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

Breaking: For the 6th term, Perez emerges Real Madrid President

April 13, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Florentino Perez has been re-elected unopposed as president of Real Madrid for a sixth term, the Spanish champions announced on Tuesday. The 74-year-old was the only name in the running since the window for potential candidates to apply opened at the start of the month. A club statement said: “A single candidate was validated by the electoral committee….and D. Florentino 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

New NCWD DG takes over, unveils vision for women

April 12, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The new Director General and CEO, National Centre for Women Development (NCWD), Dr. Asabe Vilita Bashir, has unveiled her vision for Nigerian women to “re-structure, re-position and re-brand.” The new NCWD boss made this known at her formal take-over on Monday in Abuja, stating: “I make bold, to say that I will bring my wealth of experience to bear, so 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

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

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

Breaking: Another veteran Nollywood star is dead

April 10, 2021 Editor 0

Veteran Nollywood actor, Bruno Iwuoha, has died at the age of 68. He died after a prolonged battle with diabetes, The National President, Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ejezie Emeka Rollas, who disclosed this commiserated with his immediate family members. Details loading…

Breaking: Kane set to dump Tottenham if…

April 10, 2021 Skysports 0

Harry Kane is expected to tell Tottenham he wants to leave if they fail to qualify for the Champions League next season. As first reported by The Athletic, Kane will not make a final decision on his future until after the European Championships but the failure to compete for major trophies is increasingly concerning for the England striker. However, any departure would Read More

Breaking: Minister Dare flags off Lagos Access marathon race

April 10, 2021 Editor 0

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Chief Sunday Dare, Saturday morning, flagged off the Lagos Access Bank International Marathon race from the Surulere National Stadium, Lagos. Despite his tight schedule at the on going Edo 2020 National Sports Festival, the Minister flew from Benin to Lagos in furtherance of his vow to support all sports in the country. In Read More

Breaking: Popular American rapper, DMX, is dead

April 9, 2021 Editor 0

The death has been announced of an American rapper, Earl Simmons popularly known as DMX. DMX according to his family died at a hospital in White Plains, New York, aged 50. DMX, released hit songs such as “Party Up (Up in Here)” and “X Gon’ Give It to Ya,” drawing inspiration from his hardscrabble life while also emerging as a Read More

Breaking: Acting IGP retains Mba as Police spokesman

April 9, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

Newly appointed acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) Usman Alkali Baba has approved the re-appointment of CP Frank Mba. Blueprint also gathered that acting CP Idowu Owohunwa has also been reappointed as Principal Staff Officer (PSO) to the IGP respectively. Details loading…

Breaking: At last, WAEC schedules 2021 school examination

April 9, 2021 Editor 0

The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) has now rescheduled 2021 May/June school examination popularly known as West Africa Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). A press statement just released on Friday revealed that this year’s examination will now start August 16 and end September 30. Details loading…

Breaking: Queen Elizabeth II ‘s husband, Duke of Edinburgh, is dead

April 9, 2021 AP 0

Buckingham Palace officials say Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died. He was 99. “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,” the palace said. “His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.” Philip spent Read More

Breaking: Another 5 kidnapped Kaduna students freed

April 8, 2021 Editor 0

From Kaduna state comes a report that five more kidnapped students have regained their freedom from Bandits enclave on Thursday. The freed students were among the initial 39 abducted from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation Kaduna. The latest release brings to 10 the number of those who are now free. Five released earlier this week have already reunited with Read More