perm sec mining - Mining Indaba: New electromagnetic survey tops FG’s agenda

Mining Indaba: New electromagnetic survey tops FG’s agenda

February 7, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Stories by Ayoni M. Agbabiaka The federal government has packaged a convincing presentation on its New Nigeria Airborne Electromagnetic Surveys Results to drive more investments into the country’s mining sector. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, who lead the Nigerian delegation to the ‘Investing in African Mining Indaba,’ which kicks off in Cape Town, South Africa Read More

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FCTA to relocate NYSC camp permanent site

February 7, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By John Oba Minister of the Federal Capital territory (FCT), Muhammadu Musa Bello, has revealed that his administration will commence preparation for the relocation of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camp to its permanent site, this year. This is even as the state coordinator, Mr. Balama Bello Birniwa, called on prospective corps employers to “pay them allowances that Read More

Jos high court - Court dissolves 6-year-old marriage over adultery, lesbianism

Court dissolves 6-year-old marriage over adultery, lesbianism

February 7, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Monday, dissolved the six-year-old marriage between Godwin Ometu and his wife Joyce, on grounds of lesbianism and adultery. Justice Jude Okeke ordered for the dissolution of the marriage, as Ometu had proved the allegations he leveled against his wife. Okeke said the court was satisfied with the evidence of the petitioner which the respondent Read More

Building collapse - Collapsed building: FCTA condoles with victim’s family

Collapsed building: FCTA condoles with victim’s family

February 7, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

  By Abdullahi Muhammad Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has condoled with the family of a man who recently passed on following injuries sustained after he was trapped in a collapsing building. Adesola Esho, 43, a former resident of Angwan Saidu, a shanty community located near NAF Conference Centre, Kado, had re-entered a structure after a recent demolition exercise. Esho, Read More

Buhari appoints Mohammed Babandede new immigration boss NIS - Immigration boss denies attending APC meeting

Immigration boss denies attending APC meeting

February 7, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

The Comptroller General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede, has denied attending the caucus meeting of the All Progressives Congress in Kaduna recently. Babandede also denied allegation of partisan politics making the rounds against him in a section of the media. In a statement issued by the spokesman of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Sunday James, in Abuja, the NIS boss said he Read More

jamb - JAMB to collaborate with EFCC to fight corruption

JAMB to collaborate with EFCC to fight corruption

February 7, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will collaborate effectively with the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) in the fight against corruption, the News Agency of Nigeria has reported. The Registrar of the Board, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede stated this on Tuesday in Abuja when the Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Mr Ibrahim Magu visited the board in Read More

nigeria immigration service - FG, Edo move against irregular migration

FG, Edo move against irregular migration

February 7, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Stories by Bode Olagoke The federal government has taken steps to curb irregular migration plaguing the country by raising a committee to examine and proffer solutions to the underlying factors making such migrations attractive. A statement from the Ministry of Interior Monday in Abuja also quoted Edo state governor Godwin Obaseki as decrying the level of irregular migration in the Read More

Founder Facebook Mark Zuckerberg - How communication can influence your 2018 plans

How communication can influence your 2018 plans

February 7, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Ms Tracy Oyekanmi Whether one counts the dates or not, 2018 is rolling in fast which would eventually turn days to months hence the implementation of one’s plans can be accelerated based on one’s network and how one communicates plans with the right people this year. As the world becomes smaller due to our extensive use of technology, we Read More

job seekers - Youth unemployment: A ticking time bomb

Youth unemployment: A ticking time bomb

February 7, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Oyoze Baje Indeed, the recurring ugly decimal of youth unemployment in Nigeria that keeps worsening by the decades calls for serious concern and urgent action. And, such intervention should come from a sustained pragmatic synergy involving the federal and state governments, the private sector and richly endowed individuals. If not done, we may soon be agonising over spilt milk Read More

kemi adeosun finance minister with President Buhari Nigeria Proposes N6.5 Trillion For Budget 2017 - Gwarzo: Between Reps and Adeosun’s panel

Gwarzo: Between Reps and Adeosun’s panel

February 6, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, and the now suspended Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Director-General, Munir Gwarzo, are at loggerheads over some undisclosed issues, JOSHUA EGBODO writes. Secret behind tussle It all started like a tussle over protection of interests, and to a reasonable extent, a demonstration of a mark of supremacy. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Read More

senate nigeria - EFCC: Will Buhari replace Magu or ignore court ruling?

EFCC: Will Buhari replace Magu or ignore court ruling?

