South West

Secretary to Lagos state government, Tunji Bello.

#PHC4UHC: Lagos govt talks tough, says FG has no business dabbling in LG affairs

“It’s not the business of federal governments to dabble into the affairs of the local governments,” the SSG said.

EFCC operatives

EFCC arrests three in Ibadan for alleged Internet fraud

The suspects were arrested by the EFCC at a location within Fortune Estate, in Ologuneru-Olonde area of Ibadan.

Abiola Ajimobi

Ajimobi renames Oyo roads, institutions after himself, ex-governors, others

Also on the list were the Alaafin of Oyo, Lamidi Adeyemi; Olubadan of Ibadan, Saliu Adetunji; and Soun of Ogbomoso, Jimoh Oyewunmi.

Femi Fani-Kayode

Alleged N4.6bn Fraud: Court sets date for ruling on Fani-Kayode’s statements

The defendants said the anti-graft agency did not comply with the law in extracting their statements.

Indian hemp farm []

Ondo governor seeks Nigerian govt’s investment in global marijuana market

Mr Akeredolu says “we would be shortchanging ourselves if we failed to tap into the legal Marijuana Market”

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, after been granted bail at the Federal High Court in Lagos (24/10/018). 05230/24/10/2018/Olatunde Okoya/TA/NAN

EFCC lawyer’s absence stall former Ekiti governor, Fayose’s trial

Mr Fayose and his company are facing an 11-count charge of conspiracy and laundering of N6.9billion

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

UNILAG conflict: Students seek FG’s intervention as ‘strange men’ invade school

Tension has been mounting in the institution in recent times, following series of queries issued to about eight key management staff.


Four injured, commuters suffer as commercial bus burns on Lagos Bridge

The incident led to an obstruction on the ever-busy Oke Afa-Isolo Bridge in Lagos State.

Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti suspends anti-grazing agency coordinator

The coordinator, Sola Durodola, allegedly made offensive comments about Fulani herdsmen.

Abiola Ajimobi

I’m leaving Oyo better than I met it – Gov Ajimobi

Mr Ajimobi leaves office on May 29 when his tenure will end

Sanwo-olu’s deputy loses father

Mr Hamzat senior was a traditional ruler in Ogun State.


Insecurity: Ekiti set to begin registration of herdsmen – Official

“Modality for the registration of herdsmen will soon be out,” the Ekiti official said.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Police arrest three suspected cultists in Ogun

The police said officers arrested the suspects on Friday during the initiation of new cult members.

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

EXCLUSIVE: Inside audit report that indicted UNILAG VC, DVCs, bursar, others

A special governing council meeting has been fixed for Monday to discuss the audit report.

Abiola Ajimobi

Ajimobi defies court order, confers title on sacked Oyo ‘monarch’

The state high court on October 5 last year ordered Mr Olagoke to vacate the stool of Baale of Lanlate but the state government has now named him Onilala of Lanlate.

Gboyega Oyetola, Governor of Osun State.

Osun: Oyetola, Adeleke react to Appeal Court judgement

The appeal court upturned the judgement of a lower court which earlier pronounced Mr Adeleke as winner.

Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi and historians

Ooni asks historians to research on Yoruba-Igbo family ties

Mr Ogunwusi made the call while hosting a monarch from Anambra State.

Former Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi in Shock

I’m ready for probe – Ajimobi

“Let them investigate us and if we have stolen, they should arrest us,’’ Mr Ajimobi said.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Police arrest kidnappers, recover four corpses from septic tank

Two of the victims were Bureau de change operators in Ikorodu

Senator Ademola Adeleke at a Magistrate Court in Abuja

Osun: Why Appeal Court judgement cannot stand – Adeleke

Mr Adeleke said he has instructed his counsels to challenge the judgement at the Supreme Court.


APC, PDP react to Appeal Court judgment on Osun Governorship Election

PDP says it will take its case before the Supreme Court

PDP candidate Ademola Adeleke

Osun: Adeleke, PDP vow to challenge appeal court judgment

In a 4-1 split decision, the court nullified the judgment of the election petition tribunal that declared Mr Adeleke winner of the 2018 governorship poll

Alleged Murder: Court admits Oyo State Assembly Chief Whip to N50m bail

The judge blasted the police for detaining the lawmaker since March 11 without arraigning him in court

Senator Ademola Adeleke [Photo: TheCable]

UPDATED: Court of Appeal nullifies Adeleke’s tribunal victory

The appellate court set aside the judgement of the tribunal of March 22, which declared Mr Adeleke winner of the election.

Senator Ademola Adeleke at a Magistrate Court in Abuja

Adeleke’s arrest, attempt to hound opposition voices – Governorship candidate

Mrs Ayodele was the only female candidate that contested in the Osun governorship polls.