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How Indorama Molecular Lab Will Help Fight COVID-19 and Sustain Agriculture and Industralisation in Nigeria

How Indorama Molecular Lab Will Help Fight COVID-19 and Sustain Agriculture and Industralisation in Nigeria

  Indorama-Nigeria, owner of Indorama Eleme petrochemicals and Indorama fertiliser says that its Molecular laboratory accredited by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) will help to fight the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Rivers State and Nigeria in general. NCDC yesterday announced that it has accredited five new Molecular Laboratories, including Indorama Molecular lab in Port Harcourt, Rivers State ... Read More »

IKUN DAIRY FARM COMMENCES MILK PRODUCTION.

IKUN DAIRY FARM COMMENCES MILK PRODUCTION.

  The recently resuscitated Ikun Dairy Farm at Ikun Ekiti in Moba Local Government Area of Ekiti State, has started producing milk for the first time since it was established about 40years ago. The State Commissioner for Information and Values Orientation, Aare Muyiwa Olumilua, who made this known in Ado Ekiti, described the development as a symbolic milestone, and a ... Read More »

Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi: The war on women

Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi: The war on women

A few days ago, we received the news of the passing of Ms Tolulope Arotile, the first ever female combat flying helicopter pilot in the history of the Nigerian Air Force. She died in a car accident and she was in her early twenties. It is such a dreadful loss and I pray that God Almighty will comfort her family ... Read More »

FAYEMI AND HIS AMBITIOUS DREAM    By Gboyega Ajayi

FAYEMI AND HIS AMBITIOUS DREAM By Gboyega Ajayi

    Every Nationalist, the world over, is usually driven by a vision to make a mark on the sands of time. It is this power of insight that sets him apart from the ordinary being. Strategic vision and foresight are critical leadership competencies that empower leaders to take decisions that influence, shape or determine the future of a people. ... Read More »

Celebrating Wole Soyinka at 86. By Kayode Fayemi

Celebrating Wole Soyinka at 86. By Kayode Fayemi

  Africa’s most iconic literary maestro and one of the world’s most influential citizens is 86 today. With his ageless physique, it is almost difficult to acknowledge that our own Oluwole Akinwande Soyinka, affectionately called KONGI by his numerous admirers, is 86! Even though 86 might not be a remarkable milestone, it was in 1986 that the Nobel Prize came, ... Read More »

PASTOR OLUKOYA DIRECTS MFM MOVES TO ANOTHER PRAYER RETREAT

PASTOR OLUKOYA DIRECTS MFM MOVES TO ANOTHER PRAYER RETREAT

  The General Overseer of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) worldwide, Dr. Daniel Olukoya, has directed that members move from the ongoing third session of the 30 Days Prayer Retreat when it ends on Tuesday, 7 July to another session. According to a news release signed by the Chairman, MFM Media Committee, Pastor Oladele Bank-Olemoh, the members will, ... Read More »

Ekiti To Benefit From UNOPS’ 50,000 Affordable Home Scheme – Fayemi

Ekiti To Benefit From UNOPS’ 50,000 Affordable Home Scheme – Fayemi

   Ekiti State will join one of the largest affordable housing initiatives in the world, following a new agreement that will see at least 50,000 affordable homes built over the next decade.   “We are very excited to partner with UNOPS and SHS to deliver affordable housing to the people of Ekiti State,” said Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi ... Read More »

Ondo Governor, Akeredolu Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Ondo Governor, Akeredolu Tests Positive For Coronavirus

GOVERNOR Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state today said he has tested positive to COVID-19 pandemic. Akeredolu on his verified twitter handle, said he got confirmation of a positive result for COVID- 19 Tuesday morning. According to him “Earlier today, I got confirmation of a positive result for Covid-19. “I am asymptomatic and not displaying any symptoms. I am currently self-isolating ... Read More »

LET’S SHEATH OUR SWORDS AND JOIN HANDS TO SUPPORT GOVERNOR FAYEMI TO MOVE EKITI STATE FORWARD— Surv Abiodun Aluko.

LET’S SHEATH OUR SWORDS AND JOIN HANDS TO SUPPORT GOVERNOR FAYEMI TO MOVE EKITI STATE FORWARD— Surv Abiodun Aluko.

