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Why Jonathan is not performing well, by Lagos lawmaker

By Akinwunmi King / Snr Reporter, Lagos   Member of the Lagos State House of Assembly representing Mainland Constituency 2, Olanrewaju Oshun, has observed that President Goodluck Jonathan is unable to…

Why pension payment is delayed in Oyo, by Ajimobi

By Oladele Ogunsola / Correspondent, Ibadan   Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has blamed the delay in pension payment in the state on non-release of the 5 per cent pension…

Customs boss seeks cooperation of Badagry monarchs

Customs boss seeks cooperation of Badagry monarchs

Comptroller of the Seme Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, Mr Mohammed Ndalati, has told traditional rulers in the area to collaborate with the command to ensure peace. Ndalati made…

Lagos Island court dissolves nine-year-old marriage over battery, quarrels

Lagos Island court dissolves nine-year-old marriage over battery, quarrels

A Lagos Island Customary Court in Lagos State has dissolved a nine-year-old marriage between one Mr Ademola Ipadeola and his wife, Mojisola, over incessant battery and quarrels. The court President,…

2015: Ekiti politics and APC as Bamidele’s natural habitat

2015: Ekiti politics and APC as Bamidele’s natural habitat

By Yaqoub Popoola / Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti   Watchers of political events in Ekiti State have begun to read meanings into the recent romance of All Progressives Congress (APC ) with the…

Ajimobi’s aide, Aboderin, empowers small-scale businesses owners

Ajimobi’s aide, Aboderin, empowers small-scale businesses owners

By Oladele Ogunsola  / Correspondent, Ibadan   Deji Aboderin, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Social Mobilisation, has observed that the society would be better for…

Don’t mix politics with religion, Ekiti Muslim community cautioned

By Yaqoub Popoola  / Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti   Muslims in Ekiti State have warned politicians in the state against flaunting the name of Islam for their selfish political interests, to prevent inter-religious crisis…

My husband places spell on me, wife tells Ikorodu Customary Court

My husband places spell on me, wife tells Ikorodu Customary Court

A hairdresser, Mrs Abosede Ogunfadewo, has prayed an Ikorodu Customary Court in Lagos to dissolve her marriage over alleged placement of a spell on her by her husband. Abosede, 49,…

Govts enjoined to assist young artists in tertiary institutions with grants

A Lagos based artist, Mr Patrick Agose, has appealed to the three tiers of government to assist young creative Nigerian artists in tertiary institutions with grant to develop their career.…

UI don counsels Nigerians on gender sensitivity in February polls

UI don counsels Nigerians on gender sensitivity in February polls

  By Gbenga Faturoti Correspondent, Osogbo   An appeal has gone out to Nigerians to be gender sensitive during the coming general elections. A Professor of Religious Ethics, Inter Religious…

Yaba Customary Court separates couple over change of church

A Yaba Customary Court in Lagos has dissolved a seven-year-old marriage between one Okechukwu Ikechukwu and his wife, Nkechi, for alleged change of church, threats to life and irreconcilable differences.…

Akinjide campaigns for Jonathan, Folarin in Olorunsogo

By Oladele Ogunsola,  Correspondent, Ibadan   To ensure creation of Ibadan State soonest, the people of Oyo State have been called upon to vote for return of President Goodluck Jonathan…

My husband is my ‘pet project’, says Fayose’s wife

By Yaqoub Popoola Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti   Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Mrs Feyisetan Fayose, unlike many First Ladies believes in the philosophy that her work should speak for her, rather…

Joblessness leads youths to drug trafficking –Lagos lawyers

Some lawyers in Lagos have called for re-orientation programmes to curb drug trafficking, particularly among the youth. In interviews with the News agency of Nigeria in Lagos, the lawyers called…

Lagos Island Customary Court dissolves seven-year loveless marriage

Lagos Island Customary Court dissolves seven-year loveless marriage

A Lagos Island Customary Court has dissolved a loveless seven-year-old marriage, citing constant battering and assault. The court, presided over by Chief J.O. Ogunmola, put asunder the marriage between Abiodun…

Vegetable farmers beg Lagos govt for assistance on irrigation

Vegetable farmers beg Lagos govt for assistance on irrigation

Some vegetable farmers in Lagos State have appealed to the state government to assist them with irrigation to boost dry season farming in the area. The farmers, who spoke to…

When Tinubu, Akande, Oyinlola, Oni, Fayemi made carnival for Ajimobi at Mapo Hall

When Tinubu, Akande, Oyinlola, Oni, Fayemi made carnival for Ajimobi at Mapo Hall

By Gbenga Abegunrin / Reporter, Ibadan   Ibadan, capital of Oyo State, was literally locked down on Saturday, January 17, the day Governor Abiola Ajimobi flagged off his reelection campaign, just…

Laoye-Tomori tasks Christian, political leaders on moral standard

By Gbenga Faturoti / Correspondent, Osogbo   The nation’s political class and Christian leaders have been admonished to channel their efforts towards impacting good moral standard and worthy living condition on…

Otedola’s widow campaigns for APC candidate, cautions against violence

By Akinwunmi King / Snr Reporter, Lagos   Widow of late Sir Michael Otedola, one time Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Doja Otedola, has cautioned against violence in the coming elections, just…

PDP, party of intrigues, illegalities, says Ogun APGA candidate

PDP, party of intrigues, illegalities, says Ogun APGA candidate

By Segun Adeleye  / Reporter, Abeokuta   The governorship candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Ogun State, Professor Olufemi Bamgbose, has described the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as a…

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