Kanu’s appearance excites Ohanaeze, court adjourns till Nov. 10

October 22, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

The leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has expressed deep joy that through their intervention, the detained leader of IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu was eventually produced for trial in court. Federal government’s inability to produce Kanu in court earlier after his abduction and repatriation from Kenya generated anxiety that IPOB had to declare every Monday a ghost Monday, starting from August Read More

Titan Trust Bank: 2 years of service with power and pride

October 7, 2021 Opeyemi Dabiri 0

On October 4, 2021, one of the fastest growing financial service providers in Nigeria, Titan Trust Bank Limited, celebrated two years of its existence.  Established with a mission to take advantage of the identified gaps in the banking sector and address the unmet needs of the retail mass market, SMEs and corporates, Titan Trust Bank, has continued to provide seamless Read More

56 justle for 5 vacant seats in Niger Judiciary

September 22, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

58  people have applied for appointment into the Niger state Judiciary as high court judges and Khadies  for five available seats. Bleuprint learnt that while 32 applicants are jostling for three seats at the atate High Court, 24 Sharia Court judges appliedfor the two vacant Khadi seats at the Niger state Sharia Court of Appeal. It was also learnt that the  Read More

Murder: Osun court adjourns bail of Esuleke, son, others

September 21, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Justice Ayo Oyebiyi of an Osun state high sitting in Osogbo, the state capital, has adjourned the bail of a popular Masquerade custodian, Kayode Esuleke, his son, Ifasola Esuleke, Adeosun Kola and Idowu Abimbola, to September 23, 2021, for ruling. The defendants were arraigned on September 14, on thirteen count charges bothering on alleged murder of one Salahudeen Moshood, attempted murder, malicious damage, Read More

Gulder Ultimate Search: The Form, how to apply

September 1, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Organisers say the new season of GUS is open to receiving applications from Nigerians between 21-35 years from September 1, 2021, via its online registration platform www.gulderultimatesearch.ng How do you do it?To submit an application, all you have to do is head to the GUS website. Here, applicants must enter their personal details, upload a photograph, and answer a few Read More

Court remands woman for ‘biting’ neighbour’s scrotum in Osun

August 30, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A 28-year-old woman, Nifemi Ajayi, has been remanded in Ile-Ife correctional centre by an Osun state Magistrate court sitting in Ile-Ife, for allegedly biting her neighbour’s scrotum.  The prosecutor, Sunday Osanyintuyi, told the court that the defendant committed the alleged crime on August 24, 2021 around 8pm, at 21, Oke-Soda, Ile-Ife. Osanyintuyi stated that the defendant caused bodily harm to Read More

NPower batch C employment: How to access PPA redeployment application guideline

August 29, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

For Successful deployed N-Power beneficiary who may want to be redeployed from a given Place of Primary Assignment (PPA) due to relocation or distance can easily do so following this easy guideline. Npower PPA redeployment guideline 1• Print your PPA posting letter from your dashboard.2• Take the letter to your deployed PPA.3• Ask your supervisor to tick the REJECT box Read More

Excitement as Titan Trust Bank opens Apapa, Lagos branch

August 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Titan Trust Bank Limited has announced the opening of its state-of-the-art branch located at 17, Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos for commercial operations. A statement by the lender said the development is in furtherance of its efforts to offer customers endearing experience. The lender further noted that the new branch provides a full suite of banking products and services for retail Read More

APC: Peace Corps boss retrieves car gift from party chair

August 20, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives and Commandant General (CG) of the Nigeria Peace Corps, Dickson Akoh, has decided to retrieve the Jeep he had given to the state party chairman, Chief Abba Yaro, three years ago, as part of the party’s crisis in Benue state. The state chairman, according to reports, has returned the Toyota Sequoia Jeep that the Read More

‘Illegal detention’: Lawyer petitions PSC, demands prosecution of 2 Police officers, cousin

August 17, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

A Port Harcourt-based legal practitioner, Francis Echianu, has filed petitions to the Police Service Commission (PSC), against two Police Officers for  allegedly detaining him illegally in collaboration with one of his cousins, Chidi Echianu. This is as PSC declared that the petition like similar ones, will not be treated in isolation. The Police officers as alleged by the embattled lawyer in Read More

Insecurity: NSCDC vows to sanitise private security guard companies

August 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC) Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has expressed the Corps commitment to eliminating quackery in the private security industry to sanitize the system for effective security service delivery towards complementing the efforts of government agencies in mitigating the security challenges bedevilling our Nation.  Audi made call while presenting operational licence to 24 Read More

