2019: Ambode sure of victory for Buhari, Sanwo-Olu

2019: Ambode sure of victory for Buhari, Sanwo-Olu

Lagos state governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday said he was confident of victory for President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate Babajide Sanwo-Olu in next year’s general election at state and federal levels. He made the assertion while speaking with journalists at the Presidential Wing of the Muritala Mohammed International Airport […]

Ajimobi grants amnesty to 15 prisoners

Ajimobi grants amnesty to 15 prisoners

Amnesty granted prisoners was announced on Tuesday. Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has granted amnesty at differing levels to 15 various offenders currently serving prison sentences at different prisons in the state. The State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Oluseun Abimbola, said in Ibadan on Tuesday that 11 convicts would enjoy either […]

Hijab controversy: Lagos sues for peace

Hijab controversy:  Lagos sues for peace

The Lagos State government on Saturday appealed to all stakeholders on the issue of wearing hijab in public schools to maintain peace, law and order while the Supreme Court ruling on the matter was being awaited in the spirit of the rule of law. Dr. Idiat Oluranti-Adebule, the state’s deputy governor, who spoke with journalists on the […]

Ekiti robbery: Two killed, scores injured

Ekiti robbery:  Two killed, scores injured

A bank robbery that occurred in Igede Ekiti, headquarters of Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of Ekiti State, on Wednesday, claimed two lives while others sustained injury. The State Police Command which confirmed the incident on Thursday added that the command had beefed up security in and around all the banks in the state, as the […]

Aare Gani Adams loses father

Aare Gani Adams loses father

Pa Lamidi Adams, father of the Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, is dead. Pa Adams died on Saturday in Lagos at 80. According to a statement by the family, Pa Lamidi Adams in his early age ran a private transport business. He used to be the head of the transport unit of Desmony […]

High chief murdered on his farm —Police

High chief murdered on his farm —Police

A senior traditional chief in Ijero Ekiti Local Government Area of Ekiti, Adewole Ajayi, was murdered on his farm on Friday, the police say. Ajayi, a high chief, popularly known as Iroko Ekiti, was believed to have been murdered inside the farm, located at a neighbouring town, Oke-Oro, also in Ijero Ekiti Local Government Area. […]

No shortcut to greatness, NYSC DG warns corps members

No shortcut to greatness, NYSC DG warns corps members

The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brig Gen Suleiman Zakare Kazaure has admonished corps members not to engage in dubious activities in order to achieve greatness. General Kazaure made the call in his address to the Oyo and Kwara states 2018 Batch ‘B’ (Stream 11) corps members at the NYSC Permanent Orientation […]

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