Celebrating the outstanding achievements of Governor Inuwa Yahaya: Founding father of new Gombe

July 25, 2023 Ibrahim Nature 0

As the proverbial saying goes, a gold fish has no hiding place and so Governor lnuwa Yahaya’s outstanding achievements and exemplary performance in Gombe State has auspiciously come into focus as an agglomeration of public policy apparatchiks, blue chip think tanks, civil society groups, social affairs commentariats and the media punditocracy under the aegis of The National Interest Forum have Read More

Lawyers condemn re-arrest of suspended CBN gov against court order, assault on prison officials, others

July 25, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Human Rights Lawyers under the aegis of Lawyers in Defence of Democracy (LIDD) have berated the of Department of State Services (DSS), over the alleged assault on judiciary, lawyers, prison officials, and media by DSS operatives in a bid to stop prison officials from carrying out their job of taking the suspended CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, into custody as ordered Read More

Nexia international celebrates 2023 week

July 25, 2023 Admin III 0

Nexia International, a global network of independent accounting and consulting firms, have commemorated Nexia Week across 122 countries. This year’s Nexia Week focuses on the essential principles of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG). The event serves as a platform to showcase the firm’s dedication to the environment, community and all stakeholders involved, including employees and clients. It further emphasizes the Read More

Global principles for fair compensation for media by Google, Facebook, others launched

July 25, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

…BBC, NGE, 50 others endorse principles The framework for negotiations between registered news businesses and designated big digital platforms like Google, Facebook, Twitter and others has been launched.The framework seeks for fair compensation for publishers across the globe.A statement on Monday said the endorsement was done on July 14 at a conference held at the Gordon Institute of Business Science, Read More

At last, Lagos opens up on #EndSARS casualties, reveals next plans

July 24, 2023 Admin III 0

The Lagos state government has said the stories of a supposed mass burial of #EndSARS protesters victims that had since continued to circulate on social media is false. A press release signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr Olusegun Ogboye, said the attention of the “Lagos State Government has been drawn to some social media publications about a Read More

Council boss donates 48 rooms as corp’s lodge

July 24, 2023 John Oba 0

Isiokpo community played host to the Director General of National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General Yushau Dogara Ahmed as he inaugurated the 48-room self-contained Corps Lodge built by the executive chairman of Ikwerre LGA, Hon. Samuel Nwanosike. The landmark project, which comprises two courtyards, two receptions and fully furnished rooms with state-of-the-art electronics and kitchens was built to mark the Read More

Justice Innovation Lab seeks solution to domestic violence in Ogun

July 24, 2023 Kehuinde Osasona 0

The second series of stakeholders’ dialogue on people-centred civil justice transformation in Ogun state, anchored by the Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (Hiil) Holland, to improve access to civil justice and its delivery system in Nigeria and Ogun state in particular was  flagged off in Abeokuta  the state capital, Thursday July 20. Following the success of its maiden workshops Read More

Outrage as UNILAG shoots up tuition fees by 400%

July 22, 2023 Admin III 0

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has revealed its decision to raise tuition fees for students within the institution. The institution’s vice chancellor, Professor Folasade Ogunsola, disclosed this development during a meeting held with representatives of non-teaching staff unions on Thursday, July 20, 2023, at the Senate Committee Chamber of the university. According to Professor Ogunsola, the proposed fees for undergraduate Read More

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North-central APC stakeholders protest as Tinubu ‘unveils’ Ganduje next week 

July 21, 2023 Admin III 0

…It’ll distort the party’s zoning arrangement – Lukman ‘…It suggests insensitivity, taking party members for granted’  …Party should convey NEC meeting as soon as possible – Alancha …I’m interested in party’s number one seat – Ebute Barring any last-minute change in plans, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu may officially present to the ruling party’s stakeholders the immediate past governor of Kano Read More

Forum wants electoral commission strengthened to decide on party candidacy, others

July 21, 2023 Admin III 0

The 11th Technical Session of The Electoral Forum has recommended that the powers of the electoral commission should be strengthened and exercised to allow it to decide on party candidacy and leadership as stipulated in the Electoral Act 2022. In a joint recommendation signed by the chairman of the forum, Professor Adebayo Olukoshi, it recommended that parties should be strengthened Read More

Many feared dead in fresh Third Mainland Bridge accident

July 21, 2023 Admin III 0

Many lives have reportedly been lost during an accident at Third Mainland Bridge. The accident occurred within Adekunle inward Adeniji, in Lagos State on Friday. As at the time of filling this report, no official statement has been made but Blueprint correspondence gathered that a significant number of casualties was recorded in the accident. The Lagos State Ambulance Service (LASAMBUS) Read More

