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December 15, 2017 5:47 PM Lagos gets new Chief Imam

Alhaji Sulaimon Oluwatoyin Abu has been named the new Chief Imam of Lagos Central Mosque. Abu was turbaned on Friday afternoon at the mosque, shortly before the Juma’at prayer. He emerged as the 10th Chief Iman of Lagos after a rigorous selection process and replaced Alhaji Garuba Akinola Ibrahim, who died on September 24. Abu was turbaned by the mosque’s 16

December 15, 2017 12:18 PM Iwude Festival Promotes Unity Amongst Ijesa Descendants

Chief Olu Falomo, a revered indigene of Ijesa land has described the modernity of the annual Iwude Ijesa Festival as a means of promoting unity among all Ijesa descendants at home and in the diaspora. Falomo, who is the Chairman of the planning committee said the festival has been transformed to meet modern trend and make it a foremost event among the people 17

December 15, 2017 9:01 AM Stop parading yourselves as kings – Ibadan family heads warn 8 High Chiefs

The Council of Authentic Ibadan Mogajis (Family Heads), has given a 7-day ultimatum to some High Chiefs in Ibadan who issued a 21-day detronment notice to the Olubadan of Ibadanland. It warned that failure to withdraw the threat will amount to facing the wrath of Ibadan people. Some High Chiefs and Baales promoted in a controversial manner as Kings by the Senator 16

December 14, 2017 9:51 AM Osun House Of Assembly Issues Arrest Warrant Against Former Commissioner, Muyiwa Ige

The State of Osun House of Assembly has issued a warrant of arrest against late Chief Bola Ige’s son who was also a former commissioner for Lands, Physical planning and Urban Development in the state, Hon. Muyiwa Ige. Ige was alleged to have ignored the assembly’s call for questions over a land issue in Ilobu community. Reacting to the news through a phone 22

December 14, 2017 9:22 AM 2019 election: Alao-akala, Folarin, Adigun, Arapaja, Officially Join APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, will welcome to its fold, former governor of Oyo State, Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala; former Senate leader, Senator Teslim Folarin and former Secretary to the State Government, Chief Ayodele Adigun, on Saturday. Also expected to join the party were Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja, Honourable Segun Odebunmi, Rauf Olaniyan, Honourable 25

December 14, 2017 8:11 AM It’s unfortunate PDP is losing Akala, Folarin to APC – Deputy Spokesperson, Diran Odeyemi

he Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Diran Odeyemi has expressed concern over the planned defection of ex-Governor of Oyo State, Chief Adebayo Alao Akala and former Senate Leader, Senator Teslim Folarin from the PDP to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Odeyemi who said he was working to persuade 24

December 13, 2017 5:43 AM Buhari is Nigeria’s father of corruption – Fayose

In a statement issued by by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, the governor accused Buhari of leading a government of corrupt people and shielding his cohorts from prosecution. The statement reads “President Muhammadu Buhari must stop deceiving himself with his fight against corruption, Ibrahim Magu was challenged 28

December 12, 2017 6:27 PM Deposition threat affront to Ibadan people, says Olubadan

The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has described the threat of 21 new Ibadan kings to recommend him for removal as an affront to the people of Ibadan. The Ibadan Council of Obas on Monday issued a 21-day deposition notice to the Olubadan of Ibadanland, accusing him of acts unbecoming of his office as the paramount ruler of the ancient 22

December 11, 2017 5:33 PM Ondo state owned hospital detains mother, new born baby over N40, 000

A mother of a new born baby, Mrs Taiwo Omotoso has been detained at the Mother and Child hospital in Akure, the Ondo State capital over unpaid N40,000 hospital bills. Omotoso and her new born baby girl have been detained in the hospital for over 20 days. The unpaid N40,000 was meant for the Cesarean Section (CS) Operation carried out on the woman during 26

December 11, 2017 9:04 AM Jerusalem: Netanyahu sees EU following US recognition

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says he expects European countries to follow the US in recognising Jerusalem as his country’s capital. He is in Brussels for talks – the first time an Israeli prime minister has visited the city in more than 20 years. The EU wants to see Jerusalem as the capital of both Israeli and Palestinian states under a peace process 28