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The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to his victory at the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Ondo guber: APC leaders endorse Governor Akeredolu’s re-eelction

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State Sunday resolved to bury their hatchets and they endorsed the second term ambition of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu.
The leader of the Yoruba Socio Cultural Group, Egbe Afenifere and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Ayo Fasanmi is dead.

Afenifere leader Ayo Fasanmi laid to rest in Ekiti

Eminent Nigerians on Tuesday paid tributes to the late Afenifere leader, Ayo Fasanmi, as his remains were interred in his country home in Iye Ekiti, Ilejemeje Local Government Area of Ekiti State.

Presidency: Bola Tinubu, others should allow South East take its turn – Edwin Clark

Elder Statesman and former Federal Commissioner for Information, Senator Edwin Clark, said, weekend, that it was uncalled-for and hypocritical for Northern politicians to argue that there was no rotation of power between North and South, as President Muhammdu Buhari presently serving his second term if office, rode to power in 2015 based on the arrangement.
An abandoned market in Cameroon's majority anglophone South West province in Buea, is seen Oct. 3, 2018, next the wreckage of a car allegedly burned by separatists fighters. FILE - An abandoned market in Cameroon's majority anglophone South West province in Buea, is seen Oct. 3, 2018, next the wreckage of a car allegedly burned by separatists fighters.

Cameroon army kills three armed separatists in repelled attack in restive Anglophone region

Cameroon army said Friday its troops have killed at least three armed separatists who launched coordinated attacks on a military patrol team in the country’s restive Anglophone region of Northwest.
The South West Bitumen Exploration Limited (SWB), an indigenous company which is set to commence modular exploitation of Africa’s largest bitumen deposits in the southern part of Ondo state, is targeting an output of 50,000 tonnes monthly.

Modular exploitation of bitumen to commence in Ondo

The South West Bitumen Exploration Limited (SWB), an indigenous company which is set to commence modular exploitation of Africa’s largest bitumen deposits in the southern part of Ondo state, is targeting an output of 50,000 tonnes monthly.

2023: Southwest ready to take over from President Buhari – Afenifere

The Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG), on Sunday, declared that the Yoruba nation is ready to take over from President Muhammadu Buhari come 2023.
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IPMAN suspends planned strike over fuel price

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria in South West on Wednesday announced the suspension of its planned strike.

Petrol price: We’ll stop supplying fuel – IPMAN

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, South West, has threatened to stop loading petroleum products in all depots in the region in protest against the recent increase in the price of petrol.
Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed that a four-month-old child was among the 20 new coronavirus cases recorded in the state on Friday.

Another Oyo cabinet member tests positive for coronavirus

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has confirmed that another member of his cabinet has tested positive for COVID-19.
The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa, says the removal of two principal officers of the House and suspension of two others was a measure to maintain sanctity.

Speaker Obasa: We lost Senator Ajimobi at the time we needed him most

The Speaker, Lagos House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. ( Dr.) Mudashiru Ajayi Obasa, has described that the death of Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi, immediate past governor of Oyo state, as another great loss to the Southwest and Nigeria, especially happening few days after the demise of a respected senator, Sikiru Adebayo Osinowo.
Chinese officials are stepping up nucleic acid testing for couriers who work in Beijing after traces of COVID-19 were found on chopping boards at Xinfadi food market in the southwest of the city, state media said.

Beijing to test all food and parcel delivery workers for coronavirus

Beijing will test all food and parcel delivery workers for coronavirus in an effort to control a new spike in cases.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

Oyo records 56 new cases of coronavirus, one death

Governor Seyi Makinde, who made the announcement in his tweeter handle, monitored in Ibadan, said the incident had brought the total number of deaths in Oyo State to nine.
Senator Abiola Ajimobi

Senator Ajimobi ‘takes over’ as APC National Chairman, despite health issues

Deputy National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Abiola Ajimobi, has assumed the position of the Acting Chairman of the party.

Lagos Chamber laments untapped agricultural sector

The chamber stated that Africa’s largest country by market size is gradually getting the attention of international investors keen to maximize profits from the country’s vast natural resources such as fertile land and export crops including sesame seeds, cashew nuts, cocoa beans, groundnut, rubber, timber, yam and sorghum among others.

Lagos, LCCI task stakeholders on agribusiness opportunities

The Lagos State Government and the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) have charged farmers and all stakeholders in the agricultural sector on the need to explore the numerous opportunities that abound in agribusiness.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State

Ondo governor appoints Amotekun corps commander

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state on Wednesday, approved the appointment of Chief Olu Adeleye as the Corps Commander for Ondo State Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

Karounwi Oladapo: Crises in Oyo show Governor Makinde ill-prepared for governance

Erstwhile Deputy Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Chief Karounwi Oladapo, has argued that the unfolding political crises in Oyo State were clear indications that Governor Seyi Makinde was ill-prepared for governance.

BRT driver on the run after crushing Businesswoman to death in Lagos

A Bus Rapid Transit, BRT, driver, Collins Nnodi, is on the run after crushing a Lagos businesswoman to death in Ikorodu area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

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Nigerian government yet to be informed of UNILAG vice-chancellor’s removal – ministry

The Federal Government on Wednesday distanced itself from the purported sacking of the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, by its Governing Council, saying it has not been briefed.