Pega & Friends foundation celebrates Children’s Day in Ogun

A humanitarian NGO, Pega & Friends foundation, on Friday gave drum set, books, several other educational materials to students of Community Primary School, Olorunsogo Ifo Local Government Ogun State.  Human rights activist, Prince Ekunola Gbenga, took his Pega & Friends foundation train to Ogun State to celebrate this year’s Children’s Day with a mission statement to help the less-privileged children in Nigeria to achieve their maximum potentials by empowering them to create a brighter future through educational relief materials, support and mentoring, Pega & Friends foundation has been reaching out…

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Polish Activists Try to Save Cows Condemned to Death

(Reuters) – A herd of about 180 free-roaming cows in Poland must be slaughtered, authorities have ruled, to the dismay of activists fighting to save them as a cause celebre for animal rights. Left to wander fields in the western municipality of Deszczno for years, the cows are a threat to public safety and the health of other animals because they have not had proper checks, Poland’s chief veterinary officer has ruled. The owners of the cows, who are twin brothers, left them to roam and breed unsupervised, comparing them…

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Gov Makinde appoints veteran journalist, Taiwo Adisa as CPS

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has appointed Taiwo Adisa, an editor with the Nigerian Tribune Newspapers, as his Chief Press Secretary. The appointment, which takes immediate effect, was confirmed in a statement signed by the Chief of Staff of the governor, Chief Bisi Ilaka, and made available to newsmen in Ibadan on Monday evening. Until his appointment, Adisa was the Group Politics Editor and Abuja Bureau Chief of Tribune Newspapers. It stated: “He had earlier served as Special Assistant (Media Relations) to former President of the Senate, Senator Adolphus…

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We are ready for 5G Technology -NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has said Nigeria was ready for 5G network. Executive Director of the commission, Prof. Umar Dambatta, who disclosed this at an interactive session with journalists in Abuja, yesterday, said with the enlisting of leading mobile operator into the Stock Exchange, other operators, including Bharti Airtel, Globacom and 9mobile were getting set to join the fray. He said NCC, apart from holding a stakeholders’ forum to come up with a roadmap on 5G, the commission had opened consultations on spectrum for drones and was proactively leading…

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Cross-Border Arms-Smuggling Syndicate Nabbed in Oyo

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) on Tuesday dismantled a four-man international arms-smuggling syndicate. The four-man syndicate comprising Ojoomo Olugbenga, Oladimeji Adeogun, Habib Musibau and Thomas Olumuyiwa were arrested in Saki, at the Nigeria-Benin Republic border in Oyo State. Frank Mba, the Public Relations Officer of the Police, disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday. He said the criminal gang operated around parts of the Sahel region, North African and West African countries, adding that a total of 6,000 AK-47 ammunition were recovered from them. The statement read in part:…

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