NBA bars members from kidnap cases

The Benin Branch of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), on Thursday, barred its members from handling cases of kidnapping.  The branch made this known in a communiqué signed by its Chairman, Mr Collins Ogiegbaen, and Secretary, Mr Pius Oiwoh, on Thursday in Benin. The association said it is withdrawing its services from all suspects whose […]

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Transport Minister praises NPA for establishing Harbour Simulation Centre Apapa

By Foster Obi Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Chibuike Ameachi has lauded the Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) at the establishment of an Ultra-Modern Marine and Harbour Simulation Centre at Dockyard Apapa. A press statement signed by Engr. A. A. Jatto, NPA’s General Manager, Corporate & Strategic Communications said while  addressing stakeholders at the […]


Nigerians spend N767.23bn on airtime in three months

Subscribers to mobile telecommunications services in Nigeria spent about N767.23bn on airtime purchase from November 2018 to January 2019, investigations have revealed. This figure is based on the number of subscribers in the three months under review, which was obtained from the Nigerian Communications Commission, and the industry’s Average Revenue Per User provided by network […]


Another building collapses in Lagos

Four people have been rescued from a building that collapses on Lagos Island on Monday evening. When The PUNCH visited the site of the incident at Egerton Square in Oke-Arin area of Lagos Island, the four men trapped under the rubble had been rescued and taken to the hospital. According to chairman of the Community […]