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The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has called for death penalty for kidnappers in the state to help put an end to kidnapping.

I am greater than Yoruba deities – Osun monarch

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi says he is greater than the duo of Sango and Ogun, two deities worshipped by the Yoruba.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has promised that the incessant accidents on the Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta Expressway would soon be a thing of the past.

Ogun governor commiserates, picks hospital bill of Ota petrol tanker victims

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has promised that the incessant accidents on the Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta Expressway would soon be a thing of the past.
Lagos State House of Assembly Speaker Mudashiru Obasa has urged Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to give priority to rail infrastructure to develop the state.

Lagos speaker tasks governor on transportation problem

Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, says that no amount of road patching, rehabilitations and constructions will solve transportation problem in Lagos, judging by the influx of people into the state on daily basis.

Ibadan taxi drivers apologise for attacking OYRTMA

Taxi drivers plying Sango-Eleyele-Mokola axis as well as those on Sango-Ojo axis area of Ibadan have promised to comply with state traffic laws, particularly in regard to indiscriminate parking along the road.

Woman assaults four-year-old niece with hot knife, blames devil

Monsurat Olusanya, a 35-year-old mother of three, has been arrested by policemen in Ogun state for inflicting various degrees of injuries on her 4-year-old niece, Fathia Ogundimu.
A 35-year-old woman, Monsurat Olusanya, has been arrested for allegedly inflicting injuries on a four-year-old girl with a hot knife, in Tiluwalase community, Owode Ijako area of Ogun State.

Woman arrested for using knife on 4-year old niece, laments ‘it’s devil’s handiwork’

A 35-year-old woman, Monsurat Olusanya, has been arrested for allegedly inflicting injuries on a four-year-old girl with a hot knife, in Tiluwalase community, Owode Ijako area of Ogun State.

‘One chance robber’ arrested as ladies identify him in public

Police in Ogun state have arrested one Abiodun Makinde, a suspected ‘one chance’ robber upon being sighted and identified in public by two lady – victims.
The Central Student Disciplinary Committee, CSDC, of the University of Ibadan, UI, has meted various punishments to 22 erring students of different departments.

Gunmen invade UI female hostel, injure two students

Armed robbers on Friday morning invaded female hostel of the Obafemi Awolowo hall, University of Ibadan and carted away valuables.

Suspect: I arranged my kidnap to help my husband raise money

A middle aged woman, Mrs Yemi Samuel, on Wednesday explained that she arranged her own kidnap in order to raise money from family members to assist her husband.
One of the most critically acclaimed shows on the Lagos theatre circuit – Legends, Kings and Kingdoms- the Musical’ opened for the first time in Abuja to packed crowds and rave reviews.

Legends Musical makes debuts in Abuja

One of the most critically acclaimed shows on the Lagos theatre circuit – Legends, Kings and Kingdoms: the Musical’ opened for the first time in Abuja to packed crowds and rave reviews.

Disquiet as Damishi Sango, Chris Hassan fight over Plateau PDP chairmanship

The controversy trialing the poor outing of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State during the 2019 general elections has taken a new dimension.

Plateau PDP youths protest, seek reinstatement of party chairman

The PDP Concerned Unity Forum, a political action group in Plateau State, staged a protest in Jos on Tuesday, demanding the reinstatement of Hon. Damishi Sango as state chairman of the party.

Suspects: HOW we became house-to-house robbers

Following a public outcry to Abba Kyari, a Deputy Commissioner of Police and Commander of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), over the menace of house to house robbery in some parts of Lagos, a special squad led by Southwest Coordinator Philip Riennewa, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), has swooped into action and arrested six suspects.
Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi

Ooni reafirms Igbo-Yoruba family ties

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has reaffirmed his position on the family ties between Yoruba and Igbo nations, saying the two major ethnic groups in nigeria are inseparable members of the same family.

Easter: FRSC advises motorists to be safety conscious

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Ota, Ogun, has advised motorists to be safety conscious in order to reduce road accidents during the Easter celebration.

University of Ibadan student dead, two Injured as tricycle rams into truck in Ibadan

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.

Octogenarian Yoruba writer Oladejo Okediji passes on

The Yoruba octogenarian novelist died in the early hours of Wednesday at 89, according to one of his children, Goke.

Man jumps to death in Ibadan

A man suspected to be mentally unstable on Saturday jumped to his death from a bank’s network mast in Sango area of Ibadan.

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Suspected herdsmen ‘rape’ woman in Anambra

A middle aged woman whose name was given as Agnes Okekpe has been raped to comma by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Ebenebe community, Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
A retired National Boxing Coach, Samson Aransiola, on Monday said that indigenous boxers were being robbed of a place in the heavyweight category because the sport lacked adequate investment in the country.

Onoriode Ehwariemi vows to win WBF title for Nigeria

Onoriode “Godzilla” Ehwariemi of Nigeria has vowed to defeat his Argentine opponent, Argentina’s Ariel “Chiquito” Baracamonte, when they clash for the World Boxing Federation (WBF) Intercontinental heavyweight title at GOtv Boxing Night 20.

UN condemns killing of four humanitarian aid workers in Borno

UN humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria Mr Edward Kallon said in a statement at the weekend that the international community was saddened by the killing of the four aid workers.
Juventus women’s player Eni Aluko has said she felt discriminated against while in Turin and was treated like former Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar when walking through an airport.

Eniola Aluko: I was treated like a drug baron while at Juventus

Eni Aluko has spoken openly about the way she was treated during her time in Italy at Juventus due to the colour of her skin.
Jamilu Collins

Super Eagles star counts blessing with club, national team

With just a few weeks to the end of 2019, Super Eagles and Paderborn SC of Germany left-back Jamilu Collins has expressed his delight after what he described as a positive year following successes with both club and country.