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Group Urges Youths‎ To Embrace Agriculture

A Non-governmental Organization, Civil Society for Ethics And Value Development Initiative (CSEVDI), has urged Nigerian youths especially those seeking for white cola jobs to seek alternative in embracing agriculture as the only ways of getting job without any stress and engage employee into the business as it was strived. Speaking at the workshop on developing right ethics in agriculture with the theme ‘Ethical Change In Agriculture For Improved Economic Value’, held at Simeon Adebo Library, Abeokuta, the state capital, Ogun state chapter Coordinator of the NGO, Mr. Abayomi Bajela said…

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SERAP To EFCC, ICPC: ‘Probe Corruption In Conduct Of APC, PDP Primaries’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an urgent petition to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) requesting them to “jointly investigate allegations of corruption during the recent primaries by both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and to collaborate with the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) in any such investigation.”   The organization also urged the EFCC and ICPC to “widely publish the outcome of any investigation carried out, and…

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First Bank Launches WhatsApp Banking, Targets 12.5m Customers

First Bank Plc has launched a WhatsApp application to make banking more convenient for its 12.5 million customers. The FirstBank Chat Banking on WhatsApp was launched at the bank’s Digital Lab, Yaba, Lagos. The bank’s Managing Director, Dr Adesola Adeduntan, said at the launch that, as a leading banking services provider, First bank was determined to offer satisfactory financial services to customers by devising ways of effectively meeting their needs. He said that the bank had optimised digital banking for convenience. “Since we have 12.5 million customers with 20 billion…

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Ekiti Halts Shop Allocation At Oja Oba Market, Refunds Subscribers

Following the inspection of facilities at the Ultra modern Oja Oba Market, Ado-Ekiti by Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, earlier in the week, it has been discovered that the market complex is not ready for use. A structural evaluation of the complex shows that some considerable construction work would be required to fix the inherent structural defects which have made the building unsafe for use. As this process would take some time, the Governor has therefore directed that the process of allocation of shops be stopped immediately. The Governor…

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Labour: Minimum Wage Law Binding On All States

A labour leader, Mr Emmanuel Ugboaja, has said that the governors would have no choice but to pay any amount signed into law as the new minimum wage. Ugboaja, the Head of Department of International and Industrial Relation of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), spoke on a television programme in Lagos while reacting to a purported statement that state governors would not pay the N30, 000 minimum as wage if approved. It may be recalled that that Ms Ama Peple, the Chairman of the National Minimum Wage Tripartite Committee, submitted the…

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I Won’t Abandon Projects Inherited From Former Regime – Fayemi

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has assured the people that his administration will not abandon projects inherited from previous administrations in the State. Speaking in Afao Ekiti on Wednesday during his tour of The Gifted Academy built by the Ayo Fayose-led government, Dr Fayemi stated that though he may not agree with his predecessor on the rationale behind the establishment of some projects, abandoning those projects would amount to wasting the resources of Ekiti State. The governor who re-echoed his administration’s perception of governance in “the continuum frame” recalled…

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Ekiti PDP:  Lawmakers Affirm Ex-Gov Fayose’s Leadership

The 12 authentic members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Ekiti State House of Assembly have joined their colleagues in the National Assembly to disown the stakeholders meeting in which Senate Minority Leader, Senator Biodun Olujimi was declared as leader of the party in the State. The 12 lawmakers, who said the PDP National Working Committee (NWC) should question the role of Senator Olujimi in how the party lost leadership to the APC with three members, added that it was now clear who the sponsor of dissidents in…

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Ekiti To Handover Commercial Ventures To Investors, Says Gov

…Plans Repositioning Of Dilapidated And Abandoned Projects Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has expressed the resolve of his administration to hands off all commercial ventures of the state to professionals. Governor Fayemi, who spoke to newsmen during the continuation of his tour of project sites and infrastructure in the state promised that his government would soon commence work on all abandoned and dilapidated projects in the state. He lamented the sorry state of virtually all legacy projects that are supposed to be the pride of all Ekiti people adding…

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Ogun Assembly Passes 12 Resolutions In 8 Months

The Ogun House of Assembly said it passed 12 resolutions between January and August 2018. The Clerk of the House, Mr Lanre Bisiriyu, disclosed this while defending the 2018 budget performance of the assembly before the House Services Committee, at the assembly complex in Abeokuta on Tuesday. Bisiriyu added that the resolutions were geared towards facilitating the attainment of the five cardinal programmes of Governor Ibikunle Amosun’s administration in the state. The clerk said that 10 bills were recently submitted to the house for consideration, saying that the harmonised revenue…

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FG Cautions Animal Feeds Companies Against Compromising Standard

The Nigerian Institute of Animal Science, (NIAS) on Tuesday said that the Federal Government would not condone any attempt by animal’s feeds companies to compromise production standard because of the negative effect it would have on public health. The institute’s Head of Inspectorate Department, Mr Olufemi Atunbi, said government policy was very clear on production quality and standards; as such the companies must adhere strictly to it in line with best global practice. Atunbi who led a team of inspectors to Olam Grains Mill and Hybrid Feeds companies in Kaduna, said…

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