Breaking: Malagi emerges new Information Minister, Wike takes charge of FCT as Tinubu assigns portfolios

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has assigned portfolios to new the newly appointed Ministers. According to the list of portfolios released on Wednesday evening, Blueprint publisher, Alhaji Idris Mohammed Malagi has been named Minister of Information and and National Orientation. Former governors of Rivers and Ebonyi states Nyesom Wike and David Umahi will take charge of FCT and Ministry of Works. Read More

Ministry empowers 100 vulnerable Yobe women, girls

April 28, 2023 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Thursday commenced a two-day economic empowerment training programme for 100 vulnerable women and girls in Yobe state. The economic empowerment is to facilitate protection and ensure proper reintegration of women and girls affected by the Boko Haram insurgency. Declaring the training open, the minister, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Faruq, said Read More

2023 elections, social media, and matters arising

March 17, 2023 Admin III 0

As Nigerians elect their governors and members of the Houses of Assembly today, TOPE SUNDAY writes on how Nigerians have turned the social media space into a tool to gauge their political interests. Undoubtedly, Social Media has evolved and become one of the leading tools to solicit votes and mould the people’s opinion in Nigeria, particularly during the electioneering period. Read More

Tinubu’s victory and the inputs of Shu’aib Abubakar Audu

March 17, 2023 Jamila Musa 0

It is no longer news that the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has been declared the winner of February 25 election and issued a certificate as president elect. His victory is spectacular in many respect because it is one of the closest, free, peaceful and transparent presidential elections ever history of Nigeria. Read More

Cash shortages may lead to business decline in Q1’23 – PMI

March 2, 2023 Blessing Anaro 0

February Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) data shows that cash shortages across the Nigerian economy in the month of February may have a severe impact on the private sector midway through the first quarter of the year. S&P Global said, business activities driven by the private sector slumped for the first time in almost three years as companies reduced output and Read More

PMB’s marching order to service chiefs as masterstroke

July 10, 2022 Gidado Ibrahim 0

The incident of last Tuesday where dare devil terrorists attacked the heavily fortified Kuje medium prison and caused disruption in the activities of the correctional centre will go down in history as one sore point in our nation’s development. However, a time-tested saying has it that life is 10 percent what happened to you and 90 percent how you react Read More

Breaking: Another popular Nollywood actor, Daddy Sam, is dead

December 23, 2021 Admin III 0

A veteran and popular Nollywood actor Sam Obiago also known as Daddy Sam has passed on. The death of Daddy Sam who was said to ill in the past few days was disclosed by the President of Actors Guild of Nigeria Emeka Rollas on social media on Thursday morning. Details loading…

[Breaking] Anambra supplementary election: Man shot as many scamper for safety in Ihiala, INEC officials desert polling units

November 9, 2021 Admin III 0

The supplementary governorship election in Anambra state taking place only in Ihiala local government area triggered panic when security agents shot sporadically in the air. The shootings reportedly instilled fear amongst residents who were preparing to vote earlier. Blueprint gathered that while many heading out to exercise their franchise scampered for safety, bullet hit a young (whose name is yet Read More

Breaking: At last, Anambra deputy governor dumps Obiano’s APGA for APC, less than one month to guber poll

October 13, 2021 Admin III 0

The deputy Governor of Anambra state, Dr Nkem Okeke, has finally dumped All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), less than one month before the governorship election in the state. Dr. Okeke was received by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Okeke was led to the President by Read More

Nigeria is ready to change the narratives of aged citizens – Omokaro

June 6, 2021 Admin III 0

Dr Emem Omokaro would be inaugurated as the first director-general for the National Centre for Senior Citizens today. She tells AWAAL GATA how she would use the newly established centre, under the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, to enhance the welfare of Nigerians who are 70 years and more through robust engagements with relevant stakeholders. How Read More

NAF: Mourning but resolute in defence of country

May 24, 2021 Matthew Okeleke 0

Despite mourning crew of its aircraft that crashed on Friday in Kaduna, the Nigerian Airforce is not losing sight of its mandate to restore peace in the country. On Sunday, the Kaduna State Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, issued a statement where he quoted Governor Nasir El-Rufai as commending NAF fighter jet crew for their Read More

One year on, Gambari remains consistently apolitical

May 12, 2021 Admin III 0

The one-year of Professor Ibrahim Gambari as Chief of Staff in the State House Abuja forms the thrust of  this piece by SUFUYAN OJEIFO Former External Affairs Minister, Professor Ibrahim Gambari stepped in the saddle as Chief of Staff, CoS, to President Muhammadu Buhari on May 13, 2020 fully prepared to chart a clear trajectory that is apolitical and non-pecuniary in Read More

We need urgent FG’s intervention in Michika – LG chair

May 11, 2021 Admin III 0

The executive chairman, Michika local government area, Adamawa state, Hon. Micheal Shehu, Tuesday said the council is one of the worst hit by activities of Boko Haram. Consequently, he called on the federal government to come to the aid of his people who are still devastated by the impact of Boko Haram activities. Speaking with journalists in Yola, Shehu stated Read More

Surviving in drought: Youths and the new status symbol

March 30, 2021 Alex Enemanna 0

It was Thomas Hobbes, an English philosopher, who in his famous book Leviathan that described life as ‘nasty, brutish and short’ where the scramble for survival is the order of the day, where human adopts any possible means to exercise power over the other to feather his nest in pursuit of personal agenda – purely driven by survival instinct. For Read More

Shake up as Abang, Ojukwu, Nyako, 50 other Judges go on transfer

March 17, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

About 53 Judges of the Federal High Courts were affected by the recent re-posting and reshuffle across the 36 divisions in the country. While three judges are going to be moved out of Abuja, the court’s headquarters, four are being redeployed to fortify their ranks to make up 10. The development Blueprint reports was the first under the new Chief Judge, Justice Read More