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Ooni Unveils Adire Textile Production Hub, Harps On Youth Engagement

          The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, on Monday launched an Adire textile production hub; a cultural centre built on a 30,000 square meters of land with a vision to empower...

MRA kicks against Niger State’s plan to arrest PUNCH journalist

The Media Rights Agenda (MRA) on Tuesday kicked against a planned arrest of The PUNCH Correspondent in Niger State, Mr. Adebayo Ayinde, calling on the Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, to investigate reports that his...
Ogun State Commandant of the So-Safe Corps, Mr. Soji Ganzallo

‘In Ogun State, we are ready to work’

Femi Adediran recently spoke with the Ogun State Commandant of the So-Safe Corps, Mr. Soji Ganzallo, in Abeokuta about the security challenges in the state: What role should traditional rulers play in tackling insecurity in...

FG directs TV stations to deploy sign language interpreter during news

The Federal Government has directed TV stations to in line with National Broadcasting Code, deploy sign language interpreters during their major news casting. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed gave the directive...

Nigeria develops 10-year strategic plan for universal health coverage

Nigeria's National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) on Monday commenced a two-day management retreat on its 10-year Strategic Plan. The NHIS Executive Secretary, Prof.Mohammad Sambo, told newsmen on the sidelines of the retreat in Kaduna that...
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Yorubas should return to Ifa – Araba Agbaye

His Eminence Owolabi Aworeni is the Head of Yoruba traditional religious practices. His title, Araba Agbaye, means Aworeni occupies Orunmila’s stool, thus the primary custodian of Ifa, the Yoruba system of divination. In this...

Again, killer-herdsmen attack Ogun villagers, kill two  *as Gov. Abiodun condemns attack,...

Olufemi Adediran Abeokuta Suspected Fulani herdsmen in the early hours of yesterday allegedly killed two villagers in Yewa North Local government area of Ogun state. The victims: Isiaka Apesin and Oguntosin Adebayo were allegedly killed in a...

Abiodun, Osoba, Daniel mourn Jakande

Olufemi Adediran Abeokuta Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun yesterday described the death of the first civilian governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, as a colossal loss to Nigeria and journalism practice globally. Abiodun in a...

Russia detains over 4,500 at protests against jailing of Kremlin critic Navalny

By Maria Tsvetkova and Tom Balmforth MOSCOW (Reuters) - Riot police broke up protests across Russia on Sunday in support of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, detaining more than 4,500 people who had braved the bitter cold and...
Rural women from Anambra State

FG begins disbursement of grants to 2,800 rural women in Anambra

The Federal Government on Sunday began the disbursement of Rural Women Cash Grant Programme to elderly and indigent women in Anambra. Hajiya Sadiya-Umar Farouk, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development inaugurated the...