Gravenberch enthusiastic over Anfield move

April 17, 2023 Admin III 0

Ryan Gravenberch is enthusiastic over the opportunity to steer his development back on track at Anfield, with Liverpool having made a strong pitch to the player’s camp to sign him from Bayern Munich.The Netherlands international was on a shortlist of options that also featured Aurelien Tchouameni, Enzo Fernandez, Nicolo Barella and the then-unavailable Jude Bellingham for the Premier League club Read More

Senate adopts conference committee report on Peace Corps Bill

April 4, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

The  Senate Tuesday adopted the Report of the Conference Committee which was set up by the two Chambers to harmonise the Bill for an Act to establish the Nigeria Peace Corps.  The Conference Committee set up earlier in the year by both the Senate and House of Representatives, completed its assignment on Wednesday last week leading to the Report laid Read More

Gwani urged to withdraw petition against LP Rep-elect Mathew

April 3, 2023 Abubakar Labaran 0

   The member of the House of Representatives, representing Kaura Federal Constituency, Arc Gideon Lucas Gwani, who lost out in the recent National Assembly elections has been urged to withdraw the petition he filed against Mr. Donatus Mathew, who was returned elected. Arc Gwani of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had filed a petition at the election tribunal challenging the Read More

Nigeria accepts bilateral trade with Pakistan 

March 30, 2023 Adeola Akinbobola 0

  Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has agreed to lead a delegation on enhancing bilateral trade and collaboration between Nigeria and Pakistan.  Sirika accepted this offer when the team from the Africa Center for Asia studies, International Institute for Peace leaders, UN-Geneva, Ajaokuta Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture along with other partners paid a courtesy visit to Read More

Amuneke indicates interest in Super Eagles’ job 

March 28, 2023 Admin III 0

Former Nigeria international Emmanuel Amuneke has said if given the opportunity to coach the Super Eagles he would not turn it down..  Amuneke made this known in an interview on News Central. The former Barcelona forward’s only coaching experience with the Eagles was as an assistant. In 2018, he was appointed as the coach of the Tanzania national football team Read More

NPFL: Abara team up with El-Kanemi Warriors

March 14, 2023 Admin III 0

Plateau United Chief Coach , Abdulazeez Hamza Abara has left his role to join El-kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri as its new Technical Adviser. General Manager of Plateau United , Pius Henwan who confirmed Coach Abara,s departure , disclosed that coach left on mutual consent. Henwan explained that Coach Abara departure have the full consent of management of the team and Read More

Alleged racism: Seplat lied on charges, revocation of CEO’s Nigeria’s work permit, visa 

March 12, 2023 Tope Sunday 0

Indications have emerged that Seplat Energy Plc lied in a press statement it claimed neither the company nor its CEO, Roger Brown, was contacted by the Nigerian government  over alleged  racism charges brought against him by some  aggrieved Nigerian employees. Documents received by Blueprint showed that at two different times, invitations were sent to Seplat Energy by Nigeria’s Ministry of Interior February 9 and 15, contrary to the Read More

Group appeals to Tinubu to consider loyalty, competence in forming cabinet

March 12, 2023 Chamba Simeh 0

The Tinubu Shettima Diaspora Network (TSDN), an All Progressives Congress (APC) support group, has appealed to President-elect Bola Tinubu to consider loyalty, commitment and competence in selecting those that will form his cabinet. Dr Uche Paul Ogbonnaya, the group’s director-general made the appeal in an interview with Blueprint on Sunday in Abuja. He noted that there were great Nigerian brains Read More

Coalition backs call for resignation of APC’s chair 

March 12, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

A coalition of Civil Society Organisations, under the aegis of Conference of Nigeria Civil Rights Activists (CNCRA), has joined the call on the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress ( APC), Senator Abdullahi Adamu, to resign  in order to ensure power balancing for the party in the coming administration of President Bola Tinubu and Vice President Kashim Shettima. The Read More

NCC spotlights renewable energy on World Consumer Rights Day

March 9, 2023 David Agba 0

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has concluded arrangements to host an event to mark the 2023 World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) in Abuja with spotlight on its regulatory initiatives on clean energy usage in the telecoms sector. In what has become a tradition in the Commission since 2017, when it declared 2017 as Year of the Telecom Consumers when it Read More

Pan Africa Media recognises Universal Insurance CEO for excellent performance

March 9, 2023 Admin III 0

The Managing Director/ CEO, of Universal Insurance, Dr. Benedict Ujoatuonu, has picked the ‘Insurance Personality Leadership Excellence Prize for Year 2022’. At the 2022 edition of the African Prize for Leadership Excellence Award Ceremony held in Lagos recently, the organisers of the event, The Africa Leadership Media Limited, a Pan Africa Leadership Magazine, said the Africa Prize for Leadership in Read More

