FG promises to implement 5% of jobs for persons with disabilities

October 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has expressed readiness to implement the law mandating Five per cent of jobs at both private and public sectors are allocated to people living with disabilities. Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige, who made this disclosure weekend in Abuja said his ministry will issue circular to all the ministries and parastatals by next week.  Already, Read More

FG commission Jiwa-Gwagwa erosion control works

October 21, 2021 Helen Oji 0

Federal government has commission the Jiwa – Gwagwa Erosion control and channelization works. The project was executed by the Ecological Project Office (EPO) in the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation. Hon., was represented President Muhammad Buhari, represented by the lawmaker representing Nasarawa/Toto Federal Constituency Abdulmumim Mohammed Ari said that the project is to check flooding Read More

World Poverty Day: NGO solicits support in rescuing vulnerable children

October 14, 2021 Paul Okah 0

Ahead of the World Poverty Day, the Inner-city Mission for Children has called on government, civil society organizations and stakeholders in the humanitarian sector to intervene in the plight of children in Nigeria. Addressing journalists Wednesday in Abuja, the Executive Director of Innercity Mission for Children, Omoh Alabi, said that the organization has been doing its best to provide humanitarian Read More

Anambra: Merge with APC for seamless victory, Okechukwu tells APGA

October 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Osita Okechukwu, has once again reminded the leadership of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) of the imperatives of striking a merger with APC, in the Zikist Model strategy, to win the November 6, governorship poll. Okechukwu, who is also the Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON) told newsmen Sunday in Abuja that Read More

Breaking: Aku Uka, prominent traditional ruler dies in Taraba

October 10, 2021 Andrew Ojih, Jalingo 0

The Jukun Supreme Ruler, and the Chairman, Taraba state Council of Chiefs, His Royal Highness, Dr Shekarau Angyu Masa Ibi, popularly refered to as Aku Uka is dead. Blueprint gathered that the Aku Uka died after a brief illness. He was aged 84. A source confirmed that traditional rites for official announcement of the first class monarch’s demise has commenced. Read More

Breaking – Sports federation election: Stanley Gumut beats Yakubu Usman, emerges players’ representative on NBBF board (VIDEO)

October 2, 2021 Editor 0

Former captain Nigerian basketball club side Mark Mentors of Abuja a while ago on Saturday emerged as the players’ representative on the board of Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF). Gumut, a D’Tigers player defeated his only opponent Yakubu Usman from Adamawa state 25-12 to emerge victorious after a keenly contested sports federation election. NBBF election had been delayed due to crisis Read More

Pictures: Nimrod reelected Nigeria Volleyball Federation President

September 30, 2021 Editor 0

The Secretary General of Confederation of African Volleyball (CAVB) Zone 3, Engr. Musa Nimrod, has been re-elected President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation. The elections took place at the indoor Gymnastics hall of MKO Abiola Stadium, Package B in Abuja. Shortly after, Nimrod promised to work together with every board member and stakeholder to take the game of volleyball to the Read More

Breaking: Tonto Dikeh’s estranged lover, Kpokpogri, drags DSS, actress to court, demands N10bn

September 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Estranged lover of Tonto Dikeh, a nollywood actress, Prince Joseph Kpokpogri, has dragged the actress and the Department of State Services (DSS) before a Federal High Court in Abuja, seeking the enforcement of his fundamental rights. In the case dated 20th September, 2021 and filed today with Suit Number FHC/ABJ/CS/1092/2021, the Plaintiff prayed the court for a restraining order stopping Read More

PGF boss attacks Wike, says Buhari responsible for increased VAT collection

September 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Salihu Moh Lukman, has condemned the Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike, for “shamelessly talk about Value Added Tax (VAT) which President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration responsible for its increasing collection. The APC chieftain reminded governor Wike that the current increased record of VAT Read More

APC group lauds Buhari’s strategic responses to Covid-19 pandemic

September 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on the aiges of APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC) has commended the firm responses of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administratiom to the Covid-19 pandemic. The group, which is a voluntary think-tank group of the governing party, particularly lauded President Buhari’s setting up of an Economic Sustainability Committee chaired by the Vice Read More

Breaking: Horse-trading, campaigns begin as ministry announces when 2021 sports federations election will be conducted

September 8, 2021 Editor 0

The federal Ministry of Youth and Sports development has rolled out plans for the conduct of elections into various boards of sports Federations. A statement released by the ministry’s director of press and public relations, Mohammed Manga, on Wednesday said this year’s election will be held on September 30, 2021. The statement said, “The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Read More

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Herbal medicine: Most states govs are lazy- NIPRD DG

August 29, 2021 Helen Oji 0

For not showing interest in the development of the herbal medicine sector that has the capacity to create jobs, foreign exchange and generate income for the states, the Director General of the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD), Dr. Obi Adigwe, has described most state governors in Nigeria as being lazy. He said instead of developing the herbal Read More

2023: Christian youth group endorses Gov Bello’s presidential ambition

August 7, 2021 Awaal Gata 0

The Christian Youth Leadership Network (CYLN) has stressed the need for the younger generation to take the mantle of Nigeria’s leadership. The Convener of the Network, Apostle Faith Eches, stated this at a forum organised by the group in Abuja at the weekend. Apostle Eches said while appreciating all contributions made by some elders towards the advancement of the country Read More

Late ex-NFF President, Dominic Oneya, for burial Sept 10

August 7, 2021 Editor 0

The remains of former Chairman of then Nigeria Football Association (now Nigeria Football Federation), Brigadier-General Dominic Obukadata Oneya, who died in his home in Warri on Thursday, will be buried on September 10, 2021. The funeral rites would begin on September 9. President of the NFF and FIFA Council Member, Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick, who met with the children of Read More

Secession: Africa ‘ll lose respect if Nigeria breaks – Ganduje

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has warned that the continent of Africa will lose it respect to the world if the Nigeria cease to exist as a Nation. Ganduje, however, called on seccessionits agitators to stop immediately and give dialogue a chance. Speaking Thursday in Abuja at the second public lecture series organised by the APC Press Corps Read More

Factors making the APC popular by Salisu Na’inna Dambatta

July 28, 2021 Salisu Na'inna Dambatta 0

 Members of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum have alleged in the communiqué released on July 2021 after their 11th regular meeting that, some of their former colleagues who defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) did so due to coercion and underhand activities by the APC. This allegation is false, unsubstantiated and a mere subterfuge  by members of a Read More

South-west govs demand 6 regions, states as federating units

July 13, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

Governors from the southwest geo-political zone have asked for the constitutional validation of Nigeria’s six geopolitical zones and converting same to federating units.They also called for the weakening of the nation’s administrative centre and made a case for the allocation of more powers to the federating units and states. The governors, who also sought an amendment to Section 44 (3) Read More

Breaking: NFF lays foundation for new 5-star Naija Ratels hostel

June 29, 2021 Editor 0

Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Barr. Seyi Akinwunmi on Tuesday performed the ground breaking ceremony of a five-star rated hostel for a privately owned club Naija Ratels. The 12-bedroom hostel located in Kurudu, Abuja Municipal Area Council will be accommodate both players and officials of the team. Barr. Akinwunmi who was visibly elated by the immense resources Read More