Selection of village head in Adamawa turns bloody, 5 injured

September 24, 2022 Chamba Simeh, Abuha 0

At least five persons have sustained fatal injuries in a violent clash over the selection of a village head in Adamawa state. Blueprint correspondent learnt that violence erupted after Shu’aibu Ka’inga was named the new village head of Mijilu community in Mubi North local government area of the state. One of the contestants, who craved anonymity, told our correspondent that Read More

NGO celebrates World Cerebral Palsy Day In Abuja

September 24, 2022 Chamba Simeh, Abuja 0

As the World celebrates the Cerebral Palsy day on October 8, this year, a non governmental organisation, NGO, JKS Home for Special Needs and JKS Centre for Special Needs, is organising a 5-kilometre walk for the victims. The founder of the NGO, Nifemi Seun Ajileye, said there would be the need to walk the talk about addressing the needs of Read More

Nigeria Air: FG announces massive recruitment *See how to apply

September 24, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Nigeria’s national carrier, Nigeria Air Limited, has announced recruitment to fill up various positions in the organisation ahead of its official launch. The airline in a memo on Saturday via it’s official Twitter handle noted that it will be launching shortly with Boeing 737-800 (NG) aircraft, followed thereafter by B787 aircraft for international operations. “Therefore, we are now recruiting qualified Read More

PDP senator listed in Tinubu campaign council

September 24, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

A sitting Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), senator representing Enugu East Senatorial District, senator Chimaroke Nnamani, has made the 422 names listed as a member of local government directorate for the All Progressives Congress (APC), presidential campaign council. Senator Nnamani is the 350th slot on the APC’s 422-member PCC list signed by the secretary of the council, James Faleke. The council Read More

Pictures: Peter Obi, Yusuf Baba-Ahmed visit Kano

September 24, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Labour party presidential flagbearer, Peter Obi on Saturday visited the Emir of Kano, HRM Aminu Ado Bayero. He visited the ancient Kingdom of Kano with his running mate, Yusuf Baba-Ahmed. According to Obi via his official Twitter handle, he said “We had very Useful and constructive discussions, including the fire incident in Kano market and the recent flooding in Read More

APC Dropped Prominent Christians From Campaign Council – Reno Omokri

September 24, 2022 Blueprint 0

Former presidential aide, Reno Omokri, has claimed that the All Progressives Congress didn’t include notable Christians in its newly-released list of nominees for presidential campaign council. He made this observation on his Twitter handle on Saturday. Omokri also warned Nigerians about the 2023 election telling them to look at how the APC removed prominent Christians from their campaign list, asking Read More

Foundation donates 300kva transformer to Benue community

September 24, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

After 16 months of groping in darkness, Mbaba people in the Gwer East local government area, Benue state, have finally stepped into light. The Yvonne Achado Foundation donated a 300KVA transformer to the community following the breakdown and neglect of the former one electrifying the area. Social and commercial activities had been grounded in the community while their power supply Read More

Students beg ASUU, urge strike suspension

September 24, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to respect the ruling of the Industrial Court which directed its members to go back to work pending the determination of the suit. The North-East, Zone E, Zonal Coordinator of NANS, Alhassan Adam, made the appeal while speaking to journalists on Friday at Read More

NLC warns FG over withdrawal of ASUU license

September 24, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Amidst deregistration of Academic staff Union of Universities (ASUU) by the federal government, the Nigeria Labour Congress has warned against reported moves by the Federal Government to withdraw the registration licence of the union over non-submission of its audited financial returns for over five years. While dismissing the claims that ASUU had not submitted its audited financial returns to the Read More

Global Peace Devt. blames insecurity on trust deficit, disunity

September 24, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

Global Peace Development has blamed the spate of insecurity, banditry, kidnapping, farmers-herders clashes ravaging Nigeria on lack of synergy, trust deficit and disunity, while tasking leaders and youths to promote unity, peaceful and harmonious coexistence. The Director General, Global Peace Development (GPD), Mr. Ebruke Eskie stated this while addressing the Cultural Peace Fiesta in Kaduna in commemoration of the 2022 Read More

