[PICTURES] Nigerian Taekwondo: I ‘ll be President for all – Saidu Abdullahi

October 15, 2021 Editor 0

Alhaji Saidu Abdullahi is the newly sworn-in President of the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF). In this exclusive interview with Blueprint, Alhaji Abdullahi, who is the immediate vice president of NTF speaks on latest emergence among other issues bordering on Nigerian Taekwondo. Excerpts A unique quest to lead It’s not an easy one because campaigning across the country, trying to solicit Read More

Fani-Kayode: Nobody can stop defectors into APC – Party chieftain

September 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi state and state chairmanship aspirant, Hon. Hamidu Saidu Sani, has said no one can stop anybody from decamping to the ruling party from another party. The APC chieftain was reacting to outrage following the recent defection of former Avaition Minister Femi Fani-Kayode into the ruling APC. Saidu made this clarification Read More

Osun ministerial nominees: Alimi lied – Oyetola’s aide

September 17, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The claim by Osun State’s former Commissioner for Local and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Kolapo Alimi, that Governor Adegboyega Oyetola failed to nominate his predecessor for a ministerial slot is not only untrue but also wicked, illogical and mischievous, Ismail Omipidan, Chief Press Secretary to Oyetola, has said. He was reacting to the claim by Alimi in a newspaper interview that Read More

BBNaija: Tega reunites, kisses husband (Video)

September 8, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

BBNaija’s evicted housemate, Tega has finally reunited with her husband, Adejoh, after her eviction from the reality TV show. Tega and her hubby met for the first time since her eviction, Tuesday, September 7, 2021. The couple were all loved up as they reunited after weeks apart. This came hours after the mom of one pleaded amid tears to everyone Read More

Yobe: Clerics task residents on charity

September 5, 2021 Yusuf A. Yusuf 0

In recognition of the significant role that charity plays in alleviating human suffering, the United Nations has set aside the 5th of September every year to create awareness by sensitizing and mobilizing groups and individuals to promote charitable efforts. It is against this background that, Blueprint correspondent interviewed some religious leaders in Damaturu yobe state capital on the significants of Read More

How I made my money fast – HAFSAT BARAUNIYA

September 3, 2021 Blueprint 0

Hafsat Idris Barauniya, who joined Kannywood eight years ago, is acknowledged as one of the richest actresses in the industry. The Sokoto-born actress, whose marriage collapsed after four children, has featured in many movies and commercials. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA she speaks about her family, misconception about her wealth, career challenges and future plans. Our last time interview Read More

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Herbal medicine: Most states govs are lazy- NIPRD DG

August 29, 2021 Helen Oji 0

For not showing interest in the development of the herbal medicine sector that has the capacity to create jobs, foreign exchange and generate income for the states, the Director General of the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD), Dr. Obi Adigwe, has described most state governors in Nigeria as being lazy. He said instead of developing the herbal Read More

Why I like playing role of wicked women – Daso

August 27, 2021 Blueprint 0

Kano-born Kannywood actress Saratu Gidado popularly known as Daso hails from Kano state and joined the Hausa movie industry, Kannywood, in 2000. Her performance in Feleke a film produced by Ali Ndabawa, earned her the nickname Daso. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, she speaks on her career, especially her roles as wicked women. What is your background and how Read More

Based on Supreme Court judgement, nothing like APC today – Udeogu

August 27, 2021 Blueprint 0

In this interview with AMARACHUKWU EGWUAGHA in Abakaliki, the caretaker chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), Ebonyi state chapter, Chief Fred Udeogu, explains that there is nothing like APC in Nigeria today. Do we actually have APC in Nigeria now based on the legal perspective? There is nothing like APC legally in Nigeria today, based on judgment and the position Read More

Corruption, insecurity differentiate APC from PDP, PGF boss replies Jega

August 23, 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 faulted the former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Attairu Jega, for saying the ruling party and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are the same. Jega had in a recent interviews claimed that both the PDP Read More

