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A witness yesterday gave an account of how Osun State House of Assembly Speaker Timothy Owoeye was duped of N38 million by fraudsters.

How Osun speaker was duped of N38 million by fraudsters – witness

A witness yesterday gave an account of how Osun State House of Assembly Speaker Timothy Owoeye was duped of N38 million by fraudsters.

Don lauds efforts of Nigerian educational institutions in research

Prof. Lateef Sanni, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development), Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta(FUNAAB), says educational institutions in Nigeria have fared well in research.

Gani Adams: Time to end siege on Yorubaland

When Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State narrated how suspected kidnappers attacked his convoy on the Akure-Ibadan Expressway recently, it raised concerns of security in the region.

Medical officer advises youths to donate blood to reduce stress, heart diseases

Mr Awe Adegoke, a medical officer from the Department of Dermatology, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, Osun, has advised youths in particular and the general public to always donate blood to save lives.
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Eid-el-Fitr: Oba Ogunwusi tasks Muslims on national interest

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has advised Muslim faithful across the country to place the national interest above personal gains.
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Oba Ogunwusi to attend Yoruba Cultural Festival in Chicago

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has agreed to be the royal father during the maiden edition of the Yoruba Cultural Heritage Festival taking place in Chicago, United States of America, in September. The...

Governor Emmanuel re-appoints Emmanuel Ekuwem as SSG

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom on Thursday re-appointed Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG).

Afenifere asks President Buhari to end herdsmen killings in South West

Pan-Yoruba socio cultural organisation, Afenifere, has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari to end all forms of extra-judicial killings, especially the ones perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen in the South West geopolitical zone.
The imperial palace of the king of the ancient Yoruba city, ile-ife, Osun State.

144 UNILAG students visit Ile-Ife tourist sites

No fewer than 144 students from the Department of Sociology and Social Work from the University of Lagos (Unilag) , on Saturday had a tour of tourism sites in Ile-Ife, Osun.
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Two FRSC officials kidnapped in Osun

Two officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) have been kidnapped.

Group: Governors must back OPC to check South-West herdsmen’s excesses

The leader of the New Era group of the Oodua People’s Congress, Rasak Arogundade, has said the group cannot stop the activities of killer herdsmen and kidnappers among them in the South-West without the backing of the governors and leaders in the region.

I will not quit prostitution, its lucrative – sex worker

A popular night club in Abuja, Caramelo, was raided by officials of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) and 34 female nude dancers were arrested few weeks ago.

Omu-Aran community warns against attempt to distort its history

The People of Omu-Aran in Irepodun Loca Government Area of Kwara have warned against any attempt to distort its traditional history by any person or group of people.

Abducted OAU don professor N5 million ransom for freedom

An Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Prof. Olayinka Adegbehingbe, who was kidnapped on Sunday, said N5.045 million was paid to secure his release.

N5.045 million paid to secure my release – OAU lecturer

Prof. Olayinka Adegbehingbe, an orthopedic surgeon at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, who was kidnapped on Sunday, said that N5.045 million was paid to secure his release.

Kidnapped Obafemi Awolowo university lecturer regains freedom

Twenty-four hours after he was kidnapped, a professor at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Olayinka Adegbehingbe, has been freed.
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Gunmen kidnap Obafemi Awolowo university lecturer

Adegbehingbe is a professor at the College of Health Sciences, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife.

Pregnant woman allegedly defrauds microfinance bank of N5 million

A pregnant woman, Yemisi Adekoya, on Thursday appeared in an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun for allegedly defrauding ASIEA Microfinance Bank of N5 million.

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UN calls for ‘independent’ probe into death of Egypt’s Mohammed Morsi

The UN human rights office called Tuesday for an "independent inquiry" into former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi's death while in state custody.

Gunmen burn 21 houses in Kaduna community

Gunmen on Monday attacked Kikuba village ‎in Chawai District of Kauru Local Government Area of Kaduna state and set ablaze twenty-one houses in the area.

Man dies as parachute fails during US military exercise

A Canadian man has died after his parachute failed to open when he jumped out of a plane during a military exercise led by US forces in Bulgaria, local media reported on Tuesday.
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President Buhari signs polytechnic amendment bill, one other into law

President Muhammmadu Buhari has signed the Polytechnic Amendments Bill and the National Institute for Security Bill.
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Adamawa confirms cholera outbreak in 3 local councils

Adamawa Government on Tuesday confirmed the outbreak of cholera in three local government areas of the state with one death from the 76 cases recorded.