South West

Ondo sacks education officers over revenue generation

The Ondo Commissioner for Education made the announcement The Ondo State Commissioner for Education, Remi Olatubora, has announced the sack of all Zonal and Area Education Officers across the 18 Local Government Areas of the State. All the Zonal and Area Education Officers were also directed to hand-over all official duties and responsibilities to the […]

PDP working committee suspends Oke’s campaign DG

The State Working Committee has suspended a chieftain of the PDP in Ogun.

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Newspaper vendors allege harassment by Oyo officials

Newspaper vendors in Ibadan metropolis have threatened to stop distributing newspapers from Monday if the alleged harassment of their members by the officials of the Oyo State Government continues. The vendors, who complained that members of government’s Youth Empowerment Scheme of Oyo (YES-O) have been hiding under the ongoing urban renewal to harass and extort […]

Court grants Babalakin bail on self recognition

A Lagos Court has granted bail to billionaire businessman, Wale Babalakin, on self recognition. Mr. Babalakin is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for money laundering of N4.7 billion belonging to convicted former Governor of Delta State, James Ibori. Details later

Two killed in Ogun auto crash as angry mob chase FRSC officials

The corpses of the victims had been deposited at the morgue of Ota General Hospital. The FRSC, Itori Unit Commander, Fatai Bakare, said that two unidentified persons lost their lives in an accident along Ilogbo Junction on the Lagos- Abeokuta Expressway. He said that the incident happened when a cement laden articulated vehicle marked EKY […]

PDP throws party to honour Obasanjo

On January 18 and 19, many Nigerian leaders will abandon everything else to party with former president Obasanjo

Akure residents arrest robbery suspect

The suspected armed robber has been handed over to the Police.

Pastor, 42, charged with raping 12-year-old girl

Pastor allegedly defiles a 12 year old girl

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Update: Dane gun shop likely cause of Ogunpa market fire

The Odunsi market in Ogunpa is currently on fire.

Nigeria Civil Defence deploys more arms to Ogun, Lagos

NSCDC tells vandals to relocate to Cameroon or Burkina Faso as Nigeria is no longer safe for them.

Petrol tanker catches fire at Ibadan NNPC station

A tanker at the NNPC mega station caught fire.

Oyo Governor, Ajimobi, proposes N152b budget

The Oyo State Governor presented a N152 billion budget proposal.

I didn’t order demolition of worship centres–Amosun

The governor said that the demolition exercise is to bring more development to Ijebu Ode.

ACN wants dissidents in Oyo cabinet sacked

A crisis is brewing in the Oyo ACN

Amosun reinstates suspended Ijebu East Local Government officials

The Ogun State Governor, Ibuikunle Amosun, on Monday announced the reinstatement of the suspended Executive and Legislative arms of the Ijebu East Local Government Area, Ogbere, Ogun State. In a statement made available to journalists in Abeokuta, the governor said the reinstatement takes place with immediate effect. The governor explained that it took the decision […]

Imo Deputy Gov decries use of market as refuse dump

The Imo State Deputy Governor, Jude Agbaso, on Monday decried the use of market environs as refuse dump. Mr. Agbaso, who witnessed the evacuation of garbage at the new market in Owerri, described the New Market Motor Park as disgusting. He urged traders to keep the market and its environs clean to avoid the contamination […]

Ondo police yet to unravel cause of fire at police station

The fire razed two vehicles inside the Ondo station on Saturday.

Ondo CPC flays alleged plan to implicate opposition leaders

The CPC governorship candidate in Ondo made the statements.

Five Ekiti communities get autonomy

The announcement was made by the spokesperson to the Ekiti Governor.

Ogun State set to showcase masquerades at Rio Olympics

Ogun distributes food items to flood victims

The items are to mitigate effects of the flood, the commissioner stated.

Three arrested for stealing Ogun Water Corporation equipment

The suspects said they were not aware the equipment belonged to the Ogun government.

Police rescue suspected criminals from accident scene

Men of the Nigeria Police in Ore Division Area of Ondo State unknowingly rescued a gang of suspected armed robbers who were involved in a fatal auto-crash in which one of their members died. Police sources told PREMIUM TIMES that a team of patrolling officers saw the accident and proceeded to rescue the occupants of […]

Ondo PDC governorship candidate withdraws petition

 The Ondo PDC guber candidate had filed a petition challenging Olusegun Mimiko’s victory

Ogun donates land to store condoms, other HIV related materials

The Ogun State government announced the condom storage land on Thursday. The Ogun State Government has provided a 7,500 square metre land in Ota for the building of a central warehouse for the storage of condoms and other consumables relating to HIV and AIDS prevention. The gesture, according the government, is in fulfilment of its promise to […]

Nigeria Civil Defence declare hunt for escaped suspects with gunshot wounds

The vandals allegedly opened fire on men of the Civil Defence Corps in Ogun State. The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Ogun State Command on Thursday declared vandals who escaped with gunshot wounds during a gun battle wanted. The command said in a statement that the vandals on Wednesday evening engaged in a gun duel […]