2023: Niger PDP endorses Saraki for presidency

November 30, 2021 Blueprint 0

Stakeholders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger state have endorsed former Senate President Bukola Saraki for the presidency in 2023. The party also threw its support behind the clamour for the north central to produce the next president in 2023. The party gave the endorsement Tuesday in Minna following a motion moved by former Speaker of the Niger Read More

Eight more years of APC’ll lead to breakup – Ayu

November 30, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The incoming national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Iyorcha Ayu, has warned that eight more years of All Progressives Congress (APC) will cause complete disaster and lead to breakup of the country. He spoke Monday while receiving a delegation of opposition parties led by the spokesman of the Coalition of United Political Parties ( CUPP), Ikenga Ugochinyere, Read More

Only PDP can mend destruction by APC govt – Dokpesi

November 29, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

Proprietor of DAAR Communications Raymond Dokpesi Monday expressed worry over the high rate of insecurity and collapsing economy under the All Progressive Congress (APC) saying only the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has the capability to mend it. Dokpesi was in Benue to consult with Benue PDP for former vice president Atiku Abubakar, who is aspiring to contest Nigeria presidency seat Read More

2023: Benue PDP endorses Saraki for presidency

November 23, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

The People’s Democratic Party PDP in Benue state Tuesday endorsed the former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, in his aspiration to contest for the position president in the 2023 election. Saraki was in Benue state to consult with stakeholders in the PDP and to inform them of his intention to contest for the position of president. Speaking, the former Senate President Read More

How PDP ‘ll send APC packing in 2023 – BOT chair

November 21, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Jibril Walid has explained how the main opposition party intends to send the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) out of power in 2023 general elections. Speaking in Kaduna on the sideline of a wedding reception of the son of the national president of Textiles Workers Union, Comrade John Adaji, weekend, Read More

PDP slams Umahi over ‘sale of state-owned asset’

November 19, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Ebonyi state chapter Thursday berated the state government for the alleged planned sell of the state liaison offices across the country.In a statement by the state chairman of the party, Mr. Okorafor Tochukwu Okorie, he said the party viewed seriously what it termed the nefarious plot by the governor and his cronies to fritter away Read More

PDP constitutes screening appeal panel for Ekiti guber election

November 19, 2021 Abduraman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has set up a Screening Appeals Panel to examine the complaints arising from the screening of aspirants for the governorship election in Ekiti state. The party disclosed this in a statement issued by its National Organising Secretary, Austin Akobundu on Wednesday in Abuja. The governorship election holds on 18 June, 2022.Mr Akobundu listed members of Read More

Bauchi 2023: Run, Sadiq Baba Abubakar

November 18, 2021 Blueprint 0

Recently, there have been calls from both members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and those of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Bauchi state for the immediate past Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall S. B. Abubakar (rtd), to join the 2023 race for the Bauchi state government house. I have been following the arguments being put forward Read More

Between now and June, many APC govs ‘ll decamp to PDP – Abounu

November 16, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

Benue state deputy governor Benson Abounu Tuesday said considering the failure of the All Progressive Congress APC, no right thinking Nigerians will want to vote the party in 2023. Abounu also said even the APC members were aware that only the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) can rule the country and make a change for the better. Speaking in an interview Read More

PDP, OSCTIM accuse Akeredolu of bad governance

November 15, 2021 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Ondo State Concerned Timber Merchants (OSCTIM) have flayed Governor Rotimi Akeredolu over what they called the deteriorating state of governance in Ondo state. While OSCTIM raised the alarm over alleged clandestine plot by the state government to hand over forest reserves to a consultancy firm, the PDP said since Akeredolu assumed office in Read More

I’m not a supporter of direct primaries but…. – Ortom

November 11, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state Wednesday said he has never been a supporter of direct primaries but if the issues becomes law, he would have no option but support it. Ortom who made this known in Makurdi, after returning from a trip out of the state noted that conducting direct primaries would involve a lot of finances among other Read More

Edo APC not vibrant opposition – PDP

November 10, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

The leadership of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo state has expressed concerns that “the state is not blessed with a vibrant, visionary and knowledgeable opposition as being played by the All Progressives Congress (APC)”. Spokesman for the PDP, Mr Chris Nehikhare, disclosed this in response to the opposition party’s criticism of the PDP-led state government proposed airport project in Read More

