She’s not my daughter, Senator Anyim denies actress Blessing Anyim

September 22, 2017 Blueprint 0

Former Senate President, Anyim Pius Anyim has denied link with the United State-based Nigerian actress, Blessing Anyim, who spoke about the on-going Biafra agitations in Nigeria. Senator Anyim, in a statement, said he never had any child by that name, and that all his children are based in Nigeria. His full statement below: “My attention has been drawn to a Read More

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Why my marriage to Sani Musa Danja is successful – Mansura Isa

September 18, 2017 Blueprint 0

Mansura Isa recently had a low-key celebration of her 10-year-old marriage to a Kannywood star and television personality, Sani Musa Danja. The lovebirds got married some ten years ago and are blessed with 4 children namely; Kadijatul Iman, Khalifah, Yakubu and Sudais, all of whom are already cutting their professional teeth in the industry. ALIYU ASKIRA caught up with the Read More

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Durbar, Dala hills, others make Kano a beautiful city

September 18, 2017 Blueprint 0

Kano is a north western state in Nigeria, regarded as the commercial nerve center of Northern Nigeria. It’s a metropolis principally inhabited by the Hausa and Fulani people, it’s strategically located and owns its leading position as a commercial hub in the SubSaharan Africa. Th is article reveals a bit more about Kano by sharing 5 beautiful things about the Read More

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Nigeria to host AFRIMA for 3 years

September 13, 2017 Blueprint 0

This year’s edition of AFRIMA is scheduled to hold 10-12 November 2017 in Lagos. The African Union (AU) has awarded the hosting right for the Pan African Music Initiative, All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), to Nigeria for another term of three years (2017-2019), following its successful hosting of the 2014-2016 editions. The 2017 edition of AFRIMA is scheduled to hold Read More

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‘Fashion Rebirth’ brings stakeholders together to promote Nigerian clothes

September 13, 2017 By Ibrahim Ramalan 0

Fashion Rebirth, a movement aimed promoting made in Nigeria clothes will hold its maiden edition Exhibition/expo seminar with a view to liking boutique owners and designers for optimal result. The event scheduled for September 15th at the National Press Center, Radio House Abuja, will be anchored by the visionaire of Fashion Rebirth, Vivian Zadok and her team made up of Read More

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Osinbajo’s daughter opens Beauty House

September 13, 2017 Blueprint 0

Glam’d Africa Beauty House founded by Kiki Osinbajo opened its doors to fabulous socialites and beauty enthusiasts on Sunday for the launch of its flagship store at 40 Durban Street, Wuse 2, Abuja. In her interview with BN Beauty, the young beauty entrepreneur stated that the vision of Glam’d Africa was to create a co-working space that will serve as Read More

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Popular Nollywood actress Eniola Badmus celebrates 40th birthday

September 8, 2017 Blueprint 0

Th e multiple award winning actress popularly called “Gbogbo Bigz Girlz” is looking stunning in the birthday pictures. Following the pictures she posted online as she appreciates God for making her see another year on earth. In her post on Instagram, she said; “You’re the reason I live.  You’re the reason I breathe.  ou’re the reason I fl ourish. You’re Read More

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5 ways to protect your mobile phone from damage

September 4, 2017 Blueprint 0

Nowadays, the mobile phone is an important part of our life. You do a lot of things with it that you do not want anything to happen to it. It is, therefore, necessary that you protect your phone from damage. Nothing is more excruciating than to see your phone getting scratched or having a cracked screen. In line with this, Read More

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Gadget-saving rules for repairing your faulty device

September 4, 2017 Blueprint 0

Get a trusted and experienced engineer Do not go to computer village and give your MacBook or iPhone to a random engineer. You don’t know if he is trustworthy or experienced. You should talk to your friends so that they can recommend a very reliable engineer for you. Never leave your device with the repairer Th is is one mistake Read More

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We’ve decent, indecent people in Kannywood – Khadija Mustapha

September 4, 2017 Blueprint 0

Mustapha is not a new face in the Kannywoood fi lm industry. Born in the 90s, Khadija hails from Maiduguri. She joined the industry a few years ago. Her fi rst appearance was in a fi lm called ‘Ni da Matata’ which was produced by Abba Miko Yakasai, and has since been getting series of off ers from directors and producers to feature Read More