MTN to invest fresh N600bn as subscribers decline by 7.6m

August 3, 2021 Blueprint 0

MTN Nigeria Communications Plc (MTN Nigeria) has said it will invest fresh N600 billion to expand its network across the country in the next three years. This is even as the telecom operator’s mobile subscribers declined by 7.6 million to 68.9m impacted by the regulatory restrictions on new SIM sales and activations for almost five months. The South African telecom Read More

Breaking: Civil defense shortlists 6,500 for final recruitment screening out of 1.4m applicants

July 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has announced the final stage of its 2019 recruitment exercise, shortlisting 6,500 candidates for its final screening out of the over 1.4 million who initially applied for the paramilitary job. Commandant General of the Corps, Dr Ahmed Abubakar Audi, said this at a news conference Friday in Abuja. Audi who was flanked Read More

Airforce begins recruitment for 2021 direct short service cadets

July 14, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced applications for the recruitment of graduates for 2921 Direct Short Service Cadets (DSSC) programme. In a statement on its official Facebook page, NAF said online registration will begin on July 26 and end on August 30 2021.It says interested applicants are to apply online at https://airforce.mil.ng/ Applicants must be between the ages of Read More

Senate approves Buhari’s N2.343trn external borrowing request

July 7, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for the authourisation of N2.343 trillions! ($6.183 billion USD) as External Borrowing in the 2021 Appropriation Act.  This was just as it directed the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, the Director General of the Debt Management Office, Patience Oniha, and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Read More

Hajj 2021: Masari approves refund to 2,600 Katsina hajj depositors

June 29, 2021 Hamidu Sabo 0

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state has directed the refund of hajj fares to 2,600 depositors for both the 2020 roll over and 2021 intending pilgrims from the state. The executive director of the board, Alhaji Suleiman Nuhu Kuki, who stated this at a press conference in Katsina Tuesday, said all intending pilgrims seeking for the refund should submit Read More

Stakeholders want NBC vested with license approval powers, kick against tariff control

June 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Some stakeholders in the media industry on Wednesday said that Presidential powers to approve broadcasting license in the country should be removed and vested in the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) The stakeholders spoke at a public hearing organised by the House of Representatives Committee on Information, National Orientation and Ethics and Values in Abuja. The participants argued that the office Read More

29,214 households in Anambra to receive COVID-19 cash transfer for 6 months

May 18, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

At least 29,214 poor and vulnerable households across nine Local Government Areas in Anambra state have been selected to benefit from COVID-19 Rapid Response Register (RRR) Cash Transfer. The State Commissioner for Economic Planning, Budget and Development Partners, Hon. Mark Okoye, who disclosed this in a press conference, said the beneficiaries would receive an undisclosed amount of money through thier Read More

FIBA, NBBF launch mentorship programme for retired professionals

April 30, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) is to organize a three-step mentorship program for individuals across Nigeria. The webinar training which in conjunction with the NBBF will be held via Zoom platform and is targeted at supporting all young elite players to attain their highest level on the court and increase the education among professional basketball players while supporting Read More

Jaiz bank deploys NQR code for flexible payment solutions

April 14, 2021 Benjamin Umuteme 0

Jaiz Bank Plc, the premier Non-Interest Bank in Nigeria has embraced and deployed the newly introduced Quick Response Code (NQR) to ease transactions for her customers and merchants. NQR Code is an indigenous Payment Platform designed by the Nigeria Interbank Settlement Scheme (NIBSS), to provide a reliable and enhanced payment experience with the aim of lowering transaction costs for customers. Read More

EFCC arraigns Benue Perm Sec for contract forgery

April 1, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Makurdi Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Thursday, arraigned the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Benue state, Ayaka Apir Ityu, before Justice A. I. Ityonyiman of the Benue State High Court, Makurdi, on one count charge of forgery. A press statement by the EFCC, Head, Media & Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, Thursday in Abuja, said the Read More

Breaking: APC extends membership registration, revalidation exercise for another 3 weeks

April 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Membership Registration/Revalidation and Update Exercise scheduled to terminate on March 31st, 2021 has been extended by three weeks. A statement signed Thursday in Abuja by the party’s National Secretary,Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, John James Akpanudoedehe, said the national caretaker committee approved the extension. “The audit of the reports received from: the National Membership Registration, Revalidation Read More