Monthly Archives: October 2018

No extension of deadline for candidates’ list, INEC insists

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it would not extend the deadline for submission of list of candidates’ names by political parties for next year’s general elections. Chief Press Secretary to

Makinde To Sue Oyo Govt Over Continued Silence On State Debt Profile

The gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Oyo State, Engr Seyi Makinde plans to sue the state government over its continued silence on issues concerning the state’s finances.  In

Oyo: 800,000 PVCs yet to be collected – INEC

Despite the repeated calls on residents of Oyo state to collect unclaimed Permanent Voters’ Card (PVC) , the INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Barrister Mutiu Agboke has said about  800,000

We’re not opposed to new minimum wage, But We’re Still Struggling With N18,000- Governors

Abdulaziz Yari, Governor of Zamfara State and Chairman of the Governors’ Forum, said this while briefing journalists on the outcome of the meeting of the governors held on Wednesday in Abuja. The

FEC, Senate approve $2.9b Eurobond to fund 2018 budget

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) and the Senate yesterday approved the issuance of $2.9 billion Eurobond to partly fund the 2018 budget. The FEC gave its approval during its meeting at the Presidential Villa

Three Oyo Lawmakers Defect to ADP

Three members of the Oyo State House of Assembly yesterday announced their intentions to dump their party for a new one. Also, the Assembly kick-started the legislative process to end street begging

Ogunwuyi condemns 300% hike in LAUTECH fees

The lawmaker representing Ogbomoso North/South/Oriire Federal Constituency, Hon. Segun Ogunwuyi, described the 300% hike in Lautech tuition fee as ill-conceived and an attempt to deprive potential students from humble background right to quality

Senate in rowdy session over alleged $3.8b subsidy funds

• Reps okay N831.2b for 2019 polls The sitting of the Senate was yesterday uproarious following a resolution to probe operation of an alleged $3.8 billion Fuel Subsidy Under-recovering Fund by the

LAUTECH Students Protest Hike In School Fees

Few hours after the management of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho announced a 100% increase of tuition fees across all levels via student’s mail in a statement signed by the registrar

Shittu sues NYSC over disqualification from Oyo gov race

The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has sued the National Youth Service Corps, alleging that the body failed to serve him with a call-up letter in 1979 to enable him to observe

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