CAN applauds FG staunch stance against same sex marriage

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) under the leadership of His Eminence, Rev Samson Ayokunle has commended the resolute stance of the federal government against same sex marriage and transgender sexuality in the country, describing it as a right step in the right direction. Rev Ayokunle who made this known in a press statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media, Pastor Adebayo Oladeji in Abuja, also challenged the Church of Christ in the nation to be seriously on guard as satan is more than ever before determined to pollute…

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Xenophobic attacks: First batch of 320 Nigerians evacuated from South Africa

No fewer that 320 Nigerians who are the first batch to be evacuated from South Africa will a rrive at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, Wednesday, 1:00 pm Nigerian time. This is coming just as the Consul General of Nigeria to South Africa has described Air Peace gesture as unprecedented.   Air Peace is voluntarily airlifting the Nigerians in support of the federal government. The federal government said that any Nigerian that is willing to return home should indicate interest. The flight is expected to land at the…

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Industrialization: Ayade gets Chinese award of excellence

The China Industrial and Commercial Enterprise Association in collaboration with Hauxing Art Troupe, has bestowed an award of excellence on Governor of Cross River State, Sir Ben Ayade. The award which was presented to the Governor in Lagos at the weekend, was part of activities marking this year’s China mid Autumn Festival and National Day. The president of the Association, Mr. Eric Ni said Sir Ayade was picked for the award for encouraging and implementing “Industrialization between China and Nigeria using Calabar as a hub.” The Governor, who was represented…

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Visa scam: Travel Agent arraigned for defrauding 3 of N10.5m 

A travel agent, Joe Okereke, was today, arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauded three person of the sum of N10.5 million. He was alleged to have defraud his victims of the said amount under the pretence of procuring Fiji Island visa for them. The three victims are: Jekwu Ezenwa,  Pope Ekenna Nworah and Kenneth Dibor. The defendant was arraigned by the men of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation (ForceCIID) Alagbon-Ikoyi, Lgos, on seven counts charge bordering on conspiracy, obtaining under false pretence and fraud. The offences according to the…

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Court finally forfeits Diezani’s $40m jewelry to FG

Justice Nicholas Oweibo of a Federal High Court, Lagos, today, granted final forfeiture of $40 million jewelry belonging to the former Nigeria’s petroleum minister, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke. Justice Oweibo made the order of final forfeiture of the said jewelry while delivery judgement in a motion filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In granting the final forfeiture order, Justice Oweibo held that Mrs. Allison-Madueke instead of showing cause for the properties not to be finally forfeited to the federal government of Nigeria, only filed an application to set aside…

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Aviators Africa to celebrate 10th anniversary with awards, gala

Aviators Africa is set to host the cremé de la cremé of Africa aviation, its friends and development partners across the globe to a great experience of the firm’s history, awards and gala night in commemoration of its 10 years of unparalleled service to the Africa aviation and tourism industry. The Aviators Africa Awards, tagged “The Towers Awards”, is aimed at recognising and celebrating excellence and productivity in the Africa aviation landscape towards fostering healthy competition, quality, innovation, creativity and originality every year. Over the past one decade of its…

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