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PDP to begin electronic membership registration soon – Secondus

February 24, 2018 Administrator 0

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has disclosed that it is set to launch its electronic / online membership registration to ease the process of registration for its members. The PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, who disclosed this in Abuja recently, explained that the electronic membership registration will help to enlarge the membership base of the party. Secondus explained Read More

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Oyo approves compulsory health insurance for workers, students

February 16, 2018 Editorial IV 0

The Oyo State Executive Council has said it has made the enrolment for its health insurance compulsory for all civil and public servants in the state. It stated that this decision was is in line with the provision of Section 16, Sub Section 1 of the Oyo State Health Insurance Agency (OYSHIA) Law of 2016. Commissioner for Information, Culture and Read More

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8 pregnant women, 149 others return from Libya

December 29, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Ayoni M. Agbabiaka Abuja The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said it received a fresh set of 157 Nigerian returnees comprising 54 adult females, 90 adult males, three children and 10 infants. Amongst the returnees are eight pregnant women and one medical case who returned to the country aboard the BURAQ Airlines Boeing 737-800 with registration number 5A-DMG, Read More

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All Grassroots Alliance lauds INEC on party registration

December 21, 2017 Editorial IV 0

The leadership of the newly registered All Grassroots Alliance (AGA) has lauded the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for confirming the party’s registration alongside other 21 political parties. Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Dr Olukayode Oshiariyo, the national chairman of the party, said in a statement issued in Abuja that the party’s leadership has Read More

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UNHCR, NIMC launch e-ID card for 100,000 IDPs in Borno

December 15, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Sadiq Abubakar Maiduguri The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) said it will issue e-identity cards to a total of 100,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno. NIMC, in collaboration with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), yesterday launched the pilot registration exercise in Maiduguri, hoping to register all IDPs in the Read More

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States to get 10 additional Voter Registration Centres

November 30, 2017 Administrator 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has approved 10 additional Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) centres for each of the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). A statement by the Director, Voter Education and Public Enlightenment, Oluwole Osaze Uzzi, said  the creation of these registration centres bring to total, 672 additional centres across the federation since the Read More

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NAHCON harps on timely payment of 2018 Hajj fare

November 29, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Umar Bayo Abdulwahab Ilorin National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has advised intending pilgrims to ensure timely payment of 2018 Hajj fare to enable the commission meet the deadline for closure of registration by the Saudi authority. Executive Chairman of NAHCON, Abdullahi Muhammad, gave the advice when he received the new leadership of the Association of Hajj and Umrah Read More

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2019: Atiku to declare for PDP Dec 6

November 28, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Emeka Nze Abuja Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar will on December 6, visit the Wadata Plaza headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) where he will formally declare for the party, the Blueprint has gathered. According to the timetable of events for the return of the Wazirin Adamawa, his meeting with the leaders on the 6th of December Read More

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SON confiscates sub-standard products in Yobe

November 6, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Musa M. Buba The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has raided shops in Damaturu the state capital as well as Potiskum town where it confiscated sub-standard products such as sugar, spaghetti and vegetable oil, among others. The state coordinator of SON, Dr. Zainab Umar, said the raid was part of the routine operations aimed at eliminating sub-standard products in Read More