State creation: North wants fresh vote •May insist on head count •Reversal would mean annulment —Southern delegates

AS northern and southern delegates to the national conference held series of crucial meetings on Sunday night to strategise on the vexed issues of state creation and delisting of local governments from the constitution, both sides are also reportedly working on options available to them, including the possibility of another round of voting.ADVERTISEMENTTo this end,…

Police van burnt over death of 3 in Lagos

A police patrol van was, on Sunday morning, set ablaze by an angry mob, while some policemen were injured, as hoodlums protested the death of a commercial motorcyclist at Awoyaya area of Ajah, Lagos State.ADVERTISEMENTThe mob was reportedly angered by the death of the commercial motorcyclist and his two passengers, when they were being chased…

States Creation: North & South head for showdown

A stormy session is expected today as Northern and Southern delegates at the ongoing National Conference head for a showdown over power configurations in the consideration of the report of the Committee on Devolution of Powers. The North, Vanguard learnt, is especially concerned with recommendations of the committee adopted last Thursday that could put the…