Governor Emeka Ihedioha Reinstitutes Monthly Clean-Up Exercise, Appoints Ex-Governor As Chairman

Ihedioha reinstituted the monthly Governor’s Prize for the Cleanest Local Government Area, as well as the Cleanest Autonomous Community, Primary School and Secondary School, respectively in each LGA. Ihedioha also reinstituted the monthly Governor’s Prize to be given to the cleanest local government area in the state as well as the cleanest autonomous community, primary school and secondary school, respectively in each LGA. In a statement by Chibuike Onyeukwu, the chief press secretary to the governor, a Planning, Sensitization and Implementation committee has been appointed and approved for the July…

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Fela: The Noise of Advancing Ideas

The first time I watched Fela Anikulapo Kuti perform was in the mid-1970s at the Enugu Campus of the University of Nigeria. Then, he was sinewy and effervescent. Vigorous and nimble, he sprang across the stage, as he danced, sang and played both the piano and tenor saxophone. Every move he made was mirrored in the sound of the music, as the drummer and the other percussionists followed his every move with their beat. His band members were spruced-up, decked out in pink “Crapelin” outfits. His dancers were scantily clad.…

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NAFDAC Orders Recall Batches Of Eva Premium Table Water.

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has ordered the Nigerian Bottling Company Limited to recall batches of Eva Premium Table Water due to public complaints. The health agency made the announcement on Twitter. According to the tweets, the company had voluntarily reported to NAFDAC on June 20 that the colour of the product changes from colorless to light green and there is a presence of particles in two lots. NAFDAC said the company had voluntarily reported that the colour of the product changes from colourless to light…

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United States Crowned FIFA Women’s World Cup Champions After Defeating Netherlands

It is a deserved victory for the United States, who has looked a cut above throughout the tournament and has cemented their status as the world’s best in France 2019. U-S-A! For the first time in history, the United States Women’s National Team repeated as FIFA Women’s World Cup champions after defeating the Netherlands, 2-0, in an epic game, in the FIFA 2019 Women’s World Cup final.   Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle were both on target as the United States have crowned world champions Sunday. After going 0-0 for the…

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Ihedioha To Restore Traditional Rulers’ Financial Autonomy Promises 5% Of LG Allocation

Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has promised to give five percent of the monthly allocation of the local government areas in the 27 local councils of the state. The governor who Address monarchs of the 647 autonomous communities at the Eze Imo Parliamentary Palace Chambers, Mbari Street, Owerri, Ihedioha assured the monarchs that his administration would provide them with five percent of the required monthly federal allocation as enshrined as this would help them grow judiciously. And also the allocation was lawful and would help the royal fathers to develop…

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RAVI SHANKAR MEDITATES FOR PEACE, PROSPERITY IN AFRICA

A non-governmental organization called Art of Living Foundation made the call for guidance to its founder H. H. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. And in response to the call, Mr. Shankar popularly known as Sri Sri, through a live webcast tagged Voice of Africa which was conducted across 25 African countries to commemorate this year’s Africa day, led over 50,000 people in attendance, to meditate for the peace and prosperity to African, the program which was held in Victoria Island, Lagos with Indians and Nigerians in attendance. Participants were led to meditate to…

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Ijegun: Chaos As Pipeline Explodes In Lagos Suburb This Morning

A pipeline explosion occurred at Ijegun, in the Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State in the early hours of Thursday, with two unidentified bodies, as well as many vehicles and shops burnt in a raging fire. The explosion happened in the early hours of Thursday. There is pandemonium at Ijegun area of Lagos as a pipeline along Ijegun axis of satellite town exploded, stirring panic within the vicinity, as many scampers for safety. It was gathered that footages on social media captured the flames and people running helter-skelter in…

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Senator Abbo Who Slapped A Lady In Abuja Shop is Reported To Be HIV/AIDS Carrier

After tried reading Senator Cliff Elisha Ishaku Abbo’s biography after he assaulted a female attendant at an adult toy shop in Abuja only to discover that he’s been HIV positive as early as the year 2004 or earlier. Now I think we know why he opted for an adult toy shop, and could it be that the frustration actually led to the harassment of the shop attendant.

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‘The Slapping Senator’, Elisha Abbo responds to viral assault video

Earlier on Tuesday, an assault video involving, a  lawmaker representing Adamawa-North senatorial district,  Senator Elisha Abbo, went viral. Abbo had attracted criticisms from a large section of Nigerians after being caught on video slapping a nursing mother repeatedly at a sex toy shop in the Wuse 2 area of Abuja. The assault, which reportedly occurred on May 11, 2019, was done in the presence of an armed policeman who rather than assist the victim, arrested her. Abbo, who defeated the respected Senator Binta Garba, to emerge as the first time…

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SAHCO BAGS BEST AVIATION HANDLING COMPANY IN WEST AFRICA AWARD

The Skyway Aviation Handling Company PLC (SAHCO) has been awarded the ‘Best Ground Handling Company in West Africa’. The award was given at the 5th edition of the Balafon Travel Awards held at La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana. The award is to recognize individuals and corporate bodies who have excelled in Aviation, Travel, and Tourism and who have contributed immensely to the growth of Aviation, Hotels Business, Tourism and Travels in West Africa. According to the organizers, SAHCO bagged the award because of its outstanding activities in sustaining…

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