NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE BLUE PRINT NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [29 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Blue Print Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday, 29 November, 2017.

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
Governor Jibrilla Bindo of Adamawa State has said on Tuesday that he would not toe the line of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar by dumping the All Progressives Congress (APC). Addressing State House correspondents after a close-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja, Jibrilla said he would remain in APC the ruling party and ...The post Iam not following Atiku out of APC, Adamawa governor declares appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
By Abdulrahman Zakariyau Abuja Senate President, Bukola Saraki has challenged all politicians and Nigerians to put the unity of Nigeria at the front burner in all they do. Saraki stated this yesterday during the Northern Union 5th Anniversary lecture organised in honour of his father and Second republic Leader of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Olusola ...The post Nigerians need courage to do what is right ' Saraki appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 


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Wed, 29 Nov 2017
By Raphael Ede Enugu Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, is to deliver the 47th University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) convocation lecture scheduled for November 30. Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Benjamin Ozumba, who gave the indication during a pre-convocation press conference yesterday at the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus ...The post Emefiele to deliver 47th UNN lecture appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
By Jerry Uwah Lagos The Lagos chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has elected Moshood Salvador as chairman of the faction of the party. Salvador and other executives of the chapter were elected at a closed-door congress held at the King Seliat Hotel, Jibowu, Yaba, Lagos. The list of the new executives was made ...The post Lagos PDP elects new leaders appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 


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Wed, 29 Nov 2017
By Sidi A. Umar Sokoto Benin monarch and Chairman, Edo state Council of Traditional Rulers, Omo NOba Nedo Okpolokpolo Ewuare II, has called on Nigerians, especially the traditional rulers in the country to give firm support to the federal government in exploiting the rich culture of the country to keep Nigeria one indivisible entity. The ...The post Nigerias unity not negotiable ' Benin monarch appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
The 2017 Hajj has gone with the controversy, drama and, of course, its successful end- what more can one ask for' In fact, that is the one thing about Hajj every successive year. There will always be bit of blot, a feature that will make it distinct or unique. As it's often said, yesterday is ...The post Laying foundation for Hajj 2018, By Mousa Ubandawaki appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
Issues of ethnicity and religion have remained big matters that continue to shape the turn of events in the country. It is the effect of this two-headed dragon of ethnicity and religion as an impediment to progress in Nigeria that this review seeks to analyse, within the context of the 272-page book titled, 'The effect ...The post Why ethnicity and religion remain a big deal in Nigeria, By ADEWALE appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
Nigeria's GSM service providers have thrown a challenge to the banking industry. Since the service providers rolled out mobile phone lines in 2001, no sector of the economy has grown as fast as the telecoms industry. Before 2001, the Nigeria Telecommunications Limited (NITEL) dominated the scene practically as state monopoly. After decades of dominating ...The post GSM: A Challenge to the banking sector By Jerry Uwah appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
The National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) Chief Olu Falae, has unveiled the new website of the party as part of strategies to gain more members across the country in preparations for 2019 general elections. Speaking during the unveiling ceremony, Chief Falae said the new website is a personal contribution of one of ...The post SDP launches new websiteto recruit more members appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
Kwara State University (KWASU), during the 8th edition research day activities for its undergraduates, featured two students working to develop unmanned military aerial vehicles to support the federal government, recently in Ilorin, Kwara state. BINTA SHAMA reports The duo, Onafowope Olaoluwa and Abdul-Majeed Adnan Sambo, who are students of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, presented an ...The post 2 undergraduate researchers to develop UMAV appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has commended the World Bank for injecting the sum of $171.5 million into the Nigeria Health Investment Project (NSHIP) strengthen Performance Based Financing (PBF) system across Primary and Secondary Health facilities in the Pilot states of Adamawa, Nassarawa and Ondo since 2011. He also said, the extension of ...The post W/Bank ejects $171.5m into Nigeria Health Investment Project appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

