Investiture: Diverse Nigerians receive awards from Rotary Club

November 26, 2021 Paul Okah 0

Commendations have trailed the emergence of Mrs. Britto Bukola Jatto as the 4th change-maker president of Rotary Club Abuja Bwari, District 9125 (2021/2022), after her well-attended investiture ceremony in Abuja. The investiture and induction of new members attracted Nigerians from diverse backgrounds, including the district governor, District 9125, Rotarian Ayoola Oyedokun, the president of presidents, District 9125, Dupe Abosede, with Read More

Ogbuenyi bags ZiK merit award, harps on equal rights

November 18, 2021 Tope Sunday 0

A business mogul, Ambassador Okwudili Ogbuenyi, Tuesday night bagged the Igbo Nsukka Merit Award and called for a Nigeria where there is equal right and justice. The award was organised by a group, Igbo Nssuka United Front. Speaking shortly after the award was conferred on him in Abuja, Ogbuenyi, who is the Chief Executive Officer of Valec Electronics LTD, said Read More

Ex-rep Bello hails Aso Savings MD on CIBN award

November 8, 2021 Chamba Simeh 0

The conferment of the Honourary Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) on the Managing Director/CEO of Aso Savings and Loans Plc, Hajiya Risikatu Ladi Ahmed, is a testament of the superlative performance of Nigerian women in the management and advancement of the country’s economy. Fatima Binta Bello, a former member representing Kaltungo/Shongom federal constituency at the Read More

Kwara flags off border road, re-awards another

November 3, 2021 Umar Adebayo Abdulwahab 0

The Kwara state government will on November 11 flag off the construction of the Osi-Obbo road, a strategic border motorway connecting Kwara to Ekiti state, ending years of public agony along that corridor, according to a cabinet briefing, Tuesday evening. Addressing reporters at a press briefing in Ilorin, Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development, Hajia Sa’adatu Modibbo-Kawu, said the Read More

PGF boss to Ayu: Investigate mismanagement of N30bn mobilised for PDP secretariat

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has challenged the new leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, to investigate the mismanagement of N30 billions mobilised for the construction of its national secretariat. The APC chieftain also commended the opposition party for organising a successful Read More

The press matters: Tribute to the Nobel Peace Laurates

October 28, 2021 Dan Agbese 0

The Norwegian Nobel Committee did something almost unthinkable on October 8 when it awarded the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize to two journalists: Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov of the Philippines and Russia respectively. Not many people associate the press with peace. The press is more associated with its power to afflict the comfortable. It does not carry the olive branch. Read More

PICTURES: Arotile, Ukaigwe, Edo deputy governor, others for honours as Ratels Sports Development Foundation celebrates heroes

October 24, 2021 Editor 0

The 2021 Ratels Sports Development Foundation (RSDF) Heroes Awards will hold on Sunday October 24, 2021 at the Area 10 Sports Complex Abuja. The prestigious Awards will witness decorations of Nigeria women football heroes as put together by the organisers of this year’s Flying Officer’s Cup. The distinguished awards would be handed over to individuals who have in a long Read More

Fintiri, Dikwa, Buratai, COAS bag Northeast Star award

October 18, 2021 Auwal Ahmad 0

The Adamawa state governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, is to be decorated as the Northeast Star Magazine best Governor of the Year, with Dr Mohammed Kyari Dikwa clinging 2021 man of the year award. A press statement made available to Blueprint by the chairman, Media and Publicity Committee, Hajiya Zainab Abubakar, Monday in Gombe, stated that the 2021 award is expected to Read More

Fidelity Bank bags DBN’s highest disbursements to SMEs award

October 17, 2021 Benjamin Umuteme 0

As a testament of its determination to support Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (SME) to scale and run profitable ventures, leading financial institution, Fidelity Bank Plc -has been presented the 2020 Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) service award for the highest disbursement to DBN-focused locations. With it’s over 6 million customers, the Bank has in recent times, won several awards such Read More

Group confers award on NYSC boss, others

October 15, 2021 Eleojo Idachaba 0

The director-general of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has been conferred with the fellowship of the Historical Society of Nigeria (HSN). This honour was bestowed on the DG at the 66th annual conference of the society held in Enugu. In his welcome address, the president of the society, Prof. Okpeh Okpeh Jr., said ibrahim and other Read More

Kadzai bags CNNC leadership award

October 12, 2021 Sadiq Abubakar 0

Leader of Congress of Northern Nigeria Christians (CNNC), Engr. Daniel Kadzai, Sunday, bagged the youth leadership and mentorship award of Youth Wing of the Christian Association of Nigeria (YOWICAN) Adamawa state chapter. Engr. Kadzai, who is also the former National President of YOWICAN was given the award in recognition of his outstanding leadership role and humanitarian services, his struggle and Read More

These music groups gave us hit songs one-time, do you still remember?

