Ebonyi indigenes demand release of detained Journalist over Facebook post

October 13, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has faulted the state government of Engr David Umahi, for implementing Cybercrime Prohibition Law in the state without a public hearing. The group however, demanded immediate release of a Radio presenter, Godfrey Chikwere, arrested and detained over a Facebook post on the order of the state government. In a statement Read More

Watford sack manager after poor spell

October 4, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Watford have sacked their manager Xisco Munoz after 10 months in the job. The 41-year-old Spaniard helped win promotion to the Premier League last season after joining in December 2020. Watford are 14th with seven points from seven games and Xisco’s last match in charge was Saturday’s 1-0 defeat by Leeds United. “The board feels recent performances strongly indicate a Read More

Abuja monarch condoles with Tebboune over Bouteflika’s death

September 22, 2021 Donald Iorchir 0

The Etsu Kwali and chairman traditional council of chiefs, Kwali area council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, Alhaji Shaban Audu Nizazo lll, has condoled with President Abdelmadjid Tebboune of Algeria over the death of former Algerian president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika. The Etsu in a statement made available to Blueprint Wednesday by his spokesman, Godwin Nyitse, said he received with Read More

APC members angry over red-carpet reception of Fani-Kayode – PGF boss

September 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, said the recent defection of former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode into the APC got most members angry, especially with the by the red-carpet reception given to him. While calling for calm, the APC chieftain also appealed to party leaders to properly engage in internal negotiations that will guide the Read More

Banditry: Gumi’s position self serving, threat to national security- PGF boss

September 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Dr Salihu Lukman, has faulted the Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abubakar Gumi, for calling on the authorities to grant amnesty to bandits in the country. The APC chieftain said Gumi’s position was not only self serving but clearly a threat to national security. Lukman also applauded the role played by Chief Executive Read More

Equity market;loses N55bn

September 1, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Investment in the nation’s equity market yesterday sustained declining profile, shedding N55 billion. Specifically, market capitalisation of listed equities declined by 0.27 per cent to N20.434 trillion from N20.489 trillion reported the previous day. The Nigerian Exchange All Share Index also depreciated by 108.06 basis points to 39218.61 points from 39326.67 traded on Monday. Investors traded 425.658 million shares valued Read More

Mantu’s death: Devastating, huge loss – David Mark

August 17, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

Former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, has expressed shock and sadness over the demise of former deputy President of the Senate, Ibrahim Mantu, saying “It is devastating and a loss to the political class”. Reacting to Mantu’s death in Abuja, Tuesday,  Mark lamented that the former lawmaker died at a time when his wealth of experience, wisdom and Read More

Democratic development: PGF boss advocates improved relationship between govt, CSOs

August 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

For Nigeria’s democracy to develop and the welfare of Nigerians improved, a call has been made for an improved relationship between the Nigerian government and the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs). In a statement released to newsmen Monday in Abuja, Director General of the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF) and a chieftain of the governing party, Salihu Moh. Lukman, said part of Read More

LG Electronics: Bringing cinematic sound experience to homes

August 11, 2021 David Agba 0

LG Electronics (LG) has rollout the LG Eclair (model QP5) soundbar as well as the revealing of two new LG TONE Free true wireless earbuds (models HBS-FN6 and HBS-FN4). Both deliver an exceptional listening experience with lifelike audio thanks to Meridian Audio technology. The company in a statement said the LG HBS-FN6 features LG’s industry-first UVnano case which eliminates bacteria Read More

APC governors mourn Abiodun’s father, Pa Emmanuel Adesanya

August 4, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has said it received the death of Pa (Dr) Emmanuel Adesanya Abiodun with heavy heart and gratitude to God for a life well lived. The late Pa Emmanuel Adesanya Abiodun is the father of incubent governor of Ogun state, Dapo Abiodun. He passed away on Monday. But in a condolences message signed by its chairman Read More

