We ‘ll gazette scholarship awards for presidential schools debate winners – AbdulRazaq

December 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

L-R: Agboola Amudalat; Mohammed Halimat; Ajenifuja Qoribullahi Sheu; Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq; Chairman Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board (KWSUBEB) Professor Shehu Raheem Adaramaja; Dumoye Sherifdeen; Adisa Rabiat Jaji; and Apaokagi Faosiyah; during a visit by the state contingent that won the year 2021 president’s debate to Government House, Ilorin, on Monday.

Zulum appoints Executive Secretary for Borno Scholarship Board

November 3, 2021 Sadiq Abubakar 0

Governor Babagana Umara Zulum has approved the appointment of Bala Isa as Executive Secretary of the Borno State Scholarship Board. The appointment was announced on Monday morning by Governor Zulum’s Special Adviser on Public Relations and Strategy, Malam Isa Gusau in a statement. The 50-year old Bala Isa hails from Bayo local government area, and until his appointment, was a Read More

On Auwal Jatau’s scholarship scheme

October 7, 2021 Blueprint 0

The former Governor of Oklahoma of the USA, Brad Henry, once said,” No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. An educated workforce is the foundation of every community and the future of every economy”.  However, it is true that tertiary education plays a vital role in producing professional workforce, underpinning a prosperous career and Read More

2023: Wike not be a barrier to any aspirant – Nkor

October 4, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Chairman of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) South-East Senatorial District, Rivers state, Field Nkor, has distanced the governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, as a barrier to any aspirant wishing to succeed him come 2023. Nkor in a telephone interview with our reporter on Monday in Port-Harcourt, stated that the Wike – led PDP, in the state has provided a Read More

Nigeria, Ukraine meet over baliterial relationship in field of education

September 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

In a bid to lift the nation’s educational system, the Nigerian and Ukrainian governments have met in Abuja to discuss modalities of developing bilateral relationship between both countries.  This is even as both countries have intensified talks on cooperation and signing of agreements with focus on Ukranian experience. Hosting a  delegation of Ukraine Embassy in Nigeria together with Ukrainian Center Read More

Pantami, silence is not the answer

September 20, 2021 Blueprint 0

“Yaba kyauta tukwici”, this is to borrow some Hausa adage, meaning “appreciate whoever shows concern on you” and “he who wants to stay away from being disappointed, should expect less and love less from anybody”. My focus is not on the acquisition of a professorship by the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, or question the legality of Read More

Foundation awards scholarship to 21 Kwara indigent students

September 12, 2021 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

The Tajudeen Ibrahim Olesin foundation has announced scholarship awards to 21 indigent secondary school students in Ilorin, Kwara state. The foundation will also pay the West African School Certificate Examinations (WASCE) fees for 21 students. The beneficiaries of these gestures would be picked from the brightest of the students that partook in the summer school organised by the foundation. The Read More

Group facilitates release of 21 prisoners in Kuje, Suleja

September 7, 2021 Donald Iorchir 0

A Joint Professional Training Support (JPTS) International, an NGO based in Abuja has facilitated the release of 21 prisoners from Kuje Correctional Center in Abuja and Suleja. General Manager of the group, Pastor Adaeze Gift-Lemuels, said Tuesday in Abuja, during an orientation programme held to celebrate the release of the prisoners that the gesture was part of the organisation’s “Global Read More

X-raying Abia education sector

September 7, 2021 Kingsley Alumona 0

Recently, Remanda Flawless Ltd produced a 32-minute documentary video which chronicles Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state work in the state’s education sector since his administration started in May 2015. The documentary also featured some major stakeholders, as well as some teachers who play one role or the other in the education sector of the state. The documentary started with Read More

On Auwal Jatau’s scholarship scheme

September 6, 2021 Blueprint 0

The former Governor of Oklahoma of the USA, Brad Henry, once said,” No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. An educated workforce is the foundation of every community and the future of every economy”. Mustapha Baba Azare, Alkali Musa Street, Azare, Bauchi state [email protected] 08149712150

Unijos students evacuation, FG’s failures and governors’ effort

September 6, 2021 Jerome-Mario Utomi 0

It is globally believed that, to lower the risk of democratic backsliding and improve lives, leaders must, among other demands, stress and promote values that are essential to good governance, especially transparency and accountability, and to support civil society, independent media, and the free flow of information.  Certainly, but, despite this admirable age long declarations, the global community, particularly the Read More

