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Oyo government unveils Amala festival logo

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State

In an effort to promote Yoruba cultural tourism, Oyo State Government, in collaboration with some notable associations, has concluded arrangements to organize Amala Fiesta. Mr Toye Arulogun, the state Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism on Tuesday in Ibadan publicly presented the Amala Fiesta Logo and Brand Ambassador. At the event held at the Western […]

Petrol remains N145 – NNPC


Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says N145 price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly known as petrol, has not been increased. The Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Garba Deen Muhammad, made the statement in Abuja on Wednesday at a news briefing. At an Oil Trading and Logistics Expo in Lagos, the Group General […]

Sokoto to boost food production through Islamic financing

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State says the state will utilize the Islamic finance system to boost agricultural production. Tambuwal, represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Bashir Garba, spoke on Tuesday in Sokoto at a conference organized by Faculty of Management Sciences, Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto. The theme of the conference is: […]

Herbalist docked for N18m fraud


The Police on Tuesday arraigned a 70-year-old, Alidu Afolabi, in an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan for allegedly defrauding two brothers of N18 million. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Afolabi, a herbalist from Aba Paanu, Ilebu area of Ibadan, was arraigned on a two-count charge of obtaining money under false pretence […]

Governors’ Forum seeks 1% consolidated revenue for PHC

Governors' Forum

The Governors’ Forum has demanded that no fewer than one percent of the of the country’s consolidated revenue be earmarked to improve primary healthcare service. This was part of the resolutions of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum’s meeting held at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa Abuja. The Chairman of the Forum and Zamfara Gov. […]

Make NYSC voluntary, says Sen. Shehu Sani

Sen. Shehu Sani

Sen. Shehu Sani (APC-Kaduna Central) has called on the Federal Government to make the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme voluntary or provide live insurance cover for NYSC members. Sani made the appeal while speaking to newsmen shortly after he condoled with the family of Lawal Kontagora, a youth corps member allegedly killed by unknown […]

Kaura Namoda Poly lecturers begin 2 weeks warning strike

Federal Polytechnic, Kaura-Namoda.

The Academic Staff Union of Federal Polytechnic, Kaura-Namoda in Zamfara, on Tuesday, commenced a two-week warning strike over alleged high-handedness, dictatorship and poor management by the Rector of the institution. The Chairman of the union, Mr Siraj Muhammad said at a news briefing on Tuesday in Kauran Namoda that the lecturers were also protesting alleged […]

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