NGO, church gift free medicare to Anambra, Imo residents

November 20, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

At least 200 persons including the aged and children from Anambra and Imo states have benefitted from three days medical outreach organised by the Tropical Gate Foundation, a humanitarian organisation in collaboration with Salvation Army Amesi. The beneficiaries drawn from Umunze in Orumba South Local Government Area (LGA), Amesi, Uga, Isuofia, Igbo-ukwu, Umuchu, Akpo, Nkpologwu and Ekwulobia in Aguata LGA Read More

NPA upgrades control tower, declares zero tolerance for vandalism

October 18, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is poised to ensure optimal utilisation of its facilities across the nation’s seaports with a view to position the ports on a competitive edge in the West and Central African sub region. The Acting Managing Director of the NPA, Mohammed Bello Koko made this assertion while on a facility  tour  of the Read More

NGOs conduct free medical care for the elderly

October 4, 2021 Paul Okah 0

A group of non-governmental organisations at the weekend organised a day free medical care for the older people and less privileged in the society. The exercise, which held at the primary health care centre, Jikwoyi, a suburb in Abuja, the nation’s capital, was to mark this year’s International Day of Older Persons. According to the organisers, Mr. Believe Odafe Ogbejeje Read More

Supreme Court confirms death of Justice Oseji

September 28, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Supreme Court has confirmed the death of one of its judges, Justice Samuel Oseji. It was earlier reported that Oseji, who was appointed to the Supreme Court bench in November 2020, died of a yet-to-be-known ailment Tuesday at 67. Supreme Court’s Director of Press and Information, Festus Akande, said Justice Oseji died at the National Hospital in Abuja. The Read More

The missing equipment at General Hospital Toro

September 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

I want to appeal to the Bauchi state government, ministry of health, the state Hospital Management Board as well as the Department of State Security (DSS) to urgently verify and disclose to public the recent misplacement of Toro General Hospital’s sophisticated equipment to unknown destination for auction. This came as result of the ongoing controversies generated among Toro populace that Read More

Re: Technical killing of Toro General Hospital

September 15, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The piece titled “Technical killing of Toro General Hospital” published by Blueprint newspapers on September 10, 2021, written by one Ukasha Rabiu Magama stated the present terrible situation of Toro hospital; the situation needs urgent government intervention. When public property isn’t safe, lives are endangered. Therefore, Toro people are silently dying as a result of the diverted hospital’s equipment. On Read More

Onslaught against bandits yielding results-Air Chief

September 14, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, has said the current onslaught against bandits and their activities is yielding results.Amao also charged the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) component of Operation Hadarin Daji (OPHD) to remain focused disciplined and extra- vigilant until the security situation improves.A statement by NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Edward Read More

Nigerian Navy confab unveils blue economy potential

September 8, 2021 Editorial IV 0

I remember having extensive discussions with Commodore Suleman Dahun, the Nigerian Navy director of information who visited my office a day before the commencement of the Chief of Naval Staff Annual Conference in Kano. We talked on a wide variety of issues pertaining the image making project, the impact of the social media on national development and particularly about the Read More

Zakzaky, wife should be allowed to attend to their health

September 8, 2021 Blueprint 0

It has been a month since the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) and his wife were acquitted and discharged by Kaduna State High Court, after spending almost six years in illegal detention. The couple who were arrested since December 2015 have been languishing in DSS custody, before later being transferred to Kaduna Correctional facility, Read More

In Kaduna, troops foil 2 kidnap attempts, rescue 6

August 7, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

Troops of Operation Safe Haven have foiled a kidnap attempt and rescued five occupants of a commercial vehicle along Badde-Ungwan Ayaba-Keffi road. They also rescued a motorist from suspected kidnappers along Fanock-Kyayya-Keffi road. The troops foiled both kidnap attempts along the two roads in Jema’a local government area of Kaduna state, according to a statement signed by Kaduna state Commissioner for Internal Security and Read More

Troops kill 12 terrorists, recover gun trucks, arms, others in Borno

June 28, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

Troops of 152 Task Force Battalion in conjunction with the Air Component of Operation HADIN KAI on Sunday, 27 June, 2021 killed 12 Boko Haram ( BHT) and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) who attempted to infiltrate the Forward Operational Base at Bula Yobe in Borno state.Director Army Public Relations Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu who stated this in a statement Read More

Heirs Life Assurance partners Avon Medical on World Blood Donor Day

June 15, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

Newly launched specialist life insurance company, Heirs Life Assurance (HLA) has partnered Avon Medical to organize a blood drive in commemoration of the 2021 World Blood Donor Day. The event, which was held on Monday, June 14, 2021, at the ultramodern Avon Medical Dialysis Centre in Ikeja, Lagos had individuals present to donate blood for those in dire need of Read More

Insurgency: How thousands of Soldiers were maimed – Army

June 13, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Nigeria Army declared Saturday in Kaduna that several thousands of Soldiers and their counterparts in other sister security agencies have been maimed in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency over the years . This is as the Senate in a show of empathy donated N10 million to some of the Wounded Soldiers In Action (WIA), undergoing treatment at the Read More

Kabusa protest: FCT Police restore calm, begin investigation

May 18, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has restored calm at Kabusa axis of the territory following a violent protest by residents over a suspect who was earlier rescued from an angry mob for knocking down two people on Monday 17, 2021, leaving them with fatal injuries. A press statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Marian Yusuf, Tuesday Read More

Breaking: Police in gun battle with bandits, nab 5 as gunmen kidnap wives, children in Zaria (Pictures)

April 26, 2021 Mohammed Bello Habib 0

Two house wives and children have been kidnapped by gunmen at Kofar Kuyambana low cost in Zaria local government area of Kaduna state. A resident in the area, Mallam Garba Jumare, told Blueprint correspondent that the kidnappers invaded the area and attacked a house of Customs officer around 10pm on Sunday. He said the kidnappers whisked away the Customs officer’s wife, Read More

Stop assaulting Buhari’s fundamental right to life, group cautions London protesters

April 5, 2021 Editor 0

The protests by some Nigerians over President Muhammadu Buhari’s medical trip to the United Kingdom is unguided, unwarranted and an assault on his fundamental human right to life Nigeria First Movement has said. According to the group, it is within President Buhari’s right, like every other citizen, to seek routine medical checkup.  Speaking at a press conference on Sunday in Abuja, Secretary-General, Richard Read More

NDDC reiterates commitment to improved health for Niger Deltans

March 31, 2021 Uko Etim 0

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has reiterated its commitment to the good health of Niger Deltans, saying it is integral to its mandate to facilitate regional sustainable development. The NDDC interim administrator, Mr. Effiong Akwa, made this known during the flag-off of the distribution of vaccines, cold chains and other medical-related equipment to all the nine states of the Read More

Police rescue female kidnapped victim, 7 others in Kaduna

March 30, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

  Kaduna state Police Command has rescued eight kidnapped victims including a female and recovered one AK49 rifle, according to the state police spokesman.ASP Muhammad Jalige said in a statement on Tuesday in Kaduna that men of Operation Puff Adder II accosted the gunmen on routine patrol along Galidamawa/Kidandan area of Giwa local government area, the kidnappers took to their heels Read More