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 reactions that followed. After the initial kudos of finding the money, it has been knocks all the way for EFCC owing to the lousy job More...

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By Blueprint Admin Staff On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Can the NBC re-invent broadcasting in Nigeria?

In its over 25 years of operation, the National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) had not been under the radar, as it is today. Recently the commission got broadcast stations scampering helter-skelter like never before More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff 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 Admin Staff On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Mr. President, while you were away…

Mr President, I heartily welcome you back. Those who saw the Yar’Adua scenario in your case were disappointed, at least for now. All of us will face death at God’s appointed time not man’s as it were.  I’m More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
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Immortalising Adinoyi Onukaba Ojo

On Sunday we lost a journalism giant and colossus. I cannot claim to know him closely enough to write about his lifetime and career. However Dr Adinoyi Onukaba Ojo’s reputation, which was clearly ahead of him, More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Before Nigerian governors wreck the country

Those who are familiar with the antics of our governors will not be surprised at the latest findings allegedly linked to ex-governor Gabriel Suswam, if allegations of complicity are eventually proven. Having been More...

NLC, TUC and a dying legacy of protests
By Blueprint Admin Staff On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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NLC, TUC and a dying legacy of protests

There was a time in this country when Organized Labour under the aegis of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) would sneeze and the country would shiver. I don’t know whether anybody noticed the NLC protest to the More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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The making of a democratic dictatorship

Though rarely applied awkwardly, there is a form of dictatorship embedded in the American brand of democracy. In one fell swoop, with a stroke of signature, America’s less than two week old President Donald Trump More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Much Ado about BBOG’s invitation to Sambisa

The Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Muhammed, last week sent a formal invitation to the BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) to join in the search mission, to the former supposed enclave of Sambisa and a part of Adamawa More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
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SIP-CCT: Resource sharing and not wealth creation

After much dithering by the government of the day, and battering from critics, the former has finally begun its own form of social security programme, the Social Investment Programmes Conditional Cash Transfer, More...