Membership registration: Come and own APC, Yahaya Bello woos Nigerians

February 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

As the membership registration and revalidation exercise of the All Progressives Congress (APC) begin, the Publicity Sub-Committee of the Contact and Mobilisation Committee headed by Governor Yahaya Bello, has called on Nigerians, especially women and the youths, to see the exercise as a golden opportunity to register and own the ruling party. The Publicity Sub-Committee also praised the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Read More

Osun declares 24-hours curfew in 2 LGs over communal clash

February 7, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Apparently to end the communal clash between Ilobu and Erin-Osun, Osun state government has declared a 24-hour curfew in Irepodun and Orolu Local Government Areas of the state.  A statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Prince Wole Oyebamiji, made available to newsmen, Sunday, said the curfew will subsist till further notice. The statement was issued shortly after the Read More

Influence of cyberspace among today’s generation

February 4, 2021 Blueprint 0

It’s crystal clear that everything that exists on the Earth has reason(s) for its existence. This is the reason behind our being here. Centuries had passed when different facilities that used to life easier on those donkey days were used by our forefathers! We are now in the age where everything is computerized. Without social media, people would have to Read More

Nigeria badly damaged, broken, need for urgent rescue- Atiku

January 31, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Vice President and 2019 Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said the country has been badly damaged and broken, adding that there is need for urgent rescue. Atiku specifically lamented over what he described as hunger in the Northern Nigeria and indeed the entire country  which he said is getting to an unbearable Read More

Breaking: Yahaya Bello accepts to contest 2023 presidential seat, tables conditions

January 29, 2021 Chamba Simeh, Abuja 0

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has accepted to run the 2023 presidential race “but on certain conditions”. Bello responded to the 14-day ultimatum issued to him by a coalition of youth support group under the umbrella of Governor Yahaya Bello to President Yahaya Bello be(GYB2PYP). Bello personally handed over his response letter to the Director General of the group, Read More

Baro Port can be achieved

January 28, 2021 Blueprint 0

Having decided that this week’s article will focus on Niger state youths, as i got my pen and paper and ruminating on how to begin an open letter to Niger state youths without offending them, then an instant message from Facebook poped out on my screen from a (elder)brother, who knows me to have takes on national politics asked me Read More

2023 presidency: Yahaya Bello’s posters flood Bauchi

January 26, 2021 Najib Sani 0

As politicians in parts of the country brace up for the 2023 general elections in the country, posters of the Kogi state governor Yahya Bello for president have flooded Bauchi state. The presidential campaign posters for Bello were Tuesday pasted in various parts of the Bauchi metropolis including roundabouts. Our correspondent reports that the posters triggered speculation that Bello is Read More

Delta: Youth set police van ablaze over death of mother, 4-month old baby

January 21, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

Pandemonium occurred Wednesday in Warri, Delta state as angry youth set police van ablaze for causing death of mother and a four-month old baby. The police attached to Ebrumede divisional headquarters hit a tricycle conveying a mother and 4-month baby leading to their untimely death at Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) junction, Warri Delta state. It was gathered that the police Read More

2023: APC ‘ll win big, teach America, others lessons- Yahaya Bello

January 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kogi state governor Yahaya Bello, said his party will continue to win major elections ahead of 2023 general elections and also teach developed nations like America good lessons. Bello assured the leadership of APC that it’s membership will triple after the forthcoming revalidation and registration exercise. Speaking Tuesday at the national secretariat of APC, the Kogi state governor, who was Read More

Eaglets are role models – Majekodunmi

January 9, 2021 Editor 0

The leader of the delegation and board member of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Hon. Ganiyu Majekodunmi has said that the Golden Eaglets are role models and classical example of a team that parades very young players in the tournament. Majekodunmi who is the chairman of Ogun state football association disclosed this while charging the team to put behind them Read More

No going back on shutdown of NDDC headquarters, Ijaw youths warn

January 5, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

Ijaw youths from the nine states of the Niger Delta region have vowed to proceed with its planned protest and shutdown of the headquarters of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) located in Port Harcourt, Rivers state over the failure of the federal government to address issues of wrongful appointment of a sole administrator for the commission. The Ijaw youths Read More

