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

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

At last Lalong appoints Special Advisers

October 6, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

Plateau state governor, Simon Lalong, has appointed estwhile Secretary to State Government (SSG), Nde Ezekiel Gomos, as his Special Adviser, alongside 10 others. The governor also appointed the Director-General of his 2019 reflection bid, Arch. Pam Dung Gyang, as Special Adviser. Govenor Lalong had been without special advisers since returning to office after wining the 2019 general election. The appointment Read More

In Ebonyi, govt seals transport companies over refusal to relocate

October 5, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Ebonyi state government on Tuesday sealed transport companies in the state for refusal to relocate to central pack.The packs sealed included, Peace Mass transit, Romchi, GUO, Onitsha South among others transport companies in the state capital. These packs that were sealed through the Ministry of Capital City Development left hundred of commuters stranded while transportation prices were hiked..Interaction with some of the commuters, Read More

Zazzau emir okays ex-ABU VC, finance minister, 4 others as ZEDA’S BoT members

October 5, 2021 Moh Bello Habib, 0

The Emir of Zazzau and Chairman Kaduna state Council of Emirs and Chiefs, Ambassador Ahmad Nuhu Bamalli has approved the appointment of former Vice Chancellor Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Professor Shehu Usman Abdullahi, Minister of Finance, Dr Zainab Shamusuna Ahmed alongside four other prominent indigenes of the emirate as members of the Board of Trustees of Zaria Education Development Association Read More

Group tasks NSCDC, FRSC, others on transparent recruitment

October 5, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Coalition of Civil Society Network (NCSN) has urged government agencies to exercise high level of transparency in their recruitment processes  NCSN in a press briefing Monday, tasked the leadership of Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and the Federal Road safety Corps (FRSC) to emulate their sister agencies while conducting their recruitment process.  Chairman of the Coalition, Comrade Zakari Hashim, Read More

El-Rufai appoints visitation panel for KASU as Kaduna peace commission gets new chief executive

October 3, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Kaduna state government has appointed a seven-man Visitation Panel for the Kaduna State University (KASU), five years after the last visitation panels were set up for some state-owned tertiary institutions.El-Rufai equally appointed Dr. Saleh Momale as Executive Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive of the Kaduna State Peace Commission and Barrister Rebecca Sako-John as Permanent Commissioner.A statement from Sir Kashim Ibrahim House on Read More

Ecobank Nigeria appoints new chairman, directors

September 29, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

The Board of Directors of Ecobank Nigeria has announced the appointment of three non-executive directors: . Mrs. Bola Adesola, Mrs. Titilayo Olujobi and Mrs. Bimbola Wright. According to the Board, the new Directors have distinguished themselves in their various careers bringing with them a wealth of experience in the financial services industry, their professionalism and integrity, that has earned them Read More

Buni swears-in new council boss, board chairman, others

September 28, 2021 Yusuf A. Yusuf 0

Yobe state Governor Mai Mala Buni has Monday swears-in Alhaji Dayyabu Ilu as the executive chairman of Gulani Local Government area following the vacuum created by the demise of Ahmed Musa Gulani. Buni said the swearing of Ilu, the former Vice chairman was based on section 23 of Yobe state local government Law as amended. He urged the new chairman Read More

SDP’s NPS gets new appointment

September 27, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

The National Publicity Secretary of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Ambassador Rufus Aiyenigba, has been appointed as the Deputy Country Director of the Democracy for Africa Programme. In a letter dated September 17, 2021, and signed by the Country Director, Dr Benedict Bem Kokoiwen, the duties of the new appointee would be to assist the country director in matters of Read More