Reps throw out petition against FCTA director Galadima

November 19, 2023 Editor 0

The House of Representatives has thrown out a petition by a group against the Director of the Department of Development Control of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, Town Planner Muktar Galadima. The House dismissed the petition as the petitioner failed to show up to defend the petition. The case listed among those to be treated by the house committee on Read More

The cross columnists must carry

November 18, 2023 Editor 0

By Clem Oluwole Columning is a practice where a writer takes it upon himself or herself to maintain an appearance on the page of a newspaper or magazine to express their personal views on various issues. There are columnists that ‘pigeonhole’ themselves into specialised fields like sports, politics, economy, etc. Others are Jacks of all trades, master of all! Such Read More

Alleged certificate forgery: NSCDC boss not shielding personnel from investigation – Coalition

November 16, 2023 Editor 0

A Coalition of Civil Society Organisations, Stand Up Nigeria, has described as mischievous a report by an online newspaper, claiming that the Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ahmed Audi, has allegedly refused to release one of the corps officers, to the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) for investigation over forgery of Read More

KCCN sets up Taekwondo trainings for students in Lagos, Abuja schools

November 15, 2023 Editor 0

The Korea Cultural Centre Nigeria (KCCN) has begun training sessions for selected public schools in Lagos state and Abuja. This was disclosed in a statement by the centre on Wednesday in Abuja. Part of the statement reads, “As part of efforts to develop Nigeria taekwondo at the grassroots level, the Korean Cultural Centre Nigeria (KCCN) had put in place a Read More

Some elements causing rift between Tinubu, Zamfara governor – Group

November 15, 2023 Editor 0

As the disagreement between Zamfara State governor and his predecessor lingers, a group, All progressives Congress (APC) Renewed Hope Integrity Network (ARHIN) has alleged that there are plots by disgruntled elements to cause rift between President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Governor Dauda Lawal of Zamfara State. The group in a statement signed by Mal. Danjuma Umar, argued that “those behind Read More

Goronyo on a working visit to Rivers, meets Fubara

November 14, 2023 Editor 0

Nigeria’s Minister of State Water Resources and Sanitation Rt. Hon. Barr. Bello Muhammad Goronyo recently embarked on a working visit to Rivers state. While in Portharcourt, the state capital, Hon. Goronyo met with Rivers state Governor Siminalayi Fubara inside Government House.

Finding the best gold trading broker: A guide for precious metals investors

November 13, 2023 Editor 0

Gold trading remains a popular aspect of the commodities market, offering a timeless allure to investors looking to hedge against inflation, diversify portfolios, or speculate on market movements. However, to trade gold effectively, one must first select a suitable broker that meets individual trading needs and ensures a seamless trading experience. In this exploration, we conclude with an evaluation of Read More

2023 Kogi governorship election: INEC declares APC’s Ododo winner, governor-elect

November 13, 2023 Editor 0

Usman Ododo of All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared winner of November 11, 2023 Kogi State Ggvernorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). This was after the State Returning Officer, Prof Johnson Urama, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academics) of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, announced him the winner and governor-elect late Sunday night. He said the announced results Read More

The travails and triumph of Emilokan

November 11, 2023 Editor 0

By Clem Oluwole To say that Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is an enigma is not an overstatement. BAT is the acronym Emilokan is well known for in the run-up to the race to clinch the presidential baton. He can also be equated to the proverbial CAT (my emphasis) with nine lives. One peculiarity of a bat in the animal kingdom Read More

Trust key in real estate business – Expert

November 10, 2023 Editor 0

One of the most robust industries in the Nigeria entrepreneurship market today is the real estate and property development, this is because of the volume of money that goes into buying, development and investment. But research has made us learnt that many go into it with fear of getting scammed and getting duped. Nigerians, however still do their little best Read More

IPCR wants violent-free governorship election in Imo, Bayelsa, Kogi

November 10, 2023 Editor 0

The Director General of the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR), Dr. Joseph Ochogwu, has called for violent-free elections in Imo, Bayelsa and Kogi states holding on Saturday, November 11, 2023. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will on Saturday, November 11, 2023, conduct the Imo, Bayelsa and Kogi states governorship elections. In a statement signed by Esther Ndukwe Read More

Disregard false, malicious petition against Abuja development control director, group tells NASS

November 9, 2023 Editor 0

The Director of Development Control Department of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Tpl Muktar Galadima has been enjoined to focus on his work and not get distracted by falsehoods and petitions by “some blackmailers who don’t mean well for Abuja” The call was contained in a press statement issued on Thursday by a civil society organisation , Pro-Impact Initiative Read More

