Abolongo prisonbreak: 446 of 907 escapees recaptured – FG

October 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has said that 446 out of 907 escapees from the Abolongo custodial centre in Oyo state have been recaptured, whilst 69 never left the facility. Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, revealed this Sunday while making an inspection visit to the facility in Oyo, Oyo state. In a statement made available to Blueprint in Abuja, the Minister vowed Read More

Amaechi urges professionalism in ports control, ship inspection

October 20, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

Minister of Transportation, Rt Hon Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi on Wednesday stressed the need for Port State Control Officers (PSCOs) to display a high level of professionalism in carrying out their duties of inspecting foreign ships at national ports. Amaechi spoke at the 11th Port State Control Committee (PSC) Meeting of the Memorandum of Understanding on PSC for West and Central Read More

‘Nigeria to manufacture own aircraft before end of Buhari’s tenure’

August 24, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

The federal government is tinkering with the idea of manufacturing aircraft in the country before the end of Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in 2023, the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has disclosed. Sirika expressed the government’s readiness to partner with a firm, Magnus aircraft Manufacturing industry in Hungary to establish an assembling plant and begin to manufacture aircraft in Nigeria Read More