Transcorp Makes New Appointments To Its Board – Announces New Subsidiary Chief Executive Officers

Transcorp Makes New Appointments to its Board - Announces New Subsidiary Chief Executive Officers

n  Famuyibo and Sambo Become Independent Non-Executive Directors n  Ozoude is MD/CEO of Tran-Afam Power Ltd; and Ikenga is MD/CEO, Transcorp Energy Ltd.     The Board of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp), Nigeria’s largest listed conglomerate a leading investor in the Nigerian energy sector, through the ownership of Transcorp Power Ltd, Trans-Afam Power Ltd, Transcorp Energy and owners of the iconic Transcorp Hilton Abuja has announced the appointments of Mr. Victor Famuyibo and Mallam Ahmadu Hamman Sambo to its Board of Directors, effective Thursday, April 22, 2021.  The Group also formally announced the appointments…

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FG, NBC Should Reverse Suspension Of Channels In 48Hours – SERAP Warns

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has threatened to take legal action against the government of President Muhammadu Buhari if they fail to immediately reverse the suspension of Channels Television within 48hours. The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC on Monday fined Channels TV N5million for allowing a leader of the Indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB to make secessionist and inciting declarations on air without caution. SERAP in a statement by its Deputy Director, Kolawole Oluwadare, gave the ultimatum while describing the suspension of the TV station as unconstitutional and illegal. The group…

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NBC Suspends Channels TV ‘Politics Today’ Over IPOB Interview

NBC slams N5m fine on Channels TV, Inspiration FM over IPOB interview

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has directed the suspension of Channels Television’s ‘Politics Today’, after a leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) was interviewed during the program. In a letter by National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Acting Director-General, Armstrong Idachaba, complained about the Channels 7 pm live broadcast program of Sunday, April 25, 2021. NBC told the Managing Director of Channels TV that the TV station erred by allowing a leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to make secessionist and inciting declarations without caution. The regulator…

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‘Descent into hell’: Kidnapping explosion terrorizes Haiti

'Descent into hell': Kidnapping explosion terrorizes Haiti

A wave of kidnappings is sweeping Haiti. But even in a country growing inured to horrific abductions, the case of five-year-old Olslina Janneus sparked outrage. Olslina was snatched off the streets of the capital Port-au-Prince in late January as she was playing. The child’s corpse, bearing signs of strangulation, turned up a week later, according to her mother, Nadege Saint Hilaire, a peanut vendor who said she couldn’t pay the $4,000 ransom. Saint Hilaire’s cries filled the airwaves as she spoke to a few local radio stations seeking help raising…

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Pantami: You Are Supporting Terrorism – PDP Tells Presidency

Pantami: You are supporting terrorism – PDP tells Presidency

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, said the Presidency’s support for embattled Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, confirms the federal government alleged support for terrorism. The PDP, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, said Nigerians were traumatized that the Presidency could express support for Pantami. The opposition party stated that the least the Presidency ought to have done, in the face of the allegations against Pantami was to relieve him of his appointment and “hand him over to the appropriate agency for deradicalization.” “Our…

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Jihadists kill 31 Soldiers In Northeast Nigeria

Jihadists kill 31 soldiers in northeast Nigeria

At least 31 Nigerian soldiers were killed when IS-aligned jihadists ambushed a military convoy escorting weapons and overran a base in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, military sources said on Monday. Fighters from the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) attacked the convoy with rocket-propelled grenades on Sunday in the town of Mainok outside the regional capital Maiduguri before storming the nearby base, the two sources said. The attack was the deadliest this year against Nigeria’s army which has been battling a decade-long jihadist insurgency in the region that has killed…

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Killings Are Been Reported As If It Had Never Happened Before – Garba Shehu

Killings Are Been Reported As If It Had Never Happened Before – Garba Shehu

Senior Special Assistant to President, Garba Shehu, has lamented that the way killings are being reported under the Muhammadu Buhari administration is like it had never happened before. Garba Shehu explained that killings had been in existence forever and President Buhari seems to be a target in the way it is being reported now. Speaking on Channels’ Politics Today, the spokesman, who also answered questions on the ongoing controversy surrounding the embattled Communications Minister, Isa Pantami, said that those who “stand in criticism of the minister are not willing to…

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Lagos To Close Ojota Underpass For Reconstruction Of Ketu-Mile 12 Road

Lagos To Close Ojota Underpass For Reconstruction Of Ketu-Mile 12 Road

In continuation of the ongoing reconstruction works on Ketu – Mile 12 section of Lagos/Ikorodu Road, the Lagos State Government will be diverting traffic from Ojota Underpass to Demurin Junction on the Ikorodu corridor from Monday, 26th April 2021 for a period of four weeks. According to a statement signed by the Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, the diversion became necessary to allow the contractor handling the project to commence construction works on the service lane inward Ikorodu from Ojota Underpass to Demurin Junction. Oladeinde revealed that this will…

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Herdsmen kill 28 in fresh attacks on Benue, Nasarawa communities

Herdsmen kill 28 in fresh attacks on Benue, Nasarawa communities

Twenty-eight persons have been reportedly killed in attacks on several communities in Benue and Nasarawa states by suspected herdsmen. A former Speaker of the Benue State Assembly, Dave Iorhemba, on Saturday said 17 people were killed in separate attacks on communities in the Guma Local Government Area of the state. Speaking with journalists, Iorhembs explained that several people were injured and receiving treatment in various hospitals in the state. He noted that communities such as Ayeri and Tse-Gboigyo in Mbaye/Yandev Ward, Guma, suffered deadly attacks between 1 am and 2…

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FG, States, LGs Share N681.33bn In March

FG, states, LGs share N681.33bn in March

The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared a total of N681.33bn as March 2021 federation revenue to the federal, state, and local governments and relevant agencies across the country. In the month of March 2021, N154bn was transferred to the non-oil revenue savings and the balance in the Excess Crude Account was $72.413m. These were contained in a communiqué issued at the end of the virtual meeting of the Federation Account Allocation Committee for April 2021 on Friday. The gross statutory revenue for the month of March 2021 was…

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