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INEC, on Thursday in Abuja, announced the creation of additional departments. This is coming following a reorganization of its Department of Legal Services, Clearance and Complaints (LSC&CC) and that of Voter Education and Publicity (VEP). The commission explained that the adjustment was part of preparations ahead of "Major off cycle Governorship...
A book launch organised by the Muslim Ummah of South-West Nigeria (MUSWEN) will The Vice-President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigeria Supreme Council For Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar and Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi are among other eminent personalities expected at a book presentation organised by the Muslim Ummah...
FirstBank Plc has expressed commitment to take talent show, the fast-growing multibillion-dollar entertainment industry to the hilt, with potential to be a leading contributor to Nigeria’s GDP in the nearest future. Following the sponsorship of the popular musical talent show, TheVoice Nigeria Season III, FirstBank is restating its commitment to...
The management Of the Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) has released the cut-off marks for its full-time National Diploma (ND) programme for the 2020/2021 academic session. Joe Ejiofor, the Deputy Registrar, told NAN that the cut-off marks were fixed by the Admissions Committee for departments. The merit admission list would include...
Professor Dickson Akoh, the National Commandant of Peace Corps of Nigeria has revealed that the education sector has suffered a total of 1,179 kidnap cases of students in the seven years. He added that unfortunately many have also lost their lives to activities of bandits against...
The Oyo State Commandant of the Amotekun Corps, Col. Olayinka Olayanju (rtd) has confirmed the killing of an operative in the state. The Commandant, in a statement issued in Ibadan, the state capital, explained that the deceased corps, Suleiman Quadir was ambushed and killed by yet to be identified gunmen on Tuesday.
Gunmen that kidnapped 23 students of the Greenfield University in Kaduna have demanded a ransom of N800million for the release of the abducted students. Sources close to the institution said the kidnappers have contacted the families of the students in their custody and demanded the payment of ransom to secure their freedom.
 United Nations’ Children Fund (UNICEF) has commended the Ogun StateGovernment  for its efforts towards ensuring child survival in the state, particularly in the area of dissemination of keymessages on essential family practices.  The Chief, UNICEF Akure Field Office, Nigeria, Dr. Tushar Rane, gavethis commendation, during a meeting with Commissioners for Information,Permanent Secretaries of Ministries...
To ensure standard practice and make Traditional Birth Attendants (TBA) more professional, Ogun State government has organised a day programme to enhance safer and effective child delivery. The Commissioner for Health,Dr. Tomi Coker explained that the training was meant to enhance professional practice by TBA, improve and bring about efficient...
His Excellency, the Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun has took his precious time to acknowledge the selfless contribution of the Olu of Ilaro and the Paramount ruler of Yewa egbaland towards the development of the area. As allegedly reported, Oba Olugbenle donated and built four lecture rooms to enhance...
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after medical check-up in the United Kingdom. Recall that Presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina had in. a statement stated that President Buhari would on March 30 depart Abuja for London, United Kingdom, for routine medical check-up. A report disclosed that the presidential aircraft conveying the...
Prof. Oka Obono of the University of Ibadan (UI), on Thursday, advised the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to utilize the provisions of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Free Movement for the deployment of Corps Members across the region. Besides, he emphasised that the regional deployment would...
Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari has announced the appointment of DIG Usman Alkali Baba as acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) with immediate effect. The Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi broke the news on Tuesday in Abuja . Buhari had on February 4th...
An Egba foremost businessman and the Atunluse of Egba, the Group Managing Director of CourteVille Business Solutions Plc, Dr Adebola Akindele, has identified a major problem in the re-sustaining of our Cultural Heritage, which is lack of adequate maintenance, and has set out to tackle this major challenge by putting in place all the necessary personnel and...
The Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, has reaffirmed Egba enduring policy of pride and support for the Egbas and their friends who establsh and promote businesses that are beneficial to Egbaland. Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, made the remarks while hosting the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of...
Dr. Temitope Hussein, President, Association of Resident Doctors, University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, on Sunday, debunked alleged death of Doctor in the hospital as a result of COVID-19. Dr. Hussein, who debunked the online media report completely, maintained that he never granted any interview to any...
As eminent Nigerians continue to express shock at the death of the Afeniere spokesperson, Yinka Odumakin, former President Goodluck Jonathan, ex-Vice-President, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, and Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Oloyede Fayemi have sent condolence messages to the family. The former President in a condolence message to...
