NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE BLUE PRINT NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [15 MAY, 2018].


Below are the headlines found on The Blueprint Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 15 May2018.

Tue, 15 May 2018
Platoon Commander, 192 Battalion, Lt. Asajuwon Ahmadu carrying an old man rescued during a crossfire operation, in Gobara, Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno state yesterday Photo: Hamza Suleiman/ ICE/NANThe post Platoon Commander, Lt. Asajuwon Ahmadu carrying an old man rescued during a cross fire operation, in Borno state appeared first on Blueprint. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Grandma Laraba Zaku Her rasp voice blended into the innocence of the morning: 'Oh, God, thank you for yesterday. I am not among the best of beings but you have kept me. You give food to the hungry, home to the homeless, clothing to the naked; surely you are God and ever will be. Now that the night has Read MoreThe post A tale of four women appeared first on Blueprint. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
The defunct New People Democratic Party (nPDP) that merged with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has broken into two with a faction loyal to the party and President Muhammadu Buhari calling bluff of Alhaji Abubakar Baraje-led group.The post Video: nPDP breaks into factions as Sen. Abdullahi Adamu leads pro-Buhari, APC group appeared first on Blueprint. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
World over, one of the burning issues commanding attention and causing apprehension today, is the escalating rate at which cybercrime reigns supreme. In Nigeria lately, activities of cyber criminals and hackers have posed serious threats, and efforts to nip it in the bud has proven somewhat tasking. In this report, KEHINDE OSASONA looks at the scenario War against Cybercrime Recent Read MoreThe post Cyber crimes: Phasing out a stubborn 'epidemic' in Nigeria appeared first on Blueprint. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Recently, the leadership of both Youth and Women wings of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo were inaugurated in Enugu state, by the President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nwodo and members of the Imeobi, with the aim of stemming the crisis rocking the groupBut the crisis still lingers, with threats and verbal missiles becoming the order of the day within the group, Read MoreThe post Not yet Uhuru for Ohanaeze Ndigbo youth leadership palaver appeared first on Blueprint. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
BASHIR MOHAMMED takes a careful look at the life and times of a Kano-based business mogul, Shiekh Isiyaku Rabiu, who transited the earth fortnight ago, in a London hospital, after a brief illness Life worth living Anyone conversant with the life and times of the renowned Kano based business mogul, Shiekh Isiyaku Rabiu, would come to grip with the fact Read MoreThe post Isiyaku Rabiu: Passage of an icon appeared first on Blueprint. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
HAJIYA HABIBA DEEN, is aspiring to represent the Ankpa/Omala/ Olamaboro Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives. In this interview with CHAMBA SIMEH, she speaks on what the representation would mean for her constituents The saying in town is that you have an ambition of going to the House of Reps. How true is it' It is no longer a Read MoreThe post What my aspiration means for Ankpa/Omala/ Olamaboro Federal Constituency ' Hajiya Deen appeared first on Blueprint. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Adamu Garba ll, an IT expert, is one of those that have declared interest to contest the ruling APC presidential ticket against incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari. In this interview with BODE OLAGOKE, he speaks on his plans for the country, and why he won't step down as well as his choice of the party's national chairman. Why have you chosen Read MoreThe post Why I'll contest against Buhari in 2019 ' Garba appeared first on Blueprint. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
A group of Northerners in the 17 Southern states under the aegis of Arewa Initiatives for Peaceful Co-existence in Southern Nigeria, yesterday in Lagos called on the former governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, to declare for presidency. The Lagos state coordinator, Alhaji Kabir Ali Dinar, who described Bafarawa as the 'ray of hope' that would breathe new life Read MoreThe post 2019 Presidency: Arewa Southern group roots for Bafarawa appeared first on Blueprint. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state has boasted that the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) will inflict the worst political injury Dr. Kayode Fayemi has ever suffered in his political career on the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the July 14, 2018 Governorship poll. The incumbent governor said the defeat would be worst than what Dr. Fayemi suffered in Read MoreThe post Ekiti 2018: Fayemi'll suff er worse defeat in July ' Fayose appeared first on Blueprint. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has graduated the first set of 18 student pilots trained with the recently acquired Super Mushshak aircraft. Besides, another set of 26 student pilots was inaugurated during the ceremony, which took place at 401 Flying Training School, NAF Base, Kaduna, NAF spokesperson, Olatokunbo Adesanya said in a statement. He said: 'The Chief of the Air Read MoreThe post NAF trains personnel on super Mushshark Aircraft appeared first on Blueprint. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
