After picking AFCON ticket in 39 years, Tanzanians in celebration mood...

Following the historic feat achieved by Taifa Stars of Tanzania in the just concluded 2019 AFCON qualifier, the country President Josep Magifuli has given each member of the team including technical crew member a plot

Building collapse: Proprietors to build schools themselves – NAPPS

The Lagos chapter of National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) has urged private school owners to endeavour to build their school structures themselves, rather than depend on a leased or developers’ building to

Activist lauds Edo gov on road construction

The founder of One Love Foundation, Mr Patrick Eholor, has commended Governor  Godwin Obaseki of Edo state for road construction and reforms in various sectors of the state. Eholor, who gave the commendation in Benin

Imo: APC fails to get single seat at state assembly

The All Progressives Congress(APC) Imo State has failed in its bid to regain control of the state, especially the Imo State House of Assembly. Blueprint Corespondent reports that after taking part in the Presidential, Governorship and

ANRP urges Borno gov-elect to run inclusive govt

The Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP) has urged the Borno governor-elect, Prof. Babagana Zulum,to run a people-oriented administration to restore the state’s lost glory. The state chairman of the party, Mr Ahmed Dikwa, who made

Only 40% women subscribe to child spacing programme in Gombe-Officials

The Directorof Gombe state Primary Health Care Development Agency (GSPHCDA), Alhaji Ibrahim Bako, has said only 40 per cent of women in the state are subscribed to child spacing commodities. Bako stated this in Bauchi

Ganduje thanks supporters for re-electing him

Kano state governor Abdullahi Ganduje has thanked the people of the state for re-electing him for a second term. He was returned Sunday following the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declaration of the result of

Breaking – Pictures: APC hosts Reps member-elect in Abuja

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Tambuwal pledges continued people-oriented policies

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state Sunday assured the people that he would execute projects that would improve their living standards. Tambuwal, who addressed jubilant supporters Sunday in Sokoto, advised the people to maintain peace

Between interpretative journalism and threat of arrest, contempt ex-facie curiae

Notwithstanding massive campaign by media stakeholders against attempts by different arms of government to gag the press at various times, there seems to be no reprieve yet for reporters in Nigeria. In this piece, our Correspondent, KEHINDE OSASONA

Supplementary elections violence inimical to Nigerian democracy – Uba Sani

The senator-elect for Kaduna Central senatorial zone, Malam Uba Sani, has condemned the reported violence surrounding some of the supplementary elections organised by INEC last Saturday, warning that such acts could truncate Nigeria’s democracy.  The

Customs distribute 63,000 bags of rice, others to orphanages

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has so far distributed 63,000 bags of rice, gallons of vegetable oil and clothing to some orphanages and IDPs in the South-West and North-West zones of the country. The Public Relations Officer, NCS, Mr Joseph Attah, who disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday, […] The post appeared first on .

ACAI, GIZ/SEDIN organise training for 35 lead farmers to boost cassava...

RECOGNISING the devastation caused by weeds to cassava farming systems, GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) has organised training of trainers for its 35 lead farmers, farmer cooperatives, extension agents and the N-power youths in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The objective of the training of trainers which took place recently in Abeokuta was to help farmers […] The post appeared first on .

How to curb incessant building collapse in Lagos – Experts

The building collapse prevention guild says most buildings in Lagos State were not constructed by the people properly trained to do so. The post appeared first on .

NSCDC apprehends 2 trucks with 66, 000 litres of refined diesel...

 The Edo Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it apprehended two trucks loaded with 66,000 0f litres suspected to be illegal refined petroleum products from January till date

Maje: What APC should consider on who becomes speaker

The news that Honourable Idris Ahmed Maje is offering to serve as the speaker of the House of Representatives in the ninth National Assembly comes as a reassuring development in the wake of the flurry

Gombe gov-elect, a subtle reminder

It is pertinent that I begin by congratulating you on the electoral victory that saw to your being the number one citizen of our 22-year-old state, a state that our elders fought to actualise out

Breaking: AAC deputy governorship candidate dumps party, joins PDP ahead resumption...

With almost one week to continuation of governorship collation of result in River state, the deputy governorship candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Chief Akpo Bomba Yeeh, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party

Letter to Governor el-Rufai By Amiru Halilu

This letter will not possess a sense of balance and objectivity without introducing and defining myself as one who is proudly a staunch critic of your government; as a matter of fact, I derive a

Borno constructs 500 houses for insurgency, fire disasters’ victims

Borno  state Governor Alhaji Kashim Shettima has said the state government had constructed 500 housing units to resettle victims of insurgency and fire disasters. The governor stated this recently in Gajiram headquarters of Nganzai local