Businessday Excellence In Public Service Award Goes To AMCON MD, 15 Others

Head, Corporate Communications, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON); Mr. Jude Nwauzor, receiving on behalf of AMCON MD/CEO the Businessday Excellence In Public Service Award 2018 from Alhaji Umaru Abdul Mutalab, the former Chairman of First Bank at the event at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja Again, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Mr. Ahmed Lawan Kuru was among the recipients of the Businessday Excellence In Public Service Awards 2018. The AMCON boss was one of the 16 public and civil servants that were…

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APC Shuts Official Website For Hacking

The All Progressives Congress(APC) on Saturday announced that its official website, apc.com.ng, had been hacked with unauthorised content posted on its pages. Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC National Publicity Secretary, who disclosed this in a statement, said he had directed that the site be pulled down. Said he: “Our attention has just been drawn to the fact that the APC’s official website, apc.com.ng, has been hacked with unauthorised content posted on our pages. “I have instructed that the site be taken down. Steps are underway to clean it up, strengthen the…

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Army Gives Reasons For Raid On Daily Trust

Soldiers at the Daily Trust office in Abuja on Sunday. Photo: Daily Trust The Nigerian Army said it raided the offices of Daily Trust Newspapers in Maiduguri and Abuja on Sunday to invite the organisation’s journalists responsible for the publication of a classified military operation plan. The siege was lifted by 9.30pm on Sunday, following the order of the Federal Government. But it was not clear whether the computers carted away from the Abuja headquarters have been returned. Spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman explained today that the disclosure of classified information…

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APPJIN Moves Into New Office

The Association of Professional Online Publishers and Journalists in Nigeria (APPJIN), has announced its move into a new office. A statement issued by the national coordinator of APPJIN and the publisher of Firstpost, Clementina Olomu, informed that the office is located at Suite 2, First floor of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Secretariat in the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. The statement added that all members of the association in Nigeria and in the Diaspora as well as the public should take note of the new address, pointing out…

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How Charly Boy’s Wedding To Lady Diane In Church After 40 Years Almost Failed

Charly Boy and wife, Lady Diane The news is no longer that maverick media personality, entertainer cum social commentator, Charley Boy on Saturday evening at the Chapel of Sisters of Jesus the Redeemer Catholic Church in Gwarimpa, Abuja exchanged marital vows with his wife after 40 years. The intrigue behind the ritual and the huddle he had to over patch is the real deal. Charley Boy alias Area Fada (real name, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa) had to be grilled by what he described as Catholic Tribunal before getting the nod to…

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2019: Five Candidates Only To Participate In Presidential Debate

Presidential debaters: (Clockwise) Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar, Kingsley Moghalu, Oby Ezekwesili and Fela Durotoye Only five political parties were named as participants in the 2019 vice presidential and presidential debates by the Nigerian Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON). According to a statement signed by the Executive Secretary of the NEDG, Eddi Emesiri, the parties are Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Young Progressives Party (YPP). This means that the presidential candidates expected…

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Be Strict With Enforcement Of Lagos Traffic Laws, Ambode Orders LASTMA

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (3rdleft), addressing journalists shortly after a meeting with Heads of Security Agencies and Officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) at the LASTMA Yard, Oshodi, on Sunday, December 9, 2018. With him (L-R): CEO, LASTMA, Mr. Chris Olakpe; Commissioner of Police, Mr. Edgal Imohimi; Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Ladi Lawanson; Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem; Chairman, Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corp (LNSC), Mr. Israel Ajao and Lagos State Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), Mr. Hyginus Omeje Lagos…

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“No Work, No Pay”: You’re Shameless, ASUU Tells FG

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU has described the federal government as shameless for owing lecturers seven years of unpaid earned academic allowances and still want them to continue to work for free while the Presidency and the National Assembly feed fat on the wealth of the nation. Chairman, University of Ibadan chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr. Deji Omole made this declaration while reacting to a memo which directed Vice Chancellors of universities to implement the “no work, no pay” policy on the stricking…

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NBC Crisis: Group Faults ICPC, Says You’re Wrong In Your Accusation

The controversy generated by the allegations of graft against the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and Pinnacle Communications deepened on Saturday. A civil rights organisation, Competent Governance for Accountability and Civic Trust (CGACT), has therefore demanded the release of information on the issue under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act. The NBC and its DG, had at a recent media parley, vehemently denied the allegations levied against them by the spokesperson of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other-Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Rasheedat Okoduwa. The NBC spokesperson, Mrs. Maimuna…

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Tosyn Bucknor Finally Goes Home

Departure preparations for Tosyn Bucknor The remains of late On-Air Personality (oap), Tosyn Bucknor have been finally committed to mother, earth in Lagos. A funeral service was held at Harvesters International Christian Center located in Lekki which was attended by friends and family members of the deceased. The service was kicked off by the choir of the church as they entertained the congregation with some melodious instrumentals. It was followed by the opening prayers by Pastor Taiwo Bolodeoku of JoshVille. A number of celebrities where present at the funeral service…

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