Vessels stranded with 125,500 tons of petroleum products

As loading resumes at Mosimi depot in Ogun State, no fewer than 10 vessels laden with 125,500 metric tons of various petroleum products have been stranded on Lagos water channel since March, 2017, New Telegraph has learnt. The products, which are expected at seven different jetties in the last three weeks, are premium motor spirit (PMS), diesel and Jet A1. These products arrived at Lagos anchorage and are awaiting berthing space. According to Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA)’s shipping position, six of the vessels are being expected at Ibafon jetty with…

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Fixing of hair is not normal –Yemi Alade

Sultry songstress, Yemi Alade, has travelled round the world, performing and sharing the stage with top international superstars, such as Mary J. Blige, Shina Peters, M.I, Wizkid, Waje and lots of others. She also headlined the Super Diva’s Nite at the 2013 Calabar Festival, and opened the 2013 Headies Awards, popularly referred to as ‘Nigeria’s Grammy Awards’. In 2014, Alade teamed up with award-winning cinematographer, Clarence Peters, to create a music video for her popular single, ‘Johnny’, which now has over 30 million views on YouTube. ABIOLA ALABA PETERS engages…

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The restructuring debate

The need to restructure Nigeria has continued to dominate the political space of late. The calls, no doubt, are predicated on the dangers of ethnicity, religious bigotry and economic deprivation, which are rapid destroyers of any society Advocates of restructuring are of the view that Nigeria is likely to disintegrate if urgent steps are not taken to address pertinent questions of autonomy for the states; fiscal federalism to pave the way for resource control by the states; equality of states and local governments among the six geo-political zones; state police…

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Unilever leads home care market with 25% value share

Unilever remains the leading player in overall home care market with 25 per cent value share. According to Euromonitor International, this is due to its strength in hand wash detergents, where the company led with over 34 per cent share in 2016. The company also dominates liquid fabric softeners with 94 per cent share and ranked fourth in standard powder detergents with 5 per cent . The company continued to invest in its range at the end of the review period, notably re-launching Sunlight 2-in-1 in standard powder detergents with…

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World’s oldest person dies at 117

The world’s oldest person has died in Italy at the age of 117, reports say. Emma Morano was born on 29 November 1899 in the Piedmont region of Italy. She was officially the last person born in the 1800s still living. She had attributed her longevity to her genetics and a diet of three eggs a day, two of them raw. Ms Morano was the oldest of eight siblings, all of whom she has outlived. She died at her home in the northern city of Verbania. Her life not only…

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World’s oldest person dies at 117

The world’s oldest person has died in Italy at the age of 117, reports say. Emma Morano was born on 29 November 1899 in the Piedmont region of Italy. She was officially the last person born in the 1800s still living. She had attributed her longevity to her genetics and a diet of three eggs a day, two of them raw. Ms Morano was the oldest of eight siblings, all of whom she has outlived. She died at her home in the northern city of Verbania. Her life not only…

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