News from States

Edo PDP candidate convoy attacked, two cars damaged

The gubernatorial campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, was on Thursday halted after some youths attacked his campaign team in Jattu, Etsako West Local Government Area, and damaged at least two vehicles in his convoy.

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Tragedy as four United Nations officials drown in Ekiti dam

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti Tragedy struck on Thursday as four World Bank officials have reportedly drowned at Egbe Dam in Egbe Ekiti, Gbonyin Local Government Area of Ekiti State. The incidence was confirmed by the Police Public Relations Officer in charge of the state, Mrs Folasade Akinrinmola who said that the incident occurred on Wednesday’s night. He added that the ...

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Kano Assembly orders removal of Kwakwanso’s inscription from public buildings

By Musa Madobi, Kano Members of the Kano State House of Assembly have ordered the immediate removal of all inscriptions identifying with the immediate past Governor Rabiu Musa Kwakwanso from public buildings in Kano metropolis and other local government areas of the state.

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Kaduna lawmaker Ibrahim Ismail kidnapped

A member of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, Ibrahim Ismail, has been abducted.

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Ambode approves N15.5m for varsity entrepreneurs

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the sum of N15.5million as seed funding and grants for final year students enrolled in the Ready.Set.Work (RSW) programme. The initiative is an entrepreneurship and employability training programme for final year students of tertiary institutions in Lagos State, aimed at preparing them for economic productivity as value-creating employees ...

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LASG begins training, accreditation of bus conductors 

The Lagos State Drivers’ Institute (LASDRI) has called on bus conductors operators in the state to be civil in their dealings with commuters and other road users. Making the call on Monday was the Chief Executive Officer of the Lagos State Drivers Institute, Mr Philip Ogunlade in his address at a one-day training and accreditation of bus conductors in the ...

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PICTURES: LAGOS HOSTS FEDERAL AND STATES SECURITY ADMINISTRATORS’ MEETING AT ADEYEMI BERO AUDITORUM, ALAUSA

PIX 5557 L-R: Permanent Secretary, Special Services Office, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Amb. Aminu Nebegu; Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. (Mrs.) Oluranti Adebule and Secretary to the State Government,  Mr. Tunji Bello during the Federal and States Security Administrators’ meeting at the Adeyemi Bero Auditorium, Alausa, Ikeja, on Thursday, August 18, 2016.   PIX ...

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Insecurity: Nigeria Navy unveils 30 homemade gunboats, vehicles

By Joshua Olalekan, Lagos The Nigerian Navy has inaugurated 39 gun boats and 45 operational vehicles to assist it fight against criminalities in parts of the country. According to the Navy, 30 of the boats were built in Nigeria by naval personnel in Port Harcourt. Speaking at the inauguration, Minister of State for Defence, Mohammad Dan-Ali, said that the gun ...

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LASG BRIEFS PRESS ON PLANS TO EMBARK ON MULTIFACETED PROJECTS ACROSS THE STATE AT BAGUADA KALTHO PRESS CENTRE, ALAUSA

PICTURES: LASG BRIEFS PRESS ON PLANS TO EMBARK ON MULTIFACETED PROJECTS ACROSS THE STATE AT BAGUADA KALTHO PRESS CENTRE, ALAUSA PIX 0274, 0235 & 0108 L-R: Commissioner for Works & Infrastructure, Engr. Ganiyu Johnson; Commissioner for Energy & Mineral Resources, Mr. Wale Oluwo; Commissioner for Information & Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde and Special Adviser, Office of Overseas Affairs & Investment ...

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LAGOS TO COMMENCE CONSTRUCTION OF PEN CINEMA FLY-OVER

LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT OFFICE OF THE CHIEF PRESS SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNOR BAGAUDA KALTHO PRESS CENTRE The Secretariat, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria P.M.B. 1613, Ikeja, Telegram: GOVLAG, Telephone: 01-7743710 PRESS RELEASE LAGOS TO COMMENCE CONSTRUCTION OF PEN CINEMA FLY-OVER …Begins Deployment Of 13,000 CCTVs, 6,000 Street Lights In October …To Remove Three Roundabouts On Lekki-Epe Expressway The Lagos State Government on ...

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