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Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee that will develop guidelines for a safe reopening of schools for students at the final year or transition classes in the State.

Ogun governor presents N339 billion 2021 budget proposal

Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun, on Wednesday, presented a budget proposal of N339 billion for the 2021 fiscal year to the state House of Assembly, with N177 billion earmarked for capital expenditure.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of a Kano-based community leader and renowned cleric, Muhammad Adahama, describing him as a “long-time friend, and an astute and courageous scholar.”

APC UK begs Nigerians not to give up on President Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) United Kingdom (UK) chapter, has pleaded with Nigerians not to give up on President Muhammadu Buhari, despite the humongous economic and security challenges currently facing the country.

Kwara panel grills former deputy governor over property acquisition

The Commission of Inquiry set up by the Kwara Government to investigate sales of public properties between 1999 and 2019, has grilled Chief Joel Ogundeji, the former deputy governor to Bukola Saraki, over the ownership of a bungalow at the Ilorin Government Reserve Area (GRA).

PDP: Ondo governor’s ‘social welfare financial assistance scheme’ a fraud

The Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo state and the ruling All Progressive Congress have disagreed on a Social Welfare Financial Assistance Scheme initiated by the governor Rotimi Akeredolu led administration in the state.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State

Ondo spends N6 billion on workers’ deductions

Ondo State Government has commenced the payment of the five months outstanding deductions to cooperative societies and two months subventions to the state-owned tertiary institutions totalling N6 billion.
L-R: Chairman, South West Governor’s Forum and Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu; his Counterparts from Osun, Ogun, Lagos, Ekiti and Oyo States, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola; Prince Dapo Abiodun; Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Dr. Kayode Fayemi and Mr. Seyi Makinde

YCE seeks cancellation of pensions for former governors, deputies In Southwest

In order to reduce the cost of governance in the Southwest geo-zone, the Yoruba Council of Elders has called on remaining governors in the zone to follow the step of Governor Babajide Sanwoolu of Lagos State by canceling the pensions paid to former governors and their deputies.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University (AAU) Ekpoma Chapter, has called on the Edo State Government to intervene and settle the crisis of non-payment of staff salaries in the institution.

ASUU: We’re not sure of reopening in 2020

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has expressed regrets that with the action of the Federal Government that Universities would not resume again this year.
Moldova heads to the polls on Sunday for the second round of a tightly contested presidential election pitting a pro-European challenger against the country’s Moscow-backed incumbent.

Moldova torn between Russia and West in presidential run-off

Moldova heads to the polls on Sunday for the second round of a tightly contested presidential election pitting a pro-European challenger against the country’s Moscow-backed incumbent.
Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the State.

Kwara set to repeal ex-governors’ pension law

Alhaji Rafiu Ajakaye, the Chief Press Secretary to Gov. AbdulRaman AbdulRazaq, said in a statement on Friday in Ilorin that the governor was set to send an executive bill to the House of Assembly that would repeal the current pension law.
DELTA State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, Monday released funds to affected local government areas to purchase food items for the affected communities as part of an effort to cushion the effect of their sufferings.

Governor Okowa: No plan to stop ex-governors’ pensions in Delta

On the approval given to Zamfara State Government to manage their resources by the Federal government, Okowa said the South-South governors will meet with Ibrahim Gambari, the Chief of Staff to President Mohammadu Buhari, to address the issue.
Sequel to the collapse of a school building in Ejigbo in the early hours of Saturday, the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has directed the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development to carry out integrity tests on both public and private schools with buildings of 3 floors and above.

Lagos governor announces ending payment of pensions to former governors, deputies

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has proposed to abolish the controversial pension and entitlements law of 2007 that approved payments of pensions and other ridiculous entitlements to former governors and deputy governors of the state
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Military Pensions Board seeks increased budgetary allocation

The Military Pension Board (MPB) has appealed to the Senate to increase its budgetary allocation to enable it to meet payment of benefits of retirees of the Nigerian Armed Forces.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has expressed deep sadness over the deaths of his Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Jerome Torshimbe, and his Personal Assistant on Special Duties, Mr. Famous Adejo.

Benue spends N36 billion on pensions, gratuities in five years – official

The Benue Government said it had spent about N36 billion on the payment of pensions and gratuities for the state’s and local government retired workers in the last five years.
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Edo guber: We will continue to invest in education – PDP

Gov. Godwin Obaseki, candidate of the party in the forthcoming Sept. 19 governorship election, made the pledge on Tuesday at Oloku, ward six, during the party’s campaign rally.
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Former Abia governorship candidate dumps APGA for APC

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia State in 2015 and 2019 elections, Alex Otti, has declared for the All Progressives Congress (APC).

NSIWC: Beware of fraudsters on payment of salaries, pension arrears

Acting Chairman of National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission, (NSIWC), Ekpo Nta, has debunked claims that the agency pays arrears of salaries, allowances and pensions of workers.
The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to his victory at the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Ondo spends N3.13 billion on workers’ allowances, hazard bonus

The Ondo State Government on Monday said it had spent over N3.13 billion to offset the outstanding allowances of workers and medical staff in the state.
Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

Bauchi: We have paid July salaries

The Bauchi state government has debunked the allegation of the non-payment of July salaries in the state, saying that no legitimate civil servant in the state will be deprived of his or her salary as it has so far paid more than sixty percent of its workers their July salaries.

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Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq made the announcement during a meeting with Governor Abdullahi Sule.

No official data of persons living with disability – minister

The Federal Government has said the country does not have an official data of persons living with disability, maintaining that the 25 million number being bandied around should be taken with a pinch of salt.
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Lagos bye-election: APC, PDP bicker over ‘vote buying’

Ahead of forthcoming Lagos East Senatorial District bye-election that will hold on December 5, both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State have engaged each other on allegations of voting buying.
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Borno holds bye-election for state assembly

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Borno said it has concluded necessary preparations to hold bye-elections for the two vacant seats in the state House of Assembly on Saturday.
Former Chairman of the Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board, Stephen Odey, has picked the Peoples Democratic Party ticket for the Cross River North Senatorial By-election scheduled for October 31, 2020.

Cross River bye-election: Court affirms Stephen Odey as PDP candidate

A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar on Thursday affirmed Dr Stephen Odey as candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Cross River North Senatorial bye election.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has described the National Water Resources Bill as another Ruga aimed at creating grazing areas for herdsmen along shorelines.

Governor Ortom: Nigeria leaders have abandoned path of truth

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state Thursday said Nigeria has been plunged into several security, socio-economic challenges because those entrusted with the leadership of the country have abandoned the path of truth, equity, fairness and justice.