From Canon Moh’d to Bishop Moh’d

A recent interview granted by the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Borno state Chapter, caught my interest not solely because of the content but also the name the interviewee bears. The former head of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) goes by the name Naga Williams Mohammed. I would have sworn that there was a mix-up More...

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By Blueprint Admin Staff On Thursday, April 27th, 2017

The Emir Sanusi affair as a repeat of 19th century history

I had my first impression of royal etiquettes in my native town of Okene, in Kogi state, North Central Nigeria. Growing up within the precincts of my sprawling ancestral compound, I watched my grandfather, who was More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Power supply: Facts behind APGC’s figures

The guns in the Niger Delta have been silent in the last four months.  The militants who took up arms to protest Nigeria’s skewed income distribution system that has impoverished the region that accounts for More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, April 24th, 2017

Anti-graft war back on track with Lawal, Oke’s suspension

In this report, VIVIAN OKEJEME, looks at the controversies that led to the suspension of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Babachir Lawal and the Director-General of the National Intelligence More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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Refusal to accept truth

Nigeria’s political class, especially the ruling elites, is quite insensitive to constructive criticism and is always quick to pour scorn on key members of the opposition and the press whom they wantonly condemn More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Friday, April 21st, 2017

120 minutes with Maikanti

On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, I walked into my office and met an invitation card addressed to me. I opened the envelope (not brown, please but white) and lo and behold, it was the Group Managing Director of the Nigeria More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Easter holiday in the eastern city on the hill

By Thursday the 13rd of April, the hustle and bustle in and around the capital city of Abuja was noticeably reduced. Vehicular traffic was unusually light along Ahmadu Bello, Ademola Adetokunbo, Aguiyi Ironsi and More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

EFCC mess gets messier

If the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) under the leadership of acting chairman Ibrahim Magu thought it was going to receive accolades over its latest exploits, it must have been jolted by the negative More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Whistle-blowers: Treasury looters dilemma

“If the amount of money stolen from Nigeria in the last 30 years was stolen from the UK, the UK would cease to exist”.  Those were the words of David Cameron, the immediate past prime minister of Britain.  More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, April 17th, 2017

Nicodemus: How can these things be?

Th e sun had gone down but he was waiting for the black sky to overcome the moon. He sat listening to the tick-tock of the clock and the chirming on hours. Time seemed to stand still in defi ance to the gnawing More...