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NGO donates N574 million equipment to Madonna hospital

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), called Nigerian Association for Young Adults (NAYA), in collaboration with the International Hope Canada (IHC), on Sunday, formally handed over hospital equipment, worth over N574 million, to Madonna Hospital, Umuahia.
Abiola Ajimobi

Armed Forces Remembrance: Governor Ajimobi charges Nigerians on sacrifice, peace

As the nation marks the 2019 Armed Forces Remembrance Day, Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has tasked Nigerians to continue to sacrifice toward the nation’s unity, peace and progress.

Federal government to boost farming with 997 solar-powered boreholes

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, revealed this while distributing contract award letters to contractors and the broadcast planting of improved fodder seeds recently, in Yobe State.

Dbanj: The past few weeks have been trying and difficult

Singer, Dapo ‘D’banj’ Oyebanjo, has said the past few weeks have been incredibly trying and difficult since the death of his son in June.
Popular Nigerian singer, Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, known by his stage name D’banj, has lost his 1 year old son Daniel III

D’banj breaks silence after son’s death

Singer, Dapo ‘D’banj’ Oyebanjo, has spoken for the first time after loosing his one-year-old son, Daniel jnr, over a week ago.

ICPC recovers 17 vehicles from ex-FAAN officials

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Tuesday received 17 official vehicles recovered from the agency’s ex-officials by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).
Don Jazzy and D'Banj

D’banj reveals Mo’Hits reunion tour will begin after World Cup

During the radio interview, D’banj also said his CREAM Platform has collaborated with Access and Diamond banks and would soon work with GTBank.

MURIC hails President Buhari for declaring June 12 Democracy Day

According to the statement, the group is happy and it described the action as “the boldest step ever taken by a civillain administration since 1999 and it applauded the president for “identifying with progressive and democratic elements in the country”.

Cannes winner Kore-eda shines light on Japan’s hidden poor

Veteran director Hirokazu Kore-eda says his Cannes Palme d’Or-winning film “Shoplifters” aims to shine a light on social problems in Japan, which he says are still under-portrayed in the country’s cinema production.

Politicians focus on elections, I’m bothered about security, economy – President Buhari tells Theresa May

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that though his fellow politicians are currently preoccupied with the forthcoming general elections in 2019, he is more bothered about the need to provide security and revamp the economy.

Lagos senators endorse Governor Ambode for second term

The three senators representing Lagos East, West and Central Senatorial Districts on Sunday passed a vote of confidence and endorsed Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for a second term in office, saying that the giant strides of his administration were being felt across the State.

Microsoft supports chalkboard computer teacher in Ghana after Twitter appeal

An Information and Communication Technology (ICT) teacher in Ghana decided to be innovative in the face of lacking teaching and learning materials.

Prison inmate undergoing PhD programme – controller

The Controller of Prisons, Lagos State Command, Tunde Ladipo, says education in prison facilities is getting better by the day, with an inmate of the Maximum Prison undergoing a PhD programme.

WCQ: Football enthusiasts hail Super Eagles’ unbeaten run

Some football enthusiasts on Saturday hailed the Super Eagles after the team played out 1-1 draw against the Fennecs of Algeria to finish their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign unbeaten.

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Olu Akerele: Naming national stadium after MKO Abiola shows President Buhari has good heart

A former aide of Chief MKO Abiola, Lisa Olu Akerele, has said that naming National stadium after the late winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election was an indication that President Muhammadu Buhari has good heart.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

President Buhari: I declared June 12 democracy day to correct injustice meted-out on Nigeria

Contrary to speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari fell to pressures from leaders of the South-West geopolitical zone to recognize June 12 as national Democracy Day over political interest, the President on Wednesday said his decision was hinged on the need to correct alleged injustice meted out on the entire country by the military government.

DSS warns against undemocratic activities, confirms arrest of culprits

The Department of State Services said it has observed with concern the deliberate plots and attempts by some subversive and undemocratic elements to incite or pit one ethnic group against the other by stoking the embers of tribal sentiments to cause disaffection and violence across the country.

Don: Honouring MKO Abiola one of President Buhari’s boldest decisions

Prof. Akinyele Aluko of the Global Knowledge Group has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s renaming of Aura stadium after the late MKO Abiola as one of the President’s boldest moves thus far.

June 12: Ex-President Jonathan reduced MKO Abiola to ethnic champion – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Wednesday said former President Goodluck Jonathan reduced the late MKO Abiola to an ethnic champion by renaming the University of Lagos (UNILAG) which is located in the South- West after him.