South West

Rotimi Akeredolu

Akeredolu backs forensic audit of NDDC

President Muhammadu Buhari had in October last year ordered a forensic audit of NDDC from 2001 to 2019.

Alfa Babalola(Sotitobire) at the court on Friday

Sotitobire: Court sends prophet back to prison, bars journalists from covering trial

Journalists who were at the court to cover the case were, however, walked out of the court by the judge.

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Sanwo-Olu reshuffles Lagos cabinet, appoints three new members

Governor Sanwo-Olu has moved three commissioners around, while two special advisers have been assigned new roles as commissioners.

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos Assembly confirms three commissioner-nominees, others

The three commissioners will replace those rejected by the Assembly last August.

Sotitobire Miracle Centre, in Akure

Sotitobire: Four charged with killing police sergeant

The four were part of a mob that razed the church following rumours that the body of a missing child was exhumed from the church’s altar.

The vehicle in flames after the accident

Passengers trapped as commercial bus catches fire in Ogun

Seventeen passengers were believed to be in the vehicle when the accident happened.

Akinwunmi Ambode, former Lagos governor [Photo: BBC]

820 buses: Court fixes date for ruling on Ambode’s suit against Lagos lawmakers

The former governor is challenging the constitutionality of the probe of his administration by the House of Assembly.

Former Ekiti governor, Fayose, arrives court for his criminal trial

Fayose: Court to rule on application challenging evidence by EFCC witness February 17

Mr Fayose is being prosecuted by EFCC over N6.9billion fraud and money laundering charges.

Alao Akala

Alleged N11.5bn fraud: Court orders EFCC official, six others to appear in Alao-Akala’s trial

The EFCC charged Mr Alao-Akala and two others on 11 counts of conspiracy and fraud.

Rotimi Akeredolu

Amotekun: No going back on south-west’s security outfit – Akeredolu

Mr Akeredolu said governors in the south-west region are prepared to “pursue operation Amotekun to a logical conclusion.”

Seyi Makinde: Oyo State Governor

I’m not aware FG declared ‘Amotekun’ illegal – Makinde

Mr Makinde said the AGF’s pronouncment on the issue is his personal opinion.

Fela Kuti [Photo: Biography.com]

Why we pulled down Fela’s statue – Lagos govt

The statue was unveiled on October 15, 2017, by the immediate past governor of the state, Akinwunmi Ambode, to honour the late Afrobeat legend

L-R: Solomon Amoseta; SAN and Prof Wole Soyinka while addressing the press on Amotekun in Lagos.

Amotekun: Soyinka berates FG for outlawing south-west regional security outfit

Mr Soyinka said a serious government who cares for its citizens would not object to such initiative.

Premium Times Journalist, Alfred Olufemi and Kabir Adejumo.

Police Interrogate PREMIUM TIMES’ Journalist Over Report Exposing Islamic Cleric Who Raped 16-Year-Old

The two journalists were detained for about six hours.

One dead, 12 injured in Lagos road accident

One dead, 12 injured in Lagos road accident

“Investigations conducted by the team revealed that the bus lost control while on speed and as a result, rammed into the culvert…killing one and injuring others.”

Mike Ozekhome, Senior Advocate of Nigeria

Amotekun: Southern, middle belt forum criticise Nigerian govt’s ban

Contrary to the AGF’s position, lawyers say there is no conflict between Amotekun and the provisions of the Constitution.

FILE PHOTO: FRSC officials at a scene of an accident

1 dead, four injured in multiple accidents on Abeokuta-Lagos expressway

The body of the deceased victim has been deposited at the mortuary of the State Hospital, Ota,while the survivors are also receiving treatment at the same hospital.

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Two years on, OAU yet to restore students’ union

The vice-chancellor recently said ”the unworthy precedence left behind by the past students’ union leaders” was the reason why the school may not be rescinding its decisions anytime soon.”

Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH). [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria]

Ripples as Ondo, Ekiti governments grapple with doctors, health workers’ protests

The Resident Doctors at UNIMED teaching hospital in Ondo and Akure began their indefinite strike on Friday.

Lagos state on map

50,000 applicants for 1,000 teaching jobs in Lagos – Official

Mr Avoseh said some of the applicants that qualified for the job had been invited for the examination.

UNILORIN gate used to illustrate the story.

Another Nigerian student denied university admission after scoring 300 in UTME

The candidate also performed very well at the university’s post-UTME test where she scored 76 per cent.

FILE: FRSC on an accident site [Photo credit: Instagram: @frscnigeria]

Two killed in Abeokuta-Ibadan road accident

The crash involved a truck which summersaulted.

Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq [Photo: Daily Post Nigeria]

Traffickers of Kwara indigene arrested– Governor

The governor also condemns the rising trend of human trafficking in the country.

Ogun new commissioners

Ogun Swears In 18 Commissioners, 15 Special Advisers

The political appointees later signed their oath of office, which was supervised by the governor, Dapo Abiodun.

L-R: Gov. Dapo Abiodun and Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo

Obasanjo visits Ogun governor

The duo spent about an hour in a closed door meeting.