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Children’s Day: Former assemblyman urges proper upbringing of children

Mr Dipo Olorunrinu, a former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, has called for proper upbringing of children to guarantee their future as leaders.
Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo, on Sunday, announced that three coronavirus patients have been discharged after treatment in Imo State.

Imo governor abolishes pensions, gratuities for former governors, speakers, deputies

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has assented to a bill repealing the law that created pension allowances and gratuities for former governors, deputy governors, assembly speakers and deputy speakers.
Ondo State House of Assembly

Speaker: Ondo assembly not probing anyone over funds in ‘secret account’

The Ondo State House of Assembly, on Thursday in Akure, said that it was not probing anyone in respect of the controversial N4.3 billion state government funds discovered in a secret bank account.
The House of Representatives has enjoined the authorities to encourage the use of locally developed remedies for the management and treatment of Covid-19 ailments in the country.

House of Reps resolves FCT health workers’ salary delays

The leadership of the House of Representatives has resolved the issues surrounding the delays in the payment of salary of some health workers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
PDP and Wada are challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello of the APC as winner of the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.

Kogi governor speaks on May salary payment for workers

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has assured workers that they will get their May salary before the Eid-el Fitri celebration.
The Ondo State Commissioner of Finance, Mr Wale Akinterinwa, on Sunday, said the money was appropriated in the 2019 budget.

Ondo N4.3 billion secret account money appropriated in 2019 budget – commissioner

Contrary to speculation that the N4.3bn lodged in a secret account in a third-generation bank by Ondo State government was spent without being appropriated, the state Commissioner of Finance, Mr Wale Akinterinwa, on Sunday, said the money was appropriated in the 2019 budget.
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Lockdown: Ogun partners federal government to feed pupils

Ogun State Government in partnership with the Federal Government has said it is ready to feed over 60,000 school pupils who are currently at home as part of palliatives designed to reduce the pains of the COVID-19 pandemic on residents of the State.
Ondo State House of Assembly

Ondo Assembly probes N4.3 billion in secret account

The Ondo State House of Assembly has commenced investigation into the source of the N4.3bn allegedly discovered in a secret bank account by the state government.

10 buildings collapse at erosion site in Onitsha North

No fewer than 10 buildings including a school and church have collapsed at Obeleagu St. and Nkissi Aroli axis of Onitsha North Local Government Area of Anambra following erosion caused by downpour.
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Ogun transition chairmen to get three months tenure extension

The Ogun State House of Assembly has acknowledged a letter from the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun requesting for a three-month extension of the tenure of the present Local Government Transition Committees following the expiration of their tenure on the 17th of April, 2020.
As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Taraba orders arrest of blogger, others over ‘defamation’

Taraba state police command has arrested Mr Miracle Mark, a Taraba based blogger, and others for alleged defamation of character, following a complaint against the accused by the state governor Darius Ishaku.

Security personnel lock out Imo lawmakers over unpaid allowance

Some Imo State House of Assembly members were on Tuesday shut out of the Assembly premises by security agents who claimed they were being owed up to 5 months allowance.
A witness yesterday gave an account of how Osun State House of Assembly Speaker Timothy Owoeye was duped of N38 million by fraudsters.

Osun assembly bars workers, visitors without facemask

The Osun House of Assembly has made the use of facemask compulsory for the state assembly workers and visitors, saying that those without facemasks would be denied entry into the complex.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, on Sunday said that the state’s Assembly member, Suleiman Adamu, has died of the COVID-19 disease, becoming the first casualty in the state.

Governor Sule: Nasarawa assemblyman died of coronavirus

Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, on Sunday said that the state’s Assembly member, Suleiman Adamu, has died of the COVID-19 disease, becoming the first casualty in the state.
Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

Select National Assembly staff to work two days weekly – clerk

The management of the National Assembly has foreclosed the possibility of all Assembly workers resuming duties next week, saying only selected staff would be allowed to work for two days every week.

May Day: Delta speaker advises workers observe safety guidelines against coronavirus

The Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Sheriff Oborevwori, has felicitated with Nigerian workers on the occasion of today’s Labour Day Celebration, imploring them to observe the safety health protocol of regular hand washing with soap, use of alcohol-based hand sanitiser, social/physical distancing and the use of face mask.

Eko Disco blames coronavirus for slow meter rollout

Eko Electricity Distribution Company Plc said on Wednesday that the COVID-19 pandemic had slowed down the deployment of meters to customers.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, says the idea of random testing for COVID-19 in the state is a waste of government resources.

Akwa Ibom slashes 2020 budget from N597.7 billion to N195 billion

Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed into law the amended 2020 appropriation law from initial N597.74billion outlay to N195billion, to meet up with the economic challenges due to COVID-19 pandemic.

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Gombe Assembly passes local government joint project bill

The Gombe State House of Assembly has passed into law a bill for a law to provide for the establishment of a joint project development agency and other matters related thereto.
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