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We’ll support FG on agric pilot schemes – Gov Abiodun

We’ll support FG on agric pilot schemes – Gov Abiodun

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has pledged the support of the State Government on various agriculture pilot schemes of the Federal Government, noting that the State would give the FG all required support. Governor  Abiodun, who made this known while he received the Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development in his office in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, said that his administration ... Read More »

Mother, Son Bag 12 Years Jail Term for $82,570 Internet Fraud

Mother, Son Bag 12 Years Jail Term for $82,570 Internet Fraud

BY ONYEKA AJUMOBI ONOCHIE Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, convicted Damilola Ahmed Adeyeri and his mother, Alaba Kareem Adeyeri, on a four-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining money under false pretence to the tune of $82, 570. 00, preferred against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The ... Read More »

CRS: EKEDC commissions renovated Ikoyi passport office, opens customer service point

CRS: EKEDC commissions renovated Ikoyi passport office, opens customer service point

Eko Eko MD/CEO Engr Adeoye Fadeyibi and Passport Control Officer, Ikoyi Passport Office,  NIS, Manir Yari, during the commissioning of New Customer Service Point at Ikoyi Passport office  Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has commissioned the part of the complex it renovated at the Ikoyi Passport Office of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS). This came about after a courtesy visit ... Read More »

UNIFEMGA to honour 20 members at 9th Honours’ Day

UNIFEMGA to honour 20 members at 9th Honours’ Day

The Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates Association (UNIFEMGA) will on February 8, honour 20 of its members for their achievements and contributions to the development of the association in 2019. In a statement, Alhaji Mohammed Buari, the National Public Relations Officer, said  the special recognition will be the highpoint of UNIFEMGA 9th Honours’ Day holding in Ilorin, Kwara State capital. ... Read More »

Oloyede’s leadership qualities yielding results at JAMB- Prof. Galandachi

Oloyede’s leadership qualities yielding results at JAMB- Prof. Galandachi

Pioneer Vice Chancellor of Usman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto, Professor Shehu Galandachi has said the success story of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) are not unconnected with the leadership qualities of the Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede. Professor Galandachi* He stated this when a delegation from the Board paid him a courtesy visit in his residence in Kano recently, ... Read More »

NIDCOM delegates, others attend Diaspora Technical Exchange program in UK

NIDCOM delegates, others attend Diaspora Technical Exchange program in UK

A Three-Day Diaspora Technical Exchange Programme has kicked-started in London, United Kingdom. The Programme being sponsored by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) has experts drawn from the African Foundation. For Development (AFFORD), UK based consulting Organisation with firm bias on Diaspora-related issues. Delegates from the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) drawn from key departments and units are ... Read More »

Masari wants motorcyclists moving about at night in Katsina forests shot

Masari wants motorcyclists moving about at night in Katsina forests shot

Governor Aminu Bello Masari has requested the Nigerian Air Force to order officers and men of the force to flush out motorcyclists moving in the night in the Forests of Katsina State. Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari made this request when he paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshall Sadiq Baba Abubakar at the Headquarters ... Read More »

NAWOJ  moves to end  unwanted pregnancy among  teenagers in Ekiti

NAWOJ moves to end unwanted pregnancy among teenagers in Ekiti

Adewumi Ademiju Ado-EKiti In an attempt to tackle the alarming rate of Teenage Pregnancy and sexual violence in the state, the Ekiti Chapter of Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ)  has organized a symposium to  curtail the menace. The topic of the symposium is “Dealing with the Challenges of Adolescent health, teenage pregnancy and rape” Participants were drawn from various ... Read More »

Mother hen’s battle with hawks: 20 years remembrance of a priceless jewel -By Sina Ogunbambo

Mother hen’s battle with hawks: 20 years remembrance of a priceless jewel -By Sina Ogunbambo

For those who did not grow up in villages, tales of a hen squaring it up with a  hawk in a battle might be a mere fiction, but for us privileged to have the luxury of growing up in a somewhat somnolent milieu, with mother nature, enjoying the chirpings of the birds and bleating of the goats, it is the ... Read More »

Prof Aderinto To Deliver UI’s 482nd Inaugural Lecture On Thursday

Prof Aderinto To Deliver UI’s 482nd Inaugural Lecture On Thursday

Immediate Deputy Vice-Chancellor (academic), University of Ibadan,Professor Adeyinka Aderinto is to deliver the 482nd Inaugural Lecture of the University on Thursday, January 30. Aderinto who becomes the first Criminologist to present Inaugural lecture from the Department of Sociology will speak on the topic “On the Fringe of Society”. The Lecture which is scheduled to take place at the Trenchard Hall ... Read More »

