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Man in court for killing friend in Lagos

Man in court for killing friend in Lagos

A 34-year-old man, Monday Ekwekoba, has been docked in Lagos at an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly killing one Wisdom Okafor, his friend. Ekwekoba, a factory worker, who…

Eight Ekiti badminton players to participate in Ibadan tournament

Eight Ekiti badminton players to participate in Ibadan tournament

The Ekiti Badminton Association has said eight of its players would participate in a three-day tournament from April 21 to April 24 in Ibadan. Secretary of the association, Mr Ayodeji…

Ibadan National Museum of Unity seeks govt funding

Ibadan National Museum of Unity seeks govt funding

The National Museum of Unity in Ibadan has appealed to Oyo State Government to provide it with annual intervention funds. Its curator, Mr Amos Olorunnipa, made the appeal in Ibadan…

My challenges as Ojokoro LCDA chairman, by Olabinjo

My challenges as Ojokoro LCDA chairman, by Olabinjo

Mr. Benjamin Adeyemi Olabinjo is the immediate past Chairman of Ojokoro Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Lagos State and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Shortly before…

Oyo signage agency warns politicians to remove posters

Oyo signage agency warns politicians to remove posters

By Olamide Bakare -Reporter, Lagos   Following the conclusion of the 2015 elections, the Oyo State Signage and Advertisement Agency (OYSAA) has advised politicians in the state to remove illegal…

Man docked for damaging perimeter fence at Okota

Man docked for damaging perimeter fence  at Okota

A 38-year-old man, Chinenye Juventus, who allegedly damaged a perimeter fence worth N1.5 million, has been docked at an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. The accused is standing trial on a…

2015: Gani Adams denies collecting money from Jonathan

2015: Gani Adams denies collecting money from Jonathan

By Anthonia Soyingbe –  Snr. Reporter, Lagos   Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), Gani Adams, has denied collecting money from President Goodluck Jonathan to help him garner votes…

Nigerians advised to eat less meat to avert heart diseases

Nigerians advised to eat less meat to avert heart diseases

President of the Nigeria Vegetarian Society, Mr. Emmanuel Eyoh, has called on people to reduce their meat intake to avert the incidence of heart diseases, stroke and diabetes. Eyoh made…

Ayedire council scribe predicts extinction of PDP in Osun

Ayedire council scribe predicts extinction of PDP in Osun

By Gbenga Faturoti - Correspondent, Osogbo   Executive Secretary of the Ayedire Local Government of Osun State, Mr. Gbenga Ogunkanmi, has observed that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)was gradually going to…

AbdulGaniyy Abubakri is new Imam of Ibadan land

AbdulGaniyy Abubakri is new Imam of Ibadan land

Shelkh AbdulGaniyy Abubakri has been appointed the new Chief Imam for the Muslim Community in Ibadan. Abubakri, who is the 18th Chief Imam of Ibadan land, replaced Sheikh Baosari Suara…

Lagos market leaders place shopping list before Buhari, Ambode

Lagos market leaders place shopping list before Buhari, Ambode

Market leaders in Lagos State have urged President-elect, retired Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, and the state Governor-elect, Mr Akinwumi Ambode, to prioritise issues affecting Nigerian traders. The traders told the News…

Osun Speaker thanks electorate

Osun Speaker thanks electorate

By Gbenga Faturoti / Correspondent, Osogbo   Speaker, Osun State of House of Assembly, Mr. Najeem Salaam, has expressed gratitude to the electorate in the state for their support in the just…

Orile-Agege LCDA scribe commends INEC over 2015 polls

Orile-Agege LCDA scribe commends INEC over 2015 polls

By Tunde Opeseitan  / Snr Correspondent, Lagos   Deputy Executive Secretary of the Orile-Agege Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State, Mrs Toyin Afuwape, has commended the maturity and professionalism…

Epe residents celebrate Ambode’s victory at poll

Epe residents celebrate Ambode’s victory at poll

Many drinking spots in Epe, Lagos State, were thrown open to supporters and well-wishers of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, in the aftermath of…

Lagos traders predict fall in prices of food items

Lagos traders predict fall in prices of food items

Traders in three major markets in Lagos on Wednesday predicted a further drop in the prices of food items after the April 11 governorship and House of Assembly elections in…

Two docked in Ota for theft of motorcycle

Two docked in Ota for theft of motorcycle

Police in Ogun State have arraigned two men before an Ota Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a Bajaj motorcycle valued at N180,000. The suspects, Wahab Mustapha, 22, and Abideen Sakaniyau, 30,…

Aquatic firm donates vehicle to Fisheries Department

Aquatic firm donates vehicle to Fisheries Department

The Atlantic Shrimpers Limited, an aquatic production company, has donated a utility vehicle to enhance the operation of the Federal Department of Fisheries (FDF) liaison office in Lagos. Managing Director…

Discrimination, stigmatisation, major hindrances to combating HIV/AIDS

Discrimination, stigmatisation, major hindrances to combating HIV/AIDS

A medical researcher, Prof. Oni Idigbe, has identified stigmatisation and discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS as the major hindrances to combating the disease. Idigbe, who is also the Coordinator,…

How mercenary wrote SSCE for Gani Adams

How mercenary wrote SSCE for Gani Adams

By Gbenga Abegunrin –  Reporter, Ibadan   The crisis rocking the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) is getting messier, as the National Coordinator of the organisation, Gani Adams, and its factional…

Govts urged to encourage indigenous herbal medicines

Govts urged to encourage indigenous herbal medicines

Managing Director of Oroki Herbal Mixture, Mr Owolabi Gafar, has called on the federal and state governments to create the enabling environment for the production and marketing of indigenous herbal…

Man, 39, arraigned at Yaba for raping 11-year-old girl

Man, 39, arraigned at Yaba for raping 11-year-old girl

A 39-year-old trader, Anayo Ibe, who allegedly had an unlawful carnal knowledge of an 11-year-old girl, was has been arraigned at a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. The accused,…

Court convicts two men for breach of peace

Court convicts two men for breach of peace

An Oshodi Magistrates’ Court has sentenced two unemployed men, Sodia Saubana,19, and Sunday Ojo,18, to one month imprisonment each for breach of peace and smoking India hemp in public. The…

Stress, depression, major causes of insomnia, says expert

Stress, depression, major causes of insomnia, says expert

A consultant obstetrician and gyneacologist at Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta, Dr Moses Alao, has described stress and depression as major causes of insomnia in people. He said this in an…

Man docked in Badagry for stealing three tubers of yam

Man docked in Badagry for stealing three tubers of yam

A 29-year-old applicant, Sunday Suleiman, has appeared before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State over alleged theft of three tubers of yam valued at N1,200. The accused, who…

Ajimobi inaugurates first dualised road in Iseyin

Ajimobi inaugurates first dualised road in Iseyin

By Oladele Ogunsola /  Correspondent, Ibadan   Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has inaugurated the first dualised road in the ancient town of Iseyin as part of his administration’s urban renewal…

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