Platforms Africa Unveils Speakers For Continental Forum

Why lack of adequate focus on qualities of who occupies Legislative seat is a minus for businesses in Nigeria – Adeola Yusuf speaks at unveiling of official flier for Platforms Africa Forum 2022 + roll call of speakers   Solution to business, enterprise and governance hurdles in Africa will top the agenda at Platforms Africa’s forthcoming continental forum in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital. Team Lead of Platforms Africa, Adeola Yusuf, who said this at the unveiling of the official flier for the event in Lagos, maintained that the forum coming…

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Nigeria To Auction Seven Oil Blocks Offshore Lagos November

Nigeria government has concluded plans to offer for sales seven fresh deep offshore oil block licences in November, 2022. According to the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC), Chief Executive, Gbenga Komolafe, the oil blocks available are at depths of between about 1,200 meters (3,936 feet) and 3,100 metres offshore Lagos. This last time the federal government issued dozens of such permits was between 1993 and 2007, and it was meant to open up the ocean floor to oil and gas production. READ ALSO: Buhari Disowns Finance Minister, Backs Emefiele…

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GOCOP Confab ’22: Delta, Lagos, NIMASA, Chevron, NDDC, Access Bank, Unity Bank, Glo Join Partners

Lagos, 26 September, 2022: The momentum has continued to rise for the sixth annual conference of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP) as more corporate partners have lent their support for the event scheduled for Thursday, October 6 at Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja-Lagos. The chairman, 2022 Conference Committee, Mr. Ken Ugbechie revealed on Monday that the latest partners comprised Delta State and Lagos State, in addition to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Chevron Nigeria Limited, and Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). A press statement by GOCOP Publicity…

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Italy-Bound Physically Challenged Man Arrested At Lagos Airport For Drug Trafficking

A 53-year-old physically challenged man, Ehiarimwiam Osaromo Emmanuel, has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency at the departure hall of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos for drug trafficking. The Director of Media and Advocacy of the NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, disclosed this in a statement issued on Sunday. Ehiarimwiam was arrested on August 28, 2022 on his way to Italy, via Doha on a Qatar Airways flight. READ ALSO: Story Of Betty, World’s Highest-Paid Human Oddity Born With 4 Legs How Ghana Beat Super…

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Love Of Christ Church’s Esther Ajayi Speaks On 15 Years In God’s Vineyard

How Mama Aladura gave “her life” to Christ in 1993 at the Faith Bible College in Ota, put Church In double celebrations It is a season of celebrations at the Love of Christ Generation Church, Cherubim and Seraphim, Lagos. The church will be celebrating its first anniversary on the 4th of September and 15 years of divine ministration by Rev. Mother Esther Abimbola Ajayi. The Lagos centre of the church was inaugurated on the 5th of September 2021 and consecrated by by Pastor Enoch Adeboye and other anointed ministers of…

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Police Burst Illegal PVC Registration Unit In Church, Arrest INEC Officers

Names of INEC Staff atrested at St Brigigs Catholic Church, Ijeshatedo, Lagos, who allegedly created an illegal permanent voter’s card registration unit in the church auditorium for members   Officers of the Ijeshatedo police station have apprehended three Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) staff for conspiring with a parish priest of St Brigigs Catholic Church, Ijeshatedo, Lagos, to create an illegal permanent voter’s card registration unit in the church auditorium for members. Confirming the arrest of the three INEC staff, the Spokesman of the Lagos state police command, SP Benjamin…

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6 Specialist Doctors Conduct Osinbajo’s Leg Surgery, Hospital Releases Names

Duchess International Hospital says VP’s surgical procedure successful Doctors who performed the surgical operation on Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, to treat the recurrent pain caused by a fracture in his leg have concluded the procedure and it was successful. Also, the VP is alert and well. Below is the statement released by the Duchess International Hospital, Lagos: “SUCCESSFUL MEDICAL TREATMENT OF THE VICE PRESIDENT “The Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON, was admitted to the Duchess International Hospital GRA, Ikeja,…

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Nigeria Air Traffic Controllers Lampoons FAAN Over Runway Closure

“Closing runway 18L of the local wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, MMA, Lagos, by FAAN, without communicating to NATCA, unfortunate”   The Nigerian Air Traffic Controllers Association, NATCA, yesterday, berated the Federal Aviation Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, for closing runway 18L of the local wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, MMA, Lagos, without informing it. This came as the President of the association, Mr. Yomi Agoro, disclosed that air traffic controllers across the country are grossly inadequate to manage the existing airports. READ ALSO: Lagos Int’l Airport Shut, Flights…

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Igbobi College 11 Year-Old Pupil Wins SystemSpecs National Essay Contest

How the genius won in the competition among 2,000 other entrants from 795 schools across all 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory 11-year-old Oluwaseun Samuel Temitayo-Ojo of Igbobi College, Yaba, Lagos has emerged the winner of the 30th-anniversary edition of the annual SystemSpecs Children’s Day Essay Competition (CDEC). While Temitayo-Ojo won in the junior category, 15-year-old Ekemini Keziah Effiong-Robert of the African Church Model College, Agege, Lagos, emerged the winner in the senior category. The two led about 2,000 other entrants from 795 schools across all 36 states and…

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17 Yr-Old Boy Stabs Ikeja Electric Staff Over Disconnection, Crazy Bills

A 17-year old boy, Rokeeb Ogunola, has vented his anger on a staff of Ikeja Elecric company, Shehu Dogbe, by stabbing him with a knife for allegedly disconnecting their light over accumulated estimated electricity bill. Platforms Africa reports that the incident happened at Tunde Ilufoye Street Fatoki, off Isuti Road, Egan, Lagos, where the boy lives with his parents. According to the residents, the boy was angry and frustrated about the manner the staff of Ikeja Electric usually come to their house to disconnect light over the highly estimated bills.…

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