News from States

PDP govt spends N2.1b on sweets, juice annually~ Kaduna Commissioner

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye The Kaduna State Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Alhaji Mohammad Abdulahi, on Saturday, alleged that the previous Peoples Democratic Party-led administration in the state spent 2.1billion on sweets, juice and food, annually.

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Osun assembly calls for preservation of Yoruba heritage

The Osun House of Assembly  has called for the preservation and development of Yoruba historical cultural heritage towards economic development.

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Gunmen Abduct ex-Ekiti Lawmaker’s wife, demand N40m Ransom

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye Armed men have kidnapped the wife of a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Mr. Ajibola Oyedele.

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Oba’s coronation: Ogiamien family pledges loyalty to Oba of Benin

 By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye   The Ogiamien family of Benin kingdom has pledged loyalty to the throne of the Oba of Benin.    It said it was prepared to participate in the coronation of the new Oba scheduled to hold on October 20 even if the reigning Ogiamien, Chief Osarobo Okuonghae, failed to return to Nigeria.    Speaking after an ...

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Ekiti Assembly Member-Elect Writes Fayose, Demands Swearing-In

 By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye   Ekiti State House of Assembly member-elect, Toyin Obayemi, has called on Governor Ayo Fayose to prevail on Speaker Kola Oluwawole to obey the court order that he be sworn in to represent Ado Ekiti Constituency 1.

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Wild Jubilation Erupts In Osun as Aregbesola Releases N797m for Take off of New LGs, LCDAs

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye The Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, has approved the release of a sum of N797 million as take-off grant to the newly created Local Council Developments Areas, Area Councils and Administrative Offices in the state.

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Edo: I ‘ll Use All Constitutional Means to Upturn Obaseki’s Victory and Expose Fraud Perpetrated by INEC~ Ize Iyamu

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State for September 28 election gubernatorial election, Pastor Ize Iyamu has called for calm among his supporters and the people of the state, promising to upturn the victory recorded for his opponent and eventual winner, Mr. Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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Road Users Begs Buhari, Fashola to Rehabilitate Ijora-Alaka Link Road in Lagos

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye Some motorists on Friday renewed the call on the Federal Government to carry out a comprehensive rehabilitation of the Ijora-Alaka link road to save road users from hardship.

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Excellence in Education, My Most Important Achievement Since I defeated Fayemi -Fayose

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye Ekiti State governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has said the feat achieved in the education sector is the most important achievement of his government since he defeated former Governor of the state, Kayode Fayemi to clinch a second term in office two year ago.

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I Have No Love for My Husband Any More, Woman Tells Court

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye A 35-year-old housewife, Salamat Jawondo, has told an Ilorin Area Court that she had no love and passion for her husband any more.

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