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Covid 19: Firstbank Chooses To Solve Education Challenges Facing Parents 

The CEO of FirstBank Dr. Adesola Adeduntan has announced that the Bank in partnership with government and other stakeholders is extending its attention to immediate needs in our society in the face of the widespread COVID-19 by putting in place complementary efforts in education to support students and minimize the disruption to education resulting from… Read More »

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Speaker’s Statement: Covid-19: Time for decisive, concerted action, says Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of the Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has said the imperativeness of the management of the possible socio-economic consequences of the raging coronavirus (COVID-19) was the reason behind the drastic steps taken by the House as it adjourned for 14 days. At the close of plenary on Tuesday and before the… Read More »

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Speaker’s Statement: FCTA withdraws call for sack of striking doctors

Following the intervention of the House of Representatives through its House Committee on Health Services, authorities of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) have withdrawn a circular, mandating members of the FCTA chapter of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to go back to work within 48 hours or consider themselves sacked. Following a… Read More »

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Speaker’s Statement: Pray for Nigerian leaders, Gbajabiamila urges clerics

..gives reasons for suspending consideration of FG’s $22.7bn loan The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has urged religious leaders to always pray for Nigerian leaders for better leadership. Gbajabiamila said Nigerian leaders need prayers all the time to succeed. Speaking when he hosted Leaders of Faith Forum from the South South… Read More »

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Okowa condoles with Gov. Bello over mother’s death

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has sent condolences to Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on the death of his mother, Hajia Hauwau Bello. Hajia Bello reportedly died on Sunday, March 15, in Abuja at the age of 101 years. Condoling with Gov. Bello, the government and people of Kogi, in a statement by Chief… Read More »

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Speaker’s Statement: Gbajabiamila visits victims of Lagos explosion, assures of government action

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on Monday visited the site of the gas explosion that took place at Abule Ado in Amuwo Odofin Local Government of Lagos State on Sunday. Gbajabiamila, who was accompanied by some members of the House on the visit, bemoaned the number of people that died… Read More »

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Speaker’s Statement: Following Gbajabiamila’s intervention, ASUU to review strike action

The national leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has promised to review its ongoing two weeks warning strike it commenced on Monday, following the intervention of the Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila. ASUU National President, Prof Abiodun Ogunyemi, said at a meeting convened by the Speaker at the… Read More »

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Be Role Models To Younger Generation, President Buhari Tells Nigerian Women

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja hailed the achievements of Nigerian women in different fields of endeavour, urging them to remain steadfast in their chosen vocations and be role models to the younger generation. The President gave the commendation during an audience with Dr Eleanor Nwadinobi, President of the Medical Women’s International Association. Congratulating Nigerian… Read More »

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Okonjo-Iweala’s appointment as member, South Africa’s Presidential Economic Advisory Council delights Okowa

Okonjo-Iweala’s appointment as member, South Africa’s Presidential Economic Advisory Council delights Okowa Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa on Sunday congratulated Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on her appointment as a member, Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC) of South Africa. Okonjo-Iweala, an illustrious Deltan from the Ogwashi-Uku royal family, was a two-time… Read More »