APC youths back Buhari on reappointment of DG, ECN

June 29, 2018 Bode Olagoke 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has been commended for the re-appointment of Professor Eli Jidere Bala as Director General of Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN). The commendation was made by the youth caucus of All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday in Abuja. A statement signed by one of the leaders of the youth wing, Charles Nwanodu, said the reappointment further revealed that Buhari Read More

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Sen Wamakko commissions electricity projects in 20 communities

April 21, 2018 Sidi A. Umar 0

  Chairman, Northern Senators Forum, representing Sokoto North Senatorial District, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, has commissioned the repaired electricity supply line to 20 communities in Gumbi district of Wamakko local government in Sokoto state. In a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Bashir Rabe Mani, and made available to newsmen in Sokoto on Friday, stated that Read More

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How IFAD empowered 7443 indigent persons in Ebonyi – Ituma

March 8, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

In an interview with EGWUAGHA AMARACHUKWU, the state coordinator of International Fund for Agricultural Development IFAD, Mr Sunday Michal Ituma, explained how the donor organization recently empowered about 7443 indigent persons in Ebonyi state, among other schemes International Fund for Agricultural Development -Assisted Value Chain Development Programme IFAD- VCDP has demonstrated that improvement of a state or country economy does Read More

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Lalong to showcase landmarks as Buhari visits Plateau By Mark Longyen

March 8, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

  President Muhammadu Buhari will today pay a one-day historic working visit to Plateau State, the “Home of Peace and Tourism”. The President’s visit provides the best opportunity to assess Governor Simon Lalong’s scorecard exemplified by the plethora of projects executed in past three or so years and ready for commissioning by the August Visitor. Some of the road projects Read More

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Host communities to benefit from NPA’s CSR

February 23, 2018 Ajibola Abayomi 0

Lagos Traditional rulers and Community leaders will henceforth be involved in identifying preferred projects for execution under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) based projects in host communities of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). The Managing Director of the Agency, Hadiza Bala Usman, who gave this directive, however reiterated that all identified projects are to be prioritised in accordance with the Read More

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Gombe Assembly passes N34.6bn 2018 LG budget

February 22, 2018 Auwal Ahmad 0

Gombe Gombe state Assembly has passed into law the 2018 appropriation bill of over N34.6 billion for the 11 local government councils of the state as against the over N31. 5 billion initially presented to the House. This followed the adoption of recommendations of the report of the House Committee on Appropriation presented on the floor by its chairman, Mr. Read More

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Buhari to revisit abandoned Chouchi irrigation project

February 21, 2018 Ibrahim Abdul’Aziz 0

Yola President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday pledged to revisit the contract for the construction of abandoned N5 billion Chouchi irrigation project, re-awarded in 1999. The irrigation project was one of the projects handed over by the defunct Petroleum (Special) Trust Fund (PTF) to the Obasanjo administration in 1999 but has been abandoned by successive governments. It could be recalled that Impresit Read More

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Hon. Miga’s constituency dividends

February 13, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Primarily, the business of Legislature (members of the National Assembly) as spelt out in the 1999 Constitution, as amended, is to make laws that will ensure good governance and dividend of democracy for the people. For Hon. Saidu Yusuf Miga, member of the House of Representatives, representing Jahu/Miga Federal Constituency, Jigawa state, he has not only carried out this duty, Read More

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Yari cautions road contractor on standard

February 9, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Sanusi Muhammad Gusau Zamfara state governor, Abdul’aziz Yari has cautioned the contractor handling the multi billion naira Talata-Mafara road bypass project to ensure quality job and desist from substandard work. The governor stated this yesterday while inspecting some ongoing road projects being executed in the state by his administration. It could be recalled that the state executive council had Read More

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Rep bemoans setbacks in Toto, promises better deals

January 4, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Baba Yusuf Lafia A member representing Nasarawa/Toto federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Mohammed Ja’afaru Ibrahim has bemoaned the losses incurred by the people of Toto local government council as a result of ethnic skirmishes in the late 1990s. The local government was engulfed by ethnic crisis involving Egbira and Bassa ethnic groups, resulting to huge losses Read More

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Buratai expresses satisfaction on Bauchi security

January 4, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Musa Umar Bologi Bauchi Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has expressed satisfaction over security situation in Bauchi state. He said this while on operational visit to the state, and inspection of ongoing projects at the 33 Artillery Brigade and headquarters Nigerian Army Armoured Corps. Buratai also expressed satisfaction over the projects in the barracks and urged the Read More

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FG lauds China over transportation varsity

