ARET ADAMS FOUNDATION INSTITUTES PROFESSORIAL CHAIR AT UNIPORT, UI.

By BEST OFORI. The Aret Adams Foundation has disclosed that the foundation has instituted the Aret Adams professorial Chair in Petroleum Engineering at the university of Port Harcourt( UNIPORT), River state, in collaboration with Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC). Also instituted is the Aret Adams professorial chair for Entrepreneurship and business development at the Ambrose Alli University(AAU), Ekpoma, Edo state, in partnership with Niger Delta E&P. Furthermore, the proposed professorial Chair for Geology at the University of Ibadan, which is the Alma mater of Chief Aret Adams, has received proposal…

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AGAIN, EARTH TREMOR HITS ABUJA.

Earth Tremor has been reported in Mpape, a suburb of Abuja on Friday. Residents reported that the seismic disturbances occurred at about 2 .a.m. when many of them were already in bed. The Tremor was said to have affected many buildings in the area. A resident, named Favour, confirmed the incident to THISDAY Newspapers. She also said the Tremor claimed three lives in the community. She said she woke up seeing dusts in her room, and many items, littering the space. Earth Tremor of frightening scale jolted Mpape, a hilly…

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2019 ELECTIONS : LAGOS, THE MELTING POT.

Best Ofori The media was awash with screaming headlines, thus; “Mob attacks OPC leader in Okota”!, “Thugs force voters to thumb-print”!, “Pandemonium as thugs set cast votes ablaze at Ago Palace way.” In all of these, there was pandemonium in Lagos as suspected thugs stormed a polling unit at Ago Palace way, Isolo and set ablaze cast ballot papers. According to an eye witness, thugs invaded a polling unit, beating up voters, perceived were there to vote for the opposition. The under- current in that imbroglio stem from the fact…

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ATIKU HAS THE RIGHT TO GO TO COURT. – VICTOR OKHAI.

BY BEST OFORI The presidential candidate of Providence peoples Congress in the Just concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections, Victor Okhai has urged the runner-up in the election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples democratic party to go to court. He said those who are begging Atiku not to go to court, perhaps have skeleton in their cupboard. “Going to court has many advantages. There are many things to be tested. Those who are begging Atiku not to go to court have something to hide. It is his inalienable right…

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LAGOSIANS SHOULD RESIST ETHNIC DIVIDE.

By Best Ofori. Against the backdrop of hatred and violence that reared its ugly head in the wake of the just concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections, some community leaders in Lagos have decried the conflicts that ensued in some flashpoint areas of Lagos. Speaking on Daily Report, on Star FM 101.5, Rasaq Olokooba, is of the view that the conflicts were elicited by politicians who seek refuge in ethnic support. He stated that Lagos is a multi ethnic society that must be administered as such, where the variegated interests…

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OBASANJO KEEPS MUM OVER BUHARI’S RE-ELECTION.

By Best Ofori. As congratulatory messages continue to pour in from within and outside the country over the re- election of President Mohammadu Buhari, former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has kept mum over the development. The Chairman, Independent National Electoral commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, in the early hours of Wednesday declared Buhari winner of the Saturday’s presidential polls. Prominent and well meaning Nigerians as well as international leaders have since been commending and congratulating Buhari over his victory in the election, widely adjudged as peaceful and credible. Obasanjo, who had…

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ONE-CHANCE ROBBERS ARE HERE AGAIN.

By Best Ofori. A few days ago, the police in Ogun state, arrested a three man gang of Robbers On Wheels, otherwise known as ‘One-chance’ in Atan area of Ado-Odo Ota local Government Area of the state, who engaged in luring unsuspecting passengers into a vehicle only to rob them of their money and other valuables on isolated areas on the way later. The suspects, according to the Nation Newspaper were arrested at Atan motor park, following a tip-off by one Mr. Taiye Olotu, who had earlier been their victim.…

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BURNA BOY SINGS “DANGOTE”, SAYS ‘MONEY IS ESSENTIAL’.

2018 artist of the year, Burna Boy, started off 2019 with a single titled “Dangote” produced by Kel P. After a successful outing in 2018, OluwaBurna come through in the new year and dished out the official music video to his last single in 2018 “Killin dem” featuring Zlatan which rolled into 2019 and buzzling speakers heavily on every day streets and play list. Still in the rave and positive, Burna Boy served us with this mid- tempo afro jam he tagged, “Dangote”.. He sings about the fact that in…

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REMEMBERING ARET ADAMS : A LEADER OF MEN – BASIL OMIYI.

Encomium rent the air on Thursday 28th February, 2019 at the Agip Recital Hall , Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos. The occasion,which brought together, a large gathering of stakeholders, government functionaries, friends and family, was in honour of late Chief Godwin Aret Adams, the first Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National petroleum corporation (1988-1990), who later became the special adviser on petroleum Resources to former Head of state, General Abdulsalaam Abubakar (Rtd) in 1998. A foremost oil and gas icon, Aret Adams was a leader of men, who sincerely reverence…

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2019 ELECTIONS : ON LOSS TRAUMA – DR I.B. JAMES.

This is the season of winning and loosing. Not many have the capacity to loose without being emotionally injured, especially when investment in money, time, ego and emotions have been made. Loss emotion can be very devastating and could leave scars on the emotional bodies of the individual which can manifest physical health challenges in the future such as deep aches and pains, auto-immune challenges and Cancer. It is therefore very important that those who have incurred any loss during and after this election, should try and let go of…

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