NIPOST unions task management on operational vehicles, members’ welfare

October 20, 2021 Blueprint 0

The two in-house unions in Nigeria Postal service (NPODT) have asked the management to provide operational vehicles as well as ensure an improved welfare packages for staffs of the organisation. The unions namely; Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies (SASGOC), and National Union of Postal and Telecommunication Employees (NUPTE) have also appealed to Minister of Communications Read More

When experts brainstormed on hospitality dynamics

August 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

It was a meeting of stakeholders in hospitality industry where ideas to move the sector forward were deliberated. UKO ETIM reports. Experts from the rank of general managers, heads of department, supervisors and other key players in the hospitality industry gathered recently for two days in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state for training and review of performances aimed at improving customer Read More

Much ado about ‘surrendered’ Boko Haram terrorists

August 20, 2021 Blueprint 0

Boko Haram insurgents have killed and maimed many in North-east, Nigeria; even as many others have been left homeless and without a means of livelihood. As the Nigerian Army continue to battle these insurgents with loses on their part, there is an outcry over re-integration of surrendered Boko Haram terrorists, ABDULRAHMAN ZAKARIYAU writes. The President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration and the Read More

Maltreatment of widows by family members

July 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

Despite the existence of laws to protect Nigerians against human rights abuse, harmful widowhood practices have continued to thrive in states across the country as widows experience maltreatment by in-laws and family members; PAUL OKAH reports. Regardless of the state or ethic group, the death of a married man in Nigeria is often followed with concerns over how the widow Read More

Labour decries lack of promotions for 12yrs in Nasarawa

May 18, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Organised Labour in Nasarawa state has decried lack of promotions of the entire civil servants in the state since 2011. Union leaders in the state made the disclosure in Lafia in an event to commemorate the 2021 International Workers-Day. Speaking at the event, Comrade Yusuf Iya, the state chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) said workers at both state and Read More

Lottery Commission to introduce central monitoring system to boost revenue generation

May 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Determined to make lottery a major source of revenue for the country, the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) said it will introduce a central monitoring system that would ensure all earnings due to government on lottery are collected with precision. Director General of the commission, Lanre Gbajabiamila who made the disclosure Sunday in Abuja, said with the new system, all Read More

Healthcare: CBN calls for public, private sector collaboration

May 9, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Governor Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN) Mr Godwin Emefiele has called for public and private sector collaboration to improve access to healthcare, support research and development in the health sector to prevent future health crises that could have spillover effects on the nation’s economy. Emefiele who made this call in Lagos over the weekend at the launching of Movie Read More

World press day: NUJ, Ozigbo sue for improved welfare, working conditions for journalists

May 3, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

In the spirit of World Press Freedom Day, the Anambra State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) and a philanthropist, Valentine Ozigbo have sued for improved welfare packages and working conditions for journalists. NUJ in a statement issued by her Anambra state Council  Chairman and the Secretary, Comrade Emmanuel Ifesinachi and Emma Udeagha, enjoined the three arms of government Read More

180 CSOs defend FIRS 2021 refreshment budget, tackle HURIWA, others

April 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

An assemblage of over 180 Civil Society Organisations under the platform of Civil Society Groups for Good Governance (CSGGG), has justified the 2021 refreshment budget by the the management of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The group, however, cautioned the HURIWA and the Transparent International (TI) to refrain from maligning the reputation of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, under the Read More

Uber, Bolt drivers threaten strike if…

April 17, 2021 NAN 0

Some Uber and Bolt e-cab drivers in Lagos on Saturday asked the e-hailing companies to immediately increase fares being charged by the operators, failing which they would go off the roads on Monday. The e-cab operators, under the aegis of Professional E-hailing Drivers and Private Owners Association (PEDPA), threatened to embark on the strike if their demands were not met. Read More

An agenda for IGP Usman Alkali Baba

April 10, 2021 Ruth Eguono Olofin 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has officially appointed a new Inspector General of Police to replace the former IGP Mr Mohammed Adamu as the number one Cop of the nation. Mr Adamu whose tenure formally ended on February 1st, 2021 was extended against public outcry in view of public service rules and the provisions of the Police Act of 2020. That extension Read More

Women committee solicits 120,000 minimum wage for Police

March 28, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The National Women Committee of the Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) has emphasised the need for adequate welfare of the Nigerian Police officers, soliciting for a take home pay of N120,000 minimum for a Police Constable. National Coordinator, PCRC National Women Committee, Princess Nana Ngozi Dahiru, made the appeal in Abuja at the weekend when she led it’s members on Read More