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Bayelsa professionals accuse PDP aspirants of plotting violence

The Association of Concerned Bayelsa Professionals has accused some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirants of plotting violence with the intention to force the party to take the primary outside the state.

Federal government to review revenue sharing formula

The Federal Government says it will set up a committee in the coming week to review the revenue sharing formula for Federal, States and Local Governments due to current economic realities.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has banned the planned RevolutionNow protest in the state.

Governor Wike: We’ll follow due process to implement report on council audit

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said his administration will follow due process in implementing report of the committee, which investigated and audited financial transactions of the 23 local governments.

NAPTIP: Human traffickers are joy killers

The National Agency for Prohibition of Traffick in Persons (NAPTIP) has urged Nigerians to assist the agency with useful information that could lead to the arrest human trafficking agents.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Governor Sule: Nine Nasarawa councils can’t pay salaries

As local governments celebrate the autonomy granted them, Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has said that some of them woill find it difficult to pay salaries without borrowing.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 2

House of Reps to investigate non-remittance of funds to NSITF

The House of Representatives has resolved to set up an ad hoc committee to investigate non-remittance of contributions to the Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) by governments, parastatals, public corporations and companies from 2010 till date.
Bello Matawalle | Bello Matawallen-Maradun

ALGON: Zamfara government not remitting local council funds

The Zamfara State chapter of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) has accused the State Government of denying Local Governments in the state of their funds remitted from the federation account in spite of the Presidential order that such funds be sent directly to the councils’ accounts.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo governor to probe local councils accounts

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde on Monday set up a seven -man committee to investigate and probe the accounts and finances of the 33 Local Governments (LGs) and 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the state.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo government orders contractors back to site

Oyo State Government has ordered that the contractor handling abandoned building projects on the premises of St. Paul’s Anglican School 1&2, Yanbule, Bashorun, Ibadan, Bamolaid Multi Business Services should return back to site with immediate effect.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Group canvasses ministerial appointment for Ahmed Wadada

A group in Nasarawa State, Partners for Nasarawa Youths Development, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to nominate Alhaji Ahmed Wadada into his cabinet in view of his contribution to the success of APC in Nasarawa State.

Pencom commences verification of year 2020’s retirees July 1

The Acting Director-General of the Commission, Mrs Aisha Dahiru-Umar, said the commission would conduct verification exercise of prospective retirees who would retire from public service in the year 2020 between 1 July and 2 August 2019.
President Buhari receives in audience a Special Delegation from Nasarawa State led by the Governor in State House on 25th June 2019 4

President Buhari: Our goal of building inclusive, secured, prosperous Nigeria is achievable

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration’s goal of building an inclusive, secured and prosperous Nigeria is achievable

NPC begins verification of 2020 retirees in July

The National Pensions Commission (NPC) is to begin the verification of prospective retirees, who would be leaving the public service of the Federation in 2020.
Ondo State House of Assembly

Ondo Assembly sacks interim council chairmen

The Ondo State House of Assembly has sacked 18 caretaker chairmen and 23 supervising Councilors in the Interim Management Committee of the Local Governments & Members.

Full speech of President Buhari 2019 Democracy Day celebration

All Praise is due to GOD Almighty Who spared our lives to be present at this great occasion. We give thanks also that the democratic process has been further entrenched and strengthened.

Afe Babalola: Make June 12 inauguration for presidents, governors

Aare Afe Babalola (SAN) has declared that the declaration of June 12 by President Muhammadu Buhari’s does not mark the end of the journey of the country’s advocacy and demand for true democracy in the country.
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.

Police deny siege by herdsmen in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command on Wednesday said the state was safe for residents, visitors and investors, adding that nobody could put it under siege.

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Wilfred Ndidi: Leicester City should have defeated Chelsea

Wilfred Ndidi believes Leicester City should have claimed the three points against Chelsea in their Premier League game on Sunday.
The immediate past deputy governor of Gombe State, Mr. Charles Iliya, has surrendered some luxury vehicles in his possession to the committee constituted by the state governor Alhaji Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, to recover government property improperly disposed by the past administration of Dr. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo.

Gombe governor visits Kwami council secretariat, meets only revenue officer

The governor of Gombe State, Inuwa Yahaya, on Mondy paid an unscheduled visit to Kwami Local Government Area secretariat located in Mallam Sidi area of the state.
Uli Hoeness

Uli Hoeness confirms he will step down as Bayern Munich president

Uli Hoeness has confirmed he is stepping down as president of Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich and will not stand for re-election in November.
There is no cause for panic at Chelsea just yet, says Ashley Cole, but there are issues for new boss Frank Lampard to address.

Ashley Cole: No need for Chelsea to panic yet

There is no cause for panic at Chelsea just yet, says Ashley Cole, but there are issues for new boss Frank Lampard to address.
(Files) The leadership of the Joint Action Committee of NASU and SSANU at a meeting on September 6, 2017 in Abuja.

NASU, SSANU commence warning strike

Members of the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) have commenced a five-day industrial action.