On Rep Lawal’s wells projects

May 9, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The recent wells projects executed by Honorable Umar Muda Lawal member (Toro, Bauchi state), House of Representatives, generated uproar with a number of people saying the act is ungoldly. The development was unexpected recalling his campaign promises. Muda promised to provide the people potable clean water, empower youths, scholarship award, building of bridges, renovation of some dilapidated schools, among others. Read More

The presidency and its needless advice

May 9, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Recently, the presidency called on Nigerians not to give up on Nigeria, and advised the people to learn from Pastor Kumuyi, the General Overseer of Deeper Life Bible Church, who before now, donated N50 million to the federal government to help provide palliatives for Nigerians during the lockdown to curtail the spread of Covid-19.  One can now see why the Read More

Begging government on nation’s insecurity

May 9, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Every reasonable and discerning person in Nigeria knows that the country is sinking, sinking deeply down the ocean of regret. Banditry, terrorism and tribalism have now become our subject matter and thus a threat to our corporate existence. As it is now, Nigeria is not normal. There is uproar in the North, East, South and West. Indeed, it’s a tough Read More

Insecurity: African Church Primate urges Nigerians to be prayerful

May 9, 2021 Uko Etim 0

The African Church Primate, His Eminence, Dr. Emmanuel Udofia, has urged Nigerians to always pray for the country over spates of insecurity and wanton killings growing every day. The Primate, who made the disclosure in a statement signed and made available to Blueprint in Uyo on Sunday, frowned at the killing of security operatives and innocent citizens. He condemned the gruesome killing Read More

Enriching the propaganda theater

May 9, 2021 Tahir Ibrahim Tahir 0

The war theater is where all the gory details are. The avalanche of ammunition expelled all over, guns blazing, pellets dropping, and blood let to run like rain. That is where you see all the fighter Jets in action. That is where the action is for all the vehicles of war and fight against terror. This is the theater of Read More

TY Danjuma and Nigeria’s present and future (1)

May 9, 2021 Hassan Gimba 0

Lieutenant General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma, former Chief of Army Staff, former minister of defence, better known as TY Danjuma or TY for short, is not an unknown face to Nigerians. Though some see him as controversial, others see him as a blunt man, a man who does not mince words, a man who does not pull punches, a man who Read More

Hussaini Rabiu assumes duty as 30th Zamfara CP

May 9, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The acting Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, has appointed Hussaini Rabiu Baba as the 30th Commissioner of Police for Zamfara state police command. This was made known by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Sp Muhammad Shehu in a statement on Sunday. The new Commissioner of Police who is an indigene of Niger state has assumed duty. CP Read More

Zamfara: Igbo forum backs Yari for APC National chairmanship position

May 9, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The All Progressive Congress (APC) Igbo Forum Zamfara state chapter has endorsed the former governor of the state Hon. Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar for National Chairmanship of the party. The Forum’s Chairman, Chief Collins Ofodile, made this known while speaking to newsmen in Gusau on Sunday. According to him, the former governor Abdulaziz Yari based on his vast experience in politics Read More

Kida, others appointed into board of HHOG

May 9, 2021 Akeem Busari 0

Africa’s leading integrated energy company Heirs Holdings Oil and Gas (HHOG) has announced the appointment of its management board to be headed by Mr. Osayande Igiehon as chief executive officer. The company in a statement also announced the appointments of other members to serve on the board.  Prominent amongst the appointees is Engr. Ahmadu Musa Kida, who recently retired as Read More

Supreme Court judgement: APC demands postponement of Oyo LG polls

May 9, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo state on Saturday demanded immediate  postponement of the May 22, 2021 LG election in the state.Addressing a press conference organised by the Association of Local government of Nigeria (ALGON).in Ibadan, the Oyo state Caretaker Chairman of APC in Oyo State, Chief Akin Oke, disclosed that  the postponement was to allow APC participate in Read More

Shiites kill policeman as Police nab 49 for ‘violent protest’

May 8, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

A policeman, Asp Adama Ezekiel, was, Friday, killed during a protest by members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as Shiites in Abuja. Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the command, ASP Mariam Yusuf, in a press statement in Abuja said: “The FCT Police Command on Friday, May 7, 2021, has successfully restored calm at Berger Roundabouts Read More

FCT Police investigate viral video of looting in Kubwa

May 8, 2021 Blueprint 0

The FCT Police Command has commenced investigation into a viral video of alleged looting of Southerners at Arab Road, Kubwa-Abuja by suspected Hausa. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Mariam Yusuf, in a press statement, Friday, said: “The attention of the FCT Police Command has been drawn to the viral video of looting in the social media, suggesting that Read More

