Tag: Abeokuta

African Drum Festival opens in Abeokuta

admin- April 20, 2018

Drum festival opens in Abeokuta The third edition of African Drum Festival has kicked off with 20 states, 40 African countries, Haiti, Brazil and Trinidad ... Read More

Don’t Raise Teachers’ Retirement Age, Make Profession More Attractive, FG Urged

Abdul Jimoh- October 6, 2017

In a bid to encourage youths to make foray into the teaching profession, federal and state governments have been urged to make it attractive by ... Read More

Less Than 5% Of Nigerians Covered By NHIS, Says Official

Abdul Jimoh- August 10, 2017

Less than 5% of Nigerians covered by NHIS, says Official The Acting Executive Secretary  of the National Health  Insurance Scheme(NHIS), Malam Attahiru Ibrahim, on Thursday ... Read More

South-West Governors Resolve To Work For Regional Prosperity

Abdul Jimoh- July 24, 2017

South-West Governors Resolve To Work For Regional Prosperity Governors in  the South-West Zone  met on Monday  in Abeokuta, the Ogun capital,  and resolved  to strengthen ... Read More

Obasanjo At 80, Beacon of National Unity – Saraki

Henry Solomon- March 4, 2017

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Saturday congratulated former President Olusegun Obasanjo on attaining the age of 80 and described him as a "beacon ... Read More

News Summary 13th December 2016: Update On Rivers Re-Run, National Pensioners Day, etc

admin- December 13, 2016

Speaker Commends Nigerian Army Speaker Yakubu Dogara has urged Nigerians to support the families of dead Soldiers in whatever capacity they can, as a mark ... Read More

FUNAAB Bursar Gets N50m Bail

admin- November 29, 2016

Justice O. O. Majekodunmi of the State High Court sitting in Abeokuta today, 28th November, 2016 granted the Bursar, Moses Olusola Ilesanmi of the Federal ... Read More

FUNAB VC, Bursar And Senator Ogunlewe Arraigned Over Corruption

admin- November 26, 2016

EFCC Staff The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday, November 25, 2016 arraigned the trio of Senator Adesewe Ogunlewe, former Works and Housing Minister ... Read More

Man Attempting to Obtain UK Visa By False Pretense Arrested

admin- November 15, 2016

 Specifically, on 9th June, 2016 Jerome Emeka Okoye, holder of NGA passport A50232043, applied for a UK visa. As part of his application he submitted ... Read More

Former President Obasanjo Backs Sale Of National Asset, Says Jonathan’s Toothpick Policy Shocking

admin- September 28, 2016

Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo said he was shocked in 2012, when the Jonathan administration removed the ban on toothpick importation. According to News Agency of ... Read More

FG Flags 0ff Second Graduates/Youths Empowerment Scheme

admin- September 26, 2016

Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu says there’s no going back on the Ministry’s commitment to supporting the Government’s Agriculture Development Policy. The Minister said ... Read More

EFCC Quizzes FUNAAB VC Professor Olusola Oyewole

admin- August 18, 2016

The Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, FUNAAB, Professor Olusola Oyewole alongside the University Bursar, Mr. Moses Ilesanmi were quizzed at the Iyaganku office of ... Read More

MKO Abiola’s Family Seeks Presidential Entitlements

Suleiman Idris- June 13, 2016

The family of the late Chief MKO Abiola, the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, has called on the Federal Government to ... Read More

How The Police Rescued Abducted Senator Anisulowo

Henry Solomon- May 4, 2016

  The Ogun Police Command said on Tuesday that it had rescued a former minister, Sen. Iyabo Anisulowo, who was kidnapped on Wednesday last week. ... Read More