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Osun State Government has warned people conducting themselves and their businesses in manners that contravene the new set of COVID-19 management guidelines in the state.
In its desperate move to manage the second wave of the coronavirus infection, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has ordered all Commissioners and Special Advisers in the state to take compulsory COVID-19 test to ascertain their status.
Stakeholders in the education sector have commended the Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola, for revamping the state’s education sector through the review of the former education policies of the State, describing his intervention as one that has revolutionised the sector.
In a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs Funke Egbemode, on Wednesday, the governor was quoted as saying that “citizens can now go about their business and other transactions beyond 8:00 pm without any hindrance or restrictions with effect from Wednesday, November 11.”
Osun State Government has warned primary and Secondary Schools not to sell or distribute uniforms to students in their domain as the reversal to old uniforms is set to take effect from the 2020/2021 academic session.
Nigerian security forces are struggling to contain increasing cases of looting on government-run warehouses across the country, in the latest incident of unrest following widespread, youth-led protests against police brutality.
The Ekiti State government says some of the food items looted from government facilities are not fit for consumption and should not be mistaken for Covid-19 palliatives.
The Osun State governor, Gboyega Oyetola, is shocked by the death of a young man who was killed in a road crash on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.
“Pa Fasanmi was an icon who left indelible footprints in the sands of time. Baba Fasanmi was a leader who demonstrated his love for our great country in many laudable ways, but more heart-warming was how he showed optimal concern for the welfare of the poor and underprivileged, and how he held leaders accountable on their promises of good governance.”
Osun State Government on Wednesday said it would not hesitate to prosecute private schools owners intending to take advantage of the partial reopening of schools to commence normal schooling activities.
Osun State has been ranked, as one of the States with the lowest poverty and inequality index in the country, according to the latest report from the Nigerian Living Standard Survey.
The State government of Osun has said that the planned deportation of some illegal miners from Zamfara, who sneaked into the State, was a precautionary measure to contain community transmission of the dreadful Coronavirus ravaging the Country and the world at large.
Osun State Government on Thursday urged residents to remain calm, saying new set of Ivory Coast returnees tested negative for coronavirus before they were allowed to rejoin their families.
The Osun State Government has denied that six positive patients escaped from its isolation centre for Coronavirus Disease in Ejigbo.
The Osun State Government on Monday announced the abolition of same school uniform policy for students in public schools in the state which was introduced by immediate past administration of Gov. Rauf Aregbesola.
The Osun State Government has described as unfortunate and avoidable, the face-off between the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi and the Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa town, Oba Dhikrulahi Akinropo, during a peace meeting at the office of the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of zone 11, Bashir Makama, last Friday.
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A political activist, Comrade Timi Frank, has called on the new executive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, to make the positive overhaul and transformation of the agency his cardinal goals.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Abia State chapter, has said that it won’t be moved by the threat of the opposition in the state to take over power in 2023, saying that the opposition is not on ground in the state but only making noise.
Kabiru Mohammed, the driver of Adamawa United FC, who was kidnapped along Benin-Lagos highway, has been released by his abductors.
Apprehension over the fate of 42 students and staff of Government Science College, Kagara in Niger State has continued to rise. Hopes of an early release of the victims dim as the abductors have continued to talk tough and threatened to starve them to death if ransome is not paid on time.
Médecins Sans Frontieres MSF teams are providing healthcare services to residents living in the remote areas of Borno State in spite of the insecurity in the region.
Prosecutors in Malta charged two men on Wednesday with supplying the bomb used to kill journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
The expulsion of Tom Bowker by the Mozambican government is an unashamed attempt to silence the media and restrict the right to freedom of expression in that country, said the Southern African Editors Forum (SAEF).
An oil and gas E&P company with a focus on Nigeria and West Africa, Lekoil, yesterday maintained that a letter written by Optimum Petroleum Development Company, operator of the Oil Prospecting Licence (OPL) 310, proposing to terminate the Cost and Revenue Sharing Agreement (CRSA) executed for the facility, remains invalid.
The Royal Malaysian Police on Thursday said that they questioned the founder of Sugar book.
The federal government has said Nigeria would establish a Jute industry to meet international best practices for the export of cocoa and sundry agricultural produce.