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Int’l Women’s Day: NCWS wants more ‘political space’ for women

March 7, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The National Council of Women Societies (NCWS), has called on the Federal Government to ensure an all inclusive policies and stronger collaboration on programmes that would create spaces for women to be properly represented in politics and business.  The President of the council, Dr (Mrs) Gloria Laraba Shoda, (mni) made the call as part of programmes heralding 2019  International Women’s Read More

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We’ll vote out bad govt in Abia, says Apugo

February 5, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) House of Representatives candidate for Ikwuano Umuahia federal constituency, Hon Martins Ikechukwu Apugo, has stressed the need to vote out the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for bringing untold hardship on the people. He stated this yesterday during his rally at “Nigerian Railway quarters, Umuahia North area of Abia state. He called on Abians and residents alike to see Read More

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2019: Durotoye embarks on social impact project in Kaduna 

November 26, 2018 Blueprint 0

In commemoration of his campaign Flag -off, the Presidential candidate of the Alliance for New Nigeria, (ANN), Fela Durotoye has embarked on social impact project in  the North-West states of Nigeria. While flagging off his campaign in Kaduna state at the weekend, Durotoye said: ” Our party is known for touching people’s lives, and today, not less than 15 houses will Read More

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We introduced Women-IGF to ensure digital inclusion – CITAD

September 18, 2018 Blueprint 0

Assistant Programme Officer, Gender and Internet Advocacy of the Centre for Information Technology and Development, Hajiya Maryam Haruna has said the centre had purposefully introduced Internet Governance Forum (IGF) as a way of ensuring women inclusion in the internet business. Speaking at a press conference on gender-based online research carried out by CITAD held in Kano yesterday, Haruna stated that Read More

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Ghanaian minister to host good governance summit

March 21, 2018 Editorial IV 0

  Ghanaian Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisah Djaba, will serve as special guest of honour at this year’s Leadtimes summit on good governance in Africa leadership. According to a release signed in Lagos by Prof Buba S. Mshelia, Chairman, Advisory Board of Leadtimes Africa magazine, “this year’s edition promises to be unique as it is again Read More

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Continental surges in corporate governance

March 9, 2018 Editorial IV 0

  Continental Reinsurance Plc has been recognised as one of the listed companies on the Nigerian Stock Exchange ( NSE) , with high ranking in the Corporate Governance Rating System (CGRS ) . The company received the award during the CGRS certification ceremony in Lagos . Six directors of the company were also recognised for passing the Fiduciary Awareness Certification Read More

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Senate unveils plans to tackle drug abuse

February 16, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Abuja Arising from its roundtable conference on drug abuse in Kano last month, the Senate on Thursday unveiled a comprehensive framework aimed at providing effective leadership and governance for cases of mental health and substance abuse in the country. The plans, according to a statement from the Media Office of the President of the Senate, include “formulating, developing, and implementing Read More

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Herders’ invasion of states, governance failure – Dalung

February 15, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Abuja Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has shocked many when he against expectation hinted that he won’t be contesting for governorship position in Plateau state. While fielding questions from journalists yesterday in Abuja, the Tarok-born politician, who had been a local government chairman, however, insisted that he never at any point contemplated getting involve in governance Read More

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Strategic Alliance: America or China

December 21, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Olumide Ijose Nigeria is a leading country in Africa. More high-level intellectual capital is reposed in Nigerians than any other country on the continent. This include doctors, engineers, scientists, finance experts, management experts and professors deeply engaged and working in advanced western countries. As the most populous African country, Nigeria holds a high potential for leading the economic emancipation Read More

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#NotTooYoungToRun: Surviving the final lap, By HAMZAT LAWAL

December 13, 2017 Editorial IV 0

Now that the Not Too Young to Run Bill has been passed by the National Assembly, and is now awaiting approval of two-thirds majority of the 36 Houses of Assembly of the federation for inclusion in the Nigerian constitution, we the youth are hopeful that a new dawn is about to break over our country’s political horizon. However, in as Read More