NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE BLUE PRINT NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [11 MAY, 2018].


Below are the headlines found on The Blueprint Online Newspaper for today, Friday, 11 May2018.

Fri, 11 May 2018
CHAN Eagles star Peter Eneji has told SCORENigeria the Flying Eagles hope to win a 2019 U20 AFCON qualifier in Guinea Bissau on Saturday. 'I am convinced we will win in Guinea Bissau,' the Plateau United winger declared. 'We are going to play for our country in that clash away from home and as a team we know what is Read MoreThe post Eneji targets victory in Guinea-Bissau appeared first on Blueprint. 

Fri, 11 May 2018
The 2018 Commonwealth champions Odunayo Adekuoroye (57kg), Aminat Adeniyi (62kg) and Blessing Oborududu (68kg) will partake at the Beat The Streets Invitational wrestling event in the United States of America. The one-day event which is scheduled to hold on May 17th, 2018 at the famous Times Square in New York City. Adekuoroye, Adeniyi and Oborududu are currently training in Akure Read MoreThe post Commonwealth Champions for US invitational Wrestling event appeared first on Blueprint. 

Fri, 11 May 2018
Turkish club Galatasaray are reportedly lining up a bid for Super Eagles forward Ahmed Musa as a potential replacement for Swiss striker Eren Derdiyck who is out of contract at the club this summer. Musa, who returned to CSKA Moscow on a six-month loan deal from Leicester City, has been in rich vein of form for the Russian side. According Read MoreThe post Galatasaray eyes Ahmed Musa move appeared first on Blueprint. 

Fri, 11 May 2018
The Edo Government says it will do everything possible to ensure the upcoming Okpekpe competition gets a 'Gold Label Badge'' rating by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). The Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, gave the assurance to Nigerians on Wednesday in Benin when he hosted members of the Local Organising Committee, IAAF delegate and media partners of the event. Read MoreThe post Okpekpe Race: Edo govt, organisers assure good condition appeared first on 

Fri, 11 May 2018
Two goals each from Solomon John and Lanignan Gbenga ensured that Remo Stars Football Club (RSFC) secured a place in the quarter finals of the 2018 Ogun State FA Cup courtesy of a 6-3 victory over Lion Heart FC at the Otunba Dipo Dina International Stadium, Ijebu Ode today. Heading into a vital Nigeria National League (NNL) first home game Read MoreThe post FA Cup: Remo Stars subdue Lion Heart appeared first on Blueprint. 

Fri, 11 May 2018
The FIFA Referees Committee have selected 15 referees and 30 assistant referees to officiate at the upcoming FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018 with no Nigerian match official making the shortlist. However, six match officials from Africa will officiate in the tournament to be held in France from 5 to 24 August, according to a statement on CAF's official Read MoreThe post U-20 Women's World Cup: FIFA snub Nigerian referees appeared first on Blueprint. 

Fri, 11 May 2018
A recent study estimates that by 2025, what is called the 'global data-sphere' will grow to 163 trillion gigabytes from 16.1 trillion gigabytes in 2016. That ten-fold increase will encompass data held everywhere from the cloud to handheld devices. BENJAMIN UMUTEME writes. At the moment, the global economy is experiencing a non-stop digital revolution. This represents an almost unimaginable combination Read MoreThe post Digitisation of money, finance: Challenges and opportunities appear 

Fri, 11 May 2018
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been commended on its tirelessness, professionalism and dedication among others while it hosted the secretariat of the Africa and Middle East Regional Committee (AMERC) of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). Outgoing Vice Chairman of AMERC Nezha Hayat gave the commendation at the official handover of the Committees leadership from SEC Nigeria to Read MoreThe post AMERC commends SEC for secretarial duties appeared first on 

Fri, 11 May 2018
Senator Shehu Sani ( APC Kaduna Central) , disclosed yesterday that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is the only one in Africa without a board of directors. A worrisome situation he said, had adversely affected the ability and capacity of the management of the apex bank in playing required pivotal role in the nations economy. Rising through order 43 Read MoreThe post CBN, only central bank in Africa without board ' Sen. Sani appeared first on Blueprint. 

