From Barcelona, Asisat Oshoala makes big money move to US NWSL

February 1, 2024 Blueprint News 0

Barcelona striker Asisat Oshoala landed in the United States of America on Tuesday to undergo her medicals and sign her contract with an National Women’s Soccer League outfit. Oshoala scored 107 goals in 149 appearances for Barcelona during her five-year stint, from February 2019 to January 2024. As earlier reported over the weekend, the FC Barcelona sanctioned the immediate transfer Read More

Again, Onome Ebi exits NWFL, returns abroad

January 11, 2024 Blueprint News 0

Naija Ratels defender Onome Ebi has joined Israeli Women’s Premier League side Bnot Netanya. Ebi joined the European side for an undisclosed fee. The Super Falcons captain featured in three NWFL games for Naija Ratels. The 40-year-old defender rejoined Naija Ratels at the start of the 2023-24 NWFL season after 15 years of playing abroad. She bagged an assist in Read More

NIN: 99.9% households yet to receive FG’s cash transfer – World Bank

December 19, 2023 Blessing Anaro 0

The World Bank has reported that approximately 99.9 per cent of Nigeria’s targeted poor and vulnerable households are yet to receive the Federal Government’s recently announced N25,000 per month cash handout, according to data from the World Bank’s Lead Economist for Nigeria, Alex Sienaert. This is because, out of the 20 per cent of people possessing a valid national ID Read More

January transfer window: Top Nigerian footballer, Neville Kalu, targets another Europe move

November 18, 2023 Admin III 0

A top-rated Nigerian footballer, Neville Nnamdi Kalu, is now targeting fresh January transfer move to Europe. Neville, a free agent who spoke exclusively to Blueprint said already he is considering offers from Germany after his playing time in Spain last season. The mercurial player said he is currently fit to face daunting footballing activities as he believes right opportunities for Read More

Napoli linked with Super Eagles new boy Osayi-Samuel

November 27, 2022 Admin III 0

High-riding Serie A club Napoli are the latest linked with recently capped Super Eagles ace Bright Osayi-Samuel. Osayi-Samuel wants out from Fenerbache as he has lost his first-team place this season following the arrival of new coach Jorge Jesus. In Turkey, the former QPR winger has been converted to a right wingback or right fullback. His transfer market value is Read More

AITEO slams Shell with $2.5bn suit over sale of OML 29

October 5, 2021 Lekan Olashehinde 0

A global oil giant, AITEO has slammed Anglo-Dutch Company, Shell with a $2.5B suit over claims it made in the sale of the OML 29.  Shell and its joint venture partners sold all their undivided 45% equity in OML 29 to AITEO sometime in 2014 for a whopping sum of $2.4 billion, which assets Shell said included the Nembe Creek Trunk Line Read More

Police nab robber, bank staff for attempted robbery in Ogun

October 5, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun state police command have arrested one, Olagoke Dare, a staff of Abestone Microfinance bank located in Abeokuta for planning with one, Idowu Tunde to him of a cash sum of N3million belong to the bank. The police spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi in a press statement made available to Blueprint Tuesday, stated that the duo were arrested following the confessional Read More

APC group lauds Buhari’s strategic responses to Covid-19 pandemic

September 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on the aiges of APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC) has commended the firm responses of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administratiom to the Covid-19 pandemic. The group, which is a voluntary think-tank group of the governing party, particularly lauded President Buhari’s setting up of an Economic Sustainability Committee chaired by the Vice Read More

Buhari recovers N1tr stolen funds in six years – APC-LAC

September 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has so far recovered about to One trillion Naira worth of stolen funds and assets since assuming office in 2015. The APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (LAC), a voluntary think-tank group of the governing party, in a statement released Thursday in Abuja, said all final forfeitures are being deployed for use in the government’s special Read More

Ogun: Man, 37 arrested for raping 27-year-old lady

August 29, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A 33-year-old-man, Imoleayo Adekoya has been arrested by men of the Ogun state police command for unlawfully having carnal knowledge of a 27 years old lady. The arrest was contain in a press statement made available to Blueprint Sunday by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi in Abeokuta. According to the statement, the suspect was arrested weekend, following a Read More

Crown varsity signs MoU with Kaduna school on postgraduate studies

August 23, 2021 Tope Sunday 0

The Crown University Int’l Chartered Incorporation, in Santa Cruz Province, Argentina, South America, has signed a memorandum with the Kaduna State University on the undergraduate and graduate programmes on a credit transfer-based criterion.  The partnership, which was officially sealed on the 4th of August, 2021, was said to be for credit transfer, reciprocal arrangement, international conferences, seminar, workshop, training and research at all level Read More

