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Kwara guber aspirant calls for immortalisation of Bamigboye

Alhaji Abdullahi Yaman, Kwara State Governorship aspirant, has called for the immortalisation of the Late Retired Brig.-Gen. David Bamigboye by the state government as the first military governor and his contributions to the state. Yaman made the call on Saturday in Abuja, while commiserating with the state government and the people of Omu-Aran. The gubernatorial…

FRSC releases recruitment screening time-table

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has released its nationwide recruitment screening time-table for applicants who applied for the corps’ recruitment into the different Cadres. The Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, made the screening time-table available on Saturday in Abuja. The FRSC scheduled its screening and physical fitness assessment on recruitment for Sept. 24…

Buhari jets out to New York Sunday for UNGA73

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday depart for New York to participate in the 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA73) which officially opened September 18, presidential spokesman Femi Adesina has disclosed. The theme for this year’s Session is: “Making the United Nations relevant to all People: Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities for Peaceful,…

Floods: Monarch weeps as community lost 3 lives, N3.5bn

The Sarkin Auyon Hadejia, Paramount ruler of Auyo town of Hadejia Emirate of Jigawa, Alhaji Alhaji Umar Baffa has wept when three members of his community lost their lives and property worth N3.5billion were lost in the recent flooding in his domain. Baffa cried openly while speaking in Auyo town, headquarters of Auyo local government…

Bamigboye, first Kwara gov, dies at 78

The first military governor of Kwara State, Brigadier David Bsmigboye, is dead. He died in Lagos after a brief illness at the age of 78. Born on December 7, 1940, Bamigboye was military governor of Kwara State between 1967 and 1975, when he was toppled in a military coup along with the former Head of…

NAF to strengthen partnership with NCC

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has disclosed that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) would continue to strengthen its existing strategic partnership with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in order to contain emerging 21st Century security challenges. The move would also further develop needed capacity in Information and Communications Technology…

Osinbajo to NEMA: Supply more relief materials to flood victims

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday ordered the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to urgently supply additional relief materials to all the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps across Delta. Osinbajo spoke while addressing the flood victims in the IDP Camps at the Ogbeafore Primary School in the Institute of Continuing Education, Asaba, Delta State. The Vice…

Have we ever met before? Buhari asks DG DSS

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja met, for the first time, with the newly appointed Director-General of the Department of State Services, Yusuf Magaji Bichi, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. It was reported that, when Bichi was ushered into the president’s office by protocol officials, he was asked by the president if they had…

Oyo denies politics in closure of Obasanjo farms

The Chairman, Oyo State Board of Internal Revenue, Mr Bicci Alli, has said the closure of Obasanjo farms in Ibadan was not politically motivated as being speculated in some quarters The board chairman spoke in Ibadan on Thursday, September 20, 2018, to newsmen while reacting to the closure of the business of the former President…

Divorce-seeking housewife dies during child bearing

An Ibadan Customary Court sitting on Mapo Hill on Thursday, September 20, 2018, struck out a case of infidelity brought against a woman following her death. The petitioner, Marian Folalu, a housewife, had asked the court to dissolve her 20-year-old marriage to her husband, Kayode, over the controversy surrounding her fifth pregnancy that she probably…

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