South West

Nigeria Police officers

Police arrest suspected serial killer

The police say the command also raided a shrine in allegedly being used by fraudsters.

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos govt to partner with Igbo traders on infrastructure development in marketplaces

Markets and dealers represented at the meeting included Alaba International Market; Auto Spare Parts and Machinery Dealers Association (ASPAMDA); BBA Trade Fair; Alaba Fancy and Furniture Dealers, and Electrical Dealers Association of Nigeria

Akinwunmi Ambode

Alleged 820 Bus Fraud: Ambode’s commissioners deny indicting him

The ex-commissioners said the reports were a misrepresentation of the proceedings on October 15.

Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti state governor and Chairman, Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

Fayemi signs law to prevent abandonment of projects by new administrations

Mr Fayemi signs six other bills into law.

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi

Fayemi presents scorecard on one-year election anniversary

Mr Fayemi said several development partners and international financial institutions will be funding developmental projects in the state

EFCC operatives

Cybercrime: Student Jailed, Two Others Arraigned

The commission also arraigned two other suspects for advanced fee fraud.

court of appeal

Man sentenced to 12 years for girlfriend’s death

The convict was first arraigned for manslaughter in 2010 and later re-arraigned on February 16, 2016, before Justice Adedayo Akintoye when the former judge handling the case retired.

University of Ibadan (UI)

Sex-For-Grades: UI releases hotlines for sexual harassment complaints

The Vice-Chancellor, Abel Olayinka, said the University of Ibadan has zero-tolerance for sexual harassments and misconducts.

Kazeem Yusuf

Man, 28, arrested for allegedly beating wife to death

Kazeem Yusuf allegedly beat his 26-year-old wife to death during an argument

Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway

Why rehabilitation of Lagos roads is slow – FG

An FG official says the ongoing construction and rehabilitation of roads in Lagos was slowed down by the rains.

Akinwunmi Ambode, former Lagos governor [Photo: BBC]

Ex-Lagos commissioner says Ambode ignored due process in procurement of 820 buses

The former commissioner made the claim on Tuesday while responding to an invitation by the state’s House of Assembly investigating the purchase of the buses, which they claimed was done by the Ambode-led administration without requisite approval

Hyacinth on waterways

Lagos waterways authority begins clearing of water hyacinth

The agency says after the water hyacinth is taken to land, it would be recycled by a Non-Governmental Organisation called Mitimeth recyclers

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Minimum Wage: Lagos ready to pay above N30,000 – Sanwo-Olu

The governor says the implementation of the new minimum wage payment would take off when the Federal Government and labour unions conclude their negotiations.


Osun, Oyo State Assemblies to meet on LAUTECH ownership crisis

Oyo and Osun states have been engaged in a dispute over the ownership of the 29-year-old university.

Mudashiru Obasa, Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly inaugurates 36 Standing Committees

The Assembly had been operating with ad-hoc committees since inauguration on June 7.

Accident Scene in Lagos

29 passengers escape death as commercial bus plunges into Lagos Canal

The bus plunged into a canal in front of the National Theatre Complex.

Nigeria Police Force

Police arrest NANS officials over alleged misappropriation of funds, sale of bus

The police arrested the student leaders following a petition alleging they embezzled NANS’ funds and sold off its bus.

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Traffic: Sanwo-Olu orders emergency rehabilitation of Lagos roads

The government says the move is aimed at highways considered critical to the reduction of traffic congestion in the state.

Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti state governor and Chairman, Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

Fayemi pardons 18 prisoners, commutes death sentences

Two convicts on death row got their sentences commuted to life imprisonment.

The car at the scene of the accident

Four deaths, 14 auto crashes recorded in Ogun in one week

45.73 per cent of the accidents were caused by excessive speed, 22.84 per cent by dangerous driving, 9.80 per cent by bad tyres, 2.45 per cent by driving against traffic and 19.18 per cent by other causes

The drain beside the Aboru -Iyana-Ipaja canal along Ige Road that carried away the victims on Saturday (NAN) (12/10/19)

Flood sweeps 11-year-old boy, rescuer to death in Lagos

It was gathered that two young boys sent by their parents to buy cooking gas at a gas station unknowingly fell into the drain through which water passed into the canal.

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

APC berates Gov. Makinde, Speaker over N7.6 billion loan

The loan is to be taken for the upgrade of two farm settlements located in Akufo and Eruwa areas of the state.


Alleged 820 Bus Fraud: Ambode’s commissioner faults lawmakers’ claim

The State House of Assembly said some officials of the Ambode administration refused to appear before an investigative panel of the House


Ex-Hajj Commission Boss, Liad Tella, 3 Others to be Honoured in Osun

Mr Tella says the honour will further encourage him on his support for all humanitarian services throughout Osun State.

Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko

University student still missing three days after flood

An aged woman who was swept by the flood, but was rescued, eventually died.