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September 13, 2018 2:02 PM Oyo 2019: Seven APC aspirants pick gubernatorial forms despite consensus plans

No fewer than seven gubernatorial aspirants on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in Oyo state have collected nomination and expression of interest forms ahead of the 2019 general elections. This is coming despite the plans of the state governor, Abiola Ajimobi and the ruling APC to have three aspirants as the ordained consensus 23

September 13, 2018 6:34 AM Accord party expels Doyin Okupe, gives reason

The Accord Party has expelled the former Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, over alleged anti-party activities, which the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party said had caused chaos and anarchy in the party. The National Secretary of the party, Mrs Abiola Ajaja, told journalists yesterday in Abuja that the party 28

September 3, 2018 1:48 PM How Buhari lost opportunity to unite Nigerians – Aisha Yesufu

Aisha Yesufu, the co-convener of the BringBackOurGirls advocacy group, BBOG, on Monday described President Muhammadu Buhari as a ‘small minded’ person. Aisha stated this while making reference to how Nigerians came together during the 2015 elections to vote for change promised by Buhari administration. According to her, Buhari’s ‘Small Mindedness’ made him lose the opportunity 24

August 31, 2018 8:37 AM Lagos PDP: Aggrieved members drag Secondus, Salvador to court

Some members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Lagos State, yesterday, dragged the National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus and the erstwhile state chairman, Moshood Salvador to the state High Court, accusing them of infractions on the PDP constitution. Joined in the suit marked LD/2753GCM/2018 and filed before the court by Barrister O. J. Osinowo 30

August 29, 2018 8:32 AM How I washed dead bodies for 10 years – Gov. Ajimobi

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has said that he washed dead bodies as a youth to pay his tuition fees while schooling abroad. Ajimobi said this yesterday at a South-West Youths Regional Summit in Osogbo. The Governor, while urging the youth to have a positive mindset towards hard work, said he spent eight years abroad washing dead bodies to survive 20

August 22, 2018 9:08 AM What we will now do to Yinka Ayefele – Gov. Ajimobi

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi has said it will now pardon Yinka Ayefele because of his appeal and not because he is physically challenged. According to the governor, being physically challenged doesn’t give anyone the right to break the law. He said this while reacting to the backlash he got for demolishing Ayefele’s Music House worth N800m. In an interview 24

August 16, 2018 4:31 PM Teacher baths neighbour with hot water in Lagos

A 41-year-old teacher, identified as Funmilayo Salami, has been arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrate’ Court for allegedly bathing her neighbour with hot water. The prosecutor, Insp Abiola Adewale, told the court that the defendant, who lives at No. 6, Jinudu St., Agege, Lagos, poured hot water on one Maria Gilbert following an argument 26

August 14, 2018 3:36 PM 2019: Nigerians have different reasons to vote Buhari – Presidency

The Presidency has expressed optimism that Nigerians will vote massively for President Muhammadu Buhari for different reasons in 2019. Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina stated this at an event in Ibadan, Oyo State. He also stated that those criticizing Buhari were those against the current anti-corruption campaign 24

August 1, 2018 7:06 AM Ladoja meets Obasanjo Wednesday on planned defection to ADC –

Barring last minute changes, former governor of Oyo State, Rashidi Ladoja will, on Wednesday meet former president, Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun State, to perfect his planned defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the African Democratic Congress (ADC). A source within the camp of Ladoja told Daily Sun on Tuesday evening that his boss has decided 21

July 23, 2018 7:09 PM Female cultist makes shocking confession, reveals how much she is paid to kill

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 20-year-old female cultist, who confessed to killing several persons for a fee of N10,000. While being paraded in Lagos on Monday, the lady identified as Mariam Abiola, told reporters how she killed four persons on a day she wore Hijab. According to the Lagos State police boss, Imohimi Edgal, the suspects 24