Sports Minister Dare visits Keystone Bank Management team in Lagos

September 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Honourable Minister of Youths and Sports, Sunday Dare, has paid a courtesy visit to the management of Keystone Bank Limited at the lender’s headquarters in Lagos. The Minister was received by Mr. Olaniran Olayinka, managing director and chief executive officer, Keystone Bank Limited and Mr Yemi Odusanya, executive director of the bank.

APC group lauds Buhari’s strategic responses to Covid-19 pandemic

September 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on the aiges of APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC) has commended the firm responses of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administratiom to the Covid-19 pandemic. The group, which is a voluntary think-tank group of the governing party, particularly lauded President Buhari’s setting up of an Economic Sustainability Committee chaired by the Vice Read More

Despite Igboho’s detention, Yoruba Nation agitators set to resume rally

September 10, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Barring any last-minute change, agitators have announced plans to resume Yoruba Nation protest on Saturday, September 11. Blueprint learnt the rally is based on solidarity and support for embattled Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Igboho currently in detention in Cotonou. Yoruba Nation’s rallies had taken place in Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Ekiti, Lagos and Oyo States respectively. Yoruba Nation agitation is a 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

Super Eagles begin quest for Qatar 2022 World Cup as Iheanacho, Ndidi, Iwobi pull out vs Cape Verde

September 2, 2021 Lekan Olaseinde 0

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will begin their quests to qualify for a seventh FIFA World Cup when the Gernot Rohr side face the Lone Stars of Liberia today at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos. The match will kick-off 5pm Nigerian time. The football governing body,  grouped Nigeria  in Group C,  alongside Liberia, Cape Verde and the Central African Republic (CAR). After the game Read More

Amala360 slashes prices by 50%

September 2, 2021 Tope Sunday 0

An Abuja-based eatery, Amala360, has reduced its prices by half to mark its second anniversary, Senior Manager Integrated Marketing Communications Ms Onyinyenchi Azubuike has said. Ms Azubuike, who stated this Thursday  in a statement in Abuja, also quoted  the board chair, Mr Sebagen Henry Noboh as speaking on the inspiration behind the outfit. “The general concept of amala joints is a cafeteria below the standard of Read More

BASL hands over $20,000, others found at Lagos Airport to owner

September 2, 2021 Adeola Tukuru 0

Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operators of the Terminal has returned a bag containing the sum of twenty thousand dollars ($20,000.00) in two bundles, the sum of five hundred thousand naira (#500,000.00) in five bundles and other valuables found at the Airside of Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos Terminal Two (MMA2). Other items found in the bag was nine wristwatches in Read More

Gulder Ultimate Search: The Form, how to apply

September 1, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Organisers say the new season of GUS is open to receiving applications from Nigerians between 21-35 years from September 1, 2021, via its online registration platform www.gulderultimatesearch.ng How do you do it?To submit an application, all you have to do is head to the GUS website. Here, applicants must enter their personal details, upload a photograph, and answer a few Read More

Expectations as Gulder Ultimate Search returns

September 1, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

After years of hiatus, Nigerian reality television series, Gulder Ultimate Search (also called GUS), created and sponsored by brewing company, Nigerian Breweries Plc, will return to the screen going by revelation of the beer manufacturing firm. The show which borders on the survival instincts of its contestants dominated the Nigerian airwaves in the early 2000s. The show which began in Read More

VIDEO: How Eko Hotel staff stopped Super Eagles from using gym

August 31, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Commotion erupted at Eko Hotel in Lagos as hotel staff tried to stop the Super Eagles team from used in the hotel’s gym. In a video shared online, Joseph Yobo, and other Super Eagles officials are seen confronting a hotel staff who tried to interfere with the national team’s training. Super Eagles are currently in camp ahead of World Cup Read More

Lagos Legends set to stage reunion football giesta

August 28, 2021 Blueprint 0

A group of retired footballers and ex-Nigeria internationals who once plied their trades in Lagos under the aegis Lagos Legends Club have announced plans to stage a football fiesta aimed at reuniting the retired footballers, home and diaspora. In a statement signed by a top member of the LLC, Monday Kanu, the coming together of former football colleagues tagged, ‘ Read More

