Sankara condoles Maitama Yusuf’s family

October 14, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

Senator Danladi Sankara has commiserated with family of Senator Bello Maitama Yusuf who died on Friday in Kano at the age of 76. The late Senator Bello Maitama Yusuf hailed from Gwaram in Jigawa state and served as Minister in the government of the late President Shehu Shagari from 1979 to 1983 before serving as Senator for Jigawa Southwest Senatorial Read More

Woman a pillar of the family

September 19, 2023 Rejoice Udumaga 0

A man’s life has from inception been a motivation either with negative or positive impact in the life of his fellow man, thus the reason for one to ensure that his exemplary ways will surly speak volume of him and a reference point in history and particularly to his credit and glory to the Almighty God. My name is Udumaga Read More

Family of Nigerian lady who died aboard EgyptAir demands justice

September 9, 2023 Suleiman Idris 0

The family of a Nigerian lady, Ms. Remilekun Toyosi Meshioye, a passenger who died onboard Egypt Air flight MS 876 on Monday while on a connecting flight into Heathrow Airport in the United Kingdom has slammed the airline and the Egyptian authorities. According to the family, Toyosi was disrespectfully treated and called on the federal government to investigate the circumstances Read More

Zamfara CP presents N23m cheque to family of deceased officers

June 20, 2023 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Commissioner of Police, Zamfara state police command, Muhammad Bunu, has presented cheques worth N20 million to the family of deceased officers serving in the command. This is contained in a statement made available to Blueprint signed by the command’s spokesman, Asp. Yazid Abubakar, Monday. The statement said the CP. presented the cheque on behalf of the Inspector General of Read More

Ojerinde, family members in fresh trouble for ‘selling government property’

June 15, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

A former Registrar Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Lawrence Adedibu Ojerinde, Thursday, put on fresh trial by the federal government for allegedly selling off its property in Ghana. The federal government docked the embattled ex- JAMB registrar alongside his three sons and a daughter-in-law in Abuja on Thursday. The accused persons who were all present in court were Read More

Betara visits late member-elect’s family, offers son scholarship

May 2, 2023 Joshua Egbodo 0

One of the leading contenders in the race for speakership of the 10th House of Representatives, Hon. Muktar Betara Aliyu has paid a condolence visit to the family of late member-elect from Taraba state, Hon. Ismailia Yushau Maihanci, during which he announced a scholarship for the deceased’s son. The lawmaker visited the family in Jalingo, the Taraba State capital onSunday Read More

Ismaila Mabo one of the best, FIFA mourns late ex-Super Falcons coach 

March 20, 2023 Admin III 0

President of world football-governing body, FIFA Mr. Gianni Infantino has described the former Super Falcons’ Head Coach, Ismaila Mabo who died recently as “one of the best coaches of his generation.” In a letter of condolence that he personally signed and addressed to President of NFF, Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Gusau on 20th March 2023, Infantino expressed, on behalf of the international Read More

Osun poly student dies after visiting boyfriend

November 1, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A National Diploma (ND1) student in the department of Mass Communication, Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, has been declared dead after developing sickness in her boyfriend’s house. The lady, simply identified as Wumi, was said to have visited her boyfriend at the weekend where she had complication and became unconscious. It was gathered that the lady was living at Gaa Fulani, Read More

PDP, APC get new chairmen in Ebonyi

October 17, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

The Congresses of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ebonyi state on Saturday have produced new leadership for both party. While All Progressive Congress returned the caretaker Committee chairman, Mr Stanley Okoro Emegha, People’s Democratic Party got a new chairman, Mr Tochukwu Okorie. Emegha at the Congress polled 1,080 votes against his opponent Akanu Okoro that Read More

APC state congress: Nabena calls for urgent reconciliation in Bayelsa

October 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and a chieftain of the party in Bayelsa state, Hon. Yekini Nabena, has commended the peaceful conduct of State Congress in the state where new leaders have emerged. At the Bayelsa state delegate election congress, Barr. Dennis Otiotio emerged as the new APC Chairman, Hon. Francis Koloko as Read More

It’s a new era for Quarters Ward – Bello

October 16, 2021 ENE OSHABA 0

Earnest E. Bello is the first woman to vie for the position of Councillor in Quarters Ward, Gwagwalada Area Council, on the platform of Peoples Redemption Party (PRP). In this interview with ENE OSHABA, she shares her passion for community development and aspiration to change the Quarters Ward for the better. What is your background and what motivated you to Read More

