Breaking: Man dies as telecom mast collapses in Kogi community (VIDEO)

November 6, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

An unidentified man has died after a telecomm mast on Saturday afternoon collapsed in Ihima community of Okehi local government area of Kogi state. Blueprint gathered that the collapsed mast belongs to the Nigerian Telecommunications Limited (Nitel) At the time of filling this story, it is unconfirmed if the affected family will be pressing any charges against the telecom company Read More

Pictures: Argungu Emir turbans Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, as Ganuwan Kabi

November 6, 2021 Taiye Odewale, Abuja 0

The Emir of Argungu, HRH Alhaji Samaila Muhammadu Mera, on Friday in Kebbi state formally turbaned the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, as the Ganuwan Kabi(Defender of Kebbi Kingdom). The newly turbaned Ganuwan Kabi, dressed in colourful regalia, wielding protecting shield and armed with sword, dipicting a warrior, defender and protector. The colourful but brief Investiture ceremony was part of the Read More

[LIVE) Anambra election: Voters troop out, frustrated as voting machines malfunction in Amesi, Orumba, other areas, PDP candidate votes after long wait (Pictures)

November 6, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

The governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Valentine Ozigbo) has exercised his franchise at the on ongoing Anambra state governorship poll. It took Ozigbo and his wife over 20 minutes each to cast their votes as at 11.12am at polling unit 010 in Amesi, while the traditional ruler of the community, Igwe Raphael Okpalaeke, got frustrated as at Read More

Breaking: Many feared dead, others scamper for safety as explosion rocks Abuja market (VIDEO)

November 5, 2021 Editor 0

There are indications that some unspecified number of persons might have been killed in a kerosene explosion inside a market in Kubwa, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory. The incident which reportedly happened on Friday evening triggered panic in the area. Blueprint gathered that already fire service truck and officials have arrived the scene. However, authorities are yet to Read More

Happening now: Roads empty, shops closed as Awka residents stay at home despite IPOB’s u-turn on no movement order (PICTURES)

November 5, 2021 Editor 0

There are growing concerns over scheduled governorship election in Anambra state as residents of Awka, the state capital remained at home day after Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) called off initial one week sit-at-home order. IPOB had on Thursday evening announced that the sit-at-home arrangement has been cancelled to pave way for people to exercise their franchise on Saturday November Read More

Breaking: EFCC arrests Obi Cubana

November 2, 2021 Editor 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly arrest a popular socialite and entrepreneur Obinna Iyiegbu, popularly known as Cubana over alledged money laundering and tax fraud. EFCC authorities were yet to confirm the latest development as at the time of filling this report. Obi Cubana made headlines in July when he hosted an ostentatious burial for his late mother Read More

VIDEO: Anguish as 21-storey building collapses on workers in Lagos, rescue operation on

November 1, 2021 Editor 0

Rescue operation is already underway following the collapse of a 21-storey building under construction at Musikiu Junction by Gerard Road, Ikoyi, Lagos. Workers are trapped. The building was reportedly under construction when it went down at about 1:30 pm on Monday. The team of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) is present at the scene making efforts to rescue the Read More

VIDEO: Uneasy calm as security operatives fire tear gas at protesters, arrest ousted Plateau assembly speaker

November 1, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu Jos 0

Security personel drafted to maitain law and order at the Plateau State House of Assemby on Monday fired tear gas on protesting youths who are pro-impeached Speaker Abok Ayuba. Moments after, the impeached speaker was whisked out of the assembly complex with the aide of State Commissioner of Police, Edward Ebuka. The youths were later despersed at about 3pm. Later Read More

Pictures: FG reassures youth inclusiveness, support as first NYC kicks off

November 1, 2021 Editor 0

It was a sight to behold amidst the gathering of youths from various states of Nigeria inside the magnificent velodrome of the Moshood Abiola stadium Abuja as the first ever National Youth Conference (NYC) kicked off. President Muhammadu Buhari who declared the epoch-making event open said his administration has designed and delivered innovative means of empowering Nigerian youths. Represented by Read More

Pictures: Excitement as delegates from 34 states storm Abuja ahead National Youth Conference

October 31, 2021 Editor 0

Delegates from the 34 states in Nigeria have trooped into Abuja, the nation’s capital ahead of much talked about National Youth Conference (NYC) scheduled to begin on Monday November 1, 2021. The conference organised by the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development will take place inside the Moshood Abiola National stadium whose Velodrome is hosting what promises to be an Read More

Happening now: Watch as Atiku, Tambuwal, Kwankwaso, other supporters turn convention to carnival, campaign (VIDEO)

October 30, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Barely two years to the 2023 presidential election, supporters of various aspirants turned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Convention ground to campaign and some sort of carnival display. Beautifully dressed in colourful attire, carrying posters of their preferred candidates for the 2023 Presidential election, various supporters were seen dancing to melodious sound around at the ongoing PDP 2021 National Read More

Accident claims Kogi varsity student (Pictures)

October 29, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

The main campus of the Federal University Lokoja, was thrown into mourning on Thursday after a 300-level student, simply identified as Maryjane Imaobong, was reported dead. Mary was a student of Geography in the Faculty of Art and Social Science. An eyewitness told Blueprint that the deceased met her death Thursday evening at Felele when the bike that was carrying Read More

Breaking: Facebook changes name to Meta

October 28, 2021 Editor 0

Facebook Chief Executive Officer, (CEO), Mark Zuckerberg, has announced the renaming of his holding company as Meta on Thursday, saying it is part of a major rebranding. This was made known during the Facebook annual conference. The change does not apply to its individual platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, only the parent company that owns them. The move Read More

How to download, install, operate eNaira (FULL DETAILS)

October 26, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Nigeria’s apex bank, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday launched the much-awaited electronic Naira called eNaira. The launch launching of eNaira Will enable Nigerians to download, install and use the mobile app to transact businesses across the country as long as there is an internet connection. The eNaira application is available on both Google Play Store for Android users Read More

NPower batch C employment: How to check non-graduate Npower batch C training posting

October 26, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Npower has begun training posting of the non-graduate Tech-Software beneficiaries of the Programme following the deployment of the graduate component beneficiaries. Successfully selected applicants for the non-graduate, tech category can now check the self-service portal to see their posting. Follow the steps below to check your training posting status: Go to https://www.nasims.gov.ng Click on the deployment page to see your Read More

Pictures: Flying Officer’s Cup was Superb, Edo deputy governor heaps praises on RSDF President

October 26, 2021 Editor 0

Edo state deputy governor, Comrade Phillip Shuiabu, has lavished encomiums on the organisers of the 2021 Flying Officer’s Cup for a very successful hosting. Ratels Sports Development Foundation (RSDF) owned by Legal Luminary, Barrister Paul Edeh, is the main sponsor of Flying Officer’s Cup, the biggest women pre-season football championship in Africa, which its third edition climaxed on Sunday. Comrade Read More

Breaking: Nigeria’s digital currency, e-Naira, launched (PICTURES)

October 25, 2021 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally launched the much-talked Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) digital currency, the e-Naira. While launching the digital currency, at the State House, Abuja, Monday afternoon, the president commended the CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, for his efforts towards ensuring a more efficient payment system in the country. In his address, Mr. Emefiele announced  a new financial Read More