Breaking: APC to appeal Court ruling recognising Machina as Yobe North senatorial candidate

September 30, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Chairman of the Yobe State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Mohammed Gadaka has said the party will appeal Wednesday’s Federal High Court ruling recognising Bashir Machina as the APC candidate for Yobe North Senatorial District in the 2023 election into the National Assembly. In a statement issued made available to Blueprint Friday, Gadaka said the President of Read More

Convert 7-months ASUU salaries to scholarship, compensation for students – APC chair

September 21, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The national vice chairman (North-west) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Mallam Salihu Moh Lukman, has called on the federal government to convert seven months arrears yet to pay members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to scholarship and compensation for Nigerian students. ASUU, who has been on strike for seven months was ordered, Wednesday, back to Read More

Nigerian men don’t want me, they want my dad’s money —Cuppy

September 20, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ifeoluwa Florence Otedola, aka Cuppy, daughter of Nigerian billionaire Femi Otedola has disclosed why she is still single. The Popular Disc Jockey in a recent podcast revealed that most men are only interested in her because of her father, Femi Otedola. She also stated that she hopes someday, she would meet a man who loves her for her and would Read More

2023: Delist PDP governorship candidate’s name in Zamfara, APC tells INEC

September 20, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Following the Federal High Court judgement nullifying the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election in Zamfara state that produced Dr. Dauda Lawal Dare as candidate, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has demanded delisting the opposition party and its 2023 governorship candidate as directed by the court. The APC also urged the the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not Read More

2023: Defunct PDM, Muslim/Christian forum, other declare for Tinubu’s presidency

September 19, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The defunct Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM), Muslim/Christian Youths and Elders’ Forum and a pro-democracy group, Genuine Governance Group (GGG) have all declared their support for the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the forthcoming general elections. PDM, having being founded by late Major General Shehu Musa Yar’Adua in 1994 became a registered political Read More

Oil theft: NSCDC reconstitutes anti-vandal unit nationwide to safeguard national assets

September 18, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Sequel to the decision to rejig its anti-vandalism operations nationwide, the Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) Dr Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has commended State Commandants across the federation for the reconstitution of the unit to wage war against vandals and oil thieves. Audi said the dissolution and subsequent reconstitution of the anti-vandal unit nationwide was Read More

Optimisms as Crown Flour Mill’s ‘Seeds for the Future’ programme achieves first-year target

September 13, 2022 Suleiman Idris 0

Hope continues to rise as the desire of Crown Flour Mill (CFM) Limited, the wheat milling subsidiary of Olam Agri to make Nigeria a major wheat producing country records an impressive growth with the first-year report of its ‘Seeds for the Future’ programme. The global agribusiness in food, feed and fiber unveiled the impressive report during the third edition of Read More

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

Picture: Champion, Tobi Amusan, arrives in Lagos

September 13, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Reigning Commonwealth and World 100m hurdles champion, Tobi Amusan, has arrived in Lagos following her victories at the World Athletics Championship in Oregon, US, and more recently in Zurich, Switzerland. The 25-year-old set a meet record of 12.29secs to win the women’s 100m hurdles in Zurich and won $30,000 last Thursday.

Nigerian emerges VP of global NGO executive committee in New York

September 13, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A Nigerian, Mr. Uwem Robert OTU has been elected as Vice President of the Global NGO Executive Committee (GNEC) at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, USA. Mr. Uwem Robert OTU is the first African elected as vice President of the organisation since its creation in 1962. The Global NGO Executive Committee (GNEC) was founded in 1962 to promote Read More

Daily Trust invites nominations for African of the year 2022 award  

September 12, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

One of the leading independent newspapers in Nigeria, DAILY TRUST, has called for nominations of exemplary personalities for the coveted African of the Year 2022 award. Nominations are open from September 12, 2022 to midnight of October 24, 2022. In a statement issued Monday, the Group Chief Executive Officer of the Media Trust Group, publishers of DAILY TRUST and owners of Trust TV, Mr. Read More

 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

Nigeria’s flags to fly at half mast over Queen Elizabeth II

September 9, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigeria’s flags, home and in foreign missions, are to be flown at half mast in honour of the passage of Queen Elizabeth II, the Federal Government declared on Friday night. According to a statement by Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Friday’s evening, the flags would be flown at half mast on Sunday 11 to Monday 12, 2022. The Read More

@63: Ojoughoh is brave-hearted, passionate about Nigeria’s democracy – Hon. Mikko

September 8, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A former Rivers state federal lawmaker, Hon. Benard Mikko, as described Dr. Cairo Ojougboh as a brave-hearted political torch-bearer who is passionate about the well-being of Nigerians and the advancement of the country’s democracy. Dr. Ojoughoh marks his 63rd years anniversary Thursday. In a statement released to newsmen in Abuja, Mikko, while felicitating Ojougboh described  him as a respected political Read More

NSCDC arrests 501 oil thieves, destroys 71 illegal refineries, commissions 93 vehicles

September 8, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has said it has arrested suspected vandals and oil thieves, got 49 convicted and destroyed 71 illegal refineries destroyed between January 2022 to August. The Corps has, however, acquired 93 new operational vehicles to fight insecurity and crimes across the country. Speaking Thursday at the commissioning event of the newly acquired operational Read More

LandWey launches ‘The Future Cities’ to create landmarks for sustainable developments in Lagos

September 8, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

LandWey Investment Limited, one of the largest residential development companies in Nigeria has announced the launch of a new multi-million naira project tagged, ‘The Future City’ in its bid to tackle Nigeria’s housing deficit and expand to various locations within Lagos and its environs. The new project was officially unveiled in Lagos on Thursday, September 1, 2022 at the company’s Read More

How I emerged as authentic NANS President, 300 level BUK student, Faruq

September 3, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The newly elected President of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Comrade Umar Faruq, explained how he defeated other candidates and was declared winner as number Nigerian student at the just concluded 2022 convention which held in Abuja. Faruq takes over from the outgoing NANS President, Comrade Sunday Asefon who was elected in 2020.  Faruq who is a 300 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

Agribusiness: Firm partners Jordanian company to launch digitised food traceability system 

August 29, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A Nigerian firm, Digital Development Hub (DDHub), has entered into tripartite partnership with Decapolis, a Jordanian company which specialises on digital agriculture as well as the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) to start digitised food traceability system in Nigeria.  A statement released Monday in Abuja by the Chief Executive Officer of DDHub Nigeria, AbdulGaniyu Rufai Yakub, said 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

28 governorship candidates pass vote of confidence on ADC’s NWC

August 29, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

28 governorship candidates of the opposition African Democratic Congress (ADC) have risen from an emergency meeting with the resolve to pass a vote of confidence on the Chief Ralph Nwosu-led National Working Committee (NWC). The forum also warned against personal interest among members and candidates that might lead to crisis within the party, saying the party is supreme.  Speaking  with Read More