Naira redesign: Court bars CBN from shifting cashless policy

February 6, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory has restrained the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Central Bank of Nigeria, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and twenty-seven listed commercial banks from suspending, stopping, extending or interfering with the currency redesign terminal date of February 10th or issue any directive contrary to the February 10 date. Read More

Popular Nigerian musician, Tems, wins first #Grammy award, Burna Boy loses

February 6, 2023 Admin III 0

Nigerian singer, Temilade Openiyi, popularly known as Tems, has won her first Grammy Award on her feature in the 2022 hit song by Future at the Arena in Los Angeles, Sunday. The ‘last last’ crooner, Burna Boy lost two categories at the Grammy Award. He lost the ‘Best Global Music Album’ and the ‘Best Global Music Performance’.

2023: Resist overtures to postpone elections, Frank urges Buhari, INEC

February 5, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, on Sunday, advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to contemplate or accept any recommendation to shift the forthcoming polls. Frank who made this plea in a statement in Abuja, also called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), not to add to the current harrowing experience of Read More

Presidency: APC stakeholders list SGF, Emefiele, APC NWC as ‘saboteurs’ against Tinubu 

February 4, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A support group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the Concerned APC Stakeholders has unmasked the “fifth columnists” and various elements working against the electoral victory of the party’s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu at the polls come February 25. The Convener of the group, Rev. Dominic Alancha who unveiled the elements at a press conference Saturday in Read More

2023: Kano will work for all under me as governor  – Gawuna

December 20, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The gubernatorial candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano state, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna has promised to make the state work for all if given opportunity to be the next governor. He gave the assurance Monday evening in Abuja at a town hall meeting with Kano indigines and stakeholders in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Gawuna, Read More

The Natives move against saboteurs in oil sector, commend NNPCL

December 14, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A citizens-led anti-sabotage group on the aeges of The Natives has said it will do everything possible to defend Nigerians from being shortchanged by some cartels in oil sector, hence it will for a monitoring body across the country against saboteurs. It, however, commended the management of the new Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) led by Mele KyarI, for Read More

Seyi Tinubu pays condolence visit to Buhari over niece death

December 10, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Seyi Tinubu, son of the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has paid a condolence visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in Daura, Katsina state to commiserate with him and pay final respect to the late President’s niece, Hajia Laraba Dauda. Speaking during the visit on Saturday, Seyi Tinubu asked God Almighty to comfort the Read More

Corpreneurship challenge: Unity Bank splashes N10m on 30 corps members

December 5, 2022 Benjamin Umuteme Abuja 0

Unity Bank Entrepreneurship Development Initiative – Corpreneurship Challenge, targeted at empowering fresh graduates and Corp Members on one-year compulsory national youth service has, in its ninth edition of the Corpreneurship Challenge held across 10 States recently, doled out N10 million grant to 30 winners. The winners emerged after a business pitch presentation held across 10 States; namely, Rivers, Delta, Sokoto, Read More

Attack on CJN’s Ariwoola unnecessary – CUPP 

November 30, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Coalition of United Political Parties CUPP, has described as harmless and not signs of partisanship, the recent comment accrued to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, in which he said he was happy with the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde’s membership of the G-5 governors led by Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State. CUPP in a Read More

NSCDC smashes fake Dollars syndicate, recovers $15,400 fake notes

November 14, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Acting on credible intelligence, the Commandant General’s Special Intelligence Squad (CG’s SIS) has smashed a notorious fake dollars syndicate that specialises in printing, sales and distribution of fake US Dollar notes. According to intelligence reports, the syndicate have been operating for the past ten (10) years around Mararaba under bridge, by Heart Plaza, Karu Local Government district of Nasarawa state Read More

Welfare: Nababa launches 160 plots housing estate for personnel

August 9, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Controller General of the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) Haliru Nababa, has launched a ground-breaking of a housing estate project for the Correctional Service Coorporative Society (COCOS) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The NCoS boss said the move was part of his plans to improve the welfare of the personnel nationwide, adding that such will be replicated across the Read More

Plateau 2023: APC stakeholders insist on  disqualification of party’s flagbearer Nentawe

