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Ogun Assembly announces date for public hearing on Amotekun bill

Ogun State House of Assembly read the Ogun State Security Network Agency Bill for the first time on Tuesday.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Insecurity: Ogun Assembly calls for database for Okada riders

In its bid to curtail the attendant security threats occasioned by the recent ban on commercial motorcycle and tricycle riders in Lagos State which resulted in an exodus to Ogun State, the State House of Assembly has unanimously passed a resolution calling on the state government through the State Park and Garages Development Board (PAGADEB) to set machineries in motion towards creating a database to regulate all their activities with a view to forestalling any impeding security threat in the State.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Ogun Assembly tasks FRSC on enforcement of speed limit devices

The Ogun House of Assembly has called on the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), to ensure that all vehicles plying the roads in the state installed speed limit device to avert crashes arising from excessive speed.
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Zamfara elections: Supreme Court adjourns APC’s judgment review application till March 2

The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned till March 2 the hearing of the All Progressives Congress’ application seeking the review of the May 24, 2019 judgment which nullified the victory of all the party’s candidates at the 2019 general elections held in Zamfara State.
Newly sworn in Governor of Bayelsa, Sen. Douye Diri, has urged the state House of Assembly to expedite passage of the 2020 Appropriation Bill he would soon present for consideration.

Bayelsa governor urges state assembly to pass 2020 budget

Newly sworn in Governor of Bayelsa, Sen. Douye Diri, has urged the state House of Assembly to expedite passage of the 2020 Appropriation Bill he would soon present for consideration.
In 2016 while inspecting ongoing projects in the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike said his administration had built over 200 roads and bridges in the state.

Reinstated Rivers permanent secretaries beg for portfolios

Eight permanent secretaries reinstated by the National Industrial Court (NIC) after their sack by Rivers Government are calling on Gov. Nyesome Wike to assign them portfolios.
The immediate past Commissioner for Information and Orientation in Bayelsa, Daniel Iworiso-Markson has profoundly thanked former governor, the Hon Henry Seriake Dickson for giving him the rare opportunity to serve the state in different capacities.

I learnt much from Seriake Dickson while serving Bayelsa for eight years – ex-commissioner

The immediate past Commissioner for Information and Orientation in Bayelsa, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, has profoundly thanked former governor, the Hon Henry Seriake Dickson, for giving him the rare opportunity to serve the state in different capacities.
Governor Babagana Zulum on Friday struck a deal with 30 Saudi-based clerics to endlessly pray for the return of peace in the state.

Borno governor plans repatriation 120,000 Nigerian refugees from Niger

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno, has visited Niger Republic to discuss modalities for safe and dignified repatriation of 120, 000 refugees.
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 records 48 convictions, N8.5 billion recoveries

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has recorded 48 convictions and recovered N8.5 billion in cash and assets within one year in Ilorin zone.

Lagos: No going back on okada, tricycle ban

The Lagos State Government has said it will not yield to pressure to reverse the restriction it placed on operation of commercial motorcycles (okada) and tricycles (keke) in some parts of the state.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has charged youths in Nigeria, to take ownership of the fight against corruption and to see themselves as anti-corruption crusaders.

EFCC rallies youths against corruption across Nigeria, as Magu charges youth to own corruption...

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has charged youths in Nigeria, to take ownership of the fight against corruption and to see themselves as anti-corruption crusaders, and as the future of the anti-corruption fight in the country.
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 records 48 convictions, N8.5 billion recoveries

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has recorded 48 convictions and recovered N8.5 billion in cash and assets within one year in the Ilorin zone.
Imo State House Of Assembly

Imo Assembly seeks immediate prosecution of REC, RO as more members decamp to APC

Twenty one members of the Imo State House of Assembly including the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Chiji Collins, have asked that the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Prof. Chukwuemeka Ezeonu, and the Returning Officer of the 2019 Imo governorship election, Prof. Francis Otunta be prosecuted for violating the electoral act by illegally declaring Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party winner of Imo governorship election.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Ogun Assembly receives Amotekun bill

Ogun State House of Assembly on Thursday, acknowledged the receipt of a correspondence from the State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, conveying the proposed bill on the State Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps to the legislative arm. =
Mr Donald Ojogo, Commissioner for Information and Orientation, said in a statement that the bill would be transmitted to the State House of Assembly for legislative scrutiny after which it would be passed into law.

Amotekun: Ondo approves draft bill for legislative scrutiny

Ondo State Government on Wednesday approved a draft bill of the Ondo State Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps, codenamed operation Amotekun, for passage into law.

Anambra: We didn’t collect bribe to confirm local council chairmen – assemblyman

The Deputy Majority Leader and Chairman House of Assembly Committee on Public Petitions of the Anambra State House of Assembly, Chief Emeka Aforka, has exonerated members of the 7th state assembly from rumours making the rounds that lawmakers allegedly collected N700,000 each from transition committee chairmen to confirm their appointments recently.
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 government approves Amotekun bill, draft copy ready for legislative scrutiny

The Ondo State Executive Council Wednesday approved a draft bill of the Ondo State Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps codenamed “Operation Amotekun”.

Lagos speaker urges traders to get central generators to curb fire outbreaks

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, on Wednesday, told traders in the state to have a central power system to prevent incessant fire outbreaks at markets in the state.

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