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Mama Makinde Demise: It Is Not The Years In Mama’s Life That Count, It’s The Life In Mama’s Years – Hon. Fatola

By Seyifunmi Odunuga IBADAN – House of Representatives aspirant under the platform of Accord Party in 2019- elections from Ibadan Southwest Local Government who recently decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Opeyemi Fatola has joined others to commiserate with Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State over the death …

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OHIO Was Founded To Promote Unity, Course Of Oodua Cultural Heritage Among Yorubas – Erelu Amoke

By Seyifunmi Odunuga IBADAN – Erelu Bolanle Amoke Kuku, the Founder of Oodua Heritage International Organization (OHIO) and Board Member, Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), has enjoined the Oodua descendants to rescue Yoruba culture from going into extinction, calling for a collaborative effort to revive the rich cultural heritage. While …

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MAKINDE HAS FULFILLED ELECTION CAMPAIGN PROMISE OVER LAUTECH OWNERSHIP – Adebo Ogundoyin

By Seyifunmi Odunuga IBADAN – Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin, the Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, has said the ceding of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso to Oyo State by the National Universities Commission (NUC) is a fulfiment of the campaign promise made by Governor Seyi Makinde in 2019. …

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Access Bank ‘W’ Initiative Creates Opportunity For Conversation On Gender-Based Violence, Hosts Virtual Webinar

LAGOS – In response to the rising cases of gender-based violence in Nigeria and across the world, Access Bank’s ‘W’ Initiative in partnership with the Nigerian Governors Wives against Gender-Based Violence (NGWA-GBV), recently organised a virtual webinar themed ‘Tackling the menace of gender-based violence in our society’. The webinar featured …

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Ogun NUJ Denies Membership Of Adegboyega, Others

By Raymomd Osho ABEOKUTA – The Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ), Ogun State Council has denied the membership of Olanrewaju Adegboyega and six others, claiming to be leaders of the Federated Chapel of the Union. The Union in a disclaimer, signed by its Caretaker Secretary, Comrade Wale Oluokun notified government …

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Insecurity In Nigeria: Governors Are Frustrated – Fayemi

ADO-EKITI – The Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has said governors are frustrated over the security challenges facing the country. The governor stated this on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 when he led some governors on a condolence visit to their Borno State counterpart, Babagana Zulum, over the recent Boko Haram …

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2021 Budget: Abiodun Presents N339bn Appropriation Bill To Ogun Assembly

By Raymomd Osho ABEOKUTA – Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, presented a total budget estimate of N339 billion as the 2021 Appropriation Bill before the members of the State House of Assembly. The bill comprised of N162 billion for recurrent expenditure and N177 billion …

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HOW UBA CLINCHES ‘BANK OF THE YEAR 2020’ AWARD IN SIX COUNTRIES

LAGOS – The Banker Magazine, a leading global finance news publication being published by Financial Times of London has named six subsidiaries of the Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc as ‘Bank of the Year 2020’. This award, it was scooped is in recognition of UBA’s …

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NASARAWA STATE TRADITIONAL COUNCIL HONOURS OSINBAJO WITH “LEADER & CAPTAIN” TITLE

…Emir Of Lafia Says: We Will Follow You Wherever You Go By AbuSatar Hamed NASARAWA – Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has said that the conceptualization and completion of the world class centre for infectious diseases diagnosis and research in Lafia, Nasarawa State, wholly by indigenous experts is a landmark …

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International World AIDS Day: Youths Sensitise Ogun Residents On Reduction In Spread Of HIV, AIDS

By Raymomd Osho ABEOKUTA – To mark the 2020 International World HIV/AID Day, a group of youths in Ogun State, under the umbrella of Erudite Youth Initiative on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, organised a walk in Abeokuta, the state capital to sensitise citizens towards reduction in the spread of the …

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