South West

Drinking Water

Lagos water corporation to revive 42 mini waterworks

“Some of the mini waterworks are functioning but not very well, while some are not functioning at all.”

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu welcomes the Honourable Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola to the Governor's Office. March 23, 2017 [Photo: Nguher Zaki]

Money spent on federal roads will be returned to states, Fashola assures

The minister met with the governors of Ondo and Ekiti states.

Governors Ayodele Fayose

Ife crisis: Fayose accuses police of bias

Police deny bias.

NDLEA officials [Photo credit:]

NDLEA ‘uncovers new tricks’ used by drug trafficking cartels

Two suspected drug traffickers were caught at Lagos Airport on Thursday

Some of the suspects paraded by the Nigerian Police

Ife crisis: Afenifere prepares legal team to challenge police prosecution of 21 suspects

Two Yoruba groups accused the police of bias.

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose

I’m being pressured to join APC – Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor said he would not yield to the pressures.

Traffic on Lekki axis [Photo:]

Lagos govt to remove three more roundabouts in Lekki – Official

The removal of the roundabouts will commence next week, the official said.

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose

Fayose criticises Buhari’s electoral reform committee over “partisan” composition

The chairman of the committee, Ken Nnamani, defected to the APC from the PDP.

Oyo Assembly

Noise pollution: Lawmakers want churches, mosques sanctioned

The religious houses are responsible for 70 per cent of the noise pollution in the city.


Why some Lagos communities have no electricity – Ikeja Electric

‎The areas affected by the outage include Ikola,

Ife Crisis

Ife crisis: Afenifere  group rejects police report, wants commission of inquiry

Police deny allegation of bias.

University of Ibadan (UI) [Photo:]

Workers strike grounds activities at Nigeria’s oldest university

The three gates leading into the university were locked.

Rape victim 

Court acquits man of raping 13-year-old girl

“There is no disputing that the victim was raped, but the prosecution needs to do more in the area of forensic analysis…”

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode

Why we demolished fishing settlement – Lagos govt

The demolition attracted widespread condemnation from local and international organisations.

Cattle on farm [Photo: View Point Nigeria]

Ekiti farmers protest destruction of N35 million crops by cattle

Two persons were killed during a clash between herders and farmers in the same community last May.


Men jailed two years for smoking, selling marijuana

Both men had no lawyer and were representing themselves.

Federal University of Technology, Akure

Judge’s withdrawal stalls corruption trial of FUTA Vice Chancellor

A petition was written against the judge by university workers.

Jumoke Akindele [Photo Credit: The Hope Newspapers]

Embattled Ondo Assembly speaker, Jumoke Akindele, resigns

The resignation letter was delivered to the state governor.

Ile-Ife ethnic clash

Ethnic Clash: Businesses, offices, others resume normal activities in Ile-Ife

The situation was calm in Sabo and Lagere areas of the town where the crisis erupted.

Fulani Herdsmen [Credit:]

Herders, farmers reach agreement on local security, crime fighting in Ikole Ekiti

At the end of the workshop, the herders and farmers agreed to apply conflict management skills in their communities.

Ondo House of Assembly [Photo:]

Ondo Assembly crisis deepens as governor recognises factional speaker

Gov. Akeredolu recognised a “speaker” elected by 12 of 26 members.

Nigerian Police [Photo credit:]

Police ‘assault’, detain mum with baby over alleged bribe

Police accuse the woman of attacking an officer.