HURIWA TO IGP: No Harm Should Come to Activist Lemmy Ughegbe

The Human Rights Writers Association (HURIWA) is dismayed at the curious and inexplicable apparent discomfort of the Abuja Based educational institution known as Premiere Academy, Lugbe, Abuja with efforts of the mother of their student the late 14 year old Keren-Happuch Aondoodo Akpagher, Mrs Vivien Vihimga Akpagher and the Coalition of Gender Based Violence Responders (CGBVR) led by Lemmy Ughegbe to seek that the killer-rapist is fished out and brought to justice. If the school has nothing to hide, it should have joined forces with Mrs Akpagher and the –…

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Diesel price hits N350/litre, ahead of subsidy removal

Ahead of the Federal Government’s concluded plans to remove subsidy on the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) as part of the ongoing implementation of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA), the price of Automotive Gas Oil, also known as diesel, has increased further to N350 per litre in some filling stations in Lagos. Although diesel prices are not regulated by the government, with persistent double-digit inflation in the country, these are surely not the good times for residents. The surge may further worsen the plight of local manufacturers and businesses,…

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EFCC Recovers N152Bn, $386m in 2021

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in continuation of the review of its operational activities for 2021 has disclosed that it recovered the aggregate sum of N152, 088,698,751.64, (One Hundred and Fifty-two Billion, Eighty-eight Million, Six Hundred and Ninety-eight Thousand, Seven Hundred and Fifty-one Naira, Sixty-four Kobo), $386,220,202.84 ( Three Hundred and Eighty-six Million, Two Hundred and Twenty Thousand, Two Hundred and Two Dollar, Eighty-four Cent), £1, 182,519.75 ( One Million, One Hundred and Eighty-two Thousand, Five Hundred and Nineteen Pounds,  €156,246.76( One Hundred and Fifty-six Thousand, Two Hundred and Forty-six Euro),…

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2023: The Anyim Presidency and Prospects for Nigeria’s Healing

by Tony Icheku Ahead 2023 Presidential election, aspirants are popping up from North, South, East and West, a normal for such very significant national election but when the going gets rough, the tough will get going. It is not out of place to predict that close to the election, all eyes would be on the South-East geo-political zone to produce candidates that would fly the flags of the major political parties for 2023 election. This prediction is premised on equity, fair play, justice, and principles of zoning and rotation of…

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President Buhari appoints board & management of NNPC ltd

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari (middle) flanked by members of the Board of the NNPC Greenfield Refinery Limited (NGRL)36Share President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the Board and Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, in accordance with the power vested in him under Section 59(2) of the Petroleum Industry Act 2021. Chairman of the Board is Senator Margret Chuba Okadigbo (South East), Mele Kolo Kyari, Chief Executive Officer, and Umar I. Ajiya, Chief Financial Officer. Other Board Members are; Dr…

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RAPE & DEATH OF KEREN-HAPPUCH: PREMIERE ACADEMY SLAMS N500 MILLION SUIT AGAINST COALITION LEADER

Lemmy Ughegbe while delivering his speech as a panelists at the NBA Abuja Branch 2021 Law Week on 30th August 2021, which is now subject of a N500 million defamation suit filed by Premiere Academy, Lugbe, Abuja … Their suit is frivolous and smacks of desperation, says Coalition Leader For allegedly defaming its character while speaking about Keren-Happuch Akphagher, its boarding student who died following health complications caused by rape at the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Law Week, Premiere Academy, Lugbe, has filed a suit against leader of the Coalition…

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CISLAC Writes DG DSS, Decries Invasion of Office by Operatives

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC has written a letter of protest to the Director General, Department of State Services, DSS kicking against the storming of the premises of its office by operatives of the agency on Monday. CISLAC in a letter signed by Auwal Ibrahim Musa (Rafsanjani) its Executive Director, urged the DG to order an investigation into the storming of its office premises without prior notice by DSS operatives.The civil society group also called on the DG to call his men to order. The letter dated 29thDecember 2021 reads:”NTIMIDATION & PROFILING OF CIVIL SOCIETY GROUPS DURING THE…

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PRESIDENT BUHARI COMMISSIONS ORIENTAL ENERGY RESOURCES’ STATE-OF-THE-ART AIRCRAFT HANGER AND ANCILARY EXECUTIVE FACILITIES AT MAIDUGURI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

…as Oriental Energy Resources Chairman, Alhaji Muhammadu Indimi, OFR, extols Julius Berger’s Engineering construction quality. Oriental Energy Resources Limited founded by renowned industrialist, Alhaji Muhammadu Indimi, OFR, scored a high mark on its infrastructural contribution to the country’s development last Thursday when President Muhammadu Buhari commissioned the company’s new ultra-modern aircraft Hangar at the Maiduguri international airport in Borno State. The works also included the cast of an apron slab and a new taxiway constructed to connect the Hangar to the main runway of the Maiduguri International Airport The Hangar…

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Julius Berger Abumet Shares Love at Christmas, Donates food and treated Mosquito Nets to the Less-Privileged in Abuja

In the spirit of the season, Abumet, Nigeria’s leading full-service aluminium and glass solutions company has donated food items and insecticidal treated nets to the less privileged in its host communities within the FCT. Some of the communities that benefited from the company’s recent Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) gesture are Idu-Paipe, close to the Idu Railway Station, and Piwoyi Community along the Airport Road, in Abuja. At Idu-Paipe, the company reached 540 households through the distribution of Insecticidal Treated Nets (ITN) to students and staff of LEA Primary School, Idu…

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RAPE & DEATH OF KEREN: THE INTELLIGENCE UNIT OF THE COALITION UNMASKS MERCERCENARIES BEHIND PRO-PREMIERE ACADEMY NGOs

… Blast Delta State Government for working against #Justice4Keren The Intelligence Unit of the Coalition of Gender Based Violence Responders has unmasked those parading themselves as members of the Civil Society who met with Premiere Academy, Lugbe, Abuja last week and thereafter issued a statement that showed that they were not interested in seeking the truth about why and how Keren-Happuch Aondodoo Akpagher died, but in diverting attention from the real events, which led to the 14 year old girl being hospitalised and eventually dying.According to a statement on behalf…

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