In honour of Kajola champion, Yusuf Alli (SAN)

January 11, 2024 Tunde Akanni 0

  To the delight of everyone at the Obafemi Awolowo Mosque Complex, Sunday January 7, 2024 was a playback of 1987 with Emeritus Professor Omar Rahman and Professor Yusuf Olaolu Ali, (SAN) switching roles.  The courteous male ushers ensured every guest collected the one-page programme leaflet parading a slide of the 1987 reception Lawyer Ali had staged for the new Read More

Ribadu: Honour well deserved

November 21, 2023 Adikwu Samuel Ebo 0

In regular pursuit of viable engagements in our contemporary society, despite the high traffic on the pathways to greatness and the scanty opportunities, there is always a minute space for merit for people, who are steadfast in their vision, imaginative on the specific steps to take towards set goals, uniquely distinguished in modus operandi and determined to achieve proficient objectives Read More

Prof. Morakinyo honoured in Lagos

October 27, 2023 Admin III 0

Erudite Professor Ebenezer Morakinyo of the University of Ibadan has been honoured in Lagos for his contributions to sports, research and learning. During an event in Lagos, Professor Morakinyo was bestowed with an award by the Association of Research Scholars and Administrators for his new approach of supporting the implementation of science, tourism, research, innovative transportation system and disaster management. Read More

Elizabeth Jack-Rich honoured at Agbomhere’s book launch

July 25, 2023 Editor 0

Elizabeth Jack-Rich, wife of a foremost businessman, philanthropist, and APC Stalwart, Jack Tein Rich has been honoured as a shining example of the values of education, entrepreneurship and service to community in London at the launch of the book “Beyond Beauty” written by award winning author Dr. Blessing Igbomhere. At the event captioned “Read and Chill” which brought together dignitaries Read More

NFSC honours Pele, opens condolence register

January 5, 2023 Admin III 0

Nigeria’s foremost supporters club, Nigeria Football Supporters Club, (NFSC) has nonoured king of football, Arantes Dos Nascimento , Pele , in Lagos. The legend was laid to rest on Tuesday in Brazil with the NFSC opening a condolence register in Lagos  for its members and the public to express their feelings about late Pele in recognition of his immense contribution Read More

Seyi Akinwunmi Charity Foundation Mini-Tournament: 3SC, Remo Stars tango in Lagos

December 22, 2022 Admin III 0

Shooting Stars Sports Club and Remo Stars will renew their rivalry on Friday, when they meet at the Mobolaji Johnson Sports Arena, as part of activities for the 9th Seyi Akinwunmi Charity Foundation Mini-Tournament. It’s the ’60 For 60′ Edition to commemorate with the Initiator, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi’s birthday, as he would be attaining the Diamond Jubilee age and for Read More

Groups petition IG, others, over plot to smear Buhari, Emefiele

November 3, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

Two groups, Nigeria First Movement and True Nigeria Patriots have raised alarm over plot by some persons, described as impostors using the names of the organizations to smear the name President Muhammadu Buhari and Mr. Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria.  The groups alleged that faceless persons have set out to use their names and organise protests by Read More

Earned allowances: SSANU, NASU give FG 2 weeks to reverse sharing formula

October 28, 2021 Moses John 0

The two non-teaching staff unions of Nigerian Universities have given federal government a two-week ultimatum to reverse the sharing formula of the just approved N22.127 billion for payment of earned allowances for the university staff. Blueprint can authoritatively report that out of the approved amount, the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ( ASUU) is to take a lion share of 75 Read More

PDP, APC get new chairmen in Ebonyi

October 17, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

The Congresses of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ebonyi state on Saturday have produced new leadership for both party. While All Progressive Congress returned the caretaker Committee chairman, Mr Stanley Okoro Emegha, People’s Democratic Party got a new chairman, Mr Tochukwu Okorie. Emegha at the Congress polled 1,080 votes against his opponent Akanu Okoro that Read More

Lagos names housing estate after Kanu

October 8, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

The Lagos state government Wednesday named the LagosHoms, Gbagada, after former Lagos state administrator, Ndubuisi Kanu. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made the pronouncement at `A Day of Tributes in Honour of Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu’, organised by the Lagos state government at Ikeja. Kanu, who died on January 13 at 78, will be buried on October 16 in his home state, Read More

Anambra: Uba, APC cancel campaign flag-off ‘to honour victims of attacks’

October 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The campaign flag-off ceremony of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scheduled to hold today ahead the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra state has been postponed to honour victims of various attacks. Governorship candidate of the APC, Senator Andy Uba, has said in a statement he personally signed. Uba said his party will not play politics with people’s lives, and added Read More

Arewa Youth Assembly sacks speaker, splits over smear campaign against Emefiele

September 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Arewa Youth Assembly on Thursday splits over smear campaign against the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele. The Assembly has also sacked its Speaker, Mohammed Salihu Danlami, over attack on President Muhammadu Buhari’s economic agenda and tenure extension. Recall that the Speaker of the group, Danlami, in a statement had insisted that Emefiele has option of voluntary Read More

