Nigeria’s indigenous telecom service provider, Globacom emerged the highest gainer in the third quarter of 2021, gaining over 1 million internet subscribers, growing its customer base to 38.9 million as of September 2021 from 37.9 million at the beginning of the quarter. According to latest data released by the Nigerian communications Commission (NCC), MTN lost about 1.2 million subscribers in Read More
The federal government has said that 446 out of 907 escapees from the Abolongo custodial centre in Oyo state have been recaptured, whilst 69 never left the facility. Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, revealed this Sunday while making an inspection visit to the facility in Oyo, Oyo state. In a statement made available to Blueprint in Abuja, the Minister vowed Read More
Naija Ratels started their 2021 Flying Officers Cup campaign with a goalless draw against Ghana Police Ladies at the Area 10 Sports Complex on Sunday evening. The opening match of the biggest Women Football Pre-season Championship started in a spectacular form, with Naija Ratels dominating from the beginning and had some great scoring chances, but failed to make good use Read More
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
Point of sale transactions carried out in Nigeria in the first eight months of the year stood at N4.06 trillion, representing a 45 percent increase compared to N2.81 trillion recorded in the corresponding period of 2020. The statistics paints a clear picture of the increased interest in the use of POS as a means of transaction, especially with Nigerians continuous Read More
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development together with the President of Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick on Thursday received visiting President of World football governing body FIFA Gianni Infantino inside Moshood Abiola National stadium Abuja.
Troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH) on Saturday September 4, 2021 bursted drug syndicate and recovered 320 blocks of Indian hemp worth N9.5 million concealed in a Toyota Camry car with registration number Abuja ABC 214 HV. Information Officer of OPSH, Major Ishaku Takwa, made the disclosure in a press release. “The suspects Sgt Patrick Kalu, a retired police officer, Read More
Nigerian model, style, brand influencer and entrepreneur, known as Berbiedoll, born Christiana Kayode and comedian, Josh Alfred better known as Josh2Funny have joined the Glover family, an affiliate of Patricia. The two new ambassadors join a horde of others who are on the bill of the company as ambassadors. Glover took influencer marketing to a whole new level, with the Read More
The states controlled by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have all agreed to henceforth allocate and release 15 percent of their annual budget for the healthcare delivery in their states. The APC states also agreed to henceforth undertake establishment of sustainable health care financing system such as health insurance and health emergency trust fund in their states. In a Read More
The Senator representing Anambra north senatorial zone Stella Oduah has joined All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Oduah is facing fraud allegations by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Details loading…
Immediate past Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, has been appointed the Chancellor of Cavendish University in Uganda.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state on Saturday presented Staff of Office to the new Emir of Bichi, Nasiru Ado-Bayero. Emir Ado-Bayero is inlaw to President Muhammadu Buhari.
A dinner was held on Thursday night in Kano to honour president Muhammadu Buhari’s son, Yusuf Buhari, and the daughter of Emir of Bichi, Princess Zahra the soon to be couple.
As the day goes by, new technologies have made it imperative for the Nigerian oil and gas sector to keep pace with the rest of the world or be left behind; BENJAMIN UMUTEME reports. Technology has not only become the ‘go to’ for every human endeavour, it has now something that every sector of the economy cannot do without. From Read More