Bauchi gets new CP as police promotes Jimeta to AIG

March 8, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Following the elevation of the former commissioner of police of Bauchi state Lawal Jimeta to the position of the Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG), a new commissioner in the person of Abiodun Alabi has been posted to the state. Mr Alabi while taking over on Monday said he expects the citizens of the state to partner with the police Read More

Kidnapping: FG tasks Civil Defense on school security

March 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has charged the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) to immediately develop a robust scheme for school protection across the country in order to ensure the safety of children everywhere, especially within the school environs, from the incessant attacks by kidnappers and armed men. In a statement made available to Blueprint Tuesday in Abuja by the Read More

High level of poverty responsible for banditry, kidnapping – PGF boss

March 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh. Lukman, has called for immediate implementation of security strategies combine with a national initiative to lift Nigerians out of poverty. The APC chieftain said military and security strategy would remain a mirage and resource drainpipe so long it is not Read More

Jonathan: Mailafia exposes sponsors of bandits in Nigeria

February 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Obadiah Mailafia, on Thursday said bandits terrorising Nigeria were sponsored by those who wanted former President, Goodluck Jonathan, out of power. The Presidential candidate of the African Democratic Congress in the 2019 general elections made this claim during an interview with Punch on Thursday. He said, “During the 2015 elections Read More

Eghosa old boys prepare for 2021 global convention in Benin city

February 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of Eghosa Anglican Grammar School Old Boys’ Association (EGHOBA), which comprised of 10 Chapters with spread in North America, Europe and  Africa, Mr. Ben Eboreime, has expressed its readiness and resolve to hold its 2021 Global Convention and Election between July 16-17, 2021 in Benin City, the Edo State Capital. Other members Read More

Otò ge: Why Governor Abdulrahaman Abdulrazaq enjoys massive support in Kwara

February 24, 2021 Anjolaoluwa Folajimi 0

For several years, late Chief Olusola Saraki, Waziri Ilorin reigned supreme in the Kwara State politics. From the second republic down to the present democratic dispensation, his name made or marred the political fortune of many aspirants in the State. His political clout transcend over three decades. The political legacy “Oloye” remained unrivalled until 2019 when the “Oto ge” Tsunami Read More

HEDA sues Accountant General, wants details of ₦173b MDA budget

February 21, 2021 Editorial II 0

A Federal High Court in Abuja has been asked to compel the Accountant General of the Federation to release details of the N173 billion released to various Ministries, Departments and parastatals during COVID-19 The ministries, parastatals including security agencies, educational institutes and other contractors are alleged to have received some N173b from federal purse in the first half of 2020 Read More

Plane crash: Air Force confirms 7 personnel dead, orders investigations

February 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigeria Air Force has confirmed that seven personnel died on board a military aircraft which crashed at Abuja Airport on Sunday. Blueprint had reported that the military aircraft, King Air 350 crashed on Sunday morning on the runway of Abuja airport. Confirming the incident, Air Force Director of public relations and information, Air Vice Marshall Ibikunle Daramola, disclosed that Read More

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Farmers/herders crisis: Okechukwu backs Malami’s proposal for pastoral commission

February 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON)  and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Osita Okechukwu, has endorsed the proposal by the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami SAN, for the establishment of a pastoral commission as a solution to the farmers-herders crisis in the country. Speaking with newsmen Sunday in Abuja on the Read More

Killers have joined APC, Aregbesola laments, reigns curses

February 21, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The immediate past governor of Osun state and Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, stated that killer has joined the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC). He stated this in a video circulating on social media where he went to revalidate his membership of the APC.  Addressing member in Ilesa, Osun state, Aregbesola repeated that killer has been allowed to join the Read More

Malami emerges Oracle of Modern Nigeria Legal System icon, partners LAWSAN

February 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, has been named as the new Oracle of Modern Nigeria Legal System by the Law Students’ Association of Nigeria (LAWSAN). Malami, however, promised to collaborate with the law students association in discharging his duties effectively. In a statement signed Sunday in Abuja, by the National President Read More

South-east, south-west and north ‘ll be biggest losers if Nigeria breaks up, by Fredrick Nwabufo

