Our Ranking as Best State University in Nigeria Heartwarming Feat —AAUA

Our Ranking as Best State University in Nigeria Heartwarming Feat  —AAUA

……..How Akeredolu, Students, Lecturers Helped us. By: Ade Adeleke The Management of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, (AAUA) on Tuesday reacted to the report that rated the School as the best State University in the country, describing the achievement as heartwarming. The institution said it is proud to receive the news of the 2019 Webometrics Ranking of Universities globally on which the Adekunle Ajasin University is ranked the best state-owned university in Nigeria….

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2019 Hajj: Civil Society blasts State Pilgrims Boards

2019 Hajj: Civil Society blasts State Pilgrims Boards

…… States Pilgrims Boards Ignores FOI request on Hadaya. By: Oluwatosin Adesola Independent Hajj Reporters, a civil society organization that monitor hajj and umrah activities has said that some states Muslim pilgrims welfare boards have refused to respond to its Freedom of Information (FOI), request on the number of intending pilgrims for this year’s Hajj pilgrimage who paid their hadaya (animal sacrifice) through their respective state pilgrims boards and those that remit their money through…

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AU Envoy hails appointment of Opeyemi Bamidele’s Senate Committee

AU Envoy hails appointment of Opeyemi Bamidele’s Senate Committee

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Nigerian Representative and Bureau of Advisor on Social Affairs and Health Cluster Committee of the African-Union Economic, Social and Cultural Committee (AU-ECOSOCC) Dr. Tunji Asaolu has hailed the appointment of Senator Opeyemi Bamidele as the Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Right and Legal Matters. Congratulating Opeyemi Bamidele, Dr Asaolu said that his appointment by the Senate leadership is like putting the round peg in a round hole. According to him….

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6,000 Youths for African Empowerment Prog in Ondo State

6,000 Youths for African   Empowerment Prog in Ondo State

By: Ade Adeleke 6,000 Young Entrepreneurs are expected in Ondo state for African empowerment programme as part of his administration’s commitment to building young Entrepreneurs and attracting massive investment into the State. Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has therefore declared that the state is prepared to host the sixth edition of Africa’s Young Entrepreneurs Empowerment Nigeria (AYEEN) 2019 Convention. The Africa’s Young Entrepreneurs is a platform with a vision of successfully developing Africa’s budding entrepreneurs through…

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ANTI-CORRUPTION DAY: CISLAC, SOTU demand Stiffer Penalties against Money Laundering

ANTI-CORRUPTION DAY: CISLAC, SOTU demand Stiffer Penalties against Money Laundering

………African Union Anti-Corruption Day: Africa Needs All Her Assets Back. By: Ade Adeleke Today marks the 3rd African Anti-Corruption Day with the theme “Towards a Common African Position on Asset Recovery.” The African Union Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption was adopted in Maputo, Mozambique on 11 July 2003 and came into force in 2006. Till date, the Convention has been ratified by 40 member states of the African Union. Since adoption of the Convention,…

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Lampard takes over Chelsea as Most Talented Young Coach in football

Lampard takes over Chelsea as Most Talented Young Coach in football

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Frank Lampard has been confirmed as Chelsea’s new manager. The 41-year-old replaces Maurizio Sarri, who has since left to take over at Juventus, after spending only one season at Stamford Bridge. Lampard has signed a three-year deal with the Blues worth £4million-a-year with hefty bonuses, especially for getting into the Champions League. “It gives us great pleasure to welcome Frank back to Chelsea as head coach. Frank possesses fantastic knowledge and understanding of…

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Majority of kidnapping, Banditry Reports in Nigeria are falsehood, exaggerated -Osinbajo declares

Majority of kidnapping, Banditry Reports in Nigeria are falsehood, exaggerated -Osinbajo declares

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has explained to Nigerians in the Diaspora especially in the United States of America that the spate of kidnappings and banditry in Nigeria is being exaggerated and not entirely new. This is despite recent travel advisories issued by the United States and the United Kingdom asking its citizens not to visit some states in Nigeria due to the rising insecurity occasioned by kidnapping, banditry, militancy, terrorism and other challenges. Speaking…

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Civil Society raises Alarm over politicisation of Hajj operations in Nigeria

Civil Society raises Alarm over politicisation of Hajj operations in Nigeria

………Group frowns at state-appointed amirul hajj teams By: Ade Adeleke Independent Hajj Reporters has expressed displeasure over the impact of the roles of the state-appointed amirul hajj will have on the welfare of pilgrims during hajj operations. A statement signed by its national coordinator, Ibrahim Muhammed and publicity secretary, Abubakar Mahmoud on Monday said the amirul hajj delegations are politically activated team meant to patronize political elites or influential traditional leaders without adding any value…

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Experts debate Chelsea’s new Manager after Sarri’s departure

Experts debate Chelsea’s new Manager after Sarri’s departure

……Harry Redknapp states bold Frank Lampard prediction for Chelsea By: SUNSHINETRUTH Coach Harry Redknapp has given his view on what Frank Lampard would be like as the manager of Chelsea. The former England and Tottenham boss was speaking ahead of Maurizio Sarri’s departure, with the Italian confirmed as the new manager of Juventus on Sunday. But Redknapp firmly believes that Chelsea would be in great hands if they appoint Lampard to succeed Sarri ahead of…

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Sunshine Stars of Akure escape shock exit in 2019 Nigerian FA Cup

Sunshine Stars of Akure escape shock exit in 2019 Nigerian FA Cup

By: Ade Adeleke Chibundu Amah scored the decisive goal as Sunshine Stars edged out a stubborn Layin Zomo FC side, 2-1 in a round 64 2019 AITEO Cup game played at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja on Sunday. AITEO CUP is formerly known as FA Cup or popularly known as Challenge Cup in Nigeria. Amah pounced on a low cross down the right from Fuad Ekelojuoti just before the hour mark, 11 minutes after midfield dynamo,…

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