Congress: Oyetola’s group boycotts direct primary option in Osun – Party scribe

August 1, 2021 Editorial II 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress in Osun state and the party’s State Caretaker Secretary Alhaji Razak Salinsile, has said despite the enthusiasm showed by the party members to elect ward executives at Saturday’s ward congress, a group loyal to Governor Gboyega Oyetola boycotted the exercise. Although, the Caretaker party chairman in the State, Prince Gboyega Famodun, had Read More

16 confirmed dead in Osun accidents, 9 injured

July 18, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Sunday confirmed death of 16 persons in a separate accidents that occurred in Osun state.  The spokesperson of Osun Command, Agnes Ogungbemi,  told newsmen that nine others injured in the accidents.  It was gathered that 14 passengers died in the multiple accidents that occurred along Akure/Ilesa expressway during the day, while two Read More

Airforce begins recruitment for 2021 direct short service cadets

July 14, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced applications for the recruitment of graduates for 2921 Direct Short Service Cadets (DSSC) programme. In a statement on its official Facebook page, NAF said online registration will begin on July 26 and end on August 30 2021.It says interested applicants are to apply online at Applicants must be between the ages of Read More

Breaking: APC moves to punish Lai Mohammed over outburst against Kwara governor

July 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Kwara state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has given indication that it may sanction the Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed over his recent outburst against governor Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq in the state. The minister had claimed that he sponsored the electioneering campaigns of the governor in 2019 which has been denied. Responding to the development Read More

Yiaga Africa alerts Nigerians on INEC’s Continuous Voters Registration

June 30, 2021 Adeola Tukuru 0

Yiaga Africa has called on Nigerians and first time voters to register as the Independent National Election Commission (INEC) resumes the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) .The Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise is resuming on Monday, 28th June 2021, with the online pre-registration process.  The Director of Programs, Yiaga Africa, Cynthia Mbamalu in a press statement issued in Abuja commended INEC for improving the Read More

Accident claims 11 lives in Osun

June 26, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The accident that occurred at Gbongan in Ayedaade local government area of Osun state, Friday evening, has claimed 11 lives.  Another 22 passengers also sustained serious injuries in the road crash.  The spokesperson of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mrs Agnes Ogungbemi, who confirmed this to newsmen, Saturday morning, said that 33 passengers were involved in the two vehicle Read More

Breaking: JAMB announces 2021 UTME results *See code to use and check your result

June 25, 2021 Editor 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the release of results of candidates after the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). A press statement by JAMB’s head of media Dr. Fabian Benjamin on Friday morning made it clear that only candidates who sat for the  examination on Saturday, 19, and Tuesday, 22 June 2021 are eligible to check their Read More

INEC begins online voter registration June 28

June 18, 2021 Administrator 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday disclosed that it would begin the online voter registration, via its registration portal, on June 28. The INEC National Commissioner, Mr. Festus Okoye, made the disclosure at a news briefing on the preparations for the Gwaram bye-election in Dutse, Jigawa state. “The INEC Voter Registration Portal will be deployed to enable people Read More

Fidson healthcare quotes first series CP programme on FMDQ Exchange

June 1, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Fidson Healthcare Plc has received approval from FMDQ Securities Limited for its quotation of N4.50 billion Series 1 Commercial Paper (CP) under its N10.00 billion Commercial Paper Issuance Programme on its platform. Fidson Healthcare is a leading pharmaceutical manufacturing company that engaged in manufacturing and sale of pharmaceutical and healthcare products in Nigeria. With over 35 registered pharmaceutical products, across Read More

Breaking: Again, JAMB extends 2021 UTME registration, tells candidates what to do before deadline

May 31, 2021 Editor 0

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has given two given another two weeks extension to candidates to complete their registration for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The deadline for first registration extension was May 29, 2021. This was disclosed in statement by JAMB’s head of information and protocol, Dr. Fabian Benjamin on Monday. According to the statement, candidates Read More

Another police station razed, 4 killed in Imo

May 30, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Less than 24 hours after gunmen burnt down the Atta Police Station in Njaba  Local Government Area of Imo State, another police station in Izombe, Oguta Local Government Area of the state has been touched by people believed to be unknown gunmen.  However unlike the Atta incident, four of the hoodlums met their untimely death in an exchange of fire Read More

