NIS promotes spokesperson, 4,851 others

December 13, 2023 Admin III 0

Caroline Adepoju, Comptroller General of the Nigerian Immigration Service, (NIS), has announced the elevation of Adedotun Aridegbe, Service Public Relations Officer (SPRO), to the position of Comptroller of Immigration. Adepoju said this in a statement on Wednesday, adding that the NIS also promoted 4,851 other individuals who took part in the 2023 promotion procedure. She stated that the promotion information Read More

Correctional service promotes 5,004 personnel

December 9, 2023 Admin III 0

The Nigerian Correctional Service has approved the promotion of 5,004 senior officers who participated in the 2023 promotion exercise conducted by the Civil Defence, Corrections, Fire and Immigration Services Board. This was contained in a statement signed by the NCoS Spokesperson, Abubakar Umar, on Saturday. Umar said, “Seven Controllers of Corrections were elevated to the rank of Assistant Controller General Read More

Customs promotes junior officers

December 9, 2023 Admin III 0

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Saturday approved the promotion of 357 officers from the ranks of Customs Assistant I (CAI) to Inspector of Customs (IC). In a statement signed by the National Public Relations Officer of Customs, Abdullahi Maiwada, the Service said the promotion was ratified during the 7th management meeting of 2023, chaired by the Comptroller General of Read More

FCSC promotes 30 to directorate cadre, others in police ministry

December 7, 2023 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) has released the 2023 promotion interview list for the directorate level officers in the Ministry and Police Education Unit, which indicated that two education officers were promoted to Grade level 17 and three others to Grade level 16, while 25 officers were promoted to Grade level 15. A press statement by the minsitry’s Deputy Read More

FG promotes 32,361 paramilitary personnel

December 2, 2023 Admin III 0

The Board of Immigration, Civil Defence, Fire and Correctional Services has approved the promotion of 32,361 personnel from the four services. Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, disclosed details of the promotions through the NSCDC Commandant General, Dr Ahmed Audi, on Friday in Abuja. A total of 4, 498 of those promoted were personnel of the Nigerian Correctional Service out Read More

42nd Int’l Convention: ANA Fellowship not for sale – President 

November 2, 2023 Tope Sunday 0

The executive council of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Thursday, inducted 31 renowned authors as fellows of the association with a declaration from its President, Mr. Camillus Chima Ukah, that the Fellowship is not for sale. At the induction, which was held at the Mamman Vatsa Writers’ Village, Mpape, Abuja, the pioneer editor and Editor-in-Chief of Blueprint Newspaper, Malam Read More

Niger, Benue, other CPs now AIGs, DCPs, more senior Police officers promoted – PSC

October 12, 2023 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of 5,718 senior police officers comprising both general duty and specialists cadres of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). A press statement by the Commission’s Head, Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, Thursday, in Abuja, said: “The Commission approved the promotion of 12 Commissioners of Police (CPs) to the next rank of Read More

Ondo cancels automatic promotion for teachers

September 5, 2023 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The Ondo state government has announced plans to introduce a performance bond for teachers of public primary schools where promotion from one grade level to another will be based on the academic performance of students. Also, the government has promised stiffer penalties for teachers who abscond duties just as it promised to improve on monitoring and supervision of academic activities Read More

Kuje Jailbreak: NCoS promotes officer for gallantry 

May 4, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Sequel to the recommendation of the Controller General of Corrections, Haliru Nababa, the Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Service Board (CDCFISB) has approved and promoted Assistant Superintendent of Corrections II James Benjamin to Assistant Superintendent of Corrections I for the gallantry displayed during the Kuje jail attack in June 2022. In a statement released Thursday in Abuja by the Read More

NVMA FCT seeks promotion of diversity, equity in practice

May 1, 2023 John Oba 0

As Nigeria marks the World Veterinary day, members of the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association, FCT chapter, have called for promotion of diversity, equity and inclusiveness in the sector. Speaking at the ceremony to mark the day, the chairman, Dr. Ifeanyi Ogbu, said the level of success the chapter has enjoyed in the last two years can be attributed to the Read More

Anambra targets 10,000 housing units in three years

February 13, 2023 Admin III 0

The Anambra State Government has disclosed that it will deliver between 8,000 and 10,000 housing units in the next three years. The Managing Director of Anambra State Investment Promotion and Protection Agency (ASIPPA), Mr. Mark Okoye, said this during the signing of the Public Private Partnership Framework Agreement (PPPFA) with seven real estate firms in Awka, recently. Okoye said the Read More

Ferrari appoint Vasseur as Formula One team boss

December 13, 2022 Admin III 0

Formula One teams changed bosses in a flurry of post-season appointments on Tuesday, with Frederic Vasseur becoming Ferrari principal and Andreas Seidl moving swiftly from McLaren to replace him at Sauber. Italian Andrea Stella, who started out as an engineer at Ferrari, was named as British-based McLaren’s new team principal.Tail-enders Williams, who announced on Monday that Jost Capito was stepping Read More