Fri, 11 May 2018
Nigeria's foremost entrepreneur, Aliko Dangote has been ranked among 75 most powerful persons on the planet, ahead of the Vice President of the United States of America, Mike Pence. According to the Forbe's latest 2018 ranking of the World Powerful people, Dangote ranked among world leaders like Xi Jinping, the Chinese President, Vladimir Putin the Russian President and Donald Trump, Read MoreThe post Dangote among 75 world's Most Powerful People appeared first on Blueprint. 

Fri, 11 May 2018
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that Singapore-based SATS Ltd is the winner of the 2018 IATA Ground Handling Conference (IGHC) Innovator Competition, for the company's use of smartwatches for Technical Ramp Operations. The award was presented on April 25, 2018 at the 31st IGHC in Doha, Qatar. SATS's Smart Watch Resource Management Solution uses 4G data to Read MoreThe post Singaporean firm wins IATA's 2018 Ground Handling Innovator competition appe 

Fri, 11 May 2018
Secretary General of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), Dr. Fang Liu and the Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Mr. Yury Fedotov, signed a new agreement to enhance their agencies' joint support for states on aviation security, and on the combating of transnational crime and terrorism related issues. The two leaders met Read MoreThe post ICAO, UNODC agree to enhance joint support for aviation security appeared first on Blueprint. 

Fri, 11 May 2018
As the 22nd annual seminar of the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) nears, the league has announced the Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema as the Chairman of the event. Speaking in Lagos, the league's Chairman, Mr. Olusegun Koiki said Onyema has a wealth of experience in the aviation industry, having started Air Peace in Read MoreThe post Air Peace boss Onyema chairs 22nd LAAC seminar appeared first on Blueprint. 

Fri, 11 May 2018
Last week, the federal government banned the production and importation of cough syrup containing codeine; in order to checkmate the prevalent cases of drug abuse in the country. This move, however, has continued to generate a lot of concerns from individuals and organisations who believe that the measure is just a means to an end and not the end Read MoreThe post Can codeine ban really prevent drug abuse' Voxpop appeared first on Blueprint. 

Fri, 11 May 2018
NAJIB SANI takes a critical look at the recent visit to Bauchi state by President Muhammadu Buhari Finally Buhari visited Bauchi On Thursday, April 26, this year, President Muhammadu Buhari, finally visited Bauchi state, for the first time in three years since assumption of office. His followers have been longing to see him in the state because the President had Read MoreThe post Bauchi visit: A litmus test for Buhari 's popularity' appeared first on Blueprint. 

Fri, 11 May 2018
In this interview with IME AKPAN, the Airport Manager at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Mrs. Victoria Shin-Aba speaks on a number of issues, including the introduction of cashless payments for every transaction, a policy she believes would curtail sharp practices. What informed the cashless policy at the airports, especially at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport' It Read MoreThe post Cashless transaction will curtail corruption at airports ' Shin-Aba ap 

Fri, 11 May 2018
There are two great ideas for improving access to healthcare. One idea is to offer free consultation to indigent patients. The other idea is to assist the patients to access surgery by looking at their financial situation and working with what they have. Both ideas will improve healthcare delivery and improve outcomes. They also have the potential to help reduce Read MoreThe post Ideas for improving healthcare access, by Dr. Biodun Ogungbo appeared first on Blueprint. 

Fri, 11 May 2018
Former Governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, has resigned his appointment as the Chairman of National Identity Management Commission (NIMC). Oyinlola had joined APC during the 2014 re-election of Governor Rauf Aregbesola and joiner to work against the success of Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 election. Members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who moved to the All Progressives Read MoreThe post Oyinlola resigns as NIMCs Chair appeared first on Blueprint. 

Fri, 11 May 2018
Head banging It seems strange, but it's quite common. Up to 20 percent of babies and toddlers bang their head on purpose, and it's obviously on purpose. Although boys are three times more likely to do it than girls. Head banging often starts in the second half of the first year and peaks between 18 and 24 months of age. Read MoreThe post 6 unsettling toddler habits (I) appeared first on Blueprint. 

Fri, 11 May 2018
Osun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to probe the 2016 audited report of the state government. The party attributed inability of Governor Rauf Aregbesola to pay workers salary to the wasteful spending of the Governor as evidenced in the said audited report. The State Chairman of PDP, Read MoreThe post PDP asks EFCC to probe 2016 audited report of Osun appeared first on Blueprint. 
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