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 time, it remains unclear the forces behind the travails of the acting chairman. Magu’s rejection has pitted the people against the Senate More...

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By Blueprint Newsroom 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 Newsroom 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 Newsroom 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 Newsroom 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 Newsroom 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 Newsroom 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 Newsroom 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...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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Ajibola’s odyssey: Reflections of an economist’s sojourn in the newsroom

The number of media personalities that gathered at Isiaq Ajibola’s book presentation last week was a reminiscence of the good times for the pioneer members of the Trust newspaper family. The nostalgia was intense More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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From US to Morocco: Is Buhari’s fortunes dwindling?

In the first year of President Muhammadu’s  presidency, he travelled to about 30 foreign countries, some of them world powers and the most developed, among which are US, Germany, the United Kingdom, France and More...

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