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Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin

Oyo Assembly proposes six months maternity, four weeks paternity leave

A proposal that women working in the public sector be granted six months maternity leave at full pay has been thrown up, on the floor of the Oyo State House of Assembly.

Ebonyi donates office to NYSC

The Ebonyi Government has donated a building to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to serve its permanent office in the state.
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Permanent secretary ‘kidnapped’ in Nasarawa

A permanent secretary in the ministry of works and transport in Nasarawa State, Alhaji Jibrin Giza, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

Kwara government reduces ministries to 16

The state Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Harriet Afolabi-Oshatimehin, told a news briefing on Wednesday that the state executive council ratified the merger of some ministries and creation of one other at its maiden meeting held just before the budget presentation by Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq.

Kebbi governor inaugurates N288 million road, bridge projects

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, on Saturday, inaugurated road and bridge projects worth N288 million in Kanya village of Danko/Wasagu Local Government Area of the state.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo to procure 100 security vehicles, 1.7 million books

The Oyo State government has approved the procurement of 100 units of Kia Rio automatic transmission executive patrol vehicles for security operatives.g
Bala Muhammad

Bauchi government unveils N8.8 billion road projects

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has unveiled N8.8 billion road projects, which will link six different communities in Alkaleri and Tafawa Balewa Local Government Areas (LGAs).
Seyi Makinde

Oyo Assembly receives, reads Governor Makinde’s commissioner nominees list

Presenting the list under Message from the Executive on the House Order paper during plenary, Speaker Adebo Ogundoyin said the letter accompanying the list requires the lawmakers to consider and screen the nominees to enable them to support the governor’s administration.
Bala Mohammed

Bauchi governor flags off N4.9 billion road project

The Governor, who spoke at the flag off ceremony at Ibrahim Bako Quarters in Bauchi, said the contracts for the construction of the two bypasses will help reduce travelling time within the city and road accident.
Bala Mohammed

Governor Mohammed, 17 Bauchi lawmakers submit assets declaration form

Former Reds star Danny Murphy believes Liverpool are not in danger of losing in-form forward Sadio Mane to Real Madrid despite apparent interest from the Spanish giants.

AIB: Late ex-Governor Danbaba Suntai not competent to fly crashed airplane

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on Thursday released six final accident reports involving the crash that involved late Taraba State Governor, Danbaba Suntai; who the bureau said was not competent to fly the ill-fated Cessna 208B that crashed on October 25, 2012.
Abiola Ajimobi

Oyo government pays workers’ promotion entitlements

The Oyo State Government on Friday disclosed that it has commenced the payment of the financial benefits for workers in line with the 2012 – 2016 promotion exercise as recommended by the Technical Committee set up by the governor on February 14, 2019.

Osun govt votes N13.7 billion on water supply in 2018

The Osun Government says it will spend N13.7 billion on the provision of potable water in the state in 2018.

Governor Abubakar swears-in 19 commissioners into his cabinet

Bauchi State Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar on Monday after about one year without a cabinet swore in 19 Commissioners to form a new State Executive Council warning them to demonstrate exemplary leadership and be steadfast and diligent in the discharge of their official functions.

Governor Rochas presents 2018 budget to Imo Assembly

Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo on Wednesday in Owerri, presented a N190. 92 billion budget estimate for the 2018 fiscal year, to the State House of Assembly.

Yari tasks contractors on quality, speedy completion of jobs

Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara on Saturday directed all construction companies handling road projects in the state to ensure quality and speedy completion of road projects awarded to them.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

90-year-old man drags police officers to court over ‘N300,000 extortion’

A 90-year-old man, Obong Ene Iso has slammed a suit against some police officers over alleged extortion amounting to the sum of #300,000 and unlawful detention.
Nigeria Wrestling Federation President, Daniel Igali has sought after the consent of the sports minister Sunday Dare to be a member of the Bureau of the united world wrestling.

Daniel Igali seeks minister’s consent to vie for International wrestling position

Nigeria Wrestling Federation President, Daniel Igali, has sought after the consent of the sports minister Sunday Dare to be a member of the Bureau of the united world wrestling.
Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has been ruled out of Leicester City’s Carabao Cup game against Arsenal on Wednesday.

Wilfred Ndidi ruled out of Leicester City’s clash with Arsenal

Ndidi featured in both Leicester City’s premier league game this season, but his injury is a big blow for Brenda Rodgers who drafted him to the defense for both games.
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Appeal court hears police brutality on Nigerian journalist 11 years after

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Tuesday adjourned a hearing of a case of assault and enforcement of fundamental human rights filed against the Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB), the Nigerian Police Force (NPF), and six others by a journalist, Desmond Utomwen to 5th November 2020.
The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.

Oyo governor flags off N2.5 billion Ajoda Housing Estate project

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Wednesday, flagged off the construction of 360 units of houses at Ajoda New Town Housing Estate in Ibadan.