Uba Sani and detractors’ prejudices

June 23, 2021 Habib Bello 0

By its very nature, the democratic process spurs citizens to form opinions on a number of issues. Voters are called upon to choose candidates in elections, to consider constitutional amendments, and to approve or reject other legislative proposals. Almost any matter on which the executive or legislature has to decide may become a public issue if a significant number of Read More

Why APC lost Kaduna bye-election

June 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

The aftermath of Sabon Gari House of Assembly by-election which held on June 19, 2021, and the APC lost woefully shows that the Kaduna state APC is not laying emphasis on the 2023 general elections. However, the incumbent governor of Kaduna state Nasir El-Rufai and the entire state APC are to blame for the party’s setback. During the APC chairmanship Read More

The lesson from Sabon Gari bye election

June 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

The bye-election conducted by Independent National Electorate Commission (INEC) on Saturday, June 19, to fill the vacuum created by the removal of former speaker of Kaduna State House of Assembly, Abdullahi Shagali, on the ground of being absent from house sittings in contravention of the house rules has come and gone. What surprised many political spectators or pundits is how Read More

Nigeria better united than divided- Buhari

June 21, 2021 Moh Bello Habib, 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigeria is country better as a  united sovereign state than whe6 its breaks up. He stated this  at the launching of  Peace Foundation  Zaria on Saturday. He said that those agitating for separation of the country were ignorant of war and its consequences The President represented by Executive Secretary, Revue Mobilization, Allocation and Fiscal Commission, Alhaji Read More

Gbagyis, Egbas, what they have in common

June 20, 2021 Editorial III 0

The Gbagyis and Egbas are ethnic groups in Nigeria in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Ogun, one is known for farming and the other for entrepreneurial skills.The two groups though far apart in geographical location, still have something in common.The Egbas are a subgroup of the Yorubas, an ethnic group of western Nigeria, a majority of whom are from Read More

NASENI, Kaduna varsity to revive tomato processing factory in Kaduna

June 15, 2021 Binta Shama 0

Recently in Abuja, the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) and the Kaduna State University have entered into a collaborative research on how to revive the moribund tomato production and processing factory which has been abandoned in the state. Speaking, the Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive of NASENI, Engr. Prof. Maiwalima Mohammad Sani Haruna said “Kaduna state is rich Read More

Fire disasters: Join us as volunteers, FFS boss urges Nigerians

June 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Controller General of the Federal Fire Service (FFS) Liman Ibrahim has appealed to Nigerians to join hands with his agency as volunteer-firefighters to curb fire disasters in the country. The FFS boss believe that if citizens on ground at fire scenes attend to fire before the arrival firefighters, the excesses of fire  menace will be curtailed. Speaking Tuesday during the Read More

Insurgency: How thousands of Soldiers were maimed – Army

June 13, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Nigeria Army declared Saturday in Kaduna that several thousands of Soldiers and their counterparts in other sister security agencies have been maimed in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency over the years . This is as the Senate in a show of empathy donated N10 million to some of the Wounded Soldiers In Action (WIA), undergoing treatment at the Read More

El-Rufai, governor with a difference

June 10, 2021 Blueprint 0

Really, one must thank the people that introduced the word democracy. Thanking the initiators of democracy of over 200 years is necessary, considering how the poor individuals came to being the leaders of the peasant-farmers, and the poor labourers that occupied the largest areas of human habitation. The history of the centre and theatres of the world attractions could be Read More

At last, Buhari speaks on appointment of new COAS, Twitter ban

June 10, 2021 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that his decision to appoint Major General Yahaya Farouk as Chief of Army Staff ahead of his superiors in the Military was due to his expereince in the fight against insurgency in the North East. President Buhari who spoke in an interview with Arise News TV on Thursday morning also said the new Army Chief Read More

Letter to El-Rufai on KASU fees hike

The Kaduna State University (KASU) tuition fees hike has been bothering me for a while, but in my character, I didn’t offer any extensive commentary at first because I had no alternative solution to propose regarding the funding challenges the state quoted countlessly as the major reason for the hike. Kaduna state 2021 budget presents the following facts and figures: Read More

In Kaduna, Police foil kidnap attempt, rescue five victims

June 8, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

  The Kaduna state Police Command has foiled two kidnap attempts along Jagindi Godo-Godo road and in Mahuta Community.The Police also rescued five victims from the two operations, gunmen  succeeded in kidnapping a man. A statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Muhammad Jalige, on Tuesday said the police was on the trail of the kidnappers to ensure the release of Read More