74th birthday: Ogbeha donates cash, food to Kogi orphanage

September 1, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

A former senator representing Kogi West, Tunde Ogbeha, has donated foodstuff worth millions of naira to Ministry of Mercy orphanage, Lokoja Kogi state as part of activities to mark his 74th birthday. Senator Ogbeha, who is known for his humanitarian gesture over the years, thanked God for celebrating another fruitful year in his life. Represented by his wife, Mrs Esther Read More

Breaking: Kaduna govt evacuates ‘trapped’ students from Jos

August 26, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The Kaduna State Scholarship and Loans Board said it has evacuated 87 students of the state origin studying in University of Jos and other tertiary institutions in Plateau state, following the recent crises in the state.  The Executive Secretary of the Board, Malam Hassan Rilwan disclosed in a statement made available to Blueprint on Thursday.  According to the Executive Secretary, Read More

Zulum enrolls 5,361 Monguno orphans in school

August 12, 2021 Sadiq Abubakar 0

The Borno state governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, Wednesday in Monguno, supervised the enrollment of school age children whose parents were killed by Boko Haram. A total of 5,361 orphans were registered during the two-day exercise. The children were between the ages of 7 and 13, and each is to be given free uniform, writing materials and free meals at Read More

Ex-lawmaker vows more scholarships as 35 beneficiaries graduate

August 6, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

A former lawmaker representing Niger East Senatorial District, Senator David Umaru, has said he would continue with the sponsorship of underprivileged children to acquire education as a way of eradicating poverty in the zone. He stated this in Minna when he played host to 35 students who had benefitted from his scholarship programme in the past four years. “The scholarship Read More

26 Nigerian students get NTIC N180m scholarship

July 19, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

At least 26 Nigerians will benefit from the Nigerian Tulip International Colleges (NTIC) N180 million full scholarships for students seeking entry into Senior Secondary School (SSS1). According to NTIC, one of the leading international secondary schools in the country, the scholarship covers tuition and boarding fees up to university. In a statement issued by NTIC’s management in Abuja on Monday, Read More

Between UI and its alumni

June 29, 2021 Sunday Saanu 0

University of Ibadan (UI), like a tree with many branches, has produced outstanding alumni of immense status and brand equity. Nigeria’s premier university, which came into existence in 1948 with 104 foundation students, has produced thousands of alumni who are reigning in robust resources across the world. Ibadan is popular because of the quality of its products. No wonder the Read More

NOUN presents certificates, offers scholarships to inmates

June 29, 2021 Editorial III 0

Four inmates of Kuje Custodial Centre have been presented with Bachelor degrees and Master degree certificates by the National Open University of Nigeria. Two of the inmates, Jaba Hassan and Madu Rapheal were presented with Bachelor of Criminology and Security Studies, Eze Chinedu Peace and Conflict Resolution, and Osahon Ehimeone Master’s degree in Educational, Administration and Planning. Presenting the Certificates Read More

NTIC assures 100% scholarships at 18th annual national mathematics competition

June 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Nigerian Tulip International Colleges in conjunction with National Mathematics Centre has organised the 18th edition of the Annual National Mathematics Competition for Mathematics enthusiasts in Primary 5 and 6 across country with assurance that about 28 exceptional pupils will be rewarded with a tuition fee that covers their entire secondary school year at any NTIC branch. The Annual National Mathematics Read More

AMAC asks indigent students to collect scholarship forms

May 28, 2021 Baba Yusuf 0

The management of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), under the Council’s Scholarship Scheme, has called on indigent students of AMAC studying in various tertiary institutions across the country to collect their 2021 AMAC scholarship application forms. According to a statement issued by the head of public relations, Mrs. Patience Olaleye, in Abuja on Friday, the date of the collection is Read More

A case for NYSC and the Nigerian youths

May 26, 2021 Charles Ibekwe 0

Nigeria’s national parliament is not expected to function like a house of comedians. It ought to be a serious chamber and a progressive think-tank for Nigerians. It is supposed to be populated by men/ women of integrity, foresight and very knowledgeable legislators mandated to make good legislations for the progress and development of Nigeria. Unfortunately, and glaringly too, the nation’s Read More

Day Dambazawa clan remembered their dynasty in Kano

April 15, 2021 Editorial IV 0

As a form of reverence to Shiekh Yunusa Dabon Dambazau, founder of the famous Dambazawa dynasty in Kano, members of the clan recently gathered to honour the legend posthumously at a book launch in his name. BASHIR MOHAMMED reports. For those who can trace the ancestry of Dambazawa dynasty under its progenitor, Shiekh Yunusa Dabon Dambazau, one can attest that the Read More