Reuben Muoka appointed NCC spokesperson

June 24, 2022 Benjamin Samson 0

The Management of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has appointed Reuben Muoka as its new Director of Public Affairs (DPA). A statement signed by Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer Prof. Umar Danbatta of NCC Tuesday, said Muoka takes over from Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, who has assumed duties as the Director of Special Duties Department of the Commission. According to the Read More

Gov AbdulRazaq names white paper c’ttee on Ijagbo school hijab crisis

May 13, 2022 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

Kwara state Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has appointed a six-person white paper committee on the Oyun Baptist High School Ijagbo. The chairman of the Committee is Professor Amuda Kannike, while other eminent persons on the same Committee are Barrister Joseph Sunday Bamigboye; Dr. Haruna Baba Gogata; Mrs. F.O. Titiloye; Dr. Saadat Yetunde Yusuf; and a senior civil servant, Mr. Amos Thompson Read More

Communication firm appoints ex-AEDC’s spokesperson new CEO

April 20, 2022 Blueprint 0

Sage Consulting and Communications, a firm, which engages in power sector policy analysis, has appointed Barrister Bode Fadipe as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The firm, which also involves in advisory and advocacy for policy makers, players, and consumers of electricity in Nigeria, in a statement issued in Abuja recently, said the CEO, who is a power sector communications Read More

The APC executive appointments and the largesse

April 13, 2022 Muhammad Sagir Bauchi 0

Non-interference in national/states party crises and court processes are two known characteristics of President Muhammadu Buhari. In as much as the latter is a qualitative trait for a purposeful and just leadership, it is also a great recipe for flourishing of separation of powers and good governance. It is believed by many that PMB doesn’t get involved in managing party Read More

CIBN appoints Fidelity Bank’s Ken Opara as 22nd president

April 11, 2022 Blessing Anaro 0

Dr Kenneth Opara Ph.D, FCIB, Executive Director -Lagos and Southwest of Fidelity Bank Plc has been appointed the 22nd President of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria. Dr Opara, who was the erstwhile 1st Vice-President of the institute, was elected unopposed at the institute’s 2022 Annual General Meeting held at the Bankers’ House, Adeola Hopewell, Victoria Island, Lagos on Read More

Buhari appoints 4 perm secs, solicitor-general

March 25, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of four new permanent secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. The president also approved the appointment of the Solicitor General of the Federation, following the recently conducted selection process. This was contained in a statement in Abuja on Friday by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HOCSF), Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, Read More

Fidelity Bank appoints Stanley Amuchie as Executive Director

February 18, 2022 Blessing Anaro 0

Fidelity Bank Plc has announced the appointment of Mr. Stanley Chiedoziem Amuchie as Executive Director, Chief Operations and Information Officer of the Bank. Stanley joins the Board of Fidelity Bank Plc with impressive multi- functional work experience spanning banking, audit, risk management, corporate governance, quality control, operations and information technology, strategy, financial control, business and financial advisory, accounting, general management, Read More

Wema Bank appoints two Non-Executive Directors

January 31, 2022 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Wema Bank has announced the appointment of two Independent Non-Executive Directors to its Board following the Central Bank of Nigeria’s approval. The two new female directors are Dr (Mrs.) Oluwayemisi Olorunshola and Mrs Bolarin Okunowo. They are bringing a wealth of corporate experience and more gender diversity to the leading digitally-driven financial institution. Dr Olorunshola is an experienced Supply Chain Read More

Indiscriminate refuse dump: Kwara governor appoints retired AVM to chair enforcement committee

January 27, 2022 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

Kwara state governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has appointed a man enforcement committee to sanitise the indiscriminate disposal of waste within the Ilorin metropolis. The committee, chaired by retired Air Vice Marshal Ishaq Balogun, will work with existing structures in the Ministry of Environment and some adhoc bodies to ensure that the state capital is clean in a bid to guarantee public Read More

Zulum in minor cabinet reshuffle, appoints new commissioner

December 31, 2021 Blueprint 0

Borno state governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has approved the redeployment of state Commissioner for Works, Arc Yerima Saleh to the Ministry of Environment with immediate effect. A statement issued Thursday by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Usman Jidda Shuwa, and made available to newsmen in Maiduguri also added that, Arch. Yerima should immediately hand over the Read More

Confirmed! Full list of 64 newly recommended Judges for appointment by NJC

December 17, 2021 Blueprint 0

Earlier on Friday December 17, 2021, we told you that the Nigeria Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended 64 for appointment as judges. They are; Chief Judge, Enugu StateOzoemena Raymond Afojulu Chief Judge, Adamawa StateNathan Musa Grand Kadi, Sharia Aourt of Appeal, Niger StateAbubakar Musa Mohammed Kigera Grand Kadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Adamawa StateUsman Aliyu Girei President, Customary Court of Read More

CSO sues Amaechi, Malami, BPP over appointment Of Cargo tracking system operator

December 15, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Minister of Transport, Attorney-General of the Federation and Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) have been dragged before a Federal High Court in Abuja, over the appointment of International Cargo Tracking System (ICTN) operators. Two firms, Medtech Scientific Limited and Rozi International Nigeria Limited were appointed as the ICTN Advocacy For Social and Economic Rights (CASER), a civil society organisation, Read More

