• Southwest governors meet, stress unity, ways out of recession

    Southwest governors meet, stress unity, ways out of recession

    Governors in the South West zone met yesterday in Ibadan, Oyo State, and pledged to work towards a common goal of promoting economic development of the region, which would improve the lives of the people.

    At the meeting hosted by Governor Abiola Ajimobi and attended by Governors Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti, Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun and Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos, with Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State absent, they said their decision had become more imperative against the […]

  • EFCC arrests 80 fraudsters, recover N57m in Southwest

    EFCC arrests 80 fraudsters, recover N57m in Southwest

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan Zonal Office, on Thursday said it recovered over N57m from suspected fraudsters in the South-West between February and September 2016.

    The Zonal Head, EFCC, Mr. Akaninyene Ezima, added that apart from the amount, 80 suspects were arrested during the period, while six vehicles were seized. He added that eight of the suspects have been charged to courts.

    He said, “During the period, we also received over 200 petitions out of which 123 […]

  • Don’t bring religious war to Southwest – Babatope warns Aregbesola

    Don’t bring religious war to Southwest – Babatope warns Aregbesola

    Former Minister of Transport and Aviation, Chief Ebenezer Babatope, has warned Governor Rauf Aregbesola not to plunge Osun state and the South West into unnecessary war which he would not be able to handle by the time it starts.

    The Ilesha born septuagenarian politician, gave the warning yesterday when he spoke with Newsmen on the religion crisis rocking Osun State, and made it clear that bringing religion into politics have done too much havoc in Nigeria.

    Babatope said : let the governor […]