NPFL: 3SC clear air on N100m pre-season prize money

December 13, 2022 Editorial IV 0

The management of the Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan, wishes to clear the air on the prize money of the just concluded NPFL/Doxy Mmobuosi Super Cup Football Tournament. Contrary to the belief that 3SC got the whole 100,000,000 naira, being the winner of the 4-team tourney, we wish to state that the club only got 50,000,000 naira as Read More

New Zealand golfer Ko returns to No 1 in world

November 29, 2022 Editorial IV 0

New Zealand’s Lydia Ko is atop the women’s golf world rankings for the third time in her career, regaining the No 1 spot on Monday a week after her LPGA Tour Championship triumph. Ko, who first reached No 1 in 2015, passed American Nelly Korda, who had moved atop the rankings on November 14 after a one-stroke victory at the Read More

Secession: Ohaneze wants FG to assent request by northern groups for South-east exit

October 28, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha, 0

Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide Wednesday advised President Muhammadu Buhari to grant the request of Northern groups to allow South-eastern zone exit from Nigeria. Some Northern groups had gone to an Abuja High Court to seek the exit of South-east from the country. Ohanaeze in a statement signed and made available to Blueprint by its Secretary General Okechukwu Isiguzoro alleged that Igbo Read More

Pictures: Flying Officer’s Cup was Superb, Edo deputy governor heaps praises on RSDF President

October 26, 2021 Editor 0

Edo state deputy governor, Comrade Phillip Shuiabu, has lavished encomiums on the organisers of the 2021 Flying Officer’s Cup for a very successful hosting. Ratels Sports Development Foundation (RSDF) owned by Legal Luminary, Barrister Paul Edeh, is the main sponsor of Flying Officer’s Cup, the biggest women pre-season football championship in Africa, which its third edition climaxed on Sunday. Comrade Read More

Flying Officers Cup 2021: With maximum points from 2 games, Confluence queens zoom into quarterfinal as action hits up (Pictures)

October 13, 2021 Editor 0

The Flying Officers Cup 2021 Matchday 4 continued on wednesday as groups take shape ahead of their final group game. Honey Badgers FC held Ghana Police Ladies FC to a 1-1 draw in the first game of the day. The Ghanaian forward, Juanita Aguadze expertly looped the ball above Dzer Comfort to give Ghana Police Ladies a precious lead in Read More

APC Senators to rise to 84 by next week, says Senate spokesman

October 13, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Senator representing Osun Central and spokesperson of the Senate, Dr. Ajibola Basiru, Wednesday disclosed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senators must have increased to 84 by next week. He stated that some members of the opposition have disclosed their readiness to dump their party for the ruling APC. Speaking at the Freedom Park, Osogbo, during the endorsement of Read More

Pictures: AGF, Malami, receives two commendation, awards in one day

September 29, 2021 Kehinde Osasona Abuja 0

The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, Tuesday, received two commendation and awards from two groups in one day. While the Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Dr Umaru Jibrilu Gwandu, received the one of Karnati Global Resource, the Special Assistant to the President on Financial Crime and Compliance, office of the AGF, Barr. Read More

Breaking: Ronaldo completes Manchester United medical as summer deadline transfer beckons

August 30, 2021 Manchester evening news 0

Cristiano Ronaldo has completed his medical ahead of rejoining Manchester United. Ronaldo passed his medical in Lisbon on Monday morning and United are expected to announce his €23million signing before Tuesday’s 11pm transfer deadline. The Old Trafford Megastore is not printing Ronaldo’s name on shirts until Tuesday, fuelling expectation his squad number could be confirmed imminently. The Manchester Evening News revealed on Read More

Historic! Team Nigeria finishes in third position as curtains fall on World U-20 Athletics Championship (PICTURES)

August 22, 2021 Editor 0

Team Nigeria won a gold and bronze medal on the final day to cap up a remarkable performance at the World Athletics U20 Championships in Nairobi, Kenya. Nigeria finished the Championships third on the medals’ table among the 200 competing countries. The 4×400m and 4×100m women relay teams accounted for the final day medals that increased Nigeria’s haul to four Read More

Secession: Africa ‘ll lose respect if Nigeria breaks – Ganduje

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has warned that the continent of Africa will lose it respect to the world if the Nigeria cease to exist as a Nation. Ganduje, however, called on seccessionits agitators to stop immediately and give dialogue a chance. Speaking Thursday in Abuja at the second public lecture series organised by the APC Press Corps Read More

Breaking: Akwa United quench MFM fire, emerge Champions of 2020/21 NPFL season

August 1, 2021 Editor 0

After over two decades, and with a match to go in the current league campaign, Akwa United are the champions of 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season. The Uyo-based side were confirmed the League overall winners Sunday evening after they beat visiting Mountain of Fire Ministry (MFM) FC 5-2 in one of matchday 37 games. Details loading…

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Lagos emerges champion of KIFA national challenge cup

July 18, 2021 Akeem Busari 0

The maiden edition of KIFA National Challenge Cup came to a very exciting end Thursday, with KIFA Lagos emerging as champions, after defeating KIFA South-West 3-1 via penalties after a pulsating 3-3 draw at regulations time. The 4-day football tournament which was held at Remo Stars stadium, Ikenne, featured 8 teams representing various KIFA zones. And expectedly, it brought to Read More

Wimbledon: Barty, Pliskova set for final clash

July 9, 2021 Ashleigh Barty 0

World number one Ashleigh Barty will play Czech eighth seed Karolina Pliskova in Saturday’s Wimbledon final. Australian Barty beat former champion Angelique Kerber 6-3 7-6 (7-3) before Pliskova came from a set down to defeat Aryna Sabalenka 5-7 6-4 6-4. It will be a first final at the All England Club for both Barty, 25, and 29-year-old Pliskova. Barty has Read More

Osun 2022: Hunters association endorses Oyetola for second term

June 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The leadership and members of Hunters Group of Nigeria Wednesday declared their unalloyed support for the Administration of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola in the State of Osun. The hunters also endorsed the governor for second term, saying they were ready to do everything possible to ensure his re-election in the forthcoming governorship election. This is even as the governor inaugurated the Read More

BREAKING: Denmark demolish Wales, zoom into Euro 2020 quarterfinal

June 26, 2021 Editor 0

Kasper Dolberg’s brace as well as late goals by Joakim Maehle and Martin Braithwaite land Denmark, the 1992 Champions, in the quarterfinals after defeating Wales. They now await the winners of the fixture between Netherlands and Czech Republic, which will be played on Sunda. Details coming…

Halep pulls out of Wimbledon

June 25, 2021 Blueprint 0

Defending women’s champion Simona Halep has pulled out of Wimbledon because of a calf injury. The Romanian tore a muscle at May’s Italian Open and was subsequently ruled out of the French Open. The 29-year-old, who was seeded second, has been at the All England Club this week, raising hopes she would be fit to defend the title she won Read More