The health practitioners in Osun state have commended Governor Adegboyega Oyetola for transforming the health sector in the state.
The state health practitioners also acknowledged the commitment of the government to revitalising hospitals across the state.
The health workers under the aegis of Medical and Dental Consultant Association of Nigeria, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital (LAUTECH), Osogbo branch, gave the commendation during a visit to the Governor on Wednesday at his office
The police in Lagos on Wednesday arraigned a 27-year-old businessman, Yusuf Atanda, charged with impersonating Pastor Enoch Adeboye and two other church general overseers to defraud members of the public.
According to the police, Atanda created fake facebook accounts of Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor D.K. Olukoya of Mountain Of Fire and Miracle Ministry, and Pastor T.B. Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations to dupe people.
The defendant, who resides at Okokomaiko, Lagos, is being tried for cyber crime before Magistrate M.O Tanimola in Ikeja.
former members of the Boko Haram sect have called on Nigerians to forgive them.
The ex-members made the call while responding to questions from NAN, at a graduation de-radicalisation exercise and vocational training organised for them by the Nigerian government in Gombe State on Wednesday.
Bappah Musa, a farmer-turned member of the sect, who hails from Borno, said he was deceived into joining the group, only to realise that all they were told were lies, adding that he regretted all his actions while with the sect.
Atiku lauds victory, says anti-democratic forces conquered
Twenty-four days after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) abruptly suspended the Rivers State governorship election, it yesterday declared incumbent Governor Nyesom Wike winner of the contentious poll. Wike polled 886,264 to emerge the winner while the runner up, African Action Congress candidate, Biokpomabo Awara, scored 173,859. The margin stood at 712,405.
The Vice Chancellor, Federal University Otuoke, Prof. Teddy Adias, who was the state Returning Officer, said it marked the end of an era that commenced on March 9, 2019 when citizens of the state trooped out to elect their governor.He disclosed that the election was contested among over 50 political parties and that statistics showed that the number of registered voters as collated was 3,048741. The total number of accredited voters as collated was 1,130,445, while the total number of valid votes was 1,123,840.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday approved a new scheme that is targeted at creating employment for 60,000 Nigerians aged 18-25 years.
The Minister of Budget and Planning, Udoma Udoma said the new scheme is called the N-Power knowledge multi-track youth empowerment programme.
Udoma said this while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the meeting of the council chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Chairperson of the Ileri-Oluwa Development Initiative, IOD-
Initiative, and wife of the Osun State Governor, Mrs. Kafayat
Oyetola yesterday flagged off medical outreach put together by
a group known as, Ileri-Oluwa Development Initiative, IOD-
Initiative, with a charge to the entire people of the state to take
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Taraba State University chapter, on Wednesday resumed indefinite strike to press home its demands.
The union had embarked on a strike in 2018 but suspended it when the Taraba government promised to meet its demands which included the payment of earned academic allowances from 2014 till date, and the provision of required infrastructure to enhance teaching and learning.
Governor Nyesom Wike, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s candidate in the March 9 Governorship election in Rivers State, is in clear lead as the ongoing result collation resumed on Wednesday in Port Harcourt.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), had, on March 10, su