Sule, Iloenyosi to lead Players’ Union 19-man task force

May 13, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Lekan Olaseinde Two ex-international players, Abdul Sule and Chikelue Iloenyosi has been appointed by the National Association of Nigerian Professional Footballers (NANPF) to head 19-members the task force of the body. Sule will serve as chairman while Iloenyosi will deputize for him In a press statement made available to Blueprint Sport, NANPF’s President Tijani Babangida, MON, stated that the appointments Read More

COVID-19: Ecobank opens more branches, urges customers to obey rules

May 7, 2020 Segun Odunewu 0

Ecobank Nigeria has encouraged its customers to obey the COVID-19 rules, emphasizing the importance of social distancing to check the spread of the Coronavirus, especially when visiting the branches. The bank, which gave this advice through an email sent out to the customers, also thanked them for their dedication and continued patronage. Ecobank also confirmed that more branches are being Read More

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How 28-year-old pregnant nurse died from Coronavirus

April 15, 2020 Editorial IV 0

A pregnant nurse who died from coronavirus following the successful delivery of her baby via c-section is pictured for the first time, TheSun is reporting. Mary Agyeiwaa Agyapong, 28, tragically passed away on Sunday after the emergency surgery at Luton & Dunstable hospital where the “fabulous” NHS hero worked. Channel 4 News today reported the baby girl is alive and being Read More

Buhari salutes veteran journalist, Yakubu Mohammed, at 70

April 5, 2020 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined Nigeria’s media industry in celebrating a veteran journalist and founding Director of Newswatch, Yakubu Mohammed, on his 70th birthday, praying for abiding good health and strength.The president felicitated with Mohammed, his family, professional and political associates on the landmark age, while commending his courage and dedication to the country, sometimes at grave risks, working variously Read More

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Buhari salutes ex-president Obasanjo @83

March 4, 2020 Editorial IV 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former President Olusegun Obasanjo on his 83rd birthday today, March 5, 2020. The president congratulated Obasanjo for a life of courage, dedication and service to Nigeria, Africa, and humanity in general. He joined family members, friends and associates of the former president in celebrating the milestone, adding that Chief Obasanjo’s commitment to Nigerian nationhood remains Read More

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The Zulum and Accountability Lab gestures

February 17, 2020 Editorial IV 0

 The recent cash reward and accelerated promotion by the Governor of Borno state, Professor Babagana Zulum, to Mrs Obiagelli Mazi, who had served as a dedicated teacher in the state for more than 30 years is a refreshing narrative from the insurgent-ravaged state. The North-east state of Borno has been the epicenter of the Boko Haram insurgency for over 12 Read More

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Security: Buhari, other African leaders inaugurate CISSA headquarters in Addis Ababa

February 9, 2020 Editorial IV 0

  President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday joined President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Mr Abiy Ahmed and other African leaders to inaugurate the headquarters of the Committee of Intelligence and Security Services (CISSA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with a pledge to intensify security cooperation. The inauguration of the headquarters, donated by Read More

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VC advocates 3 % oil income for primary education, 5 % for agriculture

December 10, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Vice chancellor of Al- Alhikmah university, Ilorin, Professor Taofiq Ibrahim, Tuesday advocated for the  dedication of five per cent of Nigeria’s oil and gas income to development of  agriculture sector. He also advocated for three per cent of the country’s oil and gas income for the development of primary education in Nigeria. Ibrahim stated this in his pre- convocation press Read More

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NPOM Awards: Arewa youth hails FG for honouring ex- UNN VC, Dangote, others

November 25, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Northern group, Arewa Youth Assembly, has commended the Federal Government for conferring National Productivity Order of Merit’ (NPOM) award on the immediate past Vice Chancellor of University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Prof. Benjamin Chukuma Ozumba.According to the group, the award is well deserved considering the achievements of the consultant gynecologist, whose tenure as UNN VC witnessed unprecedented innovations and inventions that stood Read More

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Kogi CJ to Notary Publics: Live up to demands of justice system

March 30, 2018 Editorial IV 0

  Chief Judge of Kogi state, Justice Nasiru Ajanah, has charged newly appointed Notary Publics, Babatunde Raphael Bello and Usman Joshua Enamali, to use their positions to address the challenges of justice administration in the state. Justice Ajanah gave the charge yesterday during the swearing-in of the duo as Notary Public at the premises of Kogi state High Court, Lokoja. Read More

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Dapchi girls: MMWG commends Buhari, demands release of Chibok girls

March 22, 2018 Editorial IV 0

  The Muslim Media Watch Group of Nigeria has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the security agencies for the release of Dapchi school girls. The group in a statement signed by its National Coordinator, Mr. Ibrahim Abdullahi, urged the president to use the same method he used in securing the Dapchi girls, to secure the release of the remaining Chibok Read More

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S/west strategic to PDP’s victory – Ologbondiyan

March 13, 2018 Editorial IV 0

  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the Southwest geo-political zone as one of the most strategic zones to its “inevitable victory” at the 2019 general election. The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, who stated this when the leaders of the Federation of SouthWest Professionals in Politics paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja, explained that “the southwest remains Read More

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Kaduna FRSC command rewards officers on dedication

February 23, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Kaduna Kaduna Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has rewarded six outstanding officers for their diligence and dedication to duty in the efforts to reduce road crashes in the state. The Sector Commander, Umar Ibrahim, who disclosed during the command’s anniversary durbar, organised to wind up the week long activities marking the Corps’ 30th anniversary, said the Read More

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Buhari congratulates Mustapha on UN refugee award

October 12, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Abdullahi M. Gulloma Abuja   President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Mr. Zannah Mustapha for winning the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award for 2017. In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President felicitated with Mustapha on the well-deserved international recognition for his outstanding works on education, peace, reconciliation and stability in the Read More