Chairmanship: Modu Sheriff rallies APC members ahead state congresses

October 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Borno state and one of the aspirants seeking office of the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator Alimodu Sheriff, has rallied all members of the party for the forthcoming state congress. The party has scheduled state congresses nationwide for Saturday October 16th to elect leaders of the party at the state level. But addressing Read More

Revenue generation: Transformation in lottery industry yielding results- Gbajabiamila

October 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Director General of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC), Lanre Gbajabiamila has said the country would soon witness a boom in lottery business as the transformation process of the industry commenced in 2017 has started yielding positive results. Speaking with newsmen in his office, Wednesday in Abuja, Gbajabiamila said the boom would lead to significant rise in the nation’s Read More

Watford proud of Troost-Ekong’s outing for Super Eagles

October 11, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Premier League club Watford have praised William Troost-Ekong for his performance for Nigeria in the international week. Troost-Ekong featured for the Eagles in both legs of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Central African Republic. After a shock defeat against Central African Republic in Lagos on Thursday, Troost-Ekong helped the Eagles avenged the loss with a 2-0 in the reverse Read More

Titan Trust Bank: 2 years of service with power and pride

October 7, 2021 Opeyemi Dabiri 0

On October 4, 2021, one of the fastest growing financial service providers in Nigeria, Titan Trust Bank Limited, celebrated two years of its existence.  Established with a mission to take advantage of the identified gaps in the banking sector and address the unmet needs of the retail mass market, SMEs and corporates, Titan Trust Bank, has continued to provide seamless Read More

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Ogun monarch tackles firms over CSR

September 22, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Oloja Ekun of Igbesa in Ado-Odo-Ota local government area of Ogun state, His Majesty AbdulAzeez Akinde has lamented how companies in Ogun Guangdong Free Trade Zone (FTZ) Limited have failed in their Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) to their host community Speaking to newsmen at his palace, Tuesday, the monarch stated that a meeting with the chairman, Board of Directors Read More

2021 Volleyball Nations Cup: Nigeria qualify for quarterfinal, 16 years after

September 10, 2021 Blueprint 0

Nigeria broke 16 years jinx by qualifying for the quarterfinal of the ongoing 2021 African Men’s Senior Volleyball Nations Championship in Rwanda. Usman Abdallah’s men dug deep to defeat Ethiopia 3-1 (25-20, 25-12, 32-34, 25-17) in their last match of Pool B. An elated head coach of Nigeria men’s team, Usman Abdallah, expressed satisfaction with his team’s display against the Read More

On Yobe Spelling Bee competition

September 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

It gladdened my heart when I heard the story of how public school pupils thrashed private school students in a Spelling Bee Competition for Junior Secondary School Students across the 17 local government areas, organised by IPI in collaboration with State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA). Interestingly, it’s found out that the two schools that emerged as the winners of first Read More

Expert calls for recapitalization of DisCos, unbundling

September 1, 2021 David Agba 0

The Chairman of Basic Metal Fabricated Iron and Steel Products Manufacturers, a sectoral arm of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) Dr. Yusuf Kamoru, has called for the urgent revaluation of the capital base of distribution companies (DisCos) and increase same to achieve meaningful investment in their network. He also called for further unbundling of the current distribution sub-sector to Read More

Make more investments to boost economic diversification, Buhari tells new NSIA board

September 1, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja charged the new board of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) to make more investments that support economic diversification, as global oil prices are projected to drop to around $40 per barrel by 2030. Inaugurating the third board of the NSIA at the State House, the President said the present administration was committed to Read More

2020 Paralympics: Nigeria’s Envoy hails team Nigeria in Tokyo 

August 31, 2021 Editor 0

Nigeria’s Envoy to Japan, Ambassador Husaini Abubakar Moriki, has hailed team Nigeria performance so far at the ongoing Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Amb. Moriki who spoke in Tokyo described Nigeria as a sporting nation which has transformed to world beaters. He said, “I’m delighted that we have just won a gold medal in the Paralifting and not only that but I’m Read More

2020 Paralympics: Folashade strikes gold, sets world record, Loveline wins silver as Team Nigeria records 6 medals

August 30, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Nigeria increased her medal haul at the ongoing Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan with a Gold and a Silver in Powerlifting on Monday. Oluwafemiayo Folashade won Team Nigeria’s third gold medal of the Games with a world record performance, lifting 152kg to underline her complete dominance of the event. It was silver for Obiji Loveline who lifted 147kg in the 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

