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Toyin Saraki advocates for increased investment in literacy

Toyin Saraki advocates for increased investment in literacy

Wife of the Senate President, Mrs. Toyin Saraki, has underscored the importance of education in national development and called on government at all levels to increase investment in literacy because it is “capable of leading the country into a higher level of economic self-sufficiency, poverty reduction and sustainable development.” Saraki, who is also the President […]

Lent: Saraki urges Christians to pray for peace, stability

Lent: Saraki urges Christians to pray for peace, stability

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday, felicitated with the Christian faithful as they commence fasting to mark the 40 day Lenten season even as he urged them to use the period to pray for the peace and stability of the nation. Saraki who made the call in a statement signed by Yusuph Olaniyonu, […]

Lagos @50: Soyinka heads Planning C’ttee

Lagos @50: Soyinka heads Planning C’ttee

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has appointed Professor Wole Soyinka as the chairman of the Lagos at 50 planning committee. The state will be 50 in 2017 and ahead of the celebration, the governor appointed the Nobel Laureate alongside Mr. Rasheed Gbadamosi to both head the committee. The governor inaugurated the committee at the Lagos […]

Electricity Tariff Hike: We’re with you, Saraki assures Nigerians

Electricity Tariff Hike: We’re with you, Saraki assures Nigerians

Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki had pledged that the National Assembly would act to ensure that the electricity tariff hike is resolved in the interest of the people. Addressing the rally comprising of the Nigeria Labour Congress, (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC), Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and other electricity consumers who besieged the National Assembly […]

Improve on power supply, Ahmed tells IBEDC

Improve on power supply, Ahmed tells IBEDC

By Bukola Adama Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has asked to Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) to justify the public payment by improving its supply and services across the state. The governor who made the call while receiving the management of the company led by the Chairman, Dr Tunde Ayeni who paid him a […]

NBA backs death penalty for looters

NBA backs death penalty for looters

The Chairman, Ilorin Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Manzuma Issa has advocated for death penalty for corrupt public officers in Nigeria and the entire African nations. According to him, countries like Singapore, China, Taiwan, Vietnam and South Korea who deployed death penalty to curb corruption had succeeded in fighting corruption. Barrister Manzuma gave […]

Why we send Kwarapoly lecturers on IT – Elelu

Why we send Kwarapoly lecturers on IT – Elelu

By Mosunmola Ayobami The Rector, Kwara State Polytechnic Alhaji Moshood Elelu has promised to increase the number of lecturers participating in the Staff Industrial Training Committee (SITCOMM), with a view to impacting knowledge into the students of the institution. Elelu who was represented by the Deputy Rector Administration Alhaji Ahmed Ahmed made this disclosure while […]

With training, logistics police will perform well – Amusa Bello

With training, logistics police will perform well – Amusa Bello

By Mosunmola Ayobami The Special Adviser on Security Matters to Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Amusa Bello has observed that with provision logistics, training and retraining Nigeria Police Force would perform excellent. Though, he noted that all the police officers could not be trained at once but the trained officers would impact on others. The retired […]

2 brothers in court for alleged theft of N14,000

2 brothers in court for alleged theft of N14,000

Two brothers, Adewunmi Adewale, 37, and Aderogba Adewale,34, on Wednesday appeared in an Ota Magistrates’ Court for alleged theft of N14,000. The accused with no fixed addresses, were arraigned on a two-count charge of stealing and conspiracy. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Ebibomuno Itaita, told the court that the accused committed the offences at Veepee Area, Sango-Ota, […]

Court remands 8 over Orisun FM destruction

Court remands 8 over Orisun FM destruction

From Lateef Dada, Osogbo Osun state Police Command on Tuesday slammed 9 count charges on eight teenagers for allegedly participating in a riot where Orisun FM, Ile-Ife was destroyed penultimate week. They are: Adisa Sefiu (16), Adebisi Jamiu (16), Olatunji Segun (16), Ayoh Festus (16) and Chima Aanuoluwapo (15). They were arraigned alongside two others; […]