The members of staff of a firm, Chinese Group of Companies, Ikeja, Lagos, were thrown into confusion on September 9, 2012 after the corpses of two of their colleagues, Odion Imhonbhio and Richard Dada, were found at the bottom of the swimming pool on the premises.
PUNCH Metro learnt that Odion and Dada went swimming the previous night around 9pm and were not seen till the following morning.
It was learnt that the corpses were immediately recovered and sent to Lagos State University Teaching Hospital for autopsy.
~ President Jonathan alleged that the ‘Occupy Nigeria’ anti-fuel subsidy removal mass protest was sponsored.
President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday resuscitated the controversy, which followed the fuel subsidy removal in January.
Jonathan alleged that the Occupy Nigeria anti-fuel subsidy removal mass protest, organised by civil society groups in Lagos in the wake of the removal of fuel subsidy in January, was manipulated by an unnamed class of people.
He said the protest was not a true reflection of the position of the masses but that of those who sponsored them.
~ Oando, 20 others shortlisted for electricity distribution firms
The National Council on Privatisation on Tuesday shortlisted 21 bidders for 10 out of the 11 electricity distribution firms in the country. The decision was taken at the council’s meeting presided over by Vice-President Namadi Sambo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
According to him, the firms shortlisted for the Ibadan Distribution Company include Western Consortium, Integrated Energy Distribution and Marketing Company and Kepco/NEDC Consortium.
For the Ikeja Distribution Company, the shortlisted firms are Oando Consortium, Amperion Power Distribution Company Limited, Honeywell Energy Resources International Limited, Integrated Energy Distribution and Marketing Limited, Vigeo Holdings, Gumco, African Corporation AFC &CESC, Kepco/NEDC Consortium, West Power and Gas as well Rockson Engineering Limited.
A member of the NCP, Mr. Atedo Peterside said Kann Consortium Utility Company Limited and Interstate Electrics Limited were shortlisted for the Abuja Distribution Company.