South West

An Isolation centre in Lagos for COVID-19 patients [PHOTO CREDIT: @jidesanwoolu]

COVID-19: Lagos discharges 47 Nigerians, nine foreigners

The governor said a total of 1,897 patients had been discharged from the isolation centres.

File photo of Resident Doctors

Doctors begin three days strike in Lagos

The strike, which would run from July 13 to 16, would exempt members working in the state’s COVID-19 isolation centres.

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

Police confirm killing of suspected gang leader in Ibadan

Abiola Ebila was killed around 12 p.m. on Sunday during a reprisal attack by a rival gang at the Kudeti area of Ibadan.

Two suspects arrested for traffic robbery

Police arrest two ex-convicts for traffic robbery

Police said the suspects usually attack motorists held in traffic and collect their belongings in some parts of Lagos

Westgate Arena, Ikosi, Isheri

COVID-19: Lagos govt seals 33 hotels, bars, restaurants, others

The commission added that hairdressing salons that have been accredited by the Lagos State Safety Commission (LSC) could now open strictly by appointment.

Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of Akeredolu]

Ondo 2020: SSG resigns, lawmakers move to sack deputy governor, other political intrigues

The governorship election in Ondo State will hold on October 10.

FILE PHOTO: FRSC officials at a scene of an accident

Accident claims six lives in Ondo

According to a witness, a truck had a brake failure and rammed into a car, which was coming from the opposite direction.

Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly suspends legislative activities

The suspension of legislative activities might not be unconnected with the death of one of the lawmakers.

The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi

Fayemi launches health insurance for Ekiti residents

The governor says nobody would be denied any health services on account of poverty.

The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi [PHOTO CREDIT: @kfayemi]

Striking Ekiti health workers reject N5,000 hazard allowance

The doctors accuse the Fayemi-led administration of lacking the goodwill to earn their trust.

laboratory for illegally conducting COVID-19 tests

Lagos govt seals laboratory for illegally conducting COVID-19 tests

The ministry said the laboratory was situated in a pharmacy which lacked the required government approval to carry out COVID-19 tests.

Officials of NEMA at the site of the collapsed building

Two dead as building collapses in Lagos

Eight persons were rescued while a child and an adult died in the collapsed building.

George Iwilade AKA Afrika

#July10 Massacre: OAU students, activists remember slain victims

On this day, 21 years ago, five students of OAU were gruesomely murdered by members of the Black Axe Confraternity.

APC Secretariat

Lagos APC threatens sanctions against members suing party’s caretaker committee

The APC says members should exhaust the party’s internal conflict resolution processes.

APC FLag used to illustrate the story.

Ondo 2020: 11 APC governorship aspirants reject indirect primary

The 11 aspirants say the overwhelming majority of APC members prefer direct primary for the nomination of the party’s candidate for the October election.

Ondo House of Assembly [Photo:]

Impeachment: Ondo deputy speaker speaks on suspension

The law requires 17 members of the House which is taken as two-third of the total 26 members of the House to successfully impeach the deputy governor.

OAU: Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

July 10: 21 years after murder of five OAU students, survivors, families await justice

Mr Adeleke told PREMIUM TIMES the attack was carried out in 1999 with the intention to kill union leaders fighting against irregularities.

Late lawmaker representing Kosofe Constituency 1 at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Tunde Braimoh. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of Braimoh]

Lagos Assembly lawmaker ‘might have died of COVID-19’ – Colleague

The late lawmaker was close to Bayo Osinowo, the Lagos East senator who died of coronavirus last month.

Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly lawmaker, Tunde Braimoh, is dead

Tunde Braimoh was from the same senatorial district as a late senator, Bayo Osinowo, who represented Lagos East Senatorial District until his death in June.

Oyo govt donates dialysis machine to UCH

State government wants machine to be used only for Covid-19 patients

Police Spokesperson, Frank Mba (Photo Credit: The Guardian Newspaper)

Police arrest suspects in Ondo, Ekiti fatal bank robberies

The suspects allegedly carried out bank robberies in two states during which six police officers were shot dead

Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu [PHOTO CREDIT: rotimiaketi]

Ex-Ondo NMA Chairman dies of COVID-19

The Ex-NMA chairman, Matthew Adeyeri, was taken to the Federal Medical Centre, Owo, on Wednesday after he was suspected to have contracted COVID-19.

Ogun Assembly passes bill to establish waste management authority

The agency will address the indiscriminate dumping of refuse and ensure proper management of waste.

Controversy trails issuance of impeachment notice to Ondo deputy governor

The Ondo State House of Assembly, on Wednesday, faulted the claims of the deputy governor that he was yet to receive the notice of impeachment.

Olusola Oke, One of the twelve aspirants jostling for the governorship ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). [PHOTO CREDIT: Facebook page of Olusola Oke]

Ondo 2020: Olusola Oke speaks on APC screening process

Mr Oke contested the seat in 2012 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).