Lagos-Ibadan road: Illegal structures in Mowe, Ibafo to go

Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi Following the reconstruction of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, indications have emerged that the Federal Government plans to demolish illegal structures in Mowe, Ibafo and other smaller communities along the road. Sources at the Federal Ministry of Works told our correspondent that the communities had contributed to the slow pace of work on the Sagamu […]

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Police commission shuns court order to reinstate 43 workers

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Police Service Commission has refused to obey an order of the National Industrial Court directing it to regularise the appointment of 43 workers three months after Justice E. Isele handed down the ruling. The judge had in his ruling dated October 7, 2016, described as illegal the refusal of the commission […]

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Fire razes filling station, 20 houses in Ekiti

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado-Ekiti Fire broke out from the Strive-Energy filling station in Old Garage, Ado Ekiti, on Sunday razing adjourning residential and commercial buildings in the area. The fire, an eyewitness said, broke from a tanker that was discharging fuel at the station. There has yet to be official information on the cause of the […]

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Man on trial for N530,000 fraud in Osun

A 35-year-old man, Afolabi Samson, on Monday appeared in an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged fraud of N530,000. Samson, who is facing a two-count of fraud had pleaded not guilty to the charge. The Prosecutor, Insp. Taiwo Adegoke, told the court that the accused fraudulently obtained N530,000 from Akanbi Mujidat to supply 50 bags […]

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