News from States

Lagos denies demolishing Otodo Gbame community

…Cautions Against Spreading Of Unverified News On Social Media The Lagos State Government on Thursday denied the unsubstantiated claims being circulated in some sections of the media and on social media of its involvement in the fire incident that took place in Otodo Gbame Community in Lekki area of the State last Wednesday.

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$29.9bn loan: Lagos lawmakers back Buhari

Some Lagos State lawmakers on Wednesday supported President Muhammadu Buhari’s bid to seek external loan of $29.9 billion to provide infrastructure to revamp the economy. The lawmakers told Blackface News in interviews that the step was necessary to bring the country out of recession. According to them, infrastructure development will attract local and foreign investment needed for economic growth. Mr ...

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Otodo-Gbame Community Protests To Lagos Assembly Over Destruction of Property By Government

Scores of residents of Otodo-Gbame Community in Lekki Area of Lagos State on Monday staged a protest to the Lagos State House of Assembly over alleged destruction of their properties by agents of the state government. Some of their placards read; “Enough of this injustice, save us from Elegushi,” “We want freedom, stop killing our people. The King Elegushi and ...

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Spiritualist Dupe and Had Sex deliverance With Woman In Lagos

A 35-year old fake spiritualist, Lukman Olanrewaju has been arrested and charged before a Lagos court after he lured and engaged a woman, Adeniran Mutiat Jumoke on a three-day marathon sex deliverance under false pretense of curing her from abject poverty. The incident happened at 14, Akinlegan Street, off Dele Ara Bus stop, Abaranje, Ikotun, outskirts of Lagos where the ...

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Ekiti Speaker condemns Thursday armed robbery in Otun

. . .Seeks more policemen for state Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Right Honourable (Pastor) Kola Oluwawole, has condemned the robbery of two banks in Otun-Ekiti, in Moba Local Government Area of the state, on Thursday, in which four persons were reportedly killed, pleading with authorities to make more policemen available in the state.

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Ogundokun donates LCDA Secretariat to Osun as Aregbesola debunk retrenchment rumor 

The state Government of Osun on Thursday denounced the rumours making the round that the current administration has concluded plans to tactically retrench workers in the state through compulsory leave order given recently.

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Al-Makura gives plots of land, cash to Federation Cup finalists

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye Nasarawa State governor, Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, has offered plots of land and N10 million cash to management and players of Nasarawa United Football Club for reaching the Federation Cup Finals for the first time.

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Lagos Police Restore calm to Lekki Communities, rescues 2-day old baby

The Lagos State Police Command on Wednesday intervened to restore calm during a clash between two communities in Otodogbami area of Ikate, Lekki Phase 1, rescuing a two-day old baby in the process.

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Bizarre: 4 Chelsea fans lavish N98,000 over Everton rout in Ebonyi

Four Chelsea fans in Abakaliki, lavished N98, 000 on compatriots while celebrating the club’s 5-0 routing of Everton in Saturday’s English Premier League (EPL) match.

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Taraba SUBEB Chairman advocates re-introduction of teachers colleges

Mr Yakubu Agbaizo, the Chairman, Taraba State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), on Saturday, called for reintroduction of teachers colleges (TC) in the nation’s education system to enhance teaching and learning.

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