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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Arik Air resolves dispute with cabin crew

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Arik Air on Friday confirmed that it had resolved its dispute with its workers who earlier embarked on strike. The airline made the confirmation in a statement signed by its Communications Manager, Mr Ola Adebanji, in Lagos. Adebanji said the work-to-rule action by its cabin crew disrupted the airline’s flights out of Lagos for some hours. “The dispute has been ...

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IGP bars SARS operatives from stop and search duties on roads

IGP bars SARS operatives from stop and search duties on roads

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has barred operatives of the controversial Police Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, from conducting stop and search on roads. He also stopped them from acting as bodyguards to prominent Nigerians just as he warned them against further delving into civil matters including land disputes, personal disputes, debt collection and all matters considered civil. Besides, ...

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Fayemi denies comment on ‘increasing pump price to N250’

Fayemi denies comment on ‘increasing pump price to N250’

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has denied a statement being circulated on the social media in which he was quoted as justifying the current fuel scarcity. The Minister was said to have made the comment in an interview with WE FM 106.3.. He was quoted as saying : “Don’t mind Fayose, he is a noisemaker, ...

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New Video: Humblesmith feat. Olamide – Abakaliki 2 Lasgidi

Humblesmith feat. Olamide – Abakaliki 2 Lasgidi

N-Tyze Entertainment officially released the music video of Humblesmith titled “ Abakaliki 2 Lasgidi” which features rap heavyweight Olamide. The video was directed by Clarence Peters. Watch and enjoy below:

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Okorocha approves Payment of November & December Salaries for Workers

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Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has approved the payment of workers’ salaries for the months November and December. In a statement released by the state’s Commissioner for Information, Nnamdi Obiaraeri , it was revealed that those who encounter any problems should contact the newly created Ministry of Happiness and Purpose Fulfillment to lodge complaints. The statement read: This is to ...

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Real Madrid v Barcelona: Ronaldo and Messi´s head-to-head Clasico record

Real Madrid v Barcelona: Ronaldo and Messi´s head-to-head Clasico record

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo renew world football’s greatest individual battle when they meet in a much-anticipated Clasico on Saturday. Barcelona have the benefit of a healthy lead in LaLiga and know a win at the Santiago Bernabeu would be a major blow to Real Madrid’s title hopes. The potentially decisive clash could boil down to which of the sides’ ...

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2019: S-South wing of ex-agitators rallies support for Atiku

S-South wing of ex-agitators rallies support for Atiku

A group under the aegis of South/South Wing of ex-Agitators, SSWA, has described former Vice President Abubakar Atiku as the messiah to rescue Nigeria from economic hardship and bad governance. Self-styled Commander Paul Agge, coordinator of the ex-agitators from the core Niger Delta states, who spoke to journalists shortly after its inaugural meeting in Warri, Delta State, said that at ...

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Don’t sell National Theatre, TBS, others, Senate tells FG

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The Senate yesterday told the Federal Government not to contemplate selling Tafawa Balewa Square, TBS, the National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos, among other national monuments. It equally declared TBS, National Arts Theatre, the President’s House at Marina, the Prime Minister’s Lodge, Onikan, and the National Assembly Complex, Lagos as national monuments and urged the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture ...

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Man to die by hanging for armed robbery in Ekiti

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A middle aged man, Waliu Abifarin was on Wednesday sentenced to death by hanging for armed robbery by an Ado-Ekiti High Court. The presiding Judge, Justice Ayodeji Daramola, who found Abifarin guilty on the strength of evidence adduced before the court by the prosecution, added that the prosecution has proved the case beyond reasonable doubt. Daramola ruled that Abifarin was ...

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NNPC to build 4,600mw power plants in Abuja, Kaduna, Kano

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, said it is partnering with private investors to build power generating plants with combined capacity of 4,600 megawatts, MW, power plants in Abuja, Kaduna and Kano states. The NNPC in a statement issued in Abuja, also stated that it had directed all its depots nationwide to stop loading tankers with loading capacity above ...

