Present government in Oyo full of leadership failure – Folarin

November 29, 2022 Bayo Agboola 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Oyo state, Senator Teslim Folarin, has disclosed that the present administration in the state is full of continuous leadership failure. Speaking at the official flag-off of the APC campaign for the 2023 elections, held at Oba Adeyemi III Arcade in Oyo town, on Monday, Senator Folarin said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Read More

Capital market crucial to economic recovery – Amosun

November 17, 2022 Benjamin Umuteme Abuja 0

The capital market in Nigeria has been described as important to the economy of the nation as it is capable of providing government the much needed revenue for infrastructural development. This was stated by the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Capital Market, Senator Ibikunle Amosun during the budget defense by the Securities and Exchange Commission in Abuja. Senator Amosun Read More

Buhari reveals how much Nigeria needs to bridge infrastructure gap in 10 years

November 3, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari said $1.5 trillion is the cumulative estimated amount needed by Nigeria over a ten-year period to achieve an appreciable level of the National Infrastructure Stock. The President said this Tuesday in Glasgow at a COP26 high-level side event on improving global infrastructure hosted by President Joe Biden of the United States, EU Commission President, Von Der Leyen Read More

Anambra poll: Group wants APGA voted out

November 1, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

Ahead of the governorship election scheduled to hold November 6, Coalition for True Democracy (CTD), has described the government of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra as a colossal failure, which doesn’t deserve commendation. In a statement on Monday in Awka, Anambra state, the coordinator of the group, Mr. Samuel Okolo said what APGA has succeeded in taking the Read More

Sealing leakages: The OAGF’s efforts and initiatives

October 1, 2021 Ibrahim Muhammad 0

The idea of dwindling economy explains an occurrence wherein an economy is in a state of financial turmoil, often the result of a period  of  negative  activity  based  on  the  country’s Gross  Domestic Product (GDP) rate.  In recent history, the  crash in global oil price and the global pandemic jointly made the problem of dwindling economy a  global  phenomenon.  This occurrence, undesired as it were, in Read More

Our present challenges ‘ll soon be over – Bala

October 1, 2021 Tope Sunday 0

Bauchi state Governor Bala Abdukadir Mohammed has urged Nigerians to continue making sacrifice so the country can remain on the path of greatness. The governor made the call Thursday in a goodwill message to Nigerians on the occasion of its 61st independence anniversary in Bauchi. He said: “The  61st Independence anniversary should be used to reflect  on the struggle and Read More

Breaking: Buhari orders Twitter back if…speaks on COVID-19, agriculture, insecurity, others *Read President’s full speech on Nigeria’s 61st independence anniversary

October 1, 2021 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a conditional lifting of ban on micro-blogging site, Twitter. Buhari who disclosed this during his broadcast on Nigeria’s 61st Independence anniversary on Friday.The President also spoke on other crucial National issues. Read his full speech… INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S SIXTY Read More

Philanthropy: Touching lives where it matters

September 20, 2021 Blueprint 0

These days, it is rare to see anyone touching the lives of others expecting nothing, but it’s a different case for this Nasarawa state-born businessman. MUAZU ABARI reports. In every human society, icons emerge in the socio-economic and political affairs to touch the lives of people and ultimately contribute their quota to the development of that society. That is why Read More

I ‘ll fully implement women affirmative action if elected Benue gov – Igbawua

September 18, 2021 Chamba Simeh, Abuja 0

The Chairman of all governorship aspirants in Benue state for the 2023 elections on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Chille Igbawua, has expressed readiness to fully implement the 30 per cent women affirmative action, if elected governor of the state. A statement by the Media Coordinator for the Governorship Consultative Team, Mr Andrew Oota, said the aspirant Read More

Bauchi gov a patriot, ‘ll never join APC, Northern youth leaders tell FFK

September 18, 2021 Blueprint 0

A frontline group made up of over 100 youth groups, Northern Youths Leaders Forum (NYLF) has described claims by former Aviation Minister, Chief Fami Fani-Kayode (FFK), that he would influence Bauchi state governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, and two other Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors to dump their party as lame and laughable. NYLF President, Comrade Elliot Afiyo, expressed this at Read More

In Akwa Ibom, Senator bags leadership award

September 11, 2021 Uko Etim 0

The Distinguish Senator representing Akwa Ibom South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Akon Eyakenyi, has been honoured with an African Icon Leadership Merit Award. Eyakenyi, who received the award in Uyo, dedicated it to her constituents, saying that they were the backbones behind her successes in her political journey. Consequently, the Ntisong Ibibio III, His imperial majesty Obong Read More

