South West

Nigerian Police on patrol

Seven-year-old reports grandfather to police for alleged maltreatment

Joseph Akporugo allegedly accused his granddaughter of killing her father with witchcraft.

Ondo House of Assembly [Photo: ondostatemoi.gov.ng]

UPDATED: Ondo assembly suspends deputy speaker, one other over deputy governor’s impeachment

The two suspended lawmakers were among the nine lawmakers that kicked against impeachment processes against Mr Ajayi on Tuesday.

Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of Akeredolu]

Ondo 2020: Akeredolu wants ex-SSG probed for 2016 election rigging claims

Mr Abegunde, after resigning from the government on Monday, said on a radio station in Akure that Mr Akeredolu did not genuinely win the governorship election four years ago.

Domestic flights resume at Lagos Airport

COVID-19: Domestic flights resume at Lagos Airport

Airlines raised their fares in all classes of tickets for one-hour flights from Lagos to Abuja

Third Mainland Bridge

How traffic will be diverted during Third Mainland Bridge closure – FRSC

The bridge will be shut down for maintenance work from July 24 to January 24, 2021.

Seyi Makinde: Oyo State Governor

Makinde constitutes councils for Oyo tertiary institutions

The statement said the board of the Oyo State Waste Management Board was also constituted.

Femi Ojudu

Ekiti APC group ignores Buhari’s directive, continues litigation against party

The group had sued the party’s executive committees from the ward to the state level.

A body recovered after the boat accident at Ikorodu [PHOTO CREDIT: Lagos State government]

Boat Mishap: Two Lagos agencies issue conflicting casualty figures

While LASWA’s figures said five persons died, 14 rescued and two missing; LASEMA said six passengers died, seven rescued and nine still missing.

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos govt launches job initiative for youth

Students in final and penultimate year will be trained in entrepreneurship, employability and basic digital skills required for the workplace.

Ondo Deputy-Governor: Nine lawmakers dump impeachment plan, back Ajayi

Nine of the 26-member state House of Assembly said they would not back the move to remove the deputy governor

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Man sentenced to death for armed robbery

Lukeman Kuti was arraigned on a two-count charge of conspiracy and armed robbery

Nigerian Police officers on duty [Photo credit: Today.ng]

Ex-rep’s son still missing seven weeks after disappearance

Police appeal for information on Timothy Adeogun’s whereabouts

Ojude Oba Festival

COVID-19: Ijebu traditional council cancels Ojude Oba festival

Oba Adetona says all arrangements would be refocussed on the 2021 edition of the festival.

Agboola Ajayi {Source: Twitter}

UPDATED: Ondo Assembly commences impeachment proceedings against deputy governor

Already, 14 lawmakers have reportedly supported the impeachment of Mr Ajayi.

Sen. Abiola Ajimobi

Senate wants Ibadan Airport renamed after Ajimobi

Mr Ajimobi, who was also a former senator, died on June 25 following COVID-19 complications.

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Ondo 2020: APC appoints screening, appeal committee

The Screening and Appeal committees will be inaugurated at the APC National Secretariat on Tuesday July 7, by 2 p.m.

Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of Akeredolu]

We helped Akeredolu manipulate 2016 election in Ondo – Ex-SSG

“Akeredolu didn’t win the election in 2016 but we made it possible for him to become governor. We were the pillars behind him and we will not support him again…”

Gboyega Oyetola, Governor of Osun State.

Coronavirus: Osun records 13 new cases, discharges 21

The state also confirmed the discharge of 21 patients from its treatment and isolation centres.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Recoveries from COVID-19 exceed 1,700 in Lagos – Official

Thirty one patients were discharged.

Ondo Deputy Governor sues Assembly to prevent impeachment

Mr Ajayi recently resigned his membership of the APC and moved out of his official residence.

Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu [PHOTO: @RotimiAkeredolu]

Coronavirus: Akeredolu recovers, tests negative

Akeredolu and his wife were confirmed positive for oronavirus last week while his commissioner for health, Wahab Adegbenro, died of complications from the disease

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State [PHOTO: TVC]

Akeredolu appoints new SSG

The appointment follows the resignation of Ifedayo Abegunde from the position.

Court

Court remands man for allegedly raping teenager

Sodiq Raifu allegedly ambushed the teenage girl who was heading home after hawking and raped her

Third Mainland Bridge

FG to resume Third Mainland Bridge repairs

The 11.8km Third Mainland Bridge is the longest of three bridges connecting Lagos Island to the mainland.

Ifedayo Abegunde [PHOTO CREDIT: Ifedayo Sunday Abegunde on Facebook]

Ondo SSG resigns ahead of governorship election

The development is also coming weeks after Mr Akeredolu’s deputy, Agboola Ajayi, left the APC for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).