Category archives for: South West News

HELP! I’m being victimised for stopping Chisco boss’ love advances —Accused lady cries out

Chisco Bus

33-year-old applicant, Chineye Chinwuba, has alleged that her attempt to terminate the love affair she had with the Chief Executive Officer of Chisco Transport Limited, Chidi Anyaegbu, was what led to her being charged before an Igbosere magistrate’s court for threatening the transporter’s life. The defendant, who is facing a one-count charge preferred against her […]

2014 Osun Osogbo Festival: Ebola Scare Had No Effect —Stakeholders, Tourists

Arugba - Osun Osogbo festival 2012

THE success of 2014 Osun Osogbo Festival has confirmed the connection and intensity of the tourism sector to the people and how quickly it can recover in the midst of crisis. Although, few weeks to the festival, there were releases in the media alerting the public on the Osun State government’s stand on Ebola control, […]

Osun Poll: How Security Operatives Assaulted And Arrested Me Few Hours To The Election – Osun Attorney-General, Afolabi

Chief Wale Afolabi

STILL recuperating from the ordeal subjected to by the security operatives during the recently-held governorship election in Osun State, the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in the state, Chief Wale Afolabi, on Monday in Owerri narrated to journalists how he was arrested by some security operatives in the state and detained for some hours before […]

#OsunResult: Why APC should challenge Ife Zone election result – OSGF gives reasos


A socio-political organisation, Osun Good Governance Forum (OSGF), has advised the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Rauf Aregbesola to challenge the result of the August 9, 2014 governorship election in Ife Federal Constituency before an Election Petition Tribunal. The group in a statement signed by its coordinator, Adebayo Abagun, said the number of votes […]

Osun PDP tears apart as Legal Adviser joins APC

Defection of PDP Legal Adviser-1

The fold of Osun chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has further depleted, as its Legal Adviser, Prince John Abolarinwa Abidoye, crossed over to the All Progressive Party (APC). Abidoye, as at the time of his defection on Tuesday, was the Secretary of PDP’s Legal Committee, compiling the party’s petition to be filed before […]

Asiri tu! How PDP Plans To Unseat Aregbesola Comes 2015 – Source reveals

APC again uncovers PDP's Plot to rig

Still suffering from the pains of losing to Governor Rauf Aregbesola in the August 9, 2014 governorship election in the State of Osun, some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Senator Iyiola Omisore have devised a new political strategy to unseat Aregbesola. The new plan, tagged: “Aregbesola’s 2015 Exit” was aimed at impeaching […]

EXPOSED: How PDP members attacked themselves over election booty…You need to how much alotted to each PU to induce voters

Fresh facts emerging have revealed how the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members are attacking themselves over the money released during the August 9, 2014 governorship election in the State of Osun and blaming the attack on members of All Progressives Congress (APC). It would recalled that the PDP had recently raised a false alarm, alleging […]


We must appreciate God for our uniqueness that distinguishes us from the whole lot. The white man came and found us so; that is why they marginalized us and gave undue preference to the Northern and Eastern parts of the country, so that all political alliances that have ever been, got consummated between the duo. […]

VICTORY @LAST! Nigeria overcomes ebola…’Only 1 patient remains in isolation’ —FG confirms


MINISTER of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, on Tuesday, said only one Ebola patient remained in isolation in the country, down from the 13 cases it confirmed since the outbreak of the virus in July. Professor Chukwu, at a press conference, also disclosed that two more people in isolation had been tested negative to the deadly […]

Aftermath of #Osunpoll: 700 APC members sue Army, Police, SSS over arrest

All Progressive Congress (APC)

Seven hundred members of All Progressives Congress, APC, have instituted about 24 fundamental rights enforcement applications against the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Police Force, NPF, and the State Security Service, SSS, claiming a total of N47.2 billion as damages for their arrest, detention and brutalization during the August 9 governorship election in Osun State. Among the […]


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