Food security risk: Lessons from Osun state – Vanguard News

A unique network of over five Non-governmental organizations around Nigeria and their foreign affiliates seek to provide answers to food security in Nigeria. They are Justice Research Centre, Egbe and Egbe Farm Research Group, Roseline Ifeta Organization, Eleg Venture Nigeria and Queen Isedu Foundation and their foreign affiliates have helped develop a …

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NMRC, Ogun State sign pact to expand home ownership

The Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company (NMRC) has signed what it calls a ‘landmark’ partnership agreement with the Ogun State Property Investment Corporation (OPIC) and Imperial Homes, TrustBond and Homebase mortgage banks in continuation of its mandate to stimulate housing development in the country. The partnership effected at the recent 11th …

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JDPC laments poor appropriation for agric in Ondo budget

• Urges Gov. Akeredolu to domesticate FG Agric Promotion Policy. The Justice Development and Peace Centre, in conjunction with ActionAid Nigeria, has decried the poor priority given to agriculture by Ondo State government, describing it is as a clog in the diversification policy of the nation. JDPC, an organisation under …

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N6.3bn Paris refund: Osun workers demand leave bonus, 6 months salaries

Osun state governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola As Osun government remains silent over its plan on how to expend the N6.3billion second tranche of Paris loan refund, indications emerged on Monday in Osogbo that the workers in the state are demanding the payment of 2015/2016 leave bonuses and six months salaries …

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Governor Fayose’s Hypocrisy On Education By Tola Adebayo …

At the graduation ceremony of one of his children at a private university, Covenant University at Ota, Ogun state last week, the governor of Ekiti State attacked Nigerian leaders for educating their children abroad and taking their family members abroad for medical treatment. The attack has coincided with the celebration …

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Fact check: Minimum electricity generation not 4000mw as claimed

The Federal Government has said, by way of interventions, it has set a ‘minimum’ generation of 4,000 megawatts (mw) electricity, but statistics have shown that in spite of a N701 billion gas funding, the national grid’s ‘minimum’ generation fluctuates around 3,500mw. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde …

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Femi Falana Urges Osun, Oyo States To Reopen LAUTECH

Human rights attorney Femi Falana has called on the Oyo and Osun State governments to ensure that the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) is reopened without any further delay. The senior advocate made the call on Monday at the memorial symposium held in honor of Professor Funmi Adewunmi at …

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Ahead of 2019, S’West govs meet in Ogun State

Ahead of 2019 general elections, the governors of South West states on Monday gathered in Ogun State apparently to discuss the challenges facing the geo-political zone and how to develop the region. The meeting had in attendance governors of Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Oyo and Ekiti states. The governors convened …

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Fowl thief sentenced to 20 hours community service

Ibadan – A Senior Magistrate’s court sitting at Iyangaku in Ibadan, on Monday sentenced one Ibrahim Yahaya to 20 hours community service for stealing two fowls. The Senior Magistrate, Mrs. Munirat Giwa-Babalola, who handed down the sentence after Yahaya pleaded guilty to stealing two cows, ordered that the punishment be …

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I0 burnt beyond recognition in Ife-Ibadan road accident

By Gbenga Olarinoye Osogbo—No fewer than 14 persons were burnt to death in an accident at Moremi Estate Junction, Opposite Energy Filling Station, along Ibadan-Ife Express road early yesterday. It was gathered that the accident involved an 18-passenger commercial bus plying Ore/Ondo-Ibadan and a white diesel-laden truck with Lagos number …

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