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Kogi governor meets stakeholders, explains government’s sacrifices for unity

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has said he has made a lot of sacrifices to unite the people of Kogi State irrespective of religious and ethnic divides since assumption of office, noting that if the state was not united, no meaningful development could be achieved.g

Forum seeks support for Bernard Okumagba as NDDC chairman

The United Front for Niger Delta (UFFND) has hailed the appointment of a former Delta State Commissioner for Finance, Bernard Okumagba, as managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), saying Okumagba’s appointment is in order.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly begins probe of former Governor Ambode over N45 billion buses

The Lagos State House Assembly on Tuesday set-up a committee to investigate the purchase of 820 buses by the administration of former governor Akinwunmi Ambode in the state.g
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.

Lagos state commissioners and special advisers — full list

The event, held at Adeyemi Bero Hall of the Lagos State Secretariat, was witnessed by the leaders and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from all Local Government Areas and Local Council Development Areas in Lagos.

Abia youths wants ex-finance commissioner probed

A group of Abia Youths under the auspices of Abia Youth Vanguard (AYV) has called on the Governor Okezie Ikpeazu led government to probe the activities of his ex-finance commissioner.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

Bayelsa government spends N79.7 million on corps members

The Bayelsa State government says it spent N79.7m on corps members serving in the state in the last four months.

Governor Dickson: We repaid N104 billion inherited bond from Timipre Sylva administration

The Governor Seriake Dickson-led Bayelsa State Government on Friday said it has completely repaid the N104 billion bond loan inherited from the Timipre Sylva administration.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia governor urged to stop ex-commissioners from interfering in state matters

A youth pressure group, Concerned Abia Youths, CAY, has urged Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State to prevail on some former commissioners to stop meddling in the governance of the state.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia governor urged not to appoint people with corruption records into cabinet

A coalition of youths in Abia State under the aegis of Abia Youths Vanguard, has told Governor Okezie Ikeazu not to appoint anyone with corruption record in his cabinet.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC raids ex-Zamfara governor’s home

A Nigerian anti-graft agency, EFCC, on Sunday, raided the home of a former governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari.
Vice president Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday attended Nigeria – France Business and Investment Forum dinner in Abuja.1

VP Osinbajo: What Nigeria can learn from Asiwaju Tinubu

The Vice-President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has said Nigeria’s diversity ought to be seen as a blessing because “the true wealth of any nation is its human capital.”

Bayelsa guber: Group seeks sanction for ‘partisan’ monarch

Bayelsa State stakeholders under the auspices of the Ogbia Renaissance (OR), has called on the state’s Traditional Rulers Council (TRC) and the government to sanction the King of Opume in Ogbia, A.J. Turner, for his partisanship.

Olorogun Okumagba congratulates Festus Keyamo on nomination as minister

Former Commissioner for Finance and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Olorogun Bernard Okumagba, has hailed the ministerial nomination of Mr. Festus Keyamo, SAN, by President Muhammadu Buhari.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Judge: I’m authorised by fiat to conclude Kalu’s trial

Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court in Lagos, Monday, informed parties that he has been authorised by fiat to conclude the fraud trial of a former Governor of Abia, Orji Kalu.

Governor Tambuwal appoints former Sultanate counsellor as information commissioner

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has appointed a former Sultanate Counsellor, Alhaji Isah Bajini Galadanci, as the State Commissioner for Information.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Governor Wike: God gave us victory in election

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said God personally intervened in the electoral turbulence to give the state a desired victory.

Defamation: Firm demands apology from ex-Ogun commissioner

A firm, Bond Investment and Holdings Limited, and its chairman, Chief Olabode Mustapha, have asked former Ogun State Commissioner for Finance Mr. Wale Oshinowo to retract alleged defamation and publish an apology in two national daily newspapers within seven days.
Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike: Loyalty required for appointments

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has reiterated that his second term appointments will be based on absolute loyalty, commitment to the vision of the administration and the capacity to deliver.

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Gabon to be first African nation paid to fight deforestation

Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun may establish two additional universities

The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.

Kogi Speaker receives defectors into APC

The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

‘Yahoo boy’ runs mad, strips self naked in Ekiti

There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.

Bandits release 30 more captives in Zamfara

The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.