New area councils’ chairmen for inauguration Tuesday – FCTA

June 10, 2022 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has said it would inaugurate the newly-elected chairmen for the six area councils of the territory on Tuesday in compliance with the order of the FCT High Court, Kubwa. The FCTA permanent secretary, Mr. Olusade Adesola, disclosed this when he addressed FCT youth who were protesting the delay of the inauguration on Friday in Read More

Zamfara: Hours after panel report, Sen. Nasiha sworn in as deputy governor 

February 24, 2022 Sanusi Muhammad 0

 Few hours after receiving the report on the activities of the embattled Zamfara state Deputy Governor Mahadi Aliyu Gusau and his consequent impeachment by the state legislature Wednesday, a serving lawmaker, Senator Hassan Mohammed Nasiha was sworn in as his replacement. The impeached deputy governor is the son of General Mohammed Gusau (retd), a powerful military operative and influential Nigerian Read More

Kwara gov swears-in acting grand kadi

February 17, 2022 Blueprint 0

L-R: Immediate past Grand Kadi of the Kwara State Sharia Court of Appeal Justice Muhammad Ola Abdulkadir; Hajia Salamat Kamaldeen; Deputy Governor Kayode Alabi; Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq; newly appointed Acting Grand Kadi Sharia Court of Appeal Justice Abdullateef Kamaldeen Al-Adaby; Speaker Kwara State House of Assembly Rt Hon. Yakubu Salihu Danlandi; Special Assistant Religion (Islam) Alhaji Ibrahim Danmaigoro; Justice Mas’ud Adebayo Oniye; and Dr. Kamaldeen Khadeejah; during the swearing in ceremony of the Acting Grand Khadi, at Government House, Ilorin, on Wednesday.

Listen to Nigerians, declare for presidency now, pressure mounts on Tinubu

October 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Lagos state governor and a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been pressurised again to make public his intention to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. Thousands of his supporters gathered Saturday in Abuja at the unveiling Asiwaju’s legacies and inauguration of states’ steering committee to reinstate their claims. Although the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has Read More

Akwa Ibom: APC Elders Forum vows to save party from implosion

September 28, 2021 Uko Etim 0

The Akwa Ibom state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has inaugurated Elders Forum. The party charged the forum to resolve all crisis confronting the party in the state. The inauguration which took place on Monday in Uyo, had Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio as leader, former military governor of Ogun and Rivers states, Group Captain Read More

2023 presidency: Bala Mohammed’s support group inaugurates BOT

August 29, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Ahead of the 2023 presidential election, the ‘Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed Vanguards’ (BAM-V), a support group of the Bauchi state governor who is currently eyeing the number one seat in the nation has inaugurated its Board Of Trustees (BOT) to be chaired by a former member of the house of representatives Honourable Abdulrazak Nuhu Zaki. The group inaugurated the board alongside Read More

Bauchi flags off phase 2 COVID-19 vaccination with 100, 296 doses

August 22, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Bauchi state government on Saturday flagged off the phase 2 of COVID 19 vaccination with 100,296 doses across the 20 local government areas of the state. The state Chairman Task Force on COVID-19 and deputy of Bauchi state Baba Tela, disclosed this during the inauguration of the phase 2 COVID-19 vaccination exercise in Bauchi. He said the state received 100,296 Read More

Anambra: APC’s chances of landslide victory certain – Buni

August 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Chairman Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni, said the chances of his party in winning the forthcoming governorship election with a landslide victory has increased. Buni stated this Tuesday in Abuja while inaugurating National Campaign Committee of the party head by governor Hope Uzodinma as chairman. Other party Read More

Make estate valuation practice simple for Nigerians, Fashola tells ESVARBON board

July 6, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, Friday, called on the members of the reconstituted Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON) to make the practice of estate valuation simple for ordinary Nigerians. Fashola, who spoke shortly after he inaugurated the board in Abuja, also charged them on integrity and professionalism. The minister, who also urged them Read More

Defections: One party system not possible in Nigeria – Gombe gov

July 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Gombe state governor Inuwa Yahaya, has rule out possibility of heading to a one party system in Nigeria. The governor said Nigerians should expect more political parties coming up to join the existing ones as soon as they meet INEC’s requirements and constitutional provisions. The governor spoke with newsmen at the national secretariat of APC Friday in Abuja after the Read More

Advancing women equality can add $12trn to GDP – Omo-Agege

June 29, 2021 Adeola Tukuru 0

The Deputy Senate President, Obarisi Ovie Omo-Agege has explained that according experts, $12 trillion could be added to the Gross Domestic Profit (GDP) in the year 2025 by advancing women equality. Omo-Agege further said this is because women are the backbone of global economy as they engage more in entrepreneurship. He noted this on Tuesday in Abuja at the inauguration Read More

