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The All Progressives Congress, Oyo State chapter, has berated Governor Seyi Makinde and the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin, over what it called hasty approval of a fresh N7.6 billion loan.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Friday, clarified that the N7.6 billion loan approved by the House of Assembly on Thursday for the upgrading of two farm settlements in Akufo and Eruwa, to Farm Estates, is a victory for the people of Oyo State in their pursuit of agricultural sustainability and economic emancipation.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state and former Chief Press Secretary to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state, Mr John Mayaki, has faulted the reported suspension of three council chairmen in the state, describing the development as amounting to lawlessness, unconstitutional and a violation of the protected duties of the Local Governments to independently administer their affairs.
Imo state governor Emeka Ihedioha Thursday defended the construction of a stadium in each of the twenty-seven local government areas of the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the review of the National Broadcasting Code and extant broadcasting laws to reflect stiffer penalties for violators of broadcasting regulations.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, wednesday called on the European Union (EU) to support the state in the areas of health, water supply, flood control and the resettlement of those displaced from their ancestral homes by armed herdsmen.
Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of luring members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with money and fake promises ahead of the November 16 governorship election.
Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies to ensure a violence-free election in the state on November 16.
The Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun has called for calm over the incident that led to the deaths of three students of Ojumo Community High School, Ihunbo in Ipokia Local Government Area of the State.
Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has approved N60 million counterpart funds for the World Bank-funded Community and Social Development Projects (CSDP) to make the state benefit from projects.
The Traditional Ruler of Epie Kingdom, King Malla Sasime and his Council of Chiefs at the weekend backed the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Douye Diri and his running mate, Senator Lawrence Ewhrujakpo, ahead of the November 16 election.
The Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has stressed the need for the country to adopt multi-level approach in tackling security challenges, urging government to develop enduring national security policies.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State government has assured the Igbo community and other Nigerians living and doing business in the state that the current massive onslaught against criminals was yielding results and cases of kidnapping in the state would soon become history.
The Federal Government has ordered the suspension of any employment exercise in the Niger Delta Development Commission with immediate effect.
Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson, has said that Democracy in Nigeria cannot grow without a vibrant media.
Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has promised to resettle indigenes of the state who returned from South Africa owing to xenophobic attacks.
The new Permanent secretaries are Mr. Tokunbo Ayokunle Alokan, Mr. Ezekiel Olufemi Adedipe, Mr. Sola Ogunmiluyi and Mr. Adedapo Kayode Akinola.
A former aide to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Maiyaki, has urged the governor to forget the idea of selling 50 per cent stake in the state-owned Azura Power project, saying such sale will have negative legal implications on the state.
Conservative academic Kais Saied Sunday won a landslide victory in Tunisia’s presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television Wataniya said.
Some football enthusiasts on Sunday described as commendable the performance of the Super Eagles against Brazil, saying the team showed it can play against the best in the world.
Poland’s governing right-wing party took the lead in Sunday’s general election, an exit poll showed, expanding its majority thanks to a raft of welfare measures coupled with attacks on LGBT rights and Western values.
New Katsina United captain Usman Barau has stated he would stick with the Changi Boys despite the interest being shown in his services by a handful of other Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs.
Former Manchester City boss Stuart Pearce has urged Phil Foden to leave the club in January in a bid to find first team football.
The Federal Government yesterday disclosed that it would support Bauchi State Government to modernize its grazing reserves in line with international best practice.
Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola in his letter dated October 2, but released on Tuesday to Kampala Metropolitan Police, said Bobi Wine did not consider plans for medical care, traffic and crowd control and security.
Fifteen members of the Boko Haram insurgents were reportedly killed during a fierce fight with troops at Jigalta village, 27 kilometres from Monguno Local Government Area of Borno State in the northeast Nigeria.
The Jigawa governor Alhaji Muhammadu Badaru Abubakar has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the state government and the government of Huanan Province of China, under which modern farming implements and tools factories would be established for the production of farming implements and tools locally.
Various Fulani associations on Wednesday stormed the Oyo State House of Assembly, venue of the public hearing on a bill for a law to prohibit open grazing in the state, voicing their stand against the bill.