South West

Deceased FRCN reporter buried in Ibadan

Tunde Oluwanike was killed in a ghastly accident. The remains of Tunde Oluwanike, a former journalist with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, were on Tuesday interred amidst encomiums from colleagues, associates, friends and other sympathisers. Mr. Oluwanike was among three officials of the Nigerian Union of Journalist, NUJ, who died in a ghastly motor […]

Ogun students oppose Amosun’s move to appoint non-Ogun indigene as adviser

The students say the appointment of a non-indigene is insulting since their tax and that of their parents ever and will never come to Ogun State.

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.

No plans to remove Ondo Deputy Governor- Mimiko

There were reports the Ondo deputy governor was to be impeached.

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. […]

Oyo crisis: Hoodlums set lecturer’s house ablaze

The victim blamed a lawmaker for the fire.

A mosque used to illustrate the story

Imbibe lessons of Ramadan, cleric urges Muslims

Abdulkareem Adebayo is the Chief Imam of Temidire Central Mosque in Osogbo.

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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 […]

Security arrests 28 pipeline vandals in Ogun

The suspects were caught in the act.

4 Muslim clerics face N43.55m fraud charge

The accused duped a woman whose child was sick with a promise to cure the child.

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.

The approved APC logo, released early Wednesday morning

Ogun APC urged to start immediate mobilisation of members for 2015 poll

APC was registered as a political party on Wednesday.

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Cult group kills 2 in Ogun

The deceased were killed on Wednesday.

I will challenge Ajimobi for Oyo APC governorship ticket- Shittu

APC is now a registered political party.

Farmer absconds as wife delivers triplets in Ogun

The woman never envisaged she had three babies in her womb.

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.

Eight die in Osun auto crash

The accident happened along the Gbongan-Ibadan expressway.


Man docked for allegedly stealing colleague’s tricycle

The accused pleaded not guilty to the charge.