Introducing Horace Tempo, music producer/musician

July 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Music producer and musician, Horace Tempo, born Horace Wangnin Saizonou blew into the music space about one and half years ago. In that little time, he has not only carved a niche of his own but has built a cult following that has devoutly identified with his musical identity and are willing to walk with him on his journey. While Read More

Passage of PIB a birthday gift to Timipre Sylva – S’south Forum

July 6, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The South-south Emerging Leaders’ Forum (SELF) has said that it was not by accident that the long awaited Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) was passed into law few days to the birthday anniversary of Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva. The minister will be 57 on Wednesday July 7, 2021. The forum said Timipre Sylva’s name has come to Read More

FG spends 28bn on school feeding, N-Power, trader moni in Niger

July 4, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

The federal government has iexpended over N48bn in the  feeding of 560, 000 school  children, N-Power, Trader moni and other programmes of the Social  Investment Programme (SIP) in the  paste five years in Niger state. The Programme focal person in Niger state, Barrister Amina Gwer stated this in a statement made available to Blueprint at the weekend in Minna. Gwer explained  that while the sum of N11, 041, 290, Read More

Defection: APC denies allegation of planned rigging in 2023

June 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected the allegation of planned rigging in 2023 by the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus.  The governing party however said its track record in implementing projects and programmes that meet the needs of Nigerians was attracting more members, supporters and sympathisers from all over the country into the Read More

Special squad kills 5, arrests 3 bandits in Niger

June 24, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

The  Security  Special  Squad inaugurated about a week ago by Governor  Abubakar  Sani  Bello  of  Niger  state to combat  bandits  and release  abducted  Islamiya School children in Tegina, has killed five bandits  and arrested three others during exchange  of fire in another  attack on the town. Blueprint learnt that the attack occurred in the early hours  of Thursday and that the squad successfully repelled the bandits inflicting fatal injuries on some. It Read More

North Korea envoy visits APC chairman, seeks Nigeria’s collaboration

June 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

North Korean government has said that the growing vitality of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nigeria will serve as the foundation for bilateral relations between the two countries.   North Korea in Nigeria, Ambassador Chi Tun Chon Hu further said Nigeria is the only nation with physical presence in Pyongyang hence it will continue to maintain bilateral relations with Read More

Insecurity: ‘Buhari’s govt acquires first Landing Ship Tank for Navy 42-yrs after’

June 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the aiges of APC-Legacy Awareness Campaign (APC-LAC) has said that Nigeria recently acquired its first new Landing Ship Tank (LST) since 1979 under President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. The APC group also said the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) received anout 23 new aircraft since 2015 as part of commitments of Present administration Read More

Blueprint newspaper’s proposed TV station

June 6, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Blueprint newspaper has received many accolades and commendation for its contributions in uplifting Nigeria to greater heights within 10 years of the outlet’s operations.Having a television station will boost the newspaper beyond every expectation. Television is audio visual in nature while newspaper only deals with writes up and still picture as it’s meant only for literate people. That is to Read More

Insecurity: We inherited insurgency from PDP – APC

June 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has attributed the current level of insecurity in the country to the “inept manner” with which the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) handled the Boko haram terrorists while it held sway as the ruling party. In a statement released Wednesday in Abuja by the Secretary to the APC national caretaker committee, John James Akpanudoedehe, the party Read More

Fire disaster: FG commissions 20 life-support ambulances, 7 firefighting trucks

June 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has commissioned another twenty new Basic Life Support Ambulance buses and seven state-of-the-art firefighting trucks as part of efforts to reduce incidences of fire disasters in the country. The newly acquired equipment were part of the N10.4 billion infrastructure upgrade approved by the Federal Executive Council on March 3, comprising of 44 firefighting engines, 15 water tankers, Read More

FG: Over 100 youths to benefit from N75bn NYIF in Osun

May 31, 2021 Lateef Dada 0

The federal government has hinted that over 100 youths in Osun state will benefited from the N75billion Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF).  The Minister for Youths and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare, disclosed this in Ile-Ife during the Royal African Young Leadership Forum (RAYL) 2021 award session.  He said, “we are awarding a hundred of our youths out of thousands of Read More

Troops kill 10 Boko-Haram terrorists in Rann

May 30, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

Troops of Operation Hadin Kai have killed ten Boko Haram terrorists in Rann, the Headquarters of Kala Balge LGA of Borno state. A statement by Army spokesperson Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima on Friday, said troops successfully destroyed one gun trucks and recovered multiple weapons including one anti-aircraft gun, two machine guns and eight AK-47 rifles.  The statement reads: “Barely hours into Read More

Impersonation: IMAN petitions police IG, demands arrest of retired DIG

May 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Importer’s Association of Nigeria (IMAN) said it has petitioned the Inspector General of Police and the Police Service Commission over alleged impersonation by one retired DIG Philom Leha  Ibrahim. The organisation has also demanded that retired DIG Leha  Ibrahim be arrested, investigated and if found guilty be prosecuted. In a statement made available to newsmen Thursday in Abuja by Read More

9 cultists arrested during supremacy clash in Ogun

May 26, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Nine members of Eye cult group, were on the 24th of May 2021 arrested in Ajegunle area of Ibogun during a supremacy battle between them and members of Alora confraternity.  The arrested was contained in a press statement issued by the police public relations officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to Blueprintthe suspects, Sodiq Olabisi, Oluwatosin Andrew, Oladimeji Oyedele, Read More

Disbanded Obono-Obla panel uncovered NNPC’s $60bn US account – Prosecutor

May 26, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

Prosecutor for the disbanded Okoi Obono-Obla’s Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), Mr Tosin Ojaomo has disclosed that the panel prior to its doslution, uncovered an account with about $60 billion, belonging to Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), domiciled in Texas, U.S. He made the disclosure Wednesday while making submissions before the House of Representatives’ Read More

APC: Envoy commends Buni’s caretaker c’mtt for political stability in Nigeria

May 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The South Korean Ambassador to Nigeria Mr. Kim Young-Chae, has commended Yobe state governor and Chairman Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Hon. Mai Mala Buni, for providing strong leadership which has contributed to political stability in Nigeria. The Ambassador made the commendation when governor Buni paid him a courtesy visit at the South Korean embassy Read More

APC: Buni’s 12 months in the saddle under scrutiny

May 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

BODE OLAGOKE, takes a look at the efforts of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) under the leadership of Yobe state governor, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, and some of the gains recorded in almost 12 months. Precisely by 25th of June it will be one year the current National Caretaker Committee of ruling party, Read More

Buhari appoints Issa Aremu as CEO NILS

May 22, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Comrade Issa Aremu as the Director/ Chief Executive Officer of National Institute for Labour Studies (NILS). Comrade Aremu, a gubernatorial candidate of the Labour Party in Kwara state in the 2019 general elections, member of the National Institute and Vice President of Industriall Global Union, was former vice president of Nigerian Labour Read More

Brutality: BPA writes Kwara gov, demands justice, compensation for victims

May 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Baruten Patriotic Agenda (BPA) has written an open letter to the Kwara state governor, Mallam Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, demanding for justice, end to brutality and compensation for the victims of military killings at th Ilesha-Baruba in Baruten local government area of the state. According to the open letter, the governor’s silence “over the brutal killings of three young men and Read More

Southern Governors: APC chieftain Okechukwu appeals for caution, canvasses dual restructuring

May 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu has called on Nigerians to look beyond the frenzy of restructuring as canvassed by the Southern Governors summit in Asaba Delta state, recently. Okechukwu, a chieftain of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), warned that conceding more powers to the Governors would put the country’s democracy grave danger. In a statement Read More