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Ebonyi governor reshuffles cabinet, appoints new commissioner

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi on Thursday, effected minor cabinet reshuffle while appointing a new commissioner.
Students of Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State (FUOYE) have staged a peaceful protest again over poor power supply in the community.

FUOYE protest: Ekiti governor’s wife was attacked

The Ekiti State Government has confirmed that wife of the governor, Mrs. Bisi Fayemi, was attacked during a protest by students of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti on Tuesday.

Delta, Bayelsa communities fear extinction over ocean surge

Agge straddles Delta and Bayelsa states in Burutu and Ekeremor Local Government Areas. The community, which hosts a deep seaport, is rapidly being eaten by the Atlantic Ocean, writes Okungbowa Aiwerie, Asaba

PDP crisis: Kinsmen warn politicians to steer clear of Bayelsa commissioner

Kinsmen of Bayelsa Commissioner for Information, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, have warned some politicians in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to count their brother out of their political desperation in the choice of the party’s running mate.

Delta government releases N1.5 billion counterpart fund to UBEC

The Delta State Executive Council (SEC), on Wednesday, approved the release of N1.5 billion counterpart fund to Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for funding of primary education in the state for 2019.
Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has said that accountability was an indispensable tool of management and hallmark of his administration.

Delta approves N1.5 billion UBE counterpart funds

Delta Executive Council on Tuesday approved the release of N1.5 billion counterpart fund to Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for funding of primary education in the state for 2019.

Abia governor forwards commissioners designate list to state assembly

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has finally forwarded 24 names to the State House of Assembly for confirmation as commissioners in the State Executive Council.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Kogi guber: Former commissioner preaches unity among APC members

A former Commissioner for Information and a chieftain of All Progressive Congress (APC), Dr. Tom Ohikere, has called on the governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello and all the stakeholders of the party to ensure that the perceived aggrieved members of the Party are reconciled before the November 16 governorship election.

Abia: We have confidence in indigenous contractors

The Abia State Government says it has implicit confidence in indigenous contractors and will continue to engage them along with ‘Grade A’ contractors in road construction in the state

Bayelsa governor appoints new spokesperson

A new chief press secretary to the Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, has been appointed.

Suspended Delta employees threaten to shut down Asaba

Over 3,000 civil servants suspended from the Delta civil service in June 2015 have threatened to shut down the state if Governor Ifeanyi Okowa does not fulfil his promise of re-engaging them into the service within one month.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia government speaks on non-payment of teachers, others’ salaries

The Abia State Government has admitted that it is owing some of its workers including teachers months of unpaid salaries.
Chinedum Orji

Abia speaker condemns extra-judicial killings of commercial tricyclist

The Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji, MNSE, has condemned the killing of Mr Chimaobi Nwaogu, a commercial tricycle operator in Aba, by one Corporal Ajayi, for allegedly refusing to part with N100 bribe at a military checkpoint in Ohanze, describing it as “tyranny of the gun by some bad eggs among security agencies paid with taxpayers money to protect lives and property of the citizens”, saying, “such barbaric acts are not welcome in a peaceful State like Abia”.
Delta State Government has urged its citizens living in flood-prone areas to urgently relocate to safer areas in compliance to warning of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) that the level of water, especially in River Niger is rising and may overflow and cause flooding.

Delta government asks people living in flood-prone areas to relocate

Delta State Government has urged its citizens living in flood-prone areas to urgently relocate to safer areas in compliance to warning of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) that the level of water, especially in River Niger is rising and may overflow and cause flooding.

Flood: Delta urges residents to relocate from flash-points

Delta State Government, yesterday advised residents in lower plains to relocate to higher places to avoid being caught up in the impending flood as predicted by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

Herdsmen menace/banditry: Lagos, Benue, Ebonyi, five others to acquire drones

There are strong indications that no fewer than nine states will soon acquire remotely piloted aircraft (drones) and other devices as part of measures to tackle kidnapping and killing in their states.
The Chairman of Air Peace Limited, Barr. Allen Onyema has called on the management of Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to approve the Asaba Airport to accommodate Boeing 777. Speaking at the funeral Mass for his father, Chief Michael Onyema at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mbosi, Anambra State, Onyema stated that Delta Governor Dr Ifeanyi Okowa had transformed the Asaba Airport.

Air Peace boss wants Asaba Airport upgraded for Boeing 777

The Chairman of Air Peace Limited, Barr. Allen Onyema, has called on the management of Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to approve the Asaba Airport to accommodate Boeing 777.

Delta government announces landing system installation for Asaba airport

The Delta State Government reports that an Instrument Landing System (ILS) has been installed successfully at the Asaba International Airport.

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Clayson Monyela, spokesman of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) in South Africa, says Nigeria overreacted to the recent xenophobic attack in the country.
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Expert calls for improved health infrastructure

A Medical Practitioner, Dr Tony Momoh, has advised government to fix dilapidated health infrastructure and provide equipment to make the health sector more functional.

Tribunal upholds elections of two Oyo PDP lawmakers

The House of Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Ibadan on Sunday upheld the elections of two People’s Democratic Party (PDP) assembly members in Oyo State.
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A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Femi Fani-Kayode, has revealed the man that can save South Africa at this moment.