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The Chairmen of the 18 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Edo State have reaffirmed their support for the re-election bid of Governor Godwin Obaseki, noting that they are fully committed to the progressive ideals of the governor and his battle against godfatherism, thuggery and impunity.
As a way of fine-tuning the recently extended lockdown in Kano State by the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 for another two weeks, the state government has released operational guidelines for the controlled easing of the pandemic-induced restriction.
ALGON warns Oyo governor over inauguration of council secretaries, caretakers amid court injunction, pandemic
The Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), Oyo State chapter, has warned the governor of the state, Mr Seyi Makinde to desist from what it termed illegal inauguration of council secretaries and caretaker members amid court injunction and COVID-19 pandemic.
The 5-man Rivers State Inter-ministerial Committee on Enlightenment and Awareness Creation on coronavirus says in continuation of its aggressive campaign, it will activate all its social media platforms, and carry out sensitisation to car parks and markets.
The Rivers State Government has closed down the biggest weekly market in the state, popularly known as the Oil Mill market with effect from today, Wednesday, March 25, 2020.
The money laundering trial involving a former Minister of Finance, Nenadi Usman, and Femi Fani-Kayode, was stalled at the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Monday due to the absence of the presiding judge, Justice Rilwan Aikawa.
Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Saturday kick off the reintroduction of monthly sanitation exercise in the state, in a bid to keep the environment clean and free from outbreaks of epidemic.
An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan, the state capital, has restrained the 68 sacked council chairmen and chairmen of Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) from the forceful takeover of the council offices across the state.
The Oyo State Government on Tuesday secured an injunction restraining the sacked council chairmen in the 33 local government areas and 35 local council development areas from forceful takeover of the council secretariats in the state.
The sacked local government chairmen in Oyo State, on Monday, defied Governor Seyi Makinde and resumed to their respective local government secretariats amid tight security.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has directed the Commissioner of Police in Oyo state, Shina Olukolu, to take actions to implement the legal opinion of the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) on the sacked local government chairpersons in the state.
Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has sued for a more mutually beneficial relationship between ExxonMobil, the host communities and the state government.
Abubakar Malami, Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, has called for immediate disbandment of caretaker committees and restoration of elected local government representatives in Oyo State.
Akwa Ibom state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday joined its counterparts across the country to protest what it called unjust and unfair ruling of the Apex court on the governorship of Imo state.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has defended his recent inauguration of Caretaker Committees in the 33 Local Governments and 35 Local Council Development Areas.
The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has inaugurated the governing councils of 13 federal universities in the country.
French prosecutors said Monday that police had arrested a man suspected of operating paedophilia sites on secret “darknet” internet networks providing pornographic videos and pictures to thousands of people worldwide.
The ability to watch every single game on UK television could be short-lived, with the Premier League reportedly set to return to its usual broadcast model next season.
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, on Monday said the ongoing military operation codenamed Operation Sahel Sanity will successfully eliminate banditry in Katsina, Zamfara, Kaduna, Kebbi, Sokoto and Niger States.
A new report has shown that 3 billion people worldwide lack basic hand washing facilities at home, which is one of the most effective methods for COVID-19 prevention.
No fewer than 736 cases of coronavirus have been discharged in Ogun State, State government confirmed on its Facebook handle.
The Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan, has advocated the establishment of Hajj saving scheme for effective handling of hajj nationwide.The Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan, has advocated the establishment of Hajj saving scheme for effective handling of hajj nationwide.
Mesut Ozil is planning an Arsenal getaway — and has told friends he will only consider playing in the Major League Soccer or Turkey.
Lazio's Serie A title challenge is all but over after they lost 2-1 to relegation threatened Lecce on Tuesday night, with the added embarrassment of one of their players being sent off for biting an opponent.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has condemn the continued appointment of chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from the northern part of the country.