South West

Court hears waste managers, Lagos govt case May 3

The court said the parties could not settle out of court.

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state

Lagos Assembly summons 3 commissioners over heaps of refuse

The commissioners, their permanent secretaries and the accountant general of the state are to report to an eight-member committee

INEC registers 231,072 voters in Oyo

The commission says a total of 14,072 registered voters have approached it for transfer of their voting units from one location to another.

World Water Day: Groups protest Lagos govt’s planned water privatisation

The organisers say rally also commemorates the International Water Day.

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state

PSP waste operators petition Lagos Speaker, demand intervention

The waste operators want to be allowed to continue full operation.

Five OAU students docked

Journalists were barred from covering the court proceedings.

Ikeja NBA urges Lagosians not to pay new Land Use Charge

The group says the rates prescribed, now subjected to reduction, is based on a fraudulently extractive foundation.

OAU hands over own students to police

The school says the students harassed a staff.

Confusion as OAU management forces students out of hostels

The students lament their ordeal in the hands of school officials.

Ogun police kill six suspected kidnappers, rescue two doctors

Two policemen were injured in the duel.

Ekiti 2018: Even if Buhari is INEC returning officer, APC will lose – PDP

PDP replies Oyegun, says Ekiti no go area for APC.

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state

Lagos Assembly gives commissioner 7 days to remove traditional ruler

The lawmakers lament the emergence of Obas and Bales in every nook and cranny of Lagos State

Customs intercepts N2.55 billion goods in Zone A

The organisation says nine persons have been arrested in connection with the 89 seizures

Ekiti 2018: Buhari will not rig, but we must win Ekiti election – Oyegun

The state will elect a new governor on July 14.

Alleged N4.7 billion fraud: Absence of witness stalls Ladoja’s trial

Both suspects have pleaded not guilty to the charges and were granted bails.


Seven die in accident along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

FRSC, state traffic outfit differ on number of casualties.

Land Use Charge: Lagos police warn against ‘unauthorised’ protest

“They planned to block the Third Mainland Bridge and occupy some critical public infrastructures in Lagos.”


N-Power: Drama as pro-Buhari, Fayose supporters clash in Ekiti

Security operatives wade in to avert.

APC guber aspirant begins campaign for PVCs collection

The candidate says votes, not “likes” on social media, will not count in elections.

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state

Land Use Charge: Why review by Lagos govt. is useless — Building industry operators

The LUC law generated controversy among the public.

100 arrested in Lagos over violence

Gov. Ambode visited the area Friday evening.


Measles immunisation: Oyo govt deploys 8,351 officials

The exercise starts Friday, March 15, ends Tuesday, March 27, 2018.

Nigerian Police

Trigger-happy guard charged with killing colleague

The suspect pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Ondo follows Lagos; set to introduce land use charge

The state follows closely on the footsteps of Lagos, but with caution.


Activists, lawyers criticise Lagos govt’s Land Use Charge reduction

“The reduction is not an issue, it does not address the concern, it is not what people are demanding for,” says an activist.