PDP senator listed in Tinubu campaign council

September 24, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

A sitting Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), senator representing Enugu East Senatorial District, senator Chimaroke Nnamani, has made the 422 names listed as a member of local government directorate for the All Progressives Congress (APC), presidential campaign council. Senator Nnamani is the 350th slot on the APC’s 422-member PCC list signed by the secretary of the council, James Faleke. The council Read More

Buhari appoints Dembos as NTA DG

September 21, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Salihu Dembos as the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced the appointment in a statement in Abuja Wednesday. He said the appointment is for a tenure of three years in the first instance. Until his appointment, Dembos was the Executive Director, Marketing, Read More

Buhari arrives New York for UNGA

September 19, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

President, Muhammadu Buhari has arrived New York, the United States, for the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly. A statement by the media aide to the president, Buhari Sallau, Monday, he said the president is expected to deliver the national statement on the second day of the general debates.

Minister orders CDCFIB to conduct next promotion exam in states

September 13, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has ordered the Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration service Board (CDCFIB) to conduct the next promotion examinations of its officers in the various services in the states where they operate. In a statement signed by the Ministry’s Director of Press, Afonja Fatai Ajibola, Tuesday in Abuja, the Minister gave the directives during Read More

Pictures: Tight security as Buhari arrives Imo

September 13, 2022 Blueprint 0

Security operatives, Tuesday have stormed the capital city of Imo state, Owerri as President Muhammadu Buhari, inaugurates projects completed by governor Hope Uzodinma. Blueprint gathered that population at the venue of the inauguration is not as massive as expected, due to sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

 Tinubu committed to unity, economic devt – APC G3

September 11, 2022 Benjamin Samson 0

… Receives support of Lagos APC exco The All Progressives Congress Grassroots Governance Group APC G3 has inaugurated its Lagos state chapter with a call on members to embark on massive campaign for the party’s candidates from the state to the federal level. During the event at Lagos, the APC G3 National Coordinator, Amechi Chuks Oyema charged members of the Read More

NIPOST debunks sacking of Postmaster General Adewusi

September 7, 2022 Benjamin Samson 0

The Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) has debunked a report that the Postmaster General (PMG) of the Federation, Dr. Ismail Adebayo Adewusi has been sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari. A statement by signed by Director Corporate Communications Franklyn Alao, described the news as false, reckless and mischievous. He urged stakeholders and members of the public to disregard the information. The statement Read More

Oil theft: FG dissolves NSCDC anti-vandal unit, road blocks nationwide

September 6, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has ordered the immediate dissolution of the anti-vandal unit of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) nationwide. Commandant General of the Corps Dr Ahmed Audi, made the announcement Tuesday in Abuja, before a closed-door meeting with 36 States Commandants and the FCT Commandant as well as top management members of the agency held at its Read More

FCT partners Veritas University to train world-best Nurses, Pharmacists

September 5, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Mohammed Musa Bello and the management of the Veritas University, have signed a memorandum of understanding to produce graduates in the fields of Nursing and Pharmacy, who are able to deliver according to global best practices. In a statement released to Blueprint Monday in Abuja by the Public Relations Officer of the University, Read More

Bunkering: FG commissions 8 gunboats to combat oil theft

August 30, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

As part of efforts to end the menace of crude oil theft, illegal oil bunkering and pipeline vandalism, the federal government has commissioned eight gun boats for the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) to wage a full scale war against the perpetrators. According to the government, the move became necessary to strengthen the combative capacity of NSCDC Anti Read More

Breaking: Crisis rocks Enugu APC, as Nnamani, Onyeama, others demand caretaker committee

August 30, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

There is a major crisis rocking the Enugu state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), even as major stakeholders from the state led by the former Senate President Ken Nnamani, current Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geofrey Onyeama among other stakeholders demanded the sack of the state APC chairman Ugochukwu Agballah. The stakeholders, who met the APC national chairman at Read More

22 APC presidential aspirants confirm attendance of meeting for Tinubu

August 29, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The youngest presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, Dr. Nicolas Felix, Monday confirmed that the 22 aspirants of all APC Presidential Aspirants will meet on Wednesday. In a statement released in Abuja, Felix, said he called for the roundtable, which is scheduled to hold by 2.00pm at Transcorp Hilton, for all aspirants to meet minds and come up with Read More

