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NiMet predicts 3 days sunshine, thunderstorms

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted sunshine and thunderstorms from Thursday to Saturday across the country. NiMet’s weather outlook released on Wednesday in Abuja...

3 persons shot as residents, hunters foil kidnap attempt in Osun

The Police Command in Osun on Monday said three persons were shot during a failed kidnapping attempt at Koka Village in Ibokun Local Government Area on Sunday.

States, FCT generate N1.31trn as IGR in 2020 — NBS [FULL LIST]

The 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, generated N1.31 trillion as Internally Generated Revenue, IGR in 2020 compared to N1.33 trillion recorded...

States, FCT generate N1.31trn as IGR in 2020 – NBS

The 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, generated N1.31 trillion as Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, in 2020 compared to N1.33 trillion recorded in 2019, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says.

NiMet predicts 3 days of sunny, thunderstorms weather

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted sunshine and thunderstorms across the country from Monday to Tuesday. NiMet’s weather outlook released on Sunday in Abuja...

Expect sunshine, thunderstorms for 3 days, says NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted sunshine and thunderstorms from Wednesday to Friday across the country. NiMet's weather outlook released on Tuesday in Abuja...

Nigerian govt directs Gotv, Startimes to migrate to FreeTV platform

The Federal Government says it has directed two PayTv platforms – GoTv and Startimes – to migrate their signals from self-carrying to any of the two licensed FreeTv signal distributors.

DSO: Nigerian govt to rake in $1bn from spectrum sale – Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says over one billion dollars would accrue to government from the sale of spectrum after completion of the Digital Switch Over, DSO.

DSO: 30m homes to access digital television in Nigeria – FG

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the Federal Government is working to ensure that 30 million homes in the country have access to digital television.

Forum of NYCN state chairmen elects Ojoko as chair

The Forum of the 36 States’ Chairmen of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, has elected Idris Ojoko as Chairman to steer the affairs of the forum in the next couple of years.

Group blasts Tinubu for donating N50m to Katsina market fire victims

A group, Omoluabi Coalition, has berated the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu for donating N50million to victims of market fire in Katsina State.

Abia, Kogi, Kebbi residents pay highest for petrol in February — NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says Abia, Kogi and Kebbi states residents paid the highest amount for Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, popularly referred...

NiMet predicts 3 days of dust haze, thunderstorms

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted dust haze and thunderstorms from Friday to Sunday. NiMet’s weather outlook released in Abuja, predicted dust haze condition to...

Ekiti governor’s wife calls for removal of tax on sanitary pads

The wife of Ekiti State Governor, Bisi Fayemi, has called on government to remove taxation on sanitary pads and engage in its local production to make it less expensive.

Buhari appoints NSDC Executive-Secretary

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Adedeji Zacch as the Executive Secretary of National Sugar Development Council, NSDC, for an initial term of four years.

Fasoranti steps down as Afenifere leader

The National Leader of the pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, has stepped down due to old age.

Zoning, not in our party’s constitution – APC

The Caretaker Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Osun State, Adegboyega Famoodun, has said that zoning was not part of the party’s constitution.

Police confirm killing of 6 herdsmen in Osun village

Six persons were reportedly killed on Saturday when gunmen raided a farming settlement in Wasinmi village, Irewole Local Government Area of Osun. The News Agency...

Goje and the APC chairmanship, by Abdulwaheed Olayinka Adubi

It’s normal that we do things most often triggered by reasons of individual idiosyncrasies. In fact, lending my voice to issues surrounding national politics...

N600,000 stolen during Osun bank robbery — Police

Olawale Olokode, the Commissioner of Police in Osun, on Friday said that N600,000 was stolen by armed robbers during an attack on a commercial bank in Okuku on Thursday.

MURIC lauds Gov. Abdulrazaq for allowing Hijab in Kwara schools

A Nigerian Islamic human rights group, Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has commended Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State for allowing the use of hijab in all schools across the state.

No Yoruba Muslim ever occupied Aso Rock since independence, MURIC laments    

A Nigerian Islamic human rights organization, Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has lamented that no single Yoruba Muslim had ever become Nigeria’s President since the country’s attainment of independence.

Ooni unveils anti-coronavirus herbal drugs

The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has unveiled a series of traditional medicines, made from local herbs, that boost human immune system against infectious...

Omisore: A killer has joined APC – Aregbesola

The immediate past governor of Osun State and Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has alerted that a killer has joined the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC in the state.

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