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Oyo government begins tax collection with mobile apps, ATM cards

Oyo state government on Tuesday September 10, 2019 has declared that it has concluded plans to begin the collection of informal sector tax with the use of mobile apps adding that the annual collection of tax, particularly from traders, markets operators and artisans takes immediate effect.

Preacher beaten for stealing phones in Ibadan

A self-acclaimed evangelist, Mr Akinjide Durojaiye, was on Thursday beaten to a pulp for allegedly stealing two new Tecno mobile phones from a shop within the Femi Johnson Building in the Dugbe area of Ibadan, Oyo State.

LAUTECH student, 15 others arrested for alleged robbery, cultism

The Police in Oyo State on Thursday said it had arrested 16 suspects, including an accounting student of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, over alleged armed robbery, cultism and conspiracy.

My wife frequently beats me – man tells court

Oluwatosin Bakare, an Ibadan-based businessman, on Wednesday told an Ile-Tuntun Customary Court sitting in Mapo, Ibadan, to dissolve his seven-year-old union to his wife, Enitan, because she frequently beats him.
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Election: Sensitive electoral material for Kano found in Oyo

The form, which is one of the sensitive election materials, is the result sheet for a particular ward within a state.

Hampers, decoration makers cry out over low patronage

The Christmas and New Year celebration is fast approaching but traders in hampers and decoration items in Oyo State are lamenting over low patronage.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has lost out in his bid to be granted bail by the federal high court in Lagos.

EFCC opens trial of Ayodele Fayose over alleged N6.9 billion fraud

The prosecution on Monday opened its case before a Federal High Court Lagos in the criminal trial of immediate past Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, charged with N6.9 billion fraud.
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Oyo government seals Adebayo Alao-Akala’s property in Ibadan

The Oyo State Board of Internal Revenue on Thursday sealed a property belonging to former Governor Adebayo Alao-Akala of the state, over alleged non-compliance with tax payment.

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.
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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.

Family seeks justice over student killed by civil defense in Ibadan

It was gathered that the late Kofoworola who wrote her last WAEC papers three days before her death, had earlier complained of headache at about 12noon on the fateful Saturday.

EFCC: How ex-minister Jumoke Akinjide, others received N650m slush funds

A Federal High Court in Lagos was yesterday told how former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Jumoke Akinjide, and two others collected N650 million each from the slush funds warehoused at the Ibadan, Oyo State branch of a new generation bank by former Minister of Petroleum, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.

EFCC: Diezani Alison-Madueke collected N23bn from three oil marketers ahead of 2015 election

The Federal High Court in Lagos Friday heard that a former Minister of Petroleum Resources Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, allegedly collected N23billion ($115.01million) from three oil marketers ahead of the 2015 general election.

Former FCT minister’s plea bargain talks break down – EFCC

The out-of-court settlement between the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and a former minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, has broken down, the commission told a federal judge Thursday.

Police arrest four suspects over cultists clash in Osogbo

The Osun State Police Public Relation Officer, SP Folasade Odoro, said four suspects have been arrested over the cultists clash in Osogbo that left two persons dead at Old Garage area Orisumbare market on Saturday.

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Ghana legend Kwasi Owusu passes on

Owusu is believed to be Ghana's second-most prolific scorer with 36 goals for the national team, behind only Asamoah Gyan, who has 51 strikes to his name.
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Lautaro Martinez would only leave Inter for Barcelona

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Karim Benzema spared Real Madrid's blushes with a match-winning brace in Saturday's 2-1 victory over Eibar at the Santiago Bernabeu.

France: Karim Benzema hits Oliver Giroud

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