NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY’S THE BLUE PRINT NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [26 MAY, 2018].

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Below are the headlines found on The Blueprint Online Newspaper for today, Saturday 26 May, 2018.
Sat, 26 May 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari said jokingly on Friday that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s position is being threatened by the constant agitations by women to occupy the post. The President said this while reacting to a request by Nigerian Female Parliamentarians (NFP), who asked for the position of Vice President of Nigeria in subsequent elections in the country. The NFP paid Read MoreThe post Osinbajo’s position ‘threatened’ by women agitators ‘ Buhari appeared first on B 

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Sat, 26 May 2018
The Senate has intervened in the lingering industrial action embarked upon by the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) weeks back . President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, after a meeting with the leadership of JOHESU, where he listened to their grievances and demands, also met with the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole and the Minister of Labour, Read MoreThe post Senate moves to end health workers strike appeared first on Blueprint. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
Daughter of minister of education, Hafsat Jalila Adamu, has reportedly graduated with a first class degree in English Language from American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola. Miss Adamu was admitted to AUN in 2014, a year before her father became minister of education. The number of students who graduated from the institution stands at 158, out of which 136 had Read MoreThe post Education ministers daughter earns first class at American varsity appeared first on Blueprint. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
Two students of Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), have reportedly invented a health device capable of reducing the risk of blood clot or deep vein thrombosis at Microsoft competition. The students, Taofeek Olalekan Afeez and Alayande Abdulwaheed Abiola, are said to have designed the device for the Microsoft Nigeria Imagine Cup. The duo are students of the Physics and Read MoreThe post FUTA students invent health device for Microsoft appeared first on Blueprint. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
Child labour has been on the increase in the Boko Haram ravaged Maiduguri, capital of Borno state in northwestern part of the country. Child labour, according to UNICEF, is work that is mentally, physically, socially or morally harmful to children and deprives them of opportunity for schooling and development. Investigations have shown that children within the ages of seven and Read MoreThe post Insurgency and child labour in Maiduguri By Hauwa Yahi appeared first on Blueprint. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
Toilet infections, as people call it, is a situation whereby the female (due to the wide open perineum and short urethra) experience itching, burning sensations in her private part and irregular discharge, which is usually smelly as well as irregular menstrual period with lower abdominal pains. Most ladies refer to it as toilet infection, because they claim to contact it Read MoreThe post Truth behind toilet infections By Hauwa Yahi appeared first on Blueprint. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
A senior lecturer in department of Criminology and Security Studies (CSS) National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Abuja, Prof. Sam Smah called on northern leaders to consider and implement the child rights act which has being passed into law since 2002. Prof. Smah made the appeal in Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK) where he reviewed a book written by Dr. Read MoreThe post NOUN urges Northern leaders to embrace child abuse act appeared first on Blueprint. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and the Nigeria Police have fixed May 25 for the conduct of examination for candidates shortlisted for recruitment into the police. A statement signed by the police spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner of Police Jimoh Moshood explained how candidates could identify their exam centres. ‘The Nigeria Police Force wishes to inform all successful candidates in Read MoreThe post Recruitment test: JAMB, police announce date, instructions for shor 

