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The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo guber: Council chairmen reaffirm support for Governor Obaseki’s reelection bid

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.
The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has announced the easing of lockdown in the state despite rising numbers of the coronavirus.

Kano releases guidelines for easing of lockdown

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.
The Taraba Technical Committee on COVID-19 on Sunday discharged 124 persons quarantined at the state NYSC orientation camp in Barikin Sibre, Jalingo.

Taraba discharges 124 persons from quarantine

The Taraba Technical Committee on COVID-19 on Sunday discharged 124 persons quarantined at the state NYSC orientation camp in Barikin Sibre, Jalingo.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Tuesday flagged off the COVID-19 Drive-Walk Through Testing programme in the state aimed at controlling the spread of the virus.

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.
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Rivers virus committee activates social media platforms

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.
Rivers State Government has denied social media news claiming that Governor Nyesom Wike insulted the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for protesting against the Supreme Court verdict on Ihedioha Vs Governor Uzodinma of Imo State.

Rivers shuts largest weekly market in Port Harcourt

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.

N4.6 billion fraud: Trial of Nenadi Usman, Femi Fani-Kayode stalled

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. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has urged supporters of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and electorate to shun violence and exhibit high sense of maturity during and after Saturday’s rerun election in the state.

Sokoto: No more cash payment of tax

Sokoto State Governor, Rt. Hon Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has declared the payment of tax or any form of state revenue by cash in the state as null and void that will not be tolerated henceforth.
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Suspended Kwara PDP council chairs defect to APC

All the 16 suspended People’s Democratic Party (PDP) council chairmen in Kwara state have defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Coronavirus: Niger re-introduces monthly sanitation

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.

Court restrains sacked Oyo council chief from forceful takeover of councils

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.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has declared that he would not mind breaking some toes if it would aid his determination to serve the ordinary people of Oyo State.

Court stops sacked local council bosses from resuming

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.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has felicitated with the people of the state and Nigerians in general on the occasion of the nation’s 59th independence anniversary.

Oyo council chairmen defy governor, resume with heavy security backing

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, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

IGP directs police commissioner to implement AGF directive on sacked Oyo council chiefs

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.

Governor Emmanuel charges Exxonmobil on stronger collaboration

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has sued for a more mutually beneficial relationship between ExxonMobil, the host communities and the state government.

AGF writes Oyo attorney-general, demands disbandment of local council caretaker committees

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 PDP protests Imo supreme court judgement

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.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has declared that he would not mind breaking some toes if it would aid his determination to serve the ordinary people of Oyo State.

Governor Makinde: Sacked Oyo chairmen deserved treatment they got

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.

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