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NYSC chief urges corps members to remain non-partisan in 2019 elections

Suleiman Kazaure, Director General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has admonished corps members that would take part in the 2019 general election to display high sense of integrity.

2019: NYSC DG urges corps members to remain non-partisan

Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, Director General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has admonished corps members that would take part in the 2019 general election to display high sense of integrity.

Arabic Institute to establish university in Ibadan

An institute known as Arabic Institute of Nigeria, has announced the acquisition of 50 acres of land for the establishment of a university in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

Knocks, protests greet increase in LAUTECH’s tuition fees

Some residents of Iseyin council area of Oyo State have criticised governments of Oyo and Osun over the increment in the tuition fees of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology.

Oyo government to deworm children in 13 local councils

The Oyo State Ministry of Health, on Monday, declared its intention to deworm children between age of 5 to 14 years in 13 local government areas of the state where cases of neglected tropical diseases are predominantly endemic.
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Oyo APC, Seyi Makinde bicker over Abiola Ajimobi’s governance

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State, Mr Seyi Makinde, has tasked Governor Abiola Ajimobi to fully compensate some residents of the state whose houses and shops were demolished during his second term before he leaves office.
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NiMet: Thunderstorms, rains, cloudy weather to prevail on Thursday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted of thunderstorm and rain activities with cloudy weather conditions cover most parts of the country on Thursday.

Court dissolves marriage over religious difference

A Grade “C” Customary Court, sitting in Iseyin, Oyo State on Thursday dissolved a four-year-old marriage between Remi Atanda and Muri Atanda over religious difference.

Court in rowdy session over paternity of 10 months old twins

An Iseyin Grade “C” Customary Court on Wednesday had a rowdy session over the rightful owner of 10 months old twins of a 30-year-old trader, Kehinde.
Aides and supporters of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar watched in disbelief as the Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant wept at his campaign office on Friday in Abuja.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: Why Nigeria cannot ignore restructuring

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has stressed the need for Nigeria to be restructured if it must take its rightful place in the comity of nations.

My husband abandoned me since I became pregnant – Woman tells court

A middle-aged pregnant woman, Taliatu Alli, on Monday in Iseyin, Oyo State, approached the court seeking the dissolution of her two-years marriage over abandonment.

Alaafin endorses Shina Peller for House of Reps

The Alaafin of Oyo, Lamidi Adeyemi, has endorsed Chairman of Aquilla Group, Shina Peller, who is running for the House of Representatives seat of the Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa Federal Constituency.
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NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains for Monday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted increased thunderstorms across the country with cloudy conditions expected to prevail over the northern region for Monday.

Governor Ajimobi urges corps members to refrain from local politics

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has enjoined the 2,360 corps members deployed to the state by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to refrain from engaging in local politics as the race to the 2019 general elections gathers momentum.

Why we joined ADC in Oyo – defectors

Some political leaders in Oke-Ogun area of Oyo State have hinged their defection to the African Democratic Congress from the All Progressives Congress and Peoples Democratic Congress on their desire to liberate the region from neglect by successive administrations.

General Kazaure: NYSC to prioritise corps members’ welfare

Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, on Thursday pledged to give priority to the welfare of corps members.

We were forced to defect to ADC – Oyo lawmaker

Rep. Abiodun Olasupo (ADC-Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa) says members of his Unity Forum in the Oyo State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) were forced to defect to the African Democratic Congress (ADC).

5,728 households to enjoy cash transfer scheme in Oyo

No fewer than 5,728 households are to benefit in the third phase of the Federal Government National Cash Transfer Programme in Oyo State.

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