Blueprint’s Najib Sani wins NUJ best reporter award in Bauchi

September 30, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Bauchi state correspondent of Blueprint Newspaper Najib Sani, has won the state council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) award as ‘Best Upcoming Print Media Reporter’ award. The award was presented to him by the state commissioner of information Hon. Dayyabu Ciroma during the closing ceremony of this year’s NUJ press week held at Command guest house Bauchi. The Read More

Court cases: APC compiling names for NEC’s sanction – CECPC

September 6, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said it has started compiling the lists of party members in court, with a view to securing the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) ratification for their sanction. The ruling party’s leadership also declared that it won’t recognise any parallel congress at the just concluded nationwide local Read More

BBNaija: Maria, Pere, JMK get strike for microphone infringement as housemates nominate eviction probables

August 24, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Big Brother housemates Pere, Maria and JMK received strike after Biggie found them guilty of whispering and microphone infringement. Big brother showed the housemates video clip on Monday night as evidence, he then handed the strike to the two former head of house. For JMK, Biggie said she carried her microphone into the jacuzzi. All three housemates are guilty of Read More

Breaking – World U-20 Athletics Championship: Third gold, 5th medal for Nigeria as Onwuzurike wins 200m, Ofili grabs bronze in women final (VIDEO)

August 21, 2021 Editor 0

Nigeria’s Chudi Onwuzurike has just won the third gold medal for team Nigeria at the ongoing World U-20 Athletics Championship in 200 meters finals with a time of 20.21 Sec. The toppling performance was his personal best. Nigeria emerged champions in 4x400m mixed relay, 400m women, 200m men, two bronze medals in javelin men and 200m women respectively at the Read More

Secession agitations: Address hunger, injustice, Okorocha tells leaders

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Imo state and Senator representing Imo West, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has called on Nigerian leaders at all levels to quickly address the issues of hunger and injustice for the agitators of secession to stop. For him, the former Senate President Ken Nnamani, has also demanded restructuring in the country to address what he called injusticeswhich responsible for Read More

Breaking: Celebration galore as Oborodudu opens 2020 Olympics medal blessings for team Nigeria in Tokyo

August 2, 2021 Editor 0

Top Nigerian wrestler Blessing Oborodudu a while ago on Monday won her 68kg semifinal bout against Mongolia’s Battsetseg Soronzonbold by 7-2. With her victory, Nigeriais has now entered the medals table in the ongoing 2020 Olympic games in Tokyo, Japan. Also, Oborodudu’s performance has seen her emerge as first ever Nigerian wrestler in an Olympic final. She beat Azerbaijani Elis Read More

Breaking: Nigeria’s Elizabeth Anyanacho gets Turkish as first Olympic opponent, Taekwondo action underway July 26 *See full fixtures, entries

July 22, 2021 Editor 0

The draw for Taekwondo action just ended in Tokyo, venue of ongoing 2020 Olympic Games. Nigeria’s only Taekwondo athlete Elizabeth Anyanacho will face Turkey’s Nur Tartar on her fight day one slated for Monday July 26, 2021 as 2am Nigerian time. The Taekwondo action will be the first at the Olympics. Nur Tarter is a double Olympic Medalist and former Read More

Breaking: Civil defense shortlists 6,500 for final recruitment screening out of 1.4m applicants

July 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has announced the final stage of its 2019 recruitment exercise, shortlisting 6,500 candidates for its final screening out of the over 1.4 million who initially applied for the paramilitary job. Commandant General of the Corps, Dr Ahmed Abubakar Audi, said this at a news conference Friday in Abuja. Audi who was flanked Read More

Kaduna politics: Shehu Sani dumps PRP, may join PDP

July 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A former Kaduna senator, Shehu Sani, has reportedly tendered his resignation from the People’s Redemption Party (PRP) with immediate effect, even as sources said the former Senator may join opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Sani, who joined the party in October 2018, made the announcement in a letter dated July 9 and directed to the PRP chairman in ward six, Read More

Ogun: 2 notorious cultists arrested during supremacy battle

June 28, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Two members of a notorious cult group, Jamiu Okanlawon and Oluwaseun Owoeye were on Sunday 27th of June 2021 while engaging a rival cult group in supremacy battle, at Orelope area of Ilogbo ota, in Ado-Odo Ota local government area of Ogun state.  The arrests of the suspects was contained in a press release issued by the police public relations Read More

N/Convention: I won’t tolerate godfatherism as APC chair – Moniedafe

June 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), one of the chairmanship aspirants and former chairman of the defucnt Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Sunny Sylvester Moniedafe, has promised that his leadership would not tolerate godfatherism in the choice of candidates for elections. Moniedafe also promised to ensure the provisions Read More

APC chieftain, Zaura vows to raise political climate in Kano

June 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Kano state, Abdussalam Abdulkareem Zaura, popularly known as A.A Zaura, has vowed to raise political climate in the state. Zaura made this known during a meeting of his zonal coordinators held at Tourist Camp, Kano, Kano state, as contained in a statement by his media aide, Al-Amin Ciroma. “Our coming in to Read More

A/Court ruling: Join me to build Ondo, Akeredolu tells Jegede

June 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ondo state governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has asked his main challenger in the last governorship election, Eyitayo Jegede SAN of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to join hands with him in building the state. Akeredolu who was reacting to the Court of Appeal’s judgement in his favour, added that personally he still have much respect for the defeated PDP governorship Read More

Nasarawa govt partners private firm to reduce unemployment, boost economy

June 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Nasarawa state governor, Engr. Abdullahi Sule has taken step to reduce the level of unemployment in the state, therefore partnering a private firm even to boost state economy. Speaking Tuesday in Abuja during a visit to Halibiz industries, Idu industrial area, Abuja, the governor said his administration will do everything possible to ensure that the organisation set up additional facility Read More

Anambra: No plan for consensus arrangement in APC – Andy Uba

June 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former presidential aide to ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo  Senator Andy Uba, has declared that consensus arrangement being advocated for by some governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) won’t work. Speaking with newsmen Tuesday in Abuja after submitting his nomination forms at the national secretariat of APC, Uba assured that Anambra state will be different once he is sworn in 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

Rivers LG poll: ADC blasts RISEC, disowns free, fair claims by IPAC

May 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national leadership of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) has disassociated itself from the claims by the Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) that the recently conducted local government election in the state was free, fair and credible. The opposition party also lambasted the Rivers state government for the same claim. In a statement signed by its national chairman, Chief Ralphs Read More