NSCDC boss performs ceremony of housing scheme for personnel in Sokoto

August 29, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

In a bid to address the housing need of officers and men, of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), the Commandant General, Ahmed Abubakar Audi, performed, ground breaking ceremony of 550 housing scheme in Sokoto State for its officers and men. Represented by the Deputy Commandant General, Administration, Zakari Ibrahim Ningi, the CG restated, his commitment towards improving Read More

Pictures: Buhari receives 10-year football development masterplan, talks tough

August 23, 2022 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja declared that football remains the number one sport in Nigeria and a national asset, therefore his administration will resist any attempt to undermine its development. The President made the pledge while receiving the 10-year Football Development Masterplan submitted by the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Chief Sunday Dare. Describing football as ”our passion Read More

NBBF crisis: FG dissolves interim committee

August 18, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development (FMYSD), Wednesday dissolved the Interim Management Committee (IMC), two months after it was set up to address the lingering crisis in the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) A statement signed by the FMYSD director of press, Mohammed Manga, Monday reads; “You may recall that the federal government in addressing the lingering crisis in Read More

Falsehood: Call your supporters to order, Tinubu appeals to Peter Obi

August 10, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Tinubu Campaign Organisation has appealed to the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) Mr. Peter Obi to call his supporters to order and to allow this election circle to be about issues that will advance the growth, progress and stability of Nigeria. In a statement Wednesday in Abuja, by its Director of Media and Communications, Mr Bayo Onanuga, Read More

Humanitarian Minister commended over response to economic, security challenges 

August 10, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Umar Farouq, was on Tuesday commended over her response to the economic and security challenges facing the country. Recall that in the past few years, the nation has been faced with insecurity, which resulted in the devastation of agricultural production, decline in economic fortune due to the negative Read More

Why I dumped APC, Buhari’s nephew finally opens up

August 9, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

A nephew to President Muhammadu Buhari, Hon Fatuhu Muhammed, has explained why he left the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for Peoples Democratic Party. The lawmaker representing Daura/Mai’Adua/Sandamu Federal Constituency of Katsina State in the National Assembly, failed to secure his re-election ticket after polling 30 votes, while Aminu Jamo, his rival secured 117 votes. Explaining why he left the party, he Read More

Breaking: Dariye, Nyame, others released from prison

August 8, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Governor of Plateau state, Senator Joshua Dariye, and a former Taraba state governor, Jolly Nyame, and two others have been reportedly released. The Council of State, led by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), had on April 14 approved the pardon of the convicts, a decision which generated outcries. When contacted, the FCT Spokesperson for the Nigerian Correctional Read More

Emilokan: Pyrates Confraternity’s song mocking Tinubu distasteful – Soyinka 

August 8, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Nobel laureate and elder statesman, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has condemned in strong terms a viral video showing some purported members of the National Association of Seadogs, otherwise called Pyrates Confraternity, mocking the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, in a song. Soyinka said: “The display acidly targets a presidential candidate in the awaited 2023 elections.” Read More

No end in sight for ASUU strike as FG gives fresh update

August 6, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Minister of state for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has said the federal government was not in a position to borrow N1.2 trillion yearly to resolve the long strike embarked upon by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Speaking on Channels Television Friday, Keyamo asked parent to beg ASUU to call off the lingering strike. He Read More

ASUU strike: Buhari’s Minister tells parents what to do

August 6, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The 2023 general election All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign council spokesperson and the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has asked parents whose wards are in government-owned tertiary institutions to appeal to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to call off the lingering strike. Blueprint had reported that the academic union declared a nationwide strike on Read More

Kuje attack: NSCDC boss presents N2.8m to slain personnel 

August 4, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

In a bid to provide succour for the family of Inspector Ilyasu Abraham, a personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), who died in the unfortunate attack on Kuje Medium Custodial Centre, the Commandant General, Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has presented a total sum of Two million, Eight Hundred Thousand Naira to the deceased family. The incident Read More

Nigerians react as FG confirms procurement of exotic vehicles for Niger Republic

August 3, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Nigerians have taken to social media to express their outrage, after the Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, confirmed the procurement of vehicles worth N1.14billion to the Republic of Niger. The minister confirmed this during a press briefing after Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting. According to Ahmed, the vehicles were to aid Niger in the acquisition Read More