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Let’s allow Ajimobi to break the second term jinx – Eze Ndigbo Oyo

Let’s allow Ajimobi to break the second term jinx – Eze Ndigbo Oyo

Eze Alex C. Anozie is the Eze Ndigbo of Ibadan and Oyo State. In this interview with Reporter, Gbenga Abegunrin, Anozie sheds light on the reason for the recent endorsement…

Ekiti begins dredging of street channels

By Yaqoub Popoola  /  Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti   Ekiti State Government has begun the dredging of street channels in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital. Special Assistant to the Governor on Environment, Chief Bisi…

Agoro chides Buhari over Chatham House speech

By Gbenga Abegunrin  /  Reporter, Ibadan   Founder of the National Action Council (NAC), Dr. Olapade Agoro, has condemned the recent speech delivered by Presidential candidate of the All Progressives…

Why divorce cases are going up, by Lagos residents

Some Lagos residents have identified deceit, poverty, lack of love, incompatibility and desperation as contributory factors to the high rate of divorce in the country. Respondents said in separate interviews…

Resolving land dispute that tears Ipetumodu, Asipa communities apart

By Gbenga Faturoti  / Correspondent, Osogbo   The two feuding communities of Ipetumodu and Ashipa in the Ife-North Local Government area of Osun State who are before the Judicial Commission of…

Nigerians should invest in Jatropha crop

The National President, Biofuel Farmers Association, Mr. Kayode Adebiyi, has stressed the need for Nigerians to invest in Jatropha crop due to its numerous benefits and market opportunities. Adebiyi expressed…

2015: Ekiti to lead advocacy against thuggery

By Yaqoub Popoola –  Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti   Secretary to Ekiti State Government, Dr Modupe Alade, has hinted that the state government would lead advocacy against thuggery and other forms of…

LAWMA apologises over heaps of refuse in front of residents’ houses

Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has appealed to residents to bear with it over delay in evacuating bags of sand heaped in front of their houses. Assistant General Manager, Waste…

FERMA constructs drains on Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway

The Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) has begun the construction of drains to tackle flooding of the road shoulder on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway. The agency’s engineer representing Lagos West, Mr…

Ex-soldier in Somolu magistrates’ court for assaulting policeman

A 38-year-old ex-soldier, Kehinde Adejo, has been charged before a Somolu Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly assaulting a policeman on duty. The accused, whose address is unknown, is facing…

Mothers lament cost of consumables for children immunisation in Lagos

Some mothers in Lagos have lamented that they were being made to bear the costs of some consumables during the routine immunisation schedules of their babies. They told the News…

Make fear of God your watchword, CAN advises politicians

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Oyo State branch, has urged politicians to make the fear of God their priority in their political activities. State Chairman of the association, Ayo…

Ekiti takes delivery of vaccines from UNICEF

Ekiti State Government has taken delivery of multi-million naira medical equipment and consignment of vaccines from the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF). State Director of Primary Health Care Development Agency…

Octogenarian counsels youth on hard work

An Octogenarian and retired educationist, Chief Emmanuel Alabi, has called on Nigerian youths to be hard working and determined to succeed in their careers. Alabi made the call in Oye-Ekiti…

Customs agents lament non-implementation of reviewed port charges

Deputy President of National Council of Managing Directors of Licensed Customs Agents (NCMDLCA), Mr Uchu Block, has bemoaned the non-implementation of the reviewed port charges by the Nigerian Shippers’ Council…

Ajimobi, Ladoja, Alao-Akala must undergo medical check-up before poll

By Oladele Ogunsola  -  Correspondent, Ibadan   Another dimension was introduced into the on-going governorship electioneering campaign in Oyo State as a socio-cultural organisation, Oyo Patriotic Front, called on three…

Three families want exclusive right to Balogun Chieftaincy in Osogbo

By Gbenga Faturoti  /  Correspondent, Osogbo   Three families in Osogbo have appeared before the Commission of Inquiry on Disturbance of Public Peace claiming exclusive right to the ‘Balogun’ of…

Ekiti govt counsels developers over approvals

Ekiti State Government has warned property developers in the state to always get necessary government approval before erecting any structure. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Mrs…

FRSC sensitises drivers on reflector, speed-limit device in Osogbo

By Gbenga Faturoti  -  Correspondent, Osogbo   Osun State Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has organised a sensitisation programme for drivers of commercial vehicles in the state…

Politician wants Ladoja, Alao-Akala, Folarin to step down for Makinde

By Gbenga Abegunrin / Reporter, Ibadan   A political leader in Ibadan South-West Local Government Area of Oyo state, Ahmed Kolawole Giwa, has appealed to governorship candidates of three different political…

Electronic monitoring of gas pipelines underway

The Federal Government plans to begin electronic monitoring of pipelines and other facilities channeling gas to power plants across the country. Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, disclosed this in…

Ibadan-based prophet predicts coming of Nigeria’s ‘messiah’

By Gbenga Abegunrin  - Reporter, Ibadan   An Ibadan-based prophet, Apostle Perez Iyiola Oluyemi, has predicted the coming of “a messiah” whom he said will lead Nigeria out of the lingering…

Agoro hails Aregbesola, Omisore for peace after tribunal’s verdict

By Temidayo Akinsuyi / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   Founder of the National Action Council (NAC), Olapade Agoro, has hailed Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic…

We didn’t endorse Folarin for governorship –Oyo students

By Gbenga Abegunrin  / Reporter, Ibadan   The National Council of the Federation of Oyo State Students Union (FOSSU) has urged politicians in the state to base their campaign on issues…

Applicant docked in Badagry for assault over pot of rice

A 20-year-old applicant, Abayomi Ogunbayo, has appeared before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for alleged threat to kill his friend over a plate of rice. Ogunbayo, of no…

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