Monthly Archives: August 2020

Oyetola hails senator over constituents’ welfare

By Leke Salaudeen Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola has hailed Senator Ajibola Basiru for introducing empowerment programmes that would impact positively on his constituents. The governor urged other elected representatives to emulate Basiru’s gesture. Oyetola made the call while declaring open an intensive capacity programme for members of co-operative societies …

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Increasing impact of social media on politics

The campaign by some lawyers to stop Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai from using the platform of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to ventilate his views on national issues generated a lot of controversies. The petition to stop the governor from participating at the conference has however, introduced a new …

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ARMTI trains Kwara farmers on climate change adaptation

AGRICULTURAL and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI) in collaboration with Faridam Precision Nigeria Ltd has trained no fewer than 26 farmers from Ilorin, Kwara State on militating against climatic change in agricultural production. The training which was sponsored by the Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural …

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Abuja doctors threaten strike amidst COVID-19

Related News As different countries of the world struggle to contain the coronavirus crisis, doctors in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, on Monday announced they were proceeding on an “indefinite strike” starting from September 1 by 8 a.m. The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Abuja chapter, announced its decision in a …

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As Ogun unveils multiple road projects

TO say that it’s been a mixed experience for Nigerians since democracy came calling again in I999 is probably an understatement. Progress has been made in different sectors, but much remains to be done. In particular, as Nigerians seek to navigate the business of stepping into the global modern economy, …

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Bye bye Amotekun

Editorial As if Nigeria does not already have too many crises to worry about, the announcement from the presidency that each state is to fund the Federal Government’s newly established Community Policing is a source of avoidable political tension. Similarly, another announcement that the Community Police system of the six …

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