MRS OIL CHAIRMAN, SAYYU DANATATA RESIGNS

By Wale Odunsi on July 18, 2017@dailypostngr Sayyu Dantata, chairman MRS Oil has tendered his resignation. This is contained in a notice sent to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). The management of MRS Oil said Dantata will be replaced by Patrice Alberti. The letter signed by O.M. Jafojo, company secretary, read: “By the resolution of the board of directors of MRS Oil Nigeria Plc, the following board changes were approved”. “The resignation of Alhaji Sayyu I. Dantata as the chairman of the board of directors of the company. “The appointment of Mr.…

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LAI MOHAMMED UNVEILS 1 MIL DOLLARS SUPPORT FUND FOR CREATIVE INDUSTRY

Akeem Lasisi and Olusola Fabiyi The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Monday announced the establishment of a $1m venture capital to boost the Nigerian creative industry. Mohammed made this known in Lagos at the opening of a two-day workshop on the creative industry financing, where the Minister of Finance, Mrs.  Kemi Adeosun, also pledged support for the sector. The Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mrs. Aisha Abubakar; Minister of Information and Communication from the Republic of Niger, Hadjia Koubra Sani, and many creative…

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LAGOS SCHOOL EMERGE WINNERS IN 2017 WORLD ROBOT OLYMPIAD

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the 2017 edition of the competition, which took place at School Hall of British International School, Victoria Island, Lagos State Model College, Meiran and Araromi Ilogbo Junior Secondary, Oke Afo on Saturday emerged champions of the 2017 World Robot Olympiad, Nigeria. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the 2017 edition of the competition, which took place at School Hall of British International School, Victoria Island, was sponsored by Arc Light Foundation. Arc Light Foundation is the exclusive partners of LEGO in Nigeria…

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WE HAVE A SUBSISTING AGREEMENT TO CONTINUE TO USE THE NAME ETISALAT, SAYS NEW MANAGEMENT

The management of the company said this in reaction to the three weeks ultimatum given it by United Arabs Emirate-based Etisalat Group to stop the usage of the brand name The Management of Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited, trading as Etisalat Nigeria, has said it has a subsisting agreement for the continued usage of the brand name. The management of the company said this in reaction to the three weeks ultimatum given it by United Arabs Emirate-based Etisalat Group to stop the usage of the brand name. This is coming…

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REAL REASON WHY MUBADALA WANTS ETISALAT BRAND NAME DROPPED

…Threatens showdown with Nigerian investors    By Olabisi Olaleye, with Agency report   Mubadala, majority shareholder, representing Etisalat of UAE has threatened a showdown if Nigerian investors fail to drop its brand name (Etisalat) from the local arm at the expiration of three weeks. In a twist yesterday, Etisalat terminated its management agreement with its Nigerian affiliate and gave the managers three weeks to phase out the brand in Nigeria.  Chief Executive Officer, Etisalat International, Hatem Dowidar, disclosed that all the UAE investors had exited the company and have left…

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SEE PICS AS NIGERIAN JOLLOF RICE WINS AWARD IN WASHINGTON AS THE BEST IN THE WORLD

Nigeria Jollof has been declared the best in first ever Washington DC Jollof Festival. On July 2, 2017, Ms. Atinuke Ogunsalu of Queensway Restaurant & Catering in Maryland, US, became the winner of the first ever Jollof Hackathon presented by I/O Spaces during Jollof Festival In Washington DC. The event was organized by Afropolitan Insights. Ms. Ogunsalu proved to all that Nigerians can indeed cook Jollof when she secured her country the win at the event. Her competitors at the event were Cameroon, Ghana, and Sierra Leone. Each finalist was…

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FG UPGRADES MOSHOOD ABIOLA POLYTECHNIC TO UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The National Universities Commission on Monday gave a recognition letter to an Ogun State Government delegation, granting the approval for the upgrading of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, to Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology. The NUC Executive Secretary, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, who delivered the approval letter to the Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, at the NUC Headquarters, Abuja, said the MAUTECH was now the 45th state university and the 85th public university in the country. According to him, the take-off of the university will mean…

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TERRORISTS STEAL.OUR UNIFORMS TO COMMIT ATROCITIES SAYS ARMY CHIEF, BURATAI

Olaleye Aluko The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.Gen Tukur Buratai, has said terrorists stole weapons, uniforms and boots from the troops in the North-East and used them to perpetrate crimes. Buratai said this in an interview with Voxafrica TV, a United Kingdom-based station, on Saturday. He was reacting to allegations of abuses by the army raised by the Amnesty International. The army chief noted that terrorists gave misleading information to the AI, accusing the army of those crimes. Buratai said, “AI is an international non-governmental organisation that has its own…

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NIGERIA’S 11-YR OLD TENNIS SENSATION: I NEED 40MIL NAIRA TO STEP INTO SERENA WILLIAMS’ SHOES

For her tender age of 11, MaryLove Edwards is smart and intelligent. Taiwo Alimi sat down with the tennis kid-star as well as her trainer, Kayode JayJay Savage, to trash-talk about her family, exploit, and future. It is interesting as well as revealing, enjoy…. Although, 11-year-old tennis sensation would not be lured into comparing herself with Grand Slam winner and tennis great, Serena Williams, her story and charisma are near similar to that of the American superstar. Their skills were both discovered and nurtured by their father. MaryLove’s enthusiasm is…

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