COVID-19: NYSC DG warns prospective corps members against protocol violation

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, said the scheme is committed to the sustenance ofCOVID-19 preventive and safety protocols in order to guarantee seamless service year. The Director-General who stated this Friday during a WEBINAR session on COVID-19 measures for safe orientation camp, jointly organised by the Nigeria Centre for Disease (NCDC)/NYSC, and supported Read More

Covid-19: Kano cancels Sallah festivities

July 19, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

In compliance with the federal government’s  pronouncement about the emergence of another variant of Covid-19   likely to hit six states  putting them on  red alert  which include;  Kano, the  state government has  canceled  all Eid-el-Kabir (Sallah) festivities. The state commissioner for information, Malam Muhammad Garba, who announced this, however, said that the Eid Prayers would be held in all the Read More

Olympics: D’Tigress get Puerto Rico, Serbia, Belgium friendlies

May 28, 2021 Blueprint 0

D’Tigress of Nigeria will be in action this weekend as arrangements have been concluded for three grade A friendlies with 2020 Olympics bound teams as the team step up their preparation for the games. The Coach Otis Hughley tutored side who resumed the second phase of camping in Las Vegas on the 8th of May left for Belgium earlier this Read More

Eid Al-Fitr: Buhari reveals where, how he will celebrate

May 9, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

As Muslims in Nigeria join others globally in preparations towards Eid Al-Fitr, a day that is celebrated to mark the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting, President Muhammadu Buhari directed that all celebrations be limited due to the global Coronavirus crisis.  This was contained on a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Read More

Abuja schools remains safe, FCTA assures residents

May 6, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The Acting secretary, Federal Capital Territory Administration(FCTA) Education Secretary Leramoh Abdulrazak has again reiterated the safety of it’s teeming school age students in the various schools in the Federal Capital Territory. The secretary who gave this assurance during a Press conference by the management of the Education Secretariat, said, it is imperative to again allayed the fears of Parents, Guardians Read More

Covid-19: New protocols take effect across Nigerian airports

April 14, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

Efforts to curb the spread of mutating variants of the Covid-19 virus from infecting the population has seen a change in passengers’ facilitation procedures across Nigerian airports, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has disclosed. The new order abolished the situation hereby cars are allowed to park in front of airport terminals to pick arriving passengers but will now Read More

Ramadan: Sule congratulates Muslim Ummah, calls for prayers

April 14, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state has congratulated Muslims Ummah for the commencement of this year’s Ramadan fast. He congratulated faithfuls in a statement personally signed and made available to newsmen in Lafia Tuesday. The statement stated that: “I , Abdullahi A. Sule, on behalf of the government and good people of Nasarawa state wish congratulate the Muslim ummah in Read More

COVID-19: New protocol takes effect across Nigerian airports

April 14, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

Efforts to curb the spread of mutating variants of the COVID-19 virus from infecting the population has witnessed a change in passenger’s facilitation procedures across Nigerian airports. the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said. The new order abolished the situation whereby cars are allowed to park in front of airport terminals to pick arriving passengers. They will now Read More

Sultan declares sighting of moon, announces start of Ramadan

April 13, 2021 Sidi A. Umar 0

The Sultan of Sokoto and President General Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared Tuesday, 13 April as 1st day of Ramadan, 1442 AH, signifying the commencement of Ramadan fasting. The Sultan, who made the announcement in a special broadcast to the Muslim Ummah said the new moon was sighted in various parts of the Read More

Cape Verde: End maltreatment of Nigerians in diaspora, group petitions FG

April 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A Civil Society Organisation (CSO) known as Coalition of Active Young Citizens (CAYC) has petitioned the federal government, demanding an end to alleged maltreatment of Nigerians in the Diaspora.  The CSO made the call in a letter dated April 8, 2021 and addressed to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffery Onyeama.  The Convener, of the group Victor Terhemba, who signed Read More

In Kaduna, El-Rufai preaches peace, harmony at Easter

April 3, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has appealed to all citizens of Kaduna state to embrace their common humanity and uphold their obligations for peace and harmony in their various communities. Speaking in an Easter message to Christian faithful in Kaduna state on Saturday, the governor advised citizens to isolate and expose the criminals in their midst. ‘’While we all do our utmost Read More

Zaria emir tasks Nigerians on security, Covid-19 procedures

April 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Emir of Zaria, Alhaji Ahmad Bamalli, has urged Nigerians to imbibe the teachings of Jesus Christ on love and sacrifice. He also called for more security consciousness and observance of all COVID-19 prevention protocols by citizens. The emir made the call in an interaction with newsmen at his palace in Zaria on Friday. Bamalli said “in festive periods like Read More

COVID-19 vaccine: NIFROP faults Pastor Chris Oyakhilome

April 1, 2021 Editor 0

The National Inter-Faith Religious Organizations for Peace (NIFROP) is appalled by the anti-vaccine stance of the founder of Christ Embassy, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, who has issued messages to discourage people from taking the COVID-19 vaccines. NIFROP is concerned that “Oyakhilome has taken his showmanship too far without regard for how his campaign of misinformation impacts the lives of people who Read More

PTF gives formal approval to Edo 2020

March 31, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The Presidential  Task Force on Covid-19  has  given a formal approval  for the staging of the Edo 2020 National  Sports  Festival  after the host state  met all the stipulated health protocol.  A letter dated March 30, 2021 and signed on behalf of PTF  by Dr  Assad Hassan to the Minister  of Youth and sports Development Chief Sunday Dare  said, ” Read More