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Witness absence stalls ex-ministers Fani-Kayode, Usman’s ‘N4.6billion fraud trial’

The trial of two former ministers, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode and Mrs Nenadi Usman, on charges of N4.6 billion fraud allegations suffered a setback on Monday.

ICPC presents certificates to 93 Akwa Ibom council officials as anti-corruption ambassadors

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has presented certificates to 93 local government officials from Akwa Ibom as its anti-corruption ambassadors.

Adamawa council chairmen plead for tenure extension

Local Government Chairmen in Adamawa on Friday appealed to the State House of Assembly for tenure extension, less than one month to the expiration of their term.

Edo local councils receives N2.97 billion from federation account for April

The 18 Local Governments in Edo received N2.97 billion from the Federation Account for the month of April, the state Joint Account and Allocation Committee (JAAC) said on Friday

Court adjourns ex-Governor Shema’s N11 billion fraud trial

A Katsina High Court on Wednesday adjourned until June 12 the N11billion fraud case filed against Ibrahim Shema, former governor of Katsina State, to enable his counsel peruse the report that indicted him.

Governor Bindow, SGF Mustapha laud hitch-free APC state congress in Adamawa

Gov. Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, have lauded the hitch-free conduct of the All Progressives Congress (APC) State Congress in Adamawa.

President Buhari commends rice farmers in Jigawa, inaugurates projects

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Dutse, inaugurated the Jigawa State Social Intervention Programme meant to empower communities at polling unit level.

Alleged N3.2 billion fraud: Prosecution closes case against Kalu, others

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) on Friday closed its case against a former Governor of Abia, Orji Kalu and two others charged with N3.2 billion fraud.

Commissioner: Nasarawa government to probe MDAs

The Local Government Joint Accounts Committee (JAC) in Nasarawa State, has resolved to probe the activities of the state Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).

Bayelsa council chiefs back Governor Dickson on civil service reforms

Chairman of the eight Local Government Areas in Bayelsa State have thrown their weight behind the ongoing civil service reforms by the Governor Seriake Dickson-led administration.

Kwara government shares N4 billion loan to offset teachers, local council workers’ salary arrears

The Kwara State Government has shared N4 billion credit facility between the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) and the local government councils to offset part of the salary arrears owed their workers.

326,000 Kebbi pupils to get free feeding

As part of measures to increase schools’ enrollment the Kebbi State Government, in partnership with the National Social Investment Office, Abuja, is set to embark on free feedings for 326,000 pupils in public primary schools across all the 21 Local Government Areas of the state.

Ex-Governor Shema faces 24-count fraud charges

The trial of the immediate past Governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shehu Shema, began at a Katsina High Court on Tuesday as he pleaded not guilty to a 24-count charges brought against him and three others by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Court fixes May 30 for continuation Ex-Governor Shema’s N11 billion fraud trial

A Katsina State High Court on Tuesday fixed May 30, for continuation of hearing into the case of alleged financial misappropriation against former Katsina state governor, Ibrahim Shema, and three others.

2019: Cleric declares for governorship in Ebonyi

The General overseer of Eternal Light World Christian Church, Prophet Adol Awam, on Monday declared intention to run for governorship position in the forthcoming 2019 general election in Ebonyi State.

FCTA shares $2.4 billion to area councils, others

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Sir Chinyeaka Ohaa, has charged the six Area Council Chairmen in the Federal Capital Territory to be prudent and make judicious use of government’s funds.

Federal govt not to blame for poor state of primary health care facilities –...

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, says primary health care is not the responsibility of the federal government but that of local governments.

National Identity: Jigawa govt inaugurates committee to enlighten citizens

The Jigawa Government has inaugurated a nine-member committee to enlighten its citizens to participate in the National Identity Database.

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