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Obafemi Hamzat

10,000 farmers to benefit from World Bank $200m fund in Lagos – deputy governor

The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, says the state government is directly identifying about 10,000 farmers to benefit from the 200 million dollars World Bank agricultural intervention fund in the state.

Governor Bagudu to elevate Rigata cultural festival to international standard

Kebbi State Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, has said that his administration would elevate the Yauri annual Rigata cultural festival from local to international standard.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Akinwunmi Ambode: Lagos committed to industrial growth

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has pledged to continue formulating and implementing policies and programmes that would consolidate the state’s position as the industrial and commercial hub of Nigeria.

25 countries to participate in Kano trade fair

Kano State government has been commended for the promoting business activities in the state and supporting state chamber of commerce to organize forthcoming 39th edition of the Kano International trade fair, which is schedule to take place from 22 November to December 8, 2019.

2019: Four commissioners, two special advisers quit Governor Akeredolu’s cabinet

Four Ondo commissioners and two special advisers planning to contest for election in 2019 have resigned.

Governor Bindow: PDP supporters will vote for me in 2019

Adamawa State governor, Muhammad Bindow, has expressed confidence that supporters of opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), would vote for him in the 2019 general elections, despite defections that rocked the state.

Report: PDP finally resolves to change name

The opposition party had long mooted the idea of name change, but had slowed down on the decision because a majority of its members were not disposed to it, and those who wanted it could not convince the others.

Adamawa government to access N1 billion from CBN for SMEs

The Adamawa Executive Council on Wednesday authorised the government to access N1 billion from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to boost Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

Federal government pledges commitment to ease of doing business in Nigeria

Dr Jumoke Oduwole, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Industry, Trade and Investment‎, says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria.

Governor El-Rufai: APC must punish indiscipline, violations of party spirit

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has said that the APC must stop portraying itself as a party of anything goes, and must take strong action to punish factionalisation and indiscipline.

Presidential c’ttee ranks Katsina first on ease of doing business in Nigeria

The Presidential Committee on Enabling Business Environment, in collaboration with the World Bank, has ranked Katsina State first among the 36 states, on the ease of doing business in Nigeria.

Governor El-Rufai swears-in 3 new commissioners, others

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Monday swore-in three new commissioners and 13 heads of agencies, saying the administration has only 18 months to deliver on its mandate.

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Jose Mourinho has praised the work being done by Lille coach Christophe Galtier in developing young players including Nigeria international Victor Osimhen.

French Ligue 1: Victor Osimhen wins player of the month

Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has been named the French Ligue 1 player for the month of September.
Asisat Oshoala was on target while Emuidzhi Oghiabekhva failed to save Minsk from a 5-0 humiliation at the hands of Barcelona in a Women's Champions League Round of 16 game on Thursday.

Asisat Oshoala shines Barcelona thrash Minsk in Women’s Champions League

Asisat Oshoala was on target while Emuidzhi Oghiabekhva failed to save Minsk from a 5-0 humiliation at the hands of Barcelona in a Women's Champions League Round of 16 game on Thursday.
Action Against Hunger

Group tasks SBCC on malnutrition eradication in Jigawa

The Jigawa office of Action Against Hunger, a non-governmental organization has organized a one-week training for nutrition champions comprised of WDC, CSO, religious and community leaders, and the media.

NAICOM’s industry portal goes live next year

A portal of the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) that will integrate all insurance transactions in the insurance industry into a single hub will go live next year, its Acting Commissioner, Mr Sunday Thomas said on Thursday.
Ogun State government had received over eleven thousand educational materials from corporate bodies, as part of their annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to the society.

Ogun pupils get educational facilities from donors

Ogun State government had received over eleven thousand educational materials from corporate bodies, as part of their annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to the society.