Insecurity: FG, NSCDC plan strategic meeting on protection of National Assets

September 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) are making efforts to further safeguard Nigeria’s critical assets and infrastructure across the country against backdrop of insecurity confronting the Nation. Some of the critical infrastructure including; Chemical Sector, Commercial Facilities Sector, Communications Sector, Critical, Manufacturing Sector, Dams Sector, Defence Industrial Base Sector, Emergency Services Sector, Energy Sector, Read More

Security situation in West Africa gives causes for concern, by Ali Djawad

August 31, 2021 Ali Djawad 0

The bloody attack in the Ansongo Circle, Mali, that took place on August 8 shocked the international community: shortly before nightfall armed men arrived on motorcycles and opened fire on civilians of the villages of Ouattagouna, Karou, Dirga, and Daoutegueft. According to the Malian Armed Forces’ Directorate of Information and Public Relations (Dirpa), at least 49 people were killed in 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

Insecurity: PGF boss calls for radical reforms of security structure

August 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Salihu Moh Lukman, has called urgent radical reforms of the current security structure in Nigeria. Lukman believe the government can also do more especially in relation to getting the Nation’s security agencies to be more accountable. In a release Friday in Abuja titled Read More

BREAKING: Fire outbreak pulls down furniture, other shops in Anambra community (VIDEO)

August 23, 2021 Editor 0

Raging fire on Monday consumed entire furniture and surrounding shops in Nibo, Awka South local government area Anambra state. A video circulating on social media revealed that the shops are located along Amawbia-Nibo road, almost opposite a government-owned community health centre, popularly known as Maternity. According to an eyewitness, the fire burnt commercial properties including ready-made upholstery house and office-fitted Read More

Shun divisiveness, respect your oath, Ganduje tells Bichi emir

August 23, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has called on the newly coroneted emir of Bichi, Alhaji Nasir Ado Bayero  not to lend credence to all forms of divisiveness  capable of tarnishing the image of the traditional institution he had sworn to respect. He said” your coronation today, as the second emir of Bichi , is a clear demonstration of Read More

IBB survived more coups than any leader in Nigeria – Iwuanyanwu

August 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former President General Ibrahim Babangida has been described as a leader who survived more coups than any other leader in Nigeria and one whose intellectual capacity was evident on the way he handled security matters while presiding the affairs of this nation. A business mogul and a close ally of General Babangida, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu in a statement in honour Read More

Anambra 2021: INEC recruits, trains 2,206 corps members as ad-hoc staff

August 15, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The Anambra state Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mrs. Yetunde Baberinwa, weekend, revealed that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered and trained a total of 2,206 Corps members for 2021 gubernatorial poll. Baderinwa disclosed this while flagging off the 2021 Batch B stream 1 carnival held at the state permanent orientation camp, Mbaukwu/Umuawulu, Awka South LGA, assuring Read More

NAF establishes Ombudsman office to receive personnel, citizen’s complaints

August 14, 2021 Benjamn Samson 0

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has established an Ombudsman office to entertain complaints against the NAF and its personnel from citizens. A statement by NAF’s Director of Public Relations and Information, Edward Gabkwet Friday, said the office would be independent and would provide an objective and compassionate channel for seeking redress. The statement quoted the Chief Air Staff, Air Marshal Read More

Association trains Bauchi muslims, christians leaders, CSOs on peace

August 11, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A Non Governmental Organization (NGO) known as ‘Christian Rural and Urban Development Association of Nigeria’ (CRUDAN) has trained selected muslims, christians leaders and civil society organizations in Bauchi state on peace building and conflict transformation. The three-day training according to the program officer of CRUDAN central zone Tulari Tine was funded by ‘Bread for the world- Germany’ and was aimed Read More

Hijrah: University Don, monarch lament insecurity, call for self-protection

August 9, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Muslims in Osun state Monday lamented incessant killings and kidnapping in the country, calling on community leaders to provide security in their abodes.  The Vice Chancellor, Fountain University, Osogbo, Prof. Hamid Sanni, and the the Aragbiji of Iragbiji, Oba AbduRasheed Olabomi, spoke at the Hijrah 1443 celebration in Osogbo, the state capital.  In his lecture titled “Insecurity Level in Nigeria, Tilting Read More

