In Ondo, deputy gov takes over from Akeredolu

April 1, 2021 Barnabas Olabisi 0

Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has commenced a 15-day working vacation. Akeredolu in a letter transmitted to the state House of Assembly, and addressed to the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Bamidele Oleyelogun, the governor said the leave would commence from Thursday, April 1 to Friday, April 23, 2021. While Governor Akeredolu is away on vacation, the deputy governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Read More

31-year-old man commits​ suicide in Taraba

April 1, 2021 Andrew Ojih 0

A 31-year-old man, Jivini Jonnan Timothy, Wednesday, in Wukari local government area of Taraba state drank a substance known as snipper and died. It was gathered that Jivinni out of anger drank snipper because his wife to be quit with him for her ex-lover. Blueprint learnt that Jivini and his wife to be did their traditional wedding on March​ 21, Read More

The great sacrifice of love

April 1, 2021 Victoria Ngozi Ikeano 0

Christendom is commemorating the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, an envoy of God sent forth by Him over two thousand years ago, to save mankind on earth from spiritual death through His teachings which is no more than to make mankind understand God and His Creations of which the earth and human beings are a small part, so that Read More

End the armed robbery on Ilesha-Akure road

April 1, 2021 Blueprint 0

Some months ago, I travelled by road and we had a reason to pass through Ilesha-Akure road, not only have I heard of the notoriety of armed robbers on the road, I heard stories of how people lost their lives in that road. Many had cried out to government to fix the unending crisis. Passing through that road was synonymous Read More

Appeal to Governor Abubakar

April 1, 2021 Blueprint 0

With all due respect and loyalty, sir, I would like to draw your attention and give a piece of admonition on the massive impending flood that would submerge the Hadejia local government area which as declared by Mr. Nuhu Jibo, United Nations focal person on climate change. Jibo warned that the earth observation satellite data has already shown that disaster Read More

How to curtail drug abuse

April 1, 2021 Blueprint 0

I would like to give my piece of admonition on the menace of drug abuse that agitates almost all parts of this country (Nigeria). You would find a syndicate group of drug abusers which if you observe/examine their negative activities, you would find out that majority of them are the victims of joblessness. Sadly, it has been reported that 70 Read More

Buni, kindly rescue Jajere constituency

April 1, 2021 Blueprint 0

I am writing this letter to respectfully bring to the notice of Governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni, on the plight of the good people of Jajere constituency of Fune local government area of Yobe state. Sir, from the moment Nigeria returned to civil rule in 1999, Jajere constituency has to-date, remained one of the strongholds of the various Read More

On Hong Kong’s revised electoral system

April 1, 2021 Agaba Halidu 0

July 1, 1997, will go down in history as the night that Hong Kong was reverted to Chinese rule. This was in actualization of the September 1984 agreement signed between Britain and China approving the 1997 return of the island in exchange for a Chinese pledge to preserve Hong Kong’s capitalist system. This momentous ceremony was well attended by eminent Read More

Sacrifice all to fight GBV, ICWWA, ASWAN task FG, stakeholders

April 1, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The Regional Director of International Community of women Living with HIV/AIDS West Africa (ICWWA) Assumpta Reginald, has charged all stakeholders to sacrifice everything at their disposal to fight the menace of Gender Based Violence (GBV), stressing that it was time the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) goal 5 which is to reduce incidences of violence is achieved in the country. Reginald Read More

Tinubu’s Kano Colloquium: Key factors that may scuttle Jagaban 2023 Presidency

April 1, 2021 Sani Danaudi 0

The celebration of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu a former Senator, former Governor of Lagos State and now chieftain of All Progressive Congress the rulling APC 69th Birthday was led by His Excellency the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari.It is the first time that the Tinubu’s Colloquium is celebrated outside Lagos or Abuja the nation capital.The celebration Read More

Breaking: Airforce Alfa-Jet missing in Borno

April 1, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Alpha-Jet has lost contact with radar in Borno state. NAF spokesperson Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet in a statement Thursday, said the plane was got missing while on a mission to support ground troops. The statement did not mention the number of personel on board. The statement reads: “A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Alpha-Jet has lost Read More

Nigeria’s $400m stolen fund traced to UAE

April 1, 2021 David Agba with agencies 0

Assets and funds worth more than $400m stolen from Nigeria have been traced to the United Arab Emirate, (UAE), according to a leading anti-corruption group on Tuesday. The Human and Environmental Development Agenda, (HEDA Resource Centre) corroborated by foreign anti-corruption experts said during an international conference held in Abuja that more than half of the $400m stolen funds are linked Read More

Stock market loses N628bn in Q1 2021

April 1, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

The nation’s equity market has recorded poor performance in the first quarter of 2021 as the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All Share Index closed in negative note, shedding 1225.59 basis point. The NSE ASI which opened year at 40270.72 points , depreciated by 3.04 per cent to closed the quarter at 39045.13 points. Also market Capitalisation of listed equities dipped Read More

Breaking: Nigeria’s Military plane goes missing

April 1, 2021 Editor 0

The Nigerian Air Force has announced that its plane on a mission to support ground troops has gone missing in the northern Nigeria. A statement by Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet Wednesday night said the plane was “on routine mission in support of own troops at one of the Theatres of Operation in the Northern part of Nigeria.” “Efforts are currently Read More

Banks’ stop acceptance of old cheque book

April 1, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

Following expiration of the deadline issues by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on acceptance of old cheque book, Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) in the country will today, Thursday April 1 no longer honour the cheque book. CBN had in January extended the full implementation of the newly revised cheque book. Sam Okojere, Director, Banking Services Department, in a circular Read More

Access Bank invests $60m to acquire South Africa’s bank

April 1, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

Access Bank, Nigeria’s biggest lender has invested around $60 million to acquire a stake in South Africa’s Grobank, its chief executive said on Tuesday, to become the first Nigerian lender to venture into South Africa. Access Bank thus becomes the first Nigeria bank to venture into South Africa. Access invested both equity and debt in the South African bank, part Read More

Dangote empowers 16,000 rural women in all Kwara LG

April 1, 2021 Blueprint 0

Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF), on Wednesday, empowered a total of 16,000 women in all the 16 local governments area of Kwara State. Each of the 16 thousand rural women were given the sum of N10,000 each, to help boost their petty trade and also start new businesses. In all, a total of N160,000 million were given to the rural women Read More