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Bayelsa State Government has constituted a tax advisory committee to boost its internally generated revenue.
The National HCD has three thematic areas which are: Health, Education and the Workforce, but Nasarawa State has added three more to include: Social development of the youth, local government and community development.
The Sokoto State Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has nominated Mohammed Mainasara Ahmad and Abubakar Maikudi Ahmad as commissioners in the state cabinet.
Ahead of the gubernatorial elections in Edo and Ondo States, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has warned politicians to conduct themselves properly and steer-clear of tendencies capable of undermining the electoral processes.
Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara State has said he would not hesitate to introduce death sentence on reckless drivers in the state.
Former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, yesterday, said his successor, Governor Hope Uzodinma has never invited him and some of the stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, including Senator Ifeanyi Araraume and Uche Nwosu after his victory at the supreme court as the authentic governor of the state.
The Edo House of Assembly on Monday confirmed two civil commissioners and three others as commissioners for Edo State Oil and Gas Producing Areas Development Commission (EDSOGPADEC).
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered commissioners of police across Nigeria to “identify, isolate, disarm, arrest and prosecute” individuals or groups found in possession of prohibited firearms.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has approved all outstanding promotions in the state public service.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has expressed worry over the increased rate of drug abuse in the State despite efforts by relevant stakeholders to curb the menace, saying his administration would not tolerate the disturbance of peace in the State under whatever influence.
The Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has directed all schools to communicate their specific reopening dates to parents and students to avoid chaos.
Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, who just recovered from the deadly coronavirus, has fired his Commissioner of Transport, Ekele Nwaohammuo, and the Transition Committee Chairmen of Aba North (Victor Ubani); Aba South (Cherechi Wogu) and Umunneochi (Mathew Ibe).
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State will on Monday, August 3, 2020, swear-in eight new members of the State Executive Council recently cleared by the State assembly for Commissioner and Special Adviser posts.
The panel investigating the financial activities of the Local Government Areas in Imo State yesterday made a startling revelation after submitting its report to Governor Hope Uzodimma, disclosing that N141 billion was spent on frivolous projects between 2011 and 2019 in the council areas of the State.
The Akwa Ibom House of Assembly has confirmed eight commissioner nominees sent to the House for confirmation by Gov. Udom Emmanuel.
The Bauchi State Government has flagged off the distribution of 700,000 face masks to beneficiaries in the state as part of efforts to curtail the spread of Coronavirus.
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State looks set to reshuffle his cabinet as names of eight nominees as commissioners and special advisers have been sent to the state assembly.
Commissioners of Education in the South West states have indicated their readiness to sit students in the zone for the West African Examination Council examination.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and the Chairman of the PDP National Campaign Council for the Edo Governorship election has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to make sure the collation of the election is monitored and go well just like the election itself.
The Centre for Democracy and Development on Saturday condemned the high incidence of vote-trading recorded in the Edo State governorship election.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Saturday turbaned 15 new District Heads in Sokoto State.
The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that pre-primary classes in public and private schools across the state are to remain closed until further announcements are made.
Crystal Palace attacker Wilfried Zaha has englightened the public on the incident leading to replacing Ghana striker Jordan Ayew in retaking a missed penalty during Saturday's Premier League triumph over Manchester United.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo on Tuesday charged its supporters not to fret over activities of some politicians but to stand by the party at the September 19 governorship polls.
The Nigeria Police Force has commenced investigations into the viral video showing a man wearing what appears to be a Nigeria Police “uniform” smoking shisha.
A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), the Act for Positive Transformation Initiative, has again raised alarm over alleged illegally expenditures in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
According to Soyinka “I am notoriously no fan of Olusegun Obasanjo, General, twice former president and co-architect with other past leaders of the crumbling edifice that is still generously called Nigeria. I have no reasons to change my stance on his record. Nonetheless, I embrace the responsibility of calling attention to any accurate reading of this nation from whatever source, as a contraption teetering on the very edge of total collapse.”
The Youth Party has sympathised with the Nigerian people on the temporary hardship brought about by the hike in the prices of petrol and electricity.