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Ortom urges FRSC to ban use for human transportation

January 4, 2016 Blueprint 0

The Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom,  has urged the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) to enforce the ban on the use of trucks and other vehicles meant for goods in conveying human beings in the state. Ortom made the appeal at the Federal Medical Centre, Apir when he visited victims of the accident involving members of NKST Church Achusa, in Read More

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Gaidam presents N88.93bn budget

January 4, 2016 Blueprint 0

By  Sadiq Abubakar Maiduguri Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe state has presented N88.93 billion budget of “reconstruction and self-reliance” to State House of  Assembly with an increase of 10 percent over last year’s  appropriation bill of N80.6 billion. Presenting the Appropriation and Financial bills at the weekend, Gaidam said that this year’s policy thrust was to strengthen existing structures that Read More

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We cannot worship you, PDP tells Buhari

January 4, 2016 Blueprint 0

By Emeka Nze Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has sympathised with President Muhammadu Buhari and leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) over their inability to accept, with equanimity, constructive criticisms of their administration. The party also pointed out that Buhari is not God and will not be worshipped by the PDP members, adding that it is aware of Read More

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FG finally scraps subsidy on petrol, kerosene

January 3, 2016 Blueprint 0

The federal government has officially stopped paying subsidy to oil marketers for the importation of premium motor spirit (PMS), otherwise called petrol and household kerosene. An analysis of the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) revised pricing template displayed on its website showed that with effect from January 1, 2016, the government was no longer paying subsidy for the importation Read More

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Corruption trials: Buhari’ll not dictate to courts – Presidency

January 3, 2016 Blueprint 0

President Muhamadu Buhari will not influence the decisions of courts in the ongoing high profile corruption cases in the country, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Mallam Garba Shehu has said. Shehu was reacting yesterday to the comments that trailed the Buhari’s first Presidential Media Chat on Wednesday. There were mixed reactions to President Buhari’s comments Read More