News from States

Ekiti Hands Over Completed 2015 MDGs-CGS-LGA Projects To Beneficiaries.

The Ekiti State Government has completed and handed over the final phase of 2015 Millennium Development Goals, Conditional Grants Scheme, Local Government Area (MDGs-CDG-LGA) projects to the beneficiaries. 

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Ekiti Tasks Private Hospital Owners On data Collection

By Maxwell Adeleye Ekiti State Government has directed owners of private health institutions to ensure adequate data collection in order to enable proper planning and implementation of policies.  Speaking in Ado Ekiti during an interactive meeting with representatives of Private Health Practitioners in the state, the State Commissioner for Health, Dr Olurotimi Ojo described the prevailing situation where government depends exclusively ...

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Council Worker Bags Life Jail in Ekiti For Turning Teenager To Sex Slave

An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti has sentenced a local government official, Ojo Ayodele, to life imprisonment for turning a 15-year-old girl (name withheld) to sex slave.  Ayodele abducted the minor in Ijero-Ekiti and spirited her to a secret location in the town where he subjected her to continuous sexual assault for 21 days.

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We want a guaranteed future for Edo people – Deputy Governor

Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu, has restated the commitment of the present administration towards the provision of quality public school infrastructure even as priority will be accorded to skills acquisition by government in order for a guaranteed future for the citizenry.           The Deputy Governor made this assertion at the commissioning of a block of three ...

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Ambode pledges support for First Annual Diaspora Festival in Badagry

…Nigerians In Diaspora Are Proud Of You, Dabiri-Erewa Tells Gov Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday pledged his administration’s commitment to make the first Annual Diaspora Festival in Badagry a major success, adding that a master plan that would prescribe strategies and programmes to boost the potentials of the ancient town was also underway.

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Bail Us Out Of Religious Crisis Ravaging Our Land, Ondo Riverine Community’s Stakeholders begs Nigeria Police

By Maxwell Adeleye    Stakeholders in Ilaje local government area of Ondo state have pleaded with security operatives to bail them out of religious acrimony in Ayetoro community.    They particularly called for the intervention of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to check the alleged breach of peace by a cleric, Oluwambe Ojagbohunmi with impunity. 

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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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