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2020: Artisans, drivers, civil servants, others set agenda for Buhari, govs

January 1, 2020 Editor 0

As  year 2020 commenced today, Nigerians across many divides have asked President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government, governors of the 36 states of the federation and local government chairmen to prioritise the people’s welfare by improving the economy, ensuring rules of law, improved security and  adequate fixing of the roads across the country . A cross-section of Nigerians, ranging from artisans, Read More

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Concerns as Army stops motorcycles in Kano, Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto, Kaduna, 2 other states

May 6, 2019 Editor 0

The Nigerian Army has put a stop to use of motorcycles around Kano, Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto, Kaduna, Kebbi and Niger states. According to the acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col Sagir Musa, it was observed that the use of motorcycles by bandits, kidnappers, criminal elements and their collaborators to perpetrate crimes. He said, “The army has over time observed the Read More

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Father-in-law to Buhari’s ADC still held by kidnappers, Police announce arrest of suspects

May 2, 2019 Editor 0

The Police in Katsina State on Thursday said the suspects in connection with the abduction of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Aide de Camp (ADC)’s father-in-law, have been arrested. Although the abducted victim is still in kidnappers’den as at the time of filling this report The spokesperson of the Katsina State police command, Gambo Isah, in a statement disclosed that Magajin Garin Read More

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Late Ex-Appeal Court President buried in Katsina

April 13, 2019 Editor 0

The remains of the former President, Court of Appeal and Galadiman-Katsina, Justice Mamman Nasir has been laid to rest. Nasir died on Saturday at the Federal Medical Center, Katsina, after a brief illness, at the age of 90. His funeral prayer was led by the Chief Imam of Malumfashi, Sheikh Muhammad Kabir, and was attended by the State Deputy Governor, Read More

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Delta wins 19th National Sports Festival with wide medals’ margin

December 17, 2018 Editor 0

After 10 days of Sporting fiesta in the Nation’s capital, Abuja, Delta State has been finally announced as the winner of the 19th National Sports Festival. Team Delta claimed unimaginable 163 gold medals, 88 silver and 101 bronze medals to beat the other participating teams to the number one position after 10 days of action in Abuja. While this is Read More

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Aiteo Cup: Ajanah eyes historic cup triumph with Katsina United

October 1, 2018 Blueprint 0

Super Eagles ‘B’ defender Chinedu Ajanah, who scored the winner against Plateau United for Katsina United to advance to the quarterfinal of this year’s Aiteo Cup, has said he hope his team go all the way and win the cup competition. Ajanah finished off Plateau United four minutes from time on Friday in Gombe to set up a Titanic quarterfinal Read More

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Before these musketeers empty Glasshouse

September 10, 2018 Blueprint 0

From one bizarre incident to another, Nigeria’s soccer body, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) hasn’t failed to astonish Stakeholders with backward steps geared towards moving the country’s football development to nowhere. Based on reported agreement by NFF’s congressmen, a fresh election is around the corner. In fact, September 20 date, set for the general football administrative poll is less than Read More

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Hadiza Masari’s fight against drug abuse, by AMINU ABDULLAHI

June 16, 2018 Blueprint 0

The menace of drug abuse and trafficking in illicit drugs is a global phenomenon that nation states are battling to overcome through appropriate legal and regulatory frameworks as well as advocacy and mass mobilization campaign that suit the peculiarities of individual nations. While some countries like the Philippines, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Indonesia and China prescribe capital punishment for offenders, Read More

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Burdugau community suffering neglect

May 5, 2018 Blueprint 0

Burdugau Community in Malumfashi local government of Katsina state is lacking basic amenities and yet to enjoy dividend of democracy. One of the most important requests of our people is the construction of road networks that will link us with four local governments, namely, Bakori, Funtua, Faskari and Kankara. The community has made several entreaties to the state government, pleading Read More

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Lawal Kaita: Passage of a patriot

January 6, 2018 Blueprint 0

Nigerians were still in mourning mood over the death of Alhaji Gidado Idris when the political space was on Tuesday thrown into another shock by the exit of one of its leading lights, Alhaji Muhammadu Lawal Kaita. He passed on after a brief illness at the Turkish Hospital, Abuja. He was aged 85. His death came less than three weeks Read More

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Katsina spends N800m on irrigation

July 21, 2017 Blueprint 0

By Hamidu Sabo Katsina Katsina state government said it has spent N800million in its eff ort to revamp irrigation scheme in the state. Th e state Deputy Governor, Alh Mannir Yakubu, disclosed this yesterday while launching the deployment of 225 Mahindra tractors to farmers in the state. According to him, the amount was spent on the rehabilitation of seven dams, Read More