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Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi on Friday said that the perpetrators of the Bodija Market crisis would be prosecuted and made to rehabilitate the burnt police station. The Governor also assured that the market which has been closed as a result of the crisis would be reopened within 48 hours.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday visited Governor Abiola Ajimobi at the Oyo State Governor’s Office in Ibadan.
It was gathered that the late Kofoworola who wrote her last WAEC papers three days before her death, had earlier complained of headache at about 12noon on the fateful Saturday.
The Oyo State All Progressives Congress local government congress earlier slated for Saturday has been shifted to Sunday.
Abiodun Olasupo, a member of the House of Representatives representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa constituency, alleged that Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State is after his life and that of some of his colleagues in the House of Representatives.
The Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, has pleaded with the kidnappers of his twin children to release them.
There was pandemonium in Saki town, Oke-Ogun area of Oyo State on Tuesday after suspected Fulani herdsmen killed the Officer-in-charge of the Special Anti Robbery Squad in Saki Area of the Oyo State Police Command, Sheu Magu, and a member of his team.
The Oyo State Police Command yesterday called for peaceful coexistence between the Fulani herdsmen and the farmers, stressing that there is no vacancy for bloodshed in the state.
Two employees of a Chinese company in Ibadan have been arrested for stealing six trucks from the company and selling them in Kaduna for N20m.
Corporal Akpan Edet, 28, who is believed to be a serving soldier with 81 Batallion of the Nigerian Army, Mokola, Ibadan, has been arrested along with four civilians for allegedly hijacking fuel-laden truck in Ibadan.
The Oyo State Police Command has warned residents of the state against the use of explosive fireworks such as banger, during this festive season.
Oyo State Police Command on Wednesday paraded one Kola Arobiole alias Judgement, who allegdly killed a former member of the State House of Assembly, Mr Gideon Aremu, in front of his house last year.
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Jubilation and knocks have trailed the result of the governorship election in Ekiti, in which Mr. Kayode Fayemi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and immediate past minister of Mines and Steel Development, polled 197,459 votes to defeat Prof. Olusola Eleka of the Peoples Democratic Party who got 178,121 votes.
The French team were not the only winners of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia as the curtains were drawn on Sunday in Moscow. Other winners included Luka Modric, the magical midfielder for runners up, Croatia.
Victorious France were set to return to a heroes’ welcome on Monday after winning the World Cup for the second time with a rollercoaster 4-2 victory over Croatia which set off chaotic celebrations at home.
The judge, Justice Muslim Hassan, granted the interim order, following an ex parte application brought before the court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
A former Minister of Education and chieftain of the Social Democratic Party, Prof Tunde Adeniran, said the SDP lost in the just concluded governorship election in Ekiti State because the party did not buy votes like some other parties.
A former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, says he is appalled at the images coming out of Ekiti State in the last few hours.
The Federal Government on Wednesday launched the National Campaign Against Fake News.
FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura said on Wednesday that Russia's staging of the 2018 World Cup had set the bar high for Qatar, the tournament's next hosts in 2022.
A suspected cultist has been shot dead in a clash between rival cult groups at Aladja, Delta State, while police raided and arrested 15 others at criminal hideouts in Ughelli.
Umar Sadiq has signed for Glasgow Rangers on a season-long loan deal from AS Roma, according to the Scottish club, and has revealed that the chance to work with Steven Gerrard was influential in his decision.