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February 23, 2018 12:44 PM Obokun Council Boss Promises Physical, Human Development

The newly-inaugurated Chairman, Obokun Local Government, Mrs Olatunde Adejoke has promised the people of the council area, both physical and human development. She made the promise shortly after taking the oath of office as the Chairman of the council recently. Barrister Adejoke who appreciated God and the people of the council for her emergence as the council 15

February 18, 2018 2:36 AM Buhari mourns, as renowned playwright, Prof Akinwunmi Isola dies at 79

According to family sources, the revered poet passed away yesterday morning in Ibadan at the age of 79 after a protracted illness that spanned over two years. The late Isola, who was best known for his literary works, authored Efunsetan Aniwura, O le ku, Madam Tinubu and also translated Prof Wole Soyinka’s Death and the King’s Horseman and Aké: The Years 20

February 16, 2018 8:34 PM Gov. Dickson has shocked me – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has commended the Bayelsa State Governor for maintaining peace and security in the state. Obasanjo said Dickson had shocked him with his developmental stride, adding that other states in the country must learn from the governor on the issue of security. According to him, one of the things Nigeria needed to do and do well was the issue 45

February 1, 2018 5:29 PM Edward Adamu: Profile of newly-nominated CBN Deputy governor

It is no longer news that President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Edward Adamu as the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. Adamu, who is 57 years, hails from Kaltungo Local Government Area in Gombe State. He holds a Quantity Surveying degree from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, and is a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity 45

January 28, 2018 7:07 PM Anti-graft war has come to stay in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated that the war against corruption has come to stay in Nigeria. This is one of the two areas former president Olusegun Obasanjo has scored him high. According to him, Nigeria remains committed to fighting corruption “today, tomorrow and the day after tomorrow.” Buhari stressed this on Sunday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 20

January 19, 2018 10:23 AM Isokan South LCDA Clears Land For Secretariat, Staff Quarters Construction

The Council Management Team, Isokan South Local Council Development Area (LCDA) has cleared and graded a sizeable plot of land at Orita-Ijebu in Ikoyi, the headquarters of the council. Speaking at the ceremony which took place at Orita-Ijebu, Ikoyi, the council Executive Secretary, Prince Wasiu Oyelami stated that the land would have a twin project of Council 19

January 12, 2018 6:44 PM Nigerian Navy effects major shake-up, redeploys 30 Rear Admirals

The Nigerian Navy has announced a major shake up in its various Commands positions with the redeployment of 30 Rear Admirals. A statement signed by the Acting Director of Naval Information, Nigerian Navy Headquarters, Abuja, Captain Suleman Dahun, added that said three new Flag Officers Commanding (FOCs) have been appointed. They new FOCs are Rear Admiral 21

November 25, 2017 11:04 AM PDP convention: Dokpesi promises people-oriented party

Media mogul, Raymond Dokpesi, on Saturday, promised to build people-oriented party if elected chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Dokpesi made the declaration at a meeting with Borno members of the party and other stakeholders in Maiduguri. He said he would adopt practical measures to encourage growth of democratic culture to stimulate internal 32

October 26, 2017 12:04 AM Buhari, Nigerians and a tax culture

In two days’ time, President Muhammadu Buhari would have expended 30 of the 48-month first term handed him by Nigerians in 2015. And in consonance with the divisive tendencies inherent in Nigerian affairs, we are still unable to agree on how well the administration has performed, so the jury is essentially still out. However, like it or leave it, we will need to begin 47

October 25, 2017 5:53 PM EFCC nabs deacon for defrauding RCCG, school of N47.9m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested a deacon of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Cyril Idakwoji. The anti-graft agency also obtained N36m belonging to Jephthah International School and allegedly stolen by the suspect. The amount was said to have been stolen by Idakwoji, a former Port Harcourt-based employee of Access 24