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Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has announced a two-week extension to the ongoing state-wide lockdown to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Osun records two new coronavirus cases

The Commissioner for Health, Dr Rafiu Isamotu, who disclosed this in a statement in Osogbo on Sunday, noted that the two new cases were confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Diseases Control, (NCDC) last night.
Adegboyega Oyetola

Osun missing coronavirus patients found

Osun State government has announced that the missing coronavirus cases missing has been found.
2 President Buhari's Dinner with South West APC Leaders and Gubernatorial Aspirants of Osun State in State House on 30th Aug 2018

President Buhari hosts South-west APC leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday hosted the South West Caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to a dinner at the First Lady Conference hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

US reaffirms faith in free, credible election in Osun

The United States of America (U.S.A) has reaffirmed its belief in the success of upcoming governorship election, and the democratic project in Nigeria.

Official: Osun council chairmen short-changing NYSC

Emmanuel Attah, Osun Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps, on Thursday said some local government chairmen in the state were short-changing the scheme.

Strike: Osun government workers stay away from offices

The Osun Government workers, on Wednesday, stayed away from the state secretariat, Abere, Osogbo, in compliance with the directive of the Joint Labour Unions to embark on a three-day warning strike.

Osun guber: Senator Makarfi warns INEC, police against rigging

Former National caretaker chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and presidential aspirant, Alhaji Ahmed Makarfi, has warned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies, especially the Nigeria Police Force against rigging of the September 22 governorship election in Osun State.

Osun government recruits 20,000 youths for OYES scheme

The Osun State Government has enlisted another set of 20,000 youths for engagement in Osun Youths Empowerment Scheme (OYES), the offshoot of the World Bank/Federal Government’s Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) and NPower programme.
Yinka Ayefele Music House

Yinka Ayefele’s house demolition not personal – Governor Ajimobi’s aide

Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy to Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, Mr. Bolaji Tunji, has said the Music House, owned by a popular gospel artiste, Yinka Ayefele, which houses his radio station, Fresh FM 105.9, Ibadan, was partially demolished in the overriding interests of the people, saying the governor did not, in any way, witch-hunt either the Fresh FM or its owner.

NUJ condemns demolition of Yinka Ayefele’s Fresh FM station

The Oyo State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Sunday condemned the demolition of Yinka Ayefele’s Music House which houses his Fresh FM 105.9 radio station.

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.

2019: Oyo SSG joins guber race

Secretary to the Government of Oyo State, Alhaji Olalekan Ali, has joined the 2019 governorship race in the state, saying he will ensure the continuous security, safety, welfare well-being and prosperity of the citizenry.
Adebayo Adekola Adelabu

Oyo guber: Moneybags’ll lose deposits – Bayo Adelabu

A former deputy governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Bayo Adelabu, has said personality, pedigree and the track records of each of those that seek to become governor of Oyo State would determine the winner of the 2019 governorship poll in the state, and not moneybags.
Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Olajumoke Akinjide

Olajumoke Akinjide: I’m still in PDP

A former minister of State for Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Olajumoke Akinjide, has said she remains a loyal and committed member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State.

Governor Ajimobi’s wife begs Oyo people to forgive husband, government

Wife of Oyo State Governor, Mrs. Florence Ajimobi, has appealed to people of the state, in case her husband’s administration has hurt them, one way or another, to forgive the government, noting that their (government) days are numbered and the administration will soon expired.

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Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu (born June 25, 1965) is a Nigerian politician and the current Governor of Lagos State.

Lagos manages 4,873 home-based coronavirus patients

The Lagos State Government says it has successfully managed a total of 4,873 home-based coronavirus patients, through its EKOTELEMED service.
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South Korean president congratulates Joe Biden, says ‘America is back’

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who brokered the talks process between Donald Trump and the North’s leader Kim Jong Un, on Thursday congratulated Joe Biden on his inauguration as US president, tweeting: “America is back.”
Furthermore, as part of efforts to strengthen the excellent bilateral relations that exist between the two countries and on the invitation of the Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, the Vice President and Federal Councillor of Switzerland, Ignazio Cassis, is expected to visit The Gambia on Friday, 12 February, 2021, the statement said.

Gambia signs agreement to protect rights of citizens in Switzerland

The Gambian government announced in Banjul on Wednesday that it signed a Cooperation Agreement on Tuesday, 12 January, 2021, on migration matters with the government of Switzerland in Berne.
A Japanese court upheld a ban on dual citizenship on Thursday, rejecting a suit that challenged the measure’s constitutionality and sought damages for those affected.

Japan court upholds ban on dual citizenship

Under current rules, Japanese people who acquire another passport are asked to relinquish their Japanese citizenship, but in 2018 eight plaintiffs started legal proceedings, arguing the rule was unconstitutional.
Nobel Laureate Prof Wole Soyinka has formally launched his new novel, titled- Chronicles of the Happiest People on Earth.

Wole Soyinka: Donald Trump is a ‘racist and monster’

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, who famously tore his green card to shreds after Donald Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States in 2016, says he has forgiven Americans for electing Trump whom he describes as a “racist,” “xenophobe” and "monster."