Wednesday , October 23 2019

Tabloid Unveils Winners of Best Maritime Pro

In a keenly-contested public relations project organised by a leading maritime newspaper, MMS Plus Weekly, Hajia Lami Tumaka of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA); Assistant Comptroller Pini Bomadi of Area 1 Customs Command Apapa; and Olusegun Adesanya of Nigerian Port Authority (NPA), Tin-Can Island Port, Lagos, have all …

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Arik suspends domestic flights over unions ‘ protest

ALL domestic flights of Arik Air from the Murtala Muhammed Airport were suspended yesterday due to a protest by aviation unions. The unions which protested the alarming debts owed by the airline to various agencies in the aviation industry, included the Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) …

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Amadi Was a Showmaker – Delta NUJ

The Nigeria union of journalists NUJ Delta state council has described Amadi late group entertainment editor of Vanguard as a powerful show maker who brought unprecedented prominence to entertainment issues in the public psyche. In a statement, the chairman NUJ , Delta state council Mr Norbert chiazor noted that late …

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Nigerian Actor Bestwood Chukwuemeka Jailed For Homosexual Encounter

Nigerian actor Bestwood Chukwuemeka has been sentenced to three months in jail for “unnatural offence” because of a sexual encounter with another man. As Nigerian Entertainment Today reports, the 28-year-old thespian pleaded guilty on Moday but begged the court for mercy. When initially arrested he plead innocent, saying he had …

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Boy 19, Stabs Friend to Death

A 19 years old boy, John Oweikabo, was Wednesday stabbed to death in a fight at the riverisde Obrigbene community in Ekeremor local government Area of Bayelsa State. The incident according to a eyewitnesses occurred at about 7.30pm  following a scuffle between the deceased and his close friend. The late …

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‘Delta to subsidise cost of tricycle’

| Print | E-mail Friday, 21 September 2012 The Delta State government is to subsidise the cost of the 1,250 tricycles, which it procured recently for intending buyers by about 50 per cent, the Commissioner for Transport, Mr Benson Igbakpa, has said. Igbakpa said in Asaba that each of the tricycle, which sold …

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Pregnant Woman, Hubby, Kids Die In Crash

Pregnant Woman, Hubby, Kids Die In Crash   Published on September 20, 2012 by pmnews   ·   No Comments A ghastly motor accident that occurred at Ubulu-Okiti Junction, along the Benin Onitsha expressway, near  Asaba on Wednesday claimed the lives of five persons believed to be members of the same family. The …

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ADU Women Name Building after Maryam Babangida

L-R: Chairman of the occasion, Chief Philip Asiodu with Gen Ibrahim Babangida during the unveiling of the centre Rebecca Ejifoma In appreciation for all her contributions towards women development, the Asaba Development Union (ADU) women’s wing in Lagos at its fundraising and cultural day held last week at the Lagoon …

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Nigerian army: 2 radical sect leaders killed

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) – Nigeria’s army says it has killed two leaders of a radical Islamist sect in the country’s northeast. Army spokesman Lt. Col. Sagir Musa said Thursday that soldiers shot dead two Boko Haram commanders at a highway checkpoint near the city of Maiduguri Wednesday. Musa said the …

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