China-Africa 8th ministerial conference: Matters arising

November 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

The 8th Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) will hold in the Senegalese capital, Dakar, on November 29-30, 2021. The 21-year-old cooperation mechanism between Africa and China founded at the turn of the century has become a model of international cooperation famous for delivering measurable, tangible and practical outcomes even with less bureaucracy and glamour. The theme Read More

Buhari now global climate action leader, champion – APC group

November 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A voluntary think-tank group of the All Progressives Congress, known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari, is now recognised as a global climate action leader and champion due to his commitment to climate change. The group said ambitious and impactful climate action will no doubt be one of the many positive legacies of Read More

Pictures: FG reassures youth inclusiveness, support as first NYC kicks off

November 1, 2021 Editor 0

It was a sight to behold amidst the gathering of youths from various states of Nigeria inside the magnificent velodrome of the Moshood Abiola stadium Abuja as the first ever National Youth Conference (NYC) kicked off. President Muhammadu Buhari who declared the epoch-making event open said his administration has designed and delivered innovative means of empowering Nigerian youths. Represented by Read More

Buhari attends climate change confab in Glasgow, peace summit in France

October 31, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari would attend the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) taking place in Glasgow, Scotland, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu. In a statement issued in Abuja, Shehu said the President is scheduled to deliver his national statement at the High-Level segment Read More

Pictures: Excitement as delegates from 34 states storm Abuja ahead National Youth Conference

October 31, 2021 Editor 0

Delegates from the 34 states in Nigeria have trooped into Abuja, the nation’s capital ahead of much talked about National Youth Conference (NYC) scheduled to begin on Monday November 1, 2021. The conference organised by the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development will take place inside the Moshood Abiola National stadium whose Velodrome is hosting what promises to be an Read More

Journalists’ group urges IGP, others to locate “missing” Vanguard reporter

October 18, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

A media practitioners’ group under the aegis of Conference of Benue Journalists (CBJ), has urged the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali and heads of other security agencies to take proactive measures towards locating a reporter of the Vanguard Newspapers, Mr. Tordue Salem, who had gone missing since last Wednesday. Mr. Tordue Salem is a member of the CBJ, and Read More

Chairmanship: Modu Sheriff rallies APC members ahead state congresses

October 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Borno state and one of the aspirants seeking office of the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator Alimodu Sheriff, has rallied all members of the party for the forthcoming state congress. The party has scheduled state congresses nationwide for Saturday October 16th to elect leaders of the party at the state level. But addressing Read More

October 1st: Nigeria‘ll be free from attacks, oppression-Kumuyi

September 23, 2021 John Oba, 0

The General Superintendent of Deeper Christian Life Ministry (DCLM), Pastor William Kumuyi has prophesied that Nigeria will experience real independence from attacks, oppression and torture as it celebrates this year’s Independence on 1st October. Kumuyi made this declaration upon his arrival to Abuja for for a 5-Day crusade with the theme, ‘Divine Solution Global’ which is starting, on Friday, 24th Read More

NCAG disassociates self from planned protest against CBN, Buhari’s govt

September 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigerian Citizens Action Group (NCAG) has disassociated itself from the planned Monday protest against the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and President Muhammadu Buhari’s government. The group, which passed a vote of conference on Godwin Emefiele’s- led CBN and Buhari’s economic agenda, added that it is in possession of credible intelligence that some people are planning to launch unwarranted Read More

New biosphere reserves provide council to review proposals-UNESCO

September 14, 2021 Helen Oji 0

The Director-General of UNESCO, Ms Audrey Azoulay, said the International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere (MAB-ICC) provided an opportunity for the council to review proposals for new biosphere reserves. She stated this on Monday at the state house conference center, Presidential Villa Aso Rock Abuja. She added that Nigeria hosted the 33rd UN Education, Scientific and Culture Read More

LASAA holds conference, exhibition for stakeholders

September 12, 2021 Benjamin Umuteme 0

Lagos State Signage and Advertisement Agency (LASAA) has announced plans to host the 2021 Out-of-Home Advertising Conference and Exhibition for stakeholders. The event runs between Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th September, 2021 at the Eko Hotel and Suites on Victoria Island in Lagos, will have met sector stakeholders in the outdoor advertising business as well as local and international sign Read More

Court cases: APC compiling names for NEC’s sanction – CECPC

September 6, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said it has started compiling the lists of party members in court, with a view to securing the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) ratification for their sanction. The ruling party’s leadership also declared that it won’t recognise any parallel congress at the just concluded nationwide local Read More

Insecurity: FG, NSCDC plan strategic meeting on protection of National Assets

September 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) are making efforts to further safeguard Nigeria’s critical assets and infrastructure across the country against backdrop of insecurity confronting the Nation. Some of the critical infrastructure including; Chemical Sector, Commercial Facilities Sector, Communications Sector, Critical, Manufacturing Sector, Dams Sector, Defence Industrial Base Sector, Emergency Services Sector, Energy Sector, Read More

Anniversary: Osun lists Akande, Adeboye, 9 others for lifetime achievement award

September 1, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

As part of activities lined up to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the creation of Osun State, the government, Wednesday, listed former governor Adebisi Akande, Pastor Enoch Adeboye (General Overseer, RCCG worldwide), Sheikh Abdur’rasheed Hadiyatulla (President, Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria), and former Chief of Defense Staff, General Ipoola Alani Akinrinnade, rtd, for lifetime achievement award. Others in the Read More

NIAS, ASAN conference to promote technology in livestock sector – Registrar

September 1, 2021 John Oba 0

As Nigeria Animal Scientists prepared for the 10th ASAN-NIAS JAM conference, the Registrar and Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Institute of Animal Science, Prof. Eustace Ayamere Iyayi has revealed that the conference will promote technology while addressing issues and challenges facing the the sector. This is even as the Institute will be inducting the Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer, TETFund, Read More

Consulting firm rewards youth on career choice across FCT

August 18, 2021 Blueprint 0

A Nigeria-based consulting firm incorporated in accordance with the guidelines of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), KMC Consulting has rewarded and given out prizes to outstanding youth on its Career Choice and Personal Development carried out across the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). According to the Chairman of KMC Consult, Olusola Olufemi during the award and prize giving ceremony held in Read More

Revenue Magazine confers Person of the Year 2021 Award on Zaid Abubakar

August 17, 2021 David Agba 0

The Executive Chairman of Kaduna State Internal Revenue Service (KADIRS) Alhaji Zaid Abubakar was Monday conferred with the Person of the Year Award by Revenue Magazine, a publication of Alford Conferences Limited. Speaking at the award presentation, Chairman/CEO & Publisher of Alford Conferences Limited, Mr. Frederick Apeji, said, “Our criterion for selecting the winner of the Revenue Magazine Person of Read More

UNIFEMGA reunion: Oòni, Bugaje to speak on Nigeria at a crossroads

August 11, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

A Special Adviser on Political Affairs to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Dr Usman Bugaje is to deliver the 2021 annual national reunion lecture of the Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates Association (UNIFEMGA), slated for Saturday, August 21 in Ile-Ife, Osun state. A statement by the chairman planning committee of the reunion, Mohammed Buari and Samsudeen Adenopo, public relations officer, Read More

Niger PDP elects new chairman

August 8, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

 The Niger state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has elected  Barrister Tanko Beji as chairman. Beji, was declared winner of the election at the state congress of the party held on Saturday in Minna. The chairman of PDP Congress committee and Benue state Deputy Governor Engr. Benson Abounu announced the results and declared Tanko Beji as the winner of the Read More