Sani-Bello commends FG, NNPC for intervention on Niger roads

November 4, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger state has commended the federal government and the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on the award of contract for the reconstruction of some federal roads in the state. The governor gave the commendation while speaking to journalists at the Government House Minna. He said the intervention in the reconstruction of some critical federal roads 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

Abolongo prisonbreak: 446 of 907 escapees recaptured – FG

October 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has said that 446 out of 907 escapees from the Abolongo custodial centre in Oyo state have been recaptured, whilst 69 never left the facility. Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, revealed this Sunday while making an inspection visit to the facility in Oyo, Oyo state. In a statement made available to Blueprint in Abuja, the Minister vowed Read More

Oyetola presents N129.7bn budget for 2022 fiscal year

October 5, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Osun state governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, Tuesday presented a total sum of N129,8bn budget to the Atate House of Assembly for the 2022 fiscal year. Presenting the budget tagged “Budget of Sustainable Development,” Oyetola said advancement of economy will be given priority. The budget presentation, which was the 30th since the creation of the state, was higher than the year 2021 budget of Read More

Tanker drivers blockade: Six days of siege on Niger state roads

September 30, 2021 Blueprint 0

Travellers and frequent users of roads in and out of Niger state went through unbearable ordeal last week over blockage of the road by tanker drivers. AIDELOJE OJO reports on the experiences. In the early hours of Thursday last week, two trailers arrived a spot where Minna road enters Bida road and parked inappropriately.Much later, other colleagues, including Yusuf Ibrahim Read More

Reps probe NYSC over ransom advice to corps members

September 28, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

The House of Representatives has ordered an investigation into the alleged suggestion by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), that corps members keep family members prepared for ransom payment, in case they get kidnapped, especially when traveling along some roads in Nigeria. The said suggesting was contained in a security tips pamphlet reportedly issued to prospective corps members by the Read More