News from States

Aregbesola colloquium @60

Aregbesola at 60-1 From left, The Ooni of Ile-Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Enitan; Speaker of the Osun House of Assembly, Hon. Najeem Salam; Former National Leader of All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande; Deputy Governor, Mrs Titi Laoye-Tomori; Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, his wife, Sherifat; the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi and others, during Aregbesola’s 60th Birthday Colloquium, title:Good Governance and ...

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Mark a failed senator, says Ortom

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has lashed out at Senator David Mark, saying he has failed his people in spite of his long years of service at ther senate.  The governor was reacting to the statement credited to Mark in Port Harcourt where he hailed Governor NyesomWike for performing and slammed Ortom for “sharing wheel barrows”   In a statement by ...

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Joy as Ondo gets Breast Cancer Treatment Centre

Ondo state government has approved the establishment of Breast Cancer Treatment Centre to assist women affected by the deadly disease.  At the launch of the state chapter of the Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria (BRECAN) in Akure, the state capital on Tuesday, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu promised that his administration would prevent untimely deaths among breast cancer patients in the state.

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Mrs Ambode honoured at Presentation of Stage Play

WIFE OF LAGOS STATE GOVERNOR, MRS. BOLANLE AMBODE RECEIVES AWARDS AT PRESENTATION OF STAGE PLAY-TRAVAILS OF ERELU KUTI, THE QUEEN MOTHER  Pix 2877: Wife of Lagos State Governor, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode (2nd right); being presented with an award of Distinguished Culture Personality by Erelu Abiola Dosunmu (2nd left) as the Special Adviser to the Governor on Tourism, Arts & Culture, ...

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Your ‘Kangaroo’ panel can’t probe me, Fayemi tells Fayose

Kayode Fayemi, minister of mines and steel development, has told Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, that the inauguration of a judicial commission to probe his administration in the state is an exercise in futility. Speaking through Yinka Oyebode, his media aide, Fayemi said the governor’s action is at variance with the laws of the land which makes it subjudice ...

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Ambode urges Nigerians to unite for Nation’s Development, mourns Gen. Adebayo

By Maxwell Adeleye Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday showered encomium on the late former Military Governor of the defunct Western Region, General Adeyinka Adebayo, describing him as an elder statesman who worked tirelessly for the progress of the Yoruba nation and unity of the country.

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Akeredolu reiterates commitment to quality service as 5 PDP lawmakers join APC in Ondo Assembly

By Maxwell Adeleye Five lawmakers of the Ondo State House of Assembly, have defected from the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC.

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Okpekpe Race: Edo Govt to roll out 3-yr programme, as organizers appreciate govt

Edo state government is to set up a technical committee to plan a three year development programme for the Okpekpe 10 kilometer road race ahead of the May 12 date already set aside for next year’s event.

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LASPOTECH students protest in Alausa

Scores of students of Lagos State Polytechnic, (LASPOTECH) Ikorodu, yesterday stormed the office of the state Governor, Mr Akinwumi Ambode, to protest the closure of the institution, due to the ongoing strike by the academic and non-academic staff of the institution.

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Tension as Appeal Court fixes date for hearing on Akungba-Akoko Kingship tussle

By Maxwell Adeleye The Agure-Mokun lineage of Ole ruling house in Akungba-Akoko,Ondo state has approached the Court of Appeal, Akure, challenging the appointment of Oba Sunday Ajimoh as the traditional ruler of the town.

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