South West

NERC asks Nigerians to help secure electricity equipment

NERC inaugurated the Ibadan Customers’ Forum on Thursday.

Ogun PDP suspends Daniel

Gbenga Daniel and twelve others were suspended from the Ogun State chapter of the PDP for anti-party activities.

Army arrests eight men in Ogun for making fake Dangote cement

The suspects mixed sand with sawdust and bagged as Dangote cement. Eight suspects have been arrested for allegedly operating an illegal cement factory in Ogun State. The suspects were accused of adulterating Dangote cement. The arrest of the suspects, who operate from Ewekoro Town, along Abeokuta-Lagos Expressway, was effected by soldiers of the 35 Artillery […]

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I was forced to transport armed robbers, suspect tells court

Emeka Igwe said he was forced at gun point to carry the robbers.

Two sentenced to death for robbing Ekiti monarch

Two men have been sentenced to death for robbing a traditional ruler in Ekiti State. An Ado-Ekiti High Court on Tuesday sentenced two men, Sola Famuyiwa and Adeniyi Owolabi, to death by hanging. This is coming barely one day after four men were executed in Edo State despite pressure from civil society groups and the […]

Ogun to drop Hajj pilgrims with health concerns

The decision is an adherence to the directives of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria.

Ogun Police arrests fake policeman

The suspect was found with a pair of police boots,and other police items.

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Ogun property manager raises alarm over death threats

The death threats are from unknown persons.

Lagos ACN denies reports of Tinubu appointing daughter as market leader

The ACN says its focus is on 2015 and not “market”.

Vigilante group in Nigeria

Injured robbery suspect, arms provider, herbalist arrested in church- Police

The robber was arrested in Ota.

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.