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Gov Makinde names Oduyoye Political Adviser

Gov Makinde names Oduyoye Political Adviser

Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has named a former Minority Whip of the House of Representatives and former Publicity Secretary of the pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Honourable (Chief) Babatunde Oduyoye, as his Special Adviser on Strategy and Political Matters. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Taiwo Adisa, stated that the appointment is coming on ... Read More »

Breaking: JAMB Intelligence Committee clears 3, 736 candidates, sanctions four over attempt to fake results

Breaking: JAMB Intelligence Committee clears 3, 736 candidates, sanctions four over attempt to fake results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has released results of 3,736 candidates among those it invited for physical screening following post-election discovery of serious infractions. The information was contained in a statement sent to The State Online on Wednesday evening by JAMB Head of Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin. The statement said the candidates had interaction with the ... Read More »

Photo News: AIG Oyebade commissions Ilora Police  Divisional HQ

Photo News: AIG Oyebade commissions Ilora Police Divisional HQ

  The ILORA Police Station was on Wednesday, 26th June, 2019  upgraded to to a Standard Police Divisional Headquarters. The ceremony was performed by the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone XI, Adeleye Oyebade, mni, on behalf of the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, NPM, mni. In attendance were the OYO State Commissioner of Police, Shina Olukolu, the ... Read More »

Gov. Abiodun Sets Up Visitation Panel on TASCE

Gov. Abiodun Sets Up Visitation Panel on TASCE

Worried by the worsening standard at the Tai Solarin College of Education, Omu-Ijebu, the Governor of Ogun State , Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a Visitation Panel to conduct a holistic review of the current status of the institution and recommend the way forward to restore TASCE’s lost glory. The Panel will be led by foremost academic, Prof Kamal ... Read More »

Security: Our porous border worrisome- Gov Dapo Abiodun

Security: Our porous border worrisome- Gov Dapo Abiodun

As the 6 South Western Governors deliberate on the way forward on issues bordering on insecurity at a Stakeholders Security meeting focusing on Western Nigeria, the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has disclosed that a lot needed to be done to put an end to the porous border in the country, saying that the illegal influx of aliens is ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia’s New U.S. Ambassador Is a Princess With an Impossible Job

Saudi Arabia’s New U.S. Ambassador Is a Princess With an Impossible Job

Saudi Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan has a daunting task as she prepares to take up her role as the kingdom’s ambassador to Washington with relations at their lowest point since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The murder of columnist Jamal Khashoggi, the long-running war and humanitarian crisis in Yemen and the detention of Saudi female activists have all ... Read More »

FG sets up farm settlement for herdsmen Benue

FG sets up farm settlement for herdsmen Benue

The Federal Government said on Tuesday that it had begun to establish “Ruga Settlements” for herdsmen in 12 pilot states nationwide. Alh. Mohammadu Umar, the Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Tuesday on the sidelines of a workshop on ... Read More »

Zulum Tasks SSG, Others On Service Delivery, Accountability In Governance

Zulum Tasks SSG, Others On Service Delivery, Accountability In Governance

By Inusa Ndahi,  Maiduguri Governor Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno state has; tasked the Secretary to State Government (SSG) and Chief of Staff (COS) on service delivery and accountability to the people. Zulum gave the task while swearing in Alhaji Usman Shuwa and Dr. Babagana Wakil as the new SSG and COS, and two Special Advisers at Government House, Maiduguri. ... Read More »