COP26: Osinbajo urges developed nations to favour Africa

October 29, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said Nigeria expected more developed countries to change the direction of the conversation around energy transition in favour of Africa at the COP26 summit. The COP26 summit, scheduled to be held in Glasgow, Scotland, from October 31 to November 12, is aimed at accelerating action toward the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Read More

Peace’s Day: NUPEC has blueprint to solve insecurity – Nneji

September 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Commandant General of the National Unity and Peace Corps (NUPEC) Dr. Chinedu Nneji, has revealed that the Corps has developed a blueprint on how to resolve obvious insecurity bedeviling Nigeria. Nneji assured that the blueprint will be deployed to work as soon as National Assembly legislate its bill and the Corps is commissioned by the federal government. Speaking Tuesday in Read More

Insecurity: FG, NSCDC plan strategic meeting on protection of National Assets

September 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) are making efforts to further safeguard Nigeria’s critical assets and infrastructure across the country against backdrop of insecurity confronting the Nation. Some of the critical infrastructure including; Chemical Sector, Commercial Facilities Sector, Communications Sector, Critical, Manufacturing Sector, Dams Sector, Defence Industrial Base Sector, Emergency Services Sector, Energy Sector, Read More

ActionAid Nigeria thumbs up Buhari on education budget increase

August 6, 2021 Blueprint 0

ActionAid Nigeria has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on his commitment to increase education spending by 50 per cent over the next two years and up to 100 per cent by 2025. This was contained in a statement by the country director, ActionAid Nigeria, Mrs. Ene Obi, in Lagos Friday. Obi said that the increase was in tandem with the objective Read More

Breaking: Buhari heads to London for medical trip, education summit

July 26, 2021 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to depart Abuja later on Monday for London for medical trip aa well as participate in the Global Education Summit on Financing Global Partnership for Education 2021-2025, an official statement by one of his media aides, Femi Adesina has revealed. According to the statement, the president is expected to return to Nigeria by the second Read More

Peaceful co-existence: Bishop Onaiyekan tasks religious leaders on tolerance

June 30, 2021 Adeola Tukuru, 0

The Archbishop emeritus of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, has tasked religious leaders across the country to preach tolerance between the Christian and Muslim communities so as to ensure peaceful co-existence.  Bishop Onaiyekan said religious leaders have to work together to achieve some amount of religious harmony, as a condition for peaceful co-existence.  Bishop Onaiyekan who stated this in Abuja at Read More

Oyetola emerges Blueprint Newspaper’s Governor of the Year 2020

June 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Governor of The State of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, was on Thursday named the Blueprint Newspaper’s Governor of the Year 2020. The Governor was presented with the award by the Estu Nupe, who doubled as the Royal Father of Day on the occasion, Dr. Yahaya Abubakar, at the Blueprint Impact Series Awards, held in Abuja. This is coming barely seven days Read More

Reps security summit postponed in honour of late COAS, others

May 23, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

A planned national security summit at the instance of the House of Representatives has been postponed in honour of the late Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru, and 10 other military officers who died in a plane crash on Friday. The summit was initially billed to commence on Monday, May 24, 2021 in Abuja. The security summit will now Read More