Niger-Delta: Dikio unveils action plans for ex-agitators

November 1, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

The interim administrator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Col. Milland Dixon Dikio (retd), has unveiled his plan for ex-agitators, saying he will focus on wealth creation leveraging on partnerships that will have positive effects on the economy of the Niger Delta and the country. He said having laid the foundation in his first one year with his outlined vision, the time Read More

Breaking: Buhari orders Twitter back if…speaks on COVID-19, agriculture, insecurity, others *Read President’s full speech on Nigeria’s 61st independence anniversary

October 1, 2021 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a conditional lifting of ban on micro-blogging site, Twitter. Buhari who disclosed this during his broadcast on Nigeria’s 61st Independence anniversary on Friday.The President also spoke on other crucial National issues. Read his full speech… INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S SIXTY Read More

Pantami advocates artificial intelligence for protection of critical infrastructure

September 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, has advocated the use of artificial intelligence in protection of critical infrastructures across the country. Pantami, who was speaking Tuesday in Abuja, at the opening ceremony of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) stakeholders summit on the protection of critical infrastructure in Nigeria, stressed the need for more awareness, Read More

Nigeria can’t go the path of destruction again, Gbajabiamila warns agitators

September 16, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has cautioned promoters of secessionist agenda across the country to desist. He said Nigeria cannot travel through the path of destruction again.The speaker was also Wednesday, given the mandate by his colleagues to lead a high-powered delegation to Plateau state, with a view to commiserating with the government and people of the Read More

Gumi: When silence is golden

September 12, 2021 Blueprint 0

Revered Islamic scholar, Sheik Ahmed Gumi, has continued to stir the hornet’s nest with his controversial statement on amnesty for bandits. Gumi, who times without number proved to be sympathetic to bandits and championing amnesty for them, has kicked against the current military aerial bombardment aimed at bringing an end to their nefarious activities. The bandits Gumi is calling on Read More

Despite Igboho’s detention, Yoruba Nation agitators set to resume rally

September 10, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Barring any last-minute change, agitators have announced plans to resume Yoruba Nation protest on Saturday, September 11. Blueprint learnt the rally is based on solidarity and support for embattled Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Igboho currently in detention in Cotonou. Yoruba Nation’s rallies had taken place in Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Ekiti, Lagos and Oyo States respectively. Yoruba Nation agitation is a Read More

Streets deserted, shops, offices shut despite IPOB’s sit-at-home suspension in Imo

August 16, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Most Imo residents, Monday, deserted the streets despite the rumoured cancellation of the sit-at-home protest order by the leadership of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra(IPOB). Blueprint correspondent who went round the state, especially within Owerri, the state capital gathered that the atmosphere was like that of a holiday declared by the government. Like the last exercise observed when IPOB leader was Read More