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Minister: President Buhari’s re-election proves Nigerians support his policies

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajia Aisha Abubakar, says the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari was a proof of support for his administration’s policies by Nigerians.

Elections: Security cordon thrown on South West states as voting commences

A heavy security cordon was thrown on many of the South West states as voting and accreditation in the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections got underway in the zone.
Abiola Ajimobi

Abiola Ajimobi calls for state police

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called for the establishment of state police to curb crime in the country.

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.

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Kano elections: PDP insists Abba Yusuf won governorship poll, rejects result

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says its candidate, Abba K. Yusuf, is the rightful winner of the Kano state governorship election, stating that any declaration that does not reflect such cannot stand.

Yobe Desert Stars sack Ngozi Elechi over poor performance

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Kaduna residents urge Governor El-Rufai to give priority to jobs creation, girl-child education

Some residents of Rigasa area of Kaduna State have urged Gov Nasir El-rufai, to create more jobs and give priority to girl-child education in the state.

Bauchi elections: Court strikes out Governor Abubakar’s suit seeking to stop collation of governorship...

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has deferred its judgement in a suit challenging the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to continue with the collation of results in Bauchi State, after an initial suspension of the results.
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Gareth Southgate: Raheem Sterling has qualities to be England captain

Gareth Southgate believes star forward Raheem Sterling has the qualities to captain England in the future.