Monthly Archives: December 2020

Lagos Land Bureau Holds Stakeholders Forum 

Lagos State Lands Bureau will hold its 2020 Interactive Stakeholders Forum on Thursday, the Permanent Secretary Mr. Bode Agoro has stated.    Agoro in a statement he personally signed and issued on Monday, said the interactive stakeholders’ forum will take place at Ostra Hall, CBD, Ikeja by 10:00am.    According to him, the interactive forum, which is a platform created ...

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Yuletide: Speed Kills, Life Has No Duplicate —  FRSC

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Federal Road Safety Corps has advised motorists in Anambra State to drive to stay alive to celebrate Christmas. It said that speed thrills but it also kills together with its attendant predicaments. The organization also admonished motorists to remember that life has no duplicate and that only the living celebrates Christmas and other such occasions. Sector ...

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FG To Block Phone Lines Without NIN December 30

The Nigeria government has ordered all telecommunication service providers to ask all subscribers to provide their National Identification Numbers (NIN). Subscribers who fail to do so within two weeks are to be blocked from using their SIM cards. This was the resolution reached at a meeting between the minister of communication and digital economy and stakeholders in the communication industry ...

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Abducted Schoolboys Divided Into Batches As Student Narrates How He Escaped

• Zamfara shuts boarding schools • ACF decries Federal Govt’s lamentations, says Nigeria not secure under Buhari The Nigeria Union of Teachers on Tuesday threatened to embark on a nationwide strike following continued threat to lives of its members and students. The Secretary-General of the NUT, Dr Mike Ene, stated this in a statement in Abuja while reacting to the ...

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Akachukwu Nwankpo: When Desperation Meets Waterloo

By Chima Nwokolo Men who seek power desperately often end up at the bottom of the political ladder. They lose the aura of desirability with a punctured reputation. Everyone has the right to seek for power but when it is coloured with a tinge of desperation it becomes irritating and unattractive. This was the classical scenario few days ago when ...

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National Council On Nutrition Approves 5-Year Plan To Reduce Hunger, Malnutrition & Increase Breastfeeding In Nigeria

In an effort to further improve the wellbeing of citizens, a 5-year nutrition action plan that will guide the implementation of interventions and programmes to address the problems of hunger and malnutrition across all sectors in Nigeria has been approved by National Council on Nutrition. The Council chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, approved the action plan titled the ...

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Osinbajo Discusses Nigeria-UK Post Brexit Relations With Johnson’s Trade Envoy

Discussions around improving relations between Nigeria and the United Kingdom (UK) across different sectors especially in the post Brexit era is not only exciting but will make a difference for both countries, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Prof. Osinbajo stated this Monday when he received on a courtesy visit to the Presidential Villa, a UK delegation led by ...

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Breaking: CJN Tests Positive For COVID-19

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has tested positive for COVID-19. A Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Ibrahim Saulawa, disclosed this at the unveiling of the national headquarters of the Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria in Abuja on Tuesday. He said the CJN was receiving treatment in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. The CJN was conspicuously absent ...

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Rainoil Limited Wins 2020 Best Downstream Company  

Rainoil Limited, a leading integrated oil and gas company operating in the downstream sector has won the ‘2020 Downstream Company of the Year Award’ at the Nigerian Business Leadership Award (NBLA) 2020 organised by Businessday Newspapers. Rainoil Limited emerged the winner of the ‘Downstream Company of the Year Award’ among leading peers in the category. While expressing his joy at ...

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Anambra: Mkpunando-Aguleri To Sign Peace Accord With Fulani Herdsmen

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The traditional ruler of Mkpunando-Aguleri in Anambra-East local government area of Anambra state, His Royal Highness Igwe Johnson Mbanefo, has held a crucial meeting with Ndichie and Ojiana on amicable resolution of herdsmen encroachments on farmlands in the area. The meeting which was held at Amaisiokwe Mkpunando-Aguleri had all the elders from Ugwuoba, Umuagu, Ngalagu, Umuawonu, Abo, ...

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