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Plateau consolidate NPFL leadership despite home draw

August 28, 2017 Blueprint 0

By Gbenga Jolaosho Abuja Th e coast is becoming clearer for Plateau United to lift this year’s Nigeria Professional League, NPFL, as they extended their leadership on the log by a point having played a 1-1 draw at home with Rivers United. MFM missed the chance to capitalise on Plateau United’s slip up at home as they lost 1-0 away Read More

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We ‘ll deploy cultural diplomacy to end Xenophobic attacks – FG

August 28, 2017 Stories by Ibrahim Ramalan 0

Th e Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said Nigeria will deploy ‘cultural diplomacy’ as an eff ective tool to put an end to the incessant xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. “Nigeria is keen to work with South Africa to put an end to these attacks, deploying the soft power of ‘cultural diplomacy’, which is Read More

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FG bans Olamide, Davido, 9ice songs

August 22, 2017 Online Editor 0

The National Broadcasting Corporation has banned five Nigerian songs having tagged them as “Not to be Broadcasted.” The banned songs are Olamide‘s “Wo” and “Wavy Level“; Davido‘s “Fall” and “If (Remix)“; and 9ice’s “Living Things.” The corporation released the list on Tuesday, saying it has banned the 5 songs from being aired across the Nigerian airwaves. The Federal Ministry of Read More

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Kannywood fans should stop celebrating our marital crisis – Hauwa Katanga

August 21, 2017 Blueprint 0

Hauwa Musa Katanga joined Kannywood in 2002 and left in 2006 when she got married in Daura, Katsina State. Some of the successful fi lms she featured include ‘Katanga’, her fi rst fi lm where she got her nickname, ‘Sarauta’, ‘Matar Bahaushe’, ‘Basaja’, ‘Sarki Jatau’ and host of others. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA in Kano, Katanga, who recently Read More

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I’m more committed to influencing lives through social media – Haruspice

August 21, 2017 Blueprint 0

Abdullahi O Haruna, popularly referred to as Haruspice, is the publisher of World Entourage Magazine and a popular social media infl uencer. He has just concluded a fellowship with the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI), a fl agship programme designed for the US global leadership drive in Africa. In this interview with IBRAHIM RAMALAN, Haruspice bares his mind on his Read More

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The Torn Petal: How Theresa Ameh upset the applecart

August 16, 2017 By Ibrahim Ramalan 0

Right from the public presentation of ‘The Torn Petal’, a book that chronicles the ordeals of girl-children in the war-ravaged North-eastern part of this country, the author, Theresa Ameh seemed to have been in for a shocher. The person behind Aunty Talatu Reads, seized the opportunity to ventilate her palpable feeling of sorrow, anger and angst over what has befallen Read More

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Why Nigerian poets can’t make money from poetry – Gbolahan

August 15, 2017 Blueprint 0

Rasaq Malik Gbolahan is an Iseyin-born performance poet who is passionate about poetry and everything that elevates the art of writing. Aside poetry, Gbolahan is a cultural enthusiast and an indescribable lover of Yoruba cosmology. In this interview with IBRAHIM RAMALAN, Gbolahan talks about his passion for poetry and why Nigerian writers hardly make a fortune out of their art. Read More

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I won’t take what my mum went through with Fela – Yeni Kuti

August 11, 2017 Blueprint 1

Growing up as the fi rst of the seven children of Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, Yeni Kuti has said having twenty-seven step-mothers, at the time, was quite interesting for her as a child. Th e Felabration pioneer, in a chat on Jimi Disu’s ‘Th e Discourse‘, recounted her childhood memories saying, “I was excited really but I’m sure my mother Read More

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He never warned me, says woman suing usher for ‘exposing her to herpes’

August 11, 2017 Blueprint 0

Quantasia Sharpton, a woman who’s suing Usher Raymond for exposing her to genital herpes, says the singer failed to disclose his condition before having sex with her. Th e 38-year-old Grammy winner has been reportedly diagnosed with herpes — although he has never confi rmed having the incurable disease. Sharpton, during a press conference on Monday, said she met the Read More

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