What benefits people can get from online gaming

November 8, 2023 Editor 0

Online gaming is one industry that keeps going from strength to strength. No matter what else is happening in the world, everyone still loves to game. There are so many different options out there that anyone can enjoy. But what benefits do we get from gaming? It turns out there are quite a few – and some might not be Read More

Breaking: Popular Abuja shopping mall on fire

November 6, 2023 Kehinde Osasona, Abuja 0

A shopping mall located around Bannex area, Wuse 2, Abuja is currently on fire. An eye witness told Blueprint that the incident started by 8:15pm on Monday November 6, 2023, but as at the time of writing this report, there has been no details about the cause of the incident and whether or not there are casualties. Already, efforts are Read More

FCTA: Olusade Adesola, an unapologetic civil service reformist – Group

November 5, 2023 Editor 0

The Permanent Secretary of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Mr. Adesola Olusade has been described as a thoroughly breed civil servant who is committed to his job and is determined to always make it better. The description was contained in a press statement issued on Sunday by a civil society organisation , Pro-Impact Initiative and signed by its coordinator, Read More

Venue of Imo PDP primaries, Emeka Chinedu’s election as Reps member valid, Appeal court rules

November 5, 2023 Editor 0

Appeal Court declares venue of Imo PDP primaries valid, affirms Emeka Chinedu House of Reps Election The Imo State Election Petitions Appeal Court Panel 2 sitting in Lagos and presided over by Justice Georgewill, Saturday has declared Hon. Emeka Martins Chinedu of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP the authentic candidate of the party, and the winner of House of Representatives Read More

Driving under the influence of women

November 5, 2023 Clem Oluwole 0

I was at my mechanic’s workshop during the week when a Honda Accord car was eased in with a damaged fender. Behind the steering wheel was the owner’s panel beater. According to him, the owner of the car, described as a jolly good fellow, confessed to him that he veered off his lane while looking at a lady pretty lady Read More

Breaking [Heavyweight bout]: Nigeria’s Ajagba takes down Australian opponent Goodall in Commonwealth revenge

November 5, 2023 Boxing scene 0

Hard-hitting Nigerian heavyweight contender Efe Ajagba stopped Australia’s Joe Goodall in the fourth round of their 10-round main event Saturday night at Tahoe Blue Event Center in Stateline, Nevada. Referee Tony Weeks stopped their fight 50 seconds into the fourth round because Goodall had taken too many unanswered punches. Ajagba, of Stafford, Texas, improved to 19-1 and produced his 14th Read More

Korea stages National day reception in Nigeria, set for summit with African nations

November 3, 2023 Editor 0

As part of its regular annual events, the Republic of Korea on Thursday November 2, 2023 held its National Day Reception in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. The colourful event which held at the prestigious Transcorp Hilton Hotel featured various Korea-based cultural music renditions by Nike Cultural Troupe, The Royals, Dosi, M.B. Crew among others to the applause of teeming guests who Read More

How Nigerian lawmakers stopped Yacht budget estimate, boosted students loan scheme with N5bn – Official

The National Assembly Thursday approved a N2.176 trillion 2023 supplementary budget proposal with a capital component of N1.165 trillion and a recurrent component of N1.010 trillion. The proposed spendings approved were part of the N28 billion budgeted for the State House in the supplementary budget. President  Bola Ahmed Tinubu had, in a letter read in both chambers, asked the federal lawmakers Read More

COCSON, BAVCCA caution against planned protest against Kyari

November 2, 2023 Editor 0

The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria (COCSON) and the Bloggers and Vloggers, Content Creators Association (BAVCCA) have cautioned against the planned protest by over 1000 lawyers, who have been calling for the sack of Group Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian National Petroluem Company Limited(NNPCL, Engr. Mele Kyari. Recall that few days ago, Lawyers under the Coalition of Nigerian Read More

Governor Uba Sani Unity Cup: Babangida sets up technical committee, appoints members

November 2, 2023 Editor 0

Chairman of the Governor Uba Sani Unity cup, Tijani Babangida, has appointed former Nigerian International, Dahiru Sadi, current head coach of the Nations U-17 team,Ahmed Lawal as members of the technical committee for the event which is billed to commence November 17, 2023. Other members of the think tank committee, include Golden Eaglets coach Nduka Ugbade, a man popularly known Read More

Tinubu and Arewa House

November 1, 2023 Joshua Ocheja 0

Strategy is a gift. It is a plan of action to achieve a long-term or overall aim. This was what led to the emergence of President Bola Tinubu. This is the alpha and omega of the Tinubu phenomena. I recall some time ago, at the church service to usher in the Bola Ahmed Tinubu presidency, Senator Remi Tinubu, the first Read More