NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE BLUE PRINT NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [12 MAY, 2018].


Below are the headlines found on The Blueprint Online Newspaper for today, Saturday, 12 May2018.

Sat, 12 May 2018
A lawmaker representing Ikwo South, in the Ebonyi State House of Assembly, Hon Chike Ogiji was Friday arraigned in court for parading forged school certificates. Ogiji who doubles as the Chief Whip of the Assembly was arraigned in the Magistrate court of Ebonyi state on four count charges. The charges read as follows, that you Ogiji IMO Chike m on Read MoreThe post Ebonyi Assembly Chief whip arraigned over Forgery certificate appeared first on Blueprint. 

Sat, 12 May 2018
The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF), Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and Nigeria international Brown Ideye have sent birthday wishes to former Super Eagles striker, Emmanuel Emenike, who turns 31 today -Thursday, May 10 CAF, NFF and Ideye took to their verified Twitter handle to send their birthday wishes to Emenike. 'Happy 31st birthday to Nigeria international, Emmanuel Emenike,' CAF wrote Read MoreThe post CAF, NFF, Ideye celebrate Emenike @ 31 appeared first on Blueprint. 

Sat, 12 May 2018
Midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has assured that the Super Eagles will be ready for action ahead of pre-World Cup friendly matches against the Democratic Republic of Congo, England and the Czech Republic. Nigeria host the Leopards of the DR Congo in Port Harcourt on 28th May, before a prestige clash with England's Three Lions at Wembley Stadium in Londonon 2nd June Read MoreThe post Super Eagles ready for friendlies ' Onazi appeared first on Blueprint. 

Sat, 12 May 2018
The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) will go on break by June 2 for the World Cup. 'The league will break on June 2 for the World Cup' A very reliable source disclosed to our correspondent last night. 'Most of the leagues still on at the time of the World Cup will only be running on the special permission of Read MoreThe post NPFL goes on World Cup break June 2 appeared first on Blueprint. 

Sat, 12 May 2018
In The Name Of Allah, The Most Gracious, The Most Merciful All thanks and praises are due to Allah, we seek His help and forgiveness. We seek refuge in Allah from the evil within ourselves and the consequences of our evil deeds. Whoever Allah guides will never be led astray, and whoever Allah leads astray will never find guidance. I Read MoreThe post When to start and end fasting (1) By Imam Murtadha Gusau appeared first on Blueprint. 

Sat, 12 May 2018
After nearly 17 years, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has revived the annual Nigerian Ports Sports Association (NIGOSA) Games which was last held in 2001. According a statement signed by the General Manager, Corporate & Strategic Communications, NPA, Abdullahi A. Goje, all is now set for the 2018 edition of the game which will hold from Wednesday, 9th and Friday, Read MoreThe post NPA revives NIPOSA games after 17 years appeared first on Blueprint. 

Sat, 12 May 2018
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) have commenced the move to compel all shipping agencies to open Disbursement Accounts (DAs). According to the regulators, the shipping companies would be made to carry out operational costs for their multinational principals overseas through the DAs. The move according to CBN and NSC was in line with Read MoreThe post CBN, Council compel shipping coys to open accounts appeared first on Blueprint. 

Sat, 12 May 2018
Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Tincan Command, Apapa has announced N29.146b revenue from export in the first quarter of 2018. The amount included N22.432bn worth of agricultural products through Tin Can Island Port. This was disclosed by Customs Area Controller in charge of Tincan port command, Abdullahi Baba Musa.. Musa told journalists that the volume of export in the first quarter Read MoreThe post Tincan port rakes in N29bn in Q1 appeared first on Blueprint. 

Sat, 12 May 2018
Shareholders of Goldlink Insurance Plc, have approved the re-capitalisation of the firm to enable investors have better return on investment. The approval to raise N3.3billion capital through right issue was given during Goldlink's 20th Annual General Meeting (AGM), for the financial year ended December 31, 2015, at the weekend in Lagos. This comes after about seven years of regulatory intervention Read MoreThe post Shareholders recapitalise underwriting firm with N3.3bn appeared first on B 

Sat, 12 May 2018
Underwriting fi rm, Linkage Assurance Plc, through its Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Dr Pius Apere, has been listed among Top 25 (CEOs) in the country, who delivered the value to stakeholders, and contributed to the stellar performance in the Nigerian capital market in 2017. Last year, listed stocks gained N4.36trillion in market capitalisation, a development that made the Nigerian capital Read MoreThe post Linkage CEO listed among capital market performers appeared first on Bluepri 

Sat, 12 May 2018
The National Pension Commission (Pencom), has revealed plans to extend the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS), to underserved sectors of the economy through the creation of a Micro Pension Scheme. Speaking at a workshop in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital, the Acting Director General of PENCOM, Aisha Dahir Umar, represented by the Commission's Secretary and Legal Adviser, Ibrahim Sani, said Read MoreThe post PenCom to boost economy with micro-pension appeared first on Blueprint. 

