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Enugu Assembly approves new deputy governor

Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State

The Enugu State House of Assembly has confirmed, Ralph Nwoye, as the new deputy governor of the state. The Assembly ratified Nwoye as replacement for Sunday Onyebuchi who was impeached on Tuesday 26 August over allegations that he owned a poultry behind his official quarters where he raised chickens and also for failing to represent […]

Enugu Deputy Gov Impeached Over Poultry Farm

Onyebuchi, Enugu State Deputy Governor

The Enugu State Deputy Governor, Chief Sunday Onyebuchi, has been impeached. He was sacked from office on Tuesday by the State House of Assembly following the adoption of the report of the seven-man panel which investigated the allegations levelled against him by the lawmakers. Many believe his impeachment was instigated by the state Governor, Sullivan […]

Tackling Illegal Mining And Dredging In Lagos

Opinion

By Tayo Ogunbiyi The waterways stretching from Badagry to Epe,  (with a Peninsular in between, a lagoon at the back and the Atlantic in front), Ikorodu to Marina, Badagry to Marina, among others, are nature’s gifts to Lagos. These are coastlines which many people wish for, being  natural habitats yet to be subjected to devastation, […]

Lagos Set To Review Okada Ban

•Commercial motorcycle riders (Okada) in Lagos before their restriction.

Eromosele Ebhomele Commercial motorcycle riders in Lagos State, western Nigeria, may soon have cause to rejoice as the state House of Assembly has agreed to review some of the roads where their operations had been previously restricted. This stand by the members of the House followed constant complaints about police harassments and intimidation by the […]

Hurdles Before The New Lagos Chief Judge

Editorial

On Monday, the Lagos State House of Assembly confirmed Justice Olufunmilayo Olajumoke Atilade as the new Chief Judge of Lagos State following her nomination by Governor Babtunde Fashola. Her elevation comes on the heels of the retirement of Justice Ayotunde Philips from the service. Her Lordship’s appointment was confirmed after she held that office in […]

Impeachment: Nasarawa House rejects probe panel decision

Governor Al-Makura of Nasarawa State

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Tuesday rejected the verdict of the panel set up by the state Chief Judge to investigate 16 allegations of gross misconduct leveled against Governor Tanko Al-Makura. Mohammed Ibaku, the House Committee Chairman of Information, gave the position of the house at a news conference in Abuja. He said […]

Ikorodu Monarch’s Corpse Arrives Lagos

•The late Ayangburen

Eromosele Ebhomele & Damilare Okunola The remains of the late Ayangburen of Ikorodu, Oba Salaudeen Oyefusi, have arrived Lagos from London where he passed on at  the age of 83 on Saturday. Sources close to the palace informed our correspondent on Monday that the body was being awaited in Ikorodu by the traditionalists who are […]

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