Gunmen kidnap couple in Osun 

December 2, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A man, London Omoru, and his wife, Blessing, have been kidnapped by gunmen at their village in Obokun local government area of Osun state. It was gathered that the couple were kidnapped around 10pm on Monday at Oriomipupa village via Agric Area, Esa-Oke. Efforts by local security of Kiriji Heritage Defender to rescue the victims proved futile as the kidnappers were Read More

World Christian Faith Centre celebrates 21st anniversary

December 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Barring any last minute changes in plan, all is now set for the Word of Faith Christian Centre, Abuja to celebrate her 21st anniversary with the theme: ‘Living A Victorious Life In This Present Evil Age’. The anniversary scheduled to hold in the church premises at plot 695 Yellow Duranti, Close, Off Oladipo Diya way, Durumi, Abuja, will start from Friday, Read More

APC stakeholders reject expulsion of acclaimed factional leader Audu

December 2, 2021 Editorial II 0

The All progressives Congress (APC) Stakeholders have rejected the decision to expel the acclaimed factional leader of the party, Prince Mustapha Audu, from the ruling party. The APC stakeholders also known as the APC Rebirth Group led by Aliyu Audu in a statement Thursday in Abuja, said the decision to expel Audu was tantamount to punishing “alleged Illegality with another Read More

Osun teachers recruitment: Govt to release first batch list next week

December 2, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state government has disclosed that the first batch of the applicants shortlisted to be recruited into public primary and secondary schools will be out next week. A statement by the Commissioner for Education, Folorunso Bamisayemi, Thursday, said 1,000 out of 3,170 that participated in the interview will make the first list. The 1,000 applicants, according to the statement, will Read More

APC didn’t win Osun in 2018, ex-deputy speaker opens up

December 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Deputy Speaker of House of Representatives, Hon. Lasun Yussuff, has revealed how his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) rigged governor Adegboyega Oyetola into office in 2018, saying the party lost the governorship election to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Lasun also revealed that the current deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege, was compensated with his current office because of Read More

Breaking: APC, Oyetola didn’t win Osun in 2018, Lasun opens up

December 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Deputy Speaker of House of Representatives, Hon. Lasun Yussuff, has revealed how his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) rigged 2018 governorship election that brought Adegboyega Oyetola into office, saying the party lost the said governorship election. Lasun also revealed that the current Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege, was compensated for his current office because the role he (Omo-Agege) Read More

Food insecurity: Agric experts decry low knowledge of climate change, sensitise farmers

December 2, 2021 Awaal Gata 0

Experts in Agricultural sector have decried over low knowledge of climate change and pest resilient crops among Nigerian Local Farmers.  They raised the concern at the inaugural meeting of the Technical Working Group on Germplasm Users’ Engagement Activity, and sensitisation of farmers in Niger State, organised by the National Centre for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology (NACGRAB) in collaboration with the Read More

Oyetola approves construction, rehabilitation of more roads in Osun

December 1, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun state has approved the reconstruction and rehabilitation of selected township roads in Ikire and Ile-Ife. A statement by the Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs Funke Egbemode, Wednesday, said the governor gave the approval at the state’s Executive Council meeting, Monday. According to the statement, a sum of N3,628,024,923.76 has been committed to the Read More

7 serial ritual killers arrested in Ogun

December 1, 2021 Editorial II 0

Seven suspected members of a serial ritual killer gang have been arrested in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital by men of the police command. This was disclosed in a press statement made available to Blueprint, Wednesday by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi. The suspects, Lekan Oladipupo, Sulaiman Aremu, Imala Elega, Ifayemi Madru, Shittu Saheed, Samod Sulaiman, Read More

NAFDAC seized, destroyed foods worth N5bn nationwide

December 1, 2021 Helen Oji 0

The Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, has that the agency seized, destroyed unwholesome foods worth N5billion across the country. She made this known at a press conference to mark her fouth year anniversary in Abuja, saying the agency intercepted twenty-five (25) containers of Tramadol worth one billion, seven Read More