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ASUU seek panel of inquiry over LASU crisis

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Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Lagos Zone, has asked Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, to set up a panel of inquiry to probe the lingering crisis rocking the Lagos State University, LASU, Ojo, over the alleged sack of seven of its members, among others. This came as ASUU also rejected recent sack of 150 members of Kogi State ...

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Photos of the 12 inmates Gov. Ambode freed at Kirikiri after 20-34 years in Prison

Photos of the 12 inmates Gov. Ambode freed at Kirikiri after 20-34 years in Prison

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday released 12 prisoners in the state in furtherance of the law establishing the State Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy. The prisoners who have spent between 20 and 34-years at the Kirikiri Maximum Security Prison, Apapa were released based on the advice of the State Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy. The inmates ...

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Nigerian Ports Authority made 118billion in just three months

Nigerian Ports Authority made 118billion in just three months

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Ms Hadiza Bala Usman has disclosed that the agency enjoyed a productive year and is set to exceed its revenue target. She made this known at the merit service award in Lagos where she also revealed that the agency raked in 118billion in the first quarter of the year. The director gave ...

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G-Worldwide serves Kiss Daniel court papers

G-Worldwide serves Kiss Daniel court papers

Nigerian popstar, Kiss Daniel, has finally been served court papers by his former record label, G-Worldwide Entertainment. According to the label, the court papers were pasted on Daniel’s gate on Friday, December 15, 2017. In the writ of summons served on the artiste, the court ordered Kiss Daniel to make an appearance before it within 30 days of receiving the ...

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Dino Melaye wins award as best senator in Kogi State since 1999

Dino Melaye wins award as best senator in Kogi State since 1999

Controversial senator, DIno Melaye was recently awarded, the best senator in Kogi State, since 1999. The award was presented to him by Conference of NIGERIA political parties Kogi State chapter. DIno is a Nigerian senator representing Kogi West at the 8th Assembly.

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2019: FG is building new prisons to arrest us and lock us up” PDP chairman, Uche Secondus alleges

FG is building new prisons to arrest us and lock us up'' PDP chairman, Uche Secondus alleges

Chairman of PDP, Uche Secondus, has accused the Federal government of building new prisons with the hope of locking up PDP members in 2018 so they would not contest against APC candidates in 2019. Uche who was elected chairman of the party two weeks ago, said this when he spoke at the opening of a two-day retreat for members of ...

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RRS arrests pickpocket who robbed worshipers at the just concluded The Experience concert

RRS arrests pickpocket who robbed worshipers at the just concluded The Experience concert

19 year old Lateef Nurudeen of 10, Obadina Street, Lagos Island pictured above, was arrested by men of RRS on December, 1st 2017 at about 12:45 a.m. at the musical concert tagged ‘The Experience’ in Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos for pickpocketing, He was arrested with seven phones he had stolen from worshippers that had come to the Christian concert. Lateef, ...

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Paris Club Refund: See full details of what each state got

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Reports say the money was released together with the allocations from the Federal Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC). The accountant general of the federation, Idris Ahmed has announced that the Federal Government has released another tranche of the Paris Club Refund. Ahmed, according to The Cable News, said that took the step, so that Nigerians will enjoy the Christmas well. Reports ...

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5 Myths About Bitcoin You Need to Understand

5 Myths About Bitcoin You Need to Understand

This month, bitcoin, the digital currency launched by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009, hit a record price of US$17,428.42 per coin. It got its own futures market at a traditional brokerage firm, and it even earned a joke in a recent “Saturday Night Live” sketch. Perhaps because of its complicated technical design, zealous community of advocates and famously mysterious founding story (its ...

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Scientists Have Developed Glass That Heals Itself When You Press It Together

Scientists Have Developed Glass That Heals Itself When You Press It Together

The days of squinting at cracked phone displays like this could soon be over, thanks to a team of Japanese scientists who have developed a new kind of self-healing glass that fuses itself back together, simply by pressure being applied. The self-healing polymer, created by researchers at the University of Tokyo, was initially discovered by accident while they were studying ...

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