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December 7, 2021
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The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has said it has no basis to appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari, to release Yoruba Nation agitator and activist, Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho. It, however, called on the Federal Government to obey the order of the Oyo State High Court, sitting in Ibadan, which awarded N20bn against […]Continue Reading
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BARRING any last  minute change, the new national carrier, Nigerian Air, will begin flight operations in April 2022.But experts in the aviation sector think differently, saying a flag, rather than a national carrier, would be more appropriate. However, the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, disclosed the news of take-off of the new carrier while briefing […]Continue Reading
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An overwhelming number of Nigerians reacted to my column last week Wednesday calling for the scrapping of the presidential system of government which I described as being too expensive, too profligate, too corruption-enabled to succeed here. I had concluded that we either kill it, or it will be the death of Nigeria. But before taking […]Continue Reading
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The Federal Government of Nigeria has congratulated Oladele Nihi, the newly elected Vice President West Africa Pan-African Youth Union (PYU), Ambassador. Oladele was in the early hours of Thursday, received by the Honorable Minister for Youth and Sports Development, Hon. Sunday Dare at his Federal Secretariat office. This was disclosed in a statement signed by […]Continue Reading
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The federal government, in partnership with states, is considering plans to launch ‘Operation Feed Yourself’ as part of efforts to tackle malnutrition and improve food security in the country.  Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo disclosed this on Monday, during a high-level meeting on nutrition. According to a statement by Laolu Akande, spokesperson to the vice-president, Continue Reading
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The National Youth Service Corps has lamented that inmates in the facilities of the Nigerian Correctional Service feed better than corps members. The Director-General of the NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, who stated this when he appeared before the House Committee on Youth Development for budget defence on Wednesday, said corps members were served a […]Continue Reading
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The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) says it is working with relevant agencies under the coordination of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment to organise Nigeria’s participation at the 2020 World Expo in Dubai. The Acting Executive Secretary of NIPC, Mr Emeka Offor, told newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja, that the expo would attract […]Continue Reading
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The federal government has again extended the ongoing national identification number (NIN) and subscriber identity module (SIM) integration exercise till December 31, 2021. The deadline was shifted from the previous date of October 31. Isa Pantami, minister of communications and digital economy, conveyed the approval of the federal government to extend the deadline in a Continue Reading