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Eid: Indonesian Ambassador celebrates in Rugga Fulani village 

Eid: Indonesian Ambassador celebrates in Rugga Fulani village 

  …slaughters cow, distributes  food items Indonesian Ambassador to Nigeria, AVM (Rtd)  Dr. H. Usra Hendra Harahap , his spouse, Ibu Hj. Umrotien Zunaeny Harahap celebrated  Eid Adha in Rugga Fulani village, Lower Usman Dam in the outskirts of Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja Nigeria. The Ambassador who was in company of his spouse and entire embassy staff said he ... Read More »

NEPC Charges Ekiti on  Yam, Banana Exportation to World Market

NEPC Charges Ekiti on Yam, Banana Exportation to World Market

By Ade Ademiju, Ado -Ekiti The Nigeria Export Promotion Council(NEPC), has enjoined Ekiti government to encourage mass production and proper packaging of some of its non- oil products for export to enhance foreign revenue earnings that can boost the economy of the state. NEPC said statistics revealed that Ilawe Ekiti axis of the state trades over three milion bunches of ... Read More »

Robbers attack Catholic Convent in Benue, steal bus

Robbers attack Catholic Convent in Benue, steal bus

Armed robbers have reportedly attacked the Reverend Sisters at Nativity Convent, Okwunga – Ugbokolo, Benue State. The attack took place on Tuesday, August 13, according to Fr Ojaje Idoko, who said in a statement that a bus branded Sisters of Nativity was stolen during the robbery attack He gave the particulars of the bus as: Registration number APP786AS. State of ... Read More »

Kidnapped DPO regains freedom after paying N3m ransom

Kidnapped DPO regains freedom after paying N3m ransom

The Divisional Police Officer, Delta State command, who was allegedly kidnapped along Benin-Asaba Expressway on Friday between Onicha-Ugbo and Issele-Uku axis has regained his freedom. A source at the state police command headquarters in Asaba told The PUNCH that the victim was freed by his abductors after paying a ransom of N3 million. The gunmen were said to have shot ... Read More »

Photo news: Omo-Agege, Governors pay Buhari Sallah homage in Daura

Photo news: Omo-Agege, Governors pay Buhari Sallah homage in Daura

  *The DSP, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (right), Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, his Kaduna State counterpart, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai and President Muhammadu Buhari during the visit.* Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege and governors from the different states of the federation of Tuesday paid Eid-el Kabir homage to President Muhammadu Buhari in his Daura, Katsina State country home. Read More »

Joe Igbokwe, 12 others make Sanwo-Olu’s final list of cabinet nominees

Joe Igbokwe, 12 others make Sanwo-Olu’s final list of cabinet nominees

  Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Tuesday  transmitted the final list of his cabinet nominees to the State House of Assembly. The latest development is coming four weeks after the Governor sent the first batch of the list to the lawmakers for screening. Thirteen Commissioner- and Special Adviser-designates made the second list. A statement by the Deputy Chief ... Read More »

Ogun Job Portal For Launch Thursday

Ogun Job Portal For Launch Thursday

  The job portal promised by the Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, will be formally launched on Thursday. The public presentation will take place at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta at 12 noon prompt. The portal would register, on a continuous basis, employed and unemployed youths in the State with a view to providing them jobs ... Read More »

JAMB appoints Jega chairman of admission committee

JAMB appoints Jega chairman of admission committee

  The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has inaugurated a committee on the internalisation of admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The committee has Profesor Attahiru Jega, a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission,(INEC) as chairman. The JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, who inaugurated the committee, said its duty was to put in place the machinery to ... Read More »

Celebrating Africa’s digital potential on UN Youth Day

Celebrating Africa’s digital potential on UN Youth Day

“Africa’s young population could be its greatest asset in an age where many other regions in the world are aging as a result of declining birth rates”   By Ime Archibong, Vice President, Product Partnerships at Facebook Many things have been said about the future Africa and its potential, it has been called the Opportunity Continent, the Next Frontier and Africa ... Read More »

Ekiti workers urge Fayemi to back promotion with financial benefits

  By Ade  Ademiju, Ado -Ekiti Civil Servants in Ekiti State have become apprehensive over non implementation of  financial benefits on their three years promotion for different workers for the years 2015,2016 and 2017. The workers  under the aegis of  Joint Public Service Negotiating Council (JNC) in a press release  signed by the Chairman  Comrade Fatomiluyi Kehinde and the secretary, ... Read More »

Eid: Wife of Lagos State Governor calls for unity, cooperation

Eid: Wife of Lagos State Governor calls for unity, cooperation

  The wife of the Lagos State governor, Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, has called on Nigerians to embrace unity and mutual cooperation. Dr Sanwo-Olu who spoke at a special Eid-El-Kabir get-together organised by the state government at Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja added that such virtues remain critical to engender peace and prosperity. According to her, it has become expedient for citizens ... Read More »

Ogun considering death penalty for kidnappers-Gov Abiodun

Ogun considering death penalty for kidnappers-Gov Abiodun

  Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has said his administration is considering sending a bill to the House of Assembly proposing death penalty for kidnappers. He stated this when he received members of the Remo League of Imams who paid him a visit as part of activities marking the 2019 Eid-el Kabir celebration. In a statement posted on his ... Read More »