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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE BLUE PRINT NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [11 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Blue Print Online Newspaper for today, Sunday, 12 November, 2017.

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
From left: Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Alhaji Mohammed Abbas, Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, and Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Hon. Abubakar Bawa Bwari, during the unveiling of the Integrated Automation and Interactive Solid Minerals Portal (IAISMP), in Abuja yesterday Photo: Ayuba RajI The post PERMSEC Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Alhaji Mohammed Abbas, The Minister and Hon. Abubakar Bawa Bwari during 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
From right: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Oyo state Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi and Chancellor, Lead City University Ibadan, Professor Gabriel Ogunmola, during the 10th convocation of Lead City University, in Ibadan yesterday Photo: Esther Bode-Are/B. Jones/NAN The post Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Gov Abiola Ajimobi and Chancellor, Lead City University Ibadan, Prof Gabriel Ogunmola during the 10th convocation of Lead City University appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Babatunde Fowler (left), presenting an Award of Excellence to the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Prof. Stephen Ocheni (middle), during the 2017 Tax Week, in Abuja yesterday, while the Chairman, Chartered Institute of Taxation, Abuja District Society, Mr. Benjamin Ogbeide, watches Photo: Albert Otu/BJO/NAN The post Executive Chairman, FIRS, Mr. Babatunde Fowler presenting an Award of Excellence to the Minister of State f 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
From left: Senior Director, African Development Bank Group, Ebrima Faal, Managing Director, Bank of Agriculture (BOA), Kabir Adamu and BOA Corporate Communication Offi cer, James Wayo, during the 2017 Chief Executive Offi cers' Forum of African Development Finance Institutions, in Abuja yesterday Photo: Deborah Bada/BJO/NAN The post Ebrima Faal of African Development Bank Group, MD, BOA, Kabir Adamu and BOA Corporate Communication Officer, James Wayo, during the 2017 Chief Executive Officer 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Volunteers of the federal government social investment programme, NPower, in Osun state have expressed divergent view on the confirmation of the volunteers as permanent staff of the federal government. They spoke with our correspondent in Osogbo, the state capital during the distribution of device to the volunteers. One of the volunteers, Dada Sina, commended the ...The post NPower: Osun volunteers differ over permanent appointment appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Despite prevailing tight economic conditions in Nigeria, writers across the country and beyond found time to converge at Markudi, the Benue state capital for the 36th International Convention of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA). Makurdi is historic in the sense of having hosted the writers for the third time, 1988, 2003 and 2017. ...The post Makurdi 2017: Assessing writers' convention appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By Victor Adedayo TITLE: The Carnivorous City AUTHOR: Toni Kan GENRE: Autobiography, Motivational PUBLISHER: Cassava Republic Press YEAR : 2016 PAGES: 241 When Abel left for Lagos in search of his missing brother, little did he know that Lagos is a carnivorous city that devours you to satisfy its insatiable appetite. The carnivorous city is ...The post Review: Kans The Carnivorous City is a human struggle appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Happiness Happiness is not as elusive as we make it out to be It is because we look for it in the wrong places, personify it with the wrong things, and expect it from the wrong people. Happiness is many things and a person seeking for happiness must be careful, vigilant and ready to look ...The post Poem: Happiness appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By Vivian Okejeme Wife of governor of Sokoto state, Hajia Maryam Tambuwal, her counterpart in Lagos state, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode and seven others have been shortlisted for the 2018 Most Valuable Governors Wife Awards. The 2018, MVGWA organisers, revealed that the shortlisted first ladies were chosen based on their provision of complementary achievement to their ...The post Tambuwal, Ambode, 7 other govs wives for 2018 MVGW awards appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By Bashir Mohammed Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and a close associate of the President, Alhaji Abdulmajid Danbilki Commander, has described the performance of governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje in the last two years as a spectacular one. Speaking with news men in Kano yesterday, Commander said as far as the 2019 race for ...The post 2019: No one can stop Ganduje ' APC chieftain appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By Awaal Gata Former Director General, Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR), Sunday Ochoche, has urged the federal government to return the institute to the presidency, for its mandate to be fulfilled maximally. Ochoche made the call in Abuja at the public presentation of the '2016 Strategic Conflict Assessment (SCA) and the National Action ...The post Return IPCR to presidency appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has not accounted for N18 million in 2015, an audit report reviewed by Premium Times has revealed. The report, which detailed financial records of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the federal government in 2015, is the latest from the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation. ...The post NSCDC N18.1m unaccounted ' Report appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Ogun CJ pardons 106 inmates Ogun state Chief Judge, Olatokunbo Olopade, has granted pardon to 106 inmates as part of efforts to decongest prisons in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mrs. Olopade pardoned the inmates during her three-day tour of prison formations at Ibara and Oba in Abeokuta as well ...The post Ogun CJ pardons 106 inmates appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By Sadiq Abubakar In a bid to enhance relationship with professional