South West

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode

Lagos govt’s ‘forced evictions’ must stop — Amnesty International

The recent demolitions came months after a similar exercise destroyed about 800 homes and rendered almost 10,000 people homeless.

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Man arrested for beheading 72-year-old woman

The suspect claimed “he had been having a running battle with the deceased over a portion of land.”

Gov Ibikunle Amosun [Photo credit: Vanguard]

My grouse with Dangote – Ogun State Governor

The Ogun governor asked the federal government to return some roads to the state.

Ile-Ife ethnic clash

Ife Crisis: Aregbesola inaugurates commission of inquiry

The panel has four weeks to turn in its report.

L-R: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, unveiling the new Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LNSC) logo while the Commissioner for Special Duties & Inter-Governmental Relations, Mr, Oluseye Oladejo; Deputy Governor, Dr. (Mrs) Oluranti Adebule and Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, watch during the inauguration of the Corp at the Agege Mini Stadium, Lagos, on Monday, March 27, 2017.

Lagos launches community ‘police’

Governor Ambode says the Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps will complement and not be in competition with the Nigeria Police.

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Judges’ training stalls former Oyo governor’s corruption trial

Rasheed Ladoja is standing trial for alleged corruption.

Ondo House of Assembly

Fresh crisis in Ondo assembly over alleged refusal by acting speaker to step down

The two claimants to the speakership position were supposed to step down.

Lekki Free Trade Zone

Investments in Lekki Free Trade Zone hit N100 billion

The Lagos governor said construction of Lekki Deep Sea Port is to commence in April

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (right), presenting an Eyo plaque to the Minister of Works, Power & Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola during the Minister’s courtesy visit to the Governor at the Lagos House, Ikeja, on Saturday, March 25, 2017.

Ambode receives Fashola, pays rare tribute to former governor

The works, power and housing minister pays his first official visit to the seat of power in Lagos.

Ondo House of Assembly [Photo: ondostatemoi.gov.ng]

PDP, Ondo Assembly differ on Court’s nullification of deputy governor’s impeachment

Mr. Olanusi was impeached in April 2015.

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Journalist, four others killed in Osun car crash

Osun governor expressed sorrow over the death.

Ali Olanusi

Appeal Court reverses impeachment of former Ondo deputy governor

Mr. Olanusi was impeached by the Ondo State House of Assembly on April 27, 2015

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Lagos water corporation to revive 42 mini waterworks

“Some of the mini waterworks are functioning but not very well, while some are not functioning at all.”

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu welcomes the Honourable Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola to the Governor's Office. March 23, 2017 [Photo: Nguher Zaki]

Money spent on federal roads will be returned to states, Fashola assures

The minister met with the governors of Ondo and Ekiti states.

Governors Ayodele Fayose

Ife crisis: Fayose accuses police of bias

Police deny bias.

NDLEA officials [Photo credit: www.ndlea.gov.ng]

NDLEA ‘uncovers new tricks’ used by drug trafficking cartels

Two suspected drug traffickers were caught at Lagos Airport on Thursday

Some of the suspects paraded by the Nigerian Police

Ife crisis: Afenifere prepares legal team to challenge police prosecution of 21 suspects

Two Yoruba groups accused the police of bias.

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose

I’m being pressured to join APC – Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor said he would not yield to the pressures.

Traffic on Lekki axis [Photo: MyLekki.com]

Lagos govt to remove three more roundabouts in Lekki – Official

The removal of the roundabouts will commence next week, the official said.

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose

Fayose criticises Buhari’s electoral reform committee over “partisan” composition

The chairman of the committee, Ken Nnamani, defected to the APC from the PDP.

Oyo Assembly

Noise pollution: Lawmakers want churches, mosques sanctioned

The religious houses are responsible for 70 per cent of the noise pollution in the city.

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Why some Lagos communities have no electricity – Ikeja Electric

‎The areas affected by the outage include Ikola,

Ife Crisis

Ife crisis: Afenifere  group rejects police report, wants commission of inquiry

Police deny allegation of bias.

University of Ibadan (UI) [Photo: sirkenayo.com]

Workers strike grounds activities at Nigeria’s oldest university

The three gates leading into the university were locked.

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Court acquits man of raping 13-year-old girl

“There is no disputing that the victim was raped, but the prosecution needs to do more in the area of forensic analysis…”