Julius Berger’s PrimeTech Design and Engineering honours long-serving staff, commissions office extension building in Abuja

Julius Berger’s subsidiary, PrimeTech Design and Engineering Nigeria Limited, last weekend in Abuja had a ceremony to honour its long-serving staff. The ceremony, which was dual in nature, coincided with the commissioning of Primetech’s newly completed office extension building at its state-of-the-art business complex in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. The Chairman of Primetech and Board member of Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, Hon. Engr. Jafaru Damulak was on hand to kick off events at the ceremony. Engr. Damulak proudly traced the history of Primetech and commended its management for having committedly, productively grown the company’s business…

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Gateman impregnates landlord’s daughter

A 20-year-old gateman, Samuel Maikasuw, has been arrested by police operatives of the Lagos State Command for impregnating his boss’ 15-year-old daughter in Igbogbo area of Ikorodu, Lagos. Maikasuw, who hails from Abaji in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, was arrested, yesterday, when an official of Advocate for Children and Vulnerable Person’s Network notified the police. It was learned that Maikasuw was once caught molesting the victim sometime last year while working as a security man at Ms Fadiji’s house. However, he was severely warned never to come near the teenager…

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JULIUS BERGER INCREASES CSR EFFORT, BUILDS MORE WATER BOREHOLES AND TOILETS FOR SCHOOLS WITHIN ABUJA-KANO ROAD PROJECT CORRIDOR  

Principal of Government Day Secondary School, Mr. Saidu B.A. Wuse with the Students, at the newly commissioned toilets in Sabon Wuse, Tafa L.G.A, Niger State. In the company’s continuing and strong commitment to its Corporate Social Responsibility, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc again donated boreholes and toilets to schools on its Abuja-Kano Road Project corridor. Students of Government Day Secondary School, Sabon Wuse, Tafa L.G.A, were full of excitement, when Julius Berger Nigeria Plc notched up its CSR efforts to their schools in the company’s determined bid to protect and preserve the health and wellbeing of the students…

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Octopus ancestor with 10 arms named after President Joe Biden

A cephalopod which roamed the oceans hundreds of millions of years ago has been named after the president of the USA. The fossil octopus, uncovered in Montana, suggests that the ancestor of all squid and octopus had 10 arms, with some of these then lost by its descendants.  Following a train station, an ice cream flavour and a planet, Joe Biden can now add a fossil octopus to the list of things named after him. Dating to over 328 million years ago, Syllipsimopodi bideni pushes back the fossil record of the vampyropods, the group…

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More troubles for Abba Kyari: FG approves extradition to US

The Nigerian government has approved the request by the United States of America, for the extradition of suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari. The U.S. had demanded Kyari’s extradition over his alleged involvement in the $1.1million wire fraud perpetrated by Abass Ramon aka Hushpuppi and 4 others. However, Nigeria has granted permission via the extradition application filed by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) before the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court in Abuja. Vanguard reported that the application was marked:…

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NASS transmits amended Electoral Act to Buhari

The National Assembly has transmitted clean copies of the revised Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent. This was confirmed in a statement issued by the Special Assistant to the President on NASS, Senator Babajide Omoworare. Omoworare, in the statement confirmed that Bill was transmitted to the President after it has been reworked by the two chambers of the National Assembly. The statement reads: “The Clerk to the National Assembly Mr. Olatunde Amos Ojo has transmitted the authenticated copies of the Electoral Bill 2022 to the President…

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“Support me, you’re too old and tired to lead Nigeria” -Bala Mohammed to Atiku

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has said he told former Vice President Atiku Abubakar not to contest the 2023 presidential race. The governor of Bauchi State, Alhaji Bala Mohammed reportedly made the submission on Friday when a Contact and Consultation Committee he set up for his presidential ambition submitted its report to him. The Bauchi governor said Atiku is too old and tired to lead the country, asking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain to support his ambition to become President in 2023. The governor, however, promised to support the former…

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2023 Presidency: Obasanjo pledges support for Osinbajo

Olujonwo Obasanjo, son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has pledged to support Vice-President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) if he joins the 2023 presidential race. The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters, Babafemi Ojudu, made this known in a Facebook post on Saturday. According to Ojudu, who works in the VP’s office, Olujonwo visited him on Friday to register his wish that the VP should run for President in 2023. “He too, like many others, came to register his wish and aspiration that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo throws…

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‘How Terrorist group Hezbollah is using Lagos, other West African cities to smuggle drugs’

In a recent article in the English-Language Saudi daily Arab News, Lebanese media figure Baria Alamuddin alleges that terror group Hezbollah is now using West African countries as major transit states for its drug shipments. By Baria Alamuddin When Saudi Arabia banned the import of Lebanese produce in April because these shipments were being abused to smuggle narcotics into the Kingdom, Hezbollah found itself with a problem. Following the collapse of the Lebanese and Syrian economies, Assad family mafiosi and Hezbollah set about remodeling their nations as narco states —…

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Secondus Travails: Arapaja Speaks For South West PDP – Dare Adeleke to Bisi Olopoenia

Oyo State PDP stalwart and founding member of the party, Dare Adeleke has re-iterated that the unity of the party is Paramount to all other issues at this time that the country is desirous of a new leadership to take Nigeria out of the edge of anarchyAdeleke who stated this in a press statement issued in Ibadan, said party members are looking eagerly looking forward to the next congress where credible men with the right credentials will be elected into crucial positions.Dare Adeleke who is also Chairman, Oyo Pacesetters’ Transport…

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