Sanwo-Olu Rewards 12 Outstanding Teachers with Car Gifts

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, yesterday presented cars gift to 12 teachers in the public sector for their ‘outstanding’ contributions to learning in the state. The award was in fulfillment of the governor’s promise to reward excellence and hard work in the teaching profession. Speaking at the grand finale of the Year […]

NDLEA intercepts parcels of cocaine, heroin being shipped to UK, Ireland, others

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted well-concealed parcels of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and cannabis sativa being shipped to the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, Australia, Maldives and New Zealand. A suspected notorious trafficker, Sikiru Owolabi, who is behind at least two of the parcels, has been traced and arrested after several days of […]

Oduduwa Republic: Afenifere Backs Igboho, Says Only Buhari Can Stop Yoruba Secession

LAGOS – Afenifere, pan Yoruba so­cio-political organisation, on Friday, said it is not opposed to the calls for the actualisa­tion of Oduduwa Republic by activist, Sunday Adeyemi, popularly known as Sunday Igboho. Chief Ayo Adebanjo, na­tional leader of the organisa­tion in a chat with Saturday INDEPENDENT said the only thing that can stop Yorubas from pulling […]

Funeral for Princess Adefila

The death has occurred of Princess Felicia Olayoonu Adefila of Adefila compound, Ora Igbomina in Osun State. She died on December 23, 2020 during a brief illness. She was 85. The deceased was the Mayegun of St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Ora Igbomina and the Chairperson of Clothes Sellers Association (Egbe Alaso). A statement by the […]

Fani-Kayode Reacts As Ayo Adebanjo Becomes Afenifere Leader

Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has congratulated Pa Ayo Adebanjo over his appointment as the acting national leader of the pan Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere. Citing age as his reasoning for stepping down, Afenifere’s former leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, 95, said that the group needs a vibrant and active person to drive it. He thereafter named […]

10 countries in the world with largest population without electricity as Nigeria overtakes India

With over 200 million population according to the United Nation (UN) population index, Nigeria is faced with numerous challenges among which is the stability of electricity. On the outer scale, the problem of lack of access to power has brought some companies down to their feet, with foreign investors also being chased away due to […]

Aregbesola vs Omisore: Minister’s aide calls out Osun Education Commissioner, Folorunso

A former Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Regional Integration to Rauf Aregbesola, Wale Alabi, has called out the Osun State Commissioner for Education, Folorunso Oladoyin Bamisayemi, for saying that Senator Iyiola Omisore was on the same level with the Minister of Interior. In a post on his social media handle, the former SSA disclosed that […]

Tailors sewing fake Amotekun uniforms arrested in Oyo

Some tailors allegedly involved in sewing of fake uniforms of Oyo State Security Network, known as Amotekun, have been arrested by the security outfit. Chairman of the Amotekun Corps, Gen. Kunle Togun (retd.), who disclosed this in an interview on Ibadan based radio station, ‘FRESH 105.9 FM Political Circuit,’ said the tailors who were arrested around […]