Woman steals baby in Redemption Camp

Woman steals baby in Redemption Camp

Rosana Olajide, Abeokuta. A 28-year-old woman, Anuoluwapo Joshua, has been arrested by the police in Ogun State for allegedly stealing a three year old baby, Akamaka Francis, at the Redemption camp, along Lagos-Ibadan expressway. The Ogun police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspect stole the child in July during the monthly Holy Ghost Congress of
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5 dead, 13 injured in Ogun auto crash

Toba Olagunju, Abeokuta. Five persons, including three males, a female and a boy have been reportedly killed, while 13 others sustained serious injuries, when the bus they were traveling in veered off the road and rammed into a stationary truck. The accident, which occurred on Sunday around 9a.m at the WAZOBIA Area of Ogere along
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My visit to PDP chieftain, Fadahunshi not political, says Aregbesola

….As ex customs boss dismisses defection rumour Niyi Akande, Osogbo 2015 Senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Osun East Senatorial District, Prince Francis Fadahunshi, has dismissed insinuations that he is considering leaving the party. This was just as Governor Rauf Aregbesola described his visit to Fadahunshi, a PDP chieftain as a “personal
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2018: Aregbesola, Oyetola’s Christmas day visit to Akande stirs controversies

.Gov Aregbesola discussing with Chief Akande during the visit. Niyi Akande, Osogbo. Since the news of the Christmas day visit of Osun state governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola and his Chief of Staff, Alhaji ‘Gboyega Oyetola to Ila country-home of Chief Bisi Akande, filtered into the public, the ruling All Progress Congress (APC) in the state
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Military in major shakeup, redeploys spokesman, 398 officers

Cletus Idogo, Abuja. The spokesperson for the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, and 398 other officers have been redeployed in a major shake-up announced by the Nigerian Army on Friday. The army, which said the 2017 Fourth Quarter Postings and Appointments would take effect on January 2, 2018, noted that the shake-up affected officers
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Buhari appoints 209 board chairmen, 258 members (see full list)

Cletus idogo, abuja. President muhammadu buhari has appointed 209 board chairmen and 258 board members, a statement from the office of the secretary to the government of the federation has said. See the full SGF statement and list of appointees below. Federal government appoints governing boards for parastatals and agencies the president and commander in
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Aregbesola presents N173.9Bn 2018 budget to the House.

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. Governor Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola of Osun State on Thursday, December 28, 2017 presented an estimate appropriation bill of One Hundred and Seventy-Three Thousand Billion, Nine Hundred and Eighty Million, Eighty-Three Thousand, Seven Naira (N173,980,83,000.O7) to the State House of Assembly for consideration. Reading the letter with which the budget was presented to
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Anxiety over state of health of Buhari’s son, flown abroad

Cletus Idogo, Abuja. There was anxiety on Thursday over the state of health a son of President Muhammadu Buhari, Yusuf, who was on Tuesday night involved in a bike accident in Abuja. Yusuf, who sustained a head injury and had one of his limbs broken, was said to have undergone a successful surgery at a
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BOA fêtes Amitolu @ 53

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. A leading gubernatorial hopeful in 2018 in the state of Osun,  Atayese Benedict Olugboyega Alabi BOA has described Jagunmolu of Owu Ile Kingdom,  Chief Amitolu Shittu as a symbol of progressivism whose contributions towards entrenching and good governance in Nigeria is unquantifiable. This is contained in a congratulatory message issued by Atayese
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Prison Break: 36 prisoners escape, 4 killed in gun battle with security

Osigwe James, Akwa Ibom. 36 prisoners escaped from a prison in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom state on Wednesday, as prisoners attacked kitchen staff that were on duty. The prisoners, it was learnt seized an axe from fellow inmate attached to the kitchen, inflicting a deep cut on his head in the process, and immediately made
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We are not marginalised in universities, stop speaking for us, ASUU warns NASU

Abiola Kolawole, Ibadan. The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has dissociated self from the marginalization claim by the non-academic unions in Nigeria’s universities, saying non-teaching staffers remain beneficiaries of ASUU’s good naturedness. Chairman, University of Ibadan ASUU, Dr Deji Omole made the declaration today while addressing members of NUJ correspondents at their secretariat in
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Murder: Ekiti monarch, five others remanded in prison

Taju Inuolaji, Ado Ekiti. An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that the Olukere of Ikere-Ekiti, Obasoyin Ganiyu, 50, and five other persons be remanded in prison over alleged conspiracy, attempted murder and murder. The other accused persons are Ajewole Sunday, 25; Adetowoju Bode, 27; Kayode Michael, 31; Olowolafe Tola, 32 and Aluko Taiwo,
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Woman docked for slicing neighbor’s head with razor

Rosana George, Lagos. The Police on Wednesday docked a 24-year-old woman, Mary Johnson, at an Apapa Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly slicing her neighbour’s head with a razor blade. Johnson, a resident of Okito Str., Ajegunle, Lagos is standing trial on a charge of assault. She, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge. The
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Weah wins Liberian Presidential runoff

Teeger Dolly with agency reports Though no official announcement yet, but early results have shown former world footballer of the year, Mr. George Opong Weah is winning in landslide manner the presidential election of Liberia, SPEARGISTS has learnt. The former World Footballer of the Year become the first famous player in the world to clinch
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