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Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State

Ondo governor appoints two new aides

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has approved the appointment of Mr Oluwole Moneyin and Mrs Charity Thiti, as Special Assistants on special duties and women mobilisation respectively.

Governor Bello: Judiciary remains last hope of common man

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has described the judiciary as the last hope of the common man.
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 16 new coronavirus cases, discharges 4 patients

The Kwara State Government says 15 more people have tested positive for COVID-19, while four patients have twice tested negative and discharged.
The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has announced the easing of lockdown in the state despite rising numbers of the coronavirus.

Governor Ganduje: We are winning against coronavirus

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State says the state is recording successes in the COVID-19 response aimed at stemming the further spread of the pandemic.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Coronavirus spike sparks anxiety in Bayelsa

The Acting Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Daniel Alabrah, quoted him as expressing deep concern over the fatality rate of 6.5% the state has recorded so far, which, according to him, is higher than the national average of 2.5%.
The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, has cleared the air over the alleged hostility between him and his boss, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Ondo deputy governor gives governor 21 days ultimatum to transmit power to him

The embattled deputy governor of Ondo State, Hon Agboola Ajayi, at the weekend gave Governor Rotimi Akeredolu 21 days to transmit power to him as acting governor.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor effects minor cabinet reshuffle

Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has effected a minor cabinet reshuffle to reinvigorate the machinery of government for better service delivery especially in the media department.
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.

Ogun governor sets up committee for reopening of schools

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.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Kwara governor reshuffles cabinet

Those affected are the Commissioner for Communication, Olanrewaju Murtala, who was moved to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, while the Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Harriet Adenike Afolabi Oshatimehin replaced Murtala in the Ministry of Communication.
Justice Marshal Umukoro, Chief Judge, Delta State.

Delta chief judge directs judicial staff to work three days a week due to...

The Delta Chief Judge (CJ), Justice Marshal Umukoro, has directived judiciary staff in the state to work for three days a week, due to the ravaging coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has placed all the communities in Kabba-Bunu council areas on ‘absolute’ lockdown following the positive testing of two persons in the council area to COVID-19

2023: Governor Bello speaks on campaign posters

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has distanced himself from a group or an individual purportedly campaigning and circulating his posters and flyers for 2023 presidential ambition.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Governor Ganduje: Gas pipeline project will restore Kano’s position in West Africa

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has described the flagging-off of the construction phase of Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano Gas Pipeline project by President Muhammadu Buhari as a demonstration of political will to fast track the re-industrialisation of the country as well as restore the glory as a business hub.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Kwara records 13 new coronavirus cases

Kwara State has recorded 13 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the state to 235.
The Government of Abia State on Monday issued the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) a seven-day ultimatum to remove what it described as ‘offensive’ notices placed on some of its property, saying they are assets of the government.

Abia gives EFCC seven days to issue apology for sealing state property

The Government of Abia State on Monday issued the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) a seven-day ultimatum to remove what it described as ‘offensive’ notices placed on some of its property, saying they are assets of the state government.
Taraba State Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku

Taraba declares three-day holiday for council poll

Taraba Government has declared Monday June 29, Tuesday June 30 and Wednesday July 1, as public holidays to enable residents of the state participate in the local government council poll slated for June 30, 2020.
The youths warned against inducement of delegates for the party’s primaries if the party really wants to win the election, and vowed to resist the alleged financial inducement being made by Deputy Governor of the State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, to woo party members to support his aspiration.

Ondo guber: PDP youths vow to resist deputy governor

Ahead of the primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, the youth wing of the party has called on the leadership of the party to be free and fair in the conduct of the primary election of the party scheduled for next month.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Many Abuja residents not obeying coronavirus protocols – ex-minister

Former Minister, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Dr. Aliyu Modibbo, has raised an alarm that many FCT residents are not obeying basic guidelines and protocols put in place by relevant authorities to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, has cleared the air over the alleged hostility between him and his boss, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Police ‘withdraw’ Ondo deputy governor’s escort – aide

The Ondo State Deputy Governor, Mr Agboola Ajayi, has raised the alarm that his police escort has been withdrawn on the order of the state Police Commissioner, Mr Bolaji Salami.

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Thunderstorm kills seven cows in Osun village

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South Sudan’s central bank cuts benchmark interest rate to 10%

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UBA Group appoints deputy managing directors

The United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), a pan-African financial services group, on Tuesday announced the appointments of Mr Ayoku Liadi and Oliver Alawuba as Deputy Managing Directors.