Breaking: 2 veteran actors dead in less than 24 hours

August 27, 2021 Editor 0

Two veteran nollywood actors Ifeanyi Dike and Victor Olaotan have passed on. While Dike died on Friday morning, Olaotan was confirmed dead on Thursday evening. Both died after suffering from illness. Dike has been down with kidney illness since 2011 after which he underwent a successful kidney transplant in India.  Olaotan had celebrated his 69th birthday on Wednesday, February 17, Read More

2 policemen nabbed for ‘possessing cannabis’ in Edo

August 18, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

Members of Edo State Security Network, otherwise known as vigilante has arrested two policemen over alleged  possession  of  cannabis. The cops were reportedly apprehended during a stop-and-search of their Lexus RX330 SUV  around Oko-Ogba Airport road in Benin City, the State Capital.  In a viral video, one of the police officer who was handcuffed with his colleague  admitted to owning the drug Read More

Etsako Club 81, Edo varsity conduct medical outreach

August 13, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

A socio-cultural association, Etsako Club 81, in collaboration with Edo University, lyamho-Uzairue, has conducted a free medical screening where thousands of indigenes of Edo North Senatorial District were screened and treated for respiratory tract infections, eye disease, malaria endemic, HIV and tuberculosis, etc. The Medical Mission, according to the president of Etsako Club 81, Dr. Mamudu, was in fulfilment of Read More

Buhari completes 12 dams, 3 hydropower projects, 7 irrigation projects – APC group

August 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC), has said out of 116 inherited projects for priority completion in 2016, a total of twelve dams, three hydropower projects and seven irrigation projects among many others have been completed by the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The APC think-tank group also disclosed that Buhari administration signed Executive Order 9 Read More

Breaking: Business mogul, Hosa Okunbo, is dead

August 8, 2021 Editor 0

A popular politician and business mogul, Captain Hosa Okunbo, has reportedly passed on. A family source disclosed that Okunbo died after a long battle with cancer. Captain Hosa who hails from Edo state reportedly died on Saturday night, August 7, 2021 at a hospital in London. He was aged 63. Details loading…

APC CECPC: Supreme Court validated Buni’s appointment – govs

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have declared their support for the National Chairman of the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni with regards to his appointment into such capacity by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party. The governors made their position known in a statement issued Thursday in Abuja and signed by their Read More

Breaking: Supreme Court affirms Buni’s CECPC leadership lawful, says APC is right

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigerian Supreme Court has affirmed that the leadership Governor Mai Mala Buni as Chairman, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is legal and lawful. The apex court, according to the extract released by the APC, the court also held that Mai Mala Buni’s position as Acting Chairman of the Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Read More

Congress: Oyetola’s group boycotts direct primary option in Osun – Party scribe

August 1, 2021 Editorial II 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress in Osun state and the party’s State Caretaker Secretary Alhaji Razak Salinsile, has said despite the enthusiasm showed by the party members to elect ward executives at Saturday’s ward congress, a group loyal to Governor Gboyega Oyetola boycotted the exercise. Although, the Caretaker party chairman in the State, Prince Gboyega Famodun, had Read More

Breaking: Kidnapped Kaduna monarch regains freedom

July 29, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

   The Kpop Ham and Paramount ruler of Jaba Chiefdom in Kaduna state, Dr. Jonathan Danladi Gyet Maude, has been released after spending two days in the kidnappers den. Kaduna state Police Command confirmed to Blueprint that the 83-year-old Jaba paramount ruler was released on Wednesday night. Anthony Maude, younger brother to the first class chief in Kaduna state, told Read More

How Buhari laying solid foundation for uninterrupted power supply – APC group

July 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A think-tank group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign has revealed how President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has introduced policies and programmes that will ensure uninterrupted power supply in the country. The group in a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja by its national youth leader Ismaeel Ahmed, former national publicity secretary Lanre Issa-Onilu Read More

Keren- Happuch: Mother of dead rape victim breaks down, demands justice

July 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Keren- Happuch: Mother of dead rape victim breaks down, demands justiceBy Bode OlagokeAbujaThe mother of Keren-Happuch, Mrs. Vivien Akpagher has broken her silence and spoke for the first time since her daughter died following medical complications arising from condom, which was left inside daughter by the rapist, infecting the daughter with sepsis and resulting in her death on 22nd of Read More

Avoid aiding Nigeria’s disintegration, YAF urges Yoruba youths

July 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A coalition under the aegis of the Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF), Friday, decried the ban on and the stoppage of its peace rally/sensitisation Motorcade by the police in the state. YAF expressed regret that the police in the state could not distinguish between it and other groups claiming to be championing Yoruba self-determination and independence with the disguised objective of Read More

Kanu: Nigeria turning into a pariah state – Igbo group

July 10, 2021 Editor 0

The Igbo National Movement has alleged that the current leadership in Nigeria “is quickly turning the Federation into a pariah state, known only for lawlessness and corrupt purpose”.   In a statement jointly signed by the group’s Executive Director Anthony Olisa Okolo, Executive Secretary Onyemuche Mbachu, Director Media/Mobilisation, Chief Peter Agba Kalu, Legal Adviser Barr. Eze Eluchie and obtained by Read More

Breaking: Many storm Synagogue church, witness Prophet T.B Joshua ‘s burial service amidst rainfall

July 9, 2021 Editor 0

Crowd on Friday besieged the headquarters of Synagogue Church of All Nations, Ikotun, Lagos State where founder Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua’s burial service was conducted. During the programme, only few people were actually allowed access to the main auditorium in line with the COVID-19 protocol. Others who couldn’t gain entrance persistently stayed outside despite a downpour in the area. Governor Read More

Senate approves Buhari’s N2.343trn external borrowing request

July 7, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for the authourisation of N2.343 trillions! ($6.183 billion USD) as External Borrowing in the 2021 Appropriation Act.  This was just as it directed the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, the Director General of the Debt Management Office, Patience Oniha, and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Read More

A/Court ruling: Join me to build Ondo, Akeredolu tells Jegede

June 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ondo state governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has asked his main challenger in the last governorship election, Eyitayo Jegede SAN of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to join hands with him in building the state. Akeredolu who was reacting to the Court of Appeal’s judgement in his favour, added that personally he still have much respect for the defeated PDP governorship Read More

Breaking: President collapses in Zambia

June 13, 2021 Agency Report 0

Zambia President Edgar Lungu collapsed in the capital, Lusaka, during a national defence day event on Sunday, local media reported. Shortly after, Secretary to the Cabinet, Dr Simon Miti, issued a statement to reporters and the State TV, assuring the local public and the international community that President Lungu “is well and has continued to discharge his duties”. Dr Miti Read More