Does NIPRD have power for professorial award?

June 23, 2022 Ibrahim Myado 0

The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) is an agency of the federal government establishment by Act No 33 Vol. 74 of 11th June, 1987. The NIPRD is also an agency under the Federal Ministry of Health. By nature, research institutes are important educational learning centres. They contribute immensely to the body of knowledge. They serve a lot Read More

Berger wins most reliable engineering construction company award

May 26, 2022 Agi Onda 0

Foremost construction engineering company, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc has won the 2022 award of ‘The Most Reliable Engineering Construction Company’ even as the organisers, Transport Day Newspaper lauded the company for its consistency in the discharge of its CSR obligations to the country. At the 9th Nigerian Annual Transport Lecture and Awards organised by the Transport Day Newspaper, a particularly Read More

Minister gets Prince Charles award of excellence

April 7, 2022 John Oba 0

The Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Sulieman Adamu has been recognised for his excellent contribution to the WaterAid activities in Nigeria and commitment to the development of the water sector by the WaterAid President and Prince of Wales, Prince Charles. Presenting both letters of Award and the Award to the minister, WaterAid Nigeria Country Director, Ms Evelyn Mere, said the Read More

Sterling Bank wins Tourism Bank of the Year Award

March 21, 2022 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Sterling Bank Plc, Nigeria’s leading commercial bank has won the Tourism Bank of the Year Award at the ATQ News awards. The Regional Business Executive, Abiodun Tomomero, who disclosed this in a statement issued in Lagos said the Bank received the recognition based on its role in the launching of a tourism masterplan by a state government in Nigeria, the Read More

Sterling Bank confers Heart Fellowship awards on 5 tech founders

February 14, 2022 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Sterling Bank Plc, Nigeria’s leading commercial bank, has awarded its HEART Fellowship to five lucky tech founders to enable them to participate in the Founder Institute (FI) Lagos Spring Virtual 2022 Cohort. The recipients: Sikiru Salau, Olivia Chukwu, Charles Matthews, Maryann Efiong, and Michael Ayodele have each received a scholarship worth One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) to cover the cost of Read More

Commonwealth students confer Ambassador of Peace Award on Nasarawa philanthropist

February 11, 2022 Ahmid Lawal 0

The Commonwealth Students and Youth Federation for Peace (CSYFP), a pan African students and youth advocacy organization, has conferred the Ambassador of Peace Award on a public service icon and philanthropist, Mr. Jamu Emmanuel Lyon. Presenting the award to the philanthropist, at a colourful ceremony in Akwanga, recently, CSYFP President, Comrade Kewu Suleh, said Lyon had distinguished himself through selfless Read More

Transcorp Hilton Abuja wins Traveller Review Award 2022

February 11, 2022 Blessing Anaro 0

Transcorp Hilton Abuja, the flagship hotel of leading hospitality brand Transcorp Hotels Plc., has won Booking.com’s Traveller Review Award 2022. This award celebrates businesses that consistently exceeded travellers’ expectations, having earned great traveller reviews. “We are honoured to receive this award which highlights Transcorp Hilton Abuja as consistently delivering quality experiences while navigating changing guest expectations during a pandemic. “Our Read More

Ugwuanyi gets most peaceful governor award

January 28, 2022 Chuks Nweze 0

Enugu state governor, Chief Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, was Thursday conferred with a national award as the ‘Most Peaceful Governor in Nigeria’ by the Messengers of Peace Foundation. Conferring the prestigious national award on Gov. Ugwuanyi at the Government House, Enugu, the national president of the foundation, Dr. Sulaiman Adejoh, disclosed that the honour was in recognition of the governor’s zeal, steadfastness Read More

Sterling Heart Fellowship Award holds February

January 28, 2022 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Sterling Bank Plc, has said it is set to organise an award, known as the Sterling Heart Fellowship Award, for young tech founders whose businesses employ innovative solutions to tackle challenges in the HEART sectors. The award is targeted at tech founders within the age bracket of 14 and 16 and will hold in February under the Founder Institute Lagos Read More

Forum honours ex-CBN Gov Abdulkadir with posthumous excellence award

January 3, 2022 Blueprint 0

A former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the late Alhaji Abdulkadir Ahmed, has bagged a posthumous award of excellence by the National Union of Jama’are Emirate Students, Bauchi state. Receiving the award on behalf of the family, his son, Modibbo Ahmed Abdulkadir expressed gratitude to the students for finding their late father worthy of the award. Modibbo Read More

Ugwuanyi bags Best Pilgrimage Governor in South-east

December 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

The governor of Enugu state, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has bagged the best pilgrimage governor award in sponsorship of pilgrims in the South-east in the recent pilgrimage exercise to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The executive secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam, who presented the award to him at the Government House, Enugu, recently, described Ugwuanyi as the “best Read More

AMAC chair, Aduda, others receive LEA outstanding performance award

December 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

In recognition of their contributions to the advancement of education in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), especially in the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), the Local Education Authority (LEA) Thursday gave awards to distinguished citizens in the council area. Those given award includes: AMAC chairman, Abdullahi Adamu Candido, FCT Minister of State, Dr. Mrs. Ramatu Tijani Aliyu, Senator representing the Read More

El-rufai bags LEAA Man of The Year Award

December 13, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Kaduna state governor, Malam Nasir El-rufai, was Monday given Man of the Year Award by Gaze Production. The event titled: ‘League of Extraordinary Achievers’ Awards’ gave the award to the governor following his numerous achievements, the organiser, Adeyemi Adekunle, stated in Kaduna. “It is obvious that the governor is working towards making the state economically viable through the infrastructural Read More

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