Should we leave this inferno for frivolity?

October 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

No news day-in-day-out in Nigeria will actually please you to listen to. Every day is totally filled new dramatic and silly information from the set of the so-called people who are running the affairs of our beloved and dearest country. The statement of Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubabakar Malami, on Friday, October 22, has generated Read More

As bandits turn to our train…

October 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

The report on how bandits attacked the train on transit from Abuja to Kaduna on Wednesday and Thursday last week has further buttressed the audacity and cruelty of these criminals. The Kaduna-Abuja road has become dangerous and a nightmare to motorists and passengers compelling them to look for an alternative safe route. Many travellers have been forced to patronise train transport Read More

FG, please fix some Nigerian highways

October 24, 2021 Editorial IV 0

I write to bring to the notice of the federal government, which is saddled with the responsibility of rehabilitating and constructing the country’s federal roads, the frightening encounters of motorists, especially commercial ones, on the dumpy condition of some highways in some states of the federation.Let me begin with Niger state, where multiple reports suggest that kidnappers and bandits are Read More

Yuguda as APC’s new bride

October 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is surely anxious about the 2023 general elections as it cannot afford to lose power to anyone. The party, as it appears, is worried about winning future elections as that will translate into the sustainability of its prosperity and therefore its continuous relevance in Nigeria’s schemes of political things. And with its congresses to Read More

Alan Waka: Role model par excellence

October 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

It gives one a great feeling to know that people look up to him whenever they wish to do something, not because he inspires fear, but because of his generosity and good human relations.  It is easy to find living legends that thousands of followers see as role models in their interactions, dealings and ways of daily lives. The unflinching Read More

Can Ganduje control the political tempo?

October 21, 2021 Editorial IV 0

October 16, 2021, heightened the political tempo in Kano state, which seemed like a dream! This disorder is not new. It has been there over the years. This very political tempo has its roots in 1979-1983 in the Second Republic. Kano state was created in 1967, as the centre of commerce and politics of Northern Nigeria. This perhaps makes it Read More

Class of degree as job criterion

October 21, 2021 Editorial IV 0

I am always happy to see our brothers and sisters graduating with first-class from different universities across the country and abroad. This is something to be proud of, and applaudable. But it has been a reason for the fall of many important aspects of our lives like education. Not every first-class graduate can lecture or teach. Some of them don’t Read More

Time to understand our religious differences

October 21, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Whenever I wake up every blissful day and think of the fading interfaith relationship between diverse ethno-religious citizens of my  country, Nigeria, I become confused, provoked and even wonder why it is so.Yes, the situation requires urgent attention from the relevant authorities,  especially parents who are the first agents of socialization to their children to prevent it from further getting Read More

Emir of Bauchi is worthy of emulation

October 20, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The leadership qualities that make some people qualify for positions could only be found in a few. A true leader is one that struggles for the development, emancipation and tranquillity of the people he or she leads. For centuries, before the coming of colonialists, Bauchi has been in existence for long ahead of Malam Yakubu who was Sheikh Usman Danfodio’s student, Read More

Sunusi Lamido is beyond cheap politicians

October 20, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Sunusi lamido who is a prominent intellectual of high calibre is indeed one thousand miles ahead of all these  politicians making noise in all spheres of live.People should not forget that Sunusi Lamido has attained greater heights in terms of earthly archivements than every individual is dreaming and praying to have ranging from wealth, royalty, prominence, religious and western knowledge.Besides, Read More

On owning made-in-Nigeria gun

October 19, 2021 Editorial IV 0

On October 18, 2021, Campus Reporters published a story titled, “With ₦3,500, Sokoto Residents Buy Locally-made Guns, as Insecurity Spikes In Nigeria’s Northwest”, which one Abiodun Jamiu investigated and wrote.  In Nigeria, many mistakes are being made, many selfishness and I don’t care attitude are being displayed which is the reason we are in our current ever hardest time. Nigeria Read More

Danbo Schools’ quest for qualitative education

October 19, 2021 Blueprint 0

Amidst the falling standard of education in Nigeria is the succour from Danbo international Schools. For the good people of Kaduna state and environs, the name of the school which continues to ring bell is synonymous to qualitative education delivery. The school in the last four decades, to the satisfaction of parents, guardians and educationists, has become a force to Read More

Domestic work or domestic slavery?

