Ganduje: Between ministerial slot and party leadership, by Muhammad Garba 

July 25, 2023 Muhammad Garba  0

In the last few weeks, the media has been inundated with stories and analysis by experts and public affairs commentators on who are the people that will  eventually make the list of the much-awaited ministerial nominations into the yet-to-be formed cabinet of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. This has, no doubt, created widespread speculations and expectations from Nigerians. The list will Read More

Diasporans back 2023 census, commends Buhari, NPC for transparency

March 27, 2023 Editor 0

The forum of Nigerian Diaspora Professionals based in the United Kingdom have highlighted how the scheduled May 2023 national population census in Nigeria will assist successive governments to plan and fast track development. In a communique issued at the end of the quarterly meeting of Forum for Nigerian Professionals in the United Kingdom held at Magreth Thatcher Building, Oxford University, Patrick Read More

Sack Bawa, protect your integrity, anti-graft conference tasks Buhari

March 27, 2023 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Nigerians across various sectors have charged President Muhammadu Buhari to protect his legacy and sack the chairman of the Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, over his alleged total disregard for rule of law. They said with a few days to the end of his administration, President Buhari should be concerned about a functional system where there is respect Read More

Cashless policy: Pressure mounts on Buhari to sack Emefiele, Malami

March 15, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

There are intense pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Governor of the Central Bank (CBN) Godwin Emefiele and the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami for disobedience to the Supreme Court judgement on the controversial Naira policy. The incoming administration of Bola Ahmed Tinubu is also urged to immediately prosecute the duo of Emefiele and Malami for treason, disobedience Read More

Naira notes: Again, governors drag Buhari to Supreme Court

February 18, 2023 Admin III 0

Up to nine governors elected under the All Progressives Congress (APC) political platform and one of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have taken President Muhammadu Buhari to Supreme Court over the current policy on naira. This time around, Blueprint gathered, that the governors of Kogi, Zamfara, Kaduna, Cross River, Ondo, Ekiti, Ogun, Sokoto, Katsina and Lagos state are the plaintiffs Read More

Naira notes, others: Buhari set to address Nigerians few days to 2023 presidential election

February 16, 2023 Admin III 0

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday February 16, 2023address Nigerians day after violence rocked parts of Nigeria over naira notes scarcity. This was disclosed via a statement by the President’s Special Adviser On media and publicity Femi Adesina on Wednesday night, Part of the statement reads, “President Muhammadu Buhari will make a national broadcast on Thursday, February 16, 2023 at Read More

Farmers’ forum begs Buhari to extend deadline for old currencies 

February 9, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A pro-Bola Tinubu’s organisation, on the aiges of Asiwaju Farmers Forum (AFF) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to extend deadline and allow the coexistence of both the old and redesigned currencies for a longer period before the gradual take back of the old currency. The Supreme Court had on Wednesday stopped the February 10 deadline set by the Central Read More

Buhari’s transition would ‘ve been jeopardized if INEC boss, CBN governor removed –  ACJHR 

January 9, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

A Civil Society Organization, African Center for Justice and Human Rights (ACJHR) has said that if the Department of Security Services (DSS) had succeeded in its unlawful attempt to remove the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele and INEC Chairman, Yakubu Mahmoud, then President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort for peaceful transition of power would have been derailed. The group in a statement Monday Read More

Breaking: Buhari signs 2023 budget into law, hints on provision for general elections

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja signed the 2023 Budget of N21.83 trillion along with the 2022 Supplementary Appropriation Bill into law. Speaking at the signing of the eighth and final annual budget of this Administration, the President said the aggregate expenditures of N21.83 trillion, is an increase of N1.32 trillion over the initial Executive Proposal for a total expenditure Read More

Breaking: Explosion rocks Kogi as Buhari visits

December 29, 2022 Admin III 0

Report from Kogi state indicates that an explosion has occurred and killed three persons in Okene, on a day President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to visit. During the visit, President Buhari is meant to commission projects executed by Governor Yahaya Bello in parts of the state. The incident occured on Thursday morning according to Channels Television, at the Oyinoyi’s Palace Read More

At Christmas, Buhari reveals plans before 2023 presidential handover, candidates Nigerians should vote for

December 24, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma, Abuja 0

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Christians on the 2022 Christmas celebration. In his lengthy message on Saturday December 24, 2022, Buhari spoke on his commitment in strengthening government institutions including the armed forces to secure Nigeria. He said, “I heartily rejoice with our Christian brothers and sisters on the occasion of this year’s Christmas. “Many of us look Read More