A PART OF ME IS GONE! With gratitude to the Supreme Being for a life well spent, I announce the passing on of my beloved husband, Comrade Yinka Odumakin, to the great beyond after a brief illness. The sad event happened this morning (Saturday, 3/4/2021) at the...
The spokesman of Afenifere, a socio-cultural organisation of the Yoruba people of Nigeria, Mr Yinka Odumakin, is dead, NewsBreakNG said. This medium learnt that the Afenifere publicist died of complications resulting from contracting the dreaded Covid-19 virus. Investigations revealed that the rights activist has been on ventilator...
The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has identified the vast mineral deposits in the Effium community as the reason for the incessant killing of persons in the area. The group said the discovery of mineral deposits like lead, Tin, Zinc and some...
The Ogun State Civil Service Commission within the week commenced oral interviews for the year 2018, 2019, and 2020 promotions. According to the commission, the exercise was for Senior and Junior Officers to improve workers’ reading culture and enhance productivity. The Chairman, Civil Service Commission, Engr. Tokunbo...
The stage is now set for Hon. Isaka Ibrahim, representing the Ifo/Ewekoro, Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives to give accounts of his stewardship to the constituency. The town hall meeting with people of the area is scheduled to holdon Thursday 1st April 2021 at the Itori Town Hall.
The Chairman Teaching Service Commission, Evangelist Olalekan Ifede has charged teaching and non-teaching staff to be conscious of their health and ensure regular medical checkups to forestall medical emergencies. Ifede stated this during a monitoring exercise to the Ijebu division of the state, stressing that it is essentially important and healthy to cope with...
The Senate Committee on Health ( Secondary and Tertiary) is to hold a Public Hearing on the Establishment of the Federal University of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Bill 2031 SB.26, tomorrow, Tuesday, 30 March, 2021 at the National Assembly, Abuja. The Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo,...
The Ace Football Coach and player High Chief Afeez Kashimawo, The Parakoyi Egba, Buried According To Islamic Rites. The Veteran Football coach and player High Chief Afeez Kashimawo Laloko, has been laid to final rest today, 29 March, 2021, according to Islamic Rites at his Gbonogun Village Residence, near Obatoko, Abeokuta.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is about now holding a consultative meeting with the thirty-six States' Commissioners of Education and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). This is coming As part of ongoing consultation for A hitch-free 2021/22 UTME/DE registration and examination exercise. The meeting hosted by the Board is...
The stride by Ogun State Alternate Medicine Board to ensure adequate security for a hitch-free inspection and enforcement exercise to various facilities will require the support of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC) , the Board Chairman, Balogun Nurudeen Olaleye has said. Balogun Olaleye, in a statement made available...
The Nigerian Veteran Footballer and Coach, High Chief Kashimawo Laloko, who was the Olori Parakoyi of Egbaland, is to buried today.High Chief Kashimawo Laloko, died on Sunday at the age of 76. An iconic football coach and player, Laloko was a former Technical Director of Nigeria Football Federation, died at Sacred...
It was a moment of additional joy for the family of Nigeria's rave of the moment and Grammy Award winner, Burna Boy. Governor of River State, Barrister Nyesom Wike decorated the music icon with the second highest honour of the Distinguished Service Star of Rivers State (DSSRS)”.
Lt-Gen. Oyeabo Ihejirika, former Chief of Army Staff, has formally joined the All Progressives Congress (APC). Alhaji Mamman Mohammed, Director of Press and Media to Gov. Mai Mala Buni, Chairman APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Comnittee (CECPC) started this in a release on Friday in...
Hon. Chibuike Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation has disclosed that the Federal Government, will in a few weeks, sign a loan agreement to commence work on the proposed Lagos-Calabar railway project before the end If the year. The Minister disclosed this, on Friday in Calabar, the Cross River State capital,...
…NYSC Says Shot Corp Member In Sable Heles Amery Report said no fewer than three persons lost their lives while others sustained various degrees of gunshot wounds during the bye-election into vacant Ekiti East constituency 1 conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has bagged an Award of Excellence as the best performing Governor in healthcare delivery in the country. This is coming in recognition of the Governor's effort at providing affordable and qualitative health care services to the people. Speaking during the presentation...
…As Alake Boosts Fund With N1million History was again made on Wednesday, March 17, 2021, as a total of 55 Egba Students in tertiary institutions were presented the AG Leventis Scholarships. The scholarship covers various disciplines including Human and Veterinary Medicines, Education, Basic Sciences, Social Sciences, Agricultural...
