Low Nigerian youth participation in politics

November 3, 2021 Blueprint 0

In a decent community of right thinking humans, any argument against the distinctiveness and divinity in the position and responsivities of young people in nation building could be termed ‘insanity’ for upon them lies obviously, the strength, the energy and the innovation necessary for building a tomorrow that will work for us all.  A report by Statista.com  ranks Nigeria in Read More

APC Convention: PGF boss sets agenda for incoming National Working Committee

September 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), a chieftain of the party and the Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PFG) Salihu Moh Lukman, has emphasized the importance of electronic membership registration by the incoming National Working Committee (NWC). Lukman also explained other measures he thinks should be implemented to make the APC function Read More

APC states to allocate, release 15% annual budget for healthcare delivery

August 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The states controlled by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have all agreed to henceforth allocate and release 15 percent of their annual budget for the healthcare delivery in their states. The APC states also agreed to henceforth undertake establishment of sustainable health care financing system such as health insurance and health emergency trust fund in their states. In a 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

Stakeholders rally support for Iyin-Ekiti varsity as Senate considers Bill

June 25, 2021 Taiye Odewale, Abuja 0

Relevant stakeholders from Iyin – Ekiti community in Ekiti state stormed the National Assembly Thursday to identify with the move by the Senate, for establishment of Federal University of Medical and Health Sciences. The Senate had on the strength of a bill sponsored by Senator Micheal Opeyemi Bamidele (APC Ekiti Central), made legislative move for the establishment of the University Read More

Big data advances industrial upgrading in Guiyang

Big data technology is facilitating the upgrading and transformation of  several enterprises in Guiyang, southwest China’s Guizhou province. As the core region of China’s first national big data comprehensive pilot zone, Guiyang is taking smart manufacturing as a focal point to replace old growth drivers with new ones and promote high-quality development of its economy. Through big data, more and Read More

The man behind the wheels at NYSC

May 31, 2021 Prince Francis Chilaka 0

The appointment of the current Director General (DG) of NYSC was a prophecy long foretold when he was still a young Major in the Nigerian Army, so to most of his close friends and associates, we were not shocked when he was eventually appointed the DG. This is one appointment this government should be very proud of, it’s a round Read More

North-east stakeholders demand creation of Savannah state

May 30, 2021 Editor 0

The two-day zonal public hearing of the Senate on the review of the 1999 Constitution, Thursday, ended with stakeholders from the North-east demanding the creation of additional states, 25 per cent derivation, gender equality, free and compulsory education, among others. The exercise was organised by the Upper Chamber in 12 centres across the country to collate the views of Nigerians Read More

Understanding DG’s alert mantra in NYSC

May 27, 2021 Thomas Uzah 0

In 1964, the then American President, Mr. Lyndon B. Johnson in a pithy address to the International Labour Press Association glorified the place of the worker in public life; “You are a part of the conscience of our society. You are always goading. You are never satisfied with the job that is partially done. You are always working and calling Read More

Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru (1966-2021)

May 24, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The nation was Friday thrown into mourning following the death of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and ten other military personnel. Benjamin Samson captures the mood of the nation and citation of the late COAS. The remains of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and ten others who died in a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Read More

I’ll rescue Akwa Ibom from present economic somersault – APC guber aspirant

May 23, 2021 Uko Etim 0

Foremost business tycoon and politician, Ambassador Simeon Ime Udo-Ema, has assured Akwa Ibom people of good governance and plans to rescue the state from present economic “somersault” when elected as governor in 2023. Udo-Ema, who made the disclosure at a well-attended inaugural ceremony in Uyo over the weekend on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), said he has Read More