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Imo State governor Hope Uzodinma has promised to navigate the State into prosperity under his watch, in his maiden broadcast to the people of the state on Wednesday.

Cosmas Iwu: Governor Uzodinma will rebuild Imo

Secretary to the Government of Imo State, Cosmas Iwu, has assured the people that Governor Hope Uzodinma is prepared to rebuild the state.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.

Delta government justifies number of appointees

Special Adviser to Delta State Governor on Rural and Community Development, Mr Emma Okoro has described as distractions, statements condemning the number of appointments made by Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, insisting that the number of appointments and engagements reflect the widening scope of government towards delivery on its mandate.

SIP: 66 Oyo public schools to benefit from SBMC

Oyo State Government in collaboration with the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, has selected 66 public primary schools from the three senatorial districts in Oyo State to benefit from UBEC School-Based Management Committee-School Improvement Programme, SBMC-SIP.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Governor AbdulRazaq: Kwara government not behind Wizkid concert

The Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, on Thursday denied that the government was behind the popular musical concert that featured pop star, Wizkid, in Ilorin, adding however that the event was a welcome development and could be a springboard to promote entertainment and get local talents hooked to other talents from outside the state.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said on Thursday that seven federal teaching hospitals across the country would be upgraded and fully equipped with an oncology centre to manage all types of cancer.

Many Nigerian children not immunised – minister

Dr Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health, has said that Nigeria was still struggling with high numbers of unimmunised children, with its maternal and under-five mortality rates worsening.
The partial closure of Nigeria’s land border with neighbours will continue beyond January 2020 and will only be terminated until the set objectives are achieved.

Cleric advises Nigerians to utilise advantages of border closure

A Cleric, Christopher Qwolabi, on Friday, advised Nigerians, especially youths, to utilise the advantages of the nation’s border closure to be self-productive and reliant.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor relaunches social security for elderly citizens

Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti State governor, Wednesday re-launched the social security Scheme for elderly citizens in the state with, with a pledge to commit more resources to social investments and human capital development.
Action Against Hunger

Group tasks SBCC on malnutrition eradication in Jigawa

The Jigawa office of Action Against Hunger, a non-governmental organization has organized a one-week training for nutrition champions comprised of WDC, CSO, religious and community leaders, and the media.

Adamawa records 54 rape cases in three months

Adamawa Hope Centre, a referral facility established in Yola to treat victims of gender-based violence, received 54 cases in the three months between July 1 and October 3, 2019.

ICPC retrieves N900 billion stolen constituency funds

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has uncovered and retrieved over N900billion diverted constituency project funds siphoned by federal lawmakers in 12 states.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

State Police won’t work in Nigeria – Nasarawa governor

Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has said that the complex nature of the Nigerian society is not conducive for establishing state police forces as being canvassed by some Nigerians.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, spoke to reporters in Kano, just now, answering questions on the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa. Below are his verbatim comments-

VP Osibanjo flags of livestock programme in Adamawa

The National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) has been officially flagged off by the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Gongoshi Grazing Reserve in Mayo-Belwa LGA of Adamawa state.

Xenophobia: Foreigners flee South Africa, say they don’t want us here anymore

Nyamakwenje is one of around 850 people who have taken refuge in halls set up for foreigners displaced by xenophobic violence in the Joburg region, a municipal spokesman said.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC immunises corps members against yellow fever in Bauchi

Following the recent outbreak of Yellow Fever recorded in Bauchi State, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has commenced the immunisation of members deployed to the state.
In latest attacks, South Africans have begun looting and burning of properties belonging to foreigners and in the process killed three people, while another is still receiving treatment for smoke inhalation.

South Africa wakes up to fresh anti-foreigner violence

South African police patrolled central Johannesburg on Tuesday after the financial capital was hit by a new wave of anti-foreigner violence.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: Nigerians looking up to judiciary for justice – PDP

Ahead of the September 13 judgement of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday said Nigerians are now anxiously looking up to the judiciary to have the courage to do justice in the petition brought before the tribunal by its candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

Oyo Reps member supports graduate farmers with N50 million grant

A federal lawmaker under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the House of Representatives in Oyo State, Hon. Shina Abiola Peller, representing Iseyi/Kajola/Itesiwaju/Iwajowa federal constituency of Oyo State, has empowered about 120 graduate farmers in the state with over N50 million as part of efforts to improve the economic well being of the people.

Cross River seeks six months maternity leave for nursing mothers

The Cross River State Primary Healthcare and Development Agency says it wants to increase maternity leave for working nursing mothers from three months to six months

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Kano prohibits Almajiri children from street begging

Kano State Government has banned street begging by Almajiri children in a bid to fully consolidate the free and compulsory primary and secondary schools education policy in the state.
Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Asaba has sentenced one Tonwerigha Oyintonbra Tombrown to 66 years imprisonment without an option of fine for defrauding one Izabela Glogowska to the tune of ( €55,000) Fifty Five Thousand Euros under the pretext of paying it into her Perfect Money online account.

‘Yahoo boy’ bags 66 years jail term for €55,000 fraud

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Asaba has sentenced one Tonwerigha Oyintonbra Tombrown to 66 years imprisonment without an option of fine for defrauding one Izabela Glogowska to the tune of ( €55,000) Fifty Five Thousand Euros under the pretext of paying it into her Perfect Money online account.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Senate berates Ogoni cleanup despite $360 million provision

The Senate on Tuesday expressed disappointment over the slow pace of work on the Ogoniland cleanup project despite the $360m released for it.
Algeria’s President Abdelmadjid Tebboune said on Twitter that he had ordered medical authorities to take maximum precaution after the coronavirus case was announced by the health minister.

Algeria announces first confirmed case of coronavirus

Algeria has reported its first confirmed case of the new coronavirus, after an Italian man who arrived in the country on February 17 was put into isolation.
Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp believes goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi’s experience is coming to the fore, saying the gap left by Itumeleng Khune is slowly getting filled.

Pressure on Kaizer Chiefs manager to drop Daniel Akpeyi for Soweto derby

The pressure is mounting on Kaizer Chiefs Head Coach Ernst Middendorp to drop Daniel Akpeyi as first choice goalkeeper for Itumeleng Khune ahead of the Soweto Derby against Orlando Pirates this weekend.