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SMEDAN Empowers Ogun Artisans

Ninety makeup, fashion designers and laundry entrepreneurs in Ogun State have been empowered by the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, SMEDAN. The Director General of SMEDAN, Mr Olawale Fasanya while speaking at the closing ceremony of the five-day National business skills development initiative in Abeokuta said the aim of the programme was to Continue Reading
Economy

Ibadan Residents Bemoan Hike in PMS Pump Price

Residents of Ibadan have frowned at the irregular price of premium motor spirit, PMS, known as petrol by most filling stations in the metropolis.  Our correspondent who visited some filling stations in the Ibadan metropolis reports that the majority of filling stations lock their gates to customers while few filling stations belonging to independent marketers are selling Continue Reading
Politics

Police Apprehend 2 in Possession of 468 PVCs

The Police have arrested two persons in possession of 468 Permanent Voter Cards. This was made known in a statement signed by the Independent National Electoral Commission’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, on Sunday. According to the statement, the offenders; Nasiru Idris, was found with 101 PVCs in Sokoto […]Continue Reading
Politics

Adeleke Makes First Appointments

Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke has approved the appointment of Alhaji Kassim Akinleye as the Chief of Staff to the Governor. The Governor in a statement also announced the appointment of Alhaji Teslim Igbalaye as the Secretary to the State Government and Mallam Rasheed Olawale as the Spokesperson to the Governor. The appointment takes […]Continue Reading
Politics

VIDEO: Ebonyi INEC Office Set on Fire

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC on Sunday said its Izzi Local Government Area office located in Iboko, Ebonyi State was set ablaze on Sunday morning. A statement by Festus Okoye, National Commissioner & Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee on Sunday said the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Ebonyi State, Mrs Onyeka Pauline Continue Reading
Health

Oyetola Inaugurates Maternity Centre

Accessible Health care facilities would help reduce Maternal and Child mortality rate among people in remote communities.  Osun State Governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola stated this shortly after the inauguration of a three bedroom maternity center in Irewolede/Olomilagbala Community, constructed by the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Honourable Timothy Owoeye.  Continue Reading