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Seun Fakorede, who was nominated by Governor Seyi Makinde, has promised to develop the sporting sector in Oyo State if assigned to man the Ministry of Youth and Sports.

Oyo commissioner-nominee hopes to revive 3SC, Crown

Seun Fakorede, who was nominated by Governor Seyi Makinde, has promised to develop the sporting sector in Oyo State if assigned to man the Ministry of Youth and Sports.

SSANU/NASU strike cripples activities in varsities

The five-day warning strike embarked upon by non-academic staff unions in the universities, yesterday, crippled activities in most institutions in the country, though the industrial action was yet to take off in some other institutions.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has appointed a former Special Adviser on Due Process and former Head of the Bureau of Public Procurement of Oyo State, Mrs. Aderonke Adedayo, as Executive Assistant (Intervention).

Oyo governor appoints former BPP chief as executive assistant on intervention

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has appointed a former Special Adviser on Due Process and former Head of the Bureau of Public Procurement of Oyo State, Mrs. Aderonke Adedayo, as Executive Assistant (Intervention).
Police made good their vow to prevent a planned march today by #RevolutionNow protesters in the country.As early as 7am, armed policemen, backed by soldiers blocked the National Stadium, Surulere in Lagos, where the march was expected to take off.

Security operatives outnumber #RevolutionNow protesters in Lagos, arrest nine

The #RevolutionNow protests organised by a coalition of civil societies on Monday recorded unimpressive turnout in Lagos such that security personnel deployed to stop the movement outnumbered the protesters.

OAU: Student who committed suicide did not have poor results

Management of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile – Ife, has said Opeyemi DARA, the 400-Level student who committed suicide was not doing poorly academically.

Thief terrorising OAU bags 15 years imprisonment

One of the thieves terrorising the staff, students and other residents of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) the has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment.

Obafemi Awolowo university student kills self over poor result

Although the details of the incident were unclear as of Saturday, our correspondent learnt that she took her life over poor performance.
Nisa Premier Hospital, Abuja

Abuja hospital performs first kidney transplant

The management of NISA Premiere Hospital, Abuja, has carried out its first kidney transplantation in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

OAU student commits suicide over alleged poor academic performance

A student of the Department of English/Literature in Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State, Opeyemi Grace Dara, committed suicide at the weekend, following the alleged poor academic performance and a mind-set that she would not be able to graduate with members of her set who finished their final year exams last semester.

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.

Oyo guber: Supreme Court dismisses Adebayo Shittu’s suit against APC

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a suit filed by Adebayo Shittu, former Minister of Communications, against his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) challenging the exclusion of his name from the list of gubernatorial aspirants in the primary for the 2019 general elections.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Speaker Gbajabiamila appoints 27 more aides

The appointees include: Special Adviser on Administration, Odofin David Seun; Special Adviser on Political Matters, Olanrewaju Smart; Special Adviser on Special Duties, Badmus Olufunmi; Special Assistant on Legal Matters, Osazee Melody Ogundijie; Special Assistant on Legislative Matters, Raphael Nnana Igbokwe; and Special Assistant on Gender Equality, Fatima Kakuri.

OAU moves to generate 24-hour electricity

Management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State, has said it will no longer depend on the national grid but would commence the generation of its own 24-hour electricity by the end of October.

Unilorin to sack lecturer who ‘raped’ student

The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) has adopted a disciplinary committee report recommending the dismissal of a lecturer accused of raping a 17-year-old student.

Don lauds efforts of Nigerian educational institutions in research

Prof. Lateef Sanni, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development), Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta(FUNAAB), says educational institutions in Nigeria have fared well in research.

Gani Adams: Time to end siege on Yorubaland

When Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State narrated how suspected kidnappers attacked his convoy on the Akure-Ibadan Expressway recently, it raised concerns of security in the region.

Medical officer advises youths to donate blood to reduce stress, heart diseases

Mr Awe Adegoke, a medical officer from the Department of Dermatology, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, Osun, has advised youths in particular and the general public to always donate blood to save lives.

Governor Emmanuel re-appoints Emmanuel Ekuwem as SSG

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom on Thursday re-appointed Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG).

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Federal government reshuffles permanent secretaries, accounting officers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reshuffled some Permanent Secretaries and accounting officers in the Federal service following the restructuring /creation of new ministries by the Federal Government.
Manager Mauricio Pochettino is unsure whether Victor Wanyama will be a Tottenham Hotspur player at the end of the European transfer window.

Tottenham coach unsure about Kenya skipper Victor Wanyama’s future

Manager Mauricio Pochettino is unsure whether Victor Wanyama will be a Tottenham Hotspur player at the end of the European transfer window.

SSANU, NASU threaten full strike over non-implementation of 2009 agreement

The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria and Non Academic Staff Union on Friday urged the Federal Government to honour their 2009 agreement to avoid a total strike.
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APC national leadership meet party governors in Abuja

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is in a meeting with the governors elected on the platform of the party.
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Aaron Ramsey to miss Juventus’ Serie A opener

Aaron Ramsey will miss the chance to make his competitive debut for new club Juventus in their opening Serie A game against Parma.