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Ogun governor suspends tree felling in forest reserves

The Ogun State Government has suspended all activities in all its forests reserves across the state, the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tokunbo Talabi, said on Sunday.
Seyi Makinde

I will recover looted funds – Oyo governor

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has wooed banks’ executives to assist the government in ensuring that looted funds are recovered.

N6.2 billion fraud: How Senator Jang’s aide conveyed cash to him – witness

A prosecution witness, Musa Sunday, who is testifying against a former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, in an alleged N6.2 billion fraud, on Thursday narrated to a State High Court, in Jos, Plateau State, how his aide conveyed cash to him at the Government House.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

How PDP government unlawfully allocated over 90 Kwara properties – governor

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has said over 90 properties built with public funds were unlawfully appropriated by some officials of the past administration.

Lagos government declares zero tolerance for street trading

Lagos State Government on Thursday declared zero tolerance for street trading and parking of vehicles on the walkways and highways.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has vowed to bring to reality in the state, the vision of the acclaimed winner of the June 12 , 1993 Presidential election, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola.

Ogun governor signs Security Trust Fund, OGROMA bills

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has signed the State Security Trust Fund Bill, passed by the State House of Assembly into law.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo to procure 100 security vehicles, 1.7 million books

The Oyo State government has approved the procurement of 100 units of Kia Rio automatic transmission executive patrol vehicles for security operatives.g
Seyi Makinde

Oyo government gets $6 million World Bank education grant

Oyo state government is to get a $6 million dollar grant from the World Bank under the Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) programme facilitated by the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC).
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor ignores aggrieved monarchs, swears in new council chairman

Ekiti State Governor Dr. Kayode Fayemi on Thursday rebuffed protestations by the aggrieved 17 prominent traditional rulers arising from the appointment of Alawe of Ilawe Ekiti, Oba Adebanji Alabi, as the Chairman of the council.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo governor reinstates perm sec sacked by predecessor

Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, has reinstated a permanent secretary in Ministry of Works, Olayinka Alli, an engineer, who was sacked by the administration of former governor of the state, Senator Abiola Ajimobi.

Man threatens suicide over father’s N13 million gratuity in Cross River

A 26-year-old man, Mr. Joseph Odey, yesterday, threatened to take his life if Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River failed to offset his father’s gratuity without further delay.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo governor to swear in 14 commissioners-designate

Oyo state governor Seyi Makinde will today swear in 14 commissioners to serve in his administration.
Ogun State Governor’s wife Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun has urged children to be upright in their studies and obedient to their parents and teachers as she hosted the 2019 Ileya Kiddies Party at the Governor’s Office, Oke-Mosan in Abeokuta, the state capital.

Ogun governor’s wife hosts children to mark Eid-El-Kabir

Ogun State Governor’s wife Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun has urged children to be upright in their studies and obedient to their parents and teachers as she hosted the 2019 Ileya Kiddies Party at the Governor’s Office, Oke-Mosan in Abeokuta, the state capital.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Zamfara governor sacks council secretaries, heads of tertiary institutions

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara on Wednesday sacked all the 14 local government secretaries in the state and approved their replacements.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde inaugurates panel to probe Senator Ajimobi’s contracts

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has inaugurated a committee to probe contracts awarded by the administration of Senator Abiola Ajimobi.
Bello Matawalle

Zamfara governor secures N1 billion from TETFund for state polytechnic

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has approved the release of N1 billion to Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, Talata Mafara in Zamfara for the improvement of facilities in the tertiary institution.
Bala Muhammad

Bauchi governor swears in HoS, five special advisers

They are Nasiru Yelwa as Head of Civil Service; Musa Shittu, SA Political; Abdon Gin, SA Civil Service Affairs; Prof. Sani Malami, SA Multilateral and Non-Governmental Organisations; Mohammed Burra, SA State and National Assembly Matters and Madaki Gololo, SA Social Investment and Focal Person.
Bala Muhammad

Bauchi governor sacks head of service, appoints another

In continuation of his overhauling of the system left behind by the immediate past All Progressives Congress (APC)-led administration, Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has approved immediate sacking of Umar Gokaru as the Head of the Civil Service and appointed Alhaji Nasiru Yalwa as the new Head of Civil Service.

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