Labour, coalition want Nigeria to vote against blockade of Cuba

June 23, 2021 Moses John 0

The Nigeria Movement of Solidarity with Cuba has urge Nigeria Government to vote against continuing blockade of Cuba by the United States of America. The group in a protest letter against the economic blockade handed down to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyema, said such action is tantamount to genocide. Leader of the group, Comrade Biodun Aremu said Cuba Read More

Buhari committed more resources to infrastructure than Jonathan, Obasanjo – APC group

June 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) under the aegis of APC Legacy Awareness & Campaign (APC-LAC), said that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration committed more resources to infrastructure than any other administration since 1999. The administrations before President Muhammadu Buhari include former President Olusegun Obasanjo and ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. In its weekly reports of Buhari’s legacies through a statement Read More

Tokyo Olympics: Team Nigeria in top shape performance

June 6, 2021 Editor 0

With 46 days to the commencement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the cloud is becoming clearer for Team Nigeria with preparations in top gear. Athletes like Elizabeth Anyanacho, Tobi Amusan, Blessing Okagbare, Ese Brume are putting up impressive performances in their respective events. Anyanacho was the star performer in Dakar as she settled for Silver medal at the 2021 African Read More

Ayade wins Blueprint Newspapers Governor of the Year award on Agro-Industrialisation

June 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has been awarded the Blueprint Newspaper Governor of the Year award for 2021. The event took place Thursday at the prestigious Congress Hall of Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja. Ayade clinched the award in recgonition of his giant strides in agro-industrialization. The Blueprint 10th anniversary/Impact Series and Award is one in a series of Read More

Super Tucano: NASS members assess progress of work in USA, 6 for delivery in July

May 30, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

Members of the National Assembly (NASS) Joint Committee on Defence and Air Force have visited the United States of America (USA) on inspection tour of Embraer Defence Security Incorporated (EDSI), manufacturers of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) A-29 Super Tucano aircraft. A statement by NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet Thursday, said  members of the  Read More

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

Tolerance as solution

May 19, 2021 Furera Bagel 0

At no point in my life did I remember being taught or lectured about tolerance, but it was something I was raised with. It was something I grew up being part of my immediate family and me. It was something I unconsciously learned from my mother. Even though we never met her, all my mother’s children have known about Maman Chindun 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

Breaking: Biden calls Israeli, Palestinian leaders as air strikes kill 10 family members, many others, UN set to meet

May 16, 2021 BBC 0

US President Joe Biden has phoned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas after another day of violence in the region. The international community has called for an end to the escalating conflict. Earlier, Israeli air strikes in Gaza killed 10 people in a refugee camp and, separately, destroyed a building that housed foreign media organisations. Hundreds Read More

New 2021 Volkswagen Polo GTI to arrive in June

May 10, 2021 Blueprint 0

Following the recent unveiling of the updated Polo, Volkswagen has revealed a sneak preview of the hot GTI version ahead of its official debut in June. The sketch image was revealed ahead of Volkswagen’s annual GTI weekend at Lake Wörthersee, set to be held from 12-15 May but cancelled for the second year in a row due to the pandemic. Read More

Breaking: In Oyo, Amotekun, OPC arrest 6 suspected bandits, 183 cows

April 29, 2021 Bayo Agboola, Ibadan 0

Operatives of Oyo State Security Network Agency comprising Amotekun Corps collaborating with Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) and Vigilante Group  of Nigeria (VGN) early Thursday morning nabbed six suspected bandits with 183 cows at Kajola local government of the state. The suspected bandits according to Amotekun Commandant in Oyo state, Col Olayinka Olayanju (rtd), were arrested along Okeho-Ilua and Okeho – Read More

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U.S Foundation empowers 20 Nigerian widows

April 27, 2021 Uko Etim, 0

The Ambassadors Foundation has empowered no fewer than 20 Nigerian widows with cash grant with a promise of engaging them in trade. The Foundation, based in Jonesboro in Arkansas, United States of America (USA) made the donation in collaboration with New Vision Ministry in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state capital, Tuesday. The President of the Foundation, Bishop Ani Jacob said the Read More

Abuja: N15m demanded as one kidnap in Pegi

April 26, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

Again, unknown gunmen on Sunday night kidnapped one person in Pegi community, Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). This is coming less than a month, when one person was kidnapped and a ransome of N2 million was paid before he was released. Confirming the incident to newsmen in Abuja, the Chairman Pegi Community Development Association (PECDA) Isaac Read More

COVID-19: Stakeholders donate testing facility to FCTA

April 19, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

Some stakeholders under the umbrella of FCT Ministerial Expert Advisory Committee on COVID-19 has Monday donated a world-class molecular diagnostic laboratory to the FCT Administration, to boost fight against the pandemic and other health challenges in the Territory. Speaking at the commissioning and handover of the multi million Naira laboratory project provided by the Committee at the Kubwa General Hospital, Read More

PDP lacks credentials to govern Nigeria again- APC

April 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lacks the needed credentials that it takes to be considered as a governance option. Reacting to PDP statement that APC led administration “misrule” was responsible for Twitter’s decision to cite its African operations in Ghana, the Secretary of the Caretaker Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) Read More

Bad governance: Group canvasses support for Bala Mohammed’s presidency

April 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, a pro-democracy group, Bala Abdulkadir Muhammad vanguard, BAM-V, has begun canvassing support for the Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed, saying that the former Senator possesses what it takes to lead Nigeria. Addressing newsmen on Sunday the Kano State chapter of the movement, Chairman of the Chapter, Adnan Mukhtar-Adam, noted that Mr Mohammed has the Read More

Bandits kill one, injure others, set market ablaze in Zamfara

March 18, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

Suspected armed bandits numbering over 100 stormed Yartashar Sahabi market square during market day under Dansadau Emirate in Maru local government council of Zamfara state, Thursday, opened fire on traders killing as many other injured and set the market on fire. In a Telephone interview with Blueprint in Gusau, a resident of the village said the bandits took positions and Read More

Medical tourism to end soon – House Committee Chair

March 18, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The Chairman House Committee on Health Institutions at the 9th National Assembly and Member Representing Ideato North and Ideato South federal constituency, Hon. Dr. Paschal Chigozie Obi, has assured that medical tourism will soon be a thing of the past  in the country.  Hon. Obi gave the assurance in Abuja when he led the committee members on an oversight visit Read More

Biafra, Oduduwa Republic – ’liberation struggle’ as the new hustle, by Fredrick Nwabufo

March 17, 2021 Fredrick Nwabufo 0

In the tome of liberation struggles, a few names resonate infinitely. One name that rings trenchant to this day is Ernesto ‘’Che’’ Guevara. ‘’Che’’ envisioned a world as recreated in the dialectics of Karl Marx – where those is in the lowest rung of the social strata can command their destiny. Che fantasised about an ‘’international revolution’’ which would sweep Read More