Friday, December 14, 2018

Economy

$12 million LPG plant in Nigeria to be ready 2019 – Chairman

The liquefied petroleum gas plant (LPG) being established in Ikuru Town in Nigeria’s oil rich Rivers state by Green Energy International Ltd, operator of Otakikpo Marginal field in OML 11, will be ready for installation by the 2nd quarter of 2019, The 12MMSCFD capacity plant which approval to construct ( ATC ) was issued by […]

$12 million LPG plant in Nigeria to be ready 2019 :Chairman

The liquefied petroleum gas plant (LPG) being established in Ikuru Town in Nigeria’s oil rich Rivers state by Green Energy International Ltd, operator of Otakikpo Marginal field in OML 11, will be ready for installation by the 2nd quarter of 2019, The 12MMSCFD capacity plant which approval to construct ( ATC ) was issued by […]

Nigeria’s First Gold Refinery Gets Underway

Nigeria stands at the threshold of history, as the first gold refinery in the country gets underway in Mowe, Ogun State, with a ground breaking this Thursday. According to a statement by Kian Smith, the refinery is coming to add value to the economy, gold miners and traders and will also increase revenue to the […]

News

EXCLUSIVE: Kogi Lawmaker Lawal Idris Sued For Presenting ‘Forged Documents’ To INEC

Mohammed Lawal Idris, the lawmaker representing Ajaokuta Federal constituency of Kogi State at the House of Representatives, has been sued before a Federal High Court in Abuja for allegedly submitting falsified documents to the Independent National Electoral commission (INEC). Court documents exclusively seen by SaharaReporters show that INEC and the All Progressives Congress (APC) are […]

‘Tweets Are Cheap’ — Sowore Asks Ezekwesili, Moghalu, Durotoye To Boycott NEDG/BON Debate

The African Action Congress (AAC) has urged Fela Durotoye, Oby Ezekwesili and Kingsley Moghalu — presidential candidates of Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), Action Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) and Young progressives Party (YPP), respectively — to boycott the presidential debate scheduled for January 2019. In a move that has been widely criticised by Nigerians, […]

Politics

Ohanaeze, Afenifere back 71 Reps’ bill seeking parliamentary govt

Seventy-one members of the House of Representatives have started the move to restructure the country as a bill which they sponsored to amend the 1999 Constitution to return Nigeria to the parliamentary system of government passed the first reading at plenary on Thursday. The bill came at a time when prominent Nigerians and socio-cultural and […]

Senator Buruji Kashamu Wins PDP In Court Against Expulsion

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Thursday failed in another desperate bid to get the courts to sanction its expulsion of Senator Buruji Kashamu and his associates from the party. Justice Valentine Ashi of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Apo, affirmed its earlier decision nullifying the expulsion of the senator and associates. […]

Southwest APC Crisis: Gov Shettima’s Reconciliation Committee Meets Amosun, Ends Hearings ‎

By Ahmed Abu, The Nigerian Voice, Maiduguri APC’s national peace and reconciliation committee for the Southwest on Thursday met with Governor Ibikunle Amosun in his Ikeja private house as the committee concluded its scheduled interactive hearings with aggrieved party members from Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Oyo states. The meeting with Amosun, which was […]

Sports

Lacazette fires youthful Arsenal to routine victory as Laurent Koscielny returns

I t was a measure of the significance of this tie for Laurent Koscielny that the Arsenal captain raised a clenched fist in celebration towards the crowd when he made his way off the pitch in the second half. A relatively inconsequential home match against a little-known side from Azerbaijan may not have been the […]

Pictures: Barcelona star Lionel Messi’s £12million personalised private jet

Barcelona star Lionel Messi has splashed £12m on a stunning personalised private jet. The Argentine is a regular flyer between his native country and Spain, where he has made his name and lived since his teenage years. Now the Messi family will make the trip in some style, after the forward leased the new jet […]

Business

FCMB Bank (UK) Limited Launches Personal and Business Banking Proposition to Deepen Inclusiveness

FCMB Bank (UK) Limited, an independently incorporated subsidiary of First City Monument Bank Limited (which is a member of FCMB Group Plc), has introduced its Personal and Business banking proposition in London, United Kingdom and Lagos, Nigeria at an impressive ceremony attended by the top echelon of the business community within and from outside the […]

The Worrisome Trend of Sensational Social Media “Journalism” and the Impact On Legitimate Business Concerns: Recent Travails of FCMB, GTBank and First Bank

On June 25, 2018 I woke up to yet another social media trend – a news story with the bold and quite salacious headline “How Safe Are Customer Deposits At FCMB?” had taken over the digital airwaves. Between the shares and likes and comments, a storm in a cup had brewed to great proportions in […]

World News

Festive reindeer for rent at Russian zoo

Festive reindeer for rent at Russian zoo By News from Elsewhere… …as found by BBC Monitoring Image copyright roev.ru Image caption The reindeer are used to being around people A Russian zoo is renting out reindeer, foxes and huskies to local people to enhance their Christmas and New Year celebrations. Royev Ruchei in the Siberian […]

Juncker explains ‘nebulous’ remark

Miss USA sorry for offending contestants over lack of English

Image copyright Instagram Image caption A well-meaning comment from Miss USA resulted in a heated debate across social media An Instagram post by a beauty queen questioning the English language skills of fellow contestants has caused a stir across social media. The incident took place in the run-up to this year’s Miss Universe competition which […]