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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says Nigeria has grown its gas supply market from 300 million to two billion cubic feet per day (cfpd).

The Group Executive Director, Gas and Power, NNPC, Dr David Ige, stated this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja.
Ige attributed the feat to successful implementation of the Nigeria Gas Master Plan. He said the gas master plan was a policy document that basically outlined government aspiration for Nigeria. He said its implementation had already positioned Nigeria to be the largest producer of fertiliser by 2018 on the continent.

“Basically today, we have an outlay of many fertiliser plants already positioning Nigeria to be the largest producer of fertiliser by 2018 in this continent.”

He said the policy had impacted positively on the sector, adding that everything that was outlined in it was being implemented to the letter. “Basically today, we have an outlay of many fertiliser plants already positioning Nigeria to be the largest producer of fertiliser by 2018 in this continent. Those are the aspirations of the gas master plan.”

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Oniba Earns Heritage Award for Excellence of the Year







Oba Suliamon Adeshina Raji (Ilufemiloye 1), the Paramount Ruler of Iba Ekun Kingdom has earned the Heritage Award for Excellence of the year at the recently held maiden edition of the Momentous Outstanding Personality Awards 2023.

The Momentous Outstanding Personality Awards (MOPA) organized by Momentous Media (a member of Momentous Media Group) is known for celebrating organizations and individuals who have demonstrated exemplary achievements and made significant contributions towards the growth and development of the community or sector which they belong.

The Momentous Media Group CEO PS Sesan, believed Oniba deserves to be awarded with the ‘Heritage Award for Excellence year 2023′ due to his exemplary leadership quality and his contributions to the advanced development of people and community.

Speaking at the award ceremony, the CEO of Momentous Magazine, Pastor Sesan Awobiye, noted that the award is a token given to recognize people’s effort.

According to him, “Our awards of honour are to fill the gap where money can’t, it signify a token of recognition for your great effort in the society.”

Receiving the award on behalf of his Royal Majesty, Oniba Ekun of Iba Kingdom, High Chief Abu Jelili Ododo (Oba Elect) described the monarch as a philanthropist, a father to all whose hands are always wide open to receive all no matter their background.

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August24news Presents Frame Of 80 Distinguished Lagos Women to First Lady, Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu










…Set to present to other political office holders such as Ministers, Senators, Reps, Assemblies, Commissioners, S.As, Council Chairperson, Others





Publisher of Nigerian Popular Online News Platform; Mr. Ajagbe Adeyemi Teslim has presented a 40 by 72 inches modern frame displaying the faces and profiles of 80 distinguished female political office holders in Lagos State from 1999 to 2023 to the First lady of the state, Her Excellency, Dr (Mrs) Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu.


The frame was tagged; “President Bola Ahmed Tinubu Loyal Babes in Lagos State.”


The presentation was made on Saturday November 4, 2023, during a courtesy visit by media team to the First Lady in Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos.


As earlier stated, the frame consists the photographs, names and profiles of past and present female political office holders in Lagos State from 1999 to 2023.


Beautiful faces on the frame include; Past Deputy Governors, Hon. Minister, Senators of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Federal House of Representatives members, State House of Assembly Members, Commissioners, Special Advisers, Council Chairpersons, Council Executive Secretaries, Council Sole Administrators among others.


Present at the presentation were the Publisher of, Mr Ajagbe Adeyemi Teslim, Editor-in-Chief, Mr. Bolaji Israel and the online Editor, Mr Samson Ajagbe.


in her remarks, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu commended team for the historical research work and initiative, saying that it’s a reminder to all Nigerians that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is a great leader recognised in Africa and all over the world, and that he has produced and promoted the women folk in politics more than any politician.


Ibijoke then advised August24news team to put the frame concept into a book as she said this would be useful to coming generations.


Speaking with newsmen after the presentation, the Publisher of, who is also the brain behind the concept, Mr. Ajagbe Adeyemi Teslim, said that he started compiling the list since the era of President Bola Tinubu as Governor of Lagos State simply because of the opportunity given to women the state to raise them above the common standard in Lagos politics.