Sat, 12 May 2018
Despite the wobbling state of the economy in 2017, Law Union & Rock (LUR) Insurance, said its gross premium written stood at N4.252 billion. This was disclosed at the 49th Annual General Meeting, in Lagos, by the Chairman of the Company, Remi Babalola, while it grew its profit by 66.8 per cent. According to him, the company recorded good performance Read MoreThe post LUR declares N4.252bn premium appeared first on Blueprint. 

Sat, 12 May 2018
The International Organisation of Securities Commissions, IOSCO has said it is committed to maintain investor confi dence in all its jurisdictions by ensuring that investors are protected in its regulations. The Chairman IOSCO board, Mr. Ashley Alder made this remarks yesterday at the official Opening ceremony of the 43rd Annual Conference in Budapest, Hungary. Alder said the job of securities Read MoreThe post IOSCO restates commitment to investor protection appeared first on Blueprint. 

Sat, 12 May 2018
The Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) says it has commenced emergency repairs on the failed sections of Okene ' Ibillo road (Edo state border) in Kogi state. Also, the agency disclosed that it was carrying out special repairs of Multala Muhammed bridge Km. 27+000, Koton-Karfe, along Lokoja ' Abuja road in Kogi state. A statement issued by the agencys Head Read MoreThe post FERMA repairs Murtala Mhd Bridge, Okene-Ibillo road appeared first on Blueprint. 

Sat, 12 May 2018
Jaiz Bank Plc, the premier noninterest bank in Nigeria says it will grow its income and profitability consecutively over the next five years, with pre-tax profi t for the period expected to gross N15.86 billion. Managing Director of the Bank, Hassan Usman, who led top management to present its Facts Behind the Figures at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Lagos Read MoreThe post Jaiz Bank targets N15.9bn profit in 5 years appeared first on Blueprint. 

Sat, 12 May 2018
The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, disclosed yesterday that the federal government would mobilise more revenues to drive its growth plan for the economy. The minister made this known in Abuja at a meeting with a World Bank Mission of 10 Executive Directors led by Mr. Patrizio Pagano. She stated that the government would accelerate Nigeria's growth level and Read MoreThe post Growth: Nigeria to mobilise more revenues, as tax payers' base hits 19m ' Adeosun appeared first o 

Sat, 12 May 2018
Again, the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) recently raised the alarm on how malpractice is perpetrated in its 2018 school-based WASSCE. MARTIN PAUL writes on the sophistication of the cankerworm. Origin of examination malpractice The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), established in 1952, is a regional body that conducts certification examinations for secondary school leavers in the fivemember West African Read MoreThe post Pros and coins of digital exam malpractice appeared firs 

Sat, 12 May 2018
Nexford University US has set aside four million dollars in its quest to build a next-generation university with artificial intelligence technology for Nigerian students. The US-based institution's project is aimed at building a learning experience that bridges the gap between higher educations the global work-place needs. 'We, as founders, believe that lack of education remains the single largest cause of Read MoreThe post Nexford varsity to build nextgen schools in Nigeria appeared f 

Sat, 12 May 2018
Students of the Ekiti State University (EKSU) Monday have protested the prohibitive charges of wireless internet connection imposed on them by the management of the institution. Early on Monday morning, thousands of the students had converged on the only entrance to the campus and locked the main gate to the university to prevent students and staff members from gaining entrance Read MoreThe post EKSU students protest high internet charges appeared first on Blueprint. 

Sat, 12 May 2018
The Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMINNA) in Niger state has advised 20 students to withdraw from the university due to poor academic performances. This was stated in the university's newsletter Number 709, and tweeted in myschool.ng. The decision to expel the undergraduates was taken at the 422nd meeting of the university's senate. The expulsions of two of the students, Read MoreThe post FUTMINNA rusticates 20 students for low performance appeared first on Blueprint. 
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