You were twice removed over graft, PDP tells Hembe

November 10, 2021 Blueprint 0

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue state, Tuesday, took a swipe on member of House of Representatives from Vandeikya/Konshisha Federal Constituency, Barrister Herman Iorwase Hembe, saying he has no moral ground to speak on issues of finances, having been removed twice from positions over allegations of graft. Hembe was alleged to have tongue-lashed Governor Samuel Ortom during interface hosted Read More

Electoral Act amendment: NASS okays direct primaries, APC concurs, PDP kicks

The mode of primary to be adopted by political parties ahead of the 2023 elections has pitched the All Progressives Congress (APC)-dominated federal legislature and governors elected on the party’s platform.   While the National Assembly approved the direct mode of primary for the emergence of candidates from their political parties, the APC governors differed. The seeming disagreement led to a Read More

2023: Wike best for Aso Rock, PDP group insists

November 9, 2021 Joseph Obung 0

A Cross River-based pressure group, PDP Renaissance Movement, has called on the Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike to declare for president in the 2023 election. The group said this in Calabar at the Ernest Etim Bassey NUJ Press Centre, Tuesday, during a press briefing to herald its position on the political situation in the country. Reading from what it said Read More

[Breaking] Anambra supplementary election: Man shot as many scamper for safety in Ihiala, INEC officials desert polling units

November 9, 2021 Editor 0

The supplementary governorship election in Anambra state taking place only in Ihiala local government area triggered panic when security agents shot sporadically in the air. The shootings reportedly instilled fear amongst residents who were preparing to vote earlier. Blueprint gathered that while many heading out to exercise their franchise scampered for safety, bullet hit a young (whose name is yet Read More

2023: APC governors move against direct primaries mode

November 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have rejected the direct primaries mode of selecting candidates for elections. The governors under the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) declared that adopting direct primaries by political parties will overstretch the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The National Assembly had passed a bill adopting Section 87 on mandatory direct primaries for Read More

Respect constitution, shun mediocrity, PDP chieftain urges Ayu

November 8, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Katsina state, Alhaji Zaharadeen Mazoji, has called on the newly elected National Chairman of the party, Dr. Iyiocha Ayu, to strive to uphold and respect the sanctity of the nation’s constitution and the manifesto of the party for good governance and purposeful leadership to thrive. In a press statement Monday, Mazoji Read More

2023: Make Saraki your standard bearer – Northern youth tell PDP

November 8, 2021 Blueprint 0

Northern youth under the auspices of Saraki Northern Youths Vanguard have called on the members and leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to support the former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, for president in the 2023 general elections. In a press statement, issued in Gombe, the group’s national coordinator, Usman Mustapha Bello, said it would be easier for PDP to Read More

PDP convention and 2023 elections

November 7, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) held its convention on 30th October, to elect its new National Working Committee, NWC, that will oversee the activities of the party in the next four years.  To the surprise of many Nigerians, political pundits and even the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, the convention was rancour-free with 18 executives out of the 21 emerging Read More

Breaking: INEC announces extension of accreditation, voting in Anambra

November 6, 2021 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has just announced extension of accreditation and voting to Sunday due to malfunctioning machine. The exercise was also extended beyond the closing time of 2.30pm on Saturday. INEC resident electoral commissioner, Dr. Nkwachukwu Orji, said Biomodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) failed in many areas because of software breach. According to him, the extension was Read More

2023: Prevail on Tinubu to back Osinbajo, group lobbies govs, Obas, others

November 6, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Governors, traditional rulers, business and political elites in the Yorubaland must carefully weigh various options and seriously consider backing Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in 2023, an All Progressives Congress youth group has advocated. According to members of the South West Movement for Osinbajo (SOWEMOVE) who presented a report and copies of correspondence with several Obas and other eminent personalities in Read More

[Live] Anambra election: Obiano votes as Police groan over non-payment of feeding allowance

November 6, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state has just voted in his home town Aguleri at the ongoing governorship election.The governor cast his vote around 10am. Meanwhile, a trending video has revealed where Police operatives assigned for Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Anambra state are over the inability of the police authorities to pay them approved N10, 000 feeding allowance. The officers were Read More