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100 days in office: Gov. Makinde commissions block of 20 classrooms in Oyo

100 days in office: Gov. Makinde commissions block of 20 classrooms in Oyo

…says we’ll ensure free, quality basic education The Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has commissioned a block of 20 classrooms at the Baptist Secondary School, Oyo, to commemorate his first 100 days in office. This was as the Governor stated that his administration would remain committed to ensuring quality and free basic education for all and sundry in the ... Read More »

INSIDE THE WORLD OF A CRIMINAL ON WANTED LIST IN AMERICA

INSIDE THE WORLD OF A CRIMINAL ON WANTED LIST IN AMERICA

A luxury suite at the W Hotel in Dallas is as good a place as any to conquer the world. At least it seemed that way in 2007 when Tobechi Onwuhara got the crew together. They’d meet there often, seven or eight of them. Some had nicknames from the Ian Fleming lexicon: C, Q, and E. Others were called Mookie, ... Read More »

Tinubu is dead

Tinubu is dead

Alhaji Rafiu Tinubu, former Head of Service of Lagos State, is dead. The former top civil servant died in Abuja yesterday at the age of 75. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State described Tinubu’s death as a huge loss to the state and Nigeria in general. “Alhaji Tinubu’s demise came at a time the nation and Lagos in particular needed ... Read More »

Opinion:General Magashi and the National Security Agenda, By Yushau A. Shuaib

Opinion:General Magashi and the National Security Agenda, By Yushau A. Shuaib

  *General Magashi* When Major General Bashir Magashi (rtd.) was announced as a ministerial nominee, I reached out to the former Commissioner for Information and Finance in Kano State, Mallam Garba Yusuf, for an insight into the capabilities of the retired military officer. I was aware that Magashi had led a 12-man high-powered reconciliation committee of the ruling party in ... Read More »

FIRS contributes more than half of funds to Federation Account, Says RMAFC

FIRS contributes more than half of funds to Federation Account, Says RMAFC

  *L-R: Mr Fowler, Chief Mbam* The Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) Chief Elias Mbam has commended the efforts of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) towards revenue generation, stating that the agency contributed 59.7 percent, representing more than half of revenues to Federation Account in the last three months. Mbam spoke on Thursday during ... Read More »

AIG Leye Oyebade commissions upgraded Police Divisional Hq. (See pictures)

AIG Leye Oyebade commissions upgraded Police Divisional Hq. (See pictures)

  The Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone XI, AIG Leye Oyebade on Wednesday commissioned the upgraded a Police Divisional Headquarters located at Opete, in Ogo-Oluwa Local Government Area of Oyo State. At the ceremony, AIG Oyebade said “The upgrading of the police station is part of the IGP’s relentless commitment to bringing policing nearer to the ... Read More »

Breaking: South Africa Shuts Down Embassy In Nigeria

Breaking: South Africa Shuts Down Embassy In Nigeria

  South Africa High Commission in Nigeria has shut down its offices and consulate following retaliatory attacks from youths in the country over attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. The acting High Commissioner, Amb. Bobby Moroe, who made this known said he had directed the Mission to suspend all consular activities until the situation improved. He explained that the reported ... Read More »

Road Construction: MFM Relocates Monthly Programme  From Lagos- Ibadan Expressway

Road Construction: MFM Relocates Monthly Programme  From Lagos- Ibadan Expressway

  The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) has temporarily relocated her monthly Power Must Change Hands programme from the Prayer City, Lagos-Ibadan expressway, to her International Headquarters at Onike, in Yaba, Lagos, with effect from the September edition. The power-packed programme is held in the morning hours of the first Saturday of every month. According to the Assistant ... Read More »