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FG committed to free, compulsory basic education – Osinbajo

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The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Man impersonates SARS Commander to extort Lagos residents

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By Evelyn Usman A 38-year-old man, Abiodun Ajayi, has been arrested for allegedly masquerading as the Officer in-charge of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, of the Lagos State Police Command,...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Anti-open grazing bill to be passed soon in Oyo ― Speaker Ogundoyin

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The Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Adebo Ogundoyin, on Friday, said that the Open Rearing and Grazing Regulation bill would be passed by the Assembly before the end of October. The...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

We’ll reconstruct Iwo Road interchange with N8 billion — Makinde

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As he worships with Muslim faithful at Jumah service Promises to build a more befitting mosque at Adogba, Iwo Road The Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has disclosed that not less than...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

Gains of Yadudu’s reign as FAAN MD

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By Segun Arowoduye At a time it is widely acclaimed that one of Nigeria’s biggest needs is to get purposeful leadership at the helm of affairs in several sectors in the country, the...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

Rural electrification key to my administration’s agenda — Makinde

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Says govt is committed to improving rural communities The Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, said on Friday that the rural electrification is important to his administration, stating...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

When Osun, Oyo spar over LAUTECH

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We’ll be sole owners — Oyo govt Oyo should follow due process – Osun govt“ By Dapo Akinrefon & Shina Abubakar LAGOS– THE governments of Oyo and Osun States are...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

Asiwaju Tella and the long walk to honour

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Tunde Musibau Akanni, PhD To the bounteous glory of Almighty Allah, my brother and friend, Kayode Awobadejo, a distinguished muslim alumnus of Concord Press, clocked age 60, just a few days ago....

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

Insecurity: South West governors set to launch Amotekun to combat kidnapping

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Ola Ajayi GOVERNORS in the South West States have concluded plans to launch a new security architecture tagged Amotekun to tackle insecurity in the zone. From left, Governors, Oyo, Mr Seyi...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Focusing on your strength by Wale Olasoji

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In the course of coaching and mentoring people, I have discovered that a lot of people struggle in life because they devote a lot of their efforts on improving their weaknesses with little or no...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

FRSC: Riders permit not national drivers license

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The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Thursday, cleared the air over controversy surrounding authenticity of Riders Permit and National Drivers License, NDL, saying there are two different means of...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Kogi: Gov. Yahaya Bello’s Chief of Staff ‘Onoja’ resigns

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Chief Edward Onoja, Chief of Staff to Gov. Yahaya Bello, has resigned his position less than one month to the Kogi governorship election. Onoja resigned to enable him emerge as running mate to the...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Persons with albinism suffer most discrimination in public spaces ― Survey

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A demographic and socioeconomic study of Persons with Albinism (PWAs) conducted in Oyo and Plateau States has revealed that PWAs suffer most discrimination in public places. Cross-section of...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Economic transformation: We’ll take hard decisions in Oyo — Makinde

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Receives reports of committees on contract review, wrongful dismissal of civil servants, others Says Govs shouldn’t be caged by crave for second term Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi...

Wed Oct 16th, 2019     Read More →

FEC okays N5.4b for Oil, gas parks, indoor shooting range

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA- THE Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday approved about N5.4 billion for construction of Oil and Gas parks in Akwa Ibom and Bayelsa States and indoor...

Wed Oct 16th, 2019     Read More →