Police conduct free prostate cancer screening, treatment

July 2, 2020 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has launched a benign prostate hypertrophy/prostate cancer screening and surgical intervention among police officers and men who are 40 years and above.   The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Idris, while flagging off the medical intervention organised in partnership with the Stanley Medical Foundation and sponsored by the Imo state Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma, Thursday, at Read More

Covid-19: Joint task force reassures farmers of free movement of inputs, food, livestock in Kaduna

June 4, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The Joint Technical Task Team on Emergency Response on Covid-19 has again assured that farmers are free to move their agricultural inputs, foods and livestock across all parts of Kaduna state without any hindrance.The committee was established by the federal government to ensure food security during Covid-19 by tackling challenges of movement of food and agricultural inputs during the pandemic. State chairman of Read More

Sokoto working with FG to contain COVID-19 spread – Tambuwal

May 17, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has pledged to continue working in partnership with the Federal Government to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the state. Tambuwal, who stated this Sunday in Sokoto in a meeting with the Ministerial Task Force (MTF) on the COVID-19 pandemic, said the state government had adopted all the strategic plans recommended MTF. He assured Read More

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Keystone Bank partners LCCI on MSMEs business consultancy

March 17, 2020 Editorial IV 0

In a bid to support growth of  small businesses, Keystone Bank Limited, a technology and service driven bank, has entered into partnership with the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) to provide business consultancy services for micro, small and medium scale enterprises (MSMEs). Speaking at the launch of the inaugural edition of LCCI’s annual SME Support Centre in Lagos,  Read More

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Everton to end shirt sponsorship deal with betting firm SportPesa

February 17, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Everton are to end their shirt partnership agreement with Kenyan betting firm SportPesa at the end of the season, the Premier League club said in a statement. Everton, who had signed a five-year deal with the gaming brand in 2017, said the decision was made after a review of the club’s commercial strategy in line with its future growth plans. Read More

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Sokoto to partner Britain on rejunevation of state legal system

January 29, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Sokoto state Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has reiterated that his administration is poised to partner Britain in its attempt to revamp and rejuvenate the state’s legal system.A press release from Muhammad Bello, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the governor disclosed that Tambuwal made this known when he received a delegation from Britain-led by a member of the country’s Read More

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Gas explosion: DPR to partner Civil Defence in tackling gas plants’ proliferation

January 9, 2020 Editorial IV 0

  The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) is set to partner with Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in tackling proliferation of illegal gas refilling outlets in Kaduna state. The partnership was product of a visit by the Northwest Zonal Operations Controller of DPR, Mr Isah Tafida, to the State Commandant of Civil Defence Corps, Babangida Abdullahi Dutsinma.  A statement Read More

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Elumelu foundation, UNDP release 2,100 beneficiaries of 2019 entrepreneurship Scheme

January 1, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), in collaboration with United Nation Development Programme UNDP has released the names of 2,100 entrepreneurs to benefit from the inaugural TEF-UNDP Entrepreneurship Programme. A statement explained that the Programme targets small business owners in rural communities across the 7 Sahel countries of Africa – Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Mali and Cameroon. The successful Read More

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Arms network: Foundation partners on children’s education

December 5, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The first vice president, West African Action Network on Small Arms (WAANSA), Mr Dickson Orji, Wednesday stressed the need to educate children on problems associated with small arms. Orji said this in Abuja at a speak-out session organised by WAANSA in partnership with Adinya Arise Foundation for secondary school girls, as part of activities for the 16-days activism against gender-based Read More

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Arms network: Foundation partners on children’s education

December 5, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The first vice president, West African Action Network on Small Arms (WAANSA), Mr Dickson Orji, Wednesday stressed the need to educate children on problems associated with small arms. Orji said this in Abuja at a speak-out session organised by WAANSA in partnership with Adinya Arise Foundation for secondary school girls, as part of activities for the 16-days activism against gender-based Read More

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How Nigeria can end migration – Minister Dare

November 27, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has said youth are underserved by development and only an increase in youth-targeted investment could stop irregular migration.He advocated for partnerships between critical non-profit agencies and his ministry’s strategic plan, called DEEL, as one of the ways to reduce irregular migration in the country.  Speaking on a discussion panel alongside Read More

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Centre to launch against jungle justice campaign in Abuja

November 14, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Devatop Centre for Africa Development has rolled out plans to launch a campaign against jungle Justice in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), in the month of December, 2019. The campaign which is hash tagged:#RedCard2JungleJustice is a collaborative effort of the Cleen Foundation, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and other partners. The Executive Director of the Centre, Joseph Osuigwe who Read More

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Buhari commits to deeper partnership with Saudi Arabia

October 30, 2019 Editorial IV 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday held talks with King Salman in Riyadh, on the sidelines of the second day of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference, during which the two leaders committed to deeper partnership for the development of both countries. The president and the Saudi Monarch reviewed aspects of cooperation between both countries and agreed to advance cooperation in the Read More