The Lagos State Police Command has denied claims by one Mr. Mathew who said he was a Police Officer in the Command in a viral video where he was allegedly masturbating in a public bus. The Command in a statement said: “The Lagos Police Command the wishes to inform the...
Armed bandits on Monday at about 8:50am attacked Rema Primary School, Magajin Gari Ward 2 in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Addressing the media, the Commissioner for internal security and home affairs, Samuel Aruwan confirmed the attack on the school. "The Government can confirm...
The Ogun State Government says it has earmarked large portions of land in Ota, Ilaro, Sagamu and Ijebu Ode to host housing estates for middle and low-income earners in the state. news.ogunstate.gov.ng disclosed at the weekend that the State Commissioner for Housing, Jagunmolu Omoniyi Akande, explained that the decision to...
The management of the Federal Medical Centre, Idi-aba, Abeokuta Ogun State has warned that it would no longer tolerate assault and unprovoked attacks on its staff by clients to the hospital. Prof Adewale Musa-Olomu,the Institution's Medical Director, handed down the warning while reacting to the latest physical attack on a...
The Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, has declared that the patience, tenacity and compassion for mankind qualified Chief Bode Mustapha for the exalted honour as the Osi of Egbaland. Oba Adedotun Gbadebo made the remarks during the installation of the former Bobagunwa of Egbaland and a...
The herder-farmer dispute has taken on acute and violent dimensions. It has cost too many innocent lives while destroying the property and livelihoods of many others. It has also aggravated ethnic sentiment and political tension. Despite the efforts of some of those in positions of high responsibility and public trust,...
The Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo has joined eminent Nigerians that have taken a jab of the Oxford Astrazeneca Vaccine against the Pandemic Coronavirus. The Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker, administered the first jab to the Egba Apex Monarch...
The Senator, representing Ogun Central Senatorial District and the immediate past Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, on Thursday, assured that the Ake Amphitheatre, under construction would be ready soon. Amosu paid a surprise inspection visit to the Ake Amphitheatre to assess the extent of work done at the Nigeria's...
As part of the conferment of Chief Akeem Olabode Mustapha, on Saturday 13 March, 2021, as the Osi of Egbaland, the new Chief formally paid courtesy visits to the the Egba Sections' Monarchs yesterday, Thursday, 11 March, 2021, in Abeokuta. The Egba Obas, visited by the Osi, were the Oshile...
The Special Adviser to the President on Social Protection Plan, Mrs Maryam Uwais has appealed for support from the National Youth Service Corps to provide succour for the vulnerable and out-of-school children in the country. Uwais stated this today during her courtesy call on NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim...
The Emir of Anka, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmad on Tuesday revealed that more than 100 miners operating between Anka and Maru Local Government Areas of Zamfara have been abducted by bandits. Ahmad, the Chairman of the State Council of Chiefs, spoke in Gusau when the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen....
Lovers of quality wearing apparels and gift items are beginning to have value for their money as Indigo Boutique and Gifts Shop opens for business. The shop that has become the talk of the town and offers exotic items at budget prices is located at the popular Omida market in...
The management of the Lagos State University (LASU) has debunked a report alleging the institution of extorting millions of Naira from 2019/2020 graduates in the name of COVID-19 protocol. Authority of the university, in a statement signed by Ademola Adekoya, Coordinator, Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations described the...
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has sent a message of sympathy to the victims of the fire disaster which occurred on Saturday night at the Potiskum Central Market in Yobe State. In statement signed by Ola Awoniyi, Special Adviser Media to the President of...
…Seeks Sustenance Of Monentum The Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebohas described the outgoing Provost of the Federal College of Education (FCE), Osiele, Abeokuta, Dr Ayodele Adetayo Ajayi as a most diligent academic and seasoned administrator. Oba Gbadebo made the remarks during the commissioning...
Ahmed Musa, captain of Nigeria's Super Eagles has reacted to his emergence as the Nigerian Muslim Celebrity of the Year 2020, tagged #MNAwards2020. Musa, a devout Muslim, was announced the winner of the award category on Tuesday by the Publisher of Muslim News, Nigeria's most authoritative Islamic newspaper, Mr Rasheed...
The Head of Celestial Church of Christ worldwide, Reverend/Pastor Osoffa, has appreciating the present administration in the State pledger you in the State led ny cooperation with the Board, urging government not to relent in improving the sub-sector for better performance. This was made known during the visit of Ogun...
