Breaking: Peter Obi joins Labour Party, rallies supporters ahead 2023 general elections

May 27, 2022 Editor 0

Two days after quitting People’s Democratic Party, former governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi, has eventually joined Labour party, a platform he hopes to actualise his presidential ambition. Read his full statement “The Road to Recovery I thank all Nigerians, especially our youths, who have joined me in the mission of rescuing and taking back Nigeria. This project is yours Read More

After quitting governorship contest, Abaribe leaves PDP, resigns as Senate minority leader

May 27, 2022 Editor 0

Few after quitting governorship contest in Abia state, Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has quit the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The serving Senator also resigned as the Minority Leader in the upper chamber of the National Assembly. Senator Abaribe confirmed his exit from the party, and resignation as a minority leader in the Senate in separate letters to the ward Read More

Breaking: Woman shocks Ribadu, 4 other men, emerges governorship candidate in Adamawa

May 27, 2022 Editor 0

A woman and serving Senator, Aishatu Binani, has been elected as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Adamawa state. Senator Binani, representing Adamawa Central competed with five men clinched the party’s ticket in the just concluded governorship primary election in the state. She polled 430 votes to defeat her closest rival and former chairman of the Read More

Breaking: Roma beat Feyenoord, win inaugural Europa Conference League as Mourinho strikes new European record

May 25, 2022 BBC 0

Roma won their first major European trophy by beating Feyenoord in the inaugural Europa Conference League final. Jose Mourinho’s first season in charge of the Italians ended with a trophy after Nicolo Zaniolo chested down Gianluca Mancini’s lofted pass before beating goalkeeper Justin Bijlow with a clever flick. Mourinho, who has won the Champions League, Europa League and the Uefa Read More

Breaking: David Ombugadu emerges Nasarawa PDP governorship candidate

May 25, 2022 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

A former House of Representatives member, Hon. David Ombugadu, has been declared winner of the Nasarawa state People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election. Chairman of the electoral committee, Mr. Bature Musa, declared Ombugadu winner of the primary election held in Nasarawa local government area of the state on Wednesday. He said Ombugadu polled 247 votes to defeat Maj. Gen. Read More

Breaking: In Anambra, Soludo slams curfew on 8 LGAs over killings

May 25, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

Anambra state governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has announced a dusk-to-dawn curfew in eight Local Government Areas (LGAs) where activities of gunmen are on the increase. The LGAs include Aguata, Ihiala, Ekwusigo, Nnewi North, Nnewi South, Ogbaru, Orumba North and Orumba South. These LGAs make up Anambra south senatorial zone. Read the full statement SOLUDO ADDRESSES NDI ANAMBRA, DECLARES CURFEW IN Read More

Breaking: Ex-Information Minister, Labaran Maku, quits PDP governorship contest, may join APC

May 25, 2022 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

Former Minister of Information and governorship aspirant on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nasarawa state, Mr. Labaran Maku, has withdrawn from  the party’s primary contest. Mr. Maku who spoke on Wednesday could not give reason for his late withdrawal “After due consultation with my family, political associates and stakeholders, I have decided to withdraw from 2022 PDP governorship primary Read More

Breaking: Emma Raducanu crashes out of French Open

May 25, 2022 TheSun 0

Emma Raducanu will head home and begin her Wimbledon preparations after a severe beating in Paris. What had started out so promisingly for Raducanu turned into a huge disappointment on Court Suzanne-Lenglen at Roland Garros. Raducanu, 19, won the opening 6-3 and appeared to be coping with the wind and the conditions following a 11am start in the French capital. Yet Aliaksandra Sasnovich Read More

Breaking: Gunmen invade Kukah’s church, kidnap priests, others

May 25, 2022 Editor 0

From Katsina state comes a report that gunmen early Wednesday invaded a parish under the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan-Kukah and kidnapped two priests and two others in the rectory of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Gidan Maikambo, in the Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State. Kukah’s Sokoto Diocese covers Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto and Kebbi states. Read More

Breaking: Ekweremadu, Abaribe pull out of Enugu, Abia PDP governorship contest

May 25, 2022 Editor 0

The immediate past Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu and incumbent Minority leader at the Senate Enyinnaya Abaribe on Wednesday withdrew from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary elections in Enugu and Abia states. Speaking through a statement by the Director-General of Ikeoha Campaign Organisation, Hon. Charles Ogbo Asogwa, Ekweremadu who did not give reason for his withdrawal, said, “We Read More

