PDP crisis: Why Wike, allies formed ‘Integrity Group’ – Official

November 21, 2022 Adewale Ajayi 0

The five aggrieved People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governors led by Nyesom Wike of Rivers state and some other party stalwarts, Sunday, announced the formation of the ‘Integrity Group’ within the party. Blueprint reports that the Wike-led G-5 governors have been clamouring for the resignation of the party’s national chairman, Dr Iyorchia Ayu, just after the party’s presidential ticket was won Read More

2023: APC stalwart cautions Sen Abbo

November 6, 2022 Editorial IV 0

A stalwart of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Engr Abubakar Adamu Digil, has cautioned the Senator representing Adamawa North zone, Senator Ishaku Elisha Abbo, representing Adamawa North, Adamawa state, not to allow youthful exuberance to becloud his political thoughts and reasoning. Digil said he regretted supporting Senator Abbo in canvassing votes in the entire Mubi Emirate council, adding that the Read More

Still on the high cost of APC nomination forms

May 9, 2022 Blueprint 0

The high cost of the nomination forms of the All Progressives Congress, APC, will no doubt have a ripple effect on the psyche of the nation and its people.The cost of the forms is really beyond the imagination of any right thinking Nigerians. It will also significantly make the anti-corruption fight of the ruling party a mirage as anybody, who Read More

2023 presidency: Some ex-presidents behind Osinbajo’s ambition – Senator Gaya

April 21, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Kano state governor and chairman Senate committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Kabiru Kaya, has revealed that some former Presidents of Nigeria are among those supporting the presidential ambition of the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Gaya also revealed that one of the support groups under the umbrella of The Progressive Project (TPP) has expressed the readiness to procure Read More

2023: Atiku’ll pick PDP presidential ticket – Fintiri

April 5, 2022 Muazu Abari Yola 0

Fresh from his return to Yola after attending the presidential declaration of Wazirin Adamawa, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Gov. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has expressed optimism that the former vice president, will emerge as the PDP presidential candidate in the 2023 election. Fintiri stated this in a chat with journalists at the Yola International Airport, upon his arrival after 3 weeks of Read More

Ngige begins consultations, says Igbo presidency not out of place

March 27, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Anambra state and Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said he has embarked on consultations across the country on his presidential ambition ahead of 2023 general elections. Ngige, who stormed the Eagles Square, venue of APC national convention Sunday afternoon, in a long convoy, branded with his picture, said he was at the place as party Read More

2023: PDP denies zoning Presidential ticket

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that contrary to comments and speculations from certain individuals, the party has not zoned its presidential ticket to a particular part of the country. PDP in a statement by it it’s National Publicity Secretary, Hon. Debo Ologunagba, Saturday, described the speculation as completely misleading adding, “it does not in any way represent the position of Read More

PDP’s quest for national chairman and the Saraki factor

October 15, 2021 Osazemen Imagbenikaro 0

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, one of the oldest and major parties in Nigeria, is to hold its national onvention to elect leaders into the National Working Committee on October 30-31, 2021. However, there is no clear indication as to which of the six geo-political zones of the country will produce the national chairman, consequent on the fact that the Read More

It’s injustice zoning PDP presidential ticket to South – Dokpesi

October 15, 2021 Blueprint 0

High Chief Raymond Anthony Aleogho Dokpesi is a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees. In this interview with journalists in Abuja, he speaks on the zoning controversy in the party, saying it will be an act of injustice to deny the North the presidential ticket in 2023. ABDULRAHMAN A. ABDULRAUF was there. As a member of the PDP Board of Read More

PDP urged to zone chairmanship to North-central, North-east

October 13, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Suleiman Gidado has called for the zoning of the party’s chairmanship position to the North-central or the North-east. This, according to him, will give aspirants from the North-west enough space to maximise their chances in the party. Gidado in a statement issued Tuesday in Kano, said it is in the tradition and Read More

Anambra: Merge with APC for seamless victory, Okechukwu tells APGA

October 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Osita Okechukwu, has once again reminded the leadership of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) of the imperatives of striking a merger with APC, in the Zikist Model strategy, to win the November 6, governorship poll. Okechukwu, who is also the Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON) told newsmen Sunday in Abuja that Read More

The Atiku, Wike, Fintiri game

October 7, 2021 Blueprint 0

On September 29, 2021, at the  Akwa Ibom governor’s residence in Abuja, the 12 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors in a meeting, zoned the party chairmanship to the north. Some politicians were quick to assert that the governors’ decision doesn’t in any way affects the party’s presidential ticket status- whether it will be zoned to the north or south. Those Read More

‘North Central, most qualified for APC National Chair position’

October 1, 2021 Editor 0

The Director-General Tanko Umaru Almakura Campaign Organisation for National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Dominic Alancha, has made a strong case for the micro zoning of the position of the National Chairman of the party to the North Central geopolitical zone. He made the call while interacting with the Managing Editor of Blueprint Newspapers, Mr. Clem Oluwole, Read More

2023: Group urges parties to zone presidency to North Central

August 26, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

Youth under the auspices of the North Central Network for Better Nigeria (NCBN) Thursday called on political parties to zone 2023 presidency to the region in the spirit of fairness, equity and political inclusiveness The group stated this at a press briefing in Minna. It was addressed by its director general, Ambassador Jibrin Abdullahi Muregi. He said: “Therefore, based on the Read More

2023: Nigeria’s hope rekindles with Atiku

July 15, 2021 Dahiru Muhammad 0

In less than two years, Nigerians would go to the polls to elect the next president of Africa’s most populous black nation. It’s pellucid and incontrovertible fact that in the upcoming election, to say Nigeria needs to be rescued and unshackled is a brazen understatement. With what is happening everywhere, if we are not careful, the present administration won’t bequeath Read More

2023: Shop for presidency, Sen Ekpenyong urges South-south

June 9, 2021 Uko Etim 0

Senator Christopher Ekpenyong representing Ikot Ekpene senatorial district in Akwa Ibom state Wednesday urged the South- south geo-political zone to seek the position of a president in 2023. Ekpenyong stated this in Uyo while reacting to ongoing clamour and debates in the country regarding which region or part of the country should produce the next president in 2023, after the Read More

2023: Kano PDP backs Bala for president

May 30, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

  The opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano state at the weekend backed calls on Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed to join the 2023 presidential race on the platform of the party, declaring the governor fit for the job. The party’s state executive members gave their backing when they received executive members of the Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed Read More