Nasarawa State Government has commended the contributions of Corps Members to the development of the rural infrastructure, education, and health sectors of the State. It said the NYSC Scheme has shown remarkable resilience in the face of various economic challenges. Nasarawa State Governor,...
Over fifty persons were said to have been kidnapped by armed bandits along the Regina-Minna road in Rafi Local Government of Niger State. The incident, it was gathered occurred, Tuesday, when the three commercial vehicles conveying nine passengers including the drivers ran into the roadblock at Kundu set up by...
Ogun State Alternate Medicine Board has charged practitioners in the sub-sector, to ensure validation of necessary documents and follow the new guidelines, to generate an accurate database needed to overhaul the health sector. The Board Chairman, Balogun Nurudeen Olaleye gave this charge during an inspection of alternate medicine facilities in...
The Ogun State government has reiterated the commitment of the Dapo Abiodun-led administration to increase access to education and provide infrastructure for public schools across the State. The Executive Chairman, Ogun State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr. Femi Majekodunmi stated this while laying of construction of 3 blocks of Classrooms...
The Department of State Security Service DSS has set free Salihu Tanko Yakasai, former spokesman to Governor Ganduje after 72 hours in detention. Salihu, according to his father, Elder statesman Tanko Yakasai was released on Monday evening. He told...
A Muslim Women's Organization in Ogun State, Sisters Of Junnah (SOJ), Abeokuta Branch has paid a charity visit to the General Hospital, Ijaye, Abeokuta, the State capital, paid for some patients medical bill on beds, admonished them to always have faith in Allah, the Omnipotent and omnipresent. The Zonal Coordinator...
The leader and Chairman of SWAGA 2023, Senator Dayo Adeyeye, has described Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the best candidate to replace President Muhammad Buhari at the expiration of his tenure for the 2023 presidential election. He revealed this at the Ake Palace, Ake Abeokuta when he led members of...
The final selection and appointment of the new Vice Chancellor of the Alex Ekweme Federal University, Nkwo, Alike, was one of the toughest in the country. This was disclosed to the Alake, the Chancellor, by Professor Emeritus Niml Briggs, the Pro Chancellor if the University. Professor Emeritus...
President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, Pharm Sam Ohuabunwa has called for caution in the production of vaccines for Covid 19, saying the non-passage of Pharmacy Bill into law remains a challenge.conference that availability of resources and funds are not enough to qualify the country for production of the vaccines.
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Nigeria has denied online reports alleging the seizure of results of candidates from Kano State. WAEC described the allegation of results seizure due to indebtedness of the state government to the Council as fake. Acting Head, Public Affairs, WAEC, Mr. Demianus...
Mr. Patrick Areghan, Head of Nigeria National Office (HNO) of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced that the Council will commence the e-registration exercise for the 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for school based candidates. Mr. Areghan, who disclosed this in Lagos at the Yaba...
The report said seven men of the Nigerian Air Force aboard a KingAir B350i aircraft that crashed on Sunday, in Abuja are dead. The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), in a statement, confirmed the incident and death of the military Personnel. The statement by Air Vice Marshal (AVM)...
Mr. Antonio Guterres, the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, has condemned Wednesday’s invasion and attack by gunmen on the Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State. Gutierrez, in a statement signed by his spokesman, described attacks on schools and other educational facilities as “abhorrent and unacceptable”.
The Ogun State Government, on Thursday, advised medicalpersonnel on its payroll to shun act of private practice while on duty to avoid revenue leakages and justify the government's huge investment in the health sector. The Permanent Secretary, Ogun State Hospitals ManagementBoard, Dr. Nafiu Aigoro gave this charge while leading a...
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday in Abuja, approved the appointment of Dr. Orji Ogbonnaya Orji as the Executive Secretary of Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI). A statement by the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation stated that Dr Orji's appointment takes effect from Friday 19th...
The British luxury car company Jaguar has announced that it will be fully switching to electric cars by 2025. The British company said it has outlined a plan to phase out internal combustion engines. This was made known by the company recently. According to marketingedge.com, Jaguar Land...
Corps Members have been commended for their selfless services by sacrificing their time, money, and skills to produce different anti-COVID-19 items during the outbreak of coronavirus disease in the country. NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim gave the commendation today in his office in Abuja, while presenting letters of commendation...