December 15, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu Abuja Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has lauded the People’s Republic of China for its remarkable presence in the Nigerian real sector through the construction of roads, bridges and other social landmarks. The minister said this in his office while addressing the Chinese delegation made of the Central South University (CSU) and the Chinese Civil Read More

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RAMP: States can’t meet 2018 deadline – Coordinator

December 14, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Aideloje Ojo Minna Several states cannot meet the 2018 deadline on the implementation of the Rural Assess and Mobilisation Project (RAMP), the National Coordinator of the programme, Mr. Ubandoma Ularamu, has said. Ubandoma stated this yesterday at the flag-off of the project at the Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi International Conference Centre, Minna, Niger state. The federal government and the Read More

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NASFAT lauds Ambode on religious tolerance

December 1, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Tope Musowo Lagos Nasrul-lahi-li Fathi Society (NASFAT) yesterday, commended Lagos state Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, for displaying high level of religious tolerance since assuming office two and half years ago, saying the development has brought about peace and harmony among the religious groups in the state. National President of NASFAT, Alhaji Kamil Abayomi Abolarinwa, who stated this when he led Read More

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Late Audu’s family urges Kogi govt to fulfill campaign promises

November 29, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Josephine Ella-Ejeh Abuja The Late Prince Abubakar Audu’s political family has challenged the Governor Yahaya Bello-led state government to fulfill its campaign promises to the people of the state, especially as they relate to salary payments and execution of development projects. The first son and head of the Audu’s family, Engr. Mohammed Audu, who spoke during the second year Read More

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TCN secures W/Bank’s $406m for grid expansion

November 29, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has secured $406 million from the World Bank for execution of transmission expansion projects across the country. Analysts have described the project as the biggest project the company has ever attracted even as it added that “brownfield” will focus on rehabilitation and expansion of existing projects. TCN’s interim Managing Director, Alhaji Usman Read More

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Firm donates public convenience to Ogun community

November 28, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

By Tope Musowo Lagos Diaspora Multi Dynamics Limited (DMDL) has donated a unique ultra modern public convenience as well as a hi-tech laundry to Iju/Ijoko/ Ilogbo LCDA of Ogun state in order to assist in solving the challenge of the residents. The project which was championed by Dr Cajetan Ikwuonu is to mark a beginning of other similar project execution Read More

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Builds new wards in Enugu barracks hospital

November 27, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

… Nigerian Army has inaugurated a newly constructed Out Patient Department, Officers’ Ward, Tuberculosis Laboratory and the renovated National Health Insurance Scheme Desk Office, 103 Battalion Aknaknauw, Enugu. It also inaugurated the newly built Training Shade where troops will consolidate on training and retraining exercise. Inaugurating the projects, the General Officer Commanding 82 Division Nigerian Army, Maj. Gen. Adamu Baba Read More

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Lagos vows to complete Ejigbo Jetty

November 24, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

The Lagos State Government has given a strong assurance that the Ejigbo Jetty built in 2014 would be completed and put to use before June, 2018. The pledge pledge made was on behalf of the state by the Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode on Community and Communication, Kehinde Bamgbetan. He said the jetty was among Read More

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Yobe approves N1bn for capital projects

November 9, 2017 Musa M. Buba 0

By Musa M. Buba Damaturu The Yobe state executive council meeting, presided over by Governor Ibrahim Gaidam, yesterday, approved capital projects across the state to the tune of over N1billion. Briefing journalists after the meeting, the Commissioner for Home Affairs, Information and Culture, Alhaji Mala Musti, said the construction of concrete lining on canals at Mugura (Garin Gada) irrigation scheme Read More

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Expert demands adequate funding of housing, road constructions

October 31, 2017 Donald Lorchir 0

By Donald Iorchir Abuja Technical Director, Teleview International Nigeria Limited, Alhaji Sagir Balarabe, has urged federal and state governments to always make adequate financial provision for housing and road construction projects to ensure efficiency and standard. Balarabe said adequate funding of construction projects would bring about speedy completion and quality delivery across the country, suggesting that special budget should always Read More

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Ugwuanyi, Ekweremadu applaud FG on 41Km Enugu -Ebonyi Road

October 16, 2017 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

By Abdullahi M. Gulloma   Abuja Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, and Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state have commended the federal government for commencing the rehabilitation of the 41-kilometre OzallaAkpugo-AmagunzeIhuokpara-Nkomoro Ebonyi federal road. The road, earlier awarded in 2010, stopped due to poor funding, but was re-awarded by the present administration, following the intervention of Ugwuanyi, Ekweremadu Read More

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