News from States

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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Lagos court remands driver, motorcyclist for alleged rape

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos  An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos yesterday remanded a driver, Innocent Agbidi and a commercial motorcyclist, Lateef Adeleke, for alleged rape of two 13-year-old girls (names withheld.) 

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OPC members protest, demand release of union members

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti  Some protesters believed to be members of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) have demanded the release of members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Ado-Ekiti Prisons. 

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PDP kicks as INEC bows to pressure to shift Edo poll

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Indications have emerged that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) may have decided to shift the governorship poll in Edo State scheduled for Saturday.

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LASG procures, commercialises tree-transplanting equipment

By Joshua Olalekan, Lagos The Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment, Dr Babatunde Adejare, on Saturday said that the state government had procured three tree-planting spades, to guarantee the sustainability of its greening programme.

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 Recession: Sokoto recalls 39 students from UAE

Sokoto State Government has given approval for the transfer back home of its 39 students currently studying in various schools in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

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Buhari arrives Osogbo

L-R: Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and President Muhammadu Buhari acknowledging cheers from Osogbo residents during the commissioning ceremonies of newly constructed Osogbo High School complex in Osogbo on Thursday…

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Buhari visits Osun

L-R: Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole; Wife of Osun State Governor, Alhaja Sherifat Aregbesola; Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi; Osun State Deputy Governor. Chief (Mrs) Grace Titilayo Laoye-Tomori; Osun State Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola and President Muhammadu Buhari during their facility inspection tour of newly constructed Osogbo High School in Osogbo on Thursday…

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President Muhammadu Buhari arrives Osun

L-R: Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi; Osun State Deputy Governor, Chief (Mrs) Grace Titilayo Laoye-Tomori; Wife of the (Osun) State Governor, Alhaja Sherifat Aregbesola; her husband, Governor Rauf Aregbesola; President Muhammadu Buhari; Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambodeand his Borno State counterpart during the commissioning of an ultra-modern complex housing the new Osogbo High School in Osogbo on Thursday…

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Buhari arrives Osun

L-R: Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola with President Muhammadu Buhari during the President’s visit to the state on Thursday…

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