NATFORCE distances self from Adegbenro

April 30, 2022 Benjamin Samson 0

The National Taskforce on Prohibition of Illegal Importation/Smuggling of Arms, Ammunition, Light Weapons and Pipeline Vandalism (NATFORCE) has distanced itself from an interview granted by one Otunba Adegbenro Adejare, saying that “he is not our spokesperson”. Adegbenro had granted an interview on the state of the nation recently, where he spoke about the level of insecurity in the country. Reacting Read More

NHGSFP: FG distributes 161,575 feeding utensils to school pupils in Akwa Ibom

April 30, 2022 Uko Etim, Uyo 0

The federal government through the National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) has distributed feeding utensils to about 161, 575 pupils in public primary schools in Akwa Ibom. Distributing the utensils on behalf of the FG on Friday in Uyo, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Hajia Sadiya Farouq said the programme has improved school enrolment in public Read More

PDP holds LGAs, ward congresses for adhoc delegates in Zamfara

April 30, 2022 Sanusi Muhammad, 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Zamfara state has conducted local governments and ward adhoc delegates’ congress across the state. This was made known by the state publicity secretary of the party, Abba Bello, at a press conference in Gusau Saturday. According to him, the congress was conducted across 14 local government areas and 147 wards across the state. He Read More

Labaran Magaji’s passion for performance

April 30, 2022 Musa Wada 0

For our country Nigeria, times are changing even as our entire polity is on the verge ofa dawn. For President Muhammadu Buhari’s change mantra, government business and politics are not quite as usual. Creating the desirable new national order calls for experience, sacrifice and determination. In these times, it is all about what we can do for Nigeria and not Read More

Breaking: Anambra boils as gunmen attack PDP presidential aspirant’s community, soldiers feared shot (VIDEO)

April 30, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

Unknown gunmen, Saturday, attacked Agulu, a community in Anaocha local government area, Anambra state, forcing soldiers at a checkpoint to flee. Agulu is a country-home of the presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi. A trending video claimed that the hoodlums drove in with Hilux and Toyota jeeps into the Read More

2023: Middle Belt Youths ask Adamu to consult Buhari over zoning

April 30, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

Youths from the middle belt of the country under the auspices of the Middle Belt Youths Forum (MBYF) Saturday called on the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Abdullahi Adamu, to consult with President Muhammadu Buhari on the issue of zoning before making public statements on it. In a statement by their leader, Godwin Meliga, the group Read More

Ukraine invasion: 2 Russian tanks sink as Putin loses 23, 000 troops

April 30, 2022 TheSun 0

It was dramatic moment when two Russian tanks were obliterated in a drone strike as Vladimir Putin loses more than 23,000 troops. Striking footage showed the devastation caused by the strike from what was believed to be Ukraine’s 503rd Naval Infantry Battalion. In the clip the drone hangs in the air as it appears to eye up its Russian targets – understood to be Read More

[Happening now] PDP ward congress: Tension grows, party faithful stranded over ‘diversion of materials in Akwa Ibom’

April 30, 2022 Uko Etim, Uyo 0

Tension have enveloped the political climate of Akwa Ibom state as thousands of aspiring adhoc delegates who trooped out with their supporters for the ongoing Saturday’s election are currently stranded in their various People’s Democratic Party (PDP) offices across the state since morning. Blueprint correspondent covering the election observed that rather than the state party office located at Atan offot Read More

Breaking: ‘Super’ football agent is dead, family admits at last

April 30, 2022 BBC 0

Mino Raiola, the agent who represented some of football’s most high-profile players, has died at the age of 54. The Dutch-Italian’s stable of players included Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland, Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba and AC Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Raiola was also president of the Football Forum, which represented leading agents and their players. “His presence will be Read More

Yobe south: Group drums support for Bomai, preaches continuity

April 30, 2022 Yusuf .A. Yusuf, Damaturu 0

A political group, Concerned Yobe South Movement for Good Governance, has called on the current serving Senator representing Yobe south Senatorial District, Senator Ibarahim Mohammed Bomai, to continue for a second term in the forthcoming 2023 general elections. The group speaking through the patron Bomai support group, Abubakar Baba Dada, made the call Saturday during an event in Potiskum local Read More

Breaking: Again, blood flows as gunmen invade drinking joint, kill 5 in Anambra

April 30, 2022 Editor 0

Unknown gunmen, Friday night, invaded a drinking joint known as Ụtọ Ndụ Beer parlour located at Obiofia village, Osumenyi, Nnewi South Local Government Area (LGA) of Anambra state, killing about five persons on the spot. According to sources, the hoodlums who invaded the joint at about 8pm, opened fire immediately at those drinking and having fun without provocation, killing the Read More

