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Oyo Rep. Shina Peller “detained’’ in Lagos by Police

A member of the House of Representatives, Shina Peller, has been reportedly arrested and detained by the Police in Lagos. Peller, who represents Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa Federal Constituency in Oyo State, was allegedly arrested while bailing some clubbers picked up from his...

Gov. Seyi Makinde is duly elected, Supreme Court affirms

  With an air of finality, the Supreme Court has confirmed Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State as the duly elected in the February 2019 poll.   Details later.  

At last, 21 Ibadan monarchs installed by ex-Gov. Ajimobi lose crowns

…as court revokes right to wear beaded crown and coronet After several years of legal tussle, the embattled 21 kings installed by the immediate past governor of Oyo State, Mr Abiola Ajimobi, have been sacked by the court.   Consequently, the monarchs are...

Another First: Makinde Appoints 2016 27-Year-Old Graduate As Commissioner

In Fulfilment Of His Electoral Promise, Oyo State Governor, Mr Seyi Makinde Has Nominated Seun Fakorede, A 27-Year-Old Engineering Graduate, As Commissioner In His Cabinet.   If Cleared By The State House Of Assembly, Fakorede, Who Graduated From Obafemi Awolowo University...

When it comes to minimum wage, states not FG should own process –  Makinde, Gov-Elect

Oyo state Governor-Elect, Seyi Makinde, has said states in Nigeria ought to have been allowed to negotiate the minimum wage according to their abilities. “And I will definitely say without fear or favour that it’s part of the reasons why...

I leave it all in God’s hands, says Ayefele

Gospel artiste, Yinka Ayefele, has said that he has left everything in God's hands after the Oyo state government early Sunday morning demolished his Fresh FM station, located along ChallengeToll Gate Express Way. Ayefele said he obtained all necessary documents and...
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Immunity: Reps waging war on Nigeria’s constitution – SERAP

  The House of Representatives are obsessed with the pursuit of power by seeking to pass a bill that gives...
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Farmers/herders conflicts: Adamawa, Plateau, Nasarawa listed as pilot states for NLTP takeoff- Umahi

  Adamawa, Plateau, Nasarawa have been listed as pilot states for National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) takeoff. The Chairman of the Sub-Committee and governor of Ebonyi...

Businessman, others escape death as traffic robbers return to Lagos Mile 2 blackspot  

    The security situation in Lagos State is taking a turn for the worse as armed bandits are now prowling the roads attacking hapless and...

Ogun footballer’s death: I-G disbands zonal SARS offices in Ogun

  The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Muhammed Adamu, has announced the immediate disbandment of the Zonal Intervention Squad of Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad (FSARS), Obada-Oko,...

Money laundering: PDP’s Olisa Metuh bags 39 years after 4-year-long trial 

  For laundering N400 million, Olisa Metuh, a former spokesman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), has been sentenced to 39 years behind bars. Justice Okon...