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Oyo Gov. names Deputy Chief of Staff

Oyo Gov. names Deputy Chief of Staff

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has approved the appointment of Mr. Olawale Abdul-Mojeed Mogbonjubola, as his Deputy Chief of Staff. Mr. Mogbonjubola, is an architect by training and principal partner of Cadarch Limited. He attended the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife and has over fifteen years of cognate experience in architecture. His working career had seen him enlist ... Read More »

Makinde’s private sector experience will help Oyo – Gen. Abdusalami

Makinde’s private sector experience will help Oyo – Gen. Abdusalami

Former Head of State, General Abdusalami Abubakar said on Thursday that the private sector experience of the Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde will help him in the governance of the state. General Abdusalami Abubakar, who was on a brief visit to the Governor’s office, said that he was in Ibadan to attend an inaugural lecture of the University ... Read More »

Disappointment as Buhari, Lawan cast doubt on early submission of ministerial list

  R-L: President Buhari, Senator Lawan* A pall of disappointment  on Thursday descended on the much expected submission of the list of ministerial nominees this week or soonest to the National Assembly as President Muhammadu Buhari has he would not be stampeded to doing so. Senate President Ahmed Lawan also denied an earlier statement credited to him which had raised ... Read More »

Stop comparing Nigeria’s democracy with more developed countries, Buhari tells Senate President, others

Stop comparing Nigeria’s democracy with more developed countries, Buhari tells Senate President, others

  *President Buhari addressing leaders of the National Assembly* President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday night in Abuja  urged the legislature to stop comparing Nigeria’s democracy with more developed countries as every country had its peculiarities. He spoke when he hosted leaders of the National Assembly at a dinner in the State House,  pointing out that the historical growth patterns of countries ... Read More »

Volkswagen reopens assembling plant in Nigeria after 20 years

Volkswagen reopens assembling plant in Nigeria after 20 years

  Volkswagen Automobile Group has reopened its auto assembly factory on the Badagry Expressway, Lagos, after 20 years of suspending operations in the country. According to the German automaker, the reopening was made possible through its partnership agreement with a private auto company, the Stallion Group for the assembly of the Volkswagen brand of vehicles in the country in line ... Read More »

Opinion:  The Crisis of Pastoralism and Negative Stereotyping: From Cattle Colonies to Ruga, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Opinion: The Crisis of Pastoralism and Negative Stereotyping: From Cattle Colonies to Ruga, By Jibrin Ibrahim

  Last week, the Federal Government suspended its “Ruga” policy for the sedentarisation of pastoralists following a massive and successful but uninformed campaign against it. It was uninformed because there was no discussion of the policy content that they were against. The thrust of the campaign was that ruga was a Fulani word and settling them means land would be ... Read More »

No plans to increase petrol price — NNPC

No plans to increase petrol price — NNPC

  *Malam Kyari* The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said it has no plans to increase the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly known as petrol in the country. The Corporation made this known in a statement issued by its spokesman, Mr Ndu Ughamadu, in Abuja on Thursday. Ughamadu  advised motorists and other petroleum products consumers to disregard ... Read More »

Gov Abiodun restates commitment to making Ogun investment destination of choice

Gov Abiodun restates commitment to making Ogun investment destination of choice

  The Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has disclosed that the state is irrevocably committed to ensuring that it becomes the investment choice of the country and the world. Gov. Abiodun reiterated this oft stated position in Lagos Thursday at a programme organized by the London Stock Exchange in conjunction with PwC Nigeria to launch a report ” Companies ... Read More »