Breaking: At last, Buhari to address Nigerians 7pm

October 22, 2020 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday address the security situation in the country. According to the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, in a statement, the address will be broadcast by 7pm. The statement read, “Following detailed briefing by security chiefs on the current situation in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari will make a national Read More

Breaking – #EndSARS: Buhari coming with solution – Monguno

October 22, 2020 Editor 0

The National Security Adviser Major General Babagana Monguno (rtd) has assured that President Muhammadu Buhari in a short time will announce solution to the crises plaguing the country. Monguno who spoke shortly after a National Security Council meeting precided over by Buhari said the solution would be agreed upon by stakeholders in the country. He said, “It is not PMB’s Read More

Happening now: Northern governors in emergency meeting over #EndSARS

October 22, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Northern states governors under the aegis of Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) are currently holding an emergency closed door meeting in Kaduna. The meeting, which kicked off with 16 states from the North represented, is presided over by the Chairman of the Forum and Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau state.  The meeting, which started at 1:50pm is expected to Read More

Breaking: Lalong makes fresh pronouncement on curfew in Jos

October 22, 2020 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state has relaxed the earlier 24 hours curfew. The new timeline will now run from 6am to 8pm effective from Friday October 23, 2020. The Secretary to the Government of Plateau State (SGS) Danladi Atu, said in press statement on Thursday. The full statement reads, “Following resolutions reached at a high level stakeholders’ meeting chaired Read More

Breaking: Again, Ronaldo tests positive for Coronavirus

October 22, 2020 TheSun 0

Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus for a second time, The Sun reports. The Juventus star had already been diagnosed with the illness while on Portugal duty earlier in the month. But nine days after that positive test, Ronaldo is still infectious. According to Portuguese newspaper Correio de Manha, the 35-year-old’s latest results came back on Thursday. And this second diagnosis Read More

Breaking: Again, NECO reschedules exam amidst nationwide unrest

October 21, 2020 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has said that it had rescheduled it’s ongoing  2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations. A statement signed by the Head, Information and Public Relations Division, NECO, Azeez Sani, and made available to Blueprint, said the exam body had been constrained by circumstances beyond its control,  therefore, had to reschedule the papers meant for Thursday October 22,  Read More

Breaking: PDP secretariat set ablaze in Ondo

October 21, 2020 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) secretariat in Ondo state has just been reportedly razed down by suspected thugs. According to a statement by the party spokesperson, Kennedy Ikantu Peretei, one of the policemen on duty escaped by whiskers as his vehicle and that of the party’s coaster bus were burnt down. Details loading…

Happening now: Hoodlums set NPA house, BRT park on fire in Lagos

October 21, 2020 Editor 0

From Apapa in Lagos, Blueprint has been reliably informed that the office of the Nigeria Port Authority (NPA) has become the latest place to be set ablaze on Wednesday. The raging fire was also triggered inside another government-owned facility where BRT buses are packed and operated from. Earlier, a privately-owned and managed television station Television Continental (TVC). No official statement Read More

Breaking – #EndSARS: Lalong confirms 3 dead, imposes 24 hours curfew in Jos

October 20, 2020 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

Plateau state governor, Simon Lalong, has confirmed the killing of three persons as he imposed a 24-hour curfew in Jos North and South local government areas, effective from 8 pm, Tuesday. He described the peaceful #EndSARS protest, which turned violent on Tuesday and led to the destruction of properties, cars and looting of business premises along the Ahmadu Bello way Read More

Breaking: Pandemonium as Soldiers open fire on #EndSARS protesters, 1 feared dead, many injured

October 20, 2020 Editor 0

Soldiers manning Lekki toll gate area in Lagos state reportedly fired heavy gunshots at #EndSARS protesters Monday evening. The troops who were part of those deployed for Operation Crocodile Smile allegedly shot several times at the protesters who sat down peacefully. An eyewitness who spoke to Blueprint said one person was seen lying dead on the floor while many others Read More

Breaking: Another Police station set on fire, 4 feared dead in Ibadan as IGP deploys anti-riot squad nationwide

October 20, 2020 Editor 0

In Ibadan, angry youths reportedly set a Police station on fire while four person were reportedly killed amidst #EndSARS protest across the country. The sad incident happened on Tuesday after two other Police stations were burnt in Lagos on same day. There were also report of deaths in Lagos state shortly before Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu declared 24-hour curfew which is Read More

Breaking: Fear grips workers as suspected thugs surround Abuja’s Eagles square

October 20, 2020 Editor 0

The popular Eagles square in Abuja is currently witnessing strange movement around it with suspected thugs reportedly lucking around it. Upon sighting some of them, workers mainly Civil Servants at the various offices located at the federal secretariat close to the Eagles square are already apprehensive. One of them who alerted Blueprint but refused to disclose his identity said security Read More

Breaking: Gbajabiamila threatens to withhold signature on 2021 budget if…

October 20, 2020 Editor 0

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila has threatened to stop signing the 2021 Approrpriation Bill presently before the National Assembly until provision for compensation of Police brutality victims are provided for. Gbajabiamila who spoke during his opening remarks during Tuesday plenary also said he would not sign the budget if implementation of the agreement between the Academic Read More

Happening now: Gunshots, streets deserted as hoodlums invade Jos, set cars, property on fire

October 20, 2020 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The commercial area of Ahmadu Bello and other streets in Jos, Plateau state capital are on fire, after hoodlums infiltrated protest in the city. Blueprint reports that all business premises have been deserted with some aggrieved youths also engaging the hoodlums. Several cars and property have been set ablaze Tuesday morning. Few police personnel shooting sporadically have moved in to Read More

Breaking: Buhari fires top govt official

October 19, 2020 Kehinde Osasona 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Chairman of the Governing Board of the Nigerian Copyright Commission, Dr Tony Jaja. The spokesperson for the Attorney-General of the Federation, Dr Umar Gwandu, revealed this on Monday. The document which was signed by the Solicitor-General of the Federation and Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Justice, Mr Dayo Apata (SAN), was dated October 15, Read More