Friday, March 5, 2021

CES RATES ABUJA DISCO HIGH ON SAFETY OPERATIONS

An audit firm, EOH Coastal & Environmental Services (CES), has rated Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) high in its diligent treatment of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) operations. The rating according to a statement from the AEDC’s spokesman, Ahmed Shekarau, includes the company’s management of enterprise risks. The auditors, after the conclusion of the company’s operation...

OSINBAJO TO SPEAK AT AFRICA SUMMIT IN LONDON

Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, will be delivering the keynote address at this year’s Africa Summit in London. Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, said in a statement on Saturday that the summit themed “What Makes Africa Work”, would take place on Sunday and Monday. The Africa Summit,...

PDP CLEARS BODE GEORGE, DOKPESI, OTHERS FOR SATURDAY’S NATIONAL CONVENTION

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Friday cleared all the nine national chairmanship aspirants and certified them fit, ahead of Saturday’s national elective convention. Chairman of the committee and former Governorship candidate of the party in Edo State, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, presented certificates of clearance to all aspirants at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja. Aspirants for...

GUNMEN KILL CATTLE DEALER, 3 OTHERS IN BAYELSA

Unidentified gunmen on Saturday killed a prominent cattle dealer in Bayelsa, identified as Alhaji Jubril Abdukareem. He was killed along with three of his workers. The slain cattle dealer was also the leader of the cattle dealers union known as Miyetti Allah in the cattle market in Bayelsa Palm area of Yenagoa , Bayelsa capital. It...

NAFDAC disowns PAXHERBAL claim on drug for treatment of COVID-19

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has disassociated itself from PAXHERBAL advertorial claim that it has developed a drug for the treatment of COVID-19. PAXHERBAL is a clinic and a research laboratory, also known as Pax Herbal Clinic and Research Laboratory, a Nigerian alternative medicine product manufacturing company. It had issued...

Senate President refutes media report on alleged N-Power job slots

The Office of the Senate President, has denied media reports that the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, had allocated N-Power recruitment slots to the Senate President and other lawmakers. Mr Ola Awoniyi, Special Adviser (Media), to President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, made the denial in a statement, in Abuja on Saturday. “The attention...

FOUR-STOREY BUILDING COLLAPSES IN LAGOS

A four-storey building under construction along Herbert Macaulay way Ebute-Metta, Lagos Mainland has collapse. The building was said to have collapsed on Wednesday morning. The collapse building, according to the General Manager, Lagos Building Control Agency, LASBCA, Engr. Lekan Shodeinde stated that the building was under construction when it collapsed and that all necessary notices had...

Food Security: Kaduna Government, Stakeholders Inspect Wheat Farms To Assess Yields

The Kaduna State Government, along with some stakeholders in the agricultural subsector, on Thursday concluded a two-day on-the-spot assessment visits to some wheat farms in the state aimed at evaluating their yields. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that during the visits the team evaluated the level of yield of the ‘Norman Block’ wheat...

Ohaneze donates N.2m, bus to fight COVID-19 in Anambra

Ohaneze Ndigbo, Anambra state chapter has donated the sum of N200,000 to the state government as part of its support to the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic spread in the state. The President, Chief Damian Okeke-Ogene, who disclosed this yesterday while making the donation at the Government house, Awka, also said the group also provided...

ATIKU JOINS CAMPAIGN AGAINST SPECIAL ANTI-ROBBERY SQUAD (SARS)

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has joined the campaign against operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) over the arbitrary arrest and harassment of Nigerians. Atiku on his verified twitter handle on Sunday said the arbitrary harassment of young Nigerians by police has no place in a democratic society. ”The arbitrary harassment of young Nigerians by...

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