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Hijab controversy: Sultan cautions Muslims in South West against violence

Sultan of Sokoto and Present-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has enjoined Muslims in the six states in the South West of Nigeria not to take the law into their hands as they pursue the use of hijabs by Muslim female students in primary and secondary schools in the zone.

Nigeria launches campaign to protect over 28 million children against measles, meningitis

In an effort to continue boosting the immunity of children against measles and meningitis, the Federal Government, through the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) in collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO) launched a campaign to reach more than 28 million children with lifesaving vaccines.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC area coordinator urges corps members to avoid unauthorised journeys

The Oyo NYSC Area Coordinator, South-West, Mr Emmanuel Attah, has advised corps members serving in the state to guard against embarking on unauthorised journeys to avoid unpleasant experiences during their service year.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Kogi guber: PDP chides APC over ‘attack’ on Seyi Makinde, Musa Wada, others

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has berated the All Progressives Congress, APC, for allegedly sending armed thugs to invade the venue of the meeting of its leaders, including Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde and the PDP candidate, Engr. Musa Wada, in Lokoja ahead of today’s governorship election in Kogi state.
Seyi Makinde

Kogi guber: Why armed security operatives invaded Governor Makinde’s hotel – Police

The police in Kogi State on Friday confirmed that security operatives stormed a hotel in Lokoja where the Governor of Oyo, Seyi Makinde, was lodged.

Foundation gives scholarship to 14 medical students

A Non-Governmental Organisation, FAJIM Medicare Foundation (FAJIMMF), has given scholarship to 14 students studying Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Physiotherapy and Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) in universities.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA destroys 40 hectares of hemp plantation in Oyo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Command in Oyo State, on Thursday destroyed over 40 hectares of hemp plantation in Abatade in Oluyole Local Government Area of the state.

Gani Adams attacks South-West governors over insecurity

The Are Ona-Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams, again on Wednesday attacked South-West governors over their handling of the security of life and property.
Rauf Olaniyan

Oyo government raises alarm over effects of global warming

Oyo State Government has called on Nigerians not to continue to ignore the natural warnings associated with global warming, as they portend immediate danger to human’s safe existence.
Adebayo Adelabu

Oyo guber: I’ve a date with history – Bayo Adelabu

Following the pronouncement made by the appeal court that the appeal filed by the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Oyo State, Mr. Bayo Adelabu, against the tribunal’s dismissal of his petition on the victory of Governor Seyi Makinde “subsists”, the ex-banker on Wednesday morning said “I have a date with history.”
Governor Seyi Makinde

Group: No vacancy in Oyo government house till 2027

A group, Oyo State Development Advocacy Group (OSDAG), a frontline pro-Makinde Support Group, has called on All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Adebayo Adelabu, not to waste time chasing what does not belong to them, saying there is no vacancy in Oyo State Government House till 2027.

PENCOM: Most states not implementing Contributory Pension Scheme

Most states across the six geopolitical zones in the country are yet to fully implement the Federal Government’s Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS), a report by the National Pension Commission (PENCOM) has revealed.
Oyo State Government is concluding arrangements to partner with Sterling Bank PLC., to float a Micro-Bus Empowerment Scheme.

Oyo partners Sterling Bank on micro-bus empowerment scheme

Disclosing this at an on-going special training organised by the Oyo State Road Transport Management Authority, OYRTMA, in conjunction with the Oyo State Chapter of the Institute of Road Transport Workers, OYRTMA Chairman, Dr Akin Fagbemi, noted that the government wanted to use the scheme to empower the commercial motorists.
A member of the House of Representatives of Idanre-Ifedore Federal Constituency, Mr. Tajudeen Adefisoye, urged the Minister of Works, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, to declare a state of emergency on all federal roads in the country.

House of Reps member urges minister to declare a state of emergency on Nigerian...

A member of the House of Representatives of Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency, Mr. Tajudeen Adefisoye, urged the Minister of Works, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, to declare a state of emergency on all federal roads in the country.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged parents to properly train their children, stressing that both formal and informal education children are exposed to would determine how far they would go in life. Governor Makinde stated this on Thursday during the 80th Birthday/Holy Communion Service for his mother, Madam Abigail Omojolagbe Makinde, whom he paid glowing tribute to.

Oyo governor celebrates mother at 80

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged parents to properly train their children, stressing that both formal and informal education children are exposed to would determine how far they would go in life.

Court halts conduct of Oyo NULGE’s election

The Industrial Court of Nigeria in the Ibadan Judicial Division has stopped the conduct of the election to usher in new executive of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Oyo State Chapter.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria 3

Identity of ‘sacked’ VP Osinbajo aides revealed

Jibola Ajayi, daughter of Abiola Ajimobi, former governor of Oyo state and Babajide Awolowo, grandson of Obafemi Awolowo, were among the sacked aides.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government explains new cost of Moniya-Ijaiye-Iseyin road

The Government of Oyo State on Wednesday clarified how it arrived at the new cost of the all-important Moniya-Ijaiye-Iseyin road, which links the food basket of the state, Oke-Ogun.

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Hijab controversy: Sultan cautions Muslims in South West against violence

Sultan of Sokoto and Present-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has enjoined Muslims in the six states in the South West of Nigeria not to take the law into their hands as they pursue the use of hijabs by Muslim female students in primary and secondary schools in the zone.
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Kogi guber: PDP candidate rejects result of poll

Engineer Musa Wada, the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has rejected the result of yesterday’s Kogi gubernatorial election.
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The National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN) has said its members had increased their initial production of 200,000 metric tons to 300,000 metric tons for 2020, as they target to bring about 300,000 farmers on board.

Cotton farmers target 300,000MT in 2020

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