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Wife of Kwara Governor, Mrs Olufolake Abdulrazaq, on Friday in Ilorin, distributed palliatives to the less-privileged and the vulnerable members of the society.

Kwara governor’s wife offers to help abandoned blue-eyed mom, daughters

Wife of Kwara State Governor, Olufolake Abdulrazaq, has offered to assist a poor blue-eyed mom, Risikat Azeez, who was dumped by her husband, Abdul-Wasiu Omo-Dada.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly holds valedictory session for deceased member

Lawmakers in the Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday eulogised one of their deceased colleagues, Tunde Braimoh, as they held a valedictory session in his honour.
The Secretary to Ondo State Government, Mr Ifedayo Abegunde, has resigned his appointment.

Ex-SSG: Governor Akeredolu didn’t win the election in 2016

The former Secretary to the Ondo State Government, Mr. Sunday Abegunde, on Monday said the Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, didn’t win the election in 2016 but that some of them made it possible for him to become governor.
Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore disowns message calling for mass murder of political actors

Activist and convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, has disowned a voice note circulating on popular social media platform, Whatsapp, asking Nigerians to embark in mass murder of political figures.

Iwo monarch laments failure of Yoruba language

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRasheed Akanbi, Saturday lamented the failure of Yoruba language to evolve with the current trends and assert its identity among respectable languages in the world.
Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji features in memoir film ‘Farming’

‘Farming’, the acclaimed memoir film of Nigerian-British actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, featuring Nollywood Diva Genevieve Nnaji, is to hit Cinemas on October 11,its producers has said.

Gani Adams: Why we’re promoting Yoruba language

Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has given reasons for promoting Yoruba language, saying the struggle to promote the language has started in earnest.

Norway to digitise books in Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba

The Norwegian Ambassador to Nigeria, Kjemprud Jens-Petter, said on Wednesday that the National Library of Norway was interested in digitising literature books published in Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba.

Ondo lawmakers reverse impeachment of deputy speaker

Barely 24 hours after the Deputy Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Mr Ogundeji Iroju, was impeached; the Assembly reinstated him back to his former position.

Governor Ambode urges school principals, teachers to sing national anthem in Yoruba daily

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Tuesday directed that students in public and private schools in the state should sing the National Anthem in Yoruba Language daily, to preserve and promote the Yoruba culture.

ASUP chairman lauds Lagos on Yoruba preservation law

Nureni Yekini, the Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, Yaba College of Technology chapter, has commended the Lagos State Government’s efforts in preserving Yoruba Language from going into extinction.

Adekunle Gold eulogises late sister in new song ‘Ire’

Urban highlife singer, Adekunle Gold, has revealed that the video of his new song ‘Ire’ is in memory of his younger sister, who died in 2011, due to heart complications.

Afenifere group praises Governor Ambode for putting Yoruba first

The Afenifere renewal group has lauded Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwumi Ambode for signing into law a bill designed to preserve and promote the Yoruba language.

Governor Ambode’s move on Yoruba language timely, rewarding for Yoruba nation – SWETT

The South West Think-Tank, SWETT, has commended Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, for signing the Yoruba Language Preservation Law.

Osun mourns playwright Akinwumi Ishola

Osun State Government has lamented the demise of a prominent Yoruba scholar, playwright and actor Professor Akinwumi Ishola, who died in Ibadan at the weekend.

Prof. Akinwunmi Ishola’s death a huge loss – Asiwaju Tinubu

All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has mourned the passing of playwright, author and culture activist, Prof. Akinwunmi Ishola, describing it a huge loss.

PDP supports new law on Yoruba Language – Moshood Salvador

Contrary to insinuation that it is against the new Yoruba Language Preservation and Preservation Law, the Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the party is in support of the law but would not want it to be made compulsory for non-natives.

Yoruba now mandatory for admission into tertiary institutions in Lagos – state govt

All candidates seeking admission into all tertiary institutions in Lagos State must henceforth possess credit in Yoruba Language, the state Yoruba Language Preservation and Preservation Law has said.

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The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education in Delta has approved 10 private schools as centres for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) organised by the National Examination Council (NECO).

Over five million apply for 400,000 N-Power jobs

The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, on Tuesday, announced that the registration of Batch C of its N-Power programme has closed.
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SWAN applauds NFF on transparent disbursement of coronavirus palliatives from FIFA, CAF

The President of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Sir Honour Sirawoo, has applauded the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on the transparent manner it disbursed the COVID-19 palliative package from FIFA, CAF and other sponsors.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan Zonal Office, on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, arrested 32 “Yahoo boys” for alleged involvement in internet fraud.

EFFC arrests 3 corps members, 19 undergraduates, 10 others for ‘fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan Zonal Office, on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, arrested 32 “Yahoo boys” for alleged involvement in internet fraud.

IBEDC creates more customer care offices, pledges to improve service delivery

The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) on Tuesday said that it had created 13 new Customer Care Offices in Ogun, as the first phase of its commitment to improve service delivery.