Adamu to APC critics: Without N100m, you don’t have business being president

April 29, 2022 Editorial IV 0

National Chairman All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator Abdullahi Adamu has said the party decided to peg its presidential nomination form at N100 million because of the importance of the office of the Nigerian president. The APC at a meeting of its National Executive Committee attended by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja announced the fees for its expression of interest and nomination forms for Read More

G20 members receive 15 times more COVID-19 vaccine than sub-Saharan African countries – UNICEF

October 27, 2021 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

G20 countries have received 15 times more COVID-19 vaccine doses per capita than countries in sub-Saharan Africa, a new analysis revealed. According to the press release signed by United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), Executive Director, Henrietta Fore, and made available to Blueprint, Wednesday, the analysis, conducted by science analytics company Airfinity, exposed the severity of vaccine inequity between high-income and Read More

NAIC boss donates motorcycles to Kogi community

October 18, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

In a move to ensure effective community policing, the Managing Director of the Nigeria Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC), Mrs. Folashade Joseph, has donated three motorcycles to Iyara community. Mrs. Joseph made the donation on the sideline of the 2021 Iyara Day Celebration organised by Iyara Development Movement at Iyara in Ijumu local government area of Kogi state. The managing director Read More

U.S. donates over 3.5m COVID-19 vaccine to Nigeria

October 15, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The United States has donated over 3.5 million dozes of COVID-19 vaccine to Nigeria through the worldwide initiative ensuring equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, COVAX. A press statement by US embassy, Thursday, read in part: “The U.S. Mission in Nigeria is pleased to announce the arrival of 3,577,860 doses of Pfizer vaccine for the public health and benefit of the Read More

Senator Bamidele donates Coaster bus to Oluyin-in-Council

September 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Senator Micheal Opeyemi Bamidele representing Ekiti Central Senatorial District on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) has donated a Toyota coaster bus for the operational use of the Oluyin-in-Council.  The council comprises of all the traditional chiefs and title holders in Iyin-Ekiti, hometown of the senator, is headed by HRM Oba Adeola Adeniyi Ajakaiye, the Oyinyosaye Uyin III.  The senator, Read More

NIMASA donates relief materials to Tuggar Foundation

August 17, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has donated relief materials to the ‘Ambassador Yusuf Tuggar Foundation’ for onward distribution to internally displaced persons (IDPs), poor and the needy people in Bauchi state. Presenting the consignment to the Foundation, representative of NIMASA, Musa Adamu said the gesture is to assist the IDPs, the poor and needy in the society Read More

NIMASA donates relief materials to Tuggar foundation

August 16, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has donated relief materials to the ‘Ambassador Yusuf Tuggar Foundation’ for onwards distribution to internally displaced persons (IDPs), poor and the needy people in Bauchi State. Presenting the consignment to the Foundation, representative of NIMASA, Musa Adamu said the gesture is to assist the IDPs, the poor and needy in the society Read More

EFCC Probe: I have nothing to hide, Dickson tells Bayelsa LGA Chairmen

August 12, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

  Senator Seriake Dickson ( PDP Bayelsa West), declared Thursday  that he has nothing to hide from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC). Dickson spoke while playing host to the local chairmen from Bayelsa State who paid him a solidarity visit  following his invitation by the EFCC on allegation on flood funds diversion and undeclared assets.  The former Read More

Eid-el-Kabir: Goje doles out cash to constituents

July 19, 2021 Chamba Simeh 0

Senator Muhammad Danjuma Goje representing Gombe Central of Gombe state has doled out cash gifts to his constituents to enable them fulfill their Sallah obligations of animal sacrifice. The beneficiaries of the largesse are party stakeholders, executives, elders, orphans, underprivileged as well as traditional and religious leaders drawn from his Gombe central senatorial district. Speaking during the distribution exercise, Senator Read More

Police kill 10 bandits, lose 2 in Niger

July 18, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

The Nigerian Police Special Unit, Operation PUFF ADDER Saturday killed 10 bandits in gun battle in Kundu village in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger state.  The bandits  were reported to have  attack the police base recently established in the village due to incessant attacks and kidnap of a Royal father.  It was learnt  that  the police however  lost two of Read More

