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Okada riders used to illustrate the story.

Lagos Okada riders want Fashola tried for crimes against humanity

The Okada riders say Fashola committed crimes against humanity

SSS bars Ondo CPC governorship candidate from entering tribunal venue

The CPC governorship candidate was agitated  that the SSS stopped him from entering the tribunal venue.

Slain banker’s husband a role model in prison — Witness

Mr. Arowolo allegedly murdered his wife in their Lagos home.

Ogun commissioner’s office burgled, Eko 2012 report stolen

The office was burgled on Sunday.

Poverty killing Akwa Ibom residents, supporter tells Akpabio

Staunch supporter says poverty has made it difficult for Akwa Ibom residents to see the “uncommon transformation” in the state.

Ogun police arrest masquerade, three pathfinders, for allegedly killing Islamic cleric

The masquerade and his followers allegedly killed an Islamic cleric.

Unclaimed scholarships: Lagos gives awardees Jan. 31 deadline

The Lagos State Scholarship Board has given students of Lagos State origin in tertiary institutions up till January 31 to come for clearance for the 2006 to 2011 scholarships or forfeit them. The Public Relations of the Board, Rotimi Olugbuyi, said in Lagos on Monday that funds had been provided to pay the backlog of […]

SUV skids off Lagos Third Mainland Bridge

A vehicle has skidded off the Lagos Third Mainland Bridge and plunged into the lagoon. The Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, while confirming the incident to PREMIUM TIMES, stated that the accident happened at the Adekunle junction of the bridge. “A private vehicle fell into the water. Rescue people have sighted the vehicle and are […]

NEMA wants Ondo Assembly speedily pass state emergency management agency Bill

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, wants the Ondo State House of Assembly to speed up action on the passage into law of the bill for the establishment of State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA.

Police arrest four over NNPC pipeline explosion

The Police on Thursday arrested four suspected vandals in Arepo estate of Ogun State in connection with the NNPC pipeline explosion on Wednesday, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The arrest was made by operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Special Task Force on Anti-Pipeline Vandalism Unit. The Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge […]

Man 58, in police net over wife’s mysterious death in Okitipupa

The police said they are investigating the death.

Daniel forced me into exile for eight years, Osoba

A former Ogun State Governor, Segun Osoba, on Thursday gave reasons why he stayed off the state for eight years after he left office in 2003 saying his successor, Gbenga Daniel, had plots against him. Mr. Osoba disclosed this at the commissioning of the first flyover and pedestrian bridge constructed by the present administration located […]

Third Mainland Bridge streetlights ready in April, FERMA

An engineer with the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency, FERMA, Oladimeji Abayomi, has said that installation of street lights on Third Mainland Bridge will be completed in April. Mr. Abayomi made this known in Lagos on Thursday. He said the contractors handling the project are currently tracing the faults and clearing them. He said that more […]

I have settled rift with Fayose- ex-Ekiti deputy governor

Messrs. Fayose and Aluko are eyeing the PDP ticket.

Ex-Ogun PDP Chairman dead

Olalekan Ojo died at the age of 65.

Media gag: Fashola bereft of ideas, Lagos PDP says

Babatunde Fashola has things to hide, the PDP in Lagos State says.

Storm destroys 500 houses, churches, others in Ondo

No fewer than five hundred houses have been destroyed by rainstorm in Owo Town in Ondo State. The incident, which occurred on Monday evening, left many of the victims in total shock Some of the areas affected by the rainstorm are Oke-Ogun, Ehinogbe, Uka, Aruwajoye, Idanakin and Fajuyi. While some of the houses were partially […]

Accord Party causes drama at Ondo election tribunal sitting

The Accord Party was represented by two opposing counsels The Ondo State Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Akure, the State Capital, Tuesday, witnessed a drama in the courtroom when two counsels appeared for the petition filed by the same political party. Before now, a lawyer,Michael Lana, has been holding brief for the Accord Party since […]

Hoard information, go to jail, NOA boss tells government officials

The National Orientation Agency held a workshop on the Freedom of Information Act.

Ogun orders psychiatric test on virginity test Principal

 A school principal forcefully carried out virginity tests on secondary school students.

Northern president will not resolve Boko Haram crisis- Catholic Priest

The priest says Boko Haram is a faceless group so dialoguing is not feasible.

Traders protest continued closure of shops in Lagos

The continued closure of the street is not justifiable and is costing us money, the traders say. Traders on Breadfruit and Davis Streets in Balogun Market, Lagos Island, where some warehouses were gutted by fire in October 2012, on Monday protested the continued closure of the streets. The streets were closed by the state government. […]

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UCH doctors declare three-day strike over attack on members

Road transport workers in Oyo State attacked some staff of the University College Hospital in Ibadan.

Lagos Fire Service records 188 fire incidents in 2012

The Nigerian fire service gave a report of its Lagos activities for 2012.

Oyo NURTW leader dies from gunshot wounds- Police

 The Police kept guard on the injured till his death.