News from States

Tragedy in Ondo town as man beheads three year-old niece 

By Samuel Faleye, Akure

 

Tragedy occurred on Tuesday night at Ilepa quarters in Ikare-Akoko, Akoko North East local government area of Ondo State when a 42 year-old man, Mr. Samuel Omosaba allegedly beheaded his three year-old niece, Adubarin Kola.

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Lagos court condemns two to death for armed robbery

By Dotun Omolaja, Lagos

A state High Court sitting in Ikeja, has sentenced two men, Omoilodan Seun and Gbenga Kayode to death by hanging for armed robbery.

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Court adjourns in case of female lawyer’s murder of spouse to March 1 

By Ismaila Akanji, Ibadan 

 

A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Ibadan has adjourned the case of a female lawyer, Mrs Yewande Oyediran, who was alleged have killed her husband in Ibadan to March 1 for mention. 

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Man, 60 docked by police for raping minor in Abia 

By Achike Uchenna, Umuahia 

 

A sixty year old man, Okereze Mang has been arraigned before a magistrate court sitting in Umuahia, Abia State capital over alleged rape he committed on a seven year old girl. 

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Manhunt for fleeing husband accused of killing his wife

 By Tony Ehighiale, Benin

 

Men of the Edo State Police Command have begun manhunt for a 30-year old man identified as Henry Ekukpe who reportedly killed by his wife simply known as Patience.

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Northern governors flay senator over comments on loans from Islamic Bank

 By Baba Kura Mallam, Maiduguri 

 

Chairman of the Governors Forum in the 19 states making up the Northern region of the country, Governor Kashim Shettima has faulted the remarks of the Senate Vice Chairman, Committee on Foreign and Domestic Debts,

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Northern governors flay senator over comments on loans from Islamic Bank

 By Baba Kura Mallam, Maiduguri 

 

Chairman of the Governors Forum in the 19 states making up the Northern region of the country, Governor Kashim Shettima has faulted the remarks of the Senate Vice Chairman, Committee on Foreign and Domestic Debts,

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Ikere youths protest state destruction of monarch’s billboards

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti

 

Youths in the sleepy town of Ikere Ekiti have gone on rampage by protesting the destruction of a billboard bearing the picture of the Olukere of Ikere Ekiti, Oba Ganiyu Ayodele Obasoyin, by agents of the State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose.

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Ebonyi takes delivery of equipment for rice production

By Achike Uchenna, Abakaliki

 

Ebonyi State Government has taken delivery of a new set of D8 bulldozers for the tilling of farmlands in preparation for this year's planting season in the state.

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Niger Delta communities give Fulani settlers 14-day ultimatum to leave

By Fegor Oghene and Samuel Tombra 

 

Communities in Delta and Bayelsa states have given Fulani herdsmen living in their villages two weeks ultimatum to leave.

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