Pictures: Alhanislam becomes AS Roma Football Acadamy brand ambassador

August 26, 2021 Editor 0

Celebrity Influencer and spoken word artists ‘Alhanislam’ has just been signed on as a brand ambassador for the African branch (based in Abuja) of the renowned global football academy –  AS Roma international Academy – an offshoot of the AS Roma Football club.  This was contained in a released signed by Mr. Robinson Adakosa, the representative and owner of the Read More

Anti-Buhari’s comments: List your achievements to Nigerians, BMO challenges Ortom

August 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has described Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom’s latest comments on President Muhammad Buhari’s administration as rantings of a failed governor, even as it challenged the governor to list his achievements since 2015. According to the group, the latest attack is not unexpected, because the governor has a habit of launching unguarded verbal attacks on the Read More

N-Youth Sports Academy’s Taekwondo team shines at IGP Open C’ship

August 23, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The N-Youth Sports Academy (N-YSA) taekwondo team put up a great performance in the just concluded 9th  Inspector General of Police (IGP) Open Championship.  This year’s competition, which took place at the Nigeria Police Badminton Complex, Police College, Ikeja, Lagos, from 27th to 30th July, 2021, saw two athletes; Favour Ndubuisi Ajah (67 kg) and Nafisat Ibrahim (47 kg) representing N-YSA.  Read More

Pictures: How Chelsea ‘s Romelu Lukaku bullied Arsenal to Premier League submission

August 22, 2021 Editor 0

It was a move seven years in the making and 10 years since he last wore the shirt, but Chelsea proudly declared on their website earlier this month that Romelu Lukaku had “come home”. His second debut, against Arsenal on Sunday, turned into a dream afternoon as Lukaku opened the scoring in an “unplayable” performance which the player himself described as “dominant”. Read More

2023: APC group intensifies lobby for Osinbajo to succeed Buhari

August 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of stakeholders within the All Progressives Congress (APC) has intensified lobbying highly-placed party members to join its efforts towards mobilizing support for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari.  Acknowledged copies of a three-page letter from the Progressives Consolidation Group (PCG) to the Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan and other top party leaders indicates that several Read More

Equity market sustains growth trend, gains N142bn

August 12, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

The nation’s equity market yesterday continued its rebound, gaining N142 billion ahead of the release of the macroeconomic data such as consumer price and index and second quarter Gross Domestic Products (GDP). There are also expectations that corporate earnings of interim paying banks like Zenith Bank , Access Bank, United Bank for Africa , GTCO and Stnbic IBTC Bank may Read More

LG Electronics: Bringing cinematic sound experience to homes

August 11, 2021 David Agba 0

LG Electronics (LG) has rollout the LG Eclair (model QP5) soundbar as well as the revealing of two new LG TONE Free true wireless earbuds (models HBS-FN6 and HBS-FN4). Both deliver an exceptional listening experience with lifelike audio thanks to Meridian Audio technology. The company in a statement said the LG HBS-FN6 features LG’s industry-first UVnano case which eliminates bacteria Read More

PDP Crisis: Dickson kicks against ‘forcing’ Secondus out of office

August 9, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

Senator Seriake Dickson (PDP Bayelsa West) declared, Monday, that the embattled National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, cannot be stampeded out of office. Dickson who made the declaration in a personally signed press statement in Abuja, said only National Convention of the party can remove Secondus as Chairman. He alleged that the call for Secondus resignation Read More

2020 Olympics: Key facts On Nigeria’s performance 

August 6, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Tokyo Olympics has had its fair share of drama on and off the sport’s arena. Team Nigeria is no exception but in the middle of all those distractions, Nigeria made very important progress at the games. Here are eight amazing facts about Nigeria’s performances at the Tokyo Olympics.  Nigeria got a bronze medal in long jump, 25 years after Read More

Pre-season: Mane scores as Liverpool defeat Bologna

August 6, 2021 Blueprint 0

Liverpool’s preparations for the 2021-22 season are looking good after completing the double against Bologna on Thursday. The English and Italian clubs played two matches, each lasting 60 minutes. In the first game, goals from Sadio Mane and Diogo Jota propelled the Reds to a 2-0 win against the Serie A outfit at the Camille Fournier Stadium. Although, the Red Read More