Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Makinde, APC, PDP react to appeal court ruling

The Oyo State chapters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday argued over an appeal court ruling in favour of the opposition APC...

28 hours after outbreak, first responders battle Lagos building fire

Firefighters and other first responders are still battling to completely quench the fire that gutted a building on Tuesday at 43, Martins street, Balogun Market Lagos. The fire that started...

Furore in Osun over appointment of ‘Commissioner for Governor’s Office’

Governor Gboyega Oyetola’s appointment of a “Commissioner for Governor’s Office” has sparked a controversy in Osun State. After eleven months in office, Mr Oyetola on Thursday finally inaugurated his cabinet.  PREMIUM TIMES...

Nigeria’s Akure is a good example of how not to build a city

Akure is one of Nigeria’s emerging cities. Located within Ondo State in the country’s south west, it’s a settlement about 350kms from Lagos where roads meet from major towns such...
I won’t interfere in Ibadan traditional chieftaincy system – Gov. Makinde

I won’t interfere in Ibadan traditional chieftaincy system – Gov. Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Tuesday promised not to interfere in the Ibadan traditional chieftaincy system, but work to achieve its desired goals. The governor gave the assurance during...

Many injured as fire guts NNPC Ibadan depot

About seven persons were wounded on Wednesday when fire razed a Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) depot situated at Apata area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. PREMIUM TIMES gathered that...

Stop blackmailing us over LAUTECH, Osun govt replies Makinde

The Osun State Government has reacted to allegations levelled against it by the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, that it is not willing to pay salaries of Ladoke Akintola University...
Sanwo-Olu commissions 492-flat housing estate

Sanwo-Olu commissions 492-flat housing estate

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday commissioned a 492-flat housing project, named after the first civilian governor of the state, Lateef Jakande, in Igando, Lagos. The project started in 2012 under the...
Motorists complain as partial closure begins on Lagos-Ibadan highway

Motorists complain as partial closure begins on Lagos-Ibadan highway

Some motorists plying the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Monday appealed to traffic regulatory agencies to manage traffic beyond closing hours, to minimise the impact of the gridlocks arising from the partial...
Lagos task-force intercepts truck 'carrying 123 men, 48 motorcycles'

Lagos task-force intercepts truck ‘carrying 123 men, 48 motorcycles’

The Lagos State Environment Sanitation and Special Offences Task-force on Friday intercepted a truck laden with 48 motorcycles and 123 men coming from Jigawa State. The truck was seized following a...

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