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Sat, 26 May 2018
Kelechi Nwakali and Usman Mohammed, who shone for the Super Eagles B against Atletico Madrid, cannot feature at next month’s World Cup as they are not on the 30-man provisional squad announced recently, according to FIFA rule governing the competition. Nwakali and Usman Mohammed have sparked off a clamour for them to be part of the World Cup squad after Read MoreThe post How FIFA shut World Cup door on amazing Nwakali, Usman appeared first on Blueprint. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
Kelechi Iheanacho hopes Nigeria ‘get something’ from their tie against his ‘idol’ Lionel Messi and Argentina at the World Cup. Gernot Rohr’s side are pitted with Croatia, Iceland and La Albiceleste in Group D of the global tournament. However, they only get to play Jorge Sampaoli’s men in their final group game on June 26 as their campaign starts with Read MoreThe post World Cup: Iheanacho looking forward to tackle’idol’ Messi appeared first on Blueprint. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
Gent of Belgium forward Moses Simon and Bursaspor of Turkey ace Shehu Abdullahi didn’t take part in Super Eagles full training session yesterday. The duo was carrying knocks picked up in action for their respective club before arriving the camp of the Super Eagles ahead of the training game against Congo DR in Port Hacourt. They however had a session Read MoreThe post Simon, Abdullahi miss Super Eagles training Session appeared first on Blueprint. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
Drones will be used for the first time in the Grand Mosque in Makkah to manage the crowd in Ramadan, local daily AlMadina reported on Wednesday quoting deputy commander of the Umrah forces Maj. Gen. Mohammed Al-Ahmadi. The Umrah crowd management plan involves security, organizational and humanitarian aspects, said AlAhmadi. Pilgrims or visitors who show any sign of distress will Read MoreThe post Drones to manage Ramadan crowd in Grand Mosque appeared first on Blueprint. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
O who believe, fasting is decreed for you as it was decreed for those before you; perchance you will guard yourselves. (2:183) Generosity and giving are attributes that Allah likes for Muslims to have for Allah is the most-Generous and Giving of all. Indeed, Allah’s Generosity multiplies in Ramadan. Similarly, the Prophet’s generosity increased in Ramadan, and he is the Read MoreThe post Ramadan Month of Generosity appeared first on Blueprint. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
Holy Month of Ramadan (also known as Ramadhan or Ramzan) and this year, the Islamabad High Court has decided to ban all gamblingrelated content on TV channels during that time. This includes all lottery shows, either aired live or recorded, and even lotteries off ering tickets for Hajj and Umrah, the Islamic pilgrimages to Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Although Pakistan Read MoreThe post Pakistan bans gambling-related content on TV during Holy Month By Ibrahim Muhammed appeared first on Blueprint. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
With the nation’s insurance industry contributing less than 0.1 per cent to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), experts have suggested the Blockchain Technology (BT) to be the catalyst of growth to the insurance industry. Specifi cally, the insurance and financial experts maintained that BT can drive and sustain the level of GDP growth desired by the government leveraging on the Read MoreThe post Experts tip blockchain tech to grow GDP through insurance appeared first on Blueprint. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
The National Pension Commission (PenCom), in a determined effort to roll out the country’s micro pension scheme has issued a Draft Framework for Micro Pension Plan (the Framework) for stakeholders’ consideration and comments. The Framework seeks to extend pension coverage to employees of organisations with less than three employees and self-employed persons (Micro Pension Contributors) in accordance with the provisions Read MoreThe post Micro Pension Plans get draft framework appeared 
Sat, 26 May 2018
Nigeria, Ghana and other regional insurance markets lose N2.89 trillion ($8 billion) yearly to off shore insurance markets, mainly in Europe and America, due to fragmented nature of African insurance markets. The fragmented markets has resulted to the inability of the insurance companies across the continent to handle big ticket businesses within the region. The President of the Republic of Read MoreThe post FG, others lose N2.89trn to foreign underwriting firms appeared first on Blueprint. 

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Sat, 26 May 2018
The power tussle over the chairmanship of Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Association of Nigerian License Customs Agents ( ANLCA) is far from being over. Whereas many thought the issue has been amicably resolved, but recent releases by warring camps on social media proved otherwise. While a faction of the BoT pitched tenth with Chief Henry Njoku led ANLCA Read MoreThe post ANLCA BoT crisis deepens appeared first on Blueprint. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
The founder of National Association of Government Approved Fret Forwarders ( NAGAFF) Dr. Boniface Aniebonam has raised the alarm over plots some individuals and groups to discredit freight forwarders operating within the PTML terminal. He raised the alarm in a press release he issued in Lagos. While he prayed for God’s wisdom to arrest such people he said, it was Read MoreThe post Aniebonam alleges plan to discredit NAGAFF appeared first on Blueprint. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
National Examinations Council (NECO) has come to the public domain over alleged award of N25 billion contracts by its register. MARTIN PAUL reviews the genesis of the crisis. Intro National Examinations Council (NECO) was established in April 1999 by the federal government to supplement the conduct of secondary school certificated examination, which the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) had Read MoreThe post NECO crisis: How realistic is N25bn contract appeared first on Blueprint. 

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