News from States

Court strikes out case against Oluwo over chieftaincy dispute

By Akeeb Alarape, Osogbo An Osun State Magistrate Court, sitting in Osogbo on Wednesday struck out a case involving the Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdul-Rasheed Adewale Akanbi, and the Oluwo-Oke of Iwo-Oke, Oba Kadiri Adeoye.

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Wike sacks Odagme, Rivers health commissioner

By Tom Amakri, Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has sacked Commissioner of Health, Dr Theophilus Odagme over reasons yet to be ascertained as at the time of filing these reports.

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LASG assures on 24-hour 3000mw, says 32 communities to be linked to national grid

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has assured that the quest to achieve energy security can no longer be left for the Federal Government to address alone.

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Wike meets Osinbajo, says Rivers not competing with FG

By Tom Amakri, Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike has met with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo with a declaration that the state is not in contention with the Federal Government.

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Sokoto doles out N250m to 25,000 women as loan

By Musa Gada, Sokoto Sokoto Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, said the state government will provide soft loans worth N250 million to 25, 000 women across the state.

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APC candidate wins Plateau assembly by-election

By Solomon Gabkwet, Jos The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Jackson Nimmwang, the winner of Saturday’s Langtang South State Constituency by-election in Plateau.

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Domestic violence: Lagos takes advocacy to army barracks

By Joshua Olalekan, Lagos The Lagos State Government has taken its advocacy against domestic violence to army barracks across the state.

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Associates remember Beko Ransome-Kuti, 11 years after

By Joshua Olalekan, Lagos Associates under the banner of Women Arise for Change Initiative have eulogised the memory of late Dr Beko Ransome-Kuti, 11 years after his death.

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Oyo begins biometric data capturing of tradesmen, artisans

By Ismaila Akanji, Abuja Oyo State Government has flagged off biometric data capturing for 440,000 tradesmen and artisans in the state.

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Waste managers protest proposed sanitation law in Lagos

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos The Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAN) on Thursday pleaded with the Lagos State House of Assembly to protect their investments in state’s Cleaner Lagos Initiative.

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