Makinde donates N100 million to renovate Soun’s palace destroyed during #EndSARS protest

•Gives 1 million each to families of slain victims

Oyo State Governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday, paid an assessment visit to the palace of the Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Jimoh Oyewumi, donating the sum of N100 million to fix destruction of the palace and vehicles by suspected hoodlums.

This is just as he donated N1million each to the three families who lost a member in the #ENDSARS protests that rocked Ogbomoso last Saturday and Sunday.

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Speaking at the house of one of the victims, Makinde also assured of speaking with the Commissioner of Police, Joe Nwachukwu to effect the release of corpses to the various families before 4 pm today.

While speaking at the police area command, Owode, Ogbomoso, Makinde promised the residents whose motorcycles were seized by the police will have them released before the end of the day.

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has told a Federal High Court in Abuja, that the Comrade Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee (NWC) was sacked to solve the internal leadership crises rocking the party.

The party also said that immediately the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee was put in place after the NWC’s dissolution, the crises that had characterised its affairs were laid to rest. Makinde


The Emir of Zazzau, in Kaduna State, Alhaji Shehu Idris has died in his palace at the age of 84.

His son, Aminu Shehu Idris, confirmed in an interview with the Tribune Online that his late father who was appointed on 15th February, 1975 and spent 45 years in the throne died on Sunday after a protracted illness.

Post COVID-19: Kano based industrialist tasks FG on economy 

A Kano based industrialist, Chief Kalu Ogbonnaya, has advised the Federal Government to take necessary steps to stimulate the nation’s economy to prevent a recession post COVID-19.

Ogbonnaya who spoke in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Kano, said as a result of the coronavirus raving the world, no business has been moving. Makinde

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