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Health workers’ strike: FG raises negotiations c’ttee

April 24, 2018 Blueprint 0

The federal government has stated that it had set up a committee to review the ‘technical and fi nancial’ related aspects of the demands by the striking Joint Health Sector Unions. According to the government, this was part of the decisions reached at a meeting of top officials held on Sunday night aimed at finding ways of ending the ongoing Read More

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Katsina spends N60m monthly on security agencies – Masari

April 20, 2018 Blueprint 0

Katsina state Governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari, has siad the state government is spending over N60 million monthly in assisting and supporting security agencies to maintain security in the state. Masari disclosed this while addressing the opening of the Federal and states security administrators’ meeting in Katsina yesterday. He said, in view of the present financial position of the state, Read More

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IDPs special intervention: Senate makes case for Ebonyi, Zamfara

April 19, 2018 Blueprint 0

Senate has directed the inclusion of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Ebonyi state among the beneficiaries of the federal government grain distribution scheme under its special relief intervention plan. It particularly urged the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to “immediately intervene through the provision of relief materials to the victims of communal crises in various IDPs camps in the state.” Read More

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Looters: We can’t be intimidated – FG

April 16, 2018 Blueprint 0

The federal government has vowed to release more names of persons alleged to have looted public funds. Two previous sets of lists released by the government have been criticised for containing only names of members of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party. The government, in a statement issued in Lagos yesterday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, Read More

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Buhari’s sermons on senseless killings

February 9, 2018 Editorial IV 0

After what many have described as his undue silence on the issue, President Muhammadu Buhari, this week, called on Nigerians to desist from attacking each other as a result of their differences. Specifically, the President called for a stop to the incessant herdsmen and farmers clashes which have led to the dead of many and destruction of property in especially Read More

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FEC okays replacement of Lufthansa as adviser on national carrier

February 8, 2018 Blueprint 0

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved the substitution of Messers Lufthansa with Airline Management Group as federal government’s adviser on establishment of a national carrier. The federal government had in May 2017 appointed Messers Lufthansa consortium and five other advisers to help it set up a national airline and develop its aviation infrastructure. Minister of State for Aviation, Mr. Read More

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FG begins exportation of refi ned petrol in 2020

July 13, 2017 Blueprint 0

By Moses John Abuja Th ere are indications that the federal government would begin exportation of refi ned petroleum product in the next three years, bringing an end to the importation regime. Specifi cally, the country said it would at least, generate 10 GW of operational electricity capacity by 2020; and achieve self-suffi ciency in rice in 2018 and and Read More