Expert advocates increased funding for tourism in Nigeria

February 26, 2024 Ahmid Lawal 0

Expert in the tourism sector, Dr. Tobi Bernard Thomas, has advocated for an increased funding in the tourism sector of the economy, as a solution to boost the nation’s economy and eradicate poverty. The expert said that increased funding of the sector will sustain and enhanced the quality of tourism services leading to improved visitor experiences, increased competitiveness, and overall Read More

ECOWAS deploys 163 observers for 2023 governorship, state assembly elections

March 16, 2023 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

  The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission has deployed 163 observers to monitor Saturday’s Governorship and State Assembly elections in Nigeria. The commission, in a press statement on Wednesday, said the President of the ECOWAS Commission, His Excellency Dr Omar Alieu Touray, was deploying an ECOWAS Election Observation Mission (ECOWAS-EOM) to monitor the March 18 Governorship and Read More

Infertility deserves utmost attention – Expert

June 7, 2022 Helen Oji 0

A fertility herbal expert, Dr Ekinyi Ochete, has said that infertility is a global public health problem that deserves utmost attention to solve. Ochete stated this in Abuja, on the sidelines of 2022, World Infertility Awareness month. It is celebrated every June, to increase awareness regarding numerous infertility issues faced by couples across the globe. Ochete stated that this includes Read More

Tackling insecurity in 2022: With N12trn budget in 7 yrs, Nigerians set agenda for troops, others

  Not less than N12trillion was budgeted for security in the last seven years (2016-2022), Blueprint can authoritatively reveal. The revelation is coming amidst rising insecurity with Nigerians calling on the troops, police and other security agencies to step up in the fight against insurgency, banditry, kidnapping, farmers/ herders’ clashes and related crimes. Breakdown Blueprint gathered that in 2016, N1.04 trillion was budgeted  out of Read More

Focus on national development, Omisore tells automotive experts

October 11, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Former deputy governor of Osun state and board member of National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), Sen Iyiola Omisore, has urged NADDC trained automotive experts to focus on national development with their skills. Senator Omisore stated this in Ibadan Saturday at the closing ceremony of a two-week boot camp on Solid Works Design and Simulation Software for Automotive Design 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

Nigeria data center market to reach $218m by 2026

October 6, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

Experts have said Nigeria Data Center Market, investment and growth between 2021 and 2026 is expected to reach $218 million in 2026, growing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 17 per cent during the period. Investments in the Nigerian data center market are majorly driven by factors such as digitalization of advanced technology, the presence of major operators, Read More

Expert lists causes of environmental degradation in Nigeria

September 23, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

An environmental expert and Professor of Geography and Regional Planning at the Department of Geography, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun state, Bamidele Badejo has listed the problems of poor planning and weak regulations as the major causes of marine environmental degradation in the country. He stated this in Lagos at the Annual International Environmental Management Stakeholders’ Conference organised by Read More

Kabba Jailbreak: Group urges Buhari to sack prison’s Comptroller General immediately

September 15, 2021 Admin III 0

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Comptroller- General of the Nigerian correctional centre, Alhaji Haliru Nababa over the attack on a prison in Kogi state on Monday. Unknown gunmen attacked the federal correctional centre in Kabba, Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area of Kogi State on Monday morning, leading to the death Read More

Only genuine anti-corruption fight’ll save Nigeria – Expert

September 15, 2021 Donald Iorchir 0

A political scientist, Abiodun Adebayo Israel Adebanjo has said Nigeria will remain a corrupt nation unless relevant government agencies saddled with the responsibility to fight corruption genuinely do so, without fear or favour. He made this statement on the occasion of the National Chronicle annual lecture/convocation and conferment of honorary doctorate degree award in public administration in collaboration with the Read More

Experts warn of impending food crisis, canvass support for flour industry

September 8, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

Experts have cited Nigeria’s prevailing economic conditions and unfavourable regulatory frameworks as indicators of an impending food crisis in the country. Economic analysts at the financial, business and economic information hub, Proshareng, in a recent review of the wheat value chain, explained that disruptions to vital supply chains, both globally and locally, as a result of several COVID-19 curtailment policies Read More

Insecurity: FG, NSCDC plan strategic meeting on protection of National Assets

September 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) are making efforts to further safeguard Nigeria’s critical assets and infrastructure across the country against backdrop of insecurity confronting the Nation. Some of the critical infrastructure including; Chemical Sector, Commercial Facilities Sector, Communications Sector, Critical, Manufacturing Sector, Dams Sector, Defence Industrial Base Sector, Emergency Services Sector, Energy Sector, Read More

Cholera: Fear, anxiety mount over rising deaths

August 27, 2021 SAMSON BENJAMIN 0

…1,178 die in 23 states, FCT – NCDC ‘… Deaths unnecessary, compounded by doctor’s strike’ … Poor hygiene, unsafe behaviour fuelling infection – Expert ‘… We’ve no business recording large-scale outbreak’ There has been mounting fear and anxiety over rising number of deaths from the resurgence of cholera in 22 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), amidst Read More

All you need to know about every BBNaija season 6 Shine Ya Eye housemates

July 26, 2021 Admin III 0

The organizers of the Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, reality show on Saturday, 24 July 2021, announced the 11 male housemates, with the 11 female housemates  announced on Sunday. Here is a quick look at the Big Brother housemates for 2021. After weeks of speculation, Big Brother finally unveiled this Season’s theme and introduced Africa to the first batch of BBNaija 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

Insecurity: Expert tasks FG on dialogue

June 18, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The leader of the umbrella body of Yoruba Self-Determination Movement, Ilana Omo Oodua, Prof. Banji Akintoye, on Friday advised the federal government to call for dialogue to “peacefully dissolve the amalgamation of 1914 of Southern and Northern Nigeria.” Akintoye, who gave the advice in a statement issued to journalists in Ibadan by his communications manager, Mr. Maxwell Adeleye, said “this Read More

TwitterNigeria: It’s dicey for Dorsey

June 13, 2021 Tahir Ibrahim Tahir 0

On March 5,, 2018, the US Mission in Nigeria tweeted that, “Freedom of speech is a principal pillar of a free government – Benjamin Franklin. But no law protects free speech that makes a direct threat against another person or incites a group to commit violence. #EndHateSpeech.” Not once, did it find it necessary or important, to caution twitter, over its Read More

Pels international CEO, Okiemute Pela gives tips on skincare, beauty

August 29, 2020 Admin III 0

Looking good, they say, is good business. In the words of Okiemute Tonye Pela, the Chief Executive Officer of Pels International, a foremost skincare company with an enviable track record, skincare should be the business of everyone. He said cosmetology has the ability to make a difference in people’s lives. “It finds a way of improving the features of the Read More

What to consider when buying luxury watches – Whitestone jewellers

July 20, 2020 Bode Olagoke 0

Matthew Awotunde started his jewelry business in 2017 by establishing the Whitestone Jewellers brand. The brand specialises in the sales of topnotch luxury watches, diamond settings on original jewelries/watches thus qualifies as an expert in luxury watches and jewelries. As many may not be aware, having gold or diamond is not just for splendour or for ornament but can be Read More

What it takes to find success in hair business – Nkem Tonweh

July 15, 2019 Bode Olagoke 0

Nkem Ngbeken Tonweh, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Natty Cole Beauty Studio, is a Nigerian entrepreneur and hair care expert who has found success in the foreign land of Italy, doing hair business. She started as a maverick startup hungry for success and after so much toil and grand success came knocking at her door. Sharing her success Read More