South West

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15 killed, 38 injured as vehicle plunges into river – FRSC

The spokesperson of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Ogun State Command, Florence Ikpe, confirmed the incident.

The Ekiti Governor, Kayode Fayemi. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official twitter handle of Kayode Fayemi.]

Amotekun: South-west has no plans to secede – Fayemi

According to Mr Fayemi, the region is committed to the nation’s indivisibility and unity. According to Mr Fayemi, the region is committed to the nation’s indivisibility and unity.

Samples of the motorcycles donated by WHO

Lagos bans tricycles, motorcycles in 15 local govts

The enforcement of the ban will begin on February 1

Abass-Aleshiloye when he resumed.

Sacked’ Oyo LG chairpersons resume office 

There were reports of violence in some of the councils over the development.

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Police arrest 86 suspects for cultism, violent attacks in Ikorodu

The police said they arrested 65 cultists earlier in Ijede and an additional 21 on Saturday at Imota.

Seyi Makinde: Oyo State Governor

Oyo LG workers to boycott work over return of sacked council chairpersons

The sacked chairmen have been directed to return to office on Monday by federal authorities

Ogun on map

Ogun confirms new case of Lassa fever, says patient alive

Between January 1 and 19, a total of 398 suspected Lassa fever cases were reported from various states across Nigeria, leading to 24 deaths.

Amotekun, a model of community policing started by South-West governors [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria]

Amotekun: Don’t back down, Nigerians tell South-west governors

Amotekun, a security formation launched by governors of the South-west states, is aimed at enhancing security in the region.

Acting IGP, Mohammed Adamu

IGP directs Oyo CP to help reinstate sacked LG chairpersons

The council chairpersons were sacked in 2019 by the state governor, Seyi Makinde.

Pipeline fire in Abule Egba,

Sanwo-Olu visits Lagos explosion victims

The government said it resettled 300 victims displaced by the explosion

Cross section of over 3000 Teachers from various schools and education districts in Lagos State at the formal launch of the EKOEXCEL (Excellence in Child Education And Learning) at De Blue Roof, LTV, Agidingbi, Ikeja, on Saturday, January 25, 2020.

Lagos governor promises car gift to best primary school teachers

Primary school teachers went through a two week training process, organised by the State Universal Basic Education Board (LSUBEB) to increase capacity and develop manpower of teachers in the State

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Nigerian undergraduate sentenced to 13 years imprisonment

Mr Adetoro was, sentenced to 13 years in prison and is also to pay N1 million as fine.

Fire razes Amu Market in Lagos

The traders accused emergency responders of arriving late to the fire scene.

Amotekun, a model of community policing started by South-West governors [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria]

Amotekun: Recruitment suspended as states’ attorneys general develop legal framework

South-west governors met with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, in Abuja over Amotekun

Amotekun similar to Hisbah, Civilian JTF, South-west Speakers say

Various opinions have been expressed on the rationale and legality of the new security outfit, Amotekun.

Amotekun, a model of community policing started by South-West governors [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria]

Amotekun: Ondo monarchs urge Southwest governors to kick-start operation

The traditional rulers urged the governors to conclude arrangements for the immediate take-off of Operation Amotekun in the six states of the zone.

Nigerian Ports Authority. [PHOTO CREDIT: NigerianEye]

NPA takes steps to end congestion at Lagos Port Complex

NPA and stakeholders have arrived at some decisions aimed at immediately resolving the congestion in the Lagos Pilotage District.

Nigeria Police Force

Police questions aides over killing of popular herbal drink seller, Fatai Yusuff

Fatai Yusuff, who was killed by unknown gunmen on Thursday.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Gunmen kill ‘Oko Oloyun,’ herbal medicine manufacturer

Mr Yusuff, who is also known as Oko Oloyun, was shot dead Thursday afternoon.

Bukola Saraki, former governor of Kwara

Ile-Arugbo Demolition: Saraki seeks out of court settlement

Hearing in suit filed by the Saraki family challenging the acquisition of the land by the state government resumes on Friday.

Vice President Yemi Osibanjo in a meeting with south-west leaders [Photo: Presidency]

Amotekun: What we discussed with Osinbajo – Akeredolu

Mr Akeredolu said the governors, however, agreed with Mr Osinbajo to put a legal framework in place for the security outfit.

Amotekun: South-west speakers express support for regional outfit

The speakers also address the challenges facing their move toward financial autonomy.

Evicted residents of Takwa Bay [Photo: Guardian.ng]

Amnesty International condemns forced eviction of Lagos’ Tarkwa Bay residents

Amnesty International described the forced eviction as “a violation of human rights.”

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Teen butcher docked over alleged threat to kill woman who underpriced meat

Sanda-ciddi Sinole allegedly threatened to stab the woman with a dagger

Late Temitope Olatoye (a.k.a. Sugar)

Court discharges ex-Oyo lawmaker, three others accused of killing ‘Sugar’

Temitope Olatoye, a.k.a. Sugar, then a serving federal lawmaker, was shot in Elesu village in Lagelu Local Government Area of Oyo State on election day on March 9, 2019.