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Buhari must not encourage illegal campaign money By SKC Ogbonnia

October 1, 2018 Editorial IV 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has provoked a debate between the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on which side has more financial resources to deploy for the 2019 elections. The most perplexing aspect of the debate is that it borders on illegal campaign money. Such dilemma explains why a central theme of my presidential campaign has been Read More

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NEMA and PMB’s Midas touch on disaster management By Robert Audu

October 1, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Since the advent of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015, the country has witnessed significant progress in critical areas such as security, agriculture, health, and education. Also, another area where the president has scored high is in the recent handling of the flooding in some states by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). The rapid response as displayed Read More

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Primaries: ZLP threatens APC with suit over Electoral Act breach

October 1, 2018 Editorial IV 0

The leadership of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) has threatened to sue the All Progressives Congress for adopting both direct and indirect mode of primaries. The APC had adopted both direct and indirect mode of primary elections and also instructed its state executives to choose the modality that would be suitable for them and communicate same to the national secretariat. But Read More

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Respite as Ghana plans to unseal 400 Nigerian-owned shops

October 1, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Respite is underway for Nigerian business community in Ghana as government of the nation promises to reconsider its policy on foreign businesses, which led to the sealing of over 400 Nigeria-owned shops in Ashanti Region of the country. The former Speaker of the Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS Parliament, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, gave the indication Read More

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EU, UK, US laud INEC over Osun poll

October 1, 2018 Editorial IV 0

The European Union, the United Kingdom and the United States missions have commended the Independent National Electoral Commission over the recent Osun state governorship election. They however expressed concerns over “widespread incidents of interference and intimidation of voters, journalists, and civil society” during the exercise. The exercise, won by Isiaka Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress, was signposted by Read More

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58th Independence: Youths give us hope of a better tomorrow – Atiku

October 1, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Former Vice President and presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar has described the youth as the last hope for a better tomorrow. Atiku, who stated this in a message on the occasion of Nigeria’s 58th Independence Anniversary, that was made available to journalists by his media aid, Paul Ibe yesterday disclosed that, “although I Read More

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Imo PDP, APC gov’ship primaries hold today

October 1, 2018 Editorial IV 0

The Governorship Primaries of the People’s Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress, Imo state chapter have been rescheduled for today. The two primaries were to be held yesterday but had to be rescheduled for different reasons. While PDP could not conduct their indirect primaries due to unavailability of electoral materials, APC postponed their direct primaries due to reports of Read More

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Independence: Turkish Nizamiye Hospital offers 40% discount on checkup

October 1, 2018 Editorial IV 0

The Turkish Nizamiye Hospital, Abuja has pledged to offer a 40 per cent discount on all its medical checkup in commemoration of Nigeria’s 58th Independence anniversary celebrations. This was contained in a statement issued by the public relations officer of the hospital, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar and made available to Blueprint yesterday. “In commemoration of the 58th independence anniversary celebration of Read More

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Bassa -Komo blackmailing Nasarawa govt to get chiefdom – Group

October 1, 2018 Editorial IV 0

The Egbura Cultural Development Association has accused Bassa -Komo ethnic in Nasarawa of blackmailing the state government into creating what they called “illegal chiefdom” for them in Toto local government area through incessant attacks on Egbura communities. Accusing the ethnic group of engaging in mindless killings and maiming of innocent Egbura people in Kogi state since May and Nasarawa state Read More

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FOMWAN trains 200 Bauchi girls on skills

October 1, 2018 Editorial IV 0

As part of its women empowerment programmes, the Federation of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN) has trained 200 girls in Bauchi on various trades. Women empowerment programme coordinator of the NGO in the state, Hajiya Fatsuma Muhammed, disclosed this yesterday during an inspection visit to the training centres in Zango, Federal LowCost and Kangere areas of the state capital. Read More

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Protect your votes, Kwankwaso urges PDP supporters

October 1, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Former Kano state governor and presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, ) Dr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has called on supporters of the party to cast and protect their votes in the 2019 general elections. Speaking in Bauchi over the weekend when he visited the state chapter of the party to woo delegates ahead of the upcoming presidential primary, Kwankwaso Read More

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Buhari’s independent day broadcast full of lies, boring, uninspiring, stale rhyme – Frank

October 1, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has reacted to the independent day broadcast delivered by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying it failed to inspire and uplift the Nigerians spirits. He believe that the speech did not only wasted precious time of Nigerians but a stale rhyme the APC government has been singing over Read More

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Nigeria: 58 years of profligacy

October 1, 2018 Administrator 0

Nigeria celebrates its 58th anniversary as an independent nation today. October 1, 1960 saw the exit of British rulers after close to a century of colonialism, followed by wild jubilations across the length and breadth of the country. The day held high hopes for Nigerians as their collective destiny was thrust into their hands. Despite the fact that there was Read More