Buratai inaugurates special intervention projects in Osun

The projects included a hospital and bailey bridge at Asamu, Ola-Oluwa Local Government, Kuta, in Aiyedire Local Government, and River Osun on Kuta-Ikoyi-Ede Road. He commended governors within 2 Division’s area of responsibility for their support for units and formations under their domains, urging them to keep it up. The COAS also thanked the Ooni […]

AVM Lawal bags AISSON award

Air Officer Commanding, Logistics Command, Lagos, Air Vice Marshal (AVM) Lawal Shittu Alao, has been awarded the Fellowship of the Association of Industrial Security and Safety Operations of Nigeria (AISSON) in recognition of his leading role in promoting security, safety culture and consciousness in Nigeria. Announcing the award in Lagos, security expert and president of AISSON, […]

Osun State debunks claims of bankruptcy

Osun State Deputy Governor Benedict Alabi has debunked claims the state is bankrupt. Alabi, in a statement on Wednesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Olaniyi Ajibola, said those behind the rumour lacked the knowledge of macro-economic theories and indices of Fiscal Sustainability Index. The deputy governor, who said Osun was indebted like other states, insisted […]

Lawmakers, ex-governors behind illegal mining in Osun, says Amotekun DG

Director General of Osun State Security Network Agency, code named Amotekun, Comrade Amitolu Shittu, has said highly-placed persons are behind illegal mining in the state. Shittu stated this in an interview with The Nation in Osogbo, the state capital. The Amotekun chief said the political positions of the illegal mining masterminds had made it difficult for the […]

As supremacy battle for the soul of UNILAG rages

• Afe Babalola-Jelili Omotola saga set precedent Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Dr Wale Babalakin, is engaged in a battle of supremacy with the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, which culminated in the announcement of the latter’s reported sack. As UNILAG boils again over leadership tussle, Head, Education Desk, […]

Speak more against killings, CSOs tell Gowon, Obasanjo, others

Disturbed by pervasive insecurity in the country, a coalition of civil society organisations, under the auspices of “JusticeNow Movement”, has called on prominent Nigerian leaders, including General Yakubu Gowon (rtd), Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd) and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to speak up against the killings in parts of the […]

Ekiti workers to begin three-day warning strike on Monday

• Traditional Rulers Seek End To Doctors’ Strike The Organised Labour in Ekiti State has directed workers to proceed on a three-day warning strike beginning from Monday, August 3, over unresolved issues surrounding their unpaid salaries and other benefits. This is as the Ekiti State Council of Traditional Rulers has appealed to medical doctors currently on […]

Nigeria: Buhari Names Railway Stations After Jonathan, Awolowo, Osinbajo, Tinubu, Others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the naming of some railway stations along the Lagos-Ibadan and Itakpe/Ajaokuta/ Aladja/Warri corridors after some Nigerian leaders. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, disclosed this through a statement by his ministry’s Director of Press, Eric Ojiekwe. The statement noted that those honoured with the gesture have contributed to the progress and […]