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N15billion Debt: Court Orders Winding Up Petition Against KEPCO Company To Be Advertised

N15billion Debt: Court Orders Winding Up Petition Against KEPCO Company To Be Advertised

By Our Correspondent A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, has ordered that a winding up petition filed by United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) against a limited liability company, KEPCO ENERGY RESOURCES NIGERIA LIMITED (RC 6900064) over the inability of the company to pay a debt of N15,221,674,976.4 be advertised in the Federal Gazette and ... Read More »

Breaking: Police Kill Suspected Kidnapper of UBEC Chairman, Arrest  Others

Breaking: Police Kill Suspected Kidnapper of UBEC Chairman, Arrest Others

The Police high command on Sunday announced the killing of a suspected mastermind of the recent kidnap of the Board Chairman, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC ) and his daughter and confirmed the arrest of seven suspected kidnappers UBEC Chairman, Muhammed Mahmood and his daughter were kidnapped on April 29 around Katari Village, along the Kaduna-Abuja Highway and later released. ... Read More »

Insecurity: ‘I need more time to disclose spending on security votes,’ Al-Makura tells SERAP

Insecurity: ‘I need more time to disclose spending on security votes,’ Al-Makura tells SERAP

The governor of Nasarawa State, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura has responded to a Freedom of Information request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and asked “for more time within which to compile and provide details on the spending by the State on security votes, as this will require more than 7 days to process given that the information being requested ... Read More »

Man arrested while attempting to swindle Police Commissioner

Man arrested while attempting to swindle Police Commissioner

By Owolola Adebola A 52-yr old suspected fraudster, Tayo Ogunmola is presently cooling his heels in the detention cell of Ogun state police command for allegedly making an attempt to swindle the command’s commissioner of police CP Bashir Makama. The arrest of the suspect followed a phone call he made to the CP pretending to be an old herbalist who ... Read More »

For The Records: I raised chickens to finance my education- LASU Best Graduating Student

For The Records: I raised chickens to finance my education- LASU Best Graduating Student

Valedictory Speech by LASU Best Graduating Student 2017/2028, OLA-GBADAMOSI, Ridwan Oladotun “… my late mother, Mrs. Aishat Adejoke Ola-Gbadamosi died while I was 12 years old. Eventually, my father was able to pay the full tuition, while l had to take charge of other associated expenses. In order to assist him financially, I decided to invest the cash prize I ... Read More »

NPA Terminates Intels Pilotage Contract over Failure to Remit $145.84m

NPA Terminates Intels Pilotage Contract over Failure to Remit $145.84m

After about two years of bickering, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has terminated its boats pilotage monitoring and supervision agreement with Intels Nigeria Limited, THISDAY reports. Intels is a leading integrated logistics and facilities services provider in the maritime and oil and gas logistics sectors of the economy. In a letter dated March 29, 2019, addressed to the Managing Director ... Read More »

Arnold Schwarzenegger attacked in South Africa

Arnold Schwarzenegger attacked in South Africa

Hollywood star former politician, Arnold Schwarzenegger, was attacked yesterday by a man who kicked him in the back at a sports event in South Africa that the action hero was hosting. He was chatting with fans at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg when a man took a flying leap and kicked him high in the back. “Thanks for your ... Read More »

Herdsmen occupy Odu’a tomato factory, plotting attack – Ogun monarch

Herdsmen occupy Odu’a tomato factory, plotting attack – Ogun monarch

The Onimeko of Imeko, Oba Oyeditan Olanite, has raised the alarm over a plot by Fulani herdsmen to attack his domain, Sunday Punch reports. Oba Olanite said many Fulani herdsmen had already arrived in the town, adding that they took over about 4,000 hectares of land belonging to the Odu’a Investment Company and chased away indigenes of the town close ... Read More »

FG targets $72.9bn investments from newly licensed FTZs, others

FG targets $72.9bn investments from newly licensed FTZs, others

The Federal Government is targeting $76.25bn investments from some of its newly licensed free trade zones, statistics obtained from the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority have revealed, Sunday Punch reports.. The zones are expected to boost the country’s industrialisation as well as the economic diversification agenda of the Federal Government. In line with the Nigeria Industrial Revolution Plan, the government ... Read More »

Hon. Kamil Akinlabi Mudashiru loses Dad

Hon. Kamil Akinlabi Mudashiru loses Dad

The death has been announced of Alhaji Aleji Mudashiru, the father of Hon. Kamil Mudashiru, from Isale Oyo , Oyo town. Hon. Kamil Mudashiru in a press statement said Pa Mudashiru Aleji died early Sunday morning during a brief illness. Aged 87 years, burial takes place on Sunday according to Islamic rites at Ashipa compound Isale Oyo, Oyo state at ... Read More »

Opinion: Abubakar’s one big secret,By Dare Babarinsa

Opinion: Abubakar’s one big secret,By Dare Babarinsa

The swearing-in of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term on May 29, 2019, would mark the 20th anniversary of our country return to civilian rule. Of all those who stepped on history’s stage in 1999, only few of them are still active on the national stage or any stage at all. History is a revolving stage. It shows us ... Read More »

Journalist joyfully announces return of daughter who went missing for two weeks

Journalist joyfully announces return of daughter who went missing for two weeks

After two weeks of agonising over the disappearance of his daughter, Mr Senan Murray has joyfully announced that Victoria has been found. Murray, manager, corporate & project communication at Total Nigeria Plc and former senior journalist with Punch newspapers announced the good news through a post on Facebook in the early hours of Sunday. “My Vicky’s home! Just a quick ... Read More »