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Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has announced a two-week extension to the ongoing state-wide lockdown to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Osun imposes N100,000 fine on worship centres flouting coronavirus protocol

Osun State Government has said hotels, bars, and clubs found to have flouted COVID-19 protocol in the state would be liable to N250, 000 fine.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has warned the newly inaugurated cabinet members to shun frivolities and work as one indivisible team for the progress of the state.

Governor Oyetola extols his deputy who turns 55

Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun, has described his deputy, Benedict Alabi, as a loyal companion, as he celebrates his 55th birthday anniversary.
Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi

Ooni shuts palace as Osun says confirmed virus case in stable condition

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II has Thursday banned socio-cultural activities at his Ile-Oodua palace.
Gboyega Oyetola

Coronavirus: Osun constitutes committee to monitor, control outbreak

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun on Friday, set up a 15-member committee to monitor and checkmate Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and spread in the state.
Oba Kayode Adenekan Afolabi has been crowned as the new Alapomu (King) of Apomu.

Ooni of Ife crowns Oba Kayode Afolabi as Alapomu of Apomu

Oba Kayode Adenekan Afolabi has been crowned ad the new Alapomu (King) of Apomu.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Governor Fayemi: Amotekun not regional police

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said the newly launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Operation Amotekun is not out to undermine the integrity and sovereignty of Nigeria but were providing the Yoruba people with a “confidence-building strategy” to tackle crime and criminality in the region.
Gboyega Oyetola

African leaders urged to leverage cultural heritage for development

Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola has called on African leaders to leverage on cultural heritage as a catalyst for inducing infrastructural and economic development in their respective countries.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari urges Nigerians to explore cultural diversity for national development

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians to continue to explore the rich cultural diversity and tradition of their various communities to attract socio-economic development to the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari charges Nigerians on culture identification

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged Nigerians to promote and preserve their cultural heritage, saying that the culture of the people is the identity which gives them due recognition.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun governor meets LAUTECH management, ASUU

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun on Thursday, met with the management of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso over the threat by Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to embark on strike.
Gboyega Oyetola

My administration to focus on youth development, empowerment – Osun governor

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun has said that his administration was focusing on youth development and empowernment in the state.

General Gowon leads Christians in national rally prayer for Nigeria

Gen. Yakubu Gowon, a former Military Head of State as well as the Convener and Chairman of “Nigeria Prays” on Sunday led other Christian leaders to Osogbo for a one-day-national-prayer rally for the country.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun governor urged to revive car, housing loans

Labour leaders in Osun State have appealed to Governor Adegboyega Oyetola to revive car and housing loans as motivation for public workers in the state.
Gboyega Oyetola

189 Osun retirees share N1.13 billion as governor presents bond certificates

No fewer than 189 retirees in Osun State will share over N1.13 billion naira as part of their retirement benefits.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Security: VP Osinbajo consults Osun monarchs, stakeholders

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday in Osogbo had a closed door meeting with traditional rulers and other stakeholders in the state.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola promises to clear workers’ salary arrears

The governor made the promise at an event organised by the civil servants to celebrate his Friday’s victory at the Supreme Court, which reaffirmed him as the winner of the September 22, 2018, state governorship election.
Sonny Echono

Federal government orders universities to exempt disabled candidates from post-UTME

The Federal Ministry of Education on Tuesday ordered universities and other tertiary institutions in the country to exempt blind and deaf people from the post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola will fulfill all his campaign promises to the people – deputy

The Osun Deputy Governor, Mr Benedict Alabi, on Saturday in Ikire said Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, has further assured that he would bring prosperity and good governance to people of the state.

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has “condemned the unconstitutional and illegal fines of N9m reportedly imposed by the National Broadcasting Commission [NBC] on Channels TV, AIT and Arise TV [N3m each] purportedly over their coverage of the #EndSARS protests.”
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Governor Wike: IPOB can’t hoist flag in Rivers

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Peter Obi begs youth to end protest

The Vice-Presidential candidate of the PDP in the 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, has again appealed to the youth across the country, including the youth from the South-East, particularly those from Anambra State, to go off the streets in order not to allow their well thought-out protest which has been supported by people that have the good of the country at heart, to be hijacked by forces of darkness.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

#EndSARS: Oyo governor unveils N1 billion package for compensation, MSME scheme for youths

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Monday, announced that his administration has set aside packages totalling the sum of one billion (N1Billion) to cover for compensation for victims of police brutality and injustice and a Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) scheme, for youths.
BBC documentary strand Storyville is moving under the remit of BBC Film, as part of a broader restructuring of the BBC’s filmmaking output.

BBC documentary arm Storyville moves under BBC Film remit

BBC documentary strand Storyville is moving under the remit of BBC Film, as part of a broader restructuring of the BBC’s filmmaking output.