Ondo Governor, Akeredolu Signs Anti-Open Grazing Bill Into Law

Ondo Governor, Akeredolu Signs Anti-Open Grazing Bill Into Law

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has signed the anti-grazing bill into law. The governor signed the bill on Tuesday after it was earlier passed by the State House of Assembly. This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo. According to the governor, the signage of the bill is in line with the resolution of the Southern Governors’ Forum at its last meeting in Lagos where September 1 was set as the deadline for Governors in Southern Nigeria to sign the Anti-Open Grazing…

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Court Restrains Obaseki From Enforcing Compulsory Vaccination On Edo Residents

Court restrains Obaseki from enforcing compulsory vaccination on Edo residents

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has restrained Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, from enforcing compulsory vaccination orders on people of the state. The trial judge, Justice Adamu Turaki Mohammed, gave the order yesterday, following motions filed in Suit No. FHC/PH/FHR/266/2021, by Mr. Charles Osaretin, on Monday, against the Edo state governor and five others, seeking that status quo be maintained pending determination of the suit. Obaseki had mandated the residents of Edo to compulsorily get vaccinated for COVID-19 or risk denial of access to the church,…

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Transcorp Appoints Oliver Andrews As An Independent Non-Executive Director

Transcorp Appoints Oliver Andrews As An Independent Non-Executive Director

The Board of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp), Nigeria’s largest listed conglomerate, has today announced the appointment of Oliver Andrews to the Board, as an Independent Non-Executive Director. Mr. Andrews brings over 35 years of experience in infrastructure development, public-private partnerships, and strategic advisory working with regional and international institutions, international corporations, and DFIs. Mr. Andrews most recently served as the Chief Investment Officer at the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), one of the largest investors in infrastructure solutions in Africa, where he oversaw the growth of assets under management,…

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Diversion Of N20B Salary Bail-Out Loan: Court Freezes Kogi State Govt Account

Diversion Of N20B Salary Bail-Out Loan: Court Freezes Kogi State Govt Account

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, today, frezeed Kogi State Government salary bailout account number 0073572696 domiciled in Stealing Bank Plc over the diversion of the N20 billion to other purposes other than the payment of workers’ salaries and pensioners’ allowances which it was meant. The loan was obtained from Sterling Bank Plc in 2019 by the Kogi State Government specifically to pay workers’ salaries and pensioners’ allowances, but rather than been used for the purpose, it was kept in an interest yielding account in the bank. Justice Tijjani…

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$350,000 Wire Fraud: Court Freezes Gov. Abiodun’s Aide’s Accounts, Seizes Lekki Home

A Lagos Federal High Court, today, ordered the interim forfeiture of the funds and properties traced to Mr. Abidemi Ganiyu Rufai, the suspended

A Lagos Federal High Court, today, ordered the interim forfeiture of the funds and properties traced to Mr. Abidemi Ganiyu Rufai, the suspended aide of Mr. Dapo Abiodun, the Ogun State Governor, who is currently standing trial in the United States over alleged Fraud charges. The order made by Justice Tijjani Ringim also covers Rufai’s property located at House 11. Omodayo Awotuga Street, Bera Estate, Chevy View, Lekki, Lagos, and funds in his accounts domiciled in Sterling and Zenith banks. Justice Ringim made the order sequel to an ex parte…

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Ethiopian Airlines Introduces Convenient Digital Options For Economy Travelers

Ethiopian Airlines Introduces Convenient Digital Options For Economy Travelers

Ethiopian Airlines Group, the largest aviation group in Africa, said that it has unveiled a new digital option dubbed My Sheba Space that enables economy class travelers to purchase one or more empty seats on board to get extra space and relax. Ethiopian has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by introducing passenger safety guidelines implementing social distancing and sanitization measures in its ultra-modern Addis Ababa Bole International Airport and within the aircraft. An online statement by the airline said reducing aircraft capacity and introduction of end-to-end passenger journey are among…

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The Taliban Celebrate Victory, With A Crisis Looming

The Taliban Celebrate Victory, With A Crisis Looming

KABUL, Afghanistan The Taliban celebrated a complete victory Tuesday, achieving a goal they had nurtured for two decades: the exit of the last U.S. soldier from Afghanistan. The Taliban had essentially been in control for days, or even weeks, as whole cities fell to the insurgents one by one, and a U.S. military that once flexed its muscles across the entire country was reduced to overseeing a hasty evacuation from the airport in Kabul. But on Tuesday, the airport, too, was in the hands of the Taliban. It offered an…

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Meet Tara Davis, Hunter Woodhall Paralympic Power Couple Continue Olympic Journey At Tokyo Games

Meet Tara Davis, Hunter Woodhall Paralympic Power Couple Continue Olympic Journey At Tokyo Games

Two-time Paralympic medallist Hunter Woodhall and Olympic long jumper Tara Davis first met at a track competition four years ago Fans are expressing their support, and love, for an athletic power couple who both made it to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Hunter Woodhall, a 22-year-old sprinter and two-time Paralympic medallist, who is dating 20-year-old Team USA Olympic long jumper Tara Davis, is currently in Tokyo, where he is competing for gold. However, the sprinter’s journey to Japan with Team USA is even more special as it comes after Davis also…

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SMEs: Enugu Govt To Train Additional 500 Youths In Programming & Product Design

SMEs: Enugu Govt To Train Additional 500 Youths In Programming & Product Design

…graduates 500 beneficiaries The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State through the state’s Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) Centre has announced the decision to train additional 500 youths in Programming and Product Design as part of the concerted efforts of the state government to create employment opportunities for about 5,000 youths in the state, in various fields of innovative endeavor. Gov. Ugwuanyi’s administration, according to a statement by the Special Adviser to the Governor on SMEs Development and Director General, Enugu SMEs Centre, Hon. Arinze Chilo-Offiah had trained…

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Sanwo-Olu Charges Youths To Be Global Leaders

Sanwo-Olu Charges Youths To Be Global Leaders

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has charged Nigerian youths, especially those living in the State to be global ambassadors and real leaders of tomorrow. Governor Sanwo-Olu, who reiterated his administration’s commitment to programs that would benefit youths, said Lagos State Government would create a platform for youths in the State to be global leaders and not divisional leaders. Speaking on Thursday during a courtesy visit by the Lagos State and divisional youth ambassadors at the Lagos House, Marina, Governor Sanwo-Olu said his administration is building a great…

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