NIMET trains Ondo environmental protection agency on air pollution management

By Banji Ayoola Training of the staff of Ondo State Environmental Protection Agency,  OSEPA, in air pollution management by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NIMET, has kicked off. A statement on Wednesday by the agency’s Head, Media and Information Services, Bisi Agboola, said the five-day intensive training started on Monday, September 26, at the Federal University […]

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States have no permit to procure weapons, Buhari warns governors

By Banji Ayoola President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday responded to the move by the Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, to arm Amotekun operatives with AK-47 rifles, to enable the security outfit tackle the worrisome security challenges being faced by his government caused by criminals who have been unleashing terror on his people. He responded barely […]

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FG promises to implement #EndSARS report, two years after

A protester raises the Nigerian national flag along with an #EndSARS flag during a protest to commemorate the anniversary of the protest against police brutality at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos, on October 20, 2021. – Hundreds of youth march to commemorate one year anniversary of the protest that rocked major cities across the country […]

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Nigeria will encourage freedom of speech, robust discourse, Buhari tells diplomats

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that participation of citizens in democracy will continue to be encouraged through freedom of speech and robust political discourse, even as he urged respect for divergent cultures and opinions. Receiving Letters of Credence from Ambassadors and High Commissioners of six countries, at the State House, in Abuja, yesterday, the President […]

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Despite BHCPF, Oyo PHCs face many challenges in delivering health care

Waiting centre for patients at one of the Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF)-supported Primary Health Care (PHCs) in Oyo State (Inset are some drugs) PHOTO: Rotimi Agboluaje Notwithstanding efforts by the Oyo State Government to reposition primary healthcare through the renovation of some primary health centres (PHCs), challenges such as the inadequate number of […]

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Budget 2023: The planned borrowing of N11 trillion

Buhari addressing NASS at the budget presentation. Photo/Facebook/ MuhammaduBuhari The rigmarole in the management of the country’s public finance since 2015 came to its climax with the recent announcement by the Federal Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, that government plans to borrow a whopping N11.3 trillion to finance the 2023 federal budget. This projected budget […]

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