Breaking: Tension as teenager invades school, kills 14 children, teacher

May 24, 2022 Agency Report 0

Up to 14 students and one teacher are dead after a gun-wielding suspect entered an elementary school and opened fire, according to Texas Governor Greg Abbott. The suspect has been identified as Salvador Romas, 18, a Uvalde, Texas, resident who Governor Abbott said abandoned his vehicle and entered Robb Elementary at around noon on Tuesday. Governor Abbott said Romas entered the school and “shot and Read More

Breaking: At last, EFCC arrests Rochas Okorocha

May 24, 2022 Editor 0

After laying siege around the residence former Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) eventually arrested All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, Blueprint has gathered EFCC reportedly arrested Okorocha despite teaming supporters who besieged his Abuja home in solidarity. Operatives of EFCC had since Tuesday morning made fruitless attempts to arrest Okorocha who is a Read More

Breaking: Reps member, TJ Yusuf, floors Dino Melaye, picks PDP senatorial ticket

May 24, 2022 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

Three-term House of Representatives member, Hon. Tajudeen Yusuf, on Tuesday beat former Senator Dino Melaye to secure the ticket of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to contest for Kogi west senatorial zone. Yusuf representing Kabba/Bunu Ijumu federal constituency, polled 163 delegates votes to defeat Melaye with 99 in a rerun after Monday night contest tied at 88 apiece. Details loading…

Breaking: Few days to APC presidential primaries, EFCC invades Rochas Okorocha’s residence

May 24, 2022 Editor 0

The operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday reportedly stormed the Abuja residence of former Governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha. According to reports, the operatives who allegedly came without arrest warrant, insisted on forcefully taking him away, an aide of the Imo West Senator, revealed. Okorocha who is among the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirants has Read More

Breaking: Kidnapped Nasarawa council chair regains freedom

May 22, 2022 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

The abducted chairman of Keffi local government area of Nasarawa state Hon. Muhammad Shehu and his aide Tanimu Mohammed have regained freedom. The Police Public Relations Officer Nasarawa state command ASP Rahman Nansel confirmed this on Sunday in Lafia. He said they were released around 3am on Sunday, at Kurmin Shinkafa, in Kokona local government area of the state and Read More

Breaking: Police confirm kidnapped Soludo’s lawmaker dead, head cut off

May 21, 2022 Ok 0

Anambra state Police command Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr Tochukwu Ikenga, has confirmed that kidnapped member representing Aguata two constituency in the state house of assembly Okey Okoye. Okoye was said to have been abducted few days ago around his constituency. Only the head of his body was reportedly found in Nnobi, Idemili South local government area of Anambra state. Read More

Breaking: La Liga fires protest as Mbappe signs fresh ‘controversial’ PSG deal

May 21, 2022 Editor 0

La Liga have blasted Kylia Mbappe’s stunning U-turn as “scandalous” and will file a complaint to Uefa, accusing Paris Saint-Germain of “attacking the stability of football”. And the bitter Spanish top flight also launched a stinging and direct attack on PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi. Superstar forward Mbappe, 23, looked on course to sign for Real Madrid as a free agent Read More

Breaking: For joining governorship contest, Catholic church suspends priest

May 21, 2022 Editor 0

For joining the governorship race in Benue state under the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the Catholic Diocese of Gboko has suspended Rev Fr Hyacinth Alia. Alia reportedly picked the N50 million governorship form of the APC and had been cleared by the ruling party to participate alongside 11 there successful aspirants in the party’s primary. In Read More

Breaking: Another building collapses in Lagos, 1 confirmed dead

May 21, 2022 Editor 0

A two-storey building under construction on Saturday caved in at Freeman Road, Lagos Island. Already, Lagos state Emergency Management Agency, has confirmed that one person was brought dead, while two have been rescued alive. Lagos state has recorded a number of building collapse in recent times. Details loading…

Breaking: Nigeria’s Flying Eagles are WAFU B U2O Champions

May 20, 2022 Editor 0

Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, on Friday night emerged champions of the West Africa B Zone when they defeated the Young Squirrels of Benin Republic 3-1 in the final of the WAFU B U20 Championship in Niamey, capital of Niger Republic. Tolulope Ojo, who would emerge Man of the Match of the fast-paced Final, set Nigeria on the path to Read More