No crack in Taraba assembly – Speaker

September 20, 2020 Andrew Ojih 0

  Speaker of the Taraba state House of Assembly, Joseph Albasu Kunini,  Sunday debunked insinuations in some quarters that there is  serious crack among  members of the assembly. Kunini, who stated this during an exclusive interview with Blueprint said there is nothing called G-8 in the assembly. He stated that the house has 24 members who were elected by the electorate from their Read More

Waje: How pregnancy sent me packing from church choir

August 15, 2020 Editor 0

Popular Nigerian singer, Aituaje Iruobe, popularly known as Waje has revealed that she was banned from church after she got pregnant at an early age. Waje, who is a mother of one, in an Instagram Live chat with gospel rapper, Bouqui, said she loved the father of her child at the time and that sex was the only way she Read More

I’m ready to re-marry – Hadiza Abubakar

August 14, 2020 ALIYU ASKIRA 1

Nollywood actress Hadiza Abubakar, otherwise known as Ummi Gombe, has been in the Hausa film industry for more than 10 years. However, very little was known about her until recently because she hardly got prominent roles in high-budget films. Ummi Gombe’s fortunes may have turned for the better in 2020, as she has featured in several songs and dozens of Read More

Peace-makers best to live with – NCPC boss

August 13, 2020 Adoyi M. Aba 0

The executive secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam, has said peace-makers were the best people on earth to live with. Rev. Pam stated this recently in Abuja when members of the Benue state Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board paid him a congratulatory visit. According to a press statement issued by the Commission’s head of media, Celestine Toruka, the Read More

#BBNaija: 2 popular housemates’ relationship crashes

August 6, 2020 Solomon Arowolo 0

Big Brother Naija lockdown housemate, Erica, has ended her short relationship with her fellow housemate, Kiddwaya. Recall that the highilight of the relationship was the moment the two slept with each other. Even after making out severally, Erica decided to end her relationship with Kiddwaya saying she doesn’t like ‘boy drama’. She then stated that she wants to be left Read More

Exposed! Nicki Minaj is pregnant, flexes new baby bump pictures

July 20, 2020 Skynews 0

Nicki Minaj has revealed she is pregnant with her first child.  The rapper, 37, shared a series of extravagant photos on her Instagram account which showed her cradling her bump while wearing a floral bikini, high heels and colourful wigs. One of the photos was captioned “#Preggers”, while on another she wrote: “Love. Marriage. Baby carriage. Overflowing with excitement & Read More

Nasarawa: Lawmakers throw full support on Sule

July 13, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 0

The Nasarawa state House of Assembly Monday, assured governor Abdullahi Sule of their readiness to give his administration full support and cooperation in order to enhance development across the state. Speaker of the house, Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, gave the assurance during the house’s first sitting of the second legislative year in Lafia.He said the house was focused and determined to Read More

Nasarawa: Almakura calls for unity among indigenes, parleys ex-lawmakers

July 7, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 0

Senator representing Nasarawa South Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, Tuesday, stressed the need for unity and cooperation to move the state forward.Senator Al-Makura made the call while playing host to former members of the Nasarawa state House of Assembly (NSHA) in his Jabi Office, Abuja. Al-Makura, who was overwhelmed, thanked the former members for the visit, Read More

International politics worsens insecurity in Nigeria – Lawan

June 9, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Ahead of the first year anniversary of the Ninth Senate tomorrow (Thursday), the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, spoke on a wide range of issues in the country. Taiye  Odewale brings excerpts. Within the last one year unlike in the  past, relationship between the  executive and legislature at the federal level has been cordial. What is driving the relationship?  The principle of Read More

Balotelli sent home from training by Brescia

June 9, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Mario Balotelli’s stand-off with his club Brescia appeared to continue on Tuesday morning when the striker was apparently sent home from training only moments after arriving. The former Italy forward joined the Serie A club in 2019 after failing to agree to a long-term deal at previous club Marseilles, but has been absent from training in recent weeks after being Read More

Forge closer working relationship with board, Uwaleke tells incoming SEC DG

May 19, 2020 Benjamin Umuteme 0

Professor of Capital Market, Uche Uwaleke, has urged the incoming Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Lamido Yuguda, to work closely with the board of the commission to fulfill its mandate Uwaleke, who made this known to Blueprint on Tuesday in Abuja, said the appointment of Lamido Yuguda would further strength the relationship between the commission and the Central Bank Read More

Internet lover defrauds German female friend €10,000 on a dating site

May 11, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Monday, said they have arrested one Mr Chigozi Ndubuisi Kizzito, aged 29 for allegedly defrauding a German National, Ms Oyeleke Patricia Magdalena, the sum of €10,000.NSCDC, in a statement signed by the command’s Public Relations Officer, ASC Okadigbo Edwin, on behalf of the state commandant, disclosed that Kizzito, who hails from Arondizuogu Read More