We ‘ve mandate to save lives, FFS sympathises with Ijero Ekiti students

May 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Federal Fire Service (FFS) has described as unfortunate the recent decontamination exercise at the School of Health Science and Technology, Ijero Ekiti where such affected the health of the students leading to hospitalization. The Service in a statement Friday in Abuja by its Public Relations Officer SF Ugo Huan, sympathised with the two students of the institution who were Read More

Buhari, govs, other leaders ‘ll determine June national convention – APC

May 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Caretaker Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared that national leaders of the party, including the President, Governors, National Assembly leaders among others will determine whether the party’s national convention will hold in June or another time. Secretary Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen John James Akpanudoedehe, told Read More

APC: Buni’s 12 months in the saddle under scrutiny

May 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

BODE OLAGOKE, takes a look at the efforts of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) under the leadership of Yobe state governor, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, and some of the gains recorded in almost 12 months. Precisely by 25th of June it will be one year the current National Caretaker Committee of ruling party, Read More

Review NIN policy for JAMB registration, Senate urges FG

May 19, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

Senate Tuesday urged the Federal Ministry of Education, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) review the use of National Identification Number (NIN) as part of precondition for the registration of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, (UTME) candidates in 2021. The upper legislative chamber specifically called for the extension of the JAMB registration deadline or Read More

Buni receives co’mt report on Kwara membership registration

May 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

National chairman, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Yobe state governor, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, has received the committee report on Kwara state membership registration and revalidation exercise. Buni, however, assured that the party will study the report carefully and apply it justly in the interest of all the party members. In Read More

Breaking: JAMB announces new date for 2021 UTME, extends registration

May 15, 2021 Editor 0

Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the postponement of 2021 United Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). JAMB registrar Prof. Is-haq Oloyede who spoke during a press conference on Saturday in Abuja said the examination will now hold between June 19 and July 3. Details loading…

Updated: JAMB may shift 2021 UTME date – Oloyede

May 14, 2021 Administrator 0

The registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has disclosed that that was the possibility of shifting the date for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Prof. Oloyede made the disclosure during a virtual meeting with 2021 UTME Committee members on Friday, saying over 600,000 candidates who indicated interest in sitting for the exams, are yet Read More

Breaking: JAMB gives fresh update on 2021 registration deadline, UTME

May 14, 2021 Editor 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) is contemplating rescheduling this year’s registration deadline and Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) dates. JAMB registrar Prof. Is’aq Oloyede who revealed this via zoom meeting on Friday however, said the May 20 mock examination will take place. The UTME had been slated to hold between June 5 and 19. According to Prof. Oloyede, Read More

NUP’s case against INEC not consequential, ADC warns

May 11, 2021 Editorial II 0

Following the recent Supreme Court judgment with regards to the National Unity Party (NUP’s) case challenging the deregistration of some political parties, the African Democratic Congress (ADC) said the main case to watch is that of 22 political parties which is yet to be decided. The ADC believed that the NUP’s case against INEC “is not of much consequence.” National Read More

HAJJ 2021: The clock is ticking, lets kick the ball rolling (II)

May 6, 2021 Ibrahim Muhammed 0

Let’s do an inventive arithmetic.During Hajj 2019, Saudi Arabia increased Pakistan quota by 15,000 to a total of 179,210 which ranks second in the top ten counties. Indonesia ranked highest with 221,000.So, 50,000 by 179,210 is equivalent of 27.9 percent of Pakistan’s 2019 Hajj Seat quota. Scary indeed.So, what is the 28 percent of 95,000 being Nigeria’s Hajj 2019 allocation?The Read More

2023: Our membership now over 40m nationwide – APC

May 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that it’s membership figure nationwide has now hit over 40 million. The APC Secretary of the Caretaker Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) revealed this Monday in Abuja when the Chairman of the party’s Caretaker Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni played host to some Non-Career Ambassadors at Read More

Issues on digital economy

April 29, 2021 Administrator 0

In spite of all the attempts being made by the previous and present governments, including establishing a Ministry of Communication and ‘Digital Economy’, Nigeria may not be able to achieve keying into the world and benefits of digital economy because she lacks the basic requirement for the scheme. Central to the functioning of a digital economy anywhere in the world Read More