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The outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has posited that the four month salary arrears of workers would have been paid but for seizure of some allocations to the state by the federal government.
The Ekiti State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Gboyega Oguntuase, has said the huge debts incurred by the Kayode Fayemi administration from 2010 to 2014 has so far cost the state N35.34 billion in servicing of the debts and deductions from statutory allocations from October 2014 till date.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has stated that oil producing states should be paid their 13 percent derivation out of the $1 billion withdrawn from the Excess Crude Account by the Federal Government to fight insurgency.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has accused the federal government of refusing to release the government budget support fund meant for his state.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Plateau Command, on Wednesday said it had deployed 2,000 of its men and officers in the state to ensure a crime-free and peaceful Yuletide.
President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to two more Bills namely the National Transport Commission Bill and Federal Road Authority Establishment Bill.
Sporting Charleroi striker Victor Osimhen is doubtful for Sunday’s Belgian Pro Division league clash against Zulte Waregem due to injury.
The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has assured its numerous customers in the South-East geo-political zone of improved electricity supply and technical support during the Yuletide.
Yakubu Dogara, House of Representatives Speaker, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately constitute the North East Development Commission (NEDC) so that the region can be developed and the people there reintegrated.
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has urged the Federal Government to engage in Public-Private Partnership (PPP) programmes through concession agreements to ensure infrastructure development and economic growth.
Jail time, angry mobs and assassination attempts — editor Sener Levent has paid a price for challenging Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and authorities in breakaway northern Cyprus through his tiny newspaper.
Two persons, on Sunday, were shot dead along Onuebum-Otuogori road in Ogbia council area of Bayelsa State.
Delta won the 4x400m mixed relay gold medal on the final day of the 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Abuja on Sunday to round up an impressive haul of medals.
Some oil companies operating in Nigeria are contributing to the country’s economic adversity, chairman of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, Okoi Obono-Obla, said on Monday.