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Dingyadi to Nigerians: Support Police for nation building

December 11, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Maigari Dingyadi, has called on Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of developing the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) as part of contribution to nation building. Dingyadi made the call during the commissioning of Salame Divisional Police Headquarters, Gwadabawa Local Government Area, Sokoto state. A press statement by the ministry’s Head, Press and Public Relations Unit, Read More

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Gwagwalada chief urges Nigerians to keep faith with leaders

December 4, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Idoma community leader in Gwagwalada area council of the FederalCapital Territory (FCT) Abuja, Chief Michael Ochigbo has called on Nigerians to keep faith with their leaders and give them maximum support to provide dividends of democracy. He made the call at the cultural day celebration of the Idoma wherehe presented an award to the secretary of the area council, HajiaAmina Alimi, for Read More

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I’m no Man United enemy –Mourinho

December 3, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Jose Mourinho says he is not an “enemy” of Manchester United ahead of his return to Old Trafford on Wednesday as Tottenham Hotspur head coach. Mourinho will come up against United for the first time since he was sacked by the Red Devils last year. him in December last year. The Portuguese expects a warm reception from the United home Read More

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NIMASA donates educational material to schools in Northwest

November 14, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has donated modern educational materials worth millions of naira to four secondary schools in the Northwest. The director-general of the agency, Mr Dakuku Peterside who made the donation Thursday, said the effort was to support the schools within the three states which include Kaduna, Katsina and Zamfara. Peterside who was represented by NIMASA Read More

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Ebira association declares support for Bello, launches ‘operation show your PVC’

October 15, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Kaduna Branch of the Ebira People’s Association (EPA) has declared support for the second term of Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello. The declaration programme which was tagged; ‘Operation Show Your PVC’ was held in Kaduna. Briefing newsmen on the matter, a youth leader, Comrade Rufai Musa Adavuruku, said, “We decided to back the Governor in view of Read More

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Cleric tasks Muslims on selfless service

October 14, 2019 Editorial IV 0

An Islamic cleric, Professor Kamaldeen Balogun has called on Nigerians, especially Muslims to rededicate themselves to service of humanity as one of the tenets of Islam.Balogun, the Chief Imam of Gbaguraland in Abeokuta and Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) Muslim Community of Ago-Iwoye, Ogun state, made the call in a lecture he delivered at the inauguration ceremony of the Grand Assembly Read More

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IYD: FG tasked on transformed education for AYPLHIV, APYIN

September 6, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The federal goverment has been called upon to suppport Adolescents and Young People Living with HIV/AIDS (AYPLHIV) and their organisations to engage in advocacy, governance/grant implementation processes, especially Global Fund Country  Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) on legal and human rights issues relating to Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) and HIV. The Senior Programme Officer-Monitoring and Evaluation at the Association of Positive Youth Read More

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Insecurity: FG seeks NURTW’S support in tackling kidnapping on highways

August 29, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has called on the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, to support the government in its ongoing efforts to rid the nation’s highways of violent crimes. The minister, who made the call at the 9th Quadrennial Conference of the NURTW, said their support became necessary as the government  was evolving Read More

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Gbenga Daniel, ex-deputy dump PDP

August 28, 2019 Editorial IV 0

A former Deputy Governor of Ogun state Alhaja Salmot Badru has formally defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Alhaja Badru served during Otunba Gbenga Daniel eight years tenure. The former deputy governor led many others under the auspices of Gateway Movement after a meeting in Abeokuta Tuesday opted first to declare their supports Read More

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UNESCO to train journalists’ to deal with vulnerable communities, refugees crises

August 27, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Multi-sectoral office Abuja has said it is developing media capacities of twenty (20) community radio content producers and twenty (20) investigative journalists on professional and ethical journalism. These activities are to implemented under the Empowering young people in Africa through Media and communication on irregular migration with the support from the Italian Read More

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Nigeria’s WAZOBIA dilemma

August 25, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Chains by any other name would still hurt as much—anonymous 2023 presidency: Northern youth group endorses Tinubu to lead, Nigeria: Igbo Presidency 2023 – Nigeria’s Date With Justice and Unity. 2023 Presidency: Nigerians divided over Tinubu’s ambition. Disunited South-West, South-East Risk Losing 2023 Presidency, Says Sani. Why North may retain power in 2023 –Kwande A cursory look at the few Read More

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Anambra Monarchs pledge support on disease prevention

June 14, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Traditional rulers in Anambra state have appreciated Governor Willie Obiano and the Health workers for delivering Health care services to the door step of Anambra residents, and assured them of their unalloyed support. The Chairman, Anambra State Traditional rulers Council and Obi of Onitsha gave the indication when a  team of health workers visited them at the Traditional rulers Council Hall, Read More

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Aviation minister, others drum support for SAATM

April 25, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, and other Africa transport ministers have rallied other countries on the continent behind the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM).   Sirika via his twitter handle said the African ministers’ made the resolution at the ongoing Second Ordinary Session of the African Union Specialised Technical Committee on Transport, Transcontinental and Interregional Infrastructure, Energy and Read More

