State of the States

Fayose approves death sentence for cultists

The governor of Ekiti state, Chief Ayodele Fayose has on Monday signed into law, bill prohibiting secret cults and terrorism, noting that anyone caught sponsoring or practicing cultism would be sentenced to death as a punishment ...

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Gov. Ugwuanyi mourns ex-VP, Alex Ekwueme, says ‘a statesman has fallen’

Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has described late former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, as an elder statesman with an abiding love for country and humanity. ...

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Lagos govt bans ‘Okada’, ‘Keke Marwa’ from 520 roads (Full List)

Following the recent controversy surrounding the arrest of Commercial motorcyclists popularly known as ‘Okada’ inside streets in Lagos, the State Government has released 520 routes where motorcycles and tricycles are banned ...

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Oyo provides free 250,000 hectares of land for farming

Oyo State Government on Tuesday disclosed that about 250,000 hectares of arable land have been earmarked for farming as agricultural zone for the use of ...

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Kogi to conduct competency test for public schools teachers

The Kogi State government on Sunday said it would soon conduct competency test for public school teachers across the state to ensure that only capable hands teach ...

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Kogi govt to pay one out of 22 months salary arrears

The organized Labour in Kogi State has suspended its seven week-old strike following government’s promise to pay workers one month salary out of the 22 ...

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Gov. el-Rufai makes public Kaduna teachers’ competency test scripts

Governor Nasir El-Rufai yesterday shared some scripts of the primary four competency test conducted for primary school teachers on his personal twitter handle ...

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Senate approves $350m World Bank loan for Ogun

The Senate at plenary on Thursday approved 350 million dollars World Bank loan for Ogun State Development Policy Operation (DPO) as contained in the 2016-2018 Rolling Plan. ...

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Gov. Bello imposes 24-hr emergency curfew in Kogi

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has imposed an emergency 24 hours curfew on five local government area of the state ...

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After Zuma statue, Okorocha set to confer chieftaincy title on Liberian President

Governor Rochas Okorocha, of Imo state, Tuesday, announced the coming of the Liberian President, Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, on Thursday, just as he said she will be conferred with a chieftaincy title and a road named after her ...

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