Oyo state governor, seyi makinde has sworn-in 7 commissioners in the state.
The re-elected commissioners include commissioner for finance, commissioner for justice, commissioner for local government and chieftaincy matters among others.
Governor makinde, while speaking at the ceremony which was held at the governor’s office in ibadan, the state capital, stated that names of the remaining commissioners would soon be made public
It would be recalled that makinde had, a few days ago, forwarded the names of the commissioner-nominees to the state house of assembly for approval.
The nigerian association of resident doctors, nard, have given conditions to call off their strike.
nard national president, dr. Okhuaihesuyi uyilawa, made this known while speaking with newsmen saying nigerians should hold the federal government and the ministers of health osagie ehanire and olorunnimbe mamora responsible for the ongoing industrial action by the resident doctors in the country.
Dr uyilawa therefore listed the conditions which includes payment of outstanding doctors’ salaries and hazard allowances, enrollment of doctors in the integrated personal payroll information systems, among others
He noted that today august 6 makes 117 days in which the government has been given notice of strike and nothing has been done till date emphasizing that the basic thing any nigerian wants is good healthcare.
The muslim lawyers association of nigeria, mulan, osun state chapter, has inaugurated new executive members that will direct the affairs of the association for the next two years.
This was made known in a joint statement signed by the association’s chairman, secretary and publicity secretary, qasim odedeji, idrees abiodun mikaheel and dawood ajetunmobi, respectively and made available to newsmen
Magistrate badmus, while administering the oath of office on the new executive members, enjoined them to see their new positions as trust and should let the fear of allah be their guiding principles while discharging their responsibilities.
The chairman of the selection committee, alhaji g. A lawal, disclosed that the committee was painstaking in selecting the crop of personalities that are selected for the various offices advising the new exco to perform their responsibilities so as to justify the trust the committee has in their selection.
The lead counsel of nnamdi kanu, leader of the indigenous people of biafra, ipob, ifeanyi ejiofor, has insisted that the british government collaborated with those who rearrested the pro-biafra agitator.
Ejiofor disclosed this in a statement on his twitter handle stressing that the british government has not visited kanu who was still held in the custody of the department of state services, dss.
He stated that neither the british high commissioner in nigeria nor any one representing them has visited the ipob leader at the dss custody
It would be recalled that kanu was recently rearrested and repatriated from an undisclosed african country believed to be kenya.
Unknown gunmen have again attacked a police station in orlu, imo state, killing a police inspector.
Report says that the incident occurred on august 5 when the armed men invaded the station, gunned down an officer, and set the facility ablaze.
According to the statement issued by the state’s police public relations officer, csp mike abattam, the armed men threw explosives and petrol bombs on top of the roof of orlu police station, damaging the roof and causing a fire in the station
Abattam however stated that 3 of the assailants were killed while others escaped into the bush with bullet injuries.
Nigeria hiphop singer, azeez fashola popularly known as naira marley has advised nigerians to never lose hope despite challenges facing them.
La liga giant, barcelona have announced that its leading scorer and captain, lionel messi will leave the club as a result of financial and structural obstacles.
According to report the club made the announcement on their website adding that the agreement between fc barcelona and lionel messi would no longer come in place due to the above problems.
In the meantime, the clear intention of both parties to sign a new contract today has been terminated.