South West

A political rally used to illustrate the story. [PHOTO CREDIT: Nairaland Forum]

2019: ‘Nigeria’s female politicians marginalised’

The one-day seminar on media and gender sensitive election reporting was attended by 50 participants from various newsrooms.

Two graduate ladies break OAU'S 21-year record

Two graduates break 21-year First Class dearth in OAU’s English Department

The last time the institution’s English department produced a First Class graduate was in 1997.

Ondo Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu

Akure community opposes Akeredolu’s plan for state hospital

The state governor had proposed a bill that would make the Specialist Hospital and Mother and Child Hospitals in Akure and Ondo annexes of UNIMED Teaching Hospital.

The Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Bisi Egbeyemi. [PHOTO CREDIT: Vanguard Nigeria]

Why Ekiti residents should vote Buhari – Deputy Governor

He said the federal government was carrying out a rail project to connect Ekiti with Osun State

Nigerian police force

In Lagos, it’s an offence to have sex inside car in public – Police

A police Twitter handle on Tuesday said such action was not illegal.

Olufemi Lanlehin

Why APC must go – Oyo ADC gubernatorial candidate

Mr Lanlehin says, if elected as governor, he would fight for the restructuring of Nigeria

Nigeria’s Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola

Apapa-Oshodi Expressway Gridlock: Falana has no right to sue FG, Fashola tells court

The minister urges the court to dismiss Mr Falana’s suit seeking to compel the federal government to fix Oshodi/Apapa expressway.

Nigeria Police

Nigerian undergraduate arrested for allegedly stabbing boyfriend to death

Police said the suspect and the deceased were cohabiting in the usual students’ tradition of “trial marriage”

Oluwo of Iwo

Oluwo speaks as candidates battle over appointment as community chief

The Oluwo says protest over the matter is premature.

Alao Akala

Why I want to govern Oyo again – Alao-Akala

The former governor, on trial for corruption, criticised the current government in the state.

Map of Nigeria showing Ondo State

Lawyers protest incessant kidnap on Owo-Akure road

“We, therefore, call on the police authorities to wake up to the present security challenge in Owo.”

Indian Hemp

Customs intercepts Indian Hemp worth N379 million

The Service also intercepted contraband with a Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N5.1 billion.

Senator Iyiola Omisore

2019: Three APC governors hold closed-door meeting with Omisore

The governors also met with aggrieved APC leaders in the South-west.

Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State [Photo: The Guardian Nigeria]

Amosun will soon join my campaign team — Ogun APC Guber Candidate

The outgoing governor is aggrieved over the rejection of his choice as the ruling party’s candidate in the state.

Akarigbo of Remo Kingdom

Ogun monarch traces lineage to Ile-Ife, pledges to work with Ooni

Mr Ajayi made the pledge during his courtesy visit to the Ooni in his palace on Monday in Ile-Ife.

Nigerian Custom officers

N2.7bn worth of goods seized in one month in Lagos – Customs

The seizure was made three weeks ago, alongside other contraband goods such as rice, tramadol, pangolin scale, poultry products, vegetable oil, vehicles and others.

Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi

Gov. Ajimobi wants state police

The governor the Oyo State Safe City Control Centre.

Lagos Assembly members during a sitting

Traffic Robberies: Lagos Assembly makes case for undercover police, road repairs

The lawmakers took turns to buttress the need for undercover police in many places to reduce crimes.

Dr Kayode Fayemi, newly elected governor of Ekiti State [Pic:]

Ekiti: Court dismisses Oni’s eligibility case against Fayemi

Segun Oni lost the APC governorship primary to Kayode Fayemi.

Kashamu Buruji

2019: Ogun PDP crisis worsens as two governorship candidates launch separate campaigns

Ladi Adebutu and Buruji Kashamu are recognised by the national leadership of the PDP and INEC respectively.

EFCC operatives

Stop sealing suspects’ assets, Falana tells EFCC

Mr Falana said the fight against corruption cannot be genuinely fought by the government, but by Nigerians themselves.

Sowore supporters

Police arrest Sowore’s supporter for pasting posters at night

The AAC has described the arrest as a continuation of the intimidation of its supporters by the government and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (middle), addressing journalists shortly after a meeting with Heads of Security Agencies and Officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) at the LASTMA Yard, Oshodi, on Sunday, December 9, 2018. With him (L-R): General Manager, LASTMA, Mr. Wale Musa; CEO of LASTMA, Mr. Chris Olakpe; Commissioner of Police, Mr. Edgal Imohimi; Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Ladi Lawanson; Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem and Chairman, Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corp (LNSC), Mr. Israel Ajao.

18 LASTMA officers killed, 24 hospitalised in one year – Ambode

“Another 24 are permanently incapacitated in various hospitals just this year alone.”

Dr Kayode Fayemi, newly elected governor of Ekiti State [Pic:]

Fayemi lifts ’embargo’ on Ecobank, GTbank, Zenith Bank

MDAs, workers now free to bank with all financial institutions.

University of Lagos (UNILAG). [Photo credit: Students Nigeria]

UPDATED: You’re acting like a tyrant, UNILAG lecturers tell Babalakin

Wale Babalakin is the pro-chancellor of UNILAG.