BRASS PRODUCTS TERMINAL: SYLVA HAILS BUHARI’S IMPACT IN NIGER DELTA

…PROJECT WILL GENERATE 6,000 JOBS, SAYS KYARI The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his giant strides in the Niger Delta which is making a huge impact on the people of the area. The Minister made this known on Friday while speaking at a ceremony to mark the execution of Shareholders Agreement between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and Zed Energy for the establishment of a 50 million litre Petroleum Products Terminal…

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TONI KAN STRIKES 50 WITH PANACHE

By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu It was fun at first sight. The first time I set eyes on Toni Kanayo Onwordi, famously known as Toni Kan, I found fun oozing from his every pore. He blazed into the Lagos writing circle with uncommon confidence that was at once assured and very questing. He was like the leader of the Jos Brigade, graduates out of the University of Jos, notably Helon Habila, David Njoku, Peter Okwoche, Peju Akande and Ralph Bruce who came primed to seize literature in Lagos by the jugular.…

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BUHARI INAUGURATES 157KM LAGOS-IBADAN RAIL LINE

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the 157 kilometres Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge railway for commercial operations at the Mobolaji Johnson railway station, Ebute Metta, Lagos. Buhari described the project ‘‘as another milestone in the drive of this administration to revitalise the railway system and establish it as a choice mode of transportation for both passengers and freight.’’ In a statement by Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, on Thursday, said the rail line was established to reduce traffic on the heavily congested Lagos–Ibadan highway. At the inauguration, Buhari pledged that his administration will…

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GLO LAUNCHES ‘ALWAYS ON’ TO HELP SUBSCRIBERS KEEP THEIR LINES ACTIVE

Total telecommunications solutions provider, Globacom, has launched a new prepaid tariff which allows subscribers to retain their phone numbers for one full year even if they do not use the lines during the period. With the plan, which is called ALWAYS ON, Glo customers do not need to worry about their lines getting suspended or disconnected even if they have not made calls, used data or SMS. The company announced the introduction of the plan in a press statement released in Lagos on Tuesday. It explained that with a token…

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YOU CAN’T SUSPEND ME WITHOUT HEARING MY OWN SIDE OF THE STORY—ACTRESS, QUEEN HILBERT FIRES BACK AT AGN

+OPENS UP ON HOW DEMEK MOVIES FRUSTRATED THEIR OWN PRODUCTION Sultry actress, Queen Hilbert has fired an angry letter to her association, the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, over the indefinite suspension slammed on her few days back, for alleged gross misconduct. Recall that that AGN had suspended the actress over a dispute between she and the management of Demek Movies Industries Limited, a movie production outfit who alleged that Queen, breached a production contract and has refused to make amends. Demek Movies had in a letter through their legal…

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