Author: Ajayi Peter

KOPEK Construction Limited, the firm tasked with the Iseyin-Ogbomoso road construction, has assured that the project is on track for completion by the end of May. Tony Khairallah, the company’s representative, made the disclosure during a discussion session with journalists at its facility in Iseyin, Iseyin Local Government Area of the state. He explained that the road is divided into two sections, with KOPEK Construction Limited handling the 38.1 km portion, scheduled for completion by Friday, May 31, as per the contract granted by the Oyo State Government. Khairallah disclosed that the road, starting from Iseyin, includes a 15CM stone…

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A civil engineer, Yusuf Tajudeen has taken an unexpected professional journey, combining his science knowledge with his love for creativity. The Civil Engineering graduate turned furniture maker studied at Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, Kwara State, and served (NYSC) at Adamawa State, where he discovered his passion for the furniture industry. In an exclusive interview with DAILY INSIDER, Yusuf Tajudeen shares his motivating story. Briefly describe yourself My name is Yusuf Tajudeen I am a furniture, from Iseyin, Oyo state. I studied Civil Engineering, at Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin. I learnt this furniture work at Abuja. What motivated your passion for…

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The Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) has approved the conferment of an honorary doctorate to senior lawyer and philanthropist, Barrister Ahmed Raji. The decision was part of the resolutions made during the meeting of the university’s governing board and senate. A source close to the lawyer, who exclusively confirmed this to DAILY INSIDER on Monday, April 8, said the formal ceremony would hold on April 23. “The investiture comes on 23 April 2024 at LAUTECH main campus, Ogbomoso,” he said The honorary doctorate degree is in recognition of Raji’s support for the institution situated in Ogbomoso and Iseyin, Oyo…

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The Federal Government aims to introduce three fresh national identity cards by May this year, to distribute them to approximately 104 million citizens nationwide. The National Identity Management Commission is planning three new national identity cards, including a bank-enabled National ID card, a social intervention card, and an optional ECOWAS National Biometric Identity Card. Ayodele Babalola, the Technical Adviser, Media, and Communications to the Director-General of NIMC, explained on Sunday that Nigerians would start receiving three national ID cards within one or two months of the launch. He stated that the lunch day (May) was subject to the approval of…

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Oba Lateef Adebimpe, the Osi Balogun of Ibadanland, on Friday, announced that everything was ready for the upcoming coronation of Oba Owolabi Olakulehin as the next Olubadan of Ibadanland. Oba Adebimpe delivered this announcement during a conversation with journalists shortly after the Olubadan-In-Council members paid a visit to the future Olubadan at his residence. Oba Olakulehin had on Friday made his first appearance since the death of Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, who ruled for two years, passed away at the age of 81. However, Oba Owolabi Olakulehin, who is slated to become the new Olubadan, met the kingmakers…

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Honorable Shina Peller, a member of the ninth Assembly in the House of Representatives, encourages everyone to embrace love instead of hatred. He prioritizes peace over violence and opts for goodness over evil as they observe the Easter season. Honourable Peller, the Ayedero of Yorubaland, made this call on Sunday while congratulating Christians on the 2024 Easter celebration. The ex-legislator emphasized that Easter represents triumph over defeat, forgiveness, love prevailing over hate, happiness outweighing sorrow, peace conquering violence, and goodness over evil. Additionally, the businessman-turned-politician from Oke Ogun urged everyone to adopt the virtues embodied by Jesus Christ, such as…

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Prince Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), responded on X (formerly Twitter) to an inquiry about threats from cultists to smash phones, advising the public not to confront such individuals alone. Adejobi replied to a concern lifted by a tweep today March 29, when the police public relations officer (PPRO) expressed the worry over a cultist member threatening to take away their phone. Adejobi replied, stressing the importance of confirming if the individual is a cultist before taking action. He clarified that combating cultism is beyond any individual, urging everyone to consistently assess and understand someone’s perspective and…

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The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Oyo State, has encouraged Christians to observe Good Friday with fasting and prayers. Apostle Joshua Akinyemiju, the Chairman of CAN in Oyo State, delivered this statement in his Good Friday message, which was shared with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan. “Good Friday is observed by Christians worldwide to commemorate the death and crucifixion of Jesus Christ,” NAN reported. Akinyemiju said Good Friday ought to be a day dedicated to meditating on the suffering and sacrifice endured by Jesus Christ, and God Almighty must also be appreciated for His love for mankind.…

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Max Bramwell, the creator of FounderPass, has unveiled a list ranking countries based on their highest and lowest average salaries globally. Among others, he identified Nigeria, Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia as countries with the lowest average salaries worldwide. “How does your salary compare to the national average? How much could you be making if you moved to another country?” he stated. Bramwell also listed Switzerland, Luxembourg, Singapore, the United States, and Hong Kong as the countries with the highest average post-tax salaries. While other countries are: Qatar, Denmark, Australia, Netherlands, and the United Arab Emirates. Highest Average Salary Countries Other…

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Nureni Adeniran, the Chairman of the Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, has on Thursday, March 28 cautioned the teachers against soliciting unlawful fees in public schools. He noted that with a firm warning, any employee caught in such conduct would be subject to disciplinary measures. This follows reports indicating that certain wayward teachers forced students to pay for the ongoing second-term unified promotion examination in public primary schools. The warning was issued by officials overseeing the examination exercise in Ibadan, the state capital. Adeniran said that the present administration has been responsible for the printing of question-and-answer sheets for…

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