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The Ondo state Government has announced the commencement of the implementation of its HIV Anti-stigma law which prescribed a 10 year jail term, fine of N500, 000 or both for any person who by whatever means transmits HIV to another person. Giving details of the law which was signed last  year, the Secretary...

The Old Boys Association of Edo College, Benin, Edo State (Lagos branch) will on Friday 17th July, 2015, honour eleven students and one teacher of the colleges who have shown outstanding performance in the 2014/2015 academic session.  Various prizes endowed by prominent members of the association across various subjects will be given to students in various classes. This...

By Laide Raheem –   Abeokuta   Ogun State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in the April governorship election, Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka has described as “unfortunate” the ghastly vehicle accident that claimed the lives of about 12 students of Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) at Shagamu/Benin Expressway, Ogun State on Friday. He...

Mr Henric Agbaje, the President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Monday dissolved a 13-year-old marriage between Ganiu Aremu and his wife; Omolola for sexually starving her husband. In his judgment, Agbaje said that he was convinced from what he saw of the couple that the bound of love between them had ceased to be. He ordered that Omolola should take custody of...

By Yaqoub Popoola  - Ado-Ekiti   Some angry people of Iyemero in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State have urged the anti- graft agencies to probe their monarch and Olu of Iyemero,Oba Ebenezer Agboola Ogungbemi over sundry matters . The embattled monarch was accused of shortchanging his chiefs in their statutory allowances. Among the monarch’s alleged offense...

The Yaba College of Technology (YabaTech), Lagos, says it has barred students from staying at lecture halls beyond 7.00 p.m. both during the week and at weekends. The measure, according to the institution’s spokesman, Mr Charles Oni, is to check the practice of converting the lecture halls to hostels by the students. Oni, in a statement obtained by the News Agency of...

By Gbenga Faturoti  -  OSOGBO   As different organisations continue to give assistance to workers and pensioners in Osun state over unpaid salaries, a Non Governmental Organisation based in Osun state, Life Matters Foundation has donated foodstuff to pensioners in order to ameliorate their sufferings. The organisation also offered free medical check-up to no fewer...

By Gbenga Faturoti, OSOGBO   It is unheard of that the ancient town of Ejigbo in Ejigbo Local Government Area of Osun State, is without a commercial bank in this era of cashless banking. In 2010, the only commercial bank in the town, Skye Bank shut its’ doors against its numerous customers and relocated its staff and other banking accessories and equipment to Ede,...

By Gbenga Faturoti, OSOGBO   Uneasy calm engulfed the six campuses of the Osun State University (Uniosun) recently, following the release of the Government White Paper on the report of the visitation panel into the crisis which rocked the institution some months ago. The Governing Council of the institution headed by Professor Gabriel Adesiyan Olawoyin (SAN) had...

The  Ondo state Government has declared  that its  Free School Shuttle initiative saves parents N113m monthly, even as the number of buses in the scheme’s fleet has risen to 90 from the initial 39. The scheme’s 3rd anniversary celebration held on June 12, as stakeholders lauded the government for the initiative. Speaking with newsmen in Akure, the state’s Commissioner...