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Oyo Govt. Suspends Baale Ilua 

By Iyabo Adebisi Oyo State Government has suspended Chief Kilani Ajani as the Baale of Ilua in Saki West Local Government Area of the state. Chief Ajani’s suspension was premised on his activities, which have allegedly caused unrest and political strife within Ilua and Gbepakan communities. According to a letter addressed to the Commissioner for […]Continue Reading
Human Angle

Woman Found Dead in Ekiti

By Amos Ogunrinde A trader whose name could not be identified has been found dead in Ogbese, a settlement under Ise Ekiti along Ise/Ikere road. The woman was said to have come from Ikere Ekiti to purchase vegetables in the settlement for resale before she was declared missing. However, her decomposed corpse was later found […]Continue Reading
Energy

Tanker Driver Suspends Strike

The two-day suspension of operations concerning the lifting of petroleum products by the Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners, NARTO, has been called off by the oil transporters. NARTO confirmed this in Abuja on Tuesday evening after the intervention of the Federal Government through the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources (Oil), Heineken Lokpobiri. Continue Reading
Foreign

AU Bans ‘Brutal’ Donkey Skin Trade

Animal welfare charities have welcomed an Africa-wide ban on the controversial donkey skin trade. It will make it illegal to slaughter donkeys for their skin in 55 countries across the continent. Demand for the animals’ skins is fuelled by the popularity of an ancient Chinese medicine called Ejiao, traditionally made from donkey hides. African state […]Continue Reading
Environment

Ogun Demolishes Shanties, Warns Monarchs

By Oluwatoyin Adegoke Ogun State Government has warned traditional rulers in the state against allocating road setbacks and public spaces to unauthorized users for pecuniary gains. Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Environment, Alhaji Farook Akintunde gave the warning when he led the state Taskforce on Environmental Compliance and Enforcement to carry out the Continue Reading
Agriculture

Farm Settlements Come Alive in Ogun

By Olusegun Folarin Ogun State Government has approved the revitalization of the farm settlements, to attract more youths to farming and to further boost the state’s food production status. The commissioner for Agriculture and Food Security, Mr Bolu Owootomo announced this while speaking with Radio Nigeria in Abeokuta. Mr Owootomo, who noted that a team […]Continue Reading