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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Akala was a Man of Destiny and Kindhearted Leader – Dare Adeleke Mourns Former Governor of Oyo State

Oyo PDP Chieftain and Chairman, Oyo Pacesetters Transport Company, Dare Adeleke has said that he received the death of former governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao Akala with shock.Adeleke said in a statement that it was a most unexpected piece of sad news but God knows best.According to the Pacesetter boss: “It was with utmost shock that I received the death of my former boss, Adebayo Alao Akala, who was a former Governor of Oyo State.Alao Akala under whom I served as Special Adviser, Government Projects, was truly a kind…

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New Olubadan: Youth Group Welcomes Endorsement of Lekan Balogun, says Lana is a Coward

The Ibadan Youth Solidarity Movement (IYSM) has sent a clear warning to Michael Lana, the former Attorney General of Oyo State, to stop hindering the wheel of progress in the coronation of the new Olubadan. The youth group reacting to Thursday’s endorsement of the Otunbadan of Ibadan, Senator Lekan Balogun as the right occupant of the seat of Olubadan following the demise of Oba Saliu Adetunji, the erstwhile Olubadan of Ibadan, said in a statement that “Lana must stop his campaign of calumny now”The statement signed by Bolaji Olatunji on…

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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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Youth Group Urges Makinde to Apply Wisdom in Appointment of New Olubadan

A group, the Ibadan Youth Solidarity Movement has advised Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State to use utmost wisdom in the brewing crises regarding the installation of the new Olubadan of Ibadan to avoid major crises in the state. In a statement signed by Bolaji Olatunji, the group said Makinde must not allow a lacuna in the occupation of the stool and should allow tradition take it’s course by assisting the coronation of Otun Olubadan, Senator Lekan Balogun as the new Olubadan. The statement said youths in the state have…

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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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