Imota Rice Mill
The Special Adviser to the State Governor on Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya has expressed satisfaction with the progress of work being done at the 32 metric tones per hour capacity Imota Rice Mill.
Olusanya who was at the mill on Thursday to assess the progress of work so far done noted that the mill, when completed would be the 4th largest in the world and the largest in Africa.
She pointed out that agriculture and food security were important components of the THEMES developmental agenda of of the State Government of making Lagos a 21st century economy, thus, the commitment of the … >>> Read Full Story
The Nigerian Army has released its telephone numbers to residents of the states in the South-East, where it recently launched a training exercise, called Atilogwu Udo 1 (meaning Dance of Peace).
Col. Aliyu Yusuf, Deputy Director, Public Relations, 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Enugu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Enugu that the exercise was designed to check crime and criminality in the zone.
He said the six sectors domiciled in various army formations in the five South-East states and Calabar, Cross River, under the 82 Division, were participating in the exercise, which commenced on November 1.
Yusuf gave the … >>> Read Full Story
The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has released the preliminary reports on serious incidents involving three Air Peace aircrafts.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Commissioner for AIB, Mr. Akin Olateru, confirmed the development to newsmen on Thursday in Lagos State.
Olateru said the reports released included the serious incident involving Air Peace Limited B737-300 aircraft with nationality and registration marks 5N-BUK at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on May 15.
He said also released was the report on the serious incident involving the airline’s B737-500 aircraft with nationality and registration marks 5N-BRN at Port Harcourt International Airport on June 22.
He added … >>> Read Full Story
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) have concluded arrangement to sign a 1.16 million dollar grant as part funding for the NNPC-Abuja Independent Power Project (IPP).
The Corporation disclosed this in a statement by Mr Samson Makoji, Acting Spokesman for NNPC, in Abuja on Thursday.
He said that the arrangement was the outcome of a business meeting between the Management of NNPC and the USTDA at the NNPC Towers.
Makoji noted that both parties agreed to close out the deal on Dec. 1, adding that the IPP was modelled to generate 1,350 megawatts of electricity to … >>> Read Full Story
By Adedayo Akinwale ín Abuja
The House of Representatives has given the Nigerian Army approval to carry out Operation Positive Identification (OPI) with other relevant security agencies.
The green chamber had initially kicked against the operation, which was initially scheduled to commence on November 1, 2019 across the country, saying it would strip Nigerians of their constitutionally guaranteed freedom of movement.
However, the House approved the operation following the report of its Committee on Army on the operation which was laid before the House at plenary on Thursday by its Chairman, Hon. Abdulrazak Namdas.
According to the report, “The Army can continue with the Operation … >>> Read Full Story
Accreditation is important because it helps determine if an institution meets or exceeds minimum standards of quality and helps students determine acceptable institutions for enrollments.
Some universities claim that they are Approved or Registered in a particular state. This does not mean that they accredited but that they can operate as a business in that state.
In the US to be an Accredited university such university must be accredited by one of the Regionally Accrediting Organisations which are the following:
Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)… >>> Read Full Story
The collapsed building
A one storey building has collapsed at Tejuosho area of Yaba, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria after fire razed the structure.
Director General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu told PM News that on arrival at the scene of incident, it was discovered that a storey building was gutted by fire as a result of power surge from one of the rooms before escalating to other parts of the building.
He said the intensity of the fire had caused physical cracks and collapse of the building, adding that there was no loss of life but that two male adult sustained injuries.… >>> Read Full Story