NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE BLUE PRINT NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [28 DECEMBER, 2017].


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

Fri, 29 Dec 2017

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has advised the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to find lasting solutions to recurring incidence of fuel scarcity bedeviling the country or bury its head in shame.
ADP National Chairman Engr. Yabagi Sani, in a statement by his director of media and publicity Kayode Jacob,  yesterday in Abuja, said it is a shame thing that the current government is still faced with the option of having to approve increment in pump price or pay subsidy.
“One of the major reasons Nigerians trusted their destinies in the hands of President Buhari was the boast on having solutions to rampant fuel crises and subsidy regime but only two years after the queues are back and government remains helpless with evidence that nothing concrete had been done to permanently solve the problem.
The ADP chairman, who carpeted the Vice President for saying the fuel crisis is shameful and that NNPC and not government is paying subsidy at this time, wondered whether NNPC is different from government.
“Who is responsible for the shameful handling of the fuel crisis and on whose behalf is NNPC doing business? He queried.

Fri, 29 Dec 2017
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed shock over the news of the involvement of Yusuf Buhari, son of President Muhammadu Buhari in a power-bike accident in Abuja on Wednesday. A statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan on Thursday said: The PDP as a family prays for Yusuf's speedy recovery to enable him ...The post PDP wishes Yusuf Buhari speedy recovery appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Fri, 29 Dec 2017
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said Thursday that morethan 1.6 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) benefited from the 2017 assisted programmes and projects in Borno state. Astatement issued by the UNFPA's Media Associate in Nigeria Ms. Kori Habibsaid many health facilities were also supported within the period under review. She also said that the ...The post UNFPA Assists 1.6 Million IDPs in Borno in 2017 appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Fri, 29 Dec 2017
Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has called on Nigerians, most especially the youths, to pray for the quick recovery of Yusuf Buhari, the son of President Muhammadu Buhari. The Presidents son was on Tuesday night involved in a motorbike accident in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, ...The post Pray for Buharis son, Frank urges Nigerians appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Fri, 29 Dec 2017
By Hamid Sabo Katsina The Police Command in Katsina state have arrested a 50-yearold man, Safiyanu Kamala, for allegedly having sexual intercourse with a mentally troubled pregnant woman. Safiyanu is a native of Juno village, Kankara local government area of Katsina. Police Public Relations Officer, Isah Gambo, disclosed this to journalists on yesterday in Katsina. ...The post Man arrested 'having sex' with mad woman appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Fri, 29 Dec 2017
In a major shift from a seven decade conventional United States Middle East policy, President Donald Trump on 6th December formally recognized Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state of Israel. While announcing plans to relocate United States' diplomatic enclave from Tel Aviv the world recognized capital of Israel to Jerusalem, Trump said ''today ...The post Jerusalem is not a holy land for Muslims, By Majeed Dahiru appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Fri, 29 Dec 2017
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has been accused of 'cowardice' for failing to help a former Russian anti-doping official turned whistleblower. Grigory Rodchenkov, whose revelations of statesponsored cheating led to the country's ban from the 2018 Winter Olympics, fled to the US two years ago and remains in hiding. But his lawyer Jim Walden ...The post IOC accused of 'cowardice' over doping appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Fri, 29 Dec 2017
My much respected brother Dr. Prince Faruq asked me the following question when I made an unfavorable remark on Buhari and his blind supporters whom I refer to as Buhariyawas: 'Barr. Hussaini Hussaini If I may ask you please 1) Who will you vote comes 2019 election' 2) Do you know any Nigerian politician who ...The post Buhari and others in the 2019 question, By HUSSAINI HUSSAINI appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Fri, 29 Dec 2017
The Rules that were set by the Body of Benchers and the Council of Legal Education regulating attendance of the Nigerian Law School and the Call to Bar Ceremony at the end of the professionnal training for aspirant lawyers in the Law School provide for the dress codes for the Call to Bar Ceremony. In ...The post The jabs, darts and spats over hijab at the Bar, By JITI OGUNYE appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Fri, 29 Dec 2017
By Usman Ibn A. Lapai Kaduna The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Kaduna state wing has raised the alarm that the state governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai was making desperate efforts to frustrate the interlocutory injunction stopping the sack of its over 21, 000 teachers in state. It would be recalled that the state government had ...The post 21, 000 teachers' sack: El-Rufai frustrating court injunction 'NUT appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Fri, 29 Dec 2017
By Chidi Ebere Igwoha Owerri Imo state government has denied renaming Assumpta Avenue in Owerri, the state capital, after President Muhammadu Buhari. A statement by the governor's Chief Press Secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo yesterday in Owerri, described the report as misinformation from the opposition parties. The statement quoted the governor, Rochas Okorocha, as saying that President ...The post Imo denies renaming street after Buhari appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Fri, 29 Dec 2017
By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti Olukere of Ikere-Ekiti, Oba Ganiyu Obasoyin, and five others were yesterday remanded by an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrate's court for alleged murder. They were arraigned in connection with the violence which erupted shortly after the traditional ruler formally opened his hotel located at Gbemisola area of the town last Friday. Thugs were ...The post Ekiti monarch, 5 others remanded over alleged murder appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Fri, 29 Dec 2017
By Bode Olagoke Abuja Workers were entangled by the ongoing fuel crisis and the general hardship in town and virtually abstained from offi ce yesterday in the Federal Capital Territory, as visit to the Federal Secretariat showed low turnout. The federal government had declared December 25 and 26 as public holidays to mark the Christmas ...The post Workers yet to resume work in FCT appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Fri, 29 Dec 2017
Four inmates lost their lives while 36 other prison inmates yesterday escaped from the Ikot Ekpene Prison. A statement by the Public Relations Officer of the Akwa Ibom Prisons Command, ASP Ogbajie J. Ogbajie, said the jailbreak occurred about 1147 hrs yesterday, following 'an attack on kitchen staff that were on duty at Ikot Ekpene ...The post 4 die, 36 others escape in Ikot Ekpene jailbreak appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Fri, 29 Dec 2017
By Oyibo Salihu Lokoja The Nigeria Police Force yesterday paraded 30 suspected inter-state armed robbers, kidnappers , social miscreants, cattle rustlers, cultists and hoodlums terrorising people of the state and its environs. Parading the suspects in Lokoja, the Force Public Relation Officer, CSP Jimoh Moshood said the incessant criminal activities of the hoodlums along Auchi-Okene, ...The post Police parade 30 suspected kidnappers, armed robbers in Kogi appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth 

