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Oyo Workers Suspend Strike

Oyo Workers Suspend Strike

2019-05-27 14:29:47

Striking workers in Oyo State suspended their two day old indefinite strike pronounced by the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress over non-payment of salaries and pensions by the outgoing administration of Governor Abiola Ajimobi. While addressing newsmen in Ibadan today, the State Chairman of the NLC, Bayo Titilola – Sodo said the suspension is to allow the incoming administration settle down and resolve the issue. Sodo pointed out that the incoming Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde is a well bred person and that the labour believes that the Governor- elect will address all issues pertaining to the… continue reading


Oyo Workers Suspend Strike

Oyo Workers Suspend Strike

2019-05-27 14:29:44

Striking workers in Oyo State suspended their two day old indefinite strike pronounced by the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress over non-payment of salaries and pensions by the outgoing administration of Governor Abiola Ajimobi. While addressing newsmen in Ibadan today, the State Chairman of the NLC, Bayo Titilola – Sodo said the suspension is to allow the incoming administration settle down and resolve the issue. Sodo pointed out that the incoming Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde is a well bred person and that the labour believes that the Governor- elect will address all issues pertaining to the… continue reading


Oyo Police Receives Vans, Promises to Fight Crime

Oyo Police Receives Vans, Promises to Fight Crime

2019-05-20 13:25:00

As part of its coordinated efforts to rid the state of crimes and criminality, the Oyo State Police Command has received two Pick-Up patrol vehicles, 60 bullet proof vests, 20 helmets and 40 stunt guns. Speaking at a media briefing today, the State Commissioner of Police, Shina Olukolu said the gesture was at the instance of the Oyo State government. Overtime, as part of its drive to make the State secure, the Police Force has continued to make efforts on a regular basis. Some of the strategies adopted include re-arranging the security architecture through community and intelligence-led policing, revamping vehicular… continue reading


Population Control

Population Control

2019-05-17 15:14:30

Population control, a practice of artificially maintaining the size of any population has been a topic of discourse in the country. This is as Senator Ben Murray-Bruce recently made an analogy of how overpopulation is contributing to Nigeria’s woes. Lending his opinion to the development, a medical practitioner, Dr Akin Sodipo explained that embracing population control has several advantages to include fueling economic expansion and boosting productivity. In his own opinion, a population growth expert, Prof Olarenwaju Olaniyan explained that although it has its benefits and drawbacks, however it is unlikely to control the population of the country if the… continue reading


Commemoration of World Telecommunication Day.

Commemoration of World Telecommunication Day.

2019-05-17 15:08:36

World Telecommunication Day is celebrated annually every May 17 since 1969. The event is aimed at helping to raise awareness of the possibilities that the use of the Internet and other information and communication technologies can bring to societies and economies, as well as of ways to bridge the digital divide. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of world telecommunication day with the theme "bridging the standardization gap", an ICT expert Bolanle Oladejo says telecommunications has helped Nigeria with its Economic growth, reaching out to the masses. Bolanle also stated ICT has improved different sectors of the economy as it is very… continue reading


Expert Calls for Concerted Efforts to Achieve Universal Access to Affordable and Quality Health Care Service

Expert Calls for Concerted Efforts to Achieve Universal Access to Affordable and Quality Health Care Service

2019-04-05 12:45:32

One of the basic needs of life is access to quality and affordable health care. This however seems to be a tall dream for many Nigerians as they continue to battle with the inability to get good health care service. In this report, Impact Business Radio’s Oluwaseun Oyebade takes a look at what can be done to achieve universal and affordable quality health care. Universal health coverage is the number one goal of the World Health Organisation geared towards achieving and ensuring that everyone can access the care they need, when they need it, and right in the heart of… continue reading


Experts Advocate Strategic Efforts to Ensure Food Security, End Hunger in Nigeria

Experts Advocate Strategic Efforts to Ensure Food Security, End Hunger in Nigeria

2019-04-05 12:36:09

Reactions have continued to trail the recent report that Nigeria is now one of the eight countries where its citizens suffer acute hunger. While many say it is a slap on the image of Nigeria, others are of the notion that the development is a call to action by authorities concerned. In this report, IATV’s Abisola Tiamiyu takes a look at the development and the possible way out. Fresh facts have shown that Nigeria is now one of the eight countries where its citizens suffer acute hunger. According to the United Nations’ Global Report on Food Crisis 2019, no fewer… continue reading


Petroleum Economists Supports Calls For probe into the  Privatization of the Power Sector.

Petroleum Economists Supports Calls For probe into the Privatization of the Power Sector.

2019-04-03 12:48:15

To say that the nation’s power sector is not performing up to expectation is to only underscore the glaring fact. This is more worrisome considering the fact that the several reforms already carried out in the sector seems not to have achieved the desired result. In this report, Impact Business Radio’s Pelumi Olaosun took a look at the challenge of power generation and distribution in Nigeria. From Electric Corporation of Nigeria to National Electric Power Authority and to the Power Holding of Nigeria, the nation's power sector has undergone many reforms since independence. In spite of the perennial change in… continue reading


Senator, Experts Call for Strategic Steps to End Proliferation and Consumption of Fake Drugs

Senator, Experts Call for Strategic Steps to End Proliferation and Consumption of Fake Drugs

2019-04-03 12:40:42

The proliferation of fake drugs in Nigeria has without an iota of doubt affected the credibility of the Healthcare system, especially with its harmful effects on consumers. Some of the incidences have resulted in deaths, even among children because most times, the consumers are not aware about the genuineness of the quality of what they consume. In the report, Oluwaseun Oyebade takes a look into how the menace of fake drugs can be curbed. Everyday children, pregnant women, elders as well as able bodied men and women die due to lack of access to safe medicines, making it a public… continue reading


Senator, Experts Call for Strategic Steps to End Proliferation and Consumption of Fake Drugs

Senator, Experts Call for Strategic Steps to End Proliferation and Consumption of Fake Drugs

2019-04-03 12:37:03

The proliferation of fake drugs in Nigeria has without an iota of doubt affected the credibility of the Healthcare system, especially with its harmful effects on consumers. Some of the incidences have resulted in deaths, even among children because most times, the consumers are not aware about the genuineness of the quality of what they consume. In the report, Oluwaseun Oyebade takes a look into how the menace of fake drugs can be curbed. Everyday children, pregnant women, elders as well as able bodied men and women die due to lack of access to safe medicines, making it a public… continue reading


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