February 16, 2021 Fredrick Nwabufo 0

The idea of having a near-perfect country out of a ruptured Nigeria is illusory. The composite parts of the country each contribute to the miasma of confusion that Nigeria is. No single entity is responsible for Nigeria’s problems. All the ethnic nationalities are equal shareholders in the failing of the Nigerian enterprise. There is enough blame to go around. Splintering Read More

One-on-one with Malaysia-based Nigerian actor, Johnson Igbokwe

February 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Malaysia-based Nigerian actor, Igbokwe Chika Johnson who is also a model and fitness Instructor has revealed what makes him tick. In a recent one-on-one session he opens up the window to his private world as well as his achievements so far. Igbokwe Chika Johnson is still waiting for his chance to make a debut in the Nigerian movie industry but Read More

Private air travel : VOMOS becomes WYVERN member

December 10, 2020 Editorial II 0

Premium private travel company, VOMOS Inc has successfully enrolled in the WYVERN Broker Membership program. WYVERN Brokers have access to a data platform called Aviation Compliance Enhancement System (ACES), which allows them to be the smartest charter buyers in the industry.  VOMOS is now eligible to provide clients with a Pilot & Aircraft Safety Survey (PASS) report which verifies that Read More

#EndSARS: Group backs FG’s actions against sponsors, promoters of arson, killings

November 10, 2020 Editor 0

The Citizens Against Fake Activists (CAFA) has thrown its weight behind the move by the federal government to prosecute sponsors and promoters of violence during the EndSARS protests.  Speaking at a press conference on Monday, Executive Director, Bamidele Johnson, urged relevant authorities to resist blackmail and intimidation attempts by fake activists.  The CAFA also said it is appalled by the furore Read More

#EndSARS aftermath: Minister, Makinde mend fences, team up in Oyo

October 26, 2020 Editor 0

Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare and Oyo state Governor Engineer Seyi Makinde have resolved to set aside their political affiliations in a bid to bring development to the youth and Oyo state in general.  Speaking during a  courtesy visit to the governor in Ibadan on Monday, Mr. Dare said, “The President is profoundly committed to the pursuit of youth development  programmes. We have Read More

My style’s similarity to Burna Boy – EnergyBank

October 19, 2020 Bode Olagoke 0

Afrocentric singer, Anene JulianPaul, better known in the music space as EnergyBank has sung his way into the hearts of music lovers so much so that some listeners say he sounds like the African Giant, Burna Boy. EnergyBank’s versatility and diversity have been largely responsible for this comparison which has caught the attention of the singer. When asked about his Read More

My first break in branding was a life time opportunity – Olanrewaju

October 17, 2020 Editor 0

Founder of Laerryblue Media and Brand Manager, Alaka Olanrewaju Mayowa, has gone down memory lane, on how he got his first break in the branding industry. Olanrewaju spoke at the Lagos Airport, how he has fared so far, recording giant strides with top brands. He said, “It was my dream to get into branding, and be a recognised expert in Read More

TY Danjuma and his ancient habits

October 5, 2020 Kolawole Anthony 0

Nigeria is indeed a dynamic country. This is a country where some of its citizens have not been fair to it despite what they have benefitted over the years. That Nigeria remains, a country is indeed by the mercies of God because when one is availed some of the things happening in high places, you would indeed weep for Nigeria. Read More

Trump ‘s brother is dead

August 16, 2020 Editor 0

President Donald Trump has paid tribute to his “best friend” and youngest brother following his death at 71. “It is with [a] heavy heart I share that my wonderful brother, Robert, peacefully passed away tonight,” he said in a statement on Saturday. The president had visited his brother in hospital in New York the day before his death, telling reporters: Read More

UN launches probe over viral video of sex inside official car

June 27, 2020 BBC 0

The United Nations (UN) says it has launched investigation into a viral video showing a couple apparently having sex in one of its official cars in Israel. Spokesman of the Secretary-General, Mr Stephane Dujarric, told UN correspondents in New York on Friday that the organisation was “shocked and deeply disturbed” by the footage. Dujarric confirmed that the video featured a Read More