Month: August 2022

NDLEA Arrests Abuja Businessman over Online Sales of Illicit Drugs

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested the MD/CEO of Marvelrock Pharmaceuticals and Stores Limited, Mr. Orakwe Chibuike Celestine, for engaging in sales of illicit and controlled drugs on popular e-commerce platform, Jiji.ng. A graduate of Business Administration from the University of Abuja, Orakwe registered the pharmaceutical company on 16th December…

Sanwo-Olu Sets December Deadline For Relocation of Oko Baba Saw millers

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured the timber traders that the planned relocation of saw millers of Oko Baba in Ebute Metta, Lagos Mainland, to a proposed permanent site in Agbowa, will come to an end in December. The Governor gave the assurance on Tuesday during his tour of Agbowa-Ikosi Timberville in Ikosi-Ejirin Local Council Development…

Seven Months of Rewarding Customers in the Stanbic IBTC Reward4Saving Promo Draws

In a bid to keep inspiring Nigerians to develop a healthy savings culture, Stanbic IBTC Bank, a subsidiary of Stanbic IBTC Holdings, held its seventh Reward4Saving promo draw at its head office on Monday, 08 July 2022. The July draw is the fourth of the second season of the promo and the seventh since inception.…

Reddington Hospital Launches Body Care Plastic Surgery Clinic

Ahead of an official launch, The Reddington Hospital Group has announced that it has established a Bodycare Plastic Surgery Clinic at the Hospital in Victoria Island, Lagos. The new centre is the result of collaboration between The Reddington Hospital Group and Abuja Plastics, a renowned plastic surgery centre in Nigeria. This collaboration, combining an internationally…

With four branches already booming and servicing its teeming customers, novel Superstore, Old English Supermarket has opened another outlet. This is to further realise its aim of becoming the superstore of choice of millions of upwardly mobile Nigerians. Old English Supermarket founded a couple of years ago, is a rare combination of visionary enterprise, diligent…

NDLEA Uncovers 442 Parcels of Crystal Meth in Heads of Smoked Fish at Lagos Airport

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have uncovered no fewer than Four Hundred and Forty Two (442) parcels of Crystal Methamphetamine concealed in heads of fishes packed in cartons for export to Dubai, the United Arab Emirates through the SAHCO shed of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja Lagos. The agency’s Director,…

Lagos Lifts Suspension of Planning Approvals in Banana Island, Osborne Foreshore Schemes

The Lagos State Government has lifted the suspension order on granting Planning Permits for land extension into the lagoon at Banana Island and Osborne Foreshore Schemes. A statement signed by the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr.  Idris Salako said the lifting of the suspension was predicated on the projection of the new…

Politicians Recruiting Cultists, Ex-Convicts to Destabilise Rivers State – Wike

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has said the State has obtained intelligence reports that some misguided politicians have started recruiting cultists, ex-convicts and thugs in furtherance of their political aspirations for 2023. The governor said the State government is aware that owners of hotels and entertainment centres are in the process of giving out…

Mouka Parent Company, Dolidol, Appoints Dr Adesegun Akin-Olugbade as New Vice Chairman

Mouka, the market leader in Nigeria’s sleep industry and a new member of the Dolidol International group, has appointed Dr Adesegun Akin-Olugbade as its new Vice Chairman. The Board of Mouka’s parent company, Dolidol, has given their vote of confidence to the new Vice Chairman, who has an impressive resume of sterling accomplishments. According to…

Whistle-Blower Initiative: LIRS Partners Deloitte to Boost Transparency in Tax Administration

The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has said its Whistle-Blower Initiative will deepen transparency, and accountability and uphold a high standard in the administration of the tax system in the state. The Executive Chairman of the LIRS, Ayodele Subair, at the official launching of the initiative in Lagos on Friday, said the platform was…