NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE BLUE PRINT NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [17 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Blue Print Online Newspaper for today, Friday, 17 November, 2017.'

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
***Makarfi explains partys peace accord Chairmanship hopeful of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prof Tunde Adeniran has explained that Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose is reluctant to support his aspiration due to his (Fayoses) interest in contesting the presidency against the partys principle of zoning which favoured the North. Adeniran who hails from Ekiti state ...The post Why Fayose is reluctant to support me Adeniran appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the reinstatement of the security aides of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State. While welcoming the President on arrival Wednesday in Awka for the Grand Finale of the All Progressives Congress Governorship Rally, the governor had complained about the withdrawal of his security aides. Before departing Awka, the President directed ...The post Buhari orders immediate reinstatement of Gov Obiano's security aides appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
By Daniel Agbo Makurdi Benue state Assembly yesterday said it has stumbled on information which revealed that many people who had retired from the state civil service were still receiving salaries. Speaker of the House of Assembly, Mr. Terkimbi Ikyange, who disclosed this during a meeting with staff officers and heads of administration of Ministries, ...The post Wage bill: Retirees still on Benue payroll ' Speaker appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Chizoba Ogbeche construction Abuja Residents of Tudun Wada/Ako community in Mararaba, have appealed for intervention of the Nasarawa state government on the construction of access road and drainage in the area, to prevent flooding. The chairman of the community association, Aminu Halilu, made the appeal while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday ...The post Mararaba residents beg Nasarawa govt for drainages, roads appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
The Federal Executive Council (FEC), presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has approved N27.233 billion for the construction of Gombe-Biu. This was disclosed by the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, at the end of the council meeting in Abuja. The minister, who disclosed that councilalso approved the Revised National ...The post FEC approves N27bnfor constructionofGombe-Biu road appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Chizoba Ogbeche Abuja Ogun state Police Command has arrested three suspected ritual killers, who beheaded a 17-year-old puff-puff seller at Arigo Ijofin in Ipokia local council area of the state. The suspects, Yewunu Tanlaju, Olusoji Asamo, a herbalist and Joyi Suru, were alleged to have killed the victim, Taye Gusinu, after buying puff-puff worth N40 ...The post Ritualists behead female hawker in Ogun appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
By Vivian Okejeme Abuja Waziri Adamu Nitte, a prosecution witness in the trial of former Group Managing Director, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Engr. Andrew Yakubu, yesterday, gave graphic details of how they recovered the sum of $9,772,000,800.00 from the defendants Kaduna house. A deputy detective superintendent with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), ...The post How Yakubu hid $9.8m, 74,000 in Kaduna House ' Witness appeared first on Blueprint - For Tru 


