South West

LASEMA begins demolition of distressed buildings in Lagos

The three-storey building located at 54 Bamgbose Street is in a state of distress with visible crackings on different parts of the house

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos govt. pays N1.63 billion to 321 retirees

The state government in November paid RSAs accrued pension rights of N1.5billion to 428 retirees.

FILE PHOTO: FRSC officials at a scene of an accident

Four dead, 26 injured in Ondo road crash

The accident occurred on Wednesday at about 2PM and 30 people were involved.

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun

Ogun governor submits list of commissioner-nominees to state assembly

Governor Abiodun has nominated 18 persons for appointment as commissioners

Ooni of Ife

Court sacks Ooni’s second-in-command

The court orders a replacement within 21 days.

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde (Seyi Makinde on LinkedIn)

Makinde signs Oyo State anti-corruption bill into law

The Oyo State House of Assembly had passed the bill last week and forwarded same to the governor for his assent.

2,000 runners expected at first Ikogosi Marathon

Fayemi assures participants of adequate security.

The Murtala Mohammed International Airport

Passenger slumps, dies at Lagos airport

The passenger returned from China.

Mr Adeyemi Ikuforiji

EFCC re-arraigns former Lagos Speaker Ikuforiji

The defendants were first arraigned on March 1, 2012, before Justice Okechukwu Okeke on a 20-count charge bordering on misappropriation and money laundering.

Mrs Oluwadaisi Ogunne and her children fixing a damaged bridge. Image: Aderemi Ojekunle

How pipeline explosion damaged Ondo community, destroyed residents’ livelihood

Oju Imole residents want clean up, access to farmland and adequate compensation.

Former Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose

Forgive me, Fayose tells aggrieved Ekiti PDP leaders

Mr Fayose calls for the repositioning of the party in the state ahead of future elections.

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde (Photo Credit: Seyi Makinde on LinkedIn)

Oyo govt. recalls 300 sacked workers

The civil servants were part of the 1,803 workers sacked by the immediate past administration of Abiola Ajimobi.

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway under construction as FRSC announces temporary closure.

CHRISTMAS: FRSC deploys 1,700 personnel on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, other Ogun roads

In case of a road traffic crash and obstruction, the FRSC said it could be reached on its toll-free number 122.

Ekiti state on map. [Photo credit: Wikipedia]

PDP cries foul as APC wins all chairmanship seats in Ekiti LG election

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party rejects the outcome of the Ekiti polls.

Lagos state on map

Lagos seals 24 pharmacies, patent medicine stores

The affected pharmacies and patent medicine shops were sealed for various offences including operating without licence.

Police arrest three for murder

The suspects allegedly stabbed the victim in the chest during an argument

9:21am, Edo State, Egor Local Government, RA 04, Egor, PU 007, Topper Garage/Market Square, Egor 1 - voting is yet to commence and there are 3 voting points, However the voters list has been pasted on the wall, people have formed a long queue but the election officials are yet to set up the materials due to their later arrival and the overwhelming crowd.

Ekiti LG Polls: One shot, as violence mars election

There was low turnout of voters also.

Lekki residents protest against location of 5-storey school building in residential estate

The residents said such development in a strictly residential estate, would only lead to chaos, urging the state government to look into the matter and relocate the school

Rickety trucks will soon be history – Lagos waste managers

The Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAMN) has pledged its commitment toward replacing its rickety waste disposal trucks with stronger ones in order to upgrade the standard of waste management in Lagos State and the country at large.

A cattle rearer, Muhammad Garba, has been arrested by the Ogun State police command for allegedly killing a farmer, Segun Akinlade, in Imala community of Abeokuta North Local Government Area.

Cattle herder arrested for killing farmer in Ogun

The suspect grazed his cattle on the deceased’s newly-cleared farmland.

Mile 2 – Apapa road closed [Photo: Th Nation]

FG closes Mile 2 – Apapa road for repairs, appeals for understanding

The Mile 2 to Tin-Can Island section of the Apapa-Oshodi-Ojota-Oworonsoki Expressway would be closed for 72 hours.

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

124 bag first class as OAU graduates 7,209

The institution will hold its 44th convocation ceremony between December 11 and 14.

Man arrested with 300 wraps of Indian Hemp – Police

The police also accused the suspect of cultism.

Ikoyi Prison Warders

Eight officers suspended over death of Lagos prison inmates

The officers belong to four different agencies

Ekiti State University

Ekiti University dismisses lecturer over sex harassment video

The university also sacks two other lecturers for abandoning their duty posts.