Delegates’ list ready as Edo PDP announces governorship primary date

February 19, 2024 Kehinde Osasona 0

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday approved the delegates’ list for the Edo state governorship election primary. The exercise slated is to nominate a candidate for the governorship election in the state. In a statement made available to Blueprint by its National Publicity Secretary, Hon. Debo Ologunagba, in Abuja reads: “the party NWC has also Read More

NPC restates commitment to successful NDHS conduct

January 5, 2024 Joseph Obung 0

The National Population Commission (NPC) has restated its commitment towards a successful conduct of the planned 2023-24 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) exercise Its Cross River state director, Mr. Stanley Itam, who addressed newsmen in Calabar on Friday, said the survey was designed to provide invaluable data for population and health monitoring in the country. He said with the Read More

Kogi PDP youth thumb up INEC on governorship election 

November 15, 2023 Donald Iorchir 0

  The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) youth have commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for conducting a free fair, and credible election in Kogi state.   In a solidarity movement, Wednesday in Abuja, the convener of Kogi New Generation, Comrade Richard Otitoleke, commended INEC for orchestrating a peaceful, credible, and fair election in the state, noting that the conduct of Read More

Joy overflows as Makinde okays 2022 promotion of civil servants

October 17, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Civil servants in Oyo state, Tuesday, expressed delight after Governor Engr. Seyi Makinde approved the promotion of all civil and public servants whose promotions were due in 2022. Speaking at the conference of the 7th Executive council meeting of Omituntun 2.0, the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Prince Dotun Oyelade, said the approval was consistent with government policy on workers’ Read More

Ebonyi: Tribunal orders INEC to allow PDP, APGA inspect materials 

March 28, 2023 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Ebonyi state Election Petitions Tribunal  Tuesday granted leave to Mr Ifeanyi Odii of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) and Bernard Odoh of the All Progressive Grand Alliance(APGA) to inspect documents used by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the conduct of the March 18 governorship election. The permission was sequel to two separate exparte applications filed by Odii and Odoh, Read More

JAMB announces when 2023 UTME, Direct Entry registration, examination will kick-off 

December 20, 2022 Admin III 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has approved the commencement of registration for the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) from January 24 to February 14, 2023. The Board also fixed March 16, 2023, for the conduct of its optional mock-UTME. This is contained in a statement by the board’s Head of Public Affairs and Protocol, Dr Fabian Benjamin, Read More

Humanitarian Affairs ministry: 40,000 youths undergoing N-build training nationwide – Official

December 20, 2022 Paul Okah 0

The Team Lead of N-Power, Mr Nsikak Okon, has revealed that 40,000 youths are presently undergoing different forms of training in N-Build Batch C Stream 2 of the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) being overseen by the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development in the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory. In an Read More

Oyo APC crisis: Buni gives stakeholders one-week to reach consensus

November 4, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National secretariat of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has given stakeholders in Oyo state chapter one-week to reach agreement within themselves and report back to the leadership. The Oyo chapter had been thrown into crisis over the recent APC state congress which the national secretariat earlier postponed. The leadership of the party after a meeting with stakeholders from Read More

Anambra 2021: INEC assures transparent poll as 18 Governorship candidates sign peace accord

November 4, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The 18 governorship candidates contesting for Anambra state November 6 poll, Thursday, signed a peace accord of Saturday. The event which took place at Awka, the state capital was facilitated by the National Peace Committee (NPC) led by former Head of State, General Abdulsami Abubakar. Among the candidates were Mr Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democractic Party (PDP); Senator Andy Read More

Oyo APC: Authentic secretary, c’ttee members conducted Saturday’s congress – Chairman

November 1, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

 The Chairman of the Oyo state congress of the All Progressives Congress Committee, Hon Gambo Lawan, Monday, said last Saturday congress was conducted by the authentic secretary and members of the committee.Hon Lawan stated this while reacting to a claim by some people claiming to be part of the committee but were allegedly sidelined in the conduct of the congress.   Read More

Anambra guber: Governor-elect to be declared November 7 – NASS

October 27, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

Ahead of the governorship election coming up in Anambra state on November 6, the National Assembly joint committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), met with the leadership of the electoral umpire and heads of security personnel on Wednesday, to fashion out modalities in ensuring  hitch- free elections. Speaking after an interview, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Read More

$4m bribe: CUPP urges parties to focus on campaign, leave INEC alone

October 22, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

Following allegation of $4 million bribe against officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Coalition of Political Parties (CUPP) has called on political to focus on campaigns and leave frivolous allegations against the commission. Urging security agencies to be on top of their game, the CUPP said that it has concluded after thorough investigation that the allegations are false and Read More

