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Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has expressed optimism that he is hopeful that the Federal Government would refund the state resources used to execute federal projects in the state.
The Presidency has faulted some state governments and communities for allegedly frustrating projects of the Federal Government in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has threatened that henceforth the Federal Government might be forced to re-allocate projects elsewhere if any state government or communities create unnecessary impediments in the allocation of land or access to such lands for federal projects.
The Federal Government on Tuesday sought the approval of the Senate for the issuance of N10.69 billion promissory note for refund on federal projects executed by the Kogi State government.
The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, said that he congratulated the President after the tribunal confirmed his election because it was better to offer public congratulations than visit the President at night.
Wike described as unfortunate failed attempt by the former state governor, Chibuike Amaechi, to de-market the state on NTA Tuesday live, where he (Amaechi) claimed that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration could not extend railway to Rivers, due to alleged insecurity.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the state is safe for productive economic activities for the empowerment of the people.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, to ensure that he serves the entire country, if he eventually emerges the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the next Assembly.
South East governors, accompanied by Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu met President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja yesterday.
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The Anambra State Government, on Wednesday, said it was yet to receive the refunds of the N43 billion owed it by the Federal Government for federal projects executed by the state.
Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, the governor of Sokoto State, on Wednesday dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, for Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as speculated in the past few weeks.
President Muhammadu Buhari has been commended for Federal Government’s release of N37.95 billion to Anambra state as refund for the construction of federal roads and other federal projects.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that some aggrieved politicians are blackmailing him over the conflicts involving farmers and herdsmen in parts of the country.
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State on Tuesday reiterated his call on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently address the bottlenecks militating against the commencement of work on the Brass Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Refinery projects.
The Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) is currently inspecting ongoing federal projects for 2015/2016 fiscal years in some states in the South-East to ensure quality service delivery to the people.
Oil prices dived Thursday on demand fears as more nations go into lockdown to staunch the spread of the coronavirus, while stock prices attempted a modest rebound.
Osun State Government on Thursday said looting of government and private property in the state cut across 14 Local Government Areas, as it commenced return of the looted property items to owners who can identify their property
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A statement by the Commissioner for Information in the state, Chief John Okiyi-Kalu, stated that the hoodlums who hijacked the otherwise peaceful #EndSARS protests took away vaccines, X-ray machines, sterilizers, air conditioners, fans, and other equipment as well as disposables and consumables carted away.
The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Thursday called for an end to all forms of medical tourism especially by elected and appointed government officials.
Stoke City midfielder John Mikel Obi says the club’s main target is to secure promotion to the Premier League this season.
The ECOWAS Court of Justice says it is not going back on holding virtual sessions, judgments and court processes, especially in view of its affordability to the common citizens of the community.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced the easing of the curfew imposed on the state.
The Rivers State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed eight nominees as chairman and commissioners of the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RSIEC), ahead of the local government election.
A statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, quoted the governor as warning those circulating the videos to stop, noting that the videos could trigger another crisis in the state.