Fortnite versus Warzone, Which Battle Royale Game is the Best?

April 23, 2022 Blueprint 0

Battle Royale has enjoyed being one of the most popular gaming genres of the last decade. We have seen an insane number of gamers jumping into these games to enjoy the thrilling gameplay with their friends and family across all kinds of different platforms out there. And Fortnite sure is one of the very first games to come out in Read More

Ivory Coast PM and government resigns – President

April 13, 2022 Blueprint 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 Blueprint 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 Blueprint 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 Does the Google Playstore Not Have Betting Apps in Nigeria?

December 29, 2021 Blueprint 0

Have you ever tried downloading your favourite betting app from the Google Playstore? If that is the case, you would have noticed that such apps do not exist in the store. But why is this so? Google has a very strict policy on real-money gambling apps; and only recently have they begun to relax their stance. Up until the start Read More

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

December 29, 2021 Blueprint 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 Blueprint 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 Blueprint 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 Blueprint 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 Blueprint 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 Blueprint 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

Gov Sani Bello raises red alert: Boko Haram 2 hours from Abuja, hoists flag in Niger

Occupies 50 Shiroro, Munya villages, towns Gunmen abduct 5 Makurdi agric varsity students Kill 2 more Kaduna students, 9 in Anambra attack 2 women, children kidnapped in Zaria, 9 in Oyo Troops repel attack on Mainok, kill scores, lose officer, 6 others  Boko Haram terrorists have established territory in parts of Niger state and hoisted their flag in Kaure village Read More

Survival Fund: More payroll support payments, MSME grants begin this week – Presidency

April 26, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

319,755 benefiiaries on Payroll Support scheme265,425 on Artisan and Transport Support tracks In furtherance of the Muhammadu Buhari administration’s support for small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic under its Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP), payment would be made to the next batch of beneficiaries of the ESP Survival Fund’s payroll support track and the one-off general MSME grant of N50, 000 Read More

Jonathon replies ex-gov Aliyu on 2015: You ‘re a pathetic relevance seeker

April 18, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Reactions have continued to trail the claim by former Niger state Governor Babangida Aliyu that all the northern governors worked against President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) because he wasn’t respecting the agreement on 2015 elections. The latest of such reactions came from President Jonathan, Sunday, challenged the former governor to come up with witnesses as well as Read More

COVID-19: Nigeria has vaccinated over 1 million people – NPHCDA

April 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

 The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has announced  that Nigeria had so far vaccinated over a million eligible people out of its target of 70 percent of the nation’s population. The NPHCDA disclosed this on its official Twitter handle, on Thursday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that for the country to achieve herd immunity against COVID-19, Read More

Arsenal thrash Slavia Prague 4-0 to clinch Europa League semis spot

April 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

 Arsenal cruised past Slavia Prague 4-0 to book a Europa League semi-final spot on Thursday, with three quick-fire goals in seven first-half minutes to advance 5-1 on aggregate. Alexandre Lacazette struck twice, including a penalty, while Nicolas Pepe and Bukayo Saka also found the net in the quarter-final second leg to set up a last-four clash with Villarreal. Arsenal, who Read More