Robbers flee as FRSC foil vehicle theft in Ibadan

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Oyo State Command, early Saturday morning apprehended a white Toyota Hiace Hummer bus marked Bayelsa BRS 760 RT, around Soka, Felele junction, Lagos/Ibadan expressway, Ibadan, from three suspected robbers that raided an Abuja-bound vehicle along Gbongan/Ile-Ife, Osun State road. Unit Commander, FRSC RS 11.32 …

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Olubadan: CCII appeases Ibadan obas over withheld palace staff salary

The Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII)  has urged to the aggrieved Ibadan high chiefs (now Ibadan obas) to maintain harmony with the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, AjeOgunguniso I in the interest of Ibadanland. The council also urged the  new kings to reverse their decision to withhold the …

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How Brazilian Architecture Redefined Lagos History And Heritage

Following the slave abolition passed on the 25th of March, 1807, there was a wave of liberated Africans returning home that lasted over five decades. Armed with knowledge and technology from former slave ports—Brazil, the Caribbeans and the West Indies—these slaves returned home with a specific duty to give back. …

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Former NMA Chair decries low health budget – Newtelegraph

  Immediate past Chairman, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Oyo State chapter, Dr. Muideen Olatunji, has advised all levels of government in the country to make adequate budgetary provision for the heath sector, as practiced in the developed nations, to avert calamities. Olatunji, who is also the Medical Officer in Akinyele …

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Many feared dead, scores missing as flood wreaks havoc in Ogun

vehicles submerged in flood after heavy downpour MANY people were feared killed and properties worth billions of naira destroyed by flood, on Friday, following a torrential rain in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Areas affected included Kuto, Ijaiye, Amolaso, Ijeun -Titun, Isale -Igbein, Lafenwa, Sapon and Ago-Ijesa. Sunday Tribune, who …

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Residents Cry as Ocean Submerges Ondo Community

Residents of Ayetoro community in riverine Ilaje Local Government area of Ondo State are now living in palpable fear as the Atlantic Ocean has overrun its banks. The surging ocean has claimed about 500 metres of Ayetoro community’s landscape with many houses and lands submerged. The situation in the riverine …

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Ex-Ondo gov: My daughter was killed for rituals

Last Sunday, July 8th, news broke that the decomposing body of 25-year-old Khadija, daughter of immediate-past deputy  governor of Ondo State, Alhaji Lasisi Oluboyo, has been discovered in the room of her  boyfriend  Seidu Adeyemi, in Oke Aro area of Akure, the state capital.  The deceased, the first daughter of …

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Bimbo Ashiru and Necessity of Continuity

Bimbo Ashiru By Femi Soneye Ogun politics blossoms and the state is strengthened by how it has been able to always successfully manage its complex pre-election agitations with peaceful post-election strides for development and good governance. Central to this very unique politics is the interplay of wisdom, knowledge, understanding and …

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APC using Faboyede’s trial to persecute Ondo PDP – Fadaka

The South-West Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Ayo Fadaka, in this interview with PETER DADA, speaks on the corruption charges against the party’s chairman in Ondo State, Mr. Clement Faboyede What is your take on the detention the Ondo State chairmen of the PDP, Mr. Clement Faboyede, …

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Osun APC exco splits over governorship primary mode

A major crisis is brewing in the Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the mode of the primary election to be used in picking its candidate for the September 22, 2018, governorship election in the state. Article 20 (vi) of the party’s constitution, which provides for …

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