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It’s never late to change a wrong policy – Osun Rep advises President Buhari on N37b NASS renovation budget

It’s never late to change a wrong policy – Osun Rep advises President Buhari on N37b NASS renovation budget

Bamidele Salam, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, representing Ede North/Ede South/Egbedore/Ejigbo Federal Constituency of Osun State in the House of Representatives, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari’s to channel the sum of N37billion provided in the 2020 budget for the renovation of the National Assembly complex to a more profitable use. This advice was contained in a post ... Read More »

Gani Adams becomes stargazer, sees gloom ahead of 2020

Gani Adams becomes stargazer, sees gloom ahead of 2020

Gani Adams, the 15th Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba land, has become a stargazer and made seemingly terrible predictions for next year and even beyond. His predictions, made in an interview with The Sun, include: 1. Possible breakup of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). 2. Emergence of a new party in 2020 or ... Read More »

Redeemed Christian Church Prays For Drowned Pastor, Children

Redeemed Christian Church Prays For Drowned Pastor, Children

The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, is offering prayers for the family of Pastor Gabriel Diya and his two children who died in a swimming pool at the Costa del Sol, in the south of Spain on Christmas Eve. Also, the church is praying for the parishes that were under his supervision. “At this very difficult time, our prayers ... Read More »

No Child Would Be Left Behind In Oyo State – Makinde

No Child Would Be Left Behind In Oyo State – Makinde

… Says at 52 ‘I’m grateful to everyone who has made an impact on my life Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has declared that no child would be left behind in his administration’s development plan for Oyo State, hence his decision to declare free and qualitative education in the state as the surest way to lift people out of ... Read More »

Onitsha Monarch inaugurates festival

Onitsha Monarch inaugurates festival

Alfred Achebe, the Obi of Onitsha, has inaugurated the second Golibe Festival aimed at promoting the rich culture of Onitsha people. Golibe is an annual festival of Onitsha arts, music, culture, family and community building, initiated in 2016. The monarch said the festival was one of the objectives of re-developing Onitsha into a vibrant 21st century city and globally acclaimed ... Read More »

I will not be too proud to reverse myself if necessary – Makinde

I will not be too proud to reverse myself if necessary – Makinde

…says only God is infallible Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has said that he would not be too proud to reverse himself anytime he found it necessary as according to him, only God is infallible. Governor Makinde, who joined the congregation at the Oja’ba Central Mosque for a special prayer to commemorate his 52nd birthday, said that his government ... Read More »

Christmas: Use Your Position To Affect Life Positively – Bishop

By Joe Adedeji, Ilorin. The Bishop of Kwara State Anglican Communion, RT. Rev. Sunday Adewole has charged people in positions of authority to function in office with the fear of God. Preaching on the Christmas day at St. Bernabas Anglican Cathedral in Ilorin, Bishop Adewole said those in positions, particularly holding public offices must learn to use such positions to ... Read More »

We want LGs as centres of development – Makinde

We want LGs as centres of development – Makinde

…as he inaugurates LG, LCDAs caretaker chairmen in Oyo Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has inaugurated 68 caretaker chairmen to oversee the 33 local governments and 35 Local Council Development Areas of the State in the state, declaring that the councils must be centres of development. The Governor, who was speaking at the swearing-in ceremony held inside the House ... Read More »

Makinde signs 2020 Appropriation Bill into Law

Makinde signs 2020 Appropriation Bill into Law

…pledges 70 per cent of implementation before end of year …says civil servants to receive 13th month salary on 28th of December Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has signed the 2020 Appropriation Bill of the State into Law. The 2020 budget signing ceremony, which was held inside the State’s Executive Council Chambers, Governor’s Office, Agodi Ibadan, was witnessed by ... Read More »

International Breweries N165bn Rights issue closes today

International Breweries N165bn Rights issue closes today

The N165billion Rights issue by International Breweries Plc, a subsidiary of ABInBev, closes today. The company opened the offer for 18,266,206,614 units of ordinary shares of 50 kobo each at N9.00 per share on Thursday, December 5, 2019, and was expected to close Tuesday, December 24, 2019. Under the plan, for every 8 shares held by shareholders whose names appeared ... Read More »

