Killings: Oyo re-opens Bodija market

Killings: Oyo re-opens Bodija market

Abiola Kolawole, Ibadan The Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has ordered the immediate re-opening of Bodija market. The state Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Toye Arulogun disclosed this at the weekend on behalf of the state Government. While explaining,the Commissioner said that the decision was taken after due consultation with security agencies
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Tanker Explosion: Osun’s APC guber aspirant, Oyebamiji commiserates with Lagos, victims’ families

Niyi Akande, Osogbo. A leading gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of All Progressive Congress (APC), in the Osun, September 22 governorship poll, Hon Bola Oyebamiji, on Saturday condoled government of Lagos state and families of victims of Thursday’s petrol tanker explosion in Lagos. It would be recalled that, as much as 9 people lost their
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2019: Transporters assures Saraki of support…. as Senate President donates bus to their union

kehinde Emmanuel, IIorin Transporters under the aegis of Motorcycle Riders Association of Nigeria in Kwara state, has assured the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki of their support ahead of the 2019 general elections. Giving the assurance in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital,  they said that they would vote en masse for Saraki and all the
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Rt. Hon. Salaam restates power rotation agitation for Osun APC flag bearer’s emergence

For the umpteenth time, the Speaker of the Osun State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Najeem Folasayo Salaam, has restated his unflinching support for agitation of power rotation to the Western Senatorial District of the state. Salaam restated this while declaring his intention to contest the Governorship election on the platform of the ruling All Progressives
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Saraki laments abandoning of channelization project, gives N5million worth of gifts to flood victims in Ilorin

kehinde Emmanuel, Ilorin The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki on Thursday called on the Federal Ministry of Environment to speed up construction works on Alore/Abatasunkere channelization project in Ilorin, Kwara state. Saraki lamented the abandonment midway of the channelization project as a result of which floods was ravaging the people of the community. The Senate
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Kwara House directs IBEDC to restore electricity to Offa/Oyun axis of the State

The Kwara State House of Assembly, has directed Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, (IBEDC), to restore power supply to Offa/Oyun axis immediately. This is part of the resolutions of the House, following a Matter of Urgent Public lmportance, raised by the House leader and Member representing Essa/Shawo/Igboidun Constituency, Hon. Hassan Oyeleke, on the total shut down
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45-yr-old farmer impregnates mother-in-law

.She seduced me, says Ulaha .Wife rule out divorce Agbawase Nbu, Nassarawa. A 45-year-old a farmer and carpenter identified as John Ulaha, residing in Awe, Nassarawa state, has impregnated his mother-in-law. In mid-September 2017, John and his mother-in-law, Mrs. Ashetu Igbasue, 42, had relocated to Awe, Nassarawa State, in order to fast-track their harvesting. Three
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Boko Haram boss, Shekau goes blind, new leader appointed

Rosana Olowu, Lagos. Boko Haram factional leader, Abubakar Shekau has reportedly lost his sight and appointed Ba’ana Alhaji Madu Katakauma (alias Abu Fatima) as his successor. Information on ALEDEH.com, indicated that Shekau, who served as deputy leader to Mohammed Yusuf until the Boko Haram founder was executed in 2009, is critically ill, cannot walk, completely
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Alleged N500m fraud: Court remands ex- PDP chair‎ in prison custody

Rosana Olowu, Lagos. The Economic and Financial Crimes on Friday arraigned a former Chairman of the Ondo State Peoples Democratic Party, Clement Faboyede, for an alleged fraud of N500m. Faboyede was arraigned alongside Modupe Adetokunbo before the Federal High Court in Lagos. The three charges pressed against them border on conspiracy and money laundering. The
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9 dead, 54 vehicles burnt as kerosene-ladden truck explodes in Lagos

Rosana Olowu, Lagos. 9 bodies, 8 of adults and 1 minor were so far recovered from the scene of a kerosene ladden truck that spilled content and exploded on Otedola bridge, Berger, Lagos on Thursday. A situation report by the General Manager LASEMA, Mr. Adesina Tiamiyu, also explained that 54 vehicles were completely razed down
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For saying Omisore is not a member of SDP in Osun, party suspends chairman

.Says Ishola fails to render account of N6million Niyi Akande, Osogbo. For saying recently that Senator Iyiola Omisore is not a member of Social Democratic Party (SDP), in Osun, 10 members of the state executives of the party, on Thursday suspended the state chairman of the party, Mr. Ademola Ishola. Ishola’s suspension was announced by
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5 killed, police station razed as violence erupt in Bodija market

Abiola Kolawole, Ibadan. At least 5 people were said to have lost their lives in shooting in the Bodija Market earlier today. Information available to our correspondent has it that enforcement team seeking to enforce relocation order of Oyo state government to butchers in the early hours of Thursday had stormed the market and told
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FAAC meeting deadlocked over alleged discrepancies in remittances

Cletus Idogo, Abuja. The monthly meeting of the Federation Account Allocation Committee ended in a deadlock on Wednesday in Abuja. The FAAC monthly meeting is the forum where money is shared among the federal, states and local governments. However, the meeting ended with participants wearing long faces, the News Agency of Nigeria claims. Chairman, Forum
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House ask Gov. Ahmed to constitute Committee to check illegal minning

Worried by the alarming rate of illegal mining activities in Kwara State, the state government has been urged to as a matter of urgency constitute Mineral Resources and Environmental Management Committee (MIREMCO) in the state as provided for in Section 19 of the Nigerian Minerals and Mining Acts 2007 to coordinate mining activities for the
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