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Wed, 29 Nov 2017
The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, said it had concluded arrangement to take delivery of a Boeing 737 Simulator as part of plans to expand its training capacity. The Rector of the college, Mohammed Abdulsalam stated this in Abuja. Mr. Abdulsalam said the decision to acquire B737 was because it was the commonly ...The post Aviation College takes delivery of Boeing 737 Simulator next year appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
With population in Sub Saharan Africa on the rise, it has become imperative to address the attendant poverty levels that have resulted from the region's burgeoning population. In the report, the World Bank calls SSA governments to take action to address this challenge, BENJAMIN UMUTEME writes With a large number of sub Saharan Africa among ...The post World Bank urges action to break cycle of poverty globally appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that house prices boom portends grave signal for emerging market, especially after a recession. According to the global financial institution, the housing price boom is trouble. The IMF report noted that whenever price surges it most times is likely to end in busts, and the recovery from those ...The post Housing boom portends danger for emerging market ' IMF appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
Stories by Benjamin Umuteme The principal partner of Emma Wike & Partners, Emma Okas Wike, has insisted that the engagement of Estate Surveyors would address Nigeria's land data challenge. According to Mr. Wike, the surveyors are in a better position to manage land-related issues in the country. 'I can tell you that we have the ...The post Estate surveyors should engage Nigeria's land data challenge 'Wike appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
Joy Emmanuel Yenagoa The Bayelsa Police Command has arrested the state chapter chairman of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) and seven other university students in connection with alleged killing of a student, cultism and armed robbery. The NANS leader, Mr Perewari Benjamin, a 400-level student of the Niger Delta University, Amassoma, was yesterday ...The post Bayelsa NANS chair, 7 others arrested for killing, cultism appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
The Legacy Forum, a group of former state chairmen of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to take immediate and proactive measures to pacify aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to stop them from leaving the party en-mass ahead of the 2019 general election. In a ...The post Defunct CPC chairmen task Buhari to pacify aggrieved members ahead of 2019 appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
Agboola Bayo Ibadan An Oyo High Court sitting in Ibadan, yesterday, sentenced an official of the Department of Public Prosecution (DPP), Ministry of Justice, Oyo state, Yewande Oyediran, to 7 years imprisonment for killing her husband, Oyelowo Oyediran. Justice Muntar Abimbola in his judgment held that the killing was spontaneous and a fallout of marital ...The post Lawyer jailed 7 years for stabbing husband to death appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
At last, the trial of the trio of Mahmud Tukur, Abdullahi Alao, and Ochonoghor Alex and their companies, Eternal Plc and Axenergy has commenced, with a prosecution witness, Abdul-rasheed Bawa, an investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) telling Justice Hakeem Oshodi of the Lagos High Court how the defendants allegedly defrauded the ...The post N3bn subsidy fraud: Arisekola, Bamanga Tukur's sons 'forged documents' ' Witness appeared first on Bluepr 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
By Emeka Nze Abuja Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar will on December 6, visit the Wadata Plaza headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) where he will formally declare for the party, the Blueprint has gathered. According to the timetable of events for the return of the Wazirin Adamawa, his meeting with the leaders ...The post 2019: Atiku to declare for PDP Dec 6 appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
The former Acting National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and a front runner in the National Chairmanship position, Prince Uche Secondus has called on his colleagues in the race to leave the party leaders alone and stop dropping their names. Secondus said in a statement by hisDirector, Media and Publicity, Ike Abonyi that ...The post PDP Convention: Stop dropping names of our leaders, Secondus warns aspirants appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
Surgeons treating a man with suspected food poisoning were stunned to discover 263 coins and 100 nails in his stomach, Dailymail has reported. The man identified as Maksud Khan, 35, was admitted to hospital with abdominal pains and doctors performed an endoscopy to investigate the cause. However, they were shocked to find hundreds of coins, ...The post Doctors find 263 coins and 100 nails in a man's stomach appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
Against the backdrop of infighting and ongoing hate speeches among the aspirants vying for positions in theDecember 9national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the High Chief Raymond Dokpesi Campaign Organization has sued for peace and unity among party faithful. A statement by the Director General, Engr Mohammed Baba Kachalla, called on the contestants ...The post PDP Convention: Dokpesi waves olive branch to contestants appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
Enyimba attacking midfielder, Ikechukwu Ibenegbu has described as not do-or-die affair the upcoming Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super 6 tournament in Kano. The People's Elephant qualified for the NPFL Super 6 on the strength of their third finish in the immediate past top-flight and will be joined in the prestigious preseason tournament by league ...The post Ibenegbu thinks little of NPFL Super 6 appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
Newly appointed scout of the senior national team of Nigeria Victor Agali has revealed the plans Franco-German coach Gernot Rohr has for Nigerian football. Agali who recently returned from Germany where he went on a scouting mission with the coach spoke in Lagos upon his arrival, and said Rohr's plan for Nigerian football extends beyond ...The post Agali reveals reason Rohr wants Akpoguma, others in Eagles appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

