NDE gets new coordinator in Enugu

September 7, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

A new state coordinator for the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has assumed office in Enugu. The new coordinator, according to the Deputy Director Publicity, Mr. Gerald Ndubisi, is Mr. Donatus Azubuike Uchegbu. Uchegbu replaced the former coordinator, Dr. Chika Onah. The new coordinator before his appointment was Deputy Director Planning, Research and Statistics of NDE, Abuja. Uchegbu, who officially Read More

NPower batch C employment: How to access PPA redeployment application guideline

August 29, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

For Successful deployed N-Power beneficiary who may want to be redeployed from a given Place of Primary Assignment (PPA) due to relocation or distance can easily do so following this easy guideline. Npower PPA redeployment guideline 1• Print your PPA posting letter from your dashboard.2• Take the letter to your deployed PPA.3• Ask your supervisor to tick the REJECT box Read More

NPower batch C employment: How to check deployment status, print out PPA letter *See the link

August 28, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

The National Social Investment has commenced massive deployment of over 500,000 batch C applicants shortlisted a few months ago. The deployment status is now active and ready for applicants to start printing their deployment letter. SEE STEPS BELOW: 👉 Login to www.nasims.gov.ng in your browser. 👉 Fill in your NASIMS ID and Password in the box provided. 👉 Click on Read More

Insecurity: PGF boss calls for radical reforms of security structure

August 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Salihu Moh Lukman, has called urgent radical reforms of the current security structure in Nigeria. Lukman believe the government can also do more especially in relation to getting the Nation’s security agencies to be more accountable. In a release Friday in Abuja titled Read More

Leaving office a failure is not an option, Mr President!

August 27, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

In the confines of the Presidential Villa, during a recent meeting of the National Council on Security, one of the many security meetings called at his instance, President Muhammadu Buhari told heads of security agencies that they must address the alarming insecurity situation in the country because he is not prepared to exit office as a failure. To underscore his Read More

Crisis looms in UNIOSUNTH over ‘selective promotion’

August 22, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Crisis is presently looming in Osun State University Teaching Hospital (UNIOSUNTH), over purported plan by the state government to select some staffs of the hospital for promotion. The purported promotion, if effected, would  contravened the provision of civil service rules, Blueprint has gathered. Findings revealed that the affected workers who are junior staffs, have been wrongly upgraded in 2013 by Read More

IYD: Foundation asks youth to demand good governance

August 13, 2021 Paul Okah 0

In commemoration of the 2021 International Youth Day (IYD) the Project Rescue Nigeria Foundation has tasked  youths on demanding good governance from their political representatives, instead of becoming praise singers.  Addressing participants at a summit organised by the foundation Friday in Abuja, the Convener and National Coordinator, Mr Irem Raphael Nnaemeka, said that there was need to include support mechanism Read More

NSE urges FG to focus on youth employment, education

August 11, 2021 Ifeanyi Emeka 0

President Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Mr Babagana Mohammed, Tuesday, urged the federal government to focus on improving the educational system and providing jobs for unemployed youths while also encouraging them to shun vices. The NSE boss made the call at the opening ceremony of the 2021 NSE National Engineering Games held at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja. While Read More

Doctos’ strike: Wake up from slumber, PGF boss slams Ngige, Keyamo

August 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, has slammed Nigerian Ministers of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige and Festus Keyamo over their inability to prevent the ongoing indefinite strike by the the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD). On August 2, 2021, NARD began indefinite nationwide strike over demands for improved conditions, payment of salaries ranging Read More

AMAC chairman visits, condoles wife of late Blueprint reporter

August 7, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The chairman Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido, on Saturday paid a condolence visit to the family of the late Blueprint newspaper reporter, Baba Yusuf, at his residence at Nyanya Gwandara, Nasarawa state. Late Yusuf died on Tuesday August 4, 2021. Yusuf was a member of AMAC Press Corps. The Chairman who condoled his wife, described Yusuf Read More

Breaking: Supreme Court affirms Buni’s CECPC leadership lawful, says APC is right

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigerian Supreme Court has affirmed that the leadership Governor Mai Mala Buni as Chairman, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is legal and lawful. The apex court, according to the extract released by the APC, the court also held that Mai Mala Buni’s position as Acting Chairman of the Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Read More

