News from States

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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Benin crown prince to move to traditional palace at Uselu

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin

 

The Benin crown prince, Eheneden Erediauwa is set to move to his traditional palace in the town of Uselu.

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Conflagration consumes Igbo-dominated mart in Abuja

 ...Traders lose goods worth of N500 million

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

 Last Sunday was a day that will ever remain indelible in the minds of Igbo traders in a tyre-selling market known as Tyre Plaza in Apo District of Abuja

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Oyo set to appoint caretakers for councils soon

By Ismaila Akanji, Ibadan

 

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi will soon roll out the list containing names of caretaker chairmen for the 33 local governments in the state.

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Court nullifies revocation letters to home owners in Ekiti  

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti

 Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti has set aside revocation letters by Ekiti State Housing Corporation to home owners at Irewolede Estate in the state capital.

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Two die, as cultists clash in Ondo

By Samuel Faleye, Akure

 Two persons reportedly  lost their lives in Ondo,headquarters of Ondo west local government area of the state,  following a bloody clash involving two rival cult groups in the ancient town.

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Police allays fears of Boko Haram sect in Edo

 

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin

 

Following the Multiple bomb explosions on Tuesday in Benin City, the Edo State Police Command has dismissed suggestion that the dreaded insurgent sect, Boko Haram might have infiltrated the state.

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Businessman drags ex-DPO, two other to court for assault

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti 

An Ado-Ekiti based businessman, Mayowa Oluwanisomo, has dragged a police officer, Olusegun Atanda, to a Federal High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti

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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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