Applause as James Ume wins The Sun Humanitarian Service Icon award

January 30, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Chief James Ume, founder and chairman of Unubiko Foundation, has been honoured with the “The Sun Newspapers Humanitarian Service Icon Award 2022” one of the biggest recognitions by The Sun Publishing Company Ltd, publishers of The Sun Newspaper titles. Ume received the award alongside 25 other eminent Nigerians in a well-attended ceremony at the Expo Convention Centre, Eko Hotels & Read More

CSO lauds Man of the Year award for Mele Kyari

January 29, 2023 David Agba, Abuja 0

A group under the umbrella of Greater Nigeria Professionals (GNP) has commended the Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd), Mele Kyari, for being honoured with the “The Sun Man of The Year Award 2022” for the second consecutive time. Mele Kyari was at the weekend honoured with the award in Lagos.  The group Read More

Oscars 2023: All you need to know as organisers reveal nominees

January 24, 2023 Admin III 0

Everything Everywhere All At Once leads the field at this year’s Academy Awards, with 11 nominations. The madcap adventure follows a woman, played by Michelle Yeoh, who hops through the multiverses as different versions of herself. Other best picture nominees include Top Gun: Maverick, Avatar: The Way of Water and The Banshees of Inisherin. The best actress and actor nominees Read More

Rage over anti-igbo remarks as many Nigerians sign petition against popular singer Brymo

January 11, 2023 Admin III 0

Over 6,000 Nigerians, have signed petitioned against popular Singer, Olawale Ashimi, professionally known as Brymo, over anti-Igbo comments on social media. The petition is signed in order to ensure that the singer is prevented from winning at the 2023 All Africa Music Award (AFRIMA). AFRIMA in 2022 had nominated Brymo in the ‘Song Writer of the Year’ category, and some Read More

Morocco players, officials receive Royal Awards after heroic welcome

December 22, 2022 Admin III 0

Members of the Atlas Lions of Morocco and officials received royal awards from the country’s monarch, King Mohammed VI, following the team’s impressive performance at the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup. Morocco made history in Qatar as they became the first African team to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup. According to Moroccan national news agency MAP EXPRESS, following Read More

Outstanding feat: Sterling Bank bags Tourism practitioners award

December 19, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A full service National Commercial Bank in Nigeria, Sterling Bank PLC has been recognized by the International Tourism Practitioners in Nigeria, for its creativity, hospitality and actively supporting Tourism. The award was received by the Managing Director, Sterling Bank Plc, Executive Director Raheem Owodeyi, as well as the Head, Tourism and Creative Sector, Abiola Adelana, at sterling bank Head office Read More

Hon. Ramat wins best chairman award as IAWPA host Sanwo-Olu

December 9, 2022 Agi Onda 0

The International Association of World Peace Advocates (IAWPA) will be celebrating it’s 2022 End-of-Year for Eminent Peace Ambassadors with a Special Dinner Banquet in Lagos state, Thursday 15th December 2022. A statement signed by the International Spokesman of the association Amb. Emmanuel Nkweke, said the celebration is in honour of His Excellency, Babajide Sanwo-Olu the Executive Governor of Lagos State Read More

Kano information commissioner bags media icon award

December 9, 2022 Admin III 0

The Kano State Commissioner for Information and Internal Affairs, Muhammad Garba, has received the Award of Milestone Recognition of Media Icons in Nigeria. Garba received the award at a ceremony held on thursday at the Muson Center, Onikan, Lagos. Other recipients of the prestigious award included the Publisher of Vanguard Newspapers, Chief Sam Amuka, Chairman of DAAR Communications Chief Raymond, Read More

UNILAG lecturer, Akiyode-Afolabi wins Soyinka journalism centre award

December 4, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and human rights lawyer, Dr. Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi, has bagged the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) award. Akiyode-Afolabi who is the founder of Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) and former Public Relations Officer at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), would be conferred with the Read More

2022 MOBO Awards: Burna Boy wins best international, Africa musical act

December 1, 2022 Admin III 0

World-famous Nigerian music star, Damini Ogulu, professionally known as Burna Boy becomes one of the big winners at the 2022 MOBO Awards. He was nominated under the category of Best International Act at the MOBOs alongside the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Beyonce, Chris Brown, Drake and Summer Walker had come out tops as the winner of the award. Other nominees under Read More

Pictures: Manga bags spokesperson communication award

November 24, 2022 Editor 0

The Director Press and Public Relations of the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development Mr Mohammed Manga has been honoured with Sporkspersons’ Award for year 2022 by IMR’s Image Merchants Promotion Limited after he emerged best by panel of judges in the category of Resident Information Officers (RIOS) deployed as Government Sporkspersons in the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) Read More

2022 American Music Awards: Wizkid, Tems win *See full list

November 21, 2022 Admin III 0

Nigerian music star, Ayodeji Balogun professionally known as Wizkid along with Tems have won different awards at the 2022 American Music Awards. Wizkid becomes the first artiste to have emerged the Favourite Afrobeats Artiste category as Tems won with her collaboration with Wizkid on Essence which took the Favourite R&B Song category at the event. The 50th edition of the event held Read More

