Keren: HURIWA to mobilise youths against Ministers over inaction on rape victim

November 4, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Human Rights Writers Association (HURIWA) has berated the Minster of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen and her counterpart in the ministry of education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, over their alleged inaction with regards to the rape of a – 14 year old boarding student of Premiere Academy, Lugbe, Keren-Happuch Akpagher, which eventually led to her death. Mother of Keren-Happuch, Vivien Read More

You can’t win Anambra with propaganda, group tells Soludo

November 1, 2021 Editorial II 0

A political pressure group Coalition for True Democracy (CTD) has told the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Professor Chukwuma Soludo to reach out to the people with issues of governance instead of spreading empty propaganda against his opponents. The group coordinator, Mr. Samuel Okolo stated this while reacting to a statement credited to Soludo, where he accused Read More

Breaking: 30 abducted students from Kebbi school regain freedom

October 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Thirty students abducted from the Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri in Kebbi state have regained freedom. This comes four months after bandits stormed the school and kidnapped an unspecified number of students and four teachers. The attack occurred in June. Yahaya Sarki, who is the Special Adviser on Media to Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, confirmed the release of the Read More

Zamfara PDP raises alarm over harassment by state govt

October 14, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Zamfara state Chapter has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party in the state of depriving its member’s access to its secretariat in Gusau the state capital. This was made known by the state acting publicity secretary of the PDP, Alhaji Shatiman Rijiya while reacting to the closure of the secretariat of the party Read More

Open-grazing, VAT, others: Danger as North, South govs tango

…South blackmailing North for power shift – APC chieftain  …PDP’ll re-visit Bala-led c’ttee on zoning – Spokesman …Every country has its own peculiarities – Olujimi ‘…Anti-open grazing law’ll protect citizens’ ‘…VAT being used for North to cede presidency’ Ahead 2023 general elections, the battle of wits has started between the North and the South political elite with governors and ethnic Read More

In Ebonyi: Political thugs destroy traditional ruler’s house, 6 others

October 8, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha, 0

…Injured 10 persons Youth suspected to be political thugs Wednesday invaded Nkalagu community in Ishielu local government area of Ebonyi state.  They attacked the villagers injuring over 10 persons, destroyed buildings, set motorcycles ablaze and made away with other items. Houses belonging to the acting traditional ruler of Nkalagu community, Eze Livinus Umeanu, the town union president, Mr. Omaha Joseph, the Read More

Police nab robber, bank staff for attempted robbery in Ogun

October 5, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun state police command have arrested one, Olagoke Dare, a staff of Abestone Microfinance bank located in Abeokuta for planning with one, Idowu Tunde to him of a cash sum of N3million belong to the bank. The police spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi in a press statement made available to Blueprint Tuesday, stated that the duo were arrested following the confessional Read More

Breaking: Tonto Dikeh’s estranged lover, Kpokpogri, drags DSS, actress to court, demands N10bn

September 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Estranged lover of Tonto Dikeh, a nollywood actress, Prince Joseph Kpokpogri, has dragged the actress and the Department of State Services (DSS) before a Federal High Court in Abuja, seeking the enforcement of his fundamental rights. In the case dated 20th September, 2021 and filed today with Suit Number FHC/ABJ/CS/1092/2021, the Plaintiff prayed the court for a restraining order stopping Read More

Kabba Jailbreak: Group urges Buhari to sack prison’s Comptroller General immediately

September 15, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Comptroller- General of the Nigerian correctional centre, Alhaji Haliru Nababa over the attack on a prison in Kogi state on Monday. Unknown gunmen attacked the federal correctional centre in Kabba, Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area of Kogi State on Monday morning, leading to the death Read More

2023: I’ll create biggest youth development centre in West Africa – Guber aspirant

September 13, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

A governorship aspirant in Benue state, Mr Julius Atorough, Monday said he would create the biggest Youths Development Centre in West Africa, if he is elected governor in 2023. Speaking with journalists after he presented cash donations to the Aper Aku Stadium Makurdi Junior Tennis Club, to facilitate their participation for a tournament in the Lagos, Atorough said the centre Read More