APC’s Litmus Test: Buhari, Tinubu, others to speak at public presentation

June 6, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

President Muhammadu Buhari, national leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Vice President Prof. Yemi Osibanjo and many other leaders of the ruling party are scheduled to speak at the public presentation of a book ‘APC’s Litmus Test’ written by the director general of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Mallam Salihu Moh. Lukman. A statement made Read More

SKJPC, NERI task Gidan Waya COE students on peaceful coexistence

June 2, 2021 Abubakar Labaran 0

The Southern Kaduna Joint Peace Committee (SKJPC) has tasked students of the Kaduna state College of Education, Gidan Waya on the need to engage in activities that promote peaceful co-existence. The co-chairman of the committee, Ahmad Yandeh, made the call at a meeting with students of the institution at Gidan Waya, Kafanchan. Blueprint reports that the meeting was convened in Read More

Again, Nimrod receives Authentic outstanding sports personality award, vows to do more

June 1, 2021 Editor 0

Caretaker Committee Chairman of the NIgeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Engr. Musa Nimrod, has once again, received the prestigious AUTHENTIC News Daily Outstanding Sportsman Of The Year Award For 2020. He was presented with the award at the just concluded 2021 National Volleyball League 1 at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna. Speaking at the presentation, Consulting Editor of Authentic News Daily, Read More

Airforce debunks report of another plane crash

June 1, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has debunked a report by an online medium (Sahara reporters) that its ATR 42 aircraft heading for Owerri, Imo state to aid military operations in the South-east region, crash-landed in Akure, the Ondo state capital. Sahara reporters further alledged that the incident  occurred about two weeks ago, a week before the late Chief of the Army Read More

Breaking: Nasarawa Lawmaker kidnapped

May 30, 2021 Editor 0

A member of the Nasarawa state house of Assembly representing Nasarawa Central state constituency, Hon.Ismail Danba, has been kidnapped. Chairman Nasarawa state house of Assembly committee on information, Hon.Mohammed Omadefu, confirmed the development on Sunday.  He said the kidnappers ambushed and whisked the lawmaker away around forest, in Sanga local government of Kaduna state. He explained that Danbaba was kidnapped Read More

Emir of Zazzau flags off CAA region 11 championship in Zaria

May 30, 2021 Editor 0

The Emir of Zauzzau, Alhaji Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli, has commended the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) for bringing the Confederation of African Athletics Region II Championship to Zaria, Kaduna state.  The Sarkin Zauzzau made this known when he flagged off the 21km half marathon race to herald the two -day regional  event holding at the Ahmadu Bello Sports Complex.  The Read More

Bandits kill community leader, 7 others in Kaduna

May 28, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Bandits have killed a community leader in Ungwan Ayaba, even as gunmen killed four people in Sabon Birnin and three people in Na’ikko, in Chikun, Igabi and Giwa local governments, respectively, of Kaduna state. The Na’ikko youth, in a reprisal, attacked a neighbouring community killing two people. Just as Kaduna state government urged private schools in high-risk communities to avoid Read More

Gbagyi monarchs declare support for fight against drug abuse

May 28, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The Gbagyi Traditional Council has declared that it was committed to the fight against drug abuse in Kaduna state. The Esu Chikun of Gbagyi Chiefdom, HRH Shekoduza Danjuma Barde, assured of the traditional council’s backing when he received on a courtesy visit the leadership of Kaduna State Bureau for Substance Abuse, Prevention and treatment (KADBUSA) at his palace council chamber, Read More

Breaking: Train pipe robbers nabbed in Kaduna

May 26, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Kaduna state government officials and some security agents have apprehended those who stole pipes from the train that derailed at Unguwar Kanawa recently. They were arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway Western bypass, opposite Zakaria Hotel. Details loading…

Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru (1966-2021)

May 24, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The nation was Friday thrown into mourning following the death of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and ten other military personnel. Benjamin Samson captures the mood of the nation and citation of the late COAS. The remains of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and ten others who died in a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Read More

Revealed! How Chief of Army Staff, Attahiru, others crashed

May 21, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru has died in an air crash while on an official trip to Kaduna. Attahiru died in a military Beachcraft 350 aircraft that crashed at Kaduna International Airport on Friday, claiming all eight souls onboard. Blueprint learnt learnt that the ill-fated aircraft crashed at the airport’s runway about 6pm. Confirming the incident in a Read More