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An elder statesman and former Minister of Aviation under the administration of President Olusegun Obasanjo, Chief Ebenezer Babatope, has described the decision of southern governors to meet over insecurity as a good development for Nigeria,
The non-natives, Hausa, Igbo, Fulani, Igede, Ebira, Tiv and Igala, made the pledge during a programme organised by the Osun Civic Engagement Agency on Monday in Osogbo.
It was gathered that Ileogbo, the headquarters of Aiyedire Local Government and Iwo community had been at loggerhead over communal land.
A police corporal, attached to the Olu of Ile-Ogbo, Akinsanya Akingbade was reported killed following a communal clash between Iwo and Ile-Oogbo over disputed land.
The Police Command in Osun has warned residents in the state against any unlawful gathering or protest over the rising cases of insecurity and food prices.
No fewer than eight people lost their lives, while many others sustained varying degrees of injuries on Saturday when a truck conveying kegs of palm oil and sixty one passengers fell into drainage while climbing an overhead bridge in Osogbo, Osun State.
Eight lives were lost on Saturday in Osogbo when a truck conveying kegs of palm oil and 61 passengers, ascending a bridge along Osogbo/Gbongan Road, lost control and fell into a drainage.
Police in Osun State on Thursday whisked away from the Acting Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) Elder Femi Awe while holding a prayer session for the party.
The Police Command in Osun on Monday said three persons were shot during a failed kidnapping attempt at Koka Village in Ibokun Local Government Area on Sunday.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Southwest Zone, yesterday commended a former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, for the resolve of his group to unite the aggrieved party members in the zone.
The South West Zone of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has commended former Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose over his decision and that of his Eddy Olafeso group to unite aggrieved party men and women in the region, and for prevailing on Dr Eddy Olafeso and other candidates that contested in the just concluded PDP South West Congress held in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, from challenging the outcome of the congress in court.
Dr Adetokunbo Pearse, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, has advised Amb. Taofeek Arapaja, the newly-elected National Vice-Chairman, South-West, to instill more discipline in the party.
Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has sought the support of the Army to tackle insecurity in the state, especially flushing illegal miners out of the state.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State on Friday advised Amb. Taofeek Arapaja, the newly elected South-West National Vice-chairman of the party, to urgently embark on reconciliation of all interest groups in the zone.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has faulted former governor of Ekiti State, Mr Peter Fayose, for describing him as “deadly”.
The Senator representing Ekiti North in the 8th National Assembly, Senator Duro Faseyi, has commended the National Reconciliation and Strategy Committee of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for its role in the recently concluded South West Zonal Congress of the party.
Management of Osun United Football Club of Osogbo has lifted the suspension placed on the team’s Head Coach, Bright Omokaro.
The National Reconciliation and Strategy Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended the leadership of the party in Oyo, Ekiti, Ondo, Lagos, Osun and Ogun States for the successful conduct of the zonal congress in Osogbo, where officers of the party were elected in a free, fair and peaceful manner.
The management of Osun State University has clarified the reason it prohibited cooking in the school hostels across the six campuses.
Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has alleged that there was over-voting at the Peoples Democratic Party South-West zonal congress held in Osun State on Monday.
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With the eight-point demands of the 17 Southern Governors on President Muhammadu Buhari, including the convocation of a national dialogue, still generating debate, Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has thrown more light on the demands.
The General Overseer of Life Bible International Church, CTLBIC, in Rivers State, has warned the federal government to stop fighting the leader of Adoration Ministry, Enugu State, Rev. Father Ejike Mbaka, adding that the efforts may ridicule the government.
Fire on Thursday night gutted the Cairo Market in the Oshodi-Isolo Local Government Area of Lagos State, according to newsmen.
Combined efforts of local hunters, Amotekun Corps and the Nigeria Police have led to the arrest of eight bandits who mounted illegal roadblocks at Igangan, in Oyo State.
Legal icon Afe Babalola on Friday debunked allegations that his planned peace conference is inimical to the government of President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigeria’s unity. He asserted that the summit will instead find ways out of the current national challenges.
No fewer than twelve (12) Muslim worshippers have been abducted by bandits while observing Tahajjud at a mosque located in the outskirt of Jibiya town of Katsina State.
The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), has announced the arrest of two persons suspected of vandalising rail tracks along Kaduna-Zaria rail line.