Volleyball: Nimrod joins others, celebrates Int’l day of sports devt and peace

April 6, 2020 Editorial IV 0

As Nigeria joins the world in celebrating International Day for Sports Development and Peace, the President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Engineer Musa Nimrod, has urged volleyball players to keep all hope alive during the COVID-19 pandemic.Nimrod advised volleyball athletes to abide by guidelines laid down by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).Nimrod also urged the athletes to continue Read More

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Attack on Ekweremadu as parody of our reality

August 21, 2019 Editorial IV 0

I call it the Nuremberg madness. I solemnly consider it as grotesquely outlandish. It defies all manner of ratiocination and rationalisations. I had read a number of opinions that tended to either draw some bizarre corollary upon which a general warning was issued to other Ibo leaders and leaders of other ethnic nationalities to beware or that tended to justify the Read More

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Ogun seeks FG’s approval to dualise 3 major roads

July 30, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state said Tuesday that the state government has requested for federal government’s permission to dualise three major federal roads linking the state with Lagos state. The roads are Ikorodu-Ogijo-Shagamu road, Epe-Ijebu-Ode road and Lagos-Ota-Abeokua road. The state governor said this while briefing State House correspondents when he led a delegation of elders and leaders of Read More

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Sokoto assembly gets new principal officers

July 12, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Sokoto state House of Assembly has got new principal officers to serve as leaders in the 9th assembly. The names of the leaders were forwarded to the assembly in separate letters by the All Progrossives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Speaker, Alhaji Aminu Achida, while presenting the letters at plenary Thursday, called on the new principal Read More

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We’ll improve on March 9 polls—Nasarawa PDP

February 28, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nasarawa state has promised to improve on its performance of the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections in the forthcoming March 9 governorship election. The party chairman Mr Francis Orogu made Thursday at a news conference in Akwanga, Akwanga local government area of the state, shortly after holding meeting with party leaders and Read More

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AFCON qualifier: Morocco & Cameroon in heavyweight clash 

November 14, 2018 Blueprint 0

Morocco and Cameroon will meet in a heavyweight 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying battle at the Stade Mohamed V in Casablanca on Friday, 16 November 2018. Kick-off is at 9pm CAT. Morocco come into the match placed second on the Group B log with seven points, just one behind leaders Cameroon. Third-placed Malawi are three points behind the Atlas Read More

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Nigeria: Animal Farm revisited,by Fidel Alow-Gold Ogar

September 12, 2018 Blueprint 0

The great works of George Orwell, real name Eric Blair on “Animal Farm” and “Nineteen four”, must ever remain the best classical works of fiction in the memories of every leader, the led, scholars and those in the literary cycles. Both works exhaustively talked about leadership question and even finding answers to the probing question underpinning the conundrum. However those Read More

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2019: Leaders Nigeria needs

April 19, 2018 Blueprint 0

There is something that cannot move, think, or talk, but can hear when you send it on errands. That thing is money. Nigeria needs leaders who will give us great ideas and selfless service that will arrest the greed and selfish nature of political leaders. In my considered opinion, those who must begin the “environmental sanitation” must be equipped with Read More

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Adesina, Dahiru, Olorunyomi seek stiffer laws on hate speech

March 26, 2018 Editorial IV 0

The trio of Femi Adesina, Umar Dahiru and Dapo Olorunyomi, have called for stiffer legislation on hate speech to reduce the tension ahead of the 2019 general elections. Adesina is the Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs to President Muhammadu Buhari, Dahiru is former chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters while Olorunyomi is the Publisher Read More

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2019: Christian/Muslim group plots credible leadership

December 6, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Usman Ibn A. Lapai Kaduna The Christian – Muslim Peace, Unity and Development Initiative of Nigeria (CM – PIN), a non-governmental organisation working in the areas of peace, social development and good governance in the country has thrown its weight behind the Good News Nigeria movement for the emergence of credible leaders in 2019. The organisation is non-tribal, non-religious, Read More

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Stop intimidating Nigerians with military invasions, regional leaders warn Buhari

October 5, 2017 Blueprint 0

…Demand restructuring A forum of the Southern, Middle-belt Leaders Forum (SMLF) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to stop intimidating Nigerians with the military invasion of some part of the country, asking the President to urgently put machinery in place for restructuring. The forum which comprise of delegates from the South-west, South-east, South-south and Middle-belt states condemned in totality the military’s operation Read More

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Ethnic youth leaders sign peace pact

September 21, 2017 Blueprint 0

The leaders of various youth groups and ethnic nationalities across Nigeria have all agreed and expressed their commitment to a united, peaceful and prosperous Nigeria. In a communiqué issued at the end of the meeting held Thursday in Abuja, they sought a Nigeria where the rights of all citizens to live peacefully in any part of the country were guaranteed. Read More