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APC knocks Oyo gov, state assembly over alleged rising debt profile

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The Oyo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has knocked Governor Seyi Makinde-led administration and the state assembly over an alleged rising debt profile of the state. This...

Fri Jun 24th, 2022     Read More →

When will captives of train attack regain freedom?

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In recent years, there has been unprecedented upsurge in the level of insecurity in Nigeria and this has reached an alarming rate which obviously needs a whole-of-society approach in order to...

Thu Jun 23rd, 2022     Read More →

Owo terror attack: ISWAP link and call for state police

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One of the fatigue- inspired coping mechanisms developed by Nigerians in the face of unending disasters is moving on from grim situations in record- time. The same would be said of the Owo...

Thu Jun 23rd, 2022     Read More →

Impeachment: Oyo deputy gov replies Assembly petition, process continues next Wednesday

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The Oyo House of Assembly will next Wednesday continue the impeachment process on the state deputy governor, Mr Rauf Olaniyan. This comes as Olaniyan has responded to the notice of allegations...

Wed Jun 22nd, 2022     Read More →

Oyo govt approves N6.01bn for two court complexes remodelling

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A sum of N6.01 billion is to be expended by the Oyo State government for the remodelling and redevelopment of the Oyo State High Court complex, Ring Road and the Magistrate Court complex,...

Wed Jun 22nd, 2022     Read More →

NAHCON commiserates with Tambuwal over bandits’ attack on Sokoto pilgrims

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The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has sent a condolence letter to the government and people of Sokoto State over last Monday’s bandits’ attack on pilgrims from Isa...

Wed Jun 22nd, 2022     Read More →

Oyo Speaker, Commissioners, Oba Elegushi grace DG, Oyo Gaming board, Boladuro 50th birthday

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The capital city of Oyo State, Ibadan, was agog as well-meaning personalities, politicians, and bureaucrats stormed Ibadan for the celebration of the Director-General, Oyo State Gaming Board,...

Tue Jun 21st, 2022     Read More →

Internet fraudster convicted, ordered to wash school toilets for eight months

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An internet fraudster popularly known as Yahoo Boy has been sentenced to eight months of community service and ordered to wash the toilets of a school in Osun State. Justice Ayo Emmanuel of the...

Tue Jun 21st, 2022     Read More →

Children as victims of insecurity

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CHILDREN now seem to be targets of insurgency, banditry, killings, ritual killings and kidnappings that are ravaging the country and this is making it difficult to keep children in schools across...

Tue Jun 21st, 2022     Read More →

Oyo needs security surveillance

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Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State as the constitutionally recognised chief security officer of the state and saddled with the responsibility of protecting lives and property has been doing his...

Mon Jun 20th, 2022     Read More →

Odu’a Investments holds 40th AGM Wednesday

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The 40th Annual General Meeting of Odu’a Investment Company Limited (OICL) comes up on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at Osun Hall of the Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos. According to a...

Sun Jun 19th, 2022     Read More →

Education, digital literacy most important investments a country can make — Faizat Salawu, coordinator, Reaching Minds Foundation

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Faizat Funmilola Salawu is a humanitarian and a final-year law student of the Obafemi Awolowo University, who is enthusiastic about environmental, telecommunication, intellectual property law....

Fri Jun 17th, 2022     Read More →

Tobacco, the silent killer

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Tobacco was historically discovered by a European, Christopher Columbus in 1492, initially, it was only smoked by high-class personalities during festivities but Columbus took it back to Europe...

Thu Jun 16th, 2022     Read More →

Monkeypox: Oyo government allays fear, reels out preventive measures

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Oyo State government through the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has assured residents that efforts are in top gear to control the spread of the monkeypox as the ministry in...

Sun Jun 12th, 2022     Read More →

NAPTIP rescues 10 victims of human trafficking

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The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons (NAPTIP) Kano zonal command has rescued 10victims of human trafficking on their way to the Niger Republic for labour...

Sat Jun 11th, 2022     Read More →