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NULGE group lauds Ebonyi governor’s performance

The National leadership of “Young Workers’ Committee’’, an arm of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has lauded the efforts of Ebonyi Gov. Dave Umahi in developing the state.
BudgIT's Seun Onigbinde

Seun Onigbinde: I didn’t deactivate, delete my Twitter handle due to appointment

Seun Onigbinde, who is the Technical Adviser to the Minister of State, Budget and National Planning, Clem Agba, has said that he neither deleted nor deactivated his Twitter account due to the new appointment.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

LASG: Only 700,000 out of 22 million Lagosians are active tax payers

Lagos state government has disclosed that only 700,000 out of the 4.8million Lagosians registered as taxpayers are active taxpayers out of a population of about 22million people.
The President of the Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA), Adetola Olubajo, on Friday said that victims of the recent xenophobic attacks in that country deserved to be compensated.

Expert: Why sustainable solution to xenophobia may be difficult

Grant Masterson, an expert in pan-African governance, says the South African government may find it difficult to find a sustainable solution to the killings in the country as long as it continues to deny the prevalence of xenophobia among its people.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC to go after perpetrators of social investment fraud

The acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has reiterated the resolve of the anti-corruption agency, to ensure transparency and honesty in the implementation of the ideals behind the creation of the National Social Investment Programme, N-SIP in the North-East.

Mohammed Adoke chronicles years in public service

The Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Administration in Nigeria (2010 – 2015) has generated quite a number of post-tenure publications which significantly, in varying degrees of articulation, veracity and delivery shed light on key developments during that momentous phase in Nigerian politics.
Tension heightened on Sunday in the Johannesburg Central Business District in South Africa following fresh protests by a group which has been demanding that foreigners leave the country.

Xenophobia: South Africans plan ambush for returning Nigerians

Some Nigerians in South Africa yesterday raised alarm that foreigners will be target of attacks today in different parts of the country.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Official: Borno governor executes 120 projects in 100 days

The Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, said on Monday that his administration had in its first 100 days executed 120 projects.
All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant, who was not cleared to contest the primary, Major General Patrick Akpa (Rtd) has accepted the verdict of the screening committee.

Kogi guber: General Akpa accepts disqualification from APC primary

All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant, who was not cleared to contest the primary, Major General Patrick Akpa (Rtd) has accepted the verdict of the screening committee.
Seyi Makinde

It’s high temptation for a governor earning $24,000 to preside over $500m budget – Oyo...

The Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has declared his readiness to tackle poor remuneration in the state’s civil service, stating that poor pay packages could be counterproductive to anti-corruption initiatives.

Nigeria’s ambitions will influence EU future decisions

The European Union is in a phase of defining its priorities and Nigeria’s ambition could affect the EU’s future decisions on development cooperation globally, according to the EU’s ambassador to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Ketil Karlsen.
Seyi Makinde Oyo state Governor

Oyo government to decongest Ibadan, create satellite towns

Oyo State Commissioner for Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Barr. Abiodun Abdu-Raheem on Monday August 19, 2019 stated that the state government would make all efforts to decongest Ibadan, the State capital, by creating satellite towns in major communities of the state.

SON builds capacity for mirror technical committee members

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has commenced capacity development trainings for 43 members of the National Mirror and Technical Committees on Governance of Organisations and the Anti-Bribery Management Systems Standards.

PDP hails former APC national chairman at 80

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has described the former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie Oyegun, as a committed democrat and a model for younger generation of political leaders.

Edo market inferno: PDP blast governor for poor fire service

The People’s Democratic Party in Edo State has knocked Governor Godwin Obaseki for alleged failure to address the state of roads and other infrastructure at the Auto Spare Parts market at Uwelu in Egor local government area.
YIAGA Africa

YIAGA Africa, ActionAid hold anti-corruption review meeting in Kaduna

Non-governmental organisations, YIAGA Africa and ActionAid Nigeria with support from Ukaid are currently engaging Kaduna youth groups on anti-corruption campaign under Strengthening Citizens Resistance Against Prevalence of Corruption (SCRAP-C) project.

University professor wants appointment of INEC chairman advertised for credibility, transparency

A Professor of Political Science and Public Administration, in Edo University Iyamho (EUI), Prof. Stephen Omodia, has called for reform of the financial and administrative aspects of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in order to achieve credibility in the country’s electoral process.

Former presidential aide makes list of Top 100 Most Influential Africans

Immediate past Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on National Social Investment Program, Ismaeel Ahmed, has been named among the 100 global Most Influential People of African Descent (MILDA) Under 40, it was learnt.

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Ousted emir emerges Zamfara PDP deputy chairman

Former Emir of Bakura in Zamfara, Alhaji Hassan Marafa has emerged as the Deputy Chairman of the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Seyi Makinde

Tribunal verdict triumph of truth over falsehood – Oyo governor

Oyo State Governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, has described his victory at the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal as the triumph of truth over falsehood.
Google employees are holding a sit-in at offices around the world to protest alleged retaliation against workers.

Google to unveils new Pixel phone October 15

Google on Monday sent out invitations to an October 15 event starring “things Made by Google,” with a new Pixel smartphone expected in the line-up.

Reps: 1,723 contractors received N70 billion without mobilising to site

The House of Representatives ad hoc committee on abandoned Projects in Niger Delta has discovered that a total of 1,723 contractors had collected a total of N70.495 billion without mobilising to the site.

Gary Neville brands Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola a ‘disgrace’

Gary Neville has branded Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola a disgrace and urged his former club to no longer negotiate with the Italian.