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Roads construction: Yobe signs N1.8bn contracts across 3 LGs

October 24, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Yobe state government in partnership with local government councils of the state has signed N1,811,140,922.00 contracts for construction of various roads and concrete culverts to ease movement of goods and services in Tarmuwa, Fune and Karasuwa local government councils. Signing the contract Thursday on behalf of the state government, thePermanent Secretary Ministry of Works and Transport, Adamu BakoMohammed, said the projects Read More

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IBB varsity to strengthen partnership with NYSC

September 27, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The management of the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, (IBBUL) has reiterated its commitment to strengthening the existing partnership with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) so as to achieve mutual benefits. Professor Muhammad Nasir Maiturare, made this known while receiving in audience the state coordinator of NYSC at the university’s Management Committee Room (MCR). The vice chancellor, who noted Read More

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Niger, USADF sign $10m partnership deal

September 26, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The United States African Development Foundation (USADF) and the Niger state government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a strategic partnership deal worth $10 million to run for a period of over five years. The foundation is providing $5 million grant and Niger government will provide a matching grant of $5 million for the take-off of the programme. Governor Abubakar Read More

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Banditry: Buhari commiserates with Zamfara state, urges new administration not to despair

June 23, 2019 Editorial IV 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the government and people of Zamfara state on the recent infiltration of bandits, who killed several innocent citizens in Tsafe local government of the state. Condemning the incident, the president described the bandit attacks as callous and despicable. He assured the people of Zamfara and other Nigerians who have lost loved ones to violent Read More

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Tennis: Krygios welcomes ‘warrior’ Murray’s return

June 18, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Australian Nick Kyrgios has welcomed Andy Murray’s return to tennis after hip surgery, saying he could not believe his eyes when he ran into the Briton practising at Queens Club on Monday. Murray, who underwent a hip resurfacing operation five months ago, is making his comeback this week by partnering Feliciano Lopez in the doubles. “Andy was the first person Read More

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CISI, NCMI sign pact to boost capital market growth

June 12, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)/Nigerian Capital Markets Institute (NCMI) and the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI)  have commenced a partnership, which will continue the NCMI’s important mission to be a catalyst for capital market growth in Africa. The NCMI is the educational and training arm of the Nigerian capital markets regulator, the SEC. At the signing ceremony Read More

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NCC hosts maiden telecoms technologies research, ICT innovation forum

June 5, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Nigerian Communications Commission is now set for its maiden edition of the Emerging Telecoms Technologies Research and ICT Innovation forum which will hold at Tayo Aderinokun Hall by Unilag Guest House, University of Lagos, Lagos state from the 10th -11th of June, 2019. The theme of the event, ‘Developing Nigeria’s Tech Ecosystem: Imperative for Improving Local Content” is in Read More

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NIMC commences identification of Nigerians in diaspora

March 5, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) will today commence enrolment of Nigerian adults and children in South Africa into the National Identity Database (NIDB) for the issuance of the National Identification Number (NIN). The inauguration of the diaspora enrolment in South Africa is in collaboration with a licensed partner, Messrs. Thebez Global Resources Limited (TGR). The company is in the Read More

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Why 300 vehicles to boost road transport will come in batches – RTEAN

February 13, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Bimfirst  Multiventures limited, Alhaji Kamorudeen Omiwale has explained why the 300 vehicles purchased by the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) to boost road transportation will come in batches. Kamorudeen in an interview said the vehicles would come in 300s every three months until the 6000  vehicles are fully supplied. Alhaji Read More

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Army holds conference for media editors

January 24, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Nigerian Army will today hold a 2-day media conference for media editors to enhance effective partnership between the media and the Nigerian military in the fight against terrorism and insurgency in the country. A statement by army spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Sani Kukasheka Usman, said the conference was in partnership with the Nigerian Guild of Editors, Nigerian Union of Journalists, Read More

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African Alliance wins service award

November 9, 2018 Blueprint 0

African Alliance Insurance Plc, has  won an award of excellence from textile workers, under the aegis of the National Union of Textile, Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria (NUTGTWN) at its 40th-anniversary celebration. As part of the celebration themed: “[email protected] 40: Repositioning Labour and Industry for the Next 40 years”, the Union honoured the insurance company for assessed excellent service delivery, partnership and tactical contribution to Read More

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Centenary: 40 teams to participate in 2018 Kaduna polo tournament –President

October 12, 2018 Blueprint 0

The Kaduna Polo Club Centenary Tournament will be featuring 40 teams from across the federation, President of Kaduna Polo Club, Alhaji Suleiman Abubakar has said. Addressing pre tournament briefing at the Ahmadu Yakubu Polo Club, Murtala Square, Kaduna on Thursday, the President added that the tournament will feature +20 goal teams in Africa’s most prestigious trophy, the Georgian Cup, with Read More