Category: Society

Another Ex-Ondo Commissioner Dies

Barely five days after a former Commissioner for Information in Ondo State, Ranti Akerele, died in the state, another Commissioner has kicked the bucket. This time, it is the former Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Akerele Adu. He served under the administration of former Governor Adebayo Adefarati, who died in 2007. Adu died at…

Aproko247 can authoritatively report that the Permanent Secretary of Lagos State Television, LTV 8, Ikeja, Lekan Ogunbanwo, has left the organisation in that capacity. Information available at our disposal confirms that the astute broadcaster has now been redeployed to the Parastatal Ministry Office, PMO, also in Alausa, Ikeja. The redeployment was approved by the state…

The Ekiti State government has inaugurated a committee to look into the creation of Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, in the state. Justice Akin Ajakaiye, a renowned historian, was named as Chairman of the committee. The state governor, Kayode Fayemi, speaking at the inauguration of the committee, which was held at Lady Jibowu Hall, Government…

BREAKING: 1 Feared Dead In Onitsha Riot

Information reaching Aproko247 from the city of Onitsha, Anambra State indicates that there was pandemonium in the area on Wednesday morning. Some residents of the commercial city confirmed to this magazine that some members of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, unleashed terror on some Northerners in the area.…

Amosun Begs Journalists

The governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, has apologised to journalists in the state for the attack on them on Thursday by some suspected party thugs. Amosun, speaking on Friday at a press conference in Abeokuta, the state capital, described the incident as unfortunate and assured that his administration will work to avoid such from…

Kwara Dep Gov’s ADC Slumps, Dies

Tragedy was let loose on Wednesday in Ilorin, Kwara State, when the Aide de Camp, ADC, to the Deputy Governor of the state, Gaya Mark, slumped and died while reportedly controlling traffic for his boss, Elder Peter Kishira. It was learnt that the late police officer may have died of a cardiac arrest as he…

Jang Calls Plateau Attack Barbaric

The Plateau State governor, Jonah Jang, has condemned Monday’s attack in Shonong in Riyom local government area of the state by some gunmen. The incident left over 30 persons dead, mainly children, women and old men. In a statement released on Tuesday by the state Commissioner for Information and Communication, Yiljap Abraham, the governor described…