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Osun residents applaud Oyetola’s commitment to health sector

Osun residents applaud Oyetola’s commitment to health sector

  …As gov inaugurates another 10 PHCs The Osun State residents on Tuesday, applauded the administration of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola for being committed to their welfare. This is even as they have promised to vote overwhelmingly for the governor and the party in future elections, as a show of appreciation for the good work the governor is doing. Of the ... Read More »

Gov Abiodun Gives 100 Days Stewardship At Thanksgiving On His Victory At Tribunal

Gov Abiodun Gives 100 Days Stewardship At Thanksgiving On His Victory At Tribunal

  Ogun State Government has begun the construction of mass housing estates in Abeokuta and other parts of the State to provide decent houses to the people at affordable prices. Governor Dapo Abiodun, speaking at the Thanksgiving and Praise Worship in honour of his Victory at the Governorship Election Tribunal, held at June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta, the Governor noted ... Read More »

Q&A: OONI Explorer team unlock the web’s untold censorship stories

Q&A: OONI Explorer team unlock the web’s untold censorship stories

  By Madeline Earp/Consultant Technology Editor  The internet is not one network, but thousands of interconnected networks. How can anyone know how they are controlled without inspecting them all? In 2012, the Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI) set out to do just that. A program run by the Seattle-headquartered Tor Project, OONI created OONI Probe, software that anyone can use to investigate their ... Read More »

Three self acclaimed Islamic clerics arrested for fraud, serial rape

Three self acclaimed Islamic clerics arrested for fraud, serial rape

Men of Ogun State Police Command on Monday 16thof September 2019 arrested 3 self acclaimed Islamic clerics who specialized in swindling the unsuspecting members of the public of their hard earned money as well as having unlawful carnal knowledge of their female victims. The suspects Aliu Abdulfatai ‘m’ 50yrs, Sule Adebayo ‘m’ 36yrs  and Lekan Olokodana ‘m’ 31yrs were arrested ... Read More »

Malami takes over outstanding cases as Buhari dissolves Obono-Obla led SPIP

Malami takes over outstanding cases as Buhari dissolves Obono-Obla led SPIP

  *AGF Malami* President Muhammadu Buhari has dissolved the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP) as currently constituted with Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla as Chairman. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity who made the disclosure in a press release stated that the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar ... Read More »

Office of VP alleges attempt to plant seeds of discord between Buhari and Osinbajo

Office of VP alleges attempt to plant seeds of discord between Buhari and Osinbajo

  L-R: Buhari, Osinbajo* The Office of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has accused an online news portal (not The State Online) of publishing a report that “ is obviously misleading and aims only to plant seeds of discord in the Presidency while creating an unnecessary national hysteria.” The accusation was made by the media aide to Osinbajo, Mr. Laolu Akande ... Read More »

Lecture:Youths involvement in heinous crimes worrisome- AIG Oyebade

Lecture:Youths involvement in heinous crimes worrisome- AIG Oyebade

  *AIG ADELEYE OYEBADE, mni, DURING THE LECTURE PRESENTATION AT NIEPA* Youths’ involvement in heinous crimes such as cybercrimes, culticsm, armed robbery, kidnapping, rape and sexual abuses and sundry vices is commonplace and is indeed worrisome. Our institutions’ campuses have become havens or dens, albeit nests where students perpetrate all manners of criminal activities. Cybercrimes commonly committed by students include; ... Read More »

26-year-old, three other women make Kwara’s first cabinet list

26-year-old, three other women make Kwara’s first cabinet list

…Gov nominates ex-First Bank mortgage chief as new KW-IRS boss Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has forwarded the names of four women to the State House of Assembly as commissioner-nominees, including a 26-year-old Joana Nnazua Kolo from Edu local government area of the state. AbdulRazaq has also nominated a former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the FBN Mortgages ... Read More »

National Assembly Frowns At Diversion of Revenues By Ministries, Agencies

  The National Assembly has warned all the revenue generating federal ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) engaging in diversion of revenues to desist from the act. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Finance, Sen. Solomon Adeola, gave the warning after a meeting with the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Finance. Adeola, in a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja by ... Read More »

Brent crude oil jumps the most in history after Saudi attacks

Brent crude oil jumps the most in history after Saudi attacks

Key Points • Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said the attacks on Aramco were a “reciprocal response” to the aggression against Yemen. • A Saudi-led military coalition said the attack was carried out by “Iranian weapons” and did not originate from Yemen. • President Donald Trump said he was authorizing the release of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to keep ... Read More »

We are determined to fix education sector in Oyo — Makinde

We are determined to fix education sector in Oyo — Makinde

…says my time at Bishop Philips Academy laid foundation for my future as governor The Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, said on Monday that his administration was determined to fix the education sector in the state. The Governor, who spoke at the kick-off of the free distribution of customised textbooks and exercise books to students in Oyo State, ... Read More »

Nigerian businessman drags Dubai Bank to court over bogus interest charges

Nigerian businessman drags Dubai Bank to court over bogus interest charges

In a bid to safeguard his business interest against alleged excessive and bogus interest charges, a Dubai-based Nigerian businessman, Adedoyin Adeyinka, alongside his two companies – UNICO MARINE DWC LLC, and ELIZABETH SHIPPING LTD – have dragged Dubai United Arab Emirates bank, National Bank of Fujairah PJSC, before a Federal High Court in Lagos, Nigeria. In a statement of claim ... Read More »

Tribunal judgment: Truth has prevailed—Makinde

Tribunal judgment: Truth has prevailed—Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, yesterday, described the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on which platform he won the March 9, 2019 governorship election in the state, at the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, as the triumph of truth over falsehood. This was as the Governor appreciated the people of the State for standing by him before, during ... Read More »

South Africa Apologises To Nigeria Over Xenophobic Attacks

  South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa has rendered an apology to Nigeria over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa. The apology was contained in a message delivered on Monday to President Muhammadu Buhari by South African special envoy, Jeff Radebe, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Mr Radebe who was accompanied by South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, ... Read More »