News from States

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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Rivers police nab woman, three others over criminal activities

By Tom Amakri, Port Harcourt

 

Men of the Rivers State Police Command have arrested four suspected criminal, including a woman in Port Harcourt, the state capital.

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Osun Assembly Passed Land Use Charge Bill Into Law

By Akeeb Alarape, Osogbo

Osun State House of Assembly, on Monday passed into law, the State Land Use Charge Bill 2016.

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Drama as magistrate bars reporters from court coverage

By Dotun Omolaja, Lagos

 

There was drama at a Lagos Magistrates' Court, Igbosere, after the presiding Chief Magistrate, Mr. H.O Amos told reporters they were not welcome in his courtroom.

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Lawyer faults INEC over Kogi rerun

By Sulaiman Achema, Lokoja  A lawyer, Barrister Onoja Alaji has faulted the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on its stand that the All Progressives Congress (APC), other political parties and their candidates are barred from participating in the rerun election in 1, 988 polling units across 14 local government areas of Kogi State, slated for February 20.  The Kogi State ...

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Residents protest Mosafejo demolition to Lagos Assembly

By Dotun Omolaja, Lagos

 

Residents of Mosafejo community in Oshodi, Lagos state have protested the demolition of their houses by agents of the state Ministry of Physical and Urban Planning.

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