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Two killed at Osun illegal mining site

At least two persons were killed on Thursday night at an illegal mining site in Aruwa village, Atakumosa Local Government Area of Osun State.

Tension in Ile-Ife as security operatives avert potential tribal clash

There is palpable tension at Sabo area of Ile-Ife, Osun State as Yoruba and Hausa traders on the brink of launching an attack against each other.

Tension in Sabo Ife over alleged killing at mining site

Palpable tension Friday morning permeated Sabo area of Ile Ife, Osun State, following the alleged killing of two men at a mining site located in Aruwa Village.

20 burnt to death on Ife-Ibadan expressway

The accident which occurred at 3.30pm in Ikire, headquarters of Irewole Local Government Area of Osun State caused traffic congestion on the busy road, making drivers to ply other routes.
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Body of Benchers names Senator Bamidele as member

The Body of Benchers in Nigeria has named a member of the National Assembly, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, as its member.
A former General Officer Commanding Training and Doctrine Command, Minna, Maj-Gen Ishola Williams, (retd.), and a Professor of Criminology and Sociology of Law, Prof. Etanibi Alemika, on Thursday called for a radical overhaul of Nigeria’s security system in order to match the growing dimensions of criminality in the country.

Stakeholders urge federal government to overhaul Nigeria’s security system

A former General Officer Commanding Training and Doctrine Command, Minna, Maj-Gen Ishola Williams, (retd.), and a Professor of Criminology and Sociology of Law, Prof. Etanibi Alemika, on Thursday called for a radical overhaul of Nigeria’s security system in order to match the growing dimensions of criminality in the country.

Organisation assures OAU of 100% funding to commence degree programme in agricultural extension services

Sasakawa Global 2000 (SG 2000), has assured Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, 100 percent funding to enable the institute commence to commence degree programme in agricultural extension services this year.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Banker jailed one year for fraud

A Divisional High Court in Osogbo, on Tuesday jailed a 51-year-old banker, Yetunde Adewunmi, for conspiracy and fraud.

Cardiologist urges government not to approve schools without playfield

A Professor of Cardiology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Prof Michael Balogun, has called on the government not to give approval to primary and secondary schools that do not have sporting field in their premises.
Prof. Charles Ayo, a former Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Ota, has identified indiscipline and lack of fear of God as major factors contributing to the incessant cases of `sex for marks’ in the nation’s tertiary institutions.

Former Covenant vice-chancellor harps on discipline, fear of God to address sex scandal in...

Prof. Charles Ayo, a former Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Ota, has identified indiscipline and lack of fear of God as major factors contributing to the incessant cases of `sex for marks’ in the nation’s tertiary institutions.

Man died after allegedly beating wife to death

A-60-year-old, Rafiu Irawo, who was alleged of beating his wife to death over allegation of infidelity, died few minutes after he was arrested.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari urges Nigerians to explore cultural diversity for national development

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians to continue to explore the rich cultural diversity and tradition of their various communities to attract socio-economic development to the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari charges Nigerians on culture identification

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged Nigerians to promote and preserve their cultural heritage, saying that the culture of the people is the identity which gives them due recognition.

Obafemi Awolowo university mulls own airport to support aeronautic studies

The vice chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, has disclosed plans by the university to build its own airport within the campus to support its aeronautic programme.
The Court of appeal sitting in Abuja has set aside the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal’s judgment which nullified Governor Gboyega Oyetola’s victory in the Osun governorship election.

Osun governor hails federal government’s diversification policy

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has described the diversification policy of the Federal Government as one that is appropriate and on the right course.
The Court of appeal sitting in Abuja has set aside the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal’s judgment which nullified Governor Gboyega Oyetola’s victory in the Osun governorship election.

Osun government begins inauguration of 100 PHCs

Osun State government has disclosed that it would begin the inauguration of the revitalised 100 Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) across the state.
EFCC Ibadan Zonal Office, Mr Friday Ebelo presenting Sovenir to OAU VC Professor Eyitayo Ogunbodede

OAU commends EFCC for adopting crime preventive strategy

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s, EFCC, engagement of strategic stakeholders in the fight against corruption, describing it as portending great hope for the country.
Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi

Ooni optimistic on Nigerian-French relations

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, expressed optimism that the existing and cordial relationship existing between Nigeria and French, culturally, economically and socially would be sustained and enhanced.

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Police recruitment: Court adjourns for PSC to respond to AGF’s application

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned till November 20 for the Police Service Commission to respond to the Attorney-General of the Federation’s counter-affidavit in a suit to stop the recruitment of 10, 000 police officers.
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Evo Morales, who resigned as Bolivia’s president Sunday after losing the support of the army and police, has said there is now a warrant for his arrest.

Evo Morales’s topsy-turvy flight into exile

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The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was wrong to have excluded candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mrs Natasha Akpoti, in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

Kogi guber: APC accuses SDP candidate of faking attack on her

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has accused the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Natasha Akpoti, of faking the reported attack on her on Tuesday in Lokoja.