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Thu, 16 Nov 2017
A former governorship candidate of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), in Abia state, Prince Paul Ikonne has expressed confidence that President Muhammadu Buhari will not only secure his partys ticket to run for a second term office, he added that winning the election is certain. Ikonne, who is the founder of Ndigbo for ...The post 2019: Abia APC chieftain predicts Buharis victory appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
By Usman Ibn A. Lapai Kaduna As part of efforts to boost the quality of technical education in the country, the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), is to strengthen links between technical institutions and industries, its board Executive Secretary, Dr. Masa'udu Kazaure, said in Kaduna. Kazaure spoke at the opening of a two-day annual ...The post NBTE strengthens technical institutions, industries' link appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
By Sidi A.Umar Sokoto Sokoto state governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has flagged off Nigeria's largest school enrollment drive which targets 1.4 million new intakes in the next one year at Riji village, the birthplace of former Premier of Northern Nigeria, Sir Ahmadu Bello, the Sardauna of Sokoto. The event was also used to officially launch ...The post Tambuwal's school enrollment drive targets 1.4m children appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Mr. Solomon Dalung, saidon Wednesdaythat Nigeria would not be going to the 2018 World Cup in Russia as a spectator. Speaking to State House correspondents at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the minister said the Super Eagles would ...The post Nigeria not going to World Cup in Russia as spectator Minister appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
After one month of acute shortage of anti-snake venom (ASV), resulting in massive snakebite deaths across Nigeria, 5,000 vials of the ASV have arrived the country. The ASV drugs, which arrived at the weekend, include EchiTAB G for the treatment of bites from carpet vipers, and EchiTAB Plus for venom from carpet viper, puff adder ...The post Snakebite: 5,000 anti-venom vials arrive Nigeria appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
By Musa M. Buba Damaturu Chinese government has donated 50 million Chinese Rin, equivalent of N2.5 billion, as its contribution to the development of the North east. Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Zhou Pingjian, revealed this in Damaturu the Yobe state capital, when he presented relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state. ...The post China donates N2.5bn relief materials to IDPs in North-east appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Seven suspects who have allegedly been mining gold illegally inItagunmodi Community, Atakumosa West local Government Area of Osun state were arrested by men of Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC,on Wednesday. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Mineral and Natural Resources, Hon. Tunde Ajilore, accompanied by men of the NSCDC had stormed the ...The post Seven suspects apprehended for illegal mining in Osun appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
By Kingston Obung Calabar The introduction of carbon emission levy by the Cross River state government few months ago is generating uproar in the state as residents have vowed never to pay any levy other than taxes they are currently paying. Respondents who spoke to our reporter said between N6,000 to N15,000 levies were imposed ...The post Calabar residents reject carbon emission levy appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has disclosed that it has revoked the residence permits of the expatriate staff in about six Nigerian companies, including Intels Nigeria Limited, said to be owned by the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. No reason was given for the latest development. Recall that the government through the Nigerian Port Authority ...The post Breaking: Immigration revokes Atikus expatriate staffs residence permit appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
By Vivian Okejeme Abuja The Federal High Court in Abuja, yesterday, adjourned the trial of a former Head of Service of the Federation, Steve Oronsaye, till December 5. Oronsaye was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged N2 billion fraud. The judge, Gabriel Kolawole, said he was adjourning the trial in ...The post Court adjourns Oronsaye's trial appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
By Kabiru Dogon Daji Birnin Kebbi Kebbi state government has declared its determination to create a permanent settlement for Fulani cattle breeders with all the basic amenities for their well being and their animals. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Abubakar Muazu Dakingari, said the governor gave the assurance ...The post Kebbi to create permanent settlement for nomads appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
The federal government is losing over N10 billion daily to the Apapa Wharf gridlock, president of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, saidon Tuesday. Speaking to State House correspondents at the end of a meeting between Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and private sector operators on how to resolve the Apapa gridlock, Dangote said reconstruction work would ...The post FG losing N10bn daily to Apapa gridlock Dangote appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 


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Thu, 16 Nov 2017
By Oyibo Salihu Lokoja Executive Chairman, Kogi state Internal Revenue Service (KGIRS), Alhaji Yakubu Oseni, has disclosed that the organisation is making tremendous progress in terms of revenue generation for the state. Oseni, who disclosed this during an interactive session with members of the Correspondents chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Monday, stated ...The post 'Kogi making tremendous progress in revenue generation' appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and J 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
By Tope Musowo Lagos The Lagos state Police Command yesterday said it has put strategic measures in place to tackle the wave of traffic robberies in the state, assuring that the command would go all out to ensure a crime free yuletide for Lagosians. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Imohimi Edgal, in a statement, ...The post Yuletide: Police arrest 28 suspects, move against traffic robbery appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
By Tope Musowo Lagos Lagos state governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday swore in Mrs. Folasade Adesoye as the 20th Head of Service of the state, with a charge on her to hit the ground running and work assiduously to bring out the best in all the civil servants for the overall benefit of the people. ...The post Ambode swears-in Adesoye as Lagos Head of Service appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
By Joy Emmanuel Yenagoa A high court sitting in Yenagoa has set aside and declared null and void, the rustication of one Micah Diniprema, a 27-year-old final year student of the Faculty of Education, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa state and ordered the authorities of the institution to reinstate and allow him to graduate. ...The post Court orders NDU to reinstate rusticated final year student appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
By Ajuma Edwina Ogiri Abuja Nigeria's ranking as the third, among countries with the lowest score in the integrated Global Action for Prevention and Control of Pneumonia and Diarrhoea (GAPPD), has been described as a cause for great concern to the Nigeria government. This was disclosed yesterday in Abuja, by the Chief Oversight Officer of ...The post Pneumonia: Nigeria ranks third lowest in prevention, control appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Agboola Bayo Ibadan Oyo state government yesterday declared that about 250,000 hectares of arable land has been earmarked for farming as agricultural zone for the use of farmers in the state. The state Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Prince Oyewumi Oyewole, made this known while speaking on a radio programme in Ibadan on the ...The post Oyo to donate 250,000 hectares of land to farmers appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
By Ezrel Tabiowo Abuja Senate yesterday considered the bill for an act to amend the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) 'so as to remove obvious impediments, particularly in the area of funding and reposition the commission to carry out its mandate effectively'. This was sequel to the adoption of a report on the bill ...The post Senate repositions NDDC, amends Act appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 


