Kaduna varsity Kafanchan campus matriculates 135 students 

April 19, 2023 Abubakar Labaran 0

Kaduna State University (KASU) during the weekend matriculated 135 students from the Faculty of Agriculture and the Faculty of Environmental Science at its Kafachan campus. The matriculated students were fresh graduates and postgraduates for the 2021/2022 and 2022/2023 academic sessions. Speaking at the matriculation ceremony, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Abdullahi Musa, said the students were carefully selected out of the Read More

NPC restates commitment to credible census, steps up activities

April 14, 2023 Joseph Obung 0

The National Population Commission (NPC) in Cross River state has said it was leaving no stone unturned in its determination give to the country a credible and internationally acceptable population and housing census next month. In a chat with Blueprint in Calabar, the federal commissioner representing Cross River on the NPC Board, Navy Captain Charles Ogwa (retd.), said the Commission Read More

Niger: Bago inaugurates 71- man transition committee 

April 7, 2023 Aideloje Ojo 0

Niger state governor-elect, Hon Umar Mohammed Bago, Thursday, inaugurated a 71- member independent transition committee in Minna, the state capital.  He said the transition and secretariat committee is mandated to take stock of all the outgoing prospects, liability, assets and advised the incoming government accordingly. He said:  “Our intentions are clear, not negative or personal, but in the interest of Nigerlites because Read More

Tinubu/Shettima associates constitute council on appointments 

April 6, 2023 Admin III 0

The Tinubu/Shettima Associates and Professionals (TAP-IT) Project 2023 has constituted a 12-member Independent Advisory Council to advise on appointments and responsibilities to be made by  president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. The appointments and responsibilities cut across all levels of governance. This was contained in a communiqué from a strategic meeting of the organisation signed by its director-general, Comrade Abdulmajeed Sa’ad, in Read More

UNICEF equips, renovates flooded Anambra primary health centres 

April 4, 2023 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has equipped and renovated some Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in the flood-ravaged areas of Anambra state. The world body which carried the interventions through the funding from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), said it was aimed at supporting flood-affected communities in the post-flood recovery efforts. Read More

In Ekiti, governor reveals those to make his cabinet 

April 3, 2023 Ojo Oladele 0

Ekiti state governor, Mr Biodun Oyebanji, has declared that the people who would make his cabinet are those who are ready to work and sacrifice for the state. Governor Oyebanji, who stated this on Monday during the inaugural meeting of the Committee on Political Appointments, urged members of the committee to look for competent hands who were of impeccable character Read More

FG moves to boost e-health in nation’s teaching hospitals

April 3, 2023 Muazu Abari 0

In line with its commitment to provide effective and efficient health care services in the country, the federal government through Galaxy Backbone Ltd in the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy has provided internet connectivity to the Federal Teaching Hospital (FTH) Gombe and Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH) Bauchi to enhance their operations. This was disclosed by chief sales Read More

Cross River APC mulls inclusive government, woos PDP, LP

March 31, 2023 Joseph Obung 0

The incoming Cross River government would have members of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Labour Party (LP) and others playing significant roles so as to move the state to another height, chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State, Barr Alphonsus Ogar Eba, has said. Barr Eba, who said this in Calabar, Thursday, while addressing journalists, Read More

79 suspects arrested during March 18 polls in Sokoto – Police 

March 26, 2023 Sidi Umar 0

The Sokoto state Police Command, Sunday, disclosed that no fewer than 79 suspects were arrested by the security agencies in the state during the March 18 Governorship and State House of Assembly elections. A statement issued to newsmen on Sunday in Sokoto by the command’s spokesman DSP Sanusi Abubakar, said those arrest were persons that violated the movement restriction order and other offences Read More

PDP alleges manipulation, misuse of security agencies in Sokoto  

March 22, 2023 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Sokoto state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended its teaming supporters for their commitment and resilience which manifested in the just concluded governorship and state assembly elections. The party however disclosed that they are in possession of disturbing violation of the Electoral Act. Addressing a press conference in Sokoto on Tuesday, PDP Chairman Sokoto State Chapter, Read More

