South West

Building going up in flames in Lagos [Photo: @thecableng]

Fire engulfs buildings in Lagos community

Firefighters were said to have arrived at the scene to quench the fire.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, presenting the Y2020 Budget Estimate to the Lagos House of Assembly at the Hallowed Chamber of the Assembly Complex, Alausa, Ikeja, on Friday, November 8, 2019.

Sanwo-Olu presents Lagos’ N1.168 trillion 2020 budget

The governor earmarked 62 per cent, representing N723.75 billion of total spending, for capital expenditure, while recurrent expenditure, put at 38 per cent, will take N444.81 billion

Crisis at Jakande market, Ketu as soldiers evade the market, evacuate traders

Lagos market traders count losses as armed officers supervise demolition of shops

At least one person was shot as police officers supervised the demolition of the Lagos market.

Crisis at Jakande market, Ketu as soldiers evade the market, evacuate traders

Violence as soldiers invade Lagos market, chase away traders

At least one person was hit on the face by a stray bullet and was rushed to the hospital near the Lagos market.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Man arrested for rape

The officer said the victim said the suspect sneaked into her room while she was asleep in the afternoon and raped her.

Lagos state on map

Inferno: Lagos govt isolates buildings to avoid disaster

According to an official, “the integrity of the building (s) is very questionable”.

28 hours after outbreak, first responders battle Lagos building fire

The fire that started in the early hours of Tuesday was still burning Wednesday evening


Fresh Crisis looms in LAUTECH as ASUU threatens strike

The lecturers at the LAUTECH issued a 10-day warning strike.

Jide Sanwo-Olu

Sanwo-Olu drops ‘Your Excellency’ title

Mr Sanwo-Olu said he now wants to be addressed simply as Mr Governor, to constantly remind him that he had been chosen out of so many fellow compatriots to lead the state.

Court of Appeal Headquarters

Ondo, Ekiti PDP laud Appeal Court sack of Senate spokesperson

The appeal court on Wednesday removed the spokesperson of the Senate, Dayo Adeyeye, who represents Ekiti South.

The wife of the Ekiti State governor, Bisi Fayemi. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Facebook page of the First Lady]

Expelling girls impregnated while in school banned in Ekiti — Governor’s wife

Mrs Fayemi warns women against maltreating or battering their husbands, saying the GVB law would also punish any woman found infringing on the rights of men.

The building that collapsed

Policeman killed as building collapses in Lagos

Part of the burning building collapsed on the policeman, severely injuring one of them while they were trying to control the surging crowd.

Seyi Makinde: Oyo State Governor

Oyo govt. re-awards Moniya-Iseyin road contract, raises cost by N2.9 billion

The state government increased the cost of the contract awarded for N7 billion by the previous administration to N9.9 billion.


Alleged Same-sex Offence: Lack of space in courtroom forces judge to adjourn arraignment of gay suspects

The defendants face a one-count charge of “making a public show of a same-sex amorous relationship with each other in hidden places”

Lagos-Badagry Expressway

How visiting foreign missionaries shamed us because of Badagry expressway – CAN

CAN Coordinator in Badagry said some foreign missionaries visiting Badagry for the first time had tales of sorrow to tell on the state of the road.

Market on fire (Photo Credit: Saharareporters)

Fire guts shopping plaza in Balogun market

The fire started at a section on the fifth floor of the building.

Police raid ‘torture centre’ in Oyo, free 259

The police say they freed 259 victims at an Islamic school.

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Sanwo-Olu redeploys three perm secs, inaugurates two others

Mr Sanwo-Olu tasks appointees to take practical steps towards achieving the developmental agenda established by his administration.

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde (Photo Credit: Seyi Makinde on LinkedIn)

Oyo IGR increases to N2.7 billion monthly – Official

The IGR increased from N1.3 billion to N2.7 billion.


Ogun Governorship: Appeal Court reserves judgment in Akinlabi’s appeal against Abiodun

Mr Akinlabi appealed the September 4 judgment of the Election Petition Tribunal in Abeokuta that upheld the victory of Mr Abiodun as the Ogun State governor.

Ikoyi cemetery

Lagos public cemeteries in deplorable state

Private and religious cemeteries were much better maintained.

Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)

Nigerians condemn expulsion of student over Facebook post, demand reinstatement

The university management in an expulsion letter to Mr Adewale said the article written by the student was “misrepresentation of fact about the university.”

The Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti (Photo Credit: Daily Post)

Ado Poly shut, SUG disbanded over students’ protest

During the protest, the students had disrupted normal academic activities.

FRSC officials at the scene of the accident on the expressway

Lagos FRSC records 419 road crashes, 84 deaths in nine months

The FRSC said that 1,396 people were involved in the road crashes in the first quarter, 817 in the second quarter and 909 people in the third quarter ended in September.

Ibadan Map

Robbers invade Ibadan communities, ‘kill’ one, injure others

Several others including a couple and 12-night guards sustained various degrees of injuries during the Ibadan robbery.