NCPC boss urges Christians leaders to embark on massive evangelism

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian pilgrim Commission, Rev. Tor Uja has urged the Church to aggressively embark on massive evangelism which is the strongest weapon they have after prayers. He made this statement during a courtesy visit on him by the Christian Leaders Consultative Forum Makurdi at the NCPC Corporate Headquarters on Thursday 8th August, 2019. The NCPC boss further urged the Church to embark on advocacy as a spiritual power that stands to provide direction and guidance for the nation. According to him, “at this time of…

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FAAN assures of airports readiness for Sallah celebrations

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has assured all airport users that Nigerian airports under its management are fully ready to play host to air travellers during this Sallah celebrations. FAAN said in their statement that as part of their commitment to ensure seamless facilitation of its highly esteemed passengers during the Sallah celebrations and beyond, the VIP Protocol lounges at both the Murtala Muhammed International Airport and General Aviation Terminal, Lagos, have been refurbished to give maximum comfort and value to customers. The Authority stated that the maintenance…

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Alleged N1.2bn fraud: Court remands former INEC chairman, Maurice Iwu, in EFCC custody 

A Federal High Court, today, ordered the remand of former chairman of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Maurice Mmaduakolam Iwu, in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), till tomorrow, Friday, when his bail application would be heard and decided. Justice (Professor) Chuka Austine Obiozor, ordered the remand of the former Nigeria’s electoral umpire in EFCC custody, after his plea was taken on four counts money laundering charge made against him. EFCC had arraigned Iwu before the court on charges bordering on aiding and  concealment…

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Police arraign lawyer, 5 others over Sowore’s Revolution Now protest 

The police today, arraigned five people and a lawyer for the #RevolutionNow protests, before a Lagos Chief Magistrate’s Court, Ebute Metta. Those arraigned by the Police are: Ehis Omoshomio, 35; Barrister Gabriel Ojumah, 51, Juwon Sanyaolu, 22; Stanley Anobi, 28; Elias Ozikpu, 30 and Kenechukwu Ukachukwu, 25. The protesters were slammed with two counts of unlawful assembly and conduct likely to cause breach of peace. The allegations they pleaded not guilty. The prosecutor, Mr Ibijoke Akinpelu, from the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (SCIID) Panti-Yaba, Lagos, leading the resident…

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SAHCO boosts operations with fleet of brand new Baggage tow tractors

Skyway Aviation Handling Company PLC (SAHCO) has acquired a fleet of brand new Baggage tow tractors. The tow tractors which has the capacity to convey up to 40 tonnes of baggage or cargo, is the best of its kind in aviation ground handling equipment in Nigeria. The Baggage tow trucks which were manufactured in Germany combines comfort, safety and flexibility with the latest technology. It can convey up to 45 tonnes of baggage and cargo on a level ground and up to 40 tonnes on wet or hilly surfaces. Furthermore,…

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Runsewe decry Lekki naked dance, says it negates beauty of Nigerian culture

Director general National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe has thrown his weight behind Lagos government decision to fish out brains behind the Lekki public naked dance, saying the show negates the beauty of Nigerian culture and way of life. Runsewe who has zero tolerance for attitudes and culture unbecoming of well brought up Nigerian young persons, described the Lekki public show as unacceptable, Jezebelistic and sin against Nigerian culture which must be condemned, rediculed and rejected by Nigerians from all works of life. The NCAC boss…

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N3.6billion Debt: AMCON takes over Bao Yao Firms In Abuja , Calabar

Justice Binta .F.M. Nyako of the Federal High Court has ordered Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to take over Bao Yao Futurlex Iron & Steel Company Limited in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and Bao Yao Huan Jian Iron & Steel in Calabar, the Cross River State capital. The order therefore mandates AMCON to take over all the assets of Bao Yao Huan Jian Iron & Steel Company Limited promoted by Mr Shen Yaozhang and General Idris Garba retired over a staggering indebtedness of over N3.6billion.   In compliance to…

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Obat Oil losses N1.5bn subsidy claim to Sterling Bank

A Federal High Court, Lagos, has ordered the Federal Ministry of Finance and Debt Management Office (DMO) to pay all monies and other payment  instruments  amounting to N1. 558, 214, 525. 79 billion accrued to Obat Oil Petroleum Limited as subsidy claims to Sterling Bank Plc. The Court also restrained Obat Oil and Petroleum Limited, its agents, privies and any other person on behalf of the oil company, from dealing  any monies, instruments, sovereign debt notes and promissory notes standing in the company’s accounts, records and whatsoever, held with the…

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AON condemns additional frequency to Emirates into Abuja, calls for review of all existing BASAs

The Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) has cried foul against the recent commencement by Emirates airline of an additional flight, now increasing its frequency to four (4) flights daily into Nigeria on the eve of when a Nigerian Carrier began flights to UAE operated with 100percent Nigerian Pilots, Cabin Crew, Engineers and Dispatchers. The AON in a statement signed by its Chairman, Capt. Nogie Meggison said that It is very unfair for Emirates to be allowed such increase barely two (2) weeks after the launch of flights on July 5,…

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Owerri airport strategic to economic development of South East – Yadudu, FAAN MD

.. As FAAN MD calls for collaboration Photo Caption:  L-R: His Excellency, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, Governor, Imo State; Capt. Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu, MD, FAAN; Engr. Salisu Daura, director of Engineering Services & Honorious Anozie, Dirctor of Human Resources & Administration.  The managing director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Captain Rabiu Yadudu Thursday, August 1, 2019 the Owerri airport is very strategic to the economic development of the South Eastern region. Yadudu who stated this during a courtesy visit to the Executive Governor of Imo State, Rt Honourable Emeka…

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