News from States

Ambode assents to bill on death penalty for kidnappers

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has signed into law, the anti-kidnapping bill recently passed by the State House of Assembly, with a pledge to ensure its full implementation to eradicate kidnapping once and for all in the state.

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Ambode orders withdrawal of official number plates from retired staff

By Joshua Olalekan, Abuja Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has ordered the cancellation of all official number plates currently in use as a result of gross abuse and directed re-issuance of new official number plates to all government owned vehicles, while retired staff are to forfeit same henceforth.

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Rainfall causes flooding, traffic gridlock in Lagos

By Joshua Olalekan, Lagos The first heavy rainfall in the Lagos metropolis has left in its wake flooding and traffic jam in some parts of the city.

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Lagos approves three new permanent secretaries

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the appointment of three new Permanent Secretaries in the state’s public service.

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APC seeks EFCC probe into Ondo Assembly finances

By Samuel Faleye, Akure The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the leadership crisis rocking state’s House of Assembly with a call on the anti-graft agency, the Economic Financial and other Crimes Commission (EFCC) to institute probe into the finances of the Assembly.

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‘Akeredolu will deliver as Ondo governor,’ says APC spokesman

By Samuel Faleye. Akure The Publicity Secretary of the Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Omoba Abayomi Adesanya has said the incoming administration of Oluwarotimi Akeredolu will harness the naturally endowed resources in the state to better the lots of the people.

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I have no godfather to service, I use Kogi resources for the people, says Bello

By Sulaiman Achema, Lokoja Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahya Bello has said that because he has no political godfather to service with state’s funds, the available resources are utilised by his government to work for the benefit of the citizenry.

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Wike to FG on seized helicopters: ‘You lied, they belong to Rivers’

By Tom Amakri, Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike has accused the Federal Government of not telling the truth about to helicopters that ere recently handed over to the Nigerians Air Force.

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Masaba, controversial Muslim cleric with 86 wives dies in Bida

By Isa Lapai, Minna A controversial Muslim preacher who married 86 wives, Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar Masaba has died in Bida at the age of 93.

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Ambode assures on preservation of cultural, historical landmarks

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has expressed the resolve of his administration to preserve cultural and historical sites across the state.

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