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Tears as Funke Olakunrin laid to rest

The remains of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the leader of pan Yoruba socio cultural organization, Afenifere, Chief Reuben Fasoranti were yesterday laid to rest amidst tears by relatives, friends, and associates.

Hajj: Nigerian pilgrims go for free SIM cards

Some Nigerian pilgrims in Madinah have been visiting telecommunication mobile outfits in the city for free SIM cards and to purchase recharge cards to link up with families at home.
Tunde Olatunji

Assemblyman urges youths to stop depending only on certificates

Mr Tunde Olatunji, the Chief Whip of Osun House of Assembly, has warned youths against depending on their certificates alone as guarantee to success in life.

OPCI restates committed to safety of lives, property in Osun

The Coordinator of Progressive Care Initiative (OPCI), Osun State chapter, Semiu Agbeyangi, has reiterated the commitment of the organisation to the safety of lives and property in the state, and Nigeria as a whole.

Traders swindle Nigerian pilgrims in Saudi Arabia

Nigerian pilgrims, especially the non-educated ones, are being swindled daily by traders in Madinah, Saudi Arabia.

Hajj: Cleric urges Nigerian pilgrims to behave with decorum

The Chief Imam of Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Headquarters, Dr Alhassan Yaqub, has advised Nigerian pilgrims to honour Madinah, the city of Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW) by relating with one another with decorum.

Alaafin petitions President Buhari over insecurity in South West

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the negative effect of insecurity in Nigeria, especially in the South West, warning that the pre-colonial military structures of the Yoruba have not been totally collapsed.

Three docked over unlawful possession of human heads

Three men - Adekola Martin, 45; Abdullah Basiru, 23; and Jimoh Abubakar, 59, were arraigned on Thursday before an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan over alleged unlawful possession of two human heads.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola: Osun to stop environmental pollution by regulating mining

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has declared that mining activities will henceforth be regulated in Osun State.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola berates Deji Adeleke over comment on Supreme Court judgment

Osun State Governor, Mr.Adegboyega Oyetola, on Tuesday disclosed that comments credited to the Adeleke family over his victory at the Supreme Court as a statement made out of “ignorance”.

Court remands man in prison custody over ‘car theft’

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Tuesday remanded one Hammed Ajala, 37, in prison custody over alleged car theft.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola seeks focus on technical education

Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has called for improved technical and vocational education system that can compete in the 21st Century knowledge-and-technology-driven world.

18 escape death as bus ram into cattle

The auto crash occurred at a steep portion of Efon Alaaye-Esa Oke highway close to the border between Ekiti and Osun states where four commuters reportedly sustained severe injuries out of the occupants.
AS the controversy over the killers of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of the leader of the Yorubas, Pa Rueben Fasoranti rages, the national leader of the All Progressive Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Sunday warned against stigmatizing herdsmen in the country.

Asiwaju Tinubu: Funke Olakunrin’s death must not divide us

National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has warned against stigmatizing herdsmen in the country over the killing of Mrs Funke Olakunrin.

Court remands man for allegedly raping his 14-year-old niece

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Monday ordered that a 26-year-old man, Abibu Babatunde, who allegedly raped his 14-year-old niece be remanded in prison.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday said that the Federal Government was doing everything possible to improve the nation’s security architecture to ensure the protection of lives and property.

VP Osinbajo visits Pa Fasoranti, speaks on plans to improve security

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday said that the Federal Government was doing everything possible to improve the nation’s security architecture to ensure the protection of lives and property.
AS the controversy over the killers of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of the leader of the Yorubas, Pa Rueben Fasoranti rages, the national leader of the All Progressive Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Sunday warned against stigmatizing herdsmen in the country.

Bola Tinubu storms Pa Fasoranti’s residence, advises Nigerians to stop stigmatizing herdsmen

As the controversy over the killers of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of the leader of the Yorubas, Pa Rueben Fasoranti rages, the national leader of the All Progressive Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Sunday warned against stigmatizing herdsmen in the country.
Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged secular musicians who protested to the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, to direct their future protests to the government.

Pastor Adeboye: How I broke cycle of poverty in my family

Pastor Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), cannot be found sharing God’s glory for his greatness. He dreads it.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
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NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.