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Men of Amotekun Corps in Osun State have arrested two suspects, Friday and Toyib for allegedly stealing female underwear for ritual purposes.

Tailors sewing fake Amotekun uniforms arrested in Oyo

Some unauthorised tailors said to have been sewing fake uniforms of the Oyo State Security Network Agency otherwise called Amotekun to unscrupulous elements in the state have been arrested.
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.

LAUTECH: I won’t sack Osun indigenes – Governor Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde has promised not to sack Osun indigenes working in the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso.
The police in Lagos State have reportedly arrested and detained a member of the House of Representatives, Shina Peller, at the Moroko Police Station.

Shina Peller emerges Oyo Rep of the year

A member of the House of Representatives from Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa federal constituency, Shina Peller, has emerged the 2019 Oyo State House of Representatives member of the year
Yinka Ayefele Music House

Repair Yinka Ayefele’s Fresh FM within seven days or face legal action – SERAP tells...

The radio station, owned by popular musician, Yinka Ayefele, was demolished on Sunday before a court hearing scheduled for Monday at the Oyo State High Court.

Moses Adeyemo: I expect Governor Ajimobi to anoint me as successor

Oyo State deputy governor, Moses Adeyemo, on Saturday, said he expected his boss, Governor Abiola Ajimobi to anoint him as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2019 election.

Federal govt awaiting outcome of EFCC’s investigation into NITDA’s 2017 Budget – Adebayo Shittu

This development, they argued, could affect the nation’s economy as quantum of over 180 million Nigerians who could benefit from the contract may be sidelined in the process.

I won’t contest Oyo governorship in 2019 – Ladoja

An ex-Governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Adewolu Ladoja, on Saturday declared that he will not contest the 2019 governorship election in the state.

2019: I’ll remain in PDP even if I don’t get guber ticket – Seyi Makinde

A governorship aspirant under the banner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Seyi Makinde, has said he will stay put in the party even if he fails to get the governorship ticket for 2019 election.

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Manuel Neuer is the subject of a UEFA investigation after he wore a rainbow coloured captain’s armband in support of Pride Month during his country’s first two games against France and Portugal at this year’s Euros.

UEFA backs down over Manuel Neuer’s rainbow armband

UEFA has dropped its investigation of Manuel Neuer’s rainbow captain’s armband after declaring that the Germany skipper’s decision to wear it is a ‘team symbol of diversity’.
The National President of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Mohammed Ibrahim, says the union might embark on an industrial action if the Federal Government does not listen to their demands.

SSANU threatens strike over Nigerian government’s directives on workers of staff schools

The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) has advised the Federal Government to withdraw the circular directing that workers of the Staff schools should not be captured in the 2022 budget.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest school proprietor for ‘sexually harassing’ 14-year-old

The police in Lagos have arrested one Emmanuel Madueke, the 62-year-old proprietor of Megland Comprehensive School, Lekki, for allegedly sexually assaulting and harassing a 14-year-old student of his school.
France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen delivers a speech for the next year's municipal elections in an end-summer annual address to partisans in Frejus, France September 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier/File Photo

French far right irked by election results, southern region in play

France's far right performed worse than predicted in Sunday's regional elections, exit polls showed, leaving victory in the southern battleground of Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur and a platform for the 2022 presidential election in the balance.

Somali Army kills 24 al-Shabab militants

Somali National Army (SNA) said its forces killed 24 al-Shabab terrorists after a foiled terror attack on its military base in the southern town of Diinsoor on Saturday night.

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Delta JUSUN directs members to resume work

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), Delta chapter, has directed all its members across the state to resume work immediately.
Manchester United have identified Alexander Isak as an alternative target to Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland this summer, The Star reports.

Chelsea manager Tuchel turning to Sweden’s Alexander Isak

According to AS, Isak is among a number of targets that Chelsea could pursue instead, the 21-year-old who has previously been linked with Arsenal is one of the continent’s most sought-after forwards and has impressed for Sweden at Euro 2020.
Arsenal have reportedly had an opening offer for Albert Sambi-Lokonga turned down.

Report: Opening bid rejected as Arsenal chase Anderlecht midfielder

The Gunners are looking for reinforcements in midfield this summer after finishing eighth in the Premier League for the second season running.
The Jwaneng mine where the diamond was found. Photo: Debswana

Gigantic diamond found in Botswana could be the world’s third-biggest ever

Debswana Diamond, a unit of De Beers Plc, unearthed a 1,098 carat stone in Botswana on June 1, the largest since the company began operations five decades ago.
Inter Miami owner Jorge Mas believes his side will be able to land Barcelona star Lionel Messi in the future.

Barcelona boss: Leo Messi has to finish his career at Camp Nou

Ronald Koeman says Lionel Messi "has to finish his career at Barcelona", with the Blaugrana boss expecting a contract extension for the mercurial Argentine to be announced "soon".