After netting goal breaking record, Cristiano Ronaldo, receives special Guinness world certificate

September 3, 2021 Admin III 0

Five times world footballer of the year, Cristiano Ronaldo has received his Guiness World Record certificate for scoring the most international goals in football. This comes after he became the first footballer to score 111 international goals some days ago. He achieved this feat in Portugal vs Ireland’s FIFA World Cup qualifiers on Wednesday, September 1, where he scored two Read More

Anniversary: Osun lists Akande, Adeboye, 9 others for lifetime achievement award

September 1, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

As part of activities lined up to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the creation of Osun State, the government, Wednesday, listed former governor Adebisi Akande, Pastor Enoch Adeboye (General Overseer, RCCG worldwide), Sheikh Abdur’rasheed Hadiyatulla (President, Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria), and former Chief of Defense Staff, General Ipoola Alani Akinrinnade, rtd, for lifetime achievement award. Others in the Read More

Senator Gumau’s campaign directors resign over abandonment

August 30, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Campaign directors of the senator representing Bauchi south Lawal Yahya Gumau, Monday resigned their positions over their alleged abandonment by the lawmaker. The former directors disclosed their resignation in a press statement issued to our correspondent. They include Alhaji Aminu Abubakar who was the director general of the senator, former director of publicity Alhaji Salmanu Buzaye and director for disabled Read More

Breaking: Veteran musician, ‘Guitar Boy’, is dead

August 28, 2021 Admin III 0

Nigerian-born iconic singer, Victor Iwaifo has passed on. According to a family source,  The ‘Guitar boy’ as he was fondly called celebrated his 80th birthday in March. Uwaifo is also the first professional musicians to be awarded with the National Merit Honours of Member of the Order of the Niger (MON). He was also the first Commissioner for Arts, Culture Read More

OBJ, Jonathan, Wike, others nominated for Topflyers Magazine Awards

August 28, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

Former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo (OBJ) and Goodluck Jonathan; Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike; Governor of Lagos state, Sanwo-Olu; Oba of Benin; the Director-General, WTO, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; Nigeria musical sensation Davido, among others have been nominated for Topflyers Magazine International Awards. Addressing a press briefing to start the process of voting, the CEO of the company, Hon. Musa Yahaya, said 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

IBB survived more coups than any leader in Nigeria – Iwuanyanwu

August 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former President General Ibrahim Babangida has been described as a leader who survived more coups than any other leader in Nigeria and one whose intellectual capacity was evident on the way he handled security matters while presiding the affairs of this nation. A business mogul and a close ally of General Babangida, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu in a statement in honour Read More

Ogun monarch withdraws chieftaincy title from Okorocha

August 9, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Eselu of Iselu Kingdom, Oba Akintunde Akinyemi has announced the withdrawal of the appointment of former Imo state governor, Senator Rochas Okorocha as the Otunba Asoludero of Iselu kingdom.  The first class monarch also canceled the installation ceremony which was supposed to take place on 19th September, 2021.  It would be recalled that Sen. Okorocha was named as the Read More

The virtue of marriage in Islam

August 5, 2021 Musa Nojimudeen 0

Islam means submission to the will of Almighty Allah. Thus, as a religion, it was given to all the Prophets from Adam (AS) to Muhammad (SAW). It was only perfected during the time of Muhammad (SAW) as stated in the Qur’an Suratu’l-Maidah,Chp 5v3: “This day have I perfected your religion for you and have completed my favour upon you and Read More

Niger Assembly passes law establishing armed vigilante special squad

July 8, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

The Niger state House of Assembly has promulgated a law empowering Vigilantes in the state to carry arms as a strategy to surmount banditry and other security challenges.  The passage of the law Wednesday followed the adoption of recommendations by the House Committee on Security,  Intelligence and Judiciary on ammendment of the state Vigilante Corps law 2012. The Committee chaired Read More

Matawalle’s desperation for re-election led him to APC, Rep member blasts governor

June 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A serving House of Representatives member, Hon. Teejay Yusuf, has said that Zamfara state governor, Alhaji Bello Matawalle joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) in desperation for reelection in 2023. Governor Matawalle dumped the PDP for APC on Tuesday. But reacting to the development on Wednesday through a statement he personally signed, Hon. Yusuf said Mutawalle’s secret alliance with the Read More

APC information managers demand legislation, actions against media abuse, misinformation

June 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Information managers of the federal government and in All Progressives Congress (APC) controlled states have demanded for strengthened legislation, strategies and action plans with consequences for media abuse and misinformation in the country. The media managers also asked for a strengthened advocacy to amplify justifications of government policies and popularise government achievements across board. The demands are contained in a Read More

APC’s Litmus Test: Buhari, Tinubu, others to speak at public presentation

June 6, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

President Muhammadu Buhari, national leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Vice President Prof. Yemi Osibanjo and many other leaders of the ruling party are scheduled to speak at the public presentation of a book ‘APC’s Litmus Test’ written by the director general of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Mallam Salihu Moh. Lukman. A statement made Read More