  Former Ekiti State Deputy Goveenor ,Surveyor Biodun Aluko has called for party unity in order for the populace to enjoy dividends that may come from Governor Kayode Fayemi’s extensive national goodwill. In a press release today,the Ikere-Ekiti born politician said:”the emergence of Dr Kayode Fayemi and the victory of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 2018 gubernatorial election ... Read More »

Zulum: Quick sectorial notes on one year scorecard

Zulum: Quick sectorial notes on one year scorecard

  By Abdurrahman Ahmed Bundi Borno Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum on emerging as the APC Governorship flag bearer on 1st of October 2018 and his subsequent victory at A General election on Saturday 9th March 2019, he has been the most popular Governor in Nigeria. Considering the quantum of expection on him, one may be tempted to ask “One year ... Read More »

EFCC  Arrests CashNation Boss, ‘Kashy’ For Alleged Internet Fraud

EFCC  Arrests CashNation Boss, ‘Kashy’ For Alleged Internet Fraud

Owolola Adebola Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office,  have arrested one Babatunde Oyerinde Abidoun, a.k.a. Kashy, for his alleged involvement in cyber crimes. Abiodun, who is the owner of CashNation Ent. Ltd., a music record label, was arrested recently at his residence in Lekki Conservative Estate, Lagos. His arrest followed intelligence  gathered overtime about ... Read More »

NGO Commends Gov Zulum For Creating Hope, Awareness Amongst Traumatized Borno People

NGO Commends Gov Zulum For Creating Hope, Awareness Amongst Traumatized Borno People

  BY INUSA NDAHI, Maiduguri A Non Governmental Organization under the auspices of ‘Hope and Awareness Foundation’ (HAAF) based in Maiduguri has on Monday commended the present administration of Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum for the restoration of hope of the common man, especially giving succour and relief materials to victims of endless Boko Haram crisis which is bedevilling the ... Read More »

NEDC DONATES 100 OPERATIONAL SECURITY VEHICLES TO ARMY, OTHERS FIGHT BOKO HARAM, 18 AMBULANCES TO CURB COVID-19

NEDC DONATES 100 OPERATIONAL SECURITY VEHICLES TO ARMY, OTHERS FIGHT BOKO HARAM, 18 AMBULANCES TO CURB COVID-19

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI The North East Development Commission (NEDC) on Thursday donated 100 Pick-up Vans and Trucks to Nigerian Armed Forces and other paramilitary agencies fighting Boko Haram terrorists in the region. It also donated 18 ambulances to the Nigerian Army and the Airforce, as well as 8 Federal Medical institutions to fight COVID-19 pandemic in the North East. ... Read More »

Unilever Stops Social Media Advertising In USA

Unilever Stops Social Media Advertising In USA

Unilever PLC said on Friday that it will stop advertising on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter in the United States for the rest of the year, citing “divisiveness and hate speech during this polarized election period in the US”. The consumer goods company, which owns brands like Dove soap and Lipton tea, joins a growing advertising boycott against Facebook as part ... Read More »

Ajimobi and Abuja’s one-way tickets  By Lasisi Olagunju

Ajimobi and Abuja’s one-way tickets By Lasisi Olagunju

  It will remain true forever that on the day of death, there is no medicine. Bolaji Tunji, Senator Abiola Ajimobi’s spokesman, said his boss took all the precautions of these malevolent times: He washed his hands, watched his steps, wore face masks and stayed safe. Then a small plane came to pick him in Ibadan for a party meeting ... Read More »

2023 Presidency: I’m Yet To Decide -Tinubu

2023 Presidency: I’m Yet To Decide -Tinubu

Bola Ahmed Tinubu says he has not taken a decision to run for president in 2023 contrary to speculations, maintaining that he was more worried about the health and economic challenges facing the country at the moment. In a statement he released on Saturday afternoon, he commented for the first time on the ouster of the Adams Oshiomhole-led national working ... Read More »

My Kobo Advice for Adams Oshiomhole and Others By Dele Momodu

My Kobo Advice for Adams Oshiomhole and Others By Dele Momodu

“Before you go on a journey of revenge, dig two graves” – Confucius Fellow Nigerians, please, let me start this epistle with a tale I’m not sure I have ever told. On Sunday, November 9, 2008, I was at the Lagos Marina with some friends when my phone rang. And who was on the line? No other than the one ... Read More »

Oshiomhole :I Accept My Removal As Chairman In Party Interest

Oshiomhole :I Accept My Removal As Chairman In Party Interest

The immediate-past National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has accepted the decision of the party’s National Executive Committee that dissolved the National Working Committee which he chaired. The former Edo State governor, who spoke at an ongoing media briefing in Abuja, said he is happy with what he achieved during his time in office. .. Details later Read More »

‘We had expected Ajimobi’s recovery from lung surgery,’ – Fayemi

‘We had expected Ajimobi’s recovery from lung surgery,’ – Fayemi

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has commiserated with the family of the immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, who died on Thursday. NGF’s Chairman, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, in a condolence message he issued on behalf of his group, said members had hoped Ajimobi would recover from the lung surgery he recently had. Fayemi said: “It ... Read More »