Category: WEST WAVES

Wizkid Gifts 100k Each To Surulere Physically Challenged Persons

Social media went up in a frenzy when Nigeria’s Star boy and Ojuelegba crooner, Wizkid, visited his childhood neighborhood in Surulere area of Lagos State. Wizkid reportedly gave 100k each to many physically challenged people he met there. Instagram user @Kupe9ja who shared the story, wrote; Loading... “Yesterday @wizkidayo came to where he grew up

Yahoo+ MAPOLY Students Nabbed, See What They Use For Effe…

Some National Diploma (ND) students of the MAPOLY (Moshood Abiola Polytechnic) in Abeokuta, Ogun, have been apprehended by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos zonal office, and charged with conspiracy, obtaining money under false pretenses and possession of forged documents. The arrested suspects who were living a flamboyant life linked to

Fayose: I can’t commit suicide because of Buhari

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says he cannot commit suicide for his mother, much less President Muhammadu Buhari. He had been credited with the comments that he would commit suicide if Buhari returned to the country alive and had since been urged to make good his vow. Denying making such statements, Fayose said his

Security Operatives Allegedly Order Girls Bress Be Sucked

The Oyo State owned Joint Security Task Force tagged “Operation Burst” allegedly ordered that a lady be sexually assaulted as punishment for dressing indecently on Tuesday, a twitter user posted. The security outfit consist of policemen, soldiers Air Force personnel, SSS, and NSCDC, was re-launched on August 4th, by Governor Abiola Ajumobi to tackle and

Ambode Visits Aregbesola At Government House Osogbo

Photos: Ambode Pays Visit To Aregbesola At Government House, Osogbo Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday paid a visit to his counterpart governor in Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola. Below are the pictures: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (right), with his Osun State counterpart, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, exchanging State plaque and souvenir during

Ambode Suspends Baale Of Shangisha Who Faked Kidnap

Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday approved the immediate suspension of the Baale of Shangisha in Magodo, Chief Yusuf Ogundare for faking his kidnap which allegedly took place on July 5 along Center for Management Development (CMD) Road in Ikosi-Isheri Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of the State. In a memo with reference number OLGAS.83/S./Vol.1

PDP: Markafi, Sheriff Sheath Sword On Osun By-Election Victory

Both factions of the People Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday temporarily sheathed their swords as they celebrate the victory of Otunba Nurudeen Adeleke, who flew the party’s flag at Osun West Senatorial By-Election. The national chairman of the Party, Sen Ali Modu Sheriff and chairman of the National Caretaker Committee (NCC) of the party, Sen Ahmed

Moji Olaiya burial film Controversy Continues

The recording and production of Moji Olaiya’s burial programme by Bayowa Films is still generating controversy. On Tuesday, the Ibadan Film Circle, an online stakeholders’ forum, expressed disgust at the decision of the company founded by seasoned marketer, Gbenga Adewusi, to produce it. On the platform are actors, producers, directors, scholars and administrators that include

Road Clash In Ondo Takes 12 Lives

The carnage was said to have occurred on yet-to-be completed Ajowa-Gedegede road bridge. Twelve persons reportedly lost their lives yesterday afternoon in a lone road crash involving a Toyota Hiace bus carrying 20 passengers while eight others sustained serious injuries. The carnage was said to have occurred on yet-to-be completed Ajowa-Gedegede road bridge. According to Onigedegede


Chief Obafemi Jeremiah Oyeniyi Awolowo, GCFR (Yoruba’s: Ọbáfẹ́mi Awólọ́wọ̀; 6 March 1909 – 9 May 1987), was a Nigerian nationalist and statesman who played a key role in Nigeria’s independence movement, the First and Second Republics and the Civil War. He was the first premier of the Western Region and later federal commissioner for finance,

Fears If Fayose Will Contest For 3rd-Tenure

Fayose ::::: I will not contest again — not even for senate Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti state governor, says he will not run for elective office again. The governor on Tuesday noted that he will not contest the senatorial seat in the 2019 elections. Speaking in Ado Ekiti while meeting with civil servants, Fayose said his

Police Beats Photographer To Death In Oyo State

The Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Oyo State Police Command, have allegedly beaten a 50-year-old photographer, Kola Adeyeye, to death. According to reports, it was gathered that the victim was arrested along with four others in the Challenge area penultimate Friday. The victim was said to be taking a herb concoction at a joint when the policemen


Afinju woja a rin gbendeke, obun woja a rin siosio. Obun siosio ni o reru afinju lo’le. Seneto Omoba Buruji Kashamu je oni karakata ati onisowo ti o pegede larin awon akin egbe re. Ti o ba je ti oro okowo Seneto Buruji ko se fi owo ro seyin. Se ti imo ti o ni

4 to die by hanging for armed robbery in Osun

A High Court in Osogbo, Osun State, yesterday sentenced four men to death by hanging for conspiracy and armed robbery. The convicts are Joseph Moses (24), Samuel Job (19), Gideon Ode (25) and Daniel Abraham (24). The state counsel from the Ministry of Justice, Mrs. Idiat Temitope, told the court that the convicts committed the


  By: Akanfe Olugbenga Diamond In recent time, according to a report published by the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Osun State under the watch of Olofada of Ofada-Osun Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola is in third position on the list of states with highest debt profile in Nigeria, with N165.91billion debt in 2016(excluding some external


He was made to smell the odour of his own flesh; his nose was not allowed to be cut. The remains of his body wer later burnt in fire to prevent his re-incarnation. Before 1829 Lagelu, the Jagun (commander-in-chief) of Ife and Yoruba’s generalissimo, left Ile Ife with some people from Ife, Oyo and Ijebu

Three parties pull out of IPAC in Oyo.

Three political parties in Oyo State said they are no longer part of the current Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) in the State but they hope to participate in the next coming IPAC State election come September. They include the Peoples for Democratic Change (PDC), Better Nigeria Progressive Party (BNPP) and the African Peoples Alliance Party


AJIBOLA BASIRU, BOLA ILORI, WALE BOLORUNDURO, KOLAPO ALIMI MAKE THE LIST WHILE SUNDAY AKERE’S NAME WAS OMITTED By:- Bashorun Adekanola Desmond As speculated that Constituted authority of Osun state Governor Rauf Aregbesola has forwarded list of Commissioners and Special Advisers to House of Assembly in less 20 months to expiration of his tenure for confirmation

Man Chains Wife To A Generator Till Day Break

The Ogun state police command has arrested one Ifeanyi Ajaero ‘m’ 37 for tying his 28yrs old wife Obiageli Ajaero to a Generator set till day brake after she has been seriously battered. The incident happened at Ewooluwo Shagamu in Shagamu local government area of the state. The suspect who is a member of the

Do Good When Your Election Is Not Close

Wife of Oyo State governor, Mrs. Florence Ajimobi’s pet project, Ajumose Food Bank, is set to hit the town again to deliver free food to the indigent. Ademola Babalola writes on the project now in its fifth year Even with no special roles constitutionally assigned to wives of the President and governors across the 36


Two years into his second term in office, no fewer than 14 men across five major political parties are itching to succeed Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi. BISI OLADELE writes on the aspirants to the Agodi Government House. The succession battle in Oyo State has started. The moves by the governorship aspirants to ensure their

Oyo Assembly to screen care-taker nominees on Monday. .

Following the transmission of list of the newly appointed nominees that will man the thirty-three (33) councils as well as the newly constituted LCDAs in Oyo State to the Oyo State House of Assembly, (OYSHA), by the State’s governor, Abiola Ajimobi, the state’s legislative body has concluded plans to begin the screening of the nominees