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LG/LCDA’S APPTS; OJOKORO COUNCIL BOSS IN DILEMMA OVER CABINET LIST 

A seeming displeasure and ill-feelings is gradually brewing in Ojokoro LCDA as the Council Chairman, Hon. Hameed Idowu D. Tijani, fondly called HID is being accused of maintaining hard stance over the State’s directive to promptly inaugurate the Council Executives cabinet, following the submission of lists handed over to all Council chairmen across the 20 LGAs and 37 LCDAs by the ... Read More »

MY TARGET IS TO GENERATE FOOTBALL SUPPORTERS MEMBERSHIP TO OVER 2,000 AS CHAIRMAN – PRINCE VINCENT OKUMAGBA

BY DELE ABERUAGBA As all roads lead to Abuja this Saturday, December 10 for the elections into the executive positions of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club, it has again been reiterated that no single individual is capable of holding the nation to ransom or act in defiance of the directive of the Ministry of Sports in Nigeria. Needless to state ... Read More »

ABUJA GOES ALIVE AS CHIEF OLADEJO AKINLOYE (BABALOJA GENERAL) JOSTLE FOR NIGERIA SUPPORTERS’ CLUB’S TREASURER POSITION

By DELE ABERUAGBA His journey from grass to grace is such a humble one. Without blinking an eye, he displays a high level of humility, even to younger ones. Meeting Chief Oladejo Akinloye for the very first time would confirm to you that, not only was he raised from a down-to-earth family background, the highly attractive respect he gives to ... Read More »

Don’t blame me for your failure in politics, Waziri replies Ribadu

A former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mrs Farida Waziri has warned her predecessor, Nuhu Nuhu Ribadu against using her name anytime he needs public attention or sympathy. Her reaction was contained in a statement signed by her Personal Assistant, Ms Omolara Oluremi on Saturday in Abuja. Ribadu was the defeated 2015 governorship candidate of the ... Read More »

APC Chairman explains why Nigeria must borrow $29.9bn

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has explained that the present economic realities in the country were enough justification for the $29.9 billion external borrowing that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration is seeking. It would be recalled that the Senate had earlier turned down the external loan request when it was sent by President ... Read More »

INEC declares Akeredolu winner of Ondo governorship election

  Dedicates victory to God, promises not to fail people The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in yesterday’s governorship election in Ondo State, Chief Rotimi Akeredolu, as the winner of the poll. The Returning Officer, Prof Abdul-Ganiyu Ambali, on Sunday in Akure said, Akeredolu received 244, 842 votes to beat his ... Read More »

Five ways to avoid getting sick when travelling this Christmas

Getting sick is normal, however, it can be a huge disappointment when you are travelling to your hometown for Christmas. Not only does it take the fun out of the trip, it disrupts your entire schedule and most times, costs extra cash (when you are plagued with severe symptoms and forced to seek medical care outside of your insurance network). ... Read More »

SDGs: Game changers for the planet, for business- PwC boss

The Country Senior Partner, PwC Nigeria, Mr Uyi Akpata has revealed that as part of contributing to the success of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), businesses will require new ways of thinking, and adapting skills and resources in order to engage the SDGs. He made this statement during the National Conference on the Sustainable Development Goals which took place in ... Read More »

Terminal operators commend FG on ban of vehicles import through land borders

The Seaport Terminal Operators of Nigeria has commended the Federal Government for banning the importation of vehicles into the country through the land borders. The Chairman of the group, Princess Vicky Haastrup, while reacting to the ban announced by the Federal Government on Monday said the move, if well implemented by the Nigeria Customs Service, will reduce the smuggling of ... Read More »

Finalists emerge in FG-sponsored education advocacy programme for displaced children

*Winners to present advocacy campaign video at Grand Finale Thursday, in competition where children become advocates against terrorism *Over 3000 entries from Borno, Adamawa & Yobe After rigorous essay writing sessions and validation of submitted entries, 18 finalists have emerged winners of the Essay Writing Competition in the recently announced Federal Government’s education advocacy programme for displaced children in Borno, ... Read More »