Be guided in discharging your duties, FG warns NIS officials

August 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has demanded that all officers and men of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) acquaint themselves with their expected roles and responsibilities and be guided by the expected principles and standards of behaviours in the discharge of their duties. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, said this at the launch of the NIS Code of Conduct and Ethics Read More

Banditry, Kidnapping: PDP unqualified to speak on insecurity – APC

August 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was not qualified to criticise the current administration on the worsening insecurity in Nigeria. Responding to an earlier statement released by the PDP, APC reassured Nigerians that “the security of the nation is of the highest priority to the President Muhammadu Buhari administration and this government is Read More

Secession: Africa ‘ll lose respect if Nigeria breaks – Ganduje

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has warned that the continent of Africa will lose it respect to the world if the Nigeria cease to exist as a Nation. Ganduje, however, called on seccessionits agitators to stop immediately and give dialogue a chance. Speaking Thursday in Abuja at the second public lecture series organised by the APC Press Corps Read More

Bauchi Hisbah commences head counts of prostitutes for rehabilitation

July 28, 2021 Najib Sani 0

As part of efforts to tackle prostitution among girls and women in Bauchi state, the office of the permanent commissioner of ‘Hisbah’ (Islamic police) under the Bauchi State Sharia Commission has commenced census to get the number of prostitutes operating in brothels in the state capital. The census was flagged off Wednesday at the notorious Bayan Gari area that houses Read More

Navy hands over convicted pirates to correctional Services

July 28, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Nigerian Navy has handed over the 10 pirates convicted by Federal High Court Ikoyi for the hijack of FV HAILUFENG II to the Nigeria Correctional Service, Kirikiri, Lagos. A statement by the spokesman of the Nigerian Navy, Commodore Suleman Dahun, said the convicts are, Frank Abaka, Jude Ebaragha, Shina Alolo, Joshua Iwiki, David Akinseye, Ahmed Toyin, Shobajo Saheed, Adeola Read More

Congresses: APC state chairmen lament ‘use and dump’ methods by governors

July 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

State chairmen of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have lamented what they called “use and dump” method of the party leaders, especially the state governors. The lamentation came at a time the party is about to commence its nationwide congresses. Speaking at an interactive meeting with the National Caretaker Committee on the forthcoming exercise, Friday in Abuja, Chairman  Forum Read More

Deployment of modern fire-fighting truck, others excite Buni in Yobe

July 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Yobe state governor Mai Mala-Buni, has said that the deployment of a modern firefighting truck by the Federal Fire Service (FFS) to the state will boost emergency response services. The excited governor Buni made the statement during the commissioning of one contemporary fire-fighting truck, Thursday in Yobe state. The Governor represented by the state’s deputy, Idi Gubana said that the Read More

FG commissions electric vehicle charging station in Lagos

July 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has commissioned the first solar-powered electric vehicle charging station at the University of Lagos. The project is the initiative of the National Automotive Design and Development Agency, NADDC, under the Elective Vehicle Pilot Project. The commissioning, which took place Tuesday at the university’s faculty of engineering, was attended by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Adeniyi Read More

Arrest: Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer exposes Kenya’s role as DSS grants IPOB leader ‘crucial freedom’

July 3, 2021 Editor 0

Ifeanyi Ejiofor, Lawyer to the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has revealed that the Kenyan government was deeply involved in the arrest of his client. Kenyan high commissioner to Nigeria, Wilfred Machage, had on Friday denied his country’s involvement in the arrest of Kanu who is currently in the custody of Department of State Read More

Buni charges Nigeria’s envoy to US on beneficial relationship

June 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe state Governor, Mai Mala Buni, has charged Nigeria’s Ambassador to the United States of America, Dr Uzoma Emenike on beneficial relationship between the two countries. Buni stated this Saturday when he led a delegation to Umuahia, Abia state to condole with the family of the Ambassador Read More

Insecurity: NSCDC boss set-up rapid response squad nationwide

June 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Dr. Ahmed Abubabar Audi, has ordered the immediate set-up of Rapid Response Squad in all the state commands of the Corps across the federation. In a statement signed Thursday in Abuja by the Corps director of public relations  DCC Olushola Odumosu, the NSCDC boss gave the matching order during Read More

Expert tasks women on dangers of Ponzi schemes, non-essential purchases

May 23, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

Nigerian women have been charged to beware of investing their monies into Ponzi schemes promising financial independence and high returns, stressing the need for adherence to the 30-day rule of savings instead. Mrs Titilola Oladejo, a Financial and Investment Expert, gave the charge Saturday, at a webinar on Skills and Tools on Practical Financial Advice, organised by Mothers United and Read More

Cell decongestion: Osun court hold session in police headquarters

May 20, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Apparently to decongest the police cell, Osun state Magistrate court presided over by Dr. Olusegun Ayilara, Thursday held its proceeding at the headquarters of the statepolice command, Osogbo.  The proceeding which was held at the conference room of the police, had the Magistrate, prosecutors and some counsels in attendance.  The suspects were moved from the Criminal Investigate Department, CID, very Read More

Gwagwalada women decry VAW prevalence, task FG on solution

May 14, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

Gwagwalada Women under the auspices of ‘GwagsMoms’, a women based Non Governmental Organization (NGO) has charged the federal government on more committment to issues affecting women especially those at the grassroots, decrying the prevalence of Violence Against Women (VAW) leading to depression and deaths amongst women in Gwagwalada and it’s environs. Founder of the organization Mrs. Josephine Efeokposio, gave the Read More

Correctional Service promotes 6,332 personnels

May 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Civil Defence, Corrections, Fire and Immigration Services Board (CDCFIB) has approved the promotion and upgrade of 3,877 officers of the Nigerian Correctional Service to various ranks. This is contained in a letter No. CDCFIB/S.004/Vol.111/79 of 10th May, 2021 signed by the Director/Secretary of the Board, Aisha A. Rufai.  A statement made available to Blueprint Wednesday in Abuja by the Read More

New 2021 Volkswagen Polo GTI to arrive in June

May 10, 2021 Blueprint 0

Following the recent unveiling of the updated Polo, Volkswagen has revealed a sneak preview of the hot GTI version ahead of its official debut in June. The sketch image was revealed ahead of Volkswagen’s annual GTI weekend at Lake Wörthersee, set to be held from 12-15 May but cancelled for the second year in a row due to the pandemic. Read More

Insecurity: FG begins inter-agencies training on public safety, internal security

May 6, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

As part of efforts to improve security agencies’ response to various threats to public peace and safety across the country, the federal government has flagged-off an inter-agencies training on Nigeria Internal Security and Public Safety Alert System (NISPSAS). Declaring open the training Thursday in Abuja, Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola said the ministry charged with responsibility of ensuring internal Read More

Atlanta 96 is our benchmark for Tokyo Olympics – Dare

May 4, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr Sunday Dare has charged the Caretaker Committee of the 30 Sports Federation that the athletes must come back from Tokyo Olympics with nothing less than six medals. Speaking during the Inauguration in Abuja on Tuesday, Dare said, “We need to build on our past performance. We have the talents to excel. Atlanta Read More