Gunmen strike in Kogi, kidnap 2 medical doctors

October 10, 2020 Oyibo Salihu 0

Two Medical doctors working in Kogi state have been kidnapped by yet to be identified  gunmen at eastern Senatorial District. The two victims are identified as Dr Ebiloma Yahaya Aduku of Zonal Hospital Ankpa and Dr Kelechi Mgbahurike of Christ the King Hospital Anyigba. Dr Aduku was kidnapped at Ankpa on the October 6, while Dr Mgbahurike was also kidnapped from his Read More

In Nasarawa, APC stakeholders pass vote of confidence on Buhari, Sule, Al-Makura

September 26, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders from Nasarawa south senatorial district, Saturday, passed a vote of confidence on President Muhammad Buhari. The stakeholders made this known in a communique read by one of the stakeholders, Mamman Alakayi, in Lafia, the state capital after an expanded meeting of APC critical stakeholders from the zone. Alakayi said the meeting has passed the Read More

Withdraw your statement on Gana, youth group tells Suswam

September 12, 2020 Editor 0

The Sankera Youth Forum (SYF) has called on the lawmaker representing Benue North East in the National Assembly, Senator Gabriel Suswam, to withdraw his statement on notorious militia leader, Terwase Akwaza, popularly known as Gana.  Sankera consists of three of the seven local government areas which make up the senatorial district which the ex-governor represents and was among the worst affected Read More

PDP Lagos East Senate aspirant tasks party leaders on unity ahead bye election

August 18, 2020 Editorial III 0

As preparations intensify ahead of the Lagos East Senatorial District bye-election slated for 31st October 2020, Barr. (Aare) Dotun Hassan, an aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on party leaders and fellow aspirants to maintain mutual respects and unity ahead of the polls. Aare Hassan made this known during his consultative tours for supports Read More

Government will support Kogi Pillars – Fanwo

August 13, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Kogi state Commissioner for Information and Communications, Kingsley Fanwo, has assured the Management of Kogi Pillars Football Club of government’s support to the team. Kogi Pillars were founded and funded by the Adavi local government administration. The team recently gained promotion to the third division of the Nigerian League. Earlier, the team manager of Kogi Pillars, Mr Ibrahim Hudu, thanked Read More

Breaking: Family reveals when, where Kashamu ‘ll be buried

August 8, 2020 Olufemi Adediran 0

The remains of Senator Buruji Kashamu would be laid to rest on Sunday at his Ijebu-Igbo residence in Ogun state. A family source who spoke to Blueprint on condition of anonymity, said Kashamu would be buried according to Islamic rites at 10am at his “Omo’lu” residence in Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun state. Kashamu reportedly died from complications of COVID-19 at the First Read More

Kogi: Yahaya Bello moves to establish science and technology varsity

July 9, 2020 Solomon Arowolo 0

Kogi state governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello has approved the transmission of a bill for the establishment of the Confluence University of Science and Technology. The state Commissioner of Information and Communication Kingsley Fanwo disclosed this while briefing newsmen at the end of the state Executive Council meeting at the Government House, Lokoja. The commissioner said the university which will be Read More

Breaking: Ize-Iyamu ‘s fate made known as APC declares full primary election results in Edo

June 22, 2020 Editor 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election ahead of Edo gubernatorial general poll has been conluded. The result shows that Osagie Ize-Iyamu has emerged victorious. He is now the official governorship candidate of APC in Edo state. At the end of the primaries, Ize-Iyamu polled 27, 838. A) Edo South Senatorial District: 1. lkpoba-Okha LGA – Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu = Read More

Sallah: Almakura congratulates Muslims

May 24, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 0

Senator Umaru Almakua representing Nasarawa south senatorial district has congratulated muslims across the country on completion of the 30 days mandatory fasting and urged them to continue to show compassion to the need. This was contained in a statement he personally signed and made available to Blueprint on Saturday, in Lafia. Almakura said that Ramadam fasting teaches the values of Read More

Senator distributes palliatives to constituents in Edo

May 2, 2020 Patrick Ahanor 0

The Senator representing Edo North Senatorial District at the Senate, Mr.  Francis Alimikhena, has  distributed foodstuff to households in his constituency in a bid to cushion the effects of COVID-19 lockdown on the people.  The lawmaker also distributed agricultural and farming  equipment such as farm chemicals, farm water pumping machines, hand sprayer which according to him, would be of great Read More

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Breaking: New Speaker emerges in Bayelsa

February 19, 2020 Editor 0

The Deputy Speaker, Abraham Ngobere, has been elected as new Speaker of Bayelsa House of Assembly. This followed the resignation of Monday Bubou-Obolo as Speaker. He resigned after the inauguration of Governor Douye Diri, who is from the same Bayelsa Central Senatorial District as Bubou-Obolo. Details loading…

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Senate adjourns for Longjan, holds valedictory session for Uwajumogu