institutions, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, has charged the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) to stand firmly with the Army in efforts to protect the country for peace and unity. A statement made available to newsmen, said ...The post Support Army for peace, COAS tells NIPR appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By Tope Musowo The Lagos state House of Assembly has frowned at what it termed 'misconceptions' of its letter to the executive arm on the constitution of local government executives. The Assembly expressed its displeasures in a statement signed by Hon Sanai Agunbiade, the Majority Leader, on the topic: Re: Lagos state House of Assembly ...The post Lagos lawmakers deny berating Ambode over LG executives appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Falila Hello Readers, having a great weekend' Here are few social media highlights to read while you take a break this fun weekend' Facebook Man in China donates dead wife's body to science for preservation, hoping she'd live again. A man in China just cannot let go his love for his deceased wife. As ...The post Social media Buzz appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By Ikenna Ikonkwo A renowned researcher, Will Yakowicz once posited; 'Ideas are cheap and plentiful in the beginning. Keeping the truly innovative ideas coming is the real challenge.' The assertion by this famous Writer has remained the blight of many People (at least in our immediate) that once began a commendable process which all of ...The post Wanted! Fresh ideas for League Management Company appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has continued to boast of his readiness to beat Anthony Joshua in his safe haven of Great Britain. Wilder, 32, defended his belt against Bermane Stiverne on Saturday, a week after Joshua retained the WBA and IBF crowns against Carlos Takam in Cardiff. In 2015, Stiverne became the only man ...The post Wilder to Joshua: Come, I 'll beat you silly in 2018 appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Emmanuel Amuneke, has revealed that his appointment as coach of Sudanese club, Sporting Club Khartoum is a stepping stone in his career. The former Zamalek of Egypt and ex FC Barcelona of Spain winger, who led Nigeria U17s to FIFA U17 World Cup glory in Chile in 2015, had previously been linked to coach former ...The post Amuneke settles down with Sudanese club, mocks Nigeria league appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By Ikenna Okonkwo In Constantine, Algeria. There are strong indications that the executive board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have entered an agreement with the Super Eagles specifically on how both the proceeds from the World Soccer Governing body, FIFA and any other accruing bonuses would be shared. Our Correspondent who is currently in ...The post Exclusive: NFF Bosses strike deal wih Eagles, Rohr appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By Ikenna Okonkwo Premier League clubs will never be afraid to spend big money to improve their squad and last summer was no different. We will take a look at major spending carried out during last transfer period and the impact it is already having on clubs. Clubs in the top flight spent well ...The post EPL: Pains, gains of 'big' summer spending appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By David Agba Members of the Board of Trustees (BoT) and other team members of Youth Renewness Foundation, has visited the Education Department of the Independent Corrupt Practices and related Offences Commission (ICPC), seeking for collaborations. Leading the delegation, the BoT Chairman, of the Foundation, Engr. Abdallah S. Katsina, informed the ICPC team that the ...The post Foundation seeks collaboration with ICP appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By Joy Emmanuel Heavy gun shots rent the air Thursday night in Twon Brass, the headquarters of Brass local government Area of Bayelsa state where two persons were severely injured in a clash between supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the area. The clash, according to sources, ...The post 2 die as APC, PDP supporters clash in Bayelsa appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Contrary to claims made by the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu on Thursday in Vienna, Austria that the whistle-blower, who led to the recovering $43.4m stashed in an apartment in Ikoyi has been paid his 5% commission, the whistle-blower, yesterday told Nigerian Tribune that he has not been ...The post $43.4m: I've not been paid my 5% commission Whistle-blower appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By Binta Shama National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has commended the Italian government for the arraignment of two men, Mohamed Al Bouzid and Al Mabrouc Harar, suspected to be responsible for the death of 26 Nigerian women during a failed attempt to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe. In the same vein, it appreciated the ...The post FG commends UN, Italy for taking legal action Nigerians killers appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By Vivian Okejeme Justice Babatunde Quadri of a Federal High Court in Abuja, yesterday, nullified the Senate suspension given to a Senator representing Borno South Senatorial District, Senator Ali Ndume, for 90 legislative days. The court, ordered the Senate to pay the lawmaker all his outstanding salaries and allowances, but declined to award N500million to ...The post Court declares Ndume's suspension illegal appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By Tope Sunday A Civil Society Group, Foundation for Peace Professionals (FPP), has called for the arrest and prosecution of a member of the Joint Taskforce, who reportedly shot a driver at Wuse Market, Abuja on Wednesday. Blueprint Weekend recalled that there was palpable tension in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Wednesday when taxi ...The post Abuja taskforce, drivers' clash: Group calls for arrest of erring officer appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
