Africa needs a regional treaty to end civicide

By Chidi Anselm Odinkalu Th ere are two ways to kill in human community: you can kill a human being or you can kill the citizen. Th e fi rst is biological; the second is sociological but no less real. Th e former is called homicide; the latter is civicide. Both are wrong, unlawful, and criminal. In addition, civicide is an egregious act of abuse of More...

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By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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Court remands man for stealing motorcycle in Osun

An Osogbo Magistrate Court has ordered a 24-year old motorcyclist, Asaolu Taiwo, be remanded in police custody for allegedly stealing a friend’s motorcycle in Osogbo. Th e court, presided over by Magistrate Habibat More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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Kanu: Court rules on application to set aside secret trial tomorrow

Stories by Vivian Okejeme Abuja Justice Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, will tomorrow rule on whether to review an order she had earlier made to shield witnesses to testify in the case involving More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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Drug possession: Police arraign ex-convict, 3 others

Stories by Lateef Dada Osogbo Osun State Police command has arraigned an 18-yearold ex-convict, Wasiu Jegede before an Osogbo Magistrate Court over alleged possession of Indian Hemp. Th ree accused persons: Abiodun More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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‘N26m fraud’: Fani Kayode’s trial commences tomorrow

By Vivian Okejeme Abuja Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court, Abuja, will tomorrow, commences trial on a fi ve-count charge leveled against former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode by the Economic More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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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 Newsroom On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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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...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Asset declaration: Justice Ngwuta for arraignment April 20

Th e Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) will on April 20, 2017, arraign a Supreme Court Justice, Sylvester Nwali Ngwuta, on charges of failure to declare his assets as required by law as a public offi ce holder. Th More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Court insists EFCC retracts false statement on Dasuki’s aide

Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court in Abuja has insisted that the trial of Colonel Nicholas Ashinze, a former aide to Colonel Sambo Dasuki and 7 others in alleged N1.5b fraud would not be resumed More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Apex court orders Custom boss re-instatement

Stories by Vivian Okejeme Abuja Supreme Court has ordered the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) to reinstate Comptroller Abdullahi Bello Gusau to the service. Th e apex court, in a unanimous decision, dismissed the More...