Dr Adesola Adeduntan, the Chief Executive Officer, FirstBank Nigeria Limited, on Tuesday, restated the commitment of the bank towards empowering Small and Medium Scale Enterprises, SMEs. He reaffirmed this during the Lagos State Economic Summit ‘Ehingbeti 2021’ that featured a group of international and business leaders that gathered to discuss...
Federal Medical Centre, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta has introduced an Electronic Medical Records(EMR) into the Centre’s operations for optimal and efficient health care delivery services. This new system replaces the old analog model of record-keeping and accessing health care services which are commonly associated with lots of bottlenecks. A...
Former South African President, Jacob Zuma, once again refused to appear on before the commission probing suspicions of his widespread corruption during his regime in that country.This was disclosed by one of his lawyers, Eric Mabuza.   According to reports, the move had sparked legal repercussions within the country’s legal system. Ms Cathleen Powell,  an...
Before now, a blogger, Emmanuel Ojo has been acting as Dapo Abiodun's spokesperson. Only God knows why he was 'thrown out' for the emergence of Hon. Remmy Hazzan last week. But it seems some people ganged up against Ojo. They felt he does not have what it takes to manage the image of...
Late last year in Nigeria, the consumer price index, which measures the rate of increase in the price of goods and services, in Nigeria, skyrocketed to 15.63 percent. This was revealed in the newest report shared by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). The rate is 0.23 percent points higher than the 15.40 percent recorded in November, 2021. This implies...
Ebonyi State Governor, Dr. Dave Umahi, has said that, his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC, does not pose a threat to his presidential ambition. The Governor disclosed this during an interview with Channel TV's Correspondents on Monday, 17th of January, 2022. Governor Umahi had hinted at running for the Presidency in 2023, adding...
Former Ukraine President, Petro Poroshenko has returned to face treason charges. It was disclosed that, the Former Ukrainian President landed in Kyiv on Monday, 17th of January, 2022, Mr. Poroshenko was indicted for alleged treason linked to the financing of Russian-backed separatist fighters through illegal coal sales while in office in 2014-15. His party also accused him of a reckless attempt to...
At least three countries have qualified for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), round of 16. The three countries were Cameroon, Morocco and Nigeria. They all top their group with 6 points from two matches. Cameroon was the first country to qualify for the AFCON last-16 after winning over Burkina Faso and Ethiopia. Morocco was the second country to qualify for the next round...
The Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland has commended the leadership of the Abeokuta Club for its commitment to the welfare and happiness of members as well as Egbaland. The Alake's remarks followed his commissioning of the 8-cubicle Toilet Facilities, donated by the 2021 Newly Inducted Members. Oba Gbadebo lauded the President, his Executives and the generality of the Club, for...
Commander In Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Major General Muhammadu Buhari, has expressed delight and satisfaction in accepting the Honorary Indigenship of Ogun State offered him by Governor Abiodun and the people of the State. President Muhammadu Buhari made this known in his address while commissioning the City Gate at the Sagamu Abeokuta Inter-change on Thursday 13th of...
The Demise Of An Egba Community Leader And Business Woman, Late Mrs Grace Abeni Egberongbe Alias Mama Onigi Has Been Announced. A statement by her son, Dr Chief Michael Adeoye Egberongbe, Seriki Baasegun Egba/ President of Egba United of Florida, disclosed that, Late Mrs Grace Abeni Egberongbe Alias Mama Onigi died at the age of 87. The statement disclosed that, the...
A major service road in Abeokuta would receive immediate attention, the road is Isale-Ake, Oke-Jigbo and Ijaye road This was contained in Governor Dapo's speech during the Special Church Service of the 2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day, at the Cathedral Church of St. Peter, Ake, Abeokuta on Sunday, 9th of January, 2022. The Provost, Reverend Isaac Adeniji had earlier in his...
Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo has described the Former President of Nigeria, Late Ernest Oladeinde Shonekan as a global icon, whose legacy, patriotism and love of his homeland would echo forever. Alake disclosed this, after formally and traditionally receiving information about the demise of the late Egba Patriot and Nigeria's Iconic leader and economic expert,...
The Provost, Church of Nigeria (Egba Anglican Communion), Revd. Dr. Isaac A. Adeniji has called on the Government to give priority to the welfare of the windows and orphans of the fallen Military Men. Revd. Adeniji stated this during his sermon, titled "Heroes Of Faith, Our Strength," at the special church service of the '2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration,'...