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Oyo PDP debunks claims of ‘factionalisation’

The ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State has debunked the news making rounds that the state party has fictionalised.
The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.

Oyo governor promises to resuscitate moribund industries

The Oyo State Governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, says his administration will continue to resuscitate moribund industries in the state and create value for the people from such assets.
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Oyo APC, governor bicker over fresh killings

The All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party in Oyo State have differed on the fresh attack in Igangan, one of the towns in Ibarapaland, as scores of people were reported dead, following the invasion of the town by some suspected Fulani hardsmen, numbering 50 on Saturday night.
The Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Ngozi Onadeko, has debunked the insinuation that the invasion of a cow settlement at Alafara community Ologuneru area of Ibadan and fired some cows has nothing to do with Fulani-Yoruba clash.

Police confirm 11 people killed in Oyo

The police in Oyo State have confirmed the death of 11 people in an attack on Igangan community in Ibarapa area of the state.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has described the death of Prof. Oluwakemi Ayoola, wife of a former late Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Kehinde Ayoola, as sad and painful.

Oyo governor urges federal government to reverse Twitter suspension

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has urged the Federal Government to reverse its suspension of microblogging site, Twitter, noting that the platform has become a money-making one for Nigerian youths who eke a living through content creating and sharing on the platform.
Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has addressed the issues surrounding the strike action by some state-owned tertiary institutions, declaring that the state will resolve the matter within the month.

Governor Makinde vows to end insecurity in Oyo

Oyo State governor Seyi Makinde has assured that his administration will do more to end insecurity in Ibarapaland and other areas of the state.
Governor Seyi Makinde has said that he would make history in Oyo State to be the first governor to hand over to a successor

Oyo governor: Constitution review will not bear good fruits

Without a recourse to restructuring of the federation and true federalism, the current effort to amend the 1999 constitution may be a waste of time says Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State.
Governor Seyi Makinde has said that he would make history in Oyo State to be the first governor to hand over to a successor

Oyo governor increases corps members’ monthly allowance to N15,000

The governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has increased the monthly allowance of corps members serving in Oyo State from N5,000 to N15,000.
The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.

Oyo governor approves recruitment of 500 health workers

Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the recruitment of 500 health workers to fix the gap in the health sector across the state.

LAUTECH: Oyo governor announces 25% reduction in tuition fee of students

Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, yesterday, announced 25 percent reduction in the tuition fee of students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso.
Bayelsa State governor, Senator Douye Diri, has described the election of President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, into the council of the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) as another positive development for Nigeria on the global scale.

NFF supremo commends Oyo government over remodelled stadium

The President of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, on Friday commended the Oyo State Government for remodelling the Lekan Salami stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Tuesday flagged off the COVID-19 Drive-Walk Through Testing programme in the state aimed at controlling the spread of the virus.

Oyo governor: We must choose an integrated approach to governance

Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Friday, said government agencies could not continue to run in silos, just as he said, he is more determined to introduce an integrated approach to governance in the state.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has announced the deployment of 200 officers of the Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed Amotekun to Ibarapa and Oke Ogun zones.

Oyo governor, minister resolve issues delaying Ibadan dry port

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amechi met in Ibadan on Friday and agreed to resolve all issues delaying the take-off of Ibadan Inland Dry Port.
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Ex-Oyo governor urges Seyi Makinde to find killer of child in Ogbomoso

Former Governor Adebayo Alao-Akala of Oyo State has called on Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State to find the killer of a child in Ogbomoso area of the state.
The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.

Oyo governor’s convoy not involved in accident – aide

The convoy of the Oyo State governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, was not involved in the accident that led to the death of a girl during the local government election campaign in Ogbomoso on Thursday, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Taiwo Adisa, has said.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has felicitated with Nigerians on the occasion of Christmas celebration and urged everyone to adhere strictly to COVID-19 protocols.

