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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.

Governor Wike urges central bank to support Rivers’ cassava processing initiative

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has expressed optimism that the State’s $12 million Cassava processing initiative will create jobs and enhance the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the country.
The State Acting Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya, in a statement on Sunday said that planting of fruit trees in schools was also to encourage students to become healthy, productive and maintain a sound environment.

Lagos condemns loot of virus palliatives at warehouse

The Lagos State Government has condemned the plunder of a warehouse housing COVID-19 palliatives in the Mazamaza community of Amuwo Odofin Local Government.
The Chief of Staff to Lagos State Governor, Mr. Tayo Ayinde, has expressed the commitment of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s led administration to deploy feasible strategies to achieve its campaign promises to residents.

Official: Lagos’ll deploy feasible strategies to achieve campaign promises

The Chief of Staff to Lagos State Governor, Mr. Tayo Ayinde, has expressed the commitment of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s led administration to deploy feasible strategies to achieve its campaign promises to residents.

Labour Party warns APC to stop politicking with coronavirus pandemic

Labour Party has warned All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Sanwo-Olu led government in Lagos State to stop politicking with management of COVID-19 pandemic, stressing that it has been responsible for failure to contain the pandemic even in a total lockdown.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday ordered the closure of all markets in the state except food markets and those selling essential commodities due to rise in coronavirus cases. 4

Lagos rolls our economic stimulus, targets 200,000 households

Few days after the Lagos State Government issued a stay-at-home directive to residents, in order to curtail the spread of the novel coronavirus, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has unveiled economic stimulus package for the indigent and the most vulnerable in the society.

Niger gets first female Head of Service

Niger state has gotten its first female Head of Service as Governor Abubakar Sani Bello approves the appointment of the Secretary to the Niger State Government (SSG), Head of Service (HOS) and his Chief...
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Governor Sani-Bello appoints SSG, COS, HoS

Alhaji Ahmed Ibrahim Matane is the new Secretary to the State Government while Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe is the new Chief of Staff to the Governor.

Governor Obiano reshuffles cabinet

Anambra state governor, Willie Obiano, has reshuffled the state Executive cabinet as he swapped the roles of six commissioners.
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Kaduna slain monarch laid to rest in Kachia

The late Agom Adara of Adara Chiefdom, Maiwada Galadima in Kachia local government area of Kaduna State has been laid to rest at Kachia.

Gombe sets to recruit 750 extension workers

The Gombe State Government is to recruit 750 extension workers as part of efforts to boost the capacity of farmers in the state.

Rivers council polls: Governor Wike accuses APC of plotting violence

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has stated that the State Government has intelligence that a faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has armed political thugs to disrupt the June 16, Local Government elections in the state.

Governor Bagudu appoints former APC chairman as commissioner

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, has assigned portfolios to the newly sworn-in commissioners and members of the state Executive Council.

Bauchi secures N8bn central bank loan facility for agriculture

In its determination to boost agriculture and make food available, Bauchi State government has secured a N8billion loan facility from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

APC challenges PDP to debate over alleged misappropriation of N400 billion in Katsina

The All Progressives Congress has challenged the opposition Peoples Democratic Party to a public debate over an alleged misappropriation of N400 billion by the Katsina State Government in 31 months.

Boko Haram insurgents kill 2 farm workers in Borno

Two tractor drivers were killed by Boko Haram insurgents in Jere Local Government Area of Borno, Alhaji Muhammad Dilli, the state Commissioner of Agriculture, said.

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This was contained in a statement issued by the Director-General of NAPTIP, Imaan Suleiman-Ibrahim, on Wednesday in Abuja.

NAPTIP seeks partnership with UNODC to fight human trafficking

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it will continue to deepen partnership with the UN Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) to fight trafficking in person in the country.
Arsenal have reportedly made a move for Real Madrid playmaker Martin Ødegaard.

Arsenal ‘make approach’ for wantaway Real Madrid playmaker

However, the 22-year-old has played just five minutes in the last six games and earlier today, reports in the Spanish press indicated that the player had told Zinedine Zidane of his intention to leave on loan during the window.
FILE PHOTO - Pope Francis leads the Angelus prayer on Epiphany, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the Vatican, January 6, 2021. Vatican Media-­Handout via REUTERS-File Photo

Pope urges U.S. reconciliation as bishops call out Joe Biden on abortion

Pope Francis told U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday that he was praying that God would guide his efforts to bring reconciliation in the United States, while the nation’s bishops condemned Biden’s pro-choice stand on abortion.
A Deputy Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), DCG John Mrabure, has been appointed as acting Comptroller General of the Service.

John Mrabure emerges new acting correctional chief

A Deputy Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), DCG John Mrabure, has been appointed as acting Comptroller General of the Service.

Jigawa PDP inaugurates 29-member reconciliation committee

The Jigawa State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has inaugurated a 29-member reconciliation committee to unite and bring back its lost glory in the state.