Stakeholders begin validation of reverse policy on labour migration

July 9, 2021 Moses John 0

Stakeholders in the labour sector in Nigeria on Wednesday commence validation of the revised National Policy on Labour Migration (NPLM,2014). Speaking at a workshop for stakeholders to validate the revised Policy, the Director Employment and Wages, Mr. John Nyamali said federal government is determined to manage organized labour migration in the country and harness its benefits for national development. He said the journey started with the adoption of  Read More

Keystone Bank educates MSMEs on opportunities in AfCFTA window

June 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

In its unflinching efforts to continue to support micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Nigeria with knowledge to manage and grow their businesses, Keystone Bank Limited recently trained start-ups with the requisite knowledge about the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) window and the opportunities it presents to their businesses. The 3-day MSME Masterclass Webinar series tagged “TAKING YOUR Read More

Dr. Molokwu to deliver keynote address at OAAN 36th AGM

June 24, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

The Outdoor Advertising Association of Nigeria (OAAN) has announced Dr. Joseph Bel-Molokwu of Pan Atlantic University and former Registrar of Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) as the keynote speaker at its 36th Annual General Meeting (AGM) holding on Friday, June 25, 2021 in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The AGM which has the theme: ‘’Corporate Governance & Business Continuity amidst Security Read More

Insecurity: ‘Buhari’s govt acquires first Landing Ship Tank for Navy 42-yrs after’

June 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the aiges of APC-Legacy Awareness Campaign (APC-LAC) has said that Nigeria recently acquired its first new Landing Ship Tank (LST) since 1979 under President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. The APC group also said the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) received anout 23 new aircraft since 2015 as part of commitments of Present administration Read More

Oyegun to Buhari, APC: Address agitations for restructuring, secession

June 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief John Oyegun, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the ruling party to quickly address the agitations for restructuring and even those calling for separation. The former Edo state governor said APC as the government of the federation, “must not give the impression that only military governments can Read More

Insecurity: NSCDC boss set-up rapid response squad nationwide

June 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Dr. Ahmed Abubabar Audi, has ordered the immediate set-up of Rapid Response Squad in all the state commands of the Corps across the federation. In a statement signed Thursday in Abuja by the Corps director of public relations  DCC Olushola Odumosu, the NSCDC boss gave the matching order during Read More

NLRC collaborates, seeks stronger tie with FIRS

June 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of its planned National Gaming Conference, slated for July 2021, the Management of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission, NLRC has expressed its readiness to collaborate with the Federal Inland Revenue Service on all areas of mutual interest in fostering increased revenue generation for the federal government. The Director General, National Lottery Regulatory Commission, Mr. Lanre Gbajabiamila stated this Monday, Read More

We ‘ll fight rapes of children spiritedly in Bauchi – HILWA

May 27, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A Non Governmental Organization known as ‘High Level Women Advocates’ (HILWA) has vowed to fight spiritedly rapes of children in Bauchi state. A representative of the organization Barrister Hauwa Jibrin expressed the determination Thursday during a seminar for schools children organized by HILWA, State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) and supported by the United Nations Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) at Read More

Anambra: CSOs task NASS on speedy passage of Electoral Act

May 20, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The Alliance of Civil Society Organisations for Expansion of Electoral and Democratic Space (ACCESS) has called on the 9th National Assembly (NASS) to immediately enact and pass the Electoral Act 2021, saying this will guide the conduct of the Anambra state gubernatorial election scheduled for November 6. It’s Spokesperson, Ariyo-Dare Atoye, made the call in Abuja during a peaceful #OccupyNASS Read More

Entire criminal justice system faulty, Bauchi chief registrar laments

May 17, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The chief registrar of the Bauchi state high court Barrister Emmanuel Danjuma has declared that the entire criminal justice system in Nigeria is faulty. He made the declaration Monday during the inauguration of the Administration of Criminal Justice Monitoring Committee (ACJMC) in the state created by a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) called’Rule of Law and Empowerment Initiative and inaugurated by Read More

