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

PDP, other hired contractors can’t blackmail Pantami to resign – Forum

April 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on the platform of Progressives Professionals’ Forum (PPF) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerians at large to ignore the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other “hired contractors” calling for the sack of Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Ibrahim Isa Ali Pantami. The forum said the opposition party and Read More

Pro-Tinubu group celebrates Colloquium, Arewa House lecture outings

April 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A political group, Tinubu Vanguard, has celebrated the recent outing of its principal and former Lagos state governor Bola  Ahmed Tinubu, at the Arewa House Lecture in Kaduna and the colloquium held in Kano state. The group loyal to the cause of Tinubu said the national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has proven himself as a detribalized Read More

DPR seals 19 filling stations in Niger for selling above N165 per litre

March 24, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed 19 filling stations in Niger state for selling above government regulated pump price of N165 per litre.  The DPR shut the filling stations Wednesday during surveillance operation led by the Operations Controller, Field Office Minna, Engineer Abdullahi Isah Jankara.  Speaking to journalists during the operation, Jankara said all measures would be taken Read More

‘Nigeria has highest burden of tuberculosis, HIV in Africa’

March 24, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Nigeria has been described as a country with the highest burden for tuberculosis (TB), Human Immuno Defiency Virus (HIV) in Africa and third among the high burden nations for TB in the world. Bauchi state commissioner of health Dr Aliyu Maigoro revealed this Wednesday during a press conference on the occasion of 2021 world tuberculosis day commemoration in the state Read More

How Abhishek Agrawal’s story inspiring youths

March 23, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

Digital media expert Abhishek Agrawal has challenged youth not to lose focus on their life goals affirming that their ultimate return on investment should be happiness.  Agrawal, who is considered an authority in the digital media industry said he has made investments over the years, and has realized that it’s not just about building wealth and growing businesses but says Read More

Ogun: Police arrests herbalist, bricklayer for killing woman, son for money ritual

March 21, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 29-year old herbalist, Baoku Gbuyi and a bricklayer, Olamide Odulaja over the killing of a housewife, one Modupeola Folorunsho and her 4 year old son, Peter Folorunsho for money making ritual. The police public relations officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi made this known in a press statement made available to Blueprint in Read More

Hair production: Top Nigerian young CEO, Itua, breaks silence

March 20, 2021 Editor 0

Hair Stylist, and one of Nigeria’s youngest Chief Executive Officers (CEO), John Itua, has been uncovered as the brain behind the popular J.I Emporium in Lagos. The Ambrose Ali University graduate according to reports, has successfully ran the company since 2016, with its primary focus on hair manufacturing, sales and distribution. “According to him, “We are also involved in social Read More

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Matazu assumes office as DG/CEO NiMet

March 18, 2021 Adeola Tukuru, 0

Professor Mansur Bako Matazu has assumed office as the Director General/CEO of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet. Professor Matazu takes over from Professor Sani Abubakar Mashi following an approval by President Muhammadu Buhari for the reorganization of Aviation agencies in line with the implementation of his administration’s Aviation Development Roadmap. A press release by the General Manager, Public Relations , Read More

Argue with facts, APC challenges PDP over alleged stolen N15trn

March 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has challenged the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to argue with facts over alleged stolen N15trillion and the employment racketeering. The ruling party was reacting to reports of stolen N15 trillion public funds as canvassed by the opposition party, describing it as “unfounded and baseless allegation.” In a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja by the Read More

CAFCC: Enyimba sure of victory over Orlando Pirates

March 16, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Two time African champions, Enyimba Football Club of Aba gaffer  Fatai Osho insists his team is well prepared for Wednesday’s CAF Confederation Cup away clash against South Africa’s Orlando Pirates. The Peoples Elephant will look to build on their impressive 2-1 home win against Ahli Benghazi of Libya on matchday one when they come up against the Buccaneers at the Read More

Bala sets up screening panel over salary delay

March 12, 2021 Najib Sani 0

To address the complaint of civil servants working in various organizations in Bauchi state over non payment of salaries for some months, the state governor has set up a committee to verify those omitted in the civil service payroll. The committee Thursday commenced the physical screening exercise across the three senatorial zones with assurance of settling all the outstanding salaries Read More

CAF Champions League: Why we crashed out – Kano Pillars

December 6, 2020 Editor 0

Kano Pillars Football Club of NIgeria have blamed their ouster from the Confederation of African Football (CAF)  Confederation Cup on bad officiating, after the second leg against ASC Jaraaf FCof Senegal ended in a goaless draw at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium on Saturday December 5, 2020. Coach of Kano Pillars Coach, Emmanuel Lionel Soccia, in an interview with sports writers after Read More

Jama’are emir at 50

November 19, 2020 Blueprint 0

The Emir of Jama’are, His Royal Highness Alhaji Abdulkadir Wani, marked his golden jubilee on November 19, 2020, as an outstanding, selfless and caring father not only to the inhabitants of Jama’are but also to the entire Bauchi state and its environs. No doubt, 50 years in a politically unstable country like Nigeria in which loyalties and alliances are bound Read More

NEF on restructuring: North won’t succumb to other interests

November 12, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has alleged moves by ‘certain elements’ to weaken the north ahead of the 2023 general elections. The forum also said while the region was not opposed to the country being restructured, it would not succumb to any form of blackmail by “interests that believe that this is their only path to success in the 2023 Read More

Kogi LG elections: SDP presents C of R to aspirants

November 8, 2020 Oyibo Salihu 0

Ahead of councils election in Kogi state, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the state has presented Certificates of Return to aspirants who have successfully scaled through the screening of Kogi State Independent Electoral Commission (KOSIEC). The Chairman of the party, Alhaji Mouktar Atima who presented the certificates to the candidates at the meeting of the State Executive Working Committee Read More

Millman claims debut ATP title in Astana

November 1, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Australian John Millman claimed his debut ATP title with a 7-5, 6-1 win over France’s Adrian Mannarino at the Astana Open on Sunday.The 31-year-old’s career milestone came at his third appearance in an ATP final after Tokyo in 2019 and Budapest the season before. This was the world number 45’s third win over Mannarino in as many meetings and he Read More