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The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has called for death penalty for kidnappers in the state to help put an end to kidnapping.

Osun: Oluwo of Iwo suspended for six months

Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, was on Friday suspended for the duration of six months by the Osun State Council of Traditional Rulers, following an alleged physical assault on a fellow monarch.
Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs. Funke Egbemode

Osun: Oluwo, Agbowu’s fight unfortunate

The Osun State Government has described as unfortunate and avoidable, the face-off between the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi and the Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa town, Oba Dhikrulahi Akinropo, during a peace meeting at the office of the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of zone 11, Bashir Makama, last Friday.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has shed more light into why full commercial flight operation is yet to commence in Bayelsa International Airport, in Ammassoma, near the state capital despite its inauguration about six months ago.

Governor Dickson to commission Bayelsa Airport on Monday

The Bayelsa International Airport will be formally commissioned on Monday, February 10, 2020, the State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel Iworiso-Markson has said.

Oba of Benin visits Etsu Nupe

Omo N’oba N’edo Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin and Chairman Edo State Council of Traditional Rulers, over the weekend paid a royal visit to his Niger State counterpart, the Etsu Nupe and chairman Niger State Council of Traditional rulers, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar in the ancient city of Bida, Niger State.
Senator Hope Uzodinma as Governor of Imo State

Governor Uzodinma: Assess me after one year in office

Imo Governor Hope Uzodinma has pleaded with the people of the state to be patient with his administration and assess his performance after one year in office.

Governor Wike, Dakuku Peterside clash over address to Rivers traditional rulers

Dr. Dakuku Peterside has alleged that the recent address by Governor Nyesom Wike to traditional rulers in Rivers State is “demeaning, unbecoming, irresponsible and unbefitting” from someone who occupies such a dignified office.
The Attah Igala and President Kogi State Traditional Council HRM Dr Micheal Ameh Oboni II have conferred Igala traditional title on Governor, Yahaya Bello as the Oga-Onu-ogu- Attah of the Igala kingdom. 1

Attah Igala: Why I conferred on Kogi governor highest chieftaincy title

After a week of the conferment of chieftaincy title of ‘Ogah Ogwu-Attah’ on Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, which sparked public criticisms, the Attah Igala, Dr Michael Idakwo Ameh Oboni II over the weekend in Abuja insisted that the governor deserved the title.
Priscilla Emehelu Ngozi

Enugu chief judge backs alternative dispute resolution

Chief Judge of Enugu State, Justice Ngozi Emehelu, has expressed support for adoption of Alternative Dispute Resolution in resolving disputes in the state, South East zone and Nigeria in general.

Monarch urges Southeast governors to initiate anti-grazing laws

HRH Eze Philip Ajomiwe, the chairman of Umuahia North Council of Traditional Rulers, has asked the Southeast Governors’ Forum to initiate laws that would ban the movement of cows in the zone.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor ignores aggrieved monarchs, swears in new council chairman

Ekiti State Governor Dr. Kayode Fayemi on Thursday rebuffed protestations by the aggrieved 17 prominent traditional rulers arising from the appointment of Alawe of Ilawe Ekiti, Oba Adebanji Alabi, as the Chairman of the council.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Governor Wike: Rivers remains safe for business, development

Wike described as unfortunate failed attempt by the former state governor, Chibuike Amaechi, to de-market the state on NTA Tuesday live, where he (Amaechi) claimed that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration could not extend railway to Rivers, due to alleged insecurity.

PDP accuses Governor Okorocha of defrauding Imo residents

The Imo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has accused the governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha, of using the recent traditional rulers peace summit in Owerri, the state capital, to rip-off the citizens of huge fund.

Governor Okorocha: Igbo most misrepresented ethnic group in Nigeria

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has said that “the problem with our country Nigeria is that they don’t understand the people called Igbo.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

President Buhari seeks Ekiti Obas’ support for re-election

President Muhammadu Buhari has pleaded with Ekiti obas to support his re-election bid and government for sustainable peace in Ekiti State and beyond.

Tor Tiv urges federal government to fulfil promise to Benue IDPs

Prof. James Ayatse, the Tor Tiv and chairman, Benue State Council of Traditional Rulers, has decried the alleged Federal Government inability to fulfil its promise to provide shelter to Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in Benue State one year after they were chased out of their ancestral homes by invading armed herdsmen.

Elections: Tor Tiv sues for peace amongst political parties

The Tor Tiv, Prof James Ayatse, has warned politicians in the state against indulging in acts capable of causing chaos and other electoral malpractices during the forthcoming polls.

Usani Usani expresses concern over environmental hazard in Niger Delta

Dr Usani Uguru Usani, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, has expressed concern over the negative impacts of environmental damage in Niger Delta region.

Imo guber: Rochas Okorocha attacks Achike Udenwa, Archbishop Obinna for supporting Hope Uzodinma

The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Monday lashed out at the Catholic Archbishop of the Owerri Diocese, Most Reverend Anthony Obinna, saying the cleric along with ex-governor Achike Udenwa; his kinsman, Ezekiel Izuogu; and a former chairman of the state Council of Traditional Rulers, Eze Cletus Ilomuanya, had pathological hatred for both the All Progressives Congress, APC and President Muhammadu Buhari.

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