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…

Breaking: CBN reverses removal of First Bank MD, sacks directors

April 29, 2021 Editor 0

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has reinstated Adesola Adeduntan as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (MD/CEO) of the bank. The country’s apex bank also sacked all the board members of the bank. First bank had queried the Board of the bank for removing Adeduntan as the MD/CEO and appointed Gbenga Shobo as MD/CEO designate without regulatory approval. Read More

Breaking: Akpabio, Akpanudoedehe in closed-door meeting, deny rift

April 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs and former governor of Akwa Ibom, Godswill Akpabio and the National Secretary Caretaker Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), James Akpanudoedehe, are currently holding a closed-door meeting. The duo, however, denied any form of disagreement politically. Both Akpabio and Akpanudoedehe are from Akwa Ibom state. The APC Secretary described the visit by the Read More

Breakng: Kaduna internal revenue body seals off ‘NEPA’ building over tax liabilities (Pictures)

April 21, 2021 Editor 0

The Kaduna Internal Revenue Service (KADIRS) on Wednesday morning sealed off the headquarters of Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company popularly known as NEPA building. Blueprint reports that the building was sealed over tax liabilities amounting to N464,486,991.53k, being arrears of tax between 2012 and 2018 years of assessment. Sources close to the company revealed that Kaduna electric is known for defaulting Read More

Unkwoun gunmen kill another 3 policemen in Ebonyi

April 15, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Three policemen were Thursday killed by unknown gunmen in Ebonyi state. The three policemen attached to Safer Highway patrol team were short dead while on duty by unknown gunmen at Nwaezenyi Junction, Izzi local government area, Abakaliki. The gunmen were said to be in a convoy disgusing to be mourners, but on getting to the police check point at Nwaezenyi Read More

Kogi Hajj Commission commences vaccination for intending pilgrims

April 9, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

 The Kogi State Hajj Commission Thursday announced the commencement date for the mandatory COVID-19 vaccination of all intending pilgrims for the 2021 Hajj exercise, as directed by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON). The announcement was contained in a statement signed by the commission’s spokesman, Isah Abdulrahman, and made available to newsmen in Lokoja Thursday. The statement said the vaccination exercise Read More