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Fighting gender-based violence in Sierra Leone

FREETOWN, 6 November 2013 (IRIN) - The ongoing trial of Sierra Leone’s former Deputy Education Minister Mahmoud Tarawally on rape charges has made headlines...

Uduaghan Commended For Decongesting Traffic At Uvwie

Governor Uduaghan has been commended for solving the problem of traffic congestion in Uvwie Local Government area. HRM, Emmanuel Ekemejewan Sideso, the Ovie of Uvwie...
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Emergency programme in Benin kick starts farm production after floods / José Graziano da...

COTONOU, Benin, November 5, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- FAO is supporting farming families in northern Benin who lost crops, livestock and fishing...
Oyo State Government

Olunloyo’s mum was an epitome of motherhood – Ajimobi

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has extolled the virtues of the late mother of a former governor of the State, Dr. Omololu Olunloyo, Madam Tejumola Bintu Olunloyo, describing her as an epitome of womanhood. The Governor spoke at the 8th day fidau for Madam Olunloyo held at the Molete, Ibadan residence of the former governor. [...]
Oyo State Government

Why we asked YES-O Cadets to Re-Apply -Oyo Govt

The Oyo State Government has explained the rationale behind the directive to all the 20,000 cadets of the Youth Empowerment Scheme of Oyo State (YES-O) to re-apply. The Government, in a statement issued in Ibadan on Tuesday by the Special Assistant to the Governor on Media, Mr. ` Wale Sadeeq, said that the development was [...]
Oyo State Government

Revisit agreement with ASUU, Ajimobi tells FG

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called on the Federal Government to revisit the agreement it entered into with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) while also urging the union to go back to class in the interest of Nigerian youths. The Governor, while speaking at a forum in Lagos, stressed the need [...]
Oyo State Government

Dispense with N6b fraud allegation before accusing us of fraud – Oyo Govt. tells...

 The Oyo State Government has said that former Governor of the State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja and his surrogates masquerading as anti-corruption crusaders have no moral right to accuse anyone of corruption until the former Governor has effectively dispensed with the N6 billion fraud allegation brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) [...]
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We ’ll Protect The Environment- Uduaghan

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State has said his administration is obligated to protect the environment and people of the State, especially those that...
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Sale and sexual exploitation of children: UN rights expert in fact-finding mission to Benin

GENEVA, Switzerland, October 24, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- United Nations Special Rapporteur Najat Maalla M'jid will undertake a fact-finding mission to Benin from...
Peoples Democratic Party PDP National Convention

Press Statement by Delta State Chairman of the PDP, Chief Peter Nwaoboshi on Tuesday,...

Distinguished gentlemen of the press, I welcome you all to this briefing. You will recall that on 12th October, 2013, INEC conducted a bye...

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