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Atiku: Buhari, INEC conspiring against people’s will – ADC

… ‘INEC delivered results scripted from Presidency’ The African Democratic Congress has said that President Muhammadu Buhari, the Independent National Electoral Commission, and various security agencies are colluding to circumvent the people’s will as demonstrated by their massive votes for the Joint Presidential candidate of the Coalition of United Political Parties, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. The party, in a communique read by the National Publicity Secretary, Mrs. Yemi Kolapo, at the end of its National Working Committee meeting in Abuja, on Tuesday, said, like most Nigerians, ADC members believed that theRead More

Minister Eulogizes Late Emir of Patigi @ Fidau Prayers

        By RAZAQ BAMIDELE       The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has eulogized the late Emir of Patigi in Kwara State, Alhaji Ibrahim Chatta Umar, calling him a man of tradition who was very passionate about the development of the state.     The Minister, who represented President Muhammadu Buhari at the Fidau prayers for the late Emir in Patigi Saturday, said the late monarch was particularly interested in the infrastructural development of Patigi.     ”I had cause to interact withRead More

Climate Change: Gods not Angry, Watch Your Actions, Say Student Poets

  ***As UN Marks Poetry Day   By RAZAQ BAMIDELE   Sequel to the widespread misconceptions in the traditional African society that climate change and its impacts manifest only when the gods are angry, some students have, through poetry, debunked this and submitted that human actions and inaction were mostly responsible.   “We made it happened, burning of bushes, felling of trees and we accused the gods of chiding us in wrath, clean the land, clean the earth, stop the smoke in every form. If we all turn deaf ears,Read More

Ekiti IRS Boss Reassures of Improved IGR

  *** ‘Ring Roads to Decongest Traffic Soon’ By RAZAQ BAMIDELE     The Chairman of Ekiti State Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Mr. Muyiwa Ogunmilade has assured members of staff of the organization, together with other related stakeholders that he would do all within his reach to improve the current revenue base of the state.   The new Ekiti Revenue Boss gave this assurance when he officially resumed office as the new helmsman of the State IRS in Ado-Ekiti.   Mr. Ogunmilade, who was the Director- General of the StateRead More

Infrastructure: Ekiti Hands Over 41-yr Old Abandoned Road to Contactor

  ***As 500 Ekiti Indigenes Employed for Construction Job   By RAZAQ BAMIDELE     Ekit State Government formally handed over the new the Ado-Iyin road construction project to CCECC Nigeria Ltd to commence work on the road which was originally awarded in 1978 but was abandoned.   Handing the project over to the contractor, the State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi said he is irrevocably committed to fulfilling all his electioneering promises in all sectors, especially in the area of infrastructure which is a catalyst for development.   The briefRead More


    ***Says, It’ll Bring Govt Closer to Grassroots         By RAZAQ BAMIDELE       Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has described as laudable the decision of the State Government to create Local Council Development Authorities (LCDAs).   The importance of bringing government closer to the people, particularly in a developing setting, according to the party, can not be overemphasised.   The State Chairman of the party, Engr. Ade Adetimehin said with that singular decision, the Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu-led government has onceRead More

Ekiti: PFAs Charged on Service Delivery

  By RAZAQ BAMIDELE   Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) handling the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) in Ekiti State have been charged to fast-track service delivery to boost workers interest and confidence in the state. The Executive Secretary, Pension Commission, Mr. James Idowu Akinola gave the charge at a meeting he held with Pension Fund Administrators to brainstorm on how to improve Contributory Pension Scheme in the State. The Ekiti Pension Commission boss, who referred to the PFAs as partners in progress, intimated them of the plan of the Commission toRead More

Ekiti SUBEB Boss Tasks Staff on Education Reforms

  ***As Monarchs Laud Fayemi over Health Mission   By RAZAQ BAMIDELE The newly appointed Chairman of the Ekiti   State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Prof Fransisca Aladejana has charged the staff of the Board to key into the on-going reforms in the education sector as initiated by Dr. Kayode Fayemi-led administration. Professor Aladejana, who gave the charge during the inaugural meeting she had with the management and staff of the Board in Ado Ekiti, said the reform is aimed at repositioning the education Sector in the state. She assuredRead More

Etsu Pategi’s Legacy’ll be Missed, Says Kwara Gov-elect

    By RAZAQ BAMIDELE     Kwara State Governor-Elect AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has described as shocking and regretful, the sudden death of the Etsu Pategi Alhaji Ibrahim Chatta Umar.     AbdulRazaq said in a statement by his media aide, Rafiu Ajakaye, that the first class monarch’s legacy of uniting his people for peace and development will be missed.     “The Etsu Pategi was uncompromising about the unity, peace and development of his people and community. This legacy stood him out throughout his reign,” according to the statement onRead More

Ekiti: Government Urged to Close Gap between Social Strata

  By RAZAQ BAMIDELE Government at all levels have been enjoined to entrench more policies and programmes that will further bridge the wide gap between the rich and the poor into governance in order to abate the level of poverty and crime in the society. A philanthropist, Mrs. Funke Bankole who is also the Coordinator of KidsCon, a non-political and non-profit making organization made the call in Ado-Ekiti at a programme organized by the organization for students of private and public secondary schools in Ekiti State.  Mrs. Bankole said sheRead More

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