NASENI reiterates commitment inaugurates staff welfare committee

September 27, 2023 Binta Shama 0

Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Mr. Khalil Halilu, has charged the management staff of the agency to put forward ideas on how it can effectively support the priorities of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Specifically, he tasked them on large-scale switching of petrol and diesel-powered vehicles to alternative fuels Read More

Bayelsa governorship election: PDP’s Wike, Inuwa lead APC’s onslaught against Diri, Abiodun heads Kogi team, Nwifuru leads Imo group

August 30, 2023 Bode Olagoke  0

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has set up three National Campaign Councils for the November 11, 2023 governorship elections in Bayelsa, Imo and Kogi states. Among the members of the campaign team for Bayelsa state is the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Nyesom Wike, who is still a member of the main opposition Read More

We didn’t indict JAMB boss Oloyede, Reps’ committee clarifies

August 18, 2023 Joshua Egbodo 0

The chairman of the ad-hoc committee of the House of Representatives investigating job racketeering in federal agencies, Yusuf Adamu Gagdi, has clarified that neither the registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, nor any agency had been indicted by the committee. Gagdi said it was wrong to insinuate that the Committee had indicted the JAMB Read More

Kaduna FA: Normalisation committee holds stakeholders’ meeting, inaugurates appeal committee

August 12, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu, 0

Kaduna state Football Association Normalisation Committee has set up a six-man appeals committee ahead of the FA local and state elections, just as it deliberated with stakeholders on the modalities and programme of the elections. Kaduna state FA Normalisation Committee Chairman, Hon. Sabo Babayaro, told the stakeholders that the appeal committee will be led by former NFF secretary general, Barr. Read More

SWAN congratulates new Reps committee chair on sports

Following his emergence as the Chairman of Committee on Sports in the House of Representatives, President of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Isaiah Kemje Benjamin, has congratulated Honourable Abubakar Ekene Adams. This was expressed in a statement signed by his media Aide, Okpani Jacob Onjewu Dickson. “This appointment is well deserved. Honourable Ekene Adams has been an athlete, Read More

Ekene Adams emerges Reps House Committee chairman on sports

July 28, 2023 Editor 0

Hon. Ekene Abubakar Adams, a member representing Chikun/Kajuru Federal Constituency in Kaduna State has been named Chairman House Committee on Sports in the 10th House of Representatives. The House of Representatives Speaker, Tajudeen Abbas, named the committees and their chairmen on Thursday. A delighted Ekene Adams said on Thursday, “Good evening all, I am using this medium to appreciate God Read More

Tinubu raises tax reforms committee, names Oyedele as chair

July 7, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Following his promise to remove all barriers impeding business growth in the country, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the establishment of a Presidential Committee on Fiscal Policy and Tax Reforms. The Committee will be chaired by Fiscal Policy Partner and Africa Tax Leader at PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Mr. Taiwo Oyedele. It would comprise experts from both the private and public Read More

Tinubu sets up committee to reconcile NNPCL’s remittance to FAAC

June 23, 2023 Benjamin Umuteme 0

Following a memo from the Nigeria National Petroleum Company Limited, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has set up and interagency committee to resolve the row between the Company and the Federal Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC), Blueprint has learnt. Blueprint gathered that the Committee is expected to begin work on Friday, has the ministry of finance, the NNPC Limited, Nigerians Upstream Regulatory Read More

Petroleum ministry distances self from illegal bunkering committee

May 17, 2023 Benjamin Umuteme 0

The Ministry of Petroleum Resources has distanced itself from a fake letter of appointment purportedly signed by the Permanent Secretary and issued to one Hon. Collins Nwankwol to Chair a special task force on illegal bunkering. According to the Director (Information) in the ministry, Enefaa Bob-Manuel (Mrs), in a statement to journalists, stated that “it had neither set up any Read More

Bauchi NUJ advisory committee passes confidence vote on exco

April 28, 2023 Mohammed Lawal 0

The Advisory Committee of the Bauchi State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Friday passed a vote of confidence on the leadership of the state council of the union headed by Comrade Umar Sa’idu. The members of the NUJ Advisory Committee which comprised former council chairmen led by its chairman, Ibrahim Idris Shall, former MD of the Read More

Reps adopt harmonised report on Peace Corps Bill 

March 30, 2023 Joshua Egbodo 0

The House of Representatives has adopted the conference committee reports on the bill seeking to establish the Nigeria Peace Corps. Both chambers of the National Assembly had set up a conference committee to harmonise areas of differences in the bill as separately passed. Chairman of the committee from the House of Representatives, Babangida Ibrahim, while moving for the consideration of Read More

JAMB sacks 2 workers for gross misconduct

March 1, 2023 Uji A. Iliyasu 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has dismmissed two of its staff members for gross misconduct. In a statement made available to Blueprint Wednesday  by JAMB’s Head of Public Affairs and Protocol, Dr Fabian Benjamin, gave the names of the dismissed workers as Mr. Bilyaminu Ishaku and Mr. Andrew Anebi Candidus, both from JAMB Benue state office, Markurdi. The Read More

