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Osun guber: Governor Aregbesola’s wife leads women to market to campaign for APC candidate

Poised to ensure victory for the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Gboyega Oyetola, in the forthcoming election, in Osun State, wife of Governor Rauf Aregbesola of the state, Sherifat Aregbesola, at the weekend, led hundreds of women to some markets within the state to canvass votes for the flag bearer.

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.

Group urges Nigerians to shun politics of rice and ram

A group, Focus Vanguard Group, in Badagry, Lagos State on Saturday urged the people to shun politics of rice and ram as dividends of democracy.
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Low turnout of workers in Osun after Isese, Eid-el-Kabir holidays

There was low turnout of state government workers in Osogbo, Osun State capital, on Thursday after the long holidays for Isese Day and Eid-el-Kabir celebrations in the state.

Osun guber: INEC commends parties for peaceful primaries

Osun State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Olusegun Agbaje, has commended the political parties in the state for conducting a violence-free primary elections ahead of the gubernatorial poll on September 22.

Governor Ambode gives N500 million grant to 275 community associations to complete projects

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday doled out N500 million as grant to 275 Community Development Associations to enable them complete their ongoing self help projects.

CSNAC asks EFCC to probe House of Reps Deputy Speaker Lasun Yusuf over ‘N1.1...

The Civil Society Network Against Corruption, which is a coalition of over 150 anti-corruption organizations, has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to launch a thorough investigation into the N1.1 billion contract scandal allegedly involving the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Lasun Yusuf.

CCB, ICPC asked to prosecute House of Reps deputy speaker over ‘N1.1 billion water...

The organization said, “Public officials allegedly securing to themselves and/or their companies and family members privileges rightly belonging to the public by by-passing or manipulating the formal procedures necessary for the award of these privileges is a textbook case of conflict of interest.”

Lagos government shuts illegal orphanage home

The Lagos State Government on Monday shutdown another illegal orphanage home, Pro Labore Der (labour for God) in Badagry area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, and rescued 24 children.

Governor Ambode promises to make waterways clean to attract more investments

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Sunday promised to make the state’s waterways cleaner and safer to attract more investments and encourage partnerships in the channelisation of the water routes.

APC endorses Governor Ambode for second term

All Progressives Congress (APC), Badagry division, on Sunday threw its weight behind the re-election bid of the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, for a second term in office.

Work resumes in Osun after suspension of strike by labour unions

Workers in Osun on Tuesday returned to work after the Joint Labour Unions in the state called off the indefinite strike embarked on last week Wednesday.

Customs intercept goods worth N1.595bn in November

The Federal Operations Unit, FOU, Zone A, of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, yesterday disclosed that it has intercepted goods smuggled and concealed valued at N1.595 billion in November.

Osun PDP holds ward congress

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun on Sunday conducted its ward congress across the state, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

WCQ: Super Eagles‘ll beat Zambia again – NFF chief

The Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Seyi Akinwumi, has assured Nigerians that the Super Eagles will defeat the Chipolopolo of Zambia in the return leg of the 2018 World Cup qualifier which will be played in Uyo in October.

Osun lawmaker tasks politicians on human capital devt

A lawmaker, representing Olorunda State Constituency in the Osun State House of Assembly, Hon. Waseeu Adebayo, on Sunday charged political office holders on the need to address poverty in the society, through the human capital development of the people.

FUNAAB sacks coaster driver found with cannabis

The authorities of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, have dismissed from service a driver in the institution’s employ, Mr. Abiodun Abolade, who was caught with contraband substances suspected to be cannabis a few days ago.

Customs intercept varsity bus conveying cannabis

The Ogun State Area Command, Nigeria Customs Service, says it has intercepted a Toyota Coaster bus laden with neatly concealed wraps of Indian hemp, along Imeko Afon area of the Idiroko border.

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