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UPDATED: Fire razes nine shops, destroys goods in Osogbo

UPDATED: Fire razes nine shops, destroys goods in Osogbo

By Shina Abubakar and David Royal A fire outbreak on early hours of Thursday threw traders into mourning in Osogbo. Nine shops in a shopping complex in Popo Area, near the palace of Ataoja of Osogbo, Osun State has razed, destroying goods worth millions of Naira. Confirming the incident, the State Administrative Officer of Fire […]

Court remands students for destroying school fence

Court remands students for destroying school fence

Shina Abubakar – Osogbo For allegedly damaging the perimeter of a public school fence, two teenagers, Samson Adedeji, 19, and Nurudeen Lawal, 19, were on Monday arraigned before a Magistrate court sitting in Osogbo. The charge sheet disclosed that the duo willfully and unlawfully damaged the perimeter fence of Baptist High School III, Gbodofon in […]

DPR seals another 29 illegal gas plants in Osun

DPR seals another 29 illegal gas plants in Osun

By Shina Abubakar – Osogbo The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Osogbo field office has sealed another set of 29 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) facilities for operating without valid licences in the state. Mr Olusegun Daboh, DPR’s Head of Operations, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen on Sunday in Osogbo. Daboh said the illegal […]

Impeachment of LG boss: Oyetola, Aregbesola in supremacy battle

Impeachment of LG boss: Oyetola, Aregbesola in supremacy battle

OSOGBO—IN a silent supremacy war between Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State and his predecessor, Rauf Aregbesola, the Chairman of Osogbo South Local Council Development Area, Akeem Olaoye and the parliamentarians in the council have become the first casualties.

Native doctor in court for allegedly duping client N481,000

Native doctor in court for allegedly duping client N481,000

By Shina Abubakar For allegedly duping his client the sum of N481,000, a 55-year-old native doctor, Fatai Olanrewaju, aka (Agbefawo) was on Monday arraigned before a Magistrates’ Court sitting in Oshogbo. The native doctor  was arraigned before Magistrate Adijat Oloyade on four counts bordering on illegal possession of charms, fraud, conspiracy and stealing. Fatai was […]