Sunday Igboho visits Ogun, asks killer-herders to vacate South-West

Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo (a.k.a. Sunday Igboho), yesterday, stormed Ogun State, insisting that killer-herdsmen must vacate Yorubaland. He, alongside his supporters, arrived in Abeokuta, the state capital and immediately proceeded to some troubled areas in Yewaland in Ogun West Senatorial District. His visit was in continuation of his campaign against the marauding herdsmen in […]

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Red alert in Southwest as quit notice to herders expires

• Governors to meet with Miyetti Allah in Akure over region’s security Southwest states are on red alert following the expiration of the quit notice given to herders by  Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu. The notice for the herders to vacate the Reserve Forest expired on Sunday. To prevent the herders from moving to their […]

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Burglars steal Ogun assembly’s mace

Ogun State House of Assembly’s mace was stolen by suspected burglars in the early hours of Thursday. Confirming the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta, Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi, Ogun Police Public Relations Officers (PPRO), noted that the burglars broke into the speaker’s office through the roof and stole the mace. “There is an unfortunate incident today […]

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Akeredolu, Abiodun condemn Igbo ‘quit notice’ video, say it’s senseless

Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, has described a video that has gone viral, giving quit notice to the Igbo people to leave Yorubaland, as senseless and one capable of causing destabilisation in the country. A group, Young Yoruba for Freedom, in a viral video had told the people of Igbo extraction residing in the […]

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Hoodlums attack contractors repairing Lagos-Abeokuta expressway

Ogun State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Ade Adesanya, says contractors repairing the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway have stopped work after being attacked by hoodlums. The commissioner said, “The hoodlums beat and chased the contractors and their team away from site.” He said the development was responsible for the slow pace of palliative works on the road. […]

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Oyo, Ogun schools reopen after protests

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has directed schools in Ibadan, the state capital, to resume academic activities today (Monday). The Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology in the state, Olasunkanmi Olaleye, gave the indication in a statement issued on Sunday. The statement reads in part, “Governor Seyi Makinde directed the closure of schools in […]

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Tanker explodes, ignites panic in Lagos, Ogun boundary communities

Panic gripped residents of Lagos and Ogun boundary communities on Thursday following an explosion and massive fire. The explosion, which was heard as far as Harmony Estate and Obawole, Ogba, Iju as well as Akute in Ogun State, was said to have occurred around 3:30pm around Balogun Bus Stop in Ishaga, Lagos State. It was […]

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Ogun, Lagos seek to take over Lagos – Ota – Abeokuta road from FG

Ogun State Government has approached the Federal Government for authorisation to rehabilitate, reconstruct and commercialise the Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta road, along with Lagos State. Governor Dapo Abiodun disclosed this to State House Correspondents after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Villa on Thursday. He also said the state requested for rehabilitation of the […]

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