Taraba Poly panel: Tiv youth accuse Gov. Ishaku of witch-hunt

August 2, 2020 Andrew Ojih 0

The Taraba state Tiv Youth Forum has accused Governor Darius Ishaku of plans to witch-hunt the immediate past Rector of the Taraba state Polytechnic Suntai, Mr Daniel Mom. Comrade Aondona Katyo, leader of the group made the revelation on Saturday while briefing newsmen in Jalingo. He that Mr Mom who is the first Tiv indigene to occupy the position has Read More

Debating the Daura’s rotational presidency

August 2, 2020 Admin III 0

— Malam Mamman Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew, stirred controversy with his recent statement on power rotation in the country. Daura, in an interview granted to the BBC Hausa, advocated a competent president in 2023 rather than the usual zoning one. His statement or opinion has since sparked up mixed reactions across the country with the socio-cultural groups such as Ndigbo Read More

Lalong felicitates with Archbishop Kaigama @62

August 2, 2020 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

Plateau state Governor Simon Lalong, has congratulated His Grace, the Archbishop of Abuja, Ignatius Ayau Kaigama on his 62nd birthday. Lalong in a congratulatory message described Archbishop Kaigama as a man of God whose passion for peaceful coexistence and justice is legendary. This was contained in a statement Sunday, by the director of press and public affairs, to the governor Read More

Kadpoly: Footprint of Bugaje as rector

August 2, 2020 Samuel Ralph Onoja 0

Since its establishment in 1920, starting with the School of Survey established by the British colonialists which was later upgraded to Kaduna Technical Institute in 1956, Kaduna Polytechnic has undergone series of development and challenges in its century of existence. The polytechnic now operates a collegiate system comprising six colleges: Science and Technology, Engineering, Technical and Vocational Education, Environmental Studies, Read More

NEDC N100bn probe: House of Representatives misfires

August 2, 2020 Admin III 0

Recently, the National Assembly has become a theatre of drama and comedy, especially during the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) probe.There was exposition, revelation and accusations and counter-accusations between the former acting Managing Director of NDDC, joy Nunieh, and the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr Godswill Akpabio, on how funds budgeted and allocated to the commission for developmental projects Read More

Lady stabs boyfriend to death for ‘cheating’

August 2, 2020 Solomon Arowolo 0

A 24-year-old lady identified as Nkechi, and popularly known as Omalicha has been arrested by the police in Lagos for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend, Auwal Suleiman, 26, to death over alleged cheating. The unfortunate incident happened on Saturday at their residence in Sagbokoji Island, Apapa, Lagos state. According to a source, the couple, who started dating in 2018, and began living together Read More

9 dead after drinking sanitiser

August 2, 2020 DW 0

At least nine people are reported to have died in southern India after drinking hand sanitizer as a substitute for alcohol. Alcohol stores were closed as part of a local lockdown to curb a rise in COVID-19 cases. Local police said on Friday that at least nine men had died after drinking alcohol-based hand sanitizer as a substitute for alcohol.  Read More

Ex-Minister now PDP Chair in Imo

August 2, 2020 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

A former Minister for Commerce and Industry, Engr. Charles Ugwu, has emerged the Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo state. This followed the announcement by the Congress Electoral Committee Chairman, Barr. Uzor Azubuike. Blueprint correspondent who monitored proceedings gathered that some of the key positions witnessed a return of some serving officers including former acting chairman, Sir Read More

Nasarawa: Why civil servants, retirees couldn’t receive entitlements before sallah – Sule

August 1, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 0

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state Saturday, described the inability of the state government to pay civil servants and retirees their July entitlements before Sallah without difficulties as unfortunate. Sule spoke when members of the Correspondents’ Chapel of the state council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) paid him a Sallah homage in his country home Gudi Akwanga local Read More

Happening now: Sanwo-Olu reveals when churches, restaurants ‘ll finally reopen for services in Lagos

August 1, 2020 Admin III 0

Lagos state government has finally revealed that worship centres will be reopened on August 7 for services. Governor Babatunde Sanwo-Olu who disclosed this while giving updates on the COVID-19 pandemic at Marina in Lagos state said restaurant would be allowed to carry out eat-in services as from August 14. He also said churches will be allowed to admit 50% capacity Read More

‘Turn-by-turn presidency’: Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba don’t own Nigeria by Fredrick Nwabufo

August 1, 2020 Fredrick Nwabufo 0

Nigeria is the collective heritage of about 200 million people of diverse ethnic backgrounds and tongues. There are over 250 ethnic nationalities spread across the country. Nigeria does not belong only to the Igbo, the Hausa and  the Yoruba. Unfortunately, these three so-called ‘’major ethnic groups’’ have defined the political and economic actualities of the country since independence. Even among Read More

China will recolonise Nigeria in future by High Chief Peter Ameh

August 1, 2020 High Chief Peter Ameh 0

An elementary definition of the word “sovereignty” as explained by my government teacher in secondary school is a state’s ability to control its affairs without any influence or interference from other states. Every independent state enjoys a right of sovereignty, which may range from territorial sovereignty, legal sovereignty, political sovereignty, popular sovereignty and, of course, economic sovereignty. Nigeria began to Read More

PSG down Lyon, win French League Cup

August 1, 2020 Admin III 0

Paris St-Germain beat Lyon on penalties in the French League Cup final to seal a fourth domestic treble in six years. It was the final French League Cup final, with the decision made last September to cancel the tournament after this season, and ended 0-0. After the first 10 penalties were scored, PSG keeper Keylor Navas saved from Bertrand Traore Read More

At last, Lille open up on Osimhen move

August 1, 2020 Admin III 0

French club, LOSC Lille have issued an official statement to wish former player, Victor Osimhen the very best of luck after the Nigeria striker completed his move to Napoli. Napoli signed Osimhen from Lille in a €80million deal after the Italian side fended off competition from Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea to land the Nigerian international. The 21-year-old was in stellar Read More

Breaking: Ekiti gov Fayemi recovers, test negative for Coronavirus

August 1, 2020 Admin III 0

Ekiti state governor Kayode Fayemi, has been recovered from Coronavirus infection after he tested negative twice. This was revealed by the governor on Satuday morning. Fayemi wrote on his official Twitter account, “After 11 days in isolation, I received news that my COVID19 repeat test came back negative. My sincere gratitude goes to God Almighty, my family, my medical team Read More

Int’l Taekwondo tourney: NSSF beats deadline, registers 43 athletes

August 1, 2020 Admin III 0

Up to 43 young athletes will represent Nigeria at the ISSF World Schools Taekwondo poomsae virtual Championships when the event gets underway between August 13 and 15, 2020. The Nigeria School Sports Federation (NSSF) had teamed up with the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) and State Sports Council to ensure Nigeria beats the registration deadline, which ended on July 30, 2020. Read More