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Fidel Castro’s Death: End of eventful era in int’l politics – Saraki

Fidel Castro’s Death: End of eventful era in int’l politics – Saraki

Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki said at the weekend that with the death of ex-Cuban President, Fidel Castro Ruz, the end of an eventful era in international politics has come. Saraki in statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, commiserated with the Cuban Ambassador to Nigeria, the people and government […]

Agbaje died at LUTH, not London

Agbaje died at LUTH, not London

Contrary to reports that the late human rights lawyer, Fred Agbaje died in London, it was clarified, yesterday, that he breath his last at the University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Idi-Araba, Lagos after a battle with an undisclosed ailment. An official statement from his law chambers, signed by Prince Kennedy U. Osunwa and Adeniyi Pokanu, while […]

Ambode to present 2017 budget to Lagos lawmakers, tomorrow

Ambode to present 2017 budget to Lagos lawmakers, tomorrow

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode will on Tuesday (tomorrow) present the 2017 appropriation bill to the Lagos State House of Assembly for approval. A statement signed by the Director, Public Affairs of the Assembly, Bose Lambo, said the presentation would commence at 10am, urging invited guests to be punctual.  Ambode had presented the 2016 budget […]

‘New wage regime imperative to counter recession’

‘New wage regime imperative to counter recession’

The World Vice President of Global Industrial Union, Comrade Issa Aremu says for the nation to overcome her current economic recession, government must increase its wage bill to its Workforce. Comrade Aremu made the observation in Ilorin at the weekend, while speaking at the interactive forum between the Kwara State House of Assembly and organized […]

NUJ backs review of N18, 000 national minimum wage

NUJ backs review of N18, 000 national minimum wage

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) yesterday has lend support to agitation for urgent upward review of the N18, 000 national minimum wage. The union’s position was contained in an 11-point communiqué issued at the end of its quarterly National Executive Council meeting held in Owerri, Imo State. The communiqué noted that the current minimum […]

FRSC selects Pilot, NTA, 6 others for free driving training

FRSC selects Pilot, NTA, 6 others for free driving training

By Maryam Salihu The zonal office of Federal Road Safety Corps covering Kogi Ekiti and Kwara with its headquarters in Ilorin have selected National Pilot Newspaper, Nigeria Television Authority and six other media houses for free training in driving. This is contained in a statement signed by the Deputy Corps Commander, Modupe Adefope and made […]

Extend promotion to TESCOM, SUBEB, NLC tells KWSG

Extend promotion to TESCOM, SUBEB, NLC tells KWSG

By Matthew Denis The Kwara State chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the state government to extend its promotion exercise to Teaching Service Commission. This was contained in a statement signed and made available to this medium on Wednesday by the state chairman of NLC, Comrade Yekeen Agunbiade. The statement reads, ” […]

2017 Budget: Summit varsity VC calls for more funding in education 

2017 Budget: Summit varsity VC calls for more funding in education 

The Vice Chancellor of the Summit University, Offa, Kwara State, Prof Hussein Oyebola Oloyede has urged the National Assembly and the Federal Government to increase budgetary allocation in the education sector in the 2017 budget. Oloyede who made the call in Ilorin, the state capital while featuring on a Radio Kwara personality interview programme, “Playing […]

Sango, god of lightning, can’t produce 1KW of electricity – Fashola

Sango, god of lightning, can’t produce 1KW of electricity – Fashola

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has said Sango, despite being the god of lightning and thunder, does not have the capacity to generate a single kilowatt of electricity. Delivering the convocation lecture at the University of Benin on Friday, Fashola urged the graduands to free their minds from fear, and stop deifying […]

Too much kitchen heat increases heart disease risk

Too much kitchen heat increases heart disease risk

A new study has found that you could be increasing your risk of heart disease, through exposure to intense heat in the kitchen. The research published Wednesday in the journal Nutrition, shows that it may be the temperature we’re cooking our food at that’s the real problem, not the amount of oil we’re using. “When […]