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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, spoke to reporters in Kano, just now, answering questions on the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa. Below are his verbatim comments-

VP Osinbajo: Nigerians better together, division no option

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says it is very important and more beneficial for Nigeria as a nation to remain together, than to be apart.

Ecobank Nigeria announces appointment of key officers

Ecobank Nigeria has announced the appointment of key Management Officers across various levels. Amongst those appointed are Kenneth Okere, who is now the Company Secretary & Chief Legal Counsel; Ibukunoluwa Oyedeji, Chief Financial Officer (CFO); Abiola Aderinola, Financial Controller; Adetokunbo Uko, Treasurer and Akintunde Dawodu, Chief Compliance Officer and Head, Compliance & Control.

UNILAG: We did not approve banner with MC Oluomo’s photo

The University of Lagos, Akoka, has said it did not approve the banner which had the Caretaker Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers in Lagos State, Musiliu Akinsanya, aka MC Oluomo, as one of the invited guests for a programme on the campus.
Mary Uduk - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged investors with multiple shareholding accounts to regularise such before December 31, 2019.

SEC: Sukuk rules have enhanced issuance process

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has said the release of rules on Sukuk bonds has enhanced the issuance process and fostered participation in the instrument.

We’ll make UNILAG Africa’s top four by 2022 – vice chancellor

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, says efforts to position the 57-year-old institution among the global best has begun to yield positive results.

UNILAG: Our driver was to receive counselling before suicide

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has said its worker, Sunday Gbenga Meshioye, who committed suicide days ago was scheduled to be counselled by the institution’s counselling unit before the incident.

Unilag supervisor commits suicide by ingesting ‘pesticide’

The University of Lagos has announced the death of one of its workers, Mr Sunday Meshioye, aged 36.g

UNILAG staff commits suicide after facing disciplinary panel

A staff of University of Lagos (UNILAG), Sunday Meshioye, has committed suicide after facing a disciplinary panel set up to investigate him.

UNILAG, China to engage in collaborative research

Towards unlocking beneficial opportunities between Nigeria and China, the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, has expressed its commitment to engage in meaningful research activities with China.

PTAD unveils new executive secretary

The Pension Transitional Arrangements Directorate (PTAD) has unveiled its new Executive Secretary Dr. Chioma Ejikeme recently appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari to take over the affairs of the agency.

Gani Adams: How OPC fought for democracy in Nigeria

The Aare Onakakanfo, Chief Gani Adams, said the annulment of June 12, 1993 presidential election led to the establishment of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC).
Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Oyo State Governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde and Osun State Governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola and Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo

South West governors plan security network

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti on Friday said that governors in the South West were planning a western Nigeria security network in an effort to tackle security challenges in the country.

Federal government urged to increase tariff to discourage paint importation

The Federal Government has been urged to discourage activities that could lead to the importation of paints in the country by increasing tariff on anything that has to do with paint importation.
Prof. Folasade Ogunsola, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Development Services, University of Lagos, says more than 600 million people in Africa lack access to electricity.

600 million people lack access to electricity in Africa – Unilag deputy vice-chancellor

Prof. Folasade Ogunsola, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Development Services, University of Lagos, says more than 600 million people in Africa lack access to electricity.

Ayo Ogunsusi: Nigerian squash now recognised

The Chairman of the Squash Section of the Lagos Country Club, Barrister Ayo Ogunsusi, has expressed his delight with the level of professionalism exhibited at the just concluded 15th edition of the Cargolux Merchant Express International Squash Tournament.

Age barrier: JAMB advises candidates to read brochure before registration

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has advised candidates of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to always read and strictly adhere to instructions contained in the examination brochure before registering for the examinations.

University of Lagos gets N5 billion for research

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) was able to attract up to N5 billion in research in the past one year, a lecturer in the university has said.
Kayode Omiyale

Yaba local council deserves special recognition – chairman

The Executive Chairman of Yaba Local Council Development Authority (LCDA), Kayode Omiyale, has appealed to the Federal Government to give special recognition to Yaba LCDA which was carved out of the Lagos Mainland Local Government Area because of major critical institutions located there.

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Gabon to be first African nation paid to fight deforestation

Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.
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.

Ogun may establish two additional universities

The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.

Kogi Speaker receives defectors into APC

The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

‘Yahoo boy’ runs mad, strips self naked in Ekiti

There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.

Bandits release 30 more captives in Zamfara

The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.