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Wed, 29 Nov 2017
The Nigeria Football Federation on Monday in Lagos launched a short code *1945# which will be used for all campaigns that are geared towards Nigeria's preparation and participation at the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals in Russia. The event was organized in conjunction with Secure and Trusted Alliance Services Limited ' STA Mobile. ...The post NFF launches short code to drive Russia 2018 campaigns appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
Lobi Stars captain and central defender Anthony Agbaji says their Gold Cup loss will count for nothing when the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) starts in January. The Pride of Benue were beaten 0-1 by the former Nigerian champions, Kano Pillars, in the Gold Cup final on Friday at the Kwara State Stadium in llorin. ...The post 'Cup loss won't hurt NPFL chances' appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
Abia Warriors football club of Umuahia has completed the signing of five new players and upgraded two others from the Team B in preparation for the forthcoming 2017/18 Nigeria Professional Football League season. The players include former Nigeria junior international goalkeeper, Uche Okafor who moved to Umuahia from Nnewi-based FC Ifeanyi Ubah, versatile defender, Kelechi ...The post Abia Warriors sign 5 new players, upgrade 2 others appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
Nigerian international Odion Ighalo has played down speculation linking him with at least four clubs in the English Premier League (EPL). Stoke City, West Ham United, Southampton and Everton are reportedly interested in Ighalo's services ahead of the January, 2018 Transfer Window. Ighalo spoke to All Nigeria Soccer about the rumours linking him with a ...The post Ighalo plays down EPL return appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
Like the popular axiom, 'the more you look, the less you see', the controversy surrounding the exit and reinstatement of the former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, into the federal civil service, is daily assuming a more confusing dimension. JOSHUA EGBODO, in this piece, reviews the damning revelations during ...The post Mainagate and the drama of Reps' probe appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
The Senate on Wednesday last week, in its reaction to series of wanton killings in the land, used the entire legislative session to ruminate on the nation's security architecture as presently designed and concluded that it has collapsed. TAIYE ODEWALE in this piece captures contributions of each senator and the solutions proffered. Incessant killings The ...The post Senate's verdict on the nation's security architecture appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 


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Wed, 29 Nov 2017
By Lateef Dada Osogbo Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, yesterday promised to bring more infrastructure to the state in the remaining one year of his administration. The Governor, who made the promise in a state television broadcast, marking the 7th anniversary of his government in the state, also promised to leave a good legacy in ...The post Osun 'll see more development in my remaining one year ' Aregbesola appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
By Donald Iorchir A crack team of political engineers are currently working hard to revive and strengthen the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) far greater than it was before the 2015 general elections. The team, according to immediate past Minister of Interior, Comrade Patrick Abba Moro, is working hard to unity members and forces against the ...The post Crack political engineers repositioning PDP for 2019 Moro appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
By Patrick Andrew Abuja The People Democratic Party (PDP) National Caretaker Committee Chairman, Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, says he would be distracted by unnecessary allegation against the committee and himself ahead of the elective congress. The former Kaduna State governor and member of the 7th senate refuted insinuations by some aspirants to positions at the ...The post PDP convention: l won't be distracted by cheap allegations ' Makarfi appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
Justice Kudirat Akanoon Tuesdayremanded the leader of an Islamic sect, Jafariyah, Kareem Yusuf, and four others for alleged involvement in the killing of a 400 level student of Osun state University,Timileyin Olufemi Sonibare, for money rituals. Others remanded alongside Kareem are, Abdurafiu Sakariyah, who was said to be roasting the head of the deceased when ...The post Court remands alleged killer of UNIOSUN student in prison appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
The Akwa Ibom State Independent Electoral Commission (AKISIEC) yesterday said 900 candidates would vie for positions in Saturday local government elections in the state. The Chairman of the commission, Aniedi Ikoiwak, who confirmed this explained that no fewer than 100 candidates were contesting the chairmanship positions in the 31 local government councils, while 800 candidates ...The post 900 candidates to contest Saturday's council poll in Akwa Ibom appeared first on Blueprint - For Trut 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
By Sam Obinna Ibe Umuahia Abia state chapter of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has promised to replicate the victory of its Anambra governorship candidate, Dr Willie Obiano come 2019 in Abia. The party's 2015 governorship candidate, Chief Alex Otti, stated this at a victory party in Umuahia and the defection of over 300 ...The post Otti hopes to replicate Obiano's victory in Abia appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 


