NNPC Disowns letter on non – appearance before Senate

….As Downstream Committee summons GMD By Abubakar Liman The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited ( NNPCL) , has disowned letter allegedly written by it to the Senate Committee on Finance as an independent corporation insulated from being summoned by any relevant committees of the National Assembly . Disowning of the purported letter by NNPCL , concides with summoning of its Group Managing Director ( GMD) …

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LASG Unveils Q4-Lagos Initiative To Generate Reliable Tourism Data

By Taiye Olayem iLagos, – The Lagos State Government on Wednesday unveiled the Q4-Lagos initiative to generate reliable tourism data for future and immediate use for the state.Mrs Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, the state Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, during the unveiling in Lagos, said that the initiative was meant to generate statistics of tourism and entertainment events within the state.“Q4-Lagos which simply means four quarters …

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Group Plans Safer Electricity Access For Nigerians Using Solar Energy

By Angela Atabo Abuja, Sept. 28, 2022(NAN) Himel, a global manufacturer and provider of electrical products for low voltage power distribution, says is it working on safer electricity access for Nigerians through its solar energy initiative. Mr Balaji Lenka, the Vice-President, Sales for the Middle East, Africa, and Central Eastern Europe, Himel, said this in a statement on Wednesday at the end of the Nigeria Energy Conference …

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Reps Step Down Motion To Stop Touts Operating On Major Highway

By Femi Ogunshola Abuja, – The House of Representatives on Wednesday stepped down a motion to stop unruly behaviour of  touts operating on major highways in the country.The move followed the adoption of a motion by Rep. Lanre Edun (APC-Ogun) at plenary.The motion is titled, ” Need to Curb the Incessant and Unruly Behaviour of Touts Operating on Major Highways in Nigeria.”Edun said he would …

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British King Charles III Sends Message To Canada Following Storm

London, – British King Charles III has sent a message to Canada’s governor-general expressing his sympathy following the devastating impact of storm Fiona. In his first message of condolence issued as King, Charles said he and the Queen Consort “wanted to send our profound sympathy” to those affected by the natural disaster. Canadian troops have been sent to assist the recovery from storm Fiona, which …

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Court Strikes Out Cheating Case Against Businessman

By Talatu Maiwada Abuja, – A Kado Upper Grade I Area Court, Abuja on Wednesday struck out a case of cheating filed against a 29-year-old businessman, Christopher Micah, for lack of diligent prosecution. Micah, who lives in 11 Crescent, Kado Estate, Abuja pleaded not gulty to the charge. The Judge, Shehu Ahmadu struck out the matter saying the Prosecution Counsel, Helen Ochai and the complainant, …

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Tinubu/Shettima media team will mobilise Nigerians for APC: Danladi Bako

By Bashir Rabe Mani Abuja, – Dr Danladi Bako, Co- Director, Strategic Communication, APC Presidential Campaign Council, says the Tinubu/Shettima media team will mobilise Nigerians across the country to vote for the party in 2023. Bako said in a statement on Wednesday, in Abuja: ”Without doubt, this team has not only the capacity , capability and character to drive the media agenda of the Tinubu/ …

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Players, Coaches and Referees Will Take The Front Seat – Doherty

By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Development of football back home has been my ultimate and Paramount push and desire since as an ex player and an administrator as well as a philanthropist. David Doherty is a popular figure in terms of sports development and advocacy of good governance of Nigeria football, reason he braved it to pick up form to contest for the prestigious seat for …

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Ogbaru flood disaster: Ogene sends SOS message to NEMA, SEMA

By Chris Udochukwu Former member of the House of Representatives and 2023 candidate of the Labour Party for House of Reps in Ogbaru Federal Constituency, Hon. Victor Afam Ogene, has called on the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), to come to the rescue of the people of Ogbaru Local Government Area, Anambra state, over the recent flood disaster in …

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Payment of compensation is just one step in the road to justice – Ojukwu

….As IIP-SARS PRESENTS FINAL REPORT TO NHRC By Chris Udochukwu The Executive Secretary of the Commission (NHRC), Tony Ojukwu (SAN) has said that payment of compensation is just one step in the road to justice, saying there is the need to hold indicted officers of the Nigerian Police accountable for these violations. This is coming as the Independent Investigation Panel on Human Rights Violations by …

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Atiku Arrives In Enugu For PDP Southeast Stakeholders’ Meeting

By Alex Enebeli Enugu, – Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has arrived in Enugu for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) South-East Stakeholders Zonal Meeting. The PDP 2023 presidential candidate, who arrived in the Akanu Ibiam International Airport on Tuesday morning, is expected at the Baze Event Centre, Independence Layout Enugu, venue of the event. The event is aimed at uniting all Ndigbo for PDP and …

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Gov. Fayemi Mourns former minister, Ogunlade

By Yinusa Ishola Ado-Ekiti, – Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has described the death of Chief Ayodele Ogunlade, a renowned journalist and former Minister of National Planning, as a great loss to the state and the country. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, Fayemi said Ogunlade was a man of honour and a worthy ambassador of Ekiti State. The Ilupeju Ekiti-born …

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Court Strikes Out Suit Against Olisa Metuh

By Taiye Agbaje Abuja, – A Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, on Monday, struck out thesuit filed by the  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, for retrial.Justice Emeka Nwite, in a ruling, described the seven-count criminal charge in a suit marked: FHC/ABJ/CR/05/2022 filed by the EFCC, as “an abuse of court process.”The …

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Osun 2022: Tribunal Adjourns Pre-hearing In Oyetola’s Suit Until Oct. 4

By Joshua Oladipo Osogbo , – The Osun Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Osogbo , on Monday, adjourned until Oct. 4 the pre-hearing of a petition filed by Gov. Gboyega Oyetola against the declaration of Ademola Adeleke as the Governor-elect. The Chairman of the tribunal , Justice Tertsea Kume , fixed the date and granted INEC, PDP and Adeleke seven-days to respond to the pre-hearing form …

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Revealed! How Police Seized 123 Oil Vessels – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has confirmed that the police’s Special Task Force on Petroleum and Illegal Bunkering has confiscated 123 oil vessels comprising tankers, lorries, barges, buses, lorries and other vehicles. The unit, he said, has also seized 1,301,020 litres of Automotive Gas Oil, 135,000 litres of crude oil, 4,900 litres of Premium Motor Spirit and 45,000 litres of engine oil. Force spokesperson, …

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