FG raises Alarm over Circulation of Poisonous Tomatoes

FG raises Alarm over Circulation of Poisonous Tomatoes

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Presidency has ordered the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to be vigilant over alleged importation of poisonous tomato paste from Iran. Mr. Abubakar Jimoh, the Director of Public Affairs, NAFDAC, made this information known in an interview with newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja. Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) had raised the alarm over expired and low-quality tomato paste in circulation across the country, saying its consumption is…

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Deji of Akure demands Traditional Punishment for Rapists, as Mrs Akeredolu initiates ‘Walk Against Rape’

Deji of Akure demands Traditional Punishment for Rapists, as Mrs Akeredolu initiates ‘Walk Against Rape’

By: Ade Adeleke The Deji of Akure kingdom,OBA OGUNLADE ALADETOYINBO has recommended traditional punishment against those alleged of raping in the country. The monarch spoke at his palace during a walk against rape awareness to kick against the increasing cases of rape in Nigeria that was organized by the wife of Ondo state governor, Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu. Oba Aladetoyinbo explained that suspected rapist should be taken to palace in Yorubaland to swear before charging them…

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Ministerial Screening: No ‘Take-a Bow’ and Go –Senate

Ministerial Screening: No ‘Take-a Bow’ and Go –Senate

By: Ade Adeleke The Senate has postponed its annual recess by one week to enable members to screen the ministerial-nominees. The senators would have started their annual recess on Thursday if the President had not sent the ministerial-nominees’ list on Tuesday. The Chairman, Senate ad hoc committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Adedayo Adeyeye, while addressing journalists on Tuesday, pledged that the nominees would be thoroughly screened. He added that the Senate would suspend…

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Buhari’s Next Level Cabinet: Tinubu in Control of South-West again

Buhari’s Next Level Cabinet: Tinubu in Control of South-West again

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The ministerial list is out and from what we have all of them from the southwest are political allies of the APC National Leader Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. 1) Richard Adeniyi Adebayo: He is the first executive governor of Ekiti State between 1999 to 2003. He was one of the founding members of Alliance for Democracy, the party that dominated the southwest geopolitical zone immediately democracy returned in 1999. Mr. Adebayo is the…

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AAUA Inaugural Lecture: Policy Disconnection Impeding Urban development -Prof Aribigbola

AAUA Inaugural Lecture: Policy Disconnection Impeding Urban development -Prof Aribigbola

………Effective Social Housing Scheme, Panacea for Urban Development Predicament. By: Ade Adeleke Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, Afolabi Aribigbola, has described as a serious anomaly, the absence of up-to-date statewide plans and city master plans to guide, direct and control urban development in the country. He made the call while delivering the 13th Inaugural Lecture of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, titled, “Urban Housing Development Quandary in Nigeria: Disconnect Between Policy and Reality”. The…

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