Amnesty International begins petition to stop ‘forced evictions’ by Lagos government
Amnesty International, a human rights organization, has begun the process of collating signatures for its petition condemning last February’s evictions at Ijora Badia by the Lagos State government. In a joint press conference with Social and Economic Rights Action Centre, SERAC, in Lagos, Monday, the group urged the state government to “urgently” respect people’s rights […]
Ogun APC holds maiden meeting two weeks after registration
The governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, chaired the meeting.
Oyo APC holds rally
Some party leaders stayed away from the rally. The newly registered All Progressive Congress (APC) held its maiden rally in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Sunday as some leaders of two of the merging parties – All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) and Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) – stayed away. Though the rally witnessed […]
Ogun Police arrest 11 robbery suspects
The suspects were caught in the act. The Ogun State Police Command over the weekend in Abeokuta arrested 11 members of a robbery gang. The police spokesperson in Ogun, Muyiwa Adejobi, told journalists that the suspects were nabbed around 4.15 a.m. at Itori Oke area of Abeokuta with the support of the State Vigilante Service. […]
Protest against Alaafin turns bloody in Oyo
The 2015 election in the area is the genesis of the crisis. A peaceful demonstration turned bloody in Oyo Town, Oyo State, on Tuesday with several people sustaining injuries. The protesters had gathered and marched through the ancient town to oppose an alleged move by some residents to replace Kamil Akinlabi, a member of the […]
Asssanusiyyah College Of Education Holds First Convocation Ceremony
The first convocation ceremony of the pioneer private college of education in Osun State, Assanusiyyah College of Education, (ASSCOED) comes up on August 15, in Odeomu, a statement from the institution has said. The convocation, a joint one for 2008-2013 sets of graduates from the Schools of Sciences; Languages; Vocational and Technical Education as well […]
Fashola Swears-in new Finance Commissioner
Gov. Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, on Saturday restated the commitment of his administration to serve the people of the state. Fashola made the pledge in Ikeja at the administration of the oath of office on Mr Ayo Gbeleyi, the state’s new Finance Commissioner. The governor said that he and other members of his team […]
Court frees 21 persons charged over Lagos market clash
The suspects faced a four-count charge of breach of peace, assault, using of charms and damage to property. An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Friday discharged 21 persons, charged over alleged involvement in a clash that occurred in Ikosi-Ketu on June 20. They had faced a four -count charge of breach of peace, assault, using […]
Tanker driver, conductor docked over alleged theft of N350, 000 fuel
The suspects pleaded not guilty to the charge.
Ogun APC urged to start immediate mobilisation of members for 2015 poll
APC was registered as a political party on Wednesday.
I will challenge Ajimobi for Oyo APC governorship ticket- Shittu
APC is now a registered political party.
Oyo sacks over 600 adhoc staff over sundry offenses
The government said it will recruit more to replace those fired.
Court remands teenager for allegedly killing own mother
The accused is still in police custody.
Ibadan poly students protest epileptic power supply
The institutions generator went bad.
Man docked for allegedly stealing colleague’s tricycle
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charge.
CPC calls for peace meeting over Ogun party crisis
The meeting is to be held on Tuesday.
We suffer from bad roads, terrible electricity, Egan residents tell Lagos government
Egan is in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos.