South West

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Court sentences woman for visa fraud

Court ordered Ms Omobolaji to pay N150, 000 and do community development service every Tuesday for six weeks.

Picture of the collapsed building [Photo: Adejumo Kabir]

UPDATED: Another building collapses in Lagos

No casualty has been recorded as at press time.

A rescue team search for more victims from the scene of a building, which collapsed at Itafaji on the Lagos Island on Wednesday (13/3/19). 02150/13/3/2019Kayode Oladapo/JAU/BJO/NAN

How to curb incessant building collapse in Lagos – Experts

The building collapse prevention guild says most buildings in Lagos State were not constructed by the people properly trained to do so.

Ogun on map

Nigeria’s largest rural mini-grid to electrify 600 households in Ogun

The project which is due to be commissioned in September 2019 will supply a peak load of 99kW to the community in its first phase.

APC logo used to illustrate the story.

APC wins state assembly supplementary election in Lagos

Fatai Mojeed polled 8,535 votes to beat the PDP candidate who secured 1,786 votes.

Senator Ademola Adeleke,[Photo:]

UPDATED: Why tribunal declared Adeleke winner of Osun governorship election

It held that the Returning Officer unlawfully cancelled the election in seven polling units

Voters on voting line

Voting underway in Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos

Relevant agencies also on the ground to provide security in all the polling units.

Kolapo Olusola-Eleka picks Ogunsakin as running mate

Osun: PDP governorship candidate in Ekiti promises to reclaim mandate

Mr Olusola is also in court to ‘reclaim his mandate’.

Nigerian police force

Sergeant who fatally shot teenager to face murder charges – Police

Police say the teenager was killed by a stray bullet.

PDP candidate Ademola Adeleke

Why Osun Tribunal declared Ademola Adeleke winner of governorship election

The tribunal ordered INEC to issue a certificate of return to Mr Adeleke.

Senator Ademola Adeleke [Photo: TheCable]

Judgment: Wild jubilation in Adeleke’s home town

The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja had on Friday declared Senator Ademola Adeleke winner.

Adeleke and Oyetola

Osun govt reacts to Adeleke’s victory at election tribunal

A tribunal ruled that Ademola Adeleke of the PDP was the duly elected governor of Osun.

PDP candidate Ademola Adeleke

Osun Governorship: Atiku hails judiciary as tribunal declares Adeleke winner

A three-man judicial panel declared the Peoples Democratic Party winner of the September 2018 election in Osun State.

Senator Ademola Adeleke,[Photo:]

Osun Governorship: APC reacts to Adeleke’s win at tribunal

Mr Adeleke was declared winner of the 2018 election.

PDP candidate Ademola Adeleke

Tribunal declares PDP’s Adeleke winner of Osun governorship election

The judicial panel declares the rerun illegal and deducted votes accrued from it.

Gboyega Oyetola, Governor of Osun State.

Osun tribunal dismisses APC, Oyetola’s objection

A three-member panel of the tribunal held that the petition has merit and accordingly dismissed the objections

court of appeal

Two university dropouts arraigned for ‘drugging, raping woman’

The two plead not guilty.

Rotimi Akeredolu

Ondo government defends proposed creation of LCDAs

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu explained that the proposed LCDAs would ensure rapid development and bring governance closer to the grassroots.

The image of the Task Force officer who was attacked and injured

Lagos Task Force arrests suspected cultists who attacked officer

The suspects allegedly attacked the officer with cutlasses and broken bottles.

Nigerian Police [Photo credit:]

Man jailed 15 years for manslaughter

The convict shot a man dead during a conflict in 2017.

A child being rescued from the scene of a building, which collapsed at Itafaji on the Lagos Island on Wednesday (13/3/19). 02149/13/3/2019Kayode Oladapo/JAU/BJO/NAN

Group requests coroner’s inquest into Lagos building collapse

Days after the Lagos incident, another building fell in Ibadan, Oyo State capital.

Lagos High court

My wife regularly beats me, man tells court

The respondent opposes the divorce

Ekiti state on map. [Photo credit: Wikipedia]

46 houses destroyed as rainstorm wreaks havoc in Ekiti

The incident followed three days of downpour.

The suspect

Man, 25, arrested for allegedly killing wife’s suspected lover

Ajibade Olumuyiwa allegedly beat Olakiitan Balogun to death when he returned home and met the deceased with his wife

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Court remands man for allegedly raping 16-year-old daughter

The police say Mr Anifowose raped his daughter twice and warned her not to tell anyone