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Nigeria 11th highest in newborn deaths globally – UNICEF

February 21, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Kaduna Nigeria has the 11th highest rate of newborn deaths in the world, a new report by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said. The report which was released yesterday focused on Newborn Mortality. The global average newborn deaths per 1, 000 births is 29; but with 37 newborns dying in every 1, 000 births in the country, Nigeria’s Read More

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PDP condoles Buhari over loss of relatives

February 12, 2018 Blueprint 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commiserated with President Muhammadu Buhari and his family on the loss of two close relatives, Hajiya Halima Dauda and Hajiya Aisha Alhaji Mamman, which occurred in quick succession. A statement on Monday by the National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, stated that the PDP family was “indeed been saddened by this very sad loss for Read More

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Breaking: Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Buratai loses father

February 9, 2018 Blueprint 0

The death of Alhaji Yusuf Buratai has been announced Friday in Maiduguri, Borno State. He is the father of the Chief of Army Staff,  Lt. General Tukur Yusuf Buratai. He died in the early hours of Friday in a Maiduguri Hospital. The Nigerian Army disclosed this In statement by its spokesman, Brig. Gen. SK Usman to newsmen in Maiduguri on Friday.

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maintaining face, or your child’s life?”

February 7, 2018 Editorial IV 0

6 people who’ve come back from the grave reveal ‘what happens when we die’ The two certainties in life are supposedly death and taxes. Even then, for some the latter isn’t always strictly true , which leaves just death. Death is the one of the last mysteries, remaining largely unknowable – regardless of huge scientific advancements. As for what it’s Read More

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Lassa Fever: Patient from Ondo dies in Osun

February 4, 2018 Blueprint 0

By Lateef Dada, Osogbo Osun state government has set the record straight on the alleged outbreak of Lassa Fever in the state, saying the patient with the symptoms that came from Ore, Ondo state, has died. A statement by the, Media Adviser to Governor Rauf Aregbesola, Mr. Sola Fasure, assured the people that there has been no outbreak of Lassa Read More

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Policeman found dead in Osun

January 11, 2018 Editorial IV 0

By Lateef Dada Osogbo A policeman, which rank was not ascertained, Sunday Adejumo, was found dead beside Onibueja sawmill in Osogbo, Osun state capital yesterday. He was said to be from the provost section of Zone 11 headquarters of the Nigerian Police, Osogbo. The real circumstances surrounding the death of the late policeman could not be ascertained at the time Read More

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Lawal Kaita was a fearless democrat – Atiku

January 3, 2018 Blueprint 0

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has described the late Governor of old Kaduna State, Alhaji Lawal Kaita, as a fearless democrat whose immense contribution to Nigeria’s democratic struggles would be etched in brass. Reacting to the demise of Kaita at 85, the former Vice President, on Wednesday said Kaita, who was his political associate, was a man of remarkable virtues who Read More

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Missed reactions trail death of OAU student

October 29, 2017 Blueprint 0

Missed reactions have continued to trail the death of a student of Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, Mercy Afolaranmi, that committed suicide recently. The 16-year old Mercy was in 100level, studying Microbiology at OAU, before her death. She was said to have written on her Facebook post that she wanted to see God’s face and speak to God face to Read More

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Lawyer demands probe of NIS officer’s death in custody  

September 6, 2017 Blueprint 0

…Its a lie- spokesman A lawyer, Daniel Makolo has asked the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris to probe the death of Luka Andrew in custody of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), saying he was tortured. Andrew, an immigration officer was said to have been arrested by the police for being in possession of ammunition, but he was later released to Read More

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Breaking: Emir of Bwari is dead

August 29, 2017 Blueprint 0

The longest serving traditional ruler in the Federal Capital Territory, the Emir of Bwari, Alhaji Musa Ijakoro has died . He spent 42 years on the throne before joining his ancestors. Details later ..

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Happening Now: Two dead as APC factions clash in Bayelsa

August 18, 2017 Blueprint 0

Two persons have been confirmed dead as fighting broke out at the Bayelsa State secretariat of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Yenagoa. Blueprint can confirm that a faction loyal to the duo of a former Governor of the State and a serving Minister stormed the Secretariat to confront the faction loyal to the State party Chairman, Chief Tiwe Oruminighe when the fracas Read More

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Breaking: Sorrow, Tears as Danbaba Suntai’s body arrives Abuja

August 18, 2017 Blueprint 0

The remains of the former governor of Taraba State, Danbaba Suntai, has arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja from Florida, USA as part of arrangements for his interment in his residence in Suntai, Bali Local Government area.   The body landed at Airport at about few minutes after 5 am Friday morning.   He was welcome by his wife Read More

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Airman who killed lover colleague to die by hanging

August 16, 2017 Blueprint 0

General Court Martial (GCM) sitting at the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Base in Makurdi has sentenced Airman (ACM) Bernard Kalu to death by hanging for shooting and killing his female colleague, late Airwoman (ACW)  Sholape Oladipupo. ACM Kalu had allegedly shot and killed ACW Oladipupo Sholape on 12 March 2017 at the NAF Base, Makurdi. Delivering the judgement on Tuesday, Read More