July 26, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections,  Plateau state stakeholders of the All Progressive Congress (APC) have reiterated their call for the disqualification of the governorship flagbearer in the state Dr Nentawe Yilwatda Goshwe. The group under the aeges of Progressives Foundation Movement (PFM) maintained that the decision by the Sen Abdullahi Adamu led national working committee (NWC) to field Goshwe Read More

2023: Kwankwaso not a threat to APC in North-west – Lukman

July 14, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Vice Chairman, North-west of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Salihu Lukman, has said the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, is not a threat to the ruling party ahead of the 2023 elections. Speaking with newsmen Thursday in Abuja, the APC chieftain said the party would work hard to achieve success Read More

2023: Diamond Ladies to declare for Atiku, honour Melaye, Oluchukwu, Natasha, others

July 13, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A socio-political group on the aiges of Diamond Ladies in Politics (DLP) has concluded plans to officially declare support for the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, ahead of 2023 general elections. The group will also honour some prominent Nigerians who worked assiduously to ensure the emergence of the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. Among Read More

2023: APC professionals back Shettima as Tinubu’s running mate

July 11, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Professionals Forum of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has thrown their weights behind the choice of Senator Kashim Shettima as the vice presidential candidate of the party. In a statement released Monday in Abuja, by the acting chairman, Board of Trustees for the forum, Nkem Okeke, said the choice is inline with the Forum’s objective of dedication to Read More

Breaking: Masari resigns as Tinubu’s running mate

July 10, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The temporary running mate Alhaji Ibrahim Masari, submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) by the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has resigned. Masari in a statement he personally signed Sunday in Abuja said his decision will enable Asiwaju have more latitude to give more accommodation and inclusion that will position APC Read More

Northern Clerics pick Yakubu Pam as Tinubu’s running mate

June 24, 2022 Leka Shehinde 0

Northern Christian and Muslim Cerics have thrown their weight behind the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission  NCPC to serve as running mate to Asiwaju Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress,APC  In the forthcoming presidential polls. The clerics who spoke at a one day roundtable discussion in Abuja said there is  the need for a harmonious and Read More

Presidency: I’m a unifier, this moment calls for me – Tinubu

June 7, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

National leader and presidential aspirant of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu, has described himself as a unifier and the one the moment in the country calls for. Addressing special convention, Tuesday evening, Tinubu, who commended other aspirants for conducting what he described as a decent campaign, said the competition will eventually make the party strong. He asked Read More

Breaking: EFCC deploys ‘beautiful’ female officials to Eagles Square

June 7, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Blueprint can authoritatively reports that some beautiful female officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have stormed the Eagles Square, the venue of the ongoing presidential primary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). While some of the operatives were dressed in their official apron, other female officials were in mofty. The officials of the anti-graft agency are Read More

APC: There ‘ll be Dollar rain at Eagle Square, activist writes EFCC

June 7, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Convener of a Pro-democracy and good governance group, Concerned Nigerians and Human Right Activist, Adeyanju Deji, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to storm the venue of the All Progressives Congress, APC, alleging that the presidential aspirants of the party are planning to share dollars to delegates for vote buying. “Dear EFCC, please go close Read More

Keren: Court fixes June 22 for hearing, refuses Premier Academy’s request

June 2, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Federal High Court, Abuja Division has struck out the application filed by Premiere Academy, Lugbe, seeking to stop Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) from investigating the circumstances, which led to the alleged rape and death of one of its student, Keren-Happuch Aondodoo Akphagher. Instead, the court ordered an accelerated hearing of the substantive suit, fixing it for Read More

APC may produce invalid presidential, gov’shp candidates over delegates crisis, Etiebet warns

June 1, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the special convention of the ruling All progressive congress (APC), A chieftain and former governor of Akwa Ibom state, Chief Don Etiebet, has warned that the party might not have valid governorship and presidential primaries if the issue of valid delegates list from Akwa Ibom is not addressed. Addressing a press conference Wednesday in Abuja, Etiebet who spoke Read More

Ignore fraudulent delegates’ list from Cross River, stakeholders tell Adamu’s NWC 

June 1, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been asked to ignore a purported ‘fraudulent’ list of the national delegates sent by the Cross Rivers State Working Committee to the national leadership. The APC stakeholders and the authentic national delegates elected on the 17th May 2022 also asked the national chairman Senator Abdullahi Adamu-led NWC Read More