Those threatening peace ‘ll be brought to book – Buhari

June 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that every criminal elements that has taken up arms against the peace of the country and its citizens will be brought to book accordingly. The President also assured that as the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, no effort will be spared in tackling every form of insecurity confronting Nigeria. Speaking at the first Progressives Youths Read More

Fire disasters: Join us as volunteers, FFS boss urges Nigerians

June 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Controller General of the Federal Fire Service (FFS) Liman Ibrahim has appealed to Nigerians to join hands with his agency as volunteer-firefighters to curb fire disasters in the country. The FFS boss believe that if citizens on ground at fire scenes attend to fire before the arrival firefighters, the excesses of fire  menace will be curtailed. Speaking Tuesday during the Read More

CBN urges firms to invest in manufacturing sector

June 6, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele has restated the Bank’s resolve to encourage firms willing to invest in the Nigerian manufacturing sector in order to grow the economy. Emefiele made the pledge in Lagos on Friday, while hosting the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Procter & Gamble (P&G) and Colori for the local Read More

World Menstrual Hygiene Day: PDICH laments access to lack of sanitary protection in rural communities

May 29, 2021 Adeola Tukuru 0

Prime Diamond Initiative for Community Health (PDICH) has expressed concern that a large number of girls in Nigeria, particularly in rural communities, do not have access to any form of sanitary protection, thus obstructing their access to education, economic and social activities. The Founder of the Initiative, Chinasa Onukegbe (Nas Ebiere) noted this in Abuja on Friday in commemoration of the Read More

Heathcare: Group donates equipments worth millions of Naira to FCT

May 16, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

A humanitarian organisation based in the United States of America, Achana Legacy Foundation, has donated boimedical equipment worth millions of naira to boost primary healthcare centres in the Federal Capital Territory.  Some of the items donated include Electric, Hill-Rom, Advanta worth $2,800.00, CV Arts, CV Split, CSR Wrap worth $900.00, Dharma Relief Face Masks with Earloops worth $1,080.00, Monitor worth Read More

Kano deserves kudos over pollution control – FG

April 30, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Federal Ministry of Environment has expressed satisfaction with the equipment provided at the State Environmental Pollution Control Laboratory of the Kano state Ministry of Environment. A delegation from the Federal Ministry of Environment who paid a visit to the laboratory to assess it for accreditation gave the commendation. According to the team leader, Malam Ibrahim Barau Danbatta, “we were Read More

PRAWA mourns rights activist, says death big loss to humanity

April 27, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA) said the death of renowned human rights activist Innocent Chukwuma is a big loss to humanity, noting that his contributions in different spheres of human rights protection and promotion especially to police reform in Africa and Nigeria in particular is commendable. In a statement made available to Journalists in Abuja by it’s Deputy Director Ogechi Read More

TAJBank records highest EPS in Banking Industry, N845m PAT….As assets grew 443% in first year of operation

April 25, 2021 David Agba 0

TAJBank, one of Nigeria’s non-interest banking services provider, has recorded the highest earning pershare (EPS) in the nation’s banking industry with its shareholders earning N11.82 per share, representingan appreciation of 1,182% on every N1 investment by them in the financial year 2020. This is even as the lender reported N845 million Profit After Tax (PAT) in its first year of Read More

Imo: Ibezim receives Certificate of Return, assures Okigwe of impactful representation

April 25, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

After a long legal tussle, the Senator-elect representing Imo North senatorial, Chukwuma Frank Ibezim has received his Certificate of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), assuring the people of Okigwe of impactful representation that will bridge the void in development of the area. Speaking to journalists at a pre-inauguration dinner held in his honour weekend in Abuja, Ibezim Read More

PSN urges effort towards zero malaria, as 3.3bn people at risk

April 22, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

  Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has urged governmental and non governmental organisations including donor agencies to intensify efforts towards zero malaria, noting that 3.3billion people mostly Africans remain at risk of the disease. Ahead of the World Malaria Day 2021 slated for Sunday, April 25 with global theme: ‘Zero Malaria Starts With Me’, and PSN sub theme: “Pharmacists Stand Against Malaria”, PSN Read More

Issues in using technology to halt the spread of hunger

April 20, 2021 Editorial IV 0

With the problem of hunger exacerbating in most developing countries of the world and the clamour by international organisations for introduction of technology to counter the menace and malnutrition, JOHN OBA, reports on how technology can rescue the situation. Hunger The problem of hunger is a serious issue that has got the world leader’s attention as UN statistic revealed that Read More

Dangote is Africa’s premier Dollar billionaire – Forbes

April 8, 2021 Blueprint 0

Forbes 2021 World Billionaire list has recognized Nigeria’s three dollar-billionaires, with Dangote topping the list. The list was released on Tuesday, April 6. They are Aliko Dangote, chairman of Dangote group; Mike Adenuga, chairman of Globacom; and Abulsamad Rabiu, chairman of BUA group. However, Folorunso Alakija, executive vice-chairman of Famfa Oil Limited, fell off the list second year in a Read More

SCI, BIC dole out 100,000 pens, learning materials to schools in Maiduguri, Borno others

March 31, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Save the Children (SCI) in collaboration with the BIC West and Central Africa Regional Office,  on the Safe Back to school campaign has  distributed 100,000 lucky pens and learning materials to pupils and schools in Maiduguri, Borno state and Ogoja, Cross River state, in support of safe school resumption for some of the most vulnerable children in Nigeria. The Youth Read More