Ogundokun vs Oluwo; State High Court have jurisdiction- Court rules.

Ogundokun vs Oluwo; State High Court have jurisdiction- Court rules.

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. The motion filed to thwart the hearing of the suits filed by Chief Abiola Ogundokun against Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi suffered a set back as the Osun State High Court of Justice dismissed the motion and declared that it has jurisdiction over the matter.  Justice A.O. Ayoola of
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Aftermath of March 9 Governorship election; crisis rocks Lagos PDP, jimi Agbaje dumps the party.

Michael Olanrewaju. Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is currently enmessed in crisis as a fall out of the loss of the March 9, 2019 Governorship and Legislative Assembly elections in which the party lose woefully to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The shimmering crisis between the PDP Governorship candidate, Mr.
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Kwara Speaker rue Etsu Pategi’s loss, express shock.

Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Dr. Ali Ahmad has expressed his deep shock over the demise of the Etsu Patigi, Alhaji Ibrahim Chatta Umar (OON), describing it as a huge loss to the state. A condolence message issued by the speaker’s Special Assistant on Media, Shuaib Abdulkadir in Ilorin on Wednesday further
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Emir of Ilorin mourns Etsu Pategi.

By kehinde Emmanuel, ilorin  The Emir of Ilorin and Chairman Kwara state Traditional Council, Alhaji (Dr) Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has expressed deep shock over the death of the Etsu Patigi, Alhaji Ibrahim Chatta Umar. The emir in his condolence message signed by the National Secretary of Shehu Alimi Foundation for Peace and Development, Mallam Abdulazeez Arowona,
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Nasarawa National Assembly Petition Tribunal grants 3 petitioners application for inspection of electoral materials.

Samson Osuo, Lafia.  The National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia, the Nasarawa state Capital, has on Tuesday granted the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Movement for Nasarawa South Senatorial District, Abdullahi Agwai, permission to inspect electoral materials used in the recently conducted election. Agwai is challenging the victory of
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KWSG says it is owing N30.2bn, not N50.2bn debt.

Michael Olanrewaju. The Kwara State Government clarified that, contrary to public speculation, the state’s current debt portfolio stands at N30,203,632,608.29 with a monthly repayment of N496,367,109.08. According to the State Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Demola Banu, the debt stood at N31,481,082,712.95 in 2017 and N30,751,665,421.83 at the end of 2018, contrary to social media speculation
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Ijesa blackout; Fadahunsi calls for calm, tells IBEDC to be more responsive.

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo The Senator-elect for Osun East Senatorial District (Ife/ Ijesa land), Chief Francis Adenigba Fadahunsi has appealed to all Ijesa sons and daughters to be calm and peaceful.  In a press release by his media assistant, Sam-Segun Progress and made avail able to Spear Gists in Osogbo, Fadahunsi averred that meaningful development can
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Violent protests: Gov. Oyetola orders the shut down of 3 public higher institutions in Ijesa land.

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. Oyetola shuts down College of Education, School of Health Technology and College of Technology Following the unwarranted destruction of public property by irate members of the public in Ilesa, Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola on Monday night, ordered the closure of three higher institutions of learning. The Osun State College of Education,
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Visa racketeer suspect in EFCC net, arraigned.

Olu.Babalola,Ibadan. A suspected visas racketeer, Yomi Samson, was on Monday, March 18, 2019, arraigned before Justice Joyce Abdumalik of the Federal High Court 2, Ibadan, on a three-count charge bordering on possession of fake documents, obtaining money under false pretence and misleading an officer of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Samson (aka Becky
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Protesting irate youths against IBEDC attacks journalists destroy gadgets in Ilesa.

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo No fewer than four journalists were on Monday morning attacked by suspected hoodlums during a protest organized by some youths in Ilesa against the disconnection of electricity in Ijesa zone of Osun community by the management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) over assault on its staff. The aggrieved youths had on
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Boundary dispute between Yakoyo and Moro brews tension in Osun.

Michael Olanrewaju, Osogbo. Boundary dispute between two sleepy peaceful communities of Moro and Yakoyo, in Ife North Local Government currently brews tension leading to communal clash as the former Chief of Army Staff, Genera Alani Akinrinade (RTD.) was accused of instigating violence . The two communities have been at loggerhead over boundary lines , which
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Sen. Adokwe drags Al-Makura to Tribunal, challenges his victory.

Samson Osuo, Lafia. The Senator representing Nasarawa South Senatorial District and Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the recently conducted election, Suleiman Adokwe has gone to the Tribunal to challenge the victory of the state Governor Tanko Al-Makura. Adokwe who is the current Senator representing the district in the National Assembly contested with
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Gov. Sani-Bello charges 9th NASS members-elect to be loyal to party.

Tunde  Bolaji – Minna   The governor of Niger state,  Abubakar Sani-Bello has admonished all members of National Assembly-elect from the state to be good ambassadors of the state. He also charged them to  represent the state with renewed resolve to attract more socioeconomic development to the people of the state. This was contained in a
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Group tasks Kwara Gov-elect on good governance, accountability.

A group in Kwara, Elites Network for Sustainable Development (ENetSuD), has called on the Governor-elect, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq to make good governance, transparency and accountability the hallmarks of his administration The Coordinator of the group, Dr Alagbonsi Abdullateef made the call on Sunday in Ilorin in the congratulatory message to the governor-elect and all the elected
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