NAFDAC arraigns man for brewing fake bitter drinks

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC today, arraigned a man, Yusuf Wasiu Adio, before a Federal High Court, for allegedly brewing fake and unregistered herbal bitter drinks. The defendant, a resident of 5, Ibile Street, Mowo-Nla, Ikorodu, Lagos, was arrested by NAFDAC operatives at his brewery, located at 11, Oladapo Olomo Street, Gberigbe, also in Ikorodu, while brewing the said fake and unregistered herbal bitter drinks. The fake herbal bitter drinks allegedly brewed by the defendant include: Okiki Ibile VIP Alcohol bitter,  Odu bitter, also…

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Women as key pillars for nutritional progress

By Reginald Onabu Life is about balance. There is no area where balance is not required. In politics, business and relationship, balance makes for stability and sustainability.  Balance is equally an important ingredient for nutrition. Nutrition is defined as the process of taking in food and using it for growth, metabolism, and repair. Food is the fuel the body needs, not just to satisfy hunger, but to function properly and live healthy, productive lives.  Good nutrition is an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle. In many homes, women play…

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Kangiwa discloses plans to digitalise NIHOTOUR in line with international best practices

The director general of the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR), Alhaji Nura Sani Kangiwa has disclosed his plans to digitalise the Institute in line with international best practices in the hospitality industry. Speaking in Lagos on Thursday after a visit to its facilities, Alhaji Kangiwa stated that he will set a new standard in NIHOTOUR that is industry driven. He emphasised the need for training and retraining in the tourism industry, adding that training is the bedrock of sustainable tourism development in the country. Kangiwa noted that his…

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Maritime Agencies seek for ways to harmonize operations

The managing director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) Chief Dr. George N. Moghalu has stated that all Maritime Agencies in the country are looking for ways to harmonize their operations. The M.D disclosed this while briefing the Press at the end of All Heads of Maritime Agencies Monthly Meeting hosted by NIWA at the Authority’s Headquarters, Lokoja, Kogi State. According to Chief Dr. George Moghalu, the meeting looked at issues concerning maritime security and Safety, they received briefings from both the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA and…

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Gov. Sanwo-Olu reiterates commitment to work with creative industry

.. As Cinema Exhibitors appeal for reopening of cinemas Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday reiterated his administration’s commitment to work in collaboration with the creative industry, saying that his government will do all that is possible to ensure that the sector thrives in the State. The Governor stated this during a virtual meeting with members of the Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria, CEAN and other key stakeholders in the Nigerian film industry. Sanwo-Olu said Government is mindful of the economic impacts of the Covid-19 lockdown on the…

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Abule Egba ATM fraudster not our staff- Stanbic IBTC Bank

The management of Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC has dismissed the arraignment of a man purported to be a staff of the Bank on charges bordering on the theft of customers deposits as false.  The Bank clarified that the defendant, a 22-year-old Tope Olajide, is not, and was at no point in time an employee of Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC.      The alleged culprit was apprehended around 7:30 am, on Thursday, 27 August 2020, by security operatives after he was exposed by CCTV footage using ATM cards he had allegedly stolen…

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Family petitions IGP over unlawful detention

The legal Trustee of the Estate of late, Madam Iyalode Efunroye Tinubu has called on the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu to order the immediate release of one Taiwo Oyewunmi, who is currently detained at MAN Police Division, WEMABOD Estate, Ikeja, Lagos over a land dispute. Addressing a press conference, lawyer to the Trustee, Mr. Kayode Bankole, described Oyewunmi’s arrest as illegal and an abuse of his fundamental human rights. Reflecting on the illegal arrest and detention of his client, Bankole stated that efforts by the men of State…

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N4billion debt: AMCON seize assets of Geedee Zulu Investment Ltd.

Following the order of Honourable Justice M.S. Hassan of the Federal High Court, Lagos division, the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over assets belonging to Mr. Frank Okwudili Ezuma and Mrs. Lilian Ifeoma Okwudili Ezuma, the chief promoters of Geedee Zulu Investment Limited over a staggering indebtedness of over N4billion.   In compliance to the enforcement order, AMCON on Monday August 31, 2020 commenced the process of effective possession of the properties through its Debt Recovery Agent – Prime Chamber Law Firm. The takeover, which has now…

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Charcoal dealer bags 3 years imprisonment for N21m fraud

A businessman, Taiyelolu Ibrahim Akeem, has been convicted and sentenced to three years imprisonment, by a Federal High Court, Lagos, over N21 million fraud.  Taiyelolu was given the jail terms by Justice Nicholas Oweibo, after the prosecution review the facts of the two counts charge of obtaining by false pretence and fraud made against him. The convict had on September 3, pleaded guilty to the two counts charge, when he was first arraigned before the court. In reviewing the facts of the charge, the prosecutor, Daniel Apochi, of the Police…

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UBA losses N1.9bn to hackers in 4 months

United Bank of Africa (UBA) Plc, has publicly declared that it lost huge sum of N1, 911, 928, 957.18 billion to hackers, between the months of March and June 2020. UBA Plc stated that hackers fraudulently transfered the said N1. 911, 928, 957 billion from one of numerous customers’ account to several accounts in other banks. UBA Plc made the declaration in its counter affidavit filed in defence of a fundamental rights enforcement suit filed against it by a businessman, who is currently being detained by the men of Nigeria…

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