#EndSARS: Why Abuja youths must give peace a chance

December 15, 2020 Blueprint 0

The last has not been heard about the recent EndSARS protests that rocked major cities in the country especially the FCT. In this report, ABDULLAH MUHAMMAD writes on why youths should shun violent protests. The recent EndSARS demonstrations in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and other parts of the country which was hijacked by hoodlums and other criminal elements to Read More

APC, youth progressive forum inaugurate leaders

December 15, 2020 Abubakar Labaran 0

The leadership of a new political group of the All Progressives Congress “APC Youth Progressives Forum”, Kaura local government chapter in Kaduna state has been inaugurated. The new group formed at the local government level to support and propagate activities of the ruling APC, particularly, under the administration of Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna state was inaugurated at the Kaura Read More

Kada youth farmers deny involvement in grants through bank deposits

December 10, 2020 Ahmid Lawal 0

Kada Youth Farmers Association (KYFA) has warned its members against embracing false reports, attributing the association to facilitating a grant by depositing money in Core Bank, as well as other schemes it described as fraudulent. The association debunked the reports in a statement signed by its secretary, Abubakar Danyaro, made available to newsmen on Thursday December 10, 2020 “The fraudulent Read More

Gombe partners NBAIS on Quranic education

November 30, 2020 Auwal Ahmad 0

Gombe state governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, said Monday that the state government is collaborating with the National Board of Arabic and Islamic Studies ( NBAIS), to ensure effective integration of Qur’anic education into a formal system of learning. Governor Yahaya stated this in a speech during the opening ceremony of the 24th Annual National Qur’anic Recitation Competition, organised by Read More

On extra-judicial actions

November 30, 2020 Blueprint 0

Honestly, the insensitivity of policemen in Kano has reached the highest level. The reported killing of two youths in the city recently by the police could only be explained along this line. Kano elders had appealed to the youths not to join the #EndSARS and they agreed. The killings only showed that the police are not reciprocating the gesture. The Read More

Minister Dare believes in grassroots – Media aide

November 28, 2020 Editor 0

The long awaited Ogbomoso marathon race finally became a reality as the representative of the Minister of Youth and Sports development declared the marathon race open. The Ogbomoso marathon race that began as at 7:45am Saturday morning saw many athletes who participated in the race but their is always a saying “there must be a winner there must be a Read More

NCPC boss Pam to youth: Be patient, there’s still hope in Nigeria

November 20, 2020 Adoyi M. Aba 0

The executive secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam, has urged the youth to be patient, noting that “there is still hope for Nigeria.” According to a press statement issued Thursday in Abuja by the Commission’s head of media, Celestine Toruka, the NCPC boss made the call when he played host to the delegation of the Sir Ahmadu Read More

‘Unemployment deadlier than Covid-19, Boko Haram’

November 20, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

An industrialist and former presidential aspirant on the platform of the defunct National Republican Convention (NRC), Alhaji Lema Jubril, has called for measures to tackle rising unemployment in the country. According to him, the scourge is deadlier than Covid-19, Boko Haram and banditry combined. Speaking at the opening ceremonies of the maiden Kaduna Polytechnic Out-of-School Youths Skills Acquisition programme on Read More

Minister urges greater involvement of youth, women in agric

November 10, 2020 Blueprint 0

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Sabo Nanono, has called for a greater involvement of the youth and women in agriculture. Nanono made the call Tuesday in Abuja at the “Debriefing of Outcomes of Socio-economic Surveys in Nigeria’’ led by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and its partners. He said that there was Read More

Happening now: Lagos judicial panel storms Lekki toll gate

October 30, 2020 Editor 0

The Lagos State judicial panel of inquiry into brutality and high handedness by the now-disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has arrived Lekki Tollgate to access the area. Led by the Chairman, Retired Justice Doris Okuwobi, the panel is interrogating Lekki Tollgate officials about the condition of their cameras and other equipment. The Managing 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

Happening now: Gunshots, streets deserted as hoodlums invade Jos, set cars, property on fire

October 20, 2020 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The commercial area of Ahmadu Bello and other streets in Jos, Plateau state capital are on fire, after hoodlums infiltrated protest in the city. Blueprint reports that all business premises have been deserted with some aggrieved youths also engaging the hoodlums. Several cars and property have been set ablaze Tuesday morning. Few police personnel shooting sporadically have moved in to Read More