February 6, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Against the backdrop of last week’s ruling by the Federal High Court in Abuja, EZREL TABIOWO, in this piece, writes on two actions likely to be taken by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Magu palaver The back and forth arguments between the Presidency and National Assembly as to whether the latter has the powers to reject a nomination put forwarded by Read More

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Land tenure system should be reviewed–Adejana

February 6, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Mr. ‘Debo Adejana is the Chief Executive Officer of Realty Point limited, a thriving Real Estate Development Company. An advocate of real estate investment, Mr. Adejana, in this interview with TOPE SUNDAY says access to land is a major challenge to investors in the sector. You are an advocate of real estate investment in Nigeria, to what extent have your Read More

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Housing deficit: FG sets up task force on ‘home delivery’

February 6, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Stories by Tope Sunday Abuja The federal government has set up a Task Force to facilitate the implementation and delivery of 100 housing units in the Family Homes Housing Project across the nation. The task force is saddled with the responsibility of proffering a lasting solution to the huge national housing deficit in the country. The Minister of State II Read More

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Obaseki, PFN leader for Edo Correspondents’ Chapel lecture

February 6, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Patrick Ahanor Benin City As part of its corporate social responsibility, the Correspondents’ Chapel of the Edo state Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has concluded plans to host a monthly public lecture series billed for Monday, next week. In a statement, Acting Chairperson of the Chapel, Mrs. Nefishetu Yakubu, who is a News Agency of Nigeria Read More

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Court orders final forfeiture of £578,080 to FG

February 6, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Jerry Uwah Lagos A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture of the sums of £578,080.00 to the federal government of Nigeria. The forfeited sum was discovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in the account of a maritime firm, ZAL Marine Limited domiciled in Diamond Bank. EFCC told Justice Saliu Saidu that a Read More

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Why we want Buhari to continue, by Kogi gov

February 6, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Oyibo Salihu Lokoja Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has reiterated his call on Nigerians to re-elect President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019, saying his re-election “is in the best interest of Nigerians.” Bello, who stated this through a statement issued by his Director-General on Media and Publicity, Kingsley Fanwo, in Lokoja yesterday, added that “the nation is witnessing progress Read More

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Okorocha establishes 6 tertiary institutions in Imo

February 6, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

  Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state has announced the establishment of six new tertiary institutions in the state. Okorocha, who made the announcement in a meeting with journalists in Owerri yesterday, said the step was part of plans to revolutionise the education sector in the state. The new institutions are University of Engineering, Onuimo, University of Agriculture, Aboh Mbaise, Read More

El rufai - El-Rufa’i to corps members: Don’t compromise 2019 polls

El-Rufa’i to corps members: Don’t compromise 2019 polls

February 6, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna state yesterday urged corps members not to compromise the integrity of the 2019 general elections. The governor said in a message to the opening of joint orientation course for Batch B Stream II corps members deployed to Kaduna, Niger and Kogi states, that their unalloyed commitment to the nation would be required during the elections. Read More

buhari Kwankwaso - Kwankwaso still in APC – Chieftain

Kwankwaso still in APC – Chieftain

February 6, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Bashir Mohammed Kano A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress(APC), Arch. Aminu Abubakar Dabo, has confirmed that Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso was still a card-carrying member of the party, despite the reports being bandied about in the media that he was set to defect to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Speaking to newsmen in Kano yesterday, shortly after receiving Read More

buhari thinks - Buhari’s visit: Police deploy 4,000 personnel in Nasarawa

Buhari’s visit: Police deploy 4,000 personnel in Nasarawa

February 6, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Mohammed Yangida Lafia The Nasarawa state Police Command has disclosed that it had deployed over 4,000 officers and men to ensure a hitch-free visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the state today. The Commissioner of Police, Bello Ahmed, told journalists yesterday in Lafia, the state capital, that the command had put up a robust security arrangement with sister agencies Read More

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Again, monarch appeals to FCTA, Bwari chair on infrastructure

February 6, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Donald Iorchir With the rising dearth of infrastructure in Dei-Dei community, the village head, Malam Saidu Hamza Sani, has again appealed to the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) and Bwari area council to make provision for basic infrastructure in the community. Sani said it had become imperative to remind the government of its promises to the community as well Read More

A power facility - FCTA, AEDC to ease power shortage - AMMC boss

FCTA, AEDC to ease power shortage – AMMC boss

February 6, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Abdullahi Muhammad The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has disclosed that the Administration has paid a bill to the tune of N9 million as payment for electricity charges as part of its efforts to sustain and illuminate major streets of the nation’s capital. The Coordinator, Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC), Shuaibu Umar, disclosed this recently while briefing journalists on Read More

polioimmunng - Councils begin measles, polio immunisation campaign Thursday

Councils begin measles, polio immunisation campaign Thursday

February 6, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Donald Iorchir Federal Capital Territory (FCT) area councils have commenced the 2018 measles, cholera and polio immunisation campaign with public enlightenment programmes targeted at remote areas of the Territory “where strict adherence to religious and cultural practices have prevented vulnerable children from benefiting in the annual vaccination exercise.” It was gathered that the six area councils resolved recently to Read More