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‘Osun road safety committee has reduced rate of auto crashes’

‘Osun road safety committee has reduced rate of auto crashes’

By Gbenga Faturoti  / Correspondent, Osogbo   Chairman of the Technical Committee on Road Safety in Osun State, Professor Joseph Fawole, has observed that activities of the committee set up by…

Propaganda can’t stop Jonathan in 2015, says S’West PDP

Propaganda can’t stop Jonathan in 2015, says S’West PDP

Yaqoub Popoola  / Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti   Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South West has charged Nigerians to “see beyond the media propaganda against President Goodluck Jonathan” and join in their…

Igbo Cultural Day to hold in Oyo in Dec

Igbo Cultural Day to hold in Oyo in Dec

By Oladele Ogunsola  / Correspondent, Ibadan   Acting President of the Igbo General Assembly in Oyo State, Eze Emeka Enweronye, has said the Igbo Cultural Day holding later this month is…

2015: Jonathan’ll sweep poll in South West – Survey

2015: Jonathan’ll sweep poll in South West – Survey

By Oladele Ogunsola  / Correspondent, Ibadan   The hope of President Goodluck Jonathan of sweeping the Presidential poll in the South West geo-political zone in 2015 has brightened up with the…

Nestle advocates building healthy future through school health progromme

Nestle advocates building healthy future through school health progromme

By Yemi Akintomide  / Correspondent, Akure   Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Nestle Nigeria Plc, Mr. Dharnest Gordhon, has observed that school health programmes would play a critical role…

Osun NAWOJ charges women on politics

By Gbenga Faturoti  / Correspondent, Osogbo   Osun State Chapter of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) has appealed to women politicians to take up the challenge by vying for…

NGO empowers 1,000 Ondo youths to forestall thuggery

By Yemi Akintomide  / Correspondent, Akure   Over 1,000 people from the six council areas of Northern Senatorial District of Ondo State have benefitted from empowerment programmes of Great Elevation Care…

When  Lekki residents celebrated Ajagunmale Festival

When  Lekki residents celebrated Ajagunmale Festival

By Temidayo Akinsuyi  / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   All roads led to the ancient town of Ibeju- Lekki  on  Tuesday 18th November 2014 as excited indigenes and guests converged on Lekki…

Woman, 40, docked in Sango-Ota for stealing N.5m

The police in Ogun state have arraigned a 40-year-old woman, Beatrice Bello, at an Ota Magistrates’ Court for stealing N485,000. Bello, who lives at No. 25 Oshinleye Str., Ilogbo-Awela in…

Four arraigned in Akure for theft of three bags of cocoa beans

Four men have been arraigned before an Akure Chief Magistrates’ Court for conspiracy and stealing of three bags of cocoa beans valued at N150,000. The suspects are Adaji Thankgod, aged…

PDP aspirant makes case for consensus arrangement in Osun

By Gbenga Faturoti, Correspondent, Osogbo   A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State, Mr Banji Adeyemo, has canvassed consensus arrangement for the selection of candidates on the…

OAU VC rejoices over appointment of alumni as judges

By Gbenga Faturoti / Correspondent, Osogbo   Vice Chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), lle-Ife, Professor Bamitale Omole, has described the appointment of two of the alumni of the institution…

Delta delegation in Osun to understudy school feeding programme

By Gbenga Faturoti / Correspondent, Osogbo    Delta State Government has dispatched a high-powered committee on food and nutrition to Osun State to understudy the latter’s school feeding programme in order…

‘I’m happy to be home from Sweden to celebrate Ajagunmale festival with Ibeju-Lekki people’

Mr. Victor Mobolaji Adewale is the Coordinator of the Oodua Progressives Union (OPU), Sweden chapter. He was in Nigeria recently to celebrate the maiden edition of Ajagunmale Festival 2014. Senior Correspondent,…

This is not time to fight Fayose – Awelewa

This is not time to fight Fayose – Awelewa

Sina Awelewa, an activist, is a chieftain in of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State. In this interview with Correspondent Yaqoub Popoola in Ado-Ekiti, the former Director General…

‘My grandfathers, Alfred Rewane, Dauda Adegbenro, came before their time’

Adejare Adegbenro is a Lagos-based businessman. His father, Chief Niyi Adegbenro, hails from Abeokuta, Ogun State, which makes him the grandson of the late respected Chief Dauda Adegbenro, former Premier…

Man jailed six years for stealing boat in Ojo, Lagos

An Ojo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State has sentenced a 22-year-old boat builder, Goddey Orji, to six months imprisonment with hard labour for stealing a  boat worth N400,000. Magistrate Taslimi…

Arepo pipeline vandalism: Court adjourns 10 suspects’ trial to Dec 15

Arepo pipeline vandalism: Court adjourns 10 suspects’ trial to Dec 15

A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Tuesday adjourned till December 15, the trial of 10 men charged with vandalism of oil pipeline and murder at Arepo in Ogun State.…

Tow arraigned in Shomolu for stealing diesel

Tow arraigned in Shomolu for stealing diesel

The police in Lagos on Tuesday arraigned two men, Joseph Sunday, 22,  and Abdulai Umaru, 30, for stealing diesel, valued at  N350,000. The accused persons whose addresses were unknown are…

Driver, 24, docked in Ikeja for duping employer N.3m

Driver, 24, docked in Ikeja for duping employer N.3m

The police in Lagos have arraigned a 24-year-old driver, Rahmon Adeoye, over the theft of property valued at N275,000 belonging to his ex-employer. Adeoye, who resides at 7, Olowoora Road,…

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