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Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has felicitated with the people of the state and Nigerians in general on the occasion of the nation’s 59th independence anniversary.

Oyo council chairmen defy governor, resume with heavy security backing

The sacked local government chairmen in Oyo State, on Monday, defied Governor Seyi Makinde and resumed to their respective local government secretariats amid tight security.
The Action Alliance (AA) Governorship candidate in Imo, Mr Uche Nwosu on Friday flagged off his campaign for the March 2, election with a pledge to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari.

Uche Nwosu declares support for Governor Uzodinma

Governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) and former Chief of Staff to Imo State Government House, Chief Uche Nwosu, has accepted the Supreme Court judgement that declared Senator Hope Uzodinma as Imo Governor.
Senator Ita Solomon Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters (senate),

Senator Enang: Governor’s hijacking local councils funds will face trial

The Federal Government has warned some state governors in habits of hijacking Local Government Councils funds to be ready to face the consequences when their immunity is eventually expired.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday in Abuja, congratulated Gov. Nyesom Wike of River, over the Supreme Court judgement that affirmed his election.

Governor Wike: Rivers won’t support evil forces against Nigeria’s unity

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that the state will continue to work for the unity of this country.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has felicitated with the people of the state and Nigerians in general on the occasion of the nation’s 59th independence anniversary.

APC urges Oyo governor to fulfil campaign promises

All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State has felicitated with the people of the state for witnessing 2020, urging Governor Seyi Makinde to fulfil his campaign promises.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Seven Ekiti local council chairmen dump PDP for APC

No fewer than seven serving local government chairmen elected on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC condemns ‘arrest of members’ in Zamfara

The state Chairman of the party, Lawal Liman, condemned the action in Gusau on Thursday while meeting with the 14 local government chairmen of the party in the state.
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 detains 16 Kwara council chairmen over ‘misappropriation’

The embattled Sixteen Local Government Chairmen of Kwara State are presently being interrogated by the Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged misappropriation of part of N4 billion Naira Loan and ten percent of state internally generated revenue.

Ekiti assembly reinstates suspended council chairmen, councillors

Ekiti State House of Assembly on Monday reinstated the remaining eight Local Government Chairmen and their councillors who had earlier been suspended.

Ekiti PDP disowns members canvassing boycot of council poll

The Ekiti State Chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Sunday, declared its readiness to participate in the forthcoming Local Government elections scheduled for December 7.
The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has disclaimed reports that it requested the bank account details of officers of the national assembly and the judiciary.

Wealthy Nigerians on edge over NFIU searchlight

Recalcitrant tax defaulters, high-end politicians, top civil servants, businessmen and other wealthy Nigerians with questionable sources of income are now in panic mode as the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) and other anti-graft agencies began beaming their searchlight on them in line with the Federal Government’s effort to retrieve state funds tallegedly siphoned in shady transactions.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN raises alarm over influx of strange faces into South East

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has expressed concern over what it called influx into the Southeast by unidentified faces.
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 launches “Operation Iron Gate”

Following his campaign promise of securing Imo State, Governor Emeka Ihedioha, Tuesday launched Operation Iron Gate and distributed 80 brand new Ford Ranger operational vehicles.

Ex-Governor Aregbesola calls for change of attitude by Nigerian youths

Nigerian youths have been urged to change their attitude/values and pursue those things that will add to the development of the society.
Seyi Makinde

Court grants Oyo government stay of execution against sacked council chiefs

The joy of sacked 33 local government chairmen and 35 local council development areas in Oyo State was short-lived as an Oyo State High Court Tuesday ordered stay of execution of the May 6 ruling which asked the state government not to dissolve the local government executives.
The suspended local government chairpersons in Ogun State have asked the anti-graft agencies to probe past Governor of Ogun state Senator Ibikunle Amosun over their ability to perform their functions in the 33 months they were in office.

Blame Senator Amosun for our inefficiency – Ogun council chiefs

The suspended local government chairpersons in Ogun State have asked the anti-graft agencies to probe past Governor of Ogun state Senator Ibikunle Amosun over their ability to perform their functions in the 33 months they were in office.

TUC urges President Buhari to include more women in cabinet

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) wants President Muhammadu Buhari to consider the implementation of the 35 percent affirmative action of women representation in his appointment of Ministers, Chief Executive Officers (CEO’s) of MDAs, and other Principal Officers in the formation of his Cabinet

Reinstated Ekiti council chairmen shun resumption

Five days after the Ekiti State House of Assembly announced the reinstatement of eight out of the 16 local government council chairmen, the reinstated officials are yet to resume their offices.

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