Nigerian emerges VP of global NGO executive committee in New York

September 13, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A Nigerian, Mr. Uwem Robert OTU has been elected as Vice President of the Global NGO Executive Committee (GNEC) at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, USA. Mr. Uwem Robert OTU is the first African elected as vice President of the organisation since its creation in 1962. The Global NGO Executive Committee (GNEC) was founded in 1962 to promote Read More

Popular US rapper shot dead

September 13, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Popular American rapper and singer, Rakim Hasheem Allen professionally known as PnB Rock, has been shot dead. The rapper was shot in a restaurant during a robbery in South Los Angeles, United States of America. Report has it that he was fatally shot during a robbery at the Roscoes’s House of Chicken &Waffles on Monday after his girlfriend posted a Read More

Greenhouse Emission: Firm to deploy 25 public electric charging stations in FCT

August 27, 2022 Zakariya Jidda 0

The role of efficient transport system in the growth and development of any nation cannot be over emphasized. In response to the myriad challenges associated with mobility in cities, governments have introduced regulations and incentives to accelerate a shift to sustainable transport system. Regulators worldwide have set stringent emissions targets. For instance, the Biden administration in the United States has Read More

US senators and global terror

July 14, 2022 Blueprint 0

The United States of America has largely contributed to the misgivings of Nigeria as a peaceful nation. Actually, many people believe that American political power game has naturally centered on Africa thereby threatening its political freedom. America contributes to the weak economy of Nigeria. The International Monetary Fund, IMF, forced Nigeria to embrace the Structural Adjustment Policy (SAP) with its Read More

US Court okays Mobil, Shell proceed with enforcement of $1.8bn award against NNPC

A United States Appeals Court has said Exxon Mobil Corp and Royal Dutch Shell Plc affiliates may try to enforce part of a $1.8 billion arbitration award against Nigeria’s state-run oil company, in a dispute concerning oil extraction near the African country’s coastline. In a 3-0 decision, the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said a lower court Read More

US Agency invites SDP presidential candidate, Adebayo for dialogue on religious freedom

June 29, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The United States of America (USA) Commission for International Religious Freedom has invited presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) Adewole Adebayo, to attend a stakeholders meeting on religious freedom. The SDP presidential candidate, who has already departed Nigeria for Washington, DC for the meeting, will also be meeting with Ambassadors, State Department officials, university officials, and the National Read More

Breaking: Scores discovered dead inside abandoned lorry

June 28, 2022 Editor 0

At least 46 people have been found dead in an abandoned lorry on the outskirts of San Antonio, Texas. A fire official said 16 people, including four children, had also been taken to hospital. The survivors were “hot to the touch” and suffering from heat stroke and heat exhaustion. San Antonio, which is 250km (150 miles) from the US-Mexican border, Read More

Breaking: Tension as teenager invades school, kills 14 children, teacher

May 24, 2022 Agency Report 0

Up to 14 students and one teacher are dead after a gun-wielding suspect entered an elementary school and opened fire, according to Texas Governor Greg Abbott. The suspect has been identified as Salvador Romas, 18, a Uvalde, Texas, resident who Governor Abbott said abandoned his vehicle and entered Robb Elementary at around noon on Tuesday. Governor Abbott said Romas entered the school and “shot and Read More

You are escalating crisis in Ukraine, Russia tells U.S., NATO

April 16, 2022 Editor 0

Russia has sent a formal diplomatic note to the United States warning that U.S. and NATO shipments of the “most sensitive” weapons systems to Ukraine were “adding fuel” to the conflict there and could bring “unpredictable consequences.” The diplomatic démarche came as President Biden approved a dramatic expansion in the scope of weapons being provided to Ukraine, an $800 million Read More

Consequences of U.S. cold war mentality destructive to world

April 4, 2022 Zhong Sheng 0

A large demonstration was recently staged in Belgrade, capital of Serbia to protest the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia 23 years ago, which was executed without the U.N. Security Council approval and lasted for 78 days. NATO’s war crime will never be forgotten by the Serbians, the Chinese, or the people in the rest of the world. The U.S. and the Read More

[Breaking] Abba Kyari: At last, FG begins extradition process

March 3, 2022 Kehinde Osasona, Abuja 0

The federal government has officially kicked off the process of extradition of suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police DCP Abba Kyari to the United States of America. This followed request by US authorities for Kyari to be extradited over $1.1million wire fraud perpetrated by Abass Ramon aka Hushpuppi and four others. The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Read More

