FG Partners Firm To Establish Agricultural Industrial Parks

The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mustapha Shehuri, has stated that the Federal Government would partner Global Fortunes Ltd to establish Agricultural Industrial Parks (AIPs) across the Six-Geopolitical Zones of the country in order to create jobs and ensure food sufficiency in the Agricultural Value Chain. Shehuri…

[UPDATE] Insecurity: Buhari More Worried Than Anyone Else ― Lawan, Gbajabiamila

Following the National Assembly resolution calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the service chiefs due to the deterioration in the nation’s security, Senate President Ahmed Lawan and the Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Monday, had about one-hour meeting the with the president after which they revealed that…

Minister Of Information Shuns Public Debate On Hate Speech Bills

Participants at the Town Hall meeting on social media bills were stunned over the absence of the minister of information, Lai Mohammed, at the public debate on the bills in Abuja. More worrisome for the participants was the absence of any representative of the ministry of information to the one-day…

Ondo Govt Expended N13b On Basic Education In Three Years ― SUBEB

The Ondo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) said, on Monday, that about N13 billion had been committed to basic education by the state government in the last three years. The SUBEB Chairman, Mrs Oladuuni Odu, stated this during a stakeholders’ meeting in Akure. “As at date, a sum of…

Labour Gives Obiano’s 14-Day Ultimatum To Implement New Minimum Wage

The Anambra State workers on Monday rejected the state government minimum wage implementation and gave 14 days ultimatum to implement the agreed template of 30,000 or face industrial action. In a communique issued at the end of the state executive council meeting of the organised Labour on the implementation of…

China Accuses US Of Whipping Up Panic Over Coronavirus

China accused the United States on Monday of whipping up panic over a fast-spreading coronavirus with travel restrictions and evacuations as Chinese stocks plunged on the first day back from the extended Lunar New Year holiday. The death toll in China from the newly identified virus, which emerged in Wuhan,…

Woman, 39, Docked Over Alleged Assault

A 39-year-old woman, Bolaji Oluwayinka, was on Monday arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court over alleged assault and malicious damage. Oluwayinka, whose address was not given is facing a two-count charge of assault and malicious damage. The prosecutor, Sgt. Olubu Apata, told the court that the defendant committed the offence…

Tackling Unemployment: FG Empowers 140 Youths In Osun

Towards tackling unemployment in the country, the Ministry of Youth and Sports has trained 140 youths from all parts of Nigeria in its National Youth Empowerment Programme on vocational training in tailoring and fashion design. The training held at the National Youth Development Centre, Odeomu, Osun State, for 21 days…