APC support group bemoans exclusion of Tallen, Edu, others from Women Campaign Council

October 1, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A support group of the ruling party, All Progressives Congress Support Group (APCSG) has bemoaned the exclusion of Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, APC national women leader, Dr Betta Edu and the only female governorship candidate of the party, Senator Aishatu Binani from the Women Campaign Council of the party. The group in a statement Saturday in Abuja signed Read More

Artisans, others shutdown Edo for Peter Obi

October 1, 2022 Patrick Ahanor, Benin City 0

Ahead of the 2023 presidential poll, supporters of Labour Party candidate, Mr. Peter Obi, on Saturday held a peaceful rally in solidarity for his ambition. The supporters in their numbers also used the occasion to solicit for votes for the LP candidate and his running mate, Mohammed Datti. To this end, Blueprint observed that scores of supporters mainly artisans and Read More

VIDEO: Atiku visits Gombe, flaunts massive crowd

October 1, 2022 Admin III 0

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday visited Gombe. The former Vice President, who was in the North-East state for a wedding ceremony, said he was thrilled by thousands of supporters that trooped out to welcome him. The Adamawa-born politician, who took to his verified social media pages with the pictures of the crowd, Read More

Breaking: Arsenal overpower 10-man Spurs to go four points clear

October 1, 2022 Admin III 0

Arsenal maintained their position at the Premier League summit as an outstanding display overpowered Tottenham in the north London derby at Emirates Stadium. Mikel Arteta’s side were superior throughout and Spurs’ cause was not helped by Emerson Royal’s red card for a second-half foul on Gabriel Martinelli. Arsenal made a fast start and took a deserved lead when Thomas Partey Read More

Breaking: Obidients defy court order, storm Lekki (VIDEO)

October 1, 2022 Admin III 0

The supporters of presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi have staged a rally at Lekki in Lagos. The supporters defied court order and police directive against holding a rally at the Lekki toll gate. On Saturday morning, October 1, the supporters, known as the ‘Obidients’, were seen in mass number as they marched at the Lekki-Epe Expressway, chanting Read More

Aisha Buhari begs Nigerians for forgiveness over hardship, insecurity

October 1, 2022 Admin III 0

Nigeria’s first lady, Aisha Buhari has apologized to Nigerians over the harsh economic realities and insecurity experienced under the Buhari-led regime. “The regime might not have been a perfect one, but I want to seize this opportunity to seek forgiveness from the Ulamas and Nigerians in general. We all need to work together to achieve a better Nigeria,”  Mrs Buhari Read More

Microsoft strengthens partnership with AfDB to Fast-track youth entrepreneurship in Africa

October 1, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Microsoft has strengthened partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) to scale up technical and financial support for young entrepreneurs  According to a statement by the organisation,  Microsoft is expanding its partnership with the African Development Bank to support Africa’s youth entrepreneurs under the bank’s Youth Entrepreneurship Investment Banks (YEIB) Initiative.   Through its African Transformation Office (ATO), Microsoft will work Read More

Pictures: Commuters stranded as ‘Obidients’ rally at Lekki

October 1, 2022 Admin III 0

A rally in support of the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, in the Lekki area of Lagos on Saturday has resulted in heavy traffic. There was police presence in the area and Lekki Tollgate to enforce a court order that Obi’s supporters shouldn’t converge at that location.

#LagosRally: Obidients dare police, storm Lekki toll gate, spread rally to other Lagos areas

October 1, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Supporters of the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, popularly known as Obidients have defied police order against holding a rally at the Lekki toll gate. They came out in large numbers as they marched at the Lekki toll gate Saturday, shouting and hailing their candidate, Obi. A post shared on Twitter by a supposed supporter, @Nkemchor Read More

INEC confirms missing staff dead

October 1, 2022 Admin III 0

A staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Anambra state Mr Duruocha Osita Joel has been found dead. National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee or INEC, Barr. Festus Okoye on Friday disclosed that on Wednesday, 28th September 2022, the Commission’s Administrative Secretary in Anambra State, Mr. Okwuonu Jude, reported the disappearance of a staff, Mr. Read More

