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Senator Akpabio inaugurates N1.69 billion erosion control project in Akwa Ibom

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, on Sunday inaugurated erosion control project at Ibiaku and Nduetong Oku communities in Uruan and Uyo Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Akwa Ibom.
Zainab Ahmed

Minister hails Buhari for signing Finance Bill

Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, on Tuesday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Finance Bill into law.
Nigeria Police

Imo: Police asked to investigate clashes between PDP, APC members

The Imo State Police Command has been called upon to investigate the clashes between the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chairmen of the Interim management committee and the All Progressives Congress, APC, 27 suspended elected local government chairmen by Governor Emeka Ihedioha.
The Federal Government is set to engage 5,000 youths through the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in five selected local government areas (LGAs) of Jigawa.

Federal government to engage 5,000 youths

The Federal Government is set to engage 5,000 youths through the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in five selected local government areas (LGAs) of Jigawa.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu flanked by his deputy Dr. Obafemi Hamzat (right) and Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Mrs. Cecilia Bolaji Dada; Chairman Committee on Women Affairs, Hon. Mojisola Meranda (5th left); Permanent Secretary, Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Mrs Oluyemi Kalesanwo (4th left); Secretary to the State Government, Mrs. Folashade Jaji and beneficiaries of Y2019 Mega Empowerment Programme during at the Blue Roof, LTV Complex, Agidingbi, Ikeja, on Tuesday, January 7, 2020.

1,050 women, artisans empowered in Lagos

The Governor, who promised to uplift the living standards of the citizens at the inception of his administration kept part of the promise through the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation.
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.

Youths to benefit from graduate, apprenticeship scheme in Edo North

Not less than 50 residents across the five Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Edo North will benefit from the six-month paid internship under the Edo State Skills Development Agency (EdoJobs) Internship and Apprenticeship scheme, an initiative of the Governor Godwin Obaseki to provide graduates and apprentices with relevant practical skills and industry-based experience.

Thugs kill suspended Imo councillor

A suspended councillor, Ahamefule Maduabuchi, was on Monday shot dead by unidentified thugs at Umundugba, the headquarters of Isu Local Government Area of Imo State, as he was trying to resume duty.
TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY MIKE SMITH Joint Military Task Force (JTF) spokesman Lt.Col. Onyema Nwachukwu speaks on illegal oil refineries and miltary operations to dislodge oil thieves in Bayelsa State of Niger Delta on April 9, 2013. Shell Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) had threatened to shut down production in April for nine days in the entire Nembe Trunk Line to remove a number of bunkering points on pipelines vandalised by oil thieves in the region. Since 2009, SPDC has experienced an upsurge in vandalisation of pipeline network by criminals causing severe environmental devastation and forcing the company to lose 60,000 barrels daily this year. AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

DHQ: Boko Haram is not holding any territory in Nigeria

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has declared that no territory in Nigeria is under the control of Boko Haram terrorists or the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP).

Imo monarchs denounce female genital mutilation

Traditional rulers in Orlu Local Government area of Imo State, yesterday came out in their numbers to publicly denounce Female Genital Mutilation, FGM, and threatened to sanction practitioners of the act.
Imo State Governor, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha has charged the leadership of Imo State University Alumni Association to always speak truth to power and engage the Government regularly.

Imo governor extends tenure of local council caretaker chairmen by six months

Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State has approved the extension by six months of the tenure of the Interim Management Committees (IMCs) of the 27 Local Government Areas of the state.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo government begins revalidation exercise for pensioners in 18 local councils

The Edo State Government has announced the commencement of the revalidation exercise for pensioners in the 18 Local Governments Areas (LGAs) of the state.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor presents 178 billion budget for 2020

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi on Friday, presented a budget of N178.1 billion for 2020 to the state House of Assembly.

We’re ready to defend our mandates – Oyo council chairmen

Chairmen, Vice-Chairmen and Councillors in all the 33 Local Government Areas (LGAs) and 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in Oyo State, who were recently sacked by Governor Seyi Makinde of the state on Thursday, vowed to defend their mandate said to be given to them by the people in their respective areas, through all legal means.

Kebbi government to sanction farmers diverting agric govt. inputs

The Kebbi State government has warmed about 630 farmers who benefited from the distribution of agriculture equipment and inputs from reselling them as serious sanctions awaiting erring farmers.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

N18.9 billion debt: Governor Sule inherited a sick economy in Nasarawa

Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has raised alarm that he inherited huge debt from previous administration that is affecting the smooth running of his government.

CSO: Ogoniland lost N4 trillion to oil pollution in 60 years

The Founder and President of Ogoni Liberation Initiative (OLI), a civil society group in Nigeria concern with ensuring the restoration of Ogoni polluted environment, Dauglas Fabeke, has said that Ogoniland has suffered an estimated economic loss over N4 trillion due to oil spill in the last 60 years.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Dangote Group, Flour Mills get 60,000 hectares to set up industries in Nasarawa

Gov Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State said on Wednesday that the state government would allocate 60, 000 hectares for the setting up of two industries by Dangote Group and the Flour Mills of Nigeria in Doma and Wamba communities.
Yekini Nabena

APC chieftain tasks Bayelsa government on speedy transition

Mr Yekini Nabena, Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on Gov. Seriake Dickson to begin to make plans for his exit by immediately constituting a transition committee.

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Supreme Court ruling: Kaduna PDP mourns, fears for four states

Following the declaration of Senator Hope Uzodinma as the substantive governor of Imo State under the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) by the Supreme Court, the Kaduna State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has mourned the ruling, saying it was a stolen mandate by APC.
A former Head of Department at Drexel University in the US, Nigerian-born Chikaodinaka D. Nwankpa, has been accused of misappropriating $190,000 meant for research purposes.

Nigerian professor arrested for spending N66.6 grant on strippers

A former Drexel University professor faces criminal charges after allegedly stealing $185,000 in research grant money and using it at adult entertainment venues and on purchases for iTunes, meals and other expenses.

Man kills pregnant wife, throws corpse from five-storey building

A pregnant woman was at the weekend allegedly killed by her husband in Fegge, Onitsha, Anambra state.
Some members of the Ogun State chapter of the PDP on Sunday embarked on peaceful protest in Abeokuta against last week’s Supreme Court judgement which resulted in the sack of a member of the party, Emeka Ihedioha, as the governor of Imo State.

Imo: Ogun PDP members join protest against Supreme Court judgment

Some members of the Ogun State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Sunday embarked on peaceful protest in Abeokuta against last week’s Supreme Court judgement which resulted in the sack of a member of the party, Emeka Ihedioha, as the governor of Imo State.
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 to build recreational centre for retirees

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has unveiled plans by his administration to build a recreational and wellness centre with modern facilities for senior citizens in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.