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#EndSARS protesters return to streets in Osogbo

Youths protesting against the brutality and extrajudicial killings by men of the now-disbanded Special Anti Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force on Tuesday returned to the streets in Osogbo, the Osun State capital. The protesters blocked the ever-busy Olaiya axis and other major roads in the state, causing gridlock …

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Monarch’s wife gives traders loans

Wife of Osun State governor Mrs. Kafayat Oyetola has hailed Olori Janet Afolabi, a CNN award winning journalist and Queen of Apomu kingdom, for supporting Apomu market women with interest free loans through Apomu Women Cooperative. It was launched last Friday at the Palace Hall, Apomu. She said: “I appreciate Olori …

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Oluwo plans to replace us, Iwo kingmakers allege

Twelve kingmakers in Iwo have accused the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi, of planning to remove and replace them as chiefs, after they demanded his removal in a petition sent to the Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola. The kingmakers, in a court process obtained by The PUNCH on Sunday, had subsequently …

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NEMA Calls On State Government To Prepare Against Flood.

Says 28 States Are Highly Prone To Flooding This Year. The National Emergency Management Agency(NEMA), has appealed to the State Government to take proactive and necessary measures to guide against flooding which has become a recurring experience in Nigeria. The Director General National Emergency Management Agency ,Air Vise marshal Muhammadu …

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