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Insecurity: Oyo monarch warns residents against selling land to 'foreigners'

Nigeria, May 6 -- A monarch in Oyo State has warned residents of his community against selling their lands to foreigners in order to curb insecurity. Abdulganiy Oloogunebi, the Aseyin of Iseyin, said... Read More


Allegations of 'fraud, incompetence' against DG rock Nigerian research institute

Nigeria, May 6 -- Controversy has trailed the alleged planned reappointment of Folarin Gbadebo-Smith as the Director General of Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER) Ibadan, Oyo S... Read More


JUST IN: Nigerian pastor, Adeboye loses son

Nigeria, May 6 -- One of the children of Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God Worldwide, has died at the age of 42. Dare Adeboye, who was a pastor of one of the... Read More


Gunmen kidnap three people in Oyo, demand N10 million ransom

Nigeria, May 4 -- As Nigeria continues to battle with security challenges in different states, three people have again been kidnapped in Ibarapa area of Oyo State. The victims, who are ranchers, were... Read More


Odumakin family sets up foundation to keep his legacy alive

Nigeria, May 2 -- To ensure that his legacy remains alive, the family of Yinka Odumakin is set to establish a foundation in his honour. Mr Odumakin, ex-spokesperson of Afenifere, died on April 2, at ... Read More


Gunmen abduct two people in Ogun

Nigeria, May 2 -- Some gunmen have again abducted two people in Ogun State, an official has confirmed. PREMIUM TIMES gathered that the two persons abducted were whisked away in Omu, a community near ... Read More


Yoruba Nation Rally: Police 'arrest' five people in Ogun

Nigeria, May 1 -- The police in Ogun State have reportedly arrested Yoruba nation agitators at the rally which held in Abeokuta on Saturday. The agitators who are members of a pro - Yoruba nation gro... Read More


Kick out APC in 2023 if you're not satisfied, Fayemi tells Nigerian youth

Nigeria, May 1 -- The governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has urged Nigerian youth to "kick out" the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2023 if they (youth) are not satisfied with the party... Read More


Aregbesola's ally quits Oyetola's cabinet after 'attempts to hold two key positions failed'

Nigeria, April 29 -- The Commissioner for Federal Matters in Osun State, Idiat Babalola, has resigned from the administration of Governor Gboyega Oyetola. Sources told PREMIUM TIMES that Ms Babalola ... Read More


Amotekun arrest 11 suspected bandits

Nigeria, April 29 -- The Oyo State Security Network, codenamed Amotekun, has announced the arrest of 11 suspected bandits in the state. The commandant of the security corps, Olayinka Olayanju, said i... Read More