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Mr Victor Effiom, Managing Director, Cross River Water Board Limited, said on Thursday that the management had approved the termination of the appointments of six members of staff as a result of dereliction of duty.

Cross River water board dismisses six for non performance

Mr Victor Effiom, Managing Director, Cross River Water Board Limited, said on Thursday that the management had approved the termination of the appointments of six members of staff as a result of dereliction of duty.

Nestlé Nigeria names new managing director

Mr Wassim Elhusseini has been appointed as the new Managing Director (MD) of Nestlé Nigeria Plc.
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: Governor Obaseki suffers another blow as campaign director, two others dump him

Governor Godwin Obaseki, suffered another blow in his bid for reelection in the Edo September governorship election on Tuesday with the resignation of Mr Patrick Iyoha, the Director, Obaseki/Shaibu Movement.
Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee that will develop guidelines for a safe reopening of schools for students at the final year or transition classes in the State.

Governor Abiodun approves 46 board appointments

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun on Thursday approved 46 appointments into key boards and commissions of seven statutory bodies.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi group commends governor on sack of 1,000 aides

Ambassador Paschal Oluchukwu, President Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in Diaspora (AESID), has lauded the decision of Governor Dave Umahi to relieve 1,000 of his aides of their services noting that politics is not a vacation.

Edo PDP slams APC over ‘sponsorship of thugs, cultists’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has slammed the All Progressives Congress (APC) over allegation of the Edo State Government giving out appointments to thugs and cultists to disrupt the forthcoming governorship election.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Major shake-up in Nigerian Army as 37 Generals redeployed

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has approved new postings/deployment and appointments of 37 Generals and five Colonels to different formations and units in his effort to rekindle the spirit of professionalism in Nigerian Army (NA).
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday said that it would clamp down on motorists with either fake or expired driver’s licence

FRSC warns personnel against collecting bribe from motorists

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, has warned its personnel to desist from collecting bribe from motorists in the state.
An outspoken Nigerian pastor, Adewale Giwa, has told the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to open churches in Nigeria to enable pastors heal all coronavirus patients in the country.

Ondo guber: Cleric tasks CP on security as political thugs threaten to seal church

The senior Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa, in Akure, the Ondo State capital, has called on the State Police Commissioner, Bolaji Salami, to provide security for all citizens as some armed men numbering six stormed his family house on Friday, threatening to seal his church.
The Secretary to Ondo State Government, Mr Ifedayo Abegunde, has resigned his appointment.

Why Ondo SSG Ifedayo Abegunde resigned

The resignation of the Ondo state Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Hon Ifedayo Abegunde, barely two weeks after that of the deputy governor, Hon Agboola Ajayi, has jolted the governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, and members of the State Executive Council EXCO.
Gold medalist Wilson Kipsang of Kenya poses on podium. REUTERS-Toru Hanai-File Photo

Four-year ban for Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang after giving fake-photo evidence for missed test

Former marathon world record holder Wilson Kipsang of Kenya has been handed a four-year ban for anti-doping rule violations (ADRVs) that included using a fake photo of a traffic accident to justify one of four missed whereabouts appointments, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Friday.
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir arrives for talks at the African Union aimed at forming a power-sharing government ahead of a February 22 deadline, in Addis Ababa on February 08, 2020. (Photo by MICHAEL TEWELDE - AFP)

South Sudan leader urged to appoint women leaders

South Sudanese women activists are urging President Salva Kiir to revoke the appointments of state governors in order to include women’s representatives in accordance with the provisions of the revitalised peace agreement.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

President Buhari renews appointment of 12 ambassadors

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved renewal of the appointments of 12 non-career ambassadors, assuring Nigerians of fairness in representation and inclusiveness in all matters of governance.
Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

Akwa Ibom communities lament NDDC neglect

The oil-producing communities of Eastern Obolo in Akwa Ibom State have lamented that the region has been neglected and marginalised despite contributing most of the oil revenue in the state.
Edwin Kiagbodo Clark

Edwin Clarke, John Nwodo, 14 others sue President Buhari over lopsided appointments

Eminent socio-cultural leaders from southern and middle-belt Nigeria have sued President Muhammadu Buhari for N50 billion over marginalisation of the people of the region in the appointments to security, quasi-security agencies and “strategic agencies” of government.
The Director-General of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Salihu Moh Lukman, has chided the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Ebun-olu Adegboruwa SAN, for reducing to politics and legality, the issues raised by President Muhammadu Buhari, on measure to tackle the spread of Coronavirus pandemic.

Why APC is still in crisis – PGF chief

The Director-General of the Progressives Governors Forum, Salihu Lukeman, has said the inability of the Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress to amicably resolve disputes, as well as its penchant for constitutional breaches, were largely responsible for the current crisis in the party.

Group tasks Ondo governor on inclusiveness in political appointments

A socio-political group, Movement for Greater Ondo State (MFOS), has urged the governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, to engage the spirit of inclusiveness in appointments in the states as what is presently on ground shows that the kinsmen of the governor are the ones enjoying the most from appointments.

Trouble in PDP camp over Governor Obaseki’s possible defection

The Edo governor faces a tricky hurdle of being received with an open arm by PDP members. Legit.ng recalls the opposition party’s nomination process closed on June 2 while screening of aspirants closed on June 5. Governor Godwin Obaseki’s possible defection from the ruling party has thrown PDP in a dilemma in Edo state.

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Kano Disco urges tenants to verify electricity bill before renting apartment

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) on Tuesday urged potential tenants to always verify electricity bill status before renting apartments in Kano, Katsina and Jigawa States.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it has come up with solutions to reduce the waiting time of vessels berthing at Lagos terminals.

Nigerian seaports to commence 24-hour operation

Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, disclosed this on Tuesday in Lagos while briefing the media after the second edition of the monthly meeting of heads of maritime parastatals, held at the NIMASA headquarters.

China achieves progress in battle against cyber crimes – report

China said it has made headway in cracking down on illegal online businesses, said a report on the country’s cybersecurity in 2019.
Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed that a four-month-old child was among the 20 new coronavirus cases recorded in the state on Friday.

Kwara records eight new cases of coronavirus

Kwara has recorded eight new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as at 11.45p.m on Monday, Aug 10.

Obadiah Mailafia: Serving northern governor a Boko Haram leader

Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, says repentant terrorists revealed that a serving northern governor is a Boko Haram leader. Mailafia said this on ‘Morning Crossfire’ programme on Nigeria Info Abuja 95.1FM on Monday.