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About 34,000 persons already affected by flooding in 2023 – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has lamented that no fewer than 33,983 persons have already been affected by flooding in 2023. The Director, Planning, Research and Forecasting, Hajiya Fatima Kasim gave the figure on Thursday at the Emergency Coordination Forum Meeting in Abuja. She said that flooding, which had become a yearly occurrence in […]

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“Have a mother like Hakimi’s mother, and you will never have a bother” – Reno Omokri

Former Presidential aide, Reno Omokri, has shared his thought on the debate surrounding the divorce of Moroccan footballer, Achraf Hakimi and his wife Hiba Abouk. According to an unconfirmed report, Hiba discovered recently that Hakimi had been putting 80 percent of his salary into his mother’s account, as well as buying properties in her name, […]

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Fuel price hike: We’ve been denied access to pay directly to NNPC remittal portal-IPMAN

The Independents Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), yesterday, disclosed that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC has been denying them access to pay directly to the remittal portal of the corporation, which is contributing to the current fuel scarcity being witnessed in the country. Speaking with journalists at the IPMAN Headquarters in Ibadan, the […]

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Environment

Nigeria Lady jumps into Lagos lagoon following heated argument with fiancé few weeks after proposal

The cab driver claimed the lady was having a heated argument with her fiancée before jumping into the lagoon. A beautiful Nigerian lady, identified as Adetutu Adedokun, jumped off Third Mainland Bridge into the lagoon in Lagos on Thursday, November 10. Adetutu, an operative of the Department of State Services (DSS), who was in her […]

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Actress Nkechi Blessing tells admirers her new status

Nollywood actress, Nkechi Blessing, has taken to social media to address young men professing love to her in her DM. The thespian, in a post via her Instagram stories on Wednesday, warned off admirers sending her romantic messages on the platform. She tagged them “small small boys” and noted that it’s impossible for them to […]

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Environment

Dredge River Niger, Benue to curb perennial flooding-Stakeholders urge FG

Stakeholders in the water sanitation and hygiene in Nigeria have advised the Federal Government to start immediate dredging of River Niger, River Benue and other rivers across the country to curb the challenges of perennial flooding and its resultant loss of lives and property. While speaking during the 1st national WASH Sustainability Conference in Ibadan […]

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Again, Oyo Govt gets rid of Destitute, Beggars, Others off the roads

Oyo state government has again begun the evacuation of beggars, mentally ill persons within the Ibadan metropolis. The government explained that it will not rest on its oars until beggars and destitute are totally get rid of the nooks and crannies of the state. The State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Inclusion, Alhaja Kafilat […]

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Environment

Photostory:Another Building Collapses In Lagos

A building has collapsed on Sonuga Street, Palm Avenue, in the Mushin area of Lagos State on Friday. The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed the development to our correspondent on Friday.

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Environment Politics

Makinde approves reconstruction, dualization of 35.6km Iwo Road-Lalupon-Odo Oba Road

Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde has approved the sum of N12.5 Billion Naira for the reconstruction, rehabilitation and dualisation of 35.6km Iwo Road Interchange-Olodo-Lalupon-Odo Oba Road.The contract covers the Oyo State end of the Oyo-Osun boundary linking Ibadan in Oyo State to Iwo, Osun State. This was disclosed to newsmen, on Tuesday, by the Commissioner […]

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Environment

Waste Management: Oyo State Government Bars PSPs from Door-to-Door/Commercial Waste Evacuation

To begin rehabilitation of feeder roads. The Oyo State Government has barred all former Private Sector Participants (PSPs) from engaging in any form of refuse evacuation in the state. This directive was issued by His Excellency, Governor Seyi Makinde in his newsletter dated July 28, 2022. Speaking on the new waste management architecture in Oyo […]

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Kpokpogri: Court Extends Restraining Order Against FCT Minister, FCDA

