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He said that previous administrations in the state had neglected the tourism potential, but the administration of Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrazak had shown great interest to develop the sector.

Kwara to revamp economy through tourism – official

The Kwara State Government has restated its commitment to support Public and Private Partnership (PPP), to revamp the economy of the state through tourism.
University of Abuja - UniAbuja

FOI Act: Court okays suits against UniAbuja vice-chancellor, SEC chief

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday, granted leave to Centre for Social Justice to file a suit against the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Abuja and the Director-General of Security and Exchange Commission, following their alleged refusal to release financial details that were requested under the Freedom of Information Act, FOI.
The Rector of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, Mr Gani Ogundahunsi, has denied the report that the polytechnic was planning to retire staffers who had turned 60 years old in December 2019.

Rector: We’re not sacking any staff

The Rector of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, Mr Gani Ogundahunsi, has denied the report that the polytechnic was planning to retire staffers who had turned 60 years old in December 2019.
The state’s Commissioner for Planning and Budget Commission, Mr Thomas Gyang, who disclosed this in an interview with newsmen on Wednesday, in Kaduna, said that preparations for the 2021 to 2023 multi-year budget had already commenced.

Official: Kaduna 2021 draft budget to be ready in October

The Kaduna State Government says it is working towards presenting the state 2021 draft budget to the Executive Council for ratification in October.

Ex-Bauchi governor must account for N321 billion – PDP chieftain

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Bibi Dogo, says the immediate past governor of Bauchi State, Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar, must account for over N321 billion naira he allegedly collected within the first 31 months of his administration.
ActionAid Nigeria (AAN)

ActionAid decries poor relocation of almajiri, comatose health facilities, others

A non-governmental and non-partisan organization, ActionAid Nigeria, AAN, Saturday, decried poor relocation of almajiri children, comatose health facilities, insecurity, and gender-based violence, of extrajudicial killings, intimidation, harassment, brutality and other forms of misconduct, and others.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos to assist companies to prevent job loss

In light of the disruptions and hardship caused by the coronavirus pandemic in the business environment, Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, hinted that the state would help big companies operating in the state to prevent job loss.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has directed the reopening of markets on selected days in the state.

Mixed reactions trail Lagos guidelines on re-opening economy

Varied reactions greeted Friday’s roll-out of guidelines for Lagos State post-lock down businesses re-opening by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo, on Sunday, announced that three coronavirus patients have been discharged after treatment in Imo State.

Imo governor abolishes pensions, gratuities for former governors, speakers, deputies

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has assented to a bill repealing the law that created pension allowances and gratuities for former governors, deputy governors, assembly speakers and deputy speakers.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed Dr. Emanuella Zamba as the new Acting General Manager for Lagos State Health Management Agency LASHMA.

Lagos finalises register-to-open guidelines, ahead restart of economy

The Lagos State Government says it has set the process of re-opening its economy in motion, with the rollout of ”Register-to-Open” guidelines.
Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma

Imo government to reposition state university

The Imo Governor, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, on Saturday announced his administration’s plan to reposition the Imo State University (IMSU) for academic excellence.

Court strikes out suit against NIPC

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has struck out a suit brought by a member of the governing council of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) which sought to block the agency from spending the N5.6billion internally generated revenue that accrued to it.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor crashes right-of-way fee to N145

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Thursday signed an Executive Order reducing the Right of Way (RoW) charges relating to laying of broadband cable or any other telecoms infrastructure in the state from N4, 500 per linear metre to N145.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Edo APC leaders vow to replace Governor Obaseki during primaries

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state have vowed to replace the incumbent governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, during the primary election of the party, saying no amount of blackmail and intimidation would cow them into submission.
Governor Willie Obiano

Lockdown: Anambra lose N1.9 billion internal revenue in six weeks – official

Anambra State Government said it has lost about N1.9 billion from Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, in six weeks, due to the lockdown order to contain the dreaded coronavirus pandemic.
The Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, on Monday terminated the Assumpta-Port Harcourt road contract over the abandonment of the project by the contractor handling it.

Imo to employ 35,000 people for oil production

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State on Wednesday said the state’s Palm Oil Producing Industry, ADAPALM, could employ about 35,000 people if fully revived.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

Kaduna loses N6 billion revenue to coronavirus

The Managing Director, Kaduna Market Management and Development Company (KMDMC), Muhammad Bayero, on Monday, said the state had lost N6 billion in Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in the last one month.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Governor Fayemi: Why Ekiti senior civil servants are yet to get minimum wage

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has attributed the delay in implementation of the new minimum wage for senior civil servants to the spread of the COVID-19 to the state and its negative consequences.

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In view of this, the Commissioner of Police Akwa Ibom State, Imohimi Edgal, wishes to reaffirm to the general public that the State government directives will be vigorously enforced.

Police arrest five for rape in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP. Fredrick Nnudam, disclosed this in a statement, Thursday in Uyo, the state capital.
Earlier this month, UEFA indefinitely suspended the Champions League, Europa League and the European Championship playoffs amid the ongoing concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Champions League and Europa League last-16 venues confirmed by UEFA

UEFA has confirmed that the outstanding Champions League and Europa League last-16 second leg matches will be hosted by the clubs who were scheduled to play at home.

DisCos advocate CBN-funded massive roll-out of meters to address power challenge

Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have advocated a Central Bank-funded massive meters roll-out project, to ensure that electricity customers were adequately metered.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC confirms 17 political parties for Ondo guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that 17 out of the 18 registered political parties will be contesting the October 10, 2020 Ondo state governorship election.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

FIDA, NCWS, others fault Governor Ayade over Justice Ikpeme

International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, Nigeria; Women in Politics and National Council for Women Society, Nigeria, among others civil society organisations, have described the refusal of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State and members of the state House of Assembly to confer Justice Akon Ikpeme as the Chief Judge of the state, as gross injustice.