Covid-19: Buhari doesn’t need face mask – Presidency

May 16, 2020 Editor 0

The presidency, Saturday, declared that President Muhammadu Buhari doesn’t need face mask while inside the presidential villa. Personal assistant to the President on social media, Lauretta Onochie, dropped the hint via her Twitter handle. She said, “PRES @MBuhari IS NOT BREAKING RULES! ”Expert Medical Protocol is that if you are in your safe environment, you don’t need to wear a Read More

Breaking: Buhari summons Service Chiefs, others amid security concerns

May 14, 2020 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari is about now meeting with Service Chiefs and other heads of security agencies. A presidential Bashir Ahmad who disclosed this via his twitter handle a while ago on Thursday said, “President Muhammadu Buhari has summoned a National Security Council over the recent security challenges in some part of the country. Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, service chiefs Read More

It’s official: Gambari is Buhari’s new Chief of Staff – SGF

May 13, 2020 Editor 0

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Mr Boss Mustapha Wednesday announced Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari as the new Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari. The SGF made the announcement at the commencement of the first Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting being held via videoconferencing in Abuja. Details loading…

Breaking: ‘New Buhari’s Chief of Staff’ Gambari storms presidential villa

May 13, 2020 Editor 0

Despite unusual silence from the presidency, rumored new Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, has just arrived Presidential Villa. Blueprint correspondent reports that Professor Gambari was taking round the Villa, Wednesday morning, by the Permanent Secretary of State House, Mr Tijjani Umar, and the Director of Protocol (DOP) Mr Yakubu Ahmed. Details loading.

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Tribute: Atlast, Buhari opens up on Abba Kyari

April 18, 2020 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday issued a tribute in recognition of the sacrifices and contributions made by the late Chief of Staff Mr Abba Kyari to the success of his politics and administration and to the overall development of the nation. In the six-paragraphs tribute, the president said the deceased “was the best of us,” and “was made of the stuff Read More

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Osinbajo, Aisha Buhari, SGF mourn Abba Kyari

April 18, 2020 Editor 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, wife of the President Mrs Aisha Buhari and the Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF) Mr Boss Mustapha have paid tributes to the late Chief of Staff to the President Mr Abba Kyari.Kyari died in the late hours of Friday, April 17, 2020 following complications from ailments aggravated by COVID-19. “Dolapo and I express our Read More

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Kyari epitomised humility, hardwork, patriotism – Ishaku

April 18, 2020 Editor 0

Taraba State Governor, Arc. Darius Dickson Ishaku, has commiserated with President Muhammadu Buhari on the death of his Chief of Staff, Alhaji Abba Kyari. In a statement made available to Blueprint Saturday afternoon, which was signed by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Bala Dan Abu, Ishaku described the death of Abba Kyari as “very unfortunate and Read More

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Abba Kyari’s death, irreparable loss – Obasanjo

April 18, 2020 Editor 0

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has commiserated with President Muhammadu Buhari over the death of his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari who died after complications relating to COVID-19. Obasanjo’s condolence letter to the President also described the death of Kyari as an irreparable loss. His condolence letter read, “I received news on the demise of Alhaji Abba Kyari, your Chief of Read More

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Outrage as Ganduje’s commissioner ‘celebrates’ Abba Kyari’s death

April 18, 2020 Editor 0

Reactions have trailed comments by Kano state Commissioner for Works, Engr. Muazu Magaji who celebrated the death of Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari. Some of the commissioner’s comment on his facebook page is captured below: Reacting to his comments, one of President Buhari’s aid, Bashir Ahmed, who expressed disappointment via his twitter handle wondered why such Read More

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Breaking: Abba Kyari laid to rest amidst lockdown

April 18, 2020 Editor 0

The late Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Abba Kyari, was laid to rest after funeral prayer at his residence at the Defence House in Abuja. Kyari died in the late hours of Friday after battling with ailments aggravated by COVID-19 disease. The funeral prayer was private in line with the protocol put in place for the burial Read More

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Buhari’s die-hard critic Fani-Kayode contacts presidency, mourns Abba Kyari

April 18, 2020 Editor 0

Former Aviation Minister Femi Fani-Kayode Saturday morning contacted Aso Rock and condoled the presidency over the demise of Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari. Spokesman to the President Femi Adesina who confirmed the latest development said via his twitter, “Former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, phones in to condole with Presidency on passage of Chief of Staff, Read More

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Buhari’s theory of self-help

February 15, 2020 Editor 0

When the Boko Haram marauders raided Kano in 2013 or thereabouts, killing close to 100 of innocent folks in one fell swoop, among them travellers at a popular motor park, former President Goodluck Jonathan visited the ancient city and was shocked by what he saw. After sniffing the air reeking with the stench of charred bodies, and bereft of fresh Read More

