Abolongo prisonbreak: 446 of 907 escapees recaptured – FG

October 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has said that 446 out of 907 escapees from the Abolongo custodial centre in Oyo state have been recaptured, whilst 69 never left the facility. Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, revealed this Sunday while making an inspection visit to the facility in Oyo, Oyo state. In a statement made available to Blueprint in Abuja, the Minister vowed Read More

Ebonyi indigenes demand release of detained Journalist over Facebook post

October 13, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has faulted the state government of Engr David Umahi, for implementing Cybercrime Prohibition Law in the state without a public hearing. The group however, demanded immediate release of a Radio presenter, Godfrey Chikwere, arrested and detained over a Facebook post on the order of the state government. In a statement Read More

Breaking: 1 dead as building collapses in Abuja

October 6, 2021 Editor 0

A two storey building under construction in Abuja early Wednesday collapsed and killed one occupant. According to eyewitness, the collapsed building is located behind CITEC Estate along Airport road, Jabi. Confirming the incident, the Director-General, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Emergency Management Authority (FEMA), Alhaji Abbas Idris, said the sad incident occurred by around 1am. Details loading…

Insecurity: PDP presenting false narrative against Buhari, APC – PGF boss

October 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Salihu Moh Lukman, has said opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and others are presenting false narrative to paint President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling party in bad light. The PGF boss also described as “politically scandalous” for an APC state like Lagos to Read More

APC members angry over red-carpet reception of Fani-Kayode – PGF boss

September 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, said the recent defection of former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode into the APC got most members angry, especially with the by the red-carpet reception given to him. While calling for calm, the APC chieftain also appealed to party leaders to properly engage in internal negotiations that will guide the 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…

Attack on Kabba prison: Security operatives on trail of escaped inmates – Aregbesola

September 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has said security operatives are already pursuing the escaped inmates after gunmen attacked Kabba Custodial facility on Monday. A statement Monday in Abuja by the Media Adviser to the Minister, Sola Fasure, said the Aregbesola had been briefed by the Controller General of the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS), Haliru Nababa, on the unfortunate Read More

Gulder Ultimate Search: The Form, how to apply

September 1, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Organisers say the new season of GUS is open to receiving applications from Nigerians between 21-35 years from September 1, 2021, via its online registration platform www.gulderultimatesearch.ng How do you do it?To submit an application, all you have to do is head to the GUS website. Here, applicants must enter their personal details, upload a photograph, and answer a few Read More

Dickson, ex-Bayelsa governor in EFCC net

August 10, 2021 The Nation 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has quizzed a former Bayelsa Governor and senator representing Bayesla West Seriake Dickson. According to a source, Dickson presented himself to the EFCC following an invitation by the agency. The source said the ex-Governor was grilled over allegations bordering on abuse of office and misappropriation of public funds during his eight-year administration in Read More

Happening now: Hoodlums launch attack, set trucks on fire in Jos (VIDEO)

August 3, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

There is currently an uneasy calm at gada-biyu general area of Jos, the Plateau state capital following attack by suspected hoodlums. Blueprint reports that the hoodlums are attacking passerby and setting trucks on fire. Chairman of Jos local government council, Shehu Bala, has confirmed the incident. He said: “Yes there was incident at Gada-biyu area, some trucks were burnt. “Now Read More

Breaking: Appeal court sacks Odey, declares Jarigbe as Senator

July 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Court of Appeal in Calabar has declared Hon. Jerigbe Agom Jerigbe the duly elected Senator for Cross River North. It declared him the lawful candidate of the People’s Democratic Party(PDP) in the December 5, 2020 By-election for the seat. The three-man Appeal Tribunal headed by Hon. Justice Chioma I. Nwosu also invalidated the certificate of return earlier issued to Read More

Youth leader killed, others injured as cultists clash in Akwa Ibom

July 28, 2021 Uko Etim 0

Suspected cultists numbering about 18 have shot dead the Youths’ President of Atai Ibiaku community in Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state. It was gathered that the cultists killed one Comrade Edet Ibanga, shot and fatally injured some tenants in a rented apartment occupied mostly by students of the University of Uyo (UNIUYO) along Urua Ekpa Road. Speaking Read More

Breaking: Top government official assasinated in Enugu (PICTURES)

July 7, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Scientific Equipment Development Institute (SEDI), Enugu, Prof Samuel Ndubisi, was on Wednesday assassinated along Enugu-Portharcourt road.      A Facebook user shared pictures of the ugly incident which happened on Wednesday afternoon at centenary City junction before Amaechi flyover.  As at the time of filling this report, no official statement government has Read More

Breaking: INEC fixes July 16, 2022 for Osun gov election

June 15, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The 2022 governorship election in the State of Osun will take place on July 16, INEC has disclosed.  This is contained in a statement by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, through its secretary, Rose Oriarian-Anthony.  The timetable dated June 10, 2021, outlined the schedule of activities in the build up to the election starting from the publishing of the Read More

Ogun: Police Arrests Woman For Selling Her Two Daughters For N300,000

June 13, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A 35 year old housewife, Blessing Ebuneku Agoro has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command for selling her two biological daughters, Semilore Agoro of 4 years old and Deborah Agoro of 2 years old.The police public relations officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi made this known in a statement made available to Blueprint Sunday.According to Oyeyemi, the suspect was arrested, Read More

NCS, OCI to collaborate on cancer care, eradication

June 5, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

Nigerian Cancer Society (NCS) has concluded plans to collaborate with the Onyebuchi Chris Ifediora (OCI) Foundation, an International Non Governmental Organization (NGO) to advance the course of cancer care with the aim of reducing it’s impact in Nigeria. The collaboration is in the area of Arm Our Youths (ArOY) a Health campaign which commenced since 2019, aiming to introduce anti-breast Read More

Happening Now: Ayade storms #BlueprintAt10 event

June 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Cross Rivers state governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, has arrived the venue of #BlueprintAt10 event taking place at Transcop Hilton in Abuja. Ayade, who recently joined the ruling All Progressives Congress, will be honoured as the governor of the year in Agro-Industrialisation. Details soon…

Breaking: Finally, Ayade joins APC, mocks PDP

May 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Information reaching Blueprint.ng has it that the Cross Rivers state governor Ben Ayade has officially joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Director General media and press to governor Mai Mala Buni, Mamman Mohammed just confirmed this to our correspondent. Mohammed said governor Buni has officially received the former PDP governor in Cross Rivers state this morning. Details later…