South West

Police to dismiss, prosecute officers who killed arrested suspects – Official

The police named the four police officers.

Federal University, Oye-Ekiti

FUOYE Sex Scandal: ASUU seeks ICPC’s intervention

The union urges the ICPC to probe into the alleged sexual harassment of a 16-year-old female student by a professor.

Adebayo Alao-Akala

Ex-Oyo Governor Alao-Akala speaks on appointment of kinsman as minister

The former governor expressed optimism that Mr Dare will deliver in his new role.

Lagos railway line

Costain bus stop relocated over railway construction

The relocation was occasioned by the ongoing construction of the new Costain Bridge, as part of the Lagos-Ibadan standard rail project

A police van used to illustrate the story

Police officers face dismissal for executing arrested suspects

A video that went viral on Tuesday shows some police officers shot two restrained suspects in Lagos

The suspected robbers

Robbery suspects arrested while fighting over loot

The suspects allegedly drew attention as they fought over their N120,000 loot


Court remands two for stealing bus from accident scene

The defendants pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing.

Former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state [Photo credit: Instagram - akinwunmiambode]

Controversy trails EFCC’s search of Ambode’s house

The EFCC said it “obtained valid warrant to conduct search on Ambode’s residences in Park View, Ikoyi and country home in Epe.”

Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Photo Credit: Twitter handle)

Assembly confirms Kazeem Alogba as new Lagos Chief Judge

Mr Alogba takes over from Opeyemi Oke as the 17th Chief Judge of the 52 years old state.

Ekiti State University

Ekiti varsity gets new VC

Edward Olanipeku, a professor, replaces Olubunmi Ajayi, who had been in acting capacity since December 2018.

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Sanwo-Olu inaugurates cabinet

The Lagos governor appoints 35 cabinet members.


Ambode reacts to EFCC search on home, says no cause for alarm

Mr Ambode said the search on his Epe Country home and Parkview Ikoyi residence, occurred without any incident

File photo of Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode addressing the press.

APC reacts to EFCC raid on Ambode’s home

The ruling party expresses “hope that the allegation against Mr Ambode is not true”

Akinwunmi Ambode, former Lagos governor [Photo: BBC]

UPDATED: EFCC raids Ambode’s house in Lagos

Anti-graft operatives are also searching the residence of the former governor’s chief of staff.

Police on patrol

Killed by stray bullet, family of Lagos tailor considers lawsuit against police

Mrs Owoodun, 30, was fatally hit by a stray bullet during, according to the police, an exchange of gunfire between its officers and some suspected kidnappers.

Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.

Many injured in herders, farmers clash in Oyo community

While the community claims its residents were injured in the attacks, the police deny this.

Fayemi, Fayose exchange words over alleged plot to disrupt festival

State government accuses Mr Fayose of planning to orchestrate a crisis at a communal event on Tuesday.

Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly rejects three commissioners-designate, confirms 35

The governor recently forwarded the names of 38 cabinet nominees in two batches to the legislature for confirmation.

Federal University, Oye-Ekiti

ASUU tackles FUOYE VC, demands probe of promotion, recruitment

The union also criticised the Federal Government for its ‘complacency’ despite allegations of illegality against the school’s management.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (2nd left), congratulating Mrs. Olorunkemi Durosinmi-Etti as the new Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Office during the swearing-in ceremony of nine permanent secretaries at Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, on Monday, August 19, 2019. With them is the Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat (left).

Sanwo-Olu appoints nine Lagos permanent secretaries

The governor said the choice of the new permanent secretaries was based purely on merit, pointing out that he had no personal relationship with any of the appointees

Ekiti house of assembly

Alleged misappropriation: Ekiti Assembly summons suspended LG chairmen

The council chairmen were suspended in December 2018.

University of Ibadan (UI)

Strike: We have 95% compliance – UI SSANU chairman

“It is not all about money, the whole world should know that we are not only asking for money,” the union said.

#RevolutionNow: Sariyu Akanmu, 70-year-old fufu seller, who was brutalised in Osogbo, Osun State.

PHOTOS:#RevolutionNow: 70-year-old woman brutalised by police gets public support

Mrs Akanmu wants Omoyele Sowoye released by the Nigerian government.

A market used to illustrate the story

Five arrested over Lagos market ethnic clash

The police said no death was recorded but some people were injured during the fight

Federal University, Oye-Ekiti

EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian professor impregnates 16-year-old student

The professor abruptly resigned from the university during investigation.