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A South African Airways (SAA) plane is towed at O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, January 18, 2020. REUTERS-Rogan Ward-File Photo

Ethiopian Airlines in rescue talks with South African Airways – official

Ethiopian Airlines is in talks over possible involvement in the rescue of flagship carrier South African Airways (SAA), the head of the airline told Reuters on Friday.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Kwara communities beg governor to repair damaged culvert

Residents of five communities in Pakata area of Ilorin West Local Government area of Kwara State have appealed to Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to come to their aid and reconstruct the damaged culvert in the area.

Kwara youth group seeks prayers to end coronavirus

The Kwara Youth Unity Forum on Thursday congratulated Muslims in the state on the occasion of the Eid-el-Kabir festival and called for sustained prayers against the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

IGP condemns attack on police officers in Oyo

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has commended the Divisional Crime Officer II, Eruwa Police Division, ASP Adeyemo Ogunyemi, for his uncommon restraint and professionalism in the face of unprovoked attack as shown in a viral video where a woman identified as Kehinde Afolake was seen assaulting him unchallenged and without retaliation, while he was carrying out the COVID-19 enforcement duties at Gbolagunte, Okeola area of Eruwa, Ibarapa, Oyo State on 1st May 2020.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Tuesday flagged off the COVID-19 Drive-Walk Through Testing programme in the state aimed at controlling the spread of the virus.

Governor Makinde: I am ready to donate my blood for post-coronavirus studies

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state says he would volunteer to donate his blood for post-Covid-19 studies by experts in Nigeria.

Oyo government shuts community school in Olodo

Oyo State Government on Monday shut Community Grammar School, Olodo with immediate effect.
Seyi Makinde

Seyi Makinde: My plans for Oyo State

The Oyo State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general election, Seyi Makinde, has promised to turn around the economy of the state if elected governor.

Remi Oseni: Oyo ADC has murdered sleep

One of the gubernatorial aspirants in Oyo state chapter of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Engr Remi Oseni, has declared that the party has shot itself in the leg with the recent substitution of Dr Bamidele Ajadi’s name with that of Senator Olufemi Lanlehin by the National Working Committee (NWC) last Friday as claimed.
Abiola Ajimobi

Abiola Ajimobi: Why Oyo government reconstructed Yinka Ayefele’s Music House

The Oyo State Government has explained its role in the ongoing reconstruction of the façade of the Music House, owned by the Gospel Musician, Mr. Yinka Ayefele, which was partially demolished in August, this year.

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#EndSARS: NUT, NAPPS back Lagos’ closure of schools

The Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, and the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, NAPPS, have thrown their weight behind the decision of the Lagos State government to shut down schools following the violent dimension the #EndSARS protest has taken.
The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said that the Coronavirus pandemic had shown Nigerians that there was need for prayers.

#EndSARS: Lagos imposes 24-hour curfew

Following the violence that has erupted in different parts of Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced a 24-hour curfew, effective 4 p.m. Tuesday.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Kwara governor names 10-member judicial panel on police brutality

Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has named a 10-member judicial panel of inquiry into issues of brutality, human rights abuses and extrajudicial killings by the Police.
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) said that the Nigerian economy has lost over N700 billion to the #EndSARS protests over the last 12 days.

#EndSARS: Protesters block major roads in Ibadan

The nationwide protest against police brutality continued on Tuesday in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
More than 900 prisoners have escaped from a jail in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's Beni city after suspected Islamist rebels attacked the facility, officials have said.

‘Islamist ADF rebels’ free 900 inmates in DRC jail break

More than 900 prisoners have escaped from a jail in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's Beni city after suspected Islamist rebels attacked the facility, officials have said.