Leadstar Media Expands Nigerian Presence with Betting Apps Comparison Site

September 23, 2022 Administrator 0

Swedish based iGaming affiliate giants, Leadstar Media  have recently extended their international presence with the launch of Betting Apps Nigeria. The “Betting Apps” family is already established in the United Kingdom, United States, India and Canada. Like with the other countries covered, Betting Apps serves as a bookmaker comparison website, with the purpose of providing users with all the information Read More

Betting Companies And The Question Of Social Responsibility

September 23, 2022 Administrator 0

Online betting is a growing trend in Nigeria and more betting companies are setting up shop in Africa’s most populous country. As at the last count, there are well over thirty five (35) betting companies operating legally in the country. Nigeria is a country of enormous population and most Nigerians have a burning passion for sports, especially football, which is Read More

NIPSS seeks NLTF partnership on education, intellectual development

August 29, 2022 Paul Okah, Abuja 0

The National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Kuru -Jos is desirous of mutual collaboration with the National Lottery Trust Fund (NLTF), particularly in the areas of education and intellectual development with a view to enhancing nation building and better society. Director General of the Institute, Prof. Ayo Omotayo, made this known when he led a delegation on a Read More

How to Negate the Impact of Falling Naira on Your Investment

August 9, 2022 Administrator 0

The Naira has shed significant value against the US Dollar since January 2022. As of August 2022, the exchange rate of the dollar to the naira on the black market stands at around N650/$1 (coming down from N710). The Central Bank of Nigeria in its bid to curb the fall of the Naira, increased interest rates for the second time Read More

NCG inaugurates national excos

August 6, 2022 Osward Isiguzo 0

The National Coalition Group (NCG) has inaugurated newly elected national executive to oversee the youth wing of the All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential campaign team to fruition come 2023. The new national executive were sworn in by Mr Francis Shoga, a representative of the NCG Board of Trustees (BOT) at the Tinubu campaign office in Wuse2 Abuja, on Friday. Shoga Read More

Happening now: Tinubu in early lead as officials sort votes at APC presidential primary, Osinbajo departs Eagles Square (VIDEO)

June 8, 2022 Administrator 0

Electoral officials are currently sorting votes cast at the ongoing presidential election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of 2023 general elections. Blueprint crew covering proceedings report that Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu is leading after the latest counts. Meanwhile, Vice Yemi Osinbajo has reportedly left Eagles Square, venue of the primary as Vice count continues. Details loading…

Ivory Coast PM and government resigns – President

April 13, 2022 Administrator 0

Ivory Coast Prime Minister Patrick Achi tabled his resignation and that of his government on Wednesday, President Alassane Ouattara said during a cabinet meeting during which he accepted the resignation. The President did not provide reasons for the resignation but said he would name a new Prime Minister next week who would then present around 30 new ministers. Achi was Read More

Vote Your Preferred SPORTS PERSON OF THE YEAR

March 5, 2022 Administrator 0

Who will you choose as your Blueprint SPORTS PERSON OF THE YEAR? To vote, simply click on any athlete of your choice. Blessing Oburududu (Silver medallist at Tokyo Olympics) Ese Brume (Bronze medallist at Tokyo Olympics) Victor Osimhen (Super Eagles highest goalscorer 2021 AFCON qualifier) In Brief,Come May 12, 2022, Blueprint Newspapers will be honouring deserving Nigerians who have distinguished Read More

The tragedy called Zamfara state

January 19, 2022 Zainab Suleiman Okino 0

For almost two decades now, Zamfara state has been in the news; sadly, for all the wrong reasons. If it is not politicised sharia law today, it is lead poison tomorrow, which killed children and adults, or the dog-eat-dog combustible political rivalry of the elites. The only culprit of the sharia implementation is poor Jengebe, who stole one cow and was made to bear the insignia for the sins of all Zamfara people. However, cattle rustling, which Read More

How to make your money work for you

December 31, 2021 Administrator 0

When money realizes that it is in good hands, it wants to stay and multiply in those hands (IdowuKoyenikan) What the quote is saying is that you can always make your money multiply if you invest it wisely and properly irrespective of the economic environment. At this particular period that Nigerian economy is facing downward trajectory, high rate of inflation Read More

Why Nigeria Is Losing Her Grip on Women’s Football in Africa?

December 29, 2021 Administrator 0

It was only a few years ago that the Super Falcons’ success in women’s football tournaments in Africa was a forgone conclusion. The question was not whether the Falcons would win; but rather the margin of victory. Unfortunately, things have changed dramatically in the last few years. Having got so used to seeing their beloved Falcons blow the continent away, Read More

5 cheap things to buy after Christmas

December 28, 2021 Administrator 0

Despite the fact that many Christmas displays are up when stores are still marking down fake fangs and pint-sized chocolate bars, the winter holidays come and go quickly. In their wake, they leave exhausted credit cards and some purchases that are regretted as soon as the post-Christmas sales—or Boxing Day sales in many countries—roll around. When shopping for so many people, it Read More

These Nigerian Artistes Are the Major Promoters of Afrobeats

December 15, 2021 Administrator 0

Nigerian music is taking the lead in Africa, and the world is listening and getting addicted. I can categorically tell you for free that Afrobeat has become a worldwide wave. The global village now enjoys the sounds emanating from Nigeria and yearns for more. Nigerian Artistes on their part are leaving no stone unturned in serving it hot for the Read More

Popular Nigerian Artistes Who Were Once Famous, But Now Faded

December 15, 2021 Administrator 0

Talent is not enough to sustain an artist’s career when hard-work is missing in action. The Nigerian music industry is a highly competitive arena where consistency is the determinant factor that upholds your relevance. Often times, artistes attain stardom and when you think they’re in their prime fizzles out like smoke. Some fall short of the thought that, on the Read More

Pfizer shot less effective in South Africa after Omicron emerges, study shows

December 15, 2021 Reuters 0

Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine has been less effective in South Africa at keeping people infected with the virus out of hospital since the Omicron variant emerged last month, a real-world study published on Tuesday showed. Between Nov. 15 and Dec. 7, people who had received two doses of the shot had a 70% chance of avoiding hospitalisation, down from 93% during Read More

Court Dismisses Rite Foods’ Contempt Suit against NBC, Awards N1million Punitive Cost

December 1, 2021 Administrator 0

December 1, 2021, Lagos, Nigeria – Today, the Federal High Court in Lagos dismissed the committal proceedings filed by Rite Foods Limited against the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) Ltd and its Managing Director, Mr. Matthieu Seguin, over alleged trademark infringement. Rite Foods had initiated proceedings before Hon. Justice Aneke of the Federal High Court, wherein it obtained anexparte order restraining Read More

Confusion as Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp ‘crash’

October 4, 2021 Administrator 0

Millions of users are currently stranded following as Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp go down across the world.Users are seeing error messages on all three services across iOS applications as well as on the web.  Users are being greeted with error messages such as: “Sorry, something went wrong,” “5xx Server Error,” and more.The outage is affecting every Facebook-owned platform, according to Read More

South-west govs demand 6 regions, states as federating units

July 13, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

Governors from the southwest geo-political zone have asked for the constitutional validation of Nigeria’s six geopolitical zones and converting same to federating units.They also called for the weakening of the nation’s administrative centre and made a case for the allocation of more powers to the federating units and states. The governors, who also sought an amendment to Section 44 (3) Read More

ACF, Ohanaeze, others to FG: Treat Kanu’s trial with caution, rule of law

About four years after jumping the bail granted him by Justice Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja; leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu was extradited to Nigeria Sunday to face trial. Kanu was accused by the federal government of instigating violence, especially in the South-east Nigeria, resulting in the loss of Read More

Gov. Sule explains why he turns down awards

April 28, 2021 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state has said he wants to remain focused hence his refusal to receive awards from various quarters. He revealed this while playing host to the management of Blueprint on Tuesday in Lafia. Sule said the state has numerous challenges and he do not want to be distracted by receiving many awards in just two years Read More