APC: Peace Corps boss retrieves car gift from party chair

August 20, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives and Commandant General (CG) of the Nigeria Peace Corps, Dickson Akoh, has decided to retrieve the Jeep he had given to the state party chairman, Chief Abba Yaro, three years ago, as part of the party’s crisis in Benue state. The state chairman, according to reports, has returned the Toyota Sequoia Jeep that the Read More

IBB survived more coups than any leader in Nigeria – Iwuanyanwu

August 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former President General Ibrahim Babangida has been described as a leader who survived more coups than any other leader in Nigeria and one whose intellectual capacity was evident on the way he handled security matters while presiding the affairs of this nation. A business mogul and a close ally of General Babangida, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu in a statement in honour Read More

Suspected herdsman arrested with AK-47 in Ogun

August 11, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Operatives of Ogun state police command have apprehended a herdsman who simply identified himself as Mohammed, with one AK 47 riffle.  The police public relations officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi made this known in a press statement made available to Blueprint Wednesday. The suspect, according to the statement was arrested following an information received by the Dpo Imeko divisional headquarters, that two Read More

Breaking: Amidst Liverpool interest, PSG confirm Messi ‘s capture

August 10, 2021 90mins 0

Paris Saint-Germain have confirmed the signing of Lionel Messi on a free transfer following the expiration of his Barcelona contract.  The move brings Messi’s legendary spell at Barça to an end. Joining the club aged 13, he would go on to make just shy of 800 appearances in all competitions, scoring 672 goals and providing 305 assists. Along the way he helped Read More

Man, 40 arrested for beating motorcyclist to death in Ogun

August 1, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A-40-year-old man, Michael Salako was has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command for beating a motorcyclist popularly known as Okada to death at Lafenwa area of Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital. The arrest was contain in a press statement issued by the police public relations officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to Blueprint Sunday. According to the Read More

Suspected kidnapper of a military officer arrested in Ogun

July 19, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A suspected kidnapper of a military officer has been arrested by men of the Ogun state Police Command at Odo Pako Ota, in Ado Odo Ota Local Government area of the state. According to a press statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi made available to Blueprint Monday, the suspect was arrested following a distress call received Read More

EPL: Etebo, Mabude complete Watford switch

July 10, 2021 Admin III 0

Teeming Nigerian fans are expected to now be cheering Watford to victory in the new Premier League season after Oghenekaro Etebo and Dapo Mabude completed their transfer to the club. There are now six Nigerian players at ‘The Hornets’ – William Ekong, Isaac Success, Tom Dele-Bashiru and Emmanuel Dennis being the others at the club. Etebo has signed for Watford Read More

Police arrests man, 40 for raping 60-yr-old woman in Ogun

June 21, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Men of the Ogun state Police Command have arrested a 40 year old man, Adesina Adebowale for forcefully having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 60 years old woman. The arrest was contained in a press release issued by the police public relations officer DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to BlueprintMonday. Oyeyemi in the release stated that the suspect was arrested following a Read More

Barcelona grab Memphis Depay on free transfer

June 20, 2021 Admin III 0

Barcelona have completed the signing of Memphis Depay on a free transfer. This is a case of third time lucky for Barcelona, as they tried to lure the 27-year-old to the Camp Nou last summer and again in January, but they have now got their man. Memphis joins on a free and has put pen to paper on a contract Read More

9 cultists arrested during supremacy clash in Ogun

May 26, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Nine members of Eye cult group, were on the 24th of May 2021 arrested in Ajegunle area of Ibogun during a supremacy battle between them and members of Alora confraternity.  The arrested was contained in a press statement issued by the police public relations officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to Blueprintthe suspects, Sodiq Olabisi, Oluwatosin Andrew, Oladimeji Oyedele, Read More

FG, states, LGs share N616.886bn for April

May 24, 2021 David Agba 0

The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC), at its meeting through Virtual Conference shared a total sum of N616.886 billion to the three tiers of government, as federation allocation for the month of April, 2021. From this stated amount, inclusive cost of collection to NCS, DPR and FIRS, the Federal Government received N244.011billion, the States received N193.432 billion, the Local Government Read More

Flutterwave deepens cash transfer, partners Ethiopia mobile wallet platform

May 24, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

Flutterwave, Africa’s leading payments technology company, has reiterated its determination to deepen cash instant transfer on the continent with a new partnership with Amole, Ethiopia’s largest mobile Digital Wallet platform. In a statement at the weekend, Flutterwave explained that the partnership would serve the Ethiopian economy by making diaspora remittances easier for over 8 million members of the Ethiopian Diaspora Read More

Ogun: 2 nabbed for robbing POS operator at gun point

May 23, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Two suspected armed robbery suspects, were on Saturday, 22nd of May 2021 arrested by men of Ogun state police command for robbing one Ajose Bilikisu, a point of sales (POS)  operator at gun point in Ketu area of the state. In a press statement issued by the police public relations officer (PPRO),DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to Blueprint in Abeokuta, it Read More