Ooni: No tension, clash in Ile-Ife

November 9, 2019 Editor 0

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwisi, Saturday declared that there was nothing like tension in his domain over an alleged altercation between the Yoruba and Hausa Communities in Ile Ife,contrary to media reports. Oba Ogunwusi in a statement issued and signed by the Director,Media and Public Affairs, Ooni’s palace, Comrade Moses Olafare, made available to journalists, described  the Read More

Security Operatives to the rescue as Hausa, Yoruba near clash in Ile-Ife

November 8, 2019 Editor 0

There is palpable tension at Sabo area of Ile-Ife, Osun State as Yoruba and Hausa traders on the brink of launching an attack against each other. It was gathered that a minor argument between two-person escalated into a fight as an effort to resolve the dispute was abortive, creating an avenue for miscreants to attempt to take advantage of the Read More

Breaking: Osogbo on fire! One truck, 2 vehicles collide; many trapped

November 7, 2019 Editor 0

Moments after a truck and two vehicles collided along Ife-Ibadan expressway, vehicular movement on Thursday was heavily distorted following a fire incident involving a truck and two other vehicles on the road. The cause of the fire incident could not be immediately ascertained, but the Administrative Officer of Osun state Fire Service, Fatai Aremu, confirmed the incident. He said his Read More

Breaking: In Osogbo, EFCC harvests 94 ‘Yahoo boys’, impounds 19 exotic cars

October 14, 2019 Editor 0

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibadan zonal office, Monday arrested 94 suspected internet feaudsters in Osogbo, the Osun state capital. According to the Commission, the 94 suspects were arrested when EFCC operatives raided a Osogbo-based nightclub notorious for hosting parties for suspected internet fraudsters. EFCC in a statement from the Ibadan zonal office stated that the Read More

Osun monarch docked over ‘threat to life’

October 5, 2019 Editorial III 0

A 72-year-old traditional ruler Oba Kadiri Okanola has been arraigned before an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged threat to life and defamation. Okanola, who was arraigned, Friday, is facing a three count-charge bothering on defamatory statement and threat to life. The Prosecutor, Sergeant Lamidi Rasak, told the court that the defendant committed the offence in April 2018 in Osogbo Read More

Open letter to governor of Osun state

October 3, 2019 Editorial III 0

It was Chinua Achebe who wrote “An Image of Africa and the Trouble with Nigeria” that said the most commonly enunciated Nigerian ideal is unity, with faith following closely. In spite the challenges our country faces today, many of which have done us more harm than good, by impeding our growth and development, we still remain hopeful, faithful, united and Read More

Updated: Suspected herdsmen kidnap 14 passengers in Osun

September 23, 2019 Editor 0

Bandits, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, have reportedly kidnapped 18 passengers along Otan/Imesi-Ile road in Osun. Some passengers including the driver of a commercial 18- seater bus, were reportedly abducted along Otan/Imesi Ile road in the state by the suspected herdsmen. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the kidnapping was carried out following a tip-off from one of Read More