Lawan commissions’ hospital named after Buhari in Gashua

November 29, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, Saturday commissioned a 120-bed capacity Mother and Child Hospital named after President Muhammadu Buhari. The health facility which was facilitated by the Senate President was constructed by the federal government through the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals(OSSAP-SDGs) and located in Gashua, Yobe North Senatorial District Read More

‘Buhari deserves credit for tackling farmers, herders’ crisis, others’

November 26, 2021 Blueprint 0

The senior special assistant to President Muhammad Buhari on media and publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, has declared that the president deserved credit over his efforts in tackling the farmers, herders’ crisis in the country. Shehu made the declaration Friday while presenting a paper, tagged ‘Fake news: Challenges of information management’, at the 10th year anniversary of the Federal University Dutsin-Ma Read More

Group warns Buhari on Igbo leader’s demand

November 22, 2021 Muhammad Tanko 0

A pro peace group has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari, against any move to interfere with the prosecution of the leader of the dreaded Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, as sought by Igbo leaders. The group known as Concerned Citizens for Peace and Security in Nigeria (COCPSIN), gave the warning in a press release issued Monday in Jos. The Read More

Re: High cost of cooking gas as setback to mitigating climate change

November 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

The aforementioned piece written by Dahir M. Hashim and published in this well-liked newspaper of November 10, 2021, had indeed obliged me to have my say concerning the skyrocketing price of cooking gas in Nigeria and how it drives low-income families to shift from this clean fuel to dirty ones. Actually, cooking gas is regarded asc clean fuel that emits Read More

In Jos, Osinbajo extols late Capt. Din

November 20, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu, Jos 0

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described the late Captain Joseph Mangtup Din as a man who stood for justice, fairness and equity in all his dealings. Osinbajo spoke at the funeral service for the late Capt. Din held at the COCIN Headquarters in Jos, Plateau state capital on Saturday. The Vice President recalled that late captain Din, was a Read More

Buhari felicitates with Mala Buni on 54th birthday

November 19, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated the Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni, on his 54th birthday. The president in a congratulatory message issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, on Friday in Abuja, commended the party chieftain for providing exceptional and visionary leadership at state and national Read More

Nnamdi Kanu’s freedom beckons as Igbo leaders visit Buhari

November 19, 2021 Blueprint 0

An unconditional release of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), currently standing trial, runs contrary to the doctrine of separation of powers between the Executive and Judiciary, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. According to Femi Adesina, special adviser to the President on media and publicity, Buhari spoke while receiving a group under the aegis of Read More

Buhari directs MDAs to study NIPSS report on policy design

November 19, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja directed Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) to study a report on how best to ensure effective policy design and implementation with a view to implementing some of its recommendations. The report entitled, “Getting Things Done: Strategies for Policy and Programme Implementation in Nigeria,” was presented to the president by the Senior Executive Course 43 Read More

#EndSARS report: Resign now, Nnamani tells Lai Mohammed

November 18, 2021 Editor 0

Few days after the Lagos judicial panel of inquiry submitted reports on Lekki shooting incident and police brutality cases to the state government, popular LPG expert and public affairs analyst, Dr Kenechukwu Nnamani, has called on President Mohammadu Buhari to sack his Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, “for lying to Nigerians.” According to him, he explained that Read More

Buhari supporters form new platform, elects new officers

November 18, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

The National Coalition (TNC), an amalgam of about seventy support groups that worked under the banner of the Buhari Support Organisation (BSO), has inaugurated its national and zonal officers in readiness for the nationwide mobilisation campaigns for the All Progressives Congress (APC). The national chairman of the coalition, Rev. Peter Oganto, in a statement issued after the inauguration in Abuja, Read More

Buhari signs Climate Change, AMCON bills into law

November 18, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law two important bills passed by the National Assembly thereby making them to become part of the Laws of the Federation. The Climate Change Act owes its origin to a bill sponsored by a member of the House of Representatives, Sam Onuigbo and provides for, among other things, the mainstreaming of climate change actions Read More

