IFAD-VCDP urges farmers to insure farms, invest in profitable agric 

October 16, 2023 John Shiaondo 0

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)-Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP), Monday advised farmers to channel loans they borrow for the purpose of investing in agriculture. IFAD-VCDP also advised the farmers to always insure their farms against natural disasters, adding that if their farms were destroyed by disasters, they could be paid indemnity by the insurance companies. The IFAD-VCDP, Rural Read More

Will Buhari sip from Bauchi’s Regional Water Scheme? 

January 23, 2023 Emma Agu 0

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to visit Bauchi state today. Though the purpose of the visit is purely partisan, to lead the campaign of the presidential candidate of his party, the All Progressive Congress (APC), Alhaji Bola Ahmed Tinubu, it goes without saying that no matter the role position he plays at any time, Buhari will still carry the insignia Read More

Why JAMB result is not valid beyond one year – Oloyede

December 19, 2022 Uji A.Iliyasu 0

The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, said the board is not an examining body so its results cannot remain valid for more than one year. According to a statement made available to Blueprint Moday by JAMB’s Head of Public Affairs and Protocol, Dr Fabian Benjamin, Prof.Oloyede made the clarification while delivering a lecture, titled, ”The Read More

Deeper Life ‘s Kumuyi encourages youth on achieving dreams, aspirations

November 29, 2022 John Oba 0

The convener, Global Crusade with Kumuyi (GCK), the General Superintendent (GS), Deeper Christian Life Ministry Worldwide, Pastor William Kumuyi, has launched two global youth-based television programmes- The King’s Circle (TKC), and The Youth Aflame. The launch was performed during the November edition of Impact Academy with theme ‘Empowered for Excellence’ in Yola, Adamawa state. The two series were launched by Read More

DWOPA harps on empowering, rehabilitating survivors of GBV

October 25, 2021 Donald Iorchir 0

An Abuja based nongovernmental organisation , Divine Women of Purpose Association (DWOPA), has unveiled plans to strategically tackle the challenges of Gender Based Violence survivors, through empowerment, rehabilitation and reintegration into the mainstream of the society. This move is coming against the backdrop of the marking of the 2021 Day of the Girl-Child, and ahead of the Day Against Gender-Based Read More

Tugbobo pledges to turn APC fortunes around

October 13, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

A candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the chairmanship of the party in Lagos state, Mrs. Beatrice Omotayo Tugbobo, has assured party faithful that she would turn around the fortunes of the party if elected. This is coming as the party is set to conduct its State Congress across the nation this Saturday 16th October, 2021. Mrs. Tugbobo, Read More

Pantami advocates artificial intelligence for protection of critical infrastructure

September 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, has advocated the use of artificial intelligence in protection of critical infrastructures across the country. Pantami, who was speaking Tuesday in Abuja, at the opening ceremony of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) stakeholders summit on the protection of critical infrastructure in Nigeria, stressed the need for more awareness, Read More

We’re borrowing for the good of Nigerians, APC tells PDP

September 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has replied criticism by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its borrowing spree, saying the act “is for the good of the country.” In a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja by the National Secretary Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe, the ruling party said unlike in the brazen looting days Read More

NIMASA donates relief materials to Tuggar foundation

August 16, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has donated relief materials to the ‘Ambassador Yusuf Tuggar Foundation’ for onwards distribution to internally displaced persons (IDPs), poor and the needy people in Bauchi State. Presenting the consignment to the Foundation, representative of NIMASA, Musa Adamu said the gesture is to assist the IDPs, the poor and needy in the society Read More

No plot to unseat Buni, ex-PDP guber candidate denies court case

August 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Yobe state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Ambassador Umar Ilya Damagum has denied knowledge of any court process allegedly instituted with the aim of sacking the governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni from office.  In the alleged suit filed at the Federal High Court Abuja on Thursday, the plaintiffs allegedly argued Read More

How to build a successful business partnership

August 11, 2021 Admin III 0

Despite the pandemic and the ongoing unrest in South Africa, the World Bank projects a gross domestic product growth (GDP) of 4%, bringing good news to some of the South Africa’s most valuable brands. And it’s thanks to this increase in GDP that we’re seeing more business partnerships emerge. Companies are acquiring other companies for a number of reasons, including diversification, increasing Read More

Anambra Guber: Youth leaders back Umeoji, call for support

August 7, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The National Association of Nigerian Youth Leaders (NANYL) have pledged their total support for the governorship ambition of the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Hon. Chukwuma Umeoji. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is expected to publish names of candidates and parties that will participate in the November 6 election, Saturday. When published, it will put an Read More

Breaking: Supreme Court affirms Buni’s CECPC leadership lawful, says APC is right

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigerian Supreme Court has affirmed that the leadership Governor Mai Mala Buni as Chairman, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is legal and lawful. The apex court, according to the extract released by the APC, the court also held that Mai Mala Buni’s position as Acting Chairman of the Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Read More

Breaking: APC warns members against parallel congresses, divisive actions, others

July 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of Saturday’s ward congresses across the country, the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has threatened to sanction any member or group who organises “any purported; parallel congress, parallel party organ and or parallel party office.” The National Caretaker Committee, in a notice issued to all members and signed Friday in Abuja, by the party’s national secretary, Read More

We‘re committed to ending insecurity, unity of Nigeria -DHQ

July 29, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) has reinstated its commitment towards maintaining the unity of Nigeria and tackling all security challenges bedeviling the nation.   Director, Defence Media Operations (DMO) Brig. – Gen. Benard Onyeuko stated this while briefing journalists on the updates of military operations in the country between 16 and 28 July 2021 on Thursday in Abuja. He Read More

Anambra: ZLP denies financial deal over candidates, confirms coalition talks

July 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national leadership of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) has denied allegation that that the party has reached certain financial deals with some individuals in connection to its candidate for the November 6, Anambra state governorship election. A section of the media (not Blueprint) had reported that the National Chairman of the ZLP, Chief Dan Nwanyanwu, reached the alleged agreement Read More

Firm signs MoU with Kaduna govt to boost Maize, Soybeans value chain

July 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A firm, Golden Agri Inputs Ltd. subsidiary under the Agro-Allied Division of Flour Mills of Nigeria (FMN) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kaduna state, with aim to launch a Maize and Soybean Value Chain Development Programme for farmers called YALWA in the state. The “YALWA” program established to aggressively double maize and soybean output in Nigeria through Read More

Online CVR: INEC reveals when biometrics ‘ll commence

July 5, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that the biometric capture of on-line pre-registered voters, as well as physical registration will commence on Monday, 19 July 2021.National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Barrister Festus Okoye, stated this in Lagos at a workshop on technological applications in the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) process systems for heads of Read More

What to consider when buying luxury watches – Whitestone jewellers

July 20, 2020 Bode Olagoke 0

Matthew Awotunde started his jewelry business in 2017 by establishing the Whitestone Jewellers brand. The brand specialises in the sales of topnotch luxury watches, diamond settings on original jewelries/watches thus qualifies as an expert in luxury watches and jewelries. As many may not be aware, having gold or diamond is not just for splendour or for ornament but can be Read More