• Women are more affected by economic recession under my government, says Buhari

    Women are more affected by economic recession under my government, says Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday said women are the most affected by the economic recession that is ravaging the country under his government.

    Speaking at the 32nd Annual National Conference of the Federation of Muslim Women’s Association, FOMWAN, in Lagos, the President assured of his government’s commitment towards turning the tide around for women.

    Represented by the Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, the President called for collaborative efforts towards rescuing the country from its economic challenges.

    According to Buhari, “We wish to admit […]

  • How Clinton’s childhood affected her politics

    How Clinton’s childhood affected her politics

    According to reports, the two-story brick house where Hillary Clinton grew up still stands at a street corner in the Chicago suburb of Park Ridge.

    Nearby, a sign reads “Rodham Corner” — an acknowledgement of the place in history occupied by this small hamlet near the city’s O’Hare airport.

    It is a place that impacted and shaped a young Hillary Rodham – before she went off to college, married Bill Clinton, and became the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee in 2016.

    “My childhood in […]

  • DSS arrest: NBA seeks suspension of affected judges

    DSS arrest: NBA seeks suspension of affected judges

    According to reports, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has asked judges arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS) over allegation of corruption to suspend sitting and proceed on compulsory suspension.

    NBA President Abubakar Mahmud (SAN), who made the request in Abuja yesterday, urged the judges to recuse themselves from all judicial activities until their innocence is proven.

    He said the accusation between the affected judicial officers and some politicians and institutions, following the arrests, has made it imperative for the National […]

  • World Bank donates $50m to states affected by Boko Haram insurgency

    World Bank donates $50m to states affected by Boko Haram insurgency

    According to reports, the World Bank has donated the sum of $50 million Dollars to assist six states of Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Bauchi, Taraba and Gombe affected by Insurgency under the FADAMA programme.

    The leader of the World Bank delegation, Dr. Adetunji Oredipe, who stated this to Journalists in Yola, Adamawa State, said the reason for carrying out such project is to deal with the negative impact of insurgency that have affected the people of the North-eastern states.

    Oredipe further explained that […]

  • Ekiti government compensates residents affected by construction work

    Ekiti government compensates residents affected by construction work

    The Ekiti State government has paid a compensation worth over four million naira to residents of Ise Ekiti and Emure Ekiti in Ekiti South senatorial district whose properties were affected by the ongoing construction of 1.5-kilometer dual carriage road in the two towns.

    Governor of the state, Ayodele Fayose on his arrival in Ise Ekiti, first inspected the level of work done by the contractor handling the road project before distributing the cheques to the residents whose properties were affected by […]

  • Over 14m affected by Boko Haram conflict – Swiss group

    Over 14m affected by Boko Haram conflict – Swiss group

    Boko Haram’s insurgency has created a severe humanitarian crisis in Nigeria’s north-eastern States of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa, says ACAPS, a Swiss-based research group, in its July report.

    Over 14 million people are affected by conflict in these states and more than 10 million are in need, it says.

    Recent military operations, which led to the recovery of territories previously under Boko Haram’s control, have revealed the scale of the humanitarian needs of civilians living in the three states.

    Borno is most affected, […]

  • Governor Aregbesola compensates owners of farms and houses affected by road construction

    Governor Aregbesola compensates owners of farms and houses affected by road construction

    More than 450 people whose farms were affected by road construction in Osun State were on Monday given monetary compensations by the state government to cushion the effects.

    Three other people, who houses were affected by road construction in the rural areas, also collected key to a newly built house.

    Handing over the monetary compensation and keys to the beneficiaries, Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, said the compensations were in fulfillment of government’s promise that people will not be burdened by developments on-going […]