Court sentences woman to 3 years imprisonment for receiving drugs from foreign based daughter

An Ibadan, Oyo State based woman, Igbinosun Sandra Esther, has been convicted and sentenced to three years imprisonment, for receiving 5.5 kilograms of Cannabis Sativa, also known as marijuana, from her south Africa based daughter. Esther, a resident of Adunkole Agbofieti Street, Apata, Ibadan, Oyo State, was given the jail-term by Justice Daniel Osiagor of a Lagos Federal High Court, after she pleaded guilty to a count charge of unlawful importation of the said banned substance, made against him by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The NDLEA’s prosecutor,…

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Nura Kangiwa emerges President of Nigeria Polo Federation

The Director General of the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR), Nura Sani Kangiwa, on Saturday, 31st December 2022, emerged the President of Nigeria Polo Federation of Nigeria (NPF). The statutory biennial election of Executive Members of the Nigeria Polo Federation held in Jos, last Saturday, days after the conclusion of Jos Polo International Tournament, which had participating teams from Africa and the Americas. Nigeria Polo Federation is one of the apex groups of Polo stakeholders in the country that superintendent the game and is massively involved in the…

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Excitement as South Africa, Passion 4 win 2022 Carnival Calabar

It was excitement and jubilation galore for South Africans for winning the 2022 international Carnival Calabar ahead of Brazil and Lithuania at second and third positions. South Africa took the first position beating Brazil with its energetic African dance style and display of mammaries to the excitement of the cheering crowd in Calabar. South Africans went wild with jubilation after it was announced that the rainbow nation has emerged the winner of the international carnival. Lithuania came third with its powerful and beautiful pyrothenics which left the crowd cheering and…

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Nigeria, India to share intelligence on drug trafficking syndicates

Photo Caption: Chairman/Chief Executive, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) (m) flanked from left: Musa Ubale; Ahmad Tijani; Hamza Umar, Commandant, NDLEA Academy; Joseph Nbona Sunday, Director, Prosecution and Legal Services; Director General, Narcotics Control Bureau, NCB, of India Mr. Satya Narayan Pradhan and Mrs. Eucharia Ngozi Eze, Minister- Counsellor, High Commission of Nigeria, New Delhi with other officers of NCB after a bilateral meeting between NDLEA and NCB delegations in New Delhi, India .. As Marwa holds bilateral talks with counterpart in New Delhi Nigeria and India have agreed…

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Court reaffirms status quo as Nigeria Air proponents fail to set aside AON injunction

The Federal High court in Lagos Friday, December 9 reaffirmed its injunction order issued on November 24, 2022 pending the determination of the Motion on Notice filed by the Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) to stop the proposed national carrier, Nigeria Air. The Hon Justice A. Lewis-Allagoa after hearing the submission of Nureni Jimoh, SAN with Abubakar Nuhu Ahmad Esq.counsel for the Plaintiff/Applicant and Mr. Seun Oriowo esq with Oyin Koleosho Esq. counsel for the 1, 3 and 4 Defendants, Bassey Attoe Esq.counsel for the 2 Defendant; has also adjourned…

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Zenith Bank heralds Christmas, lights-up Ajose Adeogun Street Roundabout

Photo Caption: The Group Managing Director/CEO of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu (3rd Right) flanked by the wife of the Founder and Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mrs. Kay Ovia (4th Left); Executive Director, Mr. Dennis Olisa (1st Left); Executive Director, Dr. Temitope Fasoranti (3rd Left); Executive Director, Mrs Adobi Nwapa (2nd Right); and Executive Director, Mr. Henry Oroh (1st Right) at the 2022 Zenith Bank Christmas Light-Up of Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island on Saturday, November 19. It was a great spectacle to behold as the Christmas and…

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FTAN President warns members on strict adherent to boycott of UNWTO Conference in Nigeria

President of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria [FTAN], Nkereuwem Onung, has reminded tourism operators and various stakeholders in the allied sector of the resolution of the federation to stay away from the UNWTO conference, which opens on November 14 spanning November 17 at the National Arts Theatre, Lagos. The decision to boycott the conference, according to him, is based on the complete neglect of the tourism sector by the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, headed by Alhaji Lai Mohammed. He noted that the height of the neglect…

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NIHOTOUR brings training closer to grassroot, trains 24 as tour guides in Argungu centre

.. As Emir commends FG for citing training centre in Argungu Director General of National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality, NIHOTOUR, Alhaji Nura Sani Kangiwa has stated that the location of its training centre in Argungu is making the mandate of NIHOTOUR easier by bringing training closer to the people of Kebbi, Sokoto, Niger Republic and others. Speaking during the unveiling of the Kebbi State training centre in Argungu and presentation of certificates of the trainees, Alhaji Kangiwa noted that the centre is ideal for participants in these areas to…

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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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Obey Court Order On nullifed Survey Practice Law: Surveyors Tell Lagos’ Surveyor-General

Surveyors in Lagos State have asked the Lagos State Surveyor-General to obey the recent judgment of the Lagos Federal High Court, which nullifued Section 5 of the State’Survey Practice Law and permitted any surveyor to practice the profession in any part of the State without any hindrance. The surveyors counsel to the Surveyor-General of Lagos State, was contained in a letter written by the lawyer, Osaretin Ogbebor, over the alleged refusal by the officials of Surveyor-General to accept for lodgement, the record copy with Plan No: TOC/0699/06/2022/LA, dated the 10th…

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