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Motor Park Management System: Oyo Commissioner States Reason For Makinde’s Appointment of Auxiliary

By: Babs-Oluribigbe Adeoye Oyo State Commissioner for Environment, Hon Kehinde Ayoola has justified the appointment of the former official of National Union Road Transport Workers, Alhaji Mukaila Lamidi as the Chairman of Disciplinary Committee for the Motor Parks Management in the state. Ayoola, in an article titled “Makinde’s Auxiliary Aura” wrote that Makinde’s appointment of […]

FirstBank Takes Its SMES Business Clinic To Port-Harcourt And Abuja

In recognition of the significant role SMEs play in achieving sustainable growth and development in the economy of the country, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited would host SMEs in its 2020 second edition of the SME Business Clinic. The event themed “Building a sustainable Business” would be held […]

Philanthropist Calls For Improved Healthcare Services Delivery

The founder of a non-governmental organization, Hassan Olawale Giwa Foundation, Arc. Hassan Giwa has called for collaborative effort to improve healthcare system in Oyo State. He made the call during the foundation’s free medical programme held at Oore, Lagelu North LCDA on Thursday, February 20, 2020. Giwa, in his words, asserted that in the quest […]

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FG Secures Another Nigerian Placed On Death Row In Saudi Arabia

By: Babs-Oluribigbe Adeoye The Nigerian government has secured the release of Ibrahim Ibrahim, who was placed on death row in Saudi Arabia. Ibrahim, who is an indigene of Zamfara, was held by Saudi Arabia authority for drug peddling, when he travelled to Saudi Arabia for lesser hajj in March 2017. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission […]

Uneasy Calm In Oyo As Sacked LG Chairmen Vow To Take Over Councils

By: Babs-Oluribigbe Adeoye Following the directives of the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu to the Oyo state Police Commissioner, Shina Olukolu to provide “security cover” for the sacked Local Government Chairmen in Oyo State, palpable fears have gripped local government workers. Some workers who spoke with our correspondent indicated that they have resolved to […]

JUST IN: PEPC Dismisses Atiku, PDP Petitions Against Re-election of Buhari, Affirms President Eminently Qualified To Contest 2019 Presidential Election

The petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar against the election of President Muhammadu Buhari has been dismissed. The five-member presidential election tribunal unanimously dismissed the petition on Wednesday in along hour judgement read by Garba Mohammed. The tribunal ruled each of the five arguments by the PDP […]

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BREAKING: UEFA Bans Manchester City From Champions League For 2 Seasons

Manchester City, the reigning Premier League champion, has been barred from the Champions League for the next two seasons for “serious breaches” of European soccer’s financial regulations. The club has also been fined 30 million euros ($32.5 million). Manchester City had sought to short circuit the investigation by financial regulators at UEFA — and preserve […]

Barcelona, Real Madrid Set For El Clasico

Barcelona and Real Madrid will travel to the Clasico on Wednesday from the same hotel as part of a large-scale security operation aimed at reducing the impact of Catalan independence protests.  The fixture had to be postponed in October due to violent demonstrations and there are renewed fears of unrest breaking out around Camp Nou, […]

BREAKING: Messi wins 6th Ballon d’Or Award

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has regained the Ballon d’Or crown after winning the 2019 edition in Paris France, to take a record sixth award, pipping Virgil van Dijk and Cristiano Ronaldo, as world best player. The Argentine superstar held off the challenge of Liverpool centre-back Virgil Van Dijk, who recognised he had been beaten by […]

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