News from States

Food security: LASG acquires 634.6 hectares of farmlands outside Lagos

By Maxwell Adeleye The Lagos State Government (LASG) on Tuesday said it had acquired and started cultivation on a total of 634.6 hectares of farmland in the three states of Ogun, Osun and Abuja. Mr Sanni Okanlawon, the Special Adviser on Food Security to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode made the remarks at the state’s Ministerial Press Briefing in Lagos.

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Miyetti Allah: We lost over 2 million cows to rustlers in 2 years

Alhaji Usman Ngelzarma, National Secretary, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, said on Tuesday that members of the association had lost over two million cows to rustlers in the last two years.

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A Titan is Gone

Tribute to Senator Isiaka Adeleke (January 1955 – April 23, 2017)                                                                                     By Rauf Aregbesola I received with deep shock ...

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Adeleke buried amidst tears

 The remains of Sen. Isiaka Adeleke has been buried at his residence in Ede on Monday.  The corpse was brought to the residence from Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Osogbo at about 10:46am, where the Chief Immam of Ede, Alhaji Moshood Akaje performed the funeral prayers at about 11:03 am.

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1000 Ekiti Youths empowered Through Digital training

1000 Ekiti Youths empowered Through Digital training Ekiti youths from the 177 wards of the 16 Local Governments were sponsored and mobilized by the State government to benefit from A one day Digital Training Program for Youth Empowerment. The program which was a partnership arrangement between the State Government, the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President (OSSAP) ...

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Ambode hosts 2nd Quarter 2017 Town hall Meeting at Ojo

GOV. AMBODE HOSTS 2ND QUARTER 2017 TOWN HALL MEETING (7TH IN THE SERIES) AT OJO, LAGOS    PIX 01, 02, and 03: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (middle), with his Deputy, Dr. (Mrs.) Oluranti Adebule (left) and APC Chieftain, Lagos West Senatorial District, Prince Rabiu Oluwa

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Lagos communities decry poor power supply by Ikeja Electric

 By Maxwell Adeleye Electricity consumers in some suburbs of Lagos State on Friday decried poor electricity supply by Ikeja Electric (IE) in the last one month in spite of proclaimed improvement in power generation.

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Lagos denies involvement in Berger Retail Market’s demolition

…We Don’t Demolish Without Adequate Notice, Says Commissioner  The Lagos State Government on Friday debunked media reports linking it to the demolition of Berger retail market, saying that the allegation was far from the truth.

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Lagos Police demolishes criminal hideout in Isawo Ikorodu

    Pix 1: Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni (2nd right), with Commander, Rapid Response Squad (RRS), ACP Tunji Disu (right) with other Security operatives during the Police inspection of ongoing demolition of criminal hideouts in Ishawo, Ikorodu, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. PIX 2: Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni (2nd right), with Commander, Rapid Response Squad ...

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I drank water reserved for Cows, freed Ondo Monarch speaks, thank Akeredolu

By Maxwell adeleye The abducted Oniyani of Iyani-Akoko in Akoko Northwest Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba Joel Daudu who regained freedom on Tuesday night has narrated his ordeal in the Kidnappers’ captivity.

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