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Abdulsamad Rabiu’s BUA Group eyeing 9mobile

One of Nigeria’s leading conglomerates, BUA Group which has silent billionaire, Abdulsamad Rabiu as Chairman is reportedly in the running to take over troubled 9mobile limited formerly Etisalat. We have it on good authority that BUA’s officials have been in talks with the new management of the telecommunications company to see a possible of clearing its debt portfolio and take ... Read More »

Veteran Actor, Adebayo Faleti is dead

Ace broadcaster and prominent Yoruba actor, Chief Adebayo Faleti, is dead. He was 86 years old. He died at the University College Hospital, Ibadan at about 6.30am and his house at Morenikeji Avenue, off Tokunbo Ojo Street of Olororo area of Ojoo, Ibadan, Oyo State, have become a mecca of sorts. The old student of Ibadan Boys High School was a ... Read More »

Amosun Assures Ogun Workers of Better Welfare

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has restated the determination of his government to meet its commitment and obligation to its workers towards their improved welfare. He said this at the state’s 2017 Public Service Day Lecture, with the topic, Stress Management and Keeping Healthy, held at the June 12, Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta. Amosun said he is not oblivious ... Read More »

Photo News: Governor Udom Emmanuel receives Senate Committee on Works

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Photo News: Ambode visits Governor Ajimobi of Oyo State

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INEC asks Court to set aside Dino’s Recall pronouncement

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday asked the Federal High Court, Abuja, to set aside an earlier order, suspending the recall of Sen. Dino Melaye (APC-Kogi). INEC commenced Melaye’s recall following the receipt of a petition from members of his constituency. Melaye, however, approached the court, seeking an order stopping INEC from going ahead with the process, pending ... Read More »

Toyin Saraki applauds newly-trained health workers in Kwara

The Wellbeing Foundation Africa Founder and Wife of Nigeria’s Senate President, Mrs Toyin Ojora-Saraki has  congratulated the latest set of health workers who have successfully completed the Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care (EmONC) education course in Kwara; which is provided jointly by the Wellbeing Foundation Africa and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. In a statement welcoming the successful ... Read More »

Iheanacho set for £25m Leicester move

Leicester City are confident that a £25m deal for Kelechi Iheanacho is as good as done, with only the formalities left to tie up. The Foxes progressed to the final of the Premier League’s Asia trophy thanks to a 7-6 penalty shootout victory over West Bromwich Albion in Hong Kong last night. And Iheanacho, 20, is expected to complete his ... Read More »

Popular US Senator, John McCain hit by brain Cancer

US Senator John McCain, a former prisoner of war and the maverick 2008 Republican presidential nominee, has been diagnosed with brain cancer, his office announced Wednesday. The 80-year-old lawmaker from Arizona underwent surgery to remove a blood clot from above his left eye last week and tests “revealed that a primary brain tumor known as a glioblastoma was associated with the blood clot,” the ... Read More »

Senate to Partner Refugee Commission on IDPs, Migrants

  The Senate has expressed its total commitment to collaborate with the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) to ensure effective coordination of intervention efforts geared  towards protection, rehabilitation and reintegration of migrants and IDPs in the country. The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, made the remarks when the Federal Commissioner for Refugees, Migrants & Internally ... Read More »