FHIN tasks FG on food safety

April 3, 2018 Donald Iorchir 0

Food Hygiene Initiative of Nigeria (FHIN), a non-governmental organisation based in Abuja, has called on the federal gov¬ernment and the National Assembly to implement laws and policies that would guarantee food safety in the country. Director General of the organisation, Dr. Nicholas Karimu, made the call at the weekend at the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps Academy, Sauka, during Read More

Prioritise adult education to eradicate illiteracy’

March 23, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Member representing Eti-Osa Federal Constituency of Lagos state in the House of Representatives, Hazeez Akinloye, has called on the federal government to give priority attention to adult education with a view to eradicating illiteracy in the country. Akinloye noted that adult education should be seen as key to having a credible election, adding that the Back to School Adult Literacy Read More

New meter policy’ll generate employment’

March 21, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

  The Executive Secretary, Electricity Meters Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (EMMAN), Mr. Muideen Ibrahim, has said that the new Meter Assets Regulation (MAP) policy in the power sector would create massive employment opportunities for Nigerians. Ibrahim, who stated this in a statement issued in Lagos, explained that it would also ensure the transfer of technology to Nigeria even as it Read More

UNILAG students win global challenge award

March 16, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Four students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) who participated in the Coca-Cola Global Management Challenge competition have won the global management challenge award. The four students who won the award will represent the country in Dubai in April. The students who are in their final year are: Abdullahi Salimat, Department of Finance; Adeniyi Talabi, Department of Systems Engineering; Oyekan Read More

Oil & Gas: 500 students to participate in NCDMB career show

February 22, 2018 Joy Emmanuel 0

Yenagoa The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) is set to expose about 500 students from the nine states of the Niger Delta region to participate in the inaugural career talk show on Oil and Gas development in the country. The show, opened to secondary schools in the Niger Delta region and sponsored by the Nigerian Content Development and Read More

I’m still being treated as third-class citizen 11 years after returning home – Ogbonnaya

February 22, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Barrister Francis Ogbonnaya is a Senior Advocate of France (SAF). He lived in France for 32 years, where he bagged two Masters’ Degrees in Law and Estate Management. In this interview with EGWUAGHA AMARACHUKWU, he speaks on how Ebonyians crippled his initiative to create employment for youths in the state, among others How will you describe Engr. Dave Umahi’s style Read More

Ogun’s rice pyramid

February 19, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

On December 21, 2017, Ogun State government held a celebratory homage to our agricultural initiative and progress just in time for the end of the year. In MITROS rice our collective effort brought us 100,000 bags of rice! As one of the farmers involved in the entire process, I am aware that a point a decision was made to historicize Read More

Ecobank Nigeria unveils Xpress account

December 14, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Amaka Ifeakandu Lagos Ecobank Nigeria has unveiled Ecobank Xpress Account, a flagship digital product that will take banking to the grassroots. The Ecobank Xpress Account is a Digital Account that is mobile based. It is simple and does not require any form of documentation for opening, therefore making it easy and convenient for all, while affording the customers the Read More

Day Ganduje excited maisaye, empowered ordinary residents

November 30, 2017 Bashir Mohammed 0

The empowerment of 5,000 tea sellers in Kano, by the state Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has left euphoria in the atmosphere and caused interpretations by people from all walks of life. BASHIR MOHAMMED reports Empowerment Empowerment, being Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje’s cardinal thrust, in fulfilment of his electioneering campaign promises had recently been made to bear fruits , as the Read More

GEBSL supports rice farmers with N5bn equipment

By Benjamin Umuteme and Binta Shama Abuja In a bid to boost rice farming in Nigeria, Global Exhibition and Business Services Limited (GEBSL), is set to support rice farmers with over N5 billion worth of equipment. The Managing Director of the organisation, Alhaji Bawa Garuba, who disclosed this when he visited the Headquarters of Blueprint Newspapers yesterday in Abuja said Read More

Oracle hosts partner network to drive Africa’s tech economy

November 8, 2017 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

By Ayoni M. Agbabiaka In a major push to help Oracle Partners drive cloud adoption across Africa, Oracle Partner Network (OPN) has hosted its Africa Partner Day in Nigeria. The event focused on presenting new resources and initiatives for partners to create innovative digital transformation strategies for organizations across the “Oracle Partner Day is the foundation to building a better Read More