Oyo five-man committee on LAUTECH inaugurated

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday inaugurated a five-member committee to work with a counterpart committee from Osun State to deliberate on the ownership of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology. The governor maintained that though Osun and Oyo states would continue to remain brothers in other areas, the committee’s mandate was to […]

Nigeria exports 90% cooking gas produced, says NNPC

Over 90 per cent of the Liquefied Petroleum Gas, also known as cooking gas, produced in the country is being exported, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC Retail Limited, has said.  The Managing Director, NNPC Retail, Sir Billy Okoye, who said this on Tuesday, added that a chunk of the cooking gas […]

Milk production: Niger, FrieslandCampina sign MoU

The Niger State Government and FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria Plc have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on milk production. The agreement is for 10,000 hectares of land at the Bobi Grazing Reserve in the state under FrieslandCampina WAMCO’s Dairy Development Programme. President Muhammadu Buhari and the Prime Minister of The Netherlands, Mark Rutte, witnessed the signing […]


BY OLALEKAN AKINDOJU Formed in 1991, Osun state’s economy is based mainly on agriculture and successive governments in the state have in the past years made efforts towards raising its economic profile. However, asides the not too impressive economic situation, one other challenge that seems to daily harass residents, is the sorry state of road […]

Under 23 AFCON: Nigeria clash with Ivory Coast

The Al Salam Stadium – the same venue where the Super Eagles beat Tunisia to win bronze at the 2019 AFCON – will host the 2019 U-23 African Cup of Nations opening Group B tie between champions Nigeria and Ivory Coast, as the quest for the 2020 Olympic ticket begins. The Nigerian U-23 team are […]

Reps back Senate, order UNIMAID fee hike reversal

The House of Representatives on Thursday ordered the University of Maiduguri to suspend the plan to raise the fees imposed on students from 40 per cent to 400 per cent. The order was issued following the unanimous adoption of a motion moved by the Chief Whip, Mohammed Monguno, titled ‘Call to Put on Hold the […]

Buhari didn’t undermine Osinbajo by travelling without NASS notice – Presidency

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate),  Senator Babajide Omoworare,  on Wednesday said President Muhammadu Buhari did not undermine the office of  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, by travelling without transmitting a  letter that would allow him to act,  to the National Assembly. Omoworare who addressed journalists in Abuja alongside his […]