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Oluwo mocks Osun monarchs over suspension

The Oluwo of Iwo, Abdulrosheed Akanbi, has mocked the Osun State Council of Traditional Rulers over his suspension.
A criminal case instituted by the Oyo State Government against Mr Kamil Akinlabi, a former member of the House of Representatives and Chairman, Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency (OYSROMA) has been discontinued and withdrawn by the state.

Oyo withdraws criminal case against ex-federal lawmaker

A criminal case instituted by the Oyo State Government against Mr Kamil Akinlabi, a former member of the House of Representatives and Chairman, Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency (OYSROMA) has been discontinued and withdrawn by the state.

Amotekun: Gani Adams tasks Southwest monarchs, state assemblies to pass operational laws

The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, Sunday, called on traditional rulers in the South-West of Nigeria, to throw their weight behind the Western Nigerian Security Network, known as “Operation Amotekun”, to see the light of the day.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has broken his silence over the heated reactions generated by his statement over the Mayegun title he conferred on the fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, stating that the context through which he made the statement should be understood.

Alaafin: Kings who indulge in clubbing, drinking do not deserve respect

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has said that Yoruba kings and chiefs who indulge in clubbing, smoking, drinking and other untoward behaviour are not worthy of honour and any respect.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has broken his silence over the heated reactions generated by his statement over the Mayegun title he conferred on the fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, stating that the context through which he made the statement should be understood.

Alaafin clears the air on Mayegun title for KWAM 1

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has broken his silence over the heated reactions generated by his statement over the Mayegun title he conferred on the fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, stating that the context through which he made the statement should be understood.
Coming under the umbrella of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN), Operation Amotekun is an initiative of the six governors in the southwest zone 5

Oba Olusola Alao: No going back on Amotekun security outfit

The vice-chairman of the Oyo State Council of Obas and Chiefs, the Olugbon of Orile Igbon, Oba Francis Olusola Alao, has warned that there should be no going back on the Amotekun initiative security outfit also known as Western Nigeria Security Network planned by the southwest governors.
Professor Raphael Afonja

Fire incidents: Oyo government to buy 10 fire-fighting trucks

The Government of Oyo State said on Sunday that it was set to acquire 10 modern fire-fighting equipment through a competitive bidding process.

Gani Adams: Akesan fire incident disastrous

Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, on Sunday consoled the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, over the early morning inferno that razed the Akesan market in Oyo, describing the incidence which occasioned “unprecedented” loss as disastrous.

Oyo monarch speaks on hate speech bill, insecurity

The Alaafin of Oyo, Lamidi Adeyemi, on Thursday criticised the National Assembly over the re-introduction of the anti-hate speech bill by the Senate.
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Violence trails Crescent University convocation, as angry parents attack journalist

The 11th Convocation ceremony of the Crescent University, Abeokuta, turned violent as angry parents beat up a female journalist attached to the Press Crew of Ogun State Deputy Governor, Naimot Oyedele-Salako.
The sign greeting visitors at the entrance of Igbo-Ora in southwest Nigeria welcomes people to a place unlike anywhere on the planet- TWINS CAPITAL OF THE WORLD.

Nigeria town celebrates claim as ‘twins capital’ of world

The sign greeting visitors at the entrance of Igbo-Ora in southwest Nigeria welcomes people to a place unlike anywhere on the planet: "TWINS CAPITAL OF THE WORLD".
The organisers of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has announced recently evicted Big Brother Naija contestant, Khafi Kareem, as season host for the 14th edition of the event scheduled to hold in c.

Khafi announced as co-host of the Future Awards Africa

The organisers of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has announced recently evicted Big Brother Naija contestant, Khafi Kareem, as season host for the 14th edition of the event scheduled to hold in c.
Luqman Oyebisi Ilaka

Court acquits Oyo governor’s chief of staff of murder charge

Justice K. B. Olawoyin of the Oyo State High Court on Monday discharged and acquitted Bisi Ilaka, the Chief of Staff to Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, of murder charge brought against him by the state government in 2018.

Alaafin begs Aliko Dangote to extend employment generation drive to Oyo kingdom

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has appealed to the President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, to set up viable companies in Oyo kingdom, as he is doing across the country.
Ibrahim Magu

Alaafin: Why eight National Assembly frustrated Ibrahim Magu’s appointment

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III has attributed the failure of the last National Assembly to confirm the appointment of Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as a way of hiding the ‘skeleton in their cupboard’.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde: Alaafin’s advice gave us electoral victory

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde on Tuesday said one of the secrets of his electoral success at the 2019 governorship election was the advice offered him by the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, during his campaign four years earlier.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde: Alaafin’s advise gave us electoral victory

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday said one of the secrets of his electoral success at the 2019 governorship election was the advice offered him by the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, during his campaign four years earlier.
The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has called for death penalty for kidnappers in the state to help put an end to kidnapping.

Insecurity: Oluwo calls for caution, advises against self-help

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRasheed Akanbi has cautioned the Yoruba against calls for war in face of the current insecurity in the Southwest, saying the lesson he had learnt during the protracted Liberian War is still fresh in his memory.

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The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian soldier kills four colleagues, self in Borno

A corporal of the Nigerian Army attached to Operation Lafiya Dole has opened fire on his colleagues, killing four personnel and injuring two others.
Mauricio Pochettino has calmed fears that Tottenham ace Dele Alli will not be fit enough for the Champions League final, after the midfielder was subbed at half-time during Sunday’s 2-2 draw against Everton.

Dele Alli charged by FA over coronavirus Snapchat video

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been charged by the Football Association after posting a video on social media mocking the coronavirus outbreak.
Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.

Celestine Babayaro faults Joseph Yobo’s Super Eagles appointment

Celestine Babayaro has shared his thoughts on the appointment of Joseph Yobo as Nigeria’s senior national team assistant coach.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

Senate president to lead delegation to burial of deceased Plateau lawmaker

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, will lead a delegation of Senators to the funeral service of Late Senator Longjan Ignatius Dantong slated for March 2, 2020, in Plateau State.
Kabiru Baleria

Enyimba pay tribute to late Kano Pillars coach

Baleria passed on Tuesday and has since been buried in Kano. The club chairman, Surajo Shuaibu, declared a three-day mourning after a contingent from the club paid a condolence visit to the grieving family.