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As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Why Taraba governor is ‘working from Abuja’ – aide

An aide to the Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has explained why his principal has been away in Abuja for close to two months now.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu stated this during a courtesy visit to Lagos House, Ikeja by the Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, (FIRS) Mr. Muhammad Nami.

FIRS, Lagos to tackle non-payment of taxes

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and the Lagos State Government will collaborate to tackle non-payment of taxes by individuals and companies.

SON to establish laboratories in six geo-political zones

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says it has concluded plans to establish laboratories in the six ge-opolitical zones for testing products and ensuring standardisation in the country.
Stakeholders in the capital market have stressed the need to attract private and domestic capital for funding of critical infrastructure in the country.

Federal government urged to seek domestic capital for infrastructure funding

Stakeholders in the capital market have stressed the need to attract private and domestic capital for funding of critical infrastructure in the country.
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Federal government urged to seek private, domestic capital for infrastructure funding

Stakeholders in the capital market on Thursday stressed the need to attract private and domestic capital for funding of critical infrastructure in the country.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Governor Abdulrazaq: Our agenda for cocoa in Kwara

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has revealed that his administration has raised 50,000 hybrid Cocoa seedlings meant for distribution to farmers at affordable prices moment they mature in 18 months.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Group lauds Sokoto governor for paying new minimum wage

The support group of Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state (AMWATA), has lauded the governor for paying the new national minimum wage approved by the Federal Government.

Niger governor signs 2020 Appropriation Bill into law

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has signed the 2020 Appropriation Bill of N155,459,814,700.12 into law.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger has commended the efforts of Mr Hamzat Adekunle with state code number NG-19C-1696, for conducting free diabetes tests for 65 persons in the camp.

N33,000 allowance approved by federal government for NYSC members

The Federal Government has approved the payment of N33,000 as monthly allowance for members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).
Simon Lalong

Plateau earmarks N6.6 million for students’ scholarship

Plateau State government has earmarked the sum of six hundred and six million, seven hundred and seventy thousand naira (N606, 770, 000.00) for the payment of scholarship allowances to students studying within and outside the country.
Simon Lalong

Plateau government to spend N1 billion on election in four local councils

Plateau State Government has budgeted the sum of N1 billion for the acquisition of election materials for local government election in four council areas where elections were suspended last year due to insecurity.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: Use of presidential jet for private event by President Buhari’s family illegal

Femi Falana, senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to stop members of his family from using aircraft in the presidential fleet.
Aminu Masari

Katsina governor signs 2020 appropriation bill into law

Kaduna State Governor Aminu Bello Masari has signed into law the state’s 2020 Appropriation Bill. The House of Assembly had reduced the Governor’s total budget proposal from an initial sum of N249 billion to N244 billion.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Group backs Governor AbdulRazaq over revocation of Ile Arugbo

A group called ‘Kwara Elders of Thought’ has expressed support for Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, for approving the revocation of a piece of land which had hosted the controversial ‘Ile Arugbo’ (Old people’s home) owned by the late Dr Olusola Sara­ki.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Labour issues 21 days ultimatum to Niger government over minimum wage

The Niger state chapter of the Organized Labour has handed down a 21 days ultimatum to the state government to pay the 30,000 new minimum wage or face an indefinite strike action.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has signed the 2020 budget of the state into law.

Lagos governor signs N1.168 trillion 2020 budget, promises over 90 percent implementation

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday signed the State’s N1.168 Trillion 2020 Budget into law, promising over 90 per cent implementation.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has signed the 2020 budget of the state into law.

Lagos governor signs 2020 budget into law

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has signed the 2020 budget of the state into law.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari pledges new reforms in key sectors

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday pledged new reforms in the nation’s education, healthcare and water sanitation.

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The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

Jailed former PDP spokesperson Olisa Metuh’s lawyer vows to appeal judgement

The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

NERC orders metering of electricity consumers by April 30

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to ensure that electricity consumers are metered by April 30.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three teachers arrested for defiling teenage students in Ekiti

The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
Nigerian table tennis player, Cecilia Edem Effiong.

Minister hails taekwondo, table tennis qualifiers

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.

Hisbah apprehend woman for marring two husbands in Kano

A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.