Lawyers, CSO, ethnic leaders endorse Aiteo $2.5b law suit against Shell

October 5, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

Lawyers, Civil Society Oganisations (CSOs) and Ethnic Leaders among other Nigerians, have expressed outrage over the alleged fraud committed against an indigenous/global oil giant, Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company Limited, by the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria over Oil Mining Licence 29. They have therefore thrown their weights behind Aiteo’s decision to institute a legal action against Shell Read More

NAFDAC begins campaign against dangerous use of codeine, self-medication, others

September 6, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Monday flagged off sensitization campaign against abuse of codeine, self-medication among youth and use of potassium bromate to bake bread. The Director General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Christianah Adeyeye, at a press conference held at the Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding, Osogbo, Osun State, expressed displeasure over Read More

APC caucus faults Oyetola’s LG caretaker committee, calms members

July 2, 2021 Lateef Dada 0

A caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC), ‘The Osun Progressives’ (TOP), has faulted the local government caretaker committee appointed by Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, describing it “unacceptable.” The group in a statement made available to newsmen by its Chairman, Adelowo Adebiyi, Friday, noted that some members of the party who are not loyal to Ileri-Oluwa group, were exempted from the Read More

Insecurity: FCTA demolishes Fulani settlement, other illegal structures in Abuja

May 30, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA ) has through its Joint Task Force  (JTF ) demolished a Fulani Ruga settlement located very close to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. This was even as illegal structures and outright encroachment within both the Army and Police estates along the Airport road, as well as a drug market, popularly called ” car wash Read More

Gbajabiamila laments as $120m scanners collapses ports

May 24, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has expressed displeasure with over 20 cargo scanners installed at a cost of more than $120 million across some Nigeria’s air and seaports. Nigeria acquired the cargo scanners and retained the service providers on build, own, operate and transfer (BOOT) basis, including terms that that the service providers will offer training and Read More

I have cried enough for the maritime industry — Usor

April 28, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Dr. Kingsley Usor is a former Managing Director, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC). In this interview,  the veteran maritime administrator expresses displeasure with the state of the maritime industry 60 years after independence. Where were you at Independence in 1960? I was in secondary school. What is your assessment of Nigeria’s maritime sector 60 years after independence?   My assessment is that Read More