South West

Sympathizers throng late Adegbite’s home

A condolence register has been opened at the home of the deceased.

Falana weighs in on name debate in Osun

Human rights attorney, Femi Falana, is trading legal tackles with the Secretary to the Federal Government, Anyim Pius Anyim, who, Thursday in Abuja described the appellation, “State of Osun,” as illegal and unconstitutional. The decision by the current administration in Osun State to characterize itself as “State of Osun,” rather that “Osun State” has been the subject of contention between […]

Lagos shuts 13 more companies for N140m tax evasion

Lagos state clamps down on serial tax defaulters.

APC Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole

Oshiomhole demands judicious use of Ecological Fund

Three local governments in Edo have suffered from the flood that has affected 23 states

Lagos Council closes illegal crèche

The crèche was located in a dirty environment.

Trigger happy cop to die by hanging, court rules

Three years after he shot a three-year old, the cop will die by hanging.

Ogun University to issue 6yrs backlog certificates

Over forty thousand students of the Olabisi Onabanjo University who graduated years ago, will finally get their degree certificates.

Lagos agency introduces video conferencing for customer relations

LASAA will introduce Skype, a platform to make calls over the internet, in its customer relations.

Robbery suspect denies confessing to police

Suspect acknowledged knowing other suspects, but claimed ignorance of their criminal activities.

Lagos teachers suspend strike

Teachers will now resume at their various schools after the Lagos State Governor promised to increase their salaries in January 2013.

PDP's Olusola Oke

Ondo election: PDP candidate, Olusola Oke, debunks corruption allegation

Reports that Olusola Oke mismanaged his position as OSOPADEC chairman have been denounced as mere rumour.

Lokoja and environs has been submerged by water

Flood victims trapped on treetops in Kogi as humanitarian crisis worsens

The humanitarian crisis caused by the flood in Kogi State has worsened with residents taking refuge on treetops

Ogun to renovate site of October 2005 Bellview plane crash

The Lisa Memorial Arcade can rake in huge revenues for Ogun State, commissioner said.

Lagos shuts 7 companies for tax evasion

In Lagos state, the tax body has shut down seven companies for owing state taxes.

Ogun residents’ approve governor’s borrowing plan

The Ogun State governor’s development plans gets a boost at Stakeholders’ public hearing.

School heads in Ogun to sign attendance register

The school heads were mandated to lead by example in their schools.

Ogun polytechnic expels 14 students over election violence

The students were expelled on allegations that they were involved in the election violence that occurred at the polytechnic.

Lagos teachers commence strike on Monday

The teachers are protesting the non-implementation of their salary increase as promised by the Lagos State government.

30 feared dead in Ogun road accident

The accident occurred along the Sagamu-Ijebu-Ode highway.

Violence erupts in Ogun polytechnic over Students Union election

Some of the protesting students were armed with dangerous weapons including guns.

Lagos Chief Judge frees 130 Kirikiri awaiting trial inmates

The released inmates have spent between four and twelve years in prison without trial

Ogun asks Christian Pilgrims to give detailed biodata

The comprehensive data is needed to ascertain the genuine intention of those performing the pilgrimage.

Ogun State set to showcase masquerades at Rio Olympics

Ogun seeks partnership with Nigerian-Danish Chamber on Agriculture

Denmark produces more food than its citizens can consume Nigeria.

NDLEA arrests palm wine tapper, wife over Indian hemp farm in Osogbo

The suspect said he ventured into the more profitable trade to raise funds for his father’s burial.

Stakeholders divided on planned introduction of Chinese language

Members of the public have expressed different opinions on the plan to introduce Chinese language in public schools.