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We’re ready to defend our mandates – Oyo council chairmen

Chairmen, Vice-Chairmen and Councillors in all the 33 Local Government Areas (LGAs) and 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in Oyo State, who were recently sacked by Governor Seyi Makinde of the state on Thursday, vowed to defend their mandate said to be given to them by the people in their respective areas, through all legal means.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arrests ‘fraud kingpin’, 26 others in Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a suspected fraud kingpin and 26 other suspects in a hotel in Lagos.
The state government, through the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development had recently given a three-day ultimatum to motorists and traders using the Ojoo Interchange for commercial activities to relocate to the permanent space.

Oyo government begins evacuation of illegal motor parks

In its bid to actualize its commitment to free flow traffic and reduce accidents at the Ojoo Interchange in Ibadan, the Oyo State Government has begun evacuation of traders and motorists at the interchange to the provided space at Abatakan Motor Park, behind Total filling station, Ojoo, under Akinyele Local government.
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Winner of Nigeria Stock Exchange essay competition emerges

A student of Grandmates Schools in Isolo, Lagos, Adesewa Adeniyi, has won the first prize at the Nigerian Stock Exchange 2019 Essay Competition for Senior Secondary School students.
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Oyo governor appoints Kano indigene as aide

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has appointed Alhaji Ahmed Murtala, an indigene of Kano State, as his Special Assistant on Community Relations I.
Aruna Quadri‘s unbeaten run at the ITTF World Tour tagged Bulgaria Open came to a glorious end yesterday as the Nigeria Open champion fell to China’s Zhao Zihao 4-1 in the men’s singles semifinal.

ITTF: Aruna Quadri finishes 2019 as Africa’s best

Nigeria’s Table Tennis star Aruna Quadri has ended the year 2019 as Africa’s best ranked player above Egyptian Omar Assar.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday, met with the stakeholders in Yenagoa ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.

IGP warns police officers on bad conduct

The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Muhammed Adamu on Tuesday sent a strong warning to some erring police officers across the country to desist from bad conduct that can tarnish the image of the Police Force, saying they were employed by the federal government to protect citizens and not to oppress them.
The free train ride between Lagos and Ibadan on the new standard gauge train commenced on Monday, but in two days only six passengers boarded the train in two separate trips.

Lagos-Ibadan railway: Federal government to deploy 350 wagons, 36 coaches

The Federal Government will deploy 350 wagons and 36 coaches on the Lagos-Ibadan rail line and will increase the frequency of free train rides on the route from December 21, 2019.

Minister: Federal government to prioritise 80 out of 524 ongoing road projects

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said 80 out of 524 ongoing road and bridge projects across the nation will be prioritised.

Former Kwara councillor arrested for car theft

A former councillor in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State, Samuel Adeojo, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for car theft.
The free train ride between Lagos and Ibadan on the new standard gauge train commenced on Monday, but in two days only six passengers boarded the train in two separate trips.

Only six persons board Iju-Ibadan free train in two days

The free train ride between Lagos and Ibadan on the new standard gauge train commenced on Monday, but in two days only six passengers boarded the train in two separate trips.
The Chairman of the Delta State Athletics Association, Evangelist Solomon Ogba has resigned from the present board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN).

AFN board members reject Solomon Ogba’s resignation

Board members of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele and Dare Esan, have rejected the resignation of former AFN President, Solomon Ogba, while calling for the probe of the $150,000 World Athletics grant given to the federation for the hosting of the 2018 African Athletics Championships (CAA) in Delta.
There was a mild drama today at the Trenchard Hall of the University of Ibadan, UI, venue of the enrollment of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, IPPIS for the staff of the Premier University.

Drama as UI non-academic staff enrols in IPPIS

There was a mild drama today at the Trenchard Hall of the University of Ibadan, UI, venue of the enrollment of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, IPPIS for the staff of the Premier University.

Minister: I have no regret siting the transport university in Daura

The Minister for Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said on Monday he had no regrets siting the Transportation University in Daura, Katsina.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

FRSC cautions Lagos-Ibadan expressway road users on speed limits

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has cautioned Lagos-Ibadan Expressway road users to ensure they do not exceed specified speed limits on the expressway.
Kara bridge on Lagos-Ibadan expressway about to be open to the public on December 1, 2019.

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Kara Bridge opens to traffic

The Federal Government on Sunday opened the Kara Bridge section of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to traffic, after completing repair works on a 600-metre stretch.

Oyo government kicks against environmental saboteurs in Ibadan

The Oyo State Government has said it has the mandate to enforce the Environmental sanitation laws, stressing that it would henceforth wield the big stick of the law against saboteurs of Environmental exercises in the State.
Kara bridge on Lagos-Ibadan expressway about to be open to the public on December 1, 2019.

Federal government opens Kara bridge to traffic

The Federal Government on Sunday opened the Kara Bridge section of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to traffic, after completing repair works on a 600-metre stretch.

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