The Calabar viewing centre tragedy

The entire Nigerian soccer family was on Thursday night thrown into a shock following the news of the electrocution of 30 football fans watching the UEFA Europa quarterfinal match between Manchester United FC of England and Anderlecht FC of Belgium. The tragedy struck at a make-shift viewing centre located close to a high tension cable in Calabar. According More...

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By Blueprint Admin Staff On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Giving fillip to the power sector

The Nigerian Electricity System Operation (NESO) recently released graphic but dismal data on the supply of electricity for the preceding month of March and attributed the loss of 2,746 megawatts of electricity More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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As Dangote clocks 60…

Africa’s wealthiest man and 67th richest person in the world, Aliko Dangote, joined the Diamond League on Monday, April 10, 2017 as he clocked 60. Dangote was born on April 10, 1957 in Kano into a very prominent More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Mental health policy long overdue

The recent hacking to death of a pap seller by a mentally-ill man while on her early morning routine sale of her commodity in Mgbakwu town of Awka Local Government Area of Anambra state has once again revived the More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Friday, April 14th, 2017
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Lessons of Good Friday

Today, Christians all over the world are observing Good Friday, the day Jesus Christ was crucified on the Cross of Calvary where He shed His blood over 2,000 years ago for the atonement of the sins of mankind.  More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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INEC’s worries over ex-convicts

Last week’s revelation by the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, that political parties are wont to fielding ex-convicts and certificate forgers as candidates More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Poverty amidst massive allocations

Recently, the federal government disclosed rather effusively that it released a total sum of N1trn to Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) for capital projects as captured in the 2016 budget. The More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Statistics that gladden

The latest figure released by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on the fatalities on the Nigerian roads in 2016 shows an improvement compared to the previous years. This is cheery news. According to the organisation, More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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Tackling meningitis epidemic

The high death toll, which rose to over 300 in 15 of the 36 states in the country as at March 30, as a result of the recent Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) epidemic, is as alarming as it is worrisome. Sokoto state More...