Breaking: Natsha Akpoti loses again in Kogi

May 18, 2020 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Kogi state Election Tribunal Monday, dismissed a petition filed by Mrs Natasha Akpoti, the candidate of the Social Democratic Party ,(SDP) in the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.  The three-man panel led by Kashim Kaigama gave the verdict five months after it was filed. Details loading…

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2023: NASS reacts as INEC plots more polling units, sacks 74 political parties

February 7, 2020 Editor 0

The debate around the delisting of non-performance of some political parties sailed through as the  Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)  Thursday announced  deregistration of 74 political parties for their inability to fulfil the law establishing them.  INEC Chairman Prof Mahmood Yakubu announced this at a press briefing in Abuja, saying, with the de-registration; only 18 parties are now in existence.  INEC Read More

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Christmas: Imbibe act of giving, Gana admonishes Christians

December 26, 2018 Editorial III 0

The presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Prof Jerry Gana has expressed felicitations with Christians across the country as they celebrate Christmas. Gana who was recently declared the authentic flag bearer of the party by a Federal High Court in Abuja, enjoined all Christian faithful to use the yuletide to share with the less privileged what God has Read More

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2019: Atiku, PDP’s refusal to sign peace pact, sign of defeat -NDF

December 12, 2018 Editor 0

The National Democratic Front (NDF) has slammed the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for refusing to sign a peace pact ahead of next year’s elections saying that it is a clear indication that they plan to unleash violence in the aftermath of the polls that they already appear set to lose. The group said Read More

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SDP gains another seat in House of Reps

November 29, 2018 Blueprint 0

The camp of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) was further enlarged as another House of Representatives member defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC) to the party.   The SDP National Publicity Secretary, Alfa Mohammed, confirmed the defection of Hon Salisu Garba Koko representing Maiyama/koko-Besse Federal constituency, Kebbi state, in a statement yesterday.   This development brings the number of Read More

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Imo: I’ll reinvent late Mbakwe’s model of governance- Anyanwu

October 29, 2018 Blueprint 0

Governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Imo state, Dr. Casimir Anyanwu has said that if elected next year, he would reinvent the all inclusive model of governance introduced by the former Governor, late Sam Mbakwe. According to Anyanwu at a press conference in Abuja at the weekend, Mbakwe’s model of governance was all inclusive government which not Read More

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Ex-Reps Adamu picks SDP guber ticket in Jigawa

October 11, 2018 Blueprint 0

Former member of the House of Representatives, Bashir Adamu, has won the Social Democratic Party (SDP) governorship ticket in Jigawa State. The Returning Officer, Mr Alex Baidi, who announced him as the party’s consensus candidate, said the candidate was a three-time member of the House of Representatives, and had headed various committees including that of Defence. “I am confident you Read More

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2019: Donald Duke picks SDP presidential ticket

October 7, 2018 Editorial III 0

Former governor of Cross River State,Mr Donald Duke,last night,emerged as presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP,in the 2019 election. Donald Duke Duke got a total of 812 votes in the keenly contested election to clinch the party’s ticket. He was trailed behind by the former Minister of Information and National Orientation, Professor Jerry Gana,who scored a total of Read More

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Oyo guber: We’ll boycott 2019 elections if denied – Oke Ogun indigenes

September 28, 2018 Blueprint 0

Indigenes of Oke Ogun geopolitical zone in Oyo State have vowed to boycott the 2019 gubernatorial election if the existing political parties failed to field indigenes of the zone as their gubernatorial candidates. They made the vow yesterday when representatives of Oke Ogun Development Consultative Forum (ODCF) visited state secretariats of some existing political parties in Ibadan, the state capital. Read More

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Osun: SDP, ADC, ADP partner to stop ‘APC rigging’

September 25, 2018 Blueprint 0

The Social Democratic Party, Action Democratic Party, and African Democratic Congress said yesterday held talks to consolidate efforts at forestalling what they described as “the rigging antics of the ruling All Progressives Congress.” Speaking on behalf of the other parties at a press conference in Osogbo, the candidate of the SDP, Iyiola Omisore said the three parties had decided to Read More

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Osun gov’ship candidates vow to scrap school uniforms

September 18, 2018 Blueprint 0

Four governorship candidates in Osun state have resolved to scrap the school uniform in the state, if elected governor in the Saturday poll. The four candidates that appeared at a debate organised by Channels Television are “Fatai Akinbade of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Moshood Adeoti of the Action Democratic Party, ADP, Iyiola Omisore of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) Read More

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Osun guber: SDP, APC, PDP lure electorate with employment

September 12, 2018 Blueprint 0

By Lateef Dada Osogbo As September 22 governorship election in Osun State inches closer political parties in the state have been luring residence with employment and empowerment offers. The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, Senator Iyiola Omisore, had initiated the empowerment programme as a bait to get votes, directing graduates to approach his campaign office and pick Read More

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2019: R-APC, PDP, 37 others form CUPP

July 10, 2018 Blueprint 0

Ahead of 2019 general elections, political activities are fast picking up, with some opposition elements coming together with the sole aim of upstaging the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). As a major step towards giving effect to their ambition, some major political parties namely; the Peoples Democratic Party, the Social Democratic Party, and a faction of the All Progressives Congress Read More

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Gov’ship polls: Fayose, Fayemi setting Ekiti on fire – SDP

June 28, 2018 Blueprint 0

The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party in Ekiti state, Akinloye Ayegbusi, has accused the state Governor, Ayodele Fayose and the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Kayode Fayemi of heating up the polity and causing atmosphere of confusion ahead of the July 14 elections. The candidate said the two parties had engaged each other in a “war of attrition, Read More