October half-salaries: Sack Keyamo, Ngige, Adamu, ASUU tells FG 

November 30, 2022 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Federal University Lokoja (FUL) chapter, Wednesday called for the sack of Festus Keyamo, Adamu Adamu and Dr. Chris Ngige. Ngige and Keyamo are ministers in the Ministry of Labour Labour and Productivity, while Adamu is Minister of Education. Keyamo is also the spokesperson for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council. The union stated Read More

Plot to attack our presidential candidate will fail – SDP

November 26, 2022 Emeka Nze 0

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) on Friday said it has uncovered a plot by some persons in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to allegedly attack and harass the presidential candidate of the party, Prince Adewole Adebayo. The party, therefore, warned that any attempt to intimidate its candidate in the 2023 general elections will fail. SDP Campaign Council Director General and Read More

2023: Tinubu bags chieftaincy title in Tompolo’s community

November 26, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has been conferred the title Iyelawei of Gbaramatu Kingdom by His Royal Majesty, Oboro- Gbaraun II, Aketekpe Agadagba, Delta state Friday. Tinubu visited the former leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), Chief Government Ekpemupolo Tompolo, alongside traditional rulers and other Niger Delta stakeholders, Read More

Pictures: G5 governors storm Aba

November 24, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The G5 governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), comprising of Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, Seyi Makinde of Oyo, Samuel Ortom of Benue, and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu are currently in Aba, Abia State to meet with their host governor Okezie Ikpeazu A post shared by the Chief Press Secretary to the Abia governor, Onyebuchi Ememanka, on his Facebook Read More

Embracing politics without bitterness

November 23, 2022 Blueprint 0

The world itself is a suitable place for conflict, violence, deception, criticism, hatred, nepotism, tribalism, segregation, discrimination, and bigotry, among others, because of the differences that characterise us as individuals. We perceived the world from diverse points of view and that was exactly what give birth to our inability to embrace altruism rather than egoism. This attitude is exactly what Read More

The sad dynamics in Nigeria’s politics

November 20, 2022 Blueprint 0

The continuing blur of mischief, lies, bigotry and propaganda in the global political cloud have been a great source of concern specifically among the third world countries like Nigeria. In fact, insecurity, rights abuses, lawlessness, corruption and other forms of injustices have been posing grave dangers to the the people. This is even more worrisome given the appalling desires of Read More

Women need to be more involved in party politics – RABI MUSA

November 18, 2022 Blueprint 0

Rabi Adamu Musa is Founder/Executive Director, Mcrissar Foundation Nigeria. She is an ardent advocate for young women’s participation in politics and governance. In this interview with ENE OSHABA she speaks on advocacy for free menstrual kits for secondary school girls in northern Nigeria, her experience seeking elected office among others. What’s your background and how did you get involved in Read More

2023: APM presidential candidate assures quality education, poverty eradication 

November 12, 2022 Adeola Akinbobola 0

By Adeola Akinbobola, Abuja  The Allied People’s Movement (APM) presidential flag bearer, Dr. Solomon Uchenna Winning, has assured quality education for Nigerians, an end to insecurity, poverty and unemployment in Nigeria if elected in 2023. Dr. Uchenna who gave the assurance in a press statement issued in Abuja also promised to address corruption. The presidential hopeful said he would promote Read More

Wike jerks up number of special assistants to 200,000

November 4, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, has increased the number of his newly appointed special assistants on political units to 200,000. In his speech during the inauguration of the last batch of the 100,000 appointees at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Omagwa in Ikwerre Local government area Friday, the governor said he decided to increase the number to accommodate more people, who Read More

Just like lazy students, Obi unprepared for exams – Reno Omokri

October 21, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Popular tableshaker, Reno Omokri has described the The Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi as a lazy student that is not prepared for examination, so that examination could be postponed. Omokri reacting on Twitter to Obi’s visit to victims affected by the ranvaging flood in Benue Thursday, he said that Obi was well aware that he won’t clinch the Read More

