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Laraba Shoda

NCAC, NCWS to clamp down on indecent dressing

The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) is set to partner with the National Council for Women Society (NCWS) to clamp down on nudity and indecent dressing in Nigeria.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ojude Oba a unifying force worthy of emulation – Ogun governor

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun yesterday described the Ojude Oba Cultural Festival as a unifying traditional festival among the Ijebu and the entire people of Ogun State.

Cleric urges youths to shun cultism, drug abuse

The Yoruba Youth Socio-Cultural Association (YYSA) has called on National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCD) to ban production of films with suicide scenes.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Imam cautions Nigerians against needless demands from government officials

Nigerians should refrain from making personal demands from elected or appointed government officials, as such demands are often beyond what the officials could afford without breaching the law, a top Muslim cleric said on Friday.

122 Mexicans among 680 detained in US migration raids

Mexico said Thursday that 122 of its citizens were among the 680 undocumented immigrants detained in a major series of raids at food processing plants in the United States.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Awori leaders beg Lagos APC over appointments

Awori monarchs in conjunction with the Awori Welfare Association of Nigeria (AWAN), at a news conference in Lagos yesterday, decried the near absence of Awori people in the recently released list of commissioner nominees in the state.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo: We should stop blame game on banditry, insecurity

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday met with the Hausa–Fulani leaders in Southwest, Kogi and Kwara States in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, over insecurity and banditry in the region.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

NOUN to award degree in Arabic, Philosophy, 3 Nigerian languages

The Senate and Management of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), have approved degree programme in three major Nigerian languages as part of efforts to impact national integration in Nigeria.

Group asks Ogun government to make indigenous language compulsory in schools

A group of Yoruba language instructors under the aegies of The Association of the Teachers of Yoruba language and culture, Nigeria, “Egbe Akomolede Yoruba ati Asa Naijiria” (EAAYN), has canvassed for the compulsory teaching and learning of Yoruba language in the formative stage of pupils in public and private schools across Ogun State.
Saudi pirate broadcaster beoutQ

FIFA, UEFA in fresh call for Saudi action on pirate broadcaster

FIFA, UEFA and several of the world’s top football leagues on Wednesday renewed calls for the Saudi government to crack down on alleged piracy of television rights by the “beoutQ” network.
Cassper Nyovest

Cassper Nyovest: I wish I was from Nigeria

Award-winning South African rapper, Refiloe Maele Phoolo popularly known as Cassper Nyovest, has taken to social media to shower encomium on Nigerian Music Industry.

What egg does for libido and fertility – scientist

An animal scientist and Managing Director of Rostal Resources Limited, Mr. Taiwo Adeoye, has revealed the capacity of eggs to enhance libido and fertility of man.
FIFA HQ

U-20 WWC: FIFA scores Edo high on preparations

The world football governing body, FIFA, yesterday scored Edo State high in its preparations towards hosting the Under-20 World Cup tournament in the state capital, Benin City, in 2019.

MTN appoints ex-minister, ex-revenue chief, ex-NBA president as board members

Telecommunications firm, MTN, has notified the Nigeria Stock Exchange of a substantial change in its board structure. Pioneer board chair, Pascal Dozie, is stepping down along with five other directors.

Nigeria, China meet to sustain mutual trade relations

Bilateral relations between China and Nigeria have reached a new height following yesterday’s meeting of the representatives of the two countries.
Erelu Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

Coza scandal: Ekiti first lady shares near-rape experience

First Lady of Ekiti State, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has called out people, especially women, who condemned Busola Dakolo, wife of singer, Timi Dakolo, who recently accused the Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, of raping her when she was a teenager.
Femi Fani--Kayode

Ruga settlements: Fulani want to take over our lands – Femi Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, has raised an alarm over plot by the Fulani to take over lands in the country through the establishment of Ruga settlements by the Federal Government.
Multichoice, the producer of popular reality TV show, Big Brother Naija, has announced that the much-anticipated reality show would kick off on Sunday, June 30.

Big Brother Naija season 4 starts today

Multichoice, the producer of popular reality TV show, Big Brother Naija, has announced that the much-anticipated reality show would kick off on Sunday, June 30.

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Ex-ICPC chief takes over wages commission

Mr Ekpo Nta, former Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offences Commission (ICPC), has taken over the leadership of the National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission (NSIWC).
20 year old Josh Okogie who plays for Minnesota Timberwolves has expressed his enthusiasm in playing for Nigeria’s D’Tigers over the United States National team, saying the decision wasn’t a hard one as it was influenced by his passion in seeing the Nigeria’s team return to her past glory.

Josh Okogie: D’Tigers can go all the way at the 2019 FIBA World Cup

20 year old Josh Okogie who plays for Minnesota Timberwolves has expressed his enthusiasm in playing for Nigeria’s D’Tigers over the United States National team, saying the decision wasn’t a hard one as it was influenced by his passion in seeing the Nigeria’s team return to her past glory.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor asks youth to build good character by delaying gratification

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says teenagers should build good character by delaying gratification.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB says risks to growth ‘increasing by the day’

The U.S.-China trade war and uncertainty over Brexit pose risks to Africa’s economic prospects that are “increasing by the day,” the head of the African Development Bank (AfDB) told Reuters.
Super Eagles defensive midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo came on as second half substitute in Stoke City’s 2-2 with Derby County on Saturday.

Oghenekaro Etebo make cameo appearance in Stoke City’s draw against Derby County

Super Eagles defensive midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo came on as second half substitute in Stoke City’s 2-2 with Derby County on Saturday.