South West

Scene of fire outbreak in Lagos factory

UPDATE: No life lost in Lagos factory fire – LASEMA

“No casualty involved, but the inferno affected warehouse where raw materials for plastic making are stored.”

Premises of the Apostolic Revival World Centre

Church musical equipment stolen as robbers invade Ogun NUJ Secretariat

The incident was the latest in a series of raids on the secretariat

Nigeria hospital inside wards

Ogun seals 168 unregistered hospitals

“Ado-Odo/Ota and Ogijo in Sagamu Local Government Area are hot spots of quackery activities in the State”

Lagos Bus Tragedy

Bus plunges into Lagos canal, three dead

Twenty people were injured.

Akeredolu and Mimiko [Photo Credit: The Guardian]

Mimiko, Akeredolu embrace as Ondo governor attends last NEC meeting

“Council members commended Dr. Mimiko’s contributions to the Council and commended him for facilitating a smooth transition in the state,”

Rauf Aregbesola, Osun State Governor

Aregbesola laments burning of high court, says it’s assault on civilisation

Mr. Aregbesola inspected the court building in company of the state Chief Judge, Adebola Ojo.

Olabode George

Bode George praises Ambode’s performance as Lagos governor

“I have never met this young man, but I must say that I am impressed with his performance so far.”

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Six PDP lawmakers in Lagos defect to APC

The lawmakers say their former party is in disarray.

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun

Why we blocked Ekiti funds – Nigerian govt

The Ekiti government dismisses the reaction as an “afterthought”.

Lagos Danfo conductor [Photo Credit: TechCabal]

Over 3,000 bus conductors to wear uniforms, badges in Lagos – Official

With the vital information on the badge, any conductor involved in crime can easily be identified, the official said.

Ondo State Governor, Olusegun Mimiko

Why my father opposed my going into politics – Mimiko

A biography of the Ondo governor was launched on Wednesday.

Oluwo of Iwo, AbdulRasheed Akanbi

Court dismisses fraud suit against Iwo monarch

“I have great respect for the judiciary. I have been encouraging the judiciary,” the Iwo monarch said.

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose

Fayose accuses Nigerian govt. of withholding Ekiti’s January allocation

“In the last three, four weeks, after the Federal Allocation Committee meeting, Ekiti Federal Allocation for January has not been released”.

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Woman arrested for killing one-day-old baby

The suspect was arrested following a report to the police by an official of the community’s development association.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (2nd right), Chairman, House Committee on Energy, Hon. Folajimi Mohammed (right); Commissioner for Energy & Mineral Resources, Mr. Olawale Oluwo (middle); Chairman, Egbin Power Plc., Mr. Kola Adesina (2nd left) and Chairman, Eko Distribution Company, Mr. Charles Momoh (left) during the presentation of the Embedded Power Initiative report to the Governor by the Technical Committee at the Lagos House, Ikeja, on Wednesday,February 15, 2017.

Lagos to achieve uninterrupted electricity by 2022 – Ambode

The governor outlined the state’s plan to achieve its target.

Voters in the Ondo election

INEC promises credible polls in Ekiti, Osun

“INEC will build on its various achievements in the conduct of free, fair and credible elections.”

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IBADANLAND, OBA SALIU ADETUNJI; OLORI RASHIDAT ADETUNJI; AT THE
THANKSGIVING SERVICE FOR THE OLUBADAN AT CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST DAVID
KUDETI IBADAN ON SUNDAY (10/4/16).
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Court declares proxy service on Olubadan invalid

Adebayo Oyediji is challenging the installation of Saliu Adetunji as the Olubadan of Ibadanland.

Ondo State Governor, Olusegun Mimiko 
Photo Credit: Ondo State Government

Ondo Commissioners, lawmakers, judges, others owed six months as Mimiko leaves office

The outgoing government says Mr. Mimiko cannot manufacture money to pay workers.

BRT Buses

Lagosians to pay 20 to 67 per cent more for BRT, LAGBUS fare from March

Commuters from Ikorodu to Mile 12 will now pay N100 as against N75.

President Buhari in company of Gov. Ibikunle Amosun, others. [Photo credit: Twitter - Garba Shehu]

I visited Buhari in London, but I won’t talk about his health – Amosun

There had been a controversy over a picture showing Mr. Amosun and the president in the United Kingdom.

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Inside Lagos ‘ghost’ markets where shop owners pay millions to sell ‘nothing’ (Part 1)

Inactions by Lagos government cause worry for stall owners who pay as high as N2.5 million per annum.

Lassa fever

Lassa fever: Ondo controverts Nigerian govt, says no new case of disease

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control had said at least two new cases were recorded in Ondo.

Ahmed Dele, the deceased.

Herdsman killed in Ekiti by suspected ritualists

The attack came barely three days after a farmer was decapitated in the state.

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Ogun establishes Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre

The Chief Justice of Nigeria had advised all states to set up such centres.

Former Minister of Works Adeseye Ogunlewe [Photo Credit: Daily Post]

N800 million university fraud: You have a case to answer, court tells ex-minister

Mr. Ogunlewe is standing trial for conspiracy, stealing, obtaining money by false pretence and abuse of office