Sunday, February 26, 2017

Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved the appointment of former Super Eagles Captain, Christian Chukwu as Chief Executive Officer and Manager of Rangers International FC of Enugu. The approval came after a fact-finding meeting held on Monday at the Government House, Enugu, between the governor and stakeholders of the team. The interest groups that attended the meeting included members of Rangers FC board, management, players, supporters club and others. After a unanimous agreement on the need to rejig the management of the team, Ugwuanyi announced the appointment of Chukwu, to take over from Ozor Chibuzo. The appointment was with immediate effect and the new management was expected to halt the unimpressive start to the new Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season of the Flying Antelopes. Reacting, the new Rangers manager thanked the governor for the appointment and ...

RCCG February 2017 Holy Ghost Service THEME: Abba Father 2 DATE: Friday, 3rd February 2017 MINISTERING: Pastor E.A. Adeboye VENUE: Redemption Camp, KM 46 Lagos Ibadan Expressway, Mowe, Ogun State Nigeria TIME: 7PM Nigerian time ...

Emirates has appointed Afzal Parambil, as its Regional Manager for West Africa. Prior to taking up his new appointment, Parambil served in a number of commercial roles within Emirates, the most recent being the Country Manager for Ethiopia. Congratulating Parambil on his new position, Orhan Abbas, Emirates Senior Vice President Commercial Operations for Africa, said: “Nigeria is a very important market for Emirates and we are delighted that Mr. Parambil will serve as the new Regional Manager for West Africa. It’s part of our human resources strategy to continuously develop and enhance our employees’ capabilities across the Group through providing them with new challenges and opportunities,” he added. Parambil will be responsible for the overall Emirates operation in Nigeria and West Africa as a whole, and will oversee sales and customer service, cargo and airport operations. “I’m excited to have been ...

….host a panel discussion with key players in the entertainment, politics/governance, power, manufacturing/production and technology. …airs live on Sunday, January 1, 2017 from 9am on the NTA Network. On the 1st of January 2017 from 9am on the NTA Network, CAL returns with the T.V show, bigger and better. The show will host a panel discussion with key players in the following sectors: entertainment, politics/governance, power, manufacturing/production and technology. The panellists will discuss the strides that have been made in advancing these sectors in Nigeria as well as mishaps and give their projections, hopes and suggestions for the future. The show intends to raise awareness on happenings in the society and also encourage everyday individuals to make little personal changes and continuous acts of kindness to help change lives. In the words of Leyman Gbowee, ‘We must ignite the ...

In a bid to educate and advocate for dehumanization of lepers in the society, Junior Chamber International Nigeria in collaboration with NIPPON Foundation, Japan, is embarking on a thorough sensitization tagged “Think leprosy Now”. The Campaign is a social responsibility initiative geared at creating conducive environment for leapers and educating all stakeholders to play an important role.   “The think Leprosy now” is a global appeal which came out of the need for change designed to restore hope and dignity to people living with leprosy and how they should be perceived. The campaign will take the organisation on a work to the major leprosy colony in Lagos, Abeokuta, Ogbomoso, Enugu and Abuja   Commenting at the programme kick off , the immediate National President, JCI Nigeria, JCI Ambassador Olatunji Oyeyemi said ” a lot of Nigerians do not ...

..Visit the city’s latest theme park attractions Emirates, voted the World’s Best Airline in the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards, is offering Nigerian customers return airfares of up to 50 percent off to Dubai, one of the world’s most iconic cities. This special offer, which is available for both Economy Class and Business Class travel, must be purchased from now to 30th November 2016 for travels until 31st May 2017. Known as a city of contrasts, from futuristic architecture to vibrant traditional culture and diversity, Dubai is a place that caters to all types of travellers. The city offers everything a visitor could want, from shopping at some of the largest malls in the region to dining options which will spoil anyone for choice, a trip to Dubai is a must for families, friends and individuals. The city also offers ...

…partners with private sector The Lagos State Government on Tuesday revealed plans to set up 500 Coding Centres in public and private schools across the State ahead of the launch of the CodeLagos Initiative in April, 2017. The CodeLagos project is an initiative of the State Government targeted at equipping at least one million Lagosians with the skills of computer programming aimed at making the State the technology frontier in Africa. Addressing a news conference in Alausa on Tuesday, Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh said the target of government is to set up 500 coding centres in schools, public libraries and community centres across the State in the course of the year. He said modalities are already in place to set up 300 centres by April in partnership with private organisations, adding ...

There is no proposal in the 2017 budget to build a N250million gatehouse for the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo. Senior special assistant media, Laolu Akande made the rebuttal in a statement today. Opposition senator, Ben Bruce had questioned the item, which he said was included in the budget estimate in 2017. Bruce said the provision is outrageous. But Akande clarified that the proposed plan of the Jonathan administration to build a new official residence for the occupant of the Office of the Vice President, including the controversial gatehouse preceded this administration. “The project which started in 2010, was initiated and funded by the immediate past administration, but had never featured in the two budget proposals of the Buhari administration: neither in the 2016 nor the 2017 spending plans. ‘Any suggestion therefore that this project benefits our administration ...

There is no proposal in the 2017 budget to build a N250million gatehouse for the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo. Senior special assistant media, Laolu Akande made the rebuttal in a statement today. Opposition senator, Ben Bruce had questioned the item, which he said was included in the budget estimate in 2017. Bruce said the provision is outrageous. But Akande clarified that the proposed plan of the Jonathan administration to build a new official residence for the occupant of the Office of the Vice President, including the controversial gatehouse preceded this administration. “The project which started in 2010, was initiated and funded by the immediate past administration, but had never featured in the two budget proposals of the Buhari administration: neither in the 2016 nor the 2017 spending plans. ‘Any suggestion therefore that this project benefits our administration ...

There is no proposal in the 2017 budget to build a N250million gatehouse for the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo. Senior special assistant media, Laolu Akande made the rebuttal in a statement today. Opposition senator, Ben Bruce had questioned the item, which he said was included in the budget estimate in 2017. Bruce said the provision is outrageous. But Akande clarified that the proposed plan of the Jonathan administration to build a new official residence for the occupant of the Office of the Vice President, including the controversial gatehouse preceded this administration. “The project which started in 2010, was initiated and funded by the immediate past administration, but had never featured in the two budget proposals of the Buhari administration: neither in the 2016 nor the 2017 spending plans. ‘Any suggestion therefore that this project benefits our administration ...

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