It was a recall that never was and at the end of the day, an attempt to remove Senator Dino Melaye from the Senate crashed as only 5.34 per cent of the total 188,500 signatories to his recall petition, were verified in an exercise held penultimate week. What next after the failed exercise' Legal practitioners again, give divergent views. KEHINDE Read MoreThe post Failed recall process: Any legal option before Melaye' appeared first on Blueprint. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Osun state governorship aspirant under Alliance for Democracy (AD), Olugbenga Fakunle, has promised prompt payment of workers' salaries and pensions if elected governor in September 22 this year. Fakule made the promise while declaring his intention to contest the governorship election at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) council in Osogbo at the weekend. According to the AD aspirant, reliance Read MoreThe post AD gov'ship aspirant promises prompt salary, pension appeared first on 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Osun state Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, has assured that all conventional debt of the state would be settled in 2019. He stated this in Osogbo, the state capital while answering questions at an interactive programme tagged 'Ogbeni Till Daybreak' at the weekend. Though Aregbesolas tenure would end in November this year, he said 'by the grace of God, the N11.4 Read MoreThe post We'll settle all Osun's debts in 2019 ' Aregbesola appeared first on Blueprint. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Former governor and leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, has charged the people of the state to compare the leadership styles between PDP and APC before taking decision on the 2019 governorship election. Idris gave the charge in Lokoja during an award ceremony organised by the Forum of Former PDP Members of Kogi House Read MoreThe post Ex-gov to electorate: Let PDP, APC styles guide your choices appeared first on Blueprint. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has transferred the payment of salaries from local government areas to the State Universal Basic Education Board, and Bureau for Local Government Pension, respectively. The governor, who was represented by the Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Engr. Abubakar Ohere, during the formal transfer of the payments, said the step would ensure Read MoreThe post Bello transfers Kogi teachers' salaries, pensions to SUBEB, BLGP appear 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Founder, Jacco's International Charity (JIC), Ambassador Jodie Frank (right), de-worming children during a medical outreach organised by Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Maitama Medical Team and JIC, at the Annunciation Catholic Church, in Gishiri, Abuja yesterday Photo: Johnson Udeani/HB/NAN The post Founder, Jacco's International Charity (JIC), Amb. Jodie Frank de-worming children during a medical outreach organised by Holy Trinity Catholic Church, appeared first on Blueprint. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
The All Progressives Congress (APC) members in Bogoro local government area of Bauchi yesterday staged a protest in the town, following failure of the congress committee to conduct election of new party leaders on Saturday. Speaking with newsmen after the protest, an APC chieftain and former state Commissioner for Environment, Audu Gani Bogoro, said the party members had shown up Read MoreThe post Protest trails Bauchi APC LG congress appeared first on Blueprint. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Administration, Shuaibu Lawal Gambo, has explained that the police conduct psychiatric test on recruits to curb incidences of accidental discharge by its personnel. The DIG gave this explanation in Minna at the weekend during a working visit to Niger state on the ongoing recruitment exercise by the police nationwide. He said that the Read MoreThe post Why we conduct psychiatric test on police recruits ' DIG appeared first on Blueprint. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
The All Progressives Congress (APC) local government congress conducted in Jigawa state at the weekend was free, fair and credible, Blueprint has gathered. Our correspondent, who went round some local government areas of the state learnt that the elections were conducted in a hitch-free atmosphere with no contest as most of the chairmanship candidates were returned un opposed. It was Read MoreThe post 'Jigawa APC LG congress peaceful' appeared first on Blueprint. 
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