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Thu, 16 Nov 2017
By Umar Bayo Abdulwahab Ilorin Ahead of Saturday's local government elections in Kwara state, political parties in the state yesterday signed a peace accord with the state security inter-agency committee on the forth coming council election. Nine political parties out of 11 that have shown interest in participating in the council poll were present at ...The post Kwara LG poll: Political parties sign peace accord appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
By Chizoba Ogbeche Abuja Two former officials of the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation, Mohammed Dongoyaro Audu and Yahya Yusuf Ayodeji, were, yesterday sentenced to a cumulative jail term of 105 years by a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. The convicts, who were brought before the court by the ...The post 2 civil servants jailed 105 years for fraud appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
By Binta Shama The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), FCT chapter, has condemned the recent attack on one of her members, Mrs. Josie Mudashiru. A press statement by the chapter's Secretary, Mrs Grace Njoku, yesterday in Abuja, said Mrs Mudashiru of Federal Capital Territory Authority (FCTA) was allegedly assaulted by Mr. Nnachi Okafor, ...The post NAWOJ condemns assault on female journalists appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
By Chizoba Ogbeche National coordinator, Proactive Gender Initiative (PGI), an Abuja based non-governmental organisation, Barr. Esther Uzoma, has expressed worry over the claims that the military has recommended the decommissioning of female cadets. Uzoma, who is a human rights and gender activist, in a press statement, yesterday in Abuja, said such a move negates the ...The post PGI condemns plans to decommission female cadets appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
By Chizoba Ogbeche In thanksgiving to God for his goodness and mercies in 2017, members of St Donald Catholic Church, Karu, Abuja, Sunday, held its harvest thanksgiving and bazaar with the theme: 'Harvest of Praise'. In his message during the harvest, the Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Boniface Ngene, said: 'The theme was adapted from the ...The post Catholic Church holds harvest of praise appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
By Tope Sunday Abuja The Dangote Foundation has completed a mosque valued at over N100 million and handed it over to the Federation of Muslim Women Association in Nigeria (FOMWAN). The Foundation took over the project in Utako District of Abuja, following an appeal made by FOMWAN to the President of the Dangote Group, Alhaji ...The post Dangote hands over N100m mosque to Abuja Muslim women appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state, left and the Speaker of the Katsina State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Yahaya Abubakar Kusada at a rally organised by the Daura Senatorial Zone chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in support of the Katsina state APCs endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Masari ...The post Gov Aminu Bello Masari and Rt. Hon. Yahaya Abubakar Kusada at a rally organised in support of President Muhammadu Buhari and the Gov appeared firs 


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Thu, 16 Nov 2017
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has hailed the contribution of the late Director- General of the Independent National Electoral Commission's Electoral Institute, Prof Abubakar Momoh to the Nigerian democracy. Speaking when he received Tawa Momoh, wife of the former DG in his office, NLC president, Ayuba Wabba said organised labour and Nigerians is grateful for ...The post NLC commiserates with late Momoh's family appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Nigeria's Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige has advocated for an end to colonialism in the International Labour Organisation (ILO) governing board. The minister who made the demand recently during the 331st Session of the board in Geneva, Switzerland, succeeded in eliciting the support of other regions to stop the overbearing role of ...The post Ngige wants colonialism in ILO governing board ended appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Stories by Moses John The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has dragged the Kaduna state government to the National Industrial Court, Abuja. The union is challenging the Kaduna state Local Government Councils (Restructuring and Staffing Order) tagged K.D.S.L.N. 2017, which sets out the maximum staffing level for all local government and provides that ...The post Mass sack: NULGE drags El-Rufai to court appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
The General Secretary of Textile and Garment Workers, Comrade Issa Aremu has urged African governments to insist on fair international trade, and not undermine the rights of African workers and their national development objectives in their desperate quest for foreign investment. Addressing the working committee meeting on Trade and Industrial Policy of INDUSTRIALL global union ...The post Africa: Aremu demands fair trade, national development appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 


