Progress Report On The Social Investment Programmes (SIPs)

The National Home Grown School Feeding scheme, part of our Social Investment Programmes has kicked off in Anambra this past December, in collaboration with the state government. The children have been feeding and enjoying their healthy, well prepared meals. Generally, the Homegrown School Feeding programme, which is one of the Social Investment plans of the…

Eid-el-Maulud: Ambode urges Muslims to pray for peace, progress of Nigeria

Gov Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday called on Muslims to offer special prayers for greater peace, unity and continuous progress of Nigeria, as they join their counterparts across the world to celebrate Eid El Maulud, which is the birth of Prophet Mohammed. The Governor, in a statement…

‘There are scandalous issues in OAU’

The Chairman of the Non academic Staff of University, ( NASU), Obafemi Awolowo University Chapter, Ile-Ife, Osun state, Wole Odewunmi has alleged that there are scandalous issues going on in the institution. Odewunmi spoke at a question and answer session during a National dialogue and book launch of a manual on “Social media: A panacea…

Owners of demolished structures in Ikoyi duly served notices – Ayorinde

…….Vows to Rid State Of Illegal Structures The Lagos State Government on Saturday said owners of the buildings demolished in Ikoyi were duly served with contravention, removal and quit notices before the exercise was carried out, just as it vowed to intensify efforts to rid the State of illegal structures. In a statement issued by…

Sultan announces Sept 12 as Eid el-Kabir day

Sa’ad Abubakar III, sultan of Sokoto and spiritual head of Muslims in Nigeria, has announced September 12 as the Eid-el-Kabir day, the Cable has reported. In a statement released on Saturday by Sambo Junaidu, chairman, advisory committee on religious affairs, Sultanate council of Sokoto, the monarch said his committee in conjunction with the national moon…

Sultan Announces September 12 As Eid El-Kabir Day

   REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde (NIGERIA) – RTR1N1ZM The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has announced Monday, Sept. 12 as the Eid-El-Kabir Day, 1437 AH. This followed the declaration of Saturday, Sept.3 as the 1st of Zulhijja, 1437 AH. This is contained in a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious…

Shock As Buhari Receives Another Threat Letter

Another round of fuel scarcity looms as President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, September 2, was issued a threat letter from Oil workers, under the aegis of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN. According to the union, ‎the federal government has for over a month, not kept to the agreement signed…

I am unaware of Rohr’s appointment – Dalung

Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, has insisted that he was not kept in the know as the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) appointed Gernot Rohr as the new Super Eagles coach. The German has since been named Sunday Oliseh’s replacement on a two-year deal, but Dalung says he does not recognize him. “We have a German-born…

Sultan announces Monday, Sept.12 Eid El-Kabir Day

Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, Sultan of Sokoto The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has announced Monday, Sept. 12 as the Eid-El-Kabir Day, 1437 AH. This followed the declaration of Saturday, Sept.3 as the 1st of Zulhijja, 1437 AH. This is contained in a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Chairman, Advisory Committee on…

Another Fuel Crisis Looms As PENGASSAN Threatens Strike

Nigeria may be plunged into another round of fuel crisis as the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has threatened to resume its suspended strike if the Federal Government refuses to commence the implementation of an agreement reached among the tripartite partners in the industry. In a letter addressed to the…

Economic hardship: Buhari must think outside the box – Joseph Wayas

*Says Nigeria’s restructuring is inevitable Elder statesman and erstwhile  Senate President,Chief  Joseph Wayas believes Nigeria is at crossroads at the moment. But he is also of the opinion that the challenge is not insurmountable. In this interview with IHEANACHO NWOSU, he urged President Buhari to think outside the box to address the economic hardship currently…