Customer-centric service values, innovation earned us 2022 Award – TAJBank MD

November 15, 2022 David Agba Abuja 0

For the second consecutive year, judges at the BusinessDay’s ‘Banks and Other Financial Institutions (BAFI) Awards have rated TAJBank Limited as the winner of the ‘Islamic Bank of the Year Award’ 2022 for the bank’s performance during the year. In a pre-award ‘Notification of Shortlisting At BusinessDay Banks and Other Financial Institutions’ (BAFI) Awards’ letter by the management of BusinessDay Read More

Titan Trust Bank wins ‘Deal of the Year’ award as CEO, Udensi emerges ‘Female Banker of the Year’

November 8, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Titan Trust Bank Limited (TTB) and its Managing Director/CEO, Dr. Adaeze Udensi, shone at the 2022 edition of the BusinessDay Banks and Other Financial Institutions (BAFI) Awards held on Saturday in Lagos. While TTB won the ‘Deal of the Year’ award, for its recent acquisition of 105-year-old Union Bank of Nigeria in barely three years of its establishment, Dr. Adaeze Read More

Pictures: Ex-female athletes bag excellence award

October 27, 2022 Editor 0

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Dame Pauline Tallen, has presented an award of excellence to the Association of Former Female Athletes of Nigeria (AFFAN). The Minister presented the award in Abuja on Wednesday at a stakeholders engagement and policy dialogue dinner in collaboration with the Research and Project Center. The National President, Association of Former Female Athletes Read More

Oshoala, Mane, full list of winners from #CAFAwards2022

July 22, 2022 Admin III 0

Asisat Oshoala and Sadio Mane both won the biggest awards at the 2022 edition of the annual Confederation of African Football awards held in Rabat, Morocco on Thursday night. Below are the big winners from the continental football award. Sadio Mane: Senegalese player and new Bayern signee won the African Player of the Year (Men) award for the second consecutive Read More

Stanbic IBTC wins Best Sub-Custodian Bank in Nigeria

July 21, 2022 Segun Odunewu Lagos 0

Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC, a subsidiary of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, has emerged as the ‘Best Sub-Custodian Bank in Nigeria’ at the 2022 edition of the Global Finance Awards. The recent win makes it 13th consecutive time the bank will win the award. Organised by Global Finance magazine, the Global Finance Awards recognizes banks and other financial services providers that Read More

Shell MD, Okunbor, wins prestigious industry lifetime award

July 15, 2022 Blessing Anaro, Lagos 0

The Managing Director of The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) and Country Chair, Shell Companies in Nigeria (SCiN), Mr. Osagie Okunbor, has been named the sole recipient of the Dr Alirio Parra Lifetime Achievement Award in Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry for 2022. Named in honour of the late Venezuelan Minister of Petroleum and one of the Read More

2023: Diamond Ladies to declare for Atiku, honour Melaye, Oluchukwu, Natasha, others

July 13, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A socio-political group on the aiges of Diamond Ladies in Politics (DLP) has concluded plans to officially declare support for the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, ahead of 2023 general elections. The group will also honour some prominent Nigerians who worked assiduously to ensure the emergence of the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. Among Read More

Does NIPRD have power for professorial award?

June 23, 2022 Ibrahim Myado 0

The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) is an agency of the federal government establishment by Act No 33 Vol. 74 of 11th June, 1987. The NIPRD is also an agency under the Federal Ministry of Health. By nature, research institutes are important educational learning centres. They contribute immensely to the body of knowledge. They serve a lot Read More

Berger wins most reliable engineering construction company award

May 26, 2022 Agi Onda 0

Foremost construction engineering company, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc has won the 2022 award of ‘The Most Reliable Engineering Construction Company’ even as the organisers, Transport Day Newspaper lauded the company for its consistency in the discharge of its CSR obligations to the country. At the 9th Nigerian Annual Transport Lecture and Awards organised by the Transport Day Newspaper, a particularly Read More

Minister gets Prince Charles award of excellence

April 7, 2022 John Oba 0

The Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Sulieman Adamu has been recognised for his excellent contribution to the WaterAid activities in Nigeria and commitment to the development of the water sector by the WaterAid President and Prince of Wales, Prince Charles. Presenting both letters of Award and the Award to the minister, WaterAid Nigeria Country Director, Ms Evelyn Mere, said the Read More

Sterling Bank wins Tourism Bank of the Year Award

March 21, 2022 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Sterling Bank Plc, Nigeria’s leading commercial bank has won the Tourism Bank of the Year Award at the ATQ News awards. The Regional Business Executive, Abiodun Tomomero, who disclosed this in a statement issued in Lagos said the Bank received the recognition based on its role in the launching of a tourism masterplan by a state government in Nigeria, the Read More

Sterling Bank confers Heart Fellowship awards on 5 tech founders

February 14, 2022 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Sterling Bank Plc, Nigeria’s leading commercial bank, has awarded its HEART Fellowship to five lucky tech founders to enable them to participate in the Founder Institute (FI) Lagos Spring Virtual 2022 Cohort. The recipients: Sikiru Salau, Olivia Chukwu, Charles Matthews, Maryann Efiong, and Michael Ayodele have each received a scholarship worth One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) to cover the cost of Read More