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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.

Oyo governor promises to always accord respect to traditional rulers

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has assured that his government would continue to accord respect to the traditional institution in the state.

Northern governors salute Sultan of Sokoto at 64

The Northern Governors Forum has commended the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, for the peace initiatives and efforts to address illiteracy in Nigeria’s Northern region.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, on Friday said the full implementation of community policing will address an array of security challenges facing Nigeria.

IGP: Full implementation of community policing will address security challenges in Nigeria

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, on Friday said the full implementation of community policing will address an array of security challenges facing Nigeria.
The leader of One Love Family, Satguru Maharaj Ji, has said his ashram in Ibadan is a safe place for those who wish to self-isolate themselves, the cult figure stating that there is enough space for as many as 1,500 people.

Four injured as ‘land grabbers’ invade Maharaj Ji’s land

Four followers of Sat Guru Maharaj Ji, the founder of the One Love Family sect, were injured as suspected land grabbers invaded his community on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Speaker Gbajabiamila, others honour federal lawmaker in Ibadan

Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker, House of Representatives former Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala and Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji on Friday honoured Rep. Musiliu Akinremi (APC-Ibadan North) in Ibadan.

Olubadan now sells traditional title for N30 million – Ibadan monarchs

The embattled members of the Olubadan-in-Council have taken the crisis rocking the Ibadan traditional institution to a new level as they launched fresh allegations against Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, on Sunday.

Insecurity: Good governance, justice recipe for peace, security – Sultan

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar has disclosed that without good governance and justice, it would be difficult to have peace and security in the country.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has commended inter-agency collaboration among security services in the state, saying it has greatly boosted the security situation.

Ibadan obas ask Governor Makinde to caution aides

The embattled Ibadan Obas have urged Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State to caution his aides against desecrating the Yoruba tradition.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has broken his silence over the heated reactions generated by his statement over the Mayegun title he conferred on the fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, stating that the context through which he made the statement should be understood.

Alaafin: Kings who indulge in clubbing, drinking do not deserve respect

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has said that Yoruba kings and chiefs who indulge in clubbing, smoking, drinking and other untoward behaviour are not worthy of honour and any respect.

Ibadan chief seeks constitutional roles for traditional rulers

Chief Adegboyega Adegoke, an energy expert and Chief Wasiu Ajimobi, brother of former Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, were among the 14 newly promoted chiefs by the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji.

Ndigbo charges Igbos in Southwest to maintain healthy relationship with host communities

The Balogun Ndigbo of Ibadanland and Oyo State, High Chief Alloysious Obi, has charged Igbos in the Southwest to ensure a healthy relationship with their host communities, stating that they owed it a duty to be good ambassadors of the Igbo nation.

Insecurity: Yoruba in diaspora afraid to come home – Ooni of Ife

Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife, on Monday, told the Inspector General of Police, Mohammad Adamu that Yoruba people in the diaspora were now afraid to come home because of the problems of insecurity in the region.

New Ibadan obas ‘drop crown’

The new 21 obas in Ibadan land appeared to have dropped their crowns in a move seen as surrendering to the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji.
Seyi Makinde

We won’t spare resources to promote arts, culture – Oyo governor

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has expressed his administration’s readiness to promote Arts and Culture in the state to make it a source of foreign currency, vowing not to spare resources towards achieving the goal.

No backing down unless Olubadan accept us as monarchs – new kings

The new kings, yesterday, vowed that they would only return to the Olubadan’s palace if they are accorded due recognition as obas and not as high chiefs.

Olubadan, high chiefs end 26 months’ rift

Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, has, after 26 months, welcomed his estranged high chiefs and members of the Olubadan-in-Council back into his palace following a reconciliation move to end their rift.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has tasked stakeholders from various sectors of the economy, to proffer ways of accelerating development of the pharmaceutical sector, through research and development.

VP Osinbajo: South-West troop deployment an option, not a promise

There were indications on Thursday that the military had yet to get an order on the deployment of troops in the South-West to tackle killer herdsmen.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde: How Yoruba can develop its region

The Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has said what the Yoruba descendants need to do to achieve development that could replicate giant strides of era of the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, is to forge unity.

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Andre Villas-Boas: Marseille not interested in Emmanuel Dennis

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The governorship election in Edo begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state.1

Edo election: Voters shun social distancing as voting commences

The governorship election in Edo State begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state.
It said the chair of the Committee is the Minister of State, Trade and investment, Mariam Katagum, while the Vice Chair is the chairman of First Bank, Ibukun Awosika.

Nigerian government announces N75 billion support for 1.7 million residents, businesses from Sept 21

Mariam Katagum, Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, has confirmed that the federal government will provide financial support for 1.7 million business entities and individuals.
The governorship election in Edo begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state, NAN reports.

Edo election: Polls open amid massive security, movement restriction

Although the situation does not suggest the likelihood of violence, there is a massive security presence in cities, town and villages. With total compliance with restriction movement across the state, the processes of making the election peaceful and credible is uninterrupted.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Nigeria’s virus infections now 56, 956 with 221 new cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 221 new infections of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.