News from States

Bariga L.C.D.A Sole Administrator urges youths to embrace youth empowerment programme.

…… in line with Governor Ambode’s directive on zero tolerance for street trading and hawking. As National Image takes its youth empowerment and leadership programme to Bariga Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Lagos,

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Oyo lawmaker shot dead

Gideon Aremu, Chairman, Oyo State House of Assembly Committee on Information and Security, has been shot to death by gunmen at his residence.

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S/Court affirms appointment of Gbadamosi as Olofa of Offa

The Supreme Court on Friday affirmed the appointment of Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi, Okikiola Esuwoye II, as the Olofa of Offa in Kwara.

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Ambode swears-in new LASIEC, tasks members on credible poll

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has sworn-in the Chairman and members of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) with a charge on them to live above board and be fair to all parties in the discharge of their duties.

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Ekiti workers accuses labour leaders of betrayal over strike

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti  Civil servants in Ekiti State have accused labour leaders of betraying them by agreeing to a one month pay out of the six months owed them by the state government. 

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Niger governor’s wife seeks justice for toddler victim of genital mutilation

By Isa Lapai, Minna  Wife of Niger State Governor, Dr. Amina Abubakar Bello has described the cutting off of the genital of four months old baby, Buhari Dauda by his stepmother as an horrendous act and the height of wickedness. 

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Hijab crisis: Group urges parents, clerics on enforcement of court order

By Akeeb Alarape, Osogbo  A group, the Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN), has urged Muslim parents and clerics in Osun State not to enforce the court order on usage of Hijab by female students in public schools in the state. 

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Borno police confirm failed suicide bid on mosque

By Baba Kura Mallam, Maiduguri  Borno State Police Command has confirmed a failed suicide attack targeting worshipers at a mosque in Maiduguri. 

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Dangote set to build N140B sugar factory in Niger

By Isa Lapai, Minna Niger State government has assured investors that their investment will thrive as Dangote Industries Limited conclude plans for the take off of a N148 billion Sugar factory in the state.

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Olubadan tasks parents on use of Yoruba language at home

By Ismaila Akanji, Ibadan Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji has called on parents to encourage their wards to speak and learn Yoruba Language, noting that any tribe whose language lost is doomed.

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