By sdnonline The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has condemned in the strongest of terms the remarks made on Arise TV last Wednesday,. 24th February, 2021, by Sheikh Ahmad Abubakar Mahmud Gumi where he labeled Journalists as criminals for calling bandits criminals saying we do not see any correlation between journalism and criminality. Specifically, Sheik … Continue reading NUJ to Gumi: Journalists are not criminals
By sdnonline The Lagos State Government will shut down the Third Mainland Bridge from midnight Friday, 26th to midnight Saturday, 27th February, 2021 for equipment removal having completed the replacement of the 12th expansion joint. The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde stated that the total closure of the bridge was slated to enable the … Continue reading Third Mainland Bridge: LASG shuts bridge Friday midnight
=By sdnonline= Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday flagged off the enrolment of another 21,000 indigent residents of the state to a regime of free healthcare services under the Basic Healthcare Provision Fund Programme. The flag off, which took place in Ogbondoroko area of Asa local government, came barely six months after the administration … Continue reading Kwara enrols 21,000 more indigents in free healthcare
=By sdnonline= Lagos State Taskforce on Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods has shut 16 illegal, substandard and unregistered pharmacies, patent medicine stores and premises at Ajegunle and Alaba Suru axis of Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government area of the state. The Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi who disclosed this on Tuesday while reviewing … Continue reading LASG shuts 16 illegal substandard pharmacies, patent medicine store
By Lanre Arogundade, Executive Director, International Press Centre and former Chairman, Lagos State Council of NUJ ....... “The history of the Nigerian press is in many respects the history of Nigeria ………..Nigerian history books are full of passing references to the Nigerian press, but quite often the crucial role which the press has played in … Continue reading Thank you LKJ – You were peerless!
=By sdnonline= The International Press Centre (IPC) has called for the immediate release of The Punch journalist, Okechukwu Nnodim, who was abducted by gunmen at about 11p.m on Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at his residence in Abuja. The Punch on Thursday, February 4, 2021 reported: “Nnodim’s wife, Oluchi, explained that her husband was working on … Continue reading Insecurity: IPC calls for release of abducted journalist
=By sdnonline= A former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of a chemical company, Eunisell Ltd, Kenneth Amadi, was on Wednesday, February 3, 2021, arraigned by the Federal Government before Justice Mohammed Liman of a Federal High Court in Lagos for alleged N2.9 billion fraud. He was docked alongside a firm, IDID Nigeria Limited. The defendant's arraignment … Continue reading FG arraigns ex-Eunisell staff, Kenneth Amadi, for N2.9b fraud
By Rafiu Ajakaye @ (SDNonline_OP). On assumption of office in May 2019, the immediate challenge before Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq was to stabilise Kwara State. From primary healthcare, basic education, nutrition, water, access roads, cash-starved civil service, and many more, the state tottered on the brinks of collapse and required emergency measures to restore normalcy. That … Continue reading N35bn bond: Doubling down on Kwara development