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Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti government reverses last-minute appointments made by Ayodele Fayose

The Ekiti state executive council on Wednesday approved the cancellation of some key appointments made by former governor Ayo Fayose towards the end of his tenure.

Delta government approves over N300 million for students’ bursary

The Delta State Government, on Wednesday, approved the sum of sum of N312, 448,574.60, for the payment of the 2017/2018 academic session Students’ Special Assistance Scheme otherwise known as bursary.

Edo Assembly passes N10.8 billion supplementary budget

The Edo State House of Assembly on Monday in Benin City, passed into law, a N10,874,000,000 Supplementary Budget for year 2018 fiscal year, and not ‘N160 extra budget’ billion as erroneously reported by some of Nigeria’s newspapers on Tuesday November 6, 2018.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Paris Club: Godwin Obaseki revises Edo 2018 budget upward

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has proposed a N16.2 billion Supplementary Budget for 2018 fiscal year, a 10.79 percent increase to the N150.093bn budget for the year.

APC: PDP using surrogates to buy PVC for N5,000 in Yobe

The Chairman of the Yobe State Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Adamu Chilariye, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party of illegally buying Permanent Voter Cards of unsuspecting members of the public.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi reshuffles cabinet

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi Wednesday effected a minor cabinet reshuffle during the state Executive Council (EXCO) meeting.

Ohaneze seeks aid to Igbos hit by Boko Haram insurgency in Borno

The Ohaneze Ndi Igbo, Borno state chapter, has appealed to both the Federal and Borno state governments to extend aids and compensation to Igbos who had fair share of losses in the Boko Haram insurgency in both human and material possession.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi government outlaws sale of tramadol, codeine substances

The Ebonyi State Government has totally banned the sale of tramadol and codeine-containing products in chemists, pharmacies and other health facilities in the state.

Senator Kwankwaso: Why we didn’t attend APC national convention

The All Progressives Congress (APC) group in Kano which I am opportune to lead will like to congratulate and felicitate with the newly elected Chairman H.E Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and his newly elected members of the Executive Council.

Governor Ugwuanyi awards contract for erosion control on Umuabi road

The Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi administration in Enugu State, in line with its rural development agenda, has awarded contract for erosion control measures on Umuabi-Obinagu road in Udi Local Government Area of the state.

Enugu government approves N810 million for upgrade of IMT infrastructures

In continuation of its efforts towards the repositioning and revamping of the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu, the Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi administration on Thursday had a final deliberation on the presentation earlier made by the Governing Council of the institute and approved N810 million for further upgrade of infrastructure in the school.

Enugu government awards additional N1.170 billion road contracts

The Enugu State Government, in keeping with the ongoing massive infrastructural development across the length and breadth of the state, has awarded contracts for the construction and rehabilitation of more urban and rural roads at the cost of over N1.170 billion.

Governor Ugwuanyi directs immediate rebuilding of Enugu timber shops gutted by fire

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has directed the immediate rebuilding of the 72 shops at the Kenyatta Timber Market, Enugu, which were razed down by fire over the weekend as a result of power surge.

Governor Ugwuanyi awards N1.04 billion road contracts

The Enugu State Executive Council (EXCO) has awarded contracts for the construction of urban and rural roads worth over N1billion.

NFF disappointed as Randy Waldrum rejects Falcons job

American trainer Randy Waldrum has rejected the chance to become the head coach of the Nigeria women's national team.

Governor Umahi swears-in Cletus Ofoke as new attorney general

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has replaced the state former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Augustine Nwankwagu, 12 hours after sacking him.

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