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The alarm being raised by Sokoto State governor Aminu Tambuwal is not a false one. When Lake Chad in Nigeria’s border with Chad and Niger started drying up, the jobs of an estimated 30million...

Towards a Common Future. Commonwealth Day, 12 March 2018 By Her Majesty The Queen, Head of the Commonwealth We all have reason to give thanks for the numerous ways in which our lives are enriched when...

-- Being a statement issued by SHEHU SANI -- I think what we can say is that the running cost of a senator is N13.5 million every month. Though no specific instruction on what the...

By NDII DUROHA -- Governor Ikedi Ohakim lost  reelection in Imo State in 2011 because it was strongly rumoured that some security officer in his convoy manhandled a Catholic priest for not clearing from the...

Francis Ogbonnaya, a Senior Advocate of France (SAF), holds two master’s degrees in Law and Estate Management from France where he lived for 32 years. In this interview with Egwuagha Amarachukwu/Blueprint, he tells,...

Following a series of workshops conducted in the three Nigerian states most affected by the Boko Haram crisis, over 150 youths, women and men have been trained in various entrepreneurship skills, competences and behaviours...

By ABBA MAHMOOD – There are a lot of myths about the amalgamation of the Northern and Southern protectorates to form Nigeria in 1914. With no facts, many demagogues and anarchists have been spreading so...

MARCH 01 – A multi-purpose plaza owned by the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) will leave the drawing board, where it has been for years, and take a step forward to reality: the foundation...

By ABBA MAHMOOD -- An average northerner produces his best when under pressure. That is why no person or group from there has taken it upon itself to respond to anything until the...

NINE YEARS AGO — Until this day (Feb. 12) of 2009, there was a man I believed would be the equivalent of Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Roosevelt and Barack Obama rolled up in one. He...

By Don Adinuba -- One of the most remarkable events at the funeral of erstwhile Vice President Alex Ekwueme was the announcement by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday, February 2, that the...

-- An address presented by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) on the occasion of a courtesy call on His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Thursday, 8 February...

Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court sitting in Gudu, Abuja, Thursday convicted and sentenced former directors of the Rural Electricity Agency, REA, to various jail terms for their culpability...

Photo: Ambassador Francis Blain presents Secretary-General Patricia Scotland with his country’s formal application to rejoin the Commonwealth * The Gambia re-joins the Commonwealth family this Thursday, almost five years after leaving it. A flag-raising ceremony, at Marlborough...

By ABBA MAHMOOD – Ethiopia went through a devastating war, a destructive famine and debilitating instability. It has recovered to become one of the fastest-growing economies in Africa if not in the world. It...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned the police and other security agencies not to allow themselves to be used by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as instruments of persecution against Nigerians perceived...

-- By IBRAHIM B. BABANGIDA -- Towards a national rebirth -- In the past few months and weeks, I have played host to many concerned Nigerians who have continued to express legitimate and patriotic worry...

--By ABBA MAHMOOD – Adamawa is a unique state. Geographical, historical and socio-cultural factors have combined to make it politically indispensable since the creation of Nigeria. Adamawa is situated right at the centre of every...

-- President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union Address delivered on Tuesday, January 30 -- Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and my fellow...

Nairobi, January 30, 2018— Officials from Kenya’s broadcast regulator, the Communications Authority, accompanied by police, switched off transmitters Tuesday while four privately owned television stations were broadcasting live coverage of an opposition party event in the...

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