Police arrest man, 27, for alleged kidnap, death of father

Police arrest man, 27, for alleged kidnap, death of father

The Osun State Police Command on Tuesday announced the arrest of   a 27 year-old man  Isa Adamu, who allegedly conspired with others to kidnap and later murder his 55 years old father after collecting ransom from his family. The murdered man was identified as Ibrahim Adamu. Osun Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fimihan Adeoye, while parading suspects at […]

Lagos to engage bakeries for mass production of Coconut Bread

Lagos to engage bakeries for mass production of Coconut Bread

The Lagos State government has said it has begun talks with 10 major bakeries to ensure mass production of coconut bread, ‘Eko Bread’, as a means to provide more market avenue for coconut utilisation. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode disclosed this at the 7th Coconut Heritage Festival tagged ‘AGUNKEFEST’, an event held in collaboration with the African […]

Lagos set to celebrate World Coconut Day

Lagos set to celebrate World Coconut Day

The Lagos State government, in collaboration with the African Coconut Heritage Initiatives, is set to host the 7th edition of the Coconut Heritage Festival tagged ‘AGUNKEFEST’ in commemoration of the 2018 World Coconut Day. The event, scheduled to hold on Sunday, September 2, 2018 at the Suntan Beach Front, Badagry, according to the government, is […]

Ambode unveils ultra-modern ferry terminal, multi-level car park

Ambode unveils ultra-modern ferry terminal, multi-level car park

Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the Lagos State governor, on Thursday commissioned an ultra-modern ferry terminal and the headquarters of the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) in Falomo area of the state, restating that no efforts would be spared to harness the potentials of water transport sector for the overall benefit of residents. The governor, who also […]

PHOTOS OF THE DAY: Faces at reception for Olubadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, at 90

PHOTOS OF THE DAY:  Faces at reception for Olubadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, at 90

Reception was held for the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, on the occasion of his 90th birthday on Sunday. The event was held at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan. Dignitaries at the occasion included the Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi and his wife, Florence; former governor of Oyo State, High Chief […]

Killing: Iwo residents set police station ablaze

Killing:  Iwo residents set police station ablaze

In protest over the killing of one of them, Tunde Nafiu, the people of Iwo town in Osun State, South West of Nigeria, have set a police station ablaze. Nafiu was said to have been killed by members of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS. Nafiu, described as a student of the Federal Polytechnic, Iree, Osun […]

Atiku storms Lagos with message of restructuring

Atiku storms Lagos with message of restructuring

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is expected in Lagos on Monday September 3, 2018 in continuation of his nationwide consultations over his 2019 presidential ambition. Coordinator of Lagos Atikulated Agenda 2019, Bishop Victor David Enwereuzo, who disclosed this on Monday, stated that while in the state, Atiku would be expounding on his message of restructuring, […]

Blame privatisation for refuse disposal crisis in Lagos – SPN

Blame privatisation for refuse disposal crisis in Lagos – SPN

The Lagos State Chapter of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) has blamed the refuse disposal crisis in Lagos State on the profit motive of refuse management of the government. It described the award of the contract to Visionscape under the “Cleaner Lagos Initiative” as a consolidation of the neo-liberal policies of the privatisation of […]

PHOTOS OF THE DAY: Yinka Ayefele’s Music House demolished

PHOTOS OF THE DAY:  Yinka Ayefele’s Music House demolished

Oyo State Government has demolished Music House in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. The building owned by popular Yoruba musician, Yinka Ayefele, is said to be valued at N800 million. It houses a radio station, Fresh FM, owned by the musician who is confined to the wheel-chair. The demolition, according to the government was because […]

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