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Wellhead Fire: NIMASA Dispatches Team to Investigate Incident

Wellhead Fire: NIMASA Dispatches Team to Investigate Incident

 … Cautions Mariners to Avoid Impacted Area The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has sent an investigative team to unravel the circumstances surrounding a recent fire incident at a wellhead offshore Ondo State. The incident involved a barge belonging to Michharry and Company Nigeria Limited, an offshore and onshore facilities provider for the oil and gas industry. The officers ... Read More »

Lawmakers representing C’Rivers in NASS accused of working with APC to distract Gov Ayade 

Lawmakers representing C’Rivers in NASS accused of working with APC to distract Gov Ayade 

As the crisis between the Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, and members of National Assembly from the state persists, the federal lawmakers have been accused of working with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to distabilise the state. The legislators have also been accused of distracting the governor to please their paymasters in the APC. The Peoples Democratic Party ... Read More »

Just In : Buhari signs Amendment to 2018 Executive Order 008 on Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularization Scheme

Just In : Buhari signs Amendment to 2018 Executive Order 008 on Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularization Scheme

President Muhammadu Buhari of the Federal Republic of Nigeria signed the Executive Order 008 on Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularization Scheme (VOARS) October 2018. As a result of stakeholders input and need to strengthen implementation mechanisms and structures, the Order was reviewed.  Consequently, the  Amendment to Executive Order 2008 was signed on 20th May, 2020 by President Buhari. This is contained ... Read More »

Expensive Hair-Cut: Bournemouth Removes Nigerian Jordon Ibe From Team-list  For Breaking Convid-19 Lockdown Order

Expensive Hair-Cut: Bournemouth Removes Nigerian Jordon Ibe From Team-list For Breaking Convid-19 Lockdown Order

Jordon Ibe will not get the opportunity to finish the season with Bournemouth after the club decided against offering him an extended deal. The winger, who joined the Cherries for a club record £15million fee in 2016, is out of contract on June 30 and will be released immediately, according to Sky Sports. Premier League clubs are able to negotiate ... Read More »

Ceballos: Arsenal team have all tested negative

Ceballos: Arsenal team have all tested negative

Dani Ceballos has told TVE that the entire Arsenal team have tested negative for Covid-19 as the players return for individual training sessions. This is part of a phased process, which will ultimately lead to the recommencement of the 2019-20 Premier League season. The Spanish international has even revealed a time frame for that, suggesting that they’ve been told the ... Read More »

JAIZ Foundation CEO to speak on Zakah and Waqf at Unilag alumni Ramadan Lecture

JAIZ Foundation CEO to speak on Zakah and Waqf at Unilag alumni Ramadan Lecture

The CEO of Jaiz Zakat and Waqf Foundation, Dr Abdullahi Shuaib, is billed to deliver an online Ramadan Lecture on Thursday, 21st May, 2020. The online lecture, via ZOOM titled Zakah and Waqf: Between Theory and Practice, coming up by 2:30 pm is under the auspices of the Lagos State branch of the University of Lagos Muslim Alumni Association. The ... Read More »

Buhari’s group hails return of agric extension services

Buhari’s group hails return of agric extension services

Inauguration of a Technical Committee on the revitalization of extension services, and returning of extension services officers to the country’s agricultural equation is a major policy decision that will give new impetus to agricultural productivity in the country. According to the Buhari Media Organisation (BMO), this Committee launched by Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Sabo Nanono is expected to kick ... Read More »

Asiwaju Tinubu Hails Ibrahim-Imam’s Appointment as TETFUND Chairman

Asiwaju Tinubu Hails Ibrahim-Imam’s Appointment as TETFUND Chairman

All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has congratulated Alhaji Kashim Ibrahim-Imam over his appointment as Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND). Tinubu also commended President Muhammadu Buhari and Minister of Education Adamu Adamu for what he called their prudence in making an excellent choice. In a statement released on Wednesday by his ... Read More »

FUTA develops dual purpose sanitizer

FUTA develops dual purpose sanitizer

In its bid to sustain its contribution to the prevention of Corona virus (i.e. COVID-19) pandemic the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) through its Technology Park and Incubation Centre (Tech-PIC), has developed a unique Dual Purpose Sanitizer device for use in offices, markets and in general public places. The device was conceptualized and developed by four faculty members and ... Read More »

Why mosques, churches can’t reopen yet in the FCT – Minister

Why mosques, churches can’t reopen yet in the FCT – Minister

Minister of the  Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has explained why places of worship cannot yet re-open in the Territory. (L-R) Chairman, FCT league of Imams Initiative Dr Tajudeen Adigun, FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu and Permanent Secretary, FCTA, Sir Chinyeaka Ohaa, during the meeting between the FCTA ... Read More »

