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Bola Tinubu, former Lagos state governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, speaks at a party meeting in Abuja Febuary 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Bola Tinubu: Political robbers deny Nigeria of competent Senate presidency

The National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Saturday in Ibadan said some unnamed political prostitutes and robbers denied Nigeria of vibrant Senate presidency since 2015 when President Muhammadu Buhari took over the reign of governance.
Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

Adebayo Alao-Akala: Why I’m contesting to return as Oyo governor

The immediate past governor of Oyo State, who is contesting 2019 governorship under the platform of the Action Democratic Party, ADP, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, said he is motivated to want to rule Nigeria again because of the policies of the Oyo State All Progressives Congress, APC, led administration under the governorship of Senator Abiola Ajimobi which he described as ‘anti-people.’

2019: Adebayo Shittu vows to work against Oyo APC candidate

The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has said he will work against the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Adebayo Adelabu, in 2019 elections.

LAUTECH student arrested for stabbing boyfriend to death

A 23-year-old final year female student of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Abiodun Olabisi, has been arrested by the Oyo State Police Command over murder of a fresh graduate of the university, Adegun Lekan.
Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

Adebayo Alao-Akala: INEC officials conniving with APC to alter voter register

Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, a former governor of Oyo State and governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), on Tuesday alleged that “some bad elements” within the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were conniving with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig next year’s election in the state.

Kashim Shettima: APC will emerge victorious in 2019

Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno and Chairman, APC South-West Reconciliation Committee says the party will bring on board all members to achieve victory in 2019 general elections.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC: N30,000 minimum wage must be paid before 2019 elections

Waheed Olojede, Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Oyo state chapter, has assured workers of the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage before the 2019 general election.
Abiola Ajimobi

Abilola Ajimobi: Post-primaries disaffection in APC not intractable

Governor Abiola Ajimobi, Chairman of the North-West National Peace and Reconciliation Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that the post-primaries disaffection among members of the party is not intractable.
Francis Adedayo NMA

NMA president pleads for more specialised doctors in LAUTECH teaching hospital

President, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Dr Frances Faduyile, has commended the Oyo State government over the establishment of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Teaching Hospital (LTH) in Ogbomoso.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Seriake Dickson: Women play critical role in nation building

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has said women occupy a critical place in the development of any nation as they are saddled with the responsibility of nurturing families for nation building.
Abiola Ajimobi

Abiola Ajimobi calls for state police

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called for the establishment of state police to curb crime in the country.
Subomi Balogun

Olasubomi Balogun: Education, critical driver of economic development

The founder of the FCMB Group, Otunba Olasubomi Balogun, has described education as one of the critical drivers of development of any society.
National Sports Festival in Abuja

Delta maintains dominance at 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja

Defending champion Team Delta has continued its stronghold on Nigeria sports with its dominance of proceedings at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja.

I‘ll kill my husband if the court refuses to dissolve our marriage – Wife...

House wife tells the customary court sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State, that if the court failed to dissolve her marriage to her husband, she might end up killing him
Abuja FRSC Accident Scene

FRSC: 128 deaths, 2, 254 injuries recorded in road cashes in September

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says total of 128 persons died, while 2, 254 others were injured in 673 road crashes across Nigeria in September
Aminat Abiodun

Iyalode of Ibadan, Aminat Abiodun, passes on at 93

The Iyalode of Ibadan-land and member of Olubadan-in-Council, Alhaja Aminat Abiodun, who was said to have been installed the 12th Iyalode in 1995, has passed on.
The PDP candidates are Mr Ladi Adebutu for Ogun, Seyi Makinde for Oyo State and Mr Jimi Agbaje for Lagos State, who was represented by Mrs Oluwayemisi Busari.

Ogun PDP chairman congratulates Oladipupo Adebutu

Hon. Oladipupo Adebutu has been congratulated by the Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party for his recognition as the party’s governorship candidate in the state for the 2019 general election.
Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari appoints nine new federal permanent secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of nine new permanent secretaries in the Federal Civil Service.

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