South West

Nigeria Police Force

Couple arrested for stealing N38 million health insurance remittances

Funmilayo Oyelaja, 38, and Tunde Ogunseye, 42, fled to Ghana after the crime but were arrested after Mr Ogunseye returned home for the funeral of his mother.


Gunmen kidnap 14 passengers in Osun

The police said four of the victims had been rescued.

Late Mrs. Funke Olakunrin (Nee Fasoranti), the daughter of Afenifere leader Reuben Fasoranti

Murder of Fasoranti’s Daughter: Afenifere accuses police of poor investigation

Afenifere says the police are not serious about resolving the murder of Olufunke Olakurin, the daughter of its leader, Reuben Fasoranti.

Broken office

Sacked LASU lecturers accuse university of illegally breaking into their offices

The lecturers claimed that their offices were broken into while the period of appeal provided in the university’s rule has not elapsed

University of Ibadan (UI)

UI sacks lecturer who protested ‘illegal’ deduction of salaries

Mr Diji alleges that he is being victimised for revealing some of the shady activities in the school.

dead cows

Mystery thunder kills 36 cows in Ondo

The police said the thunder that killed the cows was a ‘natural disaster.’

A 39-year-old woman, Mercy Momoh who stole baby

Woman steals two-month-old baby, gives reason

Mercy Momoh lured the mother of the baby with an offer of relief materials for flood victims.

Nigerian Police

Police arrest two women for alleged baby trafficking

The suspects were apprehended on August 26 after they were nearly lynched at Ejigbo.

Constructed and abandoned borehole nominated by Sen Utazi and implemented by AIRBDA at Unadu community

Non-existent, Uncompleted: Story of Nigerian senator’s constituency projects

Multi-million naira road and water projects nominated by Chukwuka Utazifor execution in his district in 2016 are yet to serve the constituents.

Tribunal sacks PDP lawmaker, declares APC winner

The tribunal faulted INEC’s declaration of the PDP candidate as the winner of the election.

Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUPAcademic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP

Kidnapped ASUP chairman, scribe, three others freed

Four lecturers of the institution and one other person were kidnapped.

World Health Organisation (WHO) Head-Quater in Geneva, Switzerland.

Fire guts WHO vaccination storage facility in Osogbo

Two photocopier machines, two motorcycles, 161,795 pieces of 0.05ml needles and syringe, 633,871 pieces of 0.5ml needles and syringe, 10,575 pieces of 5ml needles and syringe, 3,976 pieces of 2ml needles and syringe were destroyed by the fire.

Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUPAcademic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP

ASUP Chairman, Secretary, three others kidnapped – Police

The police said they were investigating the kidnap of the ASUP officials.


Assembly approves Gov. Abiodun’s request for N1.5 billion CBN loan

There are two newcomers on this year’s list.

FILE PHOTO: FRSC officials at a scene of an accident

Five killed in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crash

Ten passengers sustained injuries after the commercial bus conveying them burst into flames.

Banner showing MC Oluomo as guest speaker at an event in UNILAG. [PHOTO CREDIT: Twitter handle of Kemi Ariyo]

UNILAG speaks on ‘invitation’ of MC Oluomo to university event

Nigerians on social media had debated the correctness of inviting MC Oluomo to the UNILAG event.

Demolition at Otodogbame (forced eviction)

Two years after court ruling, no justice for Otodogbame residents evicted by Lagos govt

The government has failed to resettle the former residents of the waterfront slum or pay them compensation.

Mother, children, dogs die in Ekiti after eating amala

Police say they are investigating the deaths.

Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.

Man, 43, in police net for allegedly raping 6-year-old girl

Oluwole Bamidele allegedly raped the six-year-old daughter of his neighbour.

EFCC Arrests 25 LAUTECH Students for Internet Fraud

EFCC arrests 25 LAUTECH students for alleged internet fraud

The arrested students are aged between 18 and 29 years old.

Nigerians returning from South Africa

Xenophobia: Lagos govt gives returnees N20,000 each

Some of the returnees narrated their experiences.

Some of the RevolutionNow activists in Abuja

#RevolutionNow members protest despite police siege, demand Sowore’s release

The Coalition for Revolution on Wednesday held a rally in Lagos to demand the release of its members detained by Nigerian authorities.

knife with blood used to illustrate the story.

Student stabs lover to death over N2500

A female student stabbed her boyfriend during a brawl over his failure to get her money to make her hair

Oshodi Lagos Bus Interchange used to illustrate the story

Task Force arrests 71 suspected miscreants in Oshodi

The arrest comes days after a similar crackdown on hard drugs dealers at various locations around Alausa and the African Shrine vicinity

Nigerian Police officers on duty

Police arrest three ‘clerics’ for alleged fraud, rape

The self-acclaimed Islamic clerics allegedly swindled unsuspecting members of the public and raped their female victims