LG Polls: Correcting Former Governor Akala by Prince Dotun Oyelade

It made quite an interesting reading the statement credited to former Governor Adebayo Alao-Akala in the dailies regarding the Supreme Court Judgement which ordered the Oyo State Government to pay the accumulated arrears and salaries of the sacked Local Government Chairmen installed via a fluke and controversial election at the tail end of the immediate […]

Germany To Send 15,000 Vaccine Doses To Hard-hit Czech Republic

By Michael Heitmann and Birgit Zimmermann, dpa A total of 15,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses will be sent starting on Monday from Germany to the neighbouring Czech Republic, which is struggling with the highest infection rate in the entire European Union. The German states of Saxony, Bavaria and Thuringia have spearheaded the effort to help the Czech […]

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“WE MUST ACT WITH KNOWLEDGE, NOT FEAR” – OSINBAJO TELLS

• Advocates scaling-up of national projects • Says building 300,000 housing units in a year not too ambitious Rather than adopt a policy that prohibits cryptocurrency operations in the country, “we must act with knowledge and not fear” and develop a robust regulatory regime that is thoughtful and knowledge-based, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, […]

BCOS Staff Bags Fact-Checking Fellowship In Style

Ms Atinuke a member of staff of the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo state was today, Feb 26,2021, honoured by the Nigeria’s independent fact-checking platform, Dubawa, as a fellow The fellowship wind down with an end of fellowship event and award dinner held at Ibeto Hotels, Abuja. Under the auspices of the Premium Times Centre for […]

German Start-up Aims To Use Drones To Deliver Coronavirus Vaccine

A German start-up wants to use drones to deliver the coronavirus vaccine to remote areas, its chief executive told dpa on Monday. “Even before the crisis, we supplied 19 villages in the South Pacific island state of Vanuatu [with medicine] as part of a successful pilot project,” Wingcopter chief executive Tom Pluemmer said. The company […]

SUBEB/UBEC Train 3, 552 Teachers In Oyo

The Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, (OyoSUBEB) in collaboration with Universal Basic Education Commission, has concluded the training of 3, 552 teachers from Primary schools under its Teachers’ Professional Development Programme. The Executive Chairman, OyoSUBEB, Dr Nureni Adeniran said that the training, which started on Monday, Jan 4, 2021, was structured to herald the […]

German Lawmakers Call On The British Government To Protect Assange

Several members of the German parliament have called on the British government to intervene in case a court decides that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be extradited to the US. “Extraditing Julian Assange to the US, where he faces no fair trial and up to 175 years in prison, would endanger his life and set […]

Holidays Could Distort Data, As Germany Reports 10,315 Covid-19 Cases

German health officials said on Sunday that the country had registered 10,315 new coronavirus infections and 312 deaths in the last 24 hours, but noted that diminished counting at the tail end of the New Year’s holiday might be distorting the data. The data indicated great variations within the country. Overall, the country’s infectious disease […]

German Police Break Up Office Christmas Party Flouting Covid-19 Rules

Berlin (dpa) – Despite a nationwide lockdown that bans gatherings of more than five people, German police had to break up an escalating Christmas company party that involved a beer wagon, an unknown number of partying guests and possibly a fight, according to a statement from Wednesday. According to the statement, two guests had called the police to […]

Real Madrid Amongst Four Sides Through In CL, PSG Beat

By Jon Radcliffe, Record winners Real Madrid were one of four sides to secure progression to the Champions League round of 16 on Wednesday, while Paris Saint-Germain defeated Istanbul Basaksehir 5-1 in their rescheduled clash from the previous day after a racist incident. Karim Benzema scored twice for the 13-time European champions in a 2-0 victory […]