Senate approves N148bn refund for 5 states

The Senate has approved payment of N148 billion promissory notes to Bayelsa, Cross River, Ondo, Osun and Rivers states as refund for projects executed on behalf of the federal government. This followed the adoption of a report by Committee on…

Eight die in Ondo auto crashes as truck crushes mother, child to death in Ogun (Guardian)

Six persons reportedly died on the spot and 10 others sustained serious injuries in a ghastly lone accident that involved a Benue State-bound bus from Ogbomoso. Eyewitnesses said the incident occurred on a bridge between Ajowa and Gedegede in Akoko…

Oluwo tasks citizens on taxes for development (Guardian)

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdul-Rasheed Adewale Akanbi, has urged citizens to pay their taxes promptly to generate funds for the development of Osun State. He made this known when the governor, Gboyega Oyetola visited Iwo at the weekend in…

OAU medical students reject ‘exploitative’ training fees (Nation)

The resolution of the Association of Provosts of Colleges of Medicine (APCOM) to impose professional fees on students undergoing medical training in public universities is causing unrest at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) in Ile-Ife, Osun State. OAU medical students…

Senator Adeleke Arraigned, Released on Personal Recognizance (ThisDay)

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the recent Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, was arraigned on Wednesday and granted bail on personal recognizance by the Abuja division of the Federal High Court. Senator Adeleke, his brother, Sikiru Adeleke,…

Osun Poll: Adeleke Got 250,000 Votes by Dancing, Says Osinbajo (ThisDay)

As the 2019 general election draws nearer, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said at the weekend that it took the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the recent Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, to “dance” to secure…

Brazil to inject $1.1bn into Nigerian agriculture (Guardian)

The Brazilian Ambassador to Nigeria, Ricardo Guerra de Araujo, says Brazil will soon inject 1.1 billion dollars into Nigeria’s agriculture. The envoy said on Thursday night in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that an agreement…

APC group slams Davido over Osun rerun (Guardian)

All Progressives Congress’s group in the United Kingdom has told music artist David Adeleke (Davido) that he is “inexperienced to dabble” into the issues surrounding the Osun state gubernatorial rerun. The runoff election takes place today in Osun state between…

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