Peace’s Day: NUPEC has blueprint to solve insecurity – Nneji

September 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Commandant General of the National Unity and Peace Corps (NUPEC) Dr. Chinedu Nneji, has revealed that the Corps has developed a blueprint on how to resolve obvious insecurity bedeviling Nigeria. Nneji assured that the blueprint will be deployed to work as soon as National Assembly legislate its bill and the Corps is commissioned by the federal government. Speaking Tuesday in Read More

Breaking: Ex-CBN deputy gov, Mailafia is dead

September 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr. Obadiah Mailafia is dead. Blueprint gathered that the 64-year-old politician and statesman died at the National Hospital Abuja this Sunday morning. Details later…

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Blueprint staff launches Princess in the Rain

September 17, 2021 Donald Iorchir 0

Notable Nigerians, including clerics, will this Saturday, September 18, file out to Red Sparrow Event Centre, Maitama, Abuja for the launch and public presentation of The Prince in the Rain, a novella by  Kemi Samuel, a staff of Blueprint Newspapers Limited. The book is the enthralling story of Princess Laide, whose grandfather betrothed her at infancy to  the son of his 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

Sanwo-Olu’s new standards in Lagos too high to match – Jumbo-Nze

September 10, 2021 Editor 0

Otunba Bestman Jumbo-Nze, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In this interview with EMEKA NZE in Abuja, he says though not an appointee of Lagos state government, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu heeds and adopts his alternative security measures to reduce unemployment rid the state of crime. As an Igbo,what do you do for Lagos state and how did you Read More

Blueprint Publisher condoles Gov Bello, Etsu Nupe over Sarkin Sudan Kontagora’s death

September 9, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Chairman and Publisher Blueprint Newspapers, Alhaji Mohammed Idris Malagi, Kakaaki Nupe has commiserated with Niger state Governor , Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, Etsu Nupe and chairman Niger state council of traditional rulers , His Royal Highness, Alhaji (Dr) Yahaya Abubakar, Kontagora Emirate and entire people of the state over the demise of Sarkin Sudan Kontagora, Alhaji Saidu Namaska. The Kakaaki Read More

Blueprint staff bags peace award, cleric preaches Tiv unity

September 8, 2021 Donald Iorchir 0

A reporter with Blueprint Newspapers Limited, Mr Donald Iorchir, was Saturday, honoured with the “Father of Peace and Equity” by St. Augustine’s Tiv Catholic community, Wuse Deanery Abuja Archdiocese for his service to God and humanity as well as dedication to the growth and development of the church. The honour was part of the ceremonies marking the installation of patrons Read More

Yobe: Clerics task residents on charity

September 5, 2021 Yusuf A. Yusuf 0

In recognition of the significant role that charity plays in alleviating human suffering, the United Nations has set aside the 5th of September every year to create awareness by sensitizing and mobilizing groups and individuals to promote charitable efforts. It is against this background that, Blueprint correspondent interviewed some religious leaders in Damaturu yobe state capital on the significants of Read More

Breaking: Operation Safe Haven troops burst drug syndicates, recover N9.5m worth of Indian hemp (PICTURES)

September 4, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu, Jos 0

Troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH) on Saturday September 4, 2021 bursted drug syndicate and recovered 320 blocks of Indian hemp worth N9.5 million concealed in a Toyota Camry car with registration number Abuja ABC 214 HV. Information Officer of OPSH, Major Ishaku Takwa, made the disclosure in a press release. “The suspects Sgt Patrick Kalu, a retired police officer, Read More

PDP rejects Kaduna LG polls, alleges results manipulation

September 4, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

As the local government election takes place on Saturday across 19 of the 23 local government areas of Kaduna state, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected results of the elections, alleging that the election results were predetermined. Seamless electronic voting Kaduna state government through the State Independent Electoral Commission (Kadsiecom) deployed Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) for the council 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

