Eid-el-fitr: Buhari warns political, religious, community leaders to keep off Presidential Villa

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has asked religious, community and political leaders not to visit the Villa for the Eid Al-Fitr, a day set to mark the end of Ramadan. He explained that this is in compliance with COVID-19 regulations. In a press statement issued by his Media Aide on Sunday, May 9, 2021, the President said as was the case last year, celebrations should be done at home and modestly. The statement said: “As Muslims in Nigeria join others globally in preparations towards Eid Al-Fitr, a day that is celebrated…

Former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar denies link with arrested helicopter

Former Head of State, General Abdulsalami A. Abubakar has described as false and unfounded the news linking him to a purported arrested helicopter supplying food to bandits. He said ordinarily, he would have ignored such spurious news but has to set the record straight. General Abdulsalami A. Abubakar in a statement by his Media Aide, Dr.Yakubu Suleiman,disassociated himself from such a heinous crime that is unbecoming of any patriotic citizen. He described the news as fake which has the potential of aggravating the already tense security situation in the  Country…

Oyetola celebrates Asiwaju Tunde Badmus@75

Governor ,State of Osun,Adegboyega Oyetola has sent warm greetings to the Asiwaju Musulumi of Yorubaland and CEO of Tuns Farms Nigeria Limited, Chief Khamis Tunde Badmus as he marked his 75th birthday anniversary, today, 9 May, 2021. Oyetola’s greetings was contained in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan. The Governor said he was pleased to join family members, friends and associates to celebrate the accomplished entrepreneur and philantropist, whom he described as a man with a large and generous heart. Oyetola congratulated Chief Badmus on his…

NHRC lauds NASS over 111 special additional seats for women

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has commended the courage and thoughtfulness of the National Assembly in proposing a law for constitutional amendment for 111 special additional seats for women in the two chambers of the NASS to serve as a remedy to the current low representation of women in legislative Houses in Nigeria. The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Tony Ojukwu in identifying with aforesaid demand by the women, recalled that the Commission had on serval occasions in the past collaborated with various Civil Society Organization (CSOs), UNDP and…

Food Support Scheme: Osun residents hail Oyetola for sustaining initiative, as govt begins another monthly distribution

The beneficiaries of the Food Support Scheme, an initiative of the Government of the State of Osun, on Saturday eulogised the administration of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, for prioritising their welfare and well-being. The ecstatic beneficiaries also lauded the administration for keeping faith with its promises, and for sustaining the food support scheme which was flagged off in April, 2021. This was even as the beneficiaries described the gesture as first of its kind in the history of the State. The State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, had in April this year, flagged…

Nigerian Diaspora, catalyst for accelerated development,says Amb Zubairu Dada

The Honourable Minister of State, Foreign Affairs, Amb Zubairu Dada said harnessing the human capital and material resources of Nigerians in Diaspora towards the socio-economic, cultural and political development of Nigeria can no longer be ignored. Ambassador Dada stated this  in Abuja at the historic inaugural Diaspora Quarterly Lecture Series with the topic: MOBILIZING NIGERIANS IN THE DIASPORA FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT. The Minister of State, Foreign  Affairs said it was legit to describe the Nigerian Diaspora as catalysts for accelerated development of Nigeria deserving to be treated and regarded as…