Nigeria@62: Prepare to accept outcome of 2023 election, Tinubu, Atiku, Obi, others told

October 1, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

As Nigeria celebrates her 62 Independence nniversary, major contenders vying to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari, in 2023 have been advised to embrace peace ahead of the presidential elections, even as they are asked to prepare for the outcome in good faith. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, former Lagos state governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former Kano state governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso Read More

2022: New NFF executive board takes over

October 1, 2022 Editor 0

Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Gusau was on Friday elected the new President of Nigeria Football Federation, succeeding Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick who was in the role for the past eight years. Until Friday afternoon, debonair Gusau was Chairman of Chairmen of Nigeria Football, and also Chairman of the Zamfara State Football Association. He defeated Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi, who until Friday afternoon was Read More

Burkina Faso military head of state overthrown

October 1, 2022 Admin III 0

Captain Ibrahim Traore has announced on live television that he has overthrown Burkina Faso’s Military Head of State Paul Henri Damiba. Paul Henri Damiba rose to power in January 2022 after overthrowing Burkina Faso President Roch Kabore. The announcement capped a day that began with gunfire near a military camp in the capital Ouagadougou, an explosion near the presidential palace, Read More

Nigeria @ 62: UAG lauds military for sacrifice, national unity

October 1, 2022 Benjamin Samson 0

A non-partisan advocacy organisation, the Unity Advocacy Group (UAG), has lauded the Armed Forces of Nigeria for its sacrifices and the noble role of keeping the country united. In an Independence message Friday night, UAG said inspite challenges confronting the nation, officers and men of the AFN have been a major factor that keeps binding the country together.While urging Nigerians Read More

Independence: Governor Buni salutes Nigeria at 62

October 1, 2022 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

Yobe state Governor Mai Mala Buni, has congratulated Nigeria and Nigerians on the occassion of the 62nd Independence anniversary of the country. A statement by the Director General, Press and Media Affairs to the governor,Alhaji Mamman Mohammed, said the governor noted that in spite of the challenges Nigeria had gone through, remarkable achievements have been made. Governor Buni commended President Read More

NIWA and the burden of developing Nigeria’s inland waterways

October 1, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) is in charge of inland waterways branch of water transport in the Federal Ministry of Transportation. Hitherto Inland Waterways Department (IWD), it metamorphosed into an Authority vide an act of the National Assembly, CAP 47, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria (LFN), 2004 (Decree No. 13 of 1997). The National Inland Waterways Authority was Read More

Independence day: See President Buhari’s full speech

October 1, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Fellow Nigerians, I address you today, with a deep sense of gratitude to God and a high level of appreciation to all Nigerians whose tremendous goodwill gave me the opportunity to provide leadership for our great country at one of the trying times in her history. Conscious that today’s address would be my last on an Independence Day as your Read More

Governor Buni salutes Nigeria at 62.

October 1, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Governor of Yobe state, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, has congratulated Nigeria and Nigerians on the occassion of the 62nd independence anniversary of the country. The Governor noted that in spite of the challenges Nigeria had gone through, remarkable achievements have been made with improvement in the lives of the people. Governor Buni commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the security agencies Read More

EFCC nabs 95 internet ‘fraudsters’ in Delta

October 1, 2022 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

Operatives of the Port Harcourt Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 95) suspected internet fraudsters in Warri, Delta state. A press statement by EFCC Head, Media & Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, Friday in Abuja said they were arrested, Thursday, in a sting operation, at Adesa Ughonton and Jedda Axis of Warri, Delta state for suspected Read More

Breaking: APC sets up women’s campaign team, names Aisha Buhari grand patron …Tinubu, Shettima’s wives chair, co-chair *see full list

October 1, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Nigeria’s governing party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday, announced the composition of its women’s campaign team. Named the Tinubu/Shettima Women Presidential Campaign Team, the current First Lady, Aisha Buhari is expected to lead the women’s wing of the party to victory as its grand patron. Also playing key roles are Senator Oluremi Tinubu, three-term senator representing Lagos Central Read More