The making of Rixari Skin Secrets brand by Rita Ebigbagha

June 7, 2018 Editorial II 0

Despite the relative boom experienced in the skincare industry in Nigeria in the last ten years, some startups are still finding it rather tough to get on their feet. More often than not, the problem is not of their own creation but normal dynamics that ensue with starting a new business and getting people to trust it. For one of Read More

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US supports TV drama ‘In Love and Ashes

March 31, 2018 Blueprint 0

United States (U.S.) Ambassador Staurt Symington on Wednesday joined prominent Nigerian singer, record producer and entrepreneur Innocent Idibia at the gala launch of a new TV drama series “In Love and Ashes.” The eight-part series was funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and addresses the impact of war and terrorism on everyday people’s lives. The star-studded launch Read More

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What kim Jon Un is up to

March 31, 2018 Blueprint 0

In the course of the week, the media was awash with the visit to China, of the North Korean Supreme leader, Kim Jong Un, his first ever visit outside North Korea since taking over the reins of government in 2011 following the death of his father. The China visit came in the wake of the announcement of a possible meet Read More

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Adesina Urges America to Support Africa on Agriculture

February 24, 2018 Blueprint 0

  President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has made a strong case for increased American and global investments to help unlock Africa’s agriculture potential. Adesina who made the remarks, at the USDA’s 94th Agriculture Outlook Forum, in Virginia on Thursday, said that “For too long, Agriculture has been associated with what I call the three Ps Read More

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US to help 80,000 out-of-school children

February 9, 2018 Blueprint 0

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided a peaceful environment for basic education and psycho-social support to more than 80,000 out-of-school children in five states in north-east Nigeria. A statement from the US Embassy in Abuja revealed that through the Education Crisis Response (ECR) activity, USAID in conjunction with state governments and civil society organisations, established more Read More

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CMD accredits 1,000 management consultants in 8 years – DG

February 2, 2018 Blueprint 0

Dr Kabir Kabo, Director-General, Centre for Management Development (CMD), says the centre has accredited over 1,000 management consultants in eight years to promote quality in management training in the country. CMD, a parastatal agency of the Ministry of Budget and National Planning, was established to drive the vision, plans and training programmes of Federal Government. Kabo disclosed at a valedictory Read More