Oyo reopens schools in Ibadan after #EndSARS protests

The Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has directed schools in Ibadan, the state capital, to resume normal academic activities from tomorrow, Monday, 26th October, 2020. Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Barr. Olasunkanmi Olaleye, who made this known in a statement issued on Sunday, said that the directive followed a review of the…

#EndSARS and the Rise of a New Nigeria

Dakuku Peterside The drama, arson, destruction, looting and death witnessed in the past two weeks are unfortunate. The resultant loss in GDP and adverse effect on the common man and the economy as many states impose curfews and restrictions to stem the orgy of violence is very regrettable. There have been attempts by some unscrupulous…

Real bounce back with rousing win over Barca

Real Madrid 3-1 Barcelona Real Madrid averted a crisis in the best possible way on Saturday by beating Barcelona 3-1 in the first empty Clasico, landing an early blow in LaLiga’s title race. Barca had the chance to inflict a third consecutive defeat on their rivals and increase the pressure on Zinedine Zidane. Instead, Madrid’s…

No home comforts as Man Utd held by Chelsea

Manchester United have failed to win their first three home league games for the first time in 48 years after Edinson Cavani’s debut failed to inspire the hosts in Saturday’s dour 0-0 draw against Chelsea. Uruguay striker Cavani almost scored with his first touch after coming off the bench in the second half, but United…

EndSARS: Gov. Oyetola suspends curfew

BLESSING AKOROWOSI, Osogbo Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola has suspended the 24-hour curfew in the state effective from Friday, October 23, 2020 till further notice.  Oyetola stated that the suspension is to allow members of the public approach the newly- inaugurated Judicial Panel of Inquiry to make their submissions and to go about their lawful businesses….

NECO reschedules exams over #ENDSARS protests

The National Examination Council(NECO) has been forced to reschedule Paper I Computer Studies Practical’s scheduled to take place on Monday 19 October 2020 to November 16 In a statement by the Head, Information and Public Relations Division, NECO, Azeez Sani, the council blamed the decision on the #ENDSARS protests that blocked the free movement of…