4.7 Magnitude Earthquake Hits UK

An earthquake hit the UK with thousands of people reporting tremors across England from as far as Cornwall to Liverpool. Its epicentre fell about eight miles northeast of Swansea city centre, according to the US Geological Survey, sparking an evacuation at Swansea University. The EMSC, an independent scientific organisation based in Paris, said it measured…

Cows Incursion: FAAN Apologises To Air Peace, Passengers

Following cows incursion into Akure Airport Runway on Saturday, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria FAAN yesterday apologised to Air Peace and also the traveling public. In an official statement issued at the weekend and signed by the General Manager, Public Affairs unit of FAAN, Henrietta Yakubu, the aviation agency stated ‘FAAN wishes to apologize…

Petrogress To Invest $5m In Nigeria’s Oil, Gas Sector

Petrogress, Inc, through subsidiary, Petrogress International, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and a Partnership Agreement with A&E Petroleum Co. Limited, a Nigerian corporation to jointly form and co-operate a firm to be named P&A Nigeria Oil Co. Ltd. (“PANOC”) to engage in oil and gas business opportunities in Nigeria. PANOC is expected…

Export Barge Yet To Arrive Apapa Port 10 Days After Flag-off

The barge conveying the first export of manganese, a solid mineral resource from the Ikorodu Lighter Terminal has not arrived Apapa port, 10 days after flag-off, LEADERSHIP can report. Recall that the managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms. Hadiza Bala-Usman had on Wednesday, February 7 flagged-off the exportation of the solid mineral…

Advancing The Cause Of Women’s Right

Over the years, women have been subject of harassment, intimidation, victimization and all sort of subjugation thereby making them as second class citizen in the society.  This undoubtedly gave rise to the emergence of all manner of groups and organizations across the world with a singular mission to ‘salvage’ women from such quandary. However, many…

FCTA Suspends Registration Of New Private Schools

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has placed an indefinite suspension on registration of new private primary and secondary schools, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Speaking during a meeting with representatives of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPSS), in his office, at the weekend, the secretary, Education Secretariat (FCTA), Sen. Isah…