Miyetti Allah: Livestock industry at risk of collapse over insecurity

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has declared that the livestock industry is under siege and may soon collapse following the increasing level of insecurity faced by members of the association nationwide, either from rampaging bandits or kidnappers. MACBAN in a statement issued by its National Secretary,…

Osun: Oyetola, Aregbesola commissioners differ on N48 billion Fed Govt refund

The Osun State Commissioner for Finance, Bola Oyebamiji and ex-commissioner of Home Affairs, Hon Sikiru Ayedun under the administration of Rauf Aregbesola, differed over the claim that the state received N48 billion from the Federal Government as a refund on roads. Ayedun during a factional meeting of the All Progressives…

AFRICMIL invites young journalists to submit essays on late Dele Giwa

The African Centre for Media and Information Literacy (AFRICMIL) has invited young journalists across the country to contribute to the book of essays in honour of Dele Giwa. Oladele Sunmonu Giwa was a fiery and courageous Nigerian journalist, Editor-in-Chief and founder of Newswatch, a weekly magazine founded in 1984. He…

Segun Arinze, Kehinde Bankole attend Love Castle premiere

Lateef Adedimeji and Kehinde Bankole recently led Nollywood stars to the Terra Kulture for the private premiere of Love Castle. Themed ‘Royalty,’ it was indeed an evening of glitz, glam, beauty and fashion as the red carpet was graced with the best of attires. Other Nollywood stars spotted at the…

ASUU hails Olatunji-Bello’s appointment as LASU’s new VC

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Lagos State University(LASU) branch has commended Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu over the appointment of Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello as the 9th substantive Vice-Chancellor of the state-owned university. A statement jointly signed by the Secretary of the union, Tony Dansu, and his assistant, Adeolu Oyekan, also…

Fake military officer arrested with AK-49 in Nasarawa

Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Police has arrested 28-year-old Timothy Emmanuel, from Plateau State, on B.A.D road, in Lafia Local Government Area, for impersonating a military officer. Also paraded were 60 other suspects who were arrested at different times, and locations for various offenses in the state. The Commissioner…