Breaking: Popular OAP, Tosyn Bucknor Has Passed Away
Popular OAP and Inspiration FM’s on-air personality, Oluwatosin ‘Tosyn’ Bucknor, has died, aged 37.
Bucknor was reportedly found dead by husband, Aurelien Boyer, when he arrived home from work on Monday night.
The news was confirmed by her former colleague at Top Radio, Wale Adigun, via his Twitter account.
“So full of life, excitement and always willing to lend a helping hand. This is so devastating!!
“Rest on Voice of Lagos. Rest on Tosyn Bucknor,” Adigun wrote.
The media personality, a graduate of law from the University of Lagos, was born with sickle cell anaemia.
Bucknor was born to Mrs, Sola Bucknor and Mr. Segun Bucknor, a musician, in a cab on August 15 . She’s sister to Funke Bucknor, CEO of Zapphaire Events. Tosyn attended Fountain Nursery and Primary School, Queens’ College, Yaba, University of Lagos (LAW) and the Nigerian Law School, Lagos (LLB). She did her National Youth Service Corps at Port Harcourt, opting to teach Literature-In-English and English at Archdeacon Crowther Memorial Girls’ School, Elelenwo.
Tosyn married her French boyfriend Aurélien Boyer November 15, 2015 at Landmark Events Centre, Oniru.
Radio for Bucknor started with Tee-A on Eko89.7fm after which she interned at Cool 96.9fm where she hosted the Fun Hour Show on Saturdays. Since her youth service in 2009, Bucknor has been a morning show radio host at Top Radio90.9fm. She is the only female radio host handling the morning belt by herself.
She has won or been nominated for several awards including Future Awards, ELOY Awards, Best of Nollywood awards and more.
Buy Affordable Items At Nigeria Customs Online Auction As It Kick Off
The NIGERIA NEWS gathered and reports that the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS are now auctioning seized exotic cars of various model. The Nigerian Customs Online Auction is a platform in which anyone from the public could be able to buy contraband materials seized from the smuggler.
The smugglers were reported to operate in Imo and Delta states. The Controller of Federal Operations Unit in Owerri, Kayode Olusemire relay on Wednesday that the Nigeria customs online auction would be for one month span and would be carried out basically on Monday and Wednesday.
Any interested public has the liberty to log in on the NCS E-portal through this link https://app1.trade.gov.ng/eauction/auction/list/current/1 and participate in the Nigeria Custom Online Auction by selecting any items enlisted on the purchased list.
Mr. Kayode Olusemire said that the items that would be placed for auction are Rolls Royce, Toyota, Mercedes and other variety of cars. Mr. Kayode said for transparency and integrity the Nigeria Customs Service tends to carry out the process through an online webpage.
He enlisted additional materials seized from smugglers as follows, 8 exotic cars with Duty Paid Value, DPV and worths sum of 161 million naira, more than 1, 000, 572 bags of rice with DPV of 31 million naira, fake drugs, and other things.
NNPC Shortlists: NNPC Fixed Date For The Computer Based Test
The NIGERIA NEWS gathered that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC has released the shortlisted list for the NNPC recruitment and following the shortlisting, the date of the computer-based test for the shortlisted candidates is scheduled to be on 1st June 2019.
The NIGERIA NEWS go-ahead to bring to every lucky candidate shortlisted, the notification which was sent on 22nd May 2019 and strictly meant for the successful applicants. It is very crucial and significant to carefully read and comprehend the notification announcement below:
“Following your online application for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), you are hereby notified of your success in the first level screening exercise and the scheduling of a computer based test for Saturday 1st June 2019”.
“The time and venue of the test and other required details will be communicated to you on or before 27th of May, 2019”.
“The NNPC further stated that Validation of credentials in line with our advertised criteria will continue throughout the exercise and candidates will be disqualified if found not to meet the criteria”.
“Candidates not qualified will not receive further communication from us regarding computer based test and other activities”.
Moreso, to the physically impaired candidate, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, the NNPC group General-Manager quotes on Tuesday in Abuja during a briefing with some newsmen that the physically challenged candidates are not excluded or segregated in any way. He therefore says:
“We have a corporate policy here and we do employ many of the physically challenged persons in the corporation. We have one with us here at the corporate affairs division,”
“We have them accommodated also in this ongoing recruitment and also under our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSO) we have helped a lot of the physically challenged especially in the Niger Delta area.’’
The President of the disabled applicants said that there has been a protest to counter the NNPC opinion against the current NNPC recruitment. He then states about the ordeal they’ve been through to make sure the NNPC take action on the Disability Act approved by the president. He quoted that most of the disabled are also degree holders, even to masters level. He states as follows:
“We are here to fight for a minimum of five percent employment opportunity to be given to people living with disability as provided by law,” he said.
“We have written to NNPC several times making them understand that in the ongoing recruitment we were not included.
“This is because in their form there is no provision to indicate the nature of the disabled to be employed.
“Several times we have written to them, no response, sometimes when we come here, we will be embarrassed by the security men. Sometime, they will chase us always, now we have come in our numbers from the 36 states and FCT.’’
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