Breaking: NECO releases 2020 SSCE external results, records reduction in malpractice… How to access your result

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the results of the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examinations (SSCE) for external candidates. According to a release signed by NECO’s Head, Information and Public Relations Division, Azeez Sani, Thursday, out of 41,459 candidates who registered for the examination, 39,503 were actually examined. Announcing the results, NECO registrar, Professor Obioma explained that 26,277 candidates obained Read More

Breaking: RCCG Pastor Adeboye’s son is dead

May 6, 2021 Editor 0

Pastor Dare Adeboye, the ‘miracle child’ of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God Worldwide, Enoch Adeboye, has passed on at the age of 42. The Head of Media and Public Relations, RCCG, Pastor Olaitan Olubiyi, however, confirmed the incident on Thursday morning. He said, “It is true. The incident happened in Eket where he was based. Read More

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Break Nigeria, expose minorities to oppression, extermination, OBJ warns

May 6, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described calls for the disintegration of Nigeria as unmindful and insensitive to the plight of the minority groups in the country.  Obasanjo made the observation Wednesday when he received the Tiv Professional Group (TPG) from Benue state, who paid him a courtesy visit in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital.  The former president recalled a discussion between Read More

APC Senators to minority caucus: Your plan to impeach Buhari dead on arrival

May 6, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

  Twenty four hours after federal lawmakers on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) threatened to take up President Muhammadu Buhari over alleged breaches of the Constitution, their counterparts in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Wednesday declared the planned action dead on arrival. Minority’s stand At a joint press conference Tuesday, Minority Caucus of both Chambers of the National Assembly Read More

Breaking: Day after massive protest at NASS, 29 Afaka students regain freedom

The remaining 29 students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna state have been released. One of the parents, Malam Usman Abdullahi Tumburke, confirmed their release to Blueprint on Wednesday evening.  The released students were part of 39 students kidnapped whisked away by gunmen from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna about two months ago. About a Read More

Breaking: Protest turns jubilation in Enugu as Mbaka returns

May 5, 2021 Editor 0

Protesting residents of Enugu suddenly started jubilating after the Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka was sighted. Blueprint gathered that Fr. Mbaka who returned in a private vehicle also joined his supporters to celebrate barely 24 hours after he wasn’t seen around his domain. Details loading…

Breaking: Confusion over whereabouts of Mbaka… He’s not in our custody – DSS

May 5, 2021 Editor 0

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, on Wednesday, are currently asking of where the spiritual director of Adoration Ministry Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka. Already, protest is presently ongoing in front of the Catholic Bishop’s court in Enugu where his supporters gathered, chatting and asking where the fiery father Mbaka. President-General of OYC, Mazi Okwu Nnabuike, alleged that Mbaka was last seen on Read More

Miraculous! How Malian woman gave birth to 9 babies

May 5, 2021 Editorial IV 0

A Malian woman gave birth to nonuplets in Morocco on Tuesday and all nine babies are “doing well”, her government said, although Moroccan authorities had yet to confirm what would be an extremely rare case.  Mali’s government flew 25-year-old Halima Cisse, a woman from the north of the poor West African state, to Morocco for better care on March 30.  Read More

Lai on Greenfield varsity/forest abductions: FG, Kaduna govt working to secure students’ freedom

The federal government Tuesday said it was in collaboration with the Kaduna state government to secure the release of abducted students of Greenfield University and their counterparts from Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka both in the state. The government also condemned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for engaging in “political gimmickry” while suggesting the way out of the current security Read More

INEC begins verification of polling units’ expansion, promises to eliminate congestion

May 5, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced nationwide verification exercise for centres proposed to be converted to polling units across the country, the commission’s chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu has said. He spoke Tuesday at the INEC office in Karu local government of Nasarawa state during a visit to some of the proposed centres and existing polling units in the FCT and Read More

Anambra 2021: ADC to rake N132 million from sale of forms as party pegs price at N12million per contestant

May 4, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

At least 11 persons have indicated interest to contest for the Anambra State November 6 governorship poll under the platform of the African Democratic Congress (ADC).The National Chairman of the party, Chief Okey Nwosu, who disclosed this in a media chat in Awka on Tuesday, explained that ADC was strategically positioned to clinch victory on the poll. According to Nwosu, Read More

Breaking: Miyetti Allah chairman kidnapped

May 4, 2021 Editor 0

Kidnappers have abducted the Chairman of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in Kogi State, Alhaji Wakili Damina. The state Secretary of MACBAN, Mr Adamu Abubakar, who disclosed n Lokoja on Tuesday said Damina was abducted on April 30, 2021 by some armed men dressed in army camouflage. According to him, the abductors, numbering about eight, came Read More

Breaking: Presidency breaks silence over alleged coup plot

May 4, 2021 Editor 0

The Presidency has finally spoken out on the rumours making round over alleged coup plot to upstage the current administration by President Muhammadu Buhari. A statement by Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja titled “Our response to DSS alert, by Presidency” read, “The Department of State Read More

Insurgency: Bauchi on red alert as Geidam residents relocate to 4 LGs, 19 killed in Benue

Security agencies have been placed on red alert following the influx of displaced people in the Boko Haram attacks on Geidam, Yobe state, to Bauchi state. This emerged Monday at a meeting Governor Bala Mohammed held with heads of security agencies and traditional rulers at Government House Bauchi. Briefing journalists shortly after the security meeting, Secretary to the State Government (SSG) Read More

FG, Microsoft’s digital transformation targets 27, 000 jobs, 5m Nigerians to access skills

May 4, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

   Leveraging Microsoft’s experience in the utilisation of technology as an enabler for the delivery of public and social good, the Buhari administration is partnering with the tech giant to accelerate Nigeria’s certain advance towards a more digital economy in line with the Economic Sustainability Plan.  In a dual announcement Monday by both the federal government and Microsoft Corporation, no Read More

Breaking: After 27 years, Bill, Melinda Gates divorce

May 3, 2021 BBC 0

Bill and Melinda Gates say they are getting divorced after 27 years of marriage, saying “we no longer believe we can grow together as a couple”. “After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage,” the pair wrote on Twitter. The two met in the late Read More

Imo varsity law student found dead in Owerri

May 3, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

A 300-level Law Student of Imo state University, Chiwueze Kingsley, has been found dead days  after he was declared missing.Chiwueze also known as “Saraki” went missing on the night of April 26 when he reportedly left his hostel around Bishop’s Court Owerri to see his family at World Bank Housing area but was not seen again. The Oguta local government Read More

Kaduna LG Polls: Anxiety as APC disqualifies ALGON chair, 37 others after test

 Kaduna state chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared 38 of the 115 aspirants that purchased forms to contest the local government chairmanship not suitable for various reasons. Some of the reasons adduced for the party’s decision ranged from being indicted at one time or the other, to failing to measure up in the aptitude (test) carried Read More