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Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Edo governor calls for support in institutional reforms, fight against corruption

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has inaugurated the Law Reforms and the Local Government Service Commissions, charging members of the commissions to support his administration’s zero-tolerance for corruption.
Lady Deborah Jibowu, reputed for being the first Nigerian female science graduate, having graduated from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom, in 1947, is dead.

Ekiti governor mourns as first Nigerian female science graduate passes on at 95

Lady Deborah Jibowu, reputed for being the first Nigerian female science graduate, having graduated from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom, in 1947, is dead.
Aminu Masari

Katsina governor urges leaders to guide their utterances

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has emphasised the need for religious and traditional leaders to guard against utterances that could create divisions within the Muslim ummah.
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 lifts embargo, converts 1,597 local council workers

Following the suspension of embargo placed on conversion of local government workers in Ondo State after five years, no fewer than 1,597 assistant technicians and technologists have been converted to officers’ cadre by the Local Government Service Commission.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun governor urges private intervention in education sector

Osun State governor Adegboyega Oyetola has called for support of private organisations at improving standard of education in the state.

Ondo NULGE commends governor on local council funds

The National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) in Ondo State has commended Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for not tempering with the funds meant for local government councils in the state.

Kwara assembly urges government to implement child rights law

Kwara State House of Assembly has urged the state government to commence implementation of the State Child Rights Law to ensure proper protection of Child’s rights in the state.g
Seyi Makinde

Oyo governor constitutes local council commission, road management agency

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the appointment of the Board of the Local Government Service Commission and the Oyo State Transport Management Agency, OYTROMA.
Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya

Gombe governor appoints new accountant general

Governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has approved the appointment of Umar Babagoro Bello as the new Accountant-General of the state with immediate effect.
Prince Emmanuel Sam

Local council autonomy shrouded in danger, impossible to implement – Akwa Ibom group

Akwa Ibom Liberation Movement (AILM) has given reasons why the Local Government Autonomy Bill recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, may not be in the best interest of Akwa Ibom State and its people.

Governor Emmanuel gives condition for appointment of commissioners

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has given condition under which people may be considered for appointment as commissioner in his second term.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi: I did not sack any worker

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, on Friday said that no genuine staff of the state public service was sacked by his government.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti sacks over 2, 000 workers appointed by ex-Governor Fayose

Ekiti State Government has reverted appointments of over 2,000 workers by immediate governor, Ayo Fayose, after the July, 2018 gubernatorial election.
Valentine Attah

Governor Emmanuel suspends top official

The Akwa Ibom government has suspended the Chairman of the Local Government Service Commission in the state, Valentine Attah.

Governor Emmanuel sacks commissioner

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has relieved the Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Sufficiency, Dr Uduak Udo-Inyang, of his duties.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun government may lay off 769 workers caught on certificate forgery

No fewer than 769 public workers in the service of Osun State Government have been discovered to have gained employment into their service with forged certificates.
Onofiok Luke

Akwa Ibom to spend over N673 billion for 2019 fiscal year

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly Wednesday passed into law the 2019 state appropriation bill, increasing it by over N2billion.

Samuel Ortom proposes N196 billion budget for 2019 fiscal year

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom proposes a budget estimate of N196.5 billon to the state House of Assembly for the 2019 fiscal year

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US, Taliban return to peace talks in Doha – source

Washington resumed talks with the Taliban in Qatar Saturday, a U.S. source said, three months after President Donald Trump abruptly halted diplomatic efforts that could end America’s longest war.

Price of Bonny Light hits $65.47 per barrel

The price of Bonny Light, Nigeria’s premium oil grade, has risen from $63.00 to $65.47 per barrel as the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, cuts output by 500,000 barrels per day, bpd.
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.

Court orders final forfeiture of hospital facility owned by Imo APC Reps member

A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, the Imo State capital has ordered the final forfeiture of a multi-million-naira hospital facility allegedly belonging to the House of Representatives member representing Ideato North and South Federal constituency, Pascal Obi.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

NHRC calls for arrest, trial of security operatives involved in ‘court invasion’

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

US Supreme Court blocks plans to bring back federal death penalty

The highest court in the U.S. blocked plans to bring back the death penalty on a federal level on Friday, days before a planned execution.