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Atiku vs Buhari Appeal: Parties await date for hearing as APC tells Supreme Court what to do

September 27, 2019 Editor 0

Against the backdrop of the recent appeal filed by the People Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the February 23 election, Atiku Abubakar over the outcome of the presidential election tribunal, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the Supreme Court to expunge Atiku’s exports report and evidence presented at the presidential election petition tribunal on 2019 presidential poll. APC in Read More

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Buhari’s govt ‘ll deliver uninterrupted power – Minister

September 13, 2019 Editor 0

The Minister of Power, Engr. Saleh Mamman, has said the Muhammadu Buhari next level administration will deliver uninterrupted power supply to Nigerians before the end of its tenure. The Minister of Power was in Kaduna with the Minister of State for Power, Mr. Goddy Jeddy Agba, on a two-day working visit to Kaduna state and tour of power facilities. Speaking Read More

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#Live: Results of 2019 election not transmitted into server; Buhari over qualified to contest – PEPT affirms

September 11, 2019 Editor 0

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday dismissed claim by Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and its candidate that the results of the 2019 general election were transmitted to server belonging to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The Tribunal ruled that that the manual provided by INEC did not provide for electronic transmission of results, thus knocking off another ground Read More

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Breaking: Tribunal makes more pronouncements, resumes from break, set to pass final judgement … Its Buhari 3-1 Atiku

September 11, 2019 Editor 0

The tribunal has struck out of a witness statement written by former Aviation Minister, Osita Chidoka, in support of the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against President Muhammadu Buhari and All Progressives Congress (APC). Chidoka served as the National Collation Officer of the PDP during the last presidential election and testified as a star witness Read More

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#Live: Faces at tribunal as Buhari, Atiku await 2019 presidential election verdict, security beefed up, apprehension grips Nigerians

September 11, 2019 Editor 0

As President Muhammadu Buhari of All Progressives Congress (APC) and main challenger Atiku Abubakar of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) await judgement from the tribunal, Nigerians are having their fingers crossed in anticipation of the outcome. Blueprint will be keeping you updated on the proceedings from the Appeal Court premises in Abuja. Already, security has been beefed up around the court Read More

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Breaking: Buhari’s ex-minister backs call for Oshiomhole’s removal

May 30, 2019 Editorial II 0

One of the immidiate past cabinet members of President Muhammadu Buhari and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Adebayo Shittu has supported the call for the resignation of the APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.  The APC Deputy National Chairman North, Senator Lawal Shuaibu had on Tuesday made public the personal letter he wrote the Oshiomhole to resign Read More

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9th NASS leadership: Buhari prefers Gbajabiamila, Lawan – North-central APC chairman

April 28, 2019 Editorial II 0

The National Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Noth-central zone, Hon. Ahmed Suleiman Wambi, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari and other party leaders have shown interests in the candidacies of Femi Gbajabiamila as the next Speaker and the Sen. Ahmed Lawan as the next Senate President. Wambi admitted that the selection might not based on Read More

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Buhari’s 2nd term: APC chieftain calls for more inclusion of South-east

April 23, 2019 Editorial II 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the a National Ex-Officio of the party (Southeast), Hon. Nduka Anyanwu has reiterated the need for the South-east geo-political zone to be fully integrated into the incoming second term administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Hon Anyanwu, who was reacting to claims in some quaters that the people of South-east did Read More

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N30, 000 minimum wage: Buhari has delivered another election promise- APC

April 19, 2019 Editorial II 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said President Muhammadu Buhari, has again delivered on another election promise following his assent to the new and improved N30,000 minimum wage for Nigerian workers. The ruling party while commending the president also congratulated all stakeholders that ensured the achievement, particularly the National Assembly, state governors, the Amma Pepple-led tripartite committee, labour/trade unions and Read More

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MYISD wants more women for elective positions

April 18, 2019 Editorial II 0

Michelle’s Youth Initiative for Sustainable Development (MYISD), non-governmental organisation (NGO) has decried the poor emergence of young women at all levels in elective positions in the country describing the situation as unimpressive and not good for the development of the country.   It’s Executive Director Comrade Michelle Onyeneke, told newsmen during an interview at a one-day National Legislative summit on Read More

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Insecurity: Consider Maj. Almustapha, sack incompetent service chiefs, BIG tells Buhari

April 18, 2019 Editorial II 0

A Pro-Muhammadu Buhari Group, the Buhari Integrity Group (BIG) has urged the president to consider the likes of Major Hamza Almustapha (Rtd) and other serving and retired military officers to inject fresh ideas into dealing with the nation’s security challenges. The group believe that some of the current head of security agencies, considered to be incompetent should be sacked. National Read More