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Month: December 2023


FG to shut section of Third Mainland Bridge for repairs on January 9

The federal government has announced plans to close the Iyana Oworonshoki-Adeniji Adele section of the Third Mainland Bridge from 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 9, 2024. The federal controller of Works in Lagos State, Olukorede Kesha, announced this in a…


Akeredolu: Oyo governor declares three days mourning

Oyo State governor and vice chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, ‘Seyi Makinde, has declared three days of state mourning for the deceased Chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum and Ondo State governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. This was contained in…


LP Releases Timetable For By-Elections, Pegs Senate Form At N5m

Ahead of the February 3, 2024 by-elections, the Labour Party (LP) has released a timetable and schedule of activities for the contestants into Senatorial, House of Representatives and State Assemblies seats. According to the National Secretary of the Labour Party,…


Canada re-launches two immigration schemes for caregivers, families

The Canadian government has revived two programmes to invite caregivers for new applications into Canada from January 1, 2024.According to information released by Canada, the two programmes are five-year trial projects that enable eligible caregivers and their families to migrate…


Ondo Group Mourns the Passing of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and Extols his Courageous Leadership

A human right group, Ondo Redemption has mourned the passage of the immediate former Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, describing him as a courageous leader. The group in a statement jointly signed by its Chairman, Ologun Ayodeji and…


Continental Club of Ikire Donates Medical Equipments to Ikire Mercy Hospital

In a commendable display of community service, the Continental Club of Ikire (CCI) demonstrated its commitment to the well-being of the Ikire community by donating essential medical equipment to Ikire Mercy Hospital in Laakosin Area, Ikire, Osun State. The donation,…


BREAKING: Aiyedatiwa sworn in as Ondo Governor

Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has been sworn in as Governor of Ondo state after the demise of Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu. Akeredolu died in Germany at the age of 67 after battling prostate cancer, the state government disclosed in a statement. Details…


BREAKING: Ondo Governor, Akeredolu, is dead

The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, is dead. Sources said the governor died on Wednesday at 67. A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress in the state said arrangements were being concluded to swear in his deputy, Lucky Aiyedatiwa….


NiMet predicts three-day dust haze from Wednesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted moderate dust haze from Wednesday to Friday nationwide. NiMet’s weather outlook, released on Tuesday, predicts horizontal visibility of 2km to 5km and localised visibility of less than or equal to 1,000 metres over…


Zambian Minister Resigns Over ‘Malicious’ Claims On Business Deal

Zambia’s Foreign Minister Stanley Kakubo resigned Tuesday, the president’s office announced, hours after he was embroiled in a social media frenzy over alleged dealings with a Chinese businessman. Kakubo, who had been foreign minister since September 2021, said in a…