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Osun: Tension in Ilase over vacant throne

Osun: Tension in Ilase over  vacant throne

A simmering disquiet is now brewing in Ilase, Obokun Local Government area of Osun State, over succession to the vacant throne of the town’s monarch. The throne became vacant following…

Aregbesola, beautiful bride to APC Presidential hopefuls

Aregbesola, beautiful bride to APC Presidential hopefuls

By Gbenga Faturoti /  Correspondent, Osogbo   As 2015 general elections draw closer, Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State seems to have become a force to reckon with in the…

PDP aspirant promises Akinyele/Lagelu Constituency goodies if…

PDP aspirant promises Akinyele/Lagelu Constituency goodies if…

By Oladele Ogunsola/ Correspondent, Ibadan   An aspirant to the House of Representatives from Akinyele/Lagelu Federal Constituency under the banner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State, Hassan Olawale…

Cleric calls for prayers for Fayose’s success

Cleric calls for prayers for Fayose’s success

General Overseer of The Redeemed Gospel Evangelical Mission, Rev Monisola Faseyi, has called for prayers for the success of the  newly inaugurated Ayo Fayose administration in Ekiti State. Faseyi, an…

Runaway man, 28, remanded in Kirikiri Prisons

Runaway man, 28, remanded in Kirikiri Prisons

A 28-year-old man, Tolu Akinbode, who allegedly escaped from police custody was has been remanded in Kirikiri Prisons, Lagos. An Ojo Magistrates’ Court said the accused should be kept behind…

Fayose’s wife pays medical bills of two babies

Fayose’s wife pays medical bills of two babies

Wife of the Ekiti State Governor, Mrs. Eyisetan Fayose, has given succour to a 3-week-old baby, Ibiwoye Moyinoluwa, who was diagnosed of a severe case of pneumonia at the Ekiti…

1,000 special majors decongest traffic in Ikeja                            

By Emmanuel Udom  / Senior Correspondent, Lagos    No fewer than 1,000 Special Traffic Majors positioned themselves along major roads in Ikeja, capital of Lagos State, on Tuesday to complement the…

The day elderly ones had a reunion in Lagos

By Temidayo Akinsuyi  -  Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   In the United Nations Principles for older persons adopted by the General Assembly Resolution 46/91 of December 16, 1991, the world body…

Accord Party aspirant empowers Ibadan North East constituents

By Gbenga Abegunrin  / Reporter, Ibadan   An Accord Party (AP) aspirant gunning for the House of Representatives seat from Ibadan South East and North East Federal Constituency, Alhaji Semiu Oladimeji…

Robbers terrorise motorists on Ijora-Apapa Expressway

By Emmanuel Udom  / Senior Correspondent, Lagos    Residents, traders and commuters plying the Ijora-Apapa Expressway in Lagos have raised the alarm over what they described as high rate of robbery incidents…

Iwo Ate youths score Ajimobi’s administration low

Iwo Ate youths score Ajimobi’s administration low

By Gbenga Abegunrin Reporter, Ibadan   A youth organisation based in Iwo Ate, Ogo Oluwa Local Government of Oyo State, has described the state of underdevelopment in the state as a…

Cleric enjoins electorate to vote candidates with fear of God

Founder and Spiritual Head, Shafaudeen-in-Islam Worldwide, Prof. Sabit Olagoke, has urged the electorate to vote for candidates with the fear of God and without religious sentiments. Olagoke told newsmen in…

Iroko Ekiti monarch advises parents to teach their wards moral

By Gbenga Abegunrin Reporter, Ibadan   Considering recent rising wave of restiveness among youths in Ekiti State, a monarch, Oba Sunday Ekundayo, the Oluroye of Iroko Ekiti, in Ijero Local…

Five suspected cult members arraigned in Ebute Meta

Five suspected secret cult members on Monday appeared before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on a three-count charge. The accused are Badmus Olawale, 25; Adedayo Joke, 22;…

Alake, Osile, others hail Amosun, say Gov deserves second term

Alake, Osile, others hail Amosun, say Gov deserves second term

The Alake and paramount ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, has expressed satisfaction with the rapid development and transformation the ancient city of Abeokuta has witnessed in  the last…

Ibadan Muslim community commemorates Hijrah

Ibadan Muslim community commemorates Hijrah

Thousands of Muslims in Ibadan at the weekend joined other faithful worldwide to commemorate Hijrah, the new Islamic Year 1436 A.H. A rally, coordinated by the state branch of the…

Amosun inaugurates Orange Valley Estate

Amosun inaugurates Orange Valley Estate

Ogun State Governor,   Ibikunle Amosun, has commissioned the first fully serviced gated estate in Abeokuta, the state capital, with an assurance that the initiative would soon spread across other…

Fear grips Igando community over suspected robbers’ letter

By Emmanuel Udom  / Senior Correspondent, Lagos   Residents of Igando in Lagos are presently living in perpetual fear following a letter written to them by unknown persons, suspected to be…

Adepoju storms Ologun-Eru, renders account to constituents

Adepoju storms Ologun-Eru, renders account to constituents

By Oladele Ogunsola / Correspondent, Ibadan   When you have a well-sharpened cutlass, it is said among the Yoruba-speaking people that you have possessed the boldness to swear with it unprotected.…

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…

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