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Wed, 29 Nov 2017
The defection of the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may just be the beginning of bigwigs return to the former ruling party. The party's National Chairmanship aspirant, Chief Bode George, said this yesterday at the PDP Katsina State headquarters. Bode said members of ...The post Atiku's defection: Other APC members to follow ' George appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday in Abakaliki, Ebonyi, commenced three-day training on Information Communication Technology (ICT) for its staff in the state. Prof. Godswill Obioma, the State INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), who declared the workshop open, said that the initiative was to train and equip the staff with basic knowledge of computer ...The post 2019: INEC trains staff on ICT in Ebonyi appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
By Patrick Andrew with agencies Governors from the South south and South east geo-political zones say they would appreciate a corresponding increase in the revenue accruing to the states from the federation account to reflect the 'increase in prices as well as production capacity of oil' in the country. The governors, who met last weekend ...The post Govs demand increased oil revenue allocation to states appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
By Awaal Gata Abuja The federal government has said it will send an aircraft to Libya to bring back Nigerians stranded in the country. This was made known yesterday in a statement by the spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tiwatope Elias-Fatile. The spokesman said the federal government had been liaising with the Nigerian ...The post FG to bring back Nigerians stranded in Libya appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
By Vivian Okejeme Abuja The Attorney General of Federation (AGF) and three others have been dragged to the Federal High Court, Abuja, by three persons claiming to be the genuine whistleblowers that gave information that led to the recovery of about N13billion that was stashed at Flat 7 Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos state. In the ...The post 3 whistleblowers drag FG to court over 5% commission appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted sunny and hazy weather conditions over the central states of the country today. NiMet's Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja yesterday also predicted day and night temperatures in the range of 27 to 38 and 13 to 19 degrees Celsius. The agency predicted that the Southern ...The post Sunny, hazy, cloudy weather today ' NiMet appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
By Emeka Nze Abuja Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee (NCC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi has been conferred with an honorary doctorate degree by Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH). He was formally conferred with the honour at the institution's convocation ceremony last Saturday. According to a letter conveying to ...The post CRUTECH confers doctorate degree on Makarfi appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 


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Wed, 29 Nov 2017
By Usman Ibn A. Lapai Kaduna Kaduna state chairman of Jama'atul Nasrul Islam (JNI), Alhaji Jafaru Makarfi, has reiterated the need for tolerance and understanding as the sure way to Nigeria's growth and development as a nation. Makarfi made the call while receiving members of Peace Revival and Reconciliation Foundation of Nigeria (PRRFN), comprising Muslims ...The post Peace: JNI harps on tolerance, understanding appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
By our Correspondent The recent disengagement of 21,780 public primary school teachers in Kaduna by Governor Ahmed Nasir El- Rufai has been described as an act completely bereft of humility or milk of human kindness, notwithstanding the good intentions that may have informed the action. A statement by Mainan Zazzau Communication Committee, issued by its ...The post Sacked 21,780 Kaduna teachers act of impunity ' Group appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 


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Wed, 29 Nov 2017
By Baba Yusuf Abuja President of Kano Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KACCIMA), Alhaji Dalhatu Abubakar, Sokoto State Board of Internal Revenue, Alhaji Musa Muhammed Maccido, and Chairman, Bwari Area Council, Hon. Musa Diko are among personalities shortlisted for conferment of honorary doctorate degree of the State University of New York, Albany, USA ...The post KACCIMA president, AMAC chair, others for awards appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Wed, 29 Nov 2017
By Temitope Adedeji Akure A mobile court sitting in Ondo city in Ondo state, yesterday, sentenced a newly wedded couple, Mr. Oyewobi Julius, and his wife, Toyin, with 35 others to three months imprisonment each on a three count charge, for various environmental offences. Similarly, nine other persons were asked to embark on a one ...The post New couple jailed for environmental offences in Ondo appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

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