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    Oyo workers begin warning strike over ‘withdrawal’ of promotion

Oyo workers begin warning strike over ‘withdrawal’ of promotion

Workers in the Oyo state public service on Wednesday began a three-day warning strike over unpaid salaries and withdrawal of promotion by the state government.Waheed Olojede, the state chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), told NAN that the workers were also protesting some other issues.Olojede said the workers had been negotiating with the state government over the issues for [...]

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    The Courtroom Nigeria holds 2nd annual induction ceremony

The Courtroom Nigeria holds 2nd annual induction ceremony

The Courtroom Nigeria, a nationwide campus-based column, held its second annual induction ceremony on Friday and Saturday, January 4 and 5, 2019, respectively.The two-day event, which took place at the SU Guest House, Samonda Ibadan, witnessed the official welcome of 18 new scribes, cutting across nine universities across the country.The event featured a series of interactive training sessions facilitated [...]

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    Police arrest 11 over burning of 20 shops, houses in Ibadan

Police arrest 11 over burning of 20 shops, houses in Ibadan

The police command in Oyo state says it has arrested 11 suspects in connection with the burning of some shops and houses along Beere-Molete Road, Ibadan.Suspected arsonists burnt down no fewer than 20 shops and houses located on Beere-Molete Road in the early hours of Sunday.Adekunle Ajisebutu, police public relation officer (PPRO) in the state, said the arrested 11 suspects [...]

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    Despite ASUU strike, LAUTECH directs students to resume on Thursday

Despite ASUU strike, LAUTECH directs students to resume on Thursday

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    ICYMI: Iyalode of Ibadan dies two weeks to 94th birthday

ICYMI: Iyalode of Ibadan dies two weeks to 94th birthday

Aminat Abiodun, the iyalode of Ibadan, Oyo state capital, died in the early hours of Saturday.She passed away two weeks to her 94th birthday on December 24.Abiodun was the sole female representative in the 10-member advisory council of the olubadan of Ibadan.Following the death of her predecessor, Wuraola Akintola, Abiodun was installed as the 13th iyalode on October 19, 2007.Abiola Ajimobi, [...]

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    Parents sue International School Ibadan over hijab

Parents sue International School Ibadan over hijab

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    UI secondary school shut over hijab controversy

UI secondary school shut over hijab controversy

The International School Ibadan (ISI), University of Ibadan, has been closed indefinitely following a controversy over the use of hijab. [...]

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    Oyo: Ayefele admitted breaking building laws

Oyo: Ayefele admitted breaking building laws

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    FG, Oyo partner to launch survey on SDGs

FG, Oyo partner to launch survey on SDGs

The federal government and the Oyo state government have partnered private firms and civil society organisations (CSOs) to conduct a survey on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).The focus areas would be on education, water, sanitation, vocational skills and primary health care facilities in the state.Sola Fagorusi, local partner at Onelife Initiative for Human Development one of the CSOs partaking in the [...]

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    Adelabu emerges sole aspirant in Oyo APC guber primary

Adelabu emerges sole aspirant in Oyo APC guber primary

Adebayo Adelabu is the only aspirant left in the governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo state.Five of the seven aspirants jostling for the ticket had withdrawn, and the sixth, Christopher Alao-Akala, a former governor of the state, did not participate in the exercise.Alao-Akala had alleged that governor Abiola Ajimobi planned to impose his candidate, [...]

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    Shittu ‘gets Buhari’s approval’ to contest Oyo governorship seat

Shittu ‘gets Buhari’s approval’ to contest Oyo governorship seat

Adebayo Shittu, minister of communications, has reportedly received the approval of President Muhammadu Buhari to join the 2019 governorship race in Oyo state.Shittu will be contesting under the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).According to NAN, the approval was contained in a letter dated August 27, 2018, and signed by Buhari.“I have today received your letter notifying me of your intention [...]

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    FULL LIST: LAUTECH granted accreditation for 23 academic programmes

FULL LIST: LAUTECH granted accreditation for 23 academic programmes

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    LAUTECH begins two-week warning strike over unpaid salaries

LAUTECH begins two-week warning strike over unpaid salaries

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) has commenced a two weeks warning strike. [...]

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    LAUTECH expels four, suspends eight over SUG election violence

LAUTECH expels four, suspends eight over SUG election violence

Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) has expelled four students over the violence which took place on June 13 after the students' union election.  [...]

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    Students kick as LAUTECH hikes tuition

Students kick as LAUTECH hikes tuition

The management of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) has approved an increase in tuition.The decision which was made known in an internal memorandum signed by J.A Agboola, LAUTECH's council secretary. [...]

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    Oyo shuts down Bodija market

Oyo shuts down Bodija market

The Oyo state government has shut down Bodija market, citing security reasons.The closure is said to have been caused by the sporadic shooting which took place on Thursday in the market and its environs.Bodija, one of the biggest markets in Ibadan, is frequented daily by thousands from different parts of the state.Adekunle Oladeji, chairman of Aare Laatosa local council development [...]

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