South West

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state

Lagos light rail project dragging too long — PDP

The party says the project has almost become a drain pipe consuming the state’s resources.

commissioner of police, Edgal Imohimi

Lagos police sanction 108 officers in seven months – Commissioner

Mr Imohimi said accountability within the force will strengthen the trust between the police and members of the community.

Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola [Photo Credit: Pearl News]

Osun govt begins payment of full salaries, three years after

The state started ‘modulated’ salary payment in June 2015 when the state faced an economic crisis.

Election, voters

Ondo electoral commission fixes date for LG poll

An official releases guidelines for the polls.

Man arrested for stealing neighbour’s car

Police gun down two suspects.

Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola [Photo Credit: Osun Defender]

Eid-el-Kabir: Osun to provide free train ride for indigenes in Lagos

The train first trip leaves the Iddo Terminus on August 19.

Lagos High court

Husband’s insatiable appetite for sex ends 7-yr-old marriage

The man says he has tried unsuccessfully to control his sex urge.

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Driver who fled to Ghana after knocking over LASTMA official arrested

The driver was handed over by the manager of the transport company.

Akeredolu reverses self, adopts Mimiko’s free health services for pregnant women, children

The Akeredolu government had starved the hospitals of needed funds when he assumed office in 2017.

Panic as another man is shot dead in Ado Ekiti

Witnesses say the man was shot at the Okesa/Ojumose area of the state.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Police vow to arrest killers of ex-Gov. Oni’s aide

“We are appealing to the police to bring the perpetrators to justice.”

FUNAAB SUG President suspended for alleged misappropriation

The SUG president was accused of embarking on a spending spree without appropriate appropriation.

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Cult Killing: Our students not involved – AAUA

A university official says the university has no ‘links’ with the crime.

Ogun on map

Ogun polytechnic suspends student leader, sanctions others for alleged misappropriation

Executives ordered to refund the funds.

Oyo State on the Nigerian map

Oyo 2019: Why we joined ADC from APC, PDP – Oke-Ogun politicians

The defectors joined from Nigeria’s two largest parties.


LAUTECH: ASUU considers indefinite strike, says Oyo, Osun govts’ silence disturbing

PREMIUM TIMES reported last Wednesday that ASUU disrupted the ongoing second semester examination.

Stolen truck

Ex-convict arrested for allegedly stealing truck

Suspect confessed truck belongs to employer

Lagos PDP needs prayers for headway in 2019 – Ogunlewe

“What is needed in Lagos State PDP is prayers, prayers and prayers.”

Light rail bridge at Orile, Lagos State [photo: The Guardian Nigeria]

Lagos light rail to commence operation 2022 – Official

The Lagos government is now partnering with a French firm for the project.

Shot dead ekiti apc chieftain, Bunmi Ojo.

PDP, APC trade blames over murder of ex-governor’s aide

Police say they have launched investigations.

FILE PHOTO: FRSC officials at a scene of an accident

Accident claims two at Sango-Ota, Ogun

Four people were injured.

Shot dead ekiti apc chieftain, Bunmi Ojo.

APC leader shot dead at football viewing centre

The victim was shot while watching the Man. U — Leicester match.


LAUTECH Crisis: ASUU urges Oyo, Osun govts to save institution

ASUU urged the two governors to take progressive measures as a matter of urgency, to save the institution.

Senator Ademola Adeleke,[Photo:]

Osun 2018: PDP’s Adeleke speaks on plans for state if elected

The aspirant was recently cleared to contest after certificate forgery allegations were levelled against him.


INEC to employ over 15,000 ad-hoc staff for Osun gov poll

The commission says it will do everything possible to conduct a free and fair election in the state.