Enyimba won’t find Bidvest Wits clash easy, Anyasi confesses

March 23, 2018 Gbenga Jolaosho. Abuja 0

Enyimba chairman Felix Anyansi-Agwu has described as “tricky” his team’s CAF Confederation Cup final playoff s pairing with Bidvest Wits of South Africa. In the draw conducted in Cairo on Wednesday, the two-time African champions were drawn against the Clever Boys, who last season were crowned PSL champions for the first time in their history. That league triumph earned the Read More

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Governor Badaru and the old order in Jigawa

March 13, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

I write to comment or disagree with his plan to emulate some agenda of former governor of Jigawa state, Senator Ibrahim Saminu Turaki, to transform Jigawa by paying polling booth fund (Kudin Akwati) to few politicians neglecting or abandoning the responsibilities of councilors, local government chairmen and perhaps commissioners and making them redundant. Given his experience, the governor needs no Read More

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Miyetti Allah appoints national youth leader, SSA

February 23, 2018 Baba Yusuf 0

Abuja National President of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, a Fulani socio-cultural association, Alhaji Bello Abdullahi Bodejo, has announced the appointment of Alhaji Umar Aliyu Kaura as the national youth leader of the association. A release issued by Bodejo in Tudun Wada, in Nasarawa state yesterday, stated that the appointment “is with immediate effects,” and urged him to use his wealth Read More

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Female circumcision has no effect on sexuality – Gynaecologist

February 15, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Dr Victor Amamasi, a gynecologist with St. Raphael Hospital, Ago-Okota, Lagos, says female circumcision has no effect on female sexuality and has not stopped women from being promiscuous. Amamasi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, that a woman’s sexuality was influenced by gene, peer group, sexual orientation, values and environment. NAN reports that female circumcision is the Read More

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CAF Champions League:Boboye confident as Plateau United begain debut campaign

February 9, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Plateau United head coach Kennedy Boboye is confident the club will make an impact in the CAF Champions League this year despite their lack of experience in the competition. The Jos club, who won the Nigeria Professional Football League title for the first time last season, will face Cameroonian side Eding Sport in their preliminary round fixture at the New Read More

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I’m ready to govern Osun – Ex-speaker

January 11, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Lateef Dada Osogbo Former speaker of Osun state Assembly, Adejare Bello yesterday said he had garnered the required experience and composure that will make him perform excellently as the next governor of the state. He made the disclosure to newsmen in his hometown, Ede at the 8th day Fidau prayer of his late father, Alhaji Ajagbe Bello Olatoyemu. Bello, Read More

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NADDC set to take over Africa’s auto industry –Jelani

January 11, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Jelani Aliyu, is a car design veteran from General Motors (GM). He is also known as the designer of the Chevy Volt, amongst other vehicular creations in the United States of America. To him, spearheading a revolution that will change the face of auto-design and manufacturing in Nigeria and on the continent is a move that will domicile the country Read More

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Ghanaian Mensah relishes facing English giants Arsenal

December 13, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Ghana international Samuel Mensah is looking forward to facing Arsenal in the 2017/18 UEFA Europa League round of 32. The defender, who plays for Swedish club Ostersunds FK, believes that it will be a big experience for him and his teammates. English giants Arsenal will travel to Jamkraft Arena on February 15, 2018 before hosting Ostersunds a week later at Read More

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Amosun, let there be light at Agbologun

December 12, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Some years ago, Agbologun community in the Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State glittered with electricity. But in recent times, the town has been sidelined and abandoned in the dark. Even in those bright days, electricity did not come on a silver platter. As a people, we pulled our meagre resources together, lobbied, made several appeals and wrote petitions Read More

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PDP chair: North central leaders back Secondus

November 20, 2017 Emeka Nze 0

By Emeka Nze Abuja Barely 20 days to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national convention, former governor of Plateau state, Jonah Jang and leaders of North Central zone have expressed their support for the aspiration of the former Acting National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus. The leaders of the party in the zone had at the weekend in Abuja described Secondus as Read More

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MAPOLY lecturers reject retired principal as rector

November 17, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

  The crisis rocking Moshood Abiola Polytechnic Abeokuta, deepens as lecturers rejected the appointment of a retired school principal, Mr. Ayodeji Tella, as the acting rector of the polytechnic after former Rector, Prof. Oludele Itiola, was relieved of his appointment by the state government. Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) in MAPOLY kicked against Tella’s appointment on the ground that Read More

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Udoji dumps Kano Pillars, heads back to Enyimba

November 4, 2017 Admin 3 0

Kano Pillars defender Chinedu Udoji has opened talks with former Nigeria Professional Football League champions Enyimba over a possible return to the club. The experienced center-back severed ties with the Peoples Elephant last season, signing a two-year deal with Kano Pillars. Udoji is however eyeing a possible return to the club he captained to win the NPFL title in the Read More

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Buhari swears in new SGF, launches Armed Forces emblem

By Abdullahi M. Gulloma Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday swore in Mr. Boss Mustapha as the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) at the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja. The President also launched the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Emblem and Appeal Fund shortly before the commencement of the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting. Speaking at Read More

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PDP chair: Experience my edge over others – George

October 31, 2017 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

By AbdulRaheem Aodu Kaduna Former National Vice Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Bode George, has said that his 10 years experience at the PDP national secretariat makes him the most qualified of the aspirants for the position of chairman of the party. Speaking in Kaduna when he visited the PDP North West zonal office over the weekend, Chief Read More

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Azare: New dawn for NTI, –By Babangida Kakaki

October 13, 2017 Babangida Kakaki 0

There is an adage that it is not an offence when the accomplishments of someone is told and propagated. The appointment of Professor Garba Dahuwa Azare as Director General, National Teachers’ Institute (NTI), Kaduna, is not only a blessing but a success story. Prior to his administration, the previous leadership of the only teacher-training institute in the country had put Read More

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