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NDLEA intercepts N12m worth of illicit drugs in Oyo

We encourage those whose children and wards are involved in drug abuse not to give up on them as treatment works

Anguish as fire razes Oyo’s largest auto parts market

“All my goods and properties in the shop have burned to nothing as you can see them. Unfortunately, I am in serious debt right now, it is only God that can have mercy.”

Suspected kidnap kingpin, Usman Hassan arrested in Ogun

“He ran out of luck when detectives of Ogun State police Command got information about his activity from those he had tried to recruit into his kidnap team.”

Oyo Govt approves procurement of 20 pick-up vans to boost security

“His Excellency has approved that there will be one per ward, and since we have 351 wards, the primary health care board will take care of the remaining 52 primary health care centres to be renovated and remodelled.

Fire guts Sabo market in Oyo, goods worth billions destroyed

The fire, reportedly started around 10:00 p.m., and spread to most parts of the market.

Tension in Oyo state as Petrol queues resurface

“I was shocked when told at the first filling station that there was no fuel. I was not comfortable as I had just a little fuel left in the car. On getting to the second filling station, there was no fuel. I was happy that I was able to convey my children to school before scouting round town for black market which was sold to me for N250 per litre.”

Ogbomoso township road to be completed six months before schedule – Oyo Govt

Sangodoyin said that the Under-G Stadium, Lautech Second Gate road would be fully completed by the end of February 2021.

Oyo Amotekun leader dies in accident caused by pothole

His body has been deposited at a private hospital morgue in Ilero, Iwajowa Local Council Development Area(LCDA), Kajola LG, and was later buried yesterday.

The high risks of collateral in Ibarapa: a note to Chief Sunday Igboho and others with grit and valour

Chief Sunday Igboho and others are most appreciated for actively broaching the sensitive question of security in Ibarapa, and their valour being expended in assuring safety of life and property is definitely etching on a page of our nation's history.

We won’t allow anyone to cause ethnic crisis in Oyo, Makinde declares

Earlier, the new Commissioner of Police, Mrs. Onadeko, said that the visit was to formally inform the governor that she has resumed fully. She vowed that the Oyo State Police Command will secure the lives and property of the people and ensure that the people go to bed with their two eyes closed.

Lagos PDP endorses Makinde as South-West leader

Recently, a former minister of Power and Steel, Wole Oyeleso, accused Mr Secondus of being selfish and more interested in becoming the chairperson of the party for the second term than the unity of the opposition party.

Bumper packages awaits you in 2021, Covid-19 pandemic will not distract us, Seyi Makinde assures Oyo workers

“Let me reassure you that we will continue to prioritise the welfare of the civil servants in Oyo State. Yes, we are expecting that 2021 will come with its own challenges. In as much as we want everything to be smooth-sailing,

Security operatives attacked in Oyo by angry youths

It was gathered that the aggrieved youths became violent after suspecting that the team, comprising the police and men of the Amotekun Corps, had come to the area in order to effect the arrest of those involved in the #EndSARS protest that led to the killings of some police personnel.

Makinde approves payment of 13th month salary for civil servants

It would be recalled that the Makinde’s administration had been consistent with the payment of 13th-month salary as end of the year bonus – a gesture the many have described as “unprecedented,” which “we never asked or agitated for.”

Amotekun impact is being felt by all of us—Makinde

“to stem the tide of rising security challenges, particularly during this festive period and put to shame those working to discredit the administration.”

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Nigerian repatriated from Germany to US risks 30 years jail term for multiple money scams

The US Department of Justice’s Office of International Affairs of the Department’s Criminal Division provided significant assistance in securing the defendant’s extradition from Germany.

Police officer fired for pepper-spraying Black army officer in ‘horrifying’ traffic stop captured on film

police officer Joe Gutierrez was terminated from service after an internal investigation concluded that the police department’s “policy was not followed” and pepper spray was used against Lieutenant Caron Nazario, officials of Windsor, Virginia, said in a statement.

Nigerian stocks fall further, investors lose N30bn

The financial services industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 607.22 million shares valued at N6.07bn traded in 10,125 deals, thus contributing 68.46 per cent and 65.99 per cent to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.

Buhari’s late driver not detained, tortured – DSS

The DSS spokesman, therefore, urged the public to disregard the fake news trending on the online platform.