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I’m confident, allegations against me trumped up – Adesina, AfDB President

The African Development Bank, AfDB, President, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has dismissed allegations against him, saying they are all trumped up to tarnish his image. Adesina insisted that he has discharged his responsibilities as President of the continental development bank creditably. According to him, “in recent weeks and over the last few days especially, I have…

Nigerian Navy Redeploys Top Military Officers  

The Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas has approved new appointments of some senior officers in the Nigerian Navy. The major reshufflement affected a total of 110 senior officers, consisting of 33 Rear Admirals and 77 Commodores. The new Chief of Policy and Plans Naval Headquarters is Rear Admiral Ifeola Mohammed. Rear…

May 29: Will Buhari Finally Sack Service Chiefs?

It is almost five months after the House of Representatives passed a rare motion demanding the termination of the services chiefs as various parts of the country, especially the north, was facing an unprecedented scale of deadly attacks by Boko Haram, bandits, and kidnappers. At the Senate, several lawmakers backed the call and urged Mr…

Churches may reopen in June, says CAN

The Federal Government may lift the ban placed on religious houses and gatherings in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic by June. This indication was given in a statement by the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, President, Rev. Samson Ayokunle. The CAN President confirmed that the Christian leaders in the country were talking with the…

Sanwo-Olu commissions 264 units of flats in Lekki

Gov: “We Will Build Affordable Houses For Lagosians-Sanwo-Olu” …project is a successful public-private collaboration-Commissioner The Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu on Thursday has promised that his administration will build affordable and accessible houses for Lagosians. The commissioning came less than 24 hours to the first year anniversary of his administration. Speaking at the…

Make God your dwelling place, cleric tells politicians

…As Oyo Commissioner is buried The Conference Pastor of the New Covenant Church, Odo-Ona, Ibadan, Reverend Kunle Balogun said on Thursday that human beings need to make God their dwelling place in order to successfully soldier through life’s challenges. The clergy, who was speaking at the burial service for the late Commissioner for Environment and…

Akande, Ibadan South-West LG chair, emerges Ibadan properties company chairman

The chairmen of local governments and Local Council Development Areas in Ibadan have elected the chairman of Ibadan South-West Local Government, Hon. Kehinde Akande as the chairman of the Ibadan Local Governments Properties Company. Akande emerged winner with 16 votes to defeat his co-contender and chairman of Akinyele South LCDA, Hon. Hameed Kazeem Adekunle in…

Alleged N570m fraud: Absence of EFCC counsel stalls Oyo-Ita’s trial

The trial of the immediate past Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, was on Wednesday stalled due to the absence of the lawyer to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mohammed Abubakar. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the EFCC had, on March 23, charged Oyo-Ita and eight…

Makinde inaugurates Mobile Police Unit, presents Hilux trucks for operations

…kickstarts distribution of seedlings to 10,000 farmers Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, kicked off the celebration of his administration’s first year in office with the inauguration of Police Mobile Squadron in Ago-Are and distribution of 10,000 seedings to farmers in Iseyin. The governor, who spoke at different locations said that the success…

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