Governor Tambuwal: APC not a national party

The Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party-Governors’ Forum (PDP-GF), Gov. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state, has described the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as one without the requisite national spread to represent the interest of the country.
Governor Seyi Makinde has said that he would make history in Oyo State to be the first governor to hand over to a successor

Governor Makinde: We’ve made real progress in developing Oyo

Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, on Thursday, declared that the administration has made real progress in developing and repositioning the state in the last two years.
Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Saad Abubakar, has expressed concern over the spate of insecurity currently ravaging most parts of northern Nigeria.

NSCIA: Ramadan fast continues, Sallah holds Thursday

The NSCIA said: “The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) – under the leadership of its President-General and Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alh. Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, CFR, mni – wishes to inform the Nigerian Muslim Ummah that there was no proven report of the sighting of the crescent of Shawwal, 1442 AH on the 29th of Ramadan, 1442 AH.
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Eid-el-Fitri: NSCDC deploys 1,000 officers in Kwara

The Kwara Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), says it has deployed 1,000 personnel for the Eid-el-Fitri celebration.
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Ex-Oyo ALGON boss: Supreme Court verdict victory for democracy

The Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) in Oyo State, has lauded the Supreme Court verdict on sacked council executives, describing it as victory for democracy.
The supreme court, on Friday, dismissed a suit filed by Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC), seeking the review of a judgment ordering it to pay N17 billion to some Ogoni communities in Rivers state.

Supreme Court voids council dissolution in Katsina, Oyo

The Supreme Court, in two judgments on Friday, set side the decision by Governors Aminu Masari (Katsina State) and Seyi Makinde (Oyo State) to dissolve elected Local Governments Councils in their states.
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Lagos council poll: New APC nomination fee outrageous – group

The new nomination guidelines for Lagos local government poll aspirants by the All Progressives Congress (APC) is drawing criticisms from different quarters. One of such criticisms is coming from the Lagos4Lagos movement, a group within the party.

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Bishop Oyedepo: We must deal with social media monster

President, Living Faith Church (Winners Chapel), Bishop David Oyedepo, has urged the government and well-meaning Nigerians to deal with the monster of social media.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Kaduna: Police arrest one after shoot out with bandits

Operatives of the Kaduna Police Command have arrested a suspected bandit around Kudaru forest in Saminaka, Lere Local Government Area of Kaduna State and intercepted a Volkswagen vehicle and AK47 rifle.
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Ogun election: APC chairmanship candidate in forgery scandal

There was outrage on Saturday in Abeokuta, Ogun State, as aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), protested against the choice of Mr Adeshina Ogunshola as Chairmanship candidate for the Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area in the July 24 council polls.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Nollywood producer arrested with guns in Delta

Operatives of the Police Rapid Response Squad (RRS), on patrol, have arrested a Nollywood star, Mike Omoruyi, with guns in Delta State.

Oyo PDP debunks claims of ‘factionalisation’

The ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State has debunked the news making rounds that the state party has fictionalised.

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Group: Why Amotekun is not effective in protection of Yorubaland

Majeobaje, a Yoruba Socio-cultural Group, has said all that Yorubaland needs is a united and depoliticised Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed Amotekun, for effective protection of their territory from invaders.
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Ogun election: APC chairmanship candidate in forgery scandal

There was outrage on Saturday in Abeokuta, Ogun State, as aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), protested against the choice of Mr Adeshina Ogunshola as Chairmanship candidate for the Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area in the July 24 council polls.

Official: PDP focused on taking over government in Anambra

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra, Ndubuisi Nwobu, said the party remains focused to take over the state in the upcoming governorship poll.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has approved the deployment of modern technology in the security system to fight crimes in the State.

Abia governor: I’m willing to engage with Nnamdi Kanu for peace to reign

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has declared his willingness to engage with the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, for peace to reign.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018,

AFN sets June 16-21 dates for national trials and invitational relays

2021 National Championships and Invitational Relays will hold between Wednesday, June 16 and Monday, June 21, 2021 at the Yaba College of Technology Sports ground in Yaba, Lagos, according to the Athletics Federation of Nigeria.