COVID-19 UPDATE:Edo Government reduces number of people in public gatherings to 20

*Markets are to be shut with only traders selling essentials like Food and Medicine to be allowed to operate.* *To commence mass production of hand sanitisers in collaboration with Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH)* *Directs law enforcement agencies to enforce the restrictions* *ALL RESTRICTIONS ARE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY*

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Reps demand drastic measures over Covid-19

…seek use of unity schools’ hostels as isolation centres …summon CBN governor on interventions The House of Representatives on Tuesday demanded emergency measures on the part of the Executive arm to protect the Nigerian people and the economy from the potentially dire consequences of a widespread outbreak of the Covid-19 among the populace. The House, while adopting a watershed motion by the Speaker Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, directed the Federal Ministry of Education to immediately make available hostels in the now-vacated Federal Government Colleges across the country for use as emergency…

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Press Release:Abuja doctors may suspend strike as House intervenes

Editor. Barring last minute change of decision, health workers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) may call off the industrial action they embarked on by Thursday, 19 March 2020. In a press statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Speaker, Lanre Lasisi, this followed a successful intervention of the House of Representatives after a meeting with the representatives of the striking health workers and the management of the FCT on Tuesday. Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, who had mandated the Rep. Tanko Sununu-led Committee on Health Services to…

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Julius Berger: IGWE ANUGWU AND ENGR. HEINZ STOCKHAUSEN RETIRES AMIDST CELEBRATORY ENCOMIUMS

Two of Julius Berger’s longest serving members of Board ,HIS Royal Highness Igwe Nosike Anugwu and Engr. Heinz Stockhausen have retired from the Board of the company. At a send forth party in honour of the retiring boardroom veterans, which held at the penthouse of the iconic head office of Nigeria’s most successful and exemplary engineering construction company in Utako district of the nation’s capital city Abuja, it was an occasion for a well-deserved celebration of the two great men whose work and tireless dedication to the development and growth…

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Julius Berger has made a reputable name that nobody can change –Awujale of Ijebuland

*.Company donates security patrol vans, school buildings to Ogun communities Editor His Royal Majesty, the Awujale of Ijebu land, Alayeluwa, Oba Sikiru Adetona has commended frontline construction company, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc for its Corporate Social Responsibility efforts even as he adds that the company’s quality projects have continued to endear it to Nigerians across the country. The first class traditional ruler’s commendation came just as Julius Berger donated two new Hilux security vans to communities in the Oba’s domain for security patrols by relevant agencies as well as school…

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Incentivising insurgency with scholarship

Franktalk By Frank Nwosu At about the time reports about Chad executing another batch of Boko Haram members, sentenced to death their roles in a series of bombings in the country, were making the round, in the social media, a few weeks ago, a not-too-unrelated report was also emerging from Nigeria. However, the news from Nigeria was that the Nigerian government was concluding plans to send our own Boko Haram members abroad to study, on govt scholarship. We were also talking about a commission to be set up to cater…

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JULIUS BERGER ABUMET COMMISSIONS EVONIG GLASS PRODUCTION FACTORY IN ABUJA….

By Editor, Abuja Hon. Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo calls initiative revolutionary to Nigeria’s industrial development Nigeria’s leading, most resilient and reliable engineering construction company, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc has offially launched its new innovative product, the Evonig Glass in Abuja. Combined with the launch is the commissioning of the state-of-the art IGU production line at which event guests and specially invited industry and other corporate players had an opportunity to have a first hand look at some of the latest industrial production facilities and processes…

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OPENING CEREMONY OF THE PUBLIC INVESTIGATIVE HEARING OF THE AD-HOC COMMITTEE ON CRUDE OIL THEFT IN NIGERIA.

PROTOCOLS Good morning and thank you all for being here this morning. Crude oil theft and the attendant damage to oil and gas assets across the country destroys the environment, puts the lives of our citizens at risk and undercuts government revenue and compromises government’s ability to meet our nation’s developmental challenges. It is the worst kind of economic sabotage for which there is no viable defence or excuse. Those who engage in these acts of sabotage do so with the full awareness that their actions are inimical to the…

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Emir Sanusi Dethroned.

The Kano State Government under Dr. Umar Abdullahi Ganduje has announced the immediate removal of Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi ii as the Emir of Kano. The State Secretary to the Government Usman Alhaji announced the removal/dethronement saying the government of Umar Ganduje is announcing the removal of Emir of Kano as the Emir of Kano. Usman Alhaji said the Emir is being removed for his total disrespect to the lawful instructions from the government and the lawful authorities. “We are removing him for his disrespect for lawful instructions from…

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