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Bayela/Kogi guber: Your pleas coming too late – PDP tells APC

The Peoples Democratic Party on Friday said the genuflections of Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu of Edo State to Kogi State electorate on Friday on behalf of Governor Yahaya Bello have come too late.
The Anglican Church has no rift with Kaduna Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, Buba Lamido, the Archbishop of Kaduna Province, has said.

Archbishop Lamido: Anglican Church has no rift with Governor El-Rufai

Archbishop Lamido, who led a delegation of Anglican Bishops from the North-West on a visit to Mr El-Rufai on Tuesday said they had come to appreciate the governor for his decision to preserve St. George’s Cathedral, Sabon-Gari.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC chieftain urges politicians to stop campaign for 2023 presidency

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Nduka Anyanwu, has called on political stakeholders to stop the campaign for 2023 presidency to allow President Muhammadu Buhari concentrate on good governance to Nigerians.
The Executive Council meeting, chaired by the Deputy Governor, Dr. Hadiza Balarabe, noted the commitment of Governor Nasir El-Rufai to strengthen the public service and its capacity to deliver quality and responsive public service.

Kaduna governor hails about deputy as ‘super star’ for leadership

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has described his Deputy, Dr Hadiza Balarabe, as a super star and great capacity for leadership.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Federal Government have commenced a Human Capital Development (HCD) plan towards moving 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030.

Governors, federal government initiate plan to lift 24 million Nigerians out of poverty

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Federal Government have commenced a Human Capital Development (HCD) plan towards moving 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai: We will correct our mistakes

Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State, on Friday, said the administration would correct its mistakes and uplift the living standard of the people in the next four years.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

Appeal court affirms Governor el-Rufai’s election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Kaduna has upheld the election of Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

Kaduna governor appoints media aide, others

Kaduna State Government, Tuesday evening, announced the appointment of Ibraheem Shehu Musa, Special Assistant, Media and Publicity.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

Kaduna government earmarks N1.8 billion to pay 8,500 teachers’ minimum wage

The 23 local government councils in Kaduna State have paid salaries for September and October 2019 in accordance with the new national minimum wage.
Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF)

Minimum wage: States to determine consequential increments – NGF

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), on Monday said that the consequential increments in the implementation of the N30,000 Minimum Wage Law would depend on the capacity of each state government.
Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF)

Governors in marathon meeting over N614 billion bailout deductions

The thirty-six State Governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), have converged in Abuja for a marathon meeting to review deductions being made from states accounts following bailout funds of N614 billion given to them by the federal government.

Kogi guber: Governor Bello flags off re-election campaign

It was pomp and pageantry over the weekend as thousands of All Progressive Congress (APC) supporters, including the Vice President of the federation, Yemi Osinbajo, and five governors converged on the ancient town of Idah to witness the flag off the re-election campaign of Governor Yahaya Bello.

Sex-for-grade: Another victim speaks out in Kaduna

Salamatu Bello, a victim of alleged sexual harassment by a university lecturer, on Friday, staged protest round Kaduna metropolis to highlight the plight of female students in the country.

Northern governors care less about drug abuse among youths – Torture centre owner

The owner of the NIGAS Rehabilitation and Skill Acquisition Centre, Dr Lawal Muduru, also known as Malam Niga, has alleged that none of the 19 northern state governors is serious about the fight against drug abuse in the region.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

President Buhari orders DICON to supply military, police uniforms

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the military, police and other security services to procure their uniforms and other kits from the Defence Industry Corporation of Nigeria (DICON).

Kaduna governor orders investigation into sex-for-grade allegation against state university lecturer

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El’rufai has ordered a full investigation into the sex-for-grade allegation against a staff of Kaduna State University, KASU.

Governor El-Rufai, Femi Hamzat for Zakat distribution

Kaduna State Governor Malam Nasir El-Rufai, Lagos State Deputy Governor Obafemi Hamzat, Chief Imam of Lagos State Sheikh Sulaimon Abou-Nolla and Home Affairs Commissioner Mrs Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf will lead other personalities to the 15th distribution of the Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation (ZSF).
The Secretary of the Media and Publicity Committee of the 2019 APC Kogi State Governorship Election Campaign Council, Dr Tom Ohikere, has accused the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) of being apprehensive over the ever increasing acceptability of the Bello/Onoja brand by the people of Kogi State.

Kogi guber: PDP is jittery – Tom Ohikere

The Secretary of the Media and Publicity Committee of the 2019 APC Kogi State Governorship Election Campaign Council, Dr Tom Ohikere, has accused the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) of being apprehensive over the ever increasing acceptability of the Bello/Onoja brand by the people of Kogi State.

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Court adjourns trial of Port Harcourt ‘serial killer’

A Nigerian court on Monday adjourned the trial of a suspected serial killer accused of strangling 10 women to death in ritual-style murders after drugging them at hotels.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Kogi elections: APC urges PDP to join hands with Governor Bello to attain next...

The Kogi State chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Abdulahi Bello, has called on the opposition especially the Peoples Democratic Party, to join hands with the party and Governor Yahaya Bello to move the state to the next level.

Eight die in early morning road accident in Lokoja

At least eight persons were confirmed dead in a ghastly accident that occurred in the early hours of Monday in Lokoja, Kogi State.
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Senate President congratulates APC, Kogi, Bayelsa governors-elect

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidates on their victory in the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States.

Police: Permanent secretary, pregnant wife, two kids burnt to death in Benue

The Acting Permanent Secretary, State Ministry of Energy, Science and Technology, Mr Seker Akaa, his pregnant wife and two kids were burnt to death in a fire incident in Makurdi early hours of Monday.