South West

APC Chieftain, Joe Igbokwe (Photo Credit: Concise News)

Joe Igbokwe, others make Sanwo-Olu’s ‘final’ list of commissioners

The new list comes four weeks after the governor sent the first batch of the list to the lawmakers for screening.

Local govt in Ekiti endures three years without electricity

Ekiti East Local Government Area, which has Omuo Town as its headquarters, has experienced continued supply cut since 2016.

Gboyega Oyetola, Governor of Osun State.

Nine months after inauguration, Osun governor yet to appoint commissioners

Gboyega Oyetola was sworn in as Osun governor on November 27, 2018.

Festivals: Deji of Akure orders closure of shops, markets

“Aheregbe festival will hold on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, while the Omojao festival will hold on Thursday, August 29, 2019.

Former Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi

Why my aides went away with Oyo govt vehicles – Ajimobi

Mr Ajimobi said he would do nothing different is he had to relive his time as Oyo governor.

University of Ibadan (UI)

UI promises to review security architecture after attacks on female hostels

The school said the invaders have shown a pattern in their operation by attacking female students during holidays.

Nigerian Soldiers (Army) on duty. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian]

Nigerian soldier dismissed for raping student

There were concerns that the police and the army authorities were trying to cover up the matter.

University of Ibadan (UI)

Again, gunmen attack Nigerian university hostel, injure students

A university official linked the attacks to the security situation across the country.

Remains of Lagos inferno

Five children die in Lagos inferno

The mother of the children left them in the care of her neighbour before leaving the house on the day of the incident.

Akoka residents petition National Assembly over water pollution by Total

Around August 2017, some of the residents began to perceive the smell and taste of petrol from their tap water.

FRSC officials on duty used to illustrate the story.

Two dead, five injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident

The accident happened at about 7.26 p.m. on Saturday.

Shoprite Wuse Zone 5

Students shut down South Africa’s Shoprite in Ogun over Xenophobia

Scores of young Nigerians residing in South Africa have been brought home in body bags in recent years.

Nigeria Police officers

Stray bullet kills woman in Lagos

Mrs Owoodun’s death is the second fatality recorded from security officers-armed suspects faceoff between July and August.

The Araromi Oke-Odo market in Lagos

Eid-el-Kabir: Lagos traders lament low patronage

The survey was conducted by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday at Balogun, Idumota, Docemo, Oluwole, Oyingbo, Iddo, and Mile 12 markets

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde (Photo Credit: Seyi Makinde on LinkedIn)

Oyo yet to access N2 billion UBEC fund

The matching grant covers the period between 2005 and 2018.

A convoy of FRSC Officials used to illustrate the story

Sallah: FRSC deploys 2, 490 officers, special marshal in Lagos

The Corps says it will give special attention to Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Lekki-Epe Expressway and Lagos-Badagry Expressway

Former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state [Photo credit: Instagram - akinwunmiambode]

Ambode denies links to N9.9bn frozen bank accounts

The former Lagos governor says he deserves rest after four years.

Nigeria’s Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka speaks on June 12 as Democracy Day

Insecurity: Soyinka calls for state of emergency in South West

The security situation in the region worsened in the recent past as travellers fall victims daily to marauding gun-wielding criminals.

Nigerian-soldiers-on-guard

Insecurity: Army deploys troops in Southwest

The soldiers will join the police to tackle the worsening security in the region.

Governor Fayemi of Ekiti State and chairman of Nigerian Governors Forum.

Ekiti university students cry out for help over harassment

The president ‎said that the students were becoming scared of entering the university campus because of the fear of unlawful arrest and embarrassment by some uniformed men.

Firearms used to illustrate the story

Man jailed 10 years for unlawful possession of arms

The court, however, refused to convict Mr Efi for alleged murder, which was part of the charges levelled against him.

Nigerian Police officers on duty [Photo credit: Today.ng]

Police vow justice for female student raped by soldiers

The soldiers were recently arrested for allegedly raping the female student at the army checkpoint along Akungba Akoko and Ikare Akoko.

Mr Muminu Badmus

Fire outbreak at Onikan waterworks disrupts water supply

There was a fire outbreak at the Lagos Water Corporation, Onikan Waterworks, in the early hours of Wednesday, August 7, 2019, which disrupted water supply to the Onikan area of the State.

Oyo Assembly chamber

Oyo assembly approves four new ministries

The state will now have 12 ministries

Ekiti State University

Ekiti Varsity students protest alleged indiscriminate arrest of colleagues by EFCC

The protest on Wednesday affected academic activities at the university.