Buratai: Nigeria’s redeemer @60

November 27, 2020 David Onmeje 0

Time is no respecter of persons. It is the only vehicle of existence which waits for no one on its voyage. On a day like yesterday, November 24, a Nigerian was born to a peasant family in an obscure community called Buratai village in Biu town of present day, Borno state, in Nigeria’s Northeast. He was named Tukur Yusuf Buratai. Read More

Breaking: Kidnappers invade Zaria, abduct Lecturer, 2 children, 1 shot in Nuhu Bamali poly

November 15, 2020 Moh Bello Habib 0

Kidnappers Saturday night invaded the official staff quarters of Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, Kaduna state, where they kidnapped three persons and shot one. Confirming the incident, the Rector of the school, Engineer Kabir Abdullahi, said the bandits gained entrance into the school around 9pm on Saturday. “I was in kaduna when the Chief Security Officer of the college called me and informed Read More

Breaking: El-Zakzaky, wife plead not guilty as court dismisses no case submission

September 29, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

A  Kaduna state High Court sitting in Kaduna on Tuesday dismissed the motion of no-case submission filed by the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky and his wife Zeenat. Both of them are standing trial before Justice Gideon Kurada on eight counts charges including culpable homicide, unlawful assembly and disruption of public peace among others. The Read More

Is El- Zakzaky truly a terrorist?

September 24, 2020 John Alli 0

Some Nigerians occupy their time needlessly; or expend energies on worthless issues. I am tempted to ask the above question again because there seems to be some trouble brewing between one so called Sheik Ibraheem Yaqoob El Zakzaky and his motorized but now proscribed Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN); and some highly respected producers /actors of the film “Fatal Arrogance,” Read More

Breaking: Emir of Zazzau is dead, burial arrangement announced

September 20, 2020 Moh Bello Habib 0

The Emir of Zazzau and chairman, Kaduna state Council of Emirs and Chiefs, Alhaji Shehu Idris, is dead. The first emir died this Sunday afternoon at Nigerian Army 44 Reference Hospital, Kaduna after brief illness. Confirming his death, the Wazirin Zazzau, Alhaji Ibrahim Aminu, confirmed the late emir was rushed to the Army health facility on Saturday and died on Read More


June 2, 2020 Editor 0

The Leadership and Members of the Nigerian Political Science Association (NPSA) heartily congratulate our distinguished and resourceful professional colleague, Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, CFR, on a well-deserved appointment as the Chief of Staff to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Members of the NPSA are pleased with this critical appointment and hereby congratulate the Federal Government for this Read More

Lockdown: In Jos, residents launch massive protest, demand palliatives

April 25, 2020 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

Hundreds of residents of Jos North local government area of Plateau state, Saturday launched protest against lockdown with pleas for palliatives from the government. The protesters mostly women in a procession stormed the streets of Jos, Plateau state capital, and headed to the state headquarters of the Police command. Blueprint correspondent reports that the protesters gathered at Federal Government College, Read More

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NASS to legislate on NCAT’s ACT –Rep

November 30, 2019 Editorial III 0

The House of Representative will facilitate amendment of Act establishing the famous Nigerian College Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria with to upgrade to full pledge tertiary institution in the aviation sector. The chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Aviation,  Nnolim Nnanji, has said in an interview with journalists in Zaria when he led members of the committee on an oversight to Read More

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#2019 Presidential election result: Buhari defeats Atiku in Kaduna

February 26, 2019 Editor 0

All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari has floored his closest contender, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Saturday’ elections in Kaduna. According to the results collated and announced by Kaduna State Presidential election Collation Officer, Professor Bello Shehu, APC’s Muhammadu Buhari pollled 993,445 to defeat PDP’s Atiku Abubakar, who polled 649,612. Buhari won Read More

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Aviation college seeks collaboration with Surveyor General

April 28, 2018 Blueprint 0

Surveyor General of the Federation (SGOF), Ebisintei B. Awudu, has said that the collaboration between his office and the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaira, is coming up at the right time. The Surveyor General who said this when NCAT team paid him a visit, described the quest for collaboration as a bold step, affirming that both the OSGOF Read More