Makinde, Deputy, Oyo Assembly Members-elect Receive Certificates of Return – THISDAYLIVE

Kemi Olaitan in Ibadan  Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, his deputy, Mr. Abdulroheem Bayo Lawal, and the 32 Oyo House of Assembly members-elect Wednesday, received their Certificates of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The INEC’s National Commissioner in charge of Oyo and Lagos States, Mr. Sam Olumekun, presented the certificates to the … Read more

Tenacity, Dedication Made Me MTN One-Day CEO – THISDAYLIVE

In this virtual interview with Funmi Ogundare, a student of Talentfield Academy,​ Nasarawa, Kate Ene David, who won the MTN mPulse Spelling Bee competition to emerge as MTN’s one-day chief executive officer, explained why she is choosing to conquer the world of vocabulary to achieve the feat When news broke on November 26, 2022, that … Read more

Perish Thoughts of Interim Govt, Tinubu’s Group Tell Opposition Parties – THISDAYLIVE

Sunday Aborisade in Abuja A pro-Bola Tinubu group, the South-west Agenda For Asiwaju, (SWAGA), has asked those clamouring for the inauguration of the interim government on May 29 to perish the thought. The National Coordinator of SWAGA, Senator Adedayo Adeyeye, who stated this at a news conference in Abuja yesterday also asked Nigerians to disregard … Read more

Oil Producing Communities Protest Pipeline Leakages, Pollution in Delta – THISDAYLIVE

    Sylvester Idowu in Warri The people of oil-bearing Kantu and Odidi communities in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State yesterday protested against frequent pipeline leakages, destruction and degradation of their environment by the operations of NEPL/NECONDE in their areas.     The placard-carrying protesters, comprising women and youths, stormed     the Odidi Flow Station in … Read more

Let’s Work Together for A’Ibom, Eno Tells IPAC – THISDAYLIVE

    Okon Bassey in Uyo     The Governor-elect of Akwa Ibom State, Pastor Umo Eno, has called on all his political opponents in the state to forget their differences and join him in building a united and prosperous state.     Pastor Eno made the call when the leaders of the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) with their defeated governorship … Read more

Police Kill Terrorist, Recover AK-47 Rifle with Live Ammunition in Katsina – THISDAYLIVE

Francis Sardauna in Katsina Police operatives in Katsina State have successfully repelled terrorists’ attack along Danmusa-Yantunaki road in Danmusa Local Government Area of the state, killed one terrorist and recovered one AK-47 rifle with 22 rounds of live ammunition. The state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah, who confirmed the development in a statement yesterday  said … Read more

Group Accuses  Diri of Plans to Destabilise Labour Party in Bayelsa – THISDAYLIVE

Olusegun Samuel in Yenagoa Ahead of the Bayelsa State’s gubernatorial primaries scheduled for next month, a group under the auspices of the Bayelsa Development Initiative (BDI), has raised the alarm over alleged desperate moves by the Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, to destabilise the Labour Party (LP) ahead of the state’s governorship election. The group … Read more

Geregu Power Committed to Maximising Shareholders’ Value – THISDAYLIVE

Goddy Egene and Kayode Tokede The Executive Chairman, Board of Directors, Geregu Power Plc,  Mr. Femi Otedola,  yesterday restated the commitment of the company towards delivering improved performance. He stressed that the power company was taking necessary steps to  expand its capacity  in order to  maximise shareholders’ wealth. Otedola stated this while  speaking at the … Read more

Senate Extends 2022 Budget Implementation to June – THISDAYLIVE

Sunday Aborisade in Abuja The Senate yesterday extended the implementation of the capital component of the 2022 budget from 31st March, 2023 to 30th June, 2023 The extension followed a lead debate by the senate leader, Senator Ibrahim Gobir (Sokoto East-Senate Leader) requesting the upper chamber for the amendment of the Appropriation act 2022. Gobir, … Read more

NNPC Begins Exploratory Drilling Campaign in Nasarawa, to Grow Reserves to 50bn Barrels – THISDAYLIVE

•Buhari: Oil exploration in Middle Benue trough will lead to greater prosperity, energy security   •Sylva assures project will benefit from frontier fund Deji Elumoye and Emmanuel Addeh in Abuja The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) yesterday officially kicked off the exploratory drilling campaign in Obi, Nasarawa State, with the assurance that the effort would … Read more