Breaking: Nigeria’s ex-President Jonathan bags int’l appointment

July 14, 2020 Editor 0

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has appointed Nigeria’s former President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, as a special envoy to lead the sub-regional body’s mediation mission in Mali. Jonathan is expected to facilitate dialogue with all principal stakeholders in Mali, including President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, opposition leaders, civil society as well as religious organisations, towards resolving the worsening Read More

Breaking: At last, WAEC announces official date for rescheduled 2020 school examination kick-off

July 6, 2020 Solomon Arowolo 0

After three months of postponement, the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) has announced August 4, 2020, as the kick-off date for this year’s school examination. Minister of state for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, who revealed this at the routine presidential task force on COVID-19 briefing on Monday said the examination will end on September 5. According to the minister, after WAEC Read More

Boniface Ogunti, 24-year-old entrepreneur who owns 9 businesses

May 20, 2020 Bode Olagoke 0

Boniface Ogunti is an African business magnate, a leader of a global economic growth and global educator who not only runs nine businesses but also teaches people how to stand out like him. He is the founder and chairman of Current9.com the world’s number one Advertising Agency which helps companies with online advertising and also help experts start and grow Read More

Group charges Buhari to set-up ECOWAS Task Force on COVID-19

Conference of Civil Society of Nigeria/Civil Society Centre for Leadership and Followership/ iMPART AFRICA  has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to replicate the Nigerian approach by setting up an ECOWAS Taskforce on COVID- 19 that will develop and implement a comprehensive regional response plan.  Buhari was appointed recently by the ECOWAS Heads of State and Government as its COVID-19 response coordinator. Read More

Breaking: Germany gifts N8.9bn debt relief to Nigeria

April 28, 2020 Agency Report 0

Germany said it has granted Nigeria debt relief amounting to N8.9bn (€22.4m) on account of the Coronavirus pandemic. Also, the German government said it had successfully campaigned in the G20 group of countries and the Paris Club group of creditor countries in favour of a debt moratorium for countries heavily affected by the economic impact of COVID-19. The European economic Read More

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Ouattara has stabilised Côte D’Ivoire –Buhari

February 1, 2020 Editorial III 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has praised President Alassane Ouattara of Côte D’Ivoire for leading an inclusive administration and stabilising the country. The president made the remark while receiving the out-going Ambassador of Cote D’Ivoire to Nigeria, Toure Kone Maman, at the State House, Abuja on Friday. While observing that Ouattara was managing the West African country well, he said: “He has Read More

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Fear of Boko Haram attack sends residents away as Chad troops leave Nigeria

January 5, 2020 Editor 0

News of the Chad troops pullout from the fight against Boko Haram, coupled with a local report of Nigerian troops also leaving the vicinity, sparked concern among local people in Gajiganna, Borno State hundreds of whom promptly fled the area citing their fear of further attacks. Chad has ended a months-long mission fighting Boko Haram in neighbouring Nigeria and withdrawn Read More

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WAFU tourney: Flying Eagles are vice Champions

December 17, 2018 Editor 0

Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, on Sunday emerged with the silver medals from the WAFU U20 Cup Tournament in Lome, Togo after a two –goal defeat by their counterparts from Senegal in the Final match. It was somewhat, sweet revenge for the Senegalese who, as hosts of the 2015 Africa U20 Cup of Nations, were among the victims as the Read More

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Boko Haram: Human rights condemns use of manipulated videos, pictures

November 28, 2018 Editor 0

The Coalition of CSOs on Human Rights and Good Governance has released a preliminary report on the recent attacks by Boko Haram on military posts in Borno State. The coalition, however, faulted the use of manipulated videos, still images to depict the attack on the troops by the insurgents. According to a report released by the human rights groups on Read More

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Dangote Sinotruk Automobile to enhance local content, more jobs

November 6, 2018 Blueprint 0

Dangote Sinotruk West Africa Limited entered another phase in its expansion drive, the Company has said that it was increasing its local input into the assembling plant to up to 60 per cent, even as it plans to roll out commercial vehicles soon. The expansion drive, which is part of the backward integration plan, is meant to enhance value addition Read More

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Air Peace lost billions in 6 months on West Coast – Onyema

October 5, 2018 Blueprint 0

The chairman of Air Peace, Mr. Onyema, has called on government to support Nigerian airlines by helping them play the international aero politics. Speaking at an interactive session with journalists in Lagos recently, Onyema stated that that due to lack of government support, the airline lost over a billion naira to charges in six months while flying the West coast Read More

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Lagos Open Tennis: Quadre targets upset over third seed

October 5, 2018 Blueprint 0

Nigerian youngster, Oyinlomo Quadre, says she is determined to continue her Cinderella run at the on-going Lagos Open Tennis Championship as she squares up against Valeriya Strakhova of Ukraine in the second round. The 14-year-old has been one of the top performers in ITF Junior Circuit in the last two years which has seen her won six tournaments across West Read More

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BIKERS’ 2018: Excitement as Ebonyi bounces back in games

September 28, 2018 Blueprint 0

Sporting activities as well as games went into oblivion in Ebonyi state since 2015, no thanks to the past administration which saw no gains in investing in sports. EGWUAGHA AMARACHUKWU reports that craving for games in the state is about to be satisfied with BIKERS FESTIVAL 2018 as number one in the menu Abakiliki craving for games The enthusiasm and Read More