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Abia: We have confidence in indigenous contractors

The Abia State Government says it has implicit confidence in indigenous contractors and will continue to engage them along with ‘Grade A’ contractors in road construction in the state
Barely 24 hours the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), arrested 80 Nigerians for fraudulent activities, a global firm, Dynamics Intelligence, Friday shut-down its operations in the country.

Global tech firm shuts operations in Nigeria over fraudulent activities

Barely 24 hours the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), arrested 80 Nigerians for fraudulent activities, a global firm, Dynamics Intelligence, Friday shut-down its operations in the country.
Facebook might be putting Messenger back into its main social media app.

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users’ audio from Messenger

Facebook has been paying outside contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its services, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Zamfara airport project takes off this month – governor

The governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence in August.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Airport project won’t cost us money, commences this month – Zamfara governor

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Comrade Oshiomhole: I was trained to be combative

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has told those accusing him of being too combative as the National Chairman of a governing party to keep their cool as he was not about to change his approach because he did not join politics to be changed by the way things are done by politicians.

$1 billion security fund: We’re not like PDP – Presidency

The Presidency has dismissed Peoples Democratic Partys (PDP) allegation that the one billion dollars drawn from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) was spent by the Muhammadu Buhari administration on the 2019 general election.
Dapo Abiodun

Governor Abiodun unhappy with contractor handling judiciary complex

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, was surprised at the quality and pace of the paid for State Judiciary Complex on Kobape Road, Abeokuta when he visited the site on Tuesday.
The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Prof. Ikpeme Ikpeme as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River.

I inherited N3 billion debt – UCTH chief

The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), Prof. Ikpeme A. Ikpeme, has said he inherited a N3 billion debt when he became the CMD.
Bauchi Governor Mohammed Abubakar

Former Bauchi governor spent N1.2 billion on burials – aide

A social media aide to former Governor of Bauchi State, Mukhtar Jibril, has debunked the allegation that his principal, Mohammed Abubakar, spent the sum of N2.3 billion for the purchase of woods and shrouds for burial of dead bodies at the Bauchi Muslims cemetery saying 1.2 billion was actually expended.
Philip Tachin

Benue SUBEB chairman risks sack over alleged salary padding

There is an indication that more trouble awaits the Benue State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) as its Chairman, Philip Tachin, risks being sacked by the state government over salary padding.
The suspects are- Okorokpa Clifford, Ejechi Rukeme Clarence, Omoagbere Nelson, Olamide Agbi, Prosper Williams, Zhenom Moses, Nasiru Saudi Ali, Shakajede Okiemute, Okoro Andrew and Amorighoye Laju Precious. .

Music producer threatens to sue EFCC for parading him as “Yahoo Boy”

An Abuja-based music producer and photographer, Mr Nasiru Ali, popularly known as “Kozzographa”, on Sunday threatened to sue the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for wrongly calling him a fraudster (Yahoo boy).
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Official: Rivers not indebted to any bank in Nigeria

The Rivers State Government has declared that the administration of Governor Nyesom Wike is not indebted to any Bank in Nigeria.

DPR issues license to establish Ajaokuta LNG Project

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has issued a License to Establish (LTE) for the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility in Ajaokuta, Kogi State.
Bature Masari

Witness: Ex-SMEDAN chief gave N50 million to four Reps members

Mr Taiwo Olorunyomi, an Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) investigation officer, on Friday told an FCT High Court, Apo, that Bature Masari, Director General, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency (SMEDAN), gave N50 million to some members of the House of Representatives.
Chima Obieze

Enugu Assembly warns contractors against sabotage

The Enugu State House of Assembly Committee on Works, has vowed to blacklist contractors, sabotaging the efforts and good intentions of the state government.

Tunde Fashola: Road, power projects may suffer setbacks during rainy season

The Minister of Power Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said Nigerians will experience some difficulties on power and road projects during the rainy season.

Clean up: Federal government advises Ogoni people

The Federal Government of Nigeria is suing for peace among Ogoni people as it claims that efforts to clean up oil impacted communities in the area are set to commence in earnest.

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The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti government to reconstruct Ado township roads

Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, at the weekend said his administration would soon begin the reconstruction of Ado township roads many of which have become deplorable as a result of lack of maintenance in the last four years.
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.

APC: Governor Abiodun’s appeal court victory, true reflection of people’s wishes

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, has described the victory of the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, at the Appeal Court as a true reflection of the overwhelming wishes of Ogun people, freely expressed in the March 9 governorship election.

Anti-Ebola radio station closes down after broadcaster’s murder

A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DR Congo said Monday it was closing down after one of its broadcasters was murdered.

Bayelsa guber: NGO preaches against violence, vote buying

Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.

Aisha Buhari counsels parents on moral upbringing of children

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society.