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FG Commits To Spend Half A Percent Of GDP On

The Federal Government will allocate half a percent of Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to research and innovation in a determined effort to enhance the country’s economic growth and development. This was disclosed in a speech delivered by President Muhammadu Buhari at the opening of the 2021 Technology and Innovation Expo themed “Science, Technology, and […]

“Akintola’s Attacks On Makinde Unfounded” -Media Aide

The comments credited to a former governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Barrister Niyi Akintola, SAN, against the Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde is one largely informed by bad blood and undue politicking. Governor Makinde’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr Taiwo Adisa, said this in a statement made available to Newsmen in Ibadan […]

Makinde/Think Tank: “Emulate Kind Hearted People Who Have Contributed Generously

The Executive Chairman of the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State, Prince Dotun Oyelade, has responded to the allegation by Chief Akintola, SAN, that Governor Seyi Makinde does not have a think tank or pool of people who brainstorm for him. Prince Oyelade at an inter-wards meeting in Ogbomoso at the Weekend noted that Chief Akintola […]

“We Have Lost A Gem, A Shining Light In Baba

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has described the demise of the Second Republic Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Chief Richard Akinjide (SAN), as the end of an era and a huge loss to Oyo State, the legal profession, the Federal Republic of Nigeria and indeed, the world at large. Governor Makinde, […]

(WATCH) Femi Falana Reacts To National Lockdown, Other Issues

There must be a review on lockdown guidelines to allow for the provision of more essential services and cushioning the effects of lockdown occasioned by the spread of Coronavirus pandemic. Human Rights Lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, SAN, expressed this view while contributing to BCOS daily Breakfast Television programme, ‘AM120’, on Monday, April 13, 2020. He […]

COVID-19: “Issue Of National Health Insurance Should Be Reviewed” -Falana

A renowned legal luminary, Mr Femi Falana (SAN) has called for a review of the National Health Act by emphasizing the improvement of Hospitals and the National Health Insurance at Local, State and Federal levels. Mr Falana made the call while speaking on Monday, April 13, 2020, during a live interview on BCOS Breakfast Television […]

Imo Verdict: Supreme Court Adjourns Hearing Till March 3

The Supreme Court has adjourned its hearing of the application filed by the Peoples Democratic Party’s Candidate in Imo State till Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Mr Emeka Ihedioha is asking the Apex Court to set aside its judgment that sacked him as Governor of Imo State on January 14, 2020. The top Court adjourned the […]

Court Orders Arrest Of Ex-Customs Boss, Dikko

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the arrest of a former Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Mr Abdullahi Dikko. A statement released on Monday, February 17, 2020, by the Spokesperson for the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Mrs Rasheedat Okoduwa, stated that the Judge, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu issued […]

“Malami’s Letter On Oyo L.G’s Matter Is Sub-judice” – Makinde’s

The Special Adviser on Strategy and Political Matters to the Governor of Oyo State, Honourable Babatunde Oduyoye has said the letter credited to the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami on the matter of Oyo State Local Governments is sub-judice. Hon. Oduyoye stated that as far as the matter was still before the Court […]

“You Can’t Dabble In Oyo L.G Dissolution Matter” – Oyo

The Government of Oyo State has rejected the purported intervention of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) & Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) in the raging controversy over Local Government dissolution in the State. The Attorney-General of Oyo State, Professor Oyelowo Oyewo, in a four-page response to a letter by the AGF, said though […]