Atiku Abubakar, a former Vice President, on Tuesday, distributed food items to Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, residing in Yola town and environs to mark his 70th birthday.
Mr. Abubakar, who addressed the IDPs at a ceremony in Yola, said that the gesture was to show concern on the plight of the IDPs and to assure them of his commitment to continue to support them.
He said “I have told my friends and associates not to waste money buying birthday cards and other […]
According to reports, the wife of the Oyo State Governor, Mrs Florence Ajimobi, on Thursday distributed food items from the Ajumose Food Bank to more than 2,500 women in Ogbomoso and its environs.
The beneficiaries benefited from the various items which including foodstuff and beverages.
Ajimobi said the exercise, which was continuous, was aimed at addressing economic hardship through boosting the wellbeing of women and children in the state.
The governor’s wife said that the desire to change lives and positively impact on […]
The Ondo State Consumer Protection Council (CPC) says it is ready to sanction any supermarket that sells expired drugs and drinks across the state.
It said similar sanctions would be meted out on defaulting supermarkets across the country.
The council Chairman, Alhaji Jimoh Bello, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Akure.
Bello said that council had put all necessary machineries in place to ensure that any product sold in the state was not faked […]
Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State said that importation of food items that could be produced in country had promoted poverty in the country.
Oshiomhole said this on Tuesday in Benin at the launch of the Central Bank of Nigeria Anchor Borrowers’ Programme.
The governor said that production of local rice in the country had declined because of the cheap imported rice.
He said, “With the high cost of the imported rice, the patronage on the local rice has surged.
“This trend has encouraged […]