Arsenal offers N18.7b for Ndidi

Arsenal offers N18.7b for Ndidi

Arsenal FC, the English Premier League side, are offering £40m (N18.7billion)next January for Leicester City’s Super Eagles combative midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, to make Arsenal much tougher to beat. According to Leicestershire Live, The Gunners are also set to offer Granit Xhaka plus £40million as they bid to sign Nigeria international Ndidi. The defensive midfielder could replicate his superlative performance at ... Read More »

Real Madrid guns for Mane

Real Madrid guns for Mane

Real Madrid are anxious to snatch Liverpool superstar, Sadio Mane, who recorded a fourth place finish in the recent Ballon d’Or awards, reports online publication SportsMole. Mane has become one of the world’s premier attacking footballers under the tutelage of Jurgen Klopp. The forward has gone from strength to strength with each season at Anfield, increasing his goals tally year ... Read More »

Govt, banks, lodge N13.9 trillion in CBN

Govt, banks, lodge N13.9 trillion in CBN

Deposits from the Federal Government and commercial banks in 30 days totaled N13.97trillion, the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has revealed in its bank’s economic report released yesterday. The report, which is for the last month of 2019, showed a reduction in private sector deposit with the apex bank. It also showed that currency outside banks dipped. Of the total ... Read More »

OSHIOMHOLE IS A COMPULSIVE LIAR – Special Adviser to Gov. Obaseki

OSHIOMHOLE IS A COMPULSIVE LIAR – Special Adviser to Gov. Obaseki

The Special Adviser to Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie, has described Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as a compulsive liar. In his reaction to a widely publicized interview by the party’s chairman that he begged to have just one commissioner in Godwin Obaseki’s government, as against allegations that he was ... Read More »

Oshoala, Osimhen, Chukwueze Make Top 3 CAF Award

Oshoala, Osimhen, Chukwueze Make Top 3 CAF Award

Three Nigerian players – Oshoala, Osimhen and Chukwueze made the list of Top 3 CAF Award. Surprisingly, retired Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, did not. In a release, the soccer ruling body, CAF, named the top three contenders for all categories and shortlisted top three nominees for each award category. CAF said the decision was reached following votes from a ... Read More »

I will fight corruption – Gov. Makinde

I will fight corruption – Gov. Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has signed the Oyo State Anti-Corruption Bill 2019 into Law, warning that corrupt officials will pay for their crimes. The governor, who assented to the bill passed last week by the House of Assembly, said that his assent meant that he was ready to enforce probity and accountability. A statement by his Chief Press ... Read More »

Fayemi, Masari, Gen. Abdulsalami, others to resolve Ganduje, Sanusi crisis

Fayemi, Masari, Gen. Abdulsalami, others to resolve Ganduje, Sanusi crisis

A group of elders has been constituted to wade into the crisis between Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and the Emir of Kano, Mohammad Sanusi ll. The chairman of the body is General Abdulsalami Abubakar, GCFR. The elders are to bring full reconciliation and effective resolution of the matter. A press release signed by Adamu Fika (Wazirin Fika) said two-State Governors are ... Read More »

FG, states, LGCs share N635.826Bn for November  2019

FG, states, LGCs share N635.826Bn for November 2019

BY ONYEKA AJUMOBI ONOCHIE The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC), on Wednesday, shared a total of N635.826 billion as monthly allocation to the federal, state and local governments for November 2019. The amount, inclusive of Value Added Tax (VAT), Exchange Gain and Forex Equalization, sees the federal government receiving N267.883 billion, representing 52.68%, while the states received N172.569 billion representing ... Read More »

Trump’s Impeachment an ‘unconstitutional travesty’- White House

Trump’s Impeachment an ‘unconstitutional travesty’- White House

The White House has hit back at lawmakers after President Donald Trump was impeached, slamming the “illegitimate articles of impeachment” and voicing confidence the president would be acquitted in the Senate. “Democrats have chosen to proceed on this partisan basis in spite of the fact that the President did absolutely nothing wrong,” spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham said in a statement. She ... Read More »