Breaking: Ighalo, Ndidi, Osimhen included in Super Eagles list vs Liberia, Cape Verde World Cup qualifier

November 1, 2021 Editor 0

Head Coach Gernot Rohr has called up Odion Ighalo despite his caution against a rush inclusion in the Super Eagles team. Also, the coach has listed team captain Ahmed Musa, deputy captain William Ekong, defenders Kenneth Omeruo and Leon Balogun, midfielders Wilfred Ndidi and Alex Iwobi, forwards Moses Simon and Victor Osimhen, as well as 16 others for Nigeria’s closing Read More

Delay in NDDC substantive board, a ticking time bomb

October 30, 2021 Nsoh Offong 0

The delay in the constitution of a substantive Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) can be likened to a time bomb ticking to detonate. This is due to the volatility of the Niger Delta region as occasioned by long time neglect of it’s people by successive federal government administrations. Judging from the avalanche of protests by aggrieved youths Read More

Breaking: At last, UK returns stolen Benin to Nigeria

October 27, 2021 Editor 0

A Benin bronze stolen from the country in 1897 has finally been returned by the Cambridge University. The British institution became the first to return the bronze to Nigerian authorities The bronze cockerel named Okukor was taken from the Benin Kingdom during a punitive expedition in 1897 when thousands of bronzes were looted by British forces. The bronze cockerel was Read More

[Breaking] Coup: AU slams suspension on Sudan

October 27, 2021 Aljazeera 0

The African Union (AU) has said it suspended Sudan from all its activities after the country’s military overthrew the civilian-led transitional government in a coup. The African Union Political Affairs Peace and Security on Wednesday tweeted the news of the suspension, an expected move typically taken in the wake of military coups. In a communique, the pan-African body said the Read More

US President, Joe Biden, picks another Nigerian in fresh appointment

October 23, 2021 Agency Report 0

Another Nigerian Enoh Titilayo Ebong, has made it into the US government, after President Joe Biden appointed her to the post of Director, United States Trade and Development Agency, swelling the list of what has become of the new administration, which took office in February 2021. The appointment of the Nigerian-born technocrat, was contained in a brief with names of nominees for different Read More

Buhari backing reforms in oil sector with actions – APC group

October 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A voluntary think-tank group of the All Progressives Congress, known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is backing long overdue efficiency and transparency to the management of Nigeria’s oil and gas resources with action. The group added that the President will not slow down or relent in his efforts to transform the Read More

Doctors said I won’t live beyond 35, but here I am healthy at 70 – Dokpesi

October 12, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Dr. Raymond Anthony Aleogho Dokpesi is  a Nigerian media entrepreneur and Founder/Chairman Emeritus  Ray Power/ Daar Communications. Ahead of his 70-year anniversary October 25, the trained marine engineer shares the touching story of his life with ABDULRAHMAN A. ABDULRAUF and a few other journalists recently in Abuja.  The media owner who couldn’t speak in the early years of his life was already  ‘sentenced’ to death by Read More

Breaking: Mbappe strikes as France down Spain, win Nations League again

October 10, 2021 Dailymail 0

Kylian Mbappe fired a contentious winner as France came from behind to beat Spain and become the second team to win the Nations League. Mbappe was adjudged to be onside when he slid the ball under Unai Simon after Karim Benzema’s stunning equaliser at Milan’s San Siro. Spain had taken the lead through Mikel Oyarzabal, who shrugged off defender Dayot Read More

Why we demolished lawmaker’s house in Bauchi – Govt

October 5, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Bauchi state government has given reason why it demolished the house of the member of the house of representatives representing Bauchi local government Honourable Yakubu Shehu Abdullahi located at the Government Reserved Area (GRA). Special Adviser media to Governor Bala Mohammed of the state Mukhtar Gidado gave the reason while addressing journalists on the matter. Recall that the lawmaker condemned Read More

‘North Central, most qualified for APC National Chair position’

October 1, 2021 Editor 0

The Director-General Tanko Umaru Almakura Campaign Organisation for National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Dominic Alancha, has made a strong case for the micro zoning of the position of the National Chairman of the party to the North Central geopolitical zone. He made the call while interacting with the Managing Editor of Blueprint Newspapers, Mr. Clem Oluwole, Read More

(Breaking) Carabao Cup: West ham dump Manchester United out, Iheanacho, Lookman salvage Leicester City *Chelsea, Arsenal match on

