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Nigeria Lady Arrested For Throwing Her 5-Month Baby Into Ogun River

Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 30-year-old mother, Oluwabunmi Ajayi, for allegedly throwing her five-month-old baby, Imole Anifowose, into a river at Sagamu.  The woman allegedly dumped the baby in the river in what the police tagged premeditated drowning.  Spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Omolola Odutola, who confirmed the incident said the […]

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General

OYO NACJ CALLS ON GOVT TO TACKLE NIGERIA’S SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROBLEMS WITH RENEWED VIGOUR

…FELICITATES CHRISTIAN JOURNALISTS ON NEW YEAR The Chairman of the Nigeria Association of Christian Journalists, (NACJ), Oyo State Chapter, Com. ‘Lekan Shobowale, has called on the Nigerian government to tackle the country’s socio-economic problems with renewed vigour. In a new year message issued on his behalf by the Public Relations Officer, PRO, of the association, […]

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Politics

President Tinubu to address Nigerians in nationwide broadcast

President Bola Tinubu will on Monday, January 1, speak to Nigerians in his New Year day broadcast. A statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, said President Tinubu will broadcasting from 7am on the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) and the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN). The statement advised other […]

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Broadcaster Entertainment

SportNews AOP Part ways With Fresh FM After 11 Years, Joins Success FM* 

Popular On-Air Personality (OAP) and Yoruba Sportscaster, Babatunde Saheed famously known as Mr Sport has announced his resignation from Fresh FM in a tweet over the weekend saying he was thankful to Dr. Yinka Ayefele for giving him an opportunity of serving in his station for eleven years. The Communication specialist and media entrepreneur however […]

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Politics

Budgets: Ministries Planning To Spend 86% Of 2024 Budget [Full List]

President Bola Tinubu last week proposed a budget for the 2024 fiscal year, amounting to trillions of naira, sparking discussions on Nigeria’s spending plans for the upcoming year. The president outlined that the budget aims to maintain macroeconomic stability, reduce the deficit, and increase capital spending in line with the administration’s eight priority areas. The […]

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Politics

Nigeria President To Present 2024 Budget Of N27.5 Trillion On Wednesday, Nov,29th

Tinubu will on Wednesday, November 29, present the 2024 budget to the National Assembly.  The Federal Executive Council earlier today November 27 approved the 2024 budget of N27.5 trillion. This followed the review of the Medium-Term Expenditure Framework earlier passed by the National Assembly which benchmarked the exchange rate at N700 to $1 and crude […]

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General

Rotary Clubs Of Nigeria Set To Empower 600 Youths In Ibadan, Abuja

Rotary Club International (District 9125) is set to empower 600 youths in Ibadan and Abuja on vocational cum socialization skills expected to last for one week. The District Governor Sagab Ahmed who solicited for the cooperation of media men said that the program tagged the ‘Rotary Youth Leadership Academy’ is a vocational/leadership/socialization training. He made […]

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Politics

Nigeria President Signs N2.17trn 2023 Supplementary Budget

Nigeria president had said the supplementary bill was necessary for additional palliative measures including wage awards. President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday signed the 2023 Supplementary Budget N2.17trn at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Last Thursday, the Senate and the House of Representatives passed the N2.17trn 2023 supplementary appropriation bill after a third reading. Before the […]

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Christianity Religion

Oyo Christian journalists tasked on higher standards, honest reporting

Christian journalists have been told that their mission is not simply to report the news and events alone but to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ through their profession. The admonition was given by a social crusader, entrepreneur, youth and women rights activist, Rev. Dr Adenike Victor-Tade, during a courtesy visit to her office by […]

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Entertainment

MOGBOMOYA SPIRIT IN NIGERIANS: MADAM TOYIN BURKNOR’S LONDON PARTY ON MY MIND

Most Nigerians like partying and  don’t see anything bad in attending a party with friends and relations even when they were not invited. The reason may be because they want to have a good time especially when they have an idea that the organisers of the party are financially okay. Other reasons may be because they […]

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General

NACJ tasks Nigerians to reflect on past, look to future with hope, optimism

On Nigeria’s 63rd independence anniversary, the Nigerian Association of Christian Journalists, NACJ, Oyo State chapter, has tasked Nigerians reflect on the past and look to the future with hope and optimism.  NACJ, in a statement issued by the Public Relations Officer, PRO, Comrade Adeola Badru, on behalf of the chairman of the association in the […]

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Crime

Nigerian man bags eight years imprisonment for dealing drugs in the UK

Nigerian man identified as Olusegun Babalola, was arrested on Friday, May 19, 2023, after police raided his home in Whitsed Street, Eastfield, as part of an operation into drug dealing and exploitation in Peterborough. Following months of intelligence gathering, police evidenced Babalola had been involved in supplying crack cocaine and heroin in the city as […]

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General

Naval Officer’s Gbogila Allegedly Missing In Calabar

Male ‘private part thieves’ have allegedly snatched the genital of a naval officer in Calabar, Cross River state’s capital.  Vanguard reported that the naval officer was manning the entry point into the barracks when a young man who gave his name as Samuel walked into the barracks, and was directed to the sentry point for […]

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Politics

Oyo South: Alli floors  PDP’s Tegbe, NNPP’s Gbogbolomo at tribunal 

The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal, sitting in Ibadan, has upheld the election of Senator Sharafadeen Alli of All Progressives Congress (APC), as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The panel delivered the judgment on Wednesday when it dismissed the petition filed by the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the district, […]

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Politics

I’ll Break All Bottlenecks, Investors Will Make Profit In Nigeria- President Tinubu Says As He Meets Indian Richman

President Bola Tinubu has said that Nigeria under his watch will become one of the “most conducive places on earth” for foreign investments.  According to a statement issued by Ajuri Ngelale, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, President Tinubu said this when he spoke at a meeting with Indian billionaire, Gopichand Hinduja, […]

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General

Lady Body Found Dumped In Owerri Road

The body of a yet-to-be identified woman was found dumped at a refuse site along DSS Road in Amakohia area of Owerri, Imo State.  An eyewitness, Uche Clinton Chidi Abazie, said the corpse was found on Monday morning, September 4, 2023. “We saw her Dead this morning at Amakohia Owerri along DSS Road, please if […]

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Politics

We Inherited A Bad Economy – FG

The Federal Government has said that it inherited a bad economy with an unacceptable high rate of unemployment. Addressing journalists at the end of the inaugural Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Bola Tinubu at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja, the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mr. […]

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Union Christianity Religion

Cleric appraises media, says their roles indispenseable

…tasks Christian journalists on faith, professionalism The founder and General-Overseer of Sanctuary of Christ Evangelical Church, Pastor (Prof.) ‘Gbade Ojo, has restated the importance, the Christiandom places on the media, noting that the media is a strong tool for evangelisation and the propagation of the Gospel of Christ to the whole world. He made this […]

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Politics

FCT Minister Wike moves to demolish slums in Garki, Jabi, 28 other districts

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike has banned street trading within Abuja. Wike who issued the ban while addressing the leadership teams of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) and Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA), said it became necessary because corn sellers and street hawkers contribute to the insecurity and criminal activities […]

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Politics

Nigeria Now Has Idi Amin As President” – Kenneth Okonkwo Slams Tinubu Over Removal Of ‘All Eyes On Judiciary’ Billboard

Nollywood actor and lawyer, Kenneth Okonkwo has lambasted President Bola Tinubu. This comes after the government ordered the removal of the ‘All eyes on the judiciary’ billboard. Recall that top officials of the Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria (ARCO) were suspended and their units disbanded following the “All eyes on the judiciary” billboards which surfaced […]

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