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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed public primary and secondary schools submerged by flood in the state to proceed on three weeks’ holiday from Monday.

Ondo denies unconditional release of monarch from prison

Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.

Trials of Abdulrasheed Maina, son begin Friday

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will formally arraign alleged pension looter, Abdulrasheed Maina, on Friday.

NIPC rates Edo high on investment reforms

The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has applauded the Edo State Government on the impact of the reforms implemented through the Edo State Investment Promotion Office (ESIPO), aimed at making the state the preferred destination for investors.

Border closure: Enugu urges people to embrace rice farming, promises land availability

The Enugu State Government has urged the people to embrace rice farming, promising to make available farmland for cultivation to improve production.

Lagos lawmaker urge governor to create more jetties in Ojo

A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Victor Akande, has urged Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to open up Ojo area of the state by creating more jetties to link communities.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

APM: Governor Abiodun ‘dividing’ Ogun along tribal lines

The Allied People’s Movement (APM) in Ogun State has accused the Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun of attempts “to set the good people of Ogun State along tribal and regional lines.”
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Lagos government to launch massive water, rail transport system by 2020 – governor

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Monday said his administration would soon roll out massive water transport services in order to reduce over-dependence on road transportation.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti government obeys supreme court judgment over council headquarters

Ekiti State Government on Monday set machinery in motion to implement the Supreme Court judgment which relocated the headquarters of Ilejemeje Local Government Area council from Iye-Ekiti to Eda Oniyo.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Santana market: Edo government to purchase new fire fighting trucks – official

The Edo Commissioner for Youth, Sports and Special Duties, Mr Damian Lawani, says the State Government, will purchase new fire fighting trucks to curtail fire outbreaks in the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says no amount of media campaign against its Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu will stop the prosecution of the former President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki.

Court orders interim forfeiture of Senator Saraki’s property

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday, October 21, 2019, ordered the interim forfeiture of two mighty properties located in Ikoyi area of Lagos State belonging to the immediate past Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki to the Federal Government of Nigeria.
Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom plans two rehab centres for 462 ex-militants

The Akwa Ibom state government has concluded plans to establish two rehabilitation centres for 462 repentant militants.
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Lagos government re-arraigns two doctors for ‘attempted murder’

Earlier, the Lagos State Prosecuting Counsel, Mr. Babatunde Sunmonu, told the court that the defendants committed the offence on July 26, 2018, at Excel Medical Centre in Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki celebrates with Oba of Benin on 3rd coronation anniversary

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has celebrated with the Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, on the revered monarch’s 3rd coronation anniversary.
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Jigawa signs MoU with Chinese automaker

The Jigawa State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a China based Polaris Motors Investment aimed at importing cheaper, durable and affordable cars into Nigerians.

Tiv-Jukun crisis: Taraba delegation briefs Tor Tiv on peace efforts

A 10 man delegation raised by Taraba state government to have an interface with stakeholders in Benue state on how to find lasting solution to the perennial Tiv/Jukun crisis, at the weekend briefed the Tor Tiv, Prof James Ayatse, on the peace efforts initiated by Governor Darius Ishaku.
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Hacking the hackers: Russian group hijacked Iranian spying operation

Russian hackers piggy-backed on an Iranian cyber-espionage operation to attack government and industry organizations in dozens of countries while masquerading as attackers from the Islamic Republic, British and U.S. officials said on Monday.
Balarabe Shehu Kakale Shuni

Sokoto government to establish Islamic finance unit

Sokoto State Government says it has concluded plans to establish Islamic Financing Unit under the state Ministry for Budget and Economic Planning to access funds from non-interest financial institutions.
Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna govt shortlists 5,351 applicants for second stage of job interview

The Kaduna State Government has shortlisted 5,351 job applicants for the second stage of the interview.

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed public primary and secondary schools submerged by flood in the state to proceed on three weeks’ holiday from Monday.

Ondo denies unconditional release of monarch from prison

Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti pensioners hail governor for improved welfare in one year

Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.

Nigeria Police poorest paid in Africa – ex-PSC chief

Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’