Freed but in chains: Kanu can’t go to hospital, church, airport

Kanu’s bail conditions draconian, punitive –Ozekhome, Uwazurike, others … he must not be in a crowd of more than 10 people –Justice Nyako It’s a house arrest –Nnamdi Kanu’s deputy Senior lawyers including Chief Mike A. A. Ozekhome (SAN), Chief Goddy Uwazurike, and Prince Ben Onuora have said in granting the bail to Nnamdi Kanu, the Justice Binta Nyako took back with the right hand what she gave with the left, saying that bail is a constitutional right. Former President General of Aka Ikenga, Chief Goddy Uwazurike said the bail…

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Abuja runway: Replicate same speed to fix aviation, others

Government lived up to its word by delivering on the Abuja airport runway rehabilitation. The same speed should be applied to fix the rot in the aviation industry, WOLE SHADARE writes   A hard sell It is no longer news that the Abuja airport runway rehabilitation was completed in record time. If for nothing, it shows that with cooperation, the aviation industry can really develop beyond what it is at present. It was a hard sell for the Federal Government when the idea to shut the Abuja airport was mooted….

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BEDC resolves 128,000 complaints on low supply, others

…as NERC opens Asaba forum office Benin Electricity Distribution Plc (BEDC) said that it had resolved about 128,000 complaints since inception till date, majority of which had to do with low supply and bill estimation complaints. Managing Director/CEO, Benin Electricity Distribution Plc (BEDC) Mrs. Funke Osibodu, said this at the commissioning of the company’s Asaba Customer Complaints Forum Office in Delta State. She opined that the commissioning of the Asaba Customer Complaints Forum Office geared towards ensuring speedy resolution of electricity disputes will re-invigorate BEDC’s commitment to improve customer service…

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Airline invests in free WiFi on-board for Nigerians, others

Turkish Airlines has introduced a new telecommunications service that allows Nigerians and passengers from other nationalities on United Statebound flights of the airlines. The new adjustments, according to the airline in a statement, has become necessary in order to further ensure a pleasant travel to the United States on Turkish Airlines, which is Europe’s Best Airline for six consecutive years, according to recent Skytrax results, The airline extends Business Class free on-board Internet services to economy passengers in exchange for their tablets or laptops while boarding their flights to the…

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Battle to change political fortune

Ogun West: On a date with history Ogun West and the battle for Amosun’s seat In the 41 years existence of Ogun State, only two out of the three senatorial districts in the state have produced governors between themselves. In this report, WALE ELEGBEDE writes on the renewed vigour and resilience of Ogun West senatorial district to break the jinx in 2019 “In the interest of justice and fairness, Ogun West Senatorial district should be given the slot to produce the next governor of the state. If Ijebu and Egba…

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Easter: Theatre Commander fetes troops, others

To ensure cordial relationship between the military and other sister security organizations, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Lucky Irabor, has organised a get together for the troops and other sister security agencies in the area. According to him, the party, which was in the spirit of Easter was to enable so them rob mind and understand each other. While speaking at the event, Irabor said: “We have worked tirelessly and degraded Boko Haram and this get together will give an opportunity to interact and understand ourselves better,…

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Eight die, 24 injured in Lagos, Ogun

Eight people lost their lives yesterday while about 19 others were injured in auto crashes in Lagos and Ogun states. Five people were burnt to death yesterday while five others were injured at the popular Barracks Bus Stop, Surulere when a Volkswagen commercial bus known as Danfo caught fire while descending from the popular National Stadium Bridge on Funsho Williams Avenue. Pedestrians and other sympathisers could hold back tears watching the gory scene of the mangled and burnt bodies of the victims which littered the road. A child, three women…

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