Buhari’s dirty war on corruption

The dishonest integrity of President Muhammadu Buhari, a politician commonly mistaken for a statesman is in full but discrete display in the Ibrahim Magu affair. For the second time, the Nigerian senate has rejected the nomination of Magu, the acting chairman of EFCC by refusing to confirm him as the substantive head of Nigeria’s foremost anti-corruption More...

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By Blueprint Newsroom On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Tennis comeback ‘huge motivation’ after knife attack – Kvitova

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has spoken of her determination to return to tennis following a knife attack at her home in December. The Czech, 27, has regained the use of her racquet hand after being More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Who is scuttling the anti-corruption war?

As the anti-graft war appears to have hit the brick wall, Nigeria is gradually becoming a laughing stock in the comity of nations. After the Senate rejected Ibrahim Magu, the EFCC acting chairman for the second More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Magu before the Sanhedrin

The federal government has handed Ibrahim Magu over for trial by the men and women he is either investigating or prosecuting.  Some of the senators drilling the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Djokovic pulls out of Miami Open

World No 2 Novak Djokovic won’t defend his ATP Miami Masters title next week,because of injury. “I apologise to my fans and ppl who purchased tickets to watch me play live at @MiamiOpen. Sadly, I’m injured More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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Senate and rationalism

For the second time in less than three months Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC appeared before the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly for screening and subsequent More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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Everton will ‘do the maximum’ to keep Lukaku – Koeman

Everton will “do the maximum” to keep striker Romelu Lukaku at Goodison Park, manager Ronald Koeman says. Lukaku, 23, scored twice in a 4-0 win over Hull to help his side go level on points with fifth-placed More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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PMB, welcome back

On February 3, this year, I did a piece in this space entitled “Buhari and his hyena citizens”. That was barely two weeks into his medical vacation in faraway London. In that write-up, I drew an analogy to paint More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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Ibrahimovic mulls dumping Man Utd for Napoli

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has suggested he would be open to a move to Napoli ahead of next season. Ibrahimovic joined United from Paris Saint-Germain ahead of the 2016-17 campaign and has lived More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Xenophobia: Nigeria’s foreign policy direction should centre on Nigeria

Once again, in the Republic of South Africa, the frustrations of the majority Black people have found violent expression in the killing of fellow Africans of foreign nationality and the destruction of their properties. More...

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