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Edo 2020: Tambuwal receives unity torch, reaffirms commitment to sports development

Tribune Online Edo 2020: Tambuwal receives unity torch, reaffirms commitment to sports development Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Tuesday received the torch of unity totem for the forthcoming National Sports Festival scheduled to hold in Edo state from April 20th. About 250 athletes are expected to attend the national festival. A delegation from the National Sport Commission led by its ZonalRead More

To boost Nigerian economy, govts need to prioritise rubber farming ― NARPPMAN

Tribune Online To boost Nigerian economy, govts need to prioritise rubber farming ― NARPPMAN As part of efforts to boost the Nigerian economy, government at all levels have been asked to prioritise rubber farming because of its tendency to become a major foreign exchange earner. Ogun State chairman of National Rubber Producers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria (NARPPMAN), OladeleRead More

Senate probes non-remittance of taxes to state governments

Tribune Online Senate probes non-remittance of taxes to state governments The Senate, on Tuesday, directed its Committees on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions and Finance to investigate non-remittance of taxes on bank deposits and dividends payment due to state governments. The upper legislative chamber also mandated the committees to ensure that all withholding tax revenues on both bank depositsRead More

EFCC arraigns bank staff for allegedly stealing customer’s N12.6million

Tribune Online EFCC arraigns bank staff for allegedly stealing customer’s N12.6million The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned a staff of a first-generation bank, Babatunde Keshinro, before an Ikeja Special Offences Court for allegedly stealing N12.6 million belonging to a customer. The EFCC charged Keshinro with nine counts bordering on theft, forgery and fraudulent use of theRead More

FAO delivers agriculture livelihood support to 1000 Cameroonian refugees

Tribune Online FAO delivers agriculture livelihood support to 1000 Cameroonian refugees As part of efforts to improve access to nutritious food and revive livelihood of Cameroonian Refugees and their host communities in Nigeria, 1000 Households in seven affected local government areas (LGAs) in Cross River state have collected micro-gardening kits, safe kits, farm tools, and equipment. The intervention carried outRead More

Community protests against Ekiti monarch over alleged high-handedness

Tribune Online Community protests against Ekiti monarch over alleged high-handedness Some residents of Iloro- Ekiti in Ijero local government area of Ekiti State on Monday trooped to the streets to protest against the newly installed monarch of the community, Oba Femi Olugbesoye over alleged high-handedness and despotism towards perceived opponents in the community. Oba Olugbesoye had in December 2019 succeedsRead More

BREAKING: We’ll ensure justice is done, Gov Abiodun, AIG say during visit to slain footballer’s family in Sagamu

Tribune Online BREAKING: We’ll ensure justice is done, Gov Abiodun, AIG say during visit to slain footballer’s family in Sagamu The Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun on Tuesday morning paid a condolence visit to the family of the deceased footballer, Tiamiyu Kazeem popularly called ‘Kaka’ in Sagamu. The governor, who came with his entourage assured the family of justiceRead More

Why Governors are against local government autonomy – APC chieftain, Ajanaku

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Asiwaju Rotimi Ajanaku has explained the rationale behind the opposition of local government autonomy by some state governors. Ajanaku, who addressed journalists in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital on Monday insisted that the main reason was corruption. He added that some governors were against the autonomy of local governmentRead More