Capt. Emmanuel Ihenacho, Ex- Interior Minister Call For Repositioning Of Maritime Sector

Capt. Emmanuel Ihenacho, Ex- Interior Minister Call For Repositioning Of Maritime Sector

A former Minister of Interior, Capt. Emmanuel Ihenacho has called on the Federal Government to tackle armed robbery and piracy on Nigeria’s territorial waters. Ihenacho made the call during a courtesy visit by the executive members of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Lagos State Council led by Mr. Adeleye Ajayi. He called on the Nigerian Navy to be involved in checkmating the activities of pirates. “Armed robbery and piracy give our country a bad name and one of the consequences is that the premium is added to insurance on goods…

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Lagos NAWOJ Visits The New Executives Of NUJ Lagos Council

LAGOS NAWOJ VISITS THE NEW EXECUTIVES OF NUJ LAGOS COUNCIL

The hierarchy of Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) Lagos State Chapter, under the leadership of the Chairperson, Comrade Adeola Ekine paid a courtesy visit to the leadership of NUJ, Lagos Council. The visit came after the NAWOJ Executive held its first Executive meeting in the year 2021 to review the Association activities in the year 2020 and plan for the successful running of the association in the new year. The call gave the NAWOJ EXCO the opportunity to interact with Lagos Council Exco led by Comrade Adeleye Ajayi and…

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Chief Larry Chikwe: Ahiazu LG Chairman Mourns Ojinere, Says He Was A Man Of His Words

Chief Larry Chikwe: Ahiazu LG Chairman Mourns Ojinere, Says He was A Man Of His Words

Chairman, Ahiazu-Mbaise local government area of Imo State, mourn the death of a seasoned politician and one of the leaders of Mbaise nation, Chief Emma Ojinere. The Chairman has sent his condolence to the Late Ojinere family. 2019 All Progressives Congress (APC) Senatorial Candidate for Owerri  Zone was reported to have died from an undisclosed illness. According to Hon. Chikwe, who described late Ojinere as a gentleman, polished politician who was a father figure and a supporter of the present government. Chief Chikwe in his reaction while receiving the news,…

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Ndubisi Kanu: Former Lagos Governor Dies At 78

Ndubisi Kanu: Former Lagos Governor Dies At 78

REAR Admiral Ndubisi Kanu, former military head of Imo State in 1975 and governor of Lagos in 1976, is dead. He was aged 78. According to a report from the family, it was learned that he died this morning in a hospital after a brief illness, although it is not clear yet what killed him. Kalu Ireke Kalu, who worked closely with him in the Ndigbo office in Victoria Island, Lagos, confirmed his death today, January 13. “I can tell you he passed this morning. He was 78. We celebrated…

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‘Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu: A life In Humanitarian Service’

Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu: A life in humanitarian service’

 “The enemy occupation of ONNE was at that time, the closest they had come to Port Harcourt their most successful encroachment into the Bonny River. This operation which was conducted before they could consolidate took them completely by surprise. Ground troops attacked ONNE overland from the rear just as Kanu faced them point-blank from ONNE Creek… commanding his CPC 101, Kanu steamed in and the enemy hailed 101 as their own as Kanu opened fire. There were literally no survivors. It was a major blow to the 3MCDO in the…

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Obi Celebrates Chukwu At 70 Committed To Caring For Ex-Rangers Footballers – Odegbami

Obi Celebrates Chukwu At 70 Committed To Caring For Ex-Rangers Footballers - Odegbami

The ex-Nigerian footballer and host of The Sports Parliament, a popular TV show on NTA, Segun Odegbami, has praised the Vice Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, for his continued commitment to the welfare of Ex-rangers Speaking at the Sports Parliament, Odegbami said Obi was the only governor who took care of the elderly ex-footballers and continued to do so even after leaving office. He appreciated Obi for such uncommon kindness and urged him to continue spreading the love. Speaking on the…

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NERC Debunks 50% Electricity Tariffs Increase Rumours

NERC debunks 50% electricity tariffs increase rumours

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), has debunked the news published by media houses claiming it has approved a 50% increase in electricity tariffs. NERC in series of tweets today said there is no approval of a 50% increase in electricity tariff in the Tariff Order for electricity distribution companies which took effect on January 1, 2021. The NERC tweet reads; “Public notice on purported 50% increase in electricity tariffs “The attention of the Commission has been drawn to publications in the print and electronic media misinforming electricity consumers that…

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NIN Registration: List Of 203 Enrolment Agents FG Approves

NIMC workers embark on strike, accuse FG of covering up COVID-19 in agency

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami has approved the licensing of 173 private sector agents as well as 30 state institutions to help conduct enrolment of Nigerians and legal residents into the National Identity Database (NIDB) on behalf of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC). This approval follows the directive by the Minister who ordered that all Subscriber Identification Modules (SIM) cards without valid National Identification Numbers (NIN) should be blocked. The Director-General of NIMC, Aliyu Aziz, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja. Aziz explained that…

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Fed Govt To Revive 3 Major Power Projects In Abia

Fed Govt to revive 3 major power projects in Abia

This was made known by the Minister of Power, Mr. Saleh Mamman, who was on a visit to the project sites. Mamman, who stated this in a statement issued on Saturday in Abuja by his Senior Special Adviser, Media, and Communication, Mr. Aaron Artimas, identified the projects to include: the 60/40MVA Ampree substation, 132 KVA Ampree transmission lines, located in Arochukwu, Ohafia and Ubur-Ihechiowa, and whose contracts were awarded in 2001. The minister, who expressed disbelief that the projects, which were 95 percent completed, was abandoned for over 10 years,…

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Nigeria’s Population Rises To 206 Million – NPC

Nigeria’s population rises to 206 million – NPC

The National Population Commission (NPC) on Tuesday stated that Nigeria’s population was now estimated at 206 million. This comes exactly two years after the NPC estimated the country’s population at 198 million. The Chairman of the NPC, Nasir Kwarra, said this at a press conference on the commencement of the next Enumeration Area Demarcation in Abuja on Tuesday. Kwarra said since Nigeria had not been able to hold a census in the last 14 years, it would be difficult to know the exact population of the country. He said, The…

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