By sdnonline Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday led a delegation of state officials, traditional rulers and security commanders to Ibadan for a joint security meeting with his Oyo State counterpart Seyi Makinde and top officials of the southwestern state. The meeting, which was called at the instance of AbdulRazaq, focused on the recent … Continue reading Herders/Farmers crisis: Kwara, Oyo partner on security, economic issues
By sdnonline The International Press Centre (IPC) has frowned at, and totally condemned police brutality against Eniola Daniel, a reporter with The Guardian Newspaper while performing his duty at Apapa-Oshodi, Lagos on Sunday, February 28, 2021. Information of the police unwarranted brutality collated by the IPC Journalist Safety Alert Desk, describes the inhumane treatment of … Continue reading IPC frowns at police brutality against journalist in Lagos
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