South West

Ogun Assembly Commission advertises vacant positions, discriminates against HND holders

In its current recruitment exercise, Ogun State House of Assembly Service Commission excludes polytechnic graduates.

Don’t lie, Ogun has no free health services, doctors tell Gov. Amosun

The state medical association says the government’s claim of free medicare is empty. The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Ogun State Chapter, has dismissed claims of free medical services by the state. The association, speaking through its chairman, Olusoji Jagun, declared that the government was yet to provide qualitative health care delivery system to the people […]

Vigilante group in Nigeria

Robbers kill vigilante members in Ogun for daring to foil their operations

The vigilante group lost four members.

Mobile court convicts 31 for traffic offences in Osun

The FRSC said the mobile court would be a continuous operation.

National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW)

Union leader blames wife snatching for murder of Ibadan NURTW leader

Some persons have been arrested by the police in connection with the murder of the NURTW leader.

NSCDC closes 25 illegal private security companies in Lagos

Twenty security companies were closed down in May.

Ogun to host 40th National Agriculture Council

The commissioner described the conference as the highest agricultural policy making and implementation body in Nigeria.

Court remands four teenagers in Ikoyi Prison over alleged murder of their friend

The pleas of the accused were not taken.

House of Representatives begins inspection of federal roads in Osun

The Osun Governor condemned the state of federal roads in the state.

EFCC arrests nine over N1.6bn pension scam in Oyo

One of the suspect escaped arrest.

Navy impounds ship carrying ‘toxic’ substance in Lagos

The Navy said it acted based on information from NESREA.

Traditionalists accuse battered Ogun monarch of stifling their activities

The traditionalists said the monarch had wronged them by his actions.

Nigerian Police

Ogun police arrest 150 crime suspects in six months, convict 23

The police also recovered property worth N55 million.

NURTW members stage revenge attack on leader’s murderer

The NURTW members allegedly razed the house of a man suspected to be their leader’s killer. People suspected to be members the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, set ablaze a building belonging to one Moshood Oladokun at Born Photo area of Ibadan on Wednesday. Mr. Oladokun, whose masquerade, Ekugbemi, was said to be […]

Court remands man over alleged rape of 16-yr-old girl in Ibadan

The plea of the accused was not taken.

Ekiti Police records 7 rape cases in 15 days

A toddler and an under-aged girl were also among the victims.

Nigerian Police

Police arraign brothers who allegedly beat corporal to coma

The police claimed the two brothers and another at large assaulted Dada Owoeye.

Confusion as robbers kill seven in Iseyin

The victims were killed while trying to escape being robbed.

National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW)

Oyo NURTW boss sues for peace over member’s killing

A member of the Oyo NURTW was murdered on Sunday.

Lawmaker frowns at celebration of corrupt Nigerians

The lawmaker says corruption is an epidemic in the country.

Ogun traditional ruler falls ill during court sitting

The sitting was adjourned to June 25 for further hearing.

National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW)

Police arrest nine over killing of NURTW leader in Ibadan

The unit chairman of the Agbeni branch of the NURTW in Ibadan was murdered last Sunday.

Lagos markets shut to honour Tinubu’s late mother

Shops and stalls within major markets in the metropolis were locked.

Lekki-Ikoyi Bridge controversy: Court adjourns hearing to Thursday

The state government did not wait for a court ruling.

5,000 children employed as domestic workers in Ogun- Group

The group encouraged adults and the government to act more to stop the trend.