September 22, 2021 BBC 0

Premier League surprise package West ham on Wednesday sent out giants Manchester United from this team’s Carabao Cup after the 5th round match ended 0-1 in favour of the former. It was like a revenge for West Ham after Sunday’s Premier League defeat at Manchester United by knocking their hosts out of the Carabao Cup at Old Trafford. Manuel Lanzini’s Read More

Medvedev stuns Djokovic, wins 2021st US Open

September 13, 2021 AFP 0

Daniil Medvedev shattered Novak Djokovic’s Grand Slam dream with a straight sets victory in the US Open final on Sunday, denying the world number one a record-breaking 21st major men’s singles title. Russia’s second-ranked Medvedev dominated Djokovic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 to prevent the first calendar-year Grand Slam since 1969 and keep Djokovic level with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal atop the career Slam title Read More

Buhari recovers N1tr stolen funds in six years – APC-LAC

September 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has so far recovered about to One trillion Naira worth of stolen funds and assets since assuming office in 2015. The APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (LAC), a voluntary think-tank group of the governing party, in a statement released Thursday in Abuja, said all final forfeitures are being deployed for use in the government’s special Read More

Breaking: Sacked Minister ‘slumps, rushed to hospital’

September 2, 2021 Editor 0

Immediate past minister of Power, Saleh Mamman, has reportedly collapsed in Abuja. He was said to have been rushed to a hospital on Wednesday immediately. According to an online medium, Peoples Gazzate, the former Minister collapsed after he was told that President Muhammadu Buhari had sacked him. Mr Mamman served as power minister since 2019 until he was fired on Read More

Alleged deductions: FUTA never tempered with pension funds – Mgt

August 30, 2021 Editor 0

The management of Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Ondo state has debunked allegations that the school management had failed to remit pension deductions to some of its staff. Some former staff of the institution who are now retirees had petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against FUTA management over the allegations. The then teachers of the secondary Read More

2023: Pro-Osinbajo group takes lobby to Masari, Daura, others in Kastina

August 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A major phase in the race towards the All Progressives Congress’ presidential ticket has begun with the weekend’s visit to Kastina state by a lobby group loyal to Vice President  Yemi Osinbajo, ahead of the 2023 presidential primaries of the ruling party. Addressing newsmen Sunday in Abuja, members of the Progressive Consolidation Group (PCG) declared that their weekend mobilization and Read More

2023 presidency: Bala Mohammed’s support group inaugurates BOT

August 29, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Ahead of the 2023 presidential election, the ‘Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed Vanguards’ (BAM-V), a support group of the Bauchi state governor who is currently eyeing the number one seat in the nation has inaugurated its Board Of Trustees (BOT) to be chaired by a former member of the house of representatives Honourable Abdulrazak Nuhu Zaki. The group inaugurated the board alongside Read More

Breaking: 2 veteran actors dead in less than 24 hours

August 27, 2021 Editor 0

Two veteran nollywood actors Ifeanyi Dike and Victor Olaotan have passed on. While Dike died on Friday morning, Olaotan was confirmed dead on Thursday evening. Both died after suffering from illness. Dike has been down with kidney illness since 2011 after which he underwent a successful kidney transplant in India.  Olaotan had celebrated his 69th birthday on Wednesday, February 17, Read More

Breaking: Ex-deputy Senate President is dead

August 17, 2021 Editor 0

A former deputy Senate President, Senator Ibrahim Nasiru Mantu, has passed on. A family source revealed that Mantu died early Tuesday morning. His profile Mantu was bom on Februay 16, 1947 in the present Plateau state. He was one of the few Nigerians who took politics seriously and had from the onset decided to make it a full time vocation. Read More

Breaking: Fernando hits hat-trick as Manchester United sweep Leeds away, kick off new Premier League campaign on high

August 14, 2021 BBC 0

Bruno Fernandes scored an opening-day hat-trick as Manchester United swept Leeds aside with a devastating second-half display. The Portugal midfielder opened the scoring on the half-hour mark at a packed Old Trafford, but Luke Ayling’s thunderous strike drew Leeds level early in the second half. Mason Greenwood restored the hosts’ lead with a crisp finish less than two minutes later, Read More

No plot to unseat Buni, ex-PDP guber candidate denies court case

August 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Yobe state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Ambassador Umar Ilya Damagum has denied knowledge of any court process allegedly instituted with the aim of sacking the governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni from office.  In the alleged suit filed at the Federal High Court Abuja on Thursday, the plaintiffs allegedly argued Read More