South West

Organiser Postpones Ondo State Art and Culture Festival, Blames COVID-19

The 2020 Ondo State Festival of Art and Culture has been postponed due to the COVID-19 global pandemic and insecurity currently ravaging the country, the organiser of the event has said. Dr. Seyi Oshodi, the...

Oyo APC Ready For Membership Registration, Warns Saboteurs

As the December 12, 2020 date slated for the commencement of the All Progressives Congress (APC) membership registration and revalidation approaches, the Oyo State chapter of the party has indicated its readiness and preparedness...

Sanwo-Olu Donates Palliatives To 200 Widows In Badagry

Mr. Solomon Bonu, the Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tourism, Arts and Culture, on Monday donated palliatives to 200 widows in Badagry to cushion economic hardship faced by them. Speaking...
School Reopening: Osu

Oyetola Releases N1.2 Billion For Pension Arrears

The Governor of the State of Osun, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola, has approved the release of the sum of one billion, two hundred million Naira to offset pension arrears of retired officers of State of...
Coronavirus: OPC Donates N3m For Food, Essential Items To S/West, Kwara, Kogi States

#EndSARS: OPC Cautions Arsonists In South-West States

The Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) on Friday called for an immediate stop to the destruction of lives and property in the South-West following the #EndSARS protests. The socio-cultural group, loyal to its late Founder, Dr....

Protests: Yoruba Forum Tasks Community Security Groups, Leaders To Restore Peace

The Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF) a South-West pressure group, has tasked community police operatives nationwide to join in restoring peace and sanity to the country. In a statement issued in Lagos on Friday, Mr. Adesina...
Oyo’s COVID-19 recoveries climb to over 60%

Makinde Urges FG To Site Gemstone Market In Oyo

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has called on the Federal Government to site a gemstone market in the state to boost the mining industry. The governor, who stated this while receiving the Minister of...

Yoruba Group Seeks Oodua Republic, To Hold October 1 Rally In Six Continents

A Diaspora coalition, Yoruba One Voice (YOV), has said its proposed rally for sensitisation slated for October 1 is sacrosanct, assuring participants of a peaceful event. The YOV presently in 176 countries across all the...

Lagos Unfolds Plans For 60th Independence Anniversary

The Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Anofiu Olanrewaju Elegushi, has unveiled the state government's activities to celebrate Nigeria's 60th Independence Day anniversary. Elegushi, at a press briefing at Alausa, Ikeja, on Wednesday, as part...
Lagos Assembly Will Not Repeal Ex-govs’ Pension Law — Spokesperson

Lagos Assembly To Investigate Govt’s Acquisition Of Family Land

The Lagos State House of Assembly has said it will commence proper investigation into a petition alleging the acquisition of some landed property belonging to the families of Buraimoh and Ajakaiye of Gbegegun Village...

Ondo State Election: Police Guarantee Safety Of NYSC Members

The Commissioner of Police in Ondo State, Bolaji Salami, has given assurance of the safety of the NYSC members that will serve as INEC adhoc staff in the state’s Oct. 10 governorship election. Salami gave...

COVID-19: Osun Reopens Schools September 21

The State Government of Osun has announced a new schedule for the reopening of schools in the State, as resumption of schools has been tentatively set for September 21, 2020. In a statement by the...
Man Rapes Osun Teenager Washing Clothes In Stream

Man Rapes Osun Teenager Washing Clothes In Stream

The police in Osun State have arrested one Akeem Adebayo for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl at a stream in Ido Osun, Egbedore Local Government Area of the state. According to sources in the Aerodrome...

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