U.S., France Strengthen Defense Relationship

U.S., France Strengthen Defense Relationship

Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper welcomed France’s Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly to the Pentagon to discuss issues of mutual interest between their nations. After their meeting, the secretary told Parly it was a pleasure to meet with her again as they continue to strengthen the long-standing defense relationship between the United States and France and to discuss the way ... Read More »

Zone XI Police Command gets new AIG as Leye Oyebade proceeds to NIPPS as Directing Staff

Zone XI Police Command gets new AIG as Leye Oyebade proceeds to NIPPS as Directing Staff

A new Assistant Inspector-General of Police has been posted to Zone XI Police Command, Osogbo comprising Ondo, Osun and Oyo States. The new AIG, Bashir D. Makama, PSC+ took over from AIG Adeleye O. Oyebade who is to proceed to the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos where, as a directing staff, he is expected to use ... Read More »

NLNG signs Sale and Purchase Agreement with  Eni

NLNG signs Sale and Purchase Agreement with Eni

The Nigeria Liquified Natural Gas Limited (NLNG) has signed a LNG Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with ENI for some of the remarketed volumes from NLNG’s Trains 1, 2 and 3. NLNG disclosed this on Monday in a statement signed by Eyono Fatayi-Williams, its General Manager, External Relations, in Abuja. It said that the agreement was for the supply of ... Read More »

Lagos bans commercial motorcyclists, tricycles, in six LGs from Feb 1st

Lagos bans commercial motorcyclists, tricycles, in six LGs from Feb 1st

Lagos State Government has announced the restriction and ban of commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles (Keke) in six local government areas of the state with effect from Feb. 1. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, made this known in Ikeja while addressing newsmen after the State Security Council Meeting. He said ”The extant Transport Sector Reform Law ... Read More »

Lawan names Omo-Agege Chairman Constitution Review Committee

Lawan names Omo-Agege Chairman Constitution Review Committee

 The President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan has announced that the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege will chair the Senate Committee on Constitution Review. L-R: Lawan, Omo-Agege* Lawan who said the committee would be inaugurated very soon, said the task has traditionally been saddled on the office of the Deputy President of the Senate and this ... Read More »

Fidelity Bank’s MD Flags Off ‘Give Them Wings’ Scheme For Nigerian Youths

Fidelity Bank’s MD Flags Off ‘Give Them Wings’ Scheme For Nigerian Youths

Managing Director of Fidelity Bank Plc, Mr Nnamdi Okonkwo, weekend in Lagos flagged off a strategic scheme tagged ‘Give them Wings’, saying the initiative is designed to empower Nigerian youth. Giving emphasis on the initiative on Saturday at Fidelity Bank appreciation party on the theme; ‘Give them Wings’; Okonkwo recalled that “In 32 years, Fidelity Bank has been going from ... Read More »

Derby loss: Nasarawa United will get out of relegation water – Arikya Abubakar

Derby loss: Nasarawa United will get out of relegation water – Arikya Abubakar

Acting Technical Adviser of Nasarawa United Football Club, Abubakar Arikya, has come out to say the club will escape relegation in the current Nigerian Professional Football League Season, despite luck shying away from the team. The coach gave the assurance during the NPFL week 17 post-match interview with journalists at the Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi, Benue State, this evening. According ... Read More »

CIBN Lauds Ecobank On Capacity Building, Professionalism

CIBN Lauds Ecobank On Capacity Building, Professionalism

The Registrar and Chief Executive Officer, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), ‘Seye Awojobi has commended Ecobank Nigeria’s various initiatives targeted at building the capacity of its workforce. The Registrar made this disclosure while speaking at the graduation ceremony of Ecobank pioneer management trainees in Lagos. Awojobi, who was represented by Group Head, Membership Services, CIBN, Akin Morakinyo observed ... Read More »

Bryant, daughter among 9 killed in copter crash

Bryant, daughter among 9 killed in copter crash

Kobe Bryant, one of the NBA’s all-time greats whose international stardom transcended basketball, was killed on Sunday in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles along with his 13-year-old daughter. They died along with seven others on board, officials said. The 41-year-old Bryant rocketed to fame as an 18-year-old rookie and played 20 years for the Los Angeles Lakers, 18 of ... Read More »

2020 UTME: Elite schools extorting candidates, 700,000 registered in two weeks — JAMB

2020 UTME: Elite schools extorting candidates, 700,000 registered in two weeks — JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says 700,000 candidates have so far been registered for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination nationwide in two weeks. The Board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Sunday night. According to him, the exercise has been hitch-free, with ... Read More »