China lifts 770 million rural people out of poverty – Official

April 14, 2021 Editor 0

More than 770 million of China’s rural population living below the current poverty line have been raised from poverty, accounting for more than 70 percent of the global total over the same period according to the World Bank’s international poverty standard, says a white paper recently released by the State Council Information Office of China. Through China’s poverty eradication practices, Read More

Breaking: Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, returns to Kano Pillars, set for Ganduje’s unveiling

April 13, 2021 Editor 0

Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, has sensationally returned to Kano Pillars FC for the remainder of the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League season (NPFL). Musa previously played for the Pride of Kano in 2009 where he ended the season as the top scorer in the Nigeria Professional Football League with 18 goals before moving to VVV-Venlo in the Netherlands. A Read More

Breaking: EFCC grills Okorocha

April 13, 2021 Editor 0

Former Governor of Imo state Rochas Okorocha was on Tuesday arrested by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja. EFCC Head of media and publicity Wilson Uwujaren has already confirmed the latest development, but he didn’t provide reasons for his arrest. Okorocha’s arrest is coming weeks after operatives of the Imo State Police Command arrested Read More

UFC: Mc Gregor Vs Poirier 3

April 13, 2021 Editor 0

Conor McGregor is one of the most famous fighters to have ever walked the octagon in the UFC. The star with his sharp tongue, blazing persona, and incredible fight IQ is considered the most dominant and wealthiest fighter ever in MMA.  In the recent past, there has been a lot of rumors that he has lost his edge to fight Read More

Jagaban Wunti: The new face of leadership in Toro

April 13, 2021 Comrade Munkaila Tilde 0

Nigerian democracy is indeed the most complex to manage around the world according to leadership research. It is becoming increasingly complex because of how politics of mediocrities ranging from tribal, regional, religion and identities are destroying a system that should have given the teaming Nigerians profitable employment opportunities, Security of lives and properties, portable drinking water, functional healthcare system, free Read More

Breaking: Makinde’s man, Arapaja, triumphs in PDP ‘s Southwest election

April 12, 2021 Editor 0

After a keenly contested election, a former Oyo state deputy governor Taofeek Arapaja and refered candidate of incumbent governor Seyi Makinde has emerged the southwest zonal vice chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Arapaja polled 343 votes to defeat Dr Eddy Olafeso, who scored 330, and has been declared winner of the poll by chairman of the Congress and Read More

Breaking: Abducted catholic priest regains freedom

The catholic priest, Revd. Prof. Marcel Izu Onyeocha, abducted by gunmen along Ihube, Okigwe local government area in Imo state has been released. The Police Public Relations Officer(PPRO) Imo state command, SP Orlando Ikokwu, confirmed the latest development to Blueprint Monday evening. He however, made it clear that he did not have details of his release, especially on whether a ransom Read More

Ahmed Musa set to rejoin Kano Pillars, 10 years after – Report

April 12, 2021 Editor 0

Nigeria’s Super Eagles captain and former Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) topscorer Ahmed Musa is reportedly making plans to rejoin Kano Pillars on a short-term deal. Musa, 28, has been without a club since October 2020, after severing ties with Saudi Arabia club Al Nassr and was unable to tie up a deal in Europe during the last transfer window Read More

‘Nigeria’s Olympic’ has exposed diverse talents, set new unprecedented records – Minister

April 12, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Minister of Youth and Sports Development Chief Sunday Dare has expressed delight with numerous talents on display at the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) holding in Benin, Edo state capital. Chief Dare who spoke on the sidelines of the competition after watching some of the live games said he was excited with successes recorded so far. The Minister then Read More

Benue: CSO commends Army for display of professionalism

April 11, 2021 Editor 0

A Civil Society for Peace and Good Governance, has commended the Nigeria Army for their professionalism by bringing the lastly peace solutions in the Benue valley. The group while commending the Nigeria Army for what it described as its “professional conduct by making sure that peace and sanity was restore in the area, despite the high level of Insecurity across Read More

Breaking: Southeast govs set up regional security outfit

April 11, 2021 Editor 0

After its meeting on Sunday, the entire Southeast states have agreed to set a regional security outfit. The security squad is to be known as Ebubeagu, meaning the glory of a Lion. The Chairman Southeast governors forum and governor of Ebonyi state, Dave Umahi, who disclosed after their security summit said the regional security would be a joint Vigilante from Read More

All Chinese schools now have access to Internet – Ministry of Education

April 11, 2021 Editor 0

All Chinese schools now have full access to the Internet, and 95.2 percent of them are equipped with multi-media classrooms, according to a senior official with China’s Ministry of Education (MOE). The country has been constantly accelerating informationization of teaching, and sees it as underpinning the modernization of education, said Zhong Denghua, vice minister of the MOE, at a virtual Read More

Official: National stadium Lagos ready for use soon – Minister’s aide

April 11, 2021 Editor 0

Kola Daniel, media aide to Minister of youth and sports development Chief Sunday Dare has disclosed that efforts are on the refurbishment of the National stadium Surulere Lagos. The National stadium Surulere Lagos which hosted the 1980 Africa Cup of Nations won by the then Green Eagles was built in 1961 with a setting capacity of 85,000 before it was Read More

Breaking: Again, Kidnappers abduct catholic priest in Imo

April 11, 2021 Editor 0

A catholic priest Rev. Prof. Izu Marcell Onyeocha has been kidnapped along Enugu-Portharcourt highway in Imo state on Sunday morning. The abducted priest who is a lecturer in the Faculty of Humanities at the Imo State University was stopped and picked up by gunmen in Ihube community in Okigwe local government area on his way to Owerri from Enugu, Blueprint Read More

El Clasico: Real Madrid overcome Barcelona, go top of La Liga

April 11, 2021 BBC 0

Real Madrid moved top of La Liga with victory over Barcelona in an El Clasico played in torrential rain at the Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium. Karim Benzema broke the deadlock with a sublime near-post flick – his ninth goal in his past seven La Liga games. Real doubled their lead before half-time through Toni Kroos’ deflected free-kick. Oscar Mingueza pulled Read More

Fake news can set Nigeria ablaze – Kaduna Speaker

April 10, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

Speaker, Kaduna state House of Assembly, Hon. Yusuf Zailani, has warned that fake news is capable of setting Nigeria ablaze, noting that it has contributed to the spate of insecurity affecting the country.  Addressing a one-day roundtable organised by NUJ Northwest Zone in collaboration with NUJ Kaduna State Council on ‘Fake News, Governance and Society’ in Kaduna on Saturday, Zailani said Read More

‘APC will win 6.2m new voters to win in 2023’

April 10, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

 National Youth leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Barrister Ismaeel Ahmed, has said his party will win the emerging 6.2 million new young voters in 2023 to retain power. Ahmed said, statistics have shown that 6.2 million young Nigerians who have never voted would be attaining the voting age before the next election, a group which he said, the Read More

Breaking: Relief as residents doctors suspend indefinite strike, give conditions

April 10, 2021 Editor 0

The President of Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyu has disclosed that their indefinite strike has been suspended on Saturday April 10, 2021. The 10-day strike started April 1, 2021. Public hospitals across the country have been grounded as a result of the strike forcing patients to groan without affordable healthcare. However, the doctors in suspending the strike Read More

Breaking: Adegoke is fastest man at 20th National Sports Festival

April 10, 2021 Editor 0

Enoch Adegoke of Edo state Saturday evening won the men’s 100 metres final race at the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival holding in Benin. Living up to his favourite’s billing, Adegoke dominated the race from the start, and although there was a late surge from his teammate, Alaba Akintola towards the end, he did just about enough to win and Read More