Author Archives: AYO OLOWO

Ayo Olowo is a writer, a web developer, an online marketer. My interest is in sports and international affairs.

OPEC admits Equatorial Guinea as member

Africa’s third-biggest oil producer, Equatorial Guinea, has been accepted as a new member of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Reuters reports on Thursday. Equatorial Guinea said in January it was seeking to become OPEC’s 14th member and ...

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Manchester Bombing: UK furious over US leaks, stops intel sharing with US

British police have stopped sharing information on the suicide bombing in Manchester with the United States, the BBC reported on Thursday, because of fears that leaks to the U.S. media could hinder a hunt for a possible bomb-maker still at ...

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Court orders DSS to release Ifeanyi Ubah

Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Thursday ordered the unconditional release of the chairman of Capital Oil and Gas limited, Ifeanyi Ubah, held by the Department of State Services (DSS). The court directed the DSS and ...

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Man United beat Ajax 2 – 0 to win Europa League, qualify for Champions League

Manchester United have won the Europa League after beating Ajax 2-0 in the final of the competition, at Friends Arena in Stockholm. It was the first time that United would win the Europa League trophy. The victory was the second ...

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PENGASSAN lauds FG efforts to sustain refineries

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), has commended the Federal Government for its effort  to ensure that the four refineries in the country function at optimal capacity. The President of the association, Mr Francis Olabode, ...

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Nigeria approves committee to fix new minimum wage

Nigeria’s  Federal Executive Council chaired by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has approved a 29-member National Minimum Wage Committee to negotiate with labour unions and work out  a new minimum wage. Labour Minister, Dr. Chris Ngige announced this at the end of the ...

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CAF: Rivers United beat FUS Rabat of Morocco 1-0

Rivers United Football Club of Port Harcourt on Wednesday beat Fath Union Sport (FUS) Rabat of Morocco 1-0 in a CAF Confederation Cup Group A fixture. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Emeka Atuloma scored the lone goal ...

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Nigerian army inaugurates base in Kafanchan

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Tukur Buratai, on Wednesday inaugurated the Army forward operation base in Kafanchan, Kaduna State. The base was established to tackle ethno-religious crisis, banditry and cattle rustling in southern Kaduna. Buratai said the  base was ...

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Court grants former NNPC boss, Yakubu, permission to travel abroad

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday granted Andrew Yakubu, former Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) permission to travel abroad for medical treatment. Mr. Yakubu was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission ...

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Atiku’s wife speaks on how a pastor defrauded her of N918m

Titi Abubakar, wife of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday told an Ikeja high court, that she trusted a business partner who allegedly defrauded her of N918 million because of his status as a pastor. “I thought that the first ...

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