EFCC denies offering N1m reward to informants

May 8, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that the commission was not offering N1 million reward to Yahoo Yahoo informants. The Commission in a press statement by the Spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, Friday, said: “The EFCC wishes to inform the general public that it has not issued any notice in the social media promising financial reward for anyone with Read More

We’ll prosecute police officers involved in electoral offences – PSC

May 8, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has pledged to ensure that Police Officers found wanting during the 2019 general elections would be prosecuted. PSC Head, Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, in a press statement, Friday in Abuja, said: “The Commission will also officially write to the acting Inspector-General of Police on the status of Police offenders during the elections with Read More

Explore appropriate channels to ventilate concerns, group tasks politicians, others

May 8, 2021 Blueprint 0

A coalition of pro-Buhari groups on the aegis of the Forum of Buhari Support Groups (FOBSG), have called on opposition politicians and other individuals with grievances to explore appropriate channels to ventilate their concerns and avoid heating up the already-charged polity. National Chairman of the coalition, Dr. Abiso Kabir, who gave the charge while addressing a press conference, Friday in Read More

Coup scare indication things are not right with leadership – Kaigama

May 8, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama, has said that recent coup scrae was an indication that things were not right with the leadership of the country. Kaigama stated this during an interactive session with journalists in Abuja as part of activities to mark the 2021 World Communications Day, Friday in Abuja. According to him, Nigerians want was a Read More

Nguroje mourns Mama Taraba

May 8, 2021 Editorial III 0

Former Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives and chairman, Governing Council for the Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), Hon. Babangida Nguroje, has discribed the late Aisha Alhassan as a philantrophist and successful business woman who has left an indelible mark on the sans of time. In a statement on Saturday, Hon. Nguroje sympathised with the immediate family of the deceased, the Read More

‘Mama Taraba’ was exceptional, generous, compassionate, Bala Bello mourns ex-women affairs Minister

May 8, 2021 Editor 0

The Executive Director (Corporate Services), Nigeria Export-Import Bank, Dr. Bala Mohammed Bello, has described the former Minister of Women Affairs and gubernatorial candidate in Taraba state, late Aisha Jummai Alhassan, popularly known as ‘Mama Taraba’ as a woman with exceptional generosity and compassion. Dr. Bello in a statement made available to journalists on Saturday said, ‘The entire nation was shocked Read More

Breaking: Bayern Munich win 9th consecutive Bundesliga title

May 8, 2021 BBC 0

Bayern Munich were crowned champions of Germany for the ninth straight season after nearest challengers RB Leipzig lost to Borussia Dortmund. Leipzig, who started the day seven points behind the leaders with three games left, went down 3-2. England’s Jadon Sancho doubled the lead after Marco Reus got the first goal. Lukas Klostermann and Dani Olmo made it 2-2 before Read More

Uneasy calm as gunmen attack, kill more Policemen

May 8, 2021 Uko Etim, Uyo 0

No fewer than six Policemen including a wife of an officer have been killed following an attack on aDivisional Police headquarters, Odoro Ikpe in Ini Local Government Area (LGA) of Akwa Ibom state by unknown gunmen on Saturday morning. The gunmen, according to reports and pictures made available to newsmen also destroyed facilities, vehicles and other valuables at the station.  Read More

NAF warns Nigerians against fake recruitment agents, social media accounts

May 8, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has disassociated itself from individuals and social media accounts posing as NAF recruitment agents to extort money from Nigerians under the guise of recruiting them into the NAF.NAF spokesperson, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet in a statement on Friday, urged Nigerians not to allow themselves fall to their deceit.He insisted that that recruitment and selection process Read More

Breaking – European Super League: Juventus, Real Madrid, Barcelona slam Premier League, other clubs, dare UEFA

May 8, 2021 Sportsmail 0

Juventus, Real Madrid and Barcelona have released a joint statement slamming ‘unacceptable pressures, threats and offences’ to scrap the Super League project, turning on the nine clubs that have signed a deal with UEFA.  Europe’s biggest clubs are at war amid the fallout of the disastrous £3.5bn plot that threatened the football landscape. On Friday, nine of the 12 participating clubs agreed a peace Read More

Don’t throw Oyo into another legal battle, postpone planned LG polls – Alao-Akala cautions Makinde

May 8, 2021 Bayo Akamo 0

Few hours after the Supreme Court judgment on Oyo state local government imbroglio, former governor of the state and Chairman, ( APC) Elders Advisory Council in the state , Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala on Friday asked Goveror  Seyi Makinde to do the needful and postpone the planned local Government election fixed for May 22, this year.Otunba Alao Akala stated this while Read More