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‘Why Tinubu, Oshiomhole shunned Oyegun’s 80th birthday in Benin’

August 16, 2019 Editorial II 0

Chief Ray Murphy, the chairman of the organising committee for the 80th birthday of the immediate past national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has explained the reason a national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and the national chairman, Adams Oshiomole, were absent at his 80th birthday held in Benin, Edo state capital. Morphy, who Read More

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Tinubu strong pillar of Nigeria’s democracy – Buhari

March 28, 2019 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has described Ahmed Bola Tinubu as “one of the strong pillars of Nigeria’s democracy.” The president stated this while felicitating with the national leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) on his 67th birthday on March 29. The president in a statement Wednesday by his spokesperson, Femi Adesina, joined the APC family in celebrating the former governor of Read More

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Anti-Tinubu rally rattles Lagos ahead governorship, state assembly polls

February 28, 2019 Editor 0

There is an uneasy calm around Ikeja in Lagos where some political activists are staging rally ahead of the March 9 governorship election. The group spearheading the protest reportedly converged at Oramiyan Hall in a hotel and is said to be working out modalities on how to confront National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, ahead of Read More

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Tinubu meets APC leaders, rescues Ambode from Lawmaker’s ‘impeachment’ wrath

February 3, 2019 Editor 0

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has brockered peace between the Lagos state Governor,  Akinwunmi Ambode and the state House of Assembly. The meeting was meant to put an end to impeachment plot on the governor. In a statement made available to journalists in Lagos by Tinubu’s spokesperson, Tunde Rahman, the differences between the Read More

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Of Atiku, Tinubu and permanent interests in politics

February 2, 2019 Editor 0

There has been a lot of political alignment and realignment in the run up to the 2019 general elections. At the bottom of these rekindled political alliances and falling outs lies political interest of the parties involved. In the report KEHINDE OSASONA examines the increasing bad blood between the acclaimed leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Read More

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Breaking: Buhari ally, Okechukwu demands Oshiomhole’s resignation

November 8, 2018 Editorial II 0

An ally of President Muhammadu Buhari and the incumbent Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON) Osita Okechukwu, has called for immidiate resignation of the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over the allegation of corruption arising from the recent party primaries. Okechukwu, who is also an aggrieved Senatorial aspirant in Enugu state, also urged the Read More

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APC crisis: Tinubu’s panel making progress -Gov Ajumobi

May 31, 2018 Blueprint 0

Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajumobi, has said that a presidential panel led by former governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, was making progress in reconciling all the aggrieved party in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Ajumobi, who is the chairman media sub-committe on media told newsmen at a press conference Thursday in Abuja, that Tinubu’s committee has been Read More

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Buhari meets Tinubu, other APC South-west caucus members 

May 17, 2018 Blueprint 0

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday had a dinner with members of the South West caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The dinner started around 8.30pm at the new Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa. Notable personalities at the dinner were Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu; Chief Read More

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Happening Now: Tinubu, 33 Ekiti APC governorship aspirants in closed door meeting

May 8, 2018 Blueprint 0

The national leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is currently meeting with all the 33 aspirants contesting the party ticket in Ekiti state. The party has, however, fixed the botched Ekiti governorship primary election to continue this week Friday. APC spokesman Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, confirmed this during a press conference today at the national Read More

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APC’s somersaults on tenure elongation

April 14, 2018 Blueprint 0

Last Monday, the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress(APC) met and granted waivers to the National Working Committee (NWC) members and other executive officers of the party at state and ward levels, to remain in office and contest for offices if they so wish. In this report, BODE OLAGOKE highlights APC’s twists and turns arising from the Read More

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Oyegun Tenure: APC inaugurates technical panel on Buhari’s stand

April 3, 2018 Blueprint 0

The ruling All progressive congress (APC) has inaugurated a ten members technical committee led by Governor Simon Lalong to look into the legal implications of the recent decision to extend tenure of the Chief John Odigie- Oyegun led National Working Committee ( NWC) and other executive at all levels. The committee is also expected to look into President Muhammadu Buhari Read More

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APC celebrates Tinubu at 66, say has built lasting political bridges

March 28, 2018 Blueprint 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the former Lagos state governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as a frontline politician who has built a “lasting political bridges and alliances across divides in the country. The ruling party, whike celebrating its National leaders as he clocks 66 years today, also refrenced Tinubu’s contributions to the growth and electoral successes APC has Read More

