GLO CELEBRATES NIGERIANS ON 61ST ANNIVERSARY

Globacom, Nigeria’s digital solutions provider, on Thursday in Lagos issued a statement to felicitate with Nigerians at home and abroad on the country’s 61st Independence celebration. According to the statement, the company commended the government and citizens, noting: “There is every reason for the country to celebrate the independence anniversary, as the current challenges facing us as a nation are not insurmountable. With unity of purpose, commitment, sacrifice, and continued patriotism we shall overcome”. While acknowledging the difficult times, Globacom expressed the belief that they are only temporary.  “History has…

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NOLLYWOOD STAR, FRANCIS DURU LOSES DAD

Popular Nollywood actor, Francis Duru, is bereaved. The veteran actor, took to his Instagram handle to mourn the death of his father, disclosing that he died  on Wednesday morning. Francis said his father’s death was “painful and heartbreaking” especially since his mother “just left” ten months ago. Francis wrote: “My last pix with you..dad..memories of yesterday…defined my essence…built my being…took the tough and the rough to put me on the turf…of life..I salute you dad…as you took your last bow and transited to glory…you broke my heart this morning when…

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JUST IN! NNPC BOSS MALLAM MELE KYARI, BORNO GOV. PROF ZULUM PERFORM GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY OF MEPP

The GMD NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari on Thursday, joined the Governor of Borno State, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum to perform the Groundbreaking Ceremony of the Maiduguri & Environs Emergency Power Project (MEPP). The ceremony, officially marks the commencement of the construction of a 50-megawatt gas turbine power plant expected to generate electricity to the city of Maiduguri, Borno State, and environs. The MEPP is a Federal Government intervention strategy in tackling the perpetual power outage in Maiduguri, caused mostly as a result of incessant vandalism of critical power infrastructure by…

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MONTHS AFTER, NO BOARD, NO ED FOR LAGOS INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR COMPLEX

Seven months after the expiration of the tenure of the  board of directors of the expansive Lagos International Trade Fare Complex (LITFC), the federal government is yet to constitute another board. Added to it is the fact that  since the first term tenure of the Executive Director/CEO came to an end, nobody has been appointed to the position or the tenure of the former occupant renewed. The place can now be likened to a sheep without shepherd, a rudderless ship as no one is in charge and there is virtually…

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NIGERIA PITCH AWARDS SEASON 8: AISHA BUHARI, IGP USMAN BABA, AMAJU PINNICK, AMOKACHI TO BE HONOURED

Organisers of frontline Football awards-Nigeria Pitch Awards on Tuesday, announced it will bestow special awards of honour on Nigerian First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, Inspector General of Police, Mr. Alkali Usman Baba, Nigerian Football Federation President, Mr. Amaju Pinnick and Presidential Assistant on Sports, Mr. Amokachi. This was revealed at a luncheon hosted for the voters of the awards at the Ibis Hotel, Toyin Street, Ikeja, Lagos. According to the President of Matchmakers Consult, organisers of the Nigeria Pitch Awards, Mr. Shina Philips, the Special Achievement in Sports Award to…

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