ARYA commends FCT minister over appointment of secretaries

November 29, 2021 Donald Iorchir 0

An indigenous organisation under the auspices of Abuja Residents Youth Association (ARYA) has applauded the FCT minister for the appointment of mandate secretaries, executive secretary, heads of agencies and his personal assistants. President of the association, Ambassador Akoshile Mukhtar, who gave the commendation, stated that the appointment is a show of respect and commitment to the yearnings and aspirations of Read More

FCT: NANS commends minister over appointment of SA youth designate

November 29, 2021 Donald Iorchir 0

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has commended Minister of FCT, Muhammad Bello, for giving youth opportunity to be senior member of his cabinet. The NAN president, Comrade Sunday Adebayo in a letter to the minister and made available to Blueprint, applauded the minister saying that, “We wish to show our appreciation to the honorable Minister of FCT for Read More

Otedola bags new appointment

November 21, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

The chairman of Geregu Power Plc and renowned philanthropist, Mr. Femi Otedola, has been invited by the Save the Children to join the prestigious group of the organisation’s vice presidents, in recognition of his philanthropic efforts to better the lives of children in Nigeria. The Save the Children’s vice presidents are a group of high-level supporters and critical friends of Read More

Buni swears in Khadi Babagana Mahdi as Yobe Grand Khadi

November 12, 2021 Yusuf A. Yusuf 0

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state on Friday swore in Khadi Babangida Mahdi as the substantive Grand Khadi of the state. Buni said, during the ceremony, that the appointment and confirmation of the Grand Khadi were done purely on merit, stressing that he has no doubt that Hon Khadi Babagana Mahdi would add value to the development of judiciary Read More

Sule appoints overseers of 18 Nasarawa development areas

November 8, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state has submitted names of 18 overseers of development areas in the state to the state assembly for confirmation. Speaker of the House Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, announced this after the house leader Hon. Umar Tanko Tunga presented the governor’s request in Lafia on Monday. He said the overseers, when approved was to man the Read More

Insecurity: DIA to conduct retreat for defence advisers, attachés

November 6, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

In a bid to tackle security challenges confronting the nation, the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) is set to conduct retreat for  defence advisers and attachés.  A statement by  Acting Assistant Director Defence Intelligence Agency Major Joseph Afolashade said the event is scheduled to hold from 8-13 November 2021 at Headquarters Defence Intelligence Agency and Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC), Asokoro Read More

Keren: HURIWA to mobilise youths against Ministers over inaction on rape victim

November 4, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Human Rights Writers Association (HURIWA) has berated the Minster of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen and her counterpart in the ministry of education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, over their alleged inaction with regards to the rape of a – 14 year old boarding student of Premiere Academy, Lugbe, Keren-Happuch Akpagher, which eventually led to her death. Mother of Keren-Happuch, Vivien Read More

Insecurity: Sack FCT minister within 72hrs, Abuja group begs Buhari

November 2, 2021 Editorial II 0

An indigenous Civil Society Organisation under the auspices of Abuja Grassroots Advocacy Projects (AGAP) has called for the immediate sack of the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Malam Muhammad Musa Bello over none implementation budgetary allocations. The CSO who made this call in a statement Tuesday in Abuja on the state of the capital city which the group Read More

Former MD/CEO of Fidelity Bank emerges FBNH GMD

October 28, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

Immediate past Managing Director and CEO of Fidelity Bank of Niger PLC, Mr. Nnamdi Okonkwo, has emerged as the new Group Managing Director of FBN Holdings, the holding company of First Bank of Nigeria Group. FBN Holdings Plc, parent company of First Bank Nig. Ltd who announced this in a notice to the Nigerian Exchange on Thursday also informed the Read More

Zamfara commissioner urges journalists to shun sensational reportage

October 27, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, Gusau 0

The Zamfara state commissioner for local government and chieftaincy affairs, Alhaji Abubakar Sarkin Fawa Dambo, has admonished Journalists working in the state to be fair in their reportage, saying Journalism is like working between hell and paradise. The commissioner made the pronouncement while receiving members of the correspondent’s chapel who were in company with the newly elected National Secretary Zone Read More

Group passes vote of confidence on Audi’s leadership in NSCDC

October 12, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

A group,   Stand Up Nigeria, has passed a vote of confidence on Dr Audi Ahmed following his superlative leadership reforms in the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC. The group who led thousands of Nigerians early this morning to the National Assembly vowed that Audi wont be distracted despite several calls for his removal. The Convener, Sunday Attah in Read More

Pandora: Osun governor Oyetola denies link with London property

October 9, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has denied the alleged ownership of a property in London, United Kingdom. He also denied the purported link with the owner of the property, Mr Kolawole Aluko. In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, and made available to newsmen in Osogbo, Sayurday, Oyetola described as ‘unfounded and untrue,’ the report linking him to the Read More