LADOL Boss Joins B Team Africa

By Bayo Bernard The Managing Director Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base  LADOL, Dr. Amy Jadesimi has joined the B Team Africa, a group focused on building sustainable infrastructure in Africa. An International non-profit organisation The B Team was co-founded by Richard Branson and Jochen Zeitz in 2012, the African arm was established in 2017. Since then the group has attracted prominent individuals in the continent to its fold who have now joined in the task to galvanize other regional based leaders to harness business-driven solutions and create collective impact. Speaking…

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Champions League: Guardiola Vows To Unleash Terror On Liverpool

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola promised to stick by his principles and attack Liverpool in their Champions League quarter-final first leg on Wednesday, despite admitting he is playing into his opponents’ hands, AFP reports. Liverpool are the only side to beat runaway leaders City in the Premier League this season in a 4-3 thriller at Anfield in January. The hosts’ fearsome front three of Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane were all on target that day as part of their combined tally of 75 goals this season.    …

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Betty Berths In The Senate

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu   A novel political setting in Nigeria’s political space may soon take root in Imo state if all permutations eventually come to fruition. While Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state calls the shots at Government House, Akure, his Owerri, Imo state born wife, Betty  Chioma Anyawu-Akeredolu is set to declare for Imo East Senatorial seat( Owerri Senatorial zone) on the platform of her husband’s party, the All Progressives Congress, APC. If elected, Akeredolu will be the first ever sitting First Lady to go the Senate while her…

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Former Chelsea Boss, Ray Wilkins Dies

Ray Wilkins, the former England captain; Manchester United and AC Milan midfielder, died on Wednesday at the age of 61 following a heart attack last week, former club Chelsea announced. “Everybody associated with Chelsea Football Club is devastated to learn of the passing of our former player, captain and assistant coach, Ray Wilkins. Rest in peace, Ray, you will be dreadfully missed,” the club said on Twitter. His family thanked “Ray’s friends, colleagues and members of the public” for the many messages of goodwill. Chelsea said they were “devastated to learn of the…

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Power Thieves: DISCOs or Consumers?

  By Oji Odu With Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government, and the highly placed in the society found to be the greatest power thieves, many see recent plans by the Federal Government to arrest and prosecute power thieves as laughable, because this is not the first time it has made such moves which did not make any impact. However, another group which believes that such laudable move may be misdirected and targeted at the poor masses who form the bulk of electricity consumers in the country. These are forced…

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Ronaldo Thanks Juventus Fan After Superlative Goal

Cristiano Ronaldo has thanked Juventus fans for their generous applause for his overhead bicycle kick which helped Real Madrid gain a three-goal advantage over the Italians in the Champions League. “For me it was an unbelievable moment,” said Ronaldo, who scored two goals in the two-time holders’ 3-0 Champions League quarter-final, first-leg win in Turin. Ronaldo’s first was within three minutes while the second, on 64 minutes, was worthy of a video game to give Real a 2-0 lead before Paulo Dybala was sent off and Marcelo added a third…

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Tin-Can: Baba- Musa Institutes Joint Examination of Cargoes By Agencies

By Stephen Ubanna For Years, Customs officers and other Agencies personnel involved in the examination of Containerized cargoes at Tin-Can Island port  had been accused by stakeholders of creating artificial bottlenecks to extort money from them. The extortion  situation at the port and other ports in Lagos  was so pronounced as agents   were said to pursue   Officers  with their documents  to facilitate  the examination of their cargoes. John Elekwachi, a Lagos based  clearing agent told the Magazine that Officials of the agencies had their asking price depending on the…

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Buhari jets out again

After a long lull, president Buhari is poised to jet out again to London, according to sources. He is expected to attend the commonwealth heads of government in London, but is also expected to use the opportunity for his vacation. Recently, he has been showing signs of fatigue in his activities. In mosques, he s observed to sit on a chair instead of the traditional mats, with security agencies standing around in dark suits within the mosque. Even when he came to Lagos for Bola Tinubu Birthday, he perfunctorily commissioned…

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