Breaking: Civil Defense boss, Gana retires as Madu takes over

January 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Abdullahi Gana, Monday, retired from the service, following the expiration of his tenure on January 17, 2021. Blueprint reliably gathered that the next in command to Gana, DCG Operation, Kelechi Madu, has taken over in acting capacity for now. Sources told our correspondent that Gana, 58, addressed his Read More

I inherited poorly motivated staff, others – NEMA boss

November 19, 2020 Adoyi M. Aba 0

The director-general, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), AVM Muhammadu Muhammed (retd.), has disclosed that he, upon assumption of office during the Covid-19 period, inherited a poorly motivated staff who were mutually suspicious of one another in addition to “poor working environment, lack of serviceable equipment” among others.  The NEMA boss made the disclosure Wednesday in Abuja while presenting highlights of Read More

Influential Cardinal resigns from Vatican

September 24, 2020 AFP 0

One of the most influential Vatican cardinals, Angelo Becciu, from Italy, resigned his position unexpectedly on Thursday, the Holy See announced without explanation. “The Holy Father accepted the resignation from the office of Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints and from the rights connected to the Cardinalate, presented by His Eminence Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu,” a one-line Read More

Breaking: Passengers stranded, groan as Arik Air workers ground operations at airport (Pictures)

September 14, 2020 Editor 0

Passengers are currently stranded at the Murtala Mohammed airport Lagos following strike embarked upon by the staff of Arik Air over what they described as “poor condition of work”. One of the passengers who revealed this via his twitter handle wrote, “Arik Air workers are currently on industrial action this morning, making passengers to be stranded and causing serious hardship Read More

Arsenal sack Raul

August 15, 2020 TheSun 0

Arsenal have announced transfer guru Raul Sanllehi has left the club. Current managing director, Vinai Venkatesham, will take over the role as Head of Football as the club makes changes behind the scenes. Sanllehi was responsible for sanctioning the transfer deals for the likes of Nicolas Pepe, Dani Ceballos and Kieran Tierney. The club tweeted: “We are announcing today that Read More

Reps’ minority leader, family, staff test negative for COVID-19

July 8, 2020 Joshua Egbodo 0

Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, and his family members have for the second time in a row, tested negative for coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Elumelu was compelled to make the test results public amidst rumours that about 50 of the 360 members of the House of Representatives have tested positive for the dreaded virus, Read More

Revealed! Why Buhari sacked NECO registrar, four management staff

May 21, 2020 Editorial IV 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the termination of the appointment of Prof. Charles Uwakwe as the Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council. Also, Four Management Staff of the Council were dismissed from Service for various offences. Mr Azeez Sani, Head, Information and Public Relations Division of the Council made this known in a statement made available to newsmen in Read More