Breaking: Presidency breaks silence over alleged coup plot

May 4, 2021 Editor 0

The Presidency has finally spoken out on the rumours making round over alleged coup plot to upstage the current administration by President Muhammadu Buhari. A statement by Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja titled “Our response to DSS alert, by Presidency” read, “The Department of State Read More

APC chieftain, Jaji reveals how to end kidnapping, banditry in 3 months

April 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and immediate past chairman, House committee on internal security, Hon. Aminu Sani Jaji, has called on National Assembly to budget a special fund for the security agencies to acquire sophisticated weapons. Jaji said if the executive and the legislature could agree on such special fund for the security agencies to acquire Read More

Lawan swears in Ibezim as Senator representing Imo North

April 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, swore in Chukwuma Frank Ibezim to represent Imo North Senatorial District. Ibezim took the oath of office at exactly 11:02am during the start of plenary. The oath was administered by the Clerk to the Senate, Mr. Ibrahim El-Ladan. Recall that the Appeal Court sitting in Abuja had on February 16 affirmed the Read More

Breaking: Nigeria’s insecurity is real, APC admits, sympathises with citizens

April 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has admitted that the current state of insecurity bedeviling the country is real even as it sympathised with Nigerians who have been victims. The ruling party, however, assured that it won’t play politics with matters of life and collective wellbeing of the country. In a statement released Monday in Abuja by the National Secretary, Caretaker/Extraordinary Read More

Parliamentary workers give condition for ending strike

April 25, 2021 Moses John 0

The Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) Sunday said the ongoing industrial action by the workers would only be call off if the relevance authorities met the demands of the union. They said the workers are willing to sustain the ongoing strike since all the Governors and Speakers of the 36 States of the federation are reluctant in meeting the demands Read More

Group demands Fashola’s resignation over deplorable Abuja-Keffi road

April 25, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

A group of concerned road users, under the umbrella of The Road Users Development Network of Nigeria, have berated the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola for deplorable conditions of the Abuja-Keffi Expressway. The group said the Minister abandoning such an important federal road is not only a betrayal of public confidence,  but an offence to humanity, saying the Minister Read More

Reps ‘fight’ over call for Pantami’s ouster

April 23, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

Exchange of words has ensued between spokesman of the House of Representatives, Hon. Benjamin Kalu, the Minority Caucus, over the recent move on the floor, to the effect that Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami should resign over allegation of terrorism links, of be sacked. Minority Leader, Ndudi Elumelu had on Wednesday during plenary, raised a point Read More

PDP laments fresh killings in Zamfara, insists on state, community policing

April 23, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lamented the Tuesday night’s massacre of no fewer than 30 in simultaneous bandit attacks on four villages in two local government areas of Zamfara state. PDP in a statement by it National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, Thursday also bemoans the killing of a staff as well as abduction of unknown number of students of Greenfield Read More

Senate probes CCT chairman over assault on security man

April 20, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate has put machinery in motion for full investigation into allegation of assault by the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal ( CTT), Danladi Umar. Umar had shown in a viral video recently, was alleged to have physically assaulted  one Clement Sagwak at  the popular Banex Shopping Plaza in Abuja.  Drawing the attention of the Senate  to the Read More

Surrender power to young ones, AMAC Chairmanship aspirant tells older politicians

April 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former President, National Youth Council of Nigeria and chairmanship aspirant of Abuja Municipal Area Council ?AMAC) under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) Comerade Bello Shagari, has asked older politicians to surrender power to the younger ones. Speaking with newsmen Tuesday at the national secretariat of APC in Abuja, Shagari said the Nigerian youths, backed by the “Not too Read More

Breaking: Chad ‘s President Deby is dead, day after 6th term victory

April 20, 2021 France 24 0

Chad’s President Idriss Deby has died while visiting troops on the front line of a fight against northern rebels, an army spokesman said on Tuesday, the day after Deby was declared the winner of a sixth term in office.ADVERTISING Deby, 68, “has just breathed his last defending the sovereign nation on the battlefield” over the weekend, army spokesman General Azem Read More

Don’t deploy military to South-east, Ohaneze warns FG

April 18, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Ohaneze Nigbo Worldwide Sunday warned the federal government against deploying Military to South-east region, saying it may lead to the braking up of the country. This was contained in a statement signed and made available to Blueprint by the Secretary General of the group, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro. Isiguzoro noted that the southeast had  remained the safest place for foreign and local investments Read More

2023: Atiku more nationalist than Tinubu – APC chieftain

April 18, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A two terms member of the Bauchi state House of Assembly and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Hon. Aminu Tukur has commented on the two speculated presidential aspirants in the 2023 elections; former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and former Lagos state governor Bola Tinubu opining that Atiku is more nationalist than Tinubu. Tukur who made the assertion in Read More

Ramadan: MULAN president tasks Muslim lawyers on piety

April 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

The president, Muslim Lawyers Association of Nigeria (MULAN), Prof. Ibrahim Abikani, has called on Muslim lawyers to continue to be pious and steadfast during the month of Ramadan and beyond. The MULAN president made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos. “My message to Muslim lawyers especially and Nigerian Muslims as Read More

2023: More PDP governors, others to join APC soon — Yahaya Bello

April 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kogi state governor and Chairman of the Contact and Mobilization Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has revealed that in the coming weeks, more governors of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other known political heavyweights will be decamping to the ruling party. The decamping of the opposition gladiators to the APC is part of Read More

2023: Northern students endorse Atiku, support apprenticeship program

April 15, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Ahead of the 2023 elections, the Association of Northern Nigerian Students (ANNS) which is the apex students body in the 19 northern states has endorsed a former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as next president. The association made the endorsement Thursday at a press conference addressed by its national Vice President Comrade Sani Adamu and representatives from northern states held at Read More