Gwagwalada women decry VAW prevalence, task FG on solution

May 14, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

Gwagwalada Women under the auspices of ‘GwagsMoms’, a women based Non Governmental Organization (NGO) has charged the federal government on more committment to issues affecting women especially those at the grassroots, decrying the prevalence of Violence Against Women (VAW) leading to depression and deaths amongst women in Gwagwalada and it’s environs. Founder of the organization Mrs. Josephine Efeokposio, gave the Read More

Insecurity: There’s coordinated approach to thwart threat on Airports nationwide – NSCDC

April 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Ahmed Audi, has assured Nigerians that a highly coordinated approach has been put in place to avert the looming threat of attack on Airport facilities across the country. The NSCDC boss who in a swift reaction to an intelligence report directed Commandants of states with Airports to immediately liaise Read More

Ryder calls for action on climate change

April 27, 2021 Blueprint 0

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has called for urgent worldwide action on climate change, including the need to support climate education and awareness raising. “The transition to a carbon-neutral economy will require new skills, training and qualifications. Many new jobs will emerge. Others will have to adapt. This makes climate education for the current and future workforce a priority that Read More

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Titan Trust Bank shines at UK Global Brands Magazine awards, wins in 2 categories

April 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Titan Trust Bank Limited has clinched two international awards at the United Kingdom-based 2021 annual Global Brands Magazine awards released at the weekend. The bank emerged winner in two categories, beating other nominees to win the ‘Best New Commercial Banking Brand’ and ‘Fastest Growing Digital Banking Brand in Nigeria for the year 2021’. The lender clinched the coveted influential awards Read More

2023: CTA lauds INEC for creating gender and inclusive department

April 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA) has welcomed the re-organisation carried out by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) especially with the creation of the new Gender and Inclusivity Department (GID) that hitherto operated as a Unit in the Commission.  In a statement signed Monday in Abuja by CTA’s Executive Director, Faith Ossai Nwadishi, said her organisation was poised to Read More

Crude oil prices slip as analysts remain upbeat on recovery

April 16, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

Oil prices slipped on yesterday, but still holding near one-month high after futures jumped in the previous as the International Energy Agency, (IEA) and others upgraded forecasts for oil demand as major economies recover from the pandemic. Brent crude was down by 21 cents, or 0.3 per cent at $66.37 a barrel after gaining 4.6 per cent on Wednesday and Read More

Aligs Pharmacy & Stores introduces online drugstore, consultation

April 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Residents of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, may no longer have the need to be physically present at a pharmacy before they can get their drugs or consult a pharmacy or even see a doctor. Aligs Pharmacy & Stores located in the highbrow Gwarimpa Estate, Abuja, is set to change the way we receive our medications. There’s no gainsaying that the Read More

Owerri attack: 1,844 inmates escape, 35 refuse to go- NCoS

April 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The headquarters of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has confirmed an attack on it custodial centre in Owerri in Imo state by unknown gunmen leading to escape of 1,844 inmates while 35 inmates refused to escape. In a statement made available to Blueprint Monday in Abuja, the Service spokesman, Francis Enobore, said the attackers stormed the facility at about 0215hrs Read More

Nigeria and the TB scourge

April 5, 2021 Blueprint 0

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that usually affects the lungs, though it can affect any organ in the body. It can develop when bacteria spread through droplets in the air. TB can be fatal, but in many cases, it is preventable and treatable. In the past, TB, or “consumption,” was a major cause of death around the world. Following Read More

Ecobank MD canvasses artificial intelligence to check cybercrimes

April 4, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

The Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria, Patrick Akinwuntan has advocated the use of artificial intelligence to predict security threats and proffer solutions. Akinwuntan who made this assertion at a webinar themed, “Cyber threat Landscape: Financial services, 2021 and beyond.”organised by Information Security Society of Africa, Nigeria (ISSAN), said as cyber-attacks continue to grow in intensity and frequency, Artificial Intelligence (AI) can Read More