Sultan’s postulate on Nigeria’s major ill

August 9, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, hit the bull’s eyes recently when he blamed the lack of understanding among Nigerians, as the major challenge facing the country, saying that for Nigeria to achieve peace, “citizens must understand one another”. In apparent corroboration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s exposition on the nation’s major problem, the sultan pointed out that it Read More

Secession: Africa ‘ll lose respect if Nigeria breaks – Ganduje

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has warned that the continent of Africa will lose it respect to the world if the Nigeria cease to exist as a Nation. Ganduje, however, called on seccessionits agitators to stop immediately and give dialogue a chance. Speaking Thursday in Abuja at the second public lecture series organised by the APC Press Corps Read More

APC governors mourn Abiodun’s father, Pa Emmanuel Adesanya

August 4, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has said it received the death of Pa (Dr) Emmanuel Adesanya Abiodun with heavy heart and gratitude to God for a life well lived. The late Pa Emmanuel Adesanya Abiodun is the father of incubent governor of Ogun state, Dapo Abiodun. He passed away on Monday. But in a condolences message signed by its chairman Read More

NYSC DG urges members in Yobe to serve with zeal, commitment

August 3, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has charged corps members deployed to Yobe state to serve the state with zeal and commitment. The DG gave the charge Monday when he paid an unscheduled visit to the NYSC Orientation Camp Dazigau in Yobe state.  General Ibrahim asked the youth to take their deployment Read More

UNGA: Yoruba group petitions UN, others against pro-Igboho groups

August 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A coalition under the aegis of the Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF) has petitioned the United Nations, its five permanent members, the European Union (EU), the African Union (AU) and other powerful countries across the world over a plan by the umbrella body of Yoruba self-determination groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, to present a petition against the Nigerian government at the 76th Read More

Unity Bank pre-tax profit grows by 34%

August 1, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Unity Bank Plc has declared half-year financial result for the period ended June 30, 2021, posting gross earnings of N23.6 billion. The amount represents an increase of three percent compared with the corresponding period of 2020. A review of the bank’s unaudited half year financial result released at the Nigerian Exchange (NGX), the Agric-focused bank showed notable improvement across key Read More

Youth leader killed, others injured as cultists clash in Akwa Ibom

July 28, 2021 Uko Etim 0

Suspected cultists numbering about 18 have shot dead the Youths’ President of Atai Ibiaku community in Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state. It was gathered that the cultists killed one Comrade Edet Ibanga, shot and fatally injured some tenants in a rented apartment occupied mostly by students of the University of Uyo (UNIUYO) along Urua Ekpa Road. Speaking Read More

Police arrests man for stabbing prostitute to death in Ogun

July 28, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Police operatives in Ogun state have apprehended an eighteen year old boy, Jamiu Malomo, who murdered a 28 years old lady, Azeezat Akande in cold blood.  The arrest was contain in a press statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to Blueprint in Abeokuta Wednesday. Oyeyemi, according to the statement said the suspect was Read More

How Buhari laying solid foundation for uninterrupted power supply – APC group

July 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A think-tank group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign has revealed how President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has introduced policies and programmes that will ensure uninterrupted power supply in the country. The group in a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja by its national youth leader Ismaeel Ahmed, former national publicity secretary Lanre Issa-Onilu Read More

Breaking: At last, Jadon Sancho completes Manchester United switch

July 23, 2021 BBC 0

England winger Jadon Sancho says joining Manchester United is “a dream come true” after he completed his £73m move from Borussia Dortmund. Sancho is the second most expensive English player of all time behind his new United team-mate Harry Maguire. He joins United on a five-year deal. “I’ll always be grateful to Dortmund for giving me the opportunity to play Read More

Eid-el-Kabir: Emperor Baywood salutes Muslims, urges tolerance

July 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Founder of Byawood Foundation and a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Chris Baywood Ibe while greeting Muslim faithful nationwide has urged them to uphold the sterling virtues of Islam at Eid-el-Kabir celebration by upholding tolerance. In a statement released in Abuja Sunday, Baywood in commemoration of the Eid-el-Kabir, urged Muslims across the nation to imbibe noble Read More

Eid-el-kabir: Lets work for national unity, Buni tasks Nigerians

July 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Chairman APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni,  has called for national unity as Muslim faithful celebrate Eid-el-Kabir Sallah festival. Buni said the period of Eid-el-Kabir, calls for a deep reflection into the lessons of devotion, sacrifice and obedience as exemplified by the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son, Ismail.  In a Read More