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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…

Lagos court saves 12-year-old marriage

Lagos court saves 12-year-old marriage

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Thursday saved a 12-year-old marriage between Mr Femi Ajayi and his wife, Modupe. The Court President, Mr R.I Adeyeri, was able to reconcile…

Ekiti: Market women urge support for Fayose

Ekiti: Market women urge support for Fayose

Market women in Ekiti State under the aegis of Council of Iyalojas and Iyalajes have described those opposing the assumption of office of Governor Ayodele Fayose as selfish, saying; “Having…

Students ask Akinjide to replace bus

Students ask Akinjide to replace bus

By Oladele Ogunsola /  Correspondent, Ibadan   The euphoria with which the students of The Polytechnic, Ibadan, received a bus donation to them on Tuesday by the Ibadan-born Minister of State…

The day Lagos observe ‘No-Horn-Day’

By Anthonia Shoyingbe and Eberechi Obinagwam, Lagos   It was a mixed grill in Lagos on Wednesday, a day when drivers behind the wheels plied the roads without ‘touching’ their…

Osun corps members pass out in low-key ceremony

The Osun National Youth Service Corps Management on Thursday organised a very low-key passing out ceremony for the passing out batch “C” members of the programme. The News Agency of…

Jonathan’s wife asks women to participate actively in politics

Jonathan’s wife asks women to participate actively in politics

By Oladele Ogunsola  / Correspondent, Ibadan   Ahead of 2015 general elections, the First Lady, Patience Jonathan, has asked wives of state governors to embark on enlightenment programme for the women…

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