Monday , 10 August 2020

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Reps uncover abandoned power projects worth over N156bn

The Federal House of Representatives, in it’s oversight function, has uncovered many power projects, put together at the cost of N156 billion, that are being abandoned or are yet to be completed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN). Two of such uncompleted projects include a 240 MVA sub-station in Walalambe Community of Nasarawa Local Government Area and a 330 ... Read More »

BEDC TO IMPROVE POWER SUPPLY IN IGARRA AND ITS ENVIRONS

In attempt to significantly improve power supply to Igarra town and other communities in Akoko Edo LGA of Edo State, BEDC has finalized the design, and at the stage of awarding contract for the construction of a 33KV line from Okpella to Igarra.  The project once completed, it was gathered, will change the source of supply to the recently completed ... Read More »

BREAKING NEWS: IPMAN orders sale of petrol at N150 per litre in Kano

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) in Kano State has directed its members to sell fuel at N150 per litre. The directive was contained in a statement by the IPMAN Chairman of Kano chapter, Bashir Danmallam. Danmallam said the directive follows the new price modulation announced by the Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC). “I have accordingly, instructed our ... Read More »

Ocean Ambassadors Foundation moves to grow Nigeria’s maritime sector Begins Catch Them Young Programme

 Announces date for First Nationwide Maritime Quiz The first nationwide maritime quiz for secondary school students in the 774 local government areas of Nigeria will begin on Monday, September 14, 2020. ‘’The vision is to get the upcoming generation to be interested in the maritime sector and to carve a niche at an early stage’’ a statement from the Office ... Read More »

FALSE AND MALICIOUS PUBLICATIONS BY SENATOR AYO AKINYELURE AGAINST UBA PLC AND ITS CHAIRMAN,MR.TONYO.ELUMELU,CON

WewriteonbehalfofMr.TonyO.Elumelu,CON(ourClient)whoseattentionhasbeendrawntoseveral falseonlinepublicationscreditedtoSenatorAyoAkinyelure,theChairmanoftheSenateCommitteeon Ethics,PrivilegesandPublicPetitionsallegingtheinvolvementofUBAandindictmentofMr.Elumeluina N41,000,000,000(FortyOneBillionNaira)fraudrelatingtoNITELinliquidation. OurClientisshockedbythisfalse,baseless,andmischievousallegationasneitherhimnoranyofthe organisationsassociatedwithhim haseverbeeninvolvedinorindictedforanyfraudaswasfalsely allegedbySenatorAyoAkinyelure. OurClientisalsoalarmedandappalledbythisdeliberatepeddlingoffalsehoodandmisinformation againstanunblemishedpersonalandbusinessreputation,painstakinglybuiltbyourClientoverseveral decadeswithgreatpersonalsacriöceandunquestionableintegrity. OurClientrejectsSenatorAkinyelure’sattempttousetheplatformoftherespectedinstitutionofthe SenateoftheFederalRepublicofNigeriatoaccomplishwhateverulteriormotiveshemayhave. ItisimportanttoemphasisethatwhenUBAappearedbeforetheSenateCommitteeonEthics,Privileges andPublicPetitions,attentionwasdrawntothefactthatthefactsandcircumstancesleadingtothe disputeson the alleged önancialindebtedness was pending before the Supreme Court in SC/CV/112/2020.ItwasresolvedthatgiventhependencyofthematterattheSupremeCourt,itwas sub-judiceandallactionsonthematterbesuspended.Itisshockingandsacrilegiousthatamatter pendingattheApexCourtcouldbesubjectedtodebatecontrarytotheRulesoftheSenateandby extension,theprincipleoflawthatwhenamatterissub-judice,itshouldnotbesubjectedtodebate beforeadecisionisreachedbytheCourt.Therefore,thepublicationsascribedtoSenatorAyoAkinyelure isintotaldisregardoftheRulesofSenateandtheRuleofLaw OurClienthasinstructedusto,andwehavedemandedanimmediateopen,publicandunreserved retractionofthesaidstatementscreditedtoSenatorAkinyelureandanapologyfromSenatorAkinyelure forthisfalseallegationanddefamationofourClient. WehaveourClient’sfurtherinstructiontotakeallappropriatelegalactionsagainstSenatorAkinyelure andhismediaagentsifourabovestateddemandisnotmetwithinSeven(7)daysoftheirreceiptofour demandletter. SuiteC17MainaCourt, Plot252A,HerbartMacaulayWay CentralBusinessDistrict, Abuja,Nigeria +2348037220007 OluwakemiBalogunLP LegalPactitioners 20CatholicMissionStreet, LagosIsland,Lagos-Nigeria +2348033301453 Read More »

COVID- 19 : Dapo Abiodun declares test free for SSS3 Students

Ogun State Government on Monday declared COVID -19 test free for all returning SSS3 students in private and public schools. It also instructed testing centres to commence the free test immediately. The government further directed that those that had already paid for the test should be refunded. Governor Dapo Abiodun, who made these known in a statement, also stepped down ... Read More »

Sagay, Olorunyomi, Oyeyemi, Stolpe to speak as Akin Fadeyi Foundation launches FLAG’IT App

The Akin Fadeyi Foundation, Conveners of the Corruption Not In My Country Project are set to launch a new mobile and web application device designed to empower Nigerians to report corruption on October 10, 2019 at the ShehuYar’Adua Centre, Abuja. The Report-Corruption-App, called FLAG’IT, a project initiated by the Akin Fadeyi Foundation is funded by the John.D and Catharine. T. ... Read More »

COVD- 19 CRISIS : My life in danger, US-based doctor cries out

A US-based doctor who schooled in Nigeria, Dr. Stella Emmanuel, has alleged there is a conspiracy of a group of pharmaceutical practitioners on COVID-19. The radiologist, who said she has singlehandedly treated over 350 COVID-19, with no record of death, most of them elderly with underlying ailments, said she has been getting death threats and ran to the white House ... Read More »

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