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Bayelsa council chiefs back Governor Dickson on civil service reforms

Chairman of the eight Local Government Areas in Bayelsa State have thrown their weight behind the ongoing civil service reforms by the Governor Seriake Dickson-led administration.

Niger govt releases N6.4 billion from Paris Club refund for local govt workers’ salaries

The Niger State Government announced on Thursday that about N6.4 billion was released to the Ministry for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs from the Paris Club refund it collected from federal government.

Nasarawa govt secures N1.5 billion to pay LG workers’ salaries

The Nasarawa State Government says it has secured a N1.5 billion-loan from a commercial bank to pay local government workers’ December salary.

Kwara local govts get N2.1 billion loan to pay November salaries

Chairman of the 16 Local Government areas of Kwara state have agreed to obtain N2.1 billion loan from banks in order to pay November salaries and to meet other financial obligations due to late disbursement of monthly allocation from Federation Account Allocation Committee.

We don’t want caretaker chairmen – NULGE tells Dickson

The National Union of Local Government Employees, Bayelsa State, has asked Governor Seriake Dickson to jettison any plan to reappoint local government caretaker chairmen in the state.

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The North-East zonal campaign organisation for Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo’s Presidential ambition has denied any insinuation that their principal would step down for a candidate.

Bayelsa’s monthly IGR hits N1 billion – official

Mr. Nimibofa Ayawei, the Executive Chairman, Bayelsa State Board of Internal Revenue, has said that the state government was maximising its electronic-based revenue collection platform to boost its internally generated revenue.

IGP Ibrahim Idris mourns late Ibrahim Coomassie

The Force Public Relations’ Officer, Acting DCP Jimoh Moshood, who disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Friday, said Commassie died on Thursday at the age of 76 at the National Orthopedic Hospital, Katsina after a brief illness.

Appeal Court reserves judgement on Senate’s powers to amend election sequence

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal on Thursday reserved judgement in a suit seeking to clarify the powers of the National Assembly to alter the sequence of the 2019 general elections in Nigeria.