Nasarawa assembly uncovers purported employment of 366 teachers

August 2, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has directed its committee on education, science and technology to investigate the purported employment of 366 secondary school teachers by the office of the state Accountant General. The speaker gave the directive after Hon. Daniel Ogazi, the chairman, house committee on education, science and technology, raised the issue on the matters of public interest Read More

APC Congress: Pro-Aregbesola group raises alarm in Osun, alleges exclusion

July 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun state known as Osun Progressives (TOP) has raised an alarm, alleging that the key stakeholders have been excluded from the ward Congress commencing nationwide on Saturday. The group alleged that the national Secretariat officers sent to Osogbo to conduct the congress exercise were hijacked, ambushed and kept from being accessed Read More

Child Labour: Nigeria sitting on a time bomb – Facilitator

July 20, 2021 Moses John 0

Facilitator at the 4-day Stepdown Workshop organised by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment (FML&E) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) for staff of National Orientation Agency (NOA) and Media practitioners in Niger state, Chinwendu Nnadozie has cautioned against increasing child labour and its worst forms in Nigeria. Nnadozie regretted that many Nigerian children today were denied quality education, Read More

2023 Presidency: It’s the turn of North-east – COPJA

July 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Coalition for Peace and Justice Advocates (COPJA) has called on the political class and all political parties to ensure the Presidency of the country is rotated round the six-geo-political zones of the country, rather than only North and South, as a way of ensuring inclusion and national unity. It, however, said North-east should be allowed to produce the next Read More

Building a new Nigeria: Imperatives for shared prosperity

July 11, 2021 Akinwumi A. Adesina 0

Being a convocation lecture delivered by Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina President, African Development Bank Group American University of Nigeria July 10, 2021 Good morning everyone! A very happy morning to you the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021! Today is your big day. A day of joy, for you and your families, your lecturers and the University. I wish Read More

The Spy Police recruitment scam

July 7, 2021 Blueprint 0

The recent recruitment of the unemployed youth into Spy Police by the Nigerian government to help reduce the unemployment dilemma and as well fight the insecurity in the country is a welcome development. However, some people have taken the advantage of the recruitment to scam some unemployed youth thereby collecting money from them in exchange for their employment into the Read More

FG’s COVID-19 stimulus package creates over 2m jobs

July 6, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The federal government’s COVID-19 stimulus package has reflated the economy with the creation and saving of over 2 million jobs, following the implementation of the Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said. Although the target of N2.3 trillion estimated to be spent under the plan has not been achieved just as yet, the federal government appropriation part Read More

Adopt back-up integration for speedy transfer of technology, economic growth, Senate tells FTZs

June 17, 2021 Adeola Tukuru, 0

The chairman of the Senate committee on Trade, Industry and Investment has urged the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) Sen Francis Fadahunsi has called on some free trade zones and enterprises across the country to frequently adopt back-up integration where local partnerships would encouraged for speedy transfer of technology and economic growth. Sen Fadahunsi made the remark during routine Read More

Insecurity: ‘Buhari’s govt acquires first Landing Ship Tank for Navy 42-yrs after’

June 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the aiges of APC-Legacy Awareness Campaign (APC-LAC) has said that Nigeria recently acquired its first new Landing Ship Tank (LST) since 1979 under President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. The APC group also said the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) received anout 23 new aircraft since 2015 as part of commitments of Present administration Read More

SPWP and the delay in stipend payment

June 14, 2021 Blueprint 0

Permit us a space to draw the attention of the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Okoye, on the delay in the payment of special public works program (SPWP) stipends three months after the take off of the program. It could be recalled that the federal government engaged 774,000 youths across the country. Interestingly, President Muhammadu Buhari graciously Read More

How Kaduna govt recruited 10,000 staff since 2020 – El-Rufai

June 7, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

  A process has been ongoing since 2000 for Kaduna state government to recruit 10,000 skilled and essential personnel to fill critical gaps in the public service, even as it proceeds with the rightsising of the workforce, Governor Nasir el-Rufai has said. He said the recruitment will be made from candidates that partook in the suspended recruitment exercise for the core Read More