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Gov Emmanuel, Akwa Ibom

How Gov Emmanuel is ending decade arrears of gratuities, pensions in Akwa Ibom

Few weeks to Christmas, some retired primary school teachers in Akwa Ibom state and they’re next – of – kins protested the non – payment of their retirement benefits by the successive administrations. During that protest, they demanded the payment of their gratuity, arrears of pension, death gratuity to next – of – kins, 7.5 compulsory pension deduction from salary, among other demands.

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Amotekun: Restructuring now inevitable — Ohanaeze, Bakare

The boiling debate on Operation Amotekun

OPERATION Amotekun; hurriedly put  together under the auspices of the Western Nigeria Security Network, WNSN, by state governors in the South-west, continues to elicit wide reactions from a cross-section of Nigerians at home and abroad. This should be expected because of the political and security implications of that decision, which has been described as creative, innovative, and timely, even though some critics, on the other hand, do not agree on its uniqueness.

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Brace up for leadership, Buhari urges Nigerian youths

A new case for a Commonwealth based on trade

The United Kingdom’s exit of the European Union is now all but certain. Only the passage of time will reveal what their new relationship shall be. But with this new arrangement, I – like many other Commonwealth leaders – also seek a new settlement: not only of closer relations between the UK and my own nation, but of unleashing trade within the club in which we together shall remain.

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Mechanic bags 3 months’ imprisonment for belonging to Aiye society

NNPC, Supreme Court ruling and frustration of BCE consultants

SOMETIME in or around 1998, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, advertised for provision of consultancy services for the Bonga Oil Field Development Project which constituted the first major offshore Deep-Water Development Projects in Nigeria. BCE Consulting Engineering, of which I am the chief executive, applied for the provision of the services and after series of interviews, stages and demonstrations of the firm’s financial capacity to render the requisite services in respect of the Bonga Development Project, it was duly appointed to offer the services to the Bonga Field Development.

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