Insecurity: PGF boss calls for radical reforms of security structure

August 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Salihu Moh Lukman, has called urgent radical reforms of the current security structure in Nigeria. Lukman believe the government can also do more especially in relation to getting the Nation’s security agencies to be more accountable. In a release Friday in Abuja titled Read More

Breaking: Another PDP chairman is dead

August 25, 2021 Editor 0

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Dr Adegbola Dominic, has passed on. The state spokesperson for PDP, Taofeeq Gani, who confirmed his demise said the Lagos PDP boss, a medical doctor, died Wednesday afternoon of coronavirus-related ailments. In January, the then PDP chairman in Akwa Ibom state Udo Ekpeyong died. Details loading…

Corruption, insecurity differentiate APC from PDP, PGF boss replies Jega

August 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Salihu Moh Lukman, has faulted the former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Attairu Jega, for saying the ruling party and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are the same. Jega had in a recent interviews claimed that both the PDP Read More

Excitement as Titan Trust Bank opens Apapa, Lagos branch

August 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Titan Trust Bank Limited has announced the opening of its state-of-the-art branch located at 17, Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos for commercial operations. A statement by the lender said the development is in furtherance of its efforts to offer customers endearing experience. The lender further noted that the new branch provides a full suite of banking products and services for retail Read More

Breaking: Another ex-Military governor is dead

August 21, 2021 Editor 0

Former Military Governor of old Oyo, General Tunji Olurin, has passed on. Olurin, who governed Oyo from 1985-1988, was born in Ilaro, Ogun state on December 3,1944. According to the Nation, Olorin passed on Saturday morning at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital(LUTH) after a brief illness. Over two weeks ago, a former Kano military Dominic Oneya reportedly died. Details loading…

Police Officer launches book on basketball in Lagos

August 20, 2021 Akeem Busari 0

History will be made Saturday, August 21, 2021, in Lagos, as CSP Mark Balogun, a former basketballer and co-founder of Ikeja based Rookies Basketball Academy, launch his book on basketball, titled ‘Understanding the Game Basketball’. The book is aimed at improving the knowledge of the game of lecturers, teachers, trainers, coaches, players and beginners. The event which is put together Read More

Breaking: 5 weeks after, UNILAG reopens, set for semester examination

August 18, 2021 Editor 0

The management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) have ordered students to return to their classrooms for their second semester examinations between August 26 and September 26, 2021, after spending six weeks at home following COVID-19 scare on the campus. The students who had been receiving online classes using the institution’s Learning Management System (LMS) since the July 12 closure Read More

Navy rescues 12 sailors from sinking vessel off Lagos coast

August 12, 2021 Blueprint 0

Officers and ratings of the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) BEECROFT have rescued 12 crew members on-board a sinking fishing vessel, LADY BARNARA, off Lagos waters. The Navy said effort was ongoing to rescue the 13th crew member who was still missing as of Tuesday evening, five days after the ill-fated vessel capsized. Investigation revealed that the vessel had developed an Read More

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To ease payment, LCCI wants existing debts replaced with asset-linked debts

August 9, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has called on the federal government to replace existing debt stocks with asset-linked debt to ease the debt servicing burden. This is to attract greenfield Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into publicly-listed state-owned companies; generate new revenue streams from commercialized real estate portfolios. They observed that Nigeria’s fiscal and financial challenges have been Read More

Over 900 road projects ongoing nationwide under Buhari – APC group

August 4, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Over 900 active road contracts, covering the construction, reconstruction and rehabilitation of more than 13,000km of federal roads and highways were currently ongoing nationwide under the present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. A think-tank of the All Progressives Congress (APC) known as Legacy and Awareness Campaign (APC-LAC) has revealed further that stretch of roads coverage is out of a total Read More

Keystone Bank donates sanitary kits to over 3000 marginalized girls in North-east

August 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Keystone Bank Limited, through its ‘Pink Network’ initiative, in partnership with Hayat Holdings (Producer of MOLPED Pad) and WHAI (Whispering Hope for Africa) Nigeria, has donated menstrual period kits to over 3000 marginalized girls in IDP camps and secondary schools within the North-Eastern region of Nigeria. A statement by the lender said the gesture was part of the bank’s corporate Read More