CSR: FCT SCHOOLS EXCITED OVER JULIUS BERGER ABUMET’S DONATION OF BOOKS/STUDY MATERIALS

Students in Government Junior Secondary School, Jabi 1, FCT, Abuja, were full of excitement last Tuesday, when Abumet, Julius Berger’s premium quality and full-service aluminium and glass solutions subsidiary, donated books and study materials in its sustained corporate social responsibility contributions to schools in its host communities. L-R: COMMERCIAL MANAGER, ABUMET NIGERIA LIMITED, MR. AWWAL ABUBAKAR; PRINCIPAL, GOVT. JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL, JABI 1, MR. AKEEM SIKIRU ADEOLA; VP ACADEMICS, MRS. NUHU AISHATU; ACTING VP ADMIN, MRS. EBERE OKON; SENIOR MISTRESS ACADEMICS, ADEYEMI ADEYANJU. Addressing pupils and staff of the school, the Commercial Manager of Abumet, Mr.…

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EMCOAN Takes NEMCEA 2022 to Stakeholders in Abuja for Support and Partnership

The Electronic Media Content Owners Association of Nigeria (EMCOAN) is hosting one of the biggest event for the electronic media content and film industry  scheduled to hold in Lagos State, the Centre of Excellence, from Monday 29th to Wednesday 31st August 2022 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos. The 3 in 1 event is called Nigeria Electronic Media Content Exhibition and Awards (NEMCEA), an initiative of EMCOAN in collaboration with Broadcast Media Africa (BMA) . This is a very important and strategic Media content event which is designed…

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Alaafin Left Solid Footprints on the Sands of Time – Dare Adeleke pays glowing Tribute

It is with a heavy heart, I received the news that our great father, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, the Alafin of Oyo, has joined his ancestors.Oba Adeyemi III was not only a foremost character in the Nigerian polity but also a 1st class Oba, a formidable figure and a beloved father to all citizens of Oyo State and Yorubas all over the world.A thorough custodian of the throne of his forefathers, Oba Adeyemi lived an exemplary, healthy life such that he brought undeniable pride to the Palace. He wore his…

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Lagos State Govt Appoints MC Oluomo as Chairman of New Parks Management Committee

 The Lagos State Government has set up a committee to oversee the affairs of all motor parks and garages in the State.  This is in fulfillment of the Government’s promise to ensure that events in the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) are not allowed to threaten law and order.  The Government has, therefore, exercised its constitutional powers to ensure that no vacuum, which can disrupt the peace of our dear State, is allowed to exist in the parks. This is a duty we owe all Lagosians and visitors.  Members of the…

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Dare Adeleke Congratulates New Olubadan of Ibadanland, Lauds Seyi Makinde

Oyo PDP Chieftain stalwart and Executive Chairman, Oyo Pacesetters Transport Company, Dare Adeleke has congratulated the new Olubadan of Ibadanland, His Imperial Majesty, Oba (Dr) Lekan Balogun who was officially crowned as the paramount ruler of Ibadan, Friday, Match 11,   2022. Oba Lekan was crowned by the Executive Governor of Oyo state, Engineer Seyi Makinde at the ancient Mapo Hall as the 42nd Olubadan. With the coronation, Oba Lekan succeeds the 41 Olubadan Oba Saliu Adetunji who joined his ancestors in January, 2022. Adeleke in a Press Statement released in…

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Chidinma Ojukwu, Alleged Killer of Super TV CEO Wins Beauty Contest in Prison (pics)

It is interesting to note that the Nigerian Correctional Service now hosts beauty contests in their correctional facilities also known as prison, a place were criminals are sentenced to and those awaiting trial are kept in custody.It therefore came as a surprise to many that one of Nigeria’s most controversial individuals, Miss Chidinma Ojukwu, who is being tried for the alleged murder of SuperTV CEO, Micheal Ataga has been crowned as Miss Cell 2022.The suspect whose trial is still ongoing, won the beauty pageant held at Kirikiri correctional facility to…

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International Women’s Day: Dare Adeleke Urges NASS to Revisit Gender Equality Bill

It’s another great opportunity to celebrate our dear mothers, wives, daughters and sisters.The International Women’s Day is a global day set aside to commemorate the cultural, political, and socioeconomic achievements of women.I join all Nigerians to celebrate the Nigerian woman whose love nurtures our nation and who contributes in no small means to the socio-economic existence of our country.With Nigerian women forming 49% of our population, a much larger percentage than the male folks, the importance of women in our polity cannot be over emphasized.As politicians, we fully recognize the…

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Oil Spillage: Court rules in favour of Akwa Ibom communities, orders NNPC, Mobil to pay N82 billion as judgement debt

Agency Report The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordered the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited to pay the sum of N82 billion judgement debt owed some oil communities in Akwa Ibom State. The communities in Ibeno Local Government Area of the state led by Obong Effiong Archianga and nine others brought a lawsuit against the NNPC and Mobil through their lawyer, Lucius Nwosu, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). They had, in their original suit, sought about N100 billion compensation for economic losses…

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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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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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