In Abia, Kolawale dismisses parallel Congress as new APC chair assures inclusive leadership (PICTURES)

October 19, 2021 Editor 0

The Chairman of the National committee for All Progressives Congress  (APC) Congress in Abia State, Hon. Kolawole Babatunde, has described a parallel congress conducted by a faction of the party as “mere picnic”. Babatunde who spoke while declaring the results of the elections, said the congress was peaceful and well conducted. He said 1,277 delegates out of the 1,700 delegates were Read More

Loyal Niger APC aspirants disown factional group

October 18, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) factional group which conducted parallel state congress in Niger state has suffered a major setback as four of its officials disowned the faction while pledging absolute loyalty to the Haliru Jinkatoro led leadership in the state. Speaking at a joint press conference in Minna Monday, the former aspirants, who gave their names as Mohammed Abubakar Read More

Congress: Babayo Misau emerges new Bauchi APC chairman

October 17, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A new chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi state in the person of Alhaji Babayo Aliyu Misau has emerged after the state congress that held Saturday. Chairman of the state congress committee sent by the national headquarters Mr Jibrin Sam announced the newly elected chairman and other officials early Sunday morning. He explained that Misau emerged the Read More

APC state congress: Nabena calls for urgent reconciliation in Bayelsa

October 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and a chieftain of the party in Bayelsa state, Hon. Yekini Nabena, has commended the peaceful conduct of State Congress in the state where new leaders have emerged. At the Bayelsa state delegate election congress, Barr. Dennis Otiotio emerged as the new APC Chairman, Hon. Francis Koloko as Read More

Breaking: APC suspends State Congress in Oyo over irregularities 

October 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced suspension of the ongoing State Congress in Oyo state due to forging of documents meant for the exercise and other irregularities. Governor of Yobe state and Chairman, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, gave the ordered. In a statement signed by the party’s National Secretary Sen. Read More

Chieftaincy: Osun court jails 6 for impersonation

October 13, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

An Osun atate high court aitting in Osogbo, Wednesday sentenced six persons to nine months imprisonment for impersonating kingmakers. The convicts were said to have paraded themselves as kingmakers and members of Ataoja in council to install one Chief Oladunjoye Abdullahi as Baale of Irepodun Community, Osogbo. The convicts are: Akande Suleiman, Chief Oladunjoye Abdullahi, Isiaka Balogun, Prince Lateef Jayeola, Basiru Read More

2023: APC backs Senate’s decision on direct primaries

October 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed support for Senate amendments to the Electoral Act which mandates political parties to elect their candidates through direct primaries mode. In a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja, by the APC’s acti g national secretary John James Akpanudoedehe, asked Nigerians to ignore the the soundbites from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which vehemently Read More

APC crisis: Our com’tt ‘ll do better than Tinubu, Akande’s – Adamu

October 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Nasarawa state and Senator representing Nasarawa West, Abdullahi Adamu, has assured that his committee will perform better than previous National Reconciliation Committees headed by former governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and that of former governor of Osun state, Chief Bisi Akande. Both Tinubu and Akande were appointed at different times to reconcile various groups and Read More

Group tasks NSCDC, FRSC, others on transparent recruitment

October 5, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Coalition of Civil Society Network (NCSN) has urged government agencies to exercise high level of transparency in their recruitment processes  NCSN in a press briefing Monday, tasked the leadership of Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and the Federal Road safety Corps (FRSC) to emulate their sister agencies while conducting their recruitment process.  Chairman of the Coalition, Comrade Zakari Hashim, Read More

Buni’s unassuming leadership reason for massive defection into APC – Akume

October 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Minister of special duties and inter-governmental affairs, Senator George Akume, has commended the current leadership of All the Progressives Congress (APC), Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee under governor Mai Mala Buni. The former governor said Buni’s unassuming leadership has reunited the party and also responsible for the recent massive defection into the APC from opposition party. In a congratulatory Read More

Osun warns herdsmen agaisnt violating anti-open grazing law

September 22, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state government Wednesday met with leaders of Fulani and warmed them against violating the new anti-open grazing law. Speaking at a stakeholders meeting with Fulani leaders and herdsmen in the 30 local government including the area office, in Osogbo, the Special Adviser to Governor Adegboyega Oyetola on Civic Engagement, Hon. Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, advised the herders to obey the law Read More

Imo residents relax Monday sit-at-home, prepare for Tuesday

September 13, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

The weekly ait-at-home  protest embarked upon by Imo residents to kick against the continued detention of leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra(IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, was relaxed Monday. Our correspondent, who went round Owerri, the Imo state capital, gathered that the Monday sit-at-home was not fully observed as there were human and vehicular movements, open shops and conduct of Read More