Daily Archives: 10th September 2018

Oyo Govt Declares Tuesday Work-Free Day To Mark New Islamic Calendar Year

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has declared Tuesday (tomorrow), a work-free day to commemorate the new Islamic Calendar year, Muharram 1, (Hijrah) 1440 AH. According to a statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Olalekan Alli, on ...

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College Of Agric Commends Ajimobi For Subvention Increase To N43, 090,139.06

The Governing Council of the Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igbo-Ora has commended the Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, for the upward review of subvention/grant to the college from N17,045,069.33 to N43,090,139.06 with effect from payment June ...

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Obasanjo Ends Ladoja, ADC Group Rift

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has mediated in the rift threatening the unity of the African Democratic Congress in Oyo State with the Unity Forum, which threatened to pull out of the coalition, expressing its readiness to work with the Rashidi ...

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Djokovic Wins Third US Open, Equals Sampras on 14 Grand Slams

Novak Djokovic clinched his third US Open title on Sunday with a 6-3, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 triumph over Juan Martin del Potro, taking him level with Pete Sampras’s mark of 14 Grand Slams. Djokovic, playing in his eighth final in ...

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Two Dies In Oyo As Senatorial Candidate’s Guard Fired Shots During Oranyan Festival

Two persons were reportedly killed on Saturday in Oyo during the Oranyan festival. According to reports, a guard allegedly on the convoy of a senatorial aspirant in Oyo Central, Chief Bisi Ilaka, fired shots to disperse people running after the politician’s ...

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Aruna Clinches First African Men’s Singles Title

Nigeria’s Quadri Aruna on Sunday won the Men’s Singles title at the 2018 ITTF African Championships in Mauritius, the first time in his career. He beat veteran and three time champion, Egypt’s Ahmed Ali Saleh (11-7, 6-11, 13-11, 11-9, 11-1). ...

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