Home Topics Ministry of Special Duties

Ministry of Special Duties

Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, said on Sunday the state was not safe despite the declaration of 2 percent HIV-AIDS prevalence rate in the state by the National AIDS Indicator Survey.

Cross River governor creates foreign affairs ministry

Apart from foreign affairs, Mr Ayade also created ministry of robotics and artificial intelligence, ministry of humanity and social welfare, and ministry of grants and economic empowerment.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara governor swears in commissioners

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara state has sworn in 16 commissioners alongside four Special Advisers and members of the Kwara State Civil Service Commission.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Lagos governor urges corps members to be open minded

Corps members posted to Lagos State have been told to make their service year a learning period by being open minded.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor swears in NUJ chairman, others as commissioners

The chairman, NUJ Nasarawa state, Dogo Shammah. and 14 others were Friday sworn in as Commissioners by Governor Abdullahi Sule in Lafia.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Federal government reshuffles permanent secretaries, accounting officers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reshuffled some Permanent Secretaries and accounting officers in the Federal service following the restructuring /creation of new ministries by the Federal Government.
Oyo State House of Assembly

Oyo Assembly proposes bill banning open grazing

The Oyo State House of Assembly has passed a bill to regulate the activities of herdsmen in the state.
Lagos State Governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu was at a special reception organised by Kings’s Court Chapel for the Ogun State Govenor-elect Prince Dapo Abiodun on Sunday. 1

Governor Sanwo-Olu: We will be fair to all

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday restated the commitment of his administration to serve the people and be fair to all, irrespective of their religion, tribe or party affiliation.
L-R- Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; his wife, Dr. Ibijoke; Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat and his wife, Oluremi during a Special Inauguration Thanksgiving Service at Chapel of Christ The Light, Alausa, Ikeja on Sunday.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: We’ll not serve only the party but all residents Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, today restated the commitment of his administration to serve the people and be fair to all, irrespective of their religion, tribe or party afilliation.

NEMA distributes relief items to flood victims in Rivers

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Saturday distributed five truckloads of relief materials to flood victims in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Mbiama, Akinima, Akiniso and Abuoha in Rivers State.

School feeding: Stakeholders call for proper scrutiny

Stakeholders in the Federal government initiated Home Grown School Feeding Programme for primary Schools in Ogun State have pleaded with the federal government to ensure its proper scrutiny in order to ensure success of the programme.

Lagos to commence removal of abandoned, accident vehicles

The Lagos State Government, on Monday, announced plans to commence removal of all abandoned vehicles on roads to complement emergency recovery efforts and prevent mishaps on streets and major highways in the State.

Governor Bagudu reabsorbs commissioner, redeploys others

Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has reabsorbed Barr. Rakiya Tanko Ayuba back into the State Executive Council as a commissioner.

Lagos govt to penalise negligence on workplace safety

Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has said his administration would penalise organisations not committed to preventing avoidable deaths, losses and injuries in workplaces.

Governor Ganduje reads riot act to public office holders

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has cautioned political appointees serving under his administration to avoid engaging in corrupt acts or be willing to face the wrath of the law, when caught in the act.

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje sacks 5 commissioners

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano has sacked five of his Commissioners for failure to performed to expectations and replaced them with people seen as more politically motivated.

Recent Stories

The United States Army, for the first time, will send soldiers from one of its new training brigades to Africa in the coming weeks, expanding the use of the new specialized units as the Pentagon looks at possible troop cuts on the continent.

US new Army training team heads to Africa first time

The United States Army, for the first time, will send soldiers from one of its new training brigades to Africa in the coming weeks, expanding the use of the new specialized units as the Pentagon looks at possible troop cuts on the continent.

Robert Clarke: Corruption runs in blood of Nigerians

Robert Clarke, a senior advocate of Nigeria, says death sentence will not stop corruption because of the act of stealing runs in the blood of Nigerians.
Faure Gnassingbe

Two sides claim victory in Togo vote as challenger cries foul

Two sides have claimed victory in Togo's presidential election as the main challenger to incumbent Faure Gnassingbe cried foul, citing "revelations of fraud".
Samuel Eto’o offered an interview in Italy in which he spoke about the past and future of Inter Milan. Still, in the comparison with Juventus, the name Cristiano Ronaldo came up, who the Cameroonian called “the best of all time”.

Samuel Eto’o: Cristiano Ronaldo is the best of all time

Samuel Eto’o offered an interview in Italy in which he spoke about the past and future of Inter Milan. Still, in the comparison with Juventus, the name Cristiano Ronaldo came up, who the Cameroonian called “the best of all time”.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed into law the Finance Bill 2019 (now Finance Act), which among other objectives, seeks to increase government revenue while supporting struggling small businesses in Africa’s largest economy.

Nigeria’s economy grows by 2.27 percent, surpasses IMF’s projection

Nigeria’s gross domestic product grew by 2.27% in 2019, data released by the National Bureau of Statistics has shown.