Category: News

  • Salary delay caused by computation of promotion arrears – Osun Govt

    The government of Osun state has attributed delay in the payment of March salary to ongoing computation of promotion arrears of civil servants promoted without pay in the last four years. This is contained in a statement issued on Friday by the Spokesperson to the Governor, Mallam Olawale Rasheed and obtained by Sahel Standard Correspondent […]

  • Osun Airport will be speedy completed, Adeleke assures

    …Pays courtesy visit to Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola The Governor of Osun State, Sen. Ademola Adeleke has assured the people of the state that MKO Abiola Airport in Ido Osun, Osun State, will be completed in no distance time as all impediments and roadblocks to its completion will be resolved soon. This was disclosed […]

  • Four injured as traditionalists invade mosque in Ile-Ife

    Four persons were reportedly injured as traditional religion worshippers invaded a mosque in Ile-Ile, Osun state to attack worshippers. It was gathered that the Muslim worshippers were inside a mosque on Thursday evening preparing for the 4pm (Asr) prayer when the traditionalists, who were carrying out the Oro ritual, attacked the mosque. It was learnt […]

  • Man arraigned for inflicting injury on IBEDC staff in Osun

    A man, Olumide Ajakaiye, 45, was on Thursday arraigned before a Magistrate court sitting in Osogbo for allegedly inflicting injury on a staff of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC). Ajakaiye was said to have assaulted one Kazeem Sulaiman, a staff of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) Osogbo with a cutlass and inflicted injury on his […]

  • UN: Nigerians buy one million air conditioners annually

    UN: Nigerians buy one million air conditioners annually

    Nigeria must not be a dumping ground for air conditioners and refrigerators with energy efficiency ratio that are below internationally acceptable minimum energy performance standard, the Federal Government declared on Thursday. This came as the United Nations says Nigerians purchase about one million air conditioners every year. Meanwhile, the Federal Government told the Nigeria Customs […]

  • Police arrest Portable after 72-hour ultimatum

    Portable’s arrest is coming after the police gave a 72-hour ultimatum to the singer, which elapses today, Friday. The police had condemned the singer’s actions also threatened to prosecute him. Portable had claimed that an internet fraudster had brought the police to his bar to arrest staff members “for no reason.” But the police noted […]

  • Court of Appeal Jails Chinese Nationals For Corruption

    Court of Appeal Jails Chinese Nationals For Corruption

    The Court of Appeal, Sokoto Division has sentenced two Chinese nationals Mr. Meng Wei Kun and Mr. Xu Kuai to three years imprisonment for corruption. Daily Trust learnt that the convicts were earlier arraigned before the Federal High Court sitting in Sokoto, on a 3- Count charge bordering on Conspiracy, Money Laundering and attempted bribery. […]

  • Timi Dakolo’s ‘40th wedding anniversary’ spark reactions on social media

    Popular Nigerian music artiste, Timi Dakolo has been a talking point on social media after posting a picture of himself and his wife, Busola with the caption “Happy 40th wedding anniversary to us” on Instagram on Friday. Dakolo’s followers on Instagram have started reacting to ascertain whether the caption was a mistake or a deliberate […]

  • FG to expand, decongest correctional centres – NCoS

    The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), says the Federal Government is currently renovating and expanding custodial centres across the country to decongest them. Mr Abubakar Umar, Public Relations Officer of the Service, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja. Umar explained that the issue of decongestion would […]