Aiyedatiwa appoints Gbala as UNIMEDTH Acting CMD

By Adedotun Ajayi The Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has given approval for the appointment of Dr. Michael Olumide Gbala as the Acting Chief Medical Director (CMD) for the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital, Ondo. According to a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan on Monday, […]

NPFL: Sports Commissioner charges Sunshine Stars on away win

The new Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, Mr Saka Yusuf-Ogunleye, has charged Sunshine Stars to win the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) against Sporting Lagos. According to Yusuf-Ogunleye, the matchday 30 of the league, which will be played in Lagos is a crucial one for the team due to their position in the league. […]

Man kills 100-year-old mum over palm oil proceeds

By Michael Ofulue, Osogbo A resident of Kajola Village near Apomu in Osun State, Lukman Adejoju has been arrested by operatives of the state police command for allegedly killing his mother, Aminat, who was said to be around 100 years old, following a dispute over proceeds of palm oil sold. An eyewitness, simply identified as […]

Fact-check: Viral post claims drinking cold drinks after eating mango leads to death, false

By Saheed Ibrahim Claim: Multiple posts on social media allege that drinking cold drinks after eating mango can cause instant death. Verdict: False! Experts said there is no scientific evidence showing that taking cold drinks after eating mango can lead to death. Full Text Multiple accounts on social media, especially Facebook, claim that drinking cold drinks after […]

Fact-check: Misleading image used to depict crisis in Congo

By Saheed Ibrahim Claim: Multiple posts claim that the picture of a crying boy holding his deceased father was taken during the current crisis in Congo. Verdict: Misleading! The picture was taken during the Rwanda Genocide in 1994. Full Text Democratic Republic of Congo witnessed a re-erruption of violence last year before the presidential election in December. The renewed […]

Aiyedatiwa assigns portfolios to new commissioners

By Adedotun Ajayi Ondo State Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has assigned the following portfolios to the newly inaugurated Commissioners in the State. This is contained in a statement issued by Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor on Monday. Local Government & Chieftaincy Affairs: Amidu Takuro, Physical Planning & Urban Development: Hon Gbenga Olaniyi […]

I won’t take your support for granted, Aiyedatiwa assures APC members

…As jubilant crowds welcome gov in Ondo West, Ondo East, Ileoluji-Okeigbo By Adedotun Ajayi Ondo State Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, on Saturday continued his tour of the local government areas of the state to meet party members ahead of next Saturday’s governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC). On the second day of his tour, […]

New National ID card to be issued via banks — FG

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has announced that the forthcoming national ID card will be distributed to applicants through their banks. Collaborating closely with the Nigerian Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS), NIMC aims to streamline the issuance process. According to a recent update shared on the X platform, NIMC disclosed that the cards will be […]

Amotekun arrests security guard for stealing nine air conditioners in Osun

By Michael Ofulue, Osogbo A 25-year-old man, identified as Micheal Eze, who works as a private security guard, has been arrested by Osun Amotekun Corps on Friday for allegedly stealing nine air conditioners in Osogbo. According to a statement by Brig-Gen. Bashir Adewinmbi, Osun Amotekun Commander, the suspect, from Ebonyi State, was arrested after allegedly […]

My wife told me only 1 out of our 3 children is mine —Husband

A plumber, Mr Desmond Igbo, has dragged his wife, Rosemary, before a Customary Court in Jikwoyi, Abuja, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), accusing her of giving birth to two children for another man. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the petitioner, who resides within the jurisdiction of the court, said this in a divorce […]