Day OCCEN hosted town-hall meeting on OGP in Kaduna

March 8, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

The Organization for Community Civic Engagement’s Kaduna town-hall meeting was attended by diverse civil society, youth and citizens groups and featured passionate discussions about the Open Government Partnership (OGP) process Shortly after Nigeria joined the Open Government Partnership (OGP) process in 2016, Kaduna state also joined the process making it the first Nigerian state to join the partnership and the Read More

We’re set for another domestic debt refinancing – DMO

February 9, 2018 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

By Chizoba Ogbeche Abuja Debt Management Office (DMO) is set for the next stage of refinancing of domestic debt in a bid to rebalance the federal government’s debt portfolio. A press statement by the DMO, yesterday in Abuja, said the planned external financing of $2.50 billion is for the refinancing of maturing domestic debt obligations of the federal government. The Read More

7.82m workers register under pension scheme – NBS

February 9, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has disclosed that no fewer than 7.82 million workers are registered under the pension scheme in the fourth quarter of 2017 compared to 7.71 million registered workers in the third quarter of the year. The NBS in its “Pension Asset and Membership Data for Fourth Quarter, 2017’’ report stated that the Pension Fund Asset Read More

Nigerian airports record 9.2m passengers, 140,552 aircraft movement in 9 months

December 29, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says a total of 9.2 million passengers passed through Nigerian airports in 140,552 aircraft movements between January and September 2017. A statistics obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) from FAAN in Abuja on Thursday, revealed that 6.38 million domestic and 2.8 international passengers passed through the airports during the period. The Read More

Air Peace acquires B737-300 aircraft

December 27, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Air Peace has taken delivery of one of its recently acquired B737-300 aircraft series to boost its services as it expands its operations to the West Coast and inter-continental routes. Spokesman for the airline, Mr. Chris Iwarah said the aircraft which arrived at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos will increase the airline’s fleet size to 24 aircraft “to drive its Read More

Father docked for ‘raping’ daughter

November 28, 2017 Tope Musowo 0

By Tope Musowo Lagos A 35-year old man, Emmanuel Idoko, has been brought before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly defiling his 12-year- old daughter. The Prosecutor, Sergeant Lucky Ihehie, said Idoko slept with his daughter in his home at 35, Akinwonsola St., Oworonshoki, Kosofe Area of Lagos. The accused is facing a three-count charge bordering on defilement Read More