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Senator Alli distributes grains to traders, alleviating economic hardship

By Akeem Abas  In a remarkable gesture aimed at alleviating the current economic hardship faced by many, Senator Sharafadeen Alli (APC-Oyo South) has embarked on a mission to distribute grains to traders in the state.  Over the past few days, Senator Alli has been visiting various markets within the Oyo South Senatorial District, distributing grains […]

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Oyo to host international tourism summit, sets up planning committee

Oyo State Government will host an international tourism summit between April 17 and 18, 2024 to showcase its tourism endowments to the world. The event, which will have in attendance representatives of embassies, leading lights in tourism, financial institutions as well as members of the international community, is also meant to attract investors who will […]

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NUC Verification: AIUN poised to deliver exceptional education in Nigeria

The American International University of Nigeria (AIUN) is on the cusp of fulfilling its commitment to providing top-tier tertiary education in Nigeria, marking a promising future for students across the nation.  Dr Oludare Akande, the institution’s proprietor, shared the vision with newsmen after the successful visit of  National Universities Commission (NUC) delegation to the AIUN permanent […]

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From Gambling to Entertainment: How Gbajabiamila’s Visionary Leadership Elevates Nigeria’s Lottery Industry on the Global Stage

Let’s delve into a narrative that’s both inspiring and transformative, centred around Lanre Gbajabiamila, a figure synonymous with innovation and growth within Nigeria’s lottery landscape. At the heart of the prestigious International Casino Exhibition (ICE) in London, in the year 2024, Mr. Gbajabiamila wasn’t merely another attendee but rather the focal point of acclaim, his […]

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Birthday : Senator Alli eulogises ex- Oyo APC Chairman, Oke 

Senator Sharafadeen Alli (APC-Oyo South) has extended warm birthday felicitations to Chief Akin Oke, the immediate past APC Chairman in Oyo State. This is contained in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Mr Akeem Abas and made available to newsmen on Wednesday in Ibadan. Alli described the celebrant as a prominent figure […]

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Birthday: PDP Chairmanship Candidate, Adeleke hails Famojuro, Makinde’s political ally

Mr Sola Adeleke, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairmanship Candidate for Ibarapa Central Local Government in the forthcoming Local Government election in Oyo State, has sent warm birthday wishes to Otunba Seye Famojuro. This is contained in a birthday message he personally signed and made available to newsmen on Wednesday in Ibadan, He expressed warm […]

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Inferno: Alli sympathises with traders at Sango market, seeks support

Senator Sharafadeen Alli (APC-Oyo South) has commiserated with the traders at Sango market in Ibadan,Oyo State following the devastating inferno that engulfed the market. This is contained in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Mr. Akeem Abas and made available to newsmen on Monday in Ibadan. The inferno, believed to have been […]

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Prof. Akande Sympathises on Ibadan Fire Disasters

The former Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Prof Adeolu Akande has expressed sympathy to the two communities affected by the fire incidents which occurred in Ire Akari Estate , Soka, Oluyole local government and Amuloko Market , Ona Ara local government of Oyo State. In a statement released in Ibadan, Professor Akande expressed sadness […]

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Rerun Election: Senator Alli commends Oke-Ogun APC leaders for Shittu’s victory 

Senator Sharafadeen Alli (APC- Oyo South) has extended warm congratulations to Hon. Ibrahim Shittu on his resounding victory in the re-run election held at Saki West State Constituency on Saturday.  This is contained In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Mr. Akeem Abas and made available to newsmen on Saturday in Ibadan. […]

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Surprised to see some people portraying Goodluck Jonathan as the best president this country has ever had” – Bashir Ahmad

Former Presidential aide,Bashir Ahmed, has expressed his surprise that some people are portraying Goodluck Jonathan as the best president Nigeria has ever had. In a post shared  Bashir highlighted the challenging period his home state, Kano, endured during Jonathan’s administration. He emphasized that they faced an unprecedented level of adversity that left a lasting impact on residents of […]

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Fubara to swear-in chief of staff today

The governor of Rivers state,has appointed a former factional Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Ehie Edison as his Chief Of Staff. Fubara is expected to inaugurate Edison alongside other new appointees this morning. As contained in a letter signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr Tammy Danagogo, the governor also approved […]

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Oyo’s performance motivation for other S’west states-Adeleke

Osun State governor, Ademola Adeleke, has said that the Oyo State’s remarkable progress, particularly in the areas of infrastructure and human capital, has become a source of inspiration for other southwest states, describing Governor Seyi Makinde as a motivation for the region’s governors. Governor Adeleke made assertion in Ibadan, while commissioning the 8.2km Agodi-Gate Old […]

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Senator Sharafadeen Alli: A Trailblazer in Service to Humanity

Senator Sharafadeen Alli (APC-Oyo South) has demonstrated relentless commitment and trailblazing efforts in the last seven months, effectively complementing his service to humanity. Through infrastructure development, education, women empowerment, agricultural advancement, job creation, social welfare programs, constituency engagement, humanitarian interventions, and collaborative governance, the lawmaker remains dedicated to uplifting his constituents and driving positive change […]

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Gov. Makinde Gives Updates On Ibadan Explosion, Says 230 Properties Undergoing Structural Integrity Tests

In the aftermath of last Tuesday’s explosion at Bodija, Ibadan, about 230 properties within a 250-metre radius of the site of the explosion are being subjected to structural integrity tests. The tests being conducted by the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) touch on “13 houses within 50-metre radius of the blast site, 40 houses at […]

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Senator Alli extols Chief Bisi Akande’s contributions at 85

Senator Sharafadeen Alli (APC- Oyo South) has extended warm birthday wishes to Chief Bisi Akande, a former Governor of Osun State, distinguished progressive and esteemed leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as he clocks 85. This is contained in a statement he personally signed and made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Ibadan. Alli, […]

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Adelabu brokers peace between Makinde, sacked LG bosses over unpaid funds

The seemingly unending crises between the Oyo State government and the embattled ex-local government council chairmen under late Governor Abiola Ajimobi over their unpaid salaries following their sack from office by Governor Seyi Makinde, may soon be a thing of the past. The development came following the intervention of the Minister of Power, Adebayo Adelabu […]

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I did not promise Nigerians magic in power sector- Minister

The Minister of Power, Adebayo Adelabu, has warned that communities will no longer be required to contribute money to buy transformers, electricity poles or power lines by themselves, stating that it is the responsibility of the power distribution companies (DISCOs) to provide all needed infrastructure for power distribution and the maintenance. Adelabu also said he […]

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Electoral Reform: Nigerians to play active role – Senator Alli

Senator Sharafadeen Alli (APC- Oyo South) has emphasised the importance of full participation of Nigerians in the ongoing electoral reforms, saying it will  foster confidence and ensure widespread acceptance. This is contained in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Mr Akeem Abas and made available to newsmen on Sunday in Ibadan.  Alli, the […]

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2024 Budget will benefit Nigerians- Senator Alli 

Senator Sharafadeen Alli (APC-Oyo South) has said that the 2024 Budget would benefit Nigerians, urging them to continue supporting President Bola Tinubu’s administration.  This is contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Mr Akeem Abas and made available to newsmen on Friday in Ibadan.  The lawmaker had made the call on Thursday  while […]

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Gov,Makinde further beefs up security in Oyo

Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde has stepped up efforts to improve security in the state with the donation of an additional 100 operational vehicles to security agencies.  The governor said the move was in response to boost the capacity of the security agencies to combat crime.  Makinde, while donating the 100 operational vehicles to the […]

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