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Foundation empowers over 1000 vulnerable women in Niger

November 12, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

A group, IDIMUB Foundation has empowered over 100 poor and vulnerable women of Azza community in Lapai local government area of Niger state. The event, which took place in Kuchi village, was attended by prominent sons and daughters of Azza community, including the traditional head of Ebbo, Etsu Ndatsu Halilu. The founder of the organization, Alh Idris Abubakar Idimub, said Read More

Philanthropy: Touching lives where it matters

September 20, 2021 Blueprint 0

These days, it is rare to see anyone touching the lives of others expecting nothing, but it’s a different case for this Nasarawa state-born businessman. MUAZU ABARI reports. In every human society, icons emerge in the socio-economic and political affairs to touch the lives of people and ultimately contribute their quota to the development of that society. That is why Read More

Living under the chain of modern slavery

August 17, 2021 Blueprint 0

Shaihu Umar is a fictional narrative by late Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, the first prime minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The novel tells the story about an orphaned child called Umar, who was stolen and sold as a slave. He was fortunate to find his way to Egypt where he met a generous slave-owner who freed him and Read More

Shinkafi foundation empowers 2,300 IDP Zamfara women

July 4, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

A nongovernmental organization based in Zamfara state, Umaru-Shinkafi Foundation has donated cash and relief materials to 2,300 women Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at Tsunami IDP camp in Gusau, the Zamfara state capital.Blueprint gathered that the IDPs camp in Tsunami area of Gusau LGA consists mainly of women and children rendered homeless which forced them to leave their respective ancestral villages Read More

Africa launches gender, disaster risk management platform

The African Union (AU) and the African Risk Capacity (ARC), have launched the Gender and Disaster Risk Management (DRM) platform. The new platform is expected to contribute to the development and management of knowledge on the issues of gender and DRM in the continent. The launch took place today through a virtual ceremony attended by both institutions. The Platform will Read More

INEC establishes 1,374 more polling units in Akwa Ibom

May 9, 2021 Uko Etim 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), said it has established 1,374 more polling units in Akwa Ibom State. The Resident Electoral Commissioner of INEC, Mr Mike Igini, who stated this during a Stakeholders Meeting on Expansion Of Voters Access and Establishment of New Polling Units in Uyo, Weekend, said with the creation, the State now has 4,354 polling units.  Igini Read More

Yobe: Group distribute relief materials to vulnerable persons

May 3, 2021 Yusuf Y. Yusuf 0

The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development in collaboration with Brand Live Vision Foundation, Abuja, Wednesday, distributed over 1500 COVID -19 relief items to orphans and vulnerable groups across the 17 local government areas of Yobe state. Flagging off the symbolic distribution in Damaturu, the state commissioner, Ministry for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Read More

Don’t deviate from research, policy excellence, IGP urges NIPSS study group

April 21, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Acting Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Baba, has urged the study group of Senior Executive Course (SEC) No. 43/2021, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos not to deviate from the tradition of research and policy excellence. The  Police boss, who received the participants that were on fact finding mission at the Force Headquarters, Abuja on Read More