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The planned recruitment of personnel and further implementation of the blueprint for the South West regional security outfit named Amotekun are now on hold.
The governor of Ondo State and his commissioners are currently meeting behind closed doors to map out strategies to tackle a fresh outbreak of Lassa fever in some communities in the state.
In spite of its declaration as illegal by the federal government, the chairman of the South West Governors Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu, has said there is no going back on the operation of the regional security, Amotekun.
Kano State Government has approved N79 million as a contribution for the implementation of 2019 Health Work Plan.
Militants and other interest groups in Niger Delta have said that the breakdown of talks between the Federal Government and Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, after the regional body successfully prevailed on agitators to cease hostilities in 2016 , was counterproductive and a huge threat to peace in the oil-rich region.
The Enugu State Executive Council (EXCO) yesterday awarded contracts for more infrastructural developments in the urban and rural areas, worth over N1.1 billion. This is in furtherance of the state government’s renewed vigour in providing democracy dividends to the people of the state.
The Kano state Governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has commenced the payment of the new minimum wage of N30,600 to workers in the state in December 2019.
Kano State Executive Council has approved over N2.5 billion for the construction and upgrading of health facilities at the four newly created emirates.
The Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Udoh, has said that the Governor Udom Emmanuel administration is very committed to transforming education in the state and has demonstrated this through strategic policies and investments in the sector.
The Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has signed the 2020 Appropriation Bill into Law after the State House of Assembly had on Tuesday passed into law the sum of N137, 419, 617, 116 (One Hundred and Thirty Seven Billion, Four Hundred and Nineteen Million, Six Hundred and Seventeen Thousand, One Hundred and Sixteen Naira) as next year’s budget for the State.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday said with the upgrade of the runway of the Asaba International Airport to meet international standard, large airplanes can now land in Asaba as the AZMAN AA 5N-AIS made its maiden flight into the airport.
Commissioner for Information Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson, who stated this in a statement in reaction to remarks credited to Governor-elect David Lyon, who raised alarm over supposed last minute financial transactions of the Governor Henry Seriake Dickson government. Iworiso-Markson said that the government had not taken any major loan in over two and a half years.
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo state yesterday said the conduct of the wedding of the daughter of governor Rotimi Akeredolu in Mauritius was a vexatious display of insensitivity by the governor towards the difficult challenges currently being faced by citizens of the state.
Dani Olmo has been linked with some of Europe’s biggest clubs over the past few months but it is RB Leipzig who have won the race to sign him.
The Gunners have been searching for a new centre-back throughout the transfer window and are now close to landing Mari on loan following successful talks with Brazilian side Flamengo over the past 24 hours.
France is appealing to President Donald Trump not to cut off U.S. military support to French forces fighting Islamist militants in Africa, warning that it could undermine efforts to counter a growing terrorist threat in the Sahel region.
Doyin Okupe, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has written an open letter to the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, over the controversial issues arising from the creation of Operation Amotekun.
The Saturday legislative re-run election has commenced peacefully in Sokoto with a high turnout of voters in Sokoto South and Sokoto North Local Government Areas of the state.
An election observer group, YIAGA Africa, has announced the deployment of 114 local observers to four states ahead of the rerun elections.
Coco Gauff is still learning to drive and was scared when she went on a highway — but the 15-year-old warned Naomi Osaka she will not be overawed when they clash Friday at the Australian Open.
Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa is remembering his late mother a year after her departure from the world.
The Minister of State, Transportation, Gbemisola Saraki, on Monday reaffirmed Federal Government’s commitment to utilising local content in the construction of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge line.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Thursday cautioned commuters against unsafe conducts, especially riding on the roof of a moving train.