Groups petition IG, others, over plot to smear Buhari, Emefiele

November 3, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

Two groups, Nigeria First Movement and True Nigeria Patriots have raised alarm over plot by some persons, described as impostors using the names of the organizations to smear the name President Muhammadu Buhari and Mr. Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria.  The groups alleged that faceless persons have set out to use their names and organise protests by Read More

Breaking: Tottenham unveil Conte as new coach

November 2, 2021 BBC 0

Tottenham have appointed former Chelsea and Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte as their new manager until summer 2023. The Premier League club sacked Nuno Espirito Santo on Monday after just 17 games, with Spurs eighth in the table. Tottenham says there is “an option to extend” 52-year-old Conte’s deal with them. “I am extremely happy to return to coaching, and to do Read More

Yar’Adua’s minister, Abba Ruma, dies in London

October 28, 2021 Blueprint 0

Former Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources in late President Umar Musa Yar’Adua’s government, Dr Abba Sayyadi Ruma, is dead. Reliable sources said Ruma died in a London hospital. His uncle and Danwairen Katsina, Alhaji Sada Salisu Ruma, confirmed his demise. He said late Sayyadi battled diabetes for a long time before he eventually passed away Wednesday morning. He was Read More

Excitement as Nigeria receives Queen’s baton relay ahead 2022 Commonwealth games

October 16, 2021 Editor 0

As member nations prepare for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Nigeria on Friday in Abuja received the Queen’s Baton Relay, an iconic event which started with a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London as part of the city’s Commonwealth Day festivities. The President, Common Wealth Games Nigeria, Engr. Habul Gumel, who received the Queen’s Baton Relay at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Read More

Pandora: Osun governor Oyetola denies link with London property

October 9, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has denied the alleged ownership of a property in London, United Kingdom. He also denied the purported link with the owner of the property, Mr Kolawole Aluko. In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, and made available to newsmen in Osogbo, Sayurday, Oyetola described as ‘unfounded and untrue,’ the report linking him to the Read More

At last, Tinubu opens up on health status

October 3, 2021 Editor 0

Former Lagos state Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has for the first time in months revealed his health status. Tinubu who has been in London for medical treatments spoke he received members of the House of Representatives northern caucus. The National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said he is only undergoing physiotherapy. High profile Nigerians including President Read More

Breaking: Woman, 4 others stabbed as knife attack rocks London

August 30, 2021 Editor 0

A woman is among five people injured in a mass knife fight outside a London Tube station. All those injured in the incident outside Harrow Tube station were in their teens or 20s and were taken to hospital – with two men said to be in a “serious but stable” condition. Harrow Police wrote on Twitter: “We were called at Read More

Breaking: Romelu Lukaku returns, completes Chelsea switch

August 12, 2021 Dailymail 0

Chelsea have completed a £98million deal to bring Romelu Lukaku back to the Premier League. Talks with Inter Milan reached a conclusion on Saturday after days of negotiations over the fee and structure of the transfer.  The 28-year-old landed at Biggin Hill airport on Wednesday evening ahead of his move back to Stamford Bridge, having passed the main part of his medical in Milan Read More

Breaking: Business mogul, Hosa Okunbo, is dead

August 8, 2021 Editor 0

A popular politician and business mogul, Captain Hosa Okunbo, has reportedly passed on. A family source disclosed that Okunbo died after a long battle with cancer. Captain Hosa who hails from Edo state reportedly died on Saturday night, August 7, 2021 at a hospital in London. He was aged 63. Details loading…

Adeosun: Vindication of a public servant?

July 9, 2021 Kayode Adebiyi 0

In what is being referred to as historic, a Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday vindicated former Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, ruling that she was ineligible for national service. Adeosun, through her lawyer, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), had in March 2021 filed a suit for constitutional interpretation of her eligibility for NYSC. The court, presided over by Read More

Breaking: Buhari makes u-turn on London medical trip

June 25, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has postponed his planned trip to London for medical follow-up, the Presidency said in a statement in Abuja. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, who disclosed this, said a new date for the trip would be announced in due course. “The medical follow-up visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to United Kingdom Read More

Breaking: Again, Buhari heads to London for medical trip

June 24, 2021 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari would be departing Nigeria for London on Friday, in what the Presidency, said was a scheduled medical trip. The President’s spokesman, Femi Adesina, announced the development, in a terse, two-paragraph statement, on Thursday, informing that the President was due back to the country in the second week of July. The statement read: “President Muhammadu Buhari will proceed Read More

Breaking: Tuchel strikes fresh Chelsea deal

June 4, 2021 BBC 0

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has signed a contract extension until the summer of 2024. Tuchel, 47, signed an initial 18-month deal when he replaced Frank Lampard as Blues boss in January. He led the club to victory in the Champions League final and a fourth-placed finish in the Premier League. Chelsea were ninth in the Premier League and without a Read More

Mohammed Idris at 55, Blueprint at 10

May 2, 2021 Ibrahim Sheme 0

In my life, there are three people that I call Chairman, and they are related in more ways than one. First, all three happened to come from Niger State. Two of them are Nupe, so those are my “Katsina slaves”. But all three were my masters, on a serious note. Why? They employed me at one time or the other. Read More

Breaking: Tottenham sack Mourinho

April 19, 2021 BBC 0

Jose Mourinho has been sacked by Tottenham after just 17 months in charge. The Portuguese replaced Mauricio Pochettino as Spurs manager in November 2019 and guided the club to sixth in the Premier League last season. They are currently seventh, having picked up two points from their past three league games, and were knocked out of the Europa League in Read More

Updated: Buhari returns to Abuja after 16 days in London

April 16, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the new acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, to work to meet the high expectation of Nigerians in him. The President gave the charge on his arrival in Nigeria from his medical trip in the United Kingdom (UK) Thursday evening. Buhari returned to Abuja from the United Kingdom 16 days after he left for Read More