FG inaugurates National Senior Citizens’ Centre board

June 7, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The federal government Monday inaugurated the board members of the National Senior Citizens Centre (NSCC), following its approval by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2017 and the signing into law of the National Senior Citizens Centre Act on January 26, 2018. Speaking during the inauguration in Abuja, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, Read More

Ayade appoints Ndoma-Egba chairman of peace c’ttee

May 19, 2021 Joseph Obung 0

Cross River state Governor Ben Ayade has appointed the former Senate Leader, Victor Ndoma Egba to head the Peace, Reconciliation and Rehabilitation Committee on the Ebom/Ebijaghara and Ediba/Usumutong communal crisis. The crisis, which had claimed many lives with attendant destruction of means of livelihood is believed to have started in the early seventies. Speaking Tuesday while inaugurating the committee, Governor Ayade lamented Read More

NPA: Amaechi sets 7-man panel to probe Usman’s suspension

May 10, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi has inaugurated a seven-man panel of enquiry to probe the suspension of the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hajia Hazida Bala-Usman. According to him, the panel is to examine and investigate the administrative policies and strategies adopted by the suspended Managing Director while at the helms and confirm compliance with Read More

Corruption killing Nigeria – Ganduje

April 30, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

The Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, has noted that corruption “is killing Nigeria, and the country will not attain development with the level of corruption gaining ground in low and high places.” Ganduje stated this Friday at the inauguration the state Anti Corruption Strategy Steering Committee members. The governor, who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Read More

2023 political gladiators behind ALGON crisis – IMC

April 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Interim Management Committee (IMC), of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) has blamed politicians anging to use the association for their selfish interest ahead of 2023 general elections for the current crisis rocking it. But the IMC chairman, Hon. Abdullahi Shuaibu Maje, assured that his leadership will do everything possible not only to reposition the association by Read More

Joint Technical Committee boosts hope for recapitalisation of FMBN

April 16, 2021 David Agba 0

The federal government’s efforts to reform the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) for optimum performance has received a boost with the inauguration of members of the Joint Technical Committee (JTC) for the full commercialisation and recapitalisation of the Bank. Inaugurating the 8- member committee; comprising four members each from the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) and the Federal Mortgage Read More

Bazoum sworn in as Niger Republic President after aborted coup

April 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

Niger has had its first democratic transfer of power after Mohamed Bazoum was sworn in as president. It comes just days after the government says it thwarted an attempted coup by parts of the military. The West African nation is facing increasing attacks by jihadist groups and political tensions in the country since the election in February. The inauguration marks Read More

After Blueprint reports, Abiodun inaugurates Amotekun in Ogun

April 1, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Rising from Blueprint Newspaper report on the cases of kidnapping and Banditry in Ogun State, the state Governor Thursday inaugurated the Joint Security Outfit, code named ‘Amotekun’ to fight criminality in the state. Speaking at the inauguration held at the Arcade Ground of the Governors Office, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, Gov. Abiodun stated that with the inauguration, no part of Ogun State Read More

FG inaugurates 24 members IFAD committee

March 23, 2021 John Oba 0

The Federal Government has inaugurated the Combined National Project Steering Committees to consider the approval of the 2021 Annual Work plan and Budget of the three projects under the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Sabo Nanono, on Tuesday in Abuja, inaugurated the Read More

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APC plans to rule Nigeria for 8 terms – Gov Buni

March 23, 2021 Editorial II 0

Yobe state state governor and the chairman, National Caretaker Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has revealed plans by the party to govern country for 8th term consecutively. APC came to power at center in 2015 and got reelected in 2019 but said it has plan to govern Nigeria for another 32 years. To this end, a strategic Read More

CAS harps on synergy to tackle security challenges

March 23, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao has stated that no single Service or security agency can achieve the success desired in combating insurgency and other security challenges confronting the nation. According to a statement by Director of Public Relations and Information NAF Air Commodore EK Gabkwet on Monday, Amao who was represented by the Air Read More

Stop consuming honey, zero sugar drinks, expert cautions diabetics

March 21, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A diabetes expert and consultant endocrinologist Dr Sule Bathnna has cautioned diabetics against the consumption of honey or zero sugar soft drinks saying they are all harmful to the persons living with the ailments. Bathnna made the admonition over the weekend while delivering a lecture on how to prevent and manage diabetes at the palace of the emir of Misau Read More