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Ikoyi Prison inmates to get free eye care

Metro Eyes limited will be organising an eye care outreach for inmates at the Ikoyi prison. Inmates at Ikoyi prison in Lagos can look forward to free eye care as a specialist, Metro Eyes limited, organizes full eye care outreach for them on Thursday. The event will hold at Ikoyi Prisons, Opposite Magistrate Court, Ribadu […]

Amosun will bankrupt Ogun, ex-Minister warns

The minister said this in Abeokuta on Wednesday. A former Minister of Mines and Steel, Ishola Sarafa, on Wednesday said that if the Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, is not checked over his administration’s manner of borrowing, the state might end up being bankrupt after his tenure. Mr. Sarafa, a chieftain of the opposition Peoples […]

Ajimobi demolishes structures in clustered Hausa community in Ibadan

A lot of Suya sellers were affected. In his bid to rid the state of illegal structure, the Oyo State Government descended on the clustered Hausa community of Sabo area of Ibadan on Wednesday, demolishing about 50 structures in the process. The bulldozed structures, according to the state government, were illegally built and constitute nuisance […]

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Lagos creates 49,742 jobs through infrastructural renewal-Commissioner

The state government is currently working on 255 road projects, the commissioner said. Lagos State created 49,742 jobs through various infrastructure renewal projects across the state in the last two years, the Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Obafemi Hamzat, said on Wednesday. Mr. Hamzat made the statement in Ikeja at a ministerial briefing, organised to […]

Akeredolu was qualified to contest Ondo governorship election, Court says

The Federal High Court sitting in Ondo declared the former ACN gubernatorial candidate fit to contest any election in Nigeria.

Ajimobi declares war on Ladoja, sacks his nominees from government

The governor wrote a letter to Mr. Ladoja telling him of the severance of their alliance.

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NDLEA seizes 20 tonnes of cannabis in Ondo

The agency complained of inadequate funding by the federal government.

Ondo Government is broke, PDP claims

The Ondo State chapter of PDP has accused the state government of mismanaging the state’s funds.

Butchers arraigned over alleged theft of widow’s N650,000

The judge granted bail to the accused.

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Police detain pregnant woman who allegedly set husband ablaze

The incident happened in Ojo area of Lagos.

30 drug peddlers jailed in Ogun in three months

The NDLEA appealed to Ondo citizens to expose drug dealers.

Appeal court to decide on ACN’s plea to use electronic device as evidence

The opposition party in Ondo State have alleged that the last election in Ondo State was wrought with irregularities.

OPC leader orders members to search for kidnapped Ejigbo council Chairman

The founder of the O’odua People’s Congress (OPC), Frederick Fasehun, has ordered his members to launch a manhunt on Kehinde Bamigbetan, the Chairman of Ejigbo Local Council Development Area of Lagos State, who was kidnapped on Monday. Mr. Fasehun gave the directive on Tuesday in a statement in Lagos. He directed his members in Lagos […]

Cocoa merchants kick against multiple taxation in Ondo

The cocoa producers say the multiple taxation hinders the business and can negatively affect the economy of Ondo State.

Ogun to partner gas company to provide alternativ

The Ogun State government says it policies would flourish if companies have unrestricted access to energy.

Controversy trails death of student at Lagos City Polytechnic

Ajibaye Saheed died in a controversial circumstance at the Lagos polytechnic.

Rioters strip Ogun traditional ruler naked after beatings

The police have promised to deal with all the culprits.

Lagos flooding caused as a result of changes in climate

Badagry French Village will not witness flooding this year – DG

Adequate preparations have been made to prevent the flood, the DG said.

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Lagos advised to hand-over management of parks to experts

An amusement park owner stated this in Lagos.

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Auto-crashes claim 94 in Oyo in three months—FRSC

The accidents happened between January and March 2013.

Ogun Gov. Amosun attacks “dead” PDP; says second term will be walkover

The governor has reacted angrily to critics who accused him of non-performance.

Traditionalist demands N1.5m from Ogun gov, Amosun, to relocate shrine for road work

The money will be used to appease the gods, the traditionalist said.

Ogun PDP leader, Kola Olumide, dies at 70

The party leader died on Saturday.

Police, Army reconcile after clash in Ibadan

A group of soldiers stormed a police station in Mokola and beat up the policemen inside.

Ogun traffic control officer gets cash reward for competence

The reward was made out to the Officer by a member of the public.