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Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has inaugurated the State Business Environment Council, with a charge to members to come up with sustainable reforms that would bring about improved and practical approaches towards Ease of Doing Business in the State.

Ogun governor inaugurates council on business environment

Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has inaugurated the State Business Environment Council, with a charge to members to come up with sustainable reforms that would bring about improved and practical approaches towards Ease of Doing Business in the State.

UCH denies receiving N118 million coronavirus donation from Oyo

The University College Hospital has denied receiving any money from the Oyo State Government in its fight against COVID-19 in the state.
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Oyo spends N2.7 billion on fight against coronavirus

The Oyo State government said it has spent the sum of two billion, seven hundred and seventy-nine miillion naira (N2,779,000,000) on the effort to contain the spread of Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.
Ondo State House of Assembly

Speaker: Ondo assembly not probing anyone over funds in ‘secret account’

The Ondo State House of Assembly, on Thursday in Akure, said that it was not probing anyone in respect of the controversial N4.3 billion state government funds discovered in a secret bank account.
The Adamawa government has announced the passing of Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri’s mother, Hajia Fatimah Umaru at the age of 68.

Adamawa cuts 2020 budget by 24 per cent

The Adamawa State Executive Council has approved a downward review of the 2020 budget by 24 per cent, affecting only the capital expenditure and overhead costs.
Ondo State House of Assembly

Ondo Assembly probes N4.3 billion in secret account

The Ondo State House of Assembly has commenced investigation into the source of the N4.3bn allegedly discovered in a secret bank account by the state government.
Ondo State House of Assembly

Ondo Assembly probes N4.3 billion in ‘secret account’

The Ondo State House of Assembly says it has commenced an investigation into the N4.3 billion claimed to have been recovered from an alleged secret account in a commercial bank.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State

Ondo PDP invites EFCC to investigate Governor Akeredolu over ‘N4.3 billion secret savings’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ondo State chapter has invited Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate Zenith Bank and the Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu-led administration on why it failed to disclose but spent N4.3 billion it discovered in a secret bank account.
Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Enugu, federal agencies donate palliatives to vulnerable church groups

The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Tertiary Education Trust (TET) Fund, has donated some food items to four major church groups in Enugu State, for onward distribution to their vulnerable and poor members.
NECA’s Director-General, Mr Timothy Olawale, who made the call on Tuesday in Lagos, called for more specific and direct business sustainability schemes, to save the private sector.

2020 budget: OPS backs proposed $20 oil price benchmark

Members of the organised private sector (OPS) and some analysts have hailed the plan by the federal government to further review downward the oil price benchmark in the 2020 budget to $20 per barrel.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

Oyo coronavirus endowment fund now N334 million

The Oyo State Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Akinola Ojo, said cash donations to the State COVID-19 Endowment Fund have reached N334 million.

Coronavirus suspect declared wanted in Abia

The Abia State Government, on Friday, declared one Vincent Prosper, suspected to have contracted Coronavirus, wanted.
David Olofu

Coronavirus: April FAAC meeting to hold virtually – commissioners

To maintain the social distancing rule due to the coronavirus outbreak, the April edition of the Federal Account Allocation Committee meeting would hold via video conferencing.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has announced that the state government will give free foods to residents of the state.

Cross River releases N79 million for micro projects

The Cross River State Government has commenced the disbursement of N79 million to activate the implementation of 21 micro projects across some communities in the state as part of multi-sectoral intervention to Covid-19.
Newly sworn in Governor of Bayelsa, Sen. Douye Diri, has urged the state House of Assembly to expedite passage of the 2020 Appropriation Bill he would soon present for consideration.

Bayelsa laments drop in oil revenue

Bayelsa State Government has expressed concern over the decline in revenue from the Federation Account arising from the global COVID-19 crisis, saying the economy of states in the country would soon be grounded.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has announced that the state government will give free foods to residents of the state.

Cross River begins disbursement of over N239million to 11,995 poor, vulnerable households

The Cross River State Government on Tuesday started the disbursement of N239,900,000, two hundred and thirty-nine million, nine hundred thousand Naira to eleven thousand, nine hundred and ninety-five poor and vulnerable households in the state.

Benue governor undergoes coronavirus test

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, on Thursday morning, finally took the coronavirus (COVID-19) test in order to ascertain his status.
Briefing journalists in Umuahia, Commissioner for Finance, Dr. Aham Uko, stated the exercise is designed to checkmate the rising cases of irregular names on the pension scheme, which had also made it difficult for the payment of pensions.

Abia begins biometric data-capturing of pensioners

Abia State government has commenced the biometric-data capturing of all pensioners to ascertain the actual number of genuine pensioners on the state’s payroll.

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Former Enugu SSG Samson Ukpabi passes on

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Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State

Ondo governor appoints two new aides

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has approved the appointment of Mr Oluwole Moneyin and Mrs Charity Thiti, as Special Assistants on special duties and women mobilisation respectively.