Tozali TV launches DSTV onboarding with exciting 7th Henna Ball and Awards 

November 24, 2022 Kehinde Osasona 0

The 7 th Henna Ball and Awards Night 2022, is taking place on Saturday, November 26, at the International Conference Center, Abuja. The Henna Ball, a corporate social responsibility initiative of Tozali Eyeliner Magazine, promotes African culture and values – lifestyle, entertainment, arts and fashion, dedicated to discovering, nurturing and showcasing emerging Nigerian talents in the nation’s alluring tapestry of talents. A Read More

Nigerian Laws protect foreign Investment – Malami

November 21, 2022 Kehinde Osasona 0

The  Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN has said Nigerian Laws provide one of the best legal protection for foreign investors in the world. Malami made the assertion as he received the leadership of the Rice Farmers’ Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) together with the visiting delegation from Egypt National Service Project Authority (NSPA), Cairo, led Read More

PDP crisis: It ‘ll be difficult for G-5 governors to accept Atiku – Ortom

The internal crisis rocking the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may have finally come to stay as Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom told the party’s presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar off, daring him to do his worst. In specific terms, the governor bluntly told the former vice president to go to hell if he thinks speaking against the killing of his Read More

Give us living wages, our takehome no longer enough – NLC tells Soludo

November 2, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Anambra State Council, Wednesday, lamented over the economic situations in the country and urged the government at all levels to upgrade workers remunerations to living wages capable of addressing their challenges. The State Council Chairperson, Comrade Chinwe Orizu, who made the call at the opening of a three-day NLC Leadership Training Workshop held in Awka, Read More

Federal Fire Service promotes 2, 382 officers

August 24, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire & Immigration Services Board (CCFIB) has approved the promotion and advancement of 2,382 Officers of the Service, having fulfilled the conditions. A statement released Wednesdy in Abuja, by the spokesman of the FFS, ACF Paul O. Abraham, said the agency’s Controller General, Engr Jaji O. Abdulganiyu, who announced this through an internal memo confirmed that Read More

Mosquito and malaria

Malaria vaccine: Ned Nwoko foundation plans massive roll out in Nigeria

October 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Prince Ned Nwoko Foundation Malaria Eradication Project is to lead other partners in the nationwide promotion and roll out of the new malaria vaccine which the World Health Organization (WHO) recently approved for wide-use in countries.  The Federal Ministry of Health gave the approval following the foundation’s earlier offer to avail its malaria eradication platform for coordination of the Read More

African Peace Brand lists Obasanjo, Jonathan, Adesina among 33 peace ambassadors awardees

September 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The African Peace Brand at an elaborate event in Abuja slated for November 11, 2021 will hold this year edition of its Awards ceremony. For this event, 33 eminent personalities, among which are 21Nigerians  have been nominated for different categories of awards. Among those listed in the Special Award category include the President of Ghana, HE Nana Addo  Dankwa- Akufo Read More

Pictures: Ex-international, Abdul Sule, unveiled as Honey Badgers boss

September 15, 2021 Editor 0

History was made on Tuesday following the emergence of former Super Eagles player Abdul Kareem Sule as the chairman of one of the rising women clubs in Nigeria, Honey Badgers. Founded in 2019, Honey Badgers recently gained promotion to the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) championship. At a brief but remarkable handover ceremony in Abuja, President of Ratels Sports Development Read More

Crisis looms in UNIOSUNTH over ‘selective promotion’

August 22, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Crisis is presently looming in Osun State University Teaching Hospital (UNIOSUNTH), over purported plan by the state government to select some staffs of the hospital for promotion. The purported promotion, if effected, would  contravened the provision of civil service rules, Blueprint has gathered. Findings revealed that the affected workers who are junior staffs, have been wrongly upgraded in 2013 by Read More

I want to play in NPFL with Bendel Insurance – Tolulope Ojo

August 22, 2021 Admin III 0

One of the brightest lights in Bendel Insurance brilliant performance in the current NNL, Tolulope Ojo, has reiterated his desire to play in the Nigeria Professional Football League next season with the Edo Gunners. The Ekiti State born talented youngster who joined Insurance from Lobi stars of Makurdi is a highly rated player in the promotion gunning team. The left-footed Read More

NNPC promotes, redeploys senior management staff

August 10, 2021 Benjamin Umuteme 0

In a bid to strengthen and reposition the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) towards attaining global excellence and profitability, management of the corporation has announced the promotion and redeployment of some staff to fill key vacant positions. In a statement released by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Dr. Kennie Obateru on Monday, Mr. Billy Okoye has been Read More

UNIDO, NOTAP partner to fast-track industrialization, poverty alleviation

August 6, 2021 Binta Shama 0

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) revived their bilateral relationship to fast-track industrialization and eradicate poverty bedeviling Nigerian citizens. According to a press statement signed by the Public Relations and Protocol Unit of NOTAP, Raymond Onyenezi Ogbu, this was revealed when the country representative and head, Investment and Technology Promotion Read More

Secession: Africa ‘ll lose respect if Nigeria breaks – Ganduje

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has warned that the continent of Africa will lose it respect to the world if the Nigeria cease to exist as a Nation. Ganduje, however, called on seccessionits agitators to stop immediately and give dialogue a chance. Speaking Thursday in Abuja at the second public lecture series organised by the APC Press Corps Read More