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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Oyo State Chapter has hailed the ruling of an Oyo State High Court, sitting in Ibadan, which granted a stay of execution of a judgment which prevented the state government from removing local government Chairmen and Councillors.
Following reports of threats of violence across different parts of the capital city, Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde, has summon an emergency security meeting at the governor’s office.
A lady, identified as Adeniyi Balikis Olajumoke, suspected to be a student of Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan (UI) on Friday died when the tricycle she was in rammed into a waiting waste disposal truck at Leventis, along Sango-UI road, Ibadan.
Many shops, markets, including PalmsMall (Shoprite) in Ibadan stayed locked while roads were deserted on Saturday in spite of the postponement of the elections.
An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, on Friday sentenced two men, Mustapha Abubakar, 32, and Bashar Shehu, 25, to four years imprisonment each for attempting to steal a motorcycle.
The Edo State Government has invited pensioners in batch 47 for physical and documentary verification in order to process payment of their pension arrears.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged the Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Johnson Kokumo, to investigate the shooting incident at Ring Road, Benin City, on New Year’s Day, which reportedly claimed one life.
The immediate past governor of Oyo State, who is contesting 2019 governorship under the platform of the Action Democratic Party, ADP, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, said he is motivated to want to rule Nigeria again because of the policies of the Oyo State All Progressives Congress, APC, led administration under the governorship of Senator Abiola Ajimobi which he described as ‘anti-people.’
The Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration in Edo State plans to sustain the regular payment of pensioners’ entitlements in 2019 to demonstrate its respect for the state’s senior citizens.
Edo State Government has ordered the arrest and prosecution of one Mr. Joseph Ideh over alleged illegal collection of revenue from motorists plying Ring Road-Ikpoba Hill axis in Benin City, the state capital.
The Oyo State Government yesterday shut down no fewer than 20 branches of 13 banks in Ibadan for failure to pay their annual environmental development levy.
Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON) and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Osita Okechukwu, has accused the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, of using the last three years fighting President Muhammadu Buhari, instead of attracting democracy dividends to Enugu West senatorial district.
The Oyo State Government on Monday denied demolishing the music house of gospel musician, Yinka Ayefele, in Ibadan.
There was pandemonium Tuesday morning, at Siluko Road, in Benin, capital of Edo State, as commercial bus drivers mounted a road block on the road, by Oliha market in protest against a ghastly vehicle which occured on Monday night and allegedly claimed four lives.
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna Zonal office on Wednesday October 23, 2019 arraigned one Musa Shuaibu on a four count charge bordering on conspiracy, issuance of dud cheques and obtaining by false pretence before Justice Aisha A. Bwari of the State High Court sitting in Minna, Niger State.
Botswana voted on Wednesday in a cliffhanger election set to test the decades-long dominance of the ruling party and challenge the country's image of stability.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised embattled Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello to read the handwriting on the wall, do himself good by accepting defeat and stop wasting public funds on fruitless campaign.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange on Wednesday, recorded second gain in October with the market capitalisation increasing by N15 billion.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has confirmed that members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) will enjoy the new minimum wage of N30,000.
Tens of thousands of demonstrators have gathered on Lebanon's streets on Sunday for a fourth day of anti-government protests that have led to the resignation of a Christian party from the government.
A group, Adamawa Peace Defenders, has threatened to sue Senator Elisha Abbo (Adamawa North) for alleged breach of peace.
The 2019 edition of Felabration tagged, ‘From Lagos With Love’, held at the New Afrika Shrine, Ikeja, Lagos, was a huge success with amazing performances from Nigerian superstars and some foreign counterparts that delivered electrifying performances.
The Community Court of Justice, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), on Thursday disclosed that the enforcement of its orders is a matter of the political will of member states of the commission.
An early morning fire at a beer parlour in Nnewi, Anambra State, on Friday killed three female workers who were sleeping in the building.