2023: Dasuki wins PDP Reps Primary, rallies delegates to support Tambuwal

May 23, 2022 Editor 0

Former Sokoto Commissioner for Finance, Hon. Abdussamad Dasuki, has won the Kebbe Tambuwal Federal Constituency primary of the People’s Democratic Party. He won all the 65 votes. Speaking with newsmen after emerging as PDP candidate for the constituency, Monday, Dasuki urged PDP delegates to the national convention to vote the Sokoto state governor, Rt. Hon. Aminu Tambuwal. Dasuki said Tambuwal Read More

Rep ticket: Ajia emerges PDP candidate for Asa/Ilorin west federal constituency

A 2019 governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Ibrahim Mohammed Ajia, has won the party’s primary election for Asa/Ilorin west federal constituency in the House Representatives. Ajia was declared winner after polling 82 out of the total 89 votes cast at the shadow poll. Blueprint reports that 89 delegates were accredited for the exercise that took place Read More

Zamfara PDP denies suspension of state chairman

May 23, 2022 Sanusi Mohammed 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Zamfara has denied reports that the executive committee of the party suspended the state chairman of the party, Colonel, retired Bala Mande. The publicity secretary of the party, Abba Bello Ouando, stated this at a news conference in Gusau. Bello said he was in Abuja when the letter was circulated on social media, and Read More

Imo PDP suspends primaries indefinitely

May 23, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo state has suspended its primaries for the House of Assembly and House of Representatives indefinitely over an unreconciled list of delegates. A statement by the PDP legal adviser in the state, Kessinger Ikeokwu, on Sunday, attributed the non-conduct of the primaries to “confusion caused by the National Assembly”. Mr Ikeoku explained that Imo Read More

2023: Elect right candidate, Tambuwal tells PDP

One of the topmost presidential aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Aminu Tambuwal has advised the party to elect a candidate with a good temperament that can win the elections come 2023 general elections. Mr. Tambuwal who also is the Governor of Sokoto state disclosed this during a consultation with the Ebonyi state delegates. He noted Read More

Breaking: APC shifts presidential screening exercise

May 22, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed its presidential screening earlier scheduled to hold on Monday 23rd of May 2022. No reason was given for the postponement. About 25 aspirants are jostling for the presidential ticket of the ruling party. A statement released Sunday night by the party’s national publicity secretary, Barrister Felix Morka, said a new date for Read More

Presidency: South-east APC aspirants agree to back consensus aspirant 

May 22, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

All the presidential aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the South-east region have all agreed to accept anyone chosen as a consensus aspirant among them. In a communique released after a meeting at Senator Rochas Okorocha’s residence Sunday in Abuja, the APC presidential aspirants expressed their commitments to align with any of the south-east aspirants that is accepted Read More

Presidency: Osinbajo has no plan to step down for Tinubu – TPP

May 22, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the presidential primary election of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the umbrella body of all groups rooting for the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, under the platform of The Progressive Project (TPP) has denied a viral video indicating that their principal was planning to step down for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. In the viral video released Sunday by Read More

Letter to PDP delegates

May 22, 2022 Blueprint 0

Truly, I would have loved to hobnob and confab with you all as you prepare for the party convention but I do not have the wherewithal to do that hence my resolve to use the mass media interface. The past seven years have been extremely hard for the party as it is hit by a gale of defection and internal Read More

Ex-PDP publicity secretary knocks governors for treating deputies as ‘house boys’

May 22, 2022 Blueprint 0

A former Publicity Secretary of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State, Mr Jackson Adebayo, has castigated Nigerian governors for treating their deputies as ‘house boys’, citing the Nigerian constitution as harbinger of what the later were experiencing. Adebayo who is now a chieftain of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Ekiti, spoke with Blueprint in an exclusive chat Read More

Fayemi: I ‘ll end farmers/herdsmen clashes, restore North-central as top agriculture destinations

May 22, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ekiti state governor and leading presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi, has promised to return the North-central geo-political zone to its enviable height as the food basket of the Nation and the leading tourism hub in the country. A statement released Sunday in Abuja by the spokesman of Dr. Kayode Fayemi Presidential Read More

2023: Only democratically elected delegates will vote during our primaries – PDP

Ahead of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) National Convention slated for May 28 and 29, 2022 to elect the party’s candidate, the party has insisted that only democratically elected delegates will vote at its primaries. PDP National Organising Secretary, Hon. Umar M. Nature, in a statement on Saturday disclosed that the new date for the State Houses of Assembly primaries. Read More

I did not beat up my constituent – Nnamani

A former governor of Enugu state and senator representing Enugu East senatorial zone, Senator Chimaroke Nnanani, has described as a ruse, falsehood and malicious reports that he or his aides attacked anyone at a meeting with party delegates in the state. Senator Nnamani in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja, Friday, explained that the scheduled meeting with party Read More

APC presidential ticket: Imo delegates are for Fayemi, Uzodinma declares

May 21, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Imo state Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma, described Ekiti state governor and Presidential aspirant under the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi as one of Nigeria’s finest brains, manager of men and best fit for the presidency of the world’s largest black nation.  Governor Uzodinma declared that Imo state delegates will look favourably towards governor Fayemi in the forthcoming primary Read More

2023: Ganduje, Kano delegates endorse Tinubu ahead APC primary

May 20, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of presidential primary election of the All Progressive Congress (APC),  presidential aspirant, Ahmed Bola Tinubu received a massive boost in Kano state as the entire delegates and the critical stakeholders unanimously endorsed his candidature. Tinubu who was in the state as part of his nationwide tour to woo the party delegates received a rousing welcome in the ancient city. Read More

Primaries: Save Imo from extinction, CUPP spokesman, Ugochinyere urges PDP leaders

May 20, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

The spokesperson of Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) and leading House of Representatives aspirant, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere has urged the party leadership to save Imo state chapter of the party from extinction. Hailing the court decision, Ugochinyere urged the party leadership to take a categorical stand and obey the Court as well as the directives of Independent National Electoral Read More

Presidency: I ‘ll end insurgency, banditry like I did in Rwanda, Sri Lanka – Fayemi 

May 20, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ekiti State Governor and presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi, has promised to bring to bear all the wealth of experience garnered  while resolving internecine wars in Siera Leone, Liberia, Rwanda and Sri Lanka towards the resolution of insurgency and banditry in the country. The governor was in Kaduna state Thursday to Read More

2023: I ‘ll end Tinubu’s dominance of Lagos politics – Doherty

May 19, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

An African Democratic Congress (ADC) governorship aspirant, Dr. Funso Doherty has said enough is enough of the dominance of former Lagos Governor Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu in the governance of the state. Speaking shortly after submitting his expression of interest and nomination forms Thursday in Abuja, at the party national secretariat in Abuja, he explained that the implementation of the Read More

2023: PDP, Fintiri and the false narratives

May 19, 2022 Anas Umaru 0

In months leading to both primary and general elections, the polity is always unnecessarily supercharged with outright and blatant falsehoods as well as bogus claims of pretenders who have appointed themselves to the rank of preferred candidates. These people throw their negative and defeatist mentality about, using it to define their perennial aspirations which have been nothing short of habitual Read More

Ebonyi: Halts Umahi’s fresh loan request, AESID urges EFCC

May 18, 2022 Editorial II 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has expressed worries over the rising debt profile of Ebonyi state, urging the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop the fresh loan request by the state government. The group also faulted the plan by the state government to spend about N600 million on the forthcoming 7th year anniversary of Read More