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

Femi-Lawal, Tijani, 6 others join FSI board

September 22, 2021 Benjamin Umuteme 0

The Financial Services Innovators has appointed eight new personalities into its Board of Trustees, as part of its efforts to make Nigeria a global leader in innovative technology-driven financial services. The newly appointed trustees are the representative of Committee of e-Business Industry Heads(CeBIH) and Head of Card and Messaging Business at First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Folasade Femi-Lawal; Co-founder/Chief Executive Read More

Okechukwu commends Buhari over NNPC board

September 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has been commended for putting together a broad-based Board for the newly created Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation Limited. Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, who gave the commendation, yesterday, in Abuja, noted that the President Buhari demonstrated experience and institutional knowledge of the petroleum industry in appointing members of the board. Okechukwu specifically praised Read More

Were Nanono and Mamman under-reported by the media

September 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

President Muhammadu Buhari had on September 1, 2021 sacked the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammed Sabo Nanono, and Minister of Power, Engineer Saleh Mamman. He apparently cited commitment to breathe new air and consolidate legacy achievements in the government as reasons for the decision. Presidential Spokesperson, Femi Adesina, added that, the two ministers were sacked after an independent Read More

Embrace unity, restructuring, Ohaneze tells NEF

September 21, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha, 0

A faction of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Ohaneze Ndigbo worldwide, Monday, advised the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) to shun activities capable of destroying the unity of Nigeria. The group in a statement signed and made available to Blueprint called on the North to allow rotation of Presidency come 2023. The statement reads, “Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has cautioned the leadership of the Northern Read More

Osun ministerial nominees: Alimi lied – Oyetola’s aide

September 17, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The claim by Osun State’s former Commissioner for Local and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Kolapo Alimi, that Governor Adegboyega Oyetola failed to nominate his predecessor for a ministerial slot is not only untrue but also wicked, illogical and mischievous, Ismail Omipidan, Chief Press Secretary to Oyetola, has said. He was reacting to the claim by Alimi in a newspaper interview that Read More

ICSAN congratulates former president, Ayeku, on new appointment

September 16, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria, (ICSAN), has congratulated its former president, Mr. Bode Ayeku, over his new election as the President of the Corporate Secretaries International Association (CSIA) for the year 2022. Ayeku was elected as the President of CSIA at the recently concluded Council meeting of the body penultimate Tuesday. The Council also elected the Read More

Kabba Jailbreak: Group urges Buhari to sack prison’s Comptroller General immediately

September 15, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Comptroller- General of the Nigerian correctional centre, Alhaji Haliru Nababa over the attack on a prison in Kogi state on Monday. Unknown gunmen attacked the federal correctional centre in Kabba, Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area of Kogi State on Monday morning, leading to the death Read More

SSANIP drags Buhari, others to Industrial Court over alleged unlawful appointments

September 15, 2021 Moses John 0

The Nigeria Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) Abuja judicial division, has summoned President Muhammmadu Buhari, Attorney General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Abubakar Malami, Akin Adesola, Registrar, Federal Polytechnic Ayede, Oyo state, Rasheedat Oladepo, Bursar, Federal Polytechnic Ayede, Oyo state, and Bar. Mrs Grace Eze, Bursar, Federal Polytechnic Ohodo, Enugu State, to appear before the court following a law Read More

IGP urges Yobe residents to embrace community policing

September 10, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

The Inspector General of police (IGP) Usman Baba Alkali visit charged people of Yobe state to embrace community policing at their respective communities as it has a lot of benefits. The IGP made this known when he paid a courtesy visit to Governor Mai Mala Buni at the government House Damaturu. Usman Baba Alkali said policing is going back to Read More

Imo: Commercial banks sealed after Monday’s sit-at-home

September 8, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Some banks in Owerri, the Imo state capital were on Tuesday morning sealed by the Imo state government. Our correspondent who went round the city, gathered that not less than six banks were sealed with red tapes tied on them because they refused to open for business, Monday, the day residents came to observe as rest day. There were faces Read More

NDE gets new coordinator in Enugu

September 7, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

A new state coordinator for the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has assumed office in Enugu. The new coordinator, according to the Deputy Director Publicity, Mr. Gerald Ndubisi, is Mr. Donatus Azubuike Uchegbu. Uchegbu replaced the former coordinator, Dr. Chika Onah. The new coordinator before his appointment was Deputy Director Planning, Research and Statistics of NDE, Abuja. Uchegbu, who officially Read More

FUOYE gets new PRO

September 6, 2021 Ojo Oladele 0

The Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) has named its Chief Information Officer to the Vice-Chancellor, Mr. Foluso Ogunmodede, as its Public Relations Officer (PRO). Ogunmodede, a seasoned journalist took over from Mr. Yinka Ademuyiwa.Ogunmodede, whose appointment as the university’s Public Relations Officer took effect from 1st September, 2021, joined the university as the VC’s Chief Information Officer this year. His appointment Read More

Pantami: Examplifying professionalism

September 5, 2021 Dr. Samuel Joseph 0

The Nigerian Constitution 1999, as amended, clearly provides for the appointment of at least one minister from each of the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory. However, the choice of who is appointed rests solely on Mr President. It won’t be uncharitable, therefore, to state that many Nigerian presidents have preferred to rely on anything but Read More

Transcorp appoints Oliver Andrews as an independent non-executive director

September 1, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

The Board of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp), Nigeria’s largest listed conglomerate, has today announced the appointment of Oliver Andrews to the Board, as an Independent Non-Executive Director. Mr Andrews brings over 35 years of experience in infrastructure development, public-private partnerships and strategic advisory working with regional and international institutions, international corporations and DFIs. Mr Andrews most recently served Read More

In Ogun, Abiodun appoints 6 new Perm Secs, redeploys 2

August 27, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Ogun state governor Dapo Abiodun has approved the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the State Civil Service. The newly appointed permanent secretaries are: Mrs, Olubukunola Adeniregun, Messrs Adetunji Kanimodo and Olusegun Olaotan. The rest are Drs Rotimiolu Akinlesi, Waidi Olanloye and Olufowobi A.O. Until their appointments, these career officers were senior directors in their respective ministries, agencies and Read More

Don emerges new Kwara ACF chairman

August 22, 2021 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

A university don, Dr Muhammad Ghali Alaaya, has been appointed as the Acting chairman of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF).Alaaya’s appointment followed the demise of ACF’s chairman in the state, Alh Saidu Olayinka.The news of Alaaya’s appointment was made public in a statement signed by the association’s secretary, Alhaji Abdullahi Jibril. The association also commiserated with the Emir of Ilorin, Read More