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APC: Opposition parties planing to attack our leaders, members

The Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday raised an alarm that some members of the opposition political parties in the state have concluded plans to attack some of its leaders and members in the next few days to the election.
Joseph Olowofela

Don: President Buhari’s infrastructural initiative’ll drive rapid development

A university don and politician, Prof. Adeniyi Olowofela, has called on Nigerians to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari for his second term in office saying his continued infrastructural initiative will drive a rapid and laudable development in the country.

LAUTECH lecturers to meet on Monday as warning strike ends

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, will meet on Monday to decide on the next line of action as it ended the two weeks warning strike by its members.

Ibadan polytechnic non-academic workers embark on indefinite strike

The Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) of the Polytechnic of Ibadan has commenced an industrial action over their eight months unpaid arrears by the Oyo State government.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

Winners emerge in 2018 NNPC National Science Quiz for South West

Winners have emerged in the 2018 National Science Quiz organised by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for the South West Geo-political zone.

Grazing: Oluwo cautions Yoruba leaders over land allocation

Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, the Oluwo of Iwoland, at the weekend cautioned Yoruba leaders, who are opposed to the proposed allocation of land for the establishment of cattle ranches in Yorubaland, warning that they should not plant seeds of discord among Nigerians.

Governor Ajimobi secures N20 billion for Oyo basic, secondary schools’ education

The Governor Abiola Ajimobi-led government in Oyo State has secured over N20 billion for both ongoing and newly approved projects to enhance the infrastructural and other educational developments in the state.

Commissioner laments inadequate manpower in geophysics

Oyo State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Adeniyi Olowofela, has said manpower of less than 2,000 geophysicists is inadequate in a country with a population put at about 170 million.

Governor Ajimobi suspends training over death of three school principals

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has ordered the suspension of the ongoing capacity building workshop for members of the state’s School Governing Boards in honour of the four participants and a commercial bus driver who died in an accident on Oyo-Ogbomoso Road, on Wednesday.

Governor Ajimobi suspends training over death of three principals, two others

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has ordered the suspension of the ongoing capacity building workshop for members of the state’s School Governing Boards in honour of the four participants and a commercial bus driver who died in an accident on Oyo-Ogbomoso Road, on Wednesday.

World Bank hails Oyo govt on school census report

The World Bank has lauded the Oyo State Government on the 2016/2017 Annual School Census report.

Oyo commences demolition of dilapidated school structures

Oyo State Government on Thursday in Ibadan commenced the demolition of dilapidated blocks of classrooms in its schools.

Oyo Assembly passes vote-of-no-confidence on commissioner

The Oyo State House of Assembly on Thursday passed “a vote-of-no-confidence’’ on the state’s Commissioner for Education, Prof. Adeniyi Olowofela, over alleged insubordination.

Oyo govt to spend N5.6bn on school infrastructure

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has said that his administration had earmarked a sum of N5.6 billion to spend on school infrastructural development in the state.

Oyo govt hails school boards for feat in 2017 WASSCE

Professor Olowofela stated this during a workshop organised by Jericho High School, Ibadan, which was facilitated by the chairman of the School’s Governing Board (SGB), Mr Michael Ale, in Ibadan.

KPMG to complete LAUTECH audit Friday – commissioner

Commissioner for Education in Oyo State, Prof. Adeniyi Olowofela, on Wedensday, said the management of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) in Ogbomoso, has acceded to call by two owner states to be audited as a way to resolve the protracted crises of the institution.

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Joint security: Operation Crocodile Smile IV undergo training

The 4 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Benin, Edo state, on Monday conducted a training exercise for operatives of security agencies participating in the Operation Crocodile Smile IV.
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Boeing expects to resume 737 Max commercial service green light in January

Boeing on Monday said it expects to resume deliveries of its grounded 737 Max planes as early as next month and that airlines could be able to restart commercial service in January, setting off the biggest rally in the company’s shares since June.
Red Bull Salzburg stars Enock Mwepu and Patson Daka arrived in Cairo, Egypt to join the Zambia U-23 side for the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations after missing the opening Group B barren draw against South Africa on Saturday due to club committments.

U-23 AFCON: Zambia get Enock Mwepu, Patson Daka boost ahead Olympic Eagles clash

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The Nigerian Guild of Editors Standing Committee has elected Mustapha Isah as Acting President of the Guild, to fill the vacant position of Mrs Funke Egbemode as President, upon her appointment and acceptance of offer as Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation in Osun State.

NGE raises concern over plans to regulate social media, elects acting president

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Enyimba defender Ifeanyi Anaemena has been called up as replacement for Bryan Idowu in Nigeria’s squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixtures against Benin Republic and Lesotho.

How Super Eagles new invitee reacted to late call up

Enyimba defender Ifeanyi Anaemena says he was still reeling in shock after receiving a call from Coach Gernot Rohr to report to the Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho.