Nigeria needs new constitution, not amendment – Olanipekun

November 3, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A former president of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Chief Wole Olanipekun, Wednesday said that the ongoing constitutional amendment can not work, maintaining that Nigeria needs constitutional replacement. Olanipekun who delivered the 13th convocation lecture of the Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun state, insisted that the present constitution can not solve the security, pandemic and other problems facing the country. Speaking Read More

Bauchi governor Bala loses mother in-law

November 1, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state, Monday lost his mother in-law Hajiya Fatimah Aliyu Usman. Late Fatimah is the mother of Aisha Bala Mohammed, the governor’s first wife and she passed away in the early hours of Monday at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital , Bauchi after a protracted illness. According to a press release by the Special Read More

Earned allowances: SSANU, NASU give FG 2 weeks to reverse sharing formula

October 28, 2021 Moses John 0

The two non-teaching staff unions of Nigerian Universities have given federal government a two-week ultimatum to reverse the sharing formula of the just approved N22.127 billion for payment of earned allowances for the university staff. Blueprint can authoritatively report that out of the approved amount, the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ( ASUU) is to take a lion share of 75 Read More

Desperate plot to defame Kpokpogri: An exercise in futility, by Tony Arugba

September 21, 2021 Tony Arugba 0

Comrade Joseph Kpokpogri is reputable for his campaign against anti-corruption. He is the publisher of Integrity Watchdog Magazine of which his reports are balanced and unbiased. His reports are not malice driven, but facts.  For the writer of the venomous publication titled “ PRINCE KPOKPOGIRI: THE NOTORIOUS BLACKMAILER & EXTORTIONIST WHO IS A CONSULTANT WITH THE ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES Read More

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BCO felicitates with Senator Ali over conferment as Turakin Katsina

September 21, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) has felicitated with Senator Abba Ali over his conferment with the traditional title of Turakin Katsina. National Coordinator of the BCO, Alhaji Danladi Garba Pasali, in a press release described Ali as a man of honour. The statement reads, “That you are found worthy of being conferred with the traditional title of Turakin Katsina, was Read More

Hymn of Praise

September 3, 2021 Ismaila Bala Garba 0

Book: Songs of Silence Author:  Abdullahi Ismaila Publishers:  Kraft Books Year: 2021 Pages: 74 Reviewer: Ismaila Bala Garba Like many of his previous books, Songs of Silence has a longer poem at the centre skillfully interspersed with shorter lyric forms, except for the book length poem, Our Country Holds a Whip Against Us (2017). But the truth is that the Read More

APC: Asaba court neither sacked me nor stopped LG congress – Buni

September 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Caretaker Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni, has said that neither the party nor him is restrained from conducting the nationwide local council congresses by the Asaba High Court of Justice. Some members of the party had dragged the party to court in Delta state. But Buni in a statement Thursday Read More

Make evidences of ‘Fulanisation’, Islamisation public, PGF boss challenges Ortom, others

September 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, has warned against ethnic and religious profiling in the country, even as he challenged those who claimed to have evidences to make it public. The PGF specifically challenged the Benue state governor Samuel Ortom and others in the opposition Read More

Pictures: Veteran actress, Rachel Oniga, laid to rest amidst tears

August 27, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

The funeral service for the late Nollywood veteran actress, Rachel Oniga, was held on Friday in Lagos The actress who died on July 31st after battling a heart-related disease is currently taking place in Lagos. A service of songs was held in her honour at the Catholic Church of Resurrection, Magodo, Lagos state, Thursday, August 26.The late actress is from Read More

WBA: Pacquiao loses to Ugas on return to ring, ‘quits’

August 22, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Manny Pacquiao lost on his return to the ring after a two-year absence as Cuba’s Yordenis Ugas upset the odds to win by unanimous decision and retain his WBA (super) welterweight title. Ugas was only drafted in on 10 August for the Las Vegas fight to replace the injured Errol Spence Jr. It was Pacquiao’s first bout since beating Keith Thurman for Read More

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