Unending controversy over Arik Air takeover

The takeover of Arik Air by Assets Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) has continued to generate controversy with allegations of sharp practices, huge debt overhang and cannibalisation of aircraft parts to provide spares for Aero, reports IME AKPAN The takeover of the management of Arik Air by Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) took a More...

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By Blueprint Admin Staff On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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National Library, Norway partner to digitise Nigerian books

By Ibrahim Ramalan The Chief Executive Officer of the National Library of Nigeria, Lanre Aina said that Norway and Nigeria had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to digitise Nigerian books. Aina told  the More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Rambles, atonement, healing, renewal meets me at the first reading of The Kite Runner

By Su’eddie Vershima Agema I was recently admitted into the new age spirit of an e-reader, a Kobo specifically. It took reading The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini to remind me that I still love that traditional More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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The Frictions in Micheal Afenfia’s Don’t Die on Wednesday

By Salamatu Sule Title: Don’t Die on Wednesday Author: Michael Afenfia Pages: 258 Publishers: Origami Books [Parresia Publishers Ltd] Year: 2014 Something there is that stares and doesn’t love Wednesdays, it More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Why Hausa literature will soon be out of fashion

By Ibrahim Ramalan Back in the days, there was a literary movement in Northern Nigeria called ‘Kano Market Literature’ – a once blossoming literary activity that catered for the Hausa literate readers More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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I doubt Arik’s survival under AMCON management – Olowo

President of Aviation Round Table (ART), Mr. Gbenga Olowo, speaks on why domestic airlines collapse, the takeover of airlines by AMCON, eff ects of recession and foreign exchange policy on airlines, among other More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
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I want to fill the disconnect first generation of writers created – Samson

Kukogho Iruesiri Samson is the author of two collections of poems ‘What Can Words Do?” and “I Said These Words”. He is a writer, photographer, and media professional with experience in journalism, PR, publishing, More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
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Tomi Adeyemi strikes gold as Fox Studios picks up her debut novel

Children of Blood and Bone, a novel by Nigerian-American author, Tomi Adeyemi, has just been picked up by one of Hollywood’s major film studio, Fox Studios in a mega deal. According to Shadow and Act, the company More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
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Celebrating the doggedness of Sola Ogunbode at 60

By Okutayo Irantiola Orogun, is one of the sprawling neighborhoods of the University of Ibadan, this community is a mixed of the academia, civil servants, corporate world, business tycoons from all the popular markets More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
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Giving back to less-privileged

By Ibrahim Ramalan Immaculate Club Abuja is a non-profit, non-partisan social organization whose programmes centre on efforts aimed at touching lives, especially in the community where its members reside. The club, More...