP at Federal High Court, Osogbo, Appeal Court, Akure and Supreme Court, but lost. The PDP Read More

Nigeria shall rise again – Atiku

September 30, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar congratulates Nigerians on the celebration of its 62nd Independence Day anniversary assuring that the nation will rise again. The former Vice President in a statement by his media office in Abuja on Friday said that the celebration of Nigeria’s Independence Day is an event that Read More

Pictures: Shettima, Atiku, Obi others present as presidential candidates sign peace pact

September 29, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The various presidential candidate for political parties were on Thursday present for the signing of the now-customary peace pact ahead of 2023 general election. However, Tinubu’s running mate, Kashim Shettima, was present at the signing alongside, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Obi of the Labour Party, Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria Peoples Party among others.

Campaign Council list tears APC apart as Adamu warns Tinubu against breaching agreement

September 29, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The release of the 422-member All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council is still generating heat following a caustic letter written by the Senator Abdullahi Adamu-led National Working Committee (NWC) to its presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. In the letter obtained in the wee hours of Thursday, Adamu accused Tinubu of breaching the agreement he had with the NWC Read More

Asset declaration: CSO hails judgement as Appeal Court clears INEC boss, Yakubu

September 28, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA) has hailed the Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri for throwing out an appeal filed against the judgment of the Federal High Court which declared that the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, did not breach the Code of Conduct Bureau assets declaration form. In a unanimous judgment delivered Read More

Kebbi: Court sacks Aliero as PDP senatorial candidate

September 28, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Federal High Court in Birnin Kebbi, Tuesday, voided the election of a former governor of Kebbi state, Adamu Aleiro, as the senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Kebbi Central district. The trial judge, Babagana Ashigar, ruled in favour of Haruna Sa’idu who argued that he is the bona fide senatorial candidate of the PDP for the Read More

Ihedioha debunks ‘Igbos are saboteurs’ comment

September 28, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The former Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has debunked an alleged report that igbos are saboteurs. Addressing Newsmen Tuesday at Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu, Ihedioha stated that the report was the handiwork of mischief makers who use every opportunity to tarnish his image. He said, “In my speech, I made mention of two political parties, PDP and the Read More

Ortom makes U-turn, says I’m not in support of Ayu’s removal

September 27, 2022 Blueprint 0

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has said he is not in support of the clamour for the removal of the embattled national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu. In a statement issued Tuesday by his chief press secretary, Nathaniel Ikyur, Ortom said insinuations that he is actively in support of the removal of Ayu who incidentally Read More

Unity Gathering: Pro-Tinubu groups to host massive supporters in Abuja

September 27, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A prominent led-youth support group for the APC Presidential candidate Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Vice Presidential candidate Kashim Shettima, on the aiges City Boy Movement (CBM) has announced its readiness to play host to thousands of young supporters of the former Lagos Governor at its Unity Gathering slated for Wednesday, at the Unity Fountain in FCT. The group in Read More

Pictures: Atiku visits Enugu, meets PDP stakeholders in Southeast

September 27, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, in company of his running mate, Ifeanyi Okowa, have visited Enugu state in order to meet with the party’s stakeholders in Southeast on Tuesday. The former vice president revealed via Atiku’s Twitter handle. He said, “It feels great landing in Enugu for my meeting with PDP stakeholders in the Read More

2023: Atiku announces new appointments ahead presidential campaign kick-off

September 27, 2022 Abdulrahman Zakariyau, Abuja 0

Ahead of the commencement of the 2023 election campaign on Wednesday, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has appointed immediate past president of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki as Special Envoy and a former Senate President, Senator Pius Anyim, as Special Adviser. Atiku in a statement by his Read More

Breaking: At last, APC reveals why Chimaroke Nnamani made presidential campaign council

September 26, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council has confirmed that Senator Chimaroke Nnamani is working for the party. Blueprint had reported that the senator is included in its 422-member team unveiled on Friday, saying it was never a mistake. The clarification came as the council also assured APC state governors of its acceptance of the nominees submitted by them, Read More

Frustrations of a dancing wannabe president (1)

September 25, 2022 Hassan Gimba 0

There must be something that does not sit well between Adamu Maina Waziri, a former minister of the federal republic, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and one of Atiku Abubakar’s right-hand men, and Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, governor of Rivers state and runner-up in the presidential primary election of the PDP. Wike lost the primary election to Atiku Read More

PDP senator listed in Tinubu campaign council

September 24, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

A sitting Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), senator representing Enugu East Senatorial District, senator Chimaroke Nnamani, has made the 422 names listed as a member of local government directorate for the All Progressives Congress (APC), presidential campaign council. Senator Nnamani is the 350th slot on the APC’s 422-member PCC list signed by the secretary of the council, James Faleke. The council Read More

Wike: South-west Atiku’s associates condemn agitations for Ayu’s resignation, re-zoning

September 23, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Some associates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, under the aiges Atiku People United (APU) has risen from a meeting, condemning the way the agitation for resignation of the national chairman and re-zoning is being pursued. In a communique released after the meeting signed by the PDP South-west Secretary Hon. Rahman Owokoniran and the founding national Read More

PDP crisis: Kiss your ill-fated presidential ambition, Tinubu mocks Atiku

September 23, 2022 Editorial II 0

Presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has mocked his major rival of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Atiku Abubakar over the crisis in his party, asking the later to “kiss his ill-fated presidential bid.” The Rivers state governor Nysome Wike and his group has insisted that the PDP national chairman must resign Read More

Wike dares PDP to suspend him

September 23, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Amidst the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) crisis, the Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, has dared the party to suspend him, if they think he’s acting bigger than the party. Wike issued this threat on Friday during a chat with selected journalists. One of his interviewers informed him that the PDP was mulling the idea of suspending him as he was Read More

Oyo PDP stakeholders disown Makinde over call for Ayu’s resignation

September 23, 2022 Bayo Agboola 0

Concerned members and stakeholders in Oyo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Friday, dissociated itself from the call by Governor Seyi Makinde for resignation of the party’s national chairman, Dr Iyorcha Ayu. The group in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Hon. Yemi Agboola, declared that there was “no Oyo State PDP Executive or membership decision that called for resignation of Read More

Breaking: Wike accuses Ayu of eyeing SGF position in Atiku’s govt

September 23, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, Friday, revealed that the Peoples Democratic Party’s National Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, is eying the Secretary to Government of the Federation position should the party win the 2023 presidential election. “Some people have been given positions as we speak. Ayu wants to become the SFG. These are things happening in the party that we can’t Read More