Osun, Akwa bom okay anti-open grazing laws, offenders risk 3-year-jail, N.3m fine

September 16, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Osun state Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has signed the bill banning the practice of open grazing in the state into law. The state House of Assembly passed the bill to regulate animal grazing and establishments of cattle ranches and other related matters. Addressing the plenary, Speaker  Timothy Owoeye  said  as passed, the bill would  prevent the destruction of farms, crops by open rearing and grazing of Read More

FCTA moves against criminals, nabs 14 in city centre

September 7, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

As a swift response to public outcry over incessant criminal activities and attacks on residents, the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Tuesday stormed some of the dreaded flash points within the City Centre, arresting 14 suspects, recovered dangerous weapons and destroying their shanties.  The worst hit by the manhunt operations were the areas around Bolingo hotels, Church Gate Towers, Read More

Oyetola directs withdrawal of court case against Aregbesola’s loyalists

August 24, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has called on the Caretaker Chairman of the All Progressives Congress(APC) in the state, Prince Gboyega Famodun, to withdraw complaint against some chieftains of the party for proper withdrawal of charges against them. A statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, disclosed that the Governor was away when the charge was instituted and the Read More

War in Osun APC as Oyetola, Aregbesola’s thugs fight dirty

August 15, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A caucus of the All Progreasives Congress (APC) in Osun state, ‘The Osun Progressives’ (TOP), Sunday alleged that suspected thugs who wore Oyetola’s inscribed cap disrupted the Saturday hearing of ward congress appeal.  A statement by Chairman of TOP, Elder Lowo Adebiyi, made available to newsmen in Osogbo, alleged that the thugs that stormed the APC secretariat, venue of the Read More

Zamfara: Bandits kill 39 in a reprisal attack

July 9, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

No fewer than 39 innocent people have been killed by the group of recalstrant Bandits in a reprisal mission in Faru district of Maradun local government area of Zamfara state. In a telephone conversation with Blueprint, resident of Faru, Malam Lawali Ahmad Faru said the bandits raided the town at around 4:30 pm on Thursday and began shooting sporadically on Read More

Sunday Igboho fights back, demands N500m compensation, apology from DSS

July 4, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The embattled Yoruba rights activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo Igboho, has demanded payment of N500 million as compensation for damage to his exotic cars and other property by the operatives of the Department of State Security (DSS). Chief Yomi Alliyu, (SAN) counsel to Sunday Adeyemo Igboho in a reaction to the invasion of his client’s residence also asked the federal government to Read More

Attack on Schools: NSCDC releases survey, laments high vulnerability nationwide

June 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Following the spate of attacks and kidnapping of students in schools from different parts of the country, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has conducted a vulnerability survey of all schools in the country according to the six geopolitical zones, states, senatorial districts and local governments. The NSCDC boss, Dr. Ahmed Audi, made the revelation while briefing Corps Read More

ALGON’s NEC reaffirms loyalty to Kolade David

April 25, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

The Deputy National President of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), Hon. Shehu Jega Marshal has reaffirmed the support of all members of the National Executive Council (NEC) for the legitimacy of the leadership of Hon Alabi Kolade David as its National President.  ALGON NEC comprises all local governments and council chairmen across the country. Shehu Jega Marshal, Read More