National Troupe stages echoes of the drum

The National Troupe of Nigeria is set to stage Echoes of the Drums, a stage play written by Ola ’Awakan and directed by Mike Anyanwu. The play which explores themes in unity, love and diversity, utilizes drums instrumentation in storytelling to drive home relevant and timely messages at this dire moment in our political, cultural and ethno-centric landscapes. Speaking on the production which is coming on the heels of the successful staging of the Unity play titled ‘Strings’ Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer of the NTN Ahmed Mohammed Ahmed,…

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Court remands BDC operator over alleged N104.3m fraud

Justice Daniel Osiagor of a Lagos Federal High Court, today, ordered the remand Nura Abdullahi, a Bureau De Change (BDC) operator, in the custody of the Nigerian Correctional Services (NCoS) till November 10, when trial will commenced on the charges of conspiracy, fraud and stealing of N104, 325, 680 million. Justice Osiagor made the remand order against the BDC operator, after admitted him to bail on the charges made against him by the men of Force Criminal Investigation Department (ForceCID) Annex, Alagbon-Ikoyi Lagos. The BDC operator, according to the prosecutor,…

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Ethiopian Airlines opens Five-Star in-terminal Hotel inside Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

Ethiopian Airlines Group has completed the first phase of its In-Terminal Hotel construction. In a continuous effort to ensure the convenience and comfort of passengers, crews and airlines using Addis Ababa as a hub, the In-Terminal Hotel construction began in December 2020. The Hotel is physically connected to Addis Ababa Bole International Departure Terminal 02 with a short walking distance from departure gate and will be managed by Ethiopian Skylight Hotel as Ethiopian Skylight In-Terminal Hotel. The two-phased project reached the completion of the first phase, availing 41 rooms for…

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Police arraigns clearing agent over alleged N27.9m, $17.3k fraud

A Clearing and Forwarding agent, Ifeanyi Ezenwabachili, has been arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, on alleged conspiracy, obtaining by false pretence and fraud of N27, 920 million and $17,360. The Clearing and Forwarding agent was arraigned before Justice Nicholas Oweibo led-court, by the men of the Force Criminal Investigation Department (ForceCID Annex) Alagbon-Ikoyi, Lagos, on the alleged offences. The prosecutor, Barrister Morufu Animashaun, had told the court that the defendant and others now at large, committed to offences sometimes in 2021. The prosecutor informed the court that the…

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