FUTA gets new Bursar

FUTA gets new Bursar

……. GOVERNING COUNCIL APPOINTS ADESHOBA AS NEW BURSAR. By: Ade Adeleke The Governing Council of the Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA, has approved the appointment of Mr. Julius Adefola Adeshoba as the new Bursar of the Institution. The appointment conveyed in a letter dated June 28,2019 and signed by Mr. Richard Arifalo, Registrar and Secretary to Council, will be for a period of five years in the first instance. A Statement signed by Adegbenro…

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RUGA: You’ll be stoned to Death if -Yoruba Youths threaten governors

RUGA: You’ll  be stoned to Death if -Yoruba Youths threaten governors

By: Oluwatosin Adesola As angry reactions have continued to trail the policy, the Yoruba Youth Council, YYC, Worldwide, has threatened to “stone to death and burn to ashes” any Southwest governor that gives out land to Federal Government for the proposed Ruga farm settlement for herdsmen. In a statement signed by its Deputy National Secretary, Benson Akinwumi, YYC warned that the move would only aggravate the herders-farmers’ crisis in the country instead of solving it….

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RUGA SETTLEMENT: Nobody’ll take your land -Fayemi tells Ekiti people

RUGA SETTLEMENT: Nobody’ll take your land -Fayemi tells Ekiti people

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, on Monday told anxious residents of the state that “nobody is coming to take our land,” after the federal government proposed to set up Ruga settlements in some communities across the country to checkmate herdsmen/farmers’ clashes. The governor who made the remarks on Monday when he paid an early morning visit to the people of Orin-Ekiti in Ido/Osi Local Government Area said people of the state will…

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NON IMPLEMENTATION OF MINIMUM WAGE: NATIONAL STRIKE INEVITABLE

NON IMPLEMENTATION OF MINIMUM WAGE: NATIONAL STRIKE INEVITABLE

……. Minimum Wage: Why Labour Plans To Derail Negotiation. By: SUNSHINE TRUTH After substantial progress by the technical committee set up by the Federal Government to negotiate the consequential adjustment arising from the new minimum wage, Labour leaders in the country may have hatched a plan to scuttle further negotiations. Labour leaders operating under the aegis of the Trade Union Side (TUS) of the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC), said on Monday that…

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Akeredolu Bans Trading in Govt’s offices, urges New HOS to reform Ondo Civil Service

Akeredolu Bans Trading in Govt’s offices, urges New HOS to reform Ondo Civil Service

…….. Ondo New Head Of Service Takes Oath Of Office. By: Ade Adeleke The newly appointed Ondo State Head of Service,(HOS), Oluwadare Aragbaiye, who was on Monday sworn-in by Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, in Akure, has been described as a competent, humble, honest and decent top bureaucrat. Swearing in the new HOS, the Governor extolled the new Head of Service, urging him to rededicate himself to service. The Governor expressed confidence in the ability of Mr…

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“Workers are Suffering, Buhari must Speed up Minimum wage Payment”

“Workers are Suffering, Buhari must Speed up Minimum wage Payment”

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has urged the Federal Government and President Muhammadu Buhari to speed up the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage in order to improve the living condition of workers. The Lagos State Chairman of the council, Mallam Shakirudeen Olofin, made the call in an interview with newsmen on Sunday in Lagos. He said that Nigerian workers had endured enough hardship owing to the rising cost of living. He…

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2019 AFCON: Ex-Eagles Captain identifies why Madagascar defeated Nigeria

2019 AFCON: Ex-Eagles Captain identifies why Madagascar defeated Nigeria

By: Oluwatosin Adesola ……. Nigeria vs Madagascar: Joseph Yobo blames one player after Super Eagles’ 2-0 AFCON defeat Former Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo, has blamed defender, Leon Balogun for the first goal Nigeria conceived against Madagascar at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, encounter on Sunday. The Super Eagles on Sunday, lost 2-0 to Madagascar, in their final Group B fixture at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. Lalaina Nomenjanahary pounced on Leon…

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Special Monitoring Committee Set up on 2019 Hajj

Special Monitoring Committee Set up on 2019 Hajj

….. 2019 Hajj: Civil Society Constitutes Committee to Monitor Hadaya Processes. By: Ade Adeleke Independent Hajj Reporters, a civil society organisation that monitors and reports hajj/Umrah activities has constituted a five-man committee that will monitor the process of executing Hadaya (animal sacrifice) on behalf of Nigerian pilgrims during 2019 hajj. This was contained in a statement jointly signed by its national coordinator, Ibrahim Muhammed and publicity secretary, Abubakar Mahmoud. It will be recalled that the…

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HERDSMEN: FG’ll not force Ruga Settlement on States -Presidency

HERDSMEN: FG’ll not force  Ruga Settlement on States -Presidency

By: Oluwatosin Adesola THE Presidency last night confirmed that the Federal Government has gazetted lands in all the 36 states of the federation for the Ruga settlement but that the programme was optional for states to participate. The Presidency also said that one of the cardinal objectives of the programme was to reduce herders/farmers clashes that have claimed many lives and property worth several millions destroyed. Besides, it said that some of the state leaders…

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My Cabinet’ll be ready next week in Oyo -Makinde

My Cabinet’ll be ready next week in Oyo -Makinde

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, has hinted that his list of new commissioners will be ready by next week, specifically within 10 days from now. He gave the hint while featuring on a Television/Radio programme to mark his first 30 days in office at the weekend. Makinde said he would have constituted his cabinet had the out-gone administration cooperated with his team for a smooth transition after he won the March 9…

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