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 confirmation as substantive chairman. Magu was twice unlucky as he was said to have failed to cross the screening hurdle. That development More...

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By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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Welcome back home, President Buhari

Mr. President, Nigerians warmly welcome you back home from London after your medical vacation. You shall live long for our dear country. You shall live to see part of your elaborate, long-term, prosperous plans More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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Genesis, solutions to Southern Kaduna crisis

Fire can easily be extinguished when it is a flickering flame. It could then be blown out orally or quenched by a flutter of a hand. But if ignored or abandoned it will rapidly develop into a ravenous blaze, consuming More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, February 27th, 2017
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Excuse me INEC, money is not root of all evil

I wonder where we picked up this belief from. That money is the root of all evil. Money? Root of all evil? Seriously? I thought we got the idea from our religions. So I searched the ‘holy books’ to find answers. More...

Buhari’s reported home sickness
By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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Buhari’s reported home sickness

The saying, there is no place like home, is a succinct, age-old axiom generally universally considered as truth. People who are quite inclined to savor their wellbeing and enjoy the luxury of their abode have always More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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Baba we are sorry, please come back

We Nigerians are actually very fetish and believe almost everything. That is evident in so many ritual killings, babalawos, mallams and other soothsayers who run very lucrative businesses; swindling people and making More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Irrepressible corruption in Nigeria

Nigeria is truly a very interesting country, full of ironies and paradoxes. Its citizens are clever and quick-witted, mentally sharp in the art of circumventing laws and order when committing acts that seems absurd More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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Embarrassing scarcity

Socio-economic problems in this country are recurrent and often defy all conceiveable solutions. They may be seasonal or annual, depending on their nature and the conditions facilitating them. The commonest among More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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Callous rice farmers

The efforts of the Federal Government to ensure food sufficiency by boosting rice production in Kebbi State is threatened by the unbecoming attitude of the farmers who are reluctant to repay the over seventeen billion More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Fifty-one years after Sardauna

It is generally established that time changes everything; but a long span of time was completely incapable of transforming the mentality and political viewpoints of some Nigerians. As a result, the unfortunate events More...

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