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Monthly Archives: November 2017

FG Stopped Payment of Maina’s Salary Since March 2013 – Adeosun ….Has Been Removed From Govt’s Payroll – Accountant General of the Federation

The Honourable Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Thursday, revealed that the Federal Government stopped the payment of salary to the former Chairman of the Pension Task Force Team, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, in March 2013. The minister made this disclosure in Abuja while appearing before the House of Representatives’ Ad-Hoc Committee Investigating the Disappearance, Re-appearance, Re-instatement and Promotion of ... Read More »

Workers shut NTDC, call for sack of Coker

Workers of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, NTDC, on Wednesday November 29 shut the headquarters of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation in Abuja, calling for the sack of the director general, Foluronsho Folarin Coker for incompetence. The workers who were piqued by what they called highhandedness and poor welfare of the workers by the Coker led NTDC expressed disappointment over ... Read More »

Buhari to Nigerians: I’ll need your vote in future

President Muhammadu Buhari has hinted that he may run again. Buhari dropped the hint jokingly while interacting with the Nigerian community in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, even though he did not say if he would run in 2019 when the next presidential election is due. The President is in Abidjan for the 5th European Union-African Union (EU-AU) Summit. Apologising for keeping ... Read More »

ODD NEWS: Mechanic, teenage girlfriend arrested for allegedly killing eight-month-old son

The Police in Ebonyi State have arrested a 36-year-old man, Ahmed Ajibore and his 17-year-old lover, Chidimma Igwe, for allegedly strangling their eight-month-old son, Emmanuel, to death. The incident occurred at No 4 Obubra street, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State. Mr. Ajibore, who hails from Osun is a tricycle mechanic who plies his trade at 72 Ogoja road, Abakaliki but resides at ... Read More »

Ozil Stars As Gunners Thrash Huddersfield

Mesut Ozil produced a major second-half contribution as substitute Olivier Giroud scored twice in Arsenal’s 5-0 Premier League victory at home to Huddersfield Town on Wednesday. It was the Gunners’ seventh win out of seven at the Emirates Stadium in the league this season and Ozil was influential with two assists and a goal in a four-minute period as the Gunners ... Read More »

FG considering permanent solution to plight of Nigerian refugees in Libya, Europe —- Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government is considering urgent and permanent solutions to the plight of Nigerians refugees in Libya and other European countries. Osinbajo frowned at the situation where young Nigerians were deceived by their unsuspecting customers and engaged in a dangerous journey that in some cases cause them their lives. The vice president spoke on Wednesday in Abuja ... Read More »

Ogun earmarks N73.5 billion for rural infrastructural devt

Ogun State government has said 21.3 per cent or N73.5 billion of its N345.42 billion 2018 budget is for rural and infrastructural development/employment generation, and to facilitate new infrastructural projects and fast-track the completion of ongoing ones. The Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, disclosed this while presenting the 2018 Appropriation Bill entitled: ‘’Budget of Accelerated Development’’on the floor of the state ... Read More »

Osun, Chinese firm sign N216b MoU on industrial park

The Osun State government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Chinese firm, Jiangsu Wuxi Taihu Cocoa Food Company Limited, to establish a N216 billion industrial park in the state. The signing ceremony was held at the Government House Banquet Hall in Osogbo, the capital. Governor Rauf Aregbesola said the state agreed to allocate 200 hectares for the ... Read More »

President Muhammadu Buhari has hinted that he may run again.

President Muhammadu Buhari has hinted that he may run again. Buhari dropped the hint jokingly while interacting with the Nigerian community in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, even though he did not say if he would run in 2019 when the next presidential election is due. The President is in Abidjan for the 5th European Union-African Union (EU-AU) Summit. Apologising for keeping ... Read More »