Date
August 16, 2019

Ogun Job Portal: Applicants Lament Inaccessibility of Portal

Barely 24 hours after the official launch of Ogun State job portal, an initiative of the state governor, Prince (Dr) Dapo Abiodun to provide jobs for unemployed citizens and residents of the state in an elaborate ceremony held yesterday Thursday 15th August, 2019 at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Abeokuta, Ogun State.  Thousands of job applicants have made their dissatisfaction known on social media platforms over their inability to access the newly launched job portal by the state government. [READ ALSO] Ogun Govt Launches Official Job Portal, As Osinbajo Promises FG Partnership Hon. Shotunde Lanre, one of the visitor to the job portal, confidently said he has lost hope in the [Read]

Mob beats Evangelist for stealing new phones after preaching at a shop in Ibadan

IBADAN – A 49-year-old self-acclaimed Evangelist, Mr Akinjide Durojaiye got beating of his life after he allegedly stole two new mobile phones from a shop he preached at in Ibadan, Oyo state capital. Durojaye, who is an Evangelist at Dominion Assembly in Ilare-Ijesa area of Osun state, claimed the “spirit” directed him to preach to the people at a phone shop in Femi Johnson Building located at Dugbe area of Ibadan. He however left the shop with two phones valued at N70,000, hid in a shop within the complex when chased but eventually got busted by an attendant at the shop. The phones were retrieved from him by the mob [Read]

Ogun Job Portal: Osinbajo Urges Youths To Embrace Agriculture, Technology

ABEOKUTA – Nigerian youths have been called upon to take advantage of opportunities that exist in the agricultural and technological sectors to engage themselves positively and be self-reliant. The Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo who made the call at the unveiling of the State’s job portal, at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta, said many opportunities exist in technology, agriculture and its value chain, which should be explored by the youths.  Osinbajo, noted that the country was blessed with competent and creative young men and women, saying the Federal and State governments were working towards engaging more youths on useful ventures, as another 500,000 unemployed would be [Read]

Fake Corps members jump-over fences during screening

ABUJA – Director General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has revealed how some fake corps members jumped through the fence when they discovered that they were about to be exposed during screening at the recent orientation exercise. Ibrahim addressing media personnel, including editors, bureau chiefs of several media organisations at a parley in Abuja, Thursday, on steps taken to address the issue of enrolment of unqualified persons for mobilization by some corps producing institutions said the scheme under his watch will never mobilise unqualified Nigerians. He said though, NYSC is not an educational regulating body but the Act empowers it not to mobilise unqualified Nigerians. According [Read]

15-year-old boy stages own kidnap, demands N.5m ramson

JOS – A 15-year-old boy has allegedly staged his own kidnap and demanded for the sum of N500,000 as ransom, NEWS FLAKES NG authoritatively gather.  The minor, who was paraded in Jos on Thursday, told newsmen that he initiated the plan with his friends in order to enable him buy clothes and celebrate his graduation. “I was the one who initiated the plan and not my friends. I wanted my father to give me money for clothes and to also celebrate my graduation,” he said. Briefing newsmen on the arrest of the minor, the Commissioner of Police, Plateau command, Isaac Akinmoyede, said that five persons were arrested in a case [Read]