Humanitarian issues need more actors – Aisha Buhari to Philanthropists

Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has commended the activities of an international group, Our Collective Futures for their humanitarian activities, charging them to do more as humanitarian issues need more actors. She was speaking during a courtesy visit by members of the organization at the State House on Thursday, 18th January, 2018. Mrs. Buhari said it is important to have many successful professionals such as members of this group who always remember the underprivileged and support them from time to time. She said “the world is in need of more…

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Communities Petition Ogun Assembly over Planned Demolition of 4,000 Houses by Government

Residents of Igbusi, Ogan, Abata, Odobada, Ojusango and other communities in Ifo constituency 1, on Thursday appealed to Ogun government to consider their residential buildings for ratification to avoid demolition of over 4,000 houses. The communities made the appeal through a petition submitted to the House through the Deputy Speaker, Mr Olakunle Oluomo, who presented it during plenary in Abeokuta. Oluomo (Representing APC – Ifo 1) said that the ratification would save over 4,000 residential buildings from being demolished. According to the deputy speaker, the affected home owners who now…

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Ogun Assembly Demands Details of Paris Club Spending from Finance Commissioner

By Abiodun Lawal   The Ogun State House of Assembly has asked the state Commissioner for Finance, Mr Adewale Osinowo, to furnish the House with detailed documents on how the Paris Club Fund was spent. The assembly members stated this while questioning the commissioner over the financial status of the state at the assembly complex in Abeokuta on Tuesday. The lawmakers, who were not satisfied with the presentation of the commissioner compelled him to provide details of the beneficiaries of the funds. Mr Olusola Bankole, the Chairman, House Committee on…

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Federal Roads Construction : LP Wants National Assembly to Investigate Claims of Refund by State Governments

The Labour party (LP) in Ogun has called on the National Assembly and the Federal House of Representatives to investigate claims of refund by state government’s on Federal roads constructed by them . The party, who spoke through its State Chairman, Mr Abayomi Arabambi , at a press conference in Abeokuta on Sunday , urged both Chambers to send their committees for on the spot assessment before payment. Arabambi alleged that some of the roads claimed by Gov Ibikunle Amosun to have been completed were never constructed or rehabilitated. He…

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Akeredolu Appoints TVC’s Dapo Aruwajoye, Others

The Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN has approved the appointment of Mr. Oluwasegun Ajiboye as Chief Press Secretary to Governor. Until his appointment, Ajiboye was an Assistant Editor with The Nation newspaper, Ajiboye studied Language and Linguistics from the University of Lagos. A native of Irun Akoko in Akoko North West Local Government of Ondo State, he started his journalism career as a reporter with The News magazine in 2000 and moved to The Sun newspaper in 2003. Between 2007 and 2009, he served as Press Secretary…

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‘Always Get Your Facts Before You Smear Buhari’s Reputation!’, Aishat’s Media Office Chides Sahara Reporters

The Press office of the Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has challenged popular whistle-blowing website, Sahara Reporters to substantiate earlier claims that Mrs Buhari was involved in any sharp practice or unfairly exploited her office for personal aggrandizement. A statement signed by Mrs Buhari’s Special Assistant on Media, Adebisi Olumide Ajayi faulted Sahara reporters’ allegations against the first lady, describing as a ridiculous efforts to smear the wife of the President. Part of the statement reads: “The continuous publication of unfounded stories by Sahara Reporters against the Wife…

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Man Threatens to Kill Late Brother’s Wife, Children over Property

For Frank Osifo, his mother, Dora and his younger sister, Favour; this is not the best of time as the family is currently sleeping with one eye open in Benin, the Edo State capital, to avoid being attacked by their late father’s younger brother, Efosa Osifo. It was gathered that problem started for the Osifos in September 2014, following the demise of their father Derisu Osifo, who died of heart-related diseases that lasted for about two months. Sources said about five months after the demise of Pa Osifo, who was…

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Soldier Unleashes Dog on TVC Correspondent

The Kaduna State Correspondent of Television Continental (TVC), Mr. Tesem Akende is still in pain as you read this. The Journalist was attacked by a military dog after a Soldier (Military Police) unleashed the beast on him, while Akende was on his statustory duty as a Journalist. According to report, Akende had gone to cover the Passing Out Parade (POP) of the 63rd Regular Course Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna state when the incident happened. Although, the reporter was taken to a hospital for medical attention, he is still…

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Police declare man wanted over complicity in robbery, kidnapping cases

The Edo State Police Command have declared one Mr. Ehigiator Robert, residing in Ogiemwenken, saint savior road, Benin wanted for his alleged involvement in cultism, robbery and kidnapping cases recently reported in the state capital. An anonymous source said the Adesuwa Police Division in GRA, Benin City has also promised to handsomely reward anybody that has useful information that will lead to Roberts’ arrest as soon as possible. “There have been incessant cases of robbery, kidnapping and cultist activities in Benin in the past few months where many people have…

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Citizen Allowance Demand: Protest Initiator Declared Wanted

Few weeks after a protest to drive home the demand for allowance for youths in the country, the man who initiated the idea and protest has been declared wanted. The man identified as Osayande Edebiri, who is currently on the wanted list, is said to have been allegedly accused of inciting a section of the country against the government and as well led a protest that is capable of causing unrest. Edebiri was said to have raised a suggestion sometimes in February, 2016 in Benin, Edo State that every citizen…

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