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Funmi Falana

Funmi Falana: Sex offenders’ register can’t stop rapists

A human rights lawyer and the founder, Women Empowerment and Legal Aids, Mrs Funmi Falana, said on Monday that the opening of offenders’ register was not enough to stem incidents of rape and gender-based violence in the country.
Kolawole Taiwo

Appeal Court upholds ex-Lagos deputy speaker’s election into House of Reps

The Court of Appeal has upheld the election of the House of Representatives member, Hon. Taiwo Kolawole, representing Ajeromi/Ifelodun Federal Constituency in Lagos State.

Lagos assemblyman urges residents to refrain from destroying government properties

A Lawmaker in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Lukmon Olumo has beseeched Lagos residents not to destroy government properties.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC sweeps Ekiti council polls as PDP rejects result

The Ekiti State Independent Electoral Commission (EKSIEC) has declared the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winners of the Saturday’s Local Government Council election in the state.
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Herdsmen in shock as thunder kills 17 cows, two sheep in Osun

Some Fulani herdsmen living in Iba in Ifelodun Local Government Area of Osun State at the weekend suffered loss of 17 cows and two sheep when thunder struck them to death.
Fulani herdsmen

Herdsmen leave Osun in droves over thunderstorms

There is presently palpable apprehension among herdsmen in Osun State, as many of them have started moving their cattle in droves from the State over continuous attacks on their cattle by thunderstorms.

Military treats over 300 Mushin residents in free medical outreach

More than 300 residents of Mushin, on Thursday, benefitted from a free medical outreach organised by the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC) in Oshodi, Lagos.
Obafemi Hamzat

Lagos government promises Increase in budgetary allocation to education

Lagos State Government has promised to significantly increase the budgetary allocation to education in the next budget.

Olupako of Share passes on

Abubakar Dosumu, the traditional ruler of Share in Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara South Senatorial District, is dead.

Ekiti assembly reinstates suspended council chairmen, councillors

Ekiti State House of Assembly on Monday reinstated the remaining eight Local Government Chairmen and their councillors who had earlier been suspended.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti government launches community communications programme

Ekiti State government has announced plan to effect maiden launch of its community communications programme today.

Lagos residents raise alarm over incessant shootings

Some residents of Ajeromi/Ifelodun Local Government Area of Lagos State have raised alarm over incessant shootings inside the council secretariat.

Tribunal nullifies election of Osun PDP lawmaker, declares another inconclusive

The Election Petition Tribunal, sitting in Osogbo has nullified the election of Mr. Bamidele Salam, who represents Ede Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Osun tribunal declares election of another PDP lawmaker inconclusive

Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Osogbo, Osun State, has declared the State Assembly Election for Obokun State Constituency inconclusive.

Ekiti Assembly summons ex-governor, ex-speaker over alleged financial impropriety

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has summoned the immediate past Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose to appear before it to throw light on the alleged misappropriation of local government funds while in office.

Kwara steps up response to polio outbreak in seven local councils

The Kwara State Government says it has embarked on vaccination against polio in seven local governments areas of the state in response to an outbreak.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Tribunal: Ajeromi-Ifelodun re-run poll marred by violence, malpractices – witnesses

The Ajeromi-Ifelodun House of Representatives Constituency Election Tribunal sitting at Ikeja, Lagos, has been told by witnesses, who mounted the witness box so far, that the re-run election in the constituency was marred by violence and electoral malpractices.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Governor Abdulrazaq appoints Chief of Staff, SSG, CPS

Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, on Friday announced the appointments of Chief of Staff (CoS), Secretary to the State Government (SSG) and Chief Press Secretary (CPS).

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Harry, Meghan threaten legal action over photos of duchess

Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have issued a legal warning over photographs of the duchess walking her dogs in Canada, British media reported on Tuesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari condemns terrorist killing of CAN chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has strongly condemned the terrorist killing of Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa state, describing it as cruel, inhuman and deliberately provocative, his spokesman, Garba Shehu, his spokesman said.

Governor Ortom’s victory at Supreme Court, true reflection of Benue electorate’s decision – ex-minister

Former Minister of State, Education and Chairman Benue State Civil Service Commission, Professor Jerry Agada, has described Governor Samuel Ortom’s victory at the Supreme Court as a true reflection of Benue electorates’ decision at the last general elections.
Nnia Nwodo

Imo guber: Ohanaeze disowns Uche Okwukwu

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has disowned reports credited to its suspended National Secretary, Bar Uche Okwukwu, noting that it has no opinion on the ranging controversy over Supreme Court judgment on the 2019 governorship election in Imo state.
Deeply worried by the spread of arms among bandits in Zamfara State, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle said he was taking the option of instructing the security to invite former governor Abdulaziz Yari to explain the whereabouts of about 1000 AK47, he, the former governor allegedly purchased with the state’s funds in 2013.

Governor Matawalle: My decision to build new government house, airport final

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has said his decision to build a new Government House as well as an airport is final, no matter the criticism from his political opponents.