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Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Oyo State Governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde and Osun State Governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola and Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo

South-West governors set to meet with head of security agencies

The six governors of the Southwest states are to meet in Tuesday with the Inspector General of Police (IGP), heads of other security agencies and security experts for a security summit being organized by the governors.
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Education: Nigeria needs to start again – Wale Babalakin

Dr Wale Babalakin SAN has called on the federal government to embark on restructuring the educational system to meet international standard.

Man jumps to death in Ibadan

A man suspected to be mentally unstable on Saturday jumped to his death from a bank’s network mast in Sango area of Ibadan.

Cancer, major cause of deaths, morbidity in Ibadan – UCH chief

Prof. Jesse Otegbayo, the Chief Medical Director of the University College Hospital, Ibadan, says cancer remains one of the three major causes of morbidity and deaths in the hospital in the last three years.

184 traders benefit from free oral health outreach in Ibadan

A total of 184 traders benefitted from the free dental and other medical care of the Taiwo Afolabi Free Rural Dental Outreach held at Dugbe Market in Ibadan on Wednesday.
The Chief Whip of Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr Olafisoye Akinmoyede, has exonerated himself from the killing of a member of the House of Representatives, Mr Temitope Olatoye.

Family of slain Oyo lawmaker demands N200 million from University College Hospital

The family of slain House of Representatives’ member from Oyo State, Temitope Olatoye Sugar, has demanded the sum of N200 million from the management of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, for allegedly releasing hospital photographs of the late lawmaker.
Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi orders free treatment for victims of Ibadan building collapse

Oyo state Governor Abiola Ajimobi has sympathised with victims of the building collapse in Ibadan, and ordered free treatment for the injured at government hospitals.

World Kidney Day: Expert emphasises low salt intake

As the world marks the 2019 World Kidney Day, a Consultant Nephrologist, Dr. Yemi Raji, has emphasized low salt intake to reduce risk of kidney disease.

Police arrest suspected killer of Oyo federal lawmaker

The Police have made a breakthrough in its investigation into the killing of a member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Temitope Olatoye, popularly known as Sugar, in Ibadan, Oyo State on Saturday.

Police: We have information on suspected killer of Oyo lawmaker

The Oyo State Police Command says it has obtained firsthand information on the identity of the suspected killer of Hon. Temitope Olatoye, House of Representatives member for Lagelu/Akinyele Federal Constituency.
Taiwo Ogunjobi

Taiwo Ogunjobi to be buried on March 15

The family of late Taiwo Ogunjobi on Tuesday announced March 15 for the interment of the former NFF Secretary-General, according to a statement signed by Mr Rotimi Ogunjobi, the deceased’s younger brother.
Taiwo Ogunjobi

NRA: Taiwo Ogunjobi’s death irreparable loss for Nigerian football

President of the Nigeria Referees Association, Tade Azeez, on Monday described the death of Taiwo Ogunjobi, a former Nigeria Football Federation General Secretary, as an irreparable loss.
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Wale Babalakin: Quality education requires over N2.5 trillion annually

The Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), has said Nigeria needs over N2.5 trillion annually to provide quality education at all levels.
Abiodun Otegbayo

President Buhari approves Abiodun Otegbayo’s appointment as UCH chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has selected Professor Abiodun Otegbayo as the winner of the highly competitive race to head the nation’s number one hospital, the University College Hospital (UCH), as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD).
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor el-Rufai: Northerners ready for restructuring

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, governors of Kaduna and Oyo states, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai and Abiola Ajimobi, respectively and other eminent Nigerians yesterday stressed the need for the country to be restructured to overcome myriad of problems confronting it as a nation.

Outsourced UCH staff protest over 30 months salary arrears

Outsourced staff of the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, on Thursday protested against 30-month salaries arrears the federal government is owing some workers of the organisation.
Francis Adedayo NMA

NMA president pleads for more specialised doctors in LAUTECH teaching hospital

President, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Dr Frances Faduyile, has commended the Oyo State government over the establishment of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Teaching Hospital (LTH) in Ogbomoso.

Muhammadu Buhari ‘the dead’ and his body double

The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.

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North Korean leader oversees test of ‘super-large rocket launcher’

Kim Jong Un oversaw the test of a “newly developed super-large multiple rocket launcher,” North Korean state media reported on Sunday after the country conducted its seventh missile launch in under a month.
Asisat Oshoala has begun to realise her dreams in Spain as she helped Barcelona win the 2019 Copa Catalunya after a 4-0 win over Espanyol in the final on Saturday.

Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala scores to lift first silverware with Barcelona

Asisat Oshoala has begun to realise her dreams in Spain as she helped Barcelona win the 2019 Copa Catalunya after a 4-0 win over Espanyol in the final on Saturday.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

NAF levels Boko Haram base, kills scores in Sambisa forest

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), said its fighter jets have again destroyed more strongholds of the Boko Haram terrorists and killed scores of their fighters at Bula Korege on the fringes of Sambisa Forest in Borno State.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun government to demolish houses harbouring kidnappers, sets up trust fund

Prince Dapo Abiodun, the Ogun State governor, has said that the government will pull down houses where kidnappers are found and their certificates of occupancy revoked.
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Gunmen kidnap five in Kaduna

The Police in Kaduna State have confirmed the kidnap of five persons by armed men on Friday at Danbushiya Village, at the outskirt of Kaduna metropolis.