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Danbazau becomes “Jagunmolu” of Ede on June 7

The Timi of Ede land, Oba Munirudeen  Lawal, will confer on Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), former Chief of Army Staff the title of ”Jagunmolu” (meaning someone who has fought and overcome) of Ede land. This is contained in a statement by the Chairman Planning Committee, Prof. Tajudeen Akanji, in Ile-Ife. …

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Online publishers set agenda for Tinubu

The Abuja Online Publishers Forum (AOPF) has advised the Bola Tinubu administration to roll out urgent palliative measures nationwide to cushion the negative effects of the current economic crisis. The Forum, in a letter to congratulate Tinubu and jointly signed by its Chairman, Martins Odiete, and Secretary, Shola Akingboye, said …

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10th Assembly: Coalition demands inclusion of women as principal officers

A coalition of 20 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has urged members-elect to include women as principal officers in the 10th National Assembly. The coalition, at a news conference in Abuja on Thursday also demanded that women should occupy top offices, and should have “Grade A” committees to chair. The Coordinator, …

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I’ll be Speaker come June 13, says Tajudeen Abbas

The All Progressives Congress “anointed candidates” for the positions of Speaker and Deputy Speaker for the 10th House of Representatives, Tajudeen Abbas, and Benjamin Kalu on Thursday met behind closed doors with President Bola Tinubu. The meeting, held at the Presidential Villa Abuja, came on the heels of the inauguration …

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By Toyin Falola   “Idán no dey read but Idán de pass.” “Idán no dey work but Idán dey eat.” “Idán no dey stress himself.” “Idán no dey talk but na idán dey make sense pass.” “Idán fit dey sick, but idán no go die.“ “Idán no dey watch car …

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Canadian Association gives Falola ‘Life Time Achievement Award’

The Canadian Association of African Studies (CAAS) has awarded a ‘Life Time Achievement Award’ to Prof Toyin Falola of the University of Texas at Austin, USA. The award was bestowed on the respected professor of humanities as a recognition of his “exceptional contributions, unwavering dedication, and profound impact on the …

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NNPCL unfolds new fuel price

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) has raised the pump prices of petrol (PMS) by over 200 per cent bringing the price of fuel to between N488 and N557 per litre. A new pricing template purportedly sent to marketers by the NNPCL management to oil marketers late yesterday directed …

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NNPC Adjusts Pump Price of Petrol

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Tuesday issued a statement annoucing an adjustment in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit(PMS) commonly known as petrol According to the statement by its Chief Corporate Communications Officer, Garba Muhammad, NNPC says the adjust of the pump price across its retail outlet …

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Akwa Ibom Gov appoints SSG, CPS

Gov. Umo Eno of Akwa Ibom State has appointed Mr Enobong Uwah, as the Secretary to the State Government. According to a statement by Dr Nathaniel Adiakpan, Permanent Secretary, Government House in Uyo on Tuesday, Uwa’s appointment takes immediate effect. The statement also announced the appointments of Mr Ekerete Udoh, …

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FG shifts date for national award

The Federal Government has changed the date for the collection of the National Honour Award for the recipients to yet undisclosed date. Mrs Ibiene Roberts, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, made the disclosure in a circular by Mrs Julie Jacobs, Director of Information in the ministry …

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