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Ex-Ekiti NURTW chief: Court frees seven

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Ex-Ekiti NURTW chief: Court frees seven     An Ekiti State High Court yesterday discharged and acquitted all the seven persons accused of complicity in the murder of a former National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Chairman, Omolafe Aderiye. The court verdict, which lasted over three years, sparked emotions …

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Activist files suit to nullify Osun LG poll

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  Activist files suit to nullify Osun LG poll     A human rights activist, Mr. Kanmi Ajibola has filed a fresh motion asking an Osun State High Court in Ilesa to nullify the Local Government election conducted last Saturday in Osun State. In the motion filed before Justice Kola …

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Herdsmen destroy farms in Osun villages

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Herdsmen destroy farms in Osun villages Some Fulani herdsmen have destroyed crops worth millions of naira in two communities in Obokun Local Government Area of Osun State. One of the farms in Oki village is owned by a lecturer at the Department of Business Administration at The Polytechnic, Imesi Ile, …

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Police arrest 46 as OPC factions clash in Ibadan

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Police arrest 46 as OPC factions clash in Ibadan The Oyo State Police Command on Monday said 46 suspects have been arrested in connection with the mayhem that was perpetrated at Oke-Ado area of Ibadan in the early hours of the day. There was commotion in the area as early …

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APC sweeps Osun LG polls

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APC sweeps Osun LG polls   THE Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC), on Sunday in Osogbo declared the All Progressive Congress (APC) winner in all the 71 councillorship seats, contested in the Saturday parliamentary local government election conducted in the state. Declaring the results at the premises of OSIEC, the chairman of the …

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Violence, low turnout mar Osun LG polls

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Violence, low turnout mar Osun LG polls   The Osun State Independent Electoral Commission, on Saturday, conducted local government election in the state 10 years after a similar exercise was held. The main opposition party in the state, the Peoples Democratic Party, boycotted the poll but the Labour Party, the …

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