Wabba urges US to lift economy blockade in Cuba

December 15, 2021 Moses John 0

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has tasked the president of the United States, Joe Biden to lift all economic blockade against the people and Republic of Cuba. Comrade Wabba who spoke at an event organized by Cuban Embassy in Nigeria to mark the 5th memorial of former Cuba president Fidel Castro, said former president Read More

Breaking: Tragedy hits US as 70 die in worst Kentucky’s tornadoes

December 11, 2021 BBC 0

The governor of the US state of Kentucky has said that more than 70 people were killed by tornadoes on Friday night. Andy Beshear said the figure could rise to more than 100 in what he called the worst tornadoes in the state’s history. Dozens are feared dead inside a candle factory in the town of Mayfield. At least five Read More

Breaking: In Myanmar, jailed US Journalist regains freedom

November 15, 2021 BBC 0

US journalist Danny Fenster has been released from prison in Myanmar after he was sentenced to 11 years in jail by a military court three days ago. His employer, English-language news site Frontier Myanmar, said he was on a flight out of Myanmar. Junta spokesperson Major-Gen Zaw Min Tun confirmed to the BBC that he would be allowed to leave Read More

Insecurity: Sack FCT minister within 72hrs, Abuja group begs Buhari

November 2, 2021 Editorial II 0

An indigenous Civil Society Organisation under the auspices of Abuja Grassroots Advocacy Projects (AGAP) has called for the immediate sack of the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Malam Muhammad Musa Bello over none implementation budgetary allocations. The CSO who made this call in a statement Tuesday in Abuja on the state of the capital city which the group Read More

ADP ‘ll rescue Anambra from APGA’s bondage -Yabagi Sani

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

National chairman of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) Engr Yabagi Yusuf Sani, has said his party has prepared a blueprint that will rescue Anambra state from what he described as bondage of the ruling All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and other political parties. Sani also expressed confidence that his party will emerged victorious in the forthcoming governorship election. Speaking at 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

[Breaking] Coup: AU slams suspension on Sudan

October 27, 2021 Aljazeera 0

The African Union (AU) has said it suspended Sudan from all its activities after the country’s military overthrew the civilian-led transitional government in a coup. The African Union Political Affairs Peace and Security on Wednesday tweeted the news of the suspension, an expected move typically taken in the wake of military coups. In a communique, the pan-African body said the Read More

US warn Nigerians against scammers using EducationUSA

October 26, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The U.S. Mission to Nigeria has warned the Nigerian public about scammers using the EducationUSA name to extract payment for placement into Ivy League colleges through the EducationUSA Ivy League Programme, warning, “all these messages are fake!”. The Mission in a press statement, Tuesday in Abuja, noted: “The U.S. Mission to Nigeria draws the general public’s attention to fake targeted Read More

Listen to Nigerians, declare for presidency now, pressure mounts on Tinubu

October 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Lagos state governor and a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been pressurised again to make public his intention to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. Thousands of his supporters gathered Saturday in Abuja at the unveiling Asiwaju’s legacies and inauguration of states’ steering committee to reinstate their claims. Although the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has Read More

Reps probe sharp practices in FCT public health institutions

September 30, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

The House of Representatives, has mandated its Committee on the Federal Capital Territory to investigate alleged sharp practices in the operational activities of public health Institutions in the FCT. This was fallout of a motion presented on Thursday, by Hon. Mohammed Jatau, who noted that the health institutions were established to control, manage and remedy healthcarechallenges of Nigerians who have Read More

Nigeria, Ukraine meet over baliterial relationship in field of education

September 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

In a bid to lift the nation’s educational system, the Nigerian and Ukrainian governments have met in Abuja to discuss modalities of developing bilateral relationship between both countries.  This is even as both countries have intensified talks on cooperation and signing of agreements with focus on Ukranian experience. Hosting a  delegation of Ukraine Embassy in Nigeria together with Ukrainian Center Read More

Rising debt: Stabilise Naira exchange rate urgently, PGF boss charges CBN

September 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to urgently take every measure necessary urgently and expeditiously stablise the Naira exchange rate. The All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain also appealed to all functionaries of the federal government, especially in ministries of Finance and National Planning to provide all the Read More