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Former House of rep member awards scholarships to 50 OAU students

Ladi Adebutu, a former member of the House of representatives, has paid the school fees of over 50 Ogun State Students in Obafemi Awolowo University. Mr Adebutu represented the Remo, Shagamu and Ikenne constituencies in the green chambers from 2015 to 2019. According to the President of the National Association of Ogun State Students, Ajayi Oluwafemi, the Ogun state government has neglected…
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UNICEF says Nigeria is second on world ranking of child brides

Olusola Elijah An official of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Bhanu Pathak revealed that Nigeria has the world’s second-largest number of child brides, with 23 million girls married out as children thereby ending their educational strive, Bhanu Pathak…

Osinbajo inaugurates wagon assembly plant in Ogun

Olusola Elijah Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday inaugurated the Wagon Assembly Plant at Kajola in Ifo council area of Ogun as part of efforts to boost the ongoing railway modernisation programme of the federal government. Mr Osinbajo in his address said the development followed an agreement signed in March 2018 by the federal government with the Chinese rail contractor, China Civil…
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FG Inaugurates interim Management committee for NDDC

Olusola Elijah The Federal Government has inaugurated a three-man Interim Management Committee to oversee the management of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The Interim Management Committee would be in place to create the enabling environment for the…

Emeka Ike welcomes baby with his second wife

John Beloved Emeka Ike, Nollywood actor, has welcomed the arrival of a baby girl with second wife, Yolanda Pfeiffer. The actor broke the news of her birth on Tuesday through social media page. The little girl was birthed in Nuremberg, Germany. In a series of post shared on his page, the exicted nollywood star displayed pictures of the newborn and her mother. He also revealed the…
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90 million Nigerians live in poverty – Minister

Olusola Elijah Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, has expressed the resolve of the federal government to lift 90 million Nigerians currently living in poverty across the country. Ms Farouq said this while…

Court adjourns N10bn fraud case against ex-Katsina governor

Olusola Elijah Justice Ibrahim Bako of Katsina State High Court on Monday adjourned further sitting to November 14, for continuation of defence in the trial of former governor Ibrahim Shema and three others. This is over the alleged misappropriation of the N10.8 billion belonging to the state chapter of ALGON between 2007 and 2015. The three other accused persons include Sani Makana…
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