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Group laments economic hardship on the poor

By Gbenga Faturoti, Correspondent, Osogbo   A socio economic group, Ebunoluwa Fundation, has lamented that the current economic situation As it relates to inflation, currency devaluation among others has seriously affected…

Ogun APGA candidate promises political appointments for non-indigenes if …

By Laide Raheem / Special Correspondent, Abeokuta   All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Ogun State has assured non-indigenes resident in the state of political appointments if the party wins the…

TASUED don advocates more investments in education by govts, stakeholders

A university lecturer, Dr Olusegun Peleyeju, has urged the Federal Government and stakeholders in education sector to invest more in the sector to fast-track development in the country. Peleyeju, a…

Govts, others must support people with Down syndrome

The Down Syndrome Foundation of Nigeria (DSFN) has urged government at all levels, corporate organisations and individuals to provide support for people with Down syndrome in the country. National President…

Institute plans centre of excellence status for disease control

The Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN) is to become a centre of excellence in the treatment and management of HIV and other infectious diseases. IHVN’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr…

How to purify water to prevent water-borne diseases, by experts

Medical experts in Lagos have advised Nigerians to use WaterGuard product to treat and purify their drinking water to prevent the spread of water-borne diseases and other ailments. The experts…

Osun SUBEB launches own magazine

By Gbenga Faturoti  / Correspondent, Osogbo   Osun State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has launched the maiden edition of its news magazine, ‘O’SUBEB News Magazine’, to aide the circulation of…

Adeyemi College of Education provost decries poor reading culture among youths

By Yemi Akintomide / Correspondent, Akure   Provost of the Adeyemi College of Education, (ACE), Ondo, Professor Olukoya Ogen, has described the poor reading culture among youths in the contemporary world…

Police arraign man, 35, in Shomolu for stealing Toyota jeep

Police in Lagos have arraigned a 35-year-old man, Ajanaku Omeize, before a Shomolu Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged theft of a Toyota Prado Jeep valued at N2.2 million. The prosecutor, Insp.…

2015: Ondo health workers’ union scribe gives Jega pass mark

By Yemi Akintomide  / Correspondent, Akure   Secretary of the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN), Ondo State chapter, Victor Ejeheri, has given the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)…

Ikorodu Golden Lions Club earmarks N10m for visually impaired pupils

The Ikorodu Golden Lions Club has earmarked N10 million to provide specialised materials and equipment for visually impaired primary school pupils in the local government area. President of the club,…

Zebra crossing: TRACE begins sensistisation of pupils in Sango-Ota

The Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) has embarked on sensistisation of school children in Sango-Ota and its environs on the use of zebra crossing. Sango-Ota Zonal Commander…

Hotelier, two sisters jailed for using underage girls for prostitution in Akute

A Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta has sentenced a 67-year-old man and two sisters to five and seven years imprisonment respectively for using underage girls for prostitution. The sisters,…

Ife East council immunises 77,621 children against poliomyelitis

No fewer than 77,621 children under five years were immunised against poliomyelitis and other children killer diseases in the Ife East Local Government area of Osun State during this year’s…

Ikate/Itire LCDA immunised 15,464 children, pregnant women in 2014

The Ikate/Itire Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State has said 15,464 children and pregnant women in the area were immunised against diseases in 2014. The council’s Chief Nursing…

Sales girl docked at Yaba for stealing employer’s N3.3m

A sales girl, Ngozi Ugodu, 29, has appeared before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, charged with alleged theft of N3.3 million belonging to her employer. Ugodu, who resides at…

I’m President in waiting, says NCP candidate

Presidential candidate of the National Conscience Party (NCP), Chief Martin Onovo, has said he is “the President in waiting if the 2015 presidential election is free, fair and credible’’. Onovo…

Sickle Cell Foundation seeks support for sickle cell patients

The Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria (SCFN) has urged governments at all levels, corporate organisations and individuals to support the foundation toward alleviating the sufferings of sickle cell patients. Founder of…

‘We’re satisfied with performance of Sunshine Stars FC of Akure’

Chairman of the Ondo State Football Agency (ODSFA), Akin Akinbobola, has expressed satisfaction with the performance of Sunshine Stars FC of Akure in their first two 2014/2015 Glo Premier League…

Estate agent appears before Surulere magistrate over N.3m scam

A 62-year-old estate agent, Mansour Thomas, has been docked in Lagos at a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly fraudulently obtaining N270,000  from an accommodation seeker. Thomas, who resides at No.21,…

No amount of violence can make PDP win elections, insists Osun APC

No amount of violence can make PDP win elections, insists Osun APC

By Gbenga Faturoti/ Correspondent, Osogbo   Osun State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has told the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that no amount of violence and terrorism can make it…

2015: Sambo in Akure, woos Muslim community

2015: Sambo in Akure, woos Muslim community

Vice President Namadi Sambo has reiterated his commitment towards the development of the nation and transformation agenda of President Goodluck Jonathan, if elected for second term on March 28. Sambo, running…

Aregbesola mourns ace broadcaster, Ajayi

Aregbesola mourns ace broadcaster, Ajayi

By Gbenga Faturoti / Correspondent, Osogbo   Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has expressed shock at the news of the death of a prominent broadcaster in the state, Mr. Olumide…

We’re waiting for Makinde as Oyo’s next Gov, say Apete residents

By Oladele Ogunsola  / Correspondent, Ibadan   Residents of Apete in the outskirts of Ibadan metropolis said they were eagerly waiting for a government to be formed in Oyo State by…

Man remanded in Ibara Prisons for raping girlfriend to death

AN Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court has ordered the detention of one Michael Oyejide, 24, in the Ibara Prisons for allegedly raping to death his 18-year-old girlfriend. The Magistrate, Mr Martins Akinyemi,…

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