Block chain: Civic group to empower women with startups

July 20, 2023 Admin III 0

Leveraging on the use of technology to boost economic growth, A Civic Non-governmental Organisation, Do Take Action, on Tuesday, has said it will empower Women with small and medium enterprise in Nigeria, to enable them scale through recession. CEO and Co-founder, Do Take Action, Precious Ebere, said this while addressing business women in a programme hosted by Do Take Action Read More

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Trend Micro remains leader in cloud workload security market

July 20, 2023 Admin III 0

Trend Micro Incorporated, a global cybersecurity leader, says it remains by far the largest vendor in the cloud workload security market, with a share more than twice that of its nearest competitor. IDC’s report highlights surging demand for cloud workload security. The overall size of the market increased by nearly 27 per cent annually to reach $2.6 billion worldwide. Trend Read More

FG to descend on trade associations over food price manipulation

July 20, 2023 Admin III 0

The federal government, in collaboration with the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), is set to impose sanctions on trade associations found guilty of engaging in anti-competitive practices. The initiative comes as a response to the indiscriminate and irrational hike in food prices that has burdened consumers and sparked concerns about food security in the country. Speaking at a Read More

Why we destroyed vessel loaded stolen crude –DHQ

July 20, 2023 Admin III 0

… Destroyed 22 illegal refining sites in 2 weeks The Defence Headquarter (DHQ), Thursday, said it destroyed a vessel loaded with suspected stolen crude oil in accordance with extant operating procedure that stipulates instant destruction of any vehicle, vessel or equipment linked with crude oil theft. Director Defence Media Operations Major General Edward Buba who stated this Thursday while briefing Read More

Nigeria partners US on direct flight to Houston Texas

July 20, 2023 Admin III 0

The Ministry of Aviation and Aerospace has assured the delegation from the United States of America that the Government of Nigeria will work on their requests for a direct flight from Nigeria to Houston, having a consulate office in Houston city and deepening the Bilateral Relations with the Government of America. While receiving the Mayor of Houston Texas, United States Read More

Cyber security: NITDA collaborate with CIFCFIN on digital forensics

July 18, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

The director-general, National Information Technology Development Agency, Kashifu Inuwa, has assured the President of Chartered Institute of Forensic and Certified Fraud Investigator of Nigeria (CIFCFIN) of the agency’s readiness to collaborate with the institute on digital forensics in order to reinvigorate the tech ecosystem and mitigate cybercrimes in the digital space. Inuwa gave the assurance while receiving CIFCFIN’s President, Dr. Read More

DG NITDA tasks varsities on sustainable IT models, applauds UNILAG

July 18, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

The director-general of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa, has urged universities in the country to emulate the University of Lagos (UNILAG) by adopting effective sustainability models in their IT Innovation hubs to derive the best values of digital technology as well as enhance productivity. Inuwa made this call when he paid a working visit to NITDA’s Read More

NDLEA seizes 64,863kg of nitrous oxide in Lagos, Imo; arrests three suspect

July 14, 2023 Admin III 0

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted a total of 64,863.5 kilograms of nitrous oxide, commonly referred to as “laughing gas.” The interception took place at the Apapa seaport in Lagos and in Imo states. According to a statement released on Facebook by the agency’s spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, the recovery of the substance was a result of actionable Read More

FG has no plan to appeal human trafficking case against Bola Audu – Lawyer 

July 13, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

There general public has been urged to ignore and discountenance the sinister plots by some individuals seeking to mislead them against the decision of the FCT High Court which cleared Comrade Innocent Bola Audu of the Charges of Human Trafficking brought against him by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).  Addressing a press conference Thursday Read More

Tinubu appoints Tunde Rahman, Masari, 18 others as aides

July 12, 2023 Admin III 0

Tunde Rahman, Ibrahim Masari and 18 others have been given Senior Special Assistant roles by President Bola Tinubu. According to Premium Times, Rahman, a veteran journalist, is now the designated SSA to the president on media matters. Ibrahim Masari was appointed SSA on political matters while Abdulaziz Abdulaziz was appointed SSA on print media. Others are Adekunle Tinubu – Personal Read More

14 die, 9 injured in Lagos-Badagry Expressway auto crash

July 9, 2023 Admin III 0

No fewer than 14 persons, including a four-month-old baby, died on Sunday morning in an auto accident along Lagos-Badagry Expressway in Lagos. Mr Williams Manga, Unit Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Badagry on Sunday. Manga said that nine other persons sustained injuries in the accident, which occured at Agemowo axis Read More

Breaking: Police arrest man spreading ex-lover’s nude photos

July 7, 2023 Admin III 0

The Lagos police command has arrested a Lagos-based businessman, Amara Kennedy, who allegedly shared his former lover’s nude pictures online. Kennedy was accused of circulating unclad photos of two single mothers and also vowed to destroy their reputation One of the victims, identified as Kester, made the disclosure of his arrest to newsmen on Friday. Details loading…