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NGO clears streets, markets in Ilorin

A non-governmental organisation, PickThatTrash, on Saturday went to some streets and markets in Ilorin, cleaning the environment and disposing of refuse in propagation of the culture of a clean and healthy environment.

Police trainees beat up NBA chairman, detain another lawyer in Ilorin

Trainees at the Nigeria Police Training School in Ilorin, Kwara State, on Tuesday evening, reportedly beat up chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ilorin branch, Mohammed Akande and another lawyer later at the premises of the school.

Oyo community residents bemoan month-long power outage

Some residents of Saki in Saki West Council Area of Oyo State, on Monday complained of the unending power failure in the area, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
3D-printed gun maker Cody Wilson

Wanted 3D-printed gun maker arrested in Taiwan

The controversial 3D-printed gun maker Cody Wilson has been arrested in Taiwan after authorities in Texas announced he was wanted on charges that he sexually assaulted a minor.

Oyo government shuts banks in Ibadan over tax default

The Oyo State Government yesterday shut down no fewer than 20 branches of 13 banks in Ibadan for failure to pay their annual environmental development levy.
Abiola Ajimobi

Oyo government seals 12 banks in Ibadan

Twelve banks in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, were sealed on Monday morning by the state’s Board of Internal Revenue for non-payment of Environmental Development Levy spanning over three years.
Owolabi Salis

2019: Poverty responsible for godfatherism – AD candidate

The governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy in Lagos State, Owolabi Salis, has linked godfatherism in politics to poverty.

Satguru Maharaji: Don’t demonise Governor Ajimobi, APC over Yinka Ayefele’s house demolition

Following the heated controversy and consequent condemnation of the Oyo State Government led by Governor Abiola Ajimobi over the early Sunday morning demolition of an Ibadan-based radio station, Fresh FM, own by Yinka Ayefele, the Leader of One Love Family, Satguru Maharaji, on Sunday, urged the people of the state not to demonise the governor and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the matter.
Yinka Ayefele Music House

SERAP condemns demolition of Yinka Ayefele’s Fresh FM

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has accused the Governor of Oyo State Senator Abiola Ajimobi of executive rascality and strongly condemned “the unlawful demolition of Fresh FM building owned by Yinka Ayefele, and the forced evictions of residents by the Oyo State government”, describing it as a “grave violation of fundamental human rights and contrary to international law.”
Yinka Ayefele

Yinka Ayefele’s Fresh FM continues broadcasting despite demolition

Yinka Ayefele’s radio station, Fresh FM, has continued to broadcast after the demolition visited on the building housing it.

Governor Okorocha calls for restructuring of Police Trust Fund

Governor Okorocha stated this when the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, paid him a courtesy visit at the Government House, Owerri, at the weekend.

Oyo government seals 14 gaming centres in Ibadan over tax default

About 14 gaming centre in Ibadan, capital of Oyo state were sealed off today for various offences that bothers on tax defaults.

PVC: INEC holds sensitization campaign in Oyo

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Oyo State on Saturday held a sensitisation campaign to create awareness on the need to collect the Permanent Voter Card (PVC).

Where is the Nigerian opposition?

Less than a year to the next general election in Nigeria, the biggest deficit in the political process leading to that moment is the absence of a robust, virile and effective opposition.

Ibadan DisCo warns against electricity hazard

The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) on Monday, advised the public to be wary of electricity hazards and shun habits that poses danger to their lives and property while using electrical appliances.

Police releases phone contacts of DPOs in Oyo

The Oyo State Police Command in its bid to ensure free flow of information between it and the people of the state has released telephone numbers of Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) in charge of Ibadan, Oyo, Ogbomoso and other towns in the state.

Gov. Ajimobi vows to sanction street traders

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has warned street traders who display and sell goods by the roadsides and under the bridges across the state to vacate or be sanctioned.

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Babatunde Fashola: APC did not promise to transform Nigeria in four years

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said though the All Progressives Congress (APC) government led by President Muhammadu Buhari promised to turn the fortunes of the country around and bring about change in different sectors, it never attached four-year time frame to totally transform the country.

INEC removes names of 1,931 dead persons from Kaduna voters’ register

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has detected and removed the names of 1,931 dead persons from the voters’ register in Kaduna State, ahead of the 2019 elections.

Shehu Sani: I represented Kaduna Central to the best of my ability

The Senator representing Kaduna Central in the red chamber, Senator Shehu Sani has said he has represented the Kaduna central to the best of his ability.
Southampton striker Michael Obafemi has made his international debut for Ireland, snubbing both Nigeria and England.

Micheal Obafemi snubs Super Eagles, debut for Ireland

Southampton striker Michael Obafemi has made his international debut for Ireland, snubbing both Nigeria and England.
Footage showing a recent Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria. | AFP | Getty Images

Boko Haram kills 53 in fresh attacks

Boko Haram jihadists have killed 53 soldiers and farmers in three days of attacks in northeastern Nigeria, security sources said Tuesday, in a new show of force ahead of February elections in the West African country.