Friday, 1st December 2023

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo

10 Nov
The third Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2023) kicked off in Cairo yesterday with former President of Nigeria and Chairman of the IATF2023 Advisory Council, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo saying that intra-African trade holds the key
29 Oct
In this speech delivered at The Niche Annual Lecture at the National Institute of International Affairs, Lagos, former Rivers State Governor and Transportation minister, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, uses his extensive experience and knowledge of public office, to dissect the issues and give insight into why the nation does not work as well as speak on what must be done at various levels to get the Nigeria of our dream.
18 Sep
Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), yesterday, berated former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, for ordering Oke-Ogun monarchs to stand up and sit down at an event organised by the Oyo State Government in Iseyin, Oyo State.
14 May
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has warned that Nigeria and Africa will suffer great consequences, if they fail to give peace a chance and solve their problems through dialogue.
17 Dec 2022
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) are among the dignitaries expected to grace the centenary anniversary of the famous Baptist Boys’ High School (BBHS), Abeokuta, which will climax on January 23, 2023, the school’s Founder’s Day.


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The Edo State government in partnership with Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) has trained 29 virtually impaired people in digital technology to empower and help them facilitate employment. At the graduation ceremony/summit under the theme, “Fostering Digital Inclusion to Empower and Facilitate Employment for Visually Impaired Persons held on Thursday, Dr Detlef Barth, Team Leader,…
9 mins ago
Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has said President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the release of 150 inmates in the maximum Correctional Centre in Kano. The release, according to the Minister was part of President Tinubu's renewed hope mantra tailored towards decongesting the correctional centres nationwide. The Minister represented by the Assistant Director, Dr…
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The Governor of Enugu, Peter Ndubuisi Mbah, met on Thursday with the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshall Hasan Abubakar, and other security bigwigs in a bid to strengthen security in the state.
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The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday accused the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) of fueling the violent protests and mass possession of major streets in Kano against the judgment of the Appeal Court that sacked Governor Abba Kabiru Yusuf. The court had affirmed Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna of the All Progressives Congress APC as…
16 mins ago
The Commissioner for tertiary education in Lagos State, Hon. Tolani Sule, has emphasised the need for fostering collaborations between technology and tertiary institutions.
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The Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has urged the Federal Government of Nigeria to grab the investments from the climate funds. Okonjo-Iweala made this call on Friday at the ongoing 28th meetings of the COP28 in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, and suggested that Nigeria as a country needs to commence…
18 mins ago
With the estimated N3.5 trillion annual post-harvest loss of agricultural produce in Nigeria, the effort of the government to accelerate policies and program implementation on food sustainability may not yield positive results. Country Director, Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA), Dr. Godwin Atser made the observation yesterday while inspecting the post-harvest technology intervention during Kano State Agro-Pastoral…
21 mins ago
A priest in charge of St. Michael’s Catholic Church Parish in Umuekebi, Osuoweerre autonomous community in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State, Rev Fr Kingsley Eze, has been kidnapped by gunmen.
23 mins ago
The China-African International Economic and Trade Promotion Council and the Kano Business Community have mutually agreed to promote agricultural commodities trade. The exchange trade partnership is intended to explore the exportation of the local agricultural value chain from Kano to the Republic of China, and the import of sustainable technology solutions to Nigeria. Addressing a…
52 mins ago
In a move to assess the dilapidated state of the abandoned St. Finbarrs Road, the Committee on Works of the Lagos State House of Assembly, led by Hon. Desmond Elliot, has conducted an inspection to gain firsthand knowledge and assess the urgent intervention needed in the Akoka Community yesterday.