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Tenure extension: President Buhari’s decision has saved APC – Tinubu

March 27, 2018 Blueprint 0

National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to reject tenure elongation for Chief John Oyegun led National Working Committee (NWC) will save the party. The President had declared at the NEC meeting on Tuesday that any such moves would contravene both the national and party constitutions. Additionally, he Read More

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Tinubu v Oyegun: EFCC storms APC secretariat over alleged fraud by National Chairman

February 23, 2018 Blueprint 0

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) on Thursday stormed the national secretariat of the ruling All Prigressives Congress (APC) as part of its investigations into the alleged misappropriation of the party’s fund by Chief John Oyegun led National Working Committee (NWC). Amidst the controversy on Thursday, former Lagos state governor and the national leader of APC Asiwaju Read More

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Reconciliation: APC will collapse finally, if Tinubu fails – Sen. Sani

February 18, 2018 Blueprint 0

…Urges Buhari to speak on re-election The Senator representing Kaduna central on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Shehu Sani, has said that the party will be doomed if Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s led reconciliation committee of aggrieved party members fail. Sani, also called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately tell Nigerians whether he will seek re-election in 2019 Read More

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APC reconciliation: Why Tinubu must reach out to Timi Frank

February 18, 2018 Blueprint 0

Like John the Baptist, Comrade Timi Frank has been a lonely voice in the wilderness of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) since the party came into power, calling attention of President Muhammadu Buhari and other national leaders to some of the injustices he had seen even before they now finally out of bags. One might be forced to ask Read More

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Buhari meets Abdulsalam, Tinubu, Akande in Aso Rock

February 13, 2018 Blueprint 0

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday had a close-door meeting with former Head of State, retired General Abdulsalami Abubakar, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The meeting held after the President received letters of credence from the Ambassador of Niger to Nigeria, Mr. Alat Mogaskia; the High Commissioner of Ghana, Alhaji Rashid Bawa and that of Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy Read More

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ANALYSIS: Can Tinubu cement the cracked walls of APC?

February 10, 2018 Blueprint 0

The appointment of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), to reconcile aggrieved party members is seen as a welcome idea. In addition, Tinubu is a seen a round peg in a round hole for the assignment. However, opinions are divided whether the strong man of South west politics can deliver on this daunting task Read More

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PDP To Presidency: Tinubu cannot deliver bad product 

February 8, 2018 Blueprint 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has again bashed the Presidency for abandoning its duty of governance and now deploying resources meant for Nigerian people to push a desperate but ill-fated mission to foist on Nigerians, an obviously unpopular presidential candidate in 2019. The party said the Presidency has become so panicky that it effectively hijacked the functions of the leadership Read More

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Breaking: Buhari appoints Tinubu to lead APC reconciliation, consultations

February 6, 2018 Blueprint 0

As part of on-going efforts to improve cohesion within the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari has designated Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to lead the consultation, reconciliation and confidence building efforts. This was contained in a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Garba Shehu. The statement said Tinubu’s assignment would Read More

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Jonathan administration won gold medal in corruption – Tinubu

November 16, 2017 Blueprint 0

A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and former governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, said on Thursday that the defeat of the administration of Dr Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2015 general elections was the turning point for the country and its people. Speaking at the public presentation of a 360-page Read More

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I wont dicuss Buhari’s second term -Tinubu

October 30, 2017 Blueprint 0

*Says no rift with President Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu has declined to comment on the calls for President Muhammadu Buhari to run for a second term in the 2019 general elections. Asked by State House correspondents to comment on the calls by some groups for the President to run for elections in 2019, Read More

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Tinubu, Ajimobi, others for Okeho centenary celebrations

October 16, 2017 Blueprint 0

Former governor of Lagos state Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the incumbent governor of Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi among other personalities have indicated interest to be part of the centenary celebrations of Okeho, a town in Kajola local government in Oyo state. Others expected at the occasion are: the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, former governor of Read More

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Restructuring: will make Nigeria powerful, Tinubu says as Atiku says only lazy northerners fear

September 24, 2017 Blueprint 0

National leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator Bola Tinubu has warned against attempts to break Nigeria into smaller pieces, saying such move would make the nation more vulnerable to outside influences, adding that it was important to restructure the nation. The former governor of Lagos State, argued that there are numerous benefits Nigeria and her people would Read More