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Furore in Akinyele over choice of APC delegates for Presidential primary

Furore in Akinyele over choice of APC delegates for Presidential primary

By Oladele Ogunsola  /  Correspondent, Ibadan   All Progressives Congress (APC) meeting of the Akinyele Local Government area of Oyo State held on Thursday to choose the three-member delegates for…

Arigidi-Akoko is our Jerusalem – Oba Olanipekun

Arigidi-Akoko is our Jerusalem  – Oba Olanipekun

‘Zaki’ of Arigidi-Akoko in the Akoko Northwest Local Council area of Ondo State, Oba Yisa Abu Olanipekun, recently got a judgement validating his installation after six years of legal battle.…

Ota community leader predicts Amosun’s victory in 2015 election

Ota community leader predicts Amosun’s victory in 2015 election

A community leader in the Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government area of Ogun State and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Femi Oni, has predicted that the departure of the…

Badagry PDP distances self from suit against Jonathan’s qualification

Badagry PDP distances self from suit against Jonathan’s qualification

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Badagry Local Government area of Lagos State has disassociated its members from the suit instituted by one Adejumo Ajagbe seeking President Goodluck Jonathan’s disqualifications…

Aregbesola: Promoting religious harmony in Osun

Aregbesola: Promoting religious harmony in Osun

By Gbenga Faturoti  / Correspondent, Osogbo   Osun State government, in the past two years, has set aside as public holiday every new Islamic year in the state to allow all…

Abule-Egba residents grumble over bad roads  

Abule-Egba residents grumble over bad roads   

By Emmanuel Udom  /   Snr Correspondent, Lagos    Residents of Abule Egba in Lagos are not happy with the authorities of Agbado/ Oke- Odo local government council. The residents are…

Fayose assures Okemesi-Ekiti of rapid development

Fayose assures Okemesi-Ekiti of rapid development

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has assured the  people of Okemesi-Ekiti in the Ekiti West Local Government, of rapid development during his tenure, describing the town as  one of his adopted towns.…

Shasore, true son of Lagos – Oba Akiolu

Shasore, true son of Lagos – Oba Akiolu

By Ejikeme Omenazu  / Production Editor, Lagos   Oba of Lagos, Oba Riliwan Akiolu 1, has described former Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Olasupo Shasore, as a true…

Igando Customary Court dissolves 25-old marriage

Igando Customary Court dissolves 25-old marriage

An Igando Customary Court sitting in Lagos on Wednesday dissolved a 25-year-old marriage between Mr Bolaji Adigun and his wife, Kafayat, over threat to life. The petitioner, Adigun, 56, had…

Amosun assures residents on Mowe-Ofada Road

Amosun assures residents on Mowe-Ofada Road

By Yemi Adebisi, Acting Head, Literary/Arts   Community leaders in Mowe-Ofada axis of Obafemi Owode Local Government Area, Ogun State have expressed their gratitude to Governor Ibikunle Amosun on his timely…

Ikorodu Chief wants govt to build tourist centres

Ikorodu Chief wants govt to build tourist centres

The traditional ruler of Offin, near Ikorodu, Mr. Alimi Oluwaloseyi, on Friday urged the Lagos State Government to build tourist centres to revive the community’s tourism potential and boost development. Oluwaloseyi…

Igbo Oluwo youths enjoined to promote good governance

Igbo Oluwo youths enjoined to promote good governance

By Temidayo Akinsuyi Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   The youths of Igbo Oluwo community in the Ikorodu Local Government Area of Lagos State have been urged to fight poverty in their…

Osogbo gets new Chief Imam

By Gbenga Faturoti Correspondent, Osogbo   A new Chief Imam of Osogbo has been installed. He is Sheik Musa Animashaun. Animashaun, aged 78 years, succeeded Sheik Mustapha Ajisafe who died…

Boat operators seek govt assistance

Private boat operators in Delta have called on the state government to help them in rebuilding the 13 jetties along the waterways in the state to enhance their operations. The…

FUNAAB new students’ leader pledges cooperation with management

By Segun Adeleye Reporter, Abeokuta   President-elect of the FUNAAB Students Union, Olajumoke Olawale, has attributed his victory at the polls to the grace of Almighty God, as he promised…

2015: Seyi Makinde takes campaign to Oyo Federal Constituency

2015: Seyi Makinde takes campaign to Oyo Federal Constituency

By Oladele Ogunsola  / Correspondent, Ibadan   As the Oyo State electorate await the November 29 date of the governorship primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the governorship gladiators…

Ajimobi okays purchase of graders for road repairs

Ajimobi okays purchase of graders for road repairs

By Oladele Ogunsola - Correspondent, Ibadan   With the rainy season coming to an end, the current administration of Governor Abiola Ajimobi in Oyo State is to embark on massive rehabilitation…

Father-in-law wants court to dissolve daughter’s 17-year-old marriage

Father-in-law wants court to dissolve daughter’s 17-year-old marriage

A father-in-law, Alhaji Basiru Ahmed, 67, on Friday prayed an Alakuko Customary Court, Lagos, to dissolve his daughter’s 17-year-old marriage on the ground that his son-in-law assaulted him. Ahmed, who…

Osun farmers enjoined to participate in pilot strategic grains reserve

Osun farmers enjoined to participate in pilot strategic grains reserve

By Gbenga Faturoti  / Correspondent, Osogbo.   Rice Farmers and stakeholders in the agricultural product in Osun State have been advised to participate in the pilot Strategic Grain Reserve (SGR) of…

Woman, 60, remanded for housebreaking in Ile-Ife

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun State on Thursday remanded a 60-year-old woman, Bolanle Olorunwole, in prison over alleged housebreaking and stealing. The Magistrate, Mrs Risikat Olayemi, gave the order…

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