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Monthly Archives: June 2017

TPT Appoits Muyiwa Akintunde, Chief Operating Officer

 TPT International Limited, a full-service public relations firm maintaining practice areas in crisis management, corporate communications, strategic counselling, media relations, information communications technology and social media, has appointed Mr. Muyiwa Akintunde as its Chief Operating Officer.  This development, according to Mr. Adetokunbo Modupe, TPT’s Chairman and Lead Strategist, is to further strengthen the capacity of the company in its march ... Read More »

Lagos On Journey To Clean, Hygienic, Flood-Free State – Ambode

…Launches New Environmental Management Policy Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday launched the much anticipated new environmental management policy encapsulated in the Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI), expressing optimism that the development would drive the State to the desired future of achieving clean, hygienic and flood-free environment. Speaking at the soft launch of the CLI held at Agege Stadium, ... Read More »

APC didn’t promise restructuring, says Oyegun

The All Progressives Congress (APC) said yesterday it did not promise to restructure Nigeria, if voted into power. The party said what  it  promised is to ensure true federalism and devolution of power. It added that it was not unaware of the contentious nature of restructuring as a result of which it avoided it when putting together its manifesto. It ... Read More »

Oshiomhole: Babangida owes Nigerians apology

All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain Adams Oshiomhole said yesterday that former Military President and restructuring advocate General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida owes the nation an apology for helping to bring it to its present level. Oshiomhole also said that the clamour for diversification of the economy cannot succeed unless it begins with the oil and gas sector which, he said, employs ... Read More »

Kidnapper, Evans seeks N300m damages from police

Suspected billionaire  kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike  aka Evans, has again sued the Inspector General of Police, and three others before a Federal High Court in Lagos over his alleged illegal detention. Other respondents in the new suit are the Nigeria Police Force, the Commissioner of Police Lagos State and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos State Police Command. In the new suit ... Read More »

Osinbajo appoints 14 INEC RECs

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has approved the appointment of 14 new Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The Director of Press, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), Bolaji Adebiyi, made this known in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. While 13 of the new appointees were on their ... Read More »

Vice Principal jailed for life for raping 12-year-old student

A High Court in Ado Ekiti has sentenced to life imprisonment a former Vice Principal of St. Mary’s Girls Grammar School, Ikole-Ekiti, Taiwo Ajayi, after finding him guilty of raping a 12-year-old in 2014. The court said Mr. Ajayi committed the offence against Section 31(2) of the Child Rights Law of Ekiti State 2012. The convict was the Vice Principal ... Read More »

No going back on works, other ministries allocations’ cut –NASS

The National Assembly, on Thursday, insisted that it had the power to tamper with allocations in the budget. It also maintained that the Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), told Nigerians “half truths” on the financing status of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and the Second Niger Bridge. Fashola had, last week, raised the alarm over the insertion ... Read More »

Biafra: Nigeria will defeat separatist agitations, says US

Amid growing calls for secession, the United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, says Nigerians who preach unity will overcome those calling for secession. Symington said this in a speech at an event held in commemoration of the 241st anniversary of American independence in Abuja on Thursday. The US envoy said his country and Nigeria shared many similarities, most notably, ... Read More »

The Obamas holidaying in Indonesia

Former U.S. President Barack Obama and his family are holidaying in Indonesia, where Obama spent four years of his youth. The holiday is being closely tracked and some of the places he visited and his engagements, such as water rafting in Bali  and visiting temples on Java,  have gone viral. Obama was six when he moved to Jakarta after his American ... Read More »