Terrorists, not Fulani herders, attack/kill people

May 26, 2021 Alhassan A. Bala 0

It is obvious that Nigeria is fast sliding into the state of a “killing spree” as one of the national dailies described it, but there is always a missing link to the narratives going round about the genesis or the people behind such atrocitiesFor instance, the alleged killing of innocent individuals in the North-central state of Benue and many other Read More

Gov Yahaya condoles with Gombe Emirate, Bala Tinka family

May 14, 2021 Auwal Ahmad 0

Gome state governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has commiserated with the Emir of Gombe, Dr. Abubakar Shehu Abubakar lll, and other members of the Bubayero family over the death of a royal family member, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar (Sarkin zangon Gombe). The governor who led senior government officials to the funeral prayers for the deceased at the Bubayero Central Mosque, Gombe, later Read More

2023: Can Binos break the jinx of re-election in Adamawa South?

May 9, 2021 Editorial IV 0

MUAZU ABARI writes from Yola on the impending political battle for the soul of Adamawa South between the incumbent Senator Binos Yaroe and Alhaji Adamu Atiku Abubakar, eldest son of the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, who is also the Commissioner for Works and Energy in the state Complexity of Adamawa South politics Adamawa South senatorial district is the most Read More

2023: Group drums support for Tinubu

May 3, 2021 Joseph Obung 0

A political support group in Cross River state, Tinubu Vanguard, has reeled out reasons why it was seeking emergence of All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, as Nigeria’s president, come 2023. The state coordinator of the group, Dr David Okon, told supporters in Calabar, during a meeting, that the former Lagos state governor has the capacity to Read More

How digital switchover ‘ll create massive jobs – FG

April 28, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The federal government Tuesday said it will begin the second rollout of Digital Switch Over (DSO) from Thursday April 29, 2021 in Lagos state. Minister of Information Lai Mohammed made the disclosure during an interactive session between the Senate Committee on Information and National Orientation and the 13-member ministerial task force on the DSO project. “We are kick-starting the new roll out in Lagos state on April 29, Read More

APC chair: Time to reward Al-Makura

April 12, 2021 Mohammed Baba 0

It is no more news that the race for the national chairmanship of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has since started. Many aspirants have indicated interest to lead the party to the next 2023 general elections.Some of the aspirants that have so far indicated interest to vie for the exalted seat of the APC chairmanship include Senator Kashim Shettima, Read More

PDP NWC invalidates suspension of former Niger governor

March 31, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

The  National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has  invalidated and nullified the  purported suspension of former Governor of Niger state, Dr Muazu Babangida Aliyu, describing it as spurious.The National Publicity Secretary of the Party, Kola Ologbondiyan stated this in a statement made available to journalists in Minna Wednesday. The party expressed dismay over what it called Read More

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FG outlawed Shi’ites’ criminality, not freedom of worship – Presidency

July 29, 2019 Editor 0

The Presidency said Sunday that proscription of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shi’ites, had nothing to do with banning the larger numbers of peaceful and law abiding Shi’ites in the country from practicing their religion. In a statement issued in Abuja, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu said the proscription was Read More

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Breaking: Liverpool’s Van Dijk dusts Sterling, becomes PFA Player of the Year for 2019 at EPL

April 24, 2019 Editor 0

Virgil van Dijk has beaten Raheem Sterling to become the PFA Players’ Player of the Year for 2019. The official announcement is due on Thursday but the Liverpool centre-half has won the backing of his fellow professionals for his outstanding contribution in the best defence in the Premier League this season. The Dutchman was on a six-man shortlist that included his Anfield team-mate Sadio Read More

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Father beats man to death for peeping at bathing daughter

October 17, 2018 Editorial IV 0

A Phoenix father is facing second degree murder charges for allegedly killing a man who allegedly harassed his young daughter. Police say Melvin Harris, 40, admitted to beating Leon Armstrong, 26, to death after he attempted to break into the teenage girl’s stall at a QuikTrip convenience store bathroom. Harris was waiting for his daughter and her two friends in Read More

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Men use dump truck to steal ATM in Pennsylvania

October 17, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Two men used a stolen dump truck to rip an ATM out of a supermarket in Pennsylvania. The men pulled up to a Bill’s ShopRite store wearing ski masks and gloves and attached a chain to the ATM at about 1:53 a.m. on Tuesday, according to The TimesTribune. The men then used the chain to drag the ATM out of Read More

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Toddler put $1,000 through shredder

October 11, 2018 Blueprint 0

A Utah toddler’s parents are in disbelief after they discovered their 2-year-old son sent more than $1,000 through a shredder Leo Belnap’s parents, Ben and Jackee, tore through their home over the weekend, desperate to find the $1,060 they had saved to pay back Ben’s parents. The couple had borrowed the money to purchase season tickets to the University of Read More

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Bored worker kills time with dead mosquito project

July 4, 2018 Blueprint 0

A worker in East China has found an unusual way to pass the time and rid his office of mosquitoes. The man, surnamed Man, grossed out Chinese net users recently with photos of rows of squished bugs taped to a piece of paper. The Qingdao, Shandong Province graphic designer said his swat operation began while working long hours late on Read More

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Father, son running against each other over Trump

July 4, 2018 Blueprint 0

A father and son in Rhode Island who disagree about President Donald Trump are running for the same office, one as a Republican, the other as an independent. David Quiroa Sr., 47, and David Quiroa Jr., 22, both filed Tuesday to run for a state House seat currently held by a Democrat. Both live at the same address in Newport. Read More

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Extra ordinary: Man bitten by shark, bear, snake

April 25, 2018 Editorial IV 0

A Colorado man achieved a distinction last week that few people would probably want to match. When Dylan McWilliams was bitten by a shark Thursday in Hawaii, it meant he had been bitten by a shark, a bear and a rattlesnake – all in less than four years. “I don’t know,” McWilliams told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on Friday. “I’m either Read More

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Baby born four years after parents’ death

April 19, 2018 Blueprint 0

A baby has been born in China to a surrogate mother four years after his parents died in a car crash, Chinese media reported. The couple, who died in 2013, had frozen several embryos hoping to have a child through IVF. After the accident, their parents fought a protracted legal battle to be allowed to use the embryos. The boy Read More

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Pupil ‘crushed to death by seat’ in van

April 19, 2018 Blueprint 0

A 16-year-old boy who pleaded with police to rescue him from being crushed by a folding seat in a van has died. Lying trapped in his vehicle parked outside his school in Ohio, Kyle Plush told 911 operators “Send officers immediately. I’m almost dead.” “I probably don’t have much time left, so tell my mom that I love her if Read More

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SOCIAL MEDIA BUZZ: Sex for mark scandal in OAU

April 14, 2018 Blueprint 0

The Obafemi Awolowo University, IThe Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, is in the news for the wrong reason after a leaked raunchy telephone conversation allegedly between a ‘mystery lady’ and one Rev. Richard Akindele, a professor in the management and accounting department of the Faculty of Administration appeared on social media. In the audio recording, the erudite Professor of ‘the other Read More

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Kung fu master uses genitals to pull bus down street

April 6, 2018 Editorial IV 0

A kungfu master in China showed off his strength in a highly unusual way — using his genitals to pull an entire bus. The video, filmed recently shows the kung fu master in Huizhou, Guangdong Province, using a rope attached to his nether regions to pull the bus, which reportedly weighs more than 13 tons. The martial artist pulled the Read More