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Minor Cabinet Reshuffle In Kwara

Minor Cabinet Reshuffle In Kwara

By Joe Adedeji, Ilorin. Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has announced a minor cabinet reshuffle involving five commissioners who are to move from their former ministries to the other. Those affected included the Commissioner for Communication Olanrewaju Murtala who moves to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development; Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Harriet Adenike Afolabi Oshatimehin who goes ... Read More »

NNPC Allays Fears of Possible Fire Outbreak on Dripping Lagos Pipeline

NNPC Allays Fears of Possible Fire Outbreak on Dripping Lagos Pipeline

… Says Leaking Line Contains Water, Not Petrol BY ONYEKA AJUMOBI ONOCHIE The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has called on members of the public to discountenance reports of a possible fire outbreak from a vandalized point on its pipeline at Aboru Canal in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State, saying that the there is no such hazard as ... Read More »

Flood Disaster: Oyo Govt. to launch drainage master plan under IUFM project

Flood Disaster: Oyo Govt. to launch drainage master plan under IUFM project

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has directed the execution of a drainage master plan under the Ibadan Urban Flood Management Project within the next 18 months. The governor, who gave the directive while on an on-the-spot assessment of the flood affected areas of Ibadan said that the measure would help prevent perennial flood disaster in the state. The governor, ... Read More »

NAF Severes Partnership With Kwara Aviation College

By Joe Adedeji, Ilorin The sour relationship between the Kwara State International Aviation College (IAC) and the Nigerian Air Force occasioned by alleged misappropriation by the institution is now to be restored. Government in a statement through the spokesman to the governor, Radiu Ajakaiye said the Nigerian Air Force whose personnel were at a time being trained by IAC withdrew ... 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 »

Minister Flays Purported Suspension Of Selection Process Of 774,000 Jobs By National Assembly Committees

Minister Flays Purported Suspension Of Selection Process Of 774,000 Jobs By National Assembly Committees

….Asks all states’ selection committees should proceed with their work unhindered The Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Mr. Festus Keyamo, SAN, FCIArb (UK) has flayed the attempt by the Joint Committees on Labour of both the Senate and the House of Representatives to frustrate his ministry’s efforts at creating 774,000 jobs across Nigeria’s 774 local government areas. This was ... Read More »

Delivery of AKK Project Part of Next Level Agenda – Buhari

Delivery of AKK Project Part of Next Level Agenda – Buhari

… Commends NNPC, Stakeholders for Embarking on Project Despite COVID-19 Pandemic BY ONYEKA AJUMOBI ONOCHIE President Muhammadu Buhari has said that delivery of the 614km Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) Gas Pipeline project is part of his Administration’s Next Level Agenda for sustainable development and economic prosperity of Nigeria. The President, who stated this Tuesday while flagging off construction works on the AKK ... 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 »

Bode Akindele’s Death, A Great Loss To Nigeria – Gov. Makinde

Bode Akindele’s Death, A Great Loss To Nigeria – Gov. Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has described the death of foremost Ibadan businessman and philanthropist, Bode Akindele, as a great loss to the state and Nigeria as a whole, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Chief Akindele died on Monday morning in Lagos, barely 24 hours after the burial of a former governor of the state, Abiola Ajimobi. Makinde ... Read More »

PMB Flags-off Construction of 614km Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano Gas Pipeline Today

PMB Flags-off Construction of 614km Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano Gas Pipeline Today

BY ONYEKA AJUMOBI ONOCHIE The Federal Government’s aspiration to boost domestic utilisation of gas in Nigeria will receive a boost today, Tuesday, 30 June, as President Muhammadu Buhari performs the Flag-off of the construction of the 40-inch x 614km Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) Gas Pipeline project. The project, expected to be completed within a 24-month timeline, is a section of the Trans-Nigeria ... Read More »

FG’s directive on schools: PDP commends Makinde for maintaining Oyo’s pacesetting profile

FG’s directive on schools: PDP commends Makinde for maintaining Oyo’s pacesetting profile

…Says FG has done well by adopting Makinde’s proposals Hours after the Federal Government directed the reopening of schools to allow the resumption of final year primary and secondary school classes, the Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lauded the state governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, for maintaining the pacesetting profile of the state. The PDP, in ... Read More »

FG Eases Lockdown: Primary Six, JSS 3, SSS3 To Resume

FG Eases Lockdown: Primary Six, JSS 3, SSS3 To Resume

…Ends interstate lockdown The Federal Government has approved “safe reopening” of schools nationwide in the next phase of the gradual easing of lockdown yesterday. However, only pupils in Primary 6, Junior Secondary School 3 and Senior Secondary School 3 will resume. Higher institutions, day care centres and other classes in primary and secondary schools will remain closed. Also, government lifted ... Read More »

PRINCE ADENIYI ADEOLA AJAKAIYE JOINS RACE TO FILL IYIN EKITI STOOL

PRINCE ADENIYI ADEOLA AJAKAIYE JOINS RACE TO FILL IYIN EKITI STOOL

BY DELE MORAKINYO When American Author Bill Johnson said ”royalty is my identity. Servanthood is my assignment. Intimacy with God is my life source”, he could have been referring to Adeniyi Adeola Ajakaiye, a man who oozes royalty from both sides of his family tree and yet has opted for a life of humility and service to humanity and to ... Read More »

Investors already showing interest in Igbeti marble, says Mineral Development Agency Chair

Investors already showing interest in Igbeti marble, says Mineral Development Agency Chair

…as NMMC Board holds inaugural meeting The Executive Chairman of the Oyo State Solid Minerals Development Agency, Mr. Abiodun Oni, has stated that the marble industry in Igbeti will spring back to life within the next few months, as investors have already begun to show interest in developing the industry. Oni, who stated this shortly after a Board meeting of ... 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 »

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 »