How God Promised Me I’d Be Governor – Oyetola …lauds citizens,  religious leaders for their support 

The Governor of the State of Osun, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, has said that the slogan “IleriOluwa”, which has become the mantra of his Administration, was given to him by God. Speaking at the thanksgiving service held in commemoration of the second anniversary of his administration at The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Osun Province 1 Headquarters, Osogbo, Oyetola said the slogan came from a divine revelation where God assured him that he would be the Governor of the State of Osun. He said: “This administration was founded by God Himself,…

COVID-19 is still with us, Kwara Govt cautions residents

Kwara State Government on Sunday cautioned residents of the state against continuous violations of COVID-19 safety protocols, warned that infection rate could spike beyond control unless the rules are respected. “The last few days have seen sudden rise in our infection rates while more deaths have been recorded. On Sunday morning, the state recorded another death, taking its casualties to 30, while some other serious cases are being managed. More cases are being recorded. The time to stop being complacent is now,” spokesman of the COVID-19 Committee and chief press…

Drama as Kidnapped Driver finds his Kidnapper among passengers

There was a drama at the Kwannawa motor park in Dange-Shuni local government area of Sokoto state on Sunday as a commercial driver identified one of his abductors amongst his passengers.   The driver (name withheld) was kidnapped along Kankara in Katsina state while returning from Kano about two months ago. Daily Trust learnt that the driver had spent three weeks in captivity before his release after the payment of an undisclosed amount of money as ransom. The suspect met his waterloo, when he boarded a vehicle going to Kano,…

Ethnic profiling, cancer to national cohesion: Kwara Gov ..,… As Osun NUJ hails AbdulRazaq over support for media

Kwara State Governor ,AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq at the weekend cautioned against ethnic profiling in Nigeria, describing the trend as “a clear and present danger” to corporate existence of the country. “Ethnic profiling is a cancer that is a clear and present danger to corporate existence of our country. It is a phenomenon that has led to loss of lives and destruction of properties worth billions of naira,” AbdulRazaq said this in Osogbo at the grand finale of the 2020 Press Week of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Osun State Council.…

Viral Video: Police confirm arrest of ‘Drunk’ Inspector in Abuja

Nigeria Police Force have confirmed the arrested one of its officials whose rifle was reportedly seized by residents who suspected that the policeman was drunk. Police Public Relations Officer of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command, Yusuf Mariam, made this known in a statement on Sunday. The statement was titled, ‘Police arrest drunk policeman’ in trending video, subject him to psychological and medical evaluation’. In a viral video on Saturday, residents were seen pouring water on the police officer, who sat by the roadside. A voice was heard in the video saying that the incident happened…

Kwara Gov condoles with Borno govt over Zabarmari massacre

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Sunday commiserated with his Borno State counterpart Prof.Babagana Zulum and the people of the state over the killing of 43 farmers by Boko Haram insurgents. “Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq sends his heartfelt condolences to the government and people of Borno State over the unfortunate incident, and prays the Almighty Allah to repose the souls of the victims who got killed while lawfully fending for themselves and their families,” the Governor said in a statement. “He specifically commiserates with Governor Babagana Zulum and the affected families.…

RE: WHY THE RISING CASES OF COVID-19 IN NYSC CAMPS?

The attention of Management has been drawn to the write-up with the above caption trending on the new and traditional media. Management wishes to once again reiterate that there is no COVID-19 positive Corps Member in any of the 37 Orientation Camps of the Scheme spread across all the States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory. Kindly note that before the commencement of the ongoing Orientation programme, the Scheme in collaboration with Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) tested all the prospective Corps Members reporting to the camps…

Poor end to a glorious beginning: The story of Prof. Olayinka, the outgoing Vice Chancellor of UI By The Liberators

When Garry Ryan Blair reminded leaders that ‘ _one way or the other you’re going to finish. So why not finish strong and make yourself immensely proud of your performance rather than embarrassed by your lack of it’_ , one would have thought that it was too elementary a lesson in management, especially in the ivory tower which bakes knowledge and wisdom. The Yoruba, in their wisdom, also acknowledge the need to end well in every field of human endeavours. Most challenging is people management. However, current happenings in the…

North Worst Place To Live  By Abba Dukawa

Nigerians in 2015  voted President Buhari to power in anticipation that as (a) former military head of state and a retired General, he was positioned to deal decisively with all forms of threats to security of the people. Out of 15,424,921 casts during 2015 elections GMB gained more than 12 million votes from  the peoples of the Northern Nigerians.Mr President and his handlers clearly knew that Northern votes secured his first and second terms.  The peoples of the region expected to have fair treatment from the administration but the case…

Rep Akinremi Jagaban donates to  Trust Fund for slain Abuja Vendor,Ifeanyi Okereke 

Member representing Ibadan North Federal constistuency in the House of Representatives, Hon.Olaide Akínrẹ̀mí Jagaban has joined a couple of legislators and other well meaning Nigerians to donate to the Trust Fund set up by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, for the purpose of catering for late Abuja Vendor ,Ifeanyi Okereke’s family. Late Ifeanyi Okereke was shot dead on November 19,2020 at the Federal Secretariat axis of the National Assembly by an operative of Department of State Security (DSS)attached to the Speaker’s convoy. Recall last week, the…