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LASPOTECH radio station to kick-off soon

February 16, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

The Lagos State Polytechnic (Laspotech) Ikorodu, has said that it had completed its radio station and would be on air soon. Rector of the institution, Mr Sameul Sogunro said this at the matriculation of its new students for the 2017/2018 academic session. Sogunro said all the equipment for the transmission of the LASPOTECH Frequency Modulation (FM) radio station had been Read More

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Customs, NIMASA, 6 others permitted to operate in ports

February 15, 2018 Benjamin Umuteme 0

Abuja The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said that only eight federal government agencies are allowed to operate and have physical representation at all port locations in the country. In a signed statement by the General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications of NPA, Alhaji Abdullahi Goje, the corporation said the disclosure followed a directive of the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council Read More

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INEC poised to review communication policy

February 14, 2018 Emeka Nze, Abuja 0

In continuation of the efforts to finalize the review of Communication Policy ahead of 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has convened a meeting of experts and technocrats to retouch the document. A statement by the Director, Voter and Publicity, Mr Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi stated that the document is intended to serve the internal and external communications needs Read More

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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

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FG to launch 2 satellites in 2020

January 10, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

The Minister of Communications Technology, Barr. Adebayo Shittu, has disclosed Nigeria’s plan to secure a $550 million equity from China for the purchase of two additional satellites for subsequent launch into the space in the next two years. The minister who said this after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in Abuja recently, explained that both the Read More

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jime congratulates Segun Oni on appointment as NEPZA board chairman

January 1, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By David Agba Abuja The Managing Director of Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), Emmanuel Jime, has congratulated the former Governor of Ekiti State, Engr. Olusegun Adebayo Oni, on his well-deserved appointment as the Chairman of the NEPZA Board. Engr. Oni, who is the Deputy National Chairman of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), was among the 209 board chairmen Read More

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LASPOTECH to become university soon

December 15, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Rector of Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Olayinka Sogunro, has said that the school will soon assume a higher status of a university, which will run National Diploma and Higher National Diploma alongside BSc programmes. Sogunro announced this at a meeting of the Association of Communication Scholars and Professionals of Nigeria (ACSPN), which was organised by the institution’s School of Communication Read More

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UI Communication students meet industry experts

December 15, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

  Association of Communication and Language Arts Students (ACLAS) of University of Ibadan has organised a summit to interact with experts in media and communication professions. The symposium held at the First Bank Hall in the university was to give students the opportunity to learn from the industry leaders invited to the programme. The president of the association, Moses Richoffor, Read More

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Navy flags off exercise Eagle Eye

December 5, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Musa Umar Bologi Abuja The Nigerian Navy will today begin (NN) a three-day sea exercise code-named Eagle Eye II in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. Its spokesperson, Navy Capt. Suleiman Dahun, said in a statement that the exercise would involve the deployment of several “capital ships, naval helicopters and patrol boats.” The statement read: “During the Exercise, naval drills such Read More

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Shittu commends Katsina on ICT accomplishment

November 29, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu, has commended the Governor of Katsina state, Alhaji Bello Masari, for his giant strides in ICT development. The minister who led the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Communications, State Commissioners in charge of ICT, and Head of agencies under the Ministry and other participants on a courtesy call to the governor expressed his Read More

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Africa loses $25bn to malnutrition yearly – AfDB

November 29, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Auwal Ahmad Gombe African Development Bank (AfDB) has revealed that African loses about $25 billion yearly to malnutrition and 800 million people live in extreme poverty and hunger globally with about 1.3 billion tonnes of food going to waste every year. This was contained in a press statement issued by the Communication Officer, Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition in Read More

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Why our educational system needs school software – Falana

November 14, 2017 Binta Shama 0

Mr Dimeji Falana, a 31 year – old software developer is a co-founder of edves.net, which was launched recently in Ilorin, Kwara state, said his passion is to see Nigeria’s educational system witness electronic upgrade. He spoke with BINTA SHAMA Why the attraction? It’s been like forever seeing myself changing the Nigerian educational sector to a more vibrant and transparent Read More

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Al-Hikmah varsity seeks support in fiber optic provision

November 8, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

  To further boost its’ ICT compliance, the Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin has sought for the Minister of Communications, Barr. Adebayo Shittu support in provision of fiber optic cable in the school. According to a statement by the Assistant Director of Press, Austin Asoluka, the request was made when representatives of University paid a courtesy visit to the minister in his Read More

Religion and the Manipulati - Imams, pastors partner for Nigeria’s unity in Kaduna

Imams, pastors partner for Nigeria’s unity in Kaduna

October 2, 2017 Usman Ibn A. Lapai 0

Kaduna A team of Pastors and Imams in Kaduna, yesterday, organised a special prayer for peace and unity of the country, as part of the 57th independence festivities, saying Nigerians deserved more than lip service to survive the trauma of inter-ethnic and religious conflicts. The team leader of clerics, Yohanna Buru, who is the general overseer of Christ Evangelical and Read More