South West

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.

Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi

Relocation of abattoirs to Amosun village irrevocable – Oyo government

The state says it is surprised by the actions of a few “disgruntled and recalcitrant” members of the butchers union.

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose

Ekiti 2018: Fayose, Fayemi blame each other for state’s indebtedness

Kayode Fayemi seeks to succeed Ayo Fayose as Ekiti governor.


Ekiti 2018: Osinbajo, Oyegun for Fayemi’s campaign rally

The statement also alleged that the PDP was planning to stoke violence at the rally.

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Confusion trails sack of 300 street sweepers’ supervisors in Lagos

Different bodies deny responsibility for the sack.

FILE PHOTO: FRSC officials at a scene of an accident

Four die in different Ogun accidents

Three accidents occurred in different parts of the state.

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LASTMA loses 10 to public attacks

LASTMA says it has fired 24 staff for misconduct.

University of Ibadan (UI)

Top Nigerian university suspends student over newspaper article

The vice chancellor describes the suspension as an “internal matter.”