Why I visited the President – Kwara Governor

Kwara State Governor , AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday visited President Muhammadu Buhari over the recent flood and rainstorm that wreaked havoc in several parts of the state, called for urgent interventions of the federal government for victims of the incidents. A statement issued after the meeting quoted the Governor as commending the President for the quality leadership he has offered in Nigeria’s battle against the COVID-19 pandemic and for the recent approval of the Economic Sustainability Plan to mitigate the effect of the crisis on the country and its people.…

School Resumption: SUBEB Boss expresses satisfaction with compliance at Ogbomoso

The Executive Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr. Nureni Adeniran has expressed satisfaction with the level of compliance to Covid-19 rules by schools in Ogbomosho. Speaking during a tour of schools in Ogbomoso today, Dr. Nureni Adeniran noted that the compliance level at Ogbomoso was highly impressive. The tour was a follow up to the statewide compliance monitoring tour the SUBEB Boss began yesterday, in Ibadan. “Impressively, at Ogbomoso, most schools complied with the Covid-19 regulations for public schools”, he said. Schools visited included: Mosunmaje Methodist Basic School,…

NSCIA mourns Sarkin Zauzau,Shehu Idris

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), under its President General and Sultan of Sokoto, Dr. Muhammad Sa‘ad Abubakar, has commiserated with the family and the Emirate of the late Sarkin Zazzau,His Royal Highness, Alhaji Shehu Idris, as well as other Royal Fathers and the entire Nigerian Muslim Ummah, The council in a statement signed by the Chairman,NSCIA Media ,Femi Abbas,prayed the Almighty Allah to repose his soul in perfect, eternal bliss and grant everybody the fortitude with which to cope with any entailed agony. NSCIA said : “Inna…

Rev Ocansey to grace JIFORM Summit in Ibadan

The African Union Labour Migration Advisory Committee member, Rev. Dr. A.K. Ocansey, who is also an multiple award winning and international investment consultant, Ghanaian-Canadian and Philippine trained Labour Migration expert has confirmed her participation at the international migration summit billed for Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria on October 15, 2020. Dr.Ocansey participation was confirmed by the Secretary,Publicity Committee of JIFORM summit, Salemfly Salem, an international journalist with a french broadcasting station in a statement issued on Monday. The submit which would combine both physical and virtual presentations is aimed at producing…

Schools’ Resumption: Oyo Govt. warns public schools against non-compliance

The Oyo State Government has warned Headteachers of Public primary schools in the State against non-compliance with COVID-19 safety guidelines. The state government had also queried some schools who refused to comply with extant guidelines for resumption of schools in Oyo State. The Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr. Nureni Aderemi Adeniran gave the warning today during a state-wide monitoring of schools in Ibadan. Recall that Oyo State Government trained 2,454 Head-teachers on Safe resumption of schools in Oyo State in the penultimate week. During the compliance monitoring,…

Edo Election and Matters Arising

Dear APC, I woke up to the news of your resolve to challenge the outcome of the Edo State governorship election held over the weekend and couldn’t but ponder the basis for your decision. However, I had to put this intervention on hold for a few hours to celebrate my beautiful daughter, Monisola, who is 2 years old today. I’m back here now. Dear ruling political party, it’s not enough to boast democratic credentials; more important is living the ethos of that choice. Except there are other things we do…

Edo Peoples Proof Self Acclaimed Master Wrong By Abba Dukawa

Many Nigerians are anxious to get a glimpse on how September 19 Edo Governorship Election elections would  look like. The long awaited Edo state  election has come and gone.  With the winner annourced by INEC APC’s former National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole was the great loser as a self acclaimed Edo state political godfather. Also All Progressives Congress (APC) as a ruling governing party bear same fate from popular protest vote. In spite Edo state produced two national chairman of APC but even  before the September 19 Edo Governorship Election political…

Gov AbdulRazaq set up committee on Saturday’s rainstorm  

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has set up a nine-person committee to conduct an assessment of the damage caused by the Saturday’s rainstorm in different parts of the state especially the state capital Ilorin. The committee comprised Hajia Sa’adatu Modibbo Kawu (chairperson); Special Adviser to the Governor on Political Matters Saadu Salau; Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Community Intervention Kayode Oyin-Zubair; Secretary of the state emergency management agency Mrs Motunrayo Adaran; Chairman of the Kwara State Muslim Pilgrims Board Dr AbdulKadir Sambaki; Special Assistant to the Governor on…

Merciless Godwin Obaseki and the Liquidation of ‘OshoBourdillon’ By Oludayo Tade

Obaseki, you are what God says you are, You are a winner, You no be looser, You are what God says you are. Iyamu, you are what God says you are, by your records, you are what God says you are, by your stealing, you are what God says you are, you a looser you no be winner you are what God says you are (Adams Oshiomole, 2016) The political funeral of erstwhile chairman of the broom party, Adams Oshiomole was coordinated by his estranged political son , Godwin, ‘the…

Nasarawa flood: Gov Sule visits affected areas, orders immediate evacuation of victims

Nasarawa State Governor, Engr.Abdullahi Sule,on Sunday, visited areas affected by flood in Nasarawa town, headquarters of Nasarawa Local Government Area,  where the Governor ordered for the immediate evacuation of the flood. This was contained in a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Ibrahim Addra. According to the statement,  Engineer Sule equally directed that relief materials including food items and mattresses be distributed to persons affected by the flood. This was the second time Nasarawa town is being ravaged by flood in less than two weeks. The…