Corps member donates toilet facility to Army Day school

October 9, 2021 Editor 0

As a measure to put a lasting solution to the felt needs of her host community, a corps member Iniobong Emmanuel Dorcas with service number (OY/20B/0993) as part of her personal Community Development Service recently donated a twin toilet facility to Army Day Secondary School, Iwo road, Ibadan, Oyo state capital. Commissioning the project, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Read More

Lafarge plans to adopt new innovation to meet investors’ needs

September 20, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Lafarge Africa Plc has assured investors that it will continue to invest in research, adopt innovation measures to create long lasting solutions and products that will meet the growing needs of people, while reducing negative impact on the environment. Chief Executive Officer, Lafarge Africa, Mr Khaled el-Dokani made this statement while presenting 2020 sustainability Report to the investors. He said Read More

Insecurity: Military charge citizens on useful information

August 30, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The Nigerian military has called on citizens to support the fight against insecurity by always giving necessary information about any criminal activities in their environs, this is as they continue to explore various measures that can enable lasting solutions to the current situation. Spokesperson for the Nigerian Air Force Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, made the call in Abuja while fielding Read More

Prosecute perpetrators of Jos killings

August 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

Vicious circle of violence will continue reoccurring and hold Nigeria to ransom as long as government at all levels makes its findings surreptitiously without making it public. Government can only quench the fire of the activities of ethnic militia in the country by sending strong message to those found wanting in any communal clashes. It wasn’t the first time that Read More

Military‘ll remain at forefront of tackling insecurity – CDS

August 18, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor has said that the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) will remain at the forefront in tackling the myriad of security threats confronting the nation.   A statement by Director Defence Information (DDI) Maj.- Gen Benjamin Olufemi Sawyerr, quoted Irabor  as saying this Wednesday at the CDS interactive session with retired senior military Read More

Cleric tasks Nigerians on insecurity

July 20, 2021 Blueprint 0

Nigerians have been encouraged to be security conscious and give vital information to security agencies to arrest criminals in the country. The spiritual father and chairman, Cherubim and Seraphim Movement Church (CSMC) worldwide, Prophet Samuel Adefila Abidoye, who made the call at the international headquarters of the church, Galilee Land, while speaking to members of the media advisory board who Read More

Trade dispute: Gbajbiamila meets Ghana’s head of parliament

July 9, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

Hope has risen for amicable resolution of the lingering trade dispute against Nigerians in Ghana, with Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, and Ghanian counterpart, Alban Suman Kingsford pledging parliamentary interventions. Both leaders while speaking after a closed door meeting Wednesday assured that with the planned return visit of Gbajabiaila to Ghana next week, all the nutty issues Read More

Trade dispute: Hope for amicable resolution as Gbajabiamila meets Ghana’s head of parliament

July 8, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

Hope has risen for amicable resolution of the lingering harsh trade policies against Nigerians in Ghana, with Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, and Ghanian counterpart, Alban Suman Kingsford pledging parliamentary interventions. Both leaders while speaking after a closed door meeting on Wednesday, assured that with the planned return visit of Gbajabiaila to Ghana next week, all the Read More

High cost of flour: Bakers threaten strike if…

June 26, 2021 Editor 0

Barely one week after they called off a three-day warning strike, bread makers and Gurasa bakers association of Kano state has threatened to embark on indefinite strike if IRS, BUA, Super and Golden Confectionery fail to reverse the price of flour.  Gurasa is a Kano indigenous local bread made up of flour that serves as one of delicacies used by Read More

Kano Bakers cry out over sky-rocketing flour price

June 25, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

Barely one week after calling off its three-day warning strike, Gurasa Bakers Association in Kano state has threatened to embark on an indefinite strike if the price of flour was not reduced. Gurasa is indigenous local bread made up of flour that serves as one of the delicacies used by the Hausa in the state. In a press statement in Read More

FOBTOB calls for stakeholders engagement over factory closures

June 1, 2021 Blueprint 0

Food Beverage and Tobacco Senior Staff Association (FOBTOB) has called on Goverment to engage employers in theFood Beverage and Tobacco sector, following factory closures as a result of effect of Covid-19 pandemic. Speaking during the association’s National Delegates Conference in Abuja, National President of FOBTOB, Comrade Quadri Olaleye said the engagement became imperatives so as finding the lasting solution to Read More

Gbagyi monarchs declare support for fight against drug abuse

May 28, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The Gbagyi Traditional Council has declared that it was committed to the fight against drug abuse in Kaduna state. The Esu Chikun of Gbagyi Chiefdom, HRH Shekoduza Danjuma Barde, assured of the traditional council’s backing when he received on a courtesy visit the leadership of Kaduna State Bureau for Substance Abuse, Prevention and treatment (KADBUSA) at his palace council chamber, Read More

Gbagyi Traditional Council supports fight against drug abuse

May 27, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The Gbagyi Traditional Council has given their commitment to the fight against drug abuse in Kaduna state.The council also pledged its support for Kaduna State Bureau for Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment (KADBUSA)’s fight against drug abuse. The Esu Chikun of the Gbagyi Chiefdom, HRH Dr. Shekoduza Danjuma Barde, who assured of the traditional council’s backing when he received on Read More

Nigerians lose hope over national grid collapse

May 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

Nigeria’s electricity issue continues to defy solutions in spite of efforts by successive governments to fix the sector. Regrettably, it has continued to crawl after over six decades; BENJAMIN UMUTEME reports. The Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), formerly the National Electric Power Authority (NEPA), is an organisation governing the use of electricity in Nigeria. The history of electricity development Read More

Reps move against DISCOs over transfer of debts to new users

May 20, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

The House of Representatives has frowned at the practice of transferring unpaid electricity debts of old users to new home occupants by the Distribution Companies (DISCOs). To this end, the House Thursday mandated its committee on power to engage the DISCOs and the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), to find a lasting solution to the problem, this was as it Read More

Gov Inuwa brokers peace between Lunguda, Waja communities

May 19, 2021 Auwal Ahmad 0

Gombe state Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has urged aggrieved Lunguda and Waja communities to embrace peace in the spirit of forgiveness. The governor made the call while presiding over an expanded security council meeting with stakeholders from the areas in Government House, Gombe on Tuesday. The paramount ruler of Waja chiefdom, Bala Waja, Alhaji Muhammad Danjuma Mohammed briefed the press Read More

Equip, train military on modern weapons to resolve insecurity, IBB tells FG

May 16, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

  Former military President, General Ibrahim Babangida (retd), has called on the federal government to equip military with modern weapons, train them on how to use them to decisively resolve insecurity across Nigeria.Speaking on a BBC Hausa programme monitored on Sunday in Kaduna, Gen. Babangida said the Nigerian military is doing a lot to address the multi various security challenges such Read More