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Eid-el-Kabir- FG Declares Monday, Tuesday Public Holidays

Eid-el-Kabir- FG Declares Monday, Tuesday Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Monday, June 17 and Tuesday, June 18, 2024, public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir festival. In a statement on Friday signed by the Ministry of Interior’s Permanent Secretary, Dr…

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Minimum Wage- Labour Begins Nationwide Strike Today

Minimum Wage- Labour Begins Nationwide Strike Today

Despite earlier pleas from the federal government for consideration, the organised labour has today withdrawn their services in a nationwide strike to push for a new national minimum wage for workers. The industrial action comes…

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Tinubu Signs Bill Returning Old Anthem Into Law

Tinubu Signs Bill Returning Old Anthem Into Law

President Bola Tinubu has assented to the National Anthem Bill 2024 reverting to the old national anthem, “Nigeria, we hail thee”. This morning, Mr President signed into an Act of Parliament, the newly passed National…

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Children’s Day- Be good ambassadors, Ighodalo urges children

Children’s Day- Be good ambassadors, Ighodalo urges children

Dr. Asue Ighodalo, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the September 21 governorship election in Edo State, has urged children to become worthy ambassadors for their families, communities, Edo State, and the nation. In…

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Workers’ Day- FG declares Wednesday, May 1st as public holiday

Workers’ Day- FG declares Wednesday, May 1st as public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, May 1, 2024, as a public holiday in commemoration of Workers’ Day. This was announced in a press statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Aishetu Ndayako,…

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OLUBADAN STOOL- LEAVE OUT INORDINATE AMBITION AND EMBRACE PEACE

OLUBADAN STOOL- LEAVE OUT INORDINATE AMBITION AND EMBRACE PEACE

SURREPTITIOUSLY, the Chief Tajudeen Ajibola utterances to scuttle the process of Balogun of Ibadanland, Chief Akinloye Olakunlehin of becoming the next Olubadan is suggestive, to drag the Executive Governor of the state, into a purely…

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IBADAN ELDERS MEET LADOJA TO PREVENT LOOMING CRISIS OVER VACANT OLUBADAN THRONE

IBADAN ELDERS MEET LADOJA TO PREVENT LOOMING CRISIS OVER VACANT OLUBADAN THRONE

Prominent indigenes of Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, met with former governor Senator Rasidi Adewolu Ladoja regarding the ongoing dispute between him and certain High Chiefs recently elevated to the rank of Obas within…

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SPORTS MINISTER ENOH PROMISES TOTAL RENOVATION OF OBAFEMI AWOLOWO STADIUM IBADAN; ENDS SPECULATION OF HANDOVER TO STATE GOVERNMENT

SPORTS MINISTER ENOH PROMISES TOTAL RENOVATION OF OBAFEMI AWOLOWO STADIUM IBADAN; ENDS SPECULATION OF HANDOVER TO STATE GOVERNMENT

The Minister of Sports, Senator JOHN ENOH has promised to embark on a total renovation and upgrading the OBAFEMI AWOLOWO stadium, Ibadan and equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. Senator ENOH who made this promise this morning…

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Oyo State 7th Assembly clamour for befitting burial for Late Pa TAIWO AKINKUNMI

Oyo State 7th Assembly clamour for befitting burial for Late Pa TAIWO AKINKUNMI

Members of the Oyo state 7th assembly have called for a befitting state burial for Late Pa TAIWO AKINKUNMI, the designer of Nigeria’s flag. The 7th assembly members under the leadership of Honourable MONSURAT SUMONU…

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Footballer Díaz’s father ‘kidnapped by rebels’

Footballer Díaz’s father ‘kidnapped by rebels’

The Colombian government says that the father of Liverpool footballer Luis Díaz was kidnapped by left-wing rebels of the National Liberation Army (ELN). Luis Manuel Díaz was seized at gunpoint along with his wife on…

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