Reps, stakeholders want FG’s social intervention programmes sustained

November 11, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

The House of Representatives and strategic stakeholders have canvassed for the sustenance of the social intervention programmes of the federal government, introduced under President Muhammadu Buhari. The joint House of Representatives Committee on Poverty Alleviation, and Labour and Employment Thursday held a public hearing on a consolidated bill seeking a legal framework for the establishment of National Social Investment Programme Read More

Buhari congratulates Anambra governor-elect, Charles Soludo

November 10, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo, the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), as he emerged winner in the gubernatorial election in Anambra state. The President praised the security agencies for their determination to ensure that the election went on as smoothly as possible, and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the successful conclusion Read More

Groups petition IG, others, over plot to smear Buhari, Emefiele

November 3, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

Two groups, Nigeria First Movement and True Nigeria Patriots have raised alarm over plot by some persons, described as impostors using the names of the organizations to smear the name President Muhammadu Buhari and Mr. Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria.  The groups alleged that faceless persons have set out to use their names and organise protests by Read More

Buhari now global climate action leader, champion – APC group

November 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A voluntary think-tank group of the All Progressives Congress, known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari, is now recognised as a global climate action leader and champion due to his commitment to climate change. The group said ambitious and impactful climate action will no doubt be one of the many positive legacies of Read More

Pictures: FG reassures youth inclusiveness, support as first NYC kicks off

November 1, 2021 Editor 0

It was a sight to behold amidst the gathering of youths from various states of Nigeria inside the magnificent velodrome of the Moshood Abiola stadium Abuja as the first ever National Youth Conference (NYC) kicked off. President Muhammadu Buhari who declared the epoch-making event open said his administration has designed and delivered innovative means of empowering Nigerian youths. Represented by Read More

PGF boss to Ayu: Investigate mismanagement of N30bn mobilised for PDP secretariat

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has challenged the new leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, to investigate the mismanagement of N30 billions mobilised for the construction of its national secretariat. The APC chieftain also commended the opposition party for organising a successful Read More

Expectations as FG stages 1st National Youth Conference

October 30, 2021 Editor 0

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development in collaboration with private sector partners have concluded plans to host the first ever National Youth Conference in Nigeria from November 1, 2021 to November 3, 2021 at the Velodrome of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja. A press statement by the Director Press and Public Relations Mohammed Manga on Friday said Read More

I’ve benefitted immensely from President Buhari – Rarara

October 29, 2021 Blueprint 0

Dauda Adamu Kahutu, popularly known as Rarara, hails from Danja local government area of Katsina state. In this interview, he tells ALIYU ASKIRA that he journeyed to Kano about 20 years ago to study to become a qualified Arabic teacher. He also reveals how he instead ended up as a singer, singing mostly for politicians with his famous works being Read More

Secession: Ohaneze wants FG to assent request by northern groups for South-east exit

October 28, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha, 0

Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide Wednesday advised President Muhammadu Buhari to grant the request of Northern groups to allow South-eastern zone exit from Nigeria. Some Northern groups had gone to an Abuja High Court to seek the exit of South-east from the country. Ohanaeze in a statement signed and made available to Blueprint by its Secretary General Okechukwu Isiguzoro alleged that Igbo Read More

Declare state of emergency on printing industry, APPA urges FG

October 27, 2021 Samson Benjamin 0

The association of professional printers in Abuja has called on the federal government to, as a matter of urgency, declare a state of emergency on the print industry. According the association, the industry is “fast-dying as a result of unfavourable government policies.” It made the call in commemoration of the International Print Day, a day set aside by the global Read More

FG set deadline for Civil service salary harmonisation

October 26, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The federal government said Tuesday that it has set a 2022 timeline to finalise harmonisation of salaries of civil servants in Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the country. Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, said this at the Head of Service physical engagement/interview session with the African Initiative for Governance (AIG) on public service leaders’ Read More