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Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Thursday met with stakeholders in Tiv land to brainstorm on the lingering hostilities in the Sankera axis.

Governor Ortom: I’m not a use-and-dump governor

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Saturday, said that he has no intention of abandoning his former appointees as being speculated in some quarters.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF uncovers false recruitment exercise using his office

Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), has alleged that some unscrupulous persons were defrauding Nigerians using a fake recruitment channel, citing his office also.

Kogi guber: 45 parties endorse Governor Bello for second term

The Coalition of Political Parties (CPP) in Kogi State, at a news briefing yesterday in Lokoja, said that their endorsement followed Bello’s good work in the last four years.
Motorists plying Lagos-Abeokuta expressway have lamented the bad state of the Abeokuta-Papa axis of the expressway, especially the Itori and Ewekoro area.

Abeokuta-Papa road has become a hell – motorists

Motorists plying Lagos-Abeokuta expressway have lamented the bad state of the Abeokuta-Papa axis of the expressway, especially the Itori and Ewekoro area.
Gboyega Oyetola

Cabinet list: No local council will be marginalised – Osun governor

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has reassured the citizens of the state of adequate representation in the administration, especially with regards to political appointments.
Aminu Masari

Katsina governor appoints 13 special advisers

Katsina State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari, has approved the appointment of 13 special advisers.

Group lauds Enugu governor on security, appointments, cleanliness of the state

Nsukka Solidarity Movement for Change has commended Enugu state governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his approach in tackling security matters in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday charged members of the Police Service Commission (PSC) to redouble their efforts in ensuring that the Nigeria Police Force delivers on its responsibilities. 7

President Buhari backs PSC in tussle with IGP over employment

President Muhammadu Buhari has pitched his tent with the Police Service Commission (PSC) in the tussle between the commission and the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) over appointments and promotions.

Catholic Bishops: Federal appointments lack diversity

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria has faulted what it describes as “lopsidedness in the appointments into federal positions,” saying that it lacks diversity in its entirety.

RMFAC: Seven states have no commissioners

A source at the RMAFC also informed newsmen that commissioners representing six of the seven states whose tenure elapsed between July 11 and August 2, 2015 had not been replaced.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike inaugurating the State Government’s Task Force on Street Trading, Illegal Markets and Motor Parks on Wednesday at the Government House Port Harcourt

Rivers governor inaugurates task force to tackle street trading

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has inaugurated the State Government’s Task Force on Street Trading, Illegal Markets and Motor Parks, with a charge to the Task Force to sanitise the streets and return Port Harcourt to its garden City status.

VP Osinbajo, Adams Oshiomhole, others grace John Odiegie-Oyegun’s 80th birthday celebration

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on Saturday in Abuja attended the 80th birthday celebration of former APC National Chairman, Chief Odigie Oyegun.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti monarchs drag governor to court over appointment of traditional council chairman

Some aggrieved monarchs have instituted a suit against Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi over the appointment of the Alawe of Alawe Ekiti, Oba Adebanji Alabi as the Chairman of the State traditional council of Obas.
Diiarau Didi Esther Walson-Jack

Niger Delta ministry gets new permanent secretary

A new permanent secretary has been appointed to oversee the affairs of the Ministry of Niger Delta Affair (MNDA).

Unilorin to sack lecturer who ‘raped’ student

The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) has adopted a disciplinary committee report recommending the dismissal of a lecturer accused of raping a 17-year-old student.
Ikenga Ugochinyere

PDP, CUPP fault President Buhari, Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila’s combination

The Peoples Democratic Party and the Coalition of United Political Parties on Sunday said Nigerians would not enjoy dividends of democracy with President Muhammadu Buhari as head of the executive arm of government; Ahmed Lawan as the President of the Senate; and Femi Gbajamiabila as the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
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.
Imo State House Of Assembly

Imo Assembly suspends Clerk, nullifies ex-Governor Okorocha’s post election appointments

Imo House of Assembly on Monday suspended the Clerk of the House, Mr Christian Duru.

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed public primary and secondary schools submerged by flood in the state to proceed on three weeks’ holiday from Monday.

Ondo denies unconditional release of monarch from prison

Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti pensioners hail governor for improved welfare in one year

Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.

Nigeria Police poorest paid in Africa – ex-PSC chief

Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’