Public Private Partnership: Oando, NAOC JV boost agriculture in Niger Delta

“Unless Africa uses modern technologies, our farmers output will remain low and we will remain dependent on others to feed us.” These were the words of Akinwunmi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank, underscoring the importance and potential of the agricultural sector in sustaining the people and the African economy. His statement reinforces […]

Ekiti community rejects monarch, accuses Fayose of imposition

The people of Orin Odo-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government has urged the Ekiti State government not to recognize Oba Adebisi Ogunjobi as the traditional ruler of the community. They accused former Governor Ayo Fayose of unilaterally imposing Ogunjobi as the Olorin without traditional rites performed on him and without following due process. Led by the […]

NSCDC arrest woman for allegedly using hot water, razor blade on 12-year-old houseboy in Ondo

Men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in Ondo State, have apprehended a middle-age woman, Mrs Abimbola Oreoluwa, for allegedly inflicting bodily injury on her 12-year-old houseboy. The woman, according to the NSCDC state commandant, Pedro Awili, allegedly assaulted the houseboy with hot water and razor blade over stealing. Awili, who disclosed […]

2019 presidency: Your governors stealing public funds for campaigns – Sowore attacks APC, PDP

The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore, has accused governors serving under the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of stealing money from their states to fund 2019 campaigns. Sowore also alleged that the main political parties have already spent beyond the threshold for presidential election during […]

Atiku vs Buhari: Yoruba elders, leaders name their candidate, give reason

Yoruba elders and leaders have vowed to work with the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in the forthcoming election. The leaders also reiterated their call for restructuring of the country. They said it was through restructuring that Nigeria could witness prevalence of equity, fairness and justice. The leaders including […]

National Assembly Clerk, Sani-Omolori reacts to workers’ protest

The Clerk of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, has faulted the decision of the workers to shut out lawmakers from the chambers. Mr Sani-Omolori said he had made several moves to forestall a face-off between the management of the legislature and the workers which manifested in a protest on Tuesday. The workers, under the umbrella […]

Protesting workers shut National Assembly, demand salaries

Hundreds of staff of the National Assembly on Tuesday shut lawmakers out of the complex to demand payment of their entitlements. The workers held placards bearing inscriptions such as ‘Omolori is a contractor’ ‘Killing staff with poor condition of service’ and ‘Constitute the National Assembly Commission Now.’ Mohammed Sani-Omolori is the Clerk of the National […]

ASUU Strike: Nigerian govt resumes talks with striking lecturers

The federal government on Tuesday resumed talks with the leaders of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the ongoing strike in public universities which entered a month today. The crucial meeting has in attendance the national president of the union, Biodun Ogunyemi, who led the union’s delegation. The meeting is taking place at […]