South West

Former Lagos State governor, Akinwumi Ambode

Lagos Assembly begins probe of Ambode over N45 billion contract for buses

The state took delivery of 820 buses while 520 remain at the ports.

FILE PHOTO: Dangote trailer

Three feared dead, many injured as Dangote truck collides with BRT in Lagos

The truck loaded with cement lost control, veered off the main road and collided with a BRT bus conveying 40 passengers.

The Murtala Mohammed International Airport

Immigration issue visas on arrival to 2,194 foreigners at Lagos airport in July

A top official of the NIS told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Tuesday that most of the beneficiaries were investors coming into the country.

Nigeria Police Force

Nigerian police present no evidence year after accusing 57 men of homosexuality

Armed police officers stormed a hotel in Egbeda, Lagos, in the early hours of August 26, last year, and arrested the youth for alleged homosexual activity.

rape victim

How family ignored lawyer, ‘pardoned’ cleric who raped 16-year-old

The lawyer says he was not comfortable with the decision of the family members and the victim.

Testimony died as a result of torture by her parents

Police arrest woman who allegedly tortured four-year-old daughter to death

The ‘father’ of the victim is currently on the run.

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde (Seyi Makinde on LinkedIn)

Oyo to devote 10 per cent of budget to education – Makinde

The governor called on the universities and people of the state to serve as watchdogs by holding his administration accountable.1

Federal University, Oye-Ekiti

FUOYE earmarks N1bn for security, perimeter fencing of two campuses

“A billion naira has been estimated to fence the Oye-Ekiti and Ikole-Ekiti campuses.”

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde (Seyi Makinde on LinkedIn)

Some of Ajimobi’s policies ‘were really good’- Governor Makinde

The Oyo governor said he has been in constant communication with his predecessor.

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

Police arrest alleged serial rapist in Oyo

The suspect specialised in luring unsuspecting female victims to his hideout, the police said.

A protest at the main gate of the Federal College of Agriculture, Akure [Photo: Sahara Reporters]

College lecturers declare strike over removal of provost

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) alleged that the stipulated rules for appointing a new provost were not followed

Nigerian Police officers on duty [Photo credit: Today.ng]

#RevolutionNow: 20 days after, police fail to release protester arrested in Osun

Five protesters were arrested in the state.

Mr Sanwo-Olu, his deputy, Obafemi Hamzat, and former governors Bola Tinubu and Babatunde Fashola at the retreat. Photo credit: Lagos State government

Ambode ignored as Tinubu, Fashola join Sanwo-Olu for Lagos cabinet retreat

The four-day retreat ended on Saturday.

Police arrest three highway robbers

Police said the suspects were arrested on Saturday along the busy Odogbolu/ Ijebu-Ode-Benin expressway.

SPECIAL REPORT: Case congestion in Lagos courts hinder access to justice

In the Lagos State judiciary, court congestion and unending adjournments continually make justice seekers suffer in a stale system.

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun

Ogun to demolish houses harbouring kidnappers

The governor said with the launching of the reinvigorated security trust fund, the full architecture for internal safety of lives and property has been fully emplaced.

Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi

Delay in appointing ministers slowed work on Lagos-Ibadan rail – Amaechi

“What we are saying is that they (contractors) need approvals from the cabinet and luckily that cabinet is in place now for the President to approve.”

New Owo monarch installed

Ajibade Ogunoye succeeds Victor Olateru-Olagbegi, who died in April at 77.

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

South West Governors plan security network

The governor says the move is aimed at tackling security challenge confronting the region.

Seun Fakorede [Photo: Insideoyo]

Despite PDP members protest, Oyo Assembly confirms 27-year-old commissioner

The protesters were led by Oyo South Senatorial Chairman of the PDP, Samuel Olawuwo.

Lekan Odusote (27) and Monday John (22)

We’ll beg God for forgiveness before our execution — Armed Robbery Suspects

Lekan Odusote (27) and Monday John (22) allegedly killed a commercial motorcycle operator in Ijebu-Ode, stole his motorcycle and sold it for N120, 000.

NIGERIA: Nigerian police force

Alleged land grabbing kingpin, facing murder, robbery charges, remanded in prison

Mr Lamina was arraigned over allegations of terrorising landowners in the south-western part of the country.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Why we’re not prosecuting woman whose ‘false alarm’ led to man’s death

The police earlier arrested the woman whose false alarm over a stolen phone made thugs kill the victim.

The dismissed officers, Fabiyi Omomayara, Olaniyi Solomon, Solomon Sunday and Aliyu Mukaila

Police to dismiss, prosecute officers who killed arrested suspects – Official

The police named the four police officers.

Federal University, Oye-Ekiti

FUOYE Sex Scandal: ASUU seeks ICPC’s intervention

The union urges the ICPC to probe into the alleged sexual harassment of a 16-year-old female student by a professor.