By Rotimi Ijikanmi Information and Culture Minister Alhaji Lai Mohammed said amendments to the National Broadcasting Code to reposition the sector have started to show results. The minister made this known on Monday in Lagos during an engagement of the ministerial working group on the digital switchover (DSO) with the relevant stakeholders. Mohammed revealed that by joining the amended code, he was rightly informed that a large multinational recently canceled an ad production planned for South Africa and moved it to Nigeria. “The result? Practitioners in Nigeria earned N10 million from production, while model fees totaled N5 million. “This is only the beginning, as we are determined to implement the reforms diligently. The (NAN) reports that to stimulate growth and investment in the advertising sector, an amendment has been made to the broadcasting code regarding the production of advertising for local goods and services. The amended section states that “all […]
Fear gripped residents of Ita-Olookan area of Osogbo on Saturday as some suspected cult members shot dead a yet-to-be identified man. It was gathered that the deceased also belonged to...
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Three persons have been killed in separate cult attacks in Anambra and Osun states with two of the victims beheaded while the third was shot dead. Some suspected cult members on Saturday shot a man simply identified as ‘Pepper’ to death at Ita-Olokan area of Osogbo, Osun State. The incident caused panic in the area,...
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By Shina Abubakar – Osogbo The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Osogbo field office, Osun state on Thursday sealed ten filling stations in the state for engaging in sharp practices. Five of the sealed stations were in Osogbo the state capital while the other five is located in Ile-Ife. Speaking after surveillance and inspection of
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The Federal Government on Tuesday distributed the sum of N20,000 to 3270 vulnerable rural women across Osun state under its conditional cash transfer programme.
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By Idowu Gabriel A group of members of the Ado-Ekiti Ekiti United Football Club team were involved in a minor accident on Tuesday. Club media official Quozeem Oladapo, in a statement Tuesday night to Ado-Ekiti, revealed that the crash occurred as the players returned to Ado-Ekiti from Ikere-Ekiti. They were coming back from their evening workout. According to the statement, there were no injuries as all occupants of the vehicle were safe. “But some of them were injured to varying degrees,” he said. Oladapo added that the vehicle had been on the road for several hours in recent days with two away matches in Lagos and Ilorin. “After traveling to Lagos on 8 March for the midweek clash with Vandrezzer FC on Wednesday, the team returned to Ado-Ekiti on Thursday evening. “The team also started the trip to Ilorin on Friday morning for Saturday’s clash with Osun United. “The vehicle […]
Unknown gunmen, at the wee hours of Sunday, invaded Wasinmi village, Irewole Local Government Area of Osun State, leaving six herders dead. We gathered that the gunmen opened fire on...
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Gunmen have killed six people in a family in the early hours of Sunday in Osun State. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Yemisi Opalola, confirmed this to Channels Television via a telephone conversation. According to the police spokesman, the incident happened in a village near Wasinmi, a community along Ife/Ibadan expressway … Continue reading Gunmen Kill Six Family Members In Osun Read Full Story
Mr Olawale Olokode, the Commissioner of Police in Osun, on Friday said that N600,000 was stolen by armed robbers during an attack on a commercial bank in Okuku on Thursday. Okuku is a community in Odo-Otin Local Government Area of the state. Olokode stated this in a statement released to newsmen by the spokesperson for
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By Shina Abubakar TWO of the three persons shot, yesterday, by gunmen making their way out of Okuku community in Odo-Otin Local Government Area of Osun State after robbing a second generation bank in the town have been reported dead. It was gathered that the gunmen wielding different types of weapon shot sporadically to scare
By Shina Abubakar THE Osun State Government has resolved to feed 30,000 poor residents, under its Food Support Scheme, billed to take off this month. A statement by the Governor’s spokesperson, Ismail Omipidan, disclosed that the State Executive Council approved the take-off of the Food Support Scheme after its weekly meeting and would feed the
A group of armed robbers have attacked a commercial bank in Okuku in Osun State in south-west Nigeria. The gunmen were said to have attacked the Wema bank branch in Okuku, a city located between Osun and Kwara States. Channels Television gathered that the incident occurred on Thursday in Odo Otin Local Government Area … Continue reading Armed Robbers Attack Wema Bank In Okuku, Osun State Read Full Story
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The Police Command in Osun said it had secured the release of two victims kidnapped by gunmen on the Ibadan-Akure Road in Ikire Osun on Saturday. The command`s spokesperson, SP Yemisi Opalola, who disclosed this in statement on Tuesday in Osogbo, said the victims were released on Tuesday after the police closed in on them.
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Osun State Government has disclosed its readiness to feed 30,000 poor residents under its Food Support Scheme billed to take off this month.
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Security operatives in Osun state have been combing forest in Wasinmi, a village along Ife-Ibadan expressway in search of abducted travellers by gunmen.
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