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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Copter crash: Ogun government thanks God for VP Osinbajo, others’ safety

Members of the Ogun State Executive Council on Monday joined other Nigerians to thank God for preserving the life of the Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, who was involved in a helicopter crash recently at Kabba, Kogi State.

Ibikunle Amosun: We’ll accommodate minimum wage in 2019 budget

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, yesterday said the 2019 budget of the state would be readjusted to accommodate the new minimum wage.

Ibikunle Amosun re-assures of completing on-going projects in Ogun

Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has reassured the citizens of his administration’s determination to work on all awarded road projects with speed as soon as rainfall subsides.

Kaduna government recruits 75 budget officers

Kaduna State Government has recruited 75 budget and planning officers to enhance budgeting and planning processes for effective service delivery.

Primaries: Governor El-Rufai advises aspirants to stay in APC

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna state has advised All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirants in the state not to leave the party after the primaries that will soon be conducted by the party.

Ebonyi, Akwa Ibom, Enugu top list of highest youths in politics

A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), “67 Million Initiative’’ has rated Ebonyi, Akwa Ibom and Enugu as top states with the highest youths participation in politics.

Kaduna government holds town hall meeting on N155 billion 2019 budget

Kaduna State Government on Sunday presented the draft 2019 budget of N155 billion to the public for scrutiny and input.

N-Power: 12,000 youths successful in Kano – official

No fewer than 12, 000 unemployed youths have been selected in the second phase of the Federal Government’s N-power programme in Kano state.

Ex-lawmaker, others injured as Ondo APC factions clash

The former lawmaker said members of the party in the local government had assembled at the party secretariat for the exercise, waiting for the officials and party leaders but most of the members were disappointed when they learnt that the congress would not hold.

Governor Amosun: Ogun now has 307 industry in 7 years

The executive Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, said that over three hundred new industries and companies, have opened businesses in the state between 2011 and 2018.

Governor El-Rufai inaugurates economic planning board

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Wednesday inaugurated the state Economic Planning Board (EPB) as part of efforts to spur development in rural areas.

Governor Amosun calls for holistic approach on 2018 budget implementation

The Ogun State Governor Senator Ibikunle Amosun has called on all Ministries, Departments and Agencies of the state government (MDAs) to be holistic, transparent and accountable in their inputs into 2018 budget in order to have a comprehensive Appropriation Bill.

Governor Amosun advocates special fund for flood-prone states

Governor Ibikunle Amosun has called on the Federal Government and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), to make available, special funds to some states that had put infrastructure in place to prevent flooding.

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje sacks 5 commissioners

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano has sacked five of his Commissioners for failure to performed to expectations and replaced them with people seen as more politically motivated.

Kaduna govt proposes N201 billion budget for 2018

The Kaduna State Government on Saturday said it plans to spend over N201 billion as its budget in 2018 fiscal year.

Kaduna becomes first state to sign on to open governance

The Kaduna State Government has commenced the implementation of the Open Governance Partnership, OGP, of the federal government aimed at enhancing transparency, accountability and citizen participation in governance.

Kaduna govt presents SDGs progress report at UN

The Kaduna State Government has presented its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Report 2017 at the UN, becoming the first state in Nigeria to launch local SDGs data and strategy development for implementation.

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