Crime National News

How I Escaped Police Custody, Killed Another Woman – Suspected Serial Killer

Three days after he was rearrested, the suspected serial killer in Oyo State has revealed how he escaped from police custody and went back into the dastardly act for which he was apprehended earlier. Nineteen-year-old Sunday Shodipe made the revelation on Wednesday when he was paraded along with other criminal suspects at the Police Command […]

National News

Eid-el-Kabir: Oyo govt. Opens Eid praying grounds for Muslims

….. says ‘social distancing compulsory’ .…Worshippers must observe all COVID-19 protocols The Oyo State Government has said Muslim Praying Grounds across the state will be opened for the 2020 Eid-el-Kabir prayers, warning, however, that Muslim faithful must ensure strict compliance with COVID-19 protocols in the state. According to the state government, it has become imperative […]

Education National News

South West Governors insist on school reopening for SS3 students to participate in WASSCE

In their resolve to ensure the Senior Secondary School 3 ( SSS3) students partake in the coming West African School Certificate Examination (WASCE) in August, the six South West Governors have resolved to reopen schools soon. The resolve of the six governors is in shape contrast to those of 19 Northern States governors who have […]

National News

Ajimobi is dead

The former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi is dead. Ajimobi was said to have died of COVID-19 complications at First Cardiology Specialist Hospital, in Lagos on Thursday. He was 70. A source close to the former Governor told The Nation that Ajimobi breathed his last at about 4pm. Oyo House of Representatives member, […]

Health National News

Breaking: Three Executive Members of Oyo State Test Positive For COVID-19

By Raji Olatunji, Ibadan Three members of the Oyo state Executive Council have tested positive for COVID-19. This was made known by the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde on Wednesday on his twitter handle. He tweeted: “Earlier today, we received COVID-19 confirmation tests for all members of the Oyo State Executive Council (EXCO). Sadly, three […]

Education National News

Makinde Bows to Pressure, Postpones School Resumption

By Raji Olatunji from Ibadan The Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has announced postponement of the proposed resumption of schools earlier announced by the state government. This is against the earlier directive given by the state government some weeks back, that all terminal classes including Primary Six (Pry 6), Junior Secondary School Three (JSS3) […]