Oyo Govt To Boost IGR with ₦500m From Gaming, Lottery

Oyo State Gaming Board has reiterated its commitment to curb irresponsible gaming addiction that is detrimental to the society. The Director General of the Board, Mr Jide Boladuro, stated this at a press briefing held on Friday, March 20, 2020, at Governor’s Office, Agodi Secretariat, Ibadan. He said the Board will work harmoniously with all […]

Update: Trump Tests Negative For Coronavirus As U.S Expands Europe

Following concerns over the exposure of the President of America, Mr Donald Trump, to a disease that has paralyzed the globe, his Physician, Dr Sean Conley has said the President tested negative for the novel coronavirus. Mr Trump agreed to the test after coming in contact with several members of a Brazilian presidential delegation visiting […]

Address Presented By The Executive Chairman Of The BCOS, Prince

It is my pleasure to welcome you to this strategic event which will be the second time since 2001; the last one was held in Ibadan at the Lafia Hotel which is a sister hotel to where we are this evening but then, that was 19 years ago. The first one was during my tenure […]

BCOS Management Holds Dinner With Advertising Agencies

It is another time in the year when some Advertising Agencies enjoy the evening with the Management and representatives of the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS). During such occasion, the Corporation and the Advertising Agencies meet to discuss ways both parties can witness a surge in sales and patronage. Presently at the venue of […]

Lipolelo Thabane’s Murder: Lesotho Police Postpone PM Court Appearance

Lesotho Police has said they would wait for the Prime Minister’s return from “sick leave” to resume a Court case in which he is suspected of murdering his estranged wife. Thomas Thabane, 80, is accused of having acted in “common purpose” in the June 2017 killing of 58-year old Lipolelo Thabane, whom he was divorcing. […]

At Least Nine People Killed In Germany Shisha Bars Shootings

At least nine people were killed in two shootings near the German city of Frankfurt, with an unknown number of attackers still at large. According to Local Media, the shootings which happened late Wednesday, February 19, 2020, targeted shisha bars in Hanau, about 20 kilometres (12 miles) from Frankfurt, and Police launched a huge manhunt […]

Buhari Attends Passing Out Parade Of New EFCC Detectives In

President Muhammadu Buhari is at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna State for the Passing Out Parade ceremony of the Detective Inspector Course of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The passing out parade highlights months of intensive Military Training and grooming of the Cadets, in preparation for a challenging and exciting career […]

Bayelsa Violence: Police Extend Curfew Until Sunday

The Bayelsa State Police Command has extended the dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed in the State. The Commissioner of Police in Bayelsa, Mr Uche Anozia, announced this while briefing Newsmen at the Command’s Headquarters on Monday, February 17, 2020, in Yenagoa, the State capital. This followed a three-day curfew earlier imposed by the Police as a result […]

“Ban On NURTW Activities Still In Place; Foment Trouble, Go

The Oyo State Government has warned some leaders of the suspended National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the State to desist from carrying out the threats of violence issued in a video, which has gone viral in the last 24 hours. A statement signed by the State’s Commissioner for Public Works and Infrastructure, […]

Bayelsa: PDP Warns Oshiomhole To Watch His Utterances

The Peoples Democratic Party has described the comments of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, on the ruling of the Supreme Court on the Bayelsa State governorship election as an “empty and inconsequential ranting”. According to Comrade Oshiomhole, no one can be sworn in in Bayelsa on Friday, February 14, […]