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The Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, and former governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in the 2019 election, Olufemi Lanlehin, have disagreed over the security challenges rocking the state.
A Nigerian senator has explained that some of the items stolen from his house were bought with public funds by a government agency which handed it over to him for distribution.
The crisis within the All Progressives Congress in Oyo State worsened as a breakaway group, Unity Forum, rejected a former Governor of the State, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, as the leader of the party in the state.
The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.
The Senate has revealed that the head of the Interim Management Committee, IMC, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei, and other members of the committee collected between 20 and 30 pe rcent of contract sums before contractors were paid.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has disbursed N3 million to 300 women in Oyo State as loans to boost their businesses.
Sen. Kola Balogun (PDP-Oyo South) has donated a 500KVA transformer to improve power supply in 16 communities of the Ali-Iwo area in Ibadan.
If the ‘Bill on Protection against Infectious Diseases 2020’ presently in the Senate is signed into law, anyone found transporting a corpse of someone who died of infectious disease would pay a fine of N2 million.
Sen. Kola Balogun (PDP-Oyo South) has described as unfortunate the fire which engulfed a section of the popular Dugbe market on Wednesday.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Wednesday that leadership at all levels requires a lot of sacrifice and commitment.
Newsmen report that the programme by was organised by Nigeria Film Corporation and facilitated by Sen. Kola Balogun, representing Oyo South Senatorial District in the National Assembly.
The Senate on Tuesday, urged the Federal Ministry of Aviation and other relevant authorities to upgrade the Ibadan Domestic Airport Alakia to the status of an international airport.
The Court of Appeal, Ibadan, on Friday dismissed a petition filed by the former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, challenging the verdict of the Election Petition Tribunal on February 23 the senatorial election for Oyo South.
The Oke Ogun people, in a statement jointly signed by the ODCF President, Dr. Olusegun Ajuwon, and Publicity Secretary, Jare Ajayi, advised that the loan should not be spent only on the two proposed farm settlements located in Ido and Eruwa, because both are in the same Oyo South Senatorial District.
South Africa has signed an agreement with Johnson & Johnson to secure 11 million COVID-19 vaccine doses and will ease restrictions due to a decline in new cases, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Manchester United are being negatively influenced by opposition managers referring to their penalty record after being denied a spot-kick in a 0-0 draw at Chelsea on Sunday.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has said that the abducted students of Government Science Secondary School, Jangebe, will be released very soon.
The Leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has once again knocked the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, over the unsecured state of the country.
Following the gale of abductions of school children in the Northern part of the country, the National Association of Nigerian Student (NANS), has advised the federal government to list bandits perpetrating such horrendous crime as terrorists.
Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, says an outright ban on open grazing without an alternative for herdsmen will not end the incessant farmers/herders crises in the country.
The 10 schools affected by the Hijab controversy in Ilorin will remain shut pending the outcome of consultations on the use of the Muslim headgear in schools, the Kwara State government has said.
The Kogi chapter of Small Scale Women farmers Organization in Nigeria, SWOFON, has decried the six percent budgetary allocation for agriculture in the 2021 budget approved by Governor Yahaya Bello
He said the PDP was alarmed by the trend in the country, where kidnapping of innocent school children and other vulnerable citizens for ransom has turned into lucrative business.
Parents in Katsina State have attributed the alarming rate of out-of-school children to what they termed the deteriorating security challenges be deviling states in the North-west region and other parts of the country.