COVID-19: Wike Leads Security Operatives To Caverton Helicopters Office for Violating The Lockdown

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday led some security operatives to the operational base of  Caverton Helicopters in Port Harcourt, the state capital, to effect some arrests over the violation of movement restriction put in place to curb the spread of Coronavirus in the country. Governor Wike demanded Caverton’s pilots be interrogated on why they flew passengers into the state. It was gathered that Caverton … Continue reading COVID-19: Wike Leads Security Operatives To Caverton Helicopters Office for Violating The Lockdown

Lagos holds Fashion show to Support Young Entrepreneurs

The Lagos State Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment, in collaboration with Mac89xperience, over the weekend organised the 6th Annual Fashion Exhibition and Model Parade Show, tagged “The WAVE Edition” as a way of supporting entrepreneurs and exposing their businesses to target markets. Speaking at the event held at the Adeyemi-Bero Auditorium, Alausa, Ikeja, the Honourable Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment, Mrs. Yetunde Arobieke … Continue reading Lagos holds Fashion show to Support Young Entrepreneurs

EFCC invites foreign auctioneers to sell Diezani’s N14.4bn jewelry, houses

… 242 trailers, tankers up for auction too The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has contacted ‘internationally certified’ auctioneers overseas to auction off the $40 million (about N14.4 billion) jewelry, recovered from a former Petroleum Resources Minister, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. EFCC acting Chairman Ibrahim Magu said 242 trailers and tankers recovered from internet scammers will also be auctioned off. Magu spoke at the commission’s … Continue reading EFCC invites foreign auctioneers to sell Diezani’s N14.4bn jewelry, houses

2019 Olokun Festival: Lagos, Gani Adams call for the preservation of indigenous culture

Lagos State Government and the Aare Ona-Kakanfo of Yoruba Land and Chief Promoter of Olokun Festival Foundation, OFF, Iba Gani Adams have called on all relevant stakeholders and the general public to be involved in salvaging the Yoruba culture especially the indigenous language from going into extinction. This call was made on Thursday in Lagos at the grand finale of the 2019 Olokun Festival held … Continue reading 2019 Olokun Festival: Lagos, Gani Adams call for the preservation of indigenous culture

Nigeria and Russia sign mega oil deal

Nigeria and Russia Thursday in Sochi, Russia, signed an important Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which will enable both countries’ oil giants, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Russia’s Lukoil to elevate the commercial relationship to a government-to-government backed partnership. With the signing of the MoU, NNPC and Lukoil will work together in upstream operations and revamp Nigeria’s refineries. Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mele Kyari … Continue reading Nigeria and Russia sign mega oil deal

Court Orders Final Forfeiture of Diezani’s $40m Jewellery

Justice I.N. Oweibo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, ordered the final forfeiture of some jewellery and a customized gold iPhone valued at $40m belonging to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to the Federal Government. The Judge had, on July 5, 2019, granted the interim forfeiture of the properties, following an ex parte application … Continue reading Court Orders Final Forfeiture of Diezani’s $40m Jewellery

Diezani $40m Jewellery: Court adjourns to Sept 10

Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on Monday, September 2, 2019, further adjourned to September 10, 2019, ruling on the final forfeiture of Diezani Alison Madueke’s jewelry and a customized gold iPhone all valued at $40M. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had on July 5, 2019, secured the interim forfeiture of 2,149 pieces of jewelry and a … Continue reading Diezani $40m Jewellery: Court adjourns to Sept 10

419 bangles, 315 rings, 304 earrings, 189 wristwatches among ‘Diezani jewellery’ forfeited to Nigerian govt

Hundreds of jewellery including bangles, earrings, and wristwatches allegedly belonging to a former minister of petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke, are among the items temporarily forfeited to the Nigerian government. A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Friday ordered an interim forfeiture of the jewellery valued at an estimated $40 million, following an application brought by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The jewellery … Continue reading 419 bangles, 315 rings, 304 earrings, 189 wristwatches among ‘Diezani jewellery’ forfeited to Nigerian govt

Ivanka Trump on Tour of Ethiopia and Ivory Coast: Ivanka, 37, arrived in Adzope on the Ivory Coast on Wednesday to tour Cayat, a cocoa and coffee collective

Ivanka Trump appears to be having a brilliant time on her solo tour of Africa – at least if her dynamic dance moves are anything to go by. The 37-year-old first daughter, who is normally very reserved, showed off much more fun and carefree side to her personality on Wednesday when she joined in with some local dancers in a small town on the Ivory … Continue reading Ivanka Trump on Tour of Ethiopia and Ivory Coast: Ivanka, 37, arrived in Adzope on the Ivory Coast on Wednesday to tour Cayat, a cocoa and coffee collective