Nollywood Ambassadors Award set to debut in Abuja

Nollywood Ambassadors Award (NAA), a ceremony to recognise and pay tribute to relevant stakeholders who have contributed to the growth of Nollywood is set to debut in Abuja. Mr Sunny-Ken Awoji, President of Nollywood Ambassadors International Initiative, organisers of the event, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on……

African leaders Fail To Win $5m Mo Ibrahim Prize

Sudanese Telecoms magnate Mo Ibrahim failed to award a $5 million African political leadership prize on Tuesday, the second year running the gong designed to foster regional democracy has gone begging due to a lack of suitable candidates. Since its launch in 2006, the Ibrahim Prize has only been awarded four times – to Mozambique’s…

GTBank named Best Bank in Africa for Corporate Governance

Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, has been awarded ‘Best Corporate Governance, Africa’, in the Financial services category at the 2017 Corporate Governance Awards. The event, organized by the Ethical Boardroom Magazine, recognizes outstanding companies who have exhibited exceptional leadership in the area of governance and professional ethics.   Over the years, Ethical Boardroom magazine has consistently……

13 bag LG Guidance and Counseling merit award

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State No fewer than 13 persons received merit awards from the Irepodun Local Government Education Authority in Kwara for their outstanding contributions to the development of the council area. Each of the recipients received a plaque at a ceremony in Omu-Aran to mark the second edition of the Guidance and…

Breaking: Riyad Mahrez wins African Player of the year award

Riyad Mahrez Leicester City midfielder and Algeria international, Riyad Mahrez has been named the 2016 African best player of the year award as he beat Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who plied his trade for Dortmund to the first position. The 25-year-old Algerian, who inspired Leicester to the Premier League title, is already the PFA Player of the…

IAAF Award Night: Usain Bolt, Others Nominated

Usain Bolt The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has nominated Usain Bolt, Wayde Van Nierkerk, David Rudisha and others ahead of the IAAF Award Night in Monaco on Dec. 2. This is contained in a statement on Tuesday by IAAF Communications Department. It said that this week marked the opening of the voting process…

Gully Erosion Control: Ogbeson community appreciates Oshiomhole, endorses Obaseki

BENIN CITY – As a mark of appreciation for the Edo State government intervention in reclaiming the erosion devastated area in Ogbeson community, the leadership of the community has presented an award of commendation to Governor Adams Oshiomhole and endorsed the governorship candidate of the APC, Mr. Godwin Obaseki as their candidate for the September…

UK Awards Chevening Scholarship To 53 Nigerians

Paul Arkwright The UK Government has awarded Chevening scholarship to 53 Nigerians for the 2016/2017 Chevening cycle, the UK High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, has said. Arkwright stated this at the pre-departure orientation programme in Abuja, organised for Chevening scholars to commence their study programmes in the UK this September. He said: “For the…

Agenda For National Council Of State Meeting

The upcoming meeting of the National Council of State (NCS) will be the first since the inception of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration on 29th May 2015. It should produce profound resolutions for the myriad of socioeconomic challenges testing the collective will of Nigerians as never before. In particular, the Federal Government’s security, social welfare/employment…

LOYALTY IN GOVERNANCE AWARD HONOURS AMBODE, OTHERS

MARITIME Media Limited, organisers of the Loyalty in Governance Award have announced winners in the second edition of the reward system. In all, six state governors, one from each of the six geopolitical zones emerged. They are Governor Akinwunmi Ambode (South-west), Governor Nyesom Wike (South-south), Governor Ifeanyi Ugwanyi (South-East), Governor Nasir ElRufia (North-west), Governor Kassim…