Oyeyola begs traditional worshippers to shelve protest against Oluwo

November 30, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, Tuesday intervened in the crisis between Traditional Religion Worshippers Association (TRWASO) and the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdul Rasheed Adewale Akanbi. But for the quick intervention of the government, the traditional worshippers would have embarked on protest against Oluwo for what they described as unguarded statement against their deities by the monach. The TRWASO had Read More

Fani-Kayode arrested in Lagos, moved to EFCC custody

November 30, 2021 Editorial II 0

Femi Fani-Kayode, an All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He was arrested at a Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, and moved to a nearby EFCC office. The former minister, who was in court over his forgery trial, was walking out after the matter was adjourned till January 24, 2021, Read More

National chairman: APC ‘ll promote equity under me – Saliu Mustapha

November 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A frontline national chairmanship aspirant of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Mallam Saliu Mustapha, has promised to promote equity within the party if given opportunity to lead, saying when popular candidates emerge based on their merit, winning an election will be easy. Mustapha, a business mogul, philanthropist and consummate politician, said under him as the next national chairman, APC Read More

Confusion in APC as factional caretaker committee emerges, fixes convention Feb. 26

November 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is currently swimming in confusion waters as a factional new National Caretaker Committee of the party has emerged, claiming to have sacked governor Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker/ Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee (CECPC). The new group has, however, appointed President Muhammadu Buhari as the head of the advisory committee while Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, governor Read More

Buhari’s successor must appoint ministers, DGs among PWDs – Lalu

November 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

To ensure more inclusion for People Living with Disabilities (PWDs), anyone who succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023 must consider ministerial and director generals appointments among others for Nigerians living with disabilities. A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the PWD representative in the party’s National Caretaker Committee, Dr. James Lalu, made the demand Monday in Abuja, at Read More

Court clears Ikenga of defamation, restrains IGP, others from arresting, prosecuting him

November 29, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High court sitting in Apo and presided by Justice Mohammed, has granted the application for a judicial review filed by Spokesperson of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere to restrain the Wuse Chief Magistrate from going ahead with the trial of a case of criminal defamation brought against him by the Inspector Read More

NSCDC boss plans high-welfare packages for personnel to boost morale

November 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Management of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has said the current leadership of the Corps is working to ensure high welfare packages for officers and men through a robust and well-structured plan to increase personnel morale. NSCDC Commandant General, Ahmed Abubakar Audi, also said his administration placed high premium on the welfare of personnel to build Read More

Ogun: 2 dead, property worth millions of naira destroyed in tanker explosion

November 28, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Two persons have been confirmed dead, while property worth millions of naira were destroyed, when a PMS laden tanker overturned, spilling it’s contents while making it’s way at Lafenwa area of Abeokuta, Sunday. The deceased, identified as a grandmother, and grandchild, whose gender cannot be ascertained have been deposited at the morgue of the General Hospital, Ijaiye, Abeokuta. The Traffic Compliance and Read More

EndSARS report: SERAP sues Buhari, demands arrest of suspects

November 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and 116 concerned Nigerians have filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court in Abuja to “direct and compel President Muhammadu Buhari to take immediate steps to ensure the arrest of soldiers and police officers indicted by the Lagos #EndSARS panel report for the shooting of peaceful protesters at the Lekki toll-gate, and police Read More

APC youths to aggrieved members: Take grievances to Adamu-led com’t

November 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The leadership of the youth wing in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked all the aggrieved members of the party to either approach the Senator Abdullahi Adamu-led national reconciliation committee or remain silence. The youths wing also applauded the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari, the Progressives Governors’ Forum and all other critical stakeholders of the party to hold Read More

Hotelier’s counsel petitions police as controversy trail burial of OAU student

November 28, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

As controversy continue to trail the burial of late Timothy Adegoke, a Master’s student of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife, Counsel to Dr. Rahmon Adedoyin, the owner of Hilton Hotel and Resort, William Abiodun Esq, has demanded further investigation to unravel those that buried Adegoke when he was allegedly dumped inside the bush by the suspects in police custody. A Read More