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The Plateau State Government has revoked its contract with P.W. Nigeria Ltd., for the construction of three roads in Shendam, Mangu and Riyom local government areas of the state.
The Nigeria Labour Congress has rejected the increase in price of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol, from N148.50 per liter to N151.56 per litre.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara says his administration is committed to making the budgetary preparation process less elitist and more participatory.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Tuesday, approved a partnership with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on a $1.2m agribusiness tagged: “Start Them Early”(STEP) programme, targeted towards encouraging the youths in the state to key into agro-economy.
The group said Abiru, who was Lagos State Commissioner for Finance between 2011 and 2013, is best suited for the job because of his experience in the public and private sectors.
The Ogun State government has reiterated its determination to use the federal government sponsored Anchor Borrowers Programme in the state to boost farmers’ productivity towards achieving increased food production in the country.
The Lagos State House of Assembly says a bill that will make operators of lottery, pools and betting in the state to pay N20 million as licence fees to the state government is underway.
The Peoples Democratic Party, Lagos State chapter, has cautioned the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu against spending funds belonging to the state on the upcoming governorship elections in Ondo and Edo states.
The Oyo State Government, on Tuesday, approved the notational promotion and payment of civil servants who were dismissed in 2012 but recalled by the present administration in the state.
A former Managing Director of Alpha Beta Consulting Limited and Alpha Beta LLP, Mr. Dapo Apara, has called on the new acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mohammed Umar, to revisit his petition against the company.
The Lagos State Government on Wednesday announced the reduction of the Land Use Charge (LUC) to the pre-2018 charges, indicating a reduction of 48 per cent.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Akwa Ibom State Council, has hailed the appointment of Mr. Ini Ememobong as the new Commissioner for Information & Strategy in the State.
Delta Government on Wednesday said Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) in the state would benefit from the tax waivers as measures to cushion the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on their businesses.
Arising from the global COVID-19 pandemic with its attendant socio-economic impact on the national economies and its effects on human lives, the Ogun State government has revised its 2020 budget to N280B, to reflect the prevailing economic realities.
The Cross River State government has announced a package of reliefs and incentives for individual Taxpayers and businesses in the state approved by the state governor, Professor Ben Ayade. This regime of Tax incentives has been provided as one of many avenues for cushioning the impacts of the novel COVID 19 Pandemic, currently ravaging most parts of the world.
With over N7 billion monthly wage bill to 48,000 workers in Delta, the State Chairman of Trade Union Congress (TUC), Comrade Martin Bolum, has said that the decision of the state government to review the salary of political appointees and workers on salary grade level seven was one of the ways to keep the state afloat in this period of Coronavirus pandemic.
The Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Zone 5, Shola David, has warned lawbreakers to stay off the streets of Edo and Delta States, urging law-abiding citizens to go about their legitimate businesses without fear.
The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has urged youths in the state to embrace peace by availing themselves of opportunities for dialogue and avoid acts of hooliganism and vandalism following in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protests.
The land and air components of Operation Thunder Strike have neutralised scores of armed bandits during a joint offensive operation on identified bandits’ camps in the Yadi and Kufai Shantu areas of Giwa Local Government Area, Kaduna State.
Spurs have scored 31 goals in their last nine games in all competitions with Harry Kane and Heung-min Son leading their attack. Mourinho’s La Liga-winning Real Madrid side scored 121 goals on their way to the title in 2011/12, accumulating 100 points and conceding 32 goals.
Manchester City chiefs are monitoring RB Leipzig manager Julian Nagelsmann as a potential successor to Pep Guardiola.
The Seychelles elected an opposition candidate as president for the first time since 1977, authorities announced on Sunday, and winner Wavel Ramkalawan reaffirmed a pledge to hike the minimum wage after COVID-19 stifled the tourism-dependent economy.
Former United States presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has made a public appeal to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to end the killing of peaceful protesters.
The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) in collaboration with the Zamfara State Government will host Youths, Women and those with Disabilities to a Talent Hunt Programme in Fashion, Arts and Craft skills.
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, also known as Shiites, says it has found it necessary to dispel the rumours currently making the rounds that the leader of the movement, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky has passed away.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, on Saturday, said the federal government has created a N25bn youth fund as part of efforts to address the dissatisfaction of #EndSARS protesters and other youth-related restiveness in the country.