South West

Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos

Aviation Unions take over Lagos airport access gates, sack concessionaire

The development caused unease for a number of airport users.

At Ojota bustop stranded commuters are waiting for vehicles.

Effects of okada, keke ban bite harder as Lagosians resume work

The Lagos government announced the restriction of the operation of commercial motorcycles and tricycles in 15 local governments and local council development areas across the state.

Oyo State map

Oyo LG Crisis: One killed, many injured as APC, PDP supporters clash

The two parties are brawling over the control of local councils in the state.

FILE PHOTO: FRSC officials at a scene of an accident

Three killed, 14 injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident

The accident involved a Mazda bus marked AKD 53 XN travelling from Ibadan to Lagos and a Ford bus marked RGB 490 XA travelling from Lagos to Ikire.

Showing Caretaker Chairman in Oluyole local Government Area, Olaide Settle while addressing his supporters on Monday.

Oyo LG Leadership Crisis: Caretaker committees return to office [PHOTOS]

LG caretaker committee chairpersons on Monday returned to the offices, following a court injuction.

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

I never said I would not ban Okada – Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State government said its decision to ban the use of commercial motorcycles and tricycles was due to the “scary” casulaty figures.

Dr Kayode Fayemi, newly elected governor of Ekiti State [Pic:]

Fayemi appoints first female head of service in Ekiti

The new Head of Service is to be sworn in on Monday, February 10.


Okada/Keke Ban: Gridlock persists on Lagos roads

The usual traffic congestion in the metropolis continued on Monday

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Under fire after ban on keke, okada, Lagos govt promises alternative

The state says a fleet of 65 buses will join the others on some major routes as from Monday.


No case of coronavirus in Lagos – Officials

The suspected carrier arrived Nigeria from China on Wednesday and submitted himself for quarantine.

LAGOS: Oshodi- Apapa Expressway at Mile 2 road few Bikemen seen working due to fear of getting arrested by enforcement agencies.

Lagosians stranded, resort to trekking as Lagos govt’s Okada, Keke ban takes effect

The state government said the ban on the operators became necessary due to their “scary” casualty figures

The Ariel Foods facility constructed in Alaro City.

Sanwo-Olu commissions ‘largest ready-to-use therapeutic food factory’ in Lekki Free Zone

The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday commissioned a multibillion dollars investment project in Alaro City, Lekki Free Trade Zone.

Adams Oshiomhole

Oshiomhole writes South-west leaders over vacant party position

The position was formally occupied by Niyi Adebayo, before his appointment as Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment.

Seyi Makinde (Photo Credit: Inside Oyo)

Gov Makinde reshuffles cabinet

The changes are with immediate effect.


Operators lament ban on ‘okada, keke’ by Lagos govt

PREMIUM TIMES speaks with some of the operators who lament the impact the ban will have on them.

Seyi Makinde, Oyo State Governor [PHOTO CREDIT: @seyiamakinde]

Gov Makinde recalls five directors sacked by predecessor, Ajimobi

The directors were reinstated back to the civil service almost four years after they were sacked.

Lassa fever

Lassa Fever: Ondo govt spends over N179 million on patients

The death toll in Ondo State from the disease has increased from 16 to 20 persons in the last week

The embattled Oyo LG Chairman in an undisclosed hospital

Oyo LG Crisis: Council boss hospitalised after abduction by suspected political thugs [PHOTOS]

Some of the LG chairmen sacked by Mr Makinde have been attempting to resume office, a move which has been overtaken by violence.

NIGERIA: Sungbo’s Eredo-The Great Wall Of A Yoruba Kingdom. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria]

U.S awards grant for preservation of Nigerian cultural monument

The U.S Mission says it will continue to explore opportunities to support the preservation of Nigeria’s rich heritage.

Operatives of the Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA) putting off the fire.

17 injured in Lagos fire – LASEMA

“17 people sustained injuries, 15 were treated at the scene and discharged, while the remaining two, a pregnant woman and a firefighter have been hospitalised.”


Makinde meets IGP over Amotekun, LG controversy

Mr Makinde disclosed that the South-west governors “will soon meet as a body with the IGP to review the situation on Amotekun.

Traffic Gridlock in Lagos

How Lagos can solve its traffic problem – Survey

The two-week-long survey, which was conducted in October last year, used Ikeja as the central hub

Google Country Director, Juliet Ehimuan at the launch

Google opens developers’ space in Lagos

The tech company said it launched the Google Developers Space to provide a place for connection and collaboration.

Operatives of the Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA) putting off the fire.

UPDATE: Seven buildings razed in Balogun market fire

In November 2019, a fire outbreak occurred on the same street.

Operatives of the Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA) putting off the fire.

Again, fire breaks out at Balogun market

In November 2019, a fire outbreak occurred on the same street.