BREAKING: Police fire teargas at June 12 protesters in Lagos, Abuja + PHOTO

  Nigerian Police officers on Saturday morning fired tear gas at protesters that gathered at the Gani Fawehinmi Park in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, and Abuja, administrative capital of the country. The two parks are points of convergence for the June 12 Democracy Day protest in the country. Platforms Africa reports that the protesters had converged to demand for an end to bad governance and others while some of them were agitating for an end to the government of President Muhammadu Buhari before tear gas was fired at them by…

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Two University of Lagos Lecturers Fired Over Sexual Harassment + PHOTOS

Council orders review of UNILAG Sexual harassment Policy   The Governing Council of the University of Lagos, at its meeting on Monday, May 31, 2021, has approved the immediate dismissal of Dr. Boniface Igbeneghu of the Department of European Languages and Integration Studies, Faculty of Arts and Dr. Samuel Omoniyi Oladipo of the Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences, from the services of the University.   READ ALSO: Meet Abigail Ogwezzy-Ndisika, UNILAG first female Professor of Mass Comm Ranking: LASU Tops UNILAG, OAU, UNN, Retains 2nd Position In Nigeria…

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PEARL inks deals with Canadian Energy Solutions (CES) for Nigerian Oil, Gas sector’s growth

Pacegate Energy and Resources Limited (PEARL), an arm of Pacegate Limited recently launched an ultra-modern manufacturing plant where drilling chemicals, water and oil-based production chemicals are formulated and manufactured in Nigeria and accessible to clients. PEARL, an Integrated Management System (ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 & ISO45001:2018) Certified will provide chemical treatment solutions, laboratory testing and services, and professional field support services to the upstream and downstream sectors, as well as other relevant sectors. This is in a bid to meet the growing needs of the Oil and Gas and transportation…

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How Ogun ex-Governor Gbenga Daniel’s Hotel explosion killed 2, injured 3

  A technician and another person have been killed in a gas explosion that rocked Conference Hotel, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. The hotel, located at Okemosan, is owned by a former governor of the state, Gbenga Daniel.   READ ALSO: How Ogun Gov’s Aide, Abidemi Rufai, defrauded Americans of $350,000 – FBI BREAKING: We need N2.3 trillion fresh external loan, Buhari writes Senate JUST IN: Nigeria’s oil workers on red alert, threaten nationwide strike    According to Daily Post, three others were said to have sustained injuries in the…

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How two Israelis died, 184 injured in Synagogue grandstand seating collapse

An Orthodox synagogue in the West Bank settlement of Giv’at Ze’ev northwest of Jerusalem has collapsed, killing two persons and injuring more than 184, Israeli emergency services confirmed. CNN reports that at least two people have been confirmed dead in what was described as a “mass casualty event”, the head of police for Jerusalem district told Israeli television reporters. ALSO READ: Netanyahu vows more Airstrikes as 58 Children, 134 others killed in Palestine – Report Microsoft Probed Bill Gates Over ‘Romantic Affair’ With Employee – Report How Chelsea fan slumped,…

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EKEDC procures 217 transformers, begins Massive Infrastructure Development

Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has announced that it has embarked on its capital projects for the 2021 business year. The Company in a statement by its General Manager Corporate Communication Godwin Idemudia said the projects include the construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, and maintenance of installations across its distribution network. He revealed that the projects once completed will help the Company to achieve among other things, network improvement, increase reliability and quality of supply, allow flexibility for evacuation of additional power, address safety issues and relieve overloaded transformers and substations. READ…

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NCDMB Partners ANOH Gas To Complete Oil and Gas Training Centre in PH

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) on Wednesday flagged off a partnership arrangement with Anoh Gas Processing Company Limited for the completion of the Center for Skills Development and Training (CSDT) located at Greater Port Harcourt Area, Rivers State. Construction work at the skills acquisition center had been stalled since 2014 due to paucity of funds after it was conceived by the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) to train and increase the competence and capabilities of Nigerians to meet the low-to-middle level human resources needs of the Nigerian…

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NCDMB trains Teachers on New STEM Educational Device

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) recently concluded a 5-day capacity building training of 70 Teachers from the nine oil & gas producing states including Lagos and Oyo State. The training took place at the Nigerian Content Conference Hall, NC Towers in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. The training was focused on K-Yan Device, a digital classroom solution, designed and developed to promote Interactive and ICT driven learning as well as improve Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education in schools. The General Manager, Capacity Building Division, NCDMB, Dr. Ama…

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NCDMB TO PARTNER AMNESTY OFFICE ON CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT

The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Wabote has pledged the readiness for the Board to partner with Presidential Amnesty Office in area of human capacity development for the ex-agitators. He made this known when the interim Sole Administrator of Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Col. Milland Dixon Dikio (rtd.) paid a courtesy visit to the Board’s headquarters in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State on Friday. Wabote explained that some of the trainings provided for the ex- agitators were not conducted by internationally recognized institutions, hence most of…

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Sylva inspects Oil and Gas Park, hails NCDMB

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva has commended the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) for the quality of work and the progress recorded on the Nigerian Oil and Gas Park being developed by the Board using wholly Nigerian companies. Sylvia gave this commendation when he led members of the NCDMB Governing Council and other stakeholders to the inspect the level of work done on the site located in Emeyal 1, Ogbia, Yenagoa Local Government Area, Bayelsa State. He disclosed that the project is 70…

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