Chairmanship: Modu Sheriff rallies APC members ahead state congresses

October 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Borno state and one of the aspirants seeking office of the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator Alimodu Sheriff, has rallied all members of the party for the forthcoming state congress. The party has scheduled state congresses nationwide for Saturday October 16th to elect leaders of the party at the state level. But addressing Read More

APC crisis: Our com’tt ‘ll do better than Tinubu, Akande’s – Adamu

October 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Nasarawa state and Senator representing Nasarawa West, Abdullahi Adamu, has assured that his committee will perform better than previous National Reconciliation Committees headed by former governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and that of former governor of Osun state, Chief Bisi Akande. Both Tinubu and Akande were appointed at different times to reconcile various groups and Read More

Pandora: Osun governor Oyetola denies link with London property

October 9, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has denied the alleged ownership of a property in London, United Kingdom. He also denied the purported link with the owner of the property, Mr Kolawole Aluko. In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, and made available to newsmen in Osogbo, Sayurday, Oyetola described as ‘unfounded and untrue,’ the report linking him to the Read More

Rumpus in OAU over death of final year student

October 1, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

There was rumpus in Ile-Ife, Osun state, Friday morning, over death of a final year student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Adeshina Aishat. The deceased, who was a student in the department of Foreign Language, died at the Seventh Day Adventist hospital, Ile-Ife, where she was allegedly referred to, by the health care unit of the university. Students of the university barricaded the town in protest, Read More

WCD – CSOs call for adequate funding, prioritization of family planning in Nigeria

September 28, 2021 Helen Oji 0

Civil Society Organisations rganizations (CSOs), have called for adequate funding and privatisation of family planning in Nigeria. Addressing journalist on Monday in Abuja during the inaugural meeting of champions and advocacy, the chairman management committee, Dr. Ejika Oji, urged the government to support family health in commemoration of World Contraception Day (WCD). He said: “Family planning investment is key to Read More

Incredible! Ex-bank manager cuts off body parts, turns to dragon

September 25, 2021 Agency Report 0

A former bank manager known as Richard Hernandez has decided to cut off his penis after spending thousands of pounds to become a human dragon. Richard reportedly spent the sum of £61,000 to modify his body and become a human dragon called Tiamat Legion Medusa. The modification consists of the removal of his outer ear, partial nose removal, 18 horns Read More

El-rufai to Southern govs: Anti open-grazing law unimplementable

September 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai, has responded to the new law banning Open-grazing in the Southern states of Nigeria, saying such law is not implementable presently. Some southern states like Ondo, Oyo, Lagos, Enugu and Osun, among others have passed anti open gracing law. But speaking with newsmen Tuesday after a meeting with officials of the All progressives Congress (APC) Read More

We’re borrowing for the good of Nigerians, APC tells PDP

September 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has replied criticism by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its borrowing spree, saying the act “is for the good of the country.” In a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja by the National Secretary Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe, the ruling party said unlike in the brazen looting days Read More

Prostitution: Police nab 2 for trafficking teenagers to Ghana

September 8, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Ebonyi Police command Tuesday, paraded two suspects for trafficking teenage girls for prostitution. The suspects Ivi Chukwu Chinecherem, age 20yrs and Ogbonna Justice, age 19 yrs were said to have been involved in the trafficking of five Ebonyi female teenagers to Ghana for  Akaeze community in Ivo local government area of Ebonyi state. While parading the suspects, the commissioner of Read More

How teenage boxer died days after knockout

September 4, 2021 BBC 0

A teenage boxer has died, five days after being knocked out in a professional fight. Mexican welterweight Jeanette Zacarias Zapata, 18, was knocked down in the fourth round against Marie Pier Houle at the GVM Gala International in Montreal on Saturday. She appeared to have a seizure after being dazed by a left uppercut and a right hook and was Read More

VIDEO: Boy conspires with elder brother to poison boss’ family

August 26, 2021 Admin III 0

A video has surfaced online showing the moment an unidentified boy who conspired with his elder brother to poison his boss’ family, was apprehended. The middle age boy who confirmed carrying out the act on video, said the poison was added to a stew his boss’ wife cooked. According to him, he was surprised when he came back home and Read More

@52: APC govs laud Zulum’s commitment to end Boko Haram

August 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has joined Nigerians and other well wishers to celebrate the birthday of Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, Governor of Borno state, even as they acknowledged Zulum’s dedication and commitment to the fight against Boko Haram. The APC governors, in a statement signed Thursday in Abuja, by their chairman and governor of Kebbi state, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Read More