Police evacuate girls dumped inside well in Osun

November 4, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Osun state Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode, Thursday confirmed that the two girls whose mother dumped inside well water in Osogbo, the state capital, have been evacuated. The girls, Darasimi (8) and Desire (5), were dumped inside the well water by their mother, Omowumi, Monday evening.  The CP who spoke through the command’s spokesperson, SP Yemisi Opalola, said the Read More

Road users to protest over potholes on Abuja-Keffi road

November 3, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

Commuters under the Road Users Development Network of Nigeria (RUDNN) have threatened to stage a protest over neglect of the dilapidated portions of Abuja-Keffi expressway, resulting in daily nightmarish sufferings of citizens living in the area. They call on the contractor handling the ongoing expansion of Abuja-Keffi road to immediately rise up and maintain the existing carriage way there within Read More

Nigeria’s leadership parasitic tendency and nation building

October 5, 2021 Prof. MK Othman 0

The cost of governance in Nigeria is skyrocketing to high heaven; the tree is still growing with multiple branches. Let us ask pertinent questions; how much does it cost to govern Nigeria as a nation in a day, month, or year? Does Nigeria generate adequate income to meet its cost of governance annually? Nigeria’s leadership habitually outcries on the need Read More

We recorded huge loss to Zamfara telecom network shutdown – Unions

October 5, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The union of communication, an association based in Zamfara state has decried how the shutdown of telecom sites by the National Communications Commission (NCC), in Zamfara state for the past four weeks crippled their business activities within the period. This was made known by the state vice chairman of the association, Comrade Nura Muhammd Gusau, in an interview with Blueprint Read More

Humanitarian Affairs Ministry: Giving hope to North-east, vulnerable through GEEP, N-Power, others

September 17, 2021 PAUL OKAH 0

Since its creation by President Muhammadu Buhari on August 21, the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has been living up to its mandate by providing assistance to the North-east and other parts of Nigeria through N-Power, Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) and other National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP). PAUL OKAH takes a look at the Read More

IPOB: South East NASS caucus meets, mulls freedom for Nnamdi Kanu, condemns Killings, violence in region

September 16, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

 Federal Lawmakers from the South eastern part of the country across party lines, have resolved to seek freedom for the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.Nnamdi Kanu who is presently being held at the detention facility of the Department of State Services ( DSS) is facing prosecution on charges bordering on treasonable felony for leading a Read More

Insecurity: Nigerians have lost hope in Buhari, APC – PDP

August 25, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the decision by some state governments to evacuate their citizens from Plateau state, further confirms that Nigerians have lost faith in the capacity of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration to secure the nation. PDP in a statement by it National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan Tuesday, lamented that “the insecurity Read More

IPOB: Police tightens security in Edo command headquarters, others

June 21, 2021 Patrick Ahanor, 0

Three weeks after the reported presence of Biafran secessionist group in Edo state, operatives of the State police command have condoned off access roads to its headquarters in Benin City. Whilst pedestrians are barred from waiting or loitering around the command headquarters located on Central road, vehicles are diverted to other adjourning streets- thereby causing traffic gridlocks and hardship for Read More

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Insecurity: FCTA begins fresh clampdown on criminals’ flash points

May 16, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

In continuation of its operations against criminal activities, the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA ), has over the weekend demolished a taxi park, reportedly turned to drug addicts colony and home for many other criminal elements.  The administration who said the place, located at Nicon junction in Maitama district, was supposed to be an interchange by the Abuja Master plan, but temporarily made a taxi park, Read More

Plan reduction of salaries insensitive, provocative inciting, NASU tells FG

May 9, 2021 Moses John 0

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) has described as insensitivity, provocative and inciting move by the Federal Government to reduce salaries of federal civil servants. General Secretary of NASU , Comrade Peters Adeyemi in a statement said contrary to insinuation that salaries of workers is responsible for bloated recurrent expenditure, it is actually the salaries and allowances of political Read More

Power outage during Ramadan

April 18, 2021 Editorial IV 0

On behalf of millions of Nigerians, particularly Muslims, I would like to draw the attention of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) to the refusal to provide electricity in this sacred month of Ramadan. The situation is indeed disturbing. Although Nigerians are making efforts to pay their electricity bills, despite the hardship and difficulties being experienced, the PHCN are Read More

Ramadan: Islamic group cautions traders against price hike

April 15, 2021 Tope Sunday 0

An Islamic group, Muslim Media Watch Group of Nigeria, has called on dealers and retailers in food stuff items not to hike the price of the items. The group in a statement jointly issued by its National Coordinator, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, and National Secretary, Dr. Nasir Balogun, warned that the problem of hunger and poverty in the country should not be increased through Read More

Sadiya: The face of compassion

April 2, 2021 Jibrin Ndace 0

In today’s world, one of the biggest challenges to human existence is human and natural disasters – wars, floods, fires, famine, security challenges such as terrorism and insurgency, banditry and kidnapping. As expected, these disasters have devastating impacts on the affected communities and usually cause humanitarian crises. Most disasters when they occur, may not have been foreseen, therefore stretching the Read More

Bogoro LG chair distributes 100 wheelchairs to physically challenged persons

March 31, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The chairman of Bogoro local government council of Bauchi state Iliya Habila on Tuesday distributed 100 wheelchairs to physically challenged persons in the area to alleviate their transportation challenges. Speaking during the distribution ceremony in Bogoro, Habila said the gesture was in collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) known as ‘Beautiful Gate Handicapped Centre’. The Handicap Center was founded by Read More

Buhari’s delegation in Katsina, Zamfara over devastating fire incidents, to assist traders

March 24, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said that the federal government would work with the governments of Katsina and Zamfara states to assist traders affected by two devastating fire incidents in their major markets.In separate messages delivered by a government delegation led by Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, in Katsina and Gusau, the two Read More