OBOPS II empowers 1000 farmers, creates wealth in Osun

The Osun Broilers Outgrowers Programme Scheme, OBOPS II has enlisted 1,000 farmers across the State as phase II of the programme begins after a successful pilot stage. The programme managed by AMO Farm Sieber Hatchery Limited provides 2,000 day old birds to each participating farmer(s) in the project. Facilitated by …

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Confusion as MAPOLY lecturers shun scheduled examination

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta Confusion pervaded the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta on Monday as lecturers reportedly shunned the scheduled second semester examination billed to start that morning. The boycott of the examination followed  the subsisting face-off between the Ogun State Government and members of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, MAPOLY …

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190 magistrates, registrars sacked over irregular appts in Ondo

By Dayo Johnson Akure—FOR alleged irregular appointments, no fewer than 190 Magistrates and Senior Registrars in the employment of the Ondo State judiciary have either been sacked or suspended from service. Vanguard reliably gathered over the weekend that 70 magistrates and Senior Registrars have received their letters of suspension or …

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Islamic State families moved to site north of Mosul, Iraq confirms

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – About 1,400 foreign wives and children of suspected Islamic State militants have been moved to a new site north of Mosul, Iraqi authorities confirmed on Monday, dismissing the concerns of aid organizations, who were not warned about the move. “They were transported to a safe location with …

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Navy relieves 2 more top officers after fatal ship collisions

The U.S. Navy has relieved two more top officers due to a “loss of confidence in their ability to command,” after two fatal collisions over the summer. The destroyer USS Fitzgerald collided with a cargo ship in the Sea of Japan in June, killing seven sailors. In August, the USS …

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More than 80 arrested in third night of St. Louis protests

(CNN)Protesters angry over the acquittal of St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley, a white cop acquitted of murder in the shooting death of a black man, attacked police, broke windows and flipped over trash cans Sunday night. More than 80 people were arrested, authorities said. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) …

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Hurricane Maria grows into a Category 5 storm and makes landfall in the storm-battered Caribbean

Hurricane Maria, a dangerous Category 5 storm, reached the island of Dominica in the eastern Caribbean on Monday night with sustained winds of 160 mph, forecasters said. It was expected to deliver destructive waves, a storm surge of up to 9 feet, flooding and mudslides along a path that the …

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Osun 2018: Deputy Speaker Consults Ooni Over Governorship Ambition

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Lasun Yusuf has begun consultations over his governorship ambition come 2018. Yusuf last weekend visited the palace of Ooni in Ile Ife for consultation and royal blessing. Receiving the gubernatorial hopeful in his palace, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II expressed …

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Osun govt begs as doctors begin seven-day warning strike

Osun govt begs as doctors begin seven-day warning strike The Osun State branch of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has asked its members to proceed on a seven-day warning strike to press for payment of outstanding salaries and other benefits due to them. According to the Chairman of the association, …

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