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Oyo APC berates governor, speaker over controversial N7.6 billion loan

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.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo governor justifies approval for 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.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Former aide faults Edo governor over suspension of three council chairmen

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, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha has charged the leadership of Imo State University Alumni Association to always speak truth to power and engage the Government regularly.

Why we need stadium in each Imo local councils – governor

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 on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari endorses stiffer penalties for violators of broadcasting codes

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 on Thursday met with stakeholders in Tiv land to brainstorm on the lingering hostilities in the Sankera axis.

Governor Ortom seeks EU support for Benue’s development

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.

Governor Dickson: APC luring PDP members with cash, fake promises

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 guber: Governor Dickson seeks violence-free poll

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.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Osun governor calls for calm as three students die in Ihunbo

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.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara governor approves N60 million counterpart fund for CSDP projects

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 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has assured the people of his desire to build on the legacies of the state founding fathers if elected on November 16.

Bayelsa guber: Traditional ruler, chiefs back Senator Diri

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.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor canvasses support for state police, security reform

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.

We are winning the war against kidnappers, criminals in Benue – governor

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.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Federal government suspends NDDC employment exercise

The Federal Government has ordered the suspension of any employment exercise in the Niger Delta Development Commission with immediate effect.

Bayelsa governor urges federal government to respect freedom of expression

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson, has said that Democracy in Nigeria cannot grow without a vibrant media.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

Xenophobia: Imo governor constitutes committee to resettle South Africa returnees

Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has promised to resettle indigenes of the state who returned from South Africa owing to xenophobic attacks.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor appoints four new permanent secretaries

The new Permanent secretaries are Mr. Tokunbo Ayokunle Alokan, Mr. Ezekiel Olufemi Adedipe, Mr. Sola Ogunmiluyi and Mr. Adedapo Kayode Akinola.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has met with aggrieved All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirants who participated in the party’s 2019 primary election.

Ex-aide warns Edo governor against sale of Azura power plant

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.

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