Author: Taiwo Adediran

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The Federal Government has said all diversions around construction zones on the Lagos- Ibadan Expressway will be opened to motorists from the fifteenth of December, 2019, so as to ensure free flow of traffic during the Christmas period. The Director of the Federal Highways, South-West, Mr Funso Adebiyi, who disclosed this on Monday, said that […]

The Federal Government has listed five conditions for reopening of the country’s land borders for goods importation from neighboring countries. It said that warehouses along the borders must be dismantled, adding that Nigeria will not accept imported goods that were repackaged by neighboring countries and brought to Nigeria. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, […]

Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola has met with his Oyo State counterpart, Seyi Makinde on the way forward for Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso. The institution, jointly owned by Oyo and Osun States has been enmeshed in crisis over inadequate funding. According to the governor who made this known on his Twitter page, […]

The late fourth Vice Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Professor Emeritus Adeoye Adeniyi has been described as a shining light in medicine in Nigeria following his contribution to health before his demise.   Speaking at the program of events of the two hundred and eighty-first special meeting of the Senate in honour of the […]

The Kwara State House of Assemby has screened 6 more Commissioner nominees for the State Executive Council. The screened nominees are Muritala Olanrewaju from Oyun, Aremu Deborah from Irepodun, Aisha Patigi from Patigi, Oyeyemi Florence from Oke Ero, Dr. Aliu Sabi from Baruten and Fatima Bisola from Ilorin West. Muritala Olanrewaju from Oyun Local Government […]

The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the presidential election of February 23, 2019. A 7-man panel led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, dismissed Atiku’s appeal for lacking in merit. Speaking […]

The National Youth Service Corps has said corps members will enjoy the thirty thousand naira new minimum wage once the Federal Government commences payment to civil servants. The NYSC Director-General, Brigadier-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, stated this in Abuja during an interview with reporters on Tuesday after a meeting between the body and the representatives of state […]

The Supreme Court has commenced hearing on the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar challenging the election of President Muhammadu Buhari. The 7-man panel is headed by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice IbrahimTanko Mohammed. At the opening of proceedings, the apex court stood down Atiku’s appeal […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) will monitor cases of vote-buying during the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states. INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, said this on Tuesday during the quarterly consultative meeting with political parties […]

The All Progressives Congress has rejected a request by Vietnam to bring   subsidized rice into Nigeria. The APC said accepting the request   would further hurt the country’s economy. The APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, stated this while receiving a delegation led by the Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam, Vuong Hue, in Abuja. Hue, who is billed to meet with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo […]

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