October 18, 2021 Blueprint 0

Though, there is still one form of slavery or the other taking place all over the world, I was particularly specific on this topic after watching a recent footage showing how a housemaid was savagely killed by her supposed Arab employer.This article, therefore, aims at joining the multiple voices clamouring for the governments of some Gulf countries, United Nations and Read More

Nasiru Shagali’s exemplary gesture

October 17, 2021 Editorial IV 0

It’s a joyous moment in Magama and environs as over 400 orphans’ school fees were settled; they were also provided with clothing by the renowned Nasiru Abdulhamidu Shagali, Sarkin Tudun Wada Magama, of Magama Gumau, Toro local government area, Bauchi state. This is part of his effort to reduce hardship and help government to curb the alarming rate of out Read More

Rimin Gado’s misguided interview

October 17, 2021 Editorial IV 0

I have heard and watched the radio interview with Hon. Muhyi Magaji Rimin Gado, the former chairman of anti-corruption commission in Kano state. Malam Gado is a wonderful person who was vice chairman of Rimin Gado local government during Malam Ibrahim Shekarau’s tenure from 2003 to 2007. Gado is quite controversial. I do not know the political strength of this noble man but he seems very courageous given Read More

Challenges of construction management in Nigeria

October 17, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Construction needs effective and efficient management not only to deliver the project in time but also to achieve it within the financial set target and in tandem with the specifications of architectural, electrical, structural and mechanical designs. Therefore, a construction work is more than the execution of the building of a facility. It is significantly about managing the scarce financial Read More

Interfaith dialogue and humanism in Nigeria

October 14, 2021 Editorial IV 0

  Call it an interfaith dialogue with humanists or a humanist dialogue with people of faith. An initiative to promote understanding and acceptance among persons from faith and no-faith traditions in Nigeria is imminent. Dialogue is critical to fostering tolerant pluralism, and peace among persons of various faiths and philosophies. Dialogue does not preclude debate or criticism of other views Read More

2023 and the Nigerian youth

October 14, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Recently, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo asked the Nigerian youths to contest for elective positions in the 2023 elections if they want to assume power. Equally, former Senate President Bukola Saraki asked Nigerian youths to participate in the 2023 general elections; Saraki said, the youths have the numbers. These are timely calls. However, is the Nigerian political leadership ready to share power with Read More

Appreciating Senator Gumau

October 14, 2021 Editorial IV 0

With due respect, I want to bring to your notice the bunch of thanks Bauchi South citizens have been saying over the tremendous achievements witnessed since you became a senator.Since the return of democracy in 1999, no one has ever done remarkably well both in human and capital development in Bauchi South like Senator Lawal Yahaya Gumau. Within two years Read More

Why Niger Delta youths must be engaged in agriculture

October 14, 2021 Editorial IV 0

        The world is currently changing drastically in the wake of the forecasted consequences of climate change coercing patriotic and far-sighted leaders around the world into thinking outside the box and keeping their minds on setting up an array of long-term strategic plans of prosperous future for even their unborn generations since the current bragging money-spinning days of crude oil Read More

Almajirai are also human

October 14, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The pejorative statement by the Governor of Adamawa state, Ahmadu Fintiri, towards almajiri is lugubrious and condemnable.Fintiri in an interview told BBC Hausa Service that the All Progressives Congress, APC, is like a routine cake that even the almajiri’s will reject it.Such statement is derogatory and disparaging to personality of the almajiri. As leaders we should be mindful of what Read More

FG, please fix some Nigerian highways

October 14, 2021 Editorial IV 0

I write to bring to the notice of the federal government, which is saddled with the responsibility of rehabilitating and constructing the country’s federal roads, the frightening encounters of motorists, especially commercial ones, on the dumpy condition of some highways in some states of the federation.Let me begin with Niger state, where multiple reports suggest that kidnappers and bandits are Read More

The implications of ‘cars are parked at owners’ risk’

October 13, 2021 Blueprint 0

Anyone that has a car or rides in a car should have seen this sign that is always conspicuously placed in parking lots or parking spaces ‘cars parked are at owners’ risk’ and you may be wondering what are the legal implications of this sign, what if something goes wrong with your car; it gets damaged, burgled or the whole Read More

Fresh relief for Kebbi market fire victims

October 13, 2021 Haliru Sarki Kende, 0

Perhaps, his military versatility might have informed Colonel Samai’la Bature Chama of the many deficiencies that tamed the socio-economic growth of Kebbi state created in August 27, 1991. He might also tap the soldierly instincts to conclude its lower entrepreneurial disposition to top the rest. It can’t however be disputed that Kebbi, a once leading ancient kingdom, was naturally the Read More

Why “unknown gunmen” must be unmasked

October 13, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Numerous claims, counter claims, allegations, counter allegations and conspiracy theories have been raised to unravel the real identities and power brokers behind the South-east insecurity menace. Conspicuously, Nigeria is currently ravaged by unprecedented wave of overlapping security challenges ranging from terrorism, banditry, kidnappings and robbery amongst others. It is unsurprising when the 2021 Global Peace Index (GPI) report ranked Nigeria Read More