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Covid-19 crisis: President sacks Health Minister

April 16, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Brazil’s Health Minister Luiz Henrique Mandetta said Thursday he’d been sacked by President Jair Bolsonaro, after weeks of clashes between the two over the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Mandetta made the announcement on Twitter following a meeting with Bolsonaro at the presidential palace in the capital Brasilia. Their relationship had deteriorated since the start of the virus crisis. Mandetta promoted Read More

Neymar opens up on mum’s relationship with 22-year-old boy friend

April 13, 2020 TheSun 0

Neymar has showed his support for his 52-year-old mum’s relationship with 22-year-old Tiago Ramos. Nadine Goncalves is dating the computer game fan, who is six years younger than the Paris Saint-Germain forward. Nadine made the relationship official on Instagram by posting a picture of herself cuddling up to Tiago in the garden. The caption read: “The inexplicable cannot be explained, you Read More

Emery blames ex-girlfriend for Arsenal sack

April 12, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Spanish coach Unai Emery says his former girlfriend was responsible for his sack at Arsenal. This was revealed by Emery’s 35-year-old ex Sacha Wright who opened up on their relationship. According to Wright who is 13 years Emery’s junior, they split last September before she took him back in December, after he had been sacked.  “It was then that he blamed me for Read More

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SWAN @56: Administrator seeks return of schools, functional associations in Anambra

February 19, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Victor Nwangwu, a seasoned sports administrator has called for a renewed effective synergy between the Anambra Sports Development Commission (ASDC) and the state ministries of education for a sustainable sports development. Nwangwu, a long time serving secretary of Anambra Football Association made the call in a lecture delivered at a summit marking the 56th anniversary of Sports Writers Association of Read More

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Lagos City Marathon: ValueJet joins the family as Expo begins

January 26, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Central Car Park of the Teslim Balogun Stadium Surulere promises to be a beehive of activity from Monday 27th of January, 2020 as the Expo for the 2020 edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon begins. Similarly, over the weekend in faraway Dubai, United Arab Emirates, the Project Consultant for the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Bukola Olopade Read More

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9th NASS and problem of public perception

January 20, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Paradoxically going by the paradigm shift the 9th National Assembly effected on relationship between it and the executive arm of  government,  as demonstrated within the last seven months, there is seemingly a fallout of negative public perception, TAIYE ODEWALE reports . Though for the National Assembly over the years from the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Assemblies;  problem of Read More

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Insecurity: Buratai urges improved military cooperation with Egypt

January 19, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai and the Ambassador of Arab Republic of Egypt to Nigeria, Amb. Assem Elseify, have called for strengthened military cooperation between Nigeria and Egypt. They made the call when the ambassador led a delegation on courtesy call to Army Headquarters on Thursday in Abuja. Earlier, Elseify disclosed that the purpose of his visit Read More

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Gov Bello congratulates Nigeria’s Senate President at 61

January 12, 2020 Editorial IV 0

  Kogi state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has sent his hearty felicitations to the country’s Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan, on the occasion of his 61st birthday anniversary. In a press statement signed  by the  chief press secretary to the governor, Onogwu Muhammed, which was made available to news men in Lokoja on Sunday ,  the governor described Senator Lawan as Read More

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Kaduna Assembly assures NULGE of harmony

December 24, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Kaduna state House of Assembly has reiterated its commitment to strengthening existing harmonious relationship with the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) in the state. Speaker of the assembly, Alhaji Aminu Shagali, stated this when the newly elected executive of the union paid him a courtesy visit in his office in Kaduna, Monday. Shagali urged the union to Read More

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Petroleum products ‘ll be available throughout yuletide – Ufondu

December 15, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Mrs Ejiro Ufondu is  the controller, Department of Petroleum Resouces (DPR). In this interview with JOY EMMANUEL, she talked about how the department is working round the clock towards an all-round availability of petroleum products throughout the Yuletide. In most festive seasons, there is always fuel scarcity. Are we expecting such this season? No, certainly not this year, so it Read More

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Are NDDC’s boards seeds of discord between Buhari and Senate?

December 9, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The slight disagreement between President Muhamnadu Buhari and the Senate on NDDC’s boards to be recognised seems a seed of discord that may tear their harmonious relationship apart soonest. Taiye Odewale reports. Background to the unfolding disagreement  President Muhamnadu Buhari had in exercise of one of his constitutional powers, forwarded to the Senate for confirmation appointments of a 16 – member board of Read More

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We’ll ensure Liberia’s stability, Buhari tells special envoy

December 5, 2019 Editorial IV 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja said the stability of Liberia is a key part of his vision for peace, stability and prosperity in the West African sub-region.Speaking while receiving Ms Mawine Diggs, Special Envoy of President George Weah and Liberia’s Acting Foreign Affairs Minister in the State House, the president said: “I will continue to do everything possible to Read More