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Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara state has said that 100 per cent of monthly allocation due to 16 local government councils in the state goes to salary payment, while 70 per cent of monthly allocation of the state goes to workers’ salary.
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.
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has presented Integrity awards to two public servants, Bashir Abubakar and Mrs Josephine Ugwu of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, for exhibiting Integrity in the performance of their official duties.
President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will provide vibrant policies that will provide allowances and initiate annual retention benefits for teachers in order to attract them to rural communities.
Federal Ministry of Health says it will renew its partnership with the University of Ibadan (UI) on health promotion toward better healthcare delivery.
The Managing Director/Chief Executive, Bank of Industry, Mr. Olukayode Pitan, has said the bank is exploring ways to help drive efforts at implementing viable solutions required to scale up interventions in support of crisis-afflicted communities across the country.
The new Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, and the Minister of State, Mr. Festus Keyamo, SAN, on Wednesday assumed duty at the Ministry with the promise to leave huge footprints in the development of the Niger Delta region.
The Federal Government has called for the support of development partners in the establishment of standard `High Performance Centres (HPC)’ in the country.
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has approved the appointments of Alhaji Aliyu Tijjani-Ahmed as new Secretary to the State Government (SSG).
The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health, Malam Usman Bala Muhammad, told reporters the feat to halt the transmission of poliomyelitis was achieved through sustained and collective efforts by the Kano State Government, the support of traditional institutions, development partners, stakeholders and cooperation from members of the public.
The Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, has advocated for a Public Private Partnership to end open defecation in the country.
The Igbo in Nigeria Movement (IMN), a socio-political organization of the Igbos, has faulted a recent statement credited to John Nwodo, President General of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo.
Experts from different health parastatals have revealed that the adoption and uptake of Family planning in women of reproductive age would reduce maternal mortality in Ogun State.
Lagos State Commissioner of Economic Planning and Budget (MEPB), Mr. Olusegun Banjo has inaugurated the State Operations Cooperating Unit (SOCU), as part of efforts geared towards creating a Single Social Register that would lead to fund transfer to the poor and vulnerable segment of the society in the state.
Osun State governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola, on Thursday presented a budget estimate of N152, 756, 088, 830.00 for 2019 fiscal year.
Highest-ranked African player Quadri Aruna, Olajide Omotayo and Offiong Edem on Monday all won their first games at the ongoing International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Africa Top 16 Cup in Tunis.
Tyson Fury has told Anthony Joshua he ‘missed his chance’ to beat Deontay Wilder and claim the WBC belt, declaring himself the number one heavyweight in the world after beating the American.
The Osun State Police Command on Monday said it had commenced investigation into the allegations of rape of a minor against one Sesan, who was accused of having the carnal knowledge of a three-year-old girl, said to be his stepdaughter.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja met behind closed door with security chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Gerard Pique believes it is possible Lionel Messi could one day play for Napoli, but the Barcelona defender hopes the superstar retires at the La Liga giants.
The statement was jointly issued by the chairmen of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Alhaji Issa Ore, the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Kolawole Olumoh and the Joint Negotiation Committee (JNC), Saliu Suleiman.
Details emerged on Friday on why Governor Godwin Obaseki revoked the certificate of occupancy granted to a property on plot 103A Aiguobasimwin Crescent, GRA, Benin, belonging to a former Delta Governor, James Ibori.
A bill for the establishment of the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, Kano as a degree awarding institution on Wednesday, passed second reading in the Senate.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday demanded a review of the Supreme Court judgement of the 2019 polls.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says Nigerians will soon enjoy hourly train services on the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge rail line.