When Carmen and Lupita Andrade were born, doctors said they only had three days to live. The conjoined twins, now 16, originally born in Mexico and now living in New Milford, Connecticut, defied those odds and lived far past doctors' expectations. Health problems have emerged and placed the girls' futures at risk, but they tell ...The post Conjoined twins refuse to be separated despite doctors warnings appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), yesterday met with President Muhammadu Buhari and asked him to withdraw Nigeria from international religious organisations, address insecurity and ensure payment of workers' salaries. CAN President, Sampson Ayokunle, disclosed this to State House correspondents after a meeting of the leadership of the association with President Buhari in his office. Ayokunle, ...The post What we discussed with Buhari ' CAN President appeared first on Blueprint - 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Now, roughly midway through its life-cycle, the 2-series drop-top has been given a (very) light refresh, with an updated interior, more kit as standard and a wider range of paint colours and alloy wheels to choose from. Care to expand on what's been updated' Starting with the interior, the centre console has been liberally doused ...The post BMW 220d Convertible 2017 appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Being financially prudent is more a thing of habit than anything else. There are certain ways (habits) people who desire financial independence and freedom live to ensure they achieve this desire. Here 4 of these habits of financially smart people. They Have a Budget The concept of budgeting might be daunting but it is extremely ...The post Why some smart people are also financially smart appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Too much of anything is bad'- this is a saying that most people are familiar with. Therefore, regardless of how helpful and advantageous smartphones can be, their excessive use can be detrimental and cause vital aspects of one's life to suffer gravely. In line with this, Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 4 ...The post 4 helpful ways to break smartphone addiction appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
The 4th Edition of the 'Plate and Palette' exhibition project was a mixed grill of art and artists, with a group of exhibiting artists seeking comprehensive examination of the function and role of art from a variety of views and contexts. HAWWA GAMBO presents her encounter with some of the artists. Chike Emembo Chike Emembo ...The post Plate and Palette: Mixed grill of art, artists appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By Aliyu Askira Jos born Kannywood actress, Nafisa Abdullahi, has described the experience of winning the Best Hausa Actress Award last week in London as one she would never forget in her career. For her, being chosen above other nominees, most of who are from other African countries, is a record that no Nigerian ...The post I'm an int'l celebrity Nafisa Abdullahi appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Tonto Dikeh says she is in the process of suing her ex-husband and father of her son, Oladunni Churchill. The beautiful actress made this revelation during an interview on Ebuka's Rubbin Minds where she talked about her foundation, the backlash that followed her breakup, domestic violence that enveloped her estranged marriage to Oladunni Churchill and ...The post Tonto Dikeh suing Ex-husband appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By John Oba The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) FADAMA III additional financing (FADAMA II AF) has scaled up the SAWAH Eco-technology for rice farming (SERIF) in Yaba, Abaji area council, Abuja as part of efforts to ramp up rice production. SAWAH Eco-technology is the mechanisation of lowland areas through improved method of maximum utilisation of ...The post FADAMA scales up SAWAH ECO-technology for rice farming in Yaba appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By Amaka Ifeakandu BudgiT, a civic organisation has said that significant investment in Infrastructure, education and agriculture, among others, would help the government diversify its revenue and sustained the export base of the country. Chief Executive Officer of BudgiT, Mr. Seun Onigbinde who hailed the early presentation of the 2018 budget admitted that the nations ...The post Investment in infrastructure, agric'll diversify revenue-BudgiT appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Jus 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By Benjamin Umuteme ECOWAS Commission is seeking the cooperation of her development partners to address the infrastructural deficits confronting the region. President of the Commission, Marcel de Souza', who said this at the 12th annual ECOWAS-Development Partners Coordination meeting in Abuja, also added that the Community expected the cooperation with Development Partners to enhance the ...The post ECOWAS seeks devt partners support on infrastructure gaps appeared first on Blueprint - For 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By Martin Paul Director-General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Dame Julie Okah-Donli, has listed lack of proper information sharing and non-disclosure by destination countries as some of the factors affecting the fight against human trafficking. A press statement signed by Nneka Aniagor, on behalf of Head, Press and Public Relations, ...The post Poor information sharing abets human trafficking ' NAPTIP boss appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth an 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Want to relish a healthy plate' Seasonal fruits and vegetables are undoubtedly the best choice. You get immense benefits beyond the taste and flavour. It is the wonder of nature that produces specific fruits and vegetables at a particular season, considering the fact that your body demands those specific nutrients to remain healthy. For example, ...The post Benefits of seasonal fruits and vegetables appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By Ene Osang Children are not only regarded as future leaders, but also are potentially the greatest investment for the sustainable development of any country. However, the condition of Nigerian children is a pitiable one as the protection they need from parents, guardians, the government and society at large is almost unrealistic. The Nigerian child ...The post Downside of early marriage appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Barrister Ben Amodu, is a herbal farmer and a researcher, who owns a herbal farm in his hometown, Omala Local Government Area (LGA), Kogi state, has been into herbal research and farming for 30 years. In this interview with AJUMA EDWINA OGIRI and TOPE SUNDAY, the Industrial Pharmacy graduate, from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, ...The post I've malaria, cancer, HIV/AIDS cure ' Amodu appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 
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