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The Oluwo of Iwo, Abdulrosheed Akanbi, has pledged to respect the decision of the Osun State Council of Traditional Rulers that suspended him for six months over alleged indecent acts.
There appears to be no end in sight over the royal rumble between Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi and the Agbowu of Ogbaagba, Oba Dhikirulai Akinropo as the latter on Wednesday petitioned the Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of Police, Zone 11, Mr Bashir Makama over alleged assault by the former.
The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, yesterday explained his frosty relationship with some traditional rulers in Iwo, Ola-Oluwa and Ayedire Local Government Areas of Osun State.
At least one person has been confirmed dead, following Saturday’s fire that gutted the Mgbuka Obosi Spare Parts Market in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra.
The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has been urged to investigate and prosecute Osun State House of Assembly member representing Obokun State Constituency, Adeyemi Adewumi, over alleged perjury before the Court of Appeal, Akure.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the last state Assembly election in Osun State, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, has petitioned the Inspector General of Police (IGP), urging him to investigate and prosecute the member representing Obokun State Constituency, Adeyemi Adewumi, over alleged perjury.
Police operatives of Zone 11 of the Nigeria Police Force, Osogbo, Osun State, have arrested a 30-year-old quack, Rafiu Naheem, for allegedly operating an illegal clinic in Inisa, a town in the Odo Otin Local Government Area of the state.
The Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, has vowed to fish out the killers of the Bursar of Akure Anglican Diocese, Gabriel Kola Abiodun, who was killed on Thursday by gunmen suspected to be armed robbers.
The bereaved family of the late lawmaker representing Oyo State at the House of Representatives, Temitope Olatoye (Sugar), who was shot dead last Saturday, has said the killing was politically motivated.
Mohammed Adamu, acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), has ordered the posting and redeployment of some senior police officers to zones, formations and state commands.
Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has hailed his elevation to the rank of a full police commission by the Police Service Commission.
A mobile policeman, Mr. Sunday Ibrahim, who was posted out to protect a Lagos-based businessman identified simply as Salau, has been declared missing.
The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to ensure that electricity consumers are metered by April 30.
The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.
A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.
La Liga has named the referee to be in charge of the match between Real Madrid and Barcelona as they head to the reverse fixture of the tie at Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday.
Italy was on Tuesday due to host a summit of health ministers from neighbouring countries to discuss a co-ordinated response to the coronavirus outbreak in northern Italy.
The forward was on parade for an hour before being replaced by Brazilian forward Bernard in a game that saw his former side come back from a goal down to nick all the three points.
RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner believes Liverpool are the "best team in the world" and says he is "very proud" to have been linked with a move to the Premier League leaders.
Orji Okwonkwo scored the first goal of the Thierry Henry era after Montreal Impact played to a 2-2 draw with Deportivo Saprissa in the Concacaf Champions League Round of 16 on Wednesday.