Communications minister mourns Omatek boss, Seriki

TVC E. The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu has condoled with the family of Mrs Florence Seriki, the Founder and Chairman of Omatek Ltd. Shittu commiserated with Seriki’s family in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja by the Special Assistant Media to the Minister, Mr Victor Oluwadamilare. He also commiserated with the nation’s ICT community over the sudden death of the frontline indigenous computer manufacturer. The minister, who received the news of her death with a rude shock, described her demise as an irreparable loss to the Seriki family, the nation’s ICT community and the country at large. Shittu said that Seriki died when the nation needed her wealth of experience to boost ICT development in the area of manufacturing and assemblage of computers, equipment and accessories. “Her death is a monumental loss to the nation, especially at this period that the government is courting the ICT sector as the next mainstay of...

Sex attacker slashed his throat to avoid going to prison and his plan worked

TVC E. Lukasz Robert Pawlowski, 33, thought he was at the risk of going to jail for committing sexual assault and to prevent that from happening, he used a three-inch blade, which he smuggled through the toilet, to slit his throat while standing in the dock at the Haverfordwest Magistrates' Court, United Kingdom. He was airlifted to the hospital following the stunt and was remanded in custody upon his release from the hospital. Lukasz had been on trial for grabbing a shopkeeper and kissing her on the lips. He had approached the shopkeeper and pointed to his cheeks, asking her to kiss him. Without waiting for his request to be granted or refused, he leaned over the counter, kissed her cheeks then asked for her help. Afterward, he grabbed her and kissed her on the lips. The victim, when making a statement said that she was upset by his action and still feels...

Trump tweets hurt equities, U.S. dollar gains

TVC E. Key world equity markets fell on Monday as U.S. President Donald Trump's allegations that he was wiretapped by his predecessor dimmed the prospects for U.S. tax reform plans, while the dollar rose on improved chances an anti-EU candidate will become France's president. Trump offered no evidence when he alleged, in a series of tweets on Saturday, that President Barack Obama had wiretapped him. That, combined with rising scrutiny of his campaign's ties to Russia, put a damper on investor enthusiasm for stocks. Alain Juppe, who served as French prime minister from 1995 to 1997, said he would not seek his country's presidency in April elections, a development seen as likely boosting the candidacy of far-right party leader Marine Le Pen. A poll last week showed that if Juppe replaced the scandal-hit Francois Fillon as candidate, he would likely win the election's first round of voting in a scenario that would likely...

We Will Occupy Nigeria if Buhari Fails to Come Back in 2 Weeks – Group

TVC E. A group known as 'Concerned Nigerians' has given Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari  2 weeks to return to Nigeria, or else. Read  below: Today – March 4th, 2017 – marks 45 days of President Muhammadu Buhari’s absence from his office as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and from the country as a whole on a medical vacation in the United Kingdom. During this period, he has not made any public appearances and has only clandestinely “communicated” with very few people. Furthermore, details of President Buhari’s health status have been kept away from the generality of Nigerians while his media team and other members of his cabinet/party make conflicting comments regarding his health. 2. We acknowledge that during this period President Buhari has satisfied constitutional requirements by transmitting letters to the National Assembly handing power over to his Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on an acting capacity. However, during this period President Buhari...

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