Gombe APC raises the alarm over alleged smear campaign 

March 13, 2023 Auwal Ahmad 0

Ahead of the governorship elections, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council in Gombe state has raised the alarm over what it described as smear campaign. In a statement by its Media and Publicity director, Ismaila Uba Misilli, the council said it had come to its attention that some unscrupulous elements in the opposition in the state have concluded plans Read More

Call for Adamu’s sack: Time to show Salihu Lukman, others out – APC group

March 12, 2023 Agi Onda 0

The Muhammadu Buhari Osinbajo (MBO) Dynamic Support Group has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) to take a decisive action by showing 5th columnists in the party, working under the cover of the National Working Committee (NWC) the exit door before they cause unimaginable hurt to the party. The group was reacting to a press statement entitled; “APC Internal Dynamics Read More

Borno Rep member hails constituents on re-election

February 28, 2023 Joshua Egbodo 0

Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Aliyu Muhtar Betara, has expressed gratitude to his constituents of Biu/Bayo/Kwaya Kusa/Shani Federal Constituency of Borno state, for reflecting him. The lawmaker, who ran on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled 71,427 votes to win Saturday’s election for the House of Representatives, defeating his closest rival of the Read More

Female traffic officer gets IGP’s commendation for commitment to service

January 24, 2023 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

A female police officer, Inspector Justina Rita Omogbai, attached to the Traffic Unit of the Sabo Divisional Headquarters in Lagos state, has received commendation of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). A press statement by the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Tuesday, said the officer was commended for her commitment and acts of professionalism displayed in the course Read More

2023 polls: IGP orders election security handbook distribution to commands, formations, others

January 18, 2023 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman  Baba, has ordered the distribution of more than a million copies of a handbook produced by the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) on “Revised Standard Operational Guidelines/Rules for Police Officers and Other Law Enforcement Agents on Election Security Duties ahead of the 2023 General Elections. Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, in a Read More

On Yobe International Cargo Airport

January 12, 2023 Admin III 0

The Yobe State International Cargo Airport has finally been completed and commissioned by President Muhammadu Buhari.  The airport, which was approved by the Ibrahim Gaidam administration in 2017, cost the state about N18 billion. The contract was initially awarded at N11 billion, but the amount increased to over N18 billion as a result of variations.  The Cargo Airport is the Read More

Between Lawan and the senate president: Moment of truth

January 12, 2023 Mon-Charles Egbo 0

 “There comes a midnight hour when everyone has to throw away his mask”…..Soren Kierkegaard. In an attempt to fairly interrogate the above quote, one needs to find out first, what happens when the mask is discarded and why it has to be at midnight hour. Figuratively, the midnight hour represents a transition time or the end of an era and Read More

Strike: Honour agreements with ASUU, NANS tells FG

December 28, 2022 Mohammed Yangida 0

The Zone C chapter of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has urged the federal government to honour its agreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to prevent another industrial action. The association also urged the government to place more emphasis on proper funding of the education sector for seamless university education in the country. The NANS Read More

2022: FRSC apprehends 4,005 offenders, impounds 630 vehicles in Oyo  

December 28, 2022 Admin III 0

Oyo state Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Sector Commander, Mr. Joshua Adekanye, Wednesday, said the Corps impounded 630 vehicles between January and November in the state this year.  Mr Adeleye, while speaking in Ibadan during an interview with journalists, also disclosed that 4,005 offenders were apprehended by the command during the period. He declared that the vehicles were impounded over Read More

FCT: NAOWA commissions boreholes, bus for army officers

December 21, 2022 Paul Okah 0

Following reported lack of potable water and transportation issues, the Nigerian Army Officer Wives Association (NAOWA), Army Headquarters (AHQ) Garrison Chapter, Wednesday, commissioned solar-powered boreholes and a 32-seater bus for officers at the Mogadishu Cantonment of the Nigerian Army in the Federal Capital Territory.  Speaking during the event, the NAOWA AHQ Garrison Coordinator, Mrs Asma’u Garba, said the Association was moved Read More

My administration will run youth-driven government – Atiku 

December 12, 2022 Mohammed Yangida 0

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has promised to run a youth-driven administration if given the mandate come 2023. He stated this on Monday, at the PDP presidential campaign rally in Lafia the Nasarawa State capital. Atiku said his government would set aside N10 billion to support SME for Nigerian young youth and women. He also Read More