• Health

    Kwara government confiscates beef in move to protect public health

    Kwara State Government officials and experts have seized beef at the Mandate Market in Ilorin in a move to protect the public amid rumours of poisoned cow meat. On the team were the Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Toyosi Thomas-Adebayo; Commissioner for Health Dr. Amina Ahmed El-Imam; officials from the Ministry of Environment, including the Executive Secretary of the…

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  • Politics

    BREAKING: APC declares its Ondo Governorship Primary inconclusive

    The All Progressive Congress (APC) has declared the primary poll in Ondo inconclusive after receiving reports from the 203 Wards in 18 Local Government Areas of the State. According to a statement signed by Usman Ododo, the chairman of the Ondo State APC Governorship Primary Election Committee and the governor of Kogi State, logistics issues caused the materials and staff…

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  • Across the States

    Palliative distribution is a necessity, not my priority, says Gov. Zulum

    Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, said his administration’s frequent distribution of food palliatives was necessary to strike a balance between addressing the immediate needs of the people affected by the Boko Haram insurgency and laying the groundwork for a lasting change. Zulum noted that while food palliatives were distributed to vulnerable people most affected by the over-one-decade crisis, remarkable…

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  • Politics

    Ondo APC Primary: Aiyedatiwa expected to emerge victorious

    As the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary results are beginning to be tallied in Ondo State, the state’s Governor, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa, appears to be riding high. As results from voting places around the state continue to come in, Aiyedatiwa, who ran in the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary on Saturday with fifteen other candidates, has an early lead.…

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  • Politics

    UPDATED: Ondo APC governorship aspirants demand cancellation of primary

    The collation of the results from the 18 local government areas of Ondo State is expected to take place today and the winner announced even as some All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirants in the State yesterday objected to the manner the election was conducted, calling for its annulment. They also passed a vote of no confidence on the Governor…

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  • Politics

    Ododo praises Ondo APC Gov’ship Primary, says conduct was orderly

    The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election committee in Ondo, Governor Ahmed Ododo, has praised participants and members of the party for what he called orderly conduct. He also commended the enormous turnout of voters in the shadow election held to choose the party’s candidate for the governorship in November. A statement by Hon.Ismail Isah, who…

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  • National News

    Nigeria, Cameroon sign MoU on ecosystem sustainability

    The Nigerian Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with neighbouring Cameroon to collaborate in the fight against Trans-border Wldlife Trade and to Promote Ecosystem Conservation and Management of Forestry and Wildlife Resources for sustainability. The agreement was signed in Abuja recently by the Nigerian Minister of Environment, Balarabe Abbas Lawal and Cameroonian Minister of Forestry and Wildlife, Jules…

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  • Politics

    Ondo APC Governorship Primary is a sham, says Olusola Oke

    One of the governorship aspirants in the ongoing Ondo State primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Olusola Oke (SAN), has described the exercise as a ‘sham.’ A spokesman for his Campaign Organization, Ojo Oyewamide, said in a statement that no primary election was held in any of the state’s 203 Wards. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria noted…

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  • Politics

    Violence disrupts Ondo APC Primary in Akure South, Okitipupa LGAs

    On Saturday, there was violence between the supporters of opposing candidates in the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election for governor of Ondo State. According to LEADERSHIP, there were incidents of violence at Stella Maris College in Ward 1, Okitipupa local government area, as well as in Wards 8, 10, and 11 in the state capital of Akure. There were…

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  • Perspectives

    The importance of the month of Shawwal & six days fasting, by Ibrahim Adémólá Òrúnbon

    Abu Ayyub Al-Ansari relates that Allãh’s Messenger (peace be upon him) says: “Whoever fasts the month of Ramadan and then follows it with six days of fasting in the month of Shawwal, it will be as if he had fasted the year through.” (Sahih Muslim, 1163) The month of Shawwal is singled out for the observance of extra fasts, since…

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