Monthly Archives: November 2018

Religious Leaders Kick Over Proposed Security Levy On Churches, Mosques

Leaders of religious organisations in Oyo state on Wednesday, in Ibadan, rejected the decision of the state government asking them to pay security levies on their organisations in order to prevent the

FG slashes JAMB, NECO secondary, basic exams fees

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday reduced the examination registration fees for the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Senior Secondary and Basic Education Certificate. This was disclosed by the

Alleged N4.7bn Fraud: 10-year-old Trial Of Ladoja Ends

The 10-year-old trial of a former Governor of Oyo State, Chief Rashidi Ladoja, for alleged N4.7bn fraud came to a close on Tuesday after the ex-governor testified in his own defence before

Insecurity: Oyo introduces levies on churches, mosques, businesses, others

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Tuesday introduced levies on churches, mosques, and other business organisations in the state. These levies, according to the state government, were imposed as part of

Buhari cautions Oshiomhole, okays suit by APC members

President Muhammadu Buhari has publicly disagreed with the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress over the right of aggrieved members to seek redress in court. In a statement by Femi

76 Oyo Retirees Get Over N199m Outstanding Arrears

The Oyo State Government has disbursed a total sum of N199,723,306.86 to offset outstanding gratuities of 76 retirees of year 2012. State Head of Service, Mrs Olawumi Ogunesan who disbursed the cheques

Oyo Gov Advocates Adequate Funding of Technical Education

The Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has called for adequate funding of technical education in the country. The governor made the call while receiving members of the Senior Course 41 of the

Why Nigerian Army didn’t release number of casualties – Presidency

The presidency has said the Nigerian Army didn’t declare the number of casualties during the attack by Boko Haram on its base in line with global practice. The presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, disclosed

Buhari shocked over Metele attack, vows Nigeria will prevail

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep shock over the killing of military men in Metele village of Borno State by Boko Haram terrorists. He also gave an assurance that immediate measures are

2019: My re-election not worth blood of anyone – Senator Buhari

Senator Buhari Abdulfatai has stated that although he desired to be re-elected for a second term at the upper chamber, such was not worth the blood of anyone. The Chairman, Senate Committee

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