Author Archives: Mark Itsibor

Amosun Seeks Approval for More Commissioners

Amosun Seeks Approval for More Commissioners

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has sent a list of three more persons to the state house of assembly for screening and approval as commissioners. The nominees are: Rotimi Durojaiye, Nike Osoba and Adebola Gabriel-Adeife. The additional list brings the total number of Commissioner designates whose names had been sent to the State House

Obama’s Policies: Pope Hates Some, Loves Some

Pope Francis has expressed his displeasures on some policies adopted by the administration of President Barack Obama of United States of America. The Pontiff frowns at the Same-sex marriage and the raging crisis of immigrants in Europe and parts of America. Speaking at a gathering of about 11,000 guests at an elaborate ceremony on South

Again, Saraki Fails To Appear Before CCT

Senate President Bukola Saraki has again failed to appear before the Nigeria Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT for a second time over allegations of false assets declaration in 2003 when he contested as governor of Kwara state.   The Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB had dragged the Senate President before the CCT on a 13-count charge

NUC, NIMN Grant Covenant University Accreditation

The National Universities Commission, NUC has accredited five Postgraduate programmes in Covenant University’s faculty of administration. The departments accredited are: Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business Administration, Industrial Relations, Human Resource Management and Marketing. Similarly, the Marketing Programme of the University has been granted full accreditation by the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria, NIMN. These

Covenant University, Redeemer’s Sign’s MoU

In a bid to collaborate and tap from each other’s knowledge, Covenant University and Redeemer’s University, both private religious institutions in Nigeria, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU. The move will allow students of both universities explore opportunities and scholarly publications and would also allow for joint sponsorship of conferences, workshops and research by

Cholera Hits Borno IDPs Camp

  At least 16 people have died as a result of cholera outbreak in three internally displaced persons, IDPs, camps in Borno state, while over 171 others are in critical conditions. Health workers have been deployed to the affected camps on Mafa along Dikwa/Ngala road in Maiduguri in response to the outbreak, reports say. Officials

Reinstated Soldiers Begin Training

Some 3,032 soldiers of the 5,000 who were initially sacked from the Nigeria Army over alleged insubordination in the course of fighting the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-Eastern part of the country have been reinstated and have also commenced training. The Defence Headquarter said on its twitter handle on Thursday (today) said the reinstated

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War On Corruption Will Ensure Efficient Service Delivery – Dangote

Aliko Dangote, President, Dangote group, has said the anti corruption move by President Muhammadu Buhari-led government is one that would help to recover the country’s economy and better the lot of Nigerians. “The war on corruption will ensure more effective service delivery in schools and hospitals,” Dangote said today, (Monday) while addressing a meeting of

Ex-Legislator, Drug Baron Convicted

Missa Bobbo, a former member of Adamawa State House of Assembly and delegate to the national constitutional conference, 1995, has been sentenced to seven-years imprisonment for unlawful possession of illicit drugs. Bobbo was convicted along with one Bappa Madu whom the prosecutors described as a “notorious drug baron.” The former lawmaker was convicted for possessing

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