Tompolo’s Maritime Security Contract Boosted NIMASA’S Revenue -JAMOH

 By Omoghene Benedict,   For over five years after the termination by the Nigerian Maritime and Safety Agency (NIMASA), of maritime security contract it entered with Global West Specialist Vessels Limited, a company said to be sponsored by ex-warlord, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, (aka Tompolo), the agency’s new Director General, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has testified that the contract actually boosted NIMASA’s revenue. The contract was not only canceled, the company and Tompolo are also still being prosecuted over the engagement, regardless of the fact it boosted NIMASA’s operations and revenue. Speaking…

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GLOBAL WEST VESSEL SPECIALISTS LIMITED DENIES INVOLVEMENT IN SURVEILLANCE OF OIL FACILITIES IN NIGER DELTA REGION -MANAGEMENT

  The Global West Vessels Specialists Ltd, (GWVSL) said on Sunday that it has never been involved in surveillance of oil facilities in the Niger Delta region, making it clear that it is not even interested in surveillance of oil facilities in the region. In a press release, Management of Global West Vessel Specialists Ltd denied a publication by a group known as Central Youths of Escravos and Forcados that it once handled pipeline surveillance activities in the area According to the release “The  attention of the management of Global…

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Italy to reopen factories in staged end to coronavirus lockdown

Italy will allow factories and building sites to reopen from May 4 and permit limited family visits as it prepares a staged end to Europe’s longest coronavirus lockdown, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Sunday. The report from Reuters states that more than two months after the first case of COVID-19 appeared in a small town outside Milan and following weeks of lockdown, Italy is looking ahead to a second phase of the crisis in which it will attempt to restart the economy without triggering a new wave of infections.…

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Minister: Nigeria can’t pay over N100 billion electricity bill for residents

Nigeria Minister of Power, Alhaji Saleh Mamman, has dismissed the speculations that the federal government will pay two-month electricity for Nigerians as part of palliatives to citizens to cushion the effect of the lockdown due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Mr. Mammam revealed this to BBC Hausa in an interview published on its twitter handle @bbchausa and monitored by newsmen. According to him ” this matter has not been concluded yet, we are only looking at the possibility of doing so, the fact is, you see this power supply the…

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Chief Edewor Ogheneovo Commiserates With Buhari, Family Over Abba Kyari’s Demise

  By Victor Bieni WARRI-DELTA STATE- A business Mogul and a distinguished Philanthropist, Founder/CEO of Chief Ovo Edewor Foundation, Chief Ogheneovo Edewor has commiserated with President Muhammadu Buhari and the family of the of  late Chief of  Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari. Chief Ogheneovo Edewor, the Edjenekpo of Eku Kingdom in a press statement made available to newsmen in Warri, Delta State by his Media Director, Comrade Great Poyo expressed sadness of the death of Abba Kyari. According to the statement, “the death of the late Abba Kyari who was a…

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FG discloses impact of OPEC+ oil cut, how to manage post subsidy era

The historic oil deal between OPEC and its allies (OPEC+), and other top oil-producing countries on Sunday, April 12, 2020, did not come without its own drama. These countries had to contend with the disagreement with Mexico on an output cut, antics of Saudi Arabia and Russia, and the subsequent intervention of the United States. Following the agreement on the deal, OPEC is supposed to stick to an output cut of 9.7 million barrels per day. Subsequently, Nigeria has provided an update on its own share of the output cut and the timelines for…

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The pandemic is no time for fiscal distancing

These are very difficult days, as the world faces one of its worst challenges ever: the novel coronavirus pandemic. And it seems almost no nation is spared. As infection rates rise, so does panic across financial markets, as economies drastically slow down and supply chains are severely disrupted. Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. As such, it can no longer be business as usual. Each day, the situation evolves and requires constant reviews of precautionary measures and strategies. In the midst of all this, we must all worry about the…

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Ovie Of Uvwie Kingdon, A Monarch Par Excellence – Ahwinahwi

  By Francis Dugbe,   As the World stood still today in honour of the 12th Coronation Anniversary of the highly revered Uvwie Monarch, His Royal Majesty, HRM Dr. Emmanuel E. Sideso, Abe I, (JP), OON, the Ovie of Uvwie Kindom, Hon. Chief Solomon Ahwinahwi, former member, House of Representatives, Ughelli North, Ughelli South, Udu Federal Constituency has felicitated with the monarch, describing him as a ‘Monarch par Excellence’. In a signed press release, the former federal lawmaker extolled the Ovie for his uncommon wisdom, has brought about honour, respect,…

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Supreme Court Ruling : Okowa Victory Is A Sign Of Stronger Delta -Ogbon

 By Philo Ezewu Following the victory of governor Ifeanyi Okowa over Chief Great Ogboru at the Nigeria Apex Court, Special Assistant to the Governor on Youths Development, Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon has described the victory of Okowa as a sign of stronger Delta. In a congratulatory message, Prince Ogbon said, “The resounding victory in the just concluded governorship ruling at the Apex Court, indicates that truly, the judiciary is transparent and upright in its judgment. According to him, This is a confirmation of the judgment delivered by the Election Tribunal and…

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Produce Opeans Nigeria Limited IADC Accreditation For BOSIET, HUET, And SAS – Lym Consults Boss, Larry Otu Tells Ben Nwoye, Enugu State APC Chairman

  *** Says #500 Million Lawsuit Against Opeans  Executive Director For Defamation Of Character Has Commenced The Managing Director of Lym Consults Nigeria Limited, Mr. Larry Otu has challenged the Executive  Director of Opeans Nigeria Limited, Ben Obi Nwoye whose Company Opeans Nigeria Limited premises was recently sealed up by the  EFCC to display his IADC Accreditation for all to see, insisting that Opeans Nigeria Limited is Not IADC Approved. The management of Opeans Nigeria Limited Dr. Ben Nwoye operators of Opeans Safety Training Centre at Opete near Warri in…

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