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Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Thursday said his administration would continue to ensure that every child in the state had access to good, quality, qualitative and affordable education.
The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRasheed Akanbi has cautioned the Yoruba against calls for war in face of the current insecurity in the Southwest, saying the lesson he had learnt during the protracted Liberian War is still fresh in his memory.
There were indications on Thursday that the military had yet to get an order on the deployment of troops in the South-West to tackle killer herdsmen.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday in Osogbo had a closed door meeting with traditional rulers and other stakeholders in the state.
The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has cleared the air on the motive behind his periodic leadership prayers, saying it is in the interest of the public in the face of challenges currently facing the country.
The Oluwo of Iwo, Osun State, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, says that capable hands are running the affairs of Nigeria and will bring about stability in the nation.
Mr Fatai Owoseni, former Commissioner of Police in Lagos state and nine other senior police officers, were pilled out from the Force on Saturday after 35 years in service.
Some members of the Baale Olatifede family, Olatifede village in Iwo Local Government Area of Osun State on Friday urged the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdul-Rasheed Akanbi, to respect the tradition by installing the eldest male in the family as baale of the community.
The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Thursday assured the people of Osun and political stakeholders of adequate security before, during and after the September 22 governorship election.
The Osun State Police Command has arrested 31 persons who allegedly participated in the razing down of the Police Area Command in Iwo town following the killing of a youth identified as Tunde Nafiu by a policeman attached to the Special Anti Robbery Squad deployed in the town.
Worried by the deplorable state of the Ibadan-Iwo-Oshogbo road, the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdul Rasheed Akanbi, has appealed to the Federal Government for an immediate intervention to save further loss of lives.
Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, the Oluwo of Iwoland, at the weekend cautioned Yoruba leaders, who are opposed to the proposed allocation of land for the establishment of cattle ranches in Yorubaland, warning that they should not plant seeds of discord among Nigerians.
The Oluwo of Iwo, HIM Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has advised government at all levels to co-opt traditional rulers in tax collection in order to boost government revenue.
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The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indices shed 0.21 per cent due to loses in some blue chips.
The Men’s senior National Basketball Team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparations.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told incoming ministers that all requests for meetings with him should pass through his chief of staff, Abba Kyari.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has expressed the readiness of Nigerian Army to enhance local capacity in providing logistics for its operations.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has declined to order the release of SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and other persons in connection with the August 5, #RevolutionNow protest.
The Army has announced the appointment of a new acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) the 7 Division in Maiduguri in an effort to add impetus to the ongoing military campaigns in the Northeast.
Chairman, Eke Awka Market, Anambra State, Emeka Agummadu, has refuted reports alleging him as being a financier to cult activities in Awka and its environs.
The German Football Association proposed Freiburg’s Fritz Keller as their new president on Thursday as the world’s biggest single sports association looks to end the search for a successor to Reinhard Grindel, who resigned in April.
Residents of North-East Nigeria have expressed joy over the peaceful celebrations during the Eid celebrations and called on stakeholders to emulate Tukur Buratai and the Nigeria arm.
Husband, wife and their two children have been reportedly dead at Danko chiefdom village in Danko-Wasagu local government area of Kebbi State.