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Gani Adams: People are envious of me

With the grandeur and enormity of power and influence that accompanies the Aare Ona-kakanfo title, the Generalissimo of Yoruba land, Iba Gani Adams declared that a lot of people are envious of him.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has felicitated with the people of the state and Nigerians in general on the occasion of the nation’s 59th independence anniversary.

[email protected]: Oyo government lines out activities to celebrate independence day

The Oyo State Government has lined out activities for the celebration of Nigeria’s 59 years of nationhood on Tuesday, October 1, 2019.

RMD: Plastic surgery cannot make you happy

Veteran Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo, popularly known as RMD, has revealed that the pursuit of plastic surgery would not guarantee true happiness in life.

Nollywood actor RMD cautions against ‘butt enlargement, boob lift’

Veteran Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo, popularly known as RMD, has advised against ‘butt enlargement’ and ‘boob lift; and all such artificial body configurations, saying they cannot guarantee true happiness in life.

Enugu government approves further works on international conference centre

The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, in furtherance of its efforts to ensure the completion of the hitherto abandoned Enugu International Conference Centre, has approved the procurement and installation of external glass at the main auditorium of the edifice.

Anambra government backs planned abolition of Osu caste system

The Anambra State Government has adopted the December 28 date set by major traditional rulers in the South-east to abolish the controversial Osu caste system.

Port Harcourt bubbles as NAFEST kicks off

The city of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, has been thrown into a festive mood as the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) kicks off in the city.

Food scientists lament government neglect, call for recognition

The first chairman of the Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST), Body of Fellows, Prof. Charles Aworh, has lamented the neglect of the body by the Federal Government.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

PDP members in Kaiama council hold solidarity rally for Senator Saraki

A large members of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara on Friday turned out en mass for a solidarity rally for Senate President Bukola Saraki.

Ogun government rejects anti-workers tag

Ogun State government says nothing could be farther from the truth like the insinuation that the relationship with its workforce is fractured.

Delta: How we forestalled industrial unrest in councils

The Delta State Government, on Wednesday, disclosed its strategy of ensuring industrial harmony even when workers in 21 out of the 25 council area are being several months of salary arrears.

Governor Emmanuel sacks commissioners for welcoming Senator Akpabio

Two commissioners in Akwa Ibom who received a senator, Godswill Akpabio, at the airport in Uyo have been sacked by Governor Udom Emmanuel.

African Drums Festival to unite all Africans – commissioner

The Ogun Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Mr Muyiwa Ladipo, has said that the African Drums Festival is designed to unite Nigerians and Africans.

Enugu government awards additional N1.170 billion road contracts

The Enugu State Government, in keeping with the ongoing massive infrastructural development across the length and breadth of the state, has awarded contracts for the construction and rehabilitation of more urban and rural roads at the cost of over N1.170 billion.

Court orders Associated Airline to pay Deji Falae’s family N246 million

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the Associated Aviation Nigeria Limited to pay the sum of N246m as compensation for the death of a former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Ondo State, Deji Falae.

Lagos to inaugurate first-ever tourism calendar – Commissioner

The Lagos State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Mr Steve Ayorinde, says the state has concluded plans to inaugurate its first ever tourism calendar.

Tourism has been relegated in Nigeria – Muyiwa Ladipo

In his words, “We are inching towards making Ogun State a place to visit. We have even reconstructed Federal roads and we are not stopping. You will all give us kudos in the years to come.”

True love is not found on social media – RMD

Veteran actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo, popularly known as RMD, on Thursday advised people searching for true love on social media to be cautious so as not to fall into the snare lies of “I love you”.

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The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

Jailed former PDP spokesperson Olisa Metuh’s lawyer vows to appeal judgement

The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

NERC orders metering of electricity consumers by April 30

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to ensure that electricity consumers are metered by April 30.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three teachers arrested for defiling teenage students in Ekiti

The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
Nigerian table tennis player, Cecilia Edem Effiong.

Minister hails taekwondo, table tennis qualifiers

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.

Hisbah apprehend woman for marring two husbands in Kano

A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.