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30 die in New Year accident in Ibadan

About 15 minutes to the new year, 30 lives were reportedly lost in a road accident on Monday night near Bola Ige International market along new Ife-Ibadan expressway, Gbagi, Ibadan, Oyo state capital.
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2019: APC postpones Oyo senatorial primaries

The Oyo State chapter of the ruling All Progressive Party (APC) Senatorial primaries for the three districts in the state on Tuesday suffered a setback due to logistics problems that affected the conduct of the elections in the designated centres across the state.

Oyo guber: Seyi Makinde attacks Bola Tinubu over alleged interference

The candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Oyo State 2019 governorship election, Seyi Makinde, has accused the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu of ‘unnecessary interference’ in the politics of the state.
Adebayo Adelabu is the only aspirant left at the governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo state.

Oyo guber: Adebayo Adelabu wins APC primary

The All Progressives Congress in Oyo State on Sunday held its governorship congress at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Ibadan, with former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Adebayo Adelabu, emerging the party’s governorship candidate after other contestants stepped down for him.

In Pictures: Yorubas call for restructuring

Yorubas of South West, Nigeria, on Thursday September 7 gathered in their thousands at Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasigba, Ibadan for a Yoruba Summit tagged, “Restructuring: The Yoruba Agenda 2017”, organized by Yoruba Summit Committee.

Ohanaeze, Niger Delta leaders back demand for regional govt

The umbrella body for the Igbo, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and leaders of the Niger Delta joined leaders of the South-West in Ibadan on Thursday, where they demanded a return to regional government in Nigeria.

Military’s unitary constitution created problems for Nigeria – Yoruba leaders

A group of Yoruba elders on Sunday blamed the socio-economic woes of the country on the 1966 military intervention, particularly the introduction of the unitary constitution in place of the 1963 Constitution.

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5 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday distributed sensitive materials to all 16 local government areas in Ekiti state ahead of the governorship election.

INEC distributes sensitive materials in Benue

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has distributed sensitive materials across the 23 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Benue in readiness for Saturday’s poll.

Elections: SARS allegedly arrest scores in Kogi communities

Less than twenty four hours to the commencement of the presidential and National Assembly elections, scores of people have been reportedly arrested from across Kogi State, by operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), Lokoja.
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AEK Athens handed suspended European competition ban

AEK Athens have been hit with a one-season ban from European competition after fan violence in a Champions League game against Ajax, but UEFA has suspended the punishment for two years.
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NBS: N298 billion generated from VAT in Q4 2018

The National Bureau of Statistics said Nigeria generated N298.01 billion from Value Added Tax in the fourth quarter, 2018.
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Elections: Security agencies urged to treat voters with utmost civility

The Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA), an accredited election observer group, has appealed to security agents deployed for the rescheduled general election to act according to the electoral act, exhibit neutrality and professionalism.