Thursday, 30th November 2023

Gboyega Oyetola

25 Oct
The Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Gboyega Oyetola, has said the rehabilitation of the dilapidated ports infrastructure across the country would gulp about $1 billion.
20 Sep
Women in Maritime Africa (WIMA) Nigeria Chapter has lamented the high cost of doing business in the maritime industry, explaining that a conducive business community is the heart of any economy that seeks to diversify its revenue base.
18 Sep
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued President Bola Tinubu over failure to stop former governors, currently serving as ministers, from drawing life perks.
9 Sep
Mr Gboyega Oyetola, the Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, has called on members of the All Progressives Congress(APC) in Osun to work together for the development of the state.
30 Aug
The immediate past Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has said that unless members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) eschew over-ambition, selfishness and envy, the party may not be free from constant crisis bedeviling it.
14 Jun
The Grand Mufti of Yorubaland, Edo and Delta, Sheikh Daood Imran Molaasan, yesterday, urged President Bola Tinubu to settle the rift between immediate past Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola and former Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola.
29 May
Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, yesterday, congratulated former governors of the state, Rauf Aregbesola and Gboyega Oyetola, and musician, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido and other indigenes that bagged different national honours awards conferred on them by President Muhammadu Buhari.
9 May
The Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed the election of Ademola Adeleke as the governor of Osun State. The Supreme Court said Gboyega Oyetola and All Progressives Congress (APC) failed to prove its case of improper accreditation of voters and over-voting against Adeleke. A five-member panel of the apex court held that the court of appeal…
8 May
The Supreme Court has scheduled Tuesday, May 9, 2023, for judgment in the appeal filed by former Osun Governor, Gboyega Oyetola against the election of Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). A five-member panel of the highest court in Nigeria announced the date and time which is fixed at 2:00 pm for judgment…
20 Apr
When a handshake is getting beyond an elbow, drastic action to stem the tide and put the right pen in the right hole need to be set in motion with immediate alacrity.
25 Mar
Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, (HURIWA), has asked the candidates who lost in the March 18 governorship election in Enugu State to stop legal and verbal wars.
14 Mar
The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, yesterday, reserved judgment in an appeal filed by Governor Ademola Adeleke challenging the January 27, 2023 decision of the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, which sacked him from office.


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19 mins ago
The European Parliament and EU member states agreed draft new rules on Thursday that are intended to protect journalists and activists from abusive lawsuits used to silence public criticism. European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said on X, formerly Twitter, that she welcomed the agreement to "protect those who try to reveal inconvenient truths".…
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The Delta Government says it is earmarking the sum of N150 billion for its Works sector in the 2024 fiscal year. The State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori, announced this in Asaba on Wednesday while presenting the 2024 budget to the State House of Assembly. According to him, the sum of N150 billion has been earmarked for…
24 mins ago
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday said every former governor and indeed any individual with corruption cases will face the anti-graft agency's investigation. The commission's zonal commander, ACE Aliyu Yunusa said this at the opening of a one-day EFCC Civil Society Organisations engagement organised in Sokoto. Yunusa said no one is an…
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The Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has warned that the agency will not tolerate any sabotage of its fight against drug abuse. Marwa issued the warning on Thursday in his address at the passing out ceremony of additional 2,500 cadets of Senior Officers Basic Course…
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Nigerian singer Divine Ikubor, popularly known as Rema, has announced the cancellation of all his scheduled performances for December. The singer, who was set to embark on a tour of Lagos, Abuja, and Benin, cited health concerns as the reason behind the decision. "It breaks my heart to say that I won't be performing anywhere…
43 mins ago
Uncertainty hovers over what major oil-producing nations -- collectively known as OPEC+ -- will decide when they meet on Thursday in a bid to halt a continuous slump in prices. Amid stuttering global economic growth, analysts expect OPEC+ -- the 13 OPEC members headed by Saudi Arabia and 10 partners led by Russia -- to…
45 mins ago
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) says President Bola Tinubu’s 2024 Appropriation Bill of N27.5 trillion should not fail to truly renew Nigerians’ hopes. The Southwest Zonal Secretary of the party, Mr Femi Olaniyi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos that there must be a departure from the non-performing budgets of…
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has tasked its members of staff to be patriotic and dedicated to duty at all times. Mrs Rose Oriaran-Anthony, the secretary, INEC, said this at the send forth for eight retired staff of the commission in Abuja. Oriaran-Anthony urged the staff to emulate the retirees by adopting hard work…