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Osun: New Education Policy Set To Take Off

Osun: New Education Policy Set To Take Off

With effect from next academic session, the recommendations of the Education Review White Paper on the restructuring and remodification of some extant education policies in the State will be implemented by the State Government...
WASSCE: Lagos Govt Satisfied With Schools' Level Of Preparedness

WASSCE: Lagos Govt Satisfied With Schools’ Level Of Preparedness

The Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folashade Adefisayo has expressed satisfaction with the level of readiness of secondary schools in the State Education District II ahead of the forthcoming West African Senior School...
2023: S/West APC Seeks Northern Leaders Support For Southern Presidency

2023: S/West APC Seeks Northern Leaders Support For Southern Presidency

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-West has called on northern leaders to support the quest by southern Nigeria for the the presidency in 2023. This, it said, would promote equity, justice, fairness and...
UITH: Resident Doctors Begin 3-day Strike Over Alleged Assault On Member

UITH: Resident Doctors Begin 3-day Strike Over Alleged Assault On Member

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) Chapter, has commenced a three days warning strike over alleged assault of one of its members by the family of a patient. Dr...

Oyetola Rescues 25 Trafficked Girls From Lebanon

The State Government of Osun has rescued 25 trafficked girls from the state from Lebanon. Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has also approved funds for the repatriation of the girls, which has been scheduled for August 12,...
Police Arraign 13-year-old Boy For Alleged Indecent Act Against 2-year-old Girl C Chinwe Maduagwu to me, Vikkijibanga 1 hour agoDetails Police Arraign 13-year-old Boy For Alleged Indecent Act Against 2-year-old Girl Byline: Next Edition Category: South West Pic: Source The police on Wednesday arraigned a 13-year-old boy (name with-held), before an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court over alleged indecent act against a two-year-old girl. The defendant, of no fixed address, is standing trial on a charge of indecent act. The prosecutor, Sgt. Olubu Apata, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on July 14 at Isato Street in Ado-Ekiti. He alleged that the defendant acted indecently against a 2-year-old girl. Apata said the defendant was caught with the victim in the toilet while he was attempting to defile her. He said the offence contravened Section 231 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ekiti State, 2012. The prosecutor asked the court for adjournment to enable him to study the case file and present his witnesses. The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge. His counsel, Mr Kayode Akinwumi, urged the court to grant him bail, with a promise that he would not jump bail. The Magistrate, Mrs Taiwo Ajibade, granted bail to the defendant in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum. She adjourned the case until Aug. 20 for hearing. NAN

Police Arraign 13-year-old Boy For Alleged Indecent Act Against 2-year-old Girl

The police on Wednesday arraigned a 13-year-old boy (name with-held), before an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court over alleged indecent act against a two-year-old girl. The defendant, of no fixed address, is standing trial on a charge...
Oyo Bank Robbery: Police Arrest 3 More Suspects

Oyo Bank Robbery: Police Arrest 3 More Suspects

The Police Command in Oyo State has arrested three more members of the gang that robbed the First Bank branch in Okeho, Kajola Local Government Area of the state. The command’s Public Relations Officer, Olugbenga...
Osun Sets Up Committee For Senator Ayo Fasanmi's Burial, Announces Arrangements

Osun Sets Up Committee For Senator Ayo Fasanmi’s Burial, Announces Arrangements

The State Government of Osun has announced the funeral obsequies of Senator Ayo Fasanmi. The committee chaired by the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Dr. Charles Akinola will liaise with the family of the...
Sanwo-Olu, Wife Celebrate Eid-El-Kabir With Patients, Health Workers At Hospitals

Sanwo-Olu, Wife Celebrate Eid-El-Kabir With Patients, Health Workers At Hospitals

The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his wife, Ibijoke, on Friday visited the Lagos Island Maternity Hospital, Broad Street and some other hospitals in different parts of the state to celebrate Eid-el-Kabir with...
Three Armed Robbers Burnt Alive In Failed Bank Robbery In Oyo

Three Armed Robbers Burnt Alive In Failed Bank Robbery In Oyo

Three armed robbers were on Wednesday set ablaze by angry mob in a failed bank robbery which occurred at First Bank, Okeho in Kajola Local Government Area of Oyo State. Reports said the robbers, who...
School Reopening: Osu

School Reopening: Osun Releases Operational Guidelines

The Government of the state of Osun has announced guidelines for the partial reopening of schools to students in exit classes. This announcement is in line with the unanimous decision reached at a virtual consultative...
Oyo N100 Bn Bond Meant For Development Projects - PDP

Oyo N100 Bn Bond Meant For Development Projects – PDP

The Oyo State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has explained that the failure of the former All Progressives Congress (APC) administration in the state in the area of infrastructural development informed the decision...
EKSG Introduces Teaching Of ICT From Primary School, Reviews Laws

EKSG Introduces Teaching Of ICT From Primary School, Reviews Laws

Ekiti State Government has announced the introduction a of new education policy that will accommodate teaching of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT), from primary school level. The new development was made known on Saturday in...

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