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BACCIMA appoints 4 directors

BACCIMA appoints 4 directors

The Badagry Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (BACCIMA) has announced the appointment of four new directors for the effective management of the chamber.
Mr David Oke, the Acting Director General, BACCIMA, said in a statement on Tuesday in Badagry that the appointees came with wealth of knowledge and experience.
On behalf of the President/Chairman Executive Council of BACCIMA, I am pleased to announce the appointments of the following as directors, effective 1st of June.
“The first appointment is Mr Sewhude Akande, who will serve as Director of Communications.
“Akande is the Chief Executive Officer, Citymood Communications, a reputable media outfit in Badagry that has proven track record of integrity in community jounalism.
“He has over 14 years of experience in publishing, Public Relations and Media Strategy functions in promoting organisations and individials.
“Akande had formerly served as the Secretary of BACCIMA Youth Entrepreneurs,” Oke s…
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Iran's confirmed COVID-19 cases hit 157,562 with 3,117 new cases recorded

Iran's confirmed COVID-19 cases hit 157,562 with 3,117 new cases recorded

Iran reported 3,117 new cases over the past 24 hours, taking the total confirmed novel coronavirus cases to 157,562 on Tuesday, according to official IRNAnews agency.
Kianush Jahanpur, head of Public Relations and Information Center of the health ministry, said during his daily update on Tuesday that 64 people died overnight, taking the total fatalities over the virus to 7,942.
So far, 123,077 have recovered and 2,565 remain in critical condition, said Jahanpur.
According to the health spokesman, 975,936 lab tests for COVID-19 have been carried out in Iran as of Tuesday.
Iran announced its first cases of COVID-19 on Feb. 19.
Iran and China have offered mutual help in combating the COVID-19pandemic.
In mid-February, at the early stage of the coronavirus outbreak in China, Iran lit up the Tehran Azadi (Liberty) Tower to show its solidarity with China, and donated medical supplies to China.
China on Feb. 29 sent a five…

Court remands 3 over alleged robbery, arson in Osun

Court remands 3 over alleged robbery, arson in Osun

An Ifetedo Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Tuesday remanded three men for alleged armed robbery and arson.
The defendants are Omisope Bukola, 25; Sogo Elusoji, 45 and Owolabi Rafiu, 55.
The Prosecutor, ASP Joseph Adebayo, told the court that the defendants committed the offence on March 3 at about 5:00am at Odemuyiwa Village in Ife South Local Government Area of Osun.
Adebayo alleged that the defendants conspired among themselves to commit armed robbery and arson.
He alleged that the defendants, while armed with guns and other dangerous weapons, robbed one Chief Fatai Adeyeni, the Baale Aye Arode Village, of 50 gallons of palm oil.
The prosecutor told the court that the defendants also stole the victim’s bags of cocoa beans and palm kernel seeds as well as goats.
He further alleged that the defendants willfully and unlawfully set the victim’s house on fire, burning his properties which included government-owned hospital equipment kept in his …

Rapper M.I lends voice to Violence against women in society

Rapper M.I lends voice to Violence against women in society

Nigerian rapper, Jude Abaga popularly known as M.I has lent his voice in condemning violence against women in the society.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that social media platforms had been raging with condemnation of violence against women following the death of one Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa.
Omozuwa, a 22-year-old 100-level student of the University of Benin, Edo was raped and killed while reading in a church in Benin city.
M.I has through his Twitter account, Yung[email protected]_Abaga joined in condemning the act, adding that every member of the society must commit to change in the ways women were treated in the society.
“And while we as men listen to truth in this period. Let us remember it is not only about the change toward violence. It’s about ensuring that there is equity in your work places and schools.
“It is about dismantling patriarchy by supporting women into positions of leadership.
“It’s about speaking truth to …

Landslides claim 20 human lives in India's Assam state

Landslides claim 20 human lives in India's Assam state

At least 20 persons died and several injured in various parts of India’s northeastern state of Assam in landslides triggered by extremely heavy rains over the past few days, confirmed state government officials while speaking to Xinhua over phone on Tuesday.
The landslides were reported from several districts in the state, including Cachar, Hailakandi and Karimganj.
While 14 persons died in Cachar and Hailakandi districts (seven in each district), six persons died in the Karimganj district. The deceased included some members of a single family.
In Cachar district the landslide happened on Tuesday in which seven persons died, and some injured. Six dead bodies have been recovered, and search is on to find the seventh dead body,” said Shamim Lashkar, the District Project Officer of the Cachar District Disaster Management Authority.
A similar number of persons died in Hailakandi district, confirmed a senior district official.
“Seven pe…

Post-COVID-19: Expert tasks parents on discipline

Post-COVID-19: Expert tasks parents on discipline

Mr Idowu Olanipekun, a development professional at the Centre for Development and Protection (CEDEP) in Ibadan, has urged parents to be disciplined in adjusting their way of life after the COVID-19pandemic.
Olanipekun gave the advice in Ibadan on Tuesday while speaking on life after the COVID-19 against the background of the Global Day of Parents.
He stated that a downturn in the economy with effects on other facets of life would present herculean tasks in the management and resurgence of homes, businesses and religious centres
Olanipekun ,however, enjoined parents to remain resolute in stabilisation efforts in order to forestall a second wave of COVID-19 which might portend greater danger than the first.
” The key to general sustenance after this pandemic period is discipline.
“Imbibing all-round discipline as a tool of suppressing the sour experiences of COVID-19pandemic period is a challenge that should be a weapon for curtailing the outb…

Kwara records 23 new cases of COVID-19

Kwara records 23 new cases of COVID-19

Kwara has  recorded 23 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the state to 111, with 37 discharged and one death.
Mr Rafiu Ajakaye, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor and Spokesman for Technical Committee on COVID-19, made this known in a statement in Ilorin on Tuesday.
“With this, the state now has a total of 111 confirmed cases, out of which 73 are active and 37 have recovered and discharged with one death.
“Regardless, the government warned people against letting down their guards as the level of threat of infection remains high across the country,” he said.


Edited By: Tayo Ikujuni/Ali Baba-Inuwa (NAN)




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