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Senate approves Buhari’s $5.513bn External Borrowing request   

…passes amended 2020-2022 MTEF/FSP The Senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s $5.513 (Five Billion, Five Hundred and Thirteen Million United States Dollars) external borrowing request. The approval came following consideration and adoption of the report of the Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts. Giving a breakdown into the sources of the loan request, Chairman…

Makinde commissions health centre in Ibadan

…declares open new phase of enrolment for OYSHIA As part of activities in commemoration of his first year in office, the governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, commissioned the newly-renovated ALGON Comprehensive Health Centre, Eyin Grammar, Ibadan. The governor maintained that the top goal of his administration is to make primary health…

COVID-19: Oyo begins community-based testing tomorrow

The Oyo State Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) for COVID-19, will, on Wednesday, begin the community-based testing drive in Ibadan, the state capital. A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicated that the EOC released a schedule showing activation dates for samples’ collection sites. According to the schedule,…

Penalty for rape must be made stiffer, says Senate President 

…As Senate condemns killing of Tina, Uwa   …Wants State Assemblies to amend penal and criminal code    President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has advocated for stiffer penalties for rape in Nigeria.    Lawan made the call in his concluding remarks on a motion considered to condemn the increasing cases of rape and…

Zulum on 4th visit to remote Kala-Balge; 10,000 households get food items

… Zulum wants Wulgo community resettled … Borno Governor meets Soldiers in Rann, Wulgo Borno Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum has led the distribution of food and non food items to 10,000 households living in Rann, headquarters of the Kala-Balge, the remotest local government area of the state. The latest visit was the fourth by…

Churches, mosques remain shut in Lagos

Churches, mosques, and other worship centres in Lagos State will remain shut due to the continued high number of coronavirus cases in the state, the Commissioner for Home Affairs, Anofiu Elegushi, said on Tuesday. Mr Elegushi spoke on the sideline of the 2020 Ministerial Press Briefing commemorating the first year in office of Governor Babajide…

Makinde issues digitised C of Os to first set of beneficiaries of Oyo Home Owners’ Charter

 … explains why initiative differs from previous administration’s Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Monday, handed over the digitised Certificates of Occupancy (C of Os) to the first set of beneficiaries in the Oyo Home Owners’ Charter (OYHOC) scheme. The governor, during the handover ceremony held at the Government House, Agodi, Ibadan, explained that…

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