South West

Several injured as Ogun APC members engage in bloody clash

The clash involved members of the defunct CPC. A bloody clash resulting in injuries to several persons occurred on Friday in Abeokuta, Ogun State, when members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, engaged in a free-for-all. The clash was between factions within the defunct Congress for Progress Change, CPC, one of the major parties that […]

Sowemimo, ex-Ogun NUJ chairman, buried

He died at 71 in August.

Lagos Plane Crash: Ondo artistes, civil servants mourn Deji Falae

Deji Falae died in the Associated Airline plane crash.

Native doctor, three others charged with being members of secret cult

The men all pleaded not guilty. The Police in Lagos on Wednesday arraigned a native doctor, Moshood Lukmon, and three others, charged with being members of a secret cult. Others standing trial with Lukmon, 29, are Babatunde Mojeed, 29; Ibrahim Kosoko, 28; and Sholesi Adeniji, 34. The accused are facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, […]

Illegal Arms Importation: Nigeria drops charges against Russian sailors

 A Lagos court had struck out the names of 15 Russians from the suit.

Gunmen kill 3 police officers, injure another in Lagos

The policemen were shot from behind by men on motorcycles.

Former Ogun deputy governor dumps APC for PDP

Ogunleye was a chieftain of the APC.


Woman loses two kids to fire in Ibadan

The fire was caused by a lit candle. Two siblings were Sunday night burnt to death in their one-room apartment around Oluyole area of Ibadan, Oyo State capital. The victims, Augustina (8 years) and Dorcas Jonathan (3 years), met their untimely death when a lit candle left on the table overturned and set the room […]

Obasanjo, Bankole, others shun PDP unity rally in Ogun

A former leader of the ACN also decamped to the PDP at the rally. Several leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State on Tuesday shunned a unity rally organised by the state’s chapter of the party. Some of the party leaders absent at the rally include former President Olusegun Obasanjo; immediate past Ogun […]

Revenue Allocation: Afenifere group wants FG to get 35%, states 65%

The ARG made the presentation to the revenue commission, RMAFC.

Lagos Assembly approves N535.8 million for 100 police patrol vans

The lawmakers expeditiously approved the proposal. The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday approved N535.8 million supplementary appropriation requested by Governor Babatunde Fashola to purchase 100 Toyota Hilux vans for police surveillance in the state. The approval was given at the plenary following a request by the governor via a letter addressed to the […]

31 years after marriage, 57-year-old woman give birth to twins

Anike Ajayi is a teacher in Ekiti State. A 57-year-old teacher, Anike Ajayi, on Monday gave birth to a set of twins after 31 years of childlessness in Ekiti. Mrs. Ajayi teaches at Muslim Grammar School, Oke-Ila, Housing Road, Ado-Ekiti. She described the delivery as a `miracle’, saying she gave birth to a boy and […]

Lagos Plane Crash: Adeboye, Fayemi, others condole with Mimiko

Four Ondo officials died in the plane crash.

22 wedding guests injured, one dead in Ogun road accident

The victims were going for a wedding ceremony.

Update: Remains of Agagu interred at Iju-Odo amidst tight security

“What is left for Agagu now is his faith,” cleric says at ex-Ondo governor’s burial.

Plane crash: Osun declares three days of mourning, prayers

 Thirteen people were confirmed dead in the crash.

Ogun police arrests fake judge, househelp

The suspects are to be prosecuted for impersonation and assault.

Ogun Assembly threatens to sanction commissioners

The lawmakers conducted an oversight tour of the Finance Ministry.

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Group asks Nigerians to care for physically challenged people

The group visited the Rehabilitation Centre for the Disabled in Oyo. A socio-philanthropic group, Summit ’01’ Gents International, has called on Nigerians to pay more attention to the less privileged and physically challenged in the society. The group made the call in Ibadan on Tuesday while paying a visit to the Rehabilitation Centre for the […]

Ogun police kills two armed robbery suspects in shootout

Four of the robbers escaped. Police officers in Ogun State on Monday shot two suspected armed robbers dead as the suspects fled in a stolen Honda Accord car along Abeokuta-Lagos Expressway. The Ogun State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, who disclosed this to PREMIUM TIMES in Abeokuta, said the dead robbers, along with […]

Nigeria at 53: There is nothing to celebrate, says Afenifere Group

ARG renewed its call for a Sovereign National Conference.

Eulogies as University of Ibadan honours late Agagu

The former Ondo governor was a lecturer at UI.

Amosun swears-in nine new permanent secretaries in Ogun

The newly promoted officials were sworn-in on Monday.

Oyo police on red alert after armed robbers kill ASP

The senior police officer was killed on Sunday.

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Lagos cult clash: Court remands suspected Eiye member for murder

A cult clash between Eiye and Black Axe led to the death of two people in Lagos.