Erosion: FCT minister urged communities utilize projects

August 2, 2021 Helen Oji 0

The Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Musa Bello has urged communities to make use of the intervention project executed by Ecological Fund Office. Bello who was represented by, Director of Human Resources Mallam Bashir Mohammad, made this known during weekend, while commissioning Kurudu and Angwan Gwari (Karshi) erosion control and road improvement works in Abuja. He said the project Read More

FCT bakers’ll miss Danmadamin Gwagwalada – Son

July 12, 2021 Donald Iorchir 0

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja Master Bakers will forever miss their former chairman, Alhaji Mohammed Nura Ibrahim and Danmadamin Gwagwalada, who died in Gwagwalada Abuja, Thursday last week, after a protracted illness. Speaking to Blueprint in his Gwagwalada residence, the second son of the deceased, Engineer Nura Musa described the death of his father, Nura Ibrahim as a great Read More

Tears, testimonies as Akeredolu, Sanwo-Olu, others attend Prophet T.B Joshua’s final burial

July 9, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Ondo state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, and his Lagos counterpart Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday attended the final burial of the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations Prophet T.B Joshua held in Lagos state. Sanwo-Olu was represented by his Commissioner for Home Affairs, Hon, Anofi Olanrewaju Elegushi. Also present is the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, who was also Read More

Beach Volleyball: Preparations for Paris 2024 begins immediately – Nimrod

June 27, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

  As Nigerian lost Africa’s sole ticket to the Tokyo Olympics following their final loss in Morocco, Chairman Caretaker Committee of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engr. Musa Nimrod has commended the fighting spirit of Nigeria beach volleyball women’s team. Kenya beat Nigeria 2-0 in Sunday’s women’s final to secure the sole ticket ahead of next month’s Tokyo 2020 Olympics. A repeat Read More

Buni charges Nigeria’s envoy to US on beneficial relationship

June 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe state Governor, Mai Mala Buni, has charged Nigeria’s Ambassador to the United States of America, Dr Uzoma Emenike on beneficial relationship between the two countries. Buni stated this Saturday when he led a delegation to Umuahia, Abia state to condole with the family of the Ambassador Read More

Security agencies now speaking language bandits, IPOB, others understand- APC group

June 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the ruling All Progressives Congress on the platform of APC Legacy and Awareness Campaign (APC-LAC) said peace has gradually returning to the country because the security agencies are now speaking the languages understood by bandits, terrorists and members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) terrorising the nation. The group said “the fear that has gripped the nation Read More

Igangan killings: MSSN calls for arrest, prosecution of perpetrators

June 10, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) has urged the federal government and the security agencies to ensure arrest and prosecution of perpetrators of Igangan.   A statement jointly signed by the B-Zone Amir/Zonal Coordinator, Qaasim Babatunde Odedeji, Secretary, Abdul-Jalil Abdur-Razaq and the Public Relations Officer, Mos’ud Tohir, and made available to newsmen in Osogbo Wednesday, condemned the killings, saying “Nigerians are tired Read More

Again, herdsmen invade Benue communities, ‘kill’ 14

May 22, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

Less than 24 hours after Internally Displaced Persons IDPs killed by herdsmen at Abagena camp were buried Friday, herdsmen militias again attacked Tse Ancha, in Agan located less than a kilometre from Abagena IDP Camp killing ten persons. This is even as gunmen suspect to be herdsmen Friday night attacked Imande-Abu in Mbayan, Logo Local Government area of Benue State Read More

Discover the beauty within, says Beauty By AD, cosmetics brand

October 24, 2019 Bode Olagoke 0

Every company has a testament that constitutes its core values, its desires and the very essence of its soul. For a premium Nigerian cosmetics brand known as Beauty By AD, the very nucleus of its being is built around ‘Beauty”. Little wonder, in the very nomenclature of the company is “Beauty”. The testament on the company’s website reads : “Welcome Read More