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Senator Douye Diri, Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP’s) candidate for the Bayelsa governorship election, on Saturday, described the electoral process as “smooth and peaceful”.

Senator Diri: I will reconcile Bayelsans

Senator Douye Diri, governor-elect of Bayelsa State has promised to work toward enhancing the unity of Bayelsans through the reconciliation of various segments of the fragmented state with aim to foster development in the state.
The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, has condemned in strong terms the reported invasion and forced entry into the Abuja residence of the Governor of Taraba State, Arc. Darius Ishaku Dickson, by men of the Nigeria Police Force.

Governor Ishaku rallies support for $5.8 billion Mambilla hydroelectric power project

Darius Dickson Ishaku, on Tuesday, assembled the elite of Taraba State resident in Abuja to reassure the Federal Government of the unalloyed support of the people on the construction of $5.8 billion Mambilla Hydroelectric Pow­er Project which has lingered for over forty years.
The National Democratic Institute (NDI) has commended the Kayode Fayemi in the area of gender inclusion and enactment of child rights laws in the state .

NDI commends Ekiti on gender inclusion, child rights laws

The National Democratic Institute (NDI) has commended the Kayode Fayemi in the area of gender inclusion and enactment of child rights laws in the state .
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun creates ministry of transportation, three new agencies

The government of Ogun state has created a new Ministry of Transportation and three agencies under the ministry of physical planning and urban development.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

Police vow to confiscate vehicles illegally using sirens, revolving lights

The Inspector General (I-G) of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has ordered Commissioners of Police to confiscate vehicles illegally using Spy number plates, sirens, revolving lights or covered number plates.
Mr Asuquo Ekpenyong, Cross River Commissioner for Finance, says the state government has commenced agro-industrial revolution through its Green Money (G-Money) policy.

Cross River begins agro-industrial revolution through G-money policy – Commissioner

Mr Asuquo Ekpenyong, Cross River Commissioner for Finance, says the state government has commenced agro-industrial revolution through its Green Money (G-Money) policy.
Gov. Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno has vowed to send out of the state any International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) undermining the interest of government toward achieving peace in the state after 10 years of Boko Haram insurgency.

Borno governor swears in Ibo, Yoruba, 24 others as advisers

Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Wednesday swore-in chief Kesta Ogualili from Anambra state and Alhaji Yusuf Alao from Oyo and 24 others as his special advisers.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Governor Ganduje: Senator Kwankwaso a self-centred politician

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has described former Governor of Kano state, Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, as a political ingrate and propagandist whose quest is to fulfil his 2023 presidential ambition no matter whose ox is gored.

Sokoto government approves new minimum wage

Sokoto State Executive Council has approved the full implementation of national new Minimum Wage and consequential adjustment to state civil servants.

Oba of Lagos calls for peaceful resolution of Edo political impasse

The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, has called for a peaceful resolution of the political impasse in Edo State, noting that such was necessary for the development and advancement of the state.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Federal government wants broadcasting outfits to prioritise disability matters

The Federal Government will soon mandate public broadcasting outfits to pay special attention to issues that concern people living with disabilities, Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), has said.

Governor Bagudu swears-in 16 commissioners

Kebbi State Governor Atiku Bagudu has finally sworn in 16 commissioners seven months after he assumed office without constituting the executive council in the state.
Prof Sidi Osho

Ogun: Expect our position on Sidi Osho eligibility soon

Following series of reactions that trailed the appointment of Prof Sidi Osho by the Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun and her purported clearance by the Ogun State House of Assembly, as a commissioner, the State government has said it will soon make public its stands on her eligibility.
Coming under the umbrella of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN), Operation Amotekun is an initiative of the six governors in the southwest zone 5

Àmòtékùn: NUJ lauds Southwest governor, says outfit will enhance region’s security

The leadership of the Nigeria Union of Journalists in the South West zone has commended the governors in the region for the successful launch of the new regional security outfit called ‘Operation Àmòtékùn’.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the family, management and staff of the Nation Newspaper over the death of Mr. Dele Agekamah who passed on Friday night at the age of 60.

Governor Abiodun: I want history to remember me well

Ogun Governor Dapo Abiodun on Friday assigned portfolios to his Cabinet members with a call on them to decide quickly the legacy they would leave behind, saying he wants “history to remember” his “government favourably.”
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has reaffirmed that no criminal will have a place to stay in the state which he governs with the kind of strategy that is being put in place by the state government in curbing and wiping out crimes in the state.

Governor Abiodun: Ogun commissioners not answerable to any godfather

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has charged the newly inaugurated commissioners into the State Executive Council, to be accountable to the people and not answerable to any godfather, groups.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun governor swears in 19 commissioners, 15 special advisers

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, on Friday advised the newly sworn – In Commissioners and Special Advisers in the State to see their appointment as call to service for the development of the state and its people.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde: No Oyo worker‘ll earn below national minimum wage

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has assured that no worker in the payroll of the state government would earn less than the national minimum wage.

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Dr Janet Ekpeyong, Director-General, Cross River State Primary Health Care Development Agency (CRSPHCDA) has advised parents to ensure their children are fully immunised against measles following the high temperature currently being experienced.

Heat: Cross River, stakeholders proffer solutions, task parents

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Pep Guardiola warns Manchester City after Real Madrid win

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The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has broken his silence over the heated reactions generated by his statement over the Mayegun title he conferred on the fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, stating that the context through which he made the statement should be understood.

Alaafin: No incantation, climbing of prayer mountains can curb cancer

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