Ex-US Secretary of State, Colin Powell, is dead

October 18, 2021 Blueprint 0

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell has died aged 84 of Covid-19 complications, his family has announced. He was a former top military officer who rose to become the first African-American secretary of state in 2001 under Republican George W Bush. “We have lost a remarkable and loving husband, father, grandfather and a great American,” a statement said. “We Read More

Excitement as Nigeria receives Queen’s baton relay ahead 2022 Commonwealth games

October 16, 2021 Editor 0

As member nations prepare for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Nigeria on Friday in Abuja received the Queen’s Baton Relay, an iconic event which started with a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London as part of the city’s Commonwealth Day festivities. The President, Common Wealth Games Nigeria, Engr. Habul Gumel, who received the Queen’s Baton Relay at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Read More

Child marriage kills more than 22,000 girls yearly – Save the Children

October 12, 2021 Auwal Ahmad 0

An analysis from a non-governmental organisation, Save the Children, has revealed that more than an estimated 22,000 girls a year are dying from pregnancy and childbirth resulting from child marriage. . The analysis was released on Monday, marking the International Day of the Girl. According to the organisation, with the highest rate of child marriage in the world, West and Read More

Blessing Jibuike: Bringing succour to the needy

October 8, 2021 ENE OSHABA 0

Blessing Jibuike is the President of faith based Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), Support Missionary Aid International (SUMA). Her passion for helping the less privilege has earned her respect and titles. In this interview with ENE OSHABA she speaks on her charitable works, what drives her among others. Her passion Support Missionary Aid International (SUMA), afaith based Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) Read More

Nigerian Doctors, among the best in the world – UNTH CMD

October 5, 2021 Emmanuel Nweze 0

The Chief Medical Director of the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH) Ituku Ozalla, Enugu state, Prof. Obinna Onodugo, has rated the Nigerian nedical doctors among the best in the world. Speaking at a symposium organised by the Enugu branch of the Association of Catholic Medical Doctors in Enugu Tuesday, Prof. Onodugo, said Nigerians, who travel abroad for medicare do Read More

When wreaths are laid on a wayfarer

October 1, 2021 Editorial III 0

ByIfésinàchiNwádiké It is hard, even for the most gifted psychic, to accuratelypredict how they would react to the passing of someonedear to them either physically or virtually.”—NdukaOtiono, Introduction to Wreaths (xxv) Wreaths for a Wayfarer: An Anthology of Poems in Honour of Pius Adesanmi is a literary tribute to “the poster personage of the 157 passengers, all victims, aboard Ethiopian Airline Read More

Nigeria @61: Yoruba group warns against agents of destruction

September 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

As Nigeria marks its 61st independence anniversary, the nation’s youths have been urged to shun agents of destruction who are bent on using them to cause trouble within the polity. The Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF) while making the call also noted what it termed as “the resilience and commitment to the ideal of our forefathers” is what has kept the Read More

How Messi sparked another record-breaking feat on international duty

September 11, 2021 Agency Report 0

Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick to overtake Pele as the top international goalscorer in South American football history on Thursday as Argentina cruised to a 3-0 victory over Bolivia in their 2022 World Cup qualifier. Messi pounced for his 77th, 78th and 79th international goals to keep Argentina firmly on course for a place at next year’s finals in Qatar Read More

Breaking: Tuface opens up on row with wife

September 8, 2021 Editor 0

Popular Nigerian musician, Tuface Idibia, also known as 2baba for the first time has spoken up days after his wife, Annie, accused him of infidelity. 2baba’s wife took to Instagram last week to accuse him of moving around with his first baby mama, Pero Adeniyi. On Wednesday, Annie, in an audio clip alleged that her husband sneaked into United States Read More

American Airlines move to stage picket over fatigue

September 8, 2021 Blueprint 0

American Airlines (A1G) (AAL) pilots are reportedly planning to stage a picket over fatigue, duty schedules, and an alleged lack of proper accommodation, some flight crew says they experienced during the summer season of 2021. The Allied Pilots Association is reportedly planning to organize pickets across the airline’s major hubs in the United States, including Miami (MIA) and Dallas/Fort Worth Read More

3 Americans arrested for ‘smuggling weapons’ into Nigeria

August 27, 2021 Blueprint 0

A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging three Maryland men for the federal charges of conspiracy, violation of the Arms Export Control Act and the Export Reform Control Act, related to the export of firearms and ammunition from the United States to Nigeria, Peoples Gazette is reporting. Charged in the indictment, which was returned late yesterday, are: Wilson Read More