LASG to roll out “Lake Rice’’ at N13,000 per bag next week


By Joshua Olalekan, Lagos Lagos State Government has said it was ready to roll out Lake Rice net week to Lagosians at N13,000 per 50 kg towards the Yuletide celebrations. Special Adviser on Food Security to the Governor, Mr Sanni Okanlawan, made the disclosure in Lagos at the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) National Agriculture Stakeholders Summit. Okanlawan ...

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Kaduna Shiite rejects el-Rufai’s White Paper on clash with miliary


By Isa Kajuru, Kaduna Members of the Islamic Movement In Nigeria (IMN), has rejected in its entirety, the White Paper on Zaria clashes recently released by Kaduna State Government. Facebook Comments

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Historians meet in Ondo, say history only antidote for national rebirth


By Samuel Faleye, Akure Members of the Historical Society of Nigeria have converged on Adeyemi College of Education in Ondo, saying restoration of history in nation’s educational curricula an antidote to national rebirth. Facebook Comments

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Edo governorship polls: Tribunal throws out YDP petition


By Tony Ehighiale, Benin The Edo State Election Petitions Tribunal has thrown out one of the petitions filed by the Young Democratic Party and its governorship candidate, Nurudeen Inwanfero, for abuse of court process. Facebook Comments

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Yoruba elders meet, canvass true fiscal federalism


By Ismaila Akanji, Ibadan Members of the Yoruba Council of Elders have met in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital with a call for the adoption of true fiscal federalism which will allow federating units to generate resources in their domains. Facebook Comments

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Banks storm Assembly says Osun used bailout for salaries, pensions


By Akeeb Alarape, Osogbo Recipient banks of the bailout fund given to Osun State Government have declared that the fund was strictly used for payment of arrears of salaries, allowances and pensions in line with the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN’s) guidelines. This is coming just as the Accountant General of the state said that the pensioners were not at ...

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Osun govt to pensioners: Stop spreading falsehood about bailout funds


By Akeeb Alarape, Osogbo Osun State Government has described the protest and actions of some pensioners in Osogbo on Wednesday as an attempt by their sponsors to gag the truth. Facebook Comments

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SERAP drags FG, NFF to UN over unfair treatment of Falcons


By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos A group, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned the United Nations (UN) Working Group on the issues of discrimination against women in law and in practice. Facebook Comments

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FG to launch information App next week


By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has announced that the Federal Government Information App (FGIAPP) will be launched in Abuja on 15 Dec. 2016, as part of efforts to enhance the dissemination of government activities. Facebook Comments

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Sani opposes FG’s ban of importation of vehicles via land borders


By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The member representing Kaduna Central District in the Senate, Shehu Sani, has expressed his opposition to the decision of the Federal Government to ban the importation of vehicles through land borders. Facebook Comments

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