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ASUU strike: Hope rises as lecturers reach agreement with FG

ASUU strike: Hope rises as lecturers reach agreement with FG

For the first time since the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) began its indefinite strike on November 4, 2018, there came a gleam of hope on Monday when Labour minister, Chris Ngige, announced that the two parties (ASUU and Federal Government) reached reasonable agreements on the contentious issues in their last meeting. Previous meetings […]

Treat Ibadan mayhem perpetrators as criminals, Ajimobi tells Police

Treat Ibadan mayhem perpetrators as criminals, Ajimobi tells Police Ibadan Mayhem

Governor Abiola Ajimobi has tasked the police in Oyo State to be harsh on perpetrators of the mayhem in which 20 houses and 30 shops were razed in Ibadan at the weekend. The governor, who spoke through his deputy, Moses Alake Adeyemo, made the demand on Monday when he paid an on-the-spot visit to the […]

Zakari’s appointment as INEC Collation Officer, a moral burden on Buhari, APC – Fayose

Zakari’s appointment as INEC Collation Officer, a moral burden on Buhari, APC – Fayose Fayose

The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has faulted the appointment of Mrs. Amina Zakari as head of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC’s) Collation Centre for the general elections as a moral burden on President Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and INEC. Since the appointment was announced, many Nigerians, […]

Oyo AD governorship candidate calls for prayers in Christmas message

Oyo AD governorship candidate calls for prayers in Christmas message Alao

The Oyo State governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), Engr. Hakeem Oyedele Alao, has called on Nigerians to pray for their country as Christians worldwide celebrate birth of Jesus Christ. Engr. Alao gave the admonition in a special Christmas message he personally signed and made available to journalists in Ibadan on Sunday. While […]

Senate receives bill on state police

Senate receives bill on state police Nigerian Senate

By Ifeanyi Nwoko The Senate is set to receive for first reading, a Bill to alter the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and create state police. According to the order paper of the upper legislative chambers for Thursday, the bill is listed as the first item for presentation. In keeping to his promise […]

Gov’s seat not for ill-prepared – Oyo Ex-Speaker Onigbinde

Gov’s seat not for ill-prepared – Oyo Ex-Speaker Onigbinde Onigbinde

By Jide Jegede Notwithstanding his many enviable feats contained in the loud governorship campaign billboards conspicuously placed in strategic positions across the state, many youngsters would still want to ask ‘who exactly is Dr. Akin Onigbinde’. Their curiosity may not be out of place. Since the beginning of the current political dispensation in May 1999, […]

Ekiti APC guber primary: No petition against Fayemi – Appeal panel

Ekiti APC guber primary: No petition against Fayemi – Appeal panel

The appeal panel raised by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to handle possible grievances against the party’s governorship primary election in Ekiti State at the weekend has concluded its assignment without receiving any petition against the emergence of Kayode Fayemi, former governor of the state and incumbent minister of solid minerals, in the exercise. The […]

Oyo LG polls: Ajimobi’s APC takes all

Oyo LG polls: Ajimobi’s APC takes all

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has won all the elective positions contested for in the Local Government election held in Oyo state last Saturday. After the collation of the final results by the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC), the party’s candidates were declared winners in all the Chairmanship and Councillorship posts in the […]

Stray bullet kills teenage girl as Oyo conducts LG poll

Stray bullet kills teenage girl as Oyo conducts LG poll

An eighteen-year-old girl was killed at Idi Oro, Ekotedo area in Ibadan by a shot allegedly fired by an official of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) during the Local Government election held across Oyo State on Saturday. The girl identified as Kofoworola Abubakar was said to be a student of St. Bridget […]

Offa robbery: Police declare gang leaders wanted

Offa robbery: Police declare gang leaders wanted

The Nigeria Police on Friday declared wanted four of the gang leaders and principal suspects in a recent deadly robbery attack on some banks in Offa, Kwara State. According to a press statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, photographs of the wanted suspects have been released for assistance on possible information that […]