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Obasanjo, Otudeko, Adebutu, others storm Ota as Dr Segun Osifeso, wife bag top Aworiland chieftaincy titles

Obasanjo, Otudeko, Adebutu, others storm Ota as Dr Segun Osifeso, wife bag top Aworiland chieftaincy titles

Ota, the epicenter of Aworiland was in festive mood over the weekend as dignitaries from different walks of life graced the confirnment of chieftaincy titles of Aare Atunluse of Aworiland and Yeye Atunluse of Aworiland on the Chairman of Mapcotec Nigeria Limited and a Fellow of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS), Surveyor (Dr.) Segun Osifeso and his wife, Chief ... Read More »

Hauwa, wife of late Gov. Suntai of Taraba State set to remarry

The wedding bell is ringing again for Hauwa, wife of former Taraba state governor, late Danbaba Suntai. The woman who lost her husband five years ago is settling down to a second marriage after the death of her husband who succumbed to injuries he had years after a plane he was flying crashed. Late Suntai died on June 28, 2017, ... Read More »

Gov Abiodun shocked at deplorable state of OOU Teaching Hospital, promises overhaul of Ogun health sector

Gov Abiodun shocked at deplorable state of OOU Teaching Hospital, promises overhaul of Ogun health sector

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun on Sunday promised to overhaul the health sector of the state for improved service delivery. He make the pledge when he visited the Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) Teaching Hospital where he expressed shock at the deplorable state of the tertiary health facility. The Governor was taken round the hospital by Chief Medical Director, Dr ... Read More »

Oyo to set up anti-corruption agency –  Makinde

Oyo to set up anti-corruption agency – Makinde

• Promises autonomy for Local Governments The Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has said that his administration will soon establish an anti-corruption agency in the state. The Governor, who stated this while speaking at a two-day induction programme for members-elect of the 9th Assembly of Oyo State, disclosed the readiness of his administration to fight graft. He stated ... Read More »

Saraki Donates Severance Allowance to Leah Sharibu’s family, Others

Saraki Donates Severance Allowance to Leah Sharibu’s family, Others

-Children of Late Senators also to benefit President of the Eighth Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has directed that the National Assembly Management should distribute his Severance Allowance to families of three victims of the insurgency in the North-East zone being perpetrated by Boko Haram and children of late Senators in need of financial assistance. In a statement signed by ... Read More »

Nigeria committed to leading war against maritime crime in Africa- Dakuku

Nigeria committed to leading war against maritime crime in Africa- Dakuku

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has declared Nigeria’s unwavering commitment to its leadership role in the war on piracy and maritime crimes in the Gulf of Guinea region, an area widely considered the global challenging maritime crime base in Africa. Dakuku made the declaration in a keynote address he delivered at ... Read More »

1,522 Nigerians, SERAP, BudgIT, EiE want court to stop NASS N4.68bn ‘welcome package’

1,522 Nigerians, SERAP, BudgIT, EiE want court to stop NASS N4.68bn ‘welcome package’

More than 1,500 concerned Nigerians, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), BudgIT and Enough is Enough Nigeria (EiE) have filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court to “restrain, prevent and stop the National Assembly Service Commission from paying the incoming members of the 9th National Assembly individually and/or collectively over N4.68 billion as ‘welcome package’.”  SERAP, BudgIT and EiE, ... Read More »

Features: Why mammoth crowd welcomed immediate past Borno Deputy Gov, Durkwa back home for Sallah, By Inusa Ndahi

Features: Why mammoth crowd welcomed immediate past Borno Deputy Gov, Durkwa back home for Sallah, By Inusa Ndahi

By Inusa Ndahi, Maiduguri *Hon Durkwa being greeted by a religious leader* Last week Wednesday 4th June 2019, Muslim faithful all over the globe celebrated Eid-El Fitri Sallah, marking the end of the Holy One Month Ramadan Kareem. Just like any celebrity who loved to celebrate the festivity in his/her own home town or village, the immediate past Deputy Governor ... Read More »

Buhari to Open EFCC’s Anti-corruption Summit

Buhari to Open EFCC’s Anti-corruption Summit

By Owolola Adebola President Muhammadu Buhari, will onJune 11, 2019 declare open the National Democracy Day Anti-corruption Summit, organised in Abuja by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in collaboration with the Presidential Inauguration Planning Committee. The summit themed: “Curbing Electoral Spending: A panacea to Public Corruption” will hold at the Congress Hall, Transcorp Hilton, Abuja by 11 am. President Buhari will ... Read More »

Features:Facts About The Kaduna State Religious Preaching (Regulation) Law 2019, By Muyiwa Adekeye

Features:Facts About The Kaduna State Religious Preaching (Regulation) Law 2019, By Muyiwa Adekeye

Kaduna State’s new law to regulate religious preaching outlaws the use of religion for incitement and encourages respect for the rights of others and compliance with the law in the practise of faith. The new law is yet to be signed by the governor, but it is expected to help return religion to the private sphere, encourage respect for the ... Read More »

Family disowns Ogun traditional ruler, asks Governor Abiodun to replace him

Family disowns Ogun traditional ruler, asks Governor Abiodun to replace him

Sixteen members of the Adesina Likoyi family of Moloko Ashipa in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State have disowned their kinsman, Oba Nureni Nosiru, and asked Governor Dapo Abiodun to replace him. Nosiru was among the 75 Baales upgraded to Coronet Obas by the immediate past governor of the state, Ibikunle Amosun, towards the end of his administration. The ... Read More »

Emir Sanusi responds  to query from Gov Ganduje on alleged misappropriation of N 3.4 billion

Emir Sanusi responds to query from Gov Ganduje on alleged misappropriation of N 3.4 billion

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has replied to the query issued to him by the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. The query through the Office of the Secretary to the State Government had given the Emir 48 hours to explain what he knew about the alleged mismanagement of N3.4 billion funds belonging to Kano Emirate. Emir ... Read More »