2023: Osinbajo missing as APC names Amaechi, Saraki, others in 422-member Presidential Campaign Council

September 24, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Tinubu Osinbajo missing as APC names Amaechi Saraki others in 422 member Presidential Campaign Council The All Progressives Congress (APC) has constituted its Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) for the 2023 candidate of the party, Bola Tinubu. The former Lagos helmsman and co-founder of the party clinched the presidential ticket in June at a convention in Abuja. The council list, which Read More

Breaking: Nasarawa varsity announces resumption amidst ASUU strike

September 23, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Management of Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK), has announced resumption after several months of closure due to lingering strike by the members of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The school at its special management meeting held on Friday announced the reopening of the University. Students are to resume on Monday 26th of September.

Breaking: Residents groan as Lagos Gov’t begins demolition of distressed building (PICTURES)

September 23, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

As rates of building collapse increases in Lagos state, the state government has began the demolition of distressed building within the state. The demolition begins on Friday in Mushin area of Lagos State. Some residents were seen moving their belongings even as the demolition were being carried out. Blueprint had reported that a building collapsed in the Mushin area of Read More

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Nnamdi Kanu can’t eat, Lawyer raises the alarm

September 23, 2022 Blueprint 0

The lead lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, of the detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has demanded his immediate release from custody of the Department of State Services (DSS), to enable him have access to medical care. Ifeanyi made the demand based on alleged excruciating pains on Kanu due to his gastro intestine disorder. A statement Read More

After kidney transplant, Eedris Abdulkareem leaves hospital

September 23, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Popular Nigerian rapper, Eedris Abdulkareem, has finally left hospital after having a successful kidney transplant. The-Mr Lecturer-crooner announced this via his official Instagram handle. According to him, “It’s good to be back home. To GOD be the glory. Alhamdullah. 🙏” Abdulkareem announced that he suffered kidney failure and would undergo a transplant in July.

Wike dares PDP to suspend him

September 23, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Amidst the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) crisis, the Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, has dared the party to suspend him, if they think he’s acting bigger than the party. Wike issued this threat on Friday during a chat with selected journalists. One of his interviewers informed him that the PDP was mulling the idea of suspending him as he was Read More

What Tinubu told me, Wike makes shocking confession

September 23, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has made a shocking confession on his discussion with presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu. According to him the former governor of Lagos state pleaded with him to run for senate. He disclosed this on Friday during a media chat, saying Tinubu made the suggestion after he lost the presidential ticket of Read More

2023: I was aware of Okowa’s underground moves – Wike

September 23, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has revealed that he wasn’t surprise that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar nominated governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, to become his running mate because he was aware of the underground moves before the primaries. Speaking Friday, Wike said that though he was aware, he expected good sense to prevail in the party. Read More

Breaking: Ayu worked against my emergence as PDP presidential candidate – Wike

September 23, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike accused the National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Iyorchia Ayu of working against his emergence as presidential candidate of the party. He alleged that the chairman called many presidential aspirants to withdraw for Atiku Abubakar, who eventually picked the ticket. He mentioned some of those contacted to withdraw for Atiku as Read More

Gbajabiamila, Rep members meet HoS over ASUU strike

September 22, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

In continuation of the efforts to find solutions to the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the Speaker of the House of Representatives alongside his deputy Rep. Ahmed Idris Wase and other leaders of the House on Thursday met with the Head of Service of the Federation (HoS), Mrs Folashade Yemi-Esan, the chairman of the National Read More

Kate Henshaw fires politicians over ASUU strike

September 22, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Popular Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw has accused politicians over ‘nonchalance’ attitude towards the plight of students. The actress aired her opinion on the lingering seven-month-old strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Henshaw wondered whether universities would have been shut for even a single day if politicians’ children were schooling in the country. Further irked by the recent Read More