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Oyo N150b debt: Makinde lied, debt incurred by Ajimobi is N90b, says Ajimobi’s ex-appointees

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By Adeola Badru FOLLOWING the claim by Governor Seyi Makinde that Oyo State was indebted to the tune of N150 billion, political appointees who served under the immediate-past administration on...

Sat Jul 20th, 2019     Read More →

We’re conscious of war, will react if killings continue – Gani Adams

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…Yoruba generalissimo, Ganiyu Adams warns over herdsmen attacks …Reacts to Olakunri’s death, says Tinubu’s statement uncalled for …Blasts S’West governors on...

Sat Jul 20th, 2019     Read More →

Man rapes daughter to confirm her virginity

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A 37-year-old guard, Wasiu Orilonise, has publicly confessed that he raped his 15-year-old daughter for verification of her virginity and protection. Rape Tailor docked over alleged N1.48m...

Fri Jul 19th, 2019     Read More →

Ministerial list: Appoint only persons who share APC ideology – Oke

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Iseyin (Oyo State) – The Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC ) in Oyo State, Chief Akin Oke, on Friday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint only those who share the ideology of...

Fri Jul 19th, 2019     Read More →

I don’t want ministerial position, I prefer to be senator, says Ajimobi

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The immediate past governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi has said he prefers going to the Senate than becoming a minister in President Muhammadu Buhari’s expected cabinet. Ex-Oyo state...

Fri Jul 19th, 2019     Read More →

SHOCKING: Man rapes daughter to confirm her virginity

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A 37-year-old guard, Wasiu Orilonise has publicly confessed that he raped his 15-year-old daughter for verification of her virginity and protection. File: Rape victim Wasiu who appeared in Oyo...

Fri Jul 19th, 2019     Read More →

The media sons and daughters of July

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By Lanre Idowu JULY, the seventh month of the year, holds special attraction for quite a number of our media professionals. Journalists and broadcasters, educators and administrators, publishers...

Fri Jul 19th, 2019     Read More →

Confronting the menace of open defecation

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela ADO-EKITI — TO most of the residents in the ancient city of Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, open defecation is as old as the city itself. open defecation Investment...

Fri Jul 19th, 2019     Read More →

Large turnout as Oyo pupils write placement, JSS3 exams for free

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By Adeola Badru IN fulfilment of Governor Seyi Makinde’s promise, pupils of public and private primary schools and junior secondary schools in Oyo State came out in large number on Thursday...

Fri Jul 19th, 2019     Read More →

Makinde urges Muslim pilgrims to shun illicit acts

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By Adeola Badru IBADAN-JUST as the 2019 pilgrims from Oyo State to Saudi Arabia have been bid farewell, Governor Seyi Makinde has warned them to shun illicit acts while on the holy...

Fri Jul 19th, 2019     Read More →

We’ll drive criminally-minded Fulani herdsmen out in Yorubaland – OPC vows

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…Issues 21-day ultimatum to Police to fish out killers of Fasoranti’s daughter By Adeola Badru FOLLOWING the gruesome murder of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of Afenifere leader,...

Thu Jul 18th, 2019     Read More →

Wives of Governors partner Roche on war against cancer in Nigeria

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Some wives of Nigerian Governors, under the aegis of Wives of Governors Against Cancer, WOGAC, have formed strong alliance with Roche Nigeria as part of their efforts to win the war against cancer...

Thu Jul 18th, 2019     Read More →

Makinde restates commitment to turn security architecture around in Oyo

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By Adeola Badru Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has said on Wednesday that his government intends to quickly turn around the security architecture of the state in order to drive home foreign...

Thu Jul 18th, 2019     Read More →

Activate waste to wealth project’ – CCII, Stakeholders charge Makinde

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….. As Oyo Kicks off Environmental Mobile Courts By Adeola Badru Oyo State government has been urged to start work on the Waste To Wealth project which was part of cardinal programs of the...

Thu Jul 18th, 2019     Read More →

Parents appeal to unions, govt over SSANU, NASU strike

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Some parents in Oyo State have appealed to the Federal Government and striking unions in Federal Universities to resolve the lingering crisis that has crippled academic activities since its...

Wed Jul 17th, 2019     Read More →