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Coalition says Makinde 'not wanted' in APC

Nigeria, March 9 -- A coalition of political groups in Oyo State has accused Governor Seyi Makinde of planning to defect from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).... Read More


Why we detained OPC members after arresting kidnapper - Police

Nigeria, March 7 -- The police in Oyo State have confirmed detaining three members of the Oodua People's Congress (OPC) for arresting suspected kidnapper, Iskilu Wakili, on Sunday. The police in a st... Read More


Again, travellers kidnapped in Osun

Nigeria, March 7 -- Two travellers have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen on Saturday evening at Wasinmi area, along Ife-Ibadan expressway in Osun State. This was confirmed in a statement sent to PREM... Read More


Notorious kidnapper, Iskilu Wakili, arrested in Oyo

Nigeria, March 7 -- A notorious kidnapper alleged to be responsible for a series of kidnappings and killings in Ibarapa area of Oyo State, Iskilu Wakili, has been arrested. PREMIUM TIMES gathered tha... Read More


Police allegedly detain three OPC members for arresting notorious kidnapper

Nigeria, March 7 -- There was controversy in Oyo State on Sunday after police allegedly detained three members of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) for arresting a notorious kidnapper in the state, Isk... Read More


SPECIAL REPORT: 'Regular handwashing? We don't even have water to drink'

Nigeria, March 6 -- The earth road is dusty and bumpy. But that is not the main worry of the residents of Oduroin, a small community in Modakeke in Ife East Local Government Area of Osun State. A put... Read More


Sex-For-Marks Scandal: Sacked OAU lecturer loses appeal challenging conviction

Nigeria, March 5 -- A Court of Appeal sitting in Akure, Ondo State, on Friday, dismissed the appeal of Richard Akindele, the lecturer sacked by Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, for demanding sex f... Read More


Oyo LG polls: PDP members accuse Makinde of imposition

Nigeria, March 5 -- Some members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State have protested the alleged imposition of candidates on them by Governor Seyi Makinde ahead of the local government e... Read More


How I tested positive for COVID-19 - Obasanjo

Nigeria, March 5 -- Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has narrated his experience with the deadly coronavirus. He said his household was avoiding him during the period. He disclosed this on Friday ... Read More


JUST IN: Ogun Assembly deputy speaker impeached

Nigeria, March 4 -- The Ogun State House of Assembly has impeached its Deputy Speaker, Dare Kadiri, over alleged gross misconduct. Mr Kadiri represents Ijebu North Constituency 2 at the Assembly. His... Read More