Technical University appoints Olayinka Balogun as Registrar

The First Technical University in Nigeria has announced the appointment of the Mrs Olayinka Balogun as first substantive Registrar for the University . Balogun hails from Igboora, in Ibarapa Central Local Government, Oyo Central Senatorial District, Oyo State. Until her appointment, Mrs. Balogun was on sabbatical leave at Tech-U as the Deputy Registrar/Director, Vice-Chancellor’s Office. She had, before, been Principal Assistant Registrar at the University of Ibadan. As the Principal Assistant Registrar at UI, Balogun was the Head, Senate Unit of the Academic Division of the Registry. She also previously…

Oyo Govt’ll rebuild Akesan Market, provide support to victims, says Gov Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has said that the State Government would rebuild the Akesan Market, Oyo and also provide support to all victims of last Sunday’s fire incident, which razed the popular 400 year old market. The Governor, who stated this at the site of the inferno and at the palace of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, said that rather than engage in buck-passing over the failure of the past administration to provide necessary fire-fighting tools, he would take responsibility for the failure of the system. A statement…

Dabiri-Erewa describes Young Nigerian Inventors as great patriots

Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission(NiDCOM) ,Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has described the duo of Nigerian-origin inventors, Messrs Stephen Osawaru and Anthony Osawere, as great patriots and good ambassadors of Nigeria. She gave the commendation in a statement by NiDCOM’s Head of Media and Public Relations, Abdur-Rahman Balogun in Abuja. The duo were among the 14 recipients, recognised by President Abdel-Fatteh El-Sisi of Egypt during the 2019 World Youth Forum held in Egypt for inventing a medical mobile app, 24/7 Medic, for Nigerians especially in rural areas. The NIDCOM boss stated that their contributions in improving…

Senate President commiserates with Yobe fire victims

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan,  has commiserated with the family of the mother and her three daughters who died on Tuesday night in a fire disaster at Red Bricks Quarters on Maiduguri road, Damaturu in Yobe State. Lawan commended the head of the family who bravely rescued his five-year-old son before escaping from the inferno. The Senate President also condoled with the Government and people of Yobe State over the tragic incident. Lawan enjoined the people to take seriously tips for prevention of fire disaster in homes and offices,…

Stop using paracetamol, bleach to cook, process Gaari – Osun Govt warns …begins state-wide campaign

The State Government of Osun has called on caterers and food vendors in the state to stop the dangerous act of using paracetamol to tenderise meat and also the use of ‘hypo’ a bleaching detergent for cassava processing to induce ‘whiteness of fufu and gaari.’ The warning was issued in Osogbo during a joint press conference, addressed by the Special Adviser on Public Health, Pharmacist Siji Olamiju and the state Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs. Funke Egbemode on the harmful effect of the illicit acts on vital organs…

EFCC Port Harcourt Zonal Office gets New Head

Usman Imam, an Assistant Commissioner of Police has been appointed as the new Zonal Head for the Port Harcourt Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Usman appointment followed the redeployment of the former Head of the Zone,  Abdulrasheed Bawa who has been moved to the EFCC Academy, Karu, Abuja. Imam, former Head of the Enugu Zone of the EFCC,  hail from Taraba State. A thoroughbred Police Officer,  he joined the Nigeria Police Force in 2000 after obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration from the University of…

No worker in Oyo State ‘ll earn below N30,000 minimum wage— Gov Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, said on Wednesday that no staff in the State’s workforce would earn below the N30,000 national minimum wage. He stated that once the Committee set up by his government to look into the modalities for the implementation of the wage completes its assignment, the Government will stand side by side with the workers to implement the decision. The Governor noted that he was looking forward to a decision that would be agreeable to the civil servants as well as affordable and sustainable for the…

Gov Sani Bello reacts to Supreme Court Judgement ,says it is will of God, reaffirmation of people’s mandate

Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has described his landmark victory at the Supreme Court today as the will of God and reaffirmation of the people’s mandate. Governor  Sani Bello stated this shortly after the judgement made by the supreme court in Abuja , which he said would enable his administration focus on meeting its mandate to Nigerlites. He reiterated that the present administration operates an all inclusive government which allowed everyone to make contributions towards the development of Niger State. He then called on everyone to join hands towards…