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Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state lays the 2018 Budget Document before the Katsina State House of Assembly on Monday, in Katsina The post Gov Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state lays the 2018 Budget Document before the Katsina State House of Assembly appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Stagnated water caused by uncleared canal on Opeloyeru Street, Orile Iganmu, Off Babs Animashaun, Surulere in Lagos yesterday. Photo: Wasiu Zubair/NAN The post Stagnated water caused by uncleared canal on Opeloyeru Street, Orile Iganmu, Off Babs Animashaun, Surulere appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Workers, under the aegis of Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN), have cautioned the National Assembly over its plan to scrap the Federal Government Staff Housing Loans Board (FGSHLB), describing it as most unpatriotic. According to a statement issued recently, ASCSN National President, Comrade Bobboi Bala Kaigama, and the Secretary-General, Comrade Alade Bashir ...The post Workers caution NASS over plan to scrap housing loan board appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and J 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
From Left: Secretary General , D8 , Dr. Seyed Ali Mohammed ; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo ; Minister of State , Ministry of Industry , Trade and Investment , Aisha Abubakar; Minister of State Power , Suleiman Hassan and Minister of Industries, Government of the People's of Bangladesh, Amir Hossain during 6th D8 Ministerial Meeting ...The post Secretary General , D8 , Dr. Seyed Ali Mohammed ; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo during 6th D8 Ministerial Meeting on Industrial Cooperation appeared fi 


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Thu, 16 Nov 2017
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has said the union decided to down tools to save the system from collapsing. President of ASUP, Comrade Usman Dutse told Blueprint that it is sad the same issues which made the union to go on strike three years ago have not been address. You will recall that ...The post Why we are on strike ASUP appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Retired Oyo State Primary School teachers protesting over non-payment of their pension arrears in Ibadan yesterday. Photo: Adeogodiran Timothy /NANThe post Retired Oyo State Primary School teachers protesting over non-payment of their pension arrears in Ibadan appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Stories by Moses John Minister of Labour and Employment and Chairman of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Senator Chris Ngige, has commended the NDE for its recent efforts at tackling the scourge of mass unemployment in Nigeria. He spoke during the activities marking the NDE Special Day at the just concluded Lagos International Trade ...The post Ngige commends NDE job creation drive appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 


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Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Winter appears to have come early in the north for Everton this season, but that has not dampened Morgan Schneiderlins love for Game of Thrones. The Frenchman, who turned 28 last week, celebrated his birthday during the international break with his queen Camille at a costume party. Had fun celebrating my 28th with family and ...The post Everton star Morgan Schneiderlin and wife dress in Game of Thrones costumes for birthday bash appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
By EgwuAgha Amarachukwu, Abakaliki and Abdullahi M. Gulloma, Abuja President Muhamadu Buhari has urged the South-east zone to disregard sensational statements calling for division of Nigeria, declaring that Igbo is Nigeria and Nigeria is Igbo. He similarly assured people of the region of his administration's resolve to ensure that roads and other infrastructure in the ...The post Igbo is Nigeria, Nigeria is Igbo Buhari appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Ahead of the December 9 election of national officers of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), interested members of the leading opposition party have hit the ground running in their quests to clinch coveted positions. TOPE SUNDAY in this report, examines how the South West geo-political zone may be scheming itself out of the office of ...The post PDP Convention: Is South-west scheming to lose chairmanship' appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017
By Emeka Nze, Abuja Seven out of the eight Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairmanship aspirants, yesterday, signed a peace accord, pledging to shun violence and accept the result of the forthcoming National Convention scheduled for December 9. Although Chief Olabode George was said to have sent in his apologies earlier in Enugu last Sunday for ...The post PDP chair: George absent as aspirants sign peace accord appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

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