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Deeply worried by the spread of arms among bandits in Zamfara State, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle said he was taking the option of instructing the security to invite former governor Abdulaziz Yari to explain the whereabouts of about 1000 AK47, he, the former governor allegedly purchased with the state’s funds in 2013.

Zamfara governor constitutes committee on minimum wage

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has approved the constitution of a 9-man Negotiation Committee on the N30,000 Minimum Wage.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun governor appoints eight permanent secretaries

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has announced the appointment of eight permanent secretaries to reposition the state public service for greater efficiency and effectiveness.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor approves redeployment of permanent secretaries

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the redeployment of Permanent Secretaries in the state civil service for a more robust and result-oriented public service.
Deeply worried by the spread of arms among bandits in Zamfara State, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle said he was taking the option of instructing the security to invite former governor Abdulaziz Yari to explain the whereabouts of about 1000 AK47, he, the former governor allegedly purchased with the state’s funds in 2013.

Zamfara commissioner resigns two weeks after inauguration

Zamfara Commissioner of Education, Alhaji Jamilu Zannah, has resigned barely two weeks after the inauguration of the state executive council.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor signs 2020 appropriation bill into law

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano, on Wednesday, assented to 2020 Appropriation Bill passed by the Kano State House of Assembly into law.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari approves deployment of permanent secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday in Abuja approved the deployment and redeployment of some new and old Permanent Secretaries to different ministries.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has commended the Muhammadu Buhari’s government’s support for the quick establishment of specialized courts to try corruption and its allied cases for speedy determination of such cases within a stipulated time in order to bring culprits to book and discourage penchant for embezzlement and other forms of grand corruption.

President Buhari inaugurates Senator Ngige’s wife, others as permanent secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has just inaugurated nine newly-appointed Permanent Secretaries.
Kebbi state Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has charged all the Civil Societies and Non- Governmental Organizations in the state to partner with state government for progress and energies youths through empowerment activities.

Kebbi governor charges NGOs, civil societies to energize youths, partners for progress

Kebbi state Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has charged all the Civil Societies and Non- Governmental Organizations in the state to partner with state government for progress and energies youths through empowerment activities.

Governor Dickson warns against politicizing Bayelsa civil service

Speaking while inaugurating the new Head of Service, Mrs. Biobelemoye Charles-Onyeama, in Government House, Yenagoa, the governor in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Fidelis Soriwei, said he had laid a foundation for a professional civil service.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Adamawa governor demotes permanent secretaries

Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, on Wednesday announced the demotion of many Permanent Secretaries with immediate effect.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon, sends his heartfelt thanks to party members for their overwhelming support for his candidature during the primary election on September 4 in Yenagoa

Groups want Governor-elect David Lyon to probe appointment of 35 Bayelsa permanent secretaries

Two civil society groups, the Bayelsa Rainbow Coalition for Good Governance (BRCGG) and Civil Society Advanced Forum for SDGs 2030 (CSAF-SDGs 2030), have advised Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon, to constitute a panel to investigate the appointment of 35 new permanent secretaries by Governor Seriake Dickson.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa APC faults Governor Dickson’s last minute appointments

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State has faulted the last minute appointments by Governor Seriake Dickson after the November 16, 2019 governorship election where the opposing Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC uncovers alleged N5 billion Kwara IGR diversion by ex-lawmakers, commissioner

The Ilorin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday disclosed that, it had uncovered the sum of N5 billion allegedly diverted by the 24 ex-lawmakers of the Kwara State House of Assembly, the immediate past Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Ademola Banu, and some companies through the State Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS) without following due process between 2015-2019 in the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC: How Kwara ex-commissioner, lawmakers ‘shared N5 billion’

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is currently drilling a former member of the Kwara state House of Assembly Hon Moshood Bakare and ex-chairman of the state Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS) Prof Muritala Awodun, over the alleged missing KWIRS five billion Naira money.
Bello Matawalle

Zamfara governor sacks 21 permanent secretaries

Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle of Zamfara State has sacked 21 out of its 47 permanent secretaries and announced the creation of 7 new Directorates in the state.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has tasked Nigerians on the need to engage in actions that will help to further cement the bond of unity and cohesion in the country.

Delta governor urges civil servants to guide political class in implementing policies

Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State, has urged civil servants to guide the political class in the implementation of policies and programmes of government.
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 4

Gombe: All machinery of government now in place, time to hit ground running – governor

Gombe state governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has says that with the swearing-in of Honorable Commissioners and Special Advisers, the machinery of the state government can be said to have been fully established and that the task and challenges at hand is for the administration to hit the ground running in order to ensure more democratic dividends to the good people of the state.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti governor advocates increased budgetary allocation to solid mineral sector

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has called for increased budgetary allocation to the solid mineral sector to promote growth.

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila: Chinese doctors must be quaratined

Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila on Monday insisted the Chinese doctors coming to help in the fight against COVID-19 must first be quarantined for 14 days and comply with all relevant laws in the country.
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New York increases fine for violating social distancing guidelines to $1,000

New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, on Monday said that fines for violating social distancing guidelines would be increased from $500 to $1,000.
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Nigeria declares April 10, 13 as Easter holidays

The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 10 and Monday, April 13 as public holidays to mark the 2020 Easter Celebration.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano coronavirus fund raising committee hits N400 million

The COVID-19 Fund Raising Committee constituted by governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state submitted its interim report on Monday, saying it had raised almost N400m.
The Embassy of Japan, in collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Street To School Initiative, has unveiled a newly renovated ultra-modern Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC) for residents of Surulere Community in Agbado-Oke-Odo, Lagos

Japan donates $236, 000 for humanitarian mine action in Northeast

The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) has received a donation of $236, 363 from the Government of Japan to support the UNMAS Nigeria in providing critical life-saving humanitarian assistance to civilians and humanitarian actors in the Northeast.