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Nigeria @63: The journey so far

Nigeria, often referred to as the "Giant of Africa," celebrates its independence day on October 1 each year. This significant day marks the country's liberation from British colonial rule in ...

Letter to Nigerians on independence day

On October I, 1960, Nigeria gained her independence. See were we are today, 63 years of being free from the colonial masters, 63 years of being independent. Let's forget the ...

Atiku’s aide, Shaibu replies Ogala over Tinubu’s defeat in US court

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s Special Assistant on Public Communications, Phrank Shaibu, says that the independence of the judiciary in the United States of America led to President Bola Tinubu’s ...

What is there to celebrate?

Nigeria is home to over 200 million people, making it the most populous country in Africa and the seventh-most populous country in the world. The country is blessed with vast ...

Anniversary: Tinubu tackling Nigeria’s challenges – Nweze

The Senior Special Assistant to President Bola Tinubu on Community Development, South East region, Mrs. Chioma Nweze, Sunday maintained that the President was committed to tackling all the daunting challenges ...

Nembe-Brass road project to widen Bayelsa, FG’s economic benefits – Diri

Bayelsa state governor, Senator Douye Diri, has said the construction of the Nembe-Brass road by his administration is targeted at enhancing the economic benefits of the state and the country ...

BUA crashes cement price

BUA Cement said on Sunday that a bag of cement will now be supplied at an ex-factory" price of $3,500 per bag. In a statement released on Sunday, the company's ...

Many feared dead as explosion rocks Delta on Nigeria’s 63rd Independence Day

Fuel tanker explosion reportedly left unspecified number of persons dead on Sunday along Warri-Benin Expressway. The explosion occurred after a 33,000- litre tanker had fallen on the highway, spilling its ...

Kogi guber: Group cautions women against buying, selling of votes

The Nigerian Women Trust Fund has cautioned women in Kogi state against selling their votes during the forthcoming November 11, 2023 governorship election in the state. Programme Coordinator of the ...


IGP visits injured officer, warns against attack on Police

The acting Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Egbetokun, on Thursday, visited the National Trauma Centre, National Hospital, Abuja, to assess the condition of a policeman, Inspector Omeje Matthew, who was brutally attacked and macheted by armed hoodlums at his ...

Troops neutralise 191 terrorists, arrest 184 in one week -DHQ

...104 surrender The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) Thursday said troops deployed to different theatres of operations across the country neutralised 191 terrorists and arrested 184 others. The military high command also said troops arrested 22 perpetrators of oil theft and rescued ...

NAF airstrikes hit IPOB/ESN hideouts in Anambra, Imo

The Nigerian Air force (NAF) says airstrikes by Air Component of Operation UDO KA II, carried out several strikes on Independent People of Biafra (IPOB)/ Eastern Security Network (ESN) locations at Mother Valley Orsumughu in Nnewi South Local Government Area ...

Global community must prioritise prevention of drug trafficking, abuse – Tinubu

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has implored heads of national drug law enforcement agencies in Africa to renew the fight against substance abuse and illicit drug trafficking in their respective countries. The president made the call Tuesday at the 31st meeting ...

Editors decry South East insecurity,  want Zamfara journalist’s killers probed

Editors under the aegis of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) have expressed worry over the prevailing lawlessness and general state worryingcurity in the country, especially in the Southeast. Despite the worrying situation, they commended governors of the region for ...

IGP distributes over N1.3bn cheques to deceased officers families

In line with his commitment to the welfare of officer and men of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and their families, the acting Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Egbetokun, on Tuesday distributed cheques worth N1,302,597,269.54k to the families of ...

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World Rivers Day celebration in Kwara: Echoes from Oja-Iya River    

The campaign against open defecation, illegal grabbing of cannals, pollution and blockage of rivers and water channels formed the major trust of 2023 World Rivers Day observed by the Lower Niger River Basin Development Authority (LNRBDA) in Ilorin recently. UMAR ...

Knocks, kudos for judiciary over conflicting election judgements

Given the 180-day timeline provided by the Electoral Act for election petitions to be decided, the tribunal has continued to give judgement, even as applause and criticism has trailed its conflicting verdicts, KEHINDE OSASONA writes. In a bid to beat ...

Kògi Senator washes hands off violent incident in Ajiyolo

The senator representing Kogi East in the Senate at the National Assembly, Isa Jibrin Echocho, has debunked social media reports over an unfortunate fracas in Ajiyolo "for which mischief makers and political opponents have been ascribing to him and supporters ...



CSOs hail Minister, NIS for transparent clearance of international passport backlogs

As news of the unprecedented clearance of backlog of international passports by the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) as a direct consequence of an ultimatum by the Minister of Interior, Dr ...

Women group backs AGF, warns against frivolous petitions

A Group under the auspices of Pro-Impact Initiative has raised the alarm over what it termed, “calculated attempts by few sit-tight Directors to blackmail the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), ...

Combat climate change without sacrificing growth, IMF tasks leaders

Many emerging markets and developing economies face threats to economic growth and limited policy space due to high inflation, rising debt, and balance of payments pressures. These challenges mounted during ...


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Blueprint Newspaper is a Nigerian daily print newspaper founded and published in Abuja, Nigeria. While is the online version

Chief Operating Officer: Salisu Umar
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