Kogi Civil Servants Strike Paralyses Govt Activities

By: Wale Ibrahim, Lokoja As Kogi State Civil servant strike enters day one, economic activities  have been paralysed following the industrial action declared by labour unions which was fully complied…

Illiteracy Rate in Nigeria Alarming – Minister

The Federal Government on Thursday described the rate of illiteracy in the country as alarming. The Minister of Education, Alhaji Adamu Adamu, made the remark when he paid a courtesy…

Kogi Organised Labour Dares Govt, Commences Indefinite Strike

By: Wale Ibrahim, Lokoja Following the expiration of seven days strike ultimatum by organised Labour in Kogi State, the civil servants at the State level have been directed to embark…

HarvestPlus Named Finalist in Macarthur Foundation Competition For $100m Grant

This week, HarvestPlus was named one of four finalists for 100&Change, a competition for a single $100 million grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The global challenge seeks bold…

2017 Peace Day: FG Should Sign Peace Corp Bill

By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta The Federal Government has been advised to assent to the Peace Corps bill in a bid to enhance peaceful co-existence in the country. This advice was…

Buhari Approves N45bn For Nigerian Airways’ Workers Entitlement

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of N45 billion to pay the entitlements of former Nigerian Airways workers. The defunct national carrier was liquidated by former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s…

Stakeholders Seek Protection of Economic Trees, Endangered Animals in Ogun Forest Reserves

By: Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta Concerned by the negative effects of deforestation and poaching of forest reserves on the environment, stakeholders at the public hearing put together by the Ogun State…

NLC Threatens to Name Governors Owing Salaries

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has threatened to name and shame state governors, who refused to pay complete salaries to workers in the country, in spite of the bailout funds.…

Education Commissioner Inspects Schools

…calls for dedication of all to the success of our children For the efforts of the Aregbesola administration at improving education in the state to yield positive results, parents and…

FG’s N100bn Sukuk, Another Vindication of Aregbesola’s Vision – Aide

The decision by the Federal Government to float a N100bn Sukuk for infrastructure is another vindication that the Rauf Aregbesola administration in Osun has been forward-looking in its determination to…