Alkali and the NEDC challenge

December 21, 2022 Admin III 0

The ardent belief in the axiom that being called a great leader, means excellent leadership or an approval of a stream of success which falls prostrate before facts, transparency, and a magnanimous expression of humanity, can be juxtaposed with the exemplary life of the current managing director of the North-east Development Commission (NEDC), Mohammed Alkali Goni. Away from the positive Read More

Breaking: Senate confirms Buhari’ s aide as NDDC chairman, 12 others

December 20, 2022 Taiye Odewale, Abuja 0

The Senate Tuesday confirmed appointments of Special Assistant on New Media to President Muhammadu Buhari, Lauretta Onochie as Chairman of the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC ) along with those of Managing Director, Executive Directors and members of the Commission. Confirmation of appointments of 13 out of the 15 Presidential nominees for the Board by the Senate, Read More

Buhari personifies progressive ideals, APC celebrates President at 80

December 17, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said President Muhammadu Buhari “personifies the progressive ideals”, even as the party joined millions of Nigerians at home and in Diaspora to celebrate the 80th birthday anniversary of the President. Tye President on Saturday clocked 80th years. In a statement signed by the APC national publicity secretary, Barr. Felix Morka, said Buhari’s sojourn Read More

Your leadership restored respect, dignity to Nigeria, Tiv youth hail Buhari at 80

December 17, 2022 Admin III 0

The President of the umbrella body of the Tiv Youth Worldwide, Hon. Mike Msuaan, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his 80th birthday anniversary, In a statement on Saturday, Hon. Msuaan said, “The Tiv Youth Worldwide express hearty felicitations to the President for his focus, patriotism and excellent performance in leadership as president of Nigeria. This has restored the respect Read More

Tinubu commends Buhari’s commitment to nation-building @80

December 16, 2022 Bode Olagoke Abuja 0

All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has sent his special congratulatory message to President Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of his 80th birthday. In a statement by his Media Office, Friday in Abuja, signed by Tunde Rahman, Tinubu hailed the president for his commitment to nation-building and long years of patriotic service to the country. The APC Read More

Alkali: Appraising the phenomenon at NEDC

December 16, 2022 Matthew Johnson 0

When President Muhammadu Buhari conceived the idea of establishing the North East Development commission (NEDC), in order to help reconstruct the North Eastern region after the damage done to the region by the Boko Haram insurgents, not many thought the commission would record the huge successes it has achieved within a short period of time it was established. For an Read More

2023 polls: Of PMB, Abbas, Doguwa, Sirika

December 15, 2022 Mustapha Maikudi Abdullahi 0

One beauty of Western liberal democracy, Nigeria claims to be practicing, is its term limit. Without a term limit, democracy in this part of the world will be a charade if it’s not already. Since the taking over of the affairs of Nigeria as the ruling party, the party and its leaders have been taking Nigerians for granted. The party, Read More

On Kolmani oil well controversy

December 12, 2022 Admin III 0

Since the announcement of oil discovery by the Muhammadu Buhari administration, through Nigeria National Petroleum Company Limited, NNPC, people from different parts of the country, jubilated over the milestone achievement. However, the development came with a lot of controversies. The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by President Buhari, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state, Group Managing Director NNPL, Mele Kyari, among Read More

Buhari directs law enforcement to solve Anambra babies’ kidnap

December 9, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma Abuja 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock over the reported kidnapping of five newborn babies in Anambra state, directing that the rising crime rate in the areas be reduced without any delay. The reported kidnapping occurred at Stanley Hospital, Nkpologwu, in the state where the attackers reportedly picked up the babies and zoomed off. Expressing concerns about the strange incident, the Read More

Buhari orders NALDA to purchase five more spraying aircrafts

December 9, 2022 John Oba Abuja 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) to procure five more additional aircrafts in order to effectively cover each geopolitical zone. This is even as he said NALDA revitalisation is aimed at improving food security and creating jobs in line with the vision of his administration. President Buhari stated this on Thursday while showcasing NALDA’s Read More

Who rescues the 774 LGs from governors?

December 8, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has made the fight against corruption a top priority and, since its assumption of office in 2015, re-affirmed its commitment to wrestle the monster of corruption. Thus, this week, the President flayed what he termed as the tendency of some local government chief executives to encourage corruption at the third tier of the government system. Read More