Breaking: Bandits kidnap many students, teachers in Zamfara

September 1, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, Gusau 0

Suspected group of recalstrant unrepentant Bandits on Wednesday stormed Government Day Secondary school Kaya in Maradun local government area, and kidnapped over 100 students alongside some of their teachers during school hours. A resident of the area who pleaded anonymity told our Correspondent via telephone conversation that the Bandits stormed the school premises around 11:00am began shooting indiscriminately on air Read More

Ogun: Police shot dead one Kidnapper, arrests other

August 31, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun State Police Command have shot dead one member of a kidnap syndicate, while it also arrested one at Ilala forest in Imala area of Abeokuta North Local Government area of the state. The is barely 24 hours after two members of a kidnap syndicate were gunned down at Itori area of Ewekoro Local Government area.  The command’s spokesperson, Read More

Pictures: Super Eagles camp agog as 25 players kickoff training ahead World Cup qualifier

August 31, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Nigerian Super Eagles camp in Lagos has fully come alive with training after 25 players arrived and started training ahead of their world cup qualifiers against Liberia and Cape Verde. Among international stars at training are the Everton star, Alex Iwobi and the Leceister stars, Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho. The Super Eagles will play Liberia in Lagos on Friday Read More

2 bandits shot dead during gun battle with police in Ogun

August 30, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Two members of a suspected kidnap syndicate have been shot dead by men of the Ogun state Police Command during a gun battle at Itori area of Ewekoro local government of the state. The command’s spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi made this known in a press statement made available to Blueprint in Abeokuta, Monday. Oyeyemi stated that the two suspects met their waterloo Read More

Breaking: Tension as security operatives seal Plateau state assembly complex

August 30, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu, Jos 0

Tension is mounting around the Plateau State House of Assembly in Jos, early Monday morning after heavy joint security taskforce has sealed the complex. The House clerk Mr. Ponven Wuyep, who disclosed this to Blueprint via telephone interview, said the joint security taskforce has been deployed.  “The OC police in the house woke me up early morning, telling me that the Read More

Ogun: Man, 37 arrested for raping 27-year-old lady

August 29, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A 33-year-old-man, Imoleayo Adekoya has been arrested by men of the Ogun state police command for unlawfully having carnal knowledge of a 27 years old lady. The arrest was contain in a press statement made available to Blueprint Sunday by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi in Abeokuta. According to the statement, the suspect was arrested weekend, following a Read More

Pictures: Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Akpabio, others visit Olu Of Warri

August 29, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Newly crowned Olu of Warri, His Royal Majesty, Ogiame Atuwaste lll, received ex-Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, at his palace on Saturday in Warri South council area of Delta state. Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, also visited the Warri monarch. The former President visited the palace in the company of HRH King Amalate Turner, Obanema of Opume-Ogbia, Bayelsa Read More

Pictures: Kogi govt procures Nigeria’s first hyperbaric oxygen treatment chamber

August 29, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello, has procured Nigeria’s first hyperbaric oxygen treatment chamber to strengthen the state’s healthcare system and provide quality healthcare Services. The newly acquired equipment is hoping to strengthen the critical institutions and systems required to effectively provide affordable and quality healthcare service to the people. The governor, in a statement, signed by the Read More

Audu Maikori, Emem Ema, Six Foot Plus, Eddy Madaki head panel For ‘Money In The Game’ theme song

August 28, 2021 Editor 0

All is set for the final selection of the theme song for the limited drama series titled “Money In The Game,” produced by award-winning movie makers Dimbo and Karachi Atiya of Innovative Television Kontents. The duo in a statement have announced their next project, a thrilling five part limited drama called Money In The Game. According to the statement made Read More

At 30, Kogi pacesetter for good governance, security – Bello

August 27, 2021 Adoyi M. Aba 0

The Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello, Friday said the state remained the safest and peaceful in Nigeria. The governor, who stated this in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the state’s creation, said his administration took the security, unity, peace and prosperity of the people seriously right from inception. “Today, our state is arguably the safest in the entire country, Read More