I’ll Challenge Adamawa’s N17billion Loan Approval Process In Court- Umar Ardo

I’ll Challenge Adamawa’s N17billion Loan Approval Process In Court- Umar Ardo

Former governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) , Dr Umar Ardo has vowed to challenge the legality of the recently approved loan for Adamawa State by the state’s house of assembly. Ardo expressed this desire today in a press statement .Questioning the process of approval,Ardo wondered how a N17billion loan scaled all legal approval mechanism ... Read More »

Ondo And Edo Gubernatorial Primaries :Adams Oshiomhole is Not Transparent-Lawal

Ondo And Edo Gubernatorial Primaries :Adams Oshiomhole is Not Transparent-Lawal

Fresh crisis is brewing in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the party’s governorship primaries in Ondo and Edo states. Deputy National Chairman of the party (North) Sen. Lawal Shuaibu, Wednesday through a statement accused his National Chairman Adams Oshiomohle of absence of transparency in the build up to the two primary elections in Indians Edo state respectively. ... Read More »

COVID-19: BORNO TO CONDUCT EID -EL FITR ON DESIGNATED PRAYER GROUNDS

COVID-19: BORNO TO CONDUCT EID -EL FITR ON DESIGNATED PRAYER GROUNDS

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI The Chairman, Borno State High-powered Committee on the prevention and mitigation of Covid-19, who is the Deputy Governor, Alhaji Umar Usman Kadafur has said that the general public, especially the Muslim Ummah would observe the Eid-el-Fitr prayers at the designated Eid grounds between the hours of 8-10 am on that fateful day. Our Correspondent report that ... Read More »

$10m bribe allegation: Court restrains Reps from inviting CUPP Spokesman, Ugochinyere

$10m bribe allegation: Court restrains Reps from inviting CUPP Spokesman, Ugochinyere

May 20, 2020 (NAN): The Federal High Court Abuja, on Wednesday, restrained the House of Representatives from inviting Mr Ikenga Ugochinyere, Spokesperson, Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), over allegation of 10 million dollars bribery scandal. NAN reports that the House of Representatives Ad-Hoc committee investigating the 10 million dollars bribery allegation against the speaker Femi Gbajabiamila had summoned Ugochinyere ... Read More »

Court fixes May 29 to hear substantive suit filed by 31 deregistered political parties

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday fixed May 29 to hear a suit filed by 31 political parties against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Justice Anwuli Chikere, after listening to the parties during the proceeding, said all the processes filed would also be adopted on the adjourned date. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that INEC had, ... Read More »

How to observe Eidul- Fitr prayer at home with family members – MUSWEN

How to observe Eidul- Fitr prayer at home with family members – MUSWEN

Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria,[M U S W E N] has felicitated with Muslims in Nigeria and beyond on the approach of Eid-el-Fitri celebration, marking the end of this year’s Ramadan. It also gave a detailed description on how the Eid prayer should be observed privately at home with family members since mass congregational prayers are not yet allowed ... Read More »

Wanted: Yoruba National Development Plan  By Bola Bolawole

Wanted: Yoruba National Development Plan By Bola Bolawole

  turnpot@gmail.com 0807 552 5533 On April, 20, 2020, the Yoruba ethnic nationality of Nigeria was admitted into the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation UNPO). The euphoria that greeted the epochal event, which ranked the Yoruba 45th amongst UNPO members, followed closely by the Igbo who were registered as the UNPO’s 46th member, is yet to die down. The Yoruba ... Read More »

Police Harassment: Nigeria Medical Association Begins Sit- At -Home Protest

Police Harassment: Nigeria Medical Association Begins Sit- At -Home Protest

PRESS RELEASE OF THE LAGOS STATE BRANCH OF NIGERIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION ON THE CONTINUED CONFLICTING DIRECTIVES OF GOVERNMENT AND LAW-ENFORCEMENT AGENTS ON THE STATUS OF ESSENTIAL WORKERS, INCLUDING DOCTORS AND OTHER HEALTH-WORKERS AND THE INCESSANT HARASSMENT OF HEALTHCARE WORKERS IN LAGOS Whereas the directives of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhamadu Buhari, through the Presidential Taskforce ... Read More »

Illegal Oil Bunkering: Court Orders Fresh Trial of Blue Dolphin Limited,  Others.

Illegal Oil Bunkering: Court Orders Fresh Trial of Blue Dolphin Limited,  Others.

Justice Philomena Ekpe of the Court of Appeal, Calabar division, Cross Rivers State,  on Tuesday, May 19, 2020  set aside the decision of a Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, which acquitted Edward Odey Oluohu, Frank Asuquo Okon,  Godwin Etim Anwanadung and their companies, Blue Dolphin Limited and Lib-Zone Petroleum Limited, in a case of alleged oil ... Read More »

Zulum runs Borno with Passion by Yusuf Adamu

Zulum runs Borno with Passion by Yusuf Adamu

In the last one week, I have been receiving calls from friends and associates both within and outside the state. Some of these calls were even from Cameroon, Chad and Niger republic. Many of the callers wanted to know about the revolutionary act of governance being adopted by the Borno state governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum. My response to some ... Read More »