Otò ge: Why Governor Abdulrahaman Abdulrazaq enjoys massive support in Kwara

February 24, 2021 Anjolaoluwa Folajimi 0

For several years, late Chief Olusola Saraki, Waziri Ilorin reigned supreme in the Kwara State politics. From the second republic down to the present democratic dispensation, his name made or marred the political fortune of many aspirants in the State. His political clout transcend over three decades. The political legacy “Oloye” remained unrivalled until 2019 when the “Oto ge” Tsunami Read More

Hope vs Okorocha: Wade in to save APC in Imo, Buhari, party leaders urged

February 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Some pro-democracy groups Monday held a protest in Abuja against the arrest of the immediate past governor of Imo state, Senator Rochas Okorocha, calling on President Muhammadu Buhari and other leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to quickly wade in. Some of the inscriptions on the placards reads ” United we stand, divided we fall”, “Gov Uzodima stop Read More

Group laments Kwara South’s low economic status

February 18, 2021 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

Kwara South Vision, a non-partisan group, has decried the low level of socio-economic and political development of the senatorial district in the past 20 years. The group described the low socio economic and political status of the district as worrisome and unacceptable. The group, at its inaugural meeting held at Ajase-Ipo, headquarters of the Senatorial District, said it was poised Read More

Breaking: Jonathan’s COAS teams up with APC

February 16, 2021 Editor 0

A former Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Azubuike Ihejirika (rtd), has joined the All Progressives Congress Lt. Gen. Ihejirika who served under former President Goodluck Jonathan teamed up with the party after registering as member in the ongoing nationwide registration and revalidation exercise at Ezere Ward 2 in Isuikwuato country home in Abia North Senatorial District. He officially Read More

Bauchi lawmaker donates 100 cars to APC loyalists

February 12, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The lawmaker representing Bauchi South in the National Assembly, Senator Lawal Yahya Gumau, has donated over 100 different sets of cars to his All Progressives Congress (APC) loyalists drawn from the seven local governments of the senatorial district. The beneficiaries were selected from Alkaleri, Kirfi, Dass,Tafawa Balewa, Bogoro, Bauchi and Toro local governments. Gumau, who was represented by a former Read More

Still on Kogi govt, PTF’s feud over Covid-19

February 12, 2021 Blueprint 0

It is the battle of the titans where two elephants are involved, except that its victims are the ordinary people of Kogi state. ELEOJO IDACHABA takes a look at the brawl between the Kogi state government and two federal government agencies over the Covid-19 pandemic. Kogi state has been in the news lately, this time for the wrong reason. The Read More

Uba Sani’s compelling legislative feats

February 10, 2021 Emmanuel Ado 0

Senator Uba Sani is not an accidental politician, nor was his aspiration to represent Kaduna Central Senatorial District an ego trip, propelled by a competition to equal the achievements of his former comrade-in arms, Shehu Sani, who he trounced in the 2019 general elections, despite the contrived shenanigans of Adams Oshiomhole, the former Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Read More

Registration: APC to dominate Nigeria’s political space with 100 million members – Lawan

February 6, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the ongoing membership registration and revalidation exercise of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is targeted at making over one hundred million Nigerians members of the ruling party.  He said the exercise was conceived to further democratise the party ahead of the 2023 general elections and also reposition the APC to dominate the country’s Read More

Okotete urges women, Deltans to embrace APC as registration, revalidation commence

February 5, 2021 Blueprint 0

Okotete urges women, Deltans to embrace APC as registration, revalidation commence. The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Woman Leader; Hon. Stella Okotete, has urged Nigerian women and Deltans to embrace the party as the party kicks off its registration and revalidation exercise. Okotere stated this at the country home of the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, in Read More

Buni, SDGs and Yobe education emergency pay-off

February 2, 2021 Zanna Samaila 0

Education is the bedrock of development and the most powerful tool to transform the world, it creates a ladder out of poverty and gives children an opportunity to gain the skills and knowledge to improve their lives in order to build a promising future for themselves and their families. Unfortunately, education in Yobe State is bisected with myriads of problem Read More

The bounties of Yaya Bauchi

January 19, 2021 Yahaya Ahmed 0

It rings rational in the ears of the mindful majorities that, in every position of leadership, the best thing a leader can do is the right thing, while the worst he can do, is doing nothing to touch the lives of his followers in most positive way. It’s well established that the cardinal responsibilities of a legislator is to make Read More

Group threatens Suswam’s recall over ‘abandonment’ of constituents

January 8, 2021 Agi Onda 0

The Sankera United for Democracy and Development (SUDD) has threatened to initiate the recall of Senator Gabriel Suswam, representing Benue North East senatorial district of Benue state. The group led by Engr. Edward Dugeri, adduced Suswam’s alleged lackadaisical attitude to the plight of Sankera people comprising Ukum, Logo and Katsina-Ala local government areas as basis for their resolve. The group Read More

Who are the beneficiaries of Boko Haram insurgency?

December 17, 2020 Mohammed Jubril 0

What is today Boko Haram started sometime in the build-up to the 2003 general elections as an assemblage of a small clan of political thugs. Desperate Nigerian politicians and power grabbers imported the clan of banditti into Borno state from Niger Republic; armed and unleashed them on the people for partisan reasons. The main assignment handed down to Boko Haram Read More

In Adamawa, Man threatens to shoot Senator Abbo, demands N2m

December 4, 2020 Blueprint 0

The life of the Senator representing Adamawa North senatorial district, Elisha ishiaku Abbo, came under threat in his state when a young man holding a locally-made pistol led some youths to threaten the lawmaker. The incident happened when the senator was on his way to his town of mubi for his cousin’s wedding. Then, his convoy came across an illegal Read More

Breaking: Senator Abbo dumps PDP, joins APC

November 25, 2020 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial District, Senator Ishaku Elisha Abbo has defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) . Defection of Senator Abbo was announced on the floor of the Senate Wednesday at the beginning of plenary. The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, said a letter to that effect had earlier been forwarded Read More

Ogun to fund 2021 budget with IGR- Gov Abiodun

November 4, 2020 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has said that his administration would in 2021 rely more on the state’s Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) as its primary source of financing its budget. The governor also said his administration would be mindful of the need to avoid unnecessary tax burden on its citizens.  Gov. Abiodun stated this at the virtual consultative Read More

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

Breaking: Senator Buruji Kasamu is dead

August 8, 2020 Solomon Arowolo 0

Senator Buruji Kashamu, the immediate past lawmaker who represented Ogun East Senatorial District at the National Assembly and the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, is dead, Blueprint has learnt. His former colleague and ally Ben Bruce who announced his demise on his Facebook page Saturday evening said, “I have just lost my good Read More