Kaduna 2023 governorship election: Pastors back Labour Party’s Asake

March 9, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

  Ahead of March 18 gubernatorial and state assembly elections in Kaduna state, Labour Party (LP) gubernatorial candidate, Hon. Jonathan Asake, has received a boost, as a group of pastors have endorsed his candidature for the polls.  The pastors, under the auspices of Concerned Pastors for Good Governance, said in endorsing Asake, they are supporting righteousness and holiness, as they Read More

LG chair, Akpabio clash over 2023 senatorial seat in Akwa Ibom

January 24, 2023 Uko Etim 0

The Chairman of Essien Udim local government area of Akwa Ibom state, Mr. Anthony Luke, has revealed why former Senate Minority leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, would not win even in Essien Udim, his local government area. Luke who spoke with newsmen in his residence in Uyo, the state capital on Tuesday said apart from Akpabio’s community of Ukana, he has Read More

INEC kicks off PVCs collection in wards 

January 5, 2023 Emeka Nze 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the devolution of PVC collection to the wards commences tomorrow 6th January 2023, and all validly registered voters who are yet to collect their PVCs are encouraged to seize the opportunity of the devolution to the wards to do so. In a statement on Thursday, the National Commissioner in charge of Information Read More

Nigeria U17 team coach follows in Eddie Howe’s footsteps

January 5, 2023 Admin III 0

Seventy years old former Manchester United’s Chief Scout, David Hobson, has taken keen interest in Nigerian U17 team Scout/Assistant coach, Bunmi Haruna. Hudson, who scouted for the Red Devils for 13 years, met Haruna during his first and only visit to Africa late 2022. After sharing ideas with the young coach, he promised to help him improve his coaching skills Read More

Sultan, Adamu, 400 participants for Islamic vacation course in Ilorin 

December 19, 2022 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhamned Saad Abubakar and Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, are expected to attend the formal opening of the 79th National Islamic Vacation Course billed for Ilorin, Kwara state capital, on December 23, 2022. At least 4, 000 participants including primary school pupils, secondary school students and those in tertiary institutions on vacation  across the country Read More

SKCLA interfaces with 3 gubernatorial candidates in Kaduna 

December 15, 2022 Abubakar Labaran 0

The Southern Kaduna Christian Leaders Association (SKCLA) has  held a one-day interface with the Kaduna state gubernatorial candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), African Democratic Congress (ADC) and the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP). The interaction took place at Throne Room Ministries, Kafanchan, Tuesday and it was the second of its kind. It afforded the candidates the opportunity to present their Read More

NDE trains Plateau graduates on solar installation 

December 13, 2022 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has been commended for impacting skills as well as empowering unemployed youth in Plateau state. The commendation was made Tuesday, by some beneficiaries of the directorate’s training of a set of 25 unemployed graduates in Plateau on solar power installation and maintenance. Mr. Hosea Meshak, who spoke on behalf of the trainers, appreciated the agency Read More

Nigerian content in oil & gas to hit 70% by 2027- NCDMD 

December 7, 2022 Uko Etim 0

The executive secretary of Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Mr Simbi Wabote, has said the launching of 10-year Strategy Roadmap was aimed at increasing Nigerian Content in the oil and gas industry to 70 per cent by 2027. Wabote said this in his keynote address at the 11th Nigerian Content Forum with the theme, “Deepening the Nigerian Content Read More

From Delta, NYSC moves corps members to Anambra 

December 6, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Tuesday, said that a total of 517 corps members deployed for 2022 Batch C Stream 2 service year in Delta State would undergo their mandatory orientation course in Anambra State. The Anambra State Coordinator, NYSC, Mrs Blessing Ekene Iruma, disclosed this during the swearing in ceremony for the batch held at the State Permanent Read More

German-based Nigerian gaffer ready to handle national teams

December 5, 2022 Admin III 0

A German based Nigerian Coach Ikogho Charles Figo has signified his interest to handle any of the Nigeria national teams, if given the opportunity. Coach Figo who revealed that with his years of experience in Africa, Asia and Europe, he has all it takes to impact positively into Nigeria Football. He said with proper coaching and scouting programs, Nigeria has Read More

2023: Tinubu most competent presidential candidate – Sanusi 

December 4, 2022 Bayo Agboola 0

The Otun- Apesinola of Ibadanland, Chief Dotun Sanusi, weekend described the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, as the most competent of all the presidential candidates for the 2023 polls.  Chief Sanusi stated this weekend at a  ‘National Prayer for Bola Tinubu’s Endorsement’ held at Ilaji Hotels and Sports Resorts in Ona-Ara area of Ibadan during which Read More