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Contrary to speculations in some quarters, the TraderMoni scheme and other GEEP micro-credit products (MarketMoni and FarmerMoni) – a component of the Buhari administration’s Social Investment Programme, are still very much in operation, Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity to the President (Office of the Vice President), has said.
Oyo State Government has begun bio-metric data verification exercise for its retired primary school teachers and local government workers in the State in order to identify genuine pensioners and put an end to various abnormalities identified in the payment of ongoing gratuity to beneficiaries in the State.
A total of 184 traders benefitted from the free dental and other medical care of the Taiwo Afolabi Free Rural Dental Outreach held at Dugbe Market in Ibadan on Wednesday.
The Providence Peoples Congress, PPC, Oyo State chapter has filed petitions at the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal, calling for the cancellation of results of the election.
The Oyo State governor-elect, Mr Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday hailed a state High Court judgment validating the primaries in which he emerged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate.
In view of the incessant building collapse in the country, an expert has cautioned Nigerians to avoid human activities that have adverse effect on environment and structures.
Sixteen candidates from various political parties have filed petitions at the National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting at the State High Court, Iyaganku Ibadan, Oyo State, following the Feb. 23 elections.
The family of slain House of Representatives’ member from Oyo State, Temitope Olatoye Sugar, has demanded the sum of N200 million from the management of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, for allegedly releasing hospital photographs of the late lawmaker.
Oyo state Commissioner of Police, Shina Olukolu, has assured that the Command will not rest on its oars until the perpetrators of the heinous crime that led to the death of Hon Olatoye Temitope Sugar are apprehended and brought to book.
The confirmed cases from the Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria has increased to 472 as 53 new cases were reported for week 10.
Mr Seye Oyeleye, Director-General, Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) and other Pan-Yoruba groups have called on the newly elected political leaders in the South-West to make regional integration their focus.
Osun State is leading the 35 other states of the federation in accumulating a N2 trillion debt more than the gross revenue they generated in the 2017 financial year, a report has shown.
Oyo state Governor Abiola Ajimobi has sympathised with victims of the building collapse in Ibadan, and ordered free treatment for the injured at government hospitals.
Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has expressed gratitude to God that no life was lost in the Bode, Ibadan building collapse even as he gave directive that victims be moved to the state hospital and given immediate and free medical attention.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged “the governments of Lagos and Oyo states to “take immediate action to address the numerous ongoing human rights impacts of the deadly and catastrophic building collapse in their respective states, including by taking meaningful steps to avoid further damage to the human rights of the people affected.”
Sokoto State chapter of the People Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it will not accept anything short of free, fair and credible polls in tomorrow’s supplementary poll in the state.
The People’s Democratic Party ( PDP ) has hailed the verdict of the Osun State Governorship election tribunal, which upheld the victory of its candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, describing the judgement as a victory for democracy and triumph of the will of the people.
A group, Bauchi Youth Awareness Ambassadors, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of causing political confusion in the state due to the way it handled governorship election.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has hailed the tribunal declaration of Sen. Ademola Adeleke as governor of Osun State, saying it is hope awakening.
The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has ordered INEC to issue Certificate of Return as duly elected governor to Senator Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2018 election.
Disgraced former England international Adam Johnson is believed to have been released from prison after serving three years for child sex offences.
No fewer than 58 people have been killed in flash floods in the eastern Indonesian province of Papua.
President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to the Chartered Institute of Training and Development of Nigeria Bill and the Nigerian Aeronautic Research Rescue Bill.
The deposed leader of an IS-backed faction of Boko Haram has been detained by more radical elements who seized control of the group, the AFP has reported, quoting three different sources.
A total of 450 students on Thursday matriculated at Edo University, Iyamho, for the 2018/2019 academic session of the University.