Petrol prices to fall in 4 months, says Kachikwu

Petrol prices to fall in 4 months, says Kachikwu

Cletus Idogo, Abuja. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu on Thursday said current prices of petroleum products will crash in the next four to six months. He said this will occure due to the competition inherent in the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) price modulation. He urged Nigerians not to undermine the
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Kingmakers elect new Akarigbo of Remo

Kunle Omikunle, Abeokuta. A Chartered Accountant, Babatunde Ajayi, has emerged the new Akarigbo of Remo land in Ogun State. He was selected on Thursday by kingmakers at a meeting in Sagamu. Members of the Torungbuwa Ruling House had last week nominated 19 candidates including three professors and presented them to the kingmakers to pick a
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I lure her into sex with N100, rape suspect tells rights agency

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. A 32-year-old rape suspect, Ayuba Salihu, on Thursday told the Niger State Child Right Protection Agency how he lured and sexually abused an eight-year-old pupil with N100. Salihu, a tailor and resident of New Market, near Gwari Market in Chanchaga Local Government, admitted he had carnal knowledge of the minor. “I saw
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We are not part of Ladoja’s suit – Ibadan new kings

.As 300 mogajis head for court Abiola Kolawole, Ibadan. The elevated Ibadan high chiefs on Wednesday dissociated themselves from the decision of the Osi Olubadan of Ibadan land, Chief Rashidi Ladoja, to challenge the installation of 21 new kings in Ibadan in court. They declared that Ladoja was acting alone at their maiden meeting held
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Corruption exists in EFCC, says Magu

Cletus Idogo, Abuja. The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, on Wednesday in Abuja admitted that corruption exist even in the EFCC. Magu, who said this during a chat with journalists, revealed that the EFCC recovered about N434bn between January and August 2017. To buttress his point that
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I’m still Lagos Police Commissioner – Owoseni

Toluwani Olashe, Lagos The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr Fatai Owoseni, on Wednesday said he was not aware of the appointment of a new police commissioner for the state. Owoseni told newsmen at the Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja that he was yet to receive any directive on a new police commissioner in
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Sallah: Buhari leaves Abuja

Cletus Idogo, Abuja. Pesident Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday arrived his home town, Daura, Katsina State, for the Eid-El-Kabir celebrations. Governor Aminu Masari led top government officials, including the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Mustapha Inuwa, to receive him  at the Umar Musa Yar’Adua International Airport, on his way to Daura. The Emir of Katsina,
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Ondo abducted passengers regain freedom

Ojo Kolawole, Akure. Ondo state police command on Wednesday explained how its men rescued four persons that were kidnapped on Monday by some unknown gunmen on Ikare-Owo Expressway. The four persons were kidnapped on Oba/Ose area  of Ondo State while travelling in a commercial vehicle to Akure from Ikare, the headquarters of the Akoko North-East.
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Marriage crises: Ooni keeps mum

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. Following the declaration by Olori Wuraola Ogunwusi, that her marriage to Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has ended , media Directorate in Ooni’s palace, Wednesday said at the appropriate time, the palace will comment on the matter. The statement issued by Olori Ogunwusi, where she declared that marriage to the revered
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Club chairman docked for theft of group’s money

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. 44-year-old ex chairman of an Osogbo-based social club, Olarewaju Social Club, Omolola Taiwo, has been dragged before an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ court, for allegedly stealing over a million naira belonging to the group. The police prosecutor, Sergeant Mudi Alice told the court that, the accused forged signature of his successor and withdrew
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If God wishes, Ajimobi can’t stop me from becoming Olubadan, says Ladoja

Abiodun Kol awole, Ibadan Former Oyo State Governor and Osi Olubadan of Ibadan, Senator Rashidi Ladoja has said, the recent review of Olubadan Chieftaincy Declaration Law is a plot aimed at preventing him from becoming Olubadan. The former governor said he was asked to either “join in the mockery of obaship and agree to be
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Osogbo, Ado Ekiti to experience rain Wednesday, possibility of flood in Abuja, Kwara others -NiMet

Cletus Idogo, Abuja. The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, has predicted rain  localised thunderstorms over the Central States of Kwara, Niger, Abuja, Nassarawa, Jos and Kaduna on Wednesday morning. NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office, on Tuesday in Abuja also predicted cloudy conditions over some parts of the region in the morning. It added that
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NLC charges Oyo, Osun govts on LAUTECH crisis

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Osun state Council has urged Oyo and Osun state government to take proactive measures towards reopening Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso. This is just as the congress declared support for the ongoing nationwide strike action of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), saying the move is aimed
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Shake-up in NNPC, 55 top staffers redeployed

Cletus Idogo, Abuja. The Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr . Maikanti Baru on Tuesday, announced a major shake up the corporation. The excercise affected 55 top management staff, who were redeployed from their previous positions to new posts. Baru, told NNPC staff shortly before the announcement was made public that the new appointments would
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