South West

Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti govt seeks support of traditional rulers on curbing sexual violence, land grabbing

The government says the state is experiencing a high incidence of rape and child defilement.

court of appeal

Court sentences man to death for killing ex-deputy governor’s daughter

Miss Oluboyo was found buried in the room of the convict who was reportedly her boyfriend.

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Lagos Poly crisis deepens as striking workers shut campus’ gates

The workers made a slew of allegations against the rector of the institution

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‘Fake house agents’ arrested for allegedly duping newly-weds

“The couple saw an advert on a wall from a house agent and they called the number.”

Police Officers

Lagos police nab suspects who allegedly killed officer

Other suspects nabbed for cultism and unlawful possession of firearms.

Nigerian police in Borno

Police arrest ex-soldier for alleged theft

The arrest was made after a hotel staffer filed a complaint against the former soldier.

Dr Kayode Fayemi, newly elected governor of Ekiti State [Pic:]

Ekiti govt approves ‘palace courts’

The courts are to nip crime in the bud at the local level.

INEC presents Certificate of Return to Oyo governor-elect

32 members-elect were also given certificate of return.

The protesters

Protesters storm Osun capital over tribunal verdict sacking Oyetola

The protesters criticise the court verdict sacking Mr Oyetola.

Gboyega Oyetola, Governor of Osun State.

Don’t be scammed, we’re not recruiting into civil service – Osun Govt

The state government said it is aware that a sum of N2000 is being paid by unsuspecting members of the public

Senator Ajayi Boroffice

Mega party seeks nullification of Boroffice’s election as senator

The tribunal says it had received four petitions from candidates

Gboyega Oyetola, Governor of Osun State.

Osun Election: PDP accuses Oyetola, APC of plans to sponsor protests

The tribunal last week sacked Mr Oyetola as the governor of Osun State and declared the PDP candidate, Ademola Adeleke, as the winner of the September 22, 2018, governorship election.

The governorship candidate of Allied Peoples Movement, (APM), Adekunle Akinlade

Ogun Election: Akinlade, APM seek tribunal’s order to inspect INEC’s documents

They are challenging the return of Dapo Abiodun of the APC as governor-elect.

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Lagos task force suspends officer over N30,000 bribe

The suspended official allegedly collected N30,000 from a traffic offender

Lagos High court

Murder: Court sentences driver to death

The convict earlier pleaded not guilty to the charge.

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Court sentences woman for visa fraud

Court ordered Ms Omobolaji to pay N150, 000 and do community development service every Tuesday for six weeks.

Picture of the collapsed building [Photo: Adejumo Kabir]

UPDATED: Another building collapses in Lagos

No casualty has been recorded as at press time.

A rescue team search for more victims from the scene of a building, which collapsed at Itafaji on the Lagos Island on Wednesday (13/3/19). 02150/13/3/2019Kayode Oladapo/JAU/BJO/NAN

How to curb incessant building collapse in Lagos – Experts

The building collapse prevention guild says most buildings in Lagos State were not constructed by the people properly trained to do so.

Ogun on map

Nigeria’s largest rural mini-grid to electrify 600 households in Ogun

The project which is due to be commissioned in September 2019 will supply a peak load of 99kW to the community in its first phase.

APC logo used to illustrate the story.

APC wins state assembly supplementary election in Lagos

Fatai Mojeed polled 8,535 votes to beat the PDP candidate who secured 1,786 votes.

Senator Ademola Adeleke,[Photo:]

UPDATED: Why tribunal declared Adeleke winner of Osun governorship election

It held that the Returning Officer unlawfully cancelled the election in seven polling units

Voters on voting line

Voting underway in Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos

Relevant agencies also on the ground to provide security in all the polling units.