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Governor Obiano, monarchs to tackle herdsmen crisis, crimes in Southeast, others

Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano has expressed his administration’s readiness to tackle the growing menace of herdsmen amongst other criminal tendencies by unscrupulous individuals across the state.

Governor Bala Mohammed rejects state police

Mohammed pointed out that his administration would not accept the idea of constituting state police due to its ethno-political implications.

June 12: Lots of what MKO Abiola stood for yet to manifest in polity...

The Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide (YCYW) on Wednesday in Lagos described President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration and celebration of June 12 as “Democracy Day” as a new dawn of hope.

Federal government declares Wednesday public holiday

In line with the enactment into law of June 12 annually as Democracy Day in Nigeria, the Federal Government has declared Wednesday, June 12, 2019, as Public Holiday to commemorate the maiden National Democracy Day.

PDP attacks APC over Dubai trip for Osun council chairmen

Peoples Democratic Party, Osun State chapter, on Sunday berated the state government and the ruling All Progressives Congress over planned 10-day official trip by chairmen of 68 local government areas and local council development authorities in the state to the United Arab Emirates.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde: Why my government‘ll establish anti-graft agency

Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, has said his administration will establish an anti-corruption agency that will be empowered to beam its searchlight on any individual and body in the state with a view to fighting graft to a standstill.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Governor AbdulRazaq denies alleged sack of workers

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has denied rumours of his alleged sacking of some workers in the state civil service.
The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, stressing that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over in the state.

Governor Obaseki: Time for sharing govt money is over in Edo

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, stressing that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over in the state.

President Buhari: I will not allow criminals, mass murderers to hold Nigeria to ransom

President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured Nigerians that under no circumstances would criminals and mass murderers be allowed to hold the country to ransom, assuring that ‘‘their days are numbered because this administration will pursue them relentlessly and bring them to justice.”
President Buhari receives Report of the Presidential Panel on Reform of the Special Anti Robbery Squad SARS (2018) in State House on 3rd June 2019 1

President Buhari calls for implementation of SARS reform

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja directed the Inspector General of Police, Ministry of Justice and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to work out modalities for the implementation of the report of the Presidential Panel on the Reform of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), within three months.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike proclaiming the 9th Rivers State House of Assembly at the Assembly Complex, Port Harcourt on Monday.

Governor Wike proclaims 9th Rivers Assembly for legislative business

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has proclaimed the 9th Rivers State House of Assembly, urging the lawmakers to work for the development of their Constituencies and the state and strive to be decorous
Dapo Abiodun

Governor Abiodun: I’ll meet civil servants’ expectations steadily

The Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has assured civil servants in the state that his administration would meet their expectations steadily.

Niger Delta leaders decry marginalization of Delta State

Niger Delta leaders on Friday vowed to take up the marginalisation issue of Delta State with the highest authority in Nigeria. The leaders said there was no reason whatsoever for Delta State to be so treated compared with Bayelsa, Akwa-Ibom and Cross River in the appointment of Chairman and Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde: My administration will be transparent, open

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has promised to run a transparent and open administration.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde reverses appointment of 15 new permanent secretaries

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, has reversed the appointment of 15 new permanent secretaries made by the immediate past Gov. Abiola Ajimobi.

Governor Ihedioha: I didn’t order demolition of any monument

Imo State Governor Emeka Ihedioha has denied ordering the ongoing demolition of one of the Akachi towers, one of the monuments erected by his predecessor.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Governor Fintiri appoints SSG, media aide

The newly sworn in Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has appointed Alhaji Ahmad Bashir as Secretary to the State Government (SSG).

Aisha Buhari, the activist within

There is the increasing wave of suicide across the country; there is decaying standard of education and so many other ways a first lady could bring her competences to bear on the development of a nation at a non-governmental level. Such a legacy of selfless service to fatherland without playing to the gallery or publicly detracting from her husband’s efforts, no matter how futile it seems to be, is what Mrs Aisha Buhari should consider for the next four years.

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Stakeholders identify lack of forensic expertise in Nigeria’s anti-graft war

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Nigeria to shut bank accounts of firms which import restricted goods

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