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MPN guber candidate steps down, supports el-Rufai

March 7, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The gubernatorial election, the governorship candidate of Mega Party of Nigeria in Kaduna state, Mohammed Kabir Usman, has stepped down from the race. He has endorsed Governor Nasir el-Rufai and urging his supporters to support the APC candidate.  The candidate said Thursday in Kaduna that his decision stemmed from the fact that their plan to develop Kaduna state, the incumbent Read More

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Kogi UPP endorses ADC candidate for senatorial seat

February 20, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The United Political Parties (UPP), Kogi state chapter, said it hasendorsed the candidature of Dr Victor Alewo Adoji, of the ActionDemocratic Congress (ADC), for the Kogi East Senatorial seat in therescheduled National Assembly election slated for February 23rd, 2019. In a statement signed by Ibrahim Itodo, state leader and Hon MohammedLawal, Secretary Kogi UPP said without sentiments, the decision tosupport Read More

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15 ward chairmen dump PDP for APC

February 17, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Fifteen ward chairmen of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in Maiduguri metropolitan council of Borno state on the eve of the postponed elections defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress. The defectors, who allegedly created confusion when they stormed Government House Maiduguri to declare their support for the ruling party, decided to shift loyalty hours before the two major contenders for the Read More

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Presidential poll: Abia SDP backs Buhari

February 10, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Abia state chapter of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) has adopted a resolution in support of its National Executive Committee’s decision endorsing the re-election of the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari. The motion was adopted Saturday by the State Executive Council after it was moved by Mr Chijioke Ozems, the party chairman Isiala Ngwa North, and supported by Read More

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NSDFI to splash N900m on Tokyo 2020 Olympics athletes

March 21, 2018 Editorial IV 0

-Badminton, Athletics, 3 others to enjoy grant -90 athletes to get N10m each Olympic grant after CWG Happy days are here again for Team Nigeria athletes as preparations are on ground to make them smiles for the rest of their lives if the words of top officials of the Nigeria Sports Development Funds Incorporated are anything to go by. Starting Read More

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Ganduje receives interim report on Kano-Lagos economic summit

March 16, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Kano state governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has received interim report of the just concluded LagosKano Economic and Investment Summit, at the weekly state executive council meeting, held at the Government House, Kano. The summit committee led, by Dr Shamsuddeen Usman, was received by the governor alongside the Secretary to the State Government, commissioners and other top government functionaries. Usman Read More

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Ending the exodus of youth potential By Idowu Omisore

March 15, 2018 Editorial IV 0

  In my estimation, out of every ten young Nigerians, eight of them are thinking of how to exit the country. I don’t know if there is a record of the number of young people leaving the country on a daily basis. But the desperation is real. The desperation to “escape” to a land where they think their dreams will Read More

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Nasarawa CAN vows to vote against failed politicians

March 13, 2018 Editorial IV 0

  Youth wing of the Christian Association of Nigeria (YOWICAN), Nasarawa state chapter, has said it will vote against politicians who failed to represent the interest of the masses. Public Relations Officer of the association, Mr. Habibu Barnabas, revealed this in a press statement made available to newsmen in Lafia, yesterday. The statement said it regretted the abysmal performance of Read More

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Kada City FC created for grassroots devt – Hunkuyi

February 23, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Kaduna Kada City FC, Kaduna was established to impact grassroots development through the discovery and nurturing of potential talents in the game, Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi has said. The Senator representing Kaduna North Senatorial District, said he has no regrets being part of the Kada City FC, in view of the impact it would have on the grassroots, while assuring the Read More

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Kuje handicapped school appeals for assistance

February 21, 2018 Editorial IV 0

  The Abuja School for the Handicapped, Kuje, has urged the FCT Education Secretariat to do more in supporting the welfare of the students. Its Assistant Head of Administration, Malam Yahaya Mohammed, who made the appeal, said the situation of the school needed additional support from the government and individuals. Mohammed, who spoke to Blueprint on behalf of the Principal, Read More

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Daura youth groups visit Buhari, urge him to seek re-election

February 21, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Forty-six associations, under the aegis of the Daura Emirate Coalition of Progressive Youth, yesterday visited President Muhammadu Buhari in his Daura residence and pledged to fully support his fight against corruption. The youth groups also expressed their unconditional support for the President’s efforts to transform the country into a nation its nationals would be proud to serve, promote and protect. Read More

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Quit Senate for Akanle, Kogi West youths tell Melaye

February 20, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Lokoja Youths under the aegis of Coalition of Kogi West Youths have declared support for the ambition of Dr Toyin Akanle to replace Senator Dino Melaye during the 2019 general election. At a press conference in Lokoja yesterday, coordinator of the group, Ogbeni Babatunde Teidi, pointed out that it was the turn of Yagba area to produce the next senator Read More