Ambrose Alli varsity sacks lecturers for sexual harrassment, fraud, extortion

The Management of the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State has dismissed 13 academic and non-academic staff members for offences ranging from falsified age, fraud and gross misconduct to extortion and sexual harassment. The acting Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Asomwan Adagbonyin, said the decision was based on the recommendations of the University Staff Disciplinary Committee which found them guilty of the offences. Adagbonyin disclosed this while presenting the committee’s report to the Chairman, Andrew Olotu, and members of the AAU Special Intervention Team on Monday in Benin City.…

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Dangote’s $18.5b refinery commissioned, to release first products in August

The long-awaited Dangote Refinery was commissioned yesterday, Monday, May 23, 2023 by President Muhammadu Buhari amidst fanfare. With an investment of $18.5 billion, the refinery is expected to revolutionise Nigeria’s economy and alter the course of history. The refinery, which is located in Lekki, Lagos state, can process 650,000 barrels of crude oil per day and produce a range of refined petroleum products, including gasoline, diesel, aviation fuel, and liquefied petroleum gas. This will significantly reduce Nigeria’s dependence on imported fuel products and save the country billions of dollars in…

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NDLEA Intercepts UK-bound Meth worth N.5Billion, arrests baron

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have intercepted a large consignment of methamphetamine concealed in powdered custard containers as part of a consolidated cargo going to London, United Kingdom at the SAHCO export shed of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja Lagos. The illicit drug consignment weighing 30.10 kilograms with a street value of N567million was detected and seized by NDLEA operatives at the airport on Tuesday 16th May. The follow-up operation, led to the arrest of a freight agent, Nwobodo Chidiebere; a female suspect, Chioma…

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