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Ohanaeze disclaims, denounces purported letter seeking imposition of George Obiozor as Nwodo’s successor

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has denounced a letter being circulated on social media purportedly written by the Fulani socio-cultural organisation, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore,  to Chief John Nnia Nwodo, its President General, asking him to ensure the election of Professor George Obiozor as his successor as impudent, despicable, malicious an insult and a half-baked …

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NIMASA e-Library: Our capacity-building commitment beyond rhetoric – Jamoh   · Says Library equipped to bridge industry knowledge gap

As Nigeria moves towards greater role for maritime in the national economy, Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has declared the Agency’s unwavering commitment to capacity-building through its knowledge and research based initiatives. Dr. Jamoh made this known during the official launch of …

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Ohanaeze Ndigbo presidency: Process has no place for interlopers – Goddy Uwazuruike; We’ll ensure free, fair poll – Nwodo; Visionary, energetic leadership needed – Asoluka

Chief Godwin Uwazuruike, a front runner for the position of President General of apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has dismissed the adoption of one of the aspirants to the position by a group as not part of the electoral process. The group, led by Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, had reportedly …

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CPJ awards celebrate free media and the power of the press

Journalists from Bangladesh, Iran, Nigeria, and Russia honored New York, November 19, 2020 In a tumultuous year marked by a global pandemic, social upheaval, and tense political divides, the overarching message from Committee to Protect Journalists’ (CPJ’s) 2020 International Press Freedom Awards Thursday night was simple: journalism matters more than …

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NNPC shines at NSE Fellowship Award with COO, Upstream, 6 staff inducted

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, was the centre of attraction at the Nigerian Society of Engineers’ (NSE) Fellowship Award ceremony with the Corporation bagging a Special Recognition Award and seven of its staff, including the Chief Operating Officer, Upstream, Engr. Adokiye Tombomieye, conferred with the prestigious Fellowship award. The …

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CPJ’s 2020 International Press Freedom Awards to stream Thursday; Nigeria’s Dapo Olorunyomi, others, to be honored

New York, November 16, 2020 In a remarkable show of solidarity, media outlets, journalists, and advocates will come together to celebrate the free press at the Committee to Protect Journalists’ 30th annual International Press Freedom Awards. Distinguished guests will underscore the value of a free press and call on leaders …

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Lekki Shootings: We are not after DJ Switch – Nigerian Army

By Moji Eniola Lagos, Nov.14, 2020 The Nigerian Army on Saturday denied going after celebrity disc jockey, Catherine Udeh popularly known as ‘DJ Switch’, who had live-streamed on Instagram, footage of the alleged shooting of unarmed #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Tollgate. The Nigerian Army also told Lagos Judicial Panel of …

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Ebonylife threatens Tobore Ovuorie, Investigative Journalist behind Oloture film story …as she demands $5,000,000 intellectual theft, copyright infringement compensation

Ebonylife Limited, producers of Oloture, an Original Netflix Film, which was released October 2, 2020, has threatened to sue Ms. Tobore Ovuorie, the investigative journalist whose life story was made into the thriller which has been viewed in no fewer than 87 countries so far. Oloture tells the story of …

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UNILAG crisis: Buhari reinstates Ogundipe as VC; ASUU, others jubilate

By Funmilayo Adeyemi/Chinyere Nwachukwu Abuja, Nov. 11, 2020 President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the immediate reinstatement of Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as the Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos (UNILAG), following his acceptance of the recommendations of the special Presidential Visitation Panel constituted on the matter. The directive was handed down by …

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S’West Governors, traditional rulers demand special protection for region’s economic assets    …As Lagos hosts dialogue aimed at restoring peace …Buhari: ‘We can no longer ignore youth in decision making’

The threat posed by the recent destruction of key public assets to the economy of the Southwest has brought up a Peace Dialogue in which political leaders, traditional rulers and leaders of thought across the region came together to discuss the way forward. Lagos State Government hosted the dialogue, which …

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