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Ondo Varsity To Commence Courses In Herbal Medicine

The University of Medical Sciences, Ondo, UNIMED, is to pioneer offering courses in herbal medicine from next academic session. The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Professor Friday Okonofua, made the revelation at an interactive session with newsmen in Ondo.   Professor Okonofua said a special and scientific based curriculum would be designed for the herbal medicine

President Buhari arrives Turkey

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Turkey, where he will be taking part in the 9th summit of the Developing 8 (D-8) on Friday. Buhri arrived at the Esenboğa International Airport in Ankara, the country’s capital at about 6:20pm (Nigerian time) on Wednesday.  He was received by Nigeria’s Ambassador to Turkey, as well as the Governor

Kachikwu, Baru meet with VP-Osinbajo

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, and the Group Managing Director, GMD, of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru, on Wednesday held a closed door meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in his office at the presidential Villa, Abuja. Mr. Kachikwu, who briefed State House correspondents after the meeting said it

Apapa Gridlock: Akinlaja’s Downstream Committee Visits Liverpool, Orile Truck Parks, Extends Oversight to Capital Oil, Folawiyo Depots

Tuesday October 17, 2017, House of Representatives committee on Petroleum Resources Downstream visited the modern parking space designed for truck drivers at Liverpool axis of Apapa in Lagos state where traffic gridlock was known to be prevalent. This feat was recorded barely one week a go when the committee Chairman, Hon Joseph Akinlaja and his

Otunba Gani Adams now Aare Ona Kankanfo of Yoruba, Alaafin of Oyo declares

The Alaafin of Oyo, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III on Sunday declared the National Coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Chief Gani Adams as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo (Generalissimo) of Yorubaland. he position was held last by the late MKO Abiola, who died in the detention camp of the late

Saraki leads National Assembly delegation to 137th IPU meeting in Russia

His Excellency, the Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki has led a National Assembly delegation to partake in the 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly taking place in St. Petersburg, Russia, with the theme: “Promoting Cultural Pluralism and Peace through Inter-faith and Inter-ethnic Dialogue.” Saraki who is a member of the Governing Board of the IPU,