INEC logistics: No disruption in provision of air traffic services on Saturday – NAMA

The Management of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has said that there was no disruption in the provision of air traffic services on Saturday, the 16th of February 2019, the date of the postponed Presidential and National Assembly elections. NAMA noted that this is in keeping with the agency’s mandate to provide uninterrupted safe, effective, efficient, and economic air navigation services in the country. The Agency in a statement signed by the general manager public affairs, Mr Khalid Emele stated that in line with the directive of the minister…

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Court jails Indian Hemp seller 6 months

An Indian Hemp seller, Abiodun Ojulate, has been convicted and sentenced to six months imprisonment, by a Federal High Court, Lagos. The convict was handed down the jail term on Friday, by Justice Sule Hassan, after he pleaded guilty to a count charge of unlawful dealing in 130 grams of cannabis sativa, popularly called Indian hemp or marijuana, leveled against him by the National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). . Arraigning the convict before the court on Friday, NDLEA lawyer, Aliyu Abubakar, told the court that the convict, a resident…

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Police charge First Bank, 3 others with N10m fraud

Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of Nigeria Police Force, has arraigned First Bank Plc, its Trade and Relationship Manager, Mazamaza branch, Innocent Chidozie Amadi and two others before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a customer of the bank of the sum of N10, 015, 172, million.Others charged alongside the bank are Raphael Chukwuma Nnadiekwe and his company, Nilorch Global Services Limited.The bank customer allegedly defrauded by First bank and others is one Mrs. Ogochukwu Nkiruka Ezeakunne.SFU in a charge marked FHC/L309c/18, alleged that First Bank, its Trade and…

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All Lagos schools resume Monday 18th February, 2019

The  DG, Education Quality Assurance, Mrs Ronke Soyombo stated yesterday that she has the directive of Her Excellency, the Deputy Governor of Lagos State to inform ALL Lagos State school’s stakeholders and the general public that the state government is compelled by the change in election dates to further review the 2018/19 school academic calendar as stated below: All schools resume Monday 18th February 2019 All schools in Lagos state are expected to close on the following dates: Friday 22nd of February and to resume on Monday 25th Friday 8th March…

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