OAU Workers, Students Hold High Court Judge Hostage

By: Tunde Oyekola, Osogbo. A judge of the Osun state High Court sitting in Ede, Osun state, Justice David Oladimeji was on Tuesday held hostage by the Workers and students…

OAU Academic Staff Protests Against Detention of Ex-Acting VC, Elujoba in EFCC

By: Tunde Oyekola, Osogbo. Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, today staged a peaceful protest to register their grievances against detention of the former Acting…

OAU Student Stabbed to Death in Ile-Ife

By: Tunde Oyekola, Osogbo. A final year student of the Department of Dramatic Arts , Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile- Ife, Ayoola Ayorinde, has been reportedly stabbed to death. It…

Breaking: Court Orders Monarch, Pastor, Others Remanded in Prison Over Ile-Ife Crisis

An Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo has ordered that the suspects be remanded in prison pending the commencement of the hearing. Justice Kudirat Akano gave this order in…

Emir of Kano Visits Ile-Ife Crisis Scene, Commends Ooni’s Fatherly Role

The Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido, on Wednesday, visited the scene of the March 8 clash between some Yoruba and Hausa residents in Sabo area of Ile-Ife, where he lauded…

Ile-Ife Crisis Update: Police Release 15 Suspects, Hold Traditional Ruler, 5 Others

Fifteen out of the 21 Ile-Ife indigenes arrested over the ethnic clash that occurred in the town has been released on Thursday unconditionally by the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). This…

Osun Judicial Panel Demands For Memoranda

The Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up by the Osun State Government to look into the March 8 mayhem in Ile-Ife has invited the public to submit memoranda that would…

Ile-Ife Crisis: Group Demands Unbiased Investigation to Secure Peace

The South West Think Thank Group (SWTTG), has called for caution and thoroughness in the ongoing investigation into the crisis involving Ile-Ife indigenes and the Hausa community, with a view…

Ooni of Ile-Ife Describes Nigeria’s Cultural Heritage As Huge Export Potential

Ooni of  Ile-Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has described Nigeria’s cultural heritage as a huge export potential capable of igniting economic transformation. The monarch said this at the joint…

Crisis: Fresh Hostility in Osun Communities Claims One Life

The warring communities of Ipetumodu and Ashipa in Ife North Local Government Area of Osun State was shattered, on Saturday, as a palm wine tapper was allegedly killed. It was…