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Breaking-RUGA: Soyinka, Ooni of Ife in joint communique ask Nigerians to defend the sanctity of their ancestral land

Breaking-RUGA: Soyinka, Ooni of Ife in joint communique ask Nigerians to defend the sanctity of their ancestral land

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi and Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka have roundly condemned and countered the ultimatum issued by a self-styled coalition of northern groups (CNGs) to the Federal Government and governors who are opposed to the Ruga settlement programme to reconsider their decision within 30 days. The federal government had last week announced the suspension of the ... Read More »

Court orders release of details of payments to runaway electricity contractors by OBJ, Yar’Adua, GEJ, Buhari

Court orders release of details of payments to runaway electricity contractors by OBJ, Yar’Adua, GEJ, Buhari

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, in a landmark judgment, has ordered the “immediate release of details of payments to all defaulting and allegedly corrupt electricity contractors and companies by the governments of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, former President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, former President Goodluck Jonathan, and the government of Muhammadu Buhari.” The judgment was delivered last Friday by ... Read More »

Features-Prof J.G. Adewale: Odyssey of a renowned scholar and administrator par excellence, By Rahaman Onike

Features-Prof J.G. Adewale: Odyssey of a renowned scholar and administrator par excellence, By Rahaman Onike

  * *Prof Adewale* The decision to write on Professor Jacob Gbemiga Adewale didn’t come as an happenstance,but it is in the spirit of saying farewell to a departing Rector of the Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology,Igboora, whose tenure is ending this week. This great scholar has introduced a lot of strategic innovations into the administration of the ... Read More »

RUGA SETTLEMENT: Give Us Sambisa Forest – Fulani Herdsmen

RUGA SETTLEMENT: Give Us Sambisa Forest – Fulani Herdsmen

Following the suspension of the RUGA settlement which ignited controversy, the National President of Miyetti Allah Kautel Hore Socio-cultural Organization, Alhaji Abdullahi Bodejo, has appealed to the Federal Government to give them Sambisa Forest for relocation. Bodejo who told The Sun that the Fulani never asked for RUGA settlement in the first place, stated that the facilities for carrying out ... Read More »

Catholic Doctors Seek Urgent Solution To Drug Abuse In Nigeria

Catholic Doctors Seek Urgent Solution To Drug Abuse In Nigeria

Bola Owolola Association of Catholic Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (ACMPN) has urged the Federal government and all citizens of the country to step up the fight against all forms of drug abuse and misuse within the country. The renewed war against drug abuse by the medical practitioners was part of critical issues deliberated upon at the weekend during this year’s ... Read More »

ANAMBRA, RIVERS GET NEW COMMISSIONERS OF POLICE

ANAMBRA, RIVERS GET NEW COMMISSIONERS OF POLICE

By Bola Owolola The Inspector General of Police, M.A Adamu, has ordered the immediate posting and redeployment of Commissioners of Police in charge of Anambra and Rivers States Commands. Consequently, a new Commissioner of Police, CP Abang John, formerly of the Department of Research and Planning, Force Headquarters, Abuja has been posted to Anambra State Police Command; while the erstwhile ... Read More »

Okotie-Eboh’s death is a national loss—Omo-Agege

Okotie-Eboh’s death is a national loss—Omo-Agege

*Photo:Chief Adolor Okotie-Eboh Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has described the death of the pioneer Chairman of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in Delta State, Chief Adolor Okotie-Eboh, as a huge loss not just to the state but the entire country. Omo-Agege, while recalling the effective role played by the scion of the great Chief Festus ... Read More »

The Companion: Free Health Screening At National Discourse On Agriculture As Muslim Group Harps On Healthy Living

The Companion: Free Health Screening At National Discourse On Agriculture As Muslim Group Harps On Healthy Living

Nigerians have been urged not to compromise their health and well being despite challenging economic situation. The Amir of The Companion, Alhaji Wale Sonaike, gave the advice while updating stakeholders on the line up of activities for the forthcoming National Discourse of his group. He said the best source of health and well being is food, which explains why the ... Read More »