2023: Adegoke obtains Senate forms, declares ‘I’m the best for Oyo south’

April 30, 2022 Bayo Agboola, Ibadan 0

An All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant for Oyo South Senatorial District Olooye Adegboyega Adegoke on Friday declared that he is the best option for the Senatorial seat come 2023.  Speaking with journalists after obtaining his nomination and expression of interest forms, the APC Chieftain said Oyo South senatorial district being the soul of the state deserves best representation “than what is presently Read More

Eid-el-Fitr: Al-Makura felicitates with Muslims

April 30, 2022 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

The Senator representing Nasarawa South at the National Assembly, Senator Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, has felicitated with muslims as they mark the end of this year’s Ramadan fasting. “As we come to the end of this year’s Ramadan fasting, I, felicitate with all Muslims faithful as we join millions of Nigerians and other brethren across the globe to mark the 2022 Read More

Establish sports academy in Anambra, official beckons Bayern Munich

April 30, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

The Anambra State Sports Development Commission (ANSDC), weekend, urged the German professional sports club, Bayern Munich, to consider establishing an academy in the state to service the whole African continent. The Chairman of the commission, Mr Tony Oli, who made the call at a press conference heralding the 2022 Bayern Munich Youth Soccer Championship holding at Awka City Stadium, assured Read More

Another popular Nollywood star slumps, dies

April 30, 2022 Editor 0

Nollywood Actress Chinedu Bernard has slumped in a church and was confirmed dead in a hospital. The ‘Big Mama’s Stick’ actress was reportedly confirmed dead by doctors at the East Side hospital in Enugu State. She was said to have slumped while cleaning the Chapel of St. Leo the Great Catholic Church inside the Federal Housing area in Enugu State. According to reports, Read More

Yobe: NDE trains 100 youths on entrepreneurship skills

April 30, 2022 Yusuf .A. Yusuf 0

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) Yobe state office in collaboration with Nazeemursaj Nig. Ltd has commenced a five-day training of 100 unemployed youth and women on entrepreneurship skills. The Director-General NDE, Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo, while declaring the training open reiterated the commitment of the federal government towards mass entrepreneur initiatives aimed at reducing the level ofunemployment and poverty across Read More

Minister foresees brighter digital economic drive as BleanQ rolls out new technology in Nigeria

April 30, 2022 Editor 0

The Minister of Youth and Sports development Chief Sunday Dare has said the evolution of young people oriented technology promises a brighter future in Nigeria’s digital economy. Dare gave this assurance on Friday in Abuja when Zkyte technologies officially launched BleanQ app, an innovation put in place by young Nigerians that focuses on efficiency and proficiency. The Minister represented by Read More

New digital evolution debuts as Zkyte technologies launches BleanQ smart card

April 30, 2022 Editor 0

It was a moment of showcasing new digital move on a day Zkyte technologies launched another phase of contactless system introduced in Nigeria via BleanQ. At the launching of the technology in Abuja on Friday, the Managing Director Zkyte Technologies, Ayoola Dawodu, said the new smart technological device was developed to ease digital operations for individuals and corporate organisations. “The Read More

Salah is FWA men’s footballer of the year

April 30, 2022 Blueprint 0

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah was named England’s Men’s Footballer of the Year on Friday in the annual vote of the Football Writers’ Association (FWA), with the Egypt international picking up the award for the second time. Salah, who also won in 2018, got 48 per cent of the vote, ahead of Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne and West Ham United’s Read More

Austria appoint Manchester United manager as coach

April 30, 2022 Blueprint 0

Manchester United interim manager Ralf Rangnick has been named Austria boss. Rangnick will still take on his consultancy role with United as planned at the end of this season. “I’m really looking forward to playing my part in helping United become a real force again,” he said. The 63-year-old German has signed a two-year deal with Austria and will join Read More

Flying Eagles get captain

April 30, 2022 Blueprint 0

Enyimba central defender Tosin Adegbite has been named captain of the Flying Eagles to the U20 AFCON qualifying tournament in Niger Republic. Adegbite has previously captained NNL side Delta Force. He will be assisted by Daniel Daga of NNL side FC One Rocket. In the meantime, the Flying Eagles departed Abuja Thursday morning for Niamey, where they will play two Read More