Fri, 29 Dec 2017
By Emeka Nze Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the federal government of allegedly providing cover for huge sleazes directly involving the All Progressives Congress interests. It therefore urged government officials to stop dishing out what the party called falsehood, to suffering Nigerians. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement yesterday, ...The post Fuel crisis: Youre economical with truth, PDP tells APC, FG appeared first on Blueprint - For Tru 

Fri, 29 Dec 2017
By Umar Bayo Abdulwahab Ilorin Director General, National Broadcasting Commission, Modibbo Ishaq Kawu, yesterday disclosed that the Digital Switch Over project will provide over 300,000 jobs for teeming Nigerian youths. He also said the broadcasting industry and digital economy will grow by $1bn ((N450,000,000,000)) per annum through increases in advertising, Nollywood income and value added ...The post DSO ''ll generate $1bn, create over 300,000 jobs for Nigerians ' Kawu appeared 

Fri, 29 Dec 2017
By Rotimi Ojomo Ado-Ekiti Ekiti state governor, Peter Ayodele Fayose, has faulted Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on his claim that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is the one bearing the cost of fuel subsidy and not the federal government. Reacting to the statement, the Ekiti state governor said there was no difference between the ...The post Fayose faults Osinbajo on fuel subsidy appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Fri, 29 Dec 2017
By Ahmid Lawal Abuja As Liberia's National Electoral Commission (NEC) fixed today for the commencement of announcement of the result of the presidential run-off, the candidate of the opposition Congress for Democratic Change (CDC), George Weah has expressed confidence he would win the election. 'The Liberian people clearly made their choice yesterday and altogether we ...The post Liberia: Weah confident, Boakai boasts as NEC announces result today appeared first on Blueprint - For Trut 
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