News from States

Edo: Obaseki leads

Collation of votes was still on this morning – as of 1a.m. – in the Edo State governorship election. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

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Oshiomhole, Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu win units

Some of the big names failed to deliver their polling units in yesterday’s Edo State governorship election. But the two leading candidates – Godwin Obaseki of the APC and Osagie Ize-Iyamu – won in their units. The APC candidate, who voted at Unit 19, Ward four in Oredo local government, secured 160 votes against 77 votes for the PDP.

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Court Orders Removal of Kwankwasiyya from all Kano Government property

A Kano High Court presided over by Justice Lawan Wada has granted an injunction restraining the inscription of the word “Kwankwasiyya” on public structures in the state, two years after the practice began.

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Troops kill 2 cattle rustlers, recover 7 cows, 1 car

Troops carrying out clearance operation of suspected livestock rustlers and bandits’ camps and hideouts in the North West have killed two suspected bandits in a raid on Thursday.

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Kaduna State Govt. performs ground breaking of $120m potato farm

The Kaduna State Government on Friday performed the ground breaking for its $120 million Vicanpro Potatoes Farm and Processing facility in Manchok, Kaura.

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Oyo Assembly moves to take over ownership of LAUTECH

Oyo State House of Assembly has summoned the state Ministry of Justice and its Education counterpart to appear on Sept. 27 over ownership status of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso.

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Olobayo, late Kabba monarch will be buried Sept. 24

The late Obaro of Kabba, Oba Michael Olobayo, will be buried on Sept. 24.

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Lagos State Government commissions Ayobo Police Post in Ipaja-Ayobo LCDA

    Pix  1: Representative of Lagos State Governor, Commissioner for Special Duties & Inter-Governmental Relations, Mr. Oluseye Oladejo (3rd right), cutting the tape to commission the newly built Ayobo Police Post by the State Government during the Commissioning, on Thursday, September 15, 2016. With him are member, Lagos State House of Assembly representing Alimosho constituency I, Hon. Adebisi Yussuf (2nd right; ...

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Gov. Ambode flags off formal commissioning of 114 roads across 57 LGAs and LCDAs in Lagos State

       Pix 01: Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. (Mrs.) Oluranti Adebule (2nd left), cutting the tape to commission Jimoh Street in Ikorodu North LCDA,

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Tension in Ekiti as masquerades sack church, injure worshipper

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti  There is palpable tension in Ado-Ekiti after some masqueraders attacked attacked St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Oke Ila, leaving a worshipper critically injured in the process. 

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