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The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Three remanded for ‘distributing answers to WASSCE candidates’

Three men, Taofeek Busari, Adeyinka Adeoye and Suleiman Isah were on Thursday arraigned before a Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo for alleged distribution of questions and answers to students writing WASSCE examinations.

Seven die, one injured in auto crash in Osun

The Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Peter Oke, who confirmed the accident said five males and two females who were traveling in the Mitsubishi lost their lives, while a female survived with serious injuries.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has warned the newly inaugurated cabinet members to shun frivolities and work as one indivisible team for the progress of the state.

Osun governor hails Nigerian press for professionalism, fair reportage

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has scored the Nigerian journalists high in the reportage of the state, describing it as balanced, fair, and in line with the ethics of the profession.
A member of the United States House of Representatives, Karen Bass, has demanded the release of Omoyele Sowore, a political activist and publisher of Sahara Reporters.

#RevolutionNow: US lawmaker calls for Omoyele Sowore’s release

A member of the United States House of Representatives, Karen Bass, has demanded the release of Omoyele Sowore, a political activist and publisher of Sahara Reporters.

Soldiers invade Osun police headquarters

Some armed soldiers have reportedly invaded the Osun State Police Command headquarters in Osogbo and broke the gate and caused panic in the area.

Pastor sent to jail for stealing turkeys, goat

Solomon Oni Opaalade, a pastor in Osogbo, Osun state, has been remanded in prison after stealing turkeys and a goat and threatening the owner with charms.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Lawyer demands Osun lawmaker’s prosecution for ‘perjury’

The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has been urged to investigate and prosecute Osun State House of Assembly member representing Obokun State Constituency, Adeyemi Adewumi, over alleged perjury before the Court of Appeal, Akure.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police urged to prosecute Osun lawmaker for ‘perjury’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the last state Assembly election in Osun State, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, has petitioned the Inspector General of Police (IGP), urging him to investigate and prosecute the member representing Obokun State Constituency, Adeyemi Adewumi, over alleged perjury.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has warned the newly inaugurated cabinet members to shun frivolities and work as one indivisible team for the progress of the state.

Osun governor warns new cabinet members to shun frivolities

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has warned the newly inaugurated cabinet members to shun frivolities and work as one indivisible team for the progress of the state.
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Osun governor inaugurates cabinet Thursday

The Governor of Osun State, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, will on Thursday inaugurate a total of 35 commissioners/special advisers designate earlier confirmed by the State House of Assembly.
Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government.

Court varies conditions in bail granted Omoyele Sowore, Olawale Bakare

A Federal High Court in Abuja has agreed to the request by the convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, for the variation of the conditions attached to the bail earlier granted them.

Police arrest suspected serial killer in Osun

The Osun Police Command has arrested one Teslim Raji, also known as Akerele, and his accomplice, Femi Bamidele, for alleged serial killings, kidnappings and gun running, within the Ikire axis of the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC considers rehabilitating internet fraudsters

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the agency, made this known while delivering a paper entitled, ‘Strategic change administration and innovation to curb corruption in Nigeria’, at the third all administrators national conference of the Chartered Institute of Administration, in Lagos, on Thursday.
A witness yesterday gave an account of how Osun State House of Assembly Speaker Timothy Owoeye was duped of N38 million by fraudsters.

LAUTECH: Osun Assembly to initiate peace parley between owner-states

Timothy Owoeye, the Speaker of Osun State House of Assembly, has hinted that the state lawmakers would initiate peaceful parley with their counterpart in Oyo State for peaceful resolution of the crisis rocking the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (Lautech), Ogbomosho.
Pioneer Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up on several challenges facing the Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

Osun United FC appoints Bright Omokaro new head coach

The management of Osun United FC of Osogbo on Wednesday announced the appointment of ex-international, Bright Omokaro, as the new head coach of the club.

Osun, Oyo Assemblies to meet over LAUTECH ownership crisis

The Osun State House of Assembly and its Oyo State counterpart, are now set to resolve the ownership crisis rocking the jointly-owned Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso and its teaching hospital, Osogbo.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC releases 13 of 94 ‘internet fraudsters’ arrested in Osun club

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, in Ibadan, Oyo State, have freed 13 out of 94 arrested suspected ‘Yahoo boys.’

LAUTECH workers allege monarch’s complicity in crisis

Workers of College of Health Sciences, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (Lautech), have alleged that the Soun of Ogbomosho, Oba Oyewumi Ajagungbade III, is complicit in the university’s crisis.

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Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi; Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, and Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, during the courtesy visit by PACAC to the Senate President at the National Assembly on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Itse Sagay applauds Senate’s leadership for commitment to service

Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACA), Prof. Itse Sagay, on Thursday applauded the leadership of the ninth Senate for its commitment to service of the country.
Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi; Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, and Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, during the courtesy visit by PACAC to the Senate President at the National Assembly on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Senator Lawan: Senate yet to receive request from President Buhari for Ibrahim Magu’s confirmation

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday said the Senate is yet to receive any formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu.

Edo new police commissioner reads riot act to criminal elements

The new Commissioner of Police deployed to the Edo State Police Command, CP Lawal Tanko Jimeta, yesterday, said he would be firm in carrying out his duty in order to ensure the safety of lives and property of the citizens of the state.
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Federal government approves PPP projects worth $8 billion in eight years

Mr Chidi Izuwah, the Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has said that the Federal Government approved Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects worth eight billion dollars between 2010 and 2018.
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Federal government to review ownership of electricity distribution companies

The National Economic Council, NEC, yesterday resolved to review the status of the ownership structure of the power distribution companies in the country.