South West

Ogun on map

Bus loaded with passengers plunges into Ogun river

“The bus was travelling from the Sagamu end of the expressway…”

Madonna University

University ‘demands’ apology to free students docked over Facebook post

Madonna University in February initiated the arrest of the students and a lecturer over a Facebook post.

Ondo House of Assembly [Photo:]

Snake saga: Ondo Assembly gets temporary chamber

The Assembly stopped plenary sessions in July when a snake fell from the roof of the chamber.

Repair work in place at the Ureje Bridge

One dead as Ekiti govt. temporarily fixes collapsed Ureje Bridge

Ureje Bridge links Afe Babalola University and Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti with other communities in Ekiti and Ondo states.

Oyo Assembly chamber

Robbers raid Oyo House of Assembly complex

A source said it was the third time such theft would occur at the House of Assembly.

Queens College

Lagos govt commences investigation into disease resurgence in Queens College

According to him, the team has since visited Queens College and investigations are ongoing.

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde (Seyi Makinde on LinkedIn)

I won’t interfere in Ibadan traditional chieftaincy system – Gov. Makinde

The immediate past administration reviewed the 1957 Olubadan Chieftaincy Declaration leading to the crowning of more kings in Ibadan.

Lagos-State-Polytechnic [photo credit: Search by image

Lagos Poly dismisses five staff

The staff were dismissed for fraudulently gaining employment, breach of confidentiality, assault and battery.

FRSC Officials 2

FRSC recovers driver’s corpse from river

The driver of the Honda Car lost control due to speeding and flipped into the Ososa River.

Ondo 2020: PDP vice chairman joins Ondo governorship race

The party chairman aid 17 candidates have now declared their interest in the election.

Nigeria Police Force

Police rescue 19 pregnant girls, four children from Lagos ‘baby factories’

The suspects were arrested in the Isheri-Osun area of Lagos.

LASPOTECH entrance

Fresh crisis brews at Lagos poly over alleged mass sack of union leaders

The fresh crisis is over the alleged mass sack of leaders of the various workers’ unions at Lagos poly.

FUOYE students protest

FUOYE Crisis: Two students still hospitalised as govt awaits investigative report

Despite the fatalities, the police in Ekiti claimed their officers did not fire any shot at the students.

LASU VC, Olanrewaju Fagbohun

Oath Of Secrecy: PREMIUM TIMES appeals to LASU staff to share confidential information anonymously

PREMIUM TIMES also condemns the sacking of three LASU lecturers for exposing alleged malpractice in the university.


LAUTECH Crisis: Osun Govt attacks ASUU over comments on salaries

An official says “the position of ASUU is misguided.”

Buruji Kashamu, the senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District

Constituency Projects Scandal: Kashamu accuses ICPC of mischief

former senator, Buruji Kashamu, said the ICPC was being mischievous by claiming the unused items were recovered from him.

Nigerian Police officers on duty

Policeman killed in Ekiti bank robbery

Police say the attackers user dynamite to access the bank.

Nigeria Police Force

Driver killed in Ekiti after attack with ‘charm’

Police say the victim was attacked with suspected “charm”.

James Popoola

Obasanjo’s teacher dies at 92

James Popoola taught former President Olusegun Obasanjo at Baptist Boys High School (BBHS), Abeokuta

COURT symbol used to illustrate the story.

Policewoman alleges husband wants to use her for money ritual

The President of the court dissolved the marriage on grounds of threat to life, granted custody of the three children to the petitioner, and ordered the respondent to pay N15,000 as the monthly feeding allowance.

Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun

Nigerian polytechnic resumes after clash between student leader, lecturer

PREMIUM TIMES reported how the school was shut amid a rift between a lecturer and the Students’ Union President.

Officials of Nigeria Immigration Service (Photo Credit:

Nigeria Immigration inaugurates e-registration for migrants in Akure

E-registration for migrants was launched in July by President Muhammadu Buhari with the establishment of registration centres in some states, including Ondo.

Gboyega Oyetola, Governor of Osun State.

Gov. Oyetola appoints ex-Minister, Bisi Akande’s sons as commissioners

Governor Oyetola submitted a list of 35 nominees to the state House of Assembly.

Gboyega Oyetola, Governor of Osun State.

Ten months after inauguration, Oyetola finally appoints Osun commissioners (FULL LIST)

Mr Oyetola submitted the list of 35 nominees to the Osun Assembly.

Former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official twitter page of Rotimi Amaechi]

FG begins trial of train services on Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge November

The Transport Minister says there will be free ride for passenger.