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The government of Adamawa State has denied allegations by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) that state governor Ahmadu Fintiri had failed to observe COVID-19 public health protocols last Tuesday at Port Harcourt airport, suggesting that the claim was politically-motivated.

Adamawa governor flags off N8.8 billion flyover construction in Yola

The Executive Governor of Adamawa State, Rt Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has flagged off the construction of two flyovers and township roads in Jimeta, the state capital.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu

Edo guber: Governor Obaseki’s family members endorse Pastor Ize-Iyamu

“Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, the executive governor, is our cousin. Generally, the Obasekis have their own way of doing things; we are a different branch of faith, we are supporting our brother, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, with an unalloyed support fully for him. I have supported him before, and I would continue to support him, we would do all our campaigns for him without let or hindrance, fully from the bottom of our hearts”, Obaseki said‎.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has directed the state’s Commodity, Marketing and Distribution Board to take charge of supplying foodstuff for the boarding secondary school feeding scheme to guarantee its quality.

Zamfara governor distributes 993 cattle, 5,665 rams to mark Sallah celebration

The governor of Zamfara State, Dr Bello Matawalle has distributor at least 993 cattle and 5,665 rams to different households in the state for Eid-el-Kabir celebration on Friday.

Benue first lady, son announce recovery from coronavirus

The First Lady of Benue State, Eunice Ortom, and her son have tested negative for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

NITDA trains, empowers physically challenged in Kano

As part of its efforts to make digital literacy all inclusive, the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, has completed a training for 30 persons living with various forms of disabilities in Kano, Kano State.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Court orders EFFC to return Senator Saraki’s houses

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday reversed its order forfeiting to the Federal Government two houses in Ilorin belonging to a former Senate President, Bukola Saraki.
Senator Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, has reacted to what he called “a cornucopia of false, malicious, and libellous press interviews” granted by Ms. Gbene Joi Nuineh, the erstwhile Acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) in some news and social media platforms and a “series of concerted vicious campaigns of calumny deviously orchestrated by her” against his person.

Senator Akpabio: Joi Nunieh’s sexual harassment allegation nauseating

Senator Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, has reacted to what he called “a cornucopia of false, malicious, and libellous press interviews” granted by Ms. Gbene Joi Nuineh, the erstwhile Acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) in some news and social media platforms and a “series of concerted vicious campaigns of calumny deviously orchestrated by her” against his person.

Gombe small scale women farmers demand release of N24.8 million for its 2020 activities

Small Scale Women Farmers Organization in Nigeria (SWOFON) is demanding from the Gombe State Government, the release of N24,895,550.00 million budgetary allocation for its activities in the 2020 farming season.
The Chief of Staff to Kwara State government, Alh Adisa Logun, has passed on.

Nigerian Legion mourns late Kwara CoS

The Nigerian Legion in Kwara has commiserated with Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on the death of his Chief of Staff (CoS), Alhaji Adisa Aminu Logun.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

I didn’t call Governor Obaseki’s certificate fake – AAU VC

The Vice Chancellor of the Ambrose Alli University, (AAU), Ekpoma, Edo State, Prof. Ignatius Onimawo, has denied calling the University of Ibadan (UI) certificate issued to Governor Godwin Obaseki as fake.
Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

Bauchi governor congratulate new NUJ leadership

Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir, has congratulated the newly elected leadership of the State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) calling for professionalism and objectivity in the reportage of events in the State.

Fanendo Adi donates 2000 bags of rice to Benue

Former Nigeria U23 forward Fanendo Adi has donated 2000 bags of rice to the vulnerable in his home Benue state as palliative at the harsh effect of the Coronavirus Pandemic.
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Civil Right group backs President Buhari on legislative autonomy

A pro-masses group, Save the Poor Coalition (SPC), has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Executive Order 10, 2020, which granted financial autonomy to the State legislatures and the judiciary.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

Group: Executive order 10 restructuring for Nigeria’s poor masses

A pro-masses group, Safe the Poor Coalition (SPC), has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for signing Executive Order 10, 2020 which granted financial autonomy to the state judiciary and legislature.
Plateau State Commissioner for Information and Communication Mr Dan Manjang has announced that the state will resume a total lockdown from midnight Sunday despite the Sallah public holiday.

Plateau to resume lockdown midnight Sunday

Plateau State Commissioner for Information and Communication Mr Dan Manjang has announced that the state will resume a total lockdown from midnight Sunday despite the Sallah public holiday.
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Haruna, on Wednesday, in a statement however allayed the fears, saying that Kogi remain committed to fighting COVID-19.

Kogi: Coronavirus has further exposed the rot in the health sector

Kogi state government has said that the Coronavirus pandemic has further exposed the rot in the nation’s health sector, but however, noted that the state government would continue to invest in the sector for effective service delivery
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NAF deploys special forces, additional platforms to boost ongoing operations in Katsina

Authorities of the Nigerian Airforce on Friday said that following President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive on the launch of a major crackdown against bandits, kidnappers and other criminal elements in Katsina and other States in the North West of the Country, the NAF on 22 May 2020, injected Special Forces (SF) operatives and deployed additional platforms to Kastina State.

Former Kano governor loses wife

Hajiya Halima Gaya, the wife of former governor of Kano state, Senator Kabiru Ibrahim Gaya has died.

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