Ogun State Assembly seeks clarification on how Paris Club fund was spent

The Ogun House of Assembly has asked the state Commissioner for Finance, Mr Adewale Osinowo, to furnish it with detailed documents on how the Paris Club fund was spent.

The assembly members gave the directive on Tuesday in Abeokuta while questioning the commissioner over the financial status of the state.

World Bank invests $70m in Nigerian varsities

The World Bank has disclosed that it expended $70 million projects in 10 Nigerian universities to boost Science and Technology studies and make them of global standard.

The 10 benefiting universities under African Centre for Excellence, ACE, include: Redeemers University, Mowe; Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria; University of Jos, Jos; University of Benin, Benin, and African University of Science and Technology, Abuja. 

FG Worries Over High Cost Of Local Rice

The federal government is disturbed over high cost of local rice in the country, which it said is now above the price of imported rice.

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, while responding to questions at a Town Hall meeting in Abuja yesterday, said the situation was disturbing, considering government’s efforts at encouraging local production of rice in the country.

He spoke yesterday in Abuja while delivering a good will message at the consultative forum on national farmers’ empowerment programme, organized by the Agric ministry and Eurobase Consult limited.

The Cause Of Adeleke's Dealth - LAUTECH CMD

The Chief Medical Director, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Prof Akeem Lasisi, has testified that the late senator representing Osun-West senatorial district, Chief Isiaka Adeleke, died of an overdose of banned injections.

Free Medical Service Commences In Oyo State

Gov.Ajimobi Abiola
The Oyo State Government has announced that another series of Governor Abiola Ajimobi Free Health Mission would start Monday, May 15, 2017 at the Adeoyo Maternity Teaching hospital, Yemetu Ibadan as part of the events commemorating the sixth anniversary of the Abiola Ajimobi Administration in Oyo State.

MTN Nigeria sack 280 staffs

MTN Nigeria has sacked about 280 of its employees, in a major job cut that affected about 15% of the company’s entire Nigerian workforce, online newspaper Premium Times reported Monday, quoting unnamed sources.