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Ekiti guber: I received N3000 alert from government to vote PDP candidate – Accord...

The Governorship Candidate of the Accord Party, Mr. Abiodun Aluko, has accused the Ekiti State Government of pre-election day vote buying for the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prof. Kolapo Olusola.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi pays July salaries amidst FAAC impasse

There was jubilation in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, on Friday as civil servants in the state started receiving alerts for their July salaries despite the inability of the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) to release both the June and July allocations to states.

Governor Wike: How we paid June salaries without FAAC

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said that his administration was able to pay the salaries of civil servants for June 2018 without releases from the Federal Accounts Allocation Committee, FAAC, because of careful financial engineering.
Nigeria Police

Tension eases as police vacate Ekiti government house

Officers and men of the Nigeria Police on Thursday vacated the gates to Ekiti State Government House they had occupied for two days.

Kogi NLC accuses desk officers of extorting pensioners

The Nigeria Labour Congress, Kogi State chapter, has indicted Desk Officers in charge of pension matters in the 21 local government areas of the state for massive extortions of pensioners.

Ekiti guber: Governor Fayose alleges plot by APC to cause crisis during President Buhari’s...

The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has alleged that members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are planning to invade the state, hiding under the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari, to cause crisis.

Federal, states government urged to use 2% of staff salaries for training

A Management Consultant, Mr Mike Okereke, has urged the Federal and State Government to set aside and utilise two per cent of staff salaries for training of civil servants.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 24, 2018 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives to deliver a speech in Istanbul, after initial results of Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will on July 9, 2018 be sworn in for a second mandate as Turkey's head of state after his election triumph last month, assuming sweeping powers granted under a new constitution, a presidential source said. / AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC

Turkey’s Erdogan sacks 18,632 workers, shuts down TV Channel, 3 papers

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ordered the dismissal of more than 18,500 state employees including police officers, soldiers and academics, in a decree published on Sunday.
Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Ekiti guber: Governor Fayose hunted by forces he used to capture power – Comrade Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, is “hunted by ghosts of forces he used to capture power”.
Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Ekiti guber: APC chair Oshiomhole accuses Governor Fayose of retrieving PVCs from residents

Ahead of the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti state, National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has accused the state Governor, Ayo Fayose, of ordering the retrieval of Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs, from people while also asking heads of the state-owned tertiary institutions in the state to award 20 marks to students who vote for the PDP in the elections.
College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti

Ekiti college workers declare support for Kayode Fayemi

Workers at College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti have pledged support for the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, ahead of the July 14 election.
Inspector General of Police , Ibrahim Idris

Ekiti guber: IGP Ibrahim Idris assures of free, fair poll

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has said the police will provide security for all stakeholders and ensure that the forthcoming July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State is held without hitches.
Noordin Haji

Kenya to prosecute county governor, nine others in graft case

Kenya’s top prosecutor on Tuesday ordered that a county governor face charges including abuse of office and conspiracy to steal public funds, the latest move in the country’s anti-graft campaign.
Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili (Tanauan City's Hope-Facebook)

Philippine Mayor Antonio Halili assassinated during ceremony

A Philippine mayor who paraded suspected drug dealers through the streets of his city, but also alleged to have drug ties himself, was shot dead while attending a weekly flag-raising ceremony.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

HoS: Civil servants welfare goes beyond salary increment

The Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-ita, has inaugurated a technical committee to develop the federal civil service welfare policy beginning from entry into service, exit and beyond.

Governor Akeredolu: I didn’t accuse Ondo TUC of taking bribe from Ayodele Fayose

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has described as false and cheap blackmail a report that he accused the state chapter of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) of collecting a bribe of N10 million from his Ekiti state counterpart, Ayodele Fayose, in order to instigate Ondo civil servants to embark on industrial action.
Acting Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Dr. Musa Usman Abubakar

ICPC: Every act of corruption involves a civil servant

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has blamed civil servants for endemic corruption in the nation’s public service.

Plateau Killings: Governor Lalong condemns ‘violent protest’ by CAN, others

The Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, has condemned in very strong terms the protest organized by some group of people over the recent killings some parts of the state.

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PDP vows to match APC’s rigging machinery in Osun

Beginning with the Osun governorship election next month, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it would not allow itself to be outsmarted by the rigging machinery of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Governor Dankwambo: Why I want to be president

Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State on Tuesday visited former President Olusegun Obasanjo at his Presidential Library Complex in Abeokuta.

Number of political parties rises to 91

The Independent National Electoral Commission has registered 23 new political parties, bringing the total number of parties to 91.

Biafra Zionists give federal government one-week ultimatum to release Biafran detainees

The Federal Government has been issued with a one-week ultimatum to release all pro-Biafra detainees across the country.

Kano government uncovers $1 million stashed in foreign account by Senator Kwankwaso

The Kano State Government has revealed how it discovered a sum of over $1 million allegedly paid by former governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso to a university in Ukraine where no Kano state student was studying.