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NLC explains why there is ongoing protest in Lagos, Abuja and different parts of the nation

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Joe Ajaero, has explained why there is ongoing protest in Abuja, Lagos, and different parts of the country . While speaking with newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday, February 27, Ajaero said; “There’s absolute hunger, and we’re told not to speak out; should we die of hunger?” Ajaero […]

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Another private plane land crash in Ibadan with 10 persons aboard

A private jet having about 10 persons onboard including Very Important Personalities (VIPs) has crash-landed in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. An impeccable source said the jet crash-landed on Friday around 11 am at the Samuel Ladoke Akintola Airport. The jet with registration number, N580KR, missed the runway into the nearby bush. Firefighters and rescue […]

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Ibadan explosion:  PDP BoT commiserates with Makinde, victims

The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Board of Trustees (BoT), has commiserated with Governor Seyi Makinde and the people of Oyo State, following the tragic explosion in Ibadan. The PDP BoT expressed its deepest sympathies to the victims and their families, and said that it was praying for the quick recovery of those who were injured.  […]

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Ibadan explosion: Alake vows to bring justice to victims.

The Minister of Solid Minerals, Mr Dele Alake, has assured residents of Ibadan of justice over the explosion that rocked the city. While vowing that jutice would be done to victims of the unfortunate incident, Alake also assured that perpetrators of the dastard act would be brought to book. The minister gave the assurance, while […]

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Nigeria Lady Arrested For Throwing Her 5-Month Baby Into Ogun River

Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 30-year-old mother, Oluwabunmi Ajayi, for allegedly throwing her five-month-old baby, Imole Anifowose, into a river at Sagamu.  The woman allegedly dumped the baby in the river in what the police tagged premeditated drowning.  Spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Omolola Odutola, who confirmed the incident said the […]

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Bodija Explosion: Makinde Presents Report To Tinubu

Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, has presented the report of last Tuesday’s explosion at Dejo Oyelese Close, Adeyi Avenue, Bodija, Ibadan to President Bola Tinubu. Makinde was at the Aso Rock Villa, Abuja, to present the report to the president, at the weekend. The president had earlier commiserated with the government and people of Oyo […]

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Olubadan commends Tinubu’s support for NIMC

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, President and Commander-in-Chief of the country was yesterday commended over his resolve to bequeathe to Nigerians a country that has accurate data through maximum support for the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC). This commendation was given by the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Sen. Lekan Balogun, CFR, Alli Okunmade II while […]

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Ibadan Explosion:Olubadan visits hospital, affected houses.

Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Sen. Lekan Balogun, CFR, Alli Okunmade II on Tuesday afternoon visited the scene of Bodija, Ibadan explosion where he expressed grief over the dastardly incident and prayed for the repose of the souls of the deceased.  Otun Balogun of Ibadanland, Oba Tajudeen Ajibola, who paid the visit on behalf of His […]

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Explosion: perpetrators of evil’ll be brought to book-Makinde

…Tinubu sympathises with state, promises support …as state sets up emergency centre, provides accommodation to victims Oyo State governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has said the state has identified the company that stored up the explosives, which caused Tuesday explosion in Dejo Oyelese Street, Adeyi Avenue, Old Bodija, Ibadan and that they will be brought to justice. […]

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Ibadan explosion: Oyo Govt sets up emergency situation room

The Bodija incident in Ibadan, Nigeria, has prompted the Oyo State Government to take swift action in setting up an Emergency Situation Room. Led by Professor Temitope Alonge, this coordination center aims to streamline the ongoing response efforts. Search and rescue operations have been underway throughout the night at the site of the incident. The […]

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Ibadan Explosion: Senator Alli mourns victims, urges support for affected families

Senator Sharafadeen Alli (APC-Oyo South) has expressed deepest condolences and heartfelt sympathies to the families of the victims affected by the tragic explosion that occurred in the Bodija area of Ibadan on Tuesday night. This is contained in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Mr Akeem Abas and made available to newsmen […]

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Makinde: Explosives Stored By Illegal Miners Responsible For Ibadan Blast

The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde has said that explosives stored by illegal miners was responsible for the explosion that rocked Bodija area in Ibadan. The Governor on his verified X platform said that preliminary investigations by the security agencies revealed that illegal miners occupying one of the houses in Bodija had stored explosive […]

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Oyo govt calls for calm as massive explosion rocks Ibadan

The Oyo State government as called the residents of the state for calm, following the massive explosion that rocked the city on late Tuesday evening. According to a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information and Orientation in the state, Prince Dotun Oyelade, all security service chiefs including para military chiefs and rire operatives have […]

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TB Joshua Raped, Tortured Members – BBC Investigation

No less than 25 persons have given eyewitness accounts bordering on allegations of sexual assault, physical abuse, faked miracles and trauma -allegedly suffered in the hands of a late Nigerian pastor, Temitope Joshua, aka TB Joshua, BBC reports Monday.Joshua, one of Africa’s most influential religious leaders and richest pastors, had the world at his feet […]

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Makinde charges companies, individuals on CSR

Oyo State governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has called on wealthy Nigerians and corporate bodies to always support the government through provision of social amenities to their immediate communities. The governor gave the charge on Tuesday, while commissioning a Computer-Based Test Centre donated by the chairman of BOVAS Nig Ltd, Architect Bamidele Samson, to the University College […]

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CBN Suspends Charges on Cash Deposits above N500k

The Central Bank of Nigeria has suspended processing fees on cash deposits above N500,000 to ease cash crunch. The apex bank in a circular to all banks, other financial institutions and non-bank financial institutions stated that this suspension will remain in effect until April 30, 2024. Before the decision, announced in a circular signed by […]

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Makinde Mourns Over Prince Adeyemi’s Death

Oyo State governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has expressed shock over the death of the son of the late Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III and former chairman of the Local Government Pensions Board, Prince Adebayo Adeyemi. Governor Makinde described the death of the late politician, who was also the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) 2019 […]

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FG, Sanwo-Olu, Police, Others React As MC Oluomo Wins NURTW Re-election

Musiliu Akinsanya, well known as MC Oluomo, has been re-elected for a second term as the Lagos State Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW). It was gathered that Akinsanya, Sulyman Ojora – Deputy Chairman; Mustapha Adekunle (Sego) – Treasurer, and 20 other executive members were elected unopposed on Wednesday at the […]

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Oyo Govt Gives Ultimatum To Commercial Motorcycle, Tricycle Riders

The Oyo State Government has issued a marching order to commercial motorcycle and tricycle operators in the state to immediately proceed to enrol with the Oyo State Residents’ Registration Scheme before 31 December, 2023. Governor of the state, ‘Seyi Makinde, made this clear on Wednesday, shortly after the state’s Security Council Meeting. The governor noted […]

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Nigerian Guild Of Editors:Taiwo Adisa, 38 Others Inducted As Members

There was an effusive pumping of hands and writ-large demonstration of camaraderie, on Friday night, in Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom State, as the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) inducted thirty-nine new members into its fold. The induction, which held during the grand finale of the four-day annual confab of the Guild, also witnessed […]

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