News from States

Panic as land grabbers clash in Festac

There was pandemonium at Festac Town in Amuwo Odofin, Lagos, on Friday morning after some hoodlums engaged in gun duel.

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EU offers assistance to Jigawa on economic diversification 

By Haruna Hadejia, Dutse  The European Union (EU) has promised to work with Jigawa State Government in the areas of agriculture and solid minerals development. 

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LASG spends N115bn on capital projects in six months

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has stated that his administration expended over N115.624billion to carry out capital projects between January and June this year.

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Pensioners in Akwa Ibom protest non-payment of gratuities

By Williams Akan, Uyo  Local Government pensioners in Akwa Ibom State have stormed the Government House in Uyo, the state capital, to protest the non-payment of their pension arrears and gratuities. 

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Traditional rulers in South-East appeal to youths to embrace dialogue

Some traditional rulers from the South-East geo-political zone of the country had appealed to youth groups currently agitating for self-determination of the zone to dialogue with the Federal Government.

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Four die in reprisal attacks in farmers, herdsmen feud in Niger

By Isa Lapai, Minna No fewer than four persons have lost their lives in a reprisal attack between Fulanis and farmers in Barakuta village in Bosso Local Government area of Niger State.

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Mob burns two accused of witchcraft to death in Cross River

By Samuel Ita, Calabar Two elderly men accused of witchcraft were set ablaze by an angry mob last week in Ikot Effanga community of Akpabuyo Local Government area of Cross River State.

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Lagos taskforce arrests 40 hoodlums at Oshodi

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Operatives of the Lagos State Task Force on Friday arrested 40 notorious miscreants and hoodlums at their different hide-outs in Oshodi.

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Herdsmen attacks leave 81 dead in Benue

Survivors and victims of herdsmen attacks in Logo and Ukum council areas in Benue State have been recounting how 81 persons were killed in the last two weeks.

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Avengers claim responsibility for Bayelsa pipeline attacks

The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), Friday, claimed responsibility for attacks on Agip pipelines.

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