NIWA to engage ACTL to move containers from Lagos Ports via Burutu Port to Onitsha River Port

In an effort to make Onitsha River Port functional, and to decongest the Lagos Ports, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) is to engage the services of Akewa Colmar Terminal Limited (ACTL) to move containers from Lagos Ports to Onitsha River Port via Burutu Port in Delta State. The management of NIWA said the idea of hauling containers via Burutu Ports to Onitsha River port is to deliberately avoid the two small bridges of Gbarekolo and Bumandi. Because the two bridges are too tiny and shallow for sea moving badges…

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Police rearraign Lagos doctor over alleged false rape allegations

Men of State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) Panti-Yaba, Lagos, today, rearraigned a female medical doctor, Bolanle Aseyan, before a Lagos Federal High Court, on a four-count charge bordering on false publication on rape allegation. The police lawyer, Emmanuel Eze in a charge marked FHC/L/ 260c/2020, alleged that 25 years old Doctor, committed the alleged offences between June 29 and August 14, 2020, at number 12A,¬†Molade Okoya Thomas, Adeniyi Jones, Ikeja, Lagos. The medical director, who was formerly arraigned before Yaba Chief Magistrate Court, sometimes in November, 2020, was alleged to…

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SAHCO handles Nigeria’s first batch of Covid 19 Vaccines

Skyway Aviation Handling Company PLC has been entrusted with the responsibility of providing aviation Ground Handling for the Astraceneca vaccines at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, Nigeria to combat the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. The First batch of the Vaccines which was received by the Nigerian government was coordinated in a safe, efficient and seamless manner that SAHCO is known for. SAHCO is present in all the commercially operated airports in Nigeria which will make distribution of the vaccines effective and timely. Also, SAHCO has well trained staff…

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EFCC arrests Ekiti politician, Cyril Fasuyi over alleged $2.5m fraud, as wife escapes

An Ekiti State born politician cum businessman, Mr. Cyril Fasuyi, was on Tuesday picked up and whisked away by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), outside the premises of the Lagos Division of Federal High Court. Fasuyi was arrested after attending another fraud charge before the court presided over by Justice Nicholas Oweibo.¬† Though, none of the operatives gave reasons for his arrest, but a source in the anti-graft agency, confirm his arrest. Fasuyi’s arrest was sequel to a petition written to the EfCC by a…

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NTDC: Calabar like Esuk Mba

By Frank Meke In the past two weeks, the seeming rot in Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation ( NTDC), has been on front burner of the industry eye balls. In sum, about 6 billion naira that is, if you add up 2021 release in budgetry allocation, have graced the account of the premier federal government tourism agency, yet nothing to show for it. In the February 18th edition of my Column in the soar away Sun newspapers, I had specifically articulated item by item listed projects on NTDC radar, many re-circled…

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