EFCC QUIZZES FUNAAB PRO CHANCELLOR.

Senator Adeseye Ogunewe, the Pro Chancellor, Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, FUNAAB is being quizzed at the Iyaganku office of the EFCC, Ibadan today August 31, 2016 in respect of an alleged case of abuse of office and misappropriation of funds reported against the University Pro Chancellor, Vice Chancellor, Professor Olusola Oyewole, management and some members of the Governing Council. According to a petition submitted to the EFCC by the Concerned Stakeholders of the Federal University of Agriculture, it was alleged that the Pro Chancellor and the Vice Chancellor engaged…

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THE HENNESSY ARTISTRY VS CLASS IS BACK!

One of Hennessy Artistry’s most engaging series The VS Class is back for the third season! Since its premiere in 2014, it has become one of radio’s strongest shows where up-and-coming rap MCs showcase their talent to millions of people. To show it’s appreciation to a music genre which has played an important role in its global growth, Hennessy (Nigeria) created The Hennessy VS Class platform to promote Hip Hop, Hip Hop Culture and discover talented MCs with a true passion for the art in Nigeria. The show from its…

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MTNF: New Dawn for Pregnant Women and New Mothers in Oyo State

Lines have fallen in pleasant places for pregnant women and new mothers in Oyo State with the commissioning of the revamped maternal wards in four hospitals by the MTN Foundation (MTNF). Equipped with ultra-modern executive beds, incubators and other facilities, and renovated to create a beautiful ambiance, the modernized wards would contribute significantly to the reduction of maternal and infant mortality rate in the state and the nation as a whole. Adeoyo Maternity Teaching Hospital, Ibadan; Ring Road State Hospital, Ibadan; General Hospital Igbeti and State Hospital Oyo are the…

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Borno orders chairmen to relocate IDPs to communities

The Borno State government yesterday ordered council chairmen to relocate Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from camps to nine liberated communities along with their Divisional Police Officers (DPO) to ensure security and adequate food supply for returning displaced persons. Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Usman Zannah, speaking at the Musa Usman Secretariat Complex, Maiduguri said IDPs protest on Thursday’s protests over poor feeding was caused by inadequate supply of food items from National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) in the last three or…

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Man gets 40 years in jail for throwing boiling water on sleeping gay couple

An Atlanta man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after he was found guilty on Wednesday after he threw boiling hot water on a gay couple, Anthony Gooden and Marquez Tolbert, as they slept. The man, Martin Blackwell was convicted of 10 counts – two counts of aggravated assault and eight counts of aggravated battery – in the February attack on the gay couple. The jury deliberated for about 90 minutes after the brief trial and returned with the guilty verdict. Prosecutors have said that on the night…

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Buhari approves governing boards for NPA, NIMASA

President Buhari, has approved the composition of the governing boards of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) as follows:  A. NIGERIAN PORTS AUTHORITY (NPA)  (i) Emmanuel Olajide Adesoye​​​-​Chairman (ii) SupoShasore​​​​​-​Member (iii) Suleiman Ibrahim Halilu​​​-​Member (iiii) Constance Harry Mashal​​​-​Member (v) Umar Shu’aibu​​​​​-​Member (vi) Charles Efe Emukowhate Sylvester​-​Member (vii) Hadiza BalaUsman​​​​-​Member (viii) Mohammed Bello Koko​​​-​Member (ix) Dr. Sekonte Davis​​​​-​Member (x) Professor Idris Abubakar​​​-​Member (xi) Mrs. I. J. Uche-Okoro ​​​​-​Member B. NIGERIAN MARITIME ADMINISTRATION AND SAFETY AGENCY(NIMASA) (i) Major General Jonathan India Garba -​ Chairman (ii) Asekomhe Oaakhia Kenneth​​-​Member (iii) Mohammed Gidado Muazu​​-​Member (iiii) Hon. Barrister Ebele Obi​​​-​Member (v) S.…

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We are Neglected; IDPs Complains

Hundreds of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) have taken to the streets of Maiduguri, the Borno State’s capital in northeast Nigeria to protest against alleged neglect by those in authority. The protesters barricaded the Maiduguri – Gamboru Ngala road, hindering movement of vehicles for over an hour. The IDPs, mostly children and women are demanding for the removal of the camp Chairman, Mr Mohammed Sema, for allegedly diverting supplies at the camp. However, the Borno’s State Government has suspended the feeding committee responsible for feeding the IDPs, with the Deputy Governor, Mr…

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3INVEST PRESENTS AFRICA’S BIGGEST REAL ESTATE EVENT

Returning to the city of Lagos with its Fifth edition, 3 Invest Limited has announced the commencement of Real Estate Unite 2016, the real estate event that unites leading stakeholders and Global investors in Africa’s property market.Themed ‘filling the G.A.P.S’, the two day event which is scheduled to hold on the 6th and 7th of October 2016 at the prestigious Eko Convention Center Lagos, will host some of world’s biggest brands in the property market across Africa. The annual conference, exhibition and recognition dinner, aims to create a viable platform to harness potentials in…

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