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Federal government to reintroduce toll gates

The Federal Government is concluding plans to reintroduce toll plazas on roads in the country.
Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has commended Mrs. Kafayat Oyetola, wife of Osun State governor for her patriotic and magnanimous gesture in rescuing a Nigerian man who was stranded in Trinidad and Tobago.

Diaspora commission chief hails Osun first lady for rescuing stranded Nigerian national in Trinidad...

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has commended Mrs. Kafayat Oyetola, wife of Osun State governor for her patriotic and magnanimous gesture in rescuing a Nigerian man who was stranded in Trinidad and Tobago.
In spite of the efforts of intervention bodies such as the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), many federal roads across the country remain in deplorable condition, a survey by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has indicated.

Many federal roads in deplorable condition – survey

In spite of the efforts of intervention bodies such as the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), many federal roads across the country remain in deplorable condition, a survey has indicated.
A don, Prof. Leke Oduwaye, on Monday urged Lagos State Government to prosecute owners of buildings blocking drainage right-of -way to guard against flooding.

Flood sacks residents in Osun

Heavy rain, Tuesday, wreaked havoc on some residents of Ipetu Ile-Ibokun in Obokun Local Government Area of Osun State after heavy floods destroyed property worth millions of naira and also sacked the people from their homes.
Ayobami Adebayo

Nigerian writer Ayobami Adebayo wins 9mobile prize

Nigerian writer, Ayobami Adebayo, has emerged winner of 2018 edition of 9mobile Prize for Literature, the most prestigious literature prize for first time fiction writers of African origin. She received a prize of £15,000 and a Montblanc Meisterstück pen among others.

Alaafin petitions President Buhari over insecurity in South West

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the negative effect of insecurity in Nigeria, especially in the South West, warning that the pre-colonial military structures of the Yoruba have not been totally collapsed.
Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi

Oba Ogunwusi empowers 1,000 fashion designers

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on Saturday empowered no fewer than 1,000 fashion designers and charged them to be hardworking in their chosen career.

Two FRSC officials regain freedom from kidnappers

Two officers of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), who were kidnapped on Sunday by unknown gunmen, have regained their freedom.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola reopens shut tertiary institutions

According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Adeniyi Adesina, the decision to reopen the institutions was taken after due consultations with stakeholders, which included heads of the affected institutions, parents and the leadership of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC).
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun government shuts three tertiary institutions over violent protest

The Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has ordered the closure of three tertiary institutions in the state following a protest which turned violent in Ilesa.

Man bags four months jail term over $100 online scam

For defrauding an American citizen the sum of $100, an Osun State High Court, sitting in Osogbo has sentenced one Adeniyi Ebenezer (aka Mary Oliver) to four months imprisonment.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola seeks private sector partnership on road infrastructure

Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has urged the public sector to continue to join hands with the government in the provision of road infrastructure.

PDP candidate wins Osun East senatorial seat

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adenigba Fadahunsi, has emerged as the winner of Osun East senatorial seat.

Police arraign security guard for allegedly stealing 46 bags of rice

Police on Monday, had arraigned a 46-year-old security guard, Isiaka Gbadamosi, in an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing 46 bags of rice, vegetable oil, seasoning and salt.

Human trafficker bags 4 years imprisonment

A Federal High Court in Osun on Tuesday, sentenced a 29-year-old woman, Sekinat Owolabi, to four years imprisonment for human trafficking.

Court remands man for allegedly stealing woman’s underwear

A 23-year-old man, Opeyemi Adeleke, was on Tuesday ordered to be remanded in Ilesa Prison by an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a woman’s underwear (pant).
Gboyega Oyetola

Gboyega Oyetola: I’ll bring back defectors from APC

Ahead of the 2019 general election, Isiaka Gboyega Oyetola, Osun State governor, has promised to work towards bringing back into the fold all those that defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) before the September 22, 2018 governorship election.

Court begins hearing on Muhammadu Buhari’s impeachment suit today

The Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State capital will today (Monday) begin hearing of the impeachment suit filed against President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Tottenham re-sign Michel Vorm to cover Hugo Lloris absence

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Igbo leaders meet President Buhari on Thursday

South East Governors Forum have resolved to meet with President Muhammad Buhari on Thursday over the welfare of Ndigbo.
Sports Minister Sunday Dare (middle) at the National Stadium Lagos

Tokyo Olympics: Athletes to be camped for five months – minister

Ahead of the preparations toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Monday assured athletes that he would ensure a minimum of five months camping.
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Oyo government imposes fees on transfer from private to public schools

Oyo State Government has imposed fees on the transfer of students from private to government owned schools, pointing out that the costs were meant to offset administration procedures.

NIMMME: How Nigeria can generate $292 billion with Iron Ore, lead reserves

The Nigerian Institution of Metallurgical Mining and Materials Engineers (NIMMME) has said with available reserves of Iron Ore and lead, asides other resources, the nation can generate $292 billion.