Oyo Pacesetters Transport Boss Hopeful Nigeria will Be Safe Again in Sallah Message to Muslims

Hon Dare Adeleke,the Chairman Pacesetters Transport Service has sent his congratulatory message to all Muslim Faithfuls in Oyo State on the Eid-ud-fitri celebration and prayed that Almighty Allah continue to shower then with abundant blessings.Hon Dare Adeleke declared that the situation in Nigeria is not palatable. Nowhere is safe. The breaking news daily are on the deteriorating state of security, kidnappers and banditry plus herdsmen threats. He however was hopeful that Allah will use the reason of the just concluded Holy month of Ramadan to restore peace to Oyo State…

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Book Presentation: US, UK, China, France, Canada, 2 other foreign missions receive, acknowledge National Pilot invitation

The United States embassy in Nigeria and its UK counterparts were among top diplomatic missions in the country that have acknowledged the invitation of National Pilot newspapers for its book presentation.Other top embassies that have also received and acknowledge the invite include that of Canada, France, China, Germany and our West African neighbours, Ghana among others. The event which is slated for Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja Lagos on April 14, 2021, will witnessed one of the largest gatherings of foreign missions in the country to discuss the issue of restructuring that…

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Dare Adeleke Bags The Pride of Oyo State for the Year 2020 Award

PDP stalwart and Chairman, Oyo Pacesetters Transport Company, has been recognised for his contribution to the growth of the South West. Known for being outspoken, fearless and with deep passion for the affairs of the people of the South West, Adeleke was honoured with the award “The Pride of Oyo State, For The Year 2020.” The awards organised by the respected South West Alert Magazine, was conferred on the Pacesetters boss for being a symbol of inspiration to the upcoming youths of the South West and his wealth of experience.…

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Family pleads mercy for Nigerian on death row in Saudi Arabia for 18 years

The family of Suleiman Olufemi, a Nigerian man who has been on death row in Saudi Arabia for 18 years, have appealed to Saudi authorities to show mercy and forgive their son. Spokesperson of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) Abdur-Rahman Balogun said a tearful family delegation, comprising Suleiman’s aged parents, younger sibling, among others, made the appeal on a visit to NiDCOM’s Lagos office yesterday. In 2002, Suleiman went on lesser hajj in Saudi Arabia where, alongside others, he was accused of being part of a mob action that…

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Buhari nominates 8 Judges for Supreme Court, See list

The Senate on Tuesday received a request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the confirmation of eight Justices of the Court of Appeal as Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.  The request which was contained in a letter dated 31st August, 2020, was read on the floor during plenary by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan.  According to President Buhari, the request for the confirmation of the eight Justices to the Supreme Court was carried out in line with the provisions of section 231(2) of the 1999 Constitution and…

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Lagos State Government Shuts Down illegal Abattoir, Arrests Cows

Lagos State government has begun a clampdown on illegal abattoirs as the officials stormed  some abbatoirs on Thursday. The State government mobilised men of the re-inaugurated Monitoring, Enforcement, and Compliance Team dislodged an illegal slaughter slab at Oke Rube, Ikotun, Alimosho Local government in furtherance of the sanitization of the red meat value chain. The team impounded a cow and some of the butchered meat from the illegal slab and also arrested the operators of the illegal slab. Reacting to the incidence, the state acting Commissioner for Agriculture, Abisola Olusanya,…

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Broadcast Media should be given prominent role in fight against Covid19 -BON Chairman (S/S Zone)

PRESS RELEASE BY THE ZONE F ZONAL CHAIRMAN OF THE BROADCASTING ORGANIZATION OF NIGERIA, (BON) We have taken considerable note with the way and manner our Governments at the various levels have been addressing the ravaging Covid 19 pandemic in our region for some weeks now. While we want to thank the State governments especially in the South South region with the efforts put in so far, we are constrained to also quickly point out that the Broadcast media which serves as a critical stakeholder during this period appears to…

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Kyari’s Burial: NUJ Wants PTF Members Off Covid-19 Briefing

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, FCT Council, has urged members of the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 that were at the burial rites of Mallam Abba Kyari, former Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, to excuse themselves from the daily briefing. In a statement on Monday in Abuja, chairman of the council, Emmanuel Ogbeche, called on the members of the PTF which includes the Secretary to the Government of the Federation and National Coordinator, Mr. Boss Mustapha, to demonstrate dignified responsibility by not putting journalists and others who attend…

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CSO urges PMB to Re-appoint Gana as NSCDC Boss

A civil society group, Citizens Watch Advocacy Initiative (CWAI) has written to the Office of the President, Muhammadu Buhari, for the re-appointment and confirmation of the Commandant-General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Abdullahi  Gana Muhammadu. This is as a result of Gana’s milestones and achievements recorded during his first term in office as to consolidate on other achievements thus far. The CSO attributed the giant strides recorded to include the Agro-Rangers Initiative, patriotism, nationalized disposition, robust inter-agency relationship, reduction in farmers/herders clashes across the country; redeeming the image of Nigeria educationally by…

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Nigeria’s Democracy a Sham -University Don

A Professor of Research and Methodology, Nigerian Government and Politics, Michael Oni, has said that democracy, as it is been practiced in Nigeria, is nothing but a sham. He pointed out that the nation’s democracy lacks the basic tenets of democracy as recognised globally, saying that democracy anchored on the principle of one man, one vote and majority rule, is however characterised by killings, maiming, massive rigging in Nigeria. The university lecturer stated this while delivering the 31st inaugural lecture of the Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State, on Thursday. Oni…

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