South West

Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi

Court dismisses suit challenging Oyo council poll

The Oyo PDP filed 10 grounds why the court should restrain OYISEC from conducting the local government election.

Ekiti 2018: PPN, LP ask Ekiti voters to reject PDP, APC

They said the two major parties have been tested but failed.

Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti 2018: Fayose can’t intimidate me — Fayemi

Mr Fayemi speaks while on a campaign tour of communities.

Nigeria Police

Police arrest driver for ‘diverting’ beer

The suspect was arrested after he has been traced to Makurdi, Benue State, the police said.


FOI: Lagos govt loses again in court

The Lagos State Government does not want to be bound by the FOI law.


Five die in 14 crashes in Ogun during Eid-El-Fitri – FRSC

The official explains that the figure was lower than that of the same period in 2017.


Man, 36, allegedly rapes own year old daughter

Mr Adewoye, a businessman has been remanded at Kirikiri Prisons, Lagos for the next 21 days


Scepticism as OAU vice chancellor promises to reinstate students’ union

The vice chancellor addressed students of the university.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, now in Ekiti State to flag off the Governorship campaign of APC candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, for the July 14, 2018 guber election. Novo Isioro. [Photo credit: Official Twitter page of the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo]

Ekiti Polls: After PDP criticism, Osinbajo returns to pay homage to monarchs

Ekiti PDP says the return of the vice president was an afterthought.

Rasheed Ladoja

Ultimatum: PDP moves to placate Ladoja from leaving party

Mr Ladoja’s ultimatum to the party ends today.

Lagos residents protest eight months of power outage

Lagos residents protest eight months of power outage

Protesters say they were shortchanged by the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company.

From left: Strategic Committee Member, Nigeria Intervention Movement (NIM), Chief Debe Odumegwu-Ojukwu; Director of Organisation and Operations, NIM, Mrs. Khairat Animashaun-Ajiboye; National Chairman, Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), Dr Jay Samuels; and Deputy Director-General, NIM, Mallam Naseer Kura, during the official declaration of NIM to join ANN in Lagos on Wednesday (20/6/18).

2019: ANN announces merger ahead of national convention

“This is not a merger but a coming together of a political party and a political movement,” an official says.

Babajide Omoworare (Photo Credit: Channels TV)

Senator joins Osun gubernatorial race

Twenty eight aspirants have expressed their intention to contest the party’s primary.

From left: National Women Leader of APC, Hajiya Ramatu Aliyu; Vice President Yemi Osibanjo; President Muhammadu Buhari; and APC National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, during the APC National Executive Committee meeting in Abuja on Tuesday (27/3/18). 01787/27/3/2018/Hogan Bassey/BJO/NAN

Court refuses to stop Lagos delegates from participating in APC Convention

The judge held that the plaintiff was just one out of 1,885 aspirants who vied for positions during the congress.

Over 70% LASU budget spent on diesel – VC

The VC expressed concern at the rate the university was spending the chunk of its budget on diesel.

Vice President, @ProfOsinbajo in Ekiti for the flag off of the APC Gubernatorial Campaign for Dr. Kayode Fayemi.

Ekiti 2018: Tinubu, Oshiomhole urge residents to vote out PDP

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and APC national chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun, were at a mega rally of the party in Ado-Ekiti.

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state

Lagos abolishes promotion based on career progression

The state abandons policy for performance appraisal to ensure efficient service delivery.

Senator Shehu Sani

Top APC senator threatens to quit party

The lawmaker says his “goods are already at the departure lounge of APC”.

Atiku Abubakar visits Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose

Ekiti 2018: Atiku urges Fayemi, APC to prepare for defeat

The PDP presidential aspirant was in Ekiti along with members of the PDP Governorship Campaign Council.

Abiola Ajimobi

Oyo LG Polls: Ad hoc staff petition Ajimobi over unpaid entitlements

The government says it is working to address the demands.


Osun SSG’s son allegedly leads violent attack on university

Staff and students accuse Olatunbosun Adeoti of leading the attack.

Permanent Voter Cards

353,262 registrants yet to collect PVCs in Ekiti – INEC

The governorship election holds on July 14

Ballot boxes used to illustrate the story.

Ekiti 2018: INEC disqualifies governorship candidate

The party threatens to go to court.

University of Ibadan (UI)

PTCIJ, others demand recall of suspended UI student journalist

The University of Ibadan rusticated Mr Adebajo over a critical newspaper article he wrote on the university

Nigerians lineup to board BRT buses used to illustrate the story

One killed in Lagos cult clash

The part of Lagos is notorious for cult violence, a resident says.