A Federal Capital Territory High Court has extended a restraining order issued against the FCT Minister, the Federal Capital Territory Administration, and the Federal Capital Development Authority. The restraining order is stopping them from demolishing a house on plots 203 and 204, 27 Road, Guzape District, Abuja, belonging to Prince Joseph Kpokpogri. The order was […]

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Environment Politics

Makinde inspects ongoing projects on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Governor of Oyo State, ‘Seyi Makinde, said on Friday that the Federal Government, the Oyo State Government and the Ibadan Urban Flood Management Project (IUFMP) will within a week  align the differences that have stalled the completion of Onipepeye Bridge Project and other culverts along Iwo Road axis of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. The governor, who […]

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Now They Will Feel The Wrath Of Abidu Shaker – Cubana Chiefpriest Reacts To Demolition Of Odumeje’s Church

Celebrity bar man and socialite, Cubana Chief Priest has reacted to the shocking demolition of the church belonging to popular Pastor Chukwuemeka Odumeje. If we recalls that Anambra state government ordered the demolition of Prophet Odumeje’s church, The Mountain of Holy Ghost Intervention and Deliverance Ministry, a few weeks after it was marked for demolition. […]

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Environment Security

Attackers Burn Vehicles, Destroy Wall In Kuje Prison

The attackers of the Kuje prison, Abuja, burnt down vehicles as well as pulled down a wall during the attack on Tuesday night. According to the Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi (retd.), over 600 inmates escaped the facility including 64 Boko haram members.

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Environment Politics

Makinde appoints Akinwande chairman, Water Corporation

Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has appointed a former Member representing Atiba/Oyo East/Oyo West/Afijio Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. (Dr.) Moroof Adebayo Akinwande, as the Chairman, Oyo State Water Corporation. The appointment was conveyed through a letter signed the Secretary to the State to the Government, Mrs. Olubamiwo Adeosun, dated July 6, […]

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OYO NDE DISBURSES EMPOWERMENT STARTER PACKS TO SCHOOL -ON- WHEELS BENEFICIARIES

Determined to combat the menace of unemployment in the country, the National Directorate of Employment, NDE, has disbursed empowerment starter packs to 22 School-On-Wheels (SOW) beneficiaries in Oyo State, who have successfully gone through its training programme. Speaking on behalf of the NDE Director General, Mallam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo, during the resettlement exercise in Ibadan, […]

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Environment Politics

Makinde appoints new Deputy Chief of Staff, OYSROMA chair, DG Liaison Office, other

Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has appointed a former Chairman of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), Oyo State chapter, Chief Ademola Ojo and an aspirant for the Oyo Central Senatorial seat, Mr. Wale Ajani as Deputy Chief of Staff and Director-General, Oyo State Liaison Office, Abuja, respectively. The governor equally appointed the […]

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OYRTMA issues traffic advisory, as contractor closes General Gas Overhead Bridge

The Oyo State Road Transport Management Authority (OYRTMA), on Friday, issued a traffic advisory to road users plying the General Gas-Akobo axis of Ibadan, following the planned closure of sections of the General Gas Overhead Bridge amid ongoing construction works.It will be recalled that the works on the new General Gas Overhead Bridge being constructed […]

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Environment

Refuse Contractors Association Congratulates Gov. Makinde, Charges him to call Waste Management Stakeholders Meeting

The President, Refuse Contractors Association of Oyo State, Comrade Temitope Jayeola has congratulated Governor Seyi Makinde for his third -year in office, urged him to call stakeholders meeting on solid waste management for State to be more cleaner and healthier. He stated this while addressing Journalists shortly after the Governorship Primary election held at Lekan […]

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Environment Security

Stop demanding for police report before treating victims of Gun violence — Police tells medical doctors

The Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Command of the Nigerian Police Force, SP Benjamin Hundeyin has enjoined Medical Doctors to always treat gunshot victims before they ask for a police report. In recent times, it’s been noticed that most Doctors ask for a police report before they commence treatment on a gunshot victim […]

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