Shareholders hail Dangote Cement on N272.6bn dividend

May 26, 2021 David Agba 0

Shareholders of Dangote Cement Plc on Wednesday commended the Management of the company for an impressive performance despite the economic challenges in the year under review. Unanimously, the shareholders approved N272.6 billion as dividend, translating to N16 per share for the year ended December 31, 2020. The 16 per cent increase in the company’s revenue led to a 36 per Read More

NAF, NAFOWA, strengthening military synergy

May 19, 2021 Adaeze Umunna 0

One of the factors noted previously by some observers in Nigeria’s fight against insurgency and other forms of crime is the absence of synergy by the different security agencies. It was an open fact that they existed animosity between and among Nigeria’s security agencies and their unwillingness to share intelligence, thereby hampering effort at effectively combating the Boko Haram insurgency Read More

Heathcare: Group donates equipments worth millions of Naira to FCT

May 16, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

A humanitarian organisation based in the United States of America, Achana Legacy Foundation, has donated boimedical equipment worth millions of naira to boost primary healthcare centres in the Federal Capital Territory.  Some of the items donated include Electric, Hill-Rom, Advanta worth $2,800.00, CV Arts, CV Split, CSR Wrap worth $900.00, Dharma Relief Face Masks with Earloops worth $1,080.00, Monitor worth Read More

Bala’s wife empowers Bauchi planter inventor with N400, 000

May 12, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Wife of Bauchi state governor, Hajiya Mariam Bala Mohammed has empowered a Bauchi based technician Malam Mohammed Ukasha who invented a five row planter with the sum of N400,000 to support him to make more. Ukasha had invented a five row planter and named it ‘The UKC’. Mariam presented said the donation was in line with her vision to support Read More

Ramadan: Buhari’s friends donate 30 trucks of rice to Bauchi

May 5, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Friends of President Muhammadu Buhari have donated over 30 trucks carrying bags of rice to the citizens of Bauchi state. Former speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, who facilitated the donation to the state made this known Wednesday while flagging off the distribution of the foodstuffs at ‘Double 4 centre,’ Bauchi. Represented by the member representing Bauchi local Read More

World Malaria Day: Julius Berger donates mosquito nets to 4,000 families

April 24, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

As part of activities to mark this year’s World Malaria Day, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, Friday donated long-lasting treated mosquito nets targeted at protecting and preserving the health and physical integrity of no fewer than 4,000 families along the Abuja–Kano Road project corridor. A press statement by the company’s media unit indicated that the company has continued to enable progress Read More

COVID-19: Stakeholders donate molecular testing facility to FCTA

April 20, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

Some stakeholders under the umbrella of FCT Ministerial Expert Advisory Committee on COVID-19 Monday donated a world-class molecular diagnostic laboratory to the FCT Administration to boost fight against the pandemic and other health challenges. Speaking at the commissioning and handover of the multi million Naira laboratory project provided by the committee at the Kubwa General Hospital, FCT Minister, Mallam Muhammad Read More

COVID-19: Stakeholders donate testing facility to FCTA

April 19, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

Some stakeholders under the umbrella of FCT Ministerial Expert Advisory Committee on COVID-19 has Monday donated a world-class molecular diagnostic laboratory to the FCT Administration, to boost fight against the pandemic and other health challenges in the Territory. Speaking at the commissioning and handover of the multi million Naira laboratory project provided by the Committee at the Kubwa General Hospital, Read More

Lawmaker donates N36m to constituents as Ramadan gift

April 14, 2021 Bayo Muhammad Alabira 0

The lawmaker representing Jigawa North-West Senatorial district, Senator Abdullahi Danladi Sankara has donated the sum of N36 million donated as Ramadan gift to individuals, organisations as well as constituents in the 12 local government areas of the zone by. Senator Danladi Sankara who gave the donation Wednesday also appealed to members of his constituents to use the Ramadan period to Read More