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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Ese’s abduction by my subject embarrassing – Emir Sanusi

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sunusi II, described the abduction of 14 year old Miss Ese Oruru from Bayelsa State by one of his subjects as an embarrassment. Sanusi said this after a meeting with members of his council over the issue on Monday. He explained that he received two calls from people in far away South Africa on ... Read More »

Blame Fayose’s recklessness for UBEC’s sanction- Fayemi

Reacting to the state government’s allegation, Mr Yinka Oyebode, Special Assistant on Media to Dr Kayode Fayemi, the Minister of Solid minerals Development, said Governor Ayo Fayose’s reckless utterances and primitive approach to governance should be blamed for the UBEC’s sanction. Oyebode in a statement made available to journalists said It is rather unfortunate that the Ayo Fayose administration would, ... Read More »

ODD NEWS: 90-Year-Old Woman Wins $43 Million Lotto, Gives It All

Florida Lottery officials said a Largo woman was the winner of a $43 million jackpot, and she said she’s not keeping a penny of it. Ruby Sorah, 90, matched all six winnings numbers in the February 17 Florida Lotto drawing. Officials said Sorah chose to receive her winnings in a one-time, lump-sum payment of $31,042,330. Though she wouldn’t go on ... Read More »

ODD NEWS: Texas Man Trains Backyard Water Snake To Take Fish From His Hand

A Texas man was recorded hand-feeding a fish to a large diamondback water snake living behind his home. The Whitney man said there are three Nerodia rhombifers, more commonly known as diamondback water snakes, living in the water behind his home. The man said he spent about two months working with the snakes until they were comfortable being hand-fed fish ... Read More »

Blame NNPC for fuel scarcity, says PTD

The Petroleum Tankers Drivers (PTD) Branch of National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has blamed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for the fuel scarcity in some parts of the country. PTD National Chairman Comrade Salimon Akanni Oladiti, who spoke in an interview with reporters in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, said oil marketers were not hoarding ... Read More »

Shareholders approve Oando, OER buy-out offer

Shareholders of Oando Energy Resources (OER) Inc- the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX)-listed exploration and production subsidiary of Oando Plc, have approved the proposal by Oando Plc to buy out the outstanding minority shareholdings in the exploration and production subsidiary. OER announced at the weekend that at a special meeting on February 25, 2016 in Vancouver, British Columbia, a total of ... Read More »

Abule-Egba flyover for completion in 16 months

The proposed flyover bridge at Abule-Egba in Agbado Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area of Lagos State will be completed in 16 months, the state government has said. The government has also called for cooperation between the host communities and the project contractor, Messrs Craneburg Construction Company. The project will consist of a reinforced concrete dual carriageway flyover and two-lane road ... Read More »

Naira fall: Used vehicle prices soar, sales drop

These are not the best of times for importers of and dealers in second-hand vehicles due to unexpected low patronage occasioned by the continuing fall in the value of the naira against the United States dollar and other international currencies. At the Berger Automobile Market in Lagos, one of the biggest used cars marts in Africa, activities are currently at ... Read More »

Reps suspend plan to purchase exotic cars

The House of Representatives has put on hold its plans to purchase 360 exotic cars for its members. Investigations by our correspondent showed that the funds to prosecute the purchase remained the main drawback for the House in taking a final decision on the controversial “utility” or “committee” cars. “Funding for the cars will come from the 2016 budget. As ... Read More »

Lamorde: IG gets Senate’s arrest warrant this week

The Senate may issue a warrant for the arrest of a former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, this week barring an unexpected reversal, our correspondent has learnt. This means the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, may be ordered to arrest Lamorde, who is currently undergoing a course at the National Institute for Policy ... Read More »