Author: Taiwo Adediran

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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 […]

Former Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has dragged the Lagos State House of Assembly to court over its ongoing probe of the ex-governor for allegedly procuring eight hundred and twenty buses worth over seven billion naira without budgetary approval. Ambode is due to appear before the House Committee probing the allegation today. The House had […]

The Kwara State Police command has rescued one hundred and eight people, including children, from an illegal rehabilitation centre located at Gaa Odota in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. The owner of the centre, Abdulraheem Owotutu, claimed that centre was meant for teaching people Islamic and Arabic as well as healing of mentally ill people, […]

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu has declared that one billion naira will not be enough for it to conduct Edo and Ondo governorship elections next year.   Yakubu spoke while defending the agency’s 2020 budget estimates before the National Assembly’s Joint Committee on INEC in Abuja on Thursday. […]


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