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  • Two LAUTECH Students Die, Others Injured In Autocrash May 22, 2019
    The entire Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso is currently devastated due to the death of two students of the institution and another secondary school boy in an auto accident on Tuesday, around Aroje area of the town. The Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Michael Ologunde said five students of the ivory tower were..." […]
  • Osun Presents Audited Financial Reports From 2017/2018 May 22, 2019
    By Kingsley Omoyeni In its bid to further improve transparency and accountability in the public financial management of Osun, the state government has presented the audited report for the periods ended 31st December, 2017 and 31st December, 2018. The audit forum which was carried out through the office of the state Auditor-General in collaboration with..." […]
  • Osun Reiterates Commitment To Improving IGR Through Mining May 21, 2019
    The state government of Osun has again reiterated its commitment to creation of jobs and weath for teeming youths through Mining. Governor Gboyega Oyetola disclosed this at the 2nd Security Sensitization Meeting with Stakeholders in Ife / Ijesa Zone Tagged: Opportunities and Challenges in the Mining Sector” held at Zenababs Half Moon Resort, Ilesa. Governor Oyetola..." […]
  • Osun Govt To Deal With Landlords Harbouring Illegal Miners May 21, 2019
    With a view to checkmating illegal mining in Osun state, the state Governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola has asked miners to desist from operating until they register with the state government. The Governor gave this order at the State security sensitization meeting with Stakeholders in Ife/Ijesa Zone at Zenababs Half Moon Resort, Ijebu-Jesa Road, Ilo-Ayegunle, Ilesa..." […]
  • Commercial Motorcyclists In Osun Protest New Daily Ticket Fee May 21, 2019
    Commercial Motorcyclists popularly known as Okada riders in the State of Osun took to the streets of Osogbo, the state capital on Tuesday to protest the new N200 daily ticket fee introduced by the state government. The Okada riders under the auspices of their association told journalists after staging a protest at the popular Olaiya..." […]
  • Gunmen Abduct Head Hunter, One Other In Osun May 21, 2019
    Barely 24 hours after abduction of two officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps abducted along Ilesha /Akure Expressway on Sunday, two persons were on Monday kidnapped in Obokun Local Government Area of Osun State by unknown gunmen . Though the circumstances surrounding their abduction could not be immediately ascertained , it was learnt that..." […]
  • 2023: Why Igbo Cannot Be Nigeria’s President – Ohaneze May 21, 2019
    The Secretary-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Uche Okwukwu, has said that the people of the South-East played themselves out of the 2023 Presidency by failing to vote for the All Progressives Congress in the 2019 general elections. Okwukwu said he was supporting the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, who stated that the Igbo had by act..." […]
  • INEC Withdraws 25 Certificate Of Return From Election Winners May 21, 2019
    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the withdrawal of 25 Certificates of Return from some winners of the just concluded 2019 General Elections on orders from various courts across the country. INEC, through its National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education, Mr Festus Okoye, at a forum on Media Coverage of the 2019 General..." […]
  • Tinubu Cautions Elderly Nigerians On Inflammatory Statements May 21, 2019
    National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has appealed to elderly Nigerians to avoid ‘inflammatory statements’ that could undermine peaceful co-existence among the nation’s diverse communities. A statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, Garba Shehu, quoted Tinubu who spoke after an Iftar dinner meeting with President..." […]
  • NASS Releases New Guidelines For Journalists Reporting Ninth Assembly May 21, 2019
    Management of the National Assembly has released new guidelines for accreditation of media organisations, journalists/correspondents covering the Senate effective June 11 2019. According to a signed letter from the Director of Information, National Assembly, Agada Emmanuel, on May 15, 2019, to the Senate press Corps, addressed journalists and media organisations to note that all previous..." […]