We’re committed to developing FCT rural communities – Minister

September 10, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

FCT Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has restated the commitment of her presebt administration to develop rural communities in line with the presidential deliverables. The minister stated this at the official inauguration of landmark projects executed by the Abuja Municipal Area Council. She also said in line with the current administration’s philosophy of continuity, Read More

FCT FA, Fosla Academy set to partner on grassroots football development

September 6, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Federal Capital Territory Football Association (FCT FA) chairman, Alhaji Abba Mouktar Mohammed, has constituted a five-man committee to work with Fosla Academy on the modalities for the development of grassroots football development in the Capital city. The FA boss made the pronouncement at the weekend when he received the Champions of the rejuvenated National Principals Cup, FOSLA Academy Karshi-Abuja in Read More

UniAbuja leture series: NDDC repositioned to better develop Niger Delta – Offi

September 2, 2021 Emmanuel Ologun 0

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has commenced thorough internal reforms that will reposition the agency and properly empower it to implement its mandate as the foremost driving force in the development of the region. Acting Administrator and Executive Secretary of the NDDC, Barrister Effiong Okon Akwa, who made this known in Abuja Tuesday, stated that the endless agitations in 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

NEDC: Appraising House of Reps Accountability Report

August 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Managing Director (MD) of the North East Development Commission (NEDC) Alhaji Mohammed Goni Alkali is a rare breed. His honesty, transparency and uprightness in the discharge of his responsibilities at the NEDC are seldom in most Nigerians. His public actions in the management of people and resources are unlike the general known character of Nigerians. Months back, the House Read More

Journalists thumb up Okowa on N425bn 2022 budget

August 12, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

Asaba Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Delta state council, Thursday, lauded Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for proactive steps taken in approving the 2022 budget proposal of N425 billion. The commendation was part of the resolutions reached during the monthly meeting of the chapel held at the secretariat in Asaba. Journalists particularly noted the emphasis which the budget Read More

The N60bn spent annually on vandalised pipelines

August 10, 2021 Blueprint 0

The recent disclosure by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, to the effect that the federal government spends not less than N60 billion every year on repairing vandalised oil pipelines in the Niger Delta sub-region is not only worrisome but also quite deplorable and reprehensive. The minister made the revelation in Abuja at a recent town hall meeting Read More

ASURI, CSOs partner on NRIC Bill

August 10, 2021 Moses John 0

The Academic Staff Union of Research Institutions (ASURI) has peered with over 20 Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) across the country to canvass and ensure the National Assembly pass into law the National Research and Innovation Council (NRIC) Bill. The efforts, according to the bodies, were targeted at ensuring research institutes in Nigeria break the jinx of unproductiveness due to low Read More

Bauchi removes 7, 000 illegal workers, pensioners from payroll

July 29, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Bauchi state government has removed over 7, 000 illegal workers and pensioners from payroll. This disclosure was made Thursday evening by the state deputy governor Baba Tela and chairman of the high powered committee set up by governor Bala Mohammed to find a lasting solution to the challenges of salary payment in the state public service.    The committee was Read More

Zulum inaugurates c’ttee on Abadam IDP/refugees’ resettlement

July 27, 2021 Sadiq Abubakar 0

Governor Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno state Monday inaugurated a committee for the resettlement of internally displaced persons and refugees that are indigenes of Abadam local government to Malam Fatori, the LGA’s headquarters. In his inaugural speech, Governor Zulum expressed concern over the plight of several persons living across different IDP camps in the state.The governor also noted that Borno Read More

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Cries, pains as Wike pulls down illegal structures

July 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

Some residents of Rivers state are still counting their loses as the state government pulled down some illegal structures recently in a move the government said was aimed at smoking criminals out of their hidings. GODWIN EGBA reports. Rivers state governor, Barrister Nyesom Wike’s relentless commitment to transforming the geographical land space of the state through infrastructural development such as Read More

The N60bn spent annually on vandalised pipelines

July 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

The recent disclosure by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, to the effect that the federal government spends not less than N60 billion every year on repairing vandalised oil pipelines in the Niger Delta sub-region is not only worrisome but also quite deplorable and reprehensive. The minister made the revelation in Abuja at a recent town hall meeting Read More

2nd River Niger Bridge ‘ll impact on S/East economy – Analyst

July 19, 2021 Agi Onda 0

The Second Niger Bridge being constructed by engineering giant, Julius Berger Plc, has the capacity to impact on the economic viability of the South-east and change the living standard of the inhabitants, a policy analyst, Patrick Okigbo has said. A press statement by the media unit of the conglomerate, issued to Blueprint, Sunday, said Mr Okigbo stated this while speaking Read More