N299.86M Fraud: Defendant’s Absence Stalls Trial Of Petroleum Firm, Others

  Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The expected trial of a limited liability company, OBD Petroleum Limited and seven others for allegedly defrauding United Bank for Africa, UBA, of the sum of N299.86m could not proceed today due to the absence of the first defendant, Obinna Michael. When the matter came up for hearing today […]


FG Announces A J Walters Leasing, Glovesly Pro-Project Limited Preferred Bidders To Establish Aviation Leasing Company

  The Federal Government through the Aviation Ministry has announced Consortium of A J Walters Leasing Limited and Glovesly Pro-Project Limited as the preferred bidder to establish Aviation Leasing Company in the country. This is just as it also announced Consortium of A J Walters Aviation Limited, EgyptAir Maintenance & Engineering (EGME) and Glovesly Pro-Project […]


Court Dismisses Certificate Forgery Case Against Obaseki

    …As Governor Hails Judgement      A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja today dismissed the alleged certificate forgery case filed against Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki by the All Progressives Congress(APC) and one of its members, Edobor Williams. Delivering his judgment, Justice Ahmed Mohammed, held that the plaintiffs failed to prove their […]


NIN Compulsory For  Applicants Desirous Of Obtaining  Enhanced E-Passport, Babandede Clarifies

…Advises Intending Passport Applicants To  Pay For Passports On-line, Avoid Patronizing Touts        The Comptroller General of Immigration Service (CGIS) Muhammad Babanded  has made it  categorically that the National Identity Number (NIN) is a compulsory requirement for applicants desirous of obtaining the Enhanced e-passport. According to Babandede the NIN which is generated by the […]


Edo Govt. To Sanitise Motorcycle, Tricycle Operations, Check Influx Of Undocumented Riders

      The Edo State Government has rolled out a licensing system for motorcycle and tricycle riders in the state, in furtherance of its efforts to check the influx of undocumented operators and curb criminality perpetuated with the motorcycles and tricycles in the state. Director of Transport, Ministry of Infrastructure, Mr. George Aghahowa, in […]


NCAC  Partners Potter Media For Ohafia Heritage Festival

  The National Council of Arts and Culture (NCAC) in partnership with a Lagos based communication and marketing company, Potter Media Communications and Marketing Company, will in August this year hold a novel cultural festival cum tourism programme in Ohafia, Abia State. The festival, Ohafia Heritage Festival and Slave Route Tour (OH-FESRT), would provide local […]


Facebook  Suspends Donald Trump Account  For Two Weeks

  …May Be Indefinitely     Donald Trump has been suspended from his  account for at least two weeks – and possibly indefinitely. What this means is that  the president will be unable to post on Facebook and Instagram until after the transition of power to Joe Biden on 20 January. The social network had […]


Obaseki Congratulates Edo Indigene, Osaremen Okolo, On Appointment As US President-Elect’s COVID-19 Policy Advisor

·Photo caption : Miss Osaremen Okolo     The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated Miss Osaremen Okolo, who hails from Ewohimi in Esan South East Local Government of Edo State, on her appointment as coronavirus (COVID-19) Policy Advisor to United States President-elect, Joe Biden. Obaseki, in a statement, hailed Okolo, a graduate […]


EFCC Wins 865 Out Of 1,305 Cases In 2020 – Commission

      Photo caption :Acting Chairman, EFCC, Mohammed Umar Abba,        The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), said that it won 865 of the 1,305 cases it took to court in 2020. The commission’s Acting Chairman, Mohammed Umar Abba, made this known recently. The commission boss said that a total of […]


AMCON Names  Capt. Mahmood Aero Contractors New CEO

The  Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has named a former Chief Pilot, Arik Air,Capt. Abdullahi Mahmood,  as the sub­stantive Chief Executive Officer  for Aero Contractors,the oldest domestic airline in the country. His appointment followed the resignation of the former CEO of the airline Capt. Ado Sanusi on December 31  2020. The new helmsman’s appointment […]