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MainOne, Tizeti Partner Facebook To Improve Internet Connectivity

MainOne (www.MainOne.net) and Tizeti (www.Tizeti.com) Monday announced the completion of a joint development project with Facebook (www.Facebook.com) to enable the expansion of internet services in Lagos. This partnership will leverage MainOne’s fiber connectivity, Tizeti’s twenty brand-new solar-powered towers, and Facebook’s Express Wi-Fi. As a result of this project, internet services will be more accessible across Lagos Mainland including Ajao Estate, ...

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NATIONAL JACKPOT STUDIO SETS TO HOST DICE AILES IN WEEK 25 JACKPOT DRAW

Shasha Damilola Alesh better known by his stage name Dice Ailes is billed to perform at the National Jackpot studio in Week 25 Jackpot Draw this Sunday. Dice Ailes is expected to thrill audience with his singles like “Fantasy”, “Machinery”, “Miracle” and his latest, “Ella” as he debut at the 200 capacity National Jackpot Studio in Abuja. The songwriter and ...

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Queen Elizabeth Turned a Matchy-Matchy Fashion Moment With Nigeria’s High Commissioner

An audience with the Queen is always an occasion worth dressing up for, but what happens when you coordinate with her royal highness? When Queen Elizabeth II received his excellency Nigerian High Commissioner George Oguntade and his wife Modupe, the trio created a fashion moment of epic proportions in the same vibrant color scheme. With Mrs. Oguntade wearing a beautiful ...

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FEC Approves Six Private Universities

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the establishment of additional six private universities in the country. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, briefed State House correspondents at the end of FEC meeting chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The private universities, according to him, are located in Lagos, Abia, Oyo, Rivers and Niger ...

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Fayemi: Ekiti Probe Panel Valid – Court

An Ekiti State High Court has ruled that the Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up to probe the handling of finances under former Governor Kayode Fayemi is valid and has the force of law. The panel led by former Acting Chief Judge of Ekiti, Justice Silas Oyewole (retd), was set up by Governor Ayo Fayose to look into financial transactions ...

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$321m Abacha Loot Coming From Switzerland

A tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by Nigeria, Switzerland and the World Bank, which will pave the way for the release of the cash, was signed on Monday. The money is part of the estimated $5billion allegedly looted by Nigeria’s former military leader, the late Gen. Sani Abacha, who was head of state between 1993 and 1998. Minister of Justice ...

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Resolve Fuel Queues This Week, FEC To Petroleum Minister

The Federal Executive Council has mandated the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, to end the fuel queues across the country by the end of this week. The directive was given at the FEC meeting held on Wednesday. The meeting was presided by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari who is in Kano on ...

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Senate Sets December 19th For Passage Of 2018 Budget

The current news update as the Nigeria’s upper legislative chamber, the Senate, disclosed that it would pass the N8.612 trillion 2018 Appropriation Bill on December 19, just as it directed its Committee on Appropriation to ensure that the report on the budget is ready on the date. Meanwhile consequently, the apex legislative chamber adjourned plenary session to Tuesday, December 19, ...

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Court Adjourns Metuh’s Trial Till 2018

The trial of a former Peoples Democratic Party spokesperson, Olisa Metuh, has been adjourned till January 2018 after the ninth defense witness testified in court on Wednesday. Mr. Metuh was charged with diverting N400 million from the office of former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, during the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan. He was arraigned before the Abuja Division ...

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SPDC JV Introduces UK Summer Scholarship For NNPC/Shell Cup MVPs

The Shell Petroleum Development Company Joint Venture (SPDC JV) has introduced an additional education award to the prizes for one of the two Most Valuable Players in the 2017 NNPC Shell Cup for All Nigeria Secondary Schools Football Championship, aside from attending the Feyenoord Youth Academy. The scholarship will take either of Masters Ernest Ojelum and Arase Iyobor of Henson ...

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