News from States

Edo court remands man 38 for defiling four years old

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin

 

A Magistrate Court sitting in Evbouriaria has a 38-year old man, Igiehon Oreoghene in prison custody for allegedly defiling a 4-year-old girl.

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N458m alleged tax evasion: Ondo Govt goes tough with MTN

 By OreOluwa Akintunde, Akure 

Ondo State Board of Internally Generated Revenue has gone tough with management of MTN telecommunication company in the state for alleged N458 million tax evasion.

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Desist from grazing on government farmlands, Ondo Govt warns cattle herdsman

By OreOluwa Akintunde, Akure

 Ondo State Government has warned all herdsmen across the state to stay away from government farm centres, especially the Ore Agro Business City or face prosecution.  

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‘No political motive behind Lamido’s sons’ suspension’

 By Kabir Hadejia, Dutse

 

Secretary to the Jigawa State Government, Alhaji Abdulkadir Fanini has dismissed insinuations making the rounds suggesting that the suspension of one of the sons of the immediate past governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido Mustapha

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Oshiomhole rates Edo hospital high in healthcare delivery

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin

 

Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has stated that the state’s 200-bed Central Hospital is more beautiful and will be better equipped than many hospitals in Europe and Asia.

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Neighbour stabs pregnant woman to death over N1000

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin

 

A six-month old pregnant woman whose name was given as Mrs. Ikhuoria has been allegedly stabbed to death by her neighbour over N1000.

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Edo police nab woman, 52, for alleged gun running

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin

Police command in Edo State has nabbed a 52-year old woman, who simply gave her name as Maria for alleged gun running.

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Methodist Church moves to forge partnership with Osun on agriculture

BY Akeeb Alarape, Osogbo

The Methodist Church of Nigeria has on Monday expressed its willingness to partner with Osun State Government in agriculture by going into mechanised farming.

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Lagos reads riot act to illegal abattoir operators

By Dotun Omolaja, Lagos

Lagos State Government has read the riot act to operators of illegal abattoirs and slaughter slabs in the state. 

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Probe panel receives 20 memoranda over Kwara communal clash

By Toyin Durosinlohun, Ilorin

The Judicial Commission of Enquiry investigating the causes of last month communal clash between Share and Tsaragi communities in Kwara State has received 20 memoranda from members of the public. 

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