October 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

It is said that two heads are always better than one and it’s no surprise that boy-bands and girl-bands are highly successful with massive impact. Nigerian listeners were entertained by music groups who kept the airwaves and dance floors busy.In this article, we will be looking at the Top Nigerian Music Groups and their hit songs  1- PsquareP-Square Consisted of Read More

RSDF set to honour Arotile, Ukaigwe, Mabo, Jegede, Kujebola, others

October 8, 2021 Blueprint 0

Names of awardees for the Ratels Sports Development Foundation (RSDF) Heroes Awards 2021 was revealed during Flying Officers Cup draw ceremony held in Abuja on Thursday. The award committee headed by Moses Nagogo Bako followed a set of eligibility criteria which considers factors such as achievements and pedigree of the nominees. The prestigious award is conferred on those personalities who Read More

Sen. Rochas Okorocha bags ‘Stand of Fame’ award

October 1, 2021 Blueprint 0

A Non Governmental Organisation, Who is Who Awards, has conferred the ‘Stand of Fame Award’ on the former Governor of Imo state and Senator representing Imo West, Owele Rochas Okorocha. The President of Who is Who Awards, Miss Binta Pearl Ojoma, while presenting the award said, it was conferred on Rochas due to his “philanthropic and leadership qualities.” She said Read More

Kogi’s Yahaya Bello bags Governor of the Year Award

October 1, 2021 Chamba Simeh 0

The Kogi state Governor Yahaya Bello has been nominated for the the award of ‘Governor of the Year’ by a high profile online news platform, Politics Today as part of activities marking its second anniversary. Bello, the assessment committee explained, became eligible for the prestigious award having scaled all the strict standards of excellence laid by the management of the Read More

African Peace Brand lists Obasanjo, Jonathan, Adesina among 33 peace ambassadors awardees

September 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The African Peace Brand at an elaborate event in Abuja slated for November 11, 2021 will hold this year edition of its Awards ceremony. For this event, 33 eminent personalities, among which are 21Nigerians  have been nominated for different categories of awards. Among those listed in the Special Award category include the President of Ghana, HE Nana Addo  Dankwa- Akufo Read More

NACJ nominates Umeh for integrity personality of the year award

September 23, 2021 Adeola Tukuru, 0

The National Association of Christian Journalists (NACJ) has nominated Senator Victor Umeh who represented Anambra Central in the 8th Senate for its integrity personality of the year award. A statement signed by the president of the association, Dr Charles Tola Okhai, said the nomination was predicated on Umeh’s impressive track record of self-discipline, transparency, professional exploits, honesty and selfless service Read More

Breaking: Tonto Dikeh’s estranged lover, Kpokpogri, drags DSS, actress to court, demands N10bn

September 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Estranged lover of Tonto Dikeh, a nollywood actress, Prince Joseph Kpokpogri, has dragged the actress and the Department of State Services (DSS) before a Federal High Court in Abuja, seeking the enforcement of his fundamental rights. In the case dated 20th September, 2021 and filed today with Suit Number FHC/ABJ/CS/1092/2021, the Plaintiff prayed the court for a restraining order stopping Read More

Senate president Lawan bags Ekiti chieftaincy title

September 17, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, will this Saturday be enrolled in the Iyin Traditional Hall of Fame with the conferment on him with the Aare Akorewolu of Iyin Kingdom by the Oluyin of Iyin, Oba Adeola Adeniyi Ajakaiye. The event is part of the activities to mark the Oluyin of Iyin’s first Coronation Anniversary scheduled to hold Saturday, Read More

IMAP Rector Kotso bags best rector award

September 15, 2021 Mohammed Yangida, 0

The Rector of Isa Mustapha Agwai Polytechnic Lafia, in Nasarawa state, Dr.Justina Anjiode Kotso, has been awarded the best Rector in human and capital resources by Industrial Training Fund (ITF). Presenting the award on Tuesday in Lafia, the area manager of ITF in the state Engr. Garba Hassan, described the Kotso as a person with a passion for development. He said Read More

CHRICED thumbs ICPC for tracking poorly executed of constituency projects in Kano

September 12, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The Resource Centre for Human Rights and Civic Education (CHRICED) has lauded the Kano state office of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) over its marching orders to contractors indicted for shoddily implementing constituency projects, to return to site or face the full wrath of the law. Executive Director of CHRICED Comrade Dr. Ibrahim Zikirullahi, gave Read More

Blueprint staff bags peace award, cleric preaches Tiv unity

September 8, 2021 Donald Iorchir 0

A reporter with Blueprint Newspapers Limited, Mr Donald Iorchir, was Saturday, honoured with the “Father of Peace and Equity” by St. Augustine’s Tiv Catholic community, Wuse Deanery Abuja Archdiocese for his service to God and humanity as well as dedication to the growth and development of the church. The honour was part of the ceremonies marking the installation of patrons Read More

Dana Air win double security awards

September 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

Domestic carrier, Dana Air and the company’s Chief Security Officer recently cart home the Best Security Conscious airline and Best Security Conscious Chief Security Officer at a Security Conference and Awards ceremony put together by International Institute of Professional Security. Director General of the Institute, Dr Tony Ofoyetan, stated that ”we commend the awesome efforts of Dana Air in ensuring Read More