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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, spoke to reporters in Kano, just now, answering questions on the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa. Below are his verbatim comments-

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria bound to succeed

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated his conviction that Nigeria has great hopes towards development as its success is key to Africa’s development.
Gboyega Oyetola

Security: Osun governor urges migrants to embrace e-registration

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has urged migrants residing in the state to cooperate with the officials of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) for proper documentation and data capturing.
The Court of appeal sitting in Abuja has set aside the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal’s judgment which nullified Governor Gboyega Oyetola’s victory in the Osun governorship election.

Osun government begins inauguration of 100 PHCs

Osun State government has disclosed that it would begin the inauguration of the revitalised 100 Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) across the state.
Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore seeks bail in fresh court application

In a fresh application filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja, Mr Omoyele Sowore, Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, who is being held by the Department of State Services, has asked for bail in liberal terms.

Osun, Oyo renew rivalry war on LAUTECH ownership

Tension has gripped staff and students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomosho over renewed joint ownership crisis brewing in the management and funding of the university.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun government set to sack 422 workers over certificate scandal

No fewer than 422 civil servants employed by Osun State government with alleged fake certificates may be sacked any moment from now, according to a report.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

VP Osinbajo to deliver UNIOSUN 8th convocation lecture

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, will deliver University of Osun 8th convocation lecture slated for Sept. 21, Prof. Laboode Popoola, the Vice Chancellor of the University has said.

Court remands 10 persons over alleged murder, conspiracy

An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Friday, remanded 10 persons charged with murder and conspiracy in Ilesa Prison.

Osun, Oyo governments bicker over LAUTECH

The governments of Oyo and Osun States have again disagreed publicly over their shares of the funding of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso.

SON confiscates substandard cables worth N3.5 million in Osun

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on Tuesday confiscated fake electrical cables and wires worth N3.5million in Osogbo, Osun.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola: Our achievements’ll erase opposition to APC in Osun

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has reiterated the administration’s commitment to stimulate the economy of the state and bring about development that will make it difficult for opposition parties to contest future elections.
L-R: Chairman, South West Governor’s Forum and Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu; his Counterparts from Osun, Ogun, Lagos, Ekiti and Oyo States, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola; Prince Dapo Abiodun; Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Dr. Kayode Fayemi and Mr. Seyi Makinde

How South West states are confronting onslaught of flooding

Following the recent alert by the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) warning Nigerians of imminent flooding, many state governments are now putting in place measures to protect lives and properties.

OAU disowns ‘professor’ arraigned for fraud by EFCC

The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, has disowned Charles Jide-Oni, the fraud suspect who claims to be a ‘professor’ at the institution.

Federal fire service establishes 6 additional zonal offices

The Federal Fire Service (FFS) said on Thursday it had established six additional zonal offices to boost service delivery across the country.

Police arraign two persons over alleged assault in Osun

Two persons, Amope Adewale and Dauda Sodiq, on Thursday appeared before a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osogbo over alleged assault on Ms Adebisi Folashade.

IGP: Special patrol vehicles on highways soon

Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu on Tuesday unfolded new security initiatives aimed at tackling crimes nationwide.

Tribunal sacks Osun PDP federal, state lawmakers

An Election Petition Tribunal has sacked three lawmakers who are members of the major opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Osun State, in what looks like a major political setback.
Kenneth Udeze, the national chairman of Action Alliance, has been kidnapped by armed attackers.

Court remands AA national chairman in prison

The embattled National Chairman of the Action Alliance (AA), Kenneth Udeze, was on Monday remanded in prison after he was arraigned by the Police in Osogbo, Osun State.

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Femi Falana: What federal government should do before implementing increase in VAT rate

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Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has described his victory at the governorship election tribunal as a reaffirmation of the people’s mandate, saying that his administration will focus on the improvement of social services like education, healthcare, infrastructure, empowerment of the youths, women and the downtrodden.

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, spoke to reporters in Kano, just now, answering questions on the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa. Below are his verbatim comments-

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria bound to succeed

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated his conviction that Nigeria has great hopes towards development as its success is key to Africa’s development.
Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has held meeting with the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation in his resolve to sanitize the country’s football administration.

Minister charts new course for NFF administration

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has held meeting with the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation in his resolve to sanitize the country’s football administration.