SGoF inaugurates committee on Survey Coordination Act’s monitoring, enforcement

February 6, 2023 Admin III 0

The Surveyor-General of the Federation (SGoF), Surveyor Abuduganiyu Adeyemi Adebomehin, has inaugurated the Implementation Committee (IC) for the monitoring and enforcement of the Survey Coordination Act (SCA). Adebomehin, who inaugurated the committee during a session with the Office of the Surveyor General of the Federation (OSGoF) with the Nigerian Armed Forces, the Police and other Security Agencies in Abuja recently, Read More

Senate dumps passage of N22.7trn Ways and Means 

January 25, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate Wednesday jettisoned planned final consideration and passage of N22.7trillion Ways and Means Restructuring request forwarded to it and the House of Representatives by President Muhammadu Buhari in December, 2022 for expeditious consideration. Failure of the Senate to pass the N22.7trillion Ways and Means Restructuring request by President Buhari puts Nigeria at risk of incurring additional N1.8trillion debt as Read More

Traditional title holder in Police net over ‘sodomy’

December 29, 2022 Moh Bello Habib 0

Police have arrested and detained a traditional title holder, Shehu Na-Allah Chiroman Baraya of Kwarbai in Zaria city over sodomy. His arrest followed an allegation leveled against him by his community members that he allegedly raped an under-age boy, 14, name withheld. Narrating the ordeal, the spokesman of the community, Mallam Hamza Zubairu Albarka, alleged that the suspect lured the Read More

Senate gives Interior Ministry 24 hours to account for N700million Service Wide Vote 

December 22, 2022 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate Committee on Public Accounts has given the Ministry of Interior 24 hours to account for N700 million Service Wide Vote (SWV) collected in 2020 for security during Edo and Ondo states gubernatorial elections. Available records before the committee, show that the ministry collected the money in two batches from the office of Accountant General of the Federation with Read More

Service Wide Vote: Senate investigates Accountant General ‘s office

December 20, 2022 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate through its Committee on Public Accounts has commenced investigation of the Office of Accountant – General of the Federation over N978billion Service Wide Vote (SWV) disbursed to various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) from 2017 to 2021. The N978 billion SWV received and disbursed by the office of Accountant General of the Federation to affected MDAs from 2017 Read More

Kwara Qur’an committee hails  AbdulRazaq for contingent’s airlift to Zamfara 

December 18, 2022 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

The Kwara state contingent to the 37th National Qur’an Recitation Competition holding in Gusau, Zamfara state have been Airlifted to Gusau. In his farewell message before the contingent departed Ilorin, the chairman, Kwara state committee on National Qur’an Recitation Competition, Alhaji Shehu AbdulGafar, praised the state governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, for his commitment to moral and religious education of Kwaran youth. Read More

NOC electoral committee release guidelines

November 24, 2022 Admin III 0

The electoral committee of the Nigeria Olympic Committee has released the guidelines for the forthcoming election into the board of the NOC. The electoral committee which is consisted of Dr Lanre Glover, Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima and Major General Dyeri announced that the nomination forms are available for collection from Thursday 24th November to 6th December, 2022. The forms can be Read More

Reps query NPC for spending N1.9bn on national summit

November 9, 2022 Joshua Egbodo 0

The House of Representatives committee on National Population has came down hard on the National Population Commission (NPC), for spending about N1.9 billion in organising a national summit, describing its explanations as shallow. According to members of the committee, the report brought before it by the commission was not detailed therefore, therefore they  demanded that the commission give a break Read More

2023: Tinubu’ll win 95% of South-west votes, APC boasts

November 6, 2022 Bayo Agboola 0

Director for Contact and Mobilisation Committee Directorate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council, South West, Alhaji Mutiu Lawal Are, has said Asiwaju Bola Tinubu will win 95% of South-west votes. Alhaji Are dropped the hint in Ibadan weekend while speaking at the inauguration of members of the committee. He stated that the committee was determined to mobilise the Read More

Oyo APC state congress results not nullified – Lawan

November 3, 2021 Bayo Agboola, 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC)  congress committee chairman for  Oyo State, Hon Gambo Lawan on Tuesday declared that the results of the last Saturday congress in the state stands Lawan in a chat with newsmen in Ibadan dispelled the rumour about purported cancellation of the congress result by the APC national secretariat. The said that the party national secretariat only Read More

Umeoji, 2 lawmakers dump APGA for APC, declare support for Andy Uba

October 30, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

Ahead of Anambra state governorship election scheduled for November 6, the former frontline governorship candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and current member of the House of Representatives, representing Aguata Federal Constituency in Anambra state, Hon. Chukwuma Umeoji, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) along with two House of Assembly members and several party supporters. Umeoji defection Read More

Listen to Nigerians, declare for presidency now, pressure mounts on Tinubu

October 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Lagos state governor and a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been pressurised again to make public his intention to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. Thousands of his supporters gathered Saturday in Abuja at the unveiling Asiwaju’s legacies and inauguration of states’ steering committee to reinstate their claims. Although the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has Read More