Friday, July 14, 2017

Etisalat Nigeria Becomes 9Mobile




This is coming in days after the global franchise, Etisalat International ended its management agreement with its Nigerian arm.

PDP Declare Aso Rock Vacant Over Buhari's Absense


Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the House of Representatives on Thursday said that there is vacancy in Aso Rock.

Addressing a press conference on the Supreme Court judgement that affirmed Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi as the party’s chairman, the PDP lawmakers led by Leo Ogor said the party will fill the vacancy come 2019.

“We believe that there’s vacancy in Aso Rock. APC should start packing their things from Aso Rock because PDP will take over in 2019,” Ogor said.

Monday, July 10, 2017

IGP Sacks Four Policemen Over Extortion, Bribery




The Inspector General Of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Sunday sacked four officers of the Ogun State Police Command over extortion and bribery.

The sacked officers are: Inspr. Mufutau Olaosun, Sgt. Adebayo Temitope, Cpl. Bakare Taiwo and Cpl. Adesoye Ayokunlehin.

Etisalat Pulls Out Of Nigeria After Loan Talks Collapse



Abu Dhabi’s Etisalat has terminated its management agreement with its Nigerian arm and given the business time to phase out the brand in Nigeria, the chief executive of Etisalat International told Reuters on Monday.

Nigerian regulators intervened last week to save Etisalat Nigeria from collapse after talks with its lenders to renegotiate a $1.2 billion loan failed.

All UAE shareholders of Etisalat Nigeria have exited the company and have left the board and management, Hatem Dowidar said in an interview.

He said discussions were ongoing with Etisalat Nigeria to provide technical support, adding that it can use the brand for another three-weeks before phasing it out, Reuters reports.

PDP’s Adeleke Wins Osun West By-Election



The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday announced Mr Ademola Adeleke of the PDP as the winner of the Osun West Senatorial by-election.

Flood Throws Ikoyi, Victoria Island, Lekki Into Darkness


The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Sunday announced that there would be power outage in Ikoyi, Victoria Island, Lekki and its environs as the company’s injection substations and equipment submerged in the flood.

UEFA Releases Fixtures For Champions League Second Qualifying Round | First Legs On Tuesday




UEFA, the governing body of football in Europe, has released fixtures for the Champions League second qualifying round, with the first legs starting on Tuesday, July 11, 2017.

Etisalat Nigeria Becomes 9Mobile

This is coming in days after the global franchise, Etisalat International ended its management agreement with its Nigerian arm.