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Eze scores for his Serbian club on debut

February 19, 2018 Editorial IV 0

FK Vojvodina new signing Vincent Eze gave his new club a lot to cheer after he scored the winning goal in their 2-0 win against Vozdovac as the Serbian Super League restarted after the winter break. Eze added the second goal in the 71st minute pouncing on the rebound after the goalkeeper had made a mess of a loose ball, Read More

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2018 Winter Olympics: Nigerian race average time of 174.11s in Bobsled

February 19, 2018 Editorial IV 0

The Nigerian Bobsled team averaged a time of 174.11s in four Women’s Official Training Heats at the ongoing 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Seun Adigun, Akuoma Omeoga and Ngozi Onwumere were at Pyeongchang 2018 as the first athletes to represent Nigeria at the Winter Olympics-along with Skeleton star Simidele Adeagbo. Without Onwumere, Adigun (driver) and Omeoga (brakeman) went to ice Read More

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2019: Poly students endorse Sule Lamido

February 19, 2018 Editorial IV 0

The National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS) has endorsed former governor of Jigawa state, Sule Lamido for the 2019 presidential ticket. National President of NAPS, Prince Mohammed Sani Hassan, said the decision was borne out of Lamido’s patriotism. He said, after painstaking examination of current socio – political developments in the country, the umbrella body of all polytechnics, monotechics, colleges Read More

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2019: Buhari has no choice, must run – Igbo youths

February 9, 2018 Editorial IV 0

By Bode Olagoke Abuja The Ohandigbo Youths Organization (OYO) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has no choice but to seek re-election in the 2019 general elections. The group said its members across the country were already mobilising for a mega rally in Abuja to compel President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election. Speaking yesterday at the Abuja residence of the Read More

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Workers set for short down with Bello

January 10, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Stories by Moses John Abuja Workers in Kogi State have vowed to resist Governor Yahaya Bello resolve to sack about 1774 workforce from the state civil service. Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress( NLC), in the state, Comrade Onuh Edoka told Blueprint that labour is studying the lay down rules and will come out with its position soon. He said Read More

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Britain: JPMorgan, Goldman Sach highest paying banks in 2016

January 5, 2018 Editorial IV 0

JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs paid their top bankers in Britain an average of $1.5 million each in 2016, compared with $1 million for local rivals HSBC and Barclays, data released by the banks last year shows. Data compiled by Reuters from 13 banks’ filings, some of which were released only late last month, shows they paid an average of $1.06 Read More

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Struggling French side target Enyeama

December 29, 2017 Editorial IV 0

Struggling French Ligue 1 outfit Angers Sporting Club de l’Ouest have reportedly set their sights on securing the the services of former Super Eagles goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama. The 35-year-old Lille keeper, who sustained a knee injury earlier in the year, returned to the field with Les Dogues’ U18s this month after seven months out of action. According to reports in Read More

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Belgium ‘to appoint first female ambassador to S/Arabia’

December 21, 2017 Editorial IV 0

Belgium is to become the first country to send a female ambassador to Saudi Arabia, local media report. Dominique Mineur, the country’s current ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, will take the position, Belgium state broadcaster VRT reported. Saudi Arabia has long faced criticism for the constraints it places on women. In September the country announced that it would allow Read More

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Onyekuru ‘always let himself down’, Anderlecht manager blasts

December 21, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Gbenga Jolaosho Abuja Following Anderlecht’s disappointing 5-0 defeat to Club Brugge, Coach Hein Vanhaezebrouck has lashed out at Henry Onyekuru. Despite being deployed out of position for the most part of the ongoing season, the former Eupen player is the joint top goalscorer in the Belgian top-flight with nine goals. He was dropped to the bench against Ivan Leko’s Read More

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Basketball World Ranking: D’Tigers now 32nd in the world

December 6, 2017 Editorial IV 0

-Retains No 1 position in Africa By Lekan Olaseinde with agencies World Basketball governing body, FIBA on Wednesday relegated 2015 African champions, Nigeria’s D’Tigers to six places in the latest world ranking system released yesterday. D’Tigers were one of the top five teams that dropped more than three steps in the ranking along with New Zealand, Egypt, Mozambique and Rwanda. Read More

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Yemen conflict: Saudi-led coalition welcomes offer

December 4, 2017 Editorial IV 0

The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has welcomed an offer of talks by former President Ali Abdullah Saleh whose forces have been fighting against it. A coalition statement said the decision to “take the lead and to side with their people will free Yemen of… militias loyal to Iran”. Mr Saleh said he would be ready to “turn the page” if Read More

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CSOs berate FG over Ogoni clean-up

December 1, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Adeola Tukuru Abuja The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) and the African Centre for Leadership, Strategy and Development (CLSD), yesterday, expressed dismay on the seeming inactive response by the federal government to the Niger Delta clean- up, noting that the position has created fear and apathy among communities in the region. The group further added that the commencement Read More

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900 candidates to contest Saturday’s council poll in Akwa Ibom

November 28, 2017 Editorial IV 0

The Akwa Ibom State Independent Electoral Commission (AKISIEC) yesterday said 900 candidates would vie for positions in Saturday local government elections in the state. The Chairman of the commission, Aniedi Ikoiwak, who confirmed this explained that no fewer than 100 candidates were contesting the chairmanship positions in the 31 local government councils, while 800 candidates were for the 329 councillorship Read More

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2019: Govs, North Central leaders urge Buhari to re-contest

November 23, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Taiye Odewale Abuja Governors and key political leaders from the North Central geo-political zone have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election in the 2019 general elections. The call was made by the group yesterday at the regional meeting of the national committee of Buhari support groups in Abuja, saying they would only persuade and compel him to Read More

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PDP chair: North central leaders back Secondus

November 20, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Emeka Nze Abuja Barely 20 days to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national convention, former governor of Plateau state, Jonah Jang and leaders of North Central zone have expressed their support for the aspiration of the former Acting National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus. The leaders of the party in the zone had at the weekend in Abuja described Secondus as Read More

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Rose wins WGC in Shanghai

October 30, 2017 Editorial IV 0

England’s Justin Rose won the WGC Champions title in Shanghai as world number one Dustin Johnson capitulated on the final day. Johnson led by six shots and was eight clear of Rose after three rounds. But Rose, 37, shot a five-under-par 67, which included eight birdies and three bogeys, to finish on 14 under. American Johnson carded a five-over 77 Read More