Putin at risk of palace coup first time in decades -Security Expert

“He is also known for accurately predicting, last December, where and in what manner Russia would invade Ukraine.” Dmitri Alperovitch As Russia faces global backlash and sanctions over its invasion of Ukraine, its President Vladimir Putin may soon face a palace coup, first time in years, judging from feelers from his inner circle, says Russian-American computer expert Dmitri Alperovitch. Alperovitch, a naturalized American citizen who left Russia with his family at 14, is co-founder of popular cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike and has won several recognitions for his work on information security.…

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JULIUS BERGER INUAGURATES NEW INDUSTRIAL PLANT & EQUIPMENT ACADEMY IN ABUJA

Nigeria’s pace-setting leader in the engineering construction sector, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, has again taken a practical pioneering effort to bridge a latent skills gap in the industry in the country. The company, historically reputed for enabling remarkable technical solutions to the most daring engineering challenges, has commissioned and launched a Plant and Equipment Academy at its facility in Abuja, the nation’s capital. The company’s Managing Director Engr. Dr Lars Richter who due to competing corporate engagements was unavoidably out of jurisdiction, was ably represented by the company’s executive director of administration,…

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Fani-Kayode Paid Me N820,000 For ‘Forged’ Medical Report – Witness Tells Court

The second prosecution witness in an alleged forgery case involving Mr Femi Fani-Kayode has given her testimony at the Lagos State Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja. Abidat Bukola who appeared before Justice Olubunmi Abike-Fadipe on Friday narrated how Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation, allegedly gave her N820,000 to procure four forged medical reports. The witness who described herself as a media practitioner testified that at different times, Fani-Kayode paid her the sums of N120,000, N150,000, N250,000 and N300,000 for the forged medical reports. She also claimed that the…

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JULIUS BERGER WINS NIGERIA’S CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY COMPANY OF THE YEAR 2021 AWARD

·  “Julius Berger’s Positive and Impactful Social contributions are explicitly visible everywhere for all to see…”, says Comrade Ladi Bala, National President, Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) Nigeria’s widely acclaimed engineering construction sector leader and reputably most reliable contractor, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, has won the country’s ‘Corporate social responsibility company of the year 2021 award.’ The highly vetted recognition and award was announced and made to the contractually proven and consistently dependable company at a ceremony marking the 32 years anniversary of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NWAOJ). The ceremony, which held at the…

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Sordid Details of Serial Husband, Tunde Gbadamosi’s Marriage …why he was kicked out by Ex-Wife

More details on the frosty relationship between former Lagos governorship candidate and politician, Babatunde Gbadamosi and his ex wife, Sade Balogun have emerged. While Gbadamosi has been all over the place crying foul and claiming part ownership of Amen Estate, a Highbrow Estate in Lagos, Sade who is Chief Executive Officer of the holding company, Redbricks Home International Limited, has renounced her former husband and disclosed that he was nothing more than a mere sleeping partner who did not have a single financial commitment in the business and had since…

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FG to introduce mandatory savings scheme for Nigerians

The Federal Government mulling over the report of the Working Group on National Savings Scheme that has proposed a mandatory savings scheme for all Nigerians between 18 to 50 years of age, as the Federal Government seeks ways of mobilizing funds to boost the national economy. The Working Group which presented its report to the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed in Abuja yesterday advised the government against making it mandatory for corporate bodies to save. Dr. Ore Sofekun, CEO Foothold Advisors, who presented the report…

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FG Increases Nationwide Primary School Pupils Feeding Budget to N1bn Daily

The Federal Government says it has increased the cost of feeding a primary school pupil from N70 to N100 and will be spending about N1 billion daily to feed an estimated 10 million children benefiting from the scheme across the country. Dr Umar Bindir, the National Coordinator, National Social Investments Programme (NSIP), said this at a two-day National Consultative meeting on public food procurement in the context of Nigeria’s National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme on Wednesday in Abuja. According to Bindir, the programme is under the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs,…

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Lagos Covid-19 cases down to zero percent

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi has said that bed capacity utilisation in the state’s public and private COVID-19 care centres have dropped to zero per cent. Abayomi disclosed this on Instagram while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for February 21 today, February 23. He said that the total bed capacity at the 11 isolation centres are 572, and the available bed space was 570. According to him, average case positivity now stands at 9.0 per cent, and the fatality rate stands at 0.71 per cent. The commissioner…

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PDP appoints Wike as Cross River NWC campaign council head, APC bars Gov from state

The ruling party in Cross River State, the All Progressives Congress, has threatened to bar Governor Nyesome Wike of Rivers State from entering the state for political activities. This development comes shortly after the National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party appointed Governors Nyesom Wike and Udom Emmanuel of Rivers and Akwa Ibom States to lead a 22-man campaign council for this weekend’s Ogoja/Yala federal and Akpabuyo state constituencies by-election in the state. The announcement was made in a statement signed by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Hon. Debo…

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Top Politicians Queue Behind Olatorera Majekodunmi-Oniru as she Declares for Senate

Bright, beautiful, intelligent, cerebral, Princess Olatorera Majekodunmi-Oniru has declared to run for Senate.While Nigerians are all united in the call for youths to take over the baton, Majekodunmi-Oniru is one young Nigerian who has impacted greatly in her immediate community through impressive charity works under her non governmental projects. The Not too Young to Run advocate, had former leaders of Nigeria, other top Politicians and personalities at the event to lend her the required backing. The youths are surely ready. Here’s how it went: The official unveiling event for Princess…

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