Shekarau and the politics of defections

September 15, 2022 Blueprint 0

Malam Ibrahim Shekarau needs no introduction in Nigerian politics. He is a former governor of Kano state, former minister of education in the Goodluck Jonathan administration and currently a senator. Shekarau is a political colossus whose experience, eloquence and exceptional performance cannot be questioned. His eight years as governor of Kano, the most populous state in Nigeria, speak volumes about Read More

Tribute to Yaqub Yusuf, a grassroots politician

September 11, 2022 Blueprint 0

Let me briefly share with you my encounter with late Honourable Yaqub Yusuf and what he did for me that makes him remain forever in my memory. My first encounter with him was during the 2019 general elections, specifically, after the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, primaries. The purpose of the meeting was for him to sympathise with me over Alhaji Read More

Shekarau and the politics of defections

September 8, 2022 Blueprint 0

Malam Ibrahim Shekarau needs no introduction in Nigerian politics. He is a former governor of Kano state, former minister of education in the Goodluck Jonathan administration and currently a senator. Shekarau is a political colossus whose experience, eloquence and exceptional performance cannot be questioned. His eight years as governor of Kano, the most populous state in Nigeria, speak volumes about Read More

2023: Fintiri’s game-changing prominence

September 6, 2022 Ramallan Mohammed 0

In democratic firmament, politics has always been dismissed as a game of numbers for ages. Another thing perhaps that has not received the same kind of coverage is the fact that the political prominence, strategy, and widespread visibility of the politician are also of equal, if not more, values. This is because, numbers are themselves not cooked in isolation, but Read More

2023: Umahi makes U-turn on Peter Obi

September 3, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Ebonyi state governor, David Umahi, has reversed his earlier statement on the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, (LP), Peter Obi. Umahi who stated this in an interview on Arise TV, expressed his satisfaction for the activities of Obi and promised to host him in a grand reception. Umahi described Obi as a friend and denied ever saying that the Read More

VIDEO: Popular musician, Femi Kuti, opens up on Peter Obi, other presidential candidates’ choice

August 13, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Afrobeat singer, Femi Anikulapo-Kuti, has said that he will not be supporting the movement of the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, popularly known as the ‘Obidients’ or any other candidate in the race. He said in a viral video Friday , where he also denied calling Obi’s supporters, “zombies.” “I did not call Peter Obi’s supporters, zombies Read More

Binani: Between cheap politics and social intervention

August 10, 2022 Peter Gabriel 0

It’s not surprising seeing what has been happening within the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, in Adamawa state because those with inordinate craving to take power by any means possible, right or wrong, will go the extra mile to to achieve their ambition. Desperation kills; it’s a social problem synonymous with the defiance of some badly-behaved politicians. No wonder, the Read More

#Wike: I only picked better candidate – Atiku

July 22, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has said he did not pick Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers, as his running mate because he wanted someone he could work with “amicably”. The former vice-president spoke during a live show with Arise TV, Friday. The PDP candidate had earlier picked Ifeanyi Okowa, governor of Delta, as Read More

How Muslim-Muslim ticket tore Tinubu, I apart in 2007 – Atiku

July 22, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Presidential candidate under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abubakar Atiku, has described the Muslim-Muslim ticket by the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), as “unwelcoming and unripe for Nigeria as a democratic state”. Atiku made this known, Friday, during an interview with Arise TV. When asked to comment on the Muslim-Muslim ticket, the former VP said, “My fundamental Read More

On participation of Islamic clerics in politics

July 21, 2022 Blueprint 0

It’s a fact that the Nigerian constitution grants every citizen from the age of 18 years a right to vote and to be voted for, there’s no doubt about this. One may ask or wonder why I chose to speak on this aspect or what prompted me to go to this length knowing full well about the foregoing. Before dwelling Read More

Unity, diversity and Nigerian politics

July 21, 2022 Blueprint 0

If God had wanted, he could have made all of us Muslims, Christians or even any other form of religion, but he did not because the beauty of our country, like the rest of the world, is in the diversity of our people, not only in our religion but also in our tribe and cultures. And this is because the Read More