Ajagbe expressed his profound gratitude to Mrs Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu for receiving, endorsing and blessing the frame project, adding that the frame will be presented to female dignitaries in the state such as former and current Ministers, Deputy Governors, Senators, Federal House of Representatives members, House of Assembly members, Commissioners, Special Advisers, Council Chairperson, Board Appointees, Captains of industries, Business Executives among Others.


The personalities in the frame include Senator Oluremi Tinubu (OON), Former First Lady of Lagos state and 3 term senator of the federal republic of Nigeria and current First Lady of the federal republic of Nigeria, H.E. Chief. Mrs. Sarah Adebisi Sosan, Former Deputy Governor of Lagos state and Commissioner for Education, H.E Chief. Mrs. Adejoke Orelope Adefulure, Former Deputy Governor of Lagos and Special Adviser to President Muhammad Buhari on SDGs, Former Deputy Governor of Lagos State and incumbent Senator, Chief (Mrs) Idiat Adebule Oluranti, Chief. Mrs. Sherifat Folashade Jaji, Secretary to Lagos State Government, and Hon. Mrs Bimbo Salu-Hundeyin, current Secretary to the State Government.


Others are Hon. Kafilat Ogbara, Member Federal House of Representatives, Kosofe Constituency, Hon. Mrs. Jumoke Okoya Thomas, former Member, Federal House of Representatives and incumbent Lagos APC Woman Leader, Hon. Mrs. Monsunmola Sangodara, member Lagos State House of Assembly Surulere constituency ll and Hon. Mrs. Lasbat Mojisola Miranda, Deputy Speaker Lagos State House of Assembly representing Apapa Constituency l.


Commenting on the project, the National President of Guild of Corporate Online Publisher (GOCOP) and Publisher of Realnews Magazine, Mrs. Maureen Chigbo said that members of the association are known for professionalism and creativity.


Also commenting is the Founder of OmoAlausa Foundation, Dr. Yinka Alausa (USA), who said that the project is laudable and that the presentation is a reminder and appreciation of what the women folk has brought to governance and the welfare of the people.


He added that he will not be surprised if other publishers emulate the concept because August24news recently did something worth commendable, when they presented a frame to the Chief of Staff to the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Tayo Ayinde during his 56th birthday celebration.

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An operative of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) Mr. Atayi Anthony Temitope (Area Golf Command Zone 7 Ejigbo) was honoured with an award of ‘Exceptional Service’ over the weekend by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Chapter of the Radio Television Theater and Arts Workers Union in Lagos.


The Director, Public Affairs and Enlightenment Department of LASTMA Mr Adebayo Taofiq disclosed that Traffic Officer Atayi Anthony Temitope was honoured with the award during the celebration of ‘RATTAWU WEEK’ held at Media Centre of NAN, National Arts Theartre, Iganmu, Lagos.


Chairman of RATTAWU, NAN Chapter Comrade Ayodeji Fadipe stated that the awardee was honoured due to his dedication and commitment in ensuring unimpeded free flow of traffic around Jakande Estate down to Oke-Alfa area of the State.


According to Comrade Fadipe “Traffic Officer Atayi Anthony Temitope was appreciated by the public after he was noticed under heavy rain using broken blocks and other materials in filling every potholes between Jakande Estate down to Oke-Alfa Bridge”


He confirmed that among other uniformed personnel picked for public award consideration, Lastma Temitope emerged winner with his extra selfless services to the community he is serving.


While presenting the award, Mr Ali Mohammad Ali, Managing Director of NAN disclosed that despite the risk associated with controlling/managing traffic, Lastma Temitope was recognised, appreciated for being dedicated to work.


While acknowledging the award as a well-deserved one, the General Manager of LASTMA Mr. Bolaji Oreagba said it would encourage other uniformed personnel to do more in serving the public.


In his remarks, Lastma Atayi Anthony Temitope thanked the members of NAN for the award in recognition of his service to the public.


He also expressed his appreciation to the management of Lastma for creating a conducive environment for its officers.


Lastma Temitope however promised to be more dedicated to duties.



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