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Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Abba Yusuf accuses Governor Ganduje of violation of due process

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in the last general election in Kano State, Abba Kabir Yusuf has accused Governor Abdullah Umar Ganduje of violating rule of law and due process on alleged sales of public property.
Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini Ememobong, gave the charge Friday while playing host to the Executive members of the State branch of FIDA, during a courtesy call on him in the Conference room of the Ministry.

Akwa Ibom announces dates for resumption of schools

Akwa Ibom State Government has fixed September 21 2020 for the commencement of processes for the resumption of academic activities in the state-owned university, college of education and public primary schools.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi opens schools for students

The Ebonyi State Government has announced the reopening of schools for primary, secondary and tertiary classes.

Court orders newly installed Lagos monarch to cease power usage

The recent official presentation of certificate of Obaship to His Royal Majesty HRM Oba Muyideen Babatunde Balogun, the Onisolu of Solu-Alade Kingdom in Ibeju-Lekki Area of Lagos State has continued to raise questions amongst the ruling houses.
A gas station attendant pumps fuel into a customer's car at the NNPC Mega petrol station in Abuja, Nigeria March 19, 2020. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Rivers filling stations vow to shun planned protest over fuel hike

Association of filling station owners in Rivers State have vowed to shun Tuesday’s organised labour strike in the state.

They turned us to prostitutes, starved us for days – Libya returnee

Nigerians, especially youths, left the shores of the country in search of better living conditions, owing mostly to unemployment. Unfortunately, in their desperation, most of them fell prey to agents who sweet talked them into believing that they could get to their dream countries if they were able to raise between N150,000 and N600,000.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Rivers government hands over 24 duplexes to judges

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has handed over some finished blocks of duplexes to accommodate Judges in the state.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara seeks EFCC’s support to recover looted funds

The Kwara State Government has solicited the support of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to assist it in recovering funds and assets allegedly looted by corrupt individuals.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Diaspora, Non-Governmental Organisations and Civil Societies, Senator Surajudeen Ajibola Basiru, has advised the Nigerian and South African governments to work together in solving animosity between the two countries occasioned by xenophobic attacks against Nigerians resident in South Africa.

Senator Basiru: Senate has no plan to secretly pass social media bill

Senator representing Osun Central and Chairman Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Ajibola Basiru, has said the Red Chamber has no plan to hurriedly pass the controversial Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulation and Other Related Matters Bill 2019 into law.
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has signed the state Procurement Bill into law.

Nasarawa orders doctors working in public hospitals to shut their clinics

Nasarawa State Government on Friday ordered medical doctors working in public hospitals in the state to shut down their private clinics and hospitals.

Court invalidates suspension of four Ondo lawmakers

A High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State capital, on Friday invalidated the suspension of four lawmakers who refused to sign the impeachment notice of the state Deputy Governor, Hon. Alfred Agboola Ajayi.
The All Progressives Congress has named the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello as chairman of its Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee.

Kogi governor signs Confluence University of Science and Technology Bill into law

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, on Friday, assented to the bills for the establishment of the Confluence University of Science and Technology, Osara, and the Central Reference Hospital, Okene, which were passed by the State House of Assembly early this week
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara governor’s special adviser resigns

Special Adviser to Kwara State governor, Mallam Abdulrahman AbdulRazaq, on Health Matters, Professor Wale Suleiman, has resigned his appointment from the government.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Plateau to open offenders’ register

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, says the fight against sexual, gender-based violence, and rape must be fought with a lot of attention to ensuring justice for victims and rehabilitating them.
Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of an Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Friday discharged and acquitted one Niyi Oyelami charged with defiling a nine-year-old daughter of his neighbour.

Court remands truck driver, owner over ‘involuntary manslaughter’

A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere yesterday remanded in Police custody a truck driver, Sodiq Okanlanwan, alongside the truck owner, Wasiu Lekan, who allegedly crushed three people to death.
The Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) says N1.45 trillion worth of goods are smuggled into Nigeria annually from Benin Republic.

NEPZA, Lagos to partner on HSE unit

The Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) has agreed to work with the Lagos State Government in the training of its staff to be deployed in the proposed Health, Safety and Environment Units across the 42 free trade zones.

Ebonyi judiciary workers begin strike

Ebonyi State Judiciary workers on Thursday began an indefinite strike to drive home their demand for the implementation of the Consolidated Judiciary Salary Structure (CJSS).
The State Gov. Seyi Makinde, made this known via his official Twitter, @seyiamakinde on Saturday.

Oyo approves promotion, gratuity for 97 workers dismissed in 2012

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.

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2023: NYC tips Ebonyi governor for presidency

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has been enjoined to consider running for Presidency in 2023 due to his developmental strides in the state.
The Management of Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun, on Saturday announced the appointment of a new Vice-Chancellor, Prof Reuben Kolo, and other principal Officers.

Crawford University appoints new vice-chancellor, other principal officers

The Management of Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun, on Saturday announced the appointment of a new Vice-Chancellor, Prof Reuben Kolo, and other principal Officers.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Edo election: Rivers deputy governor, traditional rulers condemn siege on Governor Wike’s hotel

Rivers State Deputy Governor Mrs Ipalibo Banigo has condemned the blockade on the hotel of Governor Nyesom Wike by officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force in Benin City, Edo State.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government needs to revisit the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) amendment of the broadcasting code. 2

VP Osinbajo: Nigerian government collaborating with investors to improve digital sector

Just as global Social Media and technology giant, Facebook, was informing the Federal Government about its decision to open a Nigerian office in Lagos, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN has restated the determination of the Buhari administration to keep boosting the nation’s technology sector and digital economy.
Ethiopia has filed terrorism charges against a prominent media mogul and opposition politician from the Oromo ethnic group, Jawar Mohammed, the attorney general's office said on Saturday.

Ethiopia files terrorism charges against leading opposition activist

Ethiopia has filed terrorism charges against a prominent media mogul and opposition politician from the Oromo ethnic group, Jawar Mohammed, the attorney general's office said on Saturday.