February 11, 2020 Editor 0

The Senate Tuesday sat for just  five minutes from 10:55 to 11:00am as a result of the  death of Senator Ignatius Longjan who died at the Turkish Hospital Abuja on Sunday.  This is as the Upper legislative Chamber set Wednesday, February 12, 2020, for valedictory session in memory of Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu who died on December 17, 2019 . Shortness of Read More

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Constituency project: Senator doles out 698 rice milling machines, irrigation water pumps

January 28, 2020 Editor 0

Senator Aishatu Dahiru Ahmed (Binani) representing Adamawa central senatorial district, Monday gave out  698 equipment to her constituents for job creation and empowerment. A statement from the lawmaker’s media office Monday in Abuja listed the items to include irrigation water pumps (100);  sprayer kits (570);   rice milling machines (14) and  tricycles (14).  Similarly, the lawmaker distributed 139,000 free exercise books to Junior Secondary Read More

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Adamawa: Senator Abbo attracts dams to constituency

January 24, 2020 Editor 0

In fulfillment of his commitments to better the lots of his people and attract  federal projects to his senatorial district, the senator representing Adamawa North Senator Elisha Ishiaku Abbo has attracted the sighting of three Dams project in his senatorial.  This is coming after several months of his intense lobbying of the executives and tireless efforts which prompted the federal government Read More

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Medicare: Adamawa Senator reaches out to 5000 constituents

January 24, 2020 Editor 0

Moved by the successes recorded during his first medical outreach and increasing demands of his people, the senator representing Adamawa  South senatorial district, Senator Binos Yaroe, has organised another medical outreach for the people of his constituency targeted at 5000 patients. The exercise which was held at Ganye general hospital attracted many people from the various local governments that make up Read More

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Olujimi: Appeal Court’s decision travesty of justice – APC

November 10, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The All Progressives Congress, (APC) has rejected the Court of Appeal judgement which sacked the Spokesman of the Senate, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, saying it did not reflect the wishes of people of the Ekiti South senatorial district. The party dismissed the judgement saying apart from being an affront on the people that it ‘can best be described as a travesty Read More

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In Plateau, Appeal Court affirms Dimka’s election

November 7, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Court of Appeal has affirmed the election of Senator Hezekia Dimka of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the duly elected representative of Plateau Central senatorial district. Also, Justice Mudaseer Oniyangi, who read the consensus judgement, dismissed the appeal No. CA/J/EPT/PL/NA/SEN/382/2019, filed by Mr David Paradang of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) The court held that the petitioner/appellant issues 1,2,3 Read More

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More PDP witnesses testify against Ubah’s election

July 25, 2019 Editorial IV 0

More witnesses have testified at the Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Awka against the victory of Senator Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) in the February 23 election Anambra South senatorial district election. Chief Chris Uba of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is challenging Ubah’s victory in a consolidated petition no. EPT/AN/SEN/11. Uba had said he had no Read More

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Constituents demand release of Uwajumogu’s certificate of return

July 22, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Senator-elect representing Imo North senatorial district, Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu, Monday staged a protest to the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) demanding the immediate release of his certificate of return being withheld by the commission. In the vein, Imo North senatorial district constituents have urged the INEC to issue a certificate of return to Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu Read More

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Supreme Court upholds Nwaoboshi’s election

July 16, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Supreme Court Tuesday upheld the election of Senator Peter Nwaoboshi as the winner of the Peoples Democratic Party primary held on October 2, 2018 for the Delta North senatorial district, and therefore duly elected on February 23, 2019. The Supreme Court five-man panel of Justices lead by Justice John Okoro dismissed the two suits filed by Chief Ned Nwoko Read More

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Logo omission: Tribunal to hear petition against INEC, Senator

June 17, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Plateau state House of Assembly and National Assembly Electoral Commission, has fixed 25th June, for hearing of a petition challenging the election of Senator Istifsnus Gyang, as senator representing Plateau North senatorial district. The United People’s Party (UPP) candidate in the election Hon Sanusi Muhammad Inuwa in a petition No EPT/PL/NA/01/2019, has challenged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Read More

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Akpabio gave us uncommon representation in the senate- Constituents

June 9, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Stakeholders of Ikot Ekpene senatorial district has appraised the performance of Senator Godswill Akpabio in 8th senate and rated him as the best performing senator in the district since the creation of the state from Cross River state. The stakeholders described Senator Akpabio, the former governor of Akwa  Ibom state and senate minority leader in the 8th National Assembly as an uncommon senator whose performance touched every community in the senatorial district. Read More

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Ministerial slot: Seven APC chairmen back Lai Mohammed for re-appointment

May 23, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Seven local government chairmen of All Progressives Congress(APC) that make up the South senatorial district of Kwara state have thrown their weight behind the reappointment of the minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed during the second term of President Muhammadu Buhari. Mohammed hails from Oro in Irepodun local government council area of the state that make up the Kwara Read More