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Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State on Sunday in Lafia announced the closure of the state’s House of Assembly following the death of a lawmaker as a result of COVID-19.
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.
As part of the measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus to Kwara State, the commissioner of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, has issued a guideline to policemen on enforcement of social gathering and other strategies that would curb further spread of the deadly disease in the state.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule and Emir of Lafia, Alhaji Sidi Bage, have visited deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, in his modest bungalow in Awe.
The suspended Kwara State local government chairmen yesterday insisted that they remain the authentic and legitimate chairmen of their respective local government areas.
The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Thursday says it passed over 40 bills and 80 resolutions between 2015 and 2019.
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has denied rumours of his alleged sacking of some workers in the state civil service.
Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State on Wednesday said his administration would prioritize security and equip the state civil service system for good governance of the state.
Women in Kwara State have called on the Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, to have mercy on women and compensate them with 50% of all government appointments in the state.
The PDP in a statement on Wednesday, expressed concern that the EFCC is now being used as a tool in the hand of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), thus terming the new probe a “Witch-hunt”.
Malam Garba Madami, Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kwara on Monday said that he resisted money offered by politicians to compromise the just concluded 2019 general elections in the state.
A group of people under the aegis of the Concerned Youth Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Kwara State, have condemned the conduct of the just-concluded party primaries in the State, saying that the exercise reeked of fraud.
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Nigerian stocks closed the first half down with average loss of 8.80 per cent, equivalent to net capital depreciation of N1.14 trillion as investors struggled with a threesome of domestic macroeconomic uncertainties, global decline in crude oil price and trade wars and the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic.
Nigeria’s first professor of the Capital Market and former Imo State Finance Commissioner, Prof Uche Uwaleke, on Wednesday described the hike in petrol price from N123.50k/litre to a price band of N140.80 to N143.80 as an indication that the Federal Government was ready to gradually exit the fuel subsidy regime.
The Senate and the House of Representatives yesterday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the implementation of the plan to recruit 774,000 Nigerians for Special Public Works across the country.
A youth organisation called Anambra Ekunie has flayed what it termed imposition of governors in the state over the years and said the era was over as the state prepares for the 2021 governorship election.
The anti-graft agency, ICPC, on Wednesday, re-arraigned the suspended Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Moddibo Kawu, on a five-count charge bordering on fraud and abuse of office.
Argentina’s 1986 World Cup-winning coach, Carlos Bilardo, has tested positive for coronavirus but without displaying any symptoms, according to local media reports.
Boko Haram has abducted over a dozen of women and girls during an attack on a Borno community.
Immediate-past National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, said he has accepted the decision of the National Executive Committee NEC to dissolve the National Working Committee, NWC, which he chaired until Thursday.
Super Eagles defender Semi Ajayi suffer Premier League promotion setback after West Brom loses 1-0 against Brentford in the Sky Bet Championship encounter at Griffin Park.
No fewer than six people were killed and several houses burnt on Sunday in a renewed communal crisis between Bonta community in Konshisha (Tiv land) and Ukpute community in Oju Local Government Areas (Igede land) of Benue State.