Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Students and football lovers in Ogun State defied the torrential rainfall as they trouped out enmass for the semi-final fixtures of the GTBank Ogun State Principals Cup at the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abeokuta on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Makun High school, Sagamu and Muslim high school, Isolu kicked off the female fixtures and remained inseparable after extra-time before Muslim High school narrowly secured their ticket to the finals by winning 3-4 on penalties In the second game of the female fixtures, Iko Gateway Grammar School, Idiroko secured the only goal of the tie in the 19th minute.  Hannah Adeyanju’s moment of brilliance was enough to send her side to the finals and eliminate Our Lady of Apostles, Ijebu Ode. As expected, the male category had it all – from hard tackles to great saves and spectacular goals – ...

Pope Francis has laid down an ultimatum to defiant Nigerian priests in Ahiara Diocese in Imo state: lose your job if you don’t obey me and your bishop, the Associated Press has reported. Francis met June 8 at the Vatican with a delegation from the Ahiara diocese, where priests have been refusing to accept  Peter Ebere Okpaleke, appointed the local bishop in 2012 by the then pontiff, Benedict XVI. Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano, reporting the pope’s unusually harsh order, said Sunday that Francis was acting “for the good of the people of God” by threatening to suspend the priests from the ministry if they didn’t pledge in a letter, by July 9, “total obedience” to Francis and accept Bishop Peter Okpaleke’s appointment. Francis told the visiting delegation he was “very sad” about the priests’ refusal to obey and ...

The World Food Prize Foundation has explained why Dr Akinwumi Adesina won the 250,000 dollars 2017 World Food Prize Laureate prize on Monday. President of the Foundation, Amb. Kenneth Quinn said Adesina won the prize “for driving change in African agriculture for over 25 years and improving food security for millions across the continent”. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), was announced on Monday as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate at a ceremony at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C. Quinn explained that the selection of Nigeria’s former Minister of Agriculture for the prize also “reflected both his breakthrough achievements as Minister of Agriculture of Nigeria”. “ Adesina led a major expansion of commercial bank lending to farmers as Vice President of Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) and as Minister ...

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Guaranty Trust Bank plc, is set to hold the 7th edition of its Annual Autism Conference. The two-day conference, which is free and open to the general public, will hold on the 13th and 14th of July 2017 at the MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos. This year’s conference, themed “Childhood to Adulthood: Communication and Social Development”, will create conversations and develop resources which address the dynamic needs of people living with Autism right from their childhood through adulthood. As part of the 2017 program, there will be globally renowned specialists present to offer consulting services ranging from the assessment of children for Autism and other developmental challenges to the counselling of their parents from 17th to 22nd July 2017 at Digital Village, Alausa, Ikeja. There will also be sessions for Speech Therapy, Physical Therapy, Behaviour Analysis, Audiology, Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychiatry, Physiotherapy, and Occupational Therapy. Since 2009 the ...

Mr Joseph Ari, the Director-General, Industrial Training Fund (ITF) says 100 youths will be trained in sewing, garment making and management consultant. Ari said this in Abuja at the opening of the first batch of the “20 Train the Trainees’’ workshop. He said the fund was emulating the Brazilian model which uses mobile workshop to train its youths. Ari said it was one of the special intervention programmes to drive the Nigeria Economic Recovery and Growth Plan. He said the mobile workshop was introduced in the country in 2013 and was not put into use until he assumed office. Ari said that the fund had designed strategies to enable it achieve its mandate through the use of mobile workshops. According to him, the fund has engaged Style House, a Fashion Creative Consulting Agency in Nigeria with years of ...

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, on Tuesday received Nigeria’s Lola Omolola, founder of a secret Facebook group called Female in Nigeria (FIN). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that FIN was founded in 2015 by Omolola, a movement of women focused on building compassion and providing support for one another, with the goal of having up to 1000 members in the group. However, the group exceeded its target as it recently hit one million members. According to Zuckerberg’s Facebook page on Tuesday, he will be meeting with Lola and a few hundred of other top Facebook group admins in Chicago later in the month for the first ever Facebook Communities Summit. “Over the past few weeks, I’ve been meeting group admins across the country that are building meaningful communities on Facebook and will be at the summit. “Two ...

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has expressed worry that the gridlock being experienced by petroleum tankers and articulated vehicles on Apapa-Wharf Road may result to fuel scarcity. Alhaji Tokunbo Korodo, the South-West Chairman of the union said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Thursday. NAN reports that the gridlock is due to ongoing reconstruction of the Apapa-Wharf Road Korodo said that since the inauguration of reconstruction of the road, petroleum tanker drivers had been on cue, finding it difficult to gain access to the tank farms to get products. The chairman said that the tank farms within the Apapa Marine Bridge Road received petroleum products from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) which was to be distributed by petroleum tankers to different parts of the country. ...

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has expressed worry that the gridlock being experienced by petroleum tankers and articulated vehicles on Apapa-Wharf Road may result to fuel scarcity. Alhaji Tokunbo Korodo, the South-West Chairman of the union said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Thursday. NAN reports that the gridlock is due to ongoing reconstruction of the Apapa-Wharf Road Korodo said that since the inauguration of reconstruction of the road, petroleum tanker drivers had been on cue, finding it difficult to gain access to the tank farms to get products. The chairman said that the tank farms within the Apapa Marine Bridge Road received petroleum products from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) which was to be distributed by petroleum tankers to different parts of the country. ...

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has expressed worry that the gridlock being experienced by petroleum tankers and articulated vehicles on Apapa-Wharf Road may result to fuel scarcity. Alhaji Tokunbo Korodo, the South-West Chairman of the union said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Thursday. NAN reports that the gridlock is due to ongoing reconstruction of the Apapa-Wharf Road Korodo said that since the inauguration of reconstruction of the road, petroleum tanker drivers had been on cue, finding it difficult to gain access to the tank farms to get products. The chairman said that the tank farms within the Apapa Marine Bridge Road received petroleum products from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) which was to be distributed by petroleum tankers to different parts of the country. ...

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