I did nothing special to earn me first class at law school – Odia

August 23, 2021 Blueprint 0

Ofure Odia, a graduate of Ambrose Ali University Ekpoma, in Edo State, who made Upper Credit (2.1) aggregate, was one of the 2021 batch at the recent Call to Bar ceremony for law school graduates held in Abuja. In this interview with KEHINDE OSASONA, the 22-year-old lady, divulged to BLUEPRINT how she attained the feat. Excerpts; Congratulations on the attainment Read More

VIDEO: How tricycle job pays better than teaching job, female graduate who drives ‘Keke napep’ narrates experience

August 20, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

An unidentified young female graduate who drives a commercial tricycle, popularly known as keke napep, for a living has disclosed that it pays her better than teaching job. According to her, she took on a teaching job in four different schools after she graduated but the pay was meagre, so she decided to tricycle business, and it pays way more. Read More

Benue needs good governance not press conferences, APC chieftain tackles Ortom

August 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in Benue state, Dr Garus Gololo, has urged the Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, to focus on bringing the dividends of democracy to the people, rather than indulging in “endless media interview.” He also criticized the governor for distracting public attention from his administration’s failures by fishing around for imaginary enemies.Reaction Read More

I’ve limited ambitions as a woman – Sadiya Adam

August 6, 2021 Blueprint 0

Sadiya Adam joined Kannywood about seven years ago and has so far featured in films like Dakin Amarya, Gobe da labari, Bani Ba Aure, Sadauki, Idda and Hasashe. She tells ALIYU ASKIRA in this interview that she’s as decent as any other God-fearing lady despite the fact that she chose to be an actress. You had been attending an Islamiya Read More

FG not ready to end farmers/herders clashes-Sen Binos

August 4, 2021 Muazu Abari 0

The senetor representing Adamawa south senetorial district ,Sen.Binos Dauda yaroe, has attributed the increasing rate of farmers/herders clashes in the country to federal government’s unseriousness and insincerity.He said government must adopt a wholistic approach and be serious, sincere and determined to nip the challenges in the bud. Just as he also counsels the government to ban cattle movement across the Read More

Medical report confirms Keren-Happuch was raped – GBVR coalition

July 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Coalition of Gender Based Violence Responders (GBVR) has condemned what it described as deliberate attempts by the management of Premiere Academy, Lugbe to allegedly distort facts leading to the death of a – 14 year old student, Keren-Happuch Akpagher who died following infections caused her by the condom left inside her by her rapist. According to the coalition, the Read More

2023: Buhari has no succession agreement with Tinubu, Okechukwu replies Hanga

July 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON) and a chieftain of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) Osita Okechukwu, has expressed support for the proposal for a consensus candidate for the 2023 presidential election. The APC chieftain also refuted the claim by Senator Hanga that there was an agreement between President Muhammadu Buhari and former Lagos state governor Asiwaju Read More

Introducing Horace Tempo, music producer/musician

July 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Music producer and musician, Horace Tempo, born Horace Wangnin Saizonou blew into the music space about one and half years ago. In that little time, he has not only carved a niche of his own but has built a cult following that has devoutly identified with his musical identity and are willing to walk with him on his journey. While Read More

Presidency: APC to decide 2023 zoning arrangement – Buhari

June 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will decide where the presidency would be zoned to in 2023. He added that the Caretaker Committee of APC will submit their report to him by the end of this month which mark’s the end of their tenure. Buhari said the report will show when the convention of Read More

Why I’m always with Sani Sule Katsina – Hannatu Bashir

May 14, 2021 Blueprint 0

Hannatu Bashir tells ALIYU ASKIRA in this interview that she is very happy that two of her films are selling like hot cake. Hannatu also speaks on her new films, career projection and her plans for the future. Your two films, Kyalkyal Banza and Karshen Zance, are selling like hot cake? Tell us about them. Well, I thank God and Read More

Again, Police arrest Imo newspaper distributors

May 10, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

One week after security agents arrested the New Telegraph’s newspaper distributor, Chuks Ugwuibe in Imo state, five others were Monday arrested. Our correspondent gathered that policemen stormed the newspaper distribution centre on Rotibi Street in the morning and arrested five of them, without giving them an opportunity to know why they were being arrested. When Ugwuibe was declared missing last Read More