Breaking: Chelsea midfielder named UEFA Men’s Player of the Year

August 26, 2021 Editor 0

Jorginho capped off an unforgettable 2020-21 season with the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year award, beating out teammate N’Golo Kante and Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne.   For both club and country, the Brazil-born midfielder excelled. His seven Premier League goals were the most for Chelsea as the Blues finished fourth in the table, and he was instrumental in the club going on to Read More

No previous govt developed Niger Delta like Buhari’s administration – APC group

August 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC), a voluntary think-tank group of the governing party, has said that no previous administration has paid more attention to the plight of the Niger Delta region like the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The group assured that Buhari will not relent in the implementation of his vision of a safe, secure Read More

Crisis looms in UNIOSUNTH over ‘selective promotion’

August 22, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Crisis is presently looming in Osun State University Teaching Hospital (UNIOSUNTH), over purported plan by the state government to select some staffs of the hospital for promotion. The purported promotion, if effected, would  contravened the provision of civil service rules, Blueprint has gathered. Findings revealed that the affected workers who are junior staffs, have been wrongly upgraded in 2013 by Read More

Afro-Prime Star, 11 Sign releases new single

August 21, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro, 0

A fast-rising multi-talented singer, songwriter and poet, Akande Toheeb also known as ’11 sign’ has released a monster single hit titled; ‘On God’. The new jam, according to ’11 Sign’ specifically detailed the sufferings of an average Nigerian and the hope for a better nation. Born on September 19, 1992 and raised in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, 11 sign Read More

Estimated billings: FG moves to roll out 4m additional meters

August 21, 2021 Tope Sunday, Abuja 0

The federal government said it has concluded plans to roll out additional four million meters to drastically reduce estimated billing by the Electriticity Distribution Companies (Discos). It said the four million meters would be deployed under the 2nd phase of its metering programme tagged: “National Mass Metering Programme” . A statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Read More

Breaking: Team Nigeria arrive Kisarazu ahead Tokyo paralympic games, sure of medal haul (Pictures)

August 15, 2021 Editor 0

Team Nigeria just touched down Kisarazu, the site of their training camp on Sunday before departing for Tokyo for the 2020 paralympic games. With less than a week to the commencement of the 2020 Paralympics, Team Nigeria athletes have assured of an impressive outing in Tokyo. According to Team Nigeria Paralympics Captain, Lucy Ejike, “We have been training seriously to 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

Breaking: Arsenal succumb to Brentford defeat in Premier League opener

August 13, 2021 BBC 0

Brentford celebrated their return to the top tier after a 74-year absence with a memorable, magnificent victory over woeful Arsenal as they opened their Premier League campaign in style. Thomas Frank’s side were vibrant, skilful and energetic on a night of high emotion at the Brentford Community Stadium, making the perfect start to the season, but inflicting serious pain on Read More

CEOs, public officers on honours’ list as 3rd Abuja business excellence awards takes centre stage

August 12, 2021 Editor 0

Organisers of Abuja Business Excellence awards have rolled out plans for this year’s edition of the programme expected to honour outstanding Chief Executive of Officers (CEOs) and public servants within the nation’s capital. Simon Tuleh, Managing Director/CEO Dapines Global Investors Ltd, organisers of the yearly awards, described the event which is at its third edition as the biggest in Abuja Read More

Breaking: NNPP drags APC to court, seeks disqualification from FCT poll

August 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has dragged the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Federal High Court Abuja, asking that the ruling party be disqualified from contesting the forthcoming chairmanship position election in the Abuja Municipal Council (AMAC), slated for February 12, 2022. In the originating summons pasted at the main entrance of the APC national secretariat Thursday in Read More

Breaking: Final team Nigeria batch returns from Tokyo, Adekuoroye promises to bounce back

August 12, 2021 Editor 0

Few days after 2020 Olympics Games ended in Tokyo, Japan, final team Nigeria batch have returned to Abuja. The team comprising athletes and officials who arrived via Nnamdi Azikiwe airport touched down around 12.45pm on Thursday. Blueprint crew on ground reports that the team was received by jubilant sport-loving Nigerian fans and relatives at the airport. Head coach of Nigeria Read More

Buhari completes 12 dams, 3 hydropower projects, 7 irrigation projects – APC group

August 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC), has said out of 116 inherited projects for priority completion in 2016, a total of twelve dams, three hydropower projects and seven irrigation projects among many others have been completed by the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The APC think-tank group also disclosed that Buhari administration signed Executive Order 9 Read More

Breaking: Governor resigns amidst sexual harassment allegations

August 10, 2021 BBC 0

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has resigned after an inquiry found he sexually harassed multiple women, prompting efforts to remove him. “The best way I can help now is if I step aside,” he said on Tuesday, while maintaining the claims were untruthful. His resignation goes into effect in 14 days. Power will then be transferred to Lieutenant Governor Kathy Read More

‘Heartbroken’ Messi announces ‘next destination club’ after Barcelona exit *Life and times of Argentine at Camp Nou

August 8, 2021 BBC 0

An emotional Lionel Messi said joining Paris St-Germain was “a possibility, but nothing is agreed” as he confirmed his exit from Barcelona. Messi is ending his 21-year association with Barca, who cannot afford to honour the new contract they agreed with him because of La Liga’s salary limit. The record six-time Ballon d’Or winner, 34, is now a free agent. “My family Read More

APC CECPC: Supreme Court validated Buni’s appointment – govs

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have declared their support for the National Chairman of the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni with regards to his appointment into such capacity by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party. The governors made their position known in a statement issued Thursday in Abuja and signed by their Read More

SGF lauds EFO for addressing erosion, flooding in hospitals

August 2, 2021 Helen Oji 0

Secretary to the Government of the Federation Mr Boss Mustapha, has lauded Ecological Fund Office for addressing the devastating effects of erosion and flooding in the hospital community. Mustapha made this known during the commissioning and handing over of the erosion and flood control works at the National Hospital Abuja. He said the project was awarded by the Federal Executives Read More