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The immediate past Vice-Chancellor of Abia State University, Uturu, Professor Uche Ikonne, has emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship candidate from the primary conducted in Abia. Announcing the result, the Returning Officer, Governor Ayodele Fayose, said Prof. Ikonne polled 468 votes to defeat the closest rival, Mayor Lucky Igbokwe, who polled 45 votes, Continue Reading
Education
Professor Adenike Temidayo Oladiji has assumed duty as the first female and 8th substantive Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA. Professor Oladiji took over following the completion of the tenure of Professor Adeola Fuwape on May 23rd 2022. The new Vice Chancellor who is the 10th female VCs in Nigeria promised […]Continue Reading
Politics
Former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has explained that “recent developments” within the Peoples Democratic Party were responsible for his resignation from the opposition party and withdrawal from its presidential primary slated for end of May. Obi was one of the 15 PDP presidential aspirants cleared by the Senator David Mark-led Presidential Screening Committee Continue Reading
Politics
The governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde has been declared winner in the PDP governorship primary.The PDP  governorship primary which was held at the Lekan Salami Sports Complex, Adamasimgba, Ibadan.had 1048 delegates who were accredited and voted during the governorship primary of the PDP in Oyo state The contest was between the incumbent governor,Seyi […]Continue Reading
News
Pensioners across the southwest geo-political zones have lamented that five out of six State governments in the zone are owing them over two hundred and forty two billion naira in gratuities and pensions.The retirees under the aegis of Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) who gathered in Akure, the Ondo State capital, berated the state governors […]Continue Reading
News
Ekiti State Governor,  Dr Kayode Fayemi,  has appointed fourteen  new Permanent Secretaries, two General Managers and six Executive Secretaries, The chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Yinka Oyebode announced this in a Statement made available to Radio Nigeria in Ado Ekiti.According to the statement, the Governor approved the appointments after the beneficiaries Continue Reading
News
A mild drama ensued at the Lekan Salami Sports Complex, Adamasingba ,Ibadan venue of the governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, between Governor Seyi Makinde and his opponent, Azeem Gbolarunmi as policemen stationed at the entrance of the stadium denied some journalists access into the premises. A member of the Press Crew Corps […]Continue Reading
Crime
Federal government says it will step up sensitisation on the whistle blower for effective participation of all Nigerians. Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Dr Zainab Ahmed stated this at the fourth zonal conference on whistle blower policy in Nigeria for the North East zone in Maiduguri.  Represented by the Director Presidential Initiative of […]Continue Reading
Lifestyle
Bread is a staple food prepared from a dough of flour and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked. All around the world, it has been an important part of many cultures’ diets. It is one of the oldest human-made foods. Every culture enjoys its bread in different ways and it is […]Continue Reading
Politics
Former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has withdrawn from the Enugu State governorship race. Ekweremadu said he would not participate in today’s governorship primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party in Enugu State. This was contained in a statement made available to our correspondent on Wednesday morning by his campaign organisation. Ekweremadu, who Continue Reading
Crime
A fourteen year old male student of Salvation Army Secondary School, Osogbo was this morning killed by a moving car in Osogbo, the Osun State capital. The incident happened beside Ebunoluwa School along the Dele Yessir corridor of the Onababaona expressway, Osogbo. The boy, named David Oyagbile was hit by the car and thrown off the […]Continue Reading
Foreign
World leaders have been reacting to the killing of 19 children and 2 adult at  in a shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, United States. French President Emmanuel Macron expressed his condolences over the Texas elementary school shooting, calling it “a cowardly attack.” “Children and teachers were murdered in a cowardly attack in […]Continue Reading
Judiciary
Ahead of the International Children’s Day celebration 2022, the Minister of Women Affairs, mrs Pauline Tallen, has said that the Federal Government has established family courts in 16 states to ensure child-friendly justice for children, either as victims or as offenders of violence. Mrs Tallen at a press briefing noted that the establishment of family […]Continue Reading
Crime
Bandits, in the early hours of Wednesday, attacked Mai Kanbu Catholic Church Parish in Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State and kidnapped the Parish Priest and three other persons from the parish. According to a reliable source, the assailants who were in large number sneaked into the parish quietly before they began to shoot […]Continue Reading
Foreign
At least 18 young children and a teacher have died in a shooting at a primary school in south Texas. The 18-year-old gunman opened fire at Robb Elementary School in the city of Uvalde before he was killed by law enforcement, officials said. According to reports the suspect may have been carrying a semi-automatic rifle […]Continue Reading
Transportation
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has inaugurated three Kilometers Panseke /Adigbe / Opako road in Abeokuta with a promise that his administration would intensify